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Guideline for Inundation Protection of Strong Motion Instrumentation, March 17, 2016

Guidelines and General Considerations for Strong-Motion Instrumentation of Tall Buildings, March 17, 2016

Recommended Default Accelerograph Parameter Settings, Version 2.0, May 20, 2011

Recommended Minimum Set of Parameters in the Metadata of Strong-Motion Records, Version 2.0, May 20, 2011

Guidelines for Characterization of Strong-Motion Site Conditions, Version 0.5 (draft), May 20, 2011

Recommended Characterization of the Nearby Environment of a Ground Response Strong-Motion Station, Version 0.5 (draft), May 20, 2011

Recommended Site Geologic Classification Descriptions, Version 0.5 (draft), May 20, 2011

Guidelines and Recommendations for Strong-Motion Record Processing and Commentary, June 25, 2005, CP-2005/01

Guidelines for Installation of Advanced National Seismic System Strong-Motion Reference Stations, July 1, 2001

Urban Strong-Motion Reference Station Guidelines, January 19, 2000

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