SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

ABOUT RESEARCH PROJECTS INTERNS MENTORS

Research activities of SURE interns are structured around Earthquake science with mentors from across the nation.

Year Research Projects
2019

Monitoring of Co-seismic Damage in the 2004 Parkfield Earthquake Using the Ambient Seismic Field
      Mentor(s): Marine Denolle
      Intern(s): Jared Bryan
Site Effects in the Bay Area
      Mentor(s): Valerie Sahakian
      Intern(s): Elias King
Multidisciplinary investigation of determining channel incision ages in the Carrizo Plain, California.
      Mentor(s): Sinan Akciz
      Intern(s): Salena Padilla
Dating Ductile Shear Zones in Southern California
      Mentor(s): Elena Miranda
      Intern(s): Jennifer Bautista
Dating Crust Formation in the Eastern Peninsular Ranges Batholith
      Mentor(s): Joshua Schwartz
      Intern(s): Adam Brackman

 

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2018

Using GeoGateway UAVSAR Data to Explore Deformation Along the San Andreas Fault System
      Mentor(s): Lisa Grant Ludwig
      Intern(s): Megan Mirkhanian
Updating GPS Site Positions and Velocities and Improving GPS Coverage in Southern California for the Community Geodetic Model
      Mentor(s): Gareth Funning
      Intern(s): Eneas Torres Andrade      more...

Complementing CGM with Sentinel-1 InSAR Data
      Mentor(s): Yuri Fialko
      Intern(s): Margaret Grenier
Nonlinear Earthquake Simulations Through Robust and Accurate A Posteriori Sub-Cell Limiting
      Mentor(s): Alexander Breuer
      Intern(s): Jared Bryan
Fault Geometry and Exhumational History of the Windy Canyon Fault Block Along the Garlock Fault Near Mojave, CA
      Mentor(s): Ann Blythe
      Intern(s): Iris Smith

 

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2016 Geodetic Studies of the San Andreas Fault, San Bernardino Mountains
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Matthew Peterson, Grant Copeland, Naomi Jahan
Promoting Citizen Science with the Quake-Catcher Network: Seismology Online Content-Based Design for Use by Museums and Libraries
      Mentor(s): Danielle Sumy
      Intern(s): Liam Shaughnessy

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2015 Geodetic Studies of the San Andreas Fault, San Bernardino Mountains
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Liam DiZio, Tiffany Vlahopoulos
Systematic Detection of Microearthquakes Around the World
      Mentor(s): Zhigang Peng, Xiaofeng Meng (Graduate Student), Chastity Aiken (Graduate Student)
      Intern(s): Clara Daniels, Eva Smith, Bridget Casey       more...
SCEC Geochronology Synthesis
      Mentor(s): Mike Oskin, Veronica Prush (Graduate student)
      Intern(s): Griffin McMullen
Modeling Rupture through the Brawley Seismic Zone Stepover: Can Ruptures Propagate Between the San Andreas and Imperial Faults?
      Mentor(s): David Oglesby, Thomas Rockwell, Aron Meltzner (Senior research fellow)
      Intern(s): Drew Tulanowski
Basin Inversion Along Transpressional Fault Systems
      Mentor(s): Mark Legg
      Intern(s): Alivia Stoller
Improving the Density of GPS velocities in Southern California by Reoccupation of Campaign GPS Sites
      Mentor(s): Gareth Funning, Nader Shakibay Senobari (Graduate student)
      Intern(s): David Guenaga
InSight - Vital Signs of the Planet Program Internship
      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Luis Gomez, Hernan Lopez
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2014 Bridging Seismic Networks through Time and Space
      Mentor(s): Marine Denolle, Peter Shearer
      Intern(s): Roy Bowling
Geodetic Studies of the San Andreas Fault, San Bernardino Mountains
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Lindsay Arvin, Seulgi Son, Maria Rodriguez, Max Longchamp, Tarra Thompson       more...
Improving the Density of GPS Velocities in Southern California by Resurveying Single Occupation Sites
      Mentor(s): Gareth Funning, John Conrad (Graduate student)
      Intern(s): Lisa Jose
InSight - Vital Signs of the Planet Program Internship
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill, Bernadette Vargas, Mark Kline, Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Luis Gomez
Fragility of Concrete Buildings
      Mentor: Lucile Jones, Erin Burkett
      Intern(s): Gwenaell Calais-Haase, Kent Ma, Karissa Smith, Becky Roh
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2013 Global Search of Triggered Tremors
      Mentor(s): Zhigang Peng, Chastity Aiken (graduate student), Hongfeng Yang (Research scientist)
      Intern(s): Jessica Zimmerman, Paul Morgan, Gavin Rinaldo
Geodetic and Paleoseismologic Studies of the San Andreas and San Jacinto Faults
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Walter Nelson, Matthew Warbritton       more...
