We address two primary questions. First, what are the values of seismic spectral decay parameter kappa at stations on and around Yucca Mountain. Second, can small and/or moderate earthquakes provide estimates of kappa that are valid for conditions of strong ground motion.
Earthquake magnitude -- Measurement; Nevada – Yucca Mountain; Seismometry; Seismic networks; Seismic waves
Earth Sciences | Geophysics and Seismology
Anderson, J. G.,
Smiecinski, A. J.,
Nevada Seismological Laboratory
Measurement of the parameter kappa, and reevaluation of kappa for small to moderate earthquakes at seismic stations in the vicinity of Yucca Mountain, Nevada.
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