Papers of Potential Interest in EPSL


Update 11/2018


Evidence of pervasive trans-tensional deformation in the northwestern Wharton Basin in the 2012 earthquakes rupture area

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Long-term strain oscillations related to the hydrological interaction between aquifers in intra-mountain basins: A case study from Apennines chain (Italy)

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Update 09/2018


Complicated crustal deformation beneath the NE margin of the Tibetan plateau and its adjacent areas revealed by multi-station receiver-function gathering

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Crustal rheology from focal depths in the North China Basin

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Crustal structure and deformation beneath eastern and northeastern Tibet revealed by P-wave receiver functions

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Updated 08/2018

Fault behavior and lower crustal rheology inferred from the first seven years of postseismic GPS data after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake

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The geophysics, geology and mechanics of slow fault slip

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Updated 04/2018


Stress rotation across the Cascadia megathrust requires a weak subduction plate boundary at seismogenic depths

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Southeastward increase of the late Quaternary slip-rate of the Xianshuihe fault, eastern Tibet. Geodynamic and seismic hazard implications

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Implications of basal micro-earthquakes and tremor for ice stream mechanics: Stick-slip basal sliding and till erosion

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Present-day crustal deformation and strain transfer in northeastern Tibetan Plateau

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Updated 02/2018


Active backstop faults in the Mentawai region of Sumatra, Indonesia, revealed by tele seismic broadband waveform modeling

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Time-dependent postseismic slip following the 1978 Mw 7.3 Tabas-e-Golshan, Iran earthquake revealed by over 20 years of ESA InSAR observations

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Shallow megathrust earthquake ruptures betrayed by their outer-trench aftershocks signature

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Focal mechanisms and inter-event times of low-frequency earthquakes reveal quasi-continuous deformation and triggered slow slip on the deep Alpine Fault

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Updated 01/2018


Strain partitioning in Southeastern Alaska: Is the Chatham Strait Fault active?

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Scaling and spatial complementarily of tectonic earthquake swarms

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Distribution of very low frequency earthquakes in the Nankai accretionary prism influenced by a subducting-ridge

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Interaction between strike-slip earthquakes and the subduction interface near the Mendocino Triple Junction

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Insight into the subducted Indian slab and origin of the Tengchong volcano in SE Tibet from receiver function analysis

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Active tectonics around the Yakutat indentor: New geomorphological constraints on the eastern Denali, Totschunda and Duke River Faults

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Updated 11/2017


Complex rupture process of the Mw 7.8, 2016, Kaikoura earthquake, New Zealand, and its aftershock sequence

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Updated 09/2017


The first since 1960: A large event in the Valdivia segment of the Chilean Subduction Zone, the 2016 M7.6 Melinka earthquake

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Highly variable coastal deformation in the 2016 MW7.8 Kaikōura earthquake reflects rupture complexity along a transpressional plate boundary

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Regional earthquakes followed by delayed ground uplifts at Campi Flegrei Caldera, Italy: Arguments for a causal link

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Non-tectonic liquefaction-induced large surface displacements in the Aso Valley, Japan, caused by the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake, revealed by ALOS-2 SAR

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Updated 5/3/17

 

Subducting an old subduction zone sideways provides insights into what controls plate coupling

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Updated 1/24/17

 

 

Potential earthquake precursory pattern from space: The 2015 Nepal event as seen by magnetic Swarm satellites

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Tidal triggering of earthquakes suggests poroelastic behavior on the San Andreas Fault

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Static versus dynamic fracturing in shallow carbonate fault zones

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Updated 10/25/16

 

Reproducing the superstar portion of the 2002 Denali earthquake rupture in laboratory 

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Fast rupture for large magnitude strike-slip earthquakes 

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Extreme multi-millennial slip rate variations on the Garlock fault, California: Strain super-cycles, potentially time-variable fault strength, and implications for system-level earthquake occurrence
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Updated 9/7/15

