High Resolution Seismic Imaging Publications

General Publications/Earthquake Hazard Techniques:

  • Williams, R.A., and King, K.W., 1986, Application of spiking and predictive deconvolution to short record length reflection data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-299, 23 p.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr86299
  • King, K.W., and Williams, R.A., 1987, High-Resolution shallow reflection techniques, in Crone, A.J., and Omdahl, E.M., eds., Proceedings of Workshop XXXIX-Directions in Paleoseismology: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-673, p. 181-185.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr87673
  • Worley, D.M., Odum, J.K., Williams, R.A., and Stephenson, W.J., 2001, A test of a mechanical multi-impact shear-wave seismic source: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-440, 14 pp.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2001/ofr-01-0440/
  • Williams, R.A., Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., and Worley, D.W., 1997, High-resolution surface-seismic imaging techniques for NEHRP soil profile classifications and earthquake hazard assessments in urban areas: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-501, 43 p.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1997/ofr-97-501/
  • Odum, J.K., Williams, R.A., Stephenson, W.J., and Worley, D.M., 2004, High-resolution imaging within the urban environment: "What's beneath our streets?" U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet, FS 2004-3017.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2004/3017/fs-2004-3017.html
  • Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K., Pratt, T.L., Stephenson, W.J., and Worley, D.M., 1995, Echo-sounding method aids earthquake hazard studies: U.S. Geological Survey Fact-Sheet 132-95, 1 p.
  • Shedlock, K.M., Stephenson, W.J., Luzietti, E.A., Zihlman, N., and Oliver, H.O., Rhea, B.S. and Collins, D.R., 1997, Mississippi River shallow seismic survey, U. S. Geological Survey CD-ROM.
  • Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J., Shedlock, K.M., Pratt, T.L., and Williams, R.A., 1992, Mini-Sosie high-resolution seismic method aids hazards studies, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 73, n. 44, p. 473-476.
  • Williams, R.A., Stephenson W.J., Frankel, A.D., Cranswick, E., Meremonte, M.E., and Odum, J.K., 2000, Correlation of 1- to 10-Hz earthquake resonances with surface measurements of P- and S-wave reflections and refractions in the upper 50 m, Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 90, n. 5, p. 1323-1331.
  • Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., and Odum, J.K., 2000, Estimating site effects in urban areas from near surface geologic structures using high-resolution seismic-reflection and refraction methods: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Seismic Zonation, Palm Springs, CA, 6 pp.
  • Stephenson, W.J., and Mcbride, J.H., 2003, Preface to "Contributions to Neotectonics and Seismic Hazard from Shallow Geophysical Imaging," J.H. McBride and W.J. Stephenson, eds., Tectonophysics, v. 368, p. 1-5. 50%
  • Williams, R.A., Stephenson, W.J., Odum J.K., and Worley, D.M, 2003, Comparison of P- and S-wave velocity profiles from surface seismic refraction/reflection and downhole data in Contributions to Neotectonics and Seismic Hazard from Shallow Geophysical Imaging, J.H. McBride and W.J. Stephenson, eds., Tectonophysics, v. 368, p. 71-88.
  • Williams, R.A., Stephenson, W. J., and Odum J. K., 2006, Seismic imaging in urban areas: examples and lessons learned: Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Environmental and Engineering Problems, EEGS Conference Proceedings, 2006 Annual Mtg, Seattle, Wash., April 2-6, 2006, 10 pp.

International Work

  • Pratt, T. L., Holmes, Mark, Stephenson, W.J. and Odum, J.K., 1999, Results of 1997 high-resolution profiling for evaluation of the seismic hazard at the Gatun Dam, Republic of Panama; U.S.G.S Admin Report to Panama Canal Commission, 43 p. plus appendices
  • Delle Donne, D., Piccardi, L., Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J., and Williams, R.A., 2007, High-resolution shallow reflection seismic image and surface evidence of the Upper Tiber Basin active faults (Northern Apennines, Italy), Bulletin of the Geological Society of Italy, v. 126, n. 2, p. 323-331.

