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REGIONAL WAVE PROPAGATION IN NEW ENGLAND AND Gisela M. Viegas1*
 

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REGIONAL WAVE PROPAGATION IN NEW ENGLAND AND
NEW YORK
Gisela M. Viegas1*
, Laurie G. Baise2
, Rachel E. Abercrombie1
(*) Corresponding Author: Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, 685 Commonwealth
Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, Telephone: (617) 358-3360, Fax: (617) 353-3290, Email: gisofer@gmail.com
(1) Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215,
Telephone: (617) 358-2571, Fax: (617) 353-3290, Email: gisofer@gmail.com, rea@bu.edu (GMV, REA)
(2) Department of Civil and Envir. Eng., Tufts University, 113 Anderson Hall, Medford, MA 02155,
Telephone: (617) 627-2211, Fax: (617) 627-3994, Email: laurie.baise@tufts.edu (LGB)
Submitted to the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America: August 2009
2
1 Abstract
We validate and improve 1D velocity models of the two main crustal provinces in
the northeastern United States (NEUS), using seismograms from the largest earthquake in
the region to be recorded by multiple recently deployed, good-quality, regional
broadband stations - the M5 20 April 2002 Au Sable Forks earthquake. To predict and
mitigate the effects of future earthquakes in northeastern United States, more information

  

Source: Abercrombie, Rachel E. - Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University

 

Collections: Geosciences