Arben Pitarka

Seismology
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Seismologist

Expertise: Engineering Seismology
 
 
About Me Publications
Nakata, N., Fang, H., White, M. C., & Pitarka, A. (2019, 08). Shallow crustal heterogeneity in Southern California estimated from earthquake coda waves. Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9471
Rodgers, A. J., Pankajakshan, R., Sjogreen, B., Petersson, A., & Pitarka, A. (2019, 08). Hayward Fault Earthquake Ground Motion Simulations on GPU-Accelerated Platforms with SW4-RAJA. Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9381
Pitarka, A., Graves, R. W., Rodgers, A. J., Irikura, K., Miyakoshi, K., & Kawase, H. (2019, 08). Rupture Models and Implication of Rupture Dynamics in Simulated Ground Motion for the 2016 M7 Kumamoto, Japan Earthquake. Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9336
Graves, R. W., & Pitarka, A. (2010). Broadband Ground Motion Simulation Using a Hybrid Approach. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, (under review). SCEC Contribution 1428
Graves, R. W., & Pitarka, A. (2010). Broadband Ground Motion Simulation Using a Hybrid Approach. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, (under review). SCEC Contribution 1356
Silva, F., Maechling, P. J., Goulet, C. A., Jordan, T. H., Graves, R. W., Olsen, K. B., Archuleta, R. J., Atkinson, G. M., Pitarka, A., Anderson, J. G., & Song, S. (2018, 06). Using the SCEC Broadband Platform for Strong Ground Motion Simulation and Validation. Poster Presentation at 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 8994
Graves, R. W., & Pitarka, A. (2016). Kinematic Ground Motion Simulations on Rough Faults Including Effects of 3D Stochastic Velocity Perturbations. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106(5), 2136-2153. SCEC Contribution 6226
Graves, R. W., & Pitarka, A. (2014). Refinements to the Graves and Pitarka (2010) Broadband Ground Motion Simulation Method. Seismological Research Letters, 86(1), 75-80. doi: 10.1785/0220140101. SCEC Contribution 1947
Song, S., Pitarka, A., & Somerville, P. G. (2009). Exploring spatial coherence between earthquake source parameters. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 99, 2564-2571. SCEC Contribution 1248
Harris, R. A., Barall, M., Archuleta, R. J., Dunham, E. M., Aagaard, B. T., Ampuero, J., Bhat, H. S., Cruz-Atienza, V. M., Dalguer, L. A., Dawson, P. B., Day, S. M., Duan, B., Ely, G. P., Kaneko, Y., Kase, Y., Lapusta, N., Liu, Y., Ma, S., Oglesby, D. D., Olsen, K. B., Pitarka, A., Song, S., & Templeton, E. L. (2009). The SCEC/USGS Dynamic Earthquake Rupture Code Verification Exercise. Seismological Research Letters, 80(January/February 2009), 119-126. doi: 10.1785/gssrl.80.1.119. SCEC Contribution 1184
Pitarka, A., Dalguer, L. A., Day, S. M., Somerville, P. G., & Dan, K. (2008). Numerical study of ground motion differences between buried and surface-rupturing earthquakes. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 99, 1521-1537. doi: 10.1785/0120080193. SCEC Contribution 1317
Day, S. M., Graves, R. W., Bielak, J., Dreger, D. S., Larsen, S., Olsen, K. B., Pitarka, A., & Ramirez-Guzman, L. (2008). Model for Basin Effect on Long-Period Response Spectra . Earthquake Spectra, 24, 257-277. SCEC Contribution 1101
Somerville, P. G., & Pitarka, A. (2006). Differences in earthquake source and ground motion characteristics between surface and buried earthquakes.. Presentation at 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 1612
Somerville, P. G., Collins, N., Graves, R. W., Pitarka, A., Silva, W., & Zeng, Y. (2006). Simulation of Ground Motion Scaling Characteristics for the Next Generation Attenuation Project. . Presentation at 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 1611
Day, S. M., Bielak, J., Dreger, D. S., Graves, R. W., Larsen, S., Olsen, K. B., Pitarka, A., & Ramirez-Guzman, L. (2006). Numerical simulation of basin effects on long-period ground motion. Presentation at 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 1075

Last updated Aug 20, 2019.