California

  • King, K.W., Carver, D.L., Cranswick, Edward, Williams, R.A., and Worley, D.M., 1990, Santa Cruz Seismic Investigations-Loma Prieta Earthquake: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-307.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr90307
  • Williams, R.A., Cranswick, E., and King, K.W., 1994, Site response models from high-resolution seismic reflection and refraction data, Santa Cruz, California: in Borcherdt, R.D., ed., The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of October 17, 1989, -- Strong Ground Motion: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1551-A, p. 217-242.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1551/pp1551a/
  • Williams, R.A., Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., and Worley, D.W., 1996, Shallow P- and S-wave velocities from eleven aftershock recording stations of the Northridge Earthquake, San Fernando Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-261, 10 p.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr96261
  • Machette, M.N., Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K., Worley, D.M., and Dart, R.L., 2000, Seismic-reflection investigations of the Texas Springs syncline for ground water development, Death Valley National Park, U.S.G.S. Open-File Report 00-106, 26 p.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/ofr-00-0106/
  • Williams, R. A., W. Stephenson, C. Wentworth, R. Hanson, J. Odum, R. Jachens, and R. Stanley, 2004, Seismic-reflection images of the Hayward and Silver Creek Faults and the Evergreen and Cupertino Basins, southern San Francisco Bay Area, California, in Proceedings of the First Annual Northern California Earthquake Hazards Workshop, January 13-14, 2004: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1424, p. 101.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1424/
  • Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K., and Worley, D.M., 2005, Comparison of ReMi and MASW shear-wave velocity techniques with the CCOC borehole to 100 m, in Blind comparisons of shear-wave velocities at closely-spaced sites in San Jose, California, Proceedings of workshop held at the U. S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, May 3, 2004, M. compiled by W. Asten and D. M. Boore, U. S. Geological Survey Open- File Report 05-1169,
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1169/
  • Williams, R.A., Williams, R.T., Catchings, R.D., Kelson, K.I., Hitchcock, C.S., Rymer, M.J., and Odum, J.K., 1996, High-resolution geophysical profiling across the Monte Vista fault, Los Altos, California, in Toward assessing the seismic risk associated with blind faults, San Francisco Bay region, California, Jayko, A.S., and Lewis, S.D., eds., U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 96-267, 188p.
  • Park, S.K., Pendergraft, D., Stephenson, W.J., Shedlock, K.M., and Lee, T.C., 1995, Delineation of intrabasin structure in a dilational jog of the San Jacinto fault zone, Southern California, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 100, n. b1, p. 691-702.
  • Stephenson, W.J., Rockwell, T.K., Odum, J.K., Shedlock, K.M., and Okaya, D.A., 1995, Seismic reflection and geomorphic characterization of the onshore Palos Verdes fault zone, Los Angeles, California: Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 85, n. 3, p. 943-950.
  • Lee, T.C., Biehler, S., Park, S.K., and Stephenson, W.J., 1996, A seismic refraction and reflection study across the central San Jacinto Basin, Southern California, Geophysics, v. 61, n. 5, p. 1258-1268.
  • Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., Williams, R.A., and Worley, D.M., 2000, High-resolution seismic reflection surveys and modeling across an area of high damage from the 1994 Northridge earthquake, Sherman Oaks, California, Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 90, n. 3, p. 643-654.
  • Pratt, T.L., Dolan, J.F., Odum J.K., Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., and Templeton, M.E., 1998, Multi-scale seismic imaging of active fault zones for hazard assessment: A case study of the Santa Monica fault zone, Los Angeles, California, Geophysics, v. 63, n. 2, p. 479-489.
  • Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., and Odum, J.K., 2000, High-resolution seismic-reflection images of the San Bernardino basin, California, in "Exploring the earth at high resolution", IRIS Proposal July 1, 2001 - July 30, 2006: NSF Division of Earth Science Instrumentation and Facilities Program, 3 pp.
  • Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., Williams, R.A., and Anderson, M.L., 2002, Delineation of faulting and basin geometry along a seismic reflection transect in urbanized San Bernardino Valley, California, Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 92, n. 6, p. 2504-2520.
  • Pratt, Thomas, L., Shaw, John. H., Dolan, James F., Christofferson, Chri, Williams, Robert, A., Odum, Jack, K., Plesch, Andreas; 2002. Shallow folding imaged above the Puente Hills blind-thrust fault, Los Angeles, California: Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 29, 18 1-4.
  • Williams, R.A., Simpson, R.W., Jachens, R.C., Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., and Ponce, D.A., 2005, Seismic reflection evidence for a northeast-dipping Hayward fault near Fremont, California: Implications for seismic hazard, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 32, n. 13, L13301, 10.1029/2005GL023113.
  • Stephenson, W.J., Louie, J.N., Pullammanappallil, S., Williams, R.A., and Odum, J.K., 2005, Blind shear-wave velocity comparison of ReMi, and MASW results with boreholes to 200 m in the Santa Clara Valley: Implications for Earthquake Ground Motion Assessment, Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 95, n. 6, p. 2506-2516.

