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Nadia Lapusta

California Institute of Technology
Professor

Expertise: Earthquake modeling, earthquake source processes
 
 
About Me Publications
Michel, S. G., Avouac, J., Lapusta, N., & Jiang, J. (2017, 08). Pulse-Like Partial Ruptures and High-Frequency Radiation at Creeping-Locked Transition during Megathrust Earthquakes. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7863
Schaal, N., Lapusta, N., & Lin, Y. (2017, 08). Exploring seismological properties of asperity-type events in a rate-and-state fault model. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7855
Lambert, V. R., & Lapusta, N. (2017, 08). Implications of depth-dependent variations in fault zone properties for the frequency content of seismic radiation. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7790
Sudhir, K., & Lapusta, N. (2017, 08). Slip Patterns on Rate-and-State Faults with Heterogeneous Velocity-Weakening and Velocity-Strengthening Friction. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7789
Lin, Y., & Lapusta, N. (2017, 08). Comparison of actual and seismologically inferred stress drops in asperity-type dynamic source models of microseismicity. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7786
Ye, L., Lapusta, N., & Avouac, J. (2017, 08). Dynamic Stress Changes during the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal Earthquake. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7778
Larochelle, S., Lapusta, N., & Ampuero, J. (2017, 08). The Role of Dilatancy in Fluid-Induced Fault Slip . Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7637
Perry, S. M., & Lapusta, N. (2017). Reproducing magnitude-invariant stress drops in fault models with dynamic weakening. Journal of Geophysical Research, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 7265
Rubino, V., Rosakis, A. J., & Lapusta, N. (2017). Investigation of ground motion attenuation of crack-like and pulse-like ruptures. Tectonophysics, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 7264
Rubino, V., Rosakis, A. J., & Lapusta, N. (2017). Visualization of laboratory earthquakes using the digital image correlation technique. Experimental Mechanics, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 7263
Rubino, V., Lapusta, N., & Rosakis, A. J. (2017). Experimental evidence of dynamic rupture triggering and low-prestress supershear transition. Journal of Geophysical research, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 7262
Rubino, V., Lapusta, N., & Rosakis, A. J. (2017). Designing laboratory experiments of dynamic rupture triggering and low-prestress supershear transition. Journal of Geophysical Research, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 7261
Rubino, V., Rosakis, A. J., & Lapusta, N. (2017). Understanding dynamic friction through spontaneously evolving laboratory earthquakes . Nature Communication, (accepted). SCEC Contribution 6272
Gori, M., Rubino, V., Rosakis, A. J., & Lapusta, N. (2016, 08). Laboratory Earthquakes Nucleated by Fluid Injection. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6756
Lin, Y., Ma, K., Kanamori, H., Song, T. A., Lapusta, N., & Tsai, V. C. (2016, 08). Evidence for Non-Self-Similarity of Microearthquakes Recorded at a Taiwan Borehole Seismometer Array. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6735
Jiang, J., & Lapusta, N. (2014). Long-term seismic behavior of faults with heterogeneous compressive stress. Journal of Geophysical Research, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 1876
Jiang, J., & Lapusta, N. (2014). Earthquake sequences on faults with heterogeneous compressive stress and enhanced co-seismic weakening. Journal of Geophysical Research, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 1870
Somala, S., Ampuero, J., & Lapusta, N. (2013). Rise Time Resolution: Effect of Network Spacing and Rupture Velocity. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, (submitted). SCEC Contribution 2008
Somala, S., Ampuero, J., & Lapusta, N. (2013). Finite-fault source inversion using adjoint methods in 3D heterogeneous media. Geophysical Journal International, (submitted). SCEC Contribution 2007
Barbot, S. D., Agram, P. S., Lapusta, N., Avouac, J., & Simons, M. (2012). Geodetic Constraints on the Parkfield Seismogenic Zone: Implications for the Earthquake Prediction Experiment. Journal of Geophysical Research, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 1586
Jiang, J., & Lapusta, N. (2017). Connecting depth limits of interseismic locking, microseismicity, and large earthquakes in models of long-term fault slip. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122. doi: 10.1002/2017JB014030. SCEC Contribution 7171
Ye, L., Avouac, J., & Lapusta, N. (2016, 12). Dynamic Stress Changes during the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal Earthquake. Oral Presentation at AGU Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7256
Jiang, J., & Lapusta, N. (2016). Deeper penetration of large earthquakes on seismically quiescent faults. Science, 352(6291), 1293–1297. SCEC Contribution 6139
Lui, S. K., & Lapusta, N. (2016). Repeating microearthquake sequences interact predominantly through postseismic slip. Nature Geoscience,. SCEC Contribution 6099
Rubino, V., Lapusta, N., Rosakis, A. J., Leprince, S., & Avouac, J. (2015). Static laboratory earthquake measurements with the digital image correlation method. Experimental Mechanics, 55(77). SCEC Contribution 1810
Jiang, J., & Lapusta, N. (2014). Long-term fault behavior at the seismic-aseismic transition: space-time evolution of microseismicity and depth extent of earthquake rupture. Poster Presentation at 2014 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6055
