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  1. Mushfique Ahmed, A Study of Possible Failure Mechanisms for Mining-Induced Seismicity in Saskatchewan, PhD Thesis University of Manitoba, Canada (1990).

  2. B.A. Akhmatov, A. A. Malovichko & R. H. Sabirov, "Manifestation of Seismic Activity in Upper Kama Potash Mines [abstract]," Abstracts XXI General Assembly Int'l Union Geodesy & Geophys. A372 (1995)

  3. Calum Baker, "Moment Tensor Investigations of Seismic Sources in Controlled Rock Volume," 76 EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union 354 (1995)

  4. Markus Bath, "A Rockburst Project at Uppsala," Proc. 2d Conf on Acoustic Emission/MicroSeismic Activity in Geologic Struct. & Mat., 5 Series on Rock & Soil Mechanics, Trans Tech Pub., Rockport, MA 89 (1980)

  5. I. Bishop, P.Styles, & M. Allen, "Mining-induced Seismicity in the Nottinghamshire Coalfield," 26 Quarterly Jour. of Engineering Geology 253-279 (1993)

  6. Wilson Blake, "Evaluating Data from Rock Burst Monitoring Systems Using the Energy of Microseismic Events," Proc. 2d Conf on Acoustic Emission/MicroSeismic Activity in Geologic Struct. & Mat., 5 Series on Rock & Soil Mechanics, Trans Tech Pub., Rockport, MA 109 (1980)

  7. Mark Board, T. Rorke, G. Williams and N. Gay, "Fluid Injection for Rockburst Control in Deep Mining," Rock Mechanics 111 (1992)

  8. Frances M. Boler & Peter L. Swanson, "Observation of Heterogenous Stope Convergence Behavior & Implications for Induced Seismicity," 139 Pure & Applied Geophysics 639 (1992)

  9. G.A. Bollinger, "Microearthquake Activity Associated with Underground Coal-Mining in Buchanan County, VA," 129 Pure & Applied Geophys. 407 (1989)

  10. Abraham Van Zyl Brink, "Rock Burst Prediction Research in South African Gold Mines," Proc. 2d Conf on Acoustic emission/MicroSeismic Activity in Geologic Struct. & Mat., 5 Series on Rock & Soil Mechanics, Trans Tech Pub., Rockport, MA 96 (1980)

  11. R.K.S. Chouhan, Combating the Rockburst Problem -- A Seismological Approach, 99 Gerlands Beitrage zur Geophysik 1 (1990)

  12. A. Cichowiscz & R.W.E. Green, "Changes in the Early Part of the Seismic Coda Due to Localized Scatterers: The Estimation of Q in a Stope Environment," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 497 (1989).

  13. Roman Ciesielski, Wieslaw Kowalski, Edward Maciag & Tadeusz Tatara, "Seismic Forces Induced by Mining Shocks in 5 Storey Concrete Wall Buildings," Earthquake Engineering: Proc. 16th Regional European Seminar on Earthquake Engineering Emilia Juhasova, ed; A A Balkema, Rotterdam, 261 (1992)

  14. D.S. Collins & R. P. Young, "Source Parameter Analysis of Excavation Induced Seismicity in a Highly Stressed Granitic Rock Mass" [abstract], EOS, Trans, Amer. Geophys. Union Abstracts 472 (1994)

  15. N.G.W. Cook, "Seismicity Associated with Mining," 10 Engineering Geology 99 (1976).

  16. J. P. Coughlin, & G.A. Rowell, "Patterns of Microseismic Activity Prior to a Mountain Bump," 30 Int. J. Rock Mech. Min Sci. & Geomech. Abstr. 917 (1993)

  17. Douglas A. Dodge & Kenneth F. Sprenke, "Improvements in Mining Induced Microseismic Source Locations at the Luck Friday Mine Using an Automated Whole-waveform Analysis System," 139 Pure & Applied Geophysics 609 (1992)

  18. Josef Dubinski & Janusz Dworak, "Recognition of the Zones of Seismic Hazard in Polish Coal Mines by Using a Seismic Method," Seismicity in Mines (Reprinted from 129 Pure and Applied Geophysics) 609, Berkhauser Verlag, Boston, 513 (Slawomir J. Gibowicz, ed., 1989).

