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The Parkfield Experiment - capturing what happens in an earthquake

Fact sheet describing plans for a San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) by drilling into the fault to install instruments for long-term monitoring near the location of the magnitude 6 Parkfield earthquakes.

by Hickman, Stephen H.; Langbein, John O.; and Earthquake Hazards Program (Sponsor)
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 049-02
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Earthquakes, Fracture (geologic), Geolocation measurement, Seismic networking, Seismology
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