Skip to main content

Collection of seismic data from Massachusetts

Summary

This collection consists of "Geologic and Seismic Investigation" reports along existing and/or proposed state roads and interstates. These were prepared as part of a USGS cooperative program with the then-called Massachusetts Department of Public Works (MDPW) in the 1960's. These investigations and reports were prepared by geologists such as R.N. Oldale, C.R. Tuttle and L.W. Currier. The seismic data consists of seismic refraction profiles. The reports are stored at MHD headquarters in the Transportation Building at 10 Park Plaza, Boston. This collection consists of many "Geologic and Seismic Investigation" reports along existing and/or proposed state roads and interstates. These were prepared as part of a USGS cooperative program [...]

Child Items (0)

Contacts

Attached Files

Click on title to download individual files attached to this item.

metadata.xml
“Collection Metadata Source File”
2.43 KB application/xml

Material Request Instructions

Nabil Hourani, the state geotechnical engineer at the Massachusetts Highway Department would have to be contacted and arrangements made to view reports in the collection.

Map

Spatial Services

ScienceBase WMS

Communities

  • National Digital Catalog

Tags

Provenance

This collection record was derived from a survey of State Geological Survey organizations conducted under the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program. Final Harvest from State Inventory on Fri Nov 12 15:22:55 CST 2010

Additional Information

Identifiers

Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 1088745
UniqueKey State Inventory P992

NGGDPP Collection Extension

collectionCategories
Seismic data (Seismic data, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/category)
collectionTypes
Derived and Indirect Geoscience Data (Derived and Indirect Geoscience Data, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/type)
primaryPurposes
Research (Research, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Reference (Reference, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Engineering (Engineering, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
Teaching (Teaching, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/primaryPurpose)
unitNone (None, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/unit)
usageTrendIf the information in the collection was in a digital format and accessible through a website, then it would be more useful.
userGroups
Universities (Universities, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Professional Researchers (Professional Researchers, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)
Private Sector (Private Sector, http://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/NGGDPP/collection/userGroup)

Item Actions

View Item as ...

Save Item as ...

View Item...