  19. C. Richard Dunrud, "Some Engineering Geologic Factors Controlling Coal Mine Subsidence in Utah and Colorado," U.S. Geological Survey Prof. Paper # 969 (1976)

  20. M. Eneva, "In Search for a Relationship Between Rockbursts and Microseismic Activity in Creighton Mine, Ontario [abstract]," >Abstracts XXI General Assembly Int'l Union Geodesy & Geophys. A371 (1995)

  21. Z. Fajklewicz & K. Jakiel, "Induced Gravity Anomalies and Seismic Energy as a Basis for Prediction of Mining Tremors," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 415 (1989).

  22. J. B. Fletcher & A. McGarr, "Moment Tensor Inversion of Ground Motion from Mining-Induced Earthquakes, Trail Mountain, Utah," 95 Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America48 (2005)

  23. Slawomir J. Gibowicz, "Scaling Relations for seismic Events Induced by Mining," 144 Pure & Applied Geophysics (1995)

  24. Slawomir J. Gibowicz & Andrzej Kijko, "An Introduction to Mining Seismology," 55 Int. Geophysics Series, Academic Press, New York (1994)

  25. Slawomir J. Gibowicz, R. P. Young, S. Talebi, & D. J. Rawlence, "Source Parameters of Seismic Events at the Underground Research Laboratory in Manitoba, Canada: Scaling Relations for Events with Moment Magnitude Smaller Than -2," 81 Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 1157 (1991).

  26. Slawomir J. Gibowicz, Seismicity Induced by Mining, 32 Advances in Geophysics 1 (1990).

  27. Ewa Glowacka & A. Kijko, "Continuous Evaluation of Seismic Hazard Induced by the Deposit Extraction in Selected Coal Mines in Poland," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 523 (1989) [also reprinted in Seismicity in Mines, Berkhauser Verlag, Boston, 513 (Slawomir J. Gibowicz, ed., 1989].

  28. Ewa Glowacka, Tadeusz Stankiewiez & Karel Holub, "Seismic Hazard Estimate Based on the Extracted Depost Volume and Bimodal Character of Seismic Activity," 99 Gerlands Beitrage zur Geophysik 35 (1990)

  29. Ewa Glowacka, "Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Evaluation in Underground Mines," 7:2 Natural hazards: Jour. Int'l Soc. for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, 121 (1993)

  30. Ewa Glowacka, "Application of the Extracted Volume of a Deposit as a Measure of Deformation for Seismic Hazard Evaluation in Mines," 202 Tectonophysics 285 (1992)

  31. Henry S. Hasegawa, Robert J. Wetmiller & Don J. Gendzwell, "Induced Seismicity in Mines In Canada -- An Overview," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 423 (1989).

  32. D.G.F. Hedley & J. Udd, The Canada-Ontario-Industry Rockburst Project, 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 661 (1989).

  33. C. Heick & D. Flach, Microseismicity in a Flooded Potash Mine, the Hope Mine, Federal Republic of Germany, 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 475 (1989).

  34. Karel Holub, Space-Time Variations of the Frequency-Energy Relation for Mining-Induced Seismicity in the Ostrava-Karvina Mining District, 146 Pure & Applied Geophys. 265 (1996)

  35. S.M. Hsiung, W. Blake, A. H. Chowdhury and T. J. Williams, Effects of Mining-induced Seismic Events on a Deep Underground Mine, 139 Pure & Applied Geophysics 741 (1992).

  36. A. T. Iannacchione, G. S. Esterhuizen, T. S. Bajpayee, P. L. Swanson, M. C. Chapman, "Characteristics of Mining-Induced Seismicity Associated with Roof Falls and Roof Caving Events," (PDF) Proceedings of the 40th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, Anchorage, AK, June 25-29, 2005, 1 Alexandria, VA: American Rock Mechanics Association (2005)

  37. J. Jech, "Seismic Tomography in the Ostrava-Karvina Mining Region," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 597 (1989).

  38. J.C. Johnston, Rockbursts from a Global Perspective, 98 Gerlands Beitrage zur Geophysik 474 (1989)

  39. K. Kancko, K. Sugawara & Y. Obara, Microseismic Monitoring for Coal Burst Prediction in the Miike Coal Mine, 98 Gerlands Beitrage zur Geophysik 447 (1989)

  40. Peter Knoll, The Fluid-Induced Tectonic Rockburst of March 13, 1989 in the "Werra" Potash Mining District of the GDR (first results), 99 Gerland Beirtrage zur Geophysik 239 (1990)

  41. Peter Knoll, Wolfram Kuhnt, Hans-Joachim Behrens & Jurgen Sievers, Experience in Controlling the Mining-Induced Seismicity in Potash Mining in the GDR, 98 Gerlands Beitrage zur Geophysik 461 (1989)

