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2020

Howell, A., Nissen, E., Stahl, T., Clark,K., Kearse, J., Van Dissen, R., et al.(2020). Three‐Dimensional surface displacements during the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikōura earthquake (New Zealand) from photogrammetry‐derived pointclouds. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JB018739Available online

2019

Barnes, P.M., Nodder, S.D., Woelz, S., Orpin, A.R. (2019) The structure and seismic potential of the Aotea and Evans Bay faults, Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 62 (1), pp. 46-71. DOI: 10.1080/00288306.2018.1520265  Available online

Clark K, Howarth J, Litchfield N, Cochran U, Turnbull J, Dowling L, Howell A, Berryman K, Wolfe F (2019) Geological evidence for past large earthquakes and tsunamis along the Hikurangi subduction margin, New Zealand. Marine Geology 412: 139-172.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2019.03.004   Available online

Diederichs, A., Nissen, E.K., Lajoie, L.J., Langridge, R.M., Malireddi, S.R., Clark, K.J., Hamling, I.J., Tagliasacchi, A. (2019) Unusual kinematics of the Papatea fault (2016 Kaikōura earthquake) suggest anelastic rupture. Science Advances, 5 (10), art. no. eaax5703,  DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax5703. Available online

Giona Bucci, M., Smith, C.M., Almond, P.C., Villamor, P., Tuttle, M.P. (2019) Micromorphological analysis of liquefaction features in alluvial and coastal environments of Christchurch, New Zealand. Sedimentology, 66 (3), pp. 963-982.  DOI: 10.1111/sed.12526. Available online

Rhoades DA, Christophersen A (2019) Time-varying probabilities of earthquake occurrence in central New Zealand based on the EEPAS model compensated for time-lag  Geophysical Journal International, Volume 219, Issue 1, October 2019, Pages 417–429, Available online

Tarbali, K., Bradley, B.A., Baker, J.W. (2019) Ground motion selection in the near-fault region considering directivity-induced pulse effects. Earthquake Spectra, 35 (2), pp. 759-786. DOI: 10.1193/102517EQS223M  Available online

2018

Bradley BA, Wotherspoon LM, Kaiser AE, Cox BR, Jeong S (2018)  Influence of Site Effects on Observed Ground Motions in the Wellington Region from the Mw 7.8 Kaikoura, New Zealand, Earthquake.  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1785/0120170286.  Available online

Bucci, M.G., Almond, P.C., Villamor, P., Tuttle, M.P., Stringer, M., Smith, C.M.S., Ries, W., Bourgeois, J., Loame, R., Howarth, J., Watson, M. (2018) Controls on patterns of liquefaction in a coastal dune environment, Christchurch, New Zealand. Sedimentary Geology, 377, pp. 17-33.  DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2018.09.005  Available online

Goded, T., Horspool, N., Canessa, S., Lewis, A., Geraghty, K., Jeffrey, A., Gerstenberger, M. (2018) New macroseismic intensity assessment method for New Zealand web questionnaires.  Seismological Research Letters, 89 (2A), pp. 640-652. DOI: 10.1785/0220170163

Kaneko, Y., Wallace, L. M., Hamling, I. J., & Gerstenberger, M. C. (2018). Simple physical model for the probability of a subduction-zone earthquake following slow slip events and earthquakes: Application to the Hikurangi megathrust, New Zealand. Geophysical Research Letters, 45. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL077641

Kearse J, Little TA, Van Dissen RJ, Barnes PM, Langridge R, Mountjoy J, Ries W, Villamor P, Clark KJ, Benson A, Lamarche G, Hill M, Hemphill‐Haley M (2018) Onshore to Offshore Ground‐Surface and Seabed Rupture of the Jordan–Kekerengu–Needles Fault Network during the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake, New Zealand. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2018) DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1785/0120170304.  Available online

Khajavi, N., Nicol, A., Quigley, M.C., Langridge, R.M. (2018) Temporal slip-rate stability and variations on the Hope Fault, New Zealand, during the late Quaternary. Tectonophysics, 738-739, pp. 112-123.  DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2018.05.001     Available online

Langridge RM, Rowland J, Villamor P, Mountjoy J, Townsend DB, Nissen E, Madugo C, Ries WF, Gasston C, Canva A, Hatem AE, Hamling I  (2018) Coseismic Rupture and Preliminary Slip Estimates for the Papatea Fault and Its Role in the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikōura, New Zealand, Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1785/0120170336. Published: June 12, 2018.  Available online.

