The Wasatch fault (PI-40)
By: S. N. Eldredge A beautifully designed and easy to understand publication discussing the geologic history of the Wasatch Fault and possible dangers it poses to anyone living nearby. This is a perfect introduction to the fault for anyone of...
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Ground-shaking map for a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the Wasatch fault, Salt Lake City, Utah metropolitan area (PI-76)
By: I. G. Wong, W. J. Silva, D. Wright, S. S. Olig, F. X. Ashland, N. Gregor, and G. E. Christenson This map illustrates the estimated intensity of ground shaking that would occur in a magnitude 7 earthquake on the...
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Utah Earthquakes (1850-2016) and Quaternary Faults (M-277)
By: Steve D. Bowman and Walter J. Arabasz This map shows earthquakes known to have occurred within and surrounding Utah from 1850 through December 2016 and mapped Quaternary faults considered to be earthquake sources. The faults shown on the map...
$12.95
Homebuyers guide to earthquake hazards in Utah (PI-38)
By: S. N. Eldredge Large, damaging earthquakes can happen in many parts of Utah. Therefore, when choosing where to live in this state, we should be aware of the earthquake risk. It is important to know what potential earthquake hazards...
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Earthquake scenario and probabilistic ground shaking maps for the Salt Lake City, Utah, metropolitan area (MP 02-5)
By: I. G. Wong, W. J. Silva, S. S. Olig, P. Thomas, D. Wright, F. X. Ashland, and N. Gregor The Salt Lake City metropolitan area is one of the most seismically hazardous urban areas in the interior of the...
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Historic aerial photography, 1938 Salt Lake Aqueduct Project, Salt Lake, Utah, and Wasatch Counties, Utah (OFR-537)
By: S. D. Bowman and K. Beisner This compilation of the 1938 Salt Lake Aqueduct Project includes 183 scanned aerial photograph prints (frames) taken as part of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Salt Lake Aqueduct Project. The Salt Lake...
$24.95
Earthquake fault map of a portion of Washington County, Utah (PI-85)
By: UGS Staff This map shows the location of faults in the Hurricane fault zone adjacent to the towns of La Verkin and Hurricane and in the Washington fault zone adjacent to St. George and Washington. Back side of map...
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Guidelines for evaluating surface-fault-rupture hazards in Utah (MP 03-6)
By: G. E. Christenson, L. D. Batatian, and C. V. Nelson The purpose of these guidelines is to outline appropriate surface-fault-rupture-hazard investigation techniques and report content to ensure adequate studies to protect the public, aid in land-use regulation, and facilitate...
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Geologic hazards and adverse construction conditions, St. George-Hurricane metropolitan area, Washington County, Utah (SS-127)
By: W. R. Lund, T. R. Knudsen, G. S. Vice, and L. M. ShawThe St. George-Hurricane metropolitan area is one of the nation?s fastest growing regions. As land well suited for development becomes increasingly scarce, urbanization has moved into less...
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Earthquake site conditions in the Wasatch Front corridor, Utah (SS-125)
By: G. N. McDonald and F. X. Ashland Contains a 41-page report and a 1:150,000-scale map defining seismic site conditions for the Wasatch Front urban corridor. This mapping, partially funded through the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Hazards Reduction Program, provides...
$14.95
Photo essay of four Utah Earthquakes, 1921-1962 (PI-72)
By: S. N. Eldredge and E. H. O'Brien This photo essay contains selected photos, brief text, and newspaper excerpts for four significant earthquakes in Utah, illustrating what happened and what could happen during an earthquake. Original photos were compiled by...
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Earthquakes & Utah (PI-48)
By: S. N. Eldredge This pamphlet is an introduction to Utah’s earthquakes and answers the commonly asked questions of where, why, and how often earthquakes occur in Utah; how big they are and how they are measured; and what may...