High interseismic coupling in the Eastern Makran (Pakistan) subduction zone
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Lowermost mantle flow at the eastern edge of the African Large Low Shear Velocity Province
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Evidence for slip partitioning and bimodal slip behavior on a single fault: Surface slip characteristics of the 2013 Mw7.7 Balochistan, Pakistan earthquake
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Influence of subduction history on South American topography
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Automated detection and location of tectonic tremor along the entire Cascadia margin from 2005 to 2011
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Weakly coupled lithospheric extension in southern Tibet
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Assessing the role of slab rheology in coupled plate-mantle convection models
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Geochemistry and thermodynamics of an earthquake: A case study of pseudotachylites within mylonitic granitoid
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Modeling the effect of subgrain rotation recrystallization on the evolution of olivine crystal preferred orientations in simple shear
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Temporal change in plate coupling and long-term slow slip events in southwestern Japan
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Identification of the static backstop and its influence on the evolution of the accretionary prism in the Nankai Trough
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The Mw7.9 2014 intraplate intermediate-depth Rat Islands earthquake and its relation to regional tectonics
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Thermal classification of lithospheric discontinuities beneath USArray
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Can grain size sensitive flow lubricate faults during the initial stages of earthquake propagation?
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Far-field triggering of foreshocks near the nucleation zone of the 5 September 2012 (MW 7.6) Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica earthquake
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Updated 4/4/12

Timing of low-temperature mineral formation during exhumation and cooling in the Central Alps, Switzerland
Tobias B. Weisenberger, Meinert Rahn, Roelant van der Lelij, Richard A. Spikings, Kurt Bucher

 

An intermediate-depth tensional earthquake (MW 5.7) and its aftershocks within the Nazca slab, central Chile: A reactivated outer rise fault?
Marianne Marot, Tony Monfret, Mario Pardo, Giorgio Ranalli, Guust Nolet

 

Evidence for a bimaterial interface along the Mudurnu segment of the North Anatolian Fault Zone from polarization analysis of P waves
Fatih Bulut, Yehuda Ben-Zion, Marco Bohnhoff

 

 

Megaquake cycle at the Tohoku subduction zone with thermal fluid pressurization near the surface
Yuta Mitsui, Naoyuki Kato, Yukitoshi Fukahata, Kazuro Hirahara

 

 

Global climate and tectonic controls on the denudation of glaciated mountains
Brian J. Yanites, Todd A. Ehlers

 

Relationship between topography, rates of extension and mantle dynamics in the actively-extending Italian Apennines
J.P. Faure Walker, G.P. Roberts, P.A. Cowie, I. Papanikolaou, A.M. Michetti, P. Sammonds, M. Wilkinson, K.J.W. McCaffrey, R.J. Phillips

 

 

Fault-trapped waves depict continuity of the fault system responsible for the 6 April 2009 MW 6.3 L'Aquila earthquake, central Italy
Giovanna Calderoni, Rita Di Giovambattista, Paola Vannoli, Stefania Pucillo, Antonio Rovelli

 

 

On the origin of the asthenosphere
Shun-ichiro Karato

 

 

Toward understanding tectonic control on the Mw 8.8 2010 Maule Chile earthquake
M. Moreno, D. Melnick, M. Rosenau, J. Baez, J. Klotz, O. Oncken, A. Tassara, J. Chen, K. Bataille, M. Bevis, A. Socquet, J. Bolte, C. Vigny, B. Brooks, I. Ryder, V. Grund, B. Smalley, D. Carrizo, M. Bartsch, H. Hase, et al.

 

 

Seismic evidence of bending and unbending of subducting oceanic crust and the presence of mantle megathrust in the 2004 Great Sumatra earthquake rupture zone
Satish C. Singh, Ajay P.S. Chauhan, Andrew J. Calvert, Nugroho D. Hananto, Dibakar Ghosal, Abhishek Rai, Helene Carton

 

 

The age and rate of displacement along the Main Central Thrust in the western Bhutan Himalaya
Tobgay Tobgay, Nadine McQuarrie, Sean Long, Matthew J. Kohn, Stacey L. Corrie

 

Repeated slope failure linked to fluid migration: The Ana submarine landslide complex, Eivissa Channel, Western Mediterranean Sea


Pages 65-74
Christian Berndt, Sergio Costa, Miquel Canals, Angelo Camerlenghi, Ben de Mol, Martin Saunders

 

 

Updated 2/1/12

 

Plate motions, Andean orogeny, and volcanism above the South Atlantic convection cell

Laurent Hussonab Clinton P. Conradc, Claudio Faccennadhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.040

 

Experimental modelling of ground deformation associated with shallow magma intrusions

Olivier Galland  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2011.10.017

 

Rupture speed and slip velocity: What can we learn from simulated earthquakes?