Litchfield NJ, Villamor P, Van Dissen RJ, Nicol A, Barnes PM, Barrell DJA, Pettinga JR, Langridge RM, Little TA, Mountjoy JJ, Ries WF, Rowland J, Fenton C, Stirling MW, Kearse J, Berryman KR, Cochran UA, Clark KJ, Hemphill‐Haley M, Khajavi N, Jones KE, Archibald G, Upton P, Asher C, Benson A, Cox SC, Gasston C, Hale D, Hall B, Hatem AE, Heron DW, Howarth J, Kane TJ, Lamarche G, Lawson S, Lukovic B, McColl ST,  Madugo C, Manousakis J, Noble D, Pedley K, Sauer K, Stahl T, Strong DT, Townsend DB, Toy V, Williams J, Woelz S, Zinke R (2018)  Surface Rupture of Multiple Crustal Faults in the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikōura, New Zealand, Earthquake.  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1785/0120170300. Published: June 12, 2018.  Available online.

Little TA, Van Dissen R, Kearse J, Norton K, Benson A, Wang N (2018) Kekerengu Fault, New Zealand: Timing and size of late holocene surface ruptures, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Available online  

Mountjoy JJ, Howarth JD, Orpin AR, Barnes PM, Bowden DA, Rowden AA, Schimel ACG, Holden C, Horgan HJ, Nodder SD, Patton JR, Lamarche G, Gerstenberger M, Micallef A, Pallentin A, Kane T  (2018) Earthquake drive large-scale submarine canyon development and sediment supply to deep-ocean basins. Science Advances, Vol. 4, no. 3, eaar3748, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aar3748.  Available online

Nicol A,  Khajavi N, Pettinga JR, Fenton C, Stahl T, Bannister S, Pedley K, Hyland‐Brook N, Bushell T, Hamling I, Ristau J, Noble D, McColl ST (2018) Preliminary Geometry, Displacement, and Kinematics of Fault Ruptures in the Epicentral Region of the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura, New Zealand, Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America;  doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0120170329  Available online.

Rhoades DA, Christophersen A, Gerstenberger MC, Liukis M, Silva F, Marzocchi W, Werner MJ, Jordan TH (2018) Highlights from the First Ten Years of the New Zealand Earthquake Forecast Testing Center. Seismological Research Letters (2018) 89 (4): 1229-1237. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220180032.  Available online

Schorlemmer D, Werner MJ, Marzocchi W, Jordan TH, Ogata Y, Jackson DD, Mak S, Rhoades DA, Gerstenberger MC, Hirata N, Liukis M, Maechling PJ, Strader A, Taroni M, Wiemer S, Zechar JD, Zhuang J (2018) The Collaboratory for the Study of Earthquake Predictability: Achievements and Priorities.  Seismological Research Letters (2018) 89 (4): 1305-1313. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220180053. Available online.

