Earthquake Site Conditions in the Wasatch Front Urban Corridor, Utah
We mapped and characterized Quaternary site conditions using shear-wave-velocity (Vs)-profile data for basins along the Wasatch Front urban corridor to provide a basis for estimating soil response during earthquake ground shaking. We map site conditions for each individual basin using surficial geologic mapping as a foundation, taking into account local conditions and subsurface information to delineate units using mean Vs for the upper 30 meters (Vs30) that we relate to International Building Code (IBC) site classes.
McDonald, G.N. and Ashland, F.X., 2008, Earthquake site conditions in the Wasatch Front urban corridor, Utah: Utah Geological Special Study 125, 41 p., 1 plate, scale 1:150,000.
The Forest Service will host its remaining two public meetings in Queen Valley on October 8 and in Tempe on October 10.
Video & Materials
A video presentation – the same information introduced at each public meeting – as well as meeting materials (posters and newsletter) are available for public review.
Draft EIS Released
The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange is now available for review under the 'EIS Info' tab.
Comment on DEIS
Optional ways to comment on the Draft EIS are located under the 'EIS Info' and the 'Public Involvement' tabs.