Induced Earthquake Bibliography

Injection Induced Earthquakes at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal

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  1. George E. Bardwell, Some Statistical Features of the Relationship Between Rocky Mountain Arsenal Waste Disposal and Frequency of Earthquakes, 3 Mountain Geologist 37 (1966).

  2. George Bardwell, Some Statistical Features of the Relationship Between Rocky Mountain Arsenal Waste Disposal and Frequency of Earthquakes, Engineering Geology Case Histories No. 8, 33, Geological Society of America (1970).

  3. Department of the Army, Summary History of Rocky Mountain Arsenal, (manuscript-- available at the Western History Collection, Denver Public Library) (1967-1980)

  4. David M. Evans, The Denver Area Earthquakes and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Disposal Well, 3 The Mountain Geologist 23 (1966). [Reprinted in Engineering Case Histories No. 8, 25, Geological Society of America (1970)]

  5. David M. Evans, Man-Made Earthquakes in Denver, Geotimes 11 (May-June 1966).

  6. J. H. Healy, W.W. Rubey, D.T. Griggs & C.B. Raleigh, The Denver Earthquakes, 161 Science 1301 (1968).

  7. J.H. Healy, et al, Geophysical and Geological Investigations Relating to Earthquakes in the Denver Area, Colorado, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report #832 (1966)

  8. Robert B. Herrman, Sam-Kuen Park & Chien-Ying Wang, The Denver Earthquakes of 1967-1968, 71 Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 731 (1981)

  9. John C. Hollister & Robert J. Weimer, Geophysical and Geological Studies of the Relationship between the Denver Earthquakes and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Well, 63 Q. Colo. School Mines 1, 2 (Jan. 1968).

  10. D. B. Hoover & J.A. Dietrich, Seismic Activity During the 1968 Test Pumping at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Disposal Well, U.S. Geological Circ. 613 (1969).

  11. Paul A. Hsieh & John D. Bredehoft, A Reservoir Analysis of the Denver Earthquakes: A Case of Induced Seismicity, 86 J. Geophys. Res. 903 (1981).

  12. Richard V. Hughes, Denver's Man-Made Earthquakes - Fact or Fancy, 58 The Mines Magazine 22 (1968) Damage from RMA quake

  13. Robert M. Kirkham & William P. Rogers, Earthquake Potential in Colorado (Colorado Geological Survey Bulletin 43, 1981)

  14. Robert M. Kirkham & William P. Rogers, Colorado Earthquake Data and Interpretations 1867 to 1985, Colorado Geological Survey Bulletin 46, (1985)

  15. Robert M. Kirkham & William P. Rogers, An Interpretation of the November 7, 1882 Colorado Earthquake, Contributions to Colorado Seismicity and Tectonics--A 1986 Update 122 Colo. Geol. Surv. Spec. Publ. 28, W. Rogers & R. Kirkham, ed. (1986).

  16. Maurice W. Major & Ruth B. Simon, A Seismic Study of the Denver (Derby) Earthquakes, 63 Q. Colo. School Mines 9 (Jan. 1968).

  17. R.E. Mattick & D.B. Hoover, Seismic-reflection records from a Survey at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal near Denver, Colorado, U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report (1970).

  18. G.R. Pickett, Properties of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Disposal Reservoir and Their Relationship to Derby Earthquakes, 63 Q. Colo. School Mines 73 (Jan. 1968).

  19. Ben F. Rummerfield, A. Peter Olsons and D. B. Hoover, Seismic Survey in the Region of Recent Earthquake Activity near Denver, Colorado, 33 Geophysics 915 (1968).

  20. Louis J. Scopel, Pressure Injection Disposal Well, Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Denver, Colorado, Engineering Case Histories No. 8, Geological Society of America (1970)

  21. David T. Snow, Fracture Deformation and Changes of Permeability and Storage Upon Changes of Fluid Pressure, 63 Q. Colo. School Mines 201 (Jan. 1968).

  22. Synthetic Record Study and Velocity Determinations of U.S. Corps of Engineers Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Adams County, Colorado, Open-File Report 69-306(1969)

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