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Publications

Published peer-reviewed papers

Schleicher, L.S., and Pratt, T.L. (2021), Characterizing fundamental resonance peaks on flat-lying sediments using multiple spectral ratio methods: An example from the Atlantic Coastal Plain, Eastern United States, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Special Session - Advances in Site Response Estimation, doi:10.1785/0120210017. (Link)

Pratt, T.L. and Schleicher, L.S. (2021), Characterizing ground motion amplification by extensive flat sediments: The seismic response of the eastern U.S. Atlantic Coastal Plain strata, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, doi:10.1785/0120200328. (Link)

Schleicher, L.S., Watters, T.R., Martin, A.J., and Banks, M.E. (2019), Wrinkle ridges on Mercury and the Moon within and outside of mascons, Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2019.04.013. (Link)

Attanayake, J., Sandiford, D., Schleicher, L., Jones, A., Gibson, G., and Sandiford, M. (2019), Interacting intraplate fault systems in Australia: The 2012 Thorpdale, Victoria Seismic Sequences, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, doi:10.1029/2018JB016945. (Link)

Anderson, R., Owen, S., and Schleicher, L. (2016), Overview of remote sensing and initial fault studies of the South Napa Earthquake of August 24, 2014 and its impacts, in Anderson, R., and Ferriz, H., eds., Applied Geology in California. ISBN 978-0-89863-399-3. (Link)

Walsh, L.S., Montési, L.G.J., and Martin, A.J. (2014), Coulomb stress transfer and modeled permanent vertical surface deformation from the August 2011, Mineral, Virginia, earthquake, in Horton, W., Chapman, M., and Green, R., eds., The  2011 Mineral, Virginia, Earthquake and Its Significance for Seismic Hazards in Eastern North America:  Geological Society of America Special Paper 509, p. 305-329, doi:10.1130/2015.2509(18). (Link)

Walsh, L.S., Martin, A.J., Ojha, T.P., and Fedenczuk, T. (2012), Correlations of fluvial knickzones with landslide dams, lithologic contacts, and faults in the southwestern Annapurna Range, central Nepalese Himalaya, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 117, F01012, doi:10.1029/2011JF001984. (Link)

Schleicher, L.S., Miller, J.W., Watkins-Kenney, S.C., Carnes-McNaughton, L.F., and Wilde-Ramsing, M.U. (2008), Non-destructive chemical characterization of ceramic sherds from Shipwreck 31CR314 and Brunswick Town, North Carolina, Journal of Archaeological Science, v. 35, 2824-2838. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2008.05.012. (Link)

Papers in preparation

 

Huddleston, G.J, Schleicher, L.S., Blair, J.L., Knudsen, K.L., Gee, L.S., Steidl, J.H. (in preparation), Compilation of Geologic and Seismic Velocity Characteristics at Advanced National Seismic System Strong Motion Accelerometer Sites.

Schleicher, K.L., and Schleicher, L.S., (in preparation), Regularization by inverse linear interpolation method: A case study in the Annapurna Sanctuary of the central Nepalese Himalaya, Geophysics. 

Schleicher, L.S., and Watters, T.R., (in preparation), New constraints on planetary contraction on Mercury and the Moon from Wrinkle Ridge Displacement-Length Relationships and Elastic Dislocation Modeling, Geophysical Research Letters.

Proposal Activities

Watters, T.R., Banks, M.E., Schleicher, L.S., Schmerr, N.C., Bensi, M.T., Weber, R.C., Neal, C.R., Johnson, C.L., Nakamura, Y., Robinson, M.S., and others (2020), Young Thrust Fault Scarps as Targets of Opportunity for Exploration and Seismic Hazard Characterization, White Paper for the Artemis III Science Definition Team.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission publication contributions

NRC (2017), Final Safety Evaluations for North Anna, Unit 3, Chapter 2: Site Characteristics, Section 2.5: Geology, Seismology, and Geotechnical Engineering (Link).

NRC (2016), Final Safety Evaluations for Turkey Point, Units 6 and 7 Application, Chapter 2: Site Characteristics, Section 2.5: Geology, Seismology, and Geotechnical Engineering (Link).

NRC (2016), Columbia Generating Station - Technical Review Checklist Related to Interim Expedited Seismic Evaluation Process, ADAMS Accession No. ML16152A534 (Link).

NRC (2016), Columbia Generating Station - Staff Assessment of Information Provided under Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 50, Section 50.54(f), Seismic Hazard Reevaluations for Recommendation 2.1 of the Near-Term Task Force Review of Insights from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Accident, ADAMS Accession No. ML16285A410 (Link).

NRC (2016), James A Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant - Staff Assessment of Information Provided Pursuant to Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 50, Section 50.54(f), Seismic Hazard Reevaluations for Recommendation 2.1 of the Near-Term Task Force Review of Insights from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Accident, ADAMS Accession No. ML16043A411 (Link).

NRC (2016), Braidwood Station, Units 1 and 2 - Staff Assessment of Information Provided Pursuant to Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 50, Section 50.54(f), Seismic Hazard Reevaluations for Recommendation 2.1 of the Near-Term Task Force Review of Insights from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Accident, ADAMS Accession No. ML16014A188 (Link).

NRC (2015), McGuire Nuclear Stations, Units 1 and 2 - Staff Assessment of Information Provided Pursuant to Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 50, Section 50.54(f), Seismic Hazard Reevaluations for Recommendation 2.1 of the Near-Term Task Force Review of Insights from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Accident, ADAMS Accession No. ML15182A067 (Link).

Other select publications

Huddleston, G.J., Schleicher, L.S., Gee, L.S., Steidl, J.H., and Knudsen, K.L., 2021, Compilation of Geologic and Seismic Velocity Characteristics at Advanced National Seismic System Strong Motion Accelerometer Sites: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9YKIUW2.

Anderson, R., and Schleicher, L.S. (2019), July 2019 Searles Valley California Earthquakes Spur Seismic Hazard Investigations, Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists News, 62 (5), 28-32 (Link).

Korteniemi, J., Walsh, L.S., and Hughes, S.S. (2015), Wrinkle Ridge, Reference Work Entry in Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms (Link).

Walsh, L.S., Watters, T.R., Banks, M.E., and Solomon, S.C., March 2013, Wrinkle ridges on Mercury and the Moon: A morphometric comparison of length-relief relationships with implications for tectonic evolution, 2937, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 44th, Houston, TX (Link).

Fenster, D.F, and Walsh, L.S. (2012), Preliminary Information on the Mw 5.8 August 23, 2011 Mineral, VA, Earthquake, Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists News, 54 (4), 26-30 (Link).

Walsh, L.S. (2010), Topographic Maps, On the Cutting Edge Exemplary Teaching Activity Collection, Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College (Link).

Walsh, L.S. (2010), Topographic signatures of lithologies in the Modi Khola valley of central Nepal, Beirman and Montgomery, Key Concepts in Geomorphology Vignette, Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College (Link).

Walsh, L.S. (2010), Landscape surface interpolation:  A case study from the Annapurna Range of the central Nepalese Himalaya, Beirman and Montgomery, Key Concepts in Geomorphology Vignette, Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College (Link)

*Last name Walsh changed to former name Schleicher in 2015