Gabuchian, V., Rosakis, A. J., Lapusta, N., & Oglesby, D. D. (2014). Experimental investigation of strong ground motion due to thrust-fault earthquakes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119(2), 1316-1336. doi: 10.1002/2013JB010409. SCEC Contribution 1767
Konca, A. O., Kaneko, Y., Lapusta, N., & Avouac, J. (2013). Kinematic Inversion of Physically Plausible Earthquake Source Models Obtained from Dynamic Rupture Simulations. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(5), 2621-2644. doi: 10.1785/0120120358. SCEC Contribution 1819
Noda, H., Lapusta, N., & Kanamori, H. (2013). Comparison of average stress drop measures for ruptures with heterogeneous stress change and implications for earthquake physics. Geophysical Journal International, 193(3), 1691-1712. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt074. SCEC Contribution 1703
Noda, H., & Lapusta, N. (2013). Creeping fault segments can join earthquake rupture through dynamic weakening. Nature, 493(7433). doi: 10.1038/nature11703. SCEC Contribution 1675
Somala, S., Ampuero, J., & Lapusta, N. (2012, 12). Earthquake source inversion with dense networks. Oral Presentation at AGU Fall Meeting 2012. SCEC Contribution 1882
Barbot, S. D., Lapusta, N., & Avouac, J. (2012). Under the Hood of the Earthquake Machine: Toward Predictive Modeling of the Seismic Cycle. Science, 336(6082), 707-710. doi: 10.1126/science.1218796. SCEC Contribution 1751
Barbot, S. D., Lapusta, N., & Avouac, J. (2012). Under the Hood of the Earthquake Machine: Towards Predictive Modeling of the Seismic Cycle. Science, 336(6082), 707-710. doi: 10.1126/science.1218796. SCEC Contribution 1600
Barbot, S. D., Lapusta, N., & Avouac, J. (2012). Under the Hood of the Earthquake Machine: Towards Predictive Modeling of the Seismic Cycle. Science, 336(6082), 707-710. doi: 10.1126/science.1218796. SCEC Contribution 1585
Noda, H., Lapusta, N., & Rice, J. R. (2011). Earthquake sequence calculations with dynamic weakening mechanisms. , : Springer. SCEC Contribution 1491
Kaneko, Y., Ampuero, J., & Lapusta, N. (2011). Spectral-element simulations of long-term fault slip: Effect of low-rigidity layers on earthquake-cycle dynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 116(B10313). doi: 10.1029/2011JB008395. SCEC Contribution 1477
Chen, K. H., Bürgmann, R., Nadeau, R. M., Chen, T., & Lapusta, N. (2010). Postseismic variations in seismic moment and recurrence interval of repeating earthquakes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 299, 118-125. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.08.027. SCEC Contribution 1448
Noda, H., & Lapusta, N. (2010). Three‐dimensional earthquake sequence simulations with evolving temperature and pore pressure due to shear heating: Effect of heterogeneous hydraulic diffusivity. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115. doi: 10.1029/2010JB007780. SCEC Contribution 1432
Kaneko, Y., & Lapusta, N. (2010). Supershear transition due to a free surface in 3-D simulations of spontaneous dynamic rupture on vertical strike-slip faults. Tectonophysics, 493(3-4), 272-284. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2010.06.015. SCEC Contribution 1324
Lapusta, N., & Liu, Y. (2009). Three-dimensional boundary integral modeling of spontaneous earthquake sequences and aseismic slip. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114. doi: 10.1029/2008JB005934. SCEC Contribution 1254
Harris, R. A., Barall, M., Archuleta, R. J., Dunham, E. M., Aagaard, B. T., Ampuero, J., Bhat, H. S., Cruz-Atienza, V. M., Dalguer, L. A., Dawson, P. B., Day, S. M., Duan, B., Ely, G. P., Kaneko, Y., Kase, Y., Lapusta, N., Liu, Y., Ma, S., Oglesby, D. D., Olsen, K. B., Pitarka, A., Song, S., & Templeton, E. L. (2009). The SCEC/USGS Dynamic Earthquake Rupture Code Verification Exercise. Seismological Research Letters, 80(January/February 2009), 119-126. doi: 10.1785/gssrl.80.1.119. SCEC Contribution 1184
Kaneko, Y., Lapusta, N., & Ampuero, J. (2008). Spectral element modeling of spontaneous earthquake rupture on rate-and-state faults: Effect of velocity-strengthening friction at shallow depths. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113. doi: 10.1029/2007JB005553. SCEC Contribution 1203
Kaneko, Y., & Lapusta, N. (2008). Variability of earthquake nucleation in continuum models of rate-and-state faults and implications for aftershock rates. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 113. doi: 10.1029/2007JB005154. SCEC Contribution 1102
Liu, Y., & Lapusta, N. (2008). Transition of Mode II Cracks from Sub-Rayleigh to Intersonic Speeds in the Presence of Favorable Heterogeneity. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56(1), 25-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jmps.2007.06.005. SCEC Contribution 1090
Day, S. M., Dalguer, L. A., Lapusta, N., & Liu, Y. (2005). Comparison of Finite Difference and Boundary Integral Solutions to Three-Dimensional Spontaneous Rupture. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110(B12307). doi: 10.1029/2005JB003813. SCEC Contribution 907
Lapusta, N., & Rice, J. R. (2003). Nucleation and early seismic propagation of small and large events in a crustal earthquake model. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(B4), 2205. doi: 10.1029/2001JB000793. SCEC Contribution 609
Rice, J. R., & Lapusta, N. (2001). Rate and State Dependent Friction and the Stability of Sliding Between Elastically Deformable Solids. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 49(9), 1865-1898. doi: 10.1016/S0022-5096(01)00042-4 . SCEC Contribution 565
Lapusta, N., Rice, J. R., Ben-Zion, Y., & Zheng, G. (2000). Elastodynamic Analysis for Slow Tectonic Loading with Spontaneous Rupture Episodes on Faults with Rate- and State-Dependent Friction. Journal of Geophysical Research, 105(B10), 23765-23789. SCEC Contribution 511

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