Stirling M, Gerstenberger M (2018) Applicability of the Gutenberg–Richter Relation for Major Active Faults in New Zealand. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 108 (2): 718-728. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1785/0120160257.  Available online

Van Houtte C, Larkin T, Holden C (2018) On Durations, Peak Factors, and Nonstationarity Corrections in Seismic Hazard Applications of Random Vibration Theory. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America ; 108 (1): 418–436. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0120170076  

Wallace LM , Hreinsdottir S , Ellis S, Hamling I , D'Anastasio E, Denys P (2018) Triggered slow slip and afterslip on the southern Hikurangi subduction zone following the Kaikōura earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/2018GL077385.  Available online

2017

Clark KJ, Nissen EK, Howarth JD, Hamling IJ, Mountjoy JJ, Ries WF, Jones K, Goldstien S, Cochran UA, Villamor P, Hreinsdóttir S., Litchfield NJ, Mueller C, Berryman KR, Strong DT (2017) Highly variable coastal deformation in the 2016 MW7.8 Kaikōura earthquake reflects rupture complexity along a transpressional plate boundary, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol 474, p. 334-344.

Cochran UA, Clark KJ, Howarth JD, Biasi GP, Langridge RM, Villamor P, Berryman KR, Vandergoes MJ (2017) A plate boundary earthquake record from a wetland adjacent to the Alpine fault in New Zealand refines hazard estimates. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol 464, 15 April 2017, p 175-188.

Hamling, I.J., Hreinsdóttir, S., Clark, K., Elliott, J., Liang, C., Fielding, E., Litchfield, N., Villamor, P., Wallace, L., Wright, T.J., D'Anastasio, E., Bannister, S., Burbidge, D., Denys, P., Gentle, P., Howarth, J., Mueller, C., Palmer, N., Pearson, C., Power, W., Barnes, P., Barrell, D.J.A., Van Dissen, R., Langridge, R., Little, T., Nicol, A., Pettinga, J., Rowland, J., Stirling, M. (2017) Complex multifault rupture during the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikōura earthquake, New Zealand. Science, 356 (6334), art. no. eaam7194. DOI: 10.1126/science.aam7194. Available online.

Holden, C., Kaneko, Y., D’Anastasio, E., Benites, R., Fry, B. & Hamling, I. J. (2017). The 2016 Kaikōura earthquake revealed by kinematic source inversion and seismic wavefield simulations: Slow rupture propagation on a geometrically complex crustal fault network. Geophysical Research Letters, 44: 11,320-11,328. Available online.

Kaiser, A., Balfour, N., Fry, B., Holden, C., Litchfield, N., Gerstenberger, M., D'Anastasio, E., Horspool, N., McVerry, G., Ristau, J., Bannister, S., Christophersen, A., Clark, K., Power, W., Rhoades, D., Massey, C., Hamling, I., Wallace, L., Mountjoy, J., Kaneko, Y., Benites, R., Van Houtte, C., Dellow, S., Wotherspoon, L., Elwood, K., Gledhill, K. (2017) The 2016 Kaikōura, New Zealand, earthquake: Preliminary seismological report. Seismological Research Letters, 88 (3), pp. 727-739. DOI: 10.1785/0220170018. Available online.

Kaiser A, Van Houtte C, Perrin N, Wotherspoon L, McVerry G (2017) Site characterisation of GeoNet stations for the New Zealand strong motion database. Bull NZ Soc Earthquake Engineering, 50(1): 39-49.

Kaneko, Y., Fukuyama, E., Hamling, I.J. (2017) Slip-weakening distance and energy budget inferred from near-fault ground deformation during the 2016 Mw7.8 Kaikōura earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(10): 4765-4773. DOI: 10.1002/2017GL073681. Available online.

Rhoades DA, Christophersen A (2017) Magnitude conversion of earthquake rate forecasts. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 107 (6), pp. 3037-3043. DOI: 10.1785/0120170225

Tuttle MP, Villamor P, Almond P, Bastin S, Giona Bucci M, Langridge R, Clark K, Hardwick CM (2017) Liquefaction Induced during the 2010–2011 Canterbury, New Zealand, Earthquake Sequence and Lessons Learned for the Study of Paleoliquefaction Features. Seismological Research Letters ; 88 (5): 1403–1414. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0220170073

Van Houtte C (2017) Performance of response spectral models against New Zealand data. Bull NZ Soc Earthquake Engineering, 50(1): 21-38.