Pacific Northwest Region

Washington

  • King, K.W., Tarr, A.C., Carver, D.L., Williams, R.A., and Worley, D.M., 1988, Geophysical studies in support of seismic hazards assessment of Seattle and Olympia, Washington, in Hays, W.W., ed., Proceedings of Conference 42, Workshop on Evaluation of Earthquake Hazards and Risk in the Puget Sound and Portland Areas-Olympia, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-541, p. 69-82.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr88541
  • Carver, D.L., King, K.W, Williams, R.A., and Worley, D.M., 1998, Site response studies in West and South Seattle, Washington, in Rogers, A.M., and others, eds., Assessing earthquake hazards and reducing risk in the Pacific Northwest of the United States: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1560, p. 345-354.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/prof/p1560/
  • Stephenson, W.J., and Frankel, A.D., 2000, Preliminary simulation of a M6.5 earthquake on the Seattle fault using 3D finite-difference modeling, USGS Open File Report 00-339,
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2000/ofr-00-0339/
  • Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J., Goetz-Troost, K., Worley, D.M., Frankel, A.D., Williams, R.A., and Frier, J., 2005, Shear- and compressional- wave velocity measurements from two 150-m-deep boreholes in Seattle, Washington, USA, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 04-1419,
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1419/
  • Frankel, A.D., Stephenson, W.J., Carver, D.L., Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K., and Rhea, S.B., 2007, Seismic hazard maps for Seattle, Washington incorporating 3D sedimentary basin effects, nonlinear site response, and rupture directivity, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2007-1175.
  • Pratt, T.L, Johnson, S.Y., Potter, C.J., Stephenson, W.J., and Finn, C., 1997, Seismic reflection images beneath Puget Sound, western Washington State: The Puget Lowland thrust sheet hypothesis, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 102, n. B12, p. 27469-27489.
  • Williams, R.A., Stephenson, W.J. and Odum, J.K., 1998, Surface-seismic imaging for NEHRP soil profile classifications and earthquake hazards in urban areas: Geotechnical Special Publication No. 75: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics III, v. 1, Dakoulas, P., Yegian, M., and Holz, R. D., eds., American Society of Civil Engineers, Proceedings of a Specialty Conference, Seattle, WA., p. 166-177.
  • Williams, R.A., Stephenson, W.J., Frankel, A.D., and Odum, J.K., 1999, Surface seismic measurements of near surface P- and S-wave seismic velocities at earthquake recording stations, Seattle, Washington, Earthquake Spectra, v. 15, n. 3, p. 565-584.
  • Frankel, A.D., and Stephenson, W.J., 2000, Modeling observed ground motions in Seattle using three dimensional simulations, Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 90, n. 5, p. 1251-1267.
  • Hartzell, S., Leeds, A., Frankel, A.D., Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J., and Silva, W., 2002, Simulation of broadband ground motion including nonlinear soil effects for a magnitude 6.5 earthquake on the Seattle fault, Seattle, Washington, Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 92, n. 2, p. 831-853. 5%
  • Frankel, A.D., Stephenson, W.J., Carver, D.L., Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K., and Rhea, S., 2006, Seismic hazard maps for Seattle that include 3D sedimentary basin effects, rupture directivity, and site response, in Proceedings of the 8th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, paper no. 1799, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
  • Stephenson, W.J., A.D. Frankel, J.K. Odum, R.A. Williams, and T.L. Pratt, 2006, Toward resolving an earthquake ground motion mystery in west Seattle, Washington State: Shallow seismic focusing may cause anomalous chimney damage, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L06316, doi:10.1029/2005GL025037.

