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Liquefaction

Physical process which can occur during an earthquake. Clay-free soil deposits (primarily sands and silts)temporarily lose strength and behave as viscuous fluids, resulting in ground failure.
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Preliminary maps of Quaternary deposits and liquefaction susceptibility, nine-county San Francisco Bay region, California: a digital database

This report presents a preliminary map and database of Quaternary deposits and liquefaction susceptibility for the nine-county San Francisco Bay region, together with a digital compendium of ground effects associated with past earthquakes in the region. T

Preliminary maps of Quaternary deposits and liquefaction susceptibility, nine-county San Francisco Bay region, California: a digital database

This report presents a preliminary map and database of Quaternary deposits and liquefaction susceptibility for the nine-county San Francisco Bay region, together with a digital compendium of ground effects associated with past earthquakes in the region. T

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction locations between 1990 and 1994 in Illinois

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994 in Illinois

Over several summer field seasons from 1990 through 1994, several workers searched ditches and river banks for evidence of liquefaction. They found numerous banks with shaking-induced, pre-historic, earthquake induced sandblows and the dikes that fed them

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction locations observed in 1995 in Illinois

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys in 1995 in Illinois

Over several summer field seasons from 1990 through 1994, several workers searched ditches and river banks for evidence of prehistoric earthquake liquefaction. They found numerous banks with shaking-induced sandblows and the dikes that fed them. "liq94sur

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction observations between 1990 and 1994 in Indiana

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994 in Indiana

The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and di

Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994

Note: this cover is a combination of liq94surv and liqmunsurv. The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoli

Quaternary Geology and Liquefaction Susceptibility, San Francisco, California 1:100,000 Quadrangle: A digital database

In this study, we develop a liquefaction susceptibility map of the San Francisco 1:100,000 quadrangle using Quaternary geologic mapping, historical liquefaction information, groundwater data, and previous studies.

Quaternary geology and liquefaction susceptibility, Napa, California 1:100,000 quadrangle: A digital database

This Open-File report consists of a digital geologic map database and associated digital plot files and text files, revised from a hard copy by Sowers and others (1995). This digital map database provides current information on Quaternary geology and liq

Possible Costs Associated with Investigating and Mitigating Some Geologic Hazards in Rural Parts of San Mateo County, California

This publication addresses deep-seated landslide susceptibility, debris flow susceptibility, and other geologic hazards in rural parts of western San Mateo County. The report also estimates possible costs of investigating and mitigating the landslide haz