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Earthquake fault map of a portion of Davis County, Utah (PI-2)
By: UGS Staff This map shows the location of faults in Davis County. Back side of map includes information on faults, effects of surface fault rupture, when and where surface rupture is likely to occur, and what can be done...
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Deterministic maximum peak bedrock acceleration maps for Utah (MP 02-11)
By: M. W. Halling, J. R. Keaton, L. R. Anderson, and W. Kohler Maximum ground motion maps for the State of Utah were prepared for the Utah Department of Transportation to provide context for probabilistic ground motion maps. Deterministic procedures...
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The September 2, 1992 ML 5.8 St. George earthquake, Washington County, Utah (C-88)
By: G. E. Christenson, editor Ground shaking and slope failures were the dominant geologic effects associated with the September 2, 1992 St. George earthquake. Ground shaking caused damage to buildings in Hurricane, La Verkin, Washington, St. George, and other. A...
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Suggested approach to geologic hazards ordinances in Utah (C-79)
By: G. E. Christenson The purpose of geologic hazards ordinances is to encourage prudent land uses in areas of geologic hazards for the protection of the health, safety, and property of the citizens of the city or county enacting the...
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Quaternary tectonics of Utah with emphasis on earthquake-hazard characterization (B-127)
By: S. Hecker This report consolidates and synthesizes information on Quaternary faulting, folding, and volcanism in Utah and characterizes recent tectonic activity throughout the state. The primary purpose is to provide a comprehensive reference on fault-specific seismic sources and surface...
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Engineering geology of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, Utah (B-126)
By: W. R. Lund, editorGeologic exposures in the Salt Lake City region record a long history of sedimentation and tectonic activity extending back to the Precambrian Era. Today, the city lies above a deep, sediment-filled basin flanked by two uplifted...
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Volcanoes: A folding Pocket Guide to Volcanos, Earthquakes, Hot Springs, Geysers & More
This educational and entertaining pocket field guide provides a simplified introduction to the different types of volcanoes, lava flows, pyroclastic flows, and the rocks that are formed as a result of eruption. This guide will appeal equally to novice volcanologists...
$7.95
Proeedings Volume, 2022 Basin and Range Earthquake Summit (MP-177)
Summary This proceedings volume documents the results of the 2022 Basin and Range Earthquake Summit (BRES22) convened by the Utah Geological Survey in Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 17–20, 2022. The summit was sponsored by the Utah Geological Survey,...
$14.95
Paleoseismology of Utah, Volume 15: Surficial-geologic reconnaissance and scarp profiling on the Colliston and Clarkston Mountain segments of the Wasatch fault zone, Box Elder County, Utah (SS-121)
By: M. D. Hylland The Collinston and Clarkston Mountain segments, the northernmost two segments of the Wasatch fault zone in Utah, have been active during the Quaternary Period but show no evidence of Holocene surface faulting. The only fault scarps...
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The origin and extent of earth fissures in Escalante Valley, southern Escalante Desert, Iron County, Utah (SS-115)
By: W. R. Lund, C. B. DuRoss, S. M. Kirby, G. N. McDonald, G. Hunt, and G. S. Vice Contains a 30-page report and 37-photo appendix of an investigation by the Utah Geological Survey of five recently discovered earth fissures...
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Earthquake-hazards scenario for a M7 earthquake on the Salt Lake City segment of the Wasatch fault zone, Utah (SS-111dm)
By: B. J. Solomon, N. Storey, I. G. Wong, W. J. Silva, N. Gregor, D. Wright, and G. N. McDonald Large earthquakes can disrupt lives with devastating effects on communities and individuals. An important step in characterizing the risk posed...
$24.95
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Site-response characterization for implementing SHAKEMAP in northern Utah (RI-248)
By: F. X. Ashland As part of the effort to implement “ShakeMap” in northern Utah, this publication used surface geology and available shear-wave velocity data to characterize and map the site response of geologic units during earthquake ground shaking. Site-response...
$9.50
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