Oregon

  • Pratt, T.L., Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., Dadisman, S.V., Holmes, M., and Haug, B., 2001, Late Pleistocene and Holocene tectonics of the Portland Basin, Oregon and Washington, from high-resolution seismic profiling, Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 91, n. 4, p. 637-650.
  • Johnson, S.Y., Blakeley, R.J., Stephenson, W.J., Dadisman, S.V., Fisher, M.A., 2004, Active shortening of the Cascadia forearc and implications for seismic hazards of the Puget Lowland, Tectonics, v. 23, TC1011, 27 p.

Central and Eastern United States

Alabama

  • Miller, C. H.; Ege, J. R.; Odum, J. K.; Golob, J. J., Jr., 1984, Preliminary seismic-velocity and magnetic studies of a carbonate rock-sinkhole area in Shelby County, Alabama: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-409, 24 p.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr84409
  • McBride, J.H., Hatcher, R., Stephenson, W.J., and Hooper, R.J., 2005, Integrating seismic reflection and geological data and interpretations across an internal basement massif: The southern Appalachian Pine Mountain window, USA, Bulletin Geological Society of America, v. 117, doi:10.1130/B25313.1.

Illinois

  • Carver, D.L., Williams, R.A., and Cranswick, Edward, 1987, The Olney Illinois, Earthquake of 10 June 1987--A preliminary report (Section II): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-623, 65 p.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr87623
  • McBride, J.H., Hildenbrand, T.G., Stephenson, W.J., and Potter, C.J., 2002, Interpreting the earthquake source of the Wabash Valley seismic zone (Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky) from seismic reflection, gravity and magnetic intensity, Seismological Research Letters, v. 73, n. 5, p. 661-686.
  • Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., Devera, J.A., and Staub, J.R., 2002, Near-surface faulting and deformation overlying the Commerce geophysical lineament in southern Illinois, Seismological Research Letters, v. 73, n. 5, p. 687-697.
  • McBride, J.H., Nelson, W.J., and Stephenson, W.J., 2002, Integrated geological and geophysical study of Quaternary age deformation in the northern Mississippi embayment, Seismological Research Letters, v. 73, n. 5, p. 597-627.
  • Hough, S.E., Bilham, R., Mueller, K., Stephenson, W., Williams, R., and Odum, J., 2005, Wagon loads of sand blows in White County, Illinois, Seismol. Res. Lett., v. 76, n. 3, p. 373-386.
  • Obermeier, S.F., Bleuer, N.R., Munson, C.A., Munson, P.J., Martin, W.S., McWilliams, K.M., Tabaczynski, D.A., Odum, J.K., Rubin, M., and Eggert, D.L., 1991, Evidence of strong earthquake shaking in the lower Wabash Valley from prehistoric liquefaction features: Science, v. 251, p. 1061-1063.
  • Odum, J. K., W. J. Stephenson, R. A. Williams, J. A. Devera and J. R. Staub, 2002, Near surface faulting and deformation overlying the Commerce geophysical lineament in southern Illinois: in The Illinois Basin: Seismicity, Quaternary Faulting, and Seismic Hazard, spec .eds. R.L. Wheeler and Dhananjay Ravat, Seismological Research Letters, v. 73, no. 5, p. 687-697.

South Dakota

Arkansas

  • Van Arsdale, R.B., Williams, R.A., Schweig, E.S., Shedlock, K.M., Kanter, L.R., and King, K.W., 1994, Preliminary seismic reflection study of Crowley's Ridge, northeast Arkansas: U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 1538-A-C, p. C1-C16.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/pp/pp1538AC
  • Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K., Pratt, T.L, Shedlock, K.M., and Stephenson, W.J., 1995, Seismic surveys for earthquake hazard reduction in the New Madrid seismic zone, northeastern Arkansas, The Leading Edge, v. 14, n. 1, p. 30-34.
  • Van Arsdale, R.B., Williams, R.A., Schweig III, E.S., Shedlock, K.M., Odum, J.K., and King, K.W., 1995, The origin of Crowley's Ridge, northeastern Arkansas: erosional remnant or tectonic uplift? Bulletin Seismological Society of America, vol. 85, no. 4, p. 963-985.
  • Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., Worley, D.M., Guccione, M.J., and Van Arsdale, R.B., 2001, High resolution seismic-reflection imaging of shallow deformation beneath the northeast margin of the Manila high at Big Lake, Arkansas, Engineering Geology, v.62, p. 91-103.
  • Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J. and Williams, R.A., 2010 Multi-Source, High-Resolution Seismic-Reflection Imaging of Meeman-Shelby Fault and Possible Tectonic Model for a Joiner Ridge-Manila High Structure in the Upper Mississippi Embayment Region: Seismological Research Letters, v. 81, n.4, 647-660.