Van Houtte C, Bannister S, Holden C, Bourguignon S, McVerry G (2017) The New Zealand strong motion database. Bull NZ Soc Earthquake Engineering, 50(1): 1-20.

Zinke, R., Dolan, J., Rhodes, E., Van Dissen, R., McGuire, C., 2017, Highly variable latest Pleistocene–Holocene incremental slip rates on the Awatere fault at Saxton River, South Island, New Zealand, revealed by lidar mapping and luminescence dating. Geophysical Research Letters 44: 11,301-11,310. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL075048

2016

Peer-reviewed

Barnes, P.M., Ghisetti, F.C., Gorman, A.R. (2016) New insights into the tectonic inversion of North Canterbury and the regional structural context of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquake sequence, New Zealand. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17 (2), pp. 324-345. DOI: 10.1002/2015GC006069

Hayward BW, Grenfell HR, Sabaa AT, Cochran UA, Clark KJ, Wallace L, Palmer AS (2016) Salt-marsh foraminiferal record of 10 large Holocene (last 7500 yr) earthquakes on a subducting plate margin, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.  GSA Bulletin 128 (5-6): 896-915, Available online

Rhoades DA, Liukis M, Christophersen A, Gerstenberger MC (2016) Retrospective tests of hybrid operational earthquake forecasting models for Canterbury. Geophysical Journal International 204 (1): 440-456, Available online.

Villamor P, Almond P, Tuttle MP, Giona‐Bucci M, Langridge RM, Clark K, Ries W, Bastin SH, Eger A, Vandergoes M, Quigley MC, Barker P, Martin F, and Howarth J  (2016) Liquefaction Features Produced by the 2010–2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence in Southwest Christchurch, New Zealand, and Preliminary Assessment of Paleoliquefaction Features. doi: 10.1785/0120150223, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Available online

2015

Peer-reviewed

Clark KJ, Hayward BW, Cochran UA, Wallace LM, Power WL, and Sabaa AT. (2015) Evidence for Past Subduction Earthquakes at a Plate Boundary with Widespread Upper Plate Faulting: Southern Hikurangi Margin, New Zealand.Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, DOI: 10.1785/0120140291

Eberhart-Phillips, D.; Bannister, S.C. 2015 3-D imaging of the northern Hikurangi subduction zone, New Zealand: variations in subducted sediment, slab fluids and slow slip. Geophysical Journal International, 201(2): 838-855.

Hayward, B.W., Grenfell, H.R., Sabaa, A.T., Clark, K.J., Cochran, U.A., Palmer, A.S. (2015) Subsidence-driven environmental change in three Holocene embayments of Ahuriri Inlet, Hikurangi Subduction Margin, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 58(4): 344-363. Available online.   

Kaneko, Y.; Hamling, I.J.; Van Dissen, R.J.; Motagh, M.; Samsonov, S.V. 2015 InSAR imaging of displacement on flexural-slip faults triggered by the 2013 Mw 6.6 Lake Grassmere earthquake, central New Zealand. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(3): 781-788.

McGann CR, Bradley BA, Wotherspoon LM, Cox BR (2015) Comparison of a Christchurch-specific CPT-VS correlation and Vs derived from surface wave analysis for strong motion station velocity characterisation. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 48 (2), pp. 81-91.

Rhoades DA, Christophersen A, Gerstenberger MC  (2015)  Multiplicative Earthquake Likelihood Models Based on Fault and Earthquake Data. Bull Seismol Soc America, Volume 105, Issue 6, December 2015, Pages 2995-2998, Available online.

2014

Peer-reviewed

Bartholomew, T.D., Little, T.A., Clark, K.J., Van Dissen, R., Barnes, P.M. (2014) Kinematics and paleoseismology of the Vernon Fault, Marlborough Fault System, new zealand: Implications for contractional fault bend deformation, earthquake triggering, and the record of hikurangi subduction earthquakes  Tectonics, 33 (7), pp. 1201-1218.