Interpreting Paleoseismology to the Public - The Pallett Creek Virtual Field Trip
      Mentor(s): Kathleen Springer, Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Michelle Vanegas
IRIS Active Earth HTML5 Update
      Mentor: Russ Welti, Patrick McQuillan, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
      Intern(s): Edgar Chu
3D Paleoseismologic Studies of the San Andreas Fault
      Mentor: Lisa Grant Ludwig, Sinan Akciz
      Intern(s): Daniel Halford
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2012 Tracking the Moho and the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary Along the Margin of the Salton Trough
      Mentor(s): Andrew Barth, Sarah Douglas (Graduate student)
      Intern(s): Elinor Utevsky
Paleoseismology and Tectonic Geodesy of the San Jacinto and San Andreas Faults Near San Bernardino, California
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill, Thomas Crane (Graduate student)
      Intern(s): Rainer Luptowitz, Joseph Berg       more...
Preparing Models for Scenario Earthquake-Shaking Computations for Southern California, Las Vegas, and Lake Tahoe
      Mentor(s): John Louie, Gretchen Schmauder, Annie Kell-Hills (PhD student)
      Intern(s): Kelley Hall
The Rheology of Granular Flows
      Mentor(s): Emily Brodsky, Thibault Candela
      Intern(s): Kevin Bernardo
Information Technology Support for the SCEC Borehole Instrumentation Program
      Mentor(s): Jamison Steidl, Sandra Seale, Paul Hegarty, Robin Gee, Francesco Civilini
      Intern(s): Matthew Cook
Seismic Anisotropy Produced by the Pelona-Orocopia-Rand Schists: Calibration Using the SCSN Network Surrounding the Orocopia Mountains
      Mentor(s): David Okaya
      Intern(s): Ding Zhang
Assessing Earthquake Hazards in the Hat Creek Graben Using Cosmogenic Dating
      Mentor(s): William Amidon, Dylan Rood
      Intern(s): Annalise Carington
Creating Earthquake Science Exhibits in the Hall of Geological Wonders
      Mentor(s): Kathleen Springer
      Intern(s): Tara Redinger, Karina Chung
University ShakeOut 2012 Planning and Evaluation
      Mentor(s): Michele Wood
      Intern(s): Erica Garland
Paleoseismology of the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain
      Mentor(s): Lisa Grant Ludwig, Sinan Akciz, J Ramon Arrowsmith
      Intern(s): Terry Cheiffetz
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      Mentor(s): Josh West
      Intern(s): Natalia De Vries
Establish the Rate of Sediment Accumulation in Zippingpu Reservoir, Sichuan, China, to Assess the Rate of Recent Erosion From the Drainage Basin
      Mentor(s): Doug Hammond
      Intern(s): Zichen Xiao
Promoting Citizen Science with the Quake-Catcher Network: Seismology Online Content-Based Design for Use by Museums and Libraries
      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Michelle Vanegas
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2011 GPS Monitoring of San Andreas Fault 2011 and San Jacinto Fault Trenching
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Robert Mason, Elizabeth Upton, Emigdio Alaniz, Kaliymah Muhammad
Developing a Three-Dimensional Geological and Geophysical Model of the Crust Along the East Side of the Southern San Andreas Fault
      Mentor(s): Andrew Barth, Scott Paterson
      Intern(s): Carl Symcox       more...
Understanding Seismic Anisotropy in the Lower Crust of Southern California Using Mineralogy and Mineral Physics
      Mentor(s): Sarah Brownlee, Bradley Hacker
      Intern(s): Kelsey Wagner
Collaborative Research: Rupture Propagation and Slip at Complex Fault Intersections: The San Andreas-San Jacinto-Cucamonga Fault Intersection in Cajon Pass
      Mentor(s): David Oglesby, James Dolan
      Intern(s): Bryan Gulotta
Preparing Trial Models of Spatial Variability in Geotechnical Velocities for Assessing Effects on Ground Motions
      Mentor(s): John Louie, Roxanna Frary, Annie Kell-Hills
      Intern(s): William Savran
Hydrochemistry and Hydrothermal Alteration Along Active Faults
      Mentor(s): James Evans, Jerry Fairley, Rebekah Wood, Nate Onderdonk (Graduate student)
      Intern(s): Sari Rosove, Katherine Shervais, Moises Ponce-Zepeda
Salton Seismic Imaging Project: Evaluating the Seismic Velocity Structure of Southeastern California
      Mentor(s): Joann Stock, Egill Hauksson
      Intern(s): Ernesto Jimenez, Magali Barba, David Rodriguez-Castro
Automated Earthquake Seismology
      Mentor(s): Greg Beroza, Wiliam Ellsworth, David Shelly, Justin Rubinstein
      Intern(s): Raymond Chen
Investigating the Impact of Space-Geodetic Data on Earthquake Risk Analysis for Southern California
      Mentor(s): Marleen Nyst, Wayne Thatcher
      Intern(s): Chi Ming Mak
Investigations into Geodetic/Seismic Early Warning Systems for Natural Hazards
      Mentor(s): Yehuda Bock, Brendan Crowell, Diego Melgar (Graduate students),
      Intern(s): Hillary Tahtinen