Tennessee

  • Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J., Luzietti, E.A., Shedlock, K.M., Worley, D.M., and Williams, R.A., 1994, Miscellaneous high-resolution seismic-reflection reconnaissance surveys in the Mississippi valley graben: western Tennessee, northeast Arkansas, and southeast Missouri: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report, 94-131.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr94131
  • Stephenson, W.J., Shedlock, K.M., and Odum, J.K., 1995, Characterization of the Cottonwood Grove and Ridgely faults near Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee from high- resolution seismic reflection data, in Shedlock, K. M., and Johnston, A. C., eds., Investigations of the New Madrid Seismic Zone, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1538, p. I1-I20.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/pp/pp1538I
  • Williams, R.A., Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., and Worley, D.W., 2003, Seismic velocities from high-resolution surface-seismic imaging at six ANSS sites near Memphis, Tennessee: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-218, 49 p.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/ofr-03-218/ofr-03-218.html
  • VanArsdale, R.B., Purser, J., Stephenson, W.J., and Odum J.K., 1998, Faulting along the southern margin of Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee, Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 88, n. 1, p. 131-139. 15%
  • Williams, R.A., Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K. and Worley, D.M., 2001, Seismic-reflection imaging of Tertiary faulting and related post-Eocene deformation 20 km north of Memphis, Tennessee, Engineering Geology, v. 62, p. 79-90.
  • Gomberg, J., Waldron, B., Schweig, E., Hwang, H., Webbers, A., Van Arsdale, R., Tucker, K., Williams, R., Street, R., Mayne, P., Stephenson, W., Odum, J., Cramer, C., Updike, R., Hutson, S., and Bradley, M., 2003, Lithology and Shear-Wave Velocity in Memphis, Tennessee, Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 93, n. 3, p. 986-997.
  • Williams, R.A., Wood, S., Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., Meremonte, M.E., and R. Street, 2003, Surface seismic-refraction/reflection measurement determinations of potential site resonances and the areal uniformity of NEHRP site class D in Memphis, Tennessee: Earthquake Spectra, v. 19, p.159-189.

Missouri

  • Odum, J.K., Luzietti, E.A., Stephenson, W.J., Shedlock, K.M., and Michael, J.A., 1995, High-resolution shallow seismic reflection surveys of the northwest Reelfoot Rift boundary near Marston, Missouri, in Shedlock, K. M., and Johnston, A. C., eds., Investigations of the New Madrid Seismic Zone, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1538, p. P1-P18.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/pp/pp1538P
  • Odum, J.K., Luzietti, E.A., Stephenson, W.J., Shedlock, K.M., and Michael, J.A., 1995, High-resolution shallow seismic reflection surveys of the northwest Reelfoot rift boundary near Marston, Missouri, Chap. P in, Shedlock, K.M., and Johnston, A., eds., Investigations of the New Madrid Seismic Zone: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1538-P, p. P1-P18.
  • Palmer, J.R. Hoffman, D., Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., and Williams, R.A., 1997, Shallow seismic reflection profiles and geological structure in the Benton Hills, southeast Missouri, Engineering Geology, v. 46, p. 217-233.
  • Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J, Shedlock, K.M., and Pratt, T.L., 1998, Near-surface structural model for deformation associated with the February 7, 1812, New Madrid, Missouri, earthquake, Bulletin Geological Society of America, v. 110, n. 2, p. 149-162.
  • Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., Williams, R.A., Pratt, T.L., Harrison, R.W., and Hoffman, D., 1999, Deformation and Quaternary Faulting in Southeast Missouri across the Commerce Geophysical Lineament: Bulletin Seismological Society of America, v. 89, p. 140-155.
  • VanArsdale, R.B., Cox, R.T., Johnston, A.C., Stephenson, W.J., and Odum J.K., 1999, Southeastern extension of the Reelfoot fault, Seismological Research Letters, v. 70, n. 3, p. 348-359.
  • Harrison, R.W., Hoffman, D., Vaughn, J.D., Palmer, J.R., Wiscombe, C.L., McGeehin, J.P., Stephenson, W.J., Odum, J.K., Williams, R.A., and Forman, S.L., 1999, An example of neotectonism in a continental interior- Thebes Gap, Midcontinent, United States, Tectonophysics, n. 305, p. 399-417.
  • Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J., and Williams, R.A., 2003, Variable Near-Surface Deformation Along the Commerce Segment of the Commerce Geophysical Lineament, Southeast Missouri to Southern Illinois, USA in Contributions to Neotectonics and Seismic Hazard from Shallow Geophysical Imaging, J.H. McBride and W.J. Stephenson, eds., Tectonophysics, v. 368, p. 155-170.
  • Williams, R.A., Odum J. K., Stephenson, W. J., and R. B. Herrmann, 2007, Shallow P- and S-wave velocities and site resonances in the St. Louis region, Missouri-Illinois: Earthquake Spectra, v. 23, no. 3, 711-726.

