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Scientific Presentations

​Schleicher, L.S., Steidl, J.H., Brody, J., Blair, J.L., De Cristofaro, J.L., and Gee, L.S., May 2022, Identifying Strong-motion Instrument Metadata Inconsistencies before and after Earthquakes, USGS Earthquake Science Center Seminar (Talk). 

 

​Schleicher, L.S., Steidl, J.H., Brody, J., Blair, J.L., De Cristofaro, J.L., and Gee, L.S., April 2022, Identifying Strong-motion Instrument Metadata Inconsistencies before and after Earthquakes, Seismological Society of American Annual Meeting 2022, Session - Improving Strong-motion Data, Products and Services: From Waveform Quality to Open Dissemination (Abstract). 

 

​Heilpern, K.A., Schleicher, L.S., Steidl, J.H., and Gee, L.S., April 2022, Using Teleseisms and Regional Earthquakes to Perform Systematic Quality Checks for the National Strong Motion Project Structure Seismic Instrumentation Deployments, Seismological Society of American Annual Meeting 2022, Session - Improving Strong-motion Data, Products and Services: From Waveform Quality to Open Dissemination (Abstract). 

 

​Shao, H., Brody, J., Schleicher, L.S., Gee, L., and Steidl, J.H., April 2022, A Python-based Toolset for Identifying Strong-motion Earthquake Database Gaps, Seismological Society of American Annual Meeting 2022, Session - Improving Strong-motion Data, Products and Services: From Waveform Quality to Open Dissemination (Abstract). 

​Aagaard, B.T., Wald, D.J., Thompson, E.M., Hearne, M., and Schleicher, L.S., April 2022, Improving the Development Pipelines for USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Real-time and Scenario Products, Seismological Society of American Annual Meeting 2022, Session - Improving Strong-motion Data, Products and Services: From Waveform Quality to Open Dissemination (Abstract). 

Schleicher, L.S., Schmerr, N.C., Watters, T.R., Banks, M.E., Bensi, M.T., Weber, R.C., and Frantiz, C., Constructing an Earthquake Site Response Model for the Lunar South Polar Region, Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting 2022, Extraterrestrial Seismology: Seismology from Mars, the Moon and Everywhere (Poster).

Huddleston, G.H., Schleicher, L.S., Blair, L., Knudsen, K., Gee, L., and Steidl, J.H, 2022.  Compilation of Geologic and Seismic Velocity Characteristics at Advanced National Seismic System Strong Motion Accelerometer Sites, Proceedings of the 12th National Conference in Earthquake Engineering, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Salt Lake City, UT.

Steidl, J., Hegarty, P., Schleicher, L., Brody, J., and Gee, L., 2022, Modernization of Data Processing and Review at the U.S. Geological Survey's National Strong Motion Project Proceedings of the 12th National Conference in Earthquake Engineering, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Salt Lake City, UT.

Hagos, L., Haddadi, H., Schleicher, L., Steidl, J., and Gee, L., 2022, Update on the Center for Engineering Strong-Motion Data (CESMD) Proceedings of the 12th National Conference in Earthquake Engineering, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Salt Lake City, UT.

Aagaard, B.T., Wald, D.J., Thompson, E.M., Hearne, M., and Schleicher, L.S., 2022, Improving the Development Pipelines for USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Real-Time and Scenario Products Proceedings of the 12th National Conference in Earthquake Engineering, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Salt Lake City, UT.

Watters, T.R., Weber, R.C., Schmerr, N.C., Johnson, C.L., Neal, C.R., Robinson, M.S., Banks, M.E., Schleicher, L.S., and Bensi, M.T., 2021, CLPS Landing Site at a Young Thrust Fault Scarp Cluster. 

Frantzis, C., Bensi, M., Banks, M.E., Schleicher, L.S., Schmerr, N.C., Watters, T.R., and Weber, R.C., December 2021, Developing Spatial Magnitude Frequency Distributions with LROC Data for Preliminary Lunar Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessments, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2021.