Bartlow, N.M.; Wallace, L.M.; Beavan, R.J.; Bannister, S.C.; Segall, P. 2014 Time-dependent modeling of slow slip events and associated seismicity and tremor at the Hikurangi subduction zone, New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 119(1): 734-753.
Bell, R.; Holden, C.; Power, W.L.; Wang, X.; Downes, G.L. 2014 Hikurangi margin tsunami earthquake generated by slow seismic rupture over a subducted seamount. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 397: 1-9.

Bourguignon, S.; Bannister, S.C.; Henderson, C.M.; Townend, J.; Zhang, H. 2015 Structural heterogeneity of the midcrust adjacent to the central Alpine Fault, New Zealand : inferences from seismic tomography and seismicity between Harihari and Ross. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 16(4): 1017-1043.

Currenti, G.; Williams, C.A. 2014 Numerical modeling of deformation and stress fields around a magma chamber : constraints on failure conditions and rheology. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 226: 14-27; doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2013.11.003

Eberhart-Phillips, D.; Bannister, S.C.; Ellis, S.M. 2014 Imaging P and S attenuation in the termination region of the Hikurangi subduction zone, New Zealand. Geophysical Journal International, (July 2014) 198(1): 516-536 doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu151

Fry, B.; Davey, F.J.; Eberhart-Phillips, D.; Lebedev, S. 2014 Depth variable crustal anisotropy, patterns of crustal weakness, and destructive earthquakes in Canterbury, New Zealand. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 392: 50-57.

Fry, B.; Eberhart-Phillips, D.; Davey, F.J. 2014 Mantle accommodation of lithospheric shortening as seen by combined surface wave and teleseismic imaging in the South Island, New Zealand. Geophysical Journal International, 199(1): 499-513.

Gerstenberger, M.C.; McVerry, G.H.; Rhoades, D.A.; Stirling, M.W. 2014 Seismic hazard modeling for the recovery of Christchurch, New Zealand. Earthquake Spectra, 30(1): 17-29; doi: 10.1193/021913EQS037M

Hamling, I.J.; D'Anastasio, E.; Wallace, L.M.; Ellis, S.M.; Motagh, M.; Samsonov, S.; Palmer, N.G.; Hreinsdottir, S. 2014 Crustal deformation and stress transfer during a propagating earthquake sequence : the 2013 Cook Strait sequence, Central New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 119(7): 6080-6092.

Hamling, I.J.; Wallace, L.M. 2015 Silent triggering : aseismic crustal faulting induced by a subduction slow slip event. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 421: 13-19.
Harte, D.S. 2014 An ETAS model with varying productivity rates. Geophysical Journal International, (July 2014) 198(1): 270-284.

Hornblow, S., Quigley, M., Nicol, A., Van Dissen, R., Wang, N. (2014) Paleoseismology of the 2010 Mw 7.1 Darfield (Canterbury) earthquake source, Greendale Fault, New Zealand. Tectonophysics, 637(10): 178-190.

Kaneko, Y.; Shearer, P.M. 2014 Seismic source spectra and estimated stress drop derived from cohesive-zone models of circular subshear rupture. Geophysical Journal International, 197(2): 1002-1015.

Khajavi, N., Quigley, M.C., Langridge, R.M., 2014, Influence of topography and basement depth on surface rupture morphology revealed from LiDAR and field mapping, Hope Fault, New Zealand. Tectonophysics, 630(3): 265-284.

Lawrence, J.F.; Cochran, E.S.; Chung, A.; Kaiser, A.E.; Christensen, C.M.; Allen, R.; Baker, J.W.; Fry, B.; Heaton, T.; Kilb, D.; Kohler, M.D.; Taufer, M. 2014 Rapid Earthquake Characterization Using MEMS Accelerometers and Volunteer Hosts Following the M 7.2 Darfield, New Zealand, Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104(1): 184-192; doi: 10.1785/0120120196

Oth, A.; Kaiser, A.E. 2014. Stress release and source scaling of the 2010-2011 Canterbury, New Zealand earthquake sequence from spectral inversion of ground motion data. Pure and Applied Geophysics 171(10): 2767-2782.

