Major Revision to California Guide for Assessing Fault Rupture Hazards (SP 42)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​CGS released a major revision to its Special Publication 42 (SP 42): Earthquake Fault Zones – A Guide for Government Agencies, Property Owners / Developers, and Geoscience Practitioners for Assessing Fault Rupture Hazards in California.  SP 42 has been the primary guidance document since 1975 for providing background regarding the Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act (AP Act) and the assessment of surface fault rupture hazard.  The 2018 edition is the latest update to this document, with a focus on providing more detailed guidance to government agencies, property owners, and geoscientists who are affected by the AP Act.  This edition is freely available on the CGS website as a pdf download.​ Visit the CGS website or Click Here to view the revised Special Publication 42!

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