Andrea Bizzarri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.023

 

Formation of conical fractures in sedimentary basins: Experiments involving pore fluids and implications for sandstone intrusion mechanisms

R. Mourguesa, , D. Bureaua, L. Bodetc, A. Gayb, J.B. Gressiera http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2011.10.029

 

Updated 9/19/2011

 

Lithology and internal structure of the San Andreas fault at depth based on characterization of Phase 3 whole-rock core in the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) borehole
In Press, Corrected ProofAvailable online 18 August 2011
Kelly K. Bradbury, James P. Evans, Judith S. Chester, Frederick M. Chester, David L. Kirschner

 

Volume 308, Issues 3-4:

 

Gently dipping normal faults identified with Space Shuttle radar topography data in central Sulawesi, Indonesia, and some implications for fault mechanics
Volume 308, Issues 3-4, Pages 267-276
Jon E. Spencer

 

Initiation of the great Mw 9.0 Tohoku–Oki earthquake
Pages 277-283
Risheng Chu, Shengji Wei, Don V. Helmberger, Zhongwen Zhan, Lupei Zhu, Hiroo Kanamori

 

Pulverized fault rocks and damage asymmetry along the Arima-Takatsuki Tectonic Line, Japan
Pages 284-297
T.M. Mitchell, Y. Ben-Zion, T. Shimamoto

 

Volume 308, Issues 1-2:

Experimental constraints on energy partitioning during stick–slip and stable sliding within analog fault gouge
Pages 185-192
Patrick M. Fulton, Andrew P. Rathbun

 

 

Volume 307, Issues 3-4

An experimental study of the effects of surface tension in homogenizing perturbations in melt fraction
Pages 349-360
Daniel S.H. King, Saswata Hier-Majumder, David L. Kohlstedt

 

Estimation of coseismic deformation and a fault model of the 2010 Yushu earthquake using PALSAR interferometry data
Pages 430-438
Mikio Tobita, Takuya Nishimura, Tomokazu Kobayashi, Ken Xiansheng Hao, Yoshikuni Shindo

 

Transient rifting north of the Galápagos Triple Junction
Pages 461-469
Garrett A. Mitchell, Laurent G.J. Montési, Wenlu Zhu, Deborah K. Smith, Hans Schouten

 

India's hidden inputs to Tibetan orogeny revealed by Hf isotopes of Transhimalayan zircons and host rocks
Pages 479-486
Mei-Fei Chu, Sun-Lin Chung, Suzanne Y. O'Reilly, Norman J. Pearson, Fu-Yuan Wu, Xian-Hua Li, Dunyi Liu, Jianqing Ji, Chiu-Hong Chu, Hao-Yang Lee

 

Earthquake supercycles in Central Italy, inferred from 36Cl exposure dating
Pages 487-500
A. Schlagenhauf, I. Manighetti, L. Benedetti, Y. Gaudemer, R. Finkel, J. Malavieille, K. Pou

 

Volume 307, Issues 1-2, Pages 1-240 (1 July 2011)  

 

NW Iran-eastern Turkey present-day kinematics: Results from the Iranian permanent GPS network
Pages 27-34
Yahya Djamour, Philippe Vernant, Hamid Reza Nankali, Farrokh Tavakoli

 

Brittle creep in basalt and its application to time-dependent volcano deformation
Pages 71-82
M.J. Heap, P. Baud, P.G. Meredith, S. Vinciguerra, A.F. Bell, I.G. Main

 

Revealing the deep structure and rupture plane of the 2010 Maule, Chile earthquake (Mw = 8.8) using wide angle seismic data
Pages 147-155
Eduardo Moscoso, Ingo Grevemeyer, Eduardo Contreras-Reyes, Ernst R. Flueh, Yvonne Dzierma, Wolfgang Rabbel, Martin Thorwart