Florida

  • Odum, J.K., Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., Worley, D.M., Toth, D.J., Spechler, R.M., and Pratt, T.L., 1997, Land-base high-resolution seismic-reflection surveys of seven sites in Duval and St. Johns counties, northeastern Florida, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 97-718, 61 p.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr97718

Nebraska

  • Machette, M.N., Crone, A.J., Haller, K.M., Bradley, L.-A., Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K., and V.L. Souders, 1998, Field investigations of suspected late Quaternary faults in central Nebraska-Evidence of non-tectonic origins: U.S. Geological Survey Geological Investigations Series I-2649.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/imap/i-2649/i2649.html

South Carolina

  • Odum, J.K., Williams, R.A., Stephenson, W.J., and Worley, D. M., 2003, Near-surface S- wave and P-wave seismic velocities of primary geological formations on the piedmont and Atlantic coastal plain of South Carolina, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 03-043.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2003/ofr-03-043/
  • Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K. Stephenson, W.J., and Worley, D.M., 2000, Appendix A: Determination of Surficial S-Wave seismic velocities of primary geological formations on the piedmont and Atlantic coastal plain of South Carolina. Appendix A in Site Response in the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains and Mississippi Embayment, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission/U.S. Geological Survey Interagency Agreement RES- 99-002, 5 p.

New York

  • Stephenson, W. J., S. Hartzell, A. D. Frankel, M. Asten, D. L. Carver, and W. Y. Kim (2009), Site characterization for urban seismic hazards in lower Manhattan, New York City, from microtremor array analysis, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L03301, doi:10.1029/2008GL036444.

Intermountain West Region

Colorado

  • Miller, C.H.; Odum, J.K.; Lindvall, R.M.; Collins, D.S., 1979, Preliminary magnetic, seismic, and petrographic investigations of a possible igneous dike at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Denver, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-1685, 18 p.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr791685
  • King, K.W., Williams, R.A., and Johnson, R.A., 1986, A high-resolution seismic reflection investigation of shallow horizons at the Denver Federal Center, Lakewood, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-448, 34 p.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr86448
  • Nichols, T.C., Eberl, D.D., Williams, R.A., and King, K.W., 1991, Investigation of foundation problems related to heaving of soils and weathered bedrock in the Pierre Shale southwest of Denver, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-281.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr91281
  • Williams, R.A., and Pratt, T.L., 1995, Detection of the base of Slumgullion landslide, Colorado, by seismic reflection and refraction methods, in D.J. Varnes and W.Z. Savage, eds., The Slumgullion Earth Flow: A Large Scale Natural Laboratory, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2130, p. 77-83.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/bul/b2130/