Make Your Own Earthquake: Curriculum Development for Grades 6 - 12
      Mentor(s): Jamison Steidl, Sandra Seale, Francesco Civilini, Hank Ratzesberger, Paul Hegarty
      Intern(s): Joseph Trudeau, Sean Allen, Heidi Pence
Dynamic Rupture Models of the 1992 Landers Earthquake
      Mentor(s): Eric Dunham, Stanford University
      Intern(s): Audra Delauder
Promoting Community-Wide Drills to Improve Disaster Resilience in the Education Sector
      Mentor(s): Stephen Bender, Mark Benthien, Rebekah Green, Michelle Wood
      Intern(s): Jillian Gorelick, Lindsay Davis, Alicia Leslie, Lindsay Orr, Andrea Jones, Dongsoo Han
Developing a Three-Dimensional Geological and Geophysical Model of Sierra Negra Volcano, Galàpagos
      Mentor(s): Cynthia Ebinger, Dustin Cote, Falk Amelung, Marco Bagnardi
      Intern(s): Lindsey Davidge
Mapping the 1892 Mw 7.1 Laguna Salada Earthquake
      Mentor(s): Karl Mueller
      Intern(s): Patrick Patton
Earthquake EPIcenter Product Development Project
      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Mary Mclellan
Creative World Earthquake Preparedness Programming
      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Michele Vanegas
Promoting Community-Wide Drills to Improve Disaster Resilience in the Education Sector
      Mentor(s): Marla Petal
      Intern(s): Andrea Nguyen
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      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Monica Barajas
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      Mentor(s): Valerie Sloan
      Intern(s): Angel Torrens-Bonano, Ashley Grijalva
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      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Dung Hoang
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2010 The SCEC Borehole Instrumentation Program: Web-Based Data Search and Dissemination
      Mentor(s): Jamison Steidl, Sandy Seale, Francesco Civilini, Hank Ratzesberger, Paul Hegarty
      Intern(s): Karl Harris
GPS Monitoring of San Andreas Fault 2010
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Karina Chung, Mark Swift, Brian Anderson, John Duncan       more...
A GPS Resurvey of the Northern San Jacinto Fault: Slip Rates and Seismic Hazards
      Mentor(s): Gareth Funning, Michael Floyd
      Intern(s): Sarah Morton
The Growth and Death of Faults
      Mentor(s): Michele Cooke, Mariel Schottenfeld, Justin Herbert
      Intern(s): Jessica Moody
Continuing Study of Tremor in Southern California
       Mentor(s): Zhigang Peng, Kevin Chao
      Intern(s): Adrian Doran
CISN ShakeAlert: Towards a Prototype Earthquake Early Warning System for California
      Mentor(s): Maren Boese, Egill Hauksson
      Intern(s): Magali Barba
The Dynamics of Complex Fault Branches: Continued Collaboration Between UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton
      Mentor(s): David Oglesby, David Bowman
      Intern(s): Jennifer Tarnowski
Do Earthquakes on Large Strike-Slip Faults Follow a Gutenberg Richter Distribution?
      Mentor(s): Gregory Beroza
      Intern(s): Samuel Bydlon
The 2010 Ocotillo Swarm: Preliminary Results from Data Recorded at the NEES@UCSB Wildlife Liquefaction Array
      Mentor(s): Jamison Steidl, Sandy Seale
      Intern(s): Daniel Huthsing
The Impact of the Earthquake Country Alliance Earthquake Education and Public Information Centers (ECA EPIcenters)
      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Irene Gow
SCEC Educational Products and Programs
      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Yessenia Robles
Prehistoric Earthquakes Along the San Jacinto Fault in Trench 7 at the Mystic Lake Paleoseismic Site
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Jamie Bywater
Innovative Representation of Earthquake Triggering from Sonification/Visualization of Seismic Signals
      Mentor(s): Zhigang Peng
      Intern(s): Meghan Fisher
The Shaky Truth: Debunking Doug Copp and the Triangle of Life
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien
      Intern(s): Andy Liang
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      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien
      Intern(s): Katie Camarda, Nathan Warbuton, Alicia Leslie, Pam Patipanavat, Sabrina Lawrence-Gomez, Lindsay Orr
Production of Southern California Earthquake Center Virtual Display of Objects (SCEC-VDO) Displaying Seismic Risk of the Eleven Shakeout Areas Within California
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien, Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Sarah Moreland
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2009 Smoothing Faults with Progressive Slip
      Mentor(s): Emily Brodsky
      Intern(s): Julia Avila
Systematic Search of Triggered Non-Volcanic Tremor in California and Taiwan
      Mentor(s): Zhigang Peng
      Intern(s): Amanda Fabian, Lujendra Ojha       more...
