William L Yeck
National Earthquake Information Center
The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands
Education: 2015 - Ph.D. in Geophysics, University of Colorado at Boulder 2008 - B.S. in Physics, Astronomy-Physics, (Minor in Archeology), University of Wisconsin - Madison
improving how we detect and characterize earthquakes. I primarily focus my reserach on anthropogenic seismicity within the United States, but I also have a strong research interest in significant global earthquakes.
Yeck, W. L., A. F. Sheehan, H. M. Benz, M. Weingarten, and J. Nakai (2016), Rapid Response, Monitoring, and Mitigation of Induced Seismicity near Greeley, Colorado, Seismol. Res. Lett., 87(4), 837–847, doi:10.1785/0220150275.
Yeck, W. L., M. Weingarten, H. M. Benz, D. E. Mcnamara, E. Bergman, R. B. Herrmann, J. Rubinstein, and P. S. Earle (2016), Far-field pressurization likely caused one of the largest injection induced earthquakes by reactivating a large pre-existing basement fault structure, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2016GL070861.
Yeck, W. L., G. P. Hayes, D. E. McNamara, J. L. Rubinstein, W. D. Barnhart, P. S. Earle, and H. M. Benz (2017), Oklahoma experiences largest earthquake during ongoing regional wastewater injection hazard mitigation efforts, Geophys. Res. Lett., 1–7, doi:10.1002/2016GL071685.