Schleicher, L.S., and Pratt, T.L., April 2021 (Invited), Correcting horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratio fundamental resonance amplitudes on flat sediments: An example from the Atlantic Coastal Plain, Eastern United States, Seismological Society of American Annual Meeting 2021, Virtual, Session - Advances in Upper Crustal Geophysical Characterization. 

 

Hagos, L., Schleicher, L.S., Haddadi, H., Steidl, J.H., Thompson, E., Graber, L., and Gee, L., April 2021, New webservice tools and updates at the Center for Engineering Strong-Motion Data (CESMD), Seismological Society of American Annual Meeting 2021, Virtual, Session - Strong-Motion Data Processing and Dissemination: State-of-the-Art and Outlook. 

 

Schleicher, L.S., Steidl, J.H., Brody, J., and Gee, L., December 2020, Updates to the U.S. Geological Survey National Strong Motion Project Acquisition, Processing, and Review System, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2020, San Francisco, Session S021 - Seismology Contributions:  Earthquake Ground Motions and Engineering Seismology (Abstract, Virtual Poster, PDF).

Huddleston, G.J., Schleicher, L.S., Knudsen, K., Gee, L., Steidl, J.E., December 2020, Compilation of Geologic and Seismic Velocity Characteristics at Advanced National Seismic System Strong Motion Accelerometer Sites, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2020, San Francisco, Session S021 -Seismology Contributions:  Earthquake Ground Motions and Engineering Seismology (Abstract, Virtual Poster, PDF).

Frantzis, C., Bensi, M., Schleicher, L.S., and Lund Snee, J.E., December 2020, Understanding the Impact of the North American Crustal Stress Field on Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment (PSHA), American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2020, San Francisco, Session NH013 - How Should Low-Probability Earthquakes be Considered in Hazard Assessments? (Abstract).

Banks, M.E., Bensi, M., Schleicher, L.S., Schmerr, N.C., Watters, T.R., and Weber, R.C., December 2020, Blending Apollo-era and LRO data and new technologies to assess seismic hazards on the Moon, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2020, San Francisco (Abstract).

Wald, D.J., Lin, K., Schleicher, L.S., and Stovall, S., October 2020, Nuclear ShakeCast: A Resource for Rapid Post-Earthquake Assessment of Critical Facilities, 2020 Department of Energy - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Natural Phenomena Hazards Meeting, Department of Energy, Virtual.  Oral presentation.

Hutchinson, P.J., Bridwell, J. and Schleicher, L.S., October 2020, Spatial Analysis of the Summerville Fault, South Carolina, 2020 Department of Energy - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Natural Phenomena Hazards Meeting, Department of Energy, Virtual.  Oral presentation.

Schleicher, L.S., Schmerr, N.C., Watters, T.R., Banks, M.E., Bensi, M.T., and Weber, R.C., July 2020,  Constructing a probabilistic seismic hazard analysis framework for the Moon, Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI), 7th Annual NASA Exploration Science Forum (Abstract).

Banks, M.E., Schleicher, L.S., Schmerr, N.C., Watters, T.R., Bensi, M.T., and Weber, R.C., May 2020, Constructing a probabilistic seismic hazard analysis framework for the Moon, European Lunar Symposium, Padua, Italy.

Schleicher, L.S., Schmerr, N.C., Watters, T.R., Banks, M.E., Bensi, M.T., and Weber, R.C., April 2020,  Constructing a probabilistic seismic hazard analysis framework for the Moon, Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Session:  InSight Seismology on Mars: Results from the First (Earth) Year of Data and Prospects for the Future. Poster Presentation (Link).

Schleicher, L.S., Schmerr, N.C., Watters, T.R., Banks, M.E., and Bensi, M.T., March 2020, Constructing a preliminary probabilistic seismic hazard analysis framework for the Moon, 3064, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 44th, Houston, TX. Poster Presentation (Link, E-Poster).

Schleicher, L.S., March 2020, EarthScope-derived single-station site response correction factors for the Atlantic Coastal Plain, Geological Society of America Northeastern-Southeastern Section Meeting, Reston, VA (Link).

