Donald V. Helmberger

Seismological Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
Professor of Geophysics
 
 
About Me Publications
Lai, V., Graves, R. W., & Helmberger, D. V. (2017, 08). Impact of Earthquake Depth on Basin Response. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7806
Yue, H., Simons, M., Liang, C., Fattahi, H., Fielding, E. J., Kanamori, H., Helmberger, D. V., Zhu, L., Sylvain, M., & Avouac, J. (2016, 08). Kinematic Rupture Process of the 2016 Mw 7.1 Kumamoto Earthquake Sequence. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6990
Lai, V., Graves, R. W., Wei, S., & Helmberger, D. V. (2016, 08). Evidence for strong lateral seismic velocity variation in the lower crust – upper mantle beneath the California margin . Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6712
Avouac, J., Ayoub, F., Wei, S., Ampuero, J., Meng, L., Leprince, S., Jolivet, R., Duputel, Z., & Helmberger, D. V. (2014). Seismic slip boosted on a misoriented fault bend during the 2013, Mw7.7 Balochistan Earthquake. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 391, 128-134. SCEC Contribution 2006
Inbal, A., Ampuero, J., Avouac, J., Lengline, O., & Helmberger, D. V. (2012, 12). Tying the spectral ends of the M9.0 Tohoku-Oki earthquake sequence: High-frequency radiators and early quasi-static afterslip. Oral Presentation at AGU Fall Meeting 2012. SCEC Contribution 1880
Helmberger, D. V., Zhan, Z., Helmberger, D. V., Tan, Y., & Ni, S. (2012). Locating Earthquakes with Surface Waves and Centroid Moment Tensor Estimation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117(B4). doi: 10.1029/2011JB008501. SCEC Contribution 1623
Helmberger, D. V., Zhan, Z., Helmberger, D. V., Tan, Y., & Ni, S. (2012). Locating Earthquakes with Surface Waves and Centroid Moment Tensor Estimation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117(B4). doi: 10.1029/2011JB008501. SCEC Contribution 1623
Simons, M., Minson, S. E., Sladen, A., Ortega, F., Jiang, J., Owen, S. E., Meng, L., Ampuero, J., Wei, S., Chu, R., Helmberger, D. V., Kanamori, H., Hetland, E. A., Moore, A. W., & Webb, F. H. (2011). The 2011 Magnitude 9.0 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake: Mosaicking the Megathrust from Seconds to Centuries. Science, 332, 1421-1425. doi: 10.1126/science.1206731. SCEC Contribution 1653
Zhan, Z., Wei, S., Ni, S., & Helmberger, D. V. (2011). Earthquake Centroid Locations Using Calibration from Ambient Seismic Noise. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America,. SCEC Contribution 1624
Wei, S., Fielding, E. J., LePrince, S., Sladen, A., Avouac, J., Helmberger, D. V., Hauksson, E., Chu, R., Simons, M., Hudnut, K. W., Herring, T. A., & Briggs, R. (2011). Superficial simplicity of the 2010 El Mayor-Cucapah earthquake of Baja, California in Mexico. Nature GeoScience,. doi: 10.1038/NGEO1213. SCEC Contribution 1622
Tan, Y., Song, T., Wei, S., & Helmberger, D. V. (2010). Surface Wave Path Corrections and Source Inversions in Southern California . Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100(6), 2891-2904. doi: 10.1785/0120090063. SCEC Contribution 1604
Tan, Y., & Helmberger, D. V. (2010). Rupture Directivity Characteristics of the 2003 Big Bear Sequence. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100. SCEC Contribution 1603
Luo, Y., Tan, Y., Wei, S., Helmberger, D. V., Ni, S., & Hauksson, E. (2010). Source Mechanism and Rupture Directivity of the Mw4.6 May 18, 2009 Inglewood, California Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100, 3269-3277. SCEC Contribution 1602
Helmberger, D. V., & Tan, Y. (2007). A New Method for Determining Small Earthquake Source Parameters Using short-period P waves. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 97, 1176-1195. SCEC Contribution 1601
Ji, C., Wald, D. J., & Helmberger, D. V. (2002). Source Description of the 1999 Hector Mine, California, Earthquake, Part II: Complexity of Slip History. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 92(4), 1208-1226. doi: 10.1785/0120000917. SCEC Contribution 662
Ji, C., Wald, D. J., & Helmberger, D. V. (2002). Source Description of the 1999 Hector Mine, California, Earthquake, Part I: Wavelet Domain Inversion Theory and Resolution Analysis. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 92(4), 1192-1207. doi: 10.1785/0120000916. SCEC Contribution 661
Ji, C., Helmberger, D. V., & Wald, D. J. (2000). Basin Structure Estimation by Waveform Modeling: Forward and Inverse Methods. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 90(4), 964-976. doi: 10.1785/0119990080. SCEC Contribution 660
Scrivner, C., & Helmberger, D. V. (1999). Finite Difference Modeling of Two Aftershocks of the 1994 Northridge, California Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 89(6), 1505-1518. SCEC Contribution 475
Scrivner, C., & Helmberger, D. V. (1999). Variability of Ground Motions in Southern California - Data from the 1995-1996 Ridgecrest Sequence. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 89(3), 626-639. SCEC Contribution 458
Zhu, L., & Helmberger, D. V. (1998). Moho Offset Across the Northern Margin of the Tibetan Plateau. Science, 281(5380), 1170-1172. doi: 10.1126/science.281.5380.1170. SCEC Contribution 443
Song, X., & Helmberger, D. V. (1998). Pseudo Green's Functions and Waveform Tomography. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 88(1), 304-312. SCEC Contribution 430
Wen, L., & Helmberger, D. V. (1997). Propagational Corrections for Basin Structure: Landers Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 87(3), 782-787. SCEC Contribution 381
Song, X., & Helmberger, D. V. (1997). Northridge Aftershocks, a Source Study with TERRAscope Data. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 87(4), 1024-1034. SCEC Contribution 341
Song, X., & Helmberger, D. V. (1996). Source Estimation of Finite Faults from Broadband Regional Networks. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 86(3), 797-804. SCEC Contribution 664
Zhu, L., & Helmberger, D. V. (1996). Advancement in Source Estimation Techniques Using Broadband Regional Seismograms. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 86(5), 1634-1641. SCEC Contribution 324
Scrivner, C., & Helmberger, D. V. (1995). Preliminary Work on an Early Warning and Rapid Response Program for Moderate Eartquakes. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 85(4), 1257-1265. SCEC Contribution 91
Song, X., Jones, L. E., & Helmberger, D. V. (1995). Source Characteristics of the 17 January 1994 Northridge, California, Earthquake from Regional Broadband Modeling. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 85(6), 1591-1603. SCEC Contribution 663
Zhao, L., & Helmberger, D. V. (1994). Source Estimation from Broadband Regional Seismograms. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 84(1), 91-104. SCEC Contribution 49
Scrivner, C., & Helmberger, D. V. (1993). Seismic Waveform Modeling in the Los Angeles Basin. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 84(5), 1310-1326. SCEC Contribution 52

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