Seismic Activity and Reservoir Filling at Oroville and San Luis Dams, California

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. Renner B. Hofmann

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0468

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Hofmann, R. B. (1973) Seismic Activity and Reservoir Filling at Oroville and San Luis Dams, California, in Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects (eds W. C. Ackermann, G. F. White, E.B. Worthington and J. L. Ivens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM017p0468

Author Information

  1. Department of Water Resources, Sacramento, California 95814

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900179

Online ISBN: 9781118664117

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Keywords:

  • Earthquakes;
  • Reservoir filling;
  • San Luis Reservoir;
  • Seismic monitoring system;
  • Tectonic setting

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Tectonic Setting

  • Seismic Monitoring System

  • Seismic Activity at San Luis Reservoir

  • Seismic Activity at Southern California Damsites

  • Seismic Activity at Oroville Reservoir

  • Conclusions