Incorporating and Reporting Uncertainties in Fault Slip Rates
      Mentor(s): Jeremy Zechar, Kurt Frankel
      Intern(s): Evan Reynolds
3D Geological Model of the Crustal Structure in the Southeast Caribbean
      Mentor(s): Meghan Miller, Maria Beatrice Magnani
      Intern(s): Andrew Whitesides
GPS Monitoring of San Andreas Fault 2009
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Sara Alsbury, Sarah Moreland, Joseph Salazar
Using LiDAR Data to Find Offsets in the Northern Death Valley-Fish Lake Valley Fault Zone
      Mentor(s): James Dolan
      Intern(s): Jill Hardy
Characterizing Micro-Scale Fault Roughness Using LiDAR and Interferometery
      Mentor(s): Emily Brodsky
      Intern(s): Alicia Muirhead
New Products and Programs from SCEC's Communication, Education, and Outreach (CEO) Program
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien, Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Warren Yamashita, Christina Gotuaco, Benjamin Dansby, Nick Rousseau
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      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Erin Schuster
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2008 GPS Monitoring of San Andreas Fault
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Christina Velasquez
A GPS Resurvey of the Anza Gap Region, California: Preparation for an Earthquake on the San Jacinto Fault
      Mentor(s): Gareth Funning
      Intern(s): Alexandra Millar       more...
Community Velocity Model for the New Madrid Seismic Zone
      Mentor(s): Oliver Boyd, Rob Williams, Steve Hartzell
      Intern(s): Joshua Soble
InSAR Time Series with ALOS Data
      Mentor(s): Rowena Lohman
      Intern(s): Lauren Steinberg
Assessing Status of Campaign GPS Observations
      Mentor(s): Rowena Lohman
      Intern(s): Nathan Williams
Using the SEATREE Framework to Understand Earthquake Catalog Uncertainty
      Mentor(s): Thorsten Becker, Iain Bailey
      Intern(s): Hannah Waterhouse
Modeling the Dynamics of Complex Fault Branches
      Mentor(s): David Bowman
      Intern(s): Melissa Nunley
Age, Location and Renewal Rates of Precariously Balanced Rocks in Southern California
      Mentor(s): Lisa Grant Ludwig, James Brune, Sinan Akciz (Postdoc Student)
      Intern(s): Tyanna Schlom
Two Projects for Earthquake Education and Outreach: CSULA Earthquake Display; SCEC Plate Tectonics Learning Kits
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien
      Intern(s): David Coss Y Leon
Using Magnetic Inclination and Relative Paleointensity as a Means of Correlating and Dating Stratigraphy in the LA Basin
      Mentor(s): James Dolan
      Intern(s): Trevor Thomas
New Late Pleistocene and Holocene Slip Rates on the Southern Segment of the Compton Blind-Thrust Fault, Lakewood, California
      Mentor(s): James Dolan
      Intern(s): Patrick Dooling, Angel Martinez
Pioneering a Digital Archive for the Importation, Preservation, and Accessibility of Southern California Earthquake Center Records
      Mentor(s): Thomas Jordan
      Intern(s): Christiann Boutwell
SCEC Education Program
      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Gema Venegas
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2007 Developing a Three-Dimensional Geophysical Model of the Crust in the Transverse Ranges of Southern California
      Mentor(s): Andrew Barth
      Intern(s): Heather DeWalt
Earthquake Ruptures on Rough Faults
      Mentor(s): Eric Dunham, James Rice
      Intern(s): David Belanger       more...
Damage Zone Structure Along the Calico Fault
      Mentor(s): Elizabeth Cochran
      Intern(s): Naomi Brown
Systematic Analysis of Crustal Anisotropy Around the Los Angeles Basin
      Mentor(s): Zhigang Peng
      Intern(s): Summer Ohlendorf
Using Precariously Balanced Rocks to Place Constraints on Ground Shaking Along the Southern San Andreas Fault
      Mentor(s): Lisa Grant Ludwig
      Intern(s): Deborah Weiser
Paleoseismology of Main Frontal Thrust, Nepal
      Mentor(s): Doug Yule
      Intern(s): Nick Rousseau, Kandace Kelley, Jessica Hinojosa
Defining Holocene Activity of the Compton Blind-Thrust Fault, Los Angeles Basin, California
      Mentor(s): James Dolan
      Intern(s): Stephanie Tsang
Testing the Earthquake Clustering Hypothesis for the Eastern California Shear Zone with Paleo-Earthquake Ages and Displacements on the Calico Fault
      Mentor(s): James Dolan
      Intern(s): Austin Elliott
Dynamic Models of Earthquakes and Tsunamis
      Mentor(s): David Oglesby
      Intern(s): James Wendt
A Tests of Two Earthquake Modeling Methods
      Mentor(s): James Dieterich, David Oglesby
      Intern(s): Christine Burrill
Investigations of the Superstition Hills Fault
      Mentor(s): Elizabeth Cochran
      Intern(s): Alexander Hanna
The International Earthquakes and Mega Cities Initiative
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien
      Intern(s): Steven Johnson
Multi-Hazards Demonstration Project: It's Your Fault... Prepare Now!