Schleicher, L.S., Huang, M., Allison, K., and Anderson, R., December 2019, Seismic hazard implications of post-seismic deformation and stress transfer from the 2019 Searles Valley California Earthquakes, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2019, San Francisco, CA (Link).

Schleicher, L.S., September 2019 (Invited), Designing Critical Infrastructure to withstand Earthquakes, Guest Lecturer for GEOL200 - Earth’s Fury: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunami, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Oral presentation.

Schleicher, L.S., Pratt, T.L., April 2019, Quantifying Site Response of the Atlantic Coastal Plain strata in the Eastern United States using Horizontal to Vertical Spectral Ratios, Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.  Oral Presentation (Link).

Schleicher, L.S., and Pratt, T.L., December 2018, Evaluating the adequacy of horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratios to estimate site response from relatively thick (up to 1800 m) unconsolidated sedimentary sequences, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2018, Washington, DC.  Poster Presentation (Link).

Schleicher, L.S., and Pratt, T.L., October 2018, Site response of the Atlantic Coastal Plain strata discerned from horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratios of earthquake and ambient noise ground motions, 2018 Department of Energy - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Natural Phenomena Hazards Meeting, Department of Energy, Rockville, MD.  Oral presentation.

Gibson, E., and Schleicher, L.S., October 2018, Update to ANS/ANSI 2.29 Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis, 2018 Department of Energy - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Natural Phenomena Hazards Meeting, Department of Energy, Rockville, MD.  Oral presentation (Link).

Schleicher, L.S., October 2018 (Invited), Designing Critical Infrastructure to withstand Earth's Fury,  University of North Carolina at Asheville, Biology and Environmental Studies Monthly Seminar, Asheville, NC. Oral presentation.

Schleicher, L.S., May 2018 (Invited), Even the planets have wrinkles: New clues to tectonic deformation on Mercury and the Moon, Joint Potomac Geophysical Society - Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologist Annual Meeting, May 17, 2018, Tysons Corner, VA.  Oral Presentation.

Schleicher, L.S., and Pratt, T.L., December 2017, Comparing horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratios with sediment-to-bedrock spectral ratios in a region with a thin layer of unconsolidated sediments, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2017, New Orleans, LA.  Poster presentation (Link).

Schleicher, L.S., September 2017 (Invited). Seismic Hazard Analysis for Nuclear Facilities, Guest Lecturer for GEOL200 - Earth’s Fury: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunami, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Oral presentation.

Schleicher, L.S., and Munson, C.,  October 2016, An approach for evaluating the significance of potential fault sources on seismic hazard: A case study using the August 2011 Virginia aftershock-delineated fault source, 2016 Natural Phenomena Hazards Meeting and Training Session, Department of Energy, Germantown, MD.  Oral presentation (Link)

Schleicher, L.S., November 2015 (Invited). Seismic Hazard Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants, Guest Lecturer for GEOL200 - Earth’s Fury: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunami, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Oral presentation.

Walsh, L.S., Sauber, J.M., Martin, A.J., and Montési, L.G.J., April 2014. The slow decay of aftershocks triggered by the August 2011, Mineral, Virginia, earthquake. Geological Society of America Southeastern Section  Meeting, Blacksburg, VA. Poster presentation.  Abstract No.: 237401.

Walsh, L.S., March 2014 (Invited). Geographic Information Systems and the Geosciences. Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX. Oral presentation.

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.  Poster presentation (Link).

Watters, T.R., Solomon, S.C., Klimczak, C., Selvans, M., Walsh, L.S., Banks, M.E., Byrne, P.K., Chabot, N.L., Ernst, C.M., Murchie, S.L., Oberst, J., Preusker, F., Hauck, S.A., Zuber, M.T., and Phillips, R.J., March 2013, Distribution of lobate scarps on Mercury: Implications for the amount of global radial contraction.  Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 44th, Houston, TX. Oral Presentation.

Banks, M.E., Watters, T.R.,  Robinson, M.S., Williams, N.R., Walsh, L.S., Daud, K., Klimczak, C., Burns, K., Mattson, S., Ojha, L., and Gizzi, N., March 2013, Displacement-length relationship of thrust faults associated with lobate scarps on the Moon.  Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 44th, Houston, TX. Oral Presentation.

