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Contents

Introduction
User Needs
Validation and Simulation Studies
Treatment of Variability
Treatment of Uncertainty

Ground Motion Modeling Methods
Selection of Modeling Methods
Description of Simulation Methods
Composite Fractal Source Method
Stochastic Model with Empirical Source Spectrum
Hybrid Kinematic Source Model
Empirical and Analytical Green's Function Method
Isochron Integration with Empirical Scattering Functions
Specific Barrier Method
Stochastic Method with w2 Sub-events
Broadband Green's Function Method

Model Validation and Estimation of Variability
Validation Earthquake
Results of Validation Exercise

Scenario Event Ground Motions
Modeling Results

Conclusions

References

Appendices
A Workshop Information
B Validation Exercise Results
C Anderson/Ni:  Scenario Modeling Results
D Atkinson/Beresnev:   Scenario Modeling Results
E Chiou:  Scenario Modeling Results
F O'Connell:  Scenario Modeling Results
G Silva:  Scenario Modeling Results
H Somerville:  Scenario Modeling Results
I Horizontal Synthetic Motions
J Vertical Synthetic Motions
 

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