 

Implications of the thermal properties and kinetic parameters of dehydroxylation of mica minerals for fault weakening, frictional heating, and earthquake energetics
Pages 161-172
Tetsuro Hirono, Wataru Tanikawa

 

Stress evolution before and after the 2008 Wenchuan, China earthquake
Pages 222-232
Suleyman S. Nalbant, John McCloskey

 

Misoriented faults in exhumed metamorphic complexes: Rule or exception?
Pages 233-239
Matteo Massironi, Andrea Bistacchi, Luca Menegon

 

Volume 306, Issues 3-4, Pages 137-312 (15 June 2011)  

 

Temperature variations of constitutive parameters can significantly affect the fault dynamics
Pages 272-278
Andrea Bizzarri

 

 

 

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Direct magnetic signals from earthquake rupturing: Iwate-Miyagi earthquake of M 7.2, Japan  
Pages 65-72
Kan Okubo, Nobunao Takeuchi, Mitsuru Utsugi, Kiyohumi Yumoto, Yoichi Sasai

 

Exhumational variability within the Himalaya of northwest India  
Pages 103-114
A. Deeken, R.C. Thiede, E.R. Sobel, J.K. Hourigan, M.R. Strecker

 

Deformation of a crystalline aggregate with a small percentage of high-dihedral-angle liquid: Implications for core–mantle differentiation during planetary formation  
Pages 124-134
N.P. Walte, D.C. Rubie, P.D. Bons, D.J. Frost

 

Consolidation and overpressure near the seafloor in the Ursa Basin, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico  
Pages 11-20
H. Long, P.B. Flemings, J.T. Germaine, D.M. Saffer

 

Boron isotopic composition of mud volcano fluids: Implications for fluid migration in shallow subduction zones  
Pages 32-44
Hung-Chun Chao, Chen-Feng You, Bo-Shian Wang, Chuan-Hsiung Chung, Kuo-Fang Huang

 

Smectite to chlorite conversion by frictional heating along a subduction thrust  
Pages 161-170
Jun Kameda, Kohtaro Ujiie, Asuka Yamaguchi, Gaku Kimura

 

Thermal weakening localizes intraplate deformation along the southern Australian continental margin  
Pages 207-214
Simon P. Holford, Richard R. Hillis, Martin Hand, Mike Sandiford

 

Earthquake swarms in circum-Pacific subduction zones  
Pages 215-225
S.G. Holtkamp, M.R. Brudzinski

 

 

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Belt-parallel mantle flow beneath a halted continental collision: The Western Alps  
Pages 429-438
Guilhem Barruol, Mickael Bonnin, Helle Pedersen, Götz H.R. Bokelmann, Christel Tiberi

 

Metastable olivine wedge and deep dry cold slab beneath southwest Japan  
Pages 1-10
Hitoshi Kawakatsu, Shoichi Yoshioka

 

Partitioning of localized and diffuse deformation in the Tibetan Plateau from joint inversions of geologic and geodetic observations  
Pages 11-24
J.P. Loveless, B.J. Meade

 

Spatial controls on erosion in the Three Rivers Region, southeastern Tibet and southwestern China  
Pages 71-83
Amanda C. Henck, Katharine W. Huntington, John O. Stone, David R. Montgomery, Bernard Hallet

 

A naturally constrained stress profile through the middle crust in an extensional terrane  
Pages 181-192
Whitney M. Behr, John P. Platt

 

Monitoring aseismic surface creep along the North Anatolian Fault (Turkey) using ground-based LIDAR  
Pages 64-70
V. Karabacak, E. Altunel, Z. Cakir

 

Experiments on buoyancy-driven crack around the brittle–ductile transition  
Pages 337-346
Ikuro Sumita, Yukari Ota

 

Evolution of dilatant fracture networks in a normal fault — Evidence from 4D model experiments  
Pages 399-406
Marc Holland, Heijn van Gent, Loïc Bazalgette, Najwa Yassir, Eilard H. Hoogerduijn Strating, Janos L. Urai