Monica D. Kohler

Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Research Professor

Expertise: Seismology - modeling (SCEC and non-scec)field experiments
About Me Publications
Filippitzis, F., Kohler, M. D., Heaton, T. H., Graves, R. W., Clayton, R. W., Guy, R., Bunn, J., & Chandy, K. (2020, 08). Ground Motion Response Study of Urban Los Angeles following the 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence. Poster Presentation at 2020 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 10638
Tamhidi, A., Kuehn, N. M., Kohler, M. D., Ghahari, F., Taciroglu, E., & Bozorgnia, Y. (2020, 08). Ground-Motion Time-Series Interpolation within the Community Seismic Network using Gaussian Process Regression: Application to the 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake. Poster Presentation at 2020 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 10623
Clayton, R. W., Kohler, M. D., Guy, R., Bunn, J., Heaton, T. H., & Chandy, K. (2019, 08). CSN/LAUSD Network: A Dense Accelerometer Network in Los Angeles Schools. Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9431
Smith, D. E., Kohler, M. D., Andrews, J. R., Chung, A. I., Hartog, R., Henson, I., Given, D. D., & Guiwits, S. (2018, 08). ShakeAlert v. 2.0 Testing and Certification. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8834
Weeraratne, D. S., Amodeo, K., Rathnayaka, S., Lennin, E., Gomez, C. D., & Kohler, M. D. (2018, 08). Shear wave velocity structure of a remnant slab beneath the western Transverse Ranges offshore southern California. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8722
Castillo Castellanos, J. A., Kohler, M. D., Massari, A. T., & Clayton, R. W. (2017, 08). Complex Rayleigh Wave Effects on the Seismic Demands of Mid-Rise Buildings. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7699
Cochran, E. S., Kohler, M. D., Given, D. D., Andrews, J., Meier, M., Hauksson, E., Minson, S. E., Ahmad, M., DeLeon, J., & Guiwits, S. (2016, 08). ShakeAlert Testing and Certification Platform: Point Source and Ground Motion Based Evaluations. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6559
Kohler, M. D. (2016, 09). Offshore Pacific-North America lithospheric structure and Tohoku tsunami observations from a southern California ocean bottom seismometer experiment. Oral Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6399
Bowden, D. C., Kohler, M. D., Tsai, V. C., & Weeraratne, D. S. (2016). Offshore southern California lithospheric velocity structure from noise cross-correlation functions. Journal of Geophysical Research, 121(5), 3415-3427. doi: 10.1002/2016JB012919. SCEC Contribution 7135
Legg, M. R., Kohler, M. D., Shintaku, N., & Weeraratne, D. S. (2015). High-resolution mapping of two large-scale transpressional fault zones in the California Continental Borderland: Santa Cruz-Catalina Ridge and Ferrelo faults. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 120, 915-942. SCEC Contribution 1742
Fuis, G. S., Kohler, M. D., Scherwath, M., Brink, U., van Avendonk, H., & Murphy, J. M. (2007). A comparison between the transpressional plate boundaries of South Island, New Zealand, and southern California, USA: The Alpine and San Andreas Fault Systems. Washington, : American Geophysical Union. doi: 10.1029/175GM16. SCEC Contribution 970
Husker, A. L., Kohler, M. D., & Davis, P. M. (2006). Anomalous Seismic Amplitudes Measured in the Los Angeles Basin Interpreted as a Basin-Edge Diffraction Catastrophe. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 96(1), 147-164. doi: 10.1785/0120040216. SCEC Contribution 917
Fuis, G. S., Clayton, R. W., Davis, P. M., Ryberg, T., Lutter, W. J., Okaya, D. A., Hauksson, E., Murphy, J. M., Benthien, M. L., Baher, S., Kohler, M. D., Thygesen, K., Simila, G., & Keller, R. G. (2003). Fault Systems of the 1971 San Fernando and 1994 Northridge Earthquakes, Southern California: Relocated Aftershocks and Seismic Images from LARSE II. Geology, 31(2), 171-174. doi: 10.1130/0091-7613(2003)031<0171:FSOTSF>2.0.CO;2. SCEC Contribution 665
Kohler, M. D., Magistrale, H., & Clayton, R. W. (2003). Mantle Heterogeneities and the SCEC Reference Three-Dimensional Seismic Velocity Model Version 3. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 93(2), 757-774. doi: 10.1785/0120020017. SCEC Contribution 630
Kohler, M. D., & Kerr, B. (2002). Data Report for the 1998-1999 Los Angeles Region Seismic Experiment II Passive Array. , : . SCEC Contribution 631
Houseman, G., Neil, E. A., & Kohler, M. D. (2000). Lithospheric instability beneath the Transverse Ranges of California. Journal of Geophysical Research, 105(B7), 16237-16250. SCEC Contribution 683
Kohler, M. D., Kerr, B., & Davis, P. M. (2000). The 1997 Los Angeles Basin Passive Seismic Experiment - A Dense, Urban Seismic Array to Investigate Basin Lithospheric Structures. , : . SCEC Contribution 498
Henyey, T., Fuis, G. S., Benthien, M. L., Burdette, T., Christofferson, S., Clayton, R. W., Davis, P. M., & Kohler, M. D. (1999). The "LARSE" Project Working Toward A Safer Future For Los Angeles. Washington, D.C., : U.S. Government Printing Office. SCEC Contribution 497
Kohler, M. D. (1999). Lithospheric deformation beneath the San Gabriel Mountains in the southern California Transverse Ranges. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104(B7), 15025-15041. SCEC Contribution 368
Kohler, M. D., Vidale, J. E., & Davis, P. M. (1997). Complex Scattering Within D" Observed on the Very Dense Los Angeles Region Seismic Experiment Passive Array. Geophysical Research Letters, 24(15), 1855-1858. doi: 10.1029/97GL01823. SCEC Contribution 353
Kohler, M. D., & Davis, P. M. (1997). Crustal Thickness Variations in Southern California from Los Angeles Region Seismic Experiment Passive Phase Teleseismic Travel Times. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 87(5), 1330-1344. SCEC Contribution 352
Kohler, M. D., Davis, P., Liu, H., Benthien, M. L., Gao, S., Fuis, G. S., Clayton, R. W., Okaya, D. A., & Mori, J. (1996). Data Report for the 1993 Los Angeles Region Seismic Experiment (LARSE93), Southern California; A Passive Study from Seal Beach Northeastward through the Mojave Desert. , USA: U.S. Geological Survey. SCEC Contribution 308
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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