      Mentor(s): Lucile Jones
      Intern(s): Rose Santilena, Robert J Leeper III, Eugenia Hyung, Stephanie Kelly
Paleoseismic Investigation of the San Andreas Fault at Frazier Mountain, California
      Mentor(s): Kate Scharer
      Intern(s): Helen Sheridan
Basin Data Collection for Post-Fire Debris Flow Analysis for Southern California
      Mentor(s):
      Intern(s): James Hiller
Rainfall Intensity-Duration Thresholds for Debris Flows in Post-Burn Areas of Southern California
      Mentor(s):
      Intern(s): Lindsay Leone
Economic Preparations
      Mentor(s): Rich Berknopf
      Intern(s): Corwin Abbott
A MATLAB Program to Measure the Fractal Dimension of Seismicity with Application to Southern California
      Mentor(s): Aaron Kositsky
      Intern(s): Brian Boyce
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2006 The Application of LiDaR Imaging in Techtonic Geomorphology a Study of the 1857 Offset in the Carizzo Plain
      Mentor(s): J Ramon Arrowsmith
      Intern(s): Brian Campbell
Can Slip on the San Andreas and San Jacinto Fault Systems Drive Regional Deformation in Mechanical Models of Southern California?
      Mentor(s): Michele Cooke
      Intern(s): Kandace Kelley       more...
Three-Dimensional Crustal Model of the San Bernardino Mountains, Transverse Ranges of Southern California
      Mentor(s): Andrew Barth
      Intern(s): Christina Forbes
Initial Results from the 2006 Bidart Fan Site Excavations
      Mentor(s): Lisa Grant Ludwig, Sinan Akciz
      Intern(s): Nick Rousseau
Toward Geodetic Imaging of Time Dependent Fault System Activity in Southern California
      Mentor(s): Brendan Meade
      Intern(s): Mark Dyson
Predicting NO Earthquake: Regional Seismicity Along the Wasatch Fault, Utah
      Mentor(s): David Bowman
      Intern(s): Jamie Robinson
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2005 Reference Earthquake Digital Library -- Structure and Technology
      Mentor(s): Greg Beroza
      Intern(s): Alexei Czeskis
Holocene Slip Rate of the San Andreas Fault at Plunge Creek, Highland, California
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Amanda Lopez       more...
Fault-Based Accelerating Moment Release Observations in Southern California
      Mentor(s): David Bowman
      Intern(s): Lia Martinez
A Comparison of the Logging Methods for a Trench Across the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain
      Mentor(s): Lisa Grant Ludwig
      Intern(s): Emily Starke
A Comprehensive 3-D Geophysical Model of the Crust in the Eastern Transverse Ranges
      Mentor(s): Andrew Barth
      Intern(s): Sarah Needy
Dynamics of an Oblique-Branched Fault System
      Mentor(s): David Oglesby
      Intern(s): Harmony Colella
Maya 3D Modeling and Animation for Scientific Visualization
      Mentor(s): Debi Kilb
      Intern(s): Jeremie Ledesma Smith
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      Mentor(s): Andrew Meigs
      Intern(s): Della Graham
Loss Estimates for San Diego County Due to an Earthquake Along the Rose Canyon Fault
      Mentor(s): Ned Field
      Intern(s): Loren Wimmer
GPS Data Collection in the San Bernardino Mountains
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Adam Skalenakis
Creep Measurements and Depth of Slip Along the Superstition Hills Faults as Observed by InSAR
      Mentor(s): Rob Mellors
      Intern(s): Afton Van Zandt
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2004 GPS Monitoring of the San Andreas and San Jacinto Faults
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Nicholas Vaughn
Paleoseismic Studies on the Chino Fault
      Mentor(s): Chris Madden, Eldon Gath
      Intern(s): Melissa Tanney       more...
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      Mentor(s): Greg Beroza
      Intern(s): Yekaterina Prudchenko
Deployment to Investigate Long Period Earthquakes and Remotely Triggered Earthquakes at The Geysers Geothermal Reservoir
      Mentor(s): Emily Brodsky
      Intern(s): Oliver Yan
Developing an Integrated Rock Mechanics-Seismological Database, Field Guide, and Model for Exhumed Seismogenic Faults in Southern California.
      Mentor(s): James Evans
      Intern(s): David Forand
Visualization and Graphical User Interface for a New, Experimental Mimetic Code for Pathway 3 in the SCEC ITR Collaboration
      Mentor(s): Bernard Minster
      Intern(s): Annemarie Baltay
Processing of San Simeon Aftershock Data from SCEC, CSUN, and USGS Portable Seismic Stations
      Mentor(s): Jamison Steidl
      Intern(s): Jack Tung
Developing STP for Windows and XML
      Mentor(s): Rob Clayton, Vikki Appel
      Intern(s): Omar Salman
The Study of Submerged Shorelines of the Southern California Borderland Areas Focusing on the Northern Channel Islands Platform and Pilgrim Banks.
      Mentor(s): Chris Goldfinger
      Intern(s): Melissa Meiner
A Paleoseismic History of the San Andreas Fault in Wrightwood, California: 1000 B.C. - 500 A.D.
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill, Ray Weldon
      Intern(s): Nissa Morton
Earthquake Information Made Accessible to Non-English Speakers
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien
      Intern(s): Monica Maynard
Surface Deformation in the Western Salton Trough as Observed by InSAR
      Mentor(s): Rob Mellors
      Intern(s): Afton Van Zandt
Using Local Seismic Events to Map the San Gabriel Mountains Bright Spot
      Mentor(s): Paul Davis
      Intern(s): Dave Schumaker
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2003 Electronic Encyclopedia of Earthquakes System Developer
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien
      Intern(s): Brion Vibber
Seismic Sleuths Flash Project: Mercalli Intensity Activity
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien
      Intern(s): Glenn Song       more...
