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Elizabeth H. Hearn

Capstone Geophysics
Consulting Geophysicist

Expertise: kinematics and dynamics of lithosphere deformation and faulting
About Me Publications
Hearn, E. H., Oskin, M. E., Thatcher, W. R., Hirth, G., Behr, W. M., & Legg, M. R. (2018, 08). Progress toward a Community Rheology Model of Southern California. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8696
Hearn, E. H. (2016, 09). How Sensitive are Inferred Stresses and Stressing Rates to Rheology? Clues from Southern California Deformation Models. Oral Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6447
Hearn, E. H. (2019). Kinematics of southern California crustal deformation: Insights from finite-element models. Tectonophysics, 758, 12-28. SCEC Contribution 8217
Hearn, E. H., & Thatcher, W. R. (2015). Reconciling viscoelastic models of postseismic and interseismic deformation: Effects of viscous shear zones and finite-length ruptures. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120(4), 2794-2819. SCEC Contribution 1956
Thatcher, W. R., Hearn, E. H., & Hirth, G. H. (2013). Ductile Rheology of the Southern California Lithosphere: Constraints from Deformation Modeling, Rock Mechanics, and Field Observations. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 94(32), 280. doi: 10.1002/20. SCEC Contribution 1824
Hearn, E. H., Pollitz, F. F., & Thatcher, W. R. (2013). How do “ghost transients” from past earthquakes affect GPS slip rate estimates on southern California faults?. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(4), 828-838. doi: 10.1002/ggge.20080. SCEC Contribution 1666
Vaghri, A., & Hearn, E. H. (2012). Can Lateral Viscosity Contrasts Explain Asymmetric Interseismic Deformation around Strike-Slip faults?. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 102(2), 490-503. doi: 10.1785/0120100347. SCEC Contribution 1494
Hearn, E. H., Johnson, K. M., & Thatcher, W. R. (2010). Space geodetic data improve seismic hazard assessment in California: Workshop on incorporating geodetic surface deformation data into UCERF3; Pomona, California, 1-2 April 2010. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 91(38), 336. doi: 10.1029/2010EO380007. SCEC Contribution 1878
Finzi, Y., Hearn, E. H., Ben-Zion, Y., & Lyakhovsky, V. (2009). Structural properties and deformation patterns of evolving strike-slip faults: Numerical simulations incorporating damage rheology. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 166, 1537–1573. doi: 10.1007/s00024-009-0522-1. SCEC Contribution 1711
Hearn, E. H., & Fialko, Y. (2009). Can compliant fault zones be used to measure absolute stresses in the upper crust?. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114. doi: 10.1029/2008JB005901. SCEC Contribution 1232
Finzi, Y., Hearn, E. H., Ben-Zion, Y., & Lyakhovsky, V. (2009). Structural Properties and Deformation Patterns of Evolving Strike-slip Faults: Numerical Simulations Incorporating Damage Rheology . Pure and Applied Geophysics, 166(10-11), 1537-1573. doi: 10.1007/s00024-009-0522-1. SCEC Contribution 1231
Hearn, E. H., & Bürgmann, R. (2005). The Effect of Elastic Layering on Inversions of GPS Data for Coseismic Slip and Resulting Stress Changes: Strike-Slip Earthquakes. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 95(5), 1637-1653. doi: 10.1785/0120040158. SCEC Contribution 850
Hearn, E. H. (2003). What Can GPS Data Tell Us About the Dynamics of Post-Seismic Deformation?. Geophysical Journal International, 155(3), 753-777. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2003.02030.x. SCEC Contribution 716
Hearn, E. H., & Humphreys, E. D. (1998). Kinematics of the southern Walker Lane Belt and Motion of the Sierra Nevada, California. Journal of Geophysical Research, 103(B11), 27033-27049. SCEC Contribution 408

Last updated May 02, 2019.