Utah

  • King, K.W., Williams, R.A., Carver, D.L., 1987, A relative ground response study in east Salt Lake City and areas of Springville-Spanish Fork, Utah, in Hays, W.W., and Gori, Paula, eds., Assessment of regional earthquake hazards and risk along the Wasatch Front, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-585, p. N1-4B.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr87585
  • King, K.W., Williams, R.A., and Carver, D.L., 2000, Relative ground response in Salt Lake City and areas of Springville-Spanish Fork, Utah, in Gori, P.L. and Hays, W.W., eds., Assessment of regional earthquake hazards and risk along the Wasatch Front, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1500N, N1-N24.
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/pp/pp1500KR
  • Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K., and Worley, D.M., 2007, Miscellaneous high-resolution seismic imaging investigations in Salt Lake and Utah Valleys for earthquake hazards: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1152, 29 p.
    URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1152/
  • Stephenson, W.J., Smith, R.B., and Pelton, J.R., 1993, A high-resolution reflection-seismic and gravity survey of Quaternary deformation across the Wasatch Fault, Utah, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 98, n. b5, p. 8211-8223.

Wyoming

  • Morgan, L.A., Shanks III, W.C., Johnson, K.M., Lovalvo, D., Johnson, S.Y., Stephenson, W., Harlan, S.S., Pierce, K.L., White, E.A., Waples, J., Klump, J.V., 2000, New Discoveries from the Floor of Yellowstone Lake: Yellowstone Science, v. 8, p 20-21.
  • Morgan, L.A., Shanks, W.C., Lovalvo, D.A., Johnson, S.Y., Stephenson, W.J., Pierce, K.L., Harlan, S.S., Lee, G., Webring, M., Schultz, B., Duhn, J., Finn, C.A., Sweeney, R., and Balistrieri, L., 2003, Volcanic and hydrothermal processes above a cooling magma chamber: results from high-resolution sonar imaging, seismic reflection, and submersible surveys of Yellowstone Lake, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 122, p. 221-242.
  • Johnson, S.Y., Stephenson, W.J., Morgan, L.A., Shanks, W.C., and Pierce, K.L., 2003, Hydrothermal and tectonic activity in northern Yellowstone Lake, Wyoming, Bulletin Geological Society of America, v. 115, n. 8, p. 954-971.
  • Morgan, L.A., Shanks, W.C. III, and Lovalvo, D., Lee, G., Pierce, K.L., Webring, M., Stephenson, W.J., Johnson, S.Y., Finn, C.A., Harlan, S., 2003, The Floor of Yellowstone Lake is Anything but Quiet! New Discoveries in Lake Mapping, Yellowstone Science, v. 11, no. 2.
  • Morgan, L.A., Shanks, W.C. Lovalvo, D., Lee, G., Pierce, K.L., Webring, M., Stephenson, W.J., Johnson, S.Y., Finn, C.A., and Harlan, S., 2005, The Floor of Yellowstone Lake is Anything but Quiet: New Discoveries from High-Resolution Sonar Imaging, Seismic Reflection Profiling, and Submersible Studies, in Morgan, L.A. (ed.), Integrated Geoscience Studies in the Greater Yellowstone Area: Volcanic, Tectonic, and Hydrothermal Processes in the Yellowstone Geoecosystem, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1717.

New Mexico

  • Peter, K.D., Williams, R.A., and King, K.W., 1987, Hydrogeologic Characteristics of the Lee Acres Landfill area, San Juan County, New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report (WRIR) 87-4246, 69 p. 15%
    View in Pubs Warehouse: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/wri/wri874246

Puerto Rico

  • Jack K. Odum, Robert A. Williams, William J. Stephenson, David M. Worley, Christa von Hillebrandt-Andrade, Eugenio Asencio, Harold Irizarry, and Antonio Cameron, 2007, Near-Surface Shear Wave Velocity Versus Depth Profiles, VS30, and NEHRP Classifications for 27 Sites in Puerto Rico. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1174 URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1174/

Alaska

  • Stephenson, W.J., Williams, R.A., Odum, J.K., Barker, C.E., Worley, D.M., Clark, A.C., and Clough, J.G., 2002, Reconnaissance shallow seismic investigation of depth-to- bedrock and possible methane-bearing coal beds, Galena, Alaska, USGS Open File Report 02-450, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/ofr-02-450/