Researcher
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien
      Intern(s): Steve Shim
Analysis of Regional Seismicity in Two Areas Related to the Pacific-North American Transform Plate Boundary
      Mentor(s): James Evans
      Intern(s): Elliot Aguilar
Towards Development of a Vertical Motion Database for Southern California
      Mentor(s): Mike Oskin, Nathan Nieme
      Intern(s): Nicholas Campagna
Effective Seismic Risk Communication for a SCEC Target Audience: Are Safety Elements too Shaky?
      Mentor(s): Lisa Grant Ludwig
      Intern(s): Kristin Iriarte
Moment Release from Paleoseismic Histories: Interaction Between the Eastern California Shear Zone, San Andreas, San Jacinto and Elsinore Faults
      Mentor(s): Karl Mueller
      Intern(s): Ryan Tolene
3000 Years of Ground-Rupturing Earthquakes int the Anza Seismic Gap, San Jacinto Fault, Southern California: Time to Shake it Up?
      Mentor(s): Thomas Rockwell
      Intern(s): Danielle Verdugo
Finite Element and Boundary Element Benchmarks for the Post-Seismic Deformation
      Mentor(s): Yuri Fialko
      Intern(s): Dave Huang
Three-Dimensional Geometry of Buried Fold Scarps Associated with Ancient Earthquakes on the Puente Hills Blind Thrust Fault: Preliminary Observations
      Mentor(s): James Dolan
      Intern(s): Jeffrey Hoeft
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2002 Foreshock-Centric Foreshock Probabilities: Methodology and Application to Parkfield
      Mentor(s): Andrew Michael
      Intern(s): Anna Holt
The Feb. 2002 Simi Valley, the Oct. 2001 Compton, and the Oct. 1999 Hector Mine Earthquake Sequences
      Mentor(s): John Vidale
      Intern(s): Katy Tschann-Grimm       more...
SOPAC Internship
      Mentor(s): Yehuda Bock
      Intern(s): Chris Helmer
HAZUS Internship
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien
      Intern(s): Jason Masters
Topographically Induced Stresses on the San Andreas Fault
      Mentor(s): Mark Simons
      Intern(s): Erik Olson
Forecasting Earthquakes Using Accelerating Moment Release
      Mentor(s): David Bowman
      Intern(s): Julia Clark
Enhancing SCEC CEO Efforts with Innovative Web Technologies: Application to the California Seismic Safety Commission
      Mentor(s): Rob Mellors
      Intern(s): Sara Whipple
Electronic Encyclopedia of Earthquakes Developer
      Mentor(s): Gerry Simila, Sally McGill, Jan Vermilye
      Intern(s): Shawn Shapiro, Connie Hartling, Rebecca Hunt
How Far Southeast did the Surface Rupture of the 1812 Earthquake Extend? Implications of Paleoseismic Observations at the Plunge Creek Site, near San Bernardino, Southern California
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Kathy Barton
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2001 Late Holocene Earthquake History of the Anza Seismic Gap, Central San Jacinto Fault Zone, Southern California: A Work in Progress
      Mentor(s): Susan Owen
      Intern(s): Danielle Verdugo
Analysis of Updated Seismicity Catalogues for Systematic Variation
      Mentor(s): Thomas Jordan
      Intern(s): Keegan Delaney       more...
Strong Ground Motions Generated by the 2001 Bhuj, Indida Earthquake, Mw 7.6
      Mentor(s): Susan Hough
      Intern(s): Stacey Martin Servito
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2000 Outreach
      Mentor(s): Robert de Groot
      Intern(s): Kathryn Van Roosendaal
Constraints on the SCEC 3D Velocity Model from Gravity Data: Two-Dimensional Gravity Modeling of the Central and Western Transverse Ranges in the Los Angeles Region
      Mentor(s): Mousumi Roy
      Intern(s): Nancy Natek       more...
Array Analysis of Hector Mines Aftershocks to Identify Trapped Waves
      Mentor(s): Ralph Archuleta
      Intern(s): Marie Ammerman
Hector Mine: Postseismic Deformation from ERS InSAR
      Mentor(s): David Sandwel
      Intern(s): Allison Jacobs
Pressure Solution Slip-Faulting Associated with the Quatal Thrust Fault
      Mentor(s): Jan Vermilye
      Intern(s): Kevin Mass
Three-Dimensional Analysis of the Earthquake Record on the San Andreas Fault Near Banning, California.
