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Title: Methods of Seismic Hazards Evaluation, Focus '95: Proceedings, Topical Meeting on Methods of Seismic Hazards Evaluation, Las Vegas, Nv, 1995
Publisher: Amer Nuclear Society
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Proceedings of the September 1995 meeting, in sections on methods and uncertainty in seismic hazards, field data acquisition and analysis for ground motion and faulting, tectonic models, engineering applications, and postclosure impact of tectonic activity. Most papers focus on research at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, the location for a proposed high level nuclear waste repository. Subjects include combining probabilistic and deterministic seismic hazard analysis, and detachment fault studies. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.