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Geotechnical aspects in the epicentral region of the 2011, M<sub>w</sub>5.8 Mineral, Virginia earthquake

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Russell A. Green, Samuel Lasley, Mark W. Carter, Jeffrey W. Munsey, Brett W. Maurer, and Martitia P. Tuttle, 2015, Geotechnical aspects in the epicentral region of the 2011, M<sub>w</sub>5.8 Mineral, Virginia earthquake: GSA Special Papers, v. 509.

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A reconnaissance team documented the geotechnical and geological aspects in the epicentral region of the Mw (moment magnitude) 5.8 Mineral, Virginia (USA), earthquake of 23 August 2011. Tectonically and seismically induced ground deformations, evidence of liquefaction, rock slides, river bank slumps, ground subsidence, performance of earthen dams, damage to public infrastructure and lifelines, and other effects of the earthquake were documented. This moderate earthquake provided the rare opportunity to collect data to help assess current geoengineering practices in the region, as well as to assess seismic performance of the aging infrastructure in the region. Ground failures included two marginal liquefaction sites, a river bank slump, [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1130/2014.2509(09)
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