Southeastern Section - 62nd Annual Meeting (20-21 March 2013)

T17. Collaborative Seismology in the Caribbean and Central America

Session No. 39
Thursday, 21 March 2013: 3:00 PM-5:30 PM
Caribe Hilton Salón Tropical

T17. Collaborative Seismology in the Caribbean and Central America

GSA Geophysics Division; GSA Structural Geology and Tectonics Division

 

Jay Pulliam, Víctor Huérfano Moreno and Olga Cabello, Presiding
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Start Time
 
3:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
3:05 PM
PEAK GROUND ACCELERATION RESPONSE OF THREE MODERATE MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKES AND THEIR IMPLICATION TO LOCAL SITE EFFECTS IN THE PUERTO RICO ISLAND
HUERTA-LOPEZ, Carlos I., MARTÍNEZ-CRUZADO, Jose A., UPEGUI-BOTERO, Fabio M., and SUAREZ-COLCHE, Luis E., Civil Engineering and Surveying Department, University of Puerto Rico, P. O. Box 9000, Mayaguez, PR 00681-9000, m-huerta@alumni.utexas.net
3:25 PM
PASSIVE TOMOGRAPHY OF THE CARIBBEAN USING SURFACE WAVES EXTRACTED FROM AMBIENT NOISE
HERNANDEZ RAMIREZ, Francisco J., Geology, University of Puerto Rico, P.O. Box 3777, Mayaguez, PR 00681, FJHernandez89@gmail.com
3:45 PM
INTERMEDIATE EARTHQUAKE SWARMS AS INDICATORS FOR SLAB TEAR
MEIGHAN, Hallie E., Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place 97354, Waco, TX 76798, hallie.e1127@gmail.com, PULLIAM, Jay, Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798, TEN BRINK, Uri S., U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA 02543, and LÓPEZ, Alberto, Department of Geology, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Call Box 9000, Mayagüez, PR 99999
4:05 PM
SEISMIC AND TSUNAMI MONITORING AND DATA SHARING IN THE CARIBBEAN
HUÉRFANO, Victor, Puerto Rico Seismic Network, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Call Box 9000, Mayagüez, PR 00680, victor@prsn.uprm.edu and LOPEZ, Alberto Manuel, Department of Geology, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Call Box 9000, Mayaguez, PR 00681
 
4:25 PM
Break
4:30 PM
STRAIN PARTITIONING AT THE NORTH AMERICAN-CARIBBEAN PLATE BOUNDARY AS REVEALED BY AN EARTHQUAKE SEQUENCE IN THE NORTHERN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
PULLIAM, Jay1, HUÉRFANO-MORENO, Victor2, VON HILLEBRANDT-ANDRADE, Christa3, OCASIO, Denisse4, PAYERO, Juan5, and PUJOLS, Rafael5, (1) Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798, Jay_Pulliam@baylor.edu, (2) Puerto Rico Seismic Network, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Box 9000, Mayagüez, PR 00680, (3) NOAA Caribbean Tsunami Center, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Mayaguez, PR 00681, (4) Puerto Rico Seismic Network, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Box 9000, Mayaguez, PR 00681, (5) Instituto Sismológico Universitario, Universidad Autónoma Santo Domingo, Ciudad Universitario, Apto. Postal 1335, Santo Domingo, 00000, Dominican Republic
4:50 PM
PRACTICAL STRATEGIES FOR SEISMIC SITE CHARACTERIZATION: A COLLABORATIVE PROJECT BY THE “MIDDLE AMERICA” SEISMOLOGICAL COMMUNITY
PULLIAM, Jay, Department of Geology, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97354, Waco, TX 76798, Jay_Pulliam@baylor.edu, LOUIE, John N., Nevada Seismological Laboratory, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV 89557, MOSCHETTI, Morgan P., US Geological Survey, Golden, CO 80401, SCHMITZ, Michael, FUNVISIS, Final Calle Mara, Urb. El Llanito, Caracas 1070, 76880, Venezuela, BROWN, Lyndon, Seismology Unit, The University of the West Indies, Mona, Mona, Jamaica, VALDÉS GONZALEZ, Carlos, Servicio Sismológico Nacional, Instituto de Geofísica, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, 04510, Mexico, SALAZAR, Walter, Seismic Research Centre, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, 0000, Trinidad and Tobago, POLANCO, Eugenio, Instituto Sismológico Universitario, Universidad Autónoma Santo Domingo, Ciudad Universitario, Apto. Postal 1335, Santo Domingo, 00000, Dominican Republic, PROTTI, Marino, Ovsicori, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica, and HUÉRFANO-MORENO, Victor, Puerto Rico Seismic Network, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Box 9000, Mayagüez, PR 00680
5:10 PM
INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION: A CENTRAL COMPONENT OF THE PUERTO RICO SEISMIC NETWORK TSUNAMI RESPONSE PROCESS
SOTO-CORDERO, Lillian, HUÉRFANO-MORENO, Víctor, COLÓN, Benjamin, and CHARÓN, Javier, Puerto Rico Seismic Network - Department of Geology, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Call Box 9000, Mayaguez, PR 00681, lillian@prsn.uprm.edu
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