Walsh, L.S., Montési, L.G.J., and Martin, A.J., November 2012. Stress Transfer from the August 2011 Mineral, Virginia, Mw 5.8 earthquake to the Everona fault – Mountain Run fault zone. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC. Poster presentation.

Walsh, L.S., September 2012.  Wrinkle ridges on the Moon versus Mercury.  The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera Science Team weekly telephone conference meeting. Oral Presentation. 

Walsh, L.S., August 2012.  Wrinkle ridges on Mercury versus the Moon:  a morphometric comparison.  The 27th MESSENGER science team meeting, Geology Discipline Group, Salem, MA. Oral Presentation. 

Walsh, L.S., Montési, L.G.J., and Martin, A.J., April 2012 (Invited). Implications of the August 2011 Mineral, VA, and July 2010 Germantown, MD, earthquakes for seismic hazard in the national capital region. Geological Society of America Southeastern Section Meeting, Asheville, NC. Poster presentation.

Walsh, L.S., Montési, L.G.J., Sauber, J.M., Watters, T.R., Kim, W.Y., Martin, A.J., and Anderson, R., December 2011. Comparing the stress change characteristics of the August 2011 Mineral, VA, and July 2010 Germantown, MD, earthquakes. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.  Poster presentation.

Watters, T.R., Byrne, P.K., Klimczak, C., Enns, A., Banks, M.E., Walsh, L.S., Ernst, C.M., Robinson, M.S., Gillis-Davis, J.J., Solomon, S.C., Strom, R.G., and others, December 2011. The Tectonics of Mercury: The View from Orbit. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.  Poster presentation.

Walsh, L.S., Montési, L.G.J., Sauber, J.M., Watters, T.R., Kim, W.Y., Martin, A.J., and Anderson, R., October 2011. Stress changes in the greater DC metropolitan area as a result of the 2010 Germantown, MD, and 2011 Mineral, VA, intraplate earthquakes. Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America, Little Rock, AR.  Oral Presentation.

Walsh, L.S., Montési, L.G.J., and Martin, A.J., April 2011. Seismicity and active fault zones in the national capital region. Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN.

Martin, A.J., Walsh, L.S., Nadin, E.S., Ojha, T.P., and Fedenczuk, T., November 2010. Steep reaches of the Modi Khola do not correspond to differences in apatite fission track and (U-Th)/He ages.  Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. 

Martin, A.J., Walsh, L.S., Nadin, E.S., Ojha, T.P., and Fedenczuk, T., June 2010. Steepness maxima and transitions along the Modi Khola do not correspond to differences in apatite fission track and (U-Th)/He ages. The 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop.

Walsh, L., Martin, A., Ojha, T., and Fedenczuk, T, December 2009.  Mechanisms for landscape evolution:  Correlations between topography, lithology, erosion, and rock uplift in the central Nepalese Himalaya.  American Geophysical Union.  San Francisco, CA.  Poster presentation.

Walsh, L., Martin, A., Ojha, T., and Fedenczuk, T., March 2009. Himalayan Topography: A laboratory for studying the interaction of tectonics and erosion. Geological Society of America Northeastern Conference. Portland, ME.  Poster presentation.

Schleicher, L.S., April 2007. Non-destructive Chemical Characterization of Ceramic Sherds from Shipwreck 31CR314 and Brunswick Town. Proceedings of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Dominican University of California, San Rafael, California.  Oral presentation.

Davis, E., and Schleicher, L.S., (Dobson, G.), March 2007. Creating a 3D Model of the UNCA Campus and Biltmore Village Using Google SketchUp Integrated with Google Earth. UNCA Symposium on Undergraduate Research, Asheville, NC. Poster presentation.

Schleicher, L.S., and Miller, J.W., January 2007. Non-destructive chemical characterization of ceramic sherds from site 31CR314 and Brunswick Town. The Society for Historical Archeology's 40th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archeology, Williamsburg, VA.  Oral presentation.

*Last name Walsh changed to former name Schleicher in 2015