U.S. Geological Survey General Earthquake Observation System National Strong Motion Program

GEOS Open-File Reports

The following are Open-File Reports of earthquake and aftershock data collected by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) General Earthquake Observation System (GEOS) project in Menlo Park, California. Prior to 1983 recordings in this project were made using Sprengnether DR100 digital event recorders.

Microfiche and (or) black and white paper copies of most reports may be obtained from: U.S. Geological Survey, Information Services, Box 25286, Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225-0046 (telephone 303-202-4700). When ordering, please use the open-file number and full title.

USGS Open-File Report 81-655
Digital Seismograms of Aftershocks of the Imperial Valley, California Earthquake of October 15, 1979; by Jon B. Fletcher, Ricardo L. Zepeda, and David M. Boore; ~200 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 82-777
Local Multi-Station Digital Recordings of Aftershocks of the January 9, 1982 New Brunswick Earthquake
; by Edward Cranswick, Charles Mueller, R. Wetmiller, and Eugene Sembera; 267 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 84-697
Digital Recordings of Aftershocks of the May 2, 1983 Coalinga, California Earthquake; by Charles S. Mueller, Eugene Sembera, and Leif Wennerberg; 57 pages.

Characteristics of the aftershock sequence of the Borah Peak, Idaho, earthquake determined from digital recordings of the events; by John Boatwright; pages 311-344 of
USGS Open-File Report 85-290
Proceedings of Workshop XXVIII On the Borah Peak, Idaho, Earthquake Volume A Convened under Auspices of National Earthquake Prediction and Hazard Programs 3 - 6 October 1984; edited by Ross S. Stein and Robert C. Bucknam; 686 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 86-90
Seismic Site-Response Experiments Following the March 3, 1985 Central Chili Earthquake (Topographical and Geological Effects); edited by Mehmet Celebi; 206 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 86-181
Preliminary Report on Aftershock Sequence for Earthquake of January 31, 1986 near Painesville, Ohio (Time Period: 2/1/86-2/10/86)
; edited by Roger D. Borcherdt; 105 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 86-330
Preliminary Report on High-Frequency Near-Source Recordings at Permanente Rock Quarry in Cupertino, California; by Christopher Dietel, 52 pages.

Characteristics of high-frequency ground motions; by Roger D. Borcherdt and Gary N. Glassmoyer; pages 29-34 of
USGS Open-File Report 86-331
Studies of the January 31, 1986 northeastern Ohio earthquake, a report to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; edited by Robert L. Wesson and Craig Nicholson.

USGS Open-File Report 86-387
Three-Component Digital Velocity and Acceleration Recordings Made in Conjunction with the PACE Refraction Experiment (November 1985); edited by Leif Wennerberg; 200+ pages.

USGS Open-File Report 87-326
GEOS Data Summary for Active and Passive Seismic Experiments Conducted in Support of Northern Nevada Lithospheric Experiments - Passcal; combiled and edited by Christopher Dietel and Roger D. Borcherdt; 269 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 88-688
Digital Recordings of Aftershocks of the 1 October 1987 Whittier Narrows, California, Earthquake
; by Charles Mueller, Christopher Dietel, Gary Glassmoyer, Tom Noce, Eugene Sembera, Paul Spudich, and John Watson; 40 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 88-700
Digital Seismograms of the Superstition Hills, California, Aftershock Sequence: November 24 to December 8, 1987; by Mary C. Andrews, Christopher Dietel, Tom Noce, Eugene Sembera, and John Bicknell; 154 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 89-113
Data Summary for Dense GEOS Array Observations of Seismic Activity Associated with Magma Transport at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii; by Christopher Dietel, Bernard Chouet, Keiiti Aki, Valerie Ferrazzini, Peter Roberts, and Robert Koyanagi; 169 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 89-163
Results and Data from Seismologic and Geologic Studies Following Earthquakes of December 7, 1988, near Spitak, Armenia S.S.R.; edited by Roger D. Borcherdt; 1958 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 89-349
Borehole Dilatometer Installation, Operation and Maintenance at Sites Along the San Andreas Fault, California; by G. Doug Myren and Malcolm J. S. Johnston.

USGS Open-File Report 90-35
Computer programs for Analyzing Digital Seismic Data; by Charles S. Mueller; 100 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 90-503
Digital Recordings of Aftershocks of the 17 October 1989 Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake
; by Charles Mueller and Gary Glassmoyer; 147 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 91-47
Waveform Data from Aftershocks of the 1990 Upland, California, Earthquake Recorded on a Small Aperature Seismic Array; by Jim Mori and Christopher Dietel; 47 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 93-216
Dense Three-Dimensional Array near Garni, Armenia as Part of the Joint Eurasian Seismic Studies Program (Objectives, Array Design, Archived Data, and Preliminary Wave-Slowness Analysis); edited by Gary Glassmoyer and Roger D. Borcherdt; 450 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 95-594
Digital Seismic Recordings of the May 23, 1995, Demolition of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; by Christopher Dietel; 14 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 96-536
Report for Explosion Data Acquired in the 1994 Los Angeles Region Seismic Experiment (LARSE), Los Angeles, California; by Janice M. Murphy, Gary S. Fuis, Trond Ryberg, D. A. Okaya, Edward E. Criley, M. L. Benthien, Marcos Alvarez, Isa Asudeh, William M. Kohler, Gary N. Glassmoyer, M. C. Robertson, and Joyjeet Bhowmik; 120 pages.

USGS Open-File Report 2004-1376
Acceleration and Volumetric Strain Generated by the Parkfield 2004 Earthquake on the GEOS Strong-Motion Array Near Parkfield, Calif.
; by Roger D. Borcherdt, Malcolm J. S. Johnston, Christopher Dietel, Gary Glassmoyer, Doug Myren, and Christopher Stephens; 75 pages.

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