      Mentor(s): Doug Yule
      Intern(s): Clay Stevens
Refinement of Near-Surface P and S Velocities in the SCEC 3D Velocity Model Using 2D Waveform Modeling
      Mentor(s): Kim Olsen, David Okaya
      Intern(s): Tracy Pattelena
Outreach
      Mentor(s): Mark Benthien
      Intern(s): Alexandra Jordan
Nonlinear Network Dynamics on Earthquake Fault Systems
      Mentor(s):
      Intern(s): Paul Rundle
Seismic Hazard Assessment of the San Joaquin Hills Using GIS
      Mentor(s): Lisa Grant Ludwig
      Intern(s): Daniel Raymond
Data Collection and Analysis of Hector Mine Post-Seismic GPS Data
      Mentor(s): Susan Owen
      Intern(s): Teresa Baker
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1999 Data Collection and Analysis of Hector Mine Post-Seismic GPS Data
      Mentor(s): Susan Owen
      Intern(s): Teresa Baker
Reconstruction of Trench Logs as a Test for Interpreted Paleosiesmic Events
      Mentor(s): Thomas Rockwell
      Intern(s): Natanya Black       more...
Mapping Small-Scale Crustal Deformation Using Paleomagnetic Vectors and GIS
      Mentor(s): Bruce Luyendyk
      Intern(s): Marie Herrera Adsetts
Comparison and Refinement of Southern California Seismic Hazard Analysis
      Mentor(s): John Anderson
      Intern(s): Nathan Robison
The Earthquake Hazard for the Rincon Creek Anticline (RCA) and the Associated Buried Reverse Fault, Carpinteria, CA.
      Mentor(s): Edward Keller
      Intern(s): Adam Webber
Paleoseismic Study of the San Andreas Fault Near San Bernardino
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Kelly Schmoker
Compile Updated Fault Maps of the Southern California Continental Borderland (Offshore Region) for the Master Model
      Mentor(s): Mark Legg
      Intern(s): Debra Einstein
Determining Activity of the Oceanside Detachment Offshore Southern California
      Mentor(s): Karl Mueller
      Intern(s): Grant Kier
Inversion of Teleseismic Receiver Functions via Evolutionary Programming
      Mentor(s): Steven Day
      Intern(s): Christopher Lynch
Paleoseismic Investigation of the San Andreas Fault at Burro Flats
      Mentor(s): Kerry Sieh, Doug Yule
      Intern(s): Ashley Streig
3-D Analysis of LARSE '94 Data
      Mentor(s): David Okaya
      Intern(s): Kathryn Van Roosendaal
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1998 Paleoseismic Studies of the San Andreas Fault in the San Bernardino Area.
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill
      Intern(s): Safaa Dergham
Velocity Structure in the Los Angeles Basins from Tomographic Inversion of Active Source Data
      Mentor(s): David Okaya, Nikki Godfrey
      Intern(s): Tracy Pattelena       more...
Development of an Interface for 3-D Visualization of SCEC Earthquake Data on the World Wide Web
      Mentor(s): Craig Nicholson
      Intern(s): Leland Green
Understanding Ground Motion Variations at the Van Norman Dam Complex Site
      Mentor(s): Jamison Steidl
      Intern(s): Javier Santillan
Investigation of the Coupling Between Structures and Ground Vibrations and the Implications on Damping in Buildings
      Mentor(s): Tom Heaton
      Intern(s): Lisa Sarma
Analysis of Azimuthal Variation in Amplitude Factors in Sherman Oaks During the Northridge Earthquake Aftershock Sequence
      Mentor(s): Paul Davis
      Intern(s): Justin Rubinstein
Folding and Faulting Along the San Andreas Fault, Palmdale, California; Implications for Simple Shear Mechanics and Education of the Public
      Mentor(s): Arthur Sylvester
      Intern(s): Lowell Kessel
Geomorphic Mapping and 3-He Chronology of Rock Slide Scarps Along the Oak Ridge Fault
      Mentor(s): Ann Blythe
      Intern(s): Jacquelin Moccand
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1997 Lens-Effect in Santa Monica
      Mentor(s): Kim Olsen
      Intern(s): Carmen Alex
Wide Angle Seismic Modeling of the Oak Ridge Reservation Near the New Hydrofacture Facility, Oak Ridge, TN
      Mentor(s): William Doll
      Intern(s): Allan Tucker       more...
Analysis of Seismic Data in the Los Angeles Region
      Mentor(s): David Okaya
      Intern(s): Ryan Smith
Velocity Profile Near the Cementos Guadalajara Zone in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
      Mentor(s): Steven Day
      Intern(s): Jana Soares Lopez
Effects of the Landers Earthquake on Groundwater in Southern California
      Mentor(s): Ralph Archuleta
      Intern(s): Neil Morgan
Shoreline Features in the Santa Barbara Fold Belt, California: Possible Evidence for Holocene Coseismic Uplift Events.
      Mentor(s): Edward Keller, Larry Gurrola, Molly Trecker
      Intern(s): Erik Ronald
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      Mentor(s): Christine Theodoropuolos
      Intern(s): Wendy Dailey
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1996 The Post-Earthquake Flow of Resources from the California Department of Education to Local Schools: An Organizational Problem
      Mentor(s): Ann Tanouye
      Intern(s): Donna Rathman
Developing a Scientific Education Module for the Southern California Integrated GPS Network
      Mentor(s): Andrea Donnellan
      Intern(s): Margaret Glasscoe       more...