  42. Peter Koneeny, Mining-Induced Seismicity (Rock Bursts) in the Ostrava-Karvina Coal Basin, Czechoslovakia, 98 Gerlands Beitrage zur Geophysik 525 (1989)

  43. Robert L. Kranz, Small-Scale Mining-Induced Seismicity is Fractal [abstract], EOS, Trans, Amer. Geophys. Union Abstracts 473 (1994)

  44. W. Kuhnt, P. Knoll, H. Grosser & H. J. Behrens, Seismological Models for Mining-Induced Seismic Events, Seismicity in Mines, (Reprinted from 129 Pure and Applied Geophysics) Berkhauser Verlag, Boston, 513 (Slawomir J. Gibowicz, ed., 1989).

  45. Jon T. Langstaff, Interpretation of Acoustic Emission Data: Star Mine, Proc. 2d Conf on Acoustic emission/MicroSeismic Activity in Geologic Struct. & Mat., 5 Series on Rock & Soil Mechanics, Trans Tech Pub., Rockport, MA 163 (1980)

  46. Fred Leighton, Micrseismic Studies of the Henderson Mine, Proc. 2d Conf on Acoustic emission/MicroSeismic Activity in Geologic Struct. & Mat., 5 Series on Rock & Soil Mechanics, Trans Tech Pub., Rockport, MA 227 (1980)

  47. Leland T. Long & Charles W. Copeland, "The Alabama, U.S.A., Seismic Event and Strata Collapse of May 7, 1986," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 415 (1989).

  48. David Marsan, Christopher J. Bean, Sandy Steacy, John McCloskey, "Spatio-temporal analysis of stress diffusion in a mining-induced seismicity system," (PDF) 26 Geophysical Research Letters 3697 (1999)

  49. S. C. Maxwell & R.F. Young, "A Controlled In-situ Investigation of the Relationship between Stress, Velocity and Induced Seismicity," 33 International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences and Geomechanics Abstracts, 121A (1996)

  50. S. C. Maxwell & R.F. Young, "A Controlled In-situ Investigation of the Relationship between Stress, Velocity and Induced Seismicity," 22 Geophysical Research Letters 1049-1050 (1995).

  51. Arthur McGarr, "Energy Budgets of Mining-induced Earthquakes and Their Interactions with Nearby Stopes," 37 International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 437 (2000)

  52. Arthur McGarr, "Some Comparisons between Mining_induced and Laboratory Earthquakes," 142 Pure and Applied Geophys. 467 (1994).

  53. Arthur McGarr, J. Bicknell, E. Sembera & R.W.E. Green, "Analysis of Exceptionally Large Tremors in Two Gold Mining Districts of South Africa," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 295 (1989).

  54. Byron McKavanaugh, Bruce Boreham, Kevin McCue, Gary Gibsin, Jennifer Hafner & George Klownowski, The CQU Regional Seismic Network & Applications to Underground Mining in Central Queensland, Australia, 145 Pure & Apllied Geophys. 39 (1995).

  55. A.M. Milev, S. M. Spottiswoode & K.R. Noble, Mine-Induced Seismicity at East Rand Proprietary Mines, 32 Int. J. Rock Mech. Min. Sci & Geomech Abstr. 629 (1995).

  56. Wolfgang Minkley & Konrad Rose, A Geomechanical Model of Mining-Induced Seismicity, 98 Gerlands Beitrage zur Geophysik 491 (1989)

  57. D. M. Morrison, Rockburst Research at Falconbridge's Strathcona Mine, Sudbury, Canada, 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 415 (1989).

  58. J. Niewiadomski, Application of Singular Value Decomposition Method for Location of Seismic Events in Mines, 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 415 (1989).

  59. Gary N. Nottis & William M. Kelly, Induced Seismicity at the Akzo-Nobel Salt Mine, Retsof, NY, GSA Abstracts with Programs NE Section (1996)

  60. Frank W. Osterwald, C. Richard Dunrud, John B. Bennetti, Jr. & John O. Maberry, Instrumentation Studies of Earth Tremors Related to Geology and Mining at the Somerset Coal Mine, Colorado, U.S. Geological Survey Prof. Paper #762 (1972)

  61. James C. Pechmann, William R. Walter, Susan J. Nava & Walter J. Arabasz, "The February 3, 1995, ML 5.1 Seismic Event in the Trona Mining District of Southwestern Wyoming," 66 Seismol. Res. Letters 25 (1995)

  62. Paul W. Pomeroy, David W. Simpson and Marc L. Sbar, "Earthquakes Triggered by Surface Quarrying--The Wappingers Falls, New York Sequence of June, 1974," 66 Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 685 (June 1976).

