[ RadSafe ] Nuclear Power in Utah?

JPreisig at aol.com JPreisig at aol.com
Sun Aug 31 16:05:13 CDT 2014

Hey Maury,
      People in Denver would like oceanfront  homes????
      And what really goes on at the Denver  airport???
      Hi to Dog
      Joe Preisig
In a message dated 8/31/2014 4:12:22 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
maurysis at peoplepc.com writes:

Waall,  mebbe so, but you'll be sorry when the rising sea levels are 
lapping at  the Colorado foothills -- perhaps only a few thousand years 
from now ....  <g>   but after all, Denver wasn't built in a  day!
Maury&Dog  [MaurySiskel   maurysis at peoplepc.com]

On 8/31/2014 12:41 PM, Dan McCarn  wrote:
> Joe - The maximum likely ground acceleration (Vertical,  Horizontal, 
> Raleigh&  Love) as the Peak Ground  Acceleration define the safety
> characteristics of a site. If you are  hundreds of kilometers away from a
> quake, the ground acceleration is  significantly reduced since the energy
> disperses radially. The ground  acceleration from the earthquake (9.0) at
> Fukushima did not exceed  design specification. The tsunamis caused by 
> earthquake did  exceed the design. I don't think we are going to have
> tsunamis on the  Colorado Plateau.
> See  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peak_ground_acceleration
> QUOTE  The peak horizontal acceleration (PHA) is the most commonly used 
>  of ground acceleration in engineering applications, and is used to set
>  building codes and design hazard risks. In an earthquake, damage to
>  buildings and infrastructure is related more closely to ground motion,
>  rather than the magnitude of the earthquake. UNQUOTE
> So your  analogy is moot. No one will build next to or on top of the 
>  Range on the edge of the Colorado Plateau.
> Dan  ii
> Dan W McCarn, Geologist
> 108 Sherwood Blvd
>  Los Alamos, NM 87544-3425
> +1-505-672-2014 (Home – New Mexico)
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