The Interaction of the Main Palos Verdes Fault with the Cabrillo Strand, Los Angeles, CA
      Mentor(s): Thomas Rockwell
      Intern(s): Carmen von Stein
Pleistocene to Recent Uplift of the Santa Monica Anticlinorium
      Mentor(s): James Dolan, Andrew Meigs
      Intern(s): Mandy Johnson
Quaternary Geologic Mapping of the San Andreas Fault in San Bernardino
      Mentor(s): Sally McGill, Tim Ross
      Intern(s): Jeni Tucker
Tectonic Geomorphology of the Mesa Hills, Santa Barbara Fold Belt, California
      Mentor(s): Edward Keller, Larry Gurrola
      Intern(s): Marcy Davis
Analysis of Strong Motion Data Recorded at the Van Norman Complex
      Mentor(s): Ralph Archuleta
      Intern(s): Gretchen Mullendore
Development of Data Base for Evaluating Earthquake Performance of Tile Roofing
      Mentor(s): Yan Xiao
      Intern(s): Dawn Cheng
Sea Floor Geologic Map of the Hanging Wall of the North Channel Slope Fault System between Santa Barbara and Ellwood Beach
      Mentor(s): Bruce Luyendyk
      Intern(s): Erik Bartsch
Using Shallow Seismic Reflection for Fracture Zone Identification
      Mentor(s): William Doll
      Intern(s): Allan Tucker
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1995 Seismic Hazards in the Santa Barbara Channel Using High Resolution Seismic Reflection Data and Dated Horizons From ODP 893
      Mentor(s): Marc Kammerling
      Intern(s): Windy Brimer
Site-Specific Strong-Motion Amplification Factors for the Southern California Region
      Mentor(s): Jamison Steidl, Ralph Archuleta
      Intern(s): Andrew Byers       more...
Microseismicity in the Vicinity of the Cajon Pass Borehole
      Mentor(s): Rachel Abercrombie
      Intern(s): Heather Hodgetts
The California Earthquake Catalog for Earthquakes with any Magnitude Greater than or Equal to 5.5 Between the Years 1769 and 1994
      Mentor(s): David Jackson
      Intern(s): Mandy Johnson
Removal of Instrument Responses from Selected Aftershocks of the Northridge Dataset
      Mentor(s): Jamison Steidl, Fabian Bonilla, Ralph Archuleta
      Intern(s): Jason McKenna
Mapping the Thirtymile Bank Detachment Fault
      Mentor(s): Mark Legg
      Intern(s): Susannah Pazdral
In-Situ Calibration of the LABNET Geophones
      Mentor(s): Michelle Robertson
      Intern(s): Ryan Smith
Seismic Hazards of the Hollywood Fault, Southern California
      Mentor(s): James Dolan
      Intern(s): Donovan Stevens
Paleoseismic Event Recognition Through Analysis of Cone Penetrometer Tests on the Newport-Inglewood Fault, Huntington Beach, California
      Mentor(s): Lisa Grant
      Intern(s): Carmen Von Stein
Two-Dimensional Simulation of Northridge Aftershocks
      Mentor(s): Kim Olsen
      Intern(s): Mike Watkins
Observation of Log-Periodic Activity in the Regional Seismicity Before and After the May 2, 1983 Coalinga Earthquake
      Mentor(s): Charles Sammis
      Intern(s): Isabelle Wicks
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1994 Paleoseismic Investigation of the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone with Cone Penetrometer Tests
      Mentor(s): Thomas Rockwell, Lisa Grant, John Waggoner
      Intern(s): Christopher Sykes
Microseismicity of the Cajon Pass
      Mentor(s): Rachel Abercrombie
      Intern(s): Matthew Ragan       more...
Analysis of the SCEC Portable and Regional Data for the 1992 Joshua Tree Sequence
      Mentor(s): Craig Nicholson
      Intern(s): Geoffrey Ely
Visualization of the Northridge Earthquake Sequence
      Mentor(s): Egill Hauksson
      Intern(s): Damien Sullivan
Real Time Earthquake Intensity Prediction for California
      Mentor(s): Duncan Agnew
      Intern(s): Joe Jarboe
A Display for Increasing Public Knowledge of Earthquakes
      Mentor(s): Egill Hauksson
      Intern(s): John Marquis
Tectonic Geomorphology of the Sierra Madre Fault Zone in the Northern San Fernando Valley, Southern California
      Mentor(s): Scott Lindvall
      Intern(s): Christian Walls
Deformation of Marine Terraces on Santa Rosa Island and Implication for the Activity of the Santa Rosa Island Fault
      Mentor(s): Thomas Rockwell, George Kennedy
      Intern(s): Kimberly Thorup
Development of Geotechnical Database of Southern California
      Mentor(s): Mladen Vucetic
      Intern(s): Katharine Hsu, Diem-Phuong Do
The History of Faulting and Folding in the Western Santa Barbara Channel, California
      Mentor(s): Craig Nicholson
      Intern(s): Erick McWayne
Using Aftershocks of the Landers Earthquake to Map the Moho Layer of the Earth
      Mentor(s): Thomas Henyey, Yong-Gang Li
      Intern(s): Kristien King
Processing of LARSE93 Data and Preparation for LARSE94 Fieldwork
      Mentor(s): Paul Davis
      Intern(s): Mark Benthien
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