  63. D.W. Redmayne, "Mining Induced Seismicity in UK Coalfields Identified on the BGS National Seismograph Network, Engineering Geology of Underground Movements," Geological Soc. Eng. Geol. Spec. Pub. No. 5 405 (F.G. Bell, M.G. Culshaw, J.C. Cripps & M.A. Lovell, eds., 1988).

  64. D. W. Redmayne, J. A. Richards & P. W. Wild, "Mining-induced Earthquakes Monitored During Pit Closure in the Midlothian Coalfield," 31 Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology 21 (1998)

  65. K. Sato & Y. Fujii, "Source Mechanism of a Large Scale Gas Outburst at Sunagawa Coal Mine in Japan," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 325 (1989).

  66. Hartwig Schulte-Theis & Manfred Joswig, "Clustering & Location of Mining Induced Seismicity in the Ruhr Basin by Automated Master Event Comparison Based on Dynamic Waveform Matching (DWM)," 19 Computer & Geosciences 233 (1993).

  67. Ewan J. Sellers, Milton O. Kataka, Lindsay M. Linzer, "Source Parameters of Acoustic Emission Events and Scaling with Mining-induced Meismicity," 108 Journal of Geophyscial Research 2418 (2003)

  68. Randy Shawstack, "Mine-Induced Seisimicity Likely Caused Utah Mine Event," 88 EOS, Transactions of the American Geophyscial Union 335 (2007)

  69. J. Sileny, "The Mechanism of a Small Mining Tremors from Amplitude Inversion," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 325 (1989)

  70. K. Ben Sliman & R. Revalor, "Some Results on the Accuracy of the Location of Mining-Induced Seismic Events: Experience of French Coal Mines," 98 Gerlands Beitrage zur Geophysik 507 (1989).

  71. Christopher C. Solien, L. T. Long, Thomas J. Schmitt, "Zones of Induced Seismicity defined by Rock Quality, 30 Annual Meeting Assoc. Eng Geol. 51 (1987).

  72. S. M. Spottiswoode, Perspectives on Seismic and Rockburst Research in the South African Gold Mining Industry: 1983-1987," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 673 (1989).

  73. K. F. Sprenke, M. C. Stickney, D. A. Dodge & W. R. Hammond, "Seismicity and Tectonic Stress in the Coeur D'Alene Mining District," 81 Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 1145 (1991).

  74. C. Srininvasan & Shrikant B. Shringarputale, Mine-Induced Seismicity in the Kolar Gold Fields, 99 Gerlands Beitrage Geophysik 10 (1990)

  75. Sandra J. Steacy & John McCloskey, A Cellular Automaton for Modeling Induced Seismicity in the Creighton Mine [abstract], Abstracts XXI General Assembly Int'l Union Geodesy & Geophys. A371 (1995)

  76. Sandra J. Steacy, John McCloskey, Jinwei Rin, Chris Bean, & Phillippe Volant, A 3-D Cellular Automaton for Modelling Induced Seismicity in the Creighton Mine, 76 EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union 354 (1995)

  77. G.R. Steven, M. C. Stickney, K.F. Sprenke & S. J. Jung, Seismicity in the Coeur D'Alene Mining District, Northern Idaho. Proc. 28th Symposium on Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering 266 (1992).

  78. Michael C. Stickney & Kenneth F. Sprenke, A Microseismic Study of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District, Northern Idaho, 33 Rock Mechanics 1087 (1992)

  79. P. Styles, S. J. Emsley & T. Jowitt, Microseismic Monitoring for the Prediction of Outbursts at Cynheidre Colliery, Dyfed, S. Wales, Engineering Geology of Underground Movements, Geological Soc. Eng. Geol. Spec. Pub. No. 5 423 (F.G. Bell, M.G. Culshaw, J.C. Cripps & M.A. Lovell, eds., 1988).

  80. Peter L. Swanson & Frances M. Boler, The Magnitude 5.3 Event and Collapse of the Solvay Trona Mine: Analysis of Pillar/Floor Failure Stability, U.S. Bureau of Mines Open File Report 86-95 (1995)

  81. Peter L. Swanson, Frances M. Boler, K. Zipf Jr., Controlling the Magnitude, Location, and Occurrence Time of Mining-Induced Implosional Seismic Sources, 76 EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union 354 (1995).

