A Methodology to Estimate Site-Specific Seismic Hazard for Critical Facilities on Soil or Soft-Rock Sites
Site-specific probabilistic seismic hazard assessments (PSHAs) and associated seismic design bases are critically dependent upon the local geological and geotechnical model. For reactor and critical non-reactor facilities on soil or softrock sites exhibiting strain-dependent behavior, estimates of site response can change significantly as site measurements and inferred structure evolve.
Lee, R., Maryak, M.E., and Kimball, J., 1999, A methodology to estimate site-specific seismic hazard for critical facilities on soil or soft-rock sites (abs.): Seismological Research Letters, v. 70, p. 230.
Email Address Created for Land Exchange Questions
The Southwestern Region Office of Lands and Minerals Management is overseeing and administering the land exchange and appraisal process which includes the 2,422-acre Oak Flat Federal Parcel. All questions about the land exchange and appraisal process should be emailed to SM.FS.firstname.lastname@example.org
Programmatic Agreement Info
To comply with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Tonto National Forest developed a Programmatic Agreement (PA) and included it in Volume 5, Appendix O of the final EIS. The PA was created in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the State Historic Preservation Office, tribes and other consulting parties. The PA contains an agreed upon process for identifying, evaluating and addressing adverse effects to historic properties associated with this undertaking.
To review Volume 5 and the PA, Download Vol 5 PDF, 27 MB.