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Our research projects span a wide geographic area and address a range of topics within the field of active tectonics. Below is a list of some of our active and recent projects subdivided into catagories based on the large-scale problem each addresses. Follow the links for further information, resources, and data for each project.


Active Projects


EARTHQUAKE CYCLE DEFORMATION
Coseismic Deformation:
  • Joint Seismic and Geodetic Analysis of the 2009 Padang, Sumatra Intraslab Earthquake
  • Postseismic Deformation:
  • Probing the Rheology of Tibet using Postseismic Motion from Large Earthquakes
  • Powerlaw relaxation following the Landers and Hector Mine earthquakes
  • Time-dependent depth distribution of aftershocks
  • Postseismic deformation following the 2002 Denali earthquake
  • The far reach of megathrust earthquakes: Evolution of stress, deformation and seismicity following the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman rupture
  • Postseismic variations in seismic moment and recurrence interval of repeating earthquakes
  • Interseismic Deformation and Creep :
  • A case study of stress proxies on the Hayward fault
  • Creep on the Central San Andreas Fault
  • Bay Area Velocity Unification
  • Creep and strain accumulation on the San Andreas Fault
  • Strain accumulation along the Hayward Fault
  • Detecting trasient defromation along the central San Andreas Fault using InSAR
  • Surface creep along the Longitudinal Valley Fault, Taiwan from InSAR measurments
  • Using GPS velocities and block modeling to test independent Okhotsk plate motion
  • Indian Plate Motion, Deformation, and Plate Boundary Interactions
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    FAULT INTERACTION AND SEISMICITY
  • Fault interaction and predictability of repeating earthquake sequences at Parkfield
  • Seismicity Changes and Aseismic Slip on the Sunda Megathrust Preceding the Mw 8.4 2007 Earthquake
  • Aseismic Slip and Fault Interaction from Repeating Earthquakes in the Loma Prieta Aftershock Zone
  • VOLCANO DEFORMATION
  • Active deformation on the south flank of Kilauea Volcano
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    FAULT STRUCTURE, GEOMETRY AND FRICTIONAL PROPERTIES
  • The nature of deformation at Lake Pillsbury, CA
  • Tremor-tide correlations and near-lithostatic pore pressures on the deep San Andreas fault
  • Fault structure and kinematics from characteristically repeating earthquakes
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    NON-TECTONIC ACTIVE DEFORMATION
  • Barnes Ice Cap: an InSAR study of post-glacial rebound
  • Aquifer Recharge and Extraction from InSAR Observations

  • Recent Projects

    EARTHQUAKE CYCLE DEFORMATION
    Coseismic Deformation:
  • Coseismic and postseismic deformation data and models of the August 17, 1999 Izmit earthquake and the November 12, 1999 Duzce earthquake
  • Surface deformation of the 2001 Bhuj earthquake from satellite imagery and InSAR data
  • Postseismic Deformation:
  • Earthquake triggering from the 1992 Landers and 1999 Hector Mine earthquakes
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    VOLCANO DEFORMATION
  • Unrest at large Quaternary silicic calderas, Long Valley Caldera, southern CA
  • Paleoseismic Analysis of the South Flank of Kilauea Volcano
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    FAULT STRUCTURE, GEOMETRY AND FRICTIONAL PROPERTIES
  • Fault geometry of the Sierra Nevada mountains, CA: Origins and mechanics
  • Quantifying frictional heating on the San Gabriel Fault in southern CA using fission-track thermochronometry

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