Reyners, M.E.; Eberhart-Phillips, D.; Martin, S. 2014 Prolonged Canterbury earthquake sequence linked to widespread weakening of strong crust. Nature Geoscience, 7(1): 34-37; doi:10.1038/ngeo2013

Rhoades, D.A.; Gerstenberger, M.C.; Christophersen, A.; Zechar, J.D.; Schorlemmer, D.; Werner, M.J.; Jordan, T.H. 2014 Regional earthquake likelihood models II : information gains of multiplicative hybrids. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104(6): 3072-3083.

Schneider, M.; Clements, R.; Rhoades, D.A.; Schorlemmer, D. 2014 Likelihood- and residual-based evaluation of medium-term earthquake forecast models for California. Geophysical Journal International, 198(3): 1307-1318.

Shelley, A.; Savage, M.; Williams, C.A.; Aoki, Y.; Gurevich, B. 2014 Modeling shear wave splitting due to stress-induced anisotropy, with an application to Mount Asama Volcano, Japan. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 119(5): 4269-4286; doi: 10.1002/2013JB010817

Steacy, S.; Gerstenberger, M.C.; Williams, C.A.; Rhoades, D.A.; Christophersen, A. 2014 A new hybrid Coulomb/statistical model for forecasting aftershock rates. Geophysical Journal International, 196(2): 918-923; doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt404

Steacy, S.; Jimenez, A.; Holden, C. 2014 Stress triggering and the Canterbury earthquake sequence. Geophysical Journal International, 196(1): 473-480; doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt380

Van Houtte, C.; Ktenidou, O-J.; Larkin, T.; Holden, C. 2014 Hard-site K  (Kappa) calculations for Christchurch, New Zealand, and comparison with local ground-motion prediction models. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104(4): 1899-1913.

Wallace, L.M.; Bartlow, N.; Hamling, I.J.; Fry, B. 2014 Quake clamps down on slow slip. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(24): 8840-8846.

2013

Peer-reviewed

Aagaard, B.T.; Knepley, M.G.; Williams, C.A. 2013 A domain decomposition approach to implementing fault slip in finite-element models of quasi-static and dynamic crustal deformation. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 118(6): 3059–3079; doi:10.1002/jgrb.50217

Console, R.; Falcone, G.; Karakostas, V.; Murru, M.; Papadimitriou, E.; Rhoades, D.A. 2013 Renewal models and coseismic stress transfer in the Corinth Gulf, Greece, fault system. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 118(7): 3655-3673; doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50277

Duffy, B., Quigley, M., Barrell, D.J.A., Van Dissen, R., Stahl, T., Leprince, S., McInnes, C., Bilderback, E., 2013, Fault kinematics and surface deformation across a releasing bend during the 2010 Mw 7.1 Darfield, New Zealand, earthquake revealed by differential LiDAR and cadastral surveying. Geological Society of American Bulletin 125 (3/4): 420-431. doi: 10.1130/B30753.

Eberhart-Phillips, D.; Reyners, M.E.; Faccenda, M.; Naliboff, J. 2013 Along-strike variation in subducting plate seismicity and mantle wedge attenuation related to fluid release beneath the North Island, New Zealand. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 225: 12-27; doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2013.10.002

Holden, C.; Kaiser, A.E.; Van Dissen, R.J.; Jury, R. 2013 Sources, ground motion and structural response characteristics in Wellington of the 2013 Cook Strait earthquakes. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 46(4): 188-195

Langridge, R.M.; Almond, P.C.; Duncan, R.P. 2013 Timing of late Holocene paleoearthquakes on the Hurunui segment of the Hope fault : implications for plate boundary strain release through South Island, New Zealand. Geological Society of America bulletin, 125(5-6): 756-776; doi: 10.1130/B30674.1

Ninis, D., Little, T.A., Van Dissen, R.J., Litchfield, N.J., Smith, E.G.C., Wang, N., Rieser, U., Henderson, C.M., 2013, Slip rate on the Wellington Fault, New Zealand, during the late Quaternary: Evidence for variable slip during the Holocene. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 103 (1): 559-579. doi: 10.1785/0120120162.

