Utah FORGE: Nevada Crustal Strain


An estimate of the total magnitude of crustal strain in Nevada (2nd invariant of the strain rate), independent of fault orientation. Crustal strain based on GPS station measurements. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.

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DOE Project Name: Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy: Milford, UT
DOE Project Number: EE0007080
DOE Project Lead: Lauren Boyd
Last Updated: over a year ago
Data from October, 2004
Submitted Apr 22, 2016


Energy and Geoscience Institute at the University of Utah


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Geoffrey Blewitt
University of Nevada
Mark F. Coolbaugh
University of Nevada
Don L. Sawatzky
University of Nevada
William Holt
State University of New York
James L. Davis
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Richard A. Bennett
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory


geothermal, FORGE, Utah FORGE, strain, Great Basin strain, EGS, geodetic, tensor, second invariant, geodesy, Nevada, Utah, rate, crustal, GPS, fault, orientation, magnitude


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