Research

 Recent Additions

Darold, A., A. A. Holland, C. Chen, and A. Youngblood (2014), Preliminary Analysis of Seismicity Near Eagleton 1-29, Carter County, July 2014, Okla. Geol. Surv. Open-File ReportOF2-2014, 17.  PDF Download

Toth, C. R. (2014), Separation of the Earthquake Tomography Inverse Problem to Refine Hypocenter Locations and Tomographic Models: A Case Study from Central Oklahoma, 59 pp, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA.  PDF Download

Holland, A. A. (2013), Preliminary Analysis of the 2013 Love County Earthquake Swarm, Oklahoma Geological Survey Open File ReportOF1-2013 (2013.9.30), 19.  PDF Download

Holland A.A., 2013. Induced Seismicity from Fluid Injection and Draft Best Practices, Ground Water Protection Council Annual Forum, Sept. 23-24, 2013. (PDF Download) 

 


Triggered and Induced Seismicity

USGS OGS Joint Press Release May 5, 2014 (PDF)

OGS Fluid Injection Induced Seismicity Workshop, July 16, 2013 Summary (PDF)

OGS Statement about the cause of 2011 Prague Earthquake Sequence (PDF)

OGS Position Statement on Triggered or Induced Seismicity (PDF)

Other Information on Triggered or Induced Seismicity

 

Recent Publications:

Darold, A., A. A. Holland, C. Chen, and A. Youngblood (2014), Preliminary Analysis of Seismicity Near Eagleton 1-29, Carter County, July 2014, Okla. Geol. Surv. Open-File Report, OF2-2014, 17.  PDF Download

Holland, A. A. (2013), Preliminary Analysis of the 2013 Love County Earthquake Swarm, Oklahoma Geological Survey Open File Report, OF1-2013 (2013.9.30), 19.  PDF Download

Holland, A.A., 2013. Earthquakes Triggered by Hydraulic Fracturing in South-Central Oklahoma, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 103, 1784-1792, doi:10.1785/0120120109.

Holland, A. (2011). Examination of Possibly Induced Seismicity from Hydraulic Fracturing in the Eola Field, Garvin County, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Geological Survey Open-File Report, OF1-2011. (PDF Download)

 

Conference Presentations:

Holland A.A., 2013. Induced Seismicity from Fluid Injection and Draft Best Practices, Ground Water Protection Council Annual Forum, Sept. 23-24, 2013. (PDF Download) 

Holland A.A., 2013. Potential for induced seismicity within Oklahoma, Ground Water Protection Council UIC Conference, January 22-24, 2013.  (PDF Download)

Holland, A.A., 2012. Earthquakes Possibly Triggered by Hydraulic Fracturing in Southeastern Oklahoma, Seismol. Res. Lett., 83, 452. (PDF Download)

Holland, A.A., 2012. Insights into Oklahoma's Increased Seismicity Aided by Incorporation of the Transportable Array in Regional Earthquake Monitoring, presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, Abstract 1494708. (PDF Download)

 Holland, A.A. and G.R. Keller, 2012.  Concerns About the Potential for Induced Seismicity Associated with the Mississippian Play: Perceived or Real?, Oklahoma Geological Survey Mississippian and Arbuckle Workshop, Oct. 31, 2012. PDF Download

 


 Oklahoma Earthquake Hazards

  

Recent Publications:

Holland, A.A., Toth, C.R. & Baker, E.M., 2013. Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment and Observed Ground Motions for the Arcadia, Oklahoma, Dam Site, Oklahoma Geological Survey Special Publication, SP2013-01, 63.  (PDF Download) (Electronic Supplements)

Baker, E. M., and A. A. Holland (2013), Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment of the Meers Fault, Southwestern Oklahoma: Modeling and Uncertainties, Okla. Geol. Surv. Special Publication, SP2013-02, 17.  PDF Download


 Oklahoma Earthquakes and Crustal Structure

 

 

Recent Publications:

Toth, C. R. (2014), Separation of the Earthquake Tomography Inverse Problem to Refine Hypocenter Locations and Tomographic Models: A Case Study from Central Oklahoma, 59 pp, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, USA.  PDF Download

Southern Arcadia Lake, November 2013 Earthquake Swarm; Oklahoma Geological Survey Informational Series 16 (IS16) Poster PDF.

Holland, A.A., 2013. Optimal Fault Orientations within Oklahoma, Seismol. Res. Lett., 84, 876-890.

 

Conference Presentations:

Toth, C.R., Holland, A.A., Keller, G.R. & Holloway, S.D., 2012. P and S Travel Time Tomography Using a Dense Array of Portable Seismographs and Earthquake Sources in Central Oklahoma, presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, Abstract  1491024. (PDF Download)

Chen, C., Holland, A.A. & Keller, G.R., 2012. Image crustal structure of eastern Oklahoma City with TOMODD, presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, Abstract 1492413.

Toth, C.R., Holland, A.A., Keranen, K. & Gibson, A., 2012. Relocation and Comparison of the 2010 M4.3 and 2011 M5.6 earthquake sequences in Lincoln County, Oklahoma, Seismol. Res. Lett., 83, 419. (PDF Download)

Holland, A.A., Gibson, A.R., Chen, C., Keller, G.R. & Luza, K.V., 2011. Incorporating Near Real-time Transportable Array Data into the Regional Seismic Network, Seismol. Res. Lett., 82, 358. (PDF Download)

Holland, A.A., 2011. Analysis of the Jones, Oklahoma, Earthquake Swarm, Seismol. Res. Lett., 82, 327. (PDF Download)