Oth, A.; Kaiser, A.E. 2013 Stress release and source scaling of the 2010-2011 Canterbury, New Zealand earthquake sequence from spectral inversion of ground motion data. Pure and Applied Geophysics, <i>Online first</i>: doi: 10.1007/s00024-013-0751-1 (16 p.)

Ristau, J. 2013 Update of regional moment tensor analysis for earthquakes in New Zealand and adjacent offshore regions. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(4): 2520-2533; doi: 10.1785/0120120339

Ristau, J.; Holden, C.; Kaiser, A.E.; Williams, C.A.; Bannister, S.C.; Fry, B. 2013 The Pegasus Bay aftershock sequence of the Mw 7.1 Darfield (Canterbury), New Zealand earthquake. Geophysical Journal International, 195(1): 444-459; doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt222

Rhoades, D.A. 2013 Mixture models for improved earthquake forecasting with short-to-medium time horizons. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(4): 2203-2215; doi: 10.1785/0120120233

Syracuse, E.M.; Thurber, C.H.; Rawles, C.J.; Savage, M.K.; Bannister, S.C. 2013 High-resolution relocation of aftershocks of the Mw 7.1 Darfield, New Zealand, earthquake and implications for fault activity. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 118(8): 4184-4195; doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50301,

Van Dissen, R.J.; Rhoades, D.A.; Little, T.; Litchfield, N.J.; Carne, R.; Villamor, P. 2013 Conditional probability of rupture of the Wairarapa and Ohariu faults, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 56(2): 53-67; doi: 10.1080/00288306.2012.756042

Williams, C.A.; Eberhart-Phillips, D.; Bannister, S.C.; Barker, D.H.N.; Henrys, S.A.; Reyners, M.E.; Sutherland, R. 2013 Revised interface geometry for the Hikurangi subduction zone, New Zealand. Seismological Research Letters, 84(6): 1066-1073; doi: 10.1785/0220130035

Zechar, D., Schorlemmer, D., Werner, M.J., Gerstenberger, M.C., Rhoades, D.A., Jordan, T.H., 2013. Regional earthquake likelihood models I: first order results, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103:787-798; doi:10.1785/0120120186.

Zhuang, J.; Werner, M.J.; Harte, D.S. 2013 Stability of earthquake clustering models : criticality and branching ratios. Physical Review E, 88(6): paper 062109; doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.88.062109.

2012

Books / Book chapters

Clark, K.J.; Hull, A.; van Dissen, R.J. 2012 Earthquakes: The big one. p. 36-61 In: Hicks, G.R.F.; Campbell, H.J. (eds) Awesome forces : the natural hazards that threaten New Zealand. Wellington, N.Z.: Te Papa Press.

Peer-reviewed

Atzori, S.; Tolomei, C.; Antonioli, A.; Merryman Boncori, J.P.; Bannister, S.C.; Trasatti, E.; Pasquali, P.; Salvi, S. 2012 The 2010-2011 Canterbury, New Zealand, seismic sequence : multiple source analysis from InSAR data and modeling. Journal of geophysical research. Solid earth, 117(8): B08305; doi:10.1029/2012JB009178 (16 p.)

Bannister, S.C.; Gledhill, K. 2012 Evolution of the 2010-2012 Canterbury earthquake sequence. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics, 55(3): 295-304; doi: 10.1080/00288306.2012.680475

Berryman, K.R. 2012 Geoscience as a component of response and recovery from the Canterbury earthquake sequence of 2010-2011. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics, 55(3): 313-319; doi: 10.1080/00288306.2012.702674

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