  82. Peter L. Swanson, L.H. Estey, Fran M. Boler & Selena Billington, Mining- Induced Microseismic Event Location Error: Accuracy & Precision of Two Location Systems, 139 Pure & Applied Geophysics 375 (1992)

  83. Peter L. Swanson & Clinton D. Sines, Characteristics of Mining-Induced Seismicity and Rock Bursting in a Deep Hard-Rock Mine, U.S. Bureau of Mines (1991).

  84. Cezar-Ioan Trifu, Theodore I. Urabancic, Fracture Coalescence as a Mechanism for Earthquakes: Observations Based on Mining Induced Microseismicity, 261 Tectonophysics 193 (1996)

  85. Cezar-Ioan Trifu, Theodore I. Urabancic, R. Paul Young, Source Parameters of Mining-Induced Seismic Event: An Evaluation of Homgeneous and Inhomogeneous Faulting Models for Assessing Damage Potential, 145 Pure & Applied Geophys. 3 (1995)

  86. Theodore I. Urabancic, Cezar-Ioan Trifu, J.A.G. Alexander, Automatic Time-Domain Calculation of Source Parameters for the Analysis of Induced Seismicity, 86 Bulletin of the Seismological Soc. of America 1627 (1996)

  87. M. Trombik & W. Zuberek, Location of Microseismic Sources at the Szombierki Coal Mine, Proc. 2d Conf on Acoustic emission/MicroSeismic Activity in Geologic Struct. & Mat., 5 Series on Rock & Soil Mechanics, Trans Tech Pub., Rockport, MA 178 (1980)

  88. J.K. Whyatt, T.J. Williams, W. Blake & D. Cuvelier, Fault Injection Experimentation at the Luck Friday Mine: A progress Report, Pre-Workshop Volume for the Workshop on Induced Seismicity, 33rd U.S. Symp. on Rock Mech. 195 (1992)

  89. Seismic Activity and Mining Operations, Proc. 2d Conf on Acoustic emission/MicroSeismic Activity in Geologic Struct. & Mat., 5 Series on Rock & Soil Mechanics, Trans Tech Pub., Rockport, MA 191 (1980)

  90. D. J. Williams & W. J. Arabasz, Mining-related and Tectonic Seismicity in the East Mountain area, Wasatch Plateau, Utah, USA, 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 345 (1989).

  91. T.J. Williams, C. J. Wideman, & D.F. Scott, Case History of a Slip-type Rockburst, 139 Pure & Applied Geophysics 627 (1992)

  92. Ivan G. Wong, Recent developments in Rockburst and Mine Seismicity Research, Rock Mechanics 1103 (1992).

  93. Ivan G. Wong, J.R. Humphrey, J. A> Adams & W. J. Silva, Observations of Mine Seismicity in the Eastern Wasatch Plateau, Utah, USA: A Possible Case of Implosional Failure, 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 369 (1989).

  94. R. Paul Young, Correlations between Seismic Activity and Induced Seismicity in Underground Mines 33 Rock Mechanics 1113 (1992)

  95. R. Paul Young & S. C. Maxwell, "Seismic Characterization of a Highly Stressed Rock Mass Using Tomographic Imaging and Induced Seismicity," 97 Jour. Geophys. Res. 12,361 (1992)

  96. R. Paul Young, "Panel Discussion at Fred Leighton Memorial Workshop on Mining Induced Seismicity," 129 Pure & Applied Geophys. 285 (1989)

  97. R. Paul Young, S. Talebi, D.A. Hutchins & Theodore I. Urbanic, Analysis of Mining-induced microseismic events at Strathcona Mine, Sudbury, Canada, 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 295 (1989).

  98. R. Paul Young, D. A. Hutchins, S. Tabeli, T. Chow, S. Falls, L. Farell, D. Jansen, J. McGaughey, J. Towers & Theodore I. Urbanic, "Laboratory and field Investigations of Rockburst phenomena using Concurrent Geotomographic Imaging and Acoustic Emission/Microseismic Techniques," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 647 (1989).

  99. R. Paul Young, D. A. Hutchins, J. McGaughey, J. Towers, D. Jansen & M. Bostok, "Geomographic Imaging in the Study of Mining Induced Seismicity," 129 Pure & Applied Geophysics 571 (1989).

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