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Peter Bird

Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences
University of California, Los Angeles
Professor Emeritus

Expertise: tectonics, earthquake hazard, finite elements
 
 
About Me Publications
Bird, P. (2016, 07). A new way to estimate shear tractions on active faults in southern California. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6348
Curren, I. S., & Bird, P. (2014). Formation and suppression of strike-slip fault systems. Pure and Applied Geophysics, (under review). SCEC Contribution 1898
Bird, P., & Shearer, P. M. (2011). Factors influencing stress drops of small earthquakes in southern California. Journal of Geophysical Research, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 1467
Bird, P. (2017). Stress field models from Maxwell stress functions: Southern California. Geophysical Journal International, 210, 951-963. SCEC Contribution 7251
Field, E. H., Jordan, T. H., Page, M. T., Milner, K. R., Shaw, B. E., Dawson, T., Biasi, G. P., Parsons, T., Hardebeck, J. L., Michael, A. J., Weldon, R. J., Powers, P. M., Johnson, K. M., Zeng, Y., Bird, P., Felzer, K. R., van der Elst, N. J., Madden, C., Arrowsmith, R., Werner, M. J., Thatcher, W. R., & Jackson, D. D. (2017). A Synoptic View of the Third Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast (UCERF3). Seismological Research Letters,. doi: 10.1785/0220170045. SCEC Contribution 7165
Bird, P., & Kreemer, C. W. (2015). Revised Tectonic Forecast of Global Shallow Seismicity Based on Version 2.1 of the Global Strain Rate Map. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105(1), 152-166. doi: 10.1785/0120140129. SCEC Contribution 6091
Field, E. H., Biasi, G. P., Bird, P., Dawson, T., Felzer, K. R., Jackson, D. D., Johnson, K. M., Jordan, T. H., Madden, C. L., Michael, A. J., Milner, K. R., Page, M. T., Parsons, T., Powers, P. M., Shaw, B. E., Thatcher, W. R., Weldon, R. J., & Zeng, Y. (2015). Long‐Term Time‐Dependent Probabilities for the Third Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast (UCERF3). Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105(2A), 511-543. doi: 10.1785/0120140093. SCEC Contribution 2099
Bird, P., Jackson, D. D., Kagan, Y. Y., Kreemer, C. W., & Stein, R. S. (2015). GEAR1: a Global Earthquake Activity Rate model constructed from geodetic strain rates and smoothed seismicity. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105(5), 2538-2554. doi: 10.1785/0120150058. SCEC Contribution 2075
Field, E. H., Biasi, G. P., Bird, P., Dawson, T., Felzer, K. R., Jackson, D. D., Johnson, K. M., Jordan, T. H., Madden, C. L., Michael, A. J., Milner, K. R., Page, M. T., Parsons, T., Powers, P. M., Shaw, B. E., Thatcher, W. R., Weldon, R. J., & Zeng, Y. (2015). Long-Term Time-Dependent Probabilities for the Third Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast (UCERF 3). Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105(2a), 511-543. doi: 10.1785/0120140093. SCEC Contribution 2066
Field, E. H., Biasi, G. P., Bird, P., Dawson, T., Felzer, K. R., Jackson, D. D., Johnson, K. M., Jordan, T. H., Madden Madugo, C. L., Michael, A. J., Milner, K. R., Page, M. T., Parsons, T., Powers, P. M., Shaw, B. E., Thatcher, W. R., Weldon, R. J., & Zeng, Y. (2013). Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast, Version 3 (UCERF3)—The Time-Independent Model (1165). , : . SCEC Contribution 1792
Chu, A., Schoenberg, F. P., Bird, P., Jackson, D. D., & Kagan, Y. Y. (2011). Comparison of ETAS parameter estimates across different global tectonic zones. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 101(5), 2323-2339. doi: 10.1785/0120100115. SCEC Contribution 1476
Kagan, Y. Y., Bird, P., & Jackson, D. D. (2010). Earthquake Patterns in Diverse Tectonic Zones of the Globe. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 167(6/7), 721-741. doi: 10.1007/s00024-010-0075-3. SCEC Contribution 1244
Bird, P., Kagan, Y. Y., Jackson, D. D., Schoenberg, F. P., & Werner, M. J. (2009). Linear and nonlinear relations between relative plate velocity and seismicity. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 99(6), 3097-3113. doi: 10.1785/0120090082. SCEC Contribution 1264
Bird, P. (2009). Long-term fault slip rates, distributed deformation rates, and forecast of seismicity in the western United States from joint fitting of community geologic, geodetic, and stress direction data sets. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114(B11), B11403. doi: 10.1029/2009JB006317. SCEC Contribution 1251
Bird, P., & Liu, Z. (2007). Seismic Hazard Inferred from Tectonics: California. Seismological Research Letters, 78(1), 37-48. doi: 10.1785/gssrl.78.1.37. SCEC Contribution 926
Bird, P. (2007). Uncertainties in Long-Term Geologic Offset Rates of Faults: General Principles Illustrated with Data from California and other Western States. Geosphere, 3(6), 577-595. doi: 10.1130/GES00127.1. SCEC Contribution 1077
Bird, P., & Kagan, Y. Y. (2004). Plate-Tectonic Analysis of Shallow Seismicity: Apparent Boundary Width, Beta, Corner Magnitude, Coupled Lithosphere Thickness, and Coupling in Seven Tectonic Settings. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 94(6), 2380-2399. doi: 10.1785/0120030107. SCEC Contribution 749

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