Rufus D. Catchings

United States Geological Survey
Research Geophysicist

Expertise: Seismology
 
 
About Me Publications
Allam, A. A., Catchings, R. D., Steidl, J. H., Berg, E. M., Downey, N., Ben-Zion, Y., Goldman, M. R., Chan, J. H., Criley, C. J., Langermann, D., McEvilly, A. T., Ma, Z., & Mongovin, D. D. (2019, 08). A Multiscale Seismic Deployment with 463 Sensors Following the 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence in Eastern CA. Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9756
Catchings, R. D., Goldman, M. R., Chan, J., Allam, A. A., Steidl, J. H., Ben-Zion, Y., Criley, C., Ma, Z., Langermann, D., McEvilly, A. T., & Mongovin, D. D. (2019, 08). Three-Component Nodal Array Aftershock Deployments for the 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence. Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9333
Li, Y., Catchings, R. D., & Goldman, M. R. (2019). Rupture Branching Structure of the 2014 Mw 6.0 South Napa, California Earthquake Inferred from Explosion-Generated Fault-Zone Trapped Waves. Bulletin Seismological Society of America, (accepted). SCEC Contribution 8137
Fuis, G. S., Zhang, E., Catchings, R. D., Scheirer, D. S., Goldman, M. R., & Bauer, K. (2017, 08). A re-examination of the subsurface fault structure in the vicinity of the 1989 Loma Prieta Mw 6.9 earthquake, central California, from analysis of steep reflections, earthquakes, and potential-field data. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7502
Goldman, M. R., Catchings, R. D., Chan, J., Sickler, R. R., Criley, C., O'Leary, D., & Christensen, A. (2016, 08). Seismic Evidence for Splays of the Eureka Peak Fault beneath Yucca Valley, California. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7048
Catchings, R. D., Hernandez, J. L., Sickler, R. R., Goldman, M. R., Chan, J. H., & Criley, C. J. (2016, 08). Fault-Zone Exploration in Highly Urbanized Settings Using Guided Waves: An Example From the Raymond Fault, Los Angeles, California. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7037
Hernandez, J., Catchings, R. D., Sickler, R. R., & Goldman, M. R. (2016, 08). New Investigations on the Hollywood-Raymond Fault Zone, Los Angeles, California. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6496
Li, Y., Catchings, R. D., & Goldman, M. R. (2016, 08). Fault Damage Zone of the 2014 Mw 6.0 South Napa Earthquake, California, Viewed from Fault-Zone Trapped Waves. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6450
Fuis, G. S., Catchings, R. D., Scheirer, D. S., Goldman, M. R., & Zhang, E. (2016, 08). Structure of the San Andreas Fault Zone in the Salton Trough Region of Southern California: A Comparison with San Andreas Fault Structure in the Loma Prieta Area of Central California. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6446
McGuire, J. J., Lohman, R. B., Catchings, R. D., Rymer, M. J., & Goldman, M. R. (2014). Relationships between seismic velocity, metamorphism, seismic and aseismic fault slip in the Salton Sea Geothermal Field region. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 1957
Li, Y., Catchings, R. D., & Goldman, M. R. (2016). Subsurface Fault Damage Zone of the 2014 Mw 6.0 South Napa Earthquake, California, Viewed from Fault-Zone Trapped Waves. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am, 106(No. 6). doi: doi:10.1785/0120160039. SCEC Contribution 6168
Rose, E. J., Fuis, G. S., Stock, J. M., Hole, J. A., Kell-Hills, A. M., Kent, G. M., Driscoll, N. W., Crum, S., Goldman, M. R., Reusch, A. M., Han, L., Sickler, R. R., Catchings, R. D., Rymer, M. J., Criley, C. J., Scheirer, D. S., Skinner, S. M., Slayday-Criley, C. J., Murphy, J. M., Jensen, E. G., McClearn, R., Ferguson, A. J., Butcher, L. A., Gardner, M., Emmons, I., Loughran, C. L., Svitek, J. R., Bastien, P. C., Cotton, J. A., Croker, D. S., Harding, A. J., Babcock, J. M., Harder, S. H., & Rosa, C. M. (2013). Borehole- explosion and air-gun data acquired in the 2011 Salton Seismic Imaging Project (SSIP), southern California—Description of the Survey. Reston, VA., : U.S. Geological Survey. doi: 10.3133/ofr20131172. SCEC Contribution 1797
Fuis, G. S., Okaya, D. A., Clayton, R. W., Lutter, W. J., Ryberg, T., Brocher, T. M., Henyey, T., Benthien, M. L., Davis, P. M., Mori, J., Catchings, R. D., ten Brink, U. S., Kohler, M. D., Klitgord, K. D., & Bohannon, R. G. (1996). Images of Crust Beneath Southern California Will Aid Study of Earthquakes and Their Effects. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 77(18), 173-176. doi: 10.1029/96EO00112. SCEC Contribution 234

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