Matthew D. Purvance

University of Nevada, Reno
Postdoctoral Scholar

Expertise: Strong Motion Seismology and Fault Physics
 
 
About Me Publications
Purvance, M. D. (2006). Overturning of Freestanding Blocks Exposed to Earthquake Excitations 1: Numerical Experiment and Parameterization. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 1038
Grant Ludwig, L. B., Brune, J. N., Anooshehpoor, A., Purvance, M. D., Brune, R. J., & Lozos, J. C. (2015). Reconciling precariously balanced rocks with large earthquakes on the San Andreas fault system. Seismological Research Letters, 86(5), 1345-1353. SCEC Contribution 1545
Anooshehpoor, A., Brune, J. N., Daemen, J., & Purvance, M. D. (2013). Constraints on Ground Accelerations Inferred from Unfractured Hoodoos near the Garlock Fault, California. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(1), 99-106. doi: 10.1785/0120110246 . SCEC Contribution 1533
Haddad, D. E., Zielke, O., Arrowsmith, R. R., Purvance, M. D., Haddad, A., & Landgraf, A. (2012). Estimating two-dimensional static stabilities of precariously balanced rocks from unconstrained digital photographs. Geosphere, 8(5), 1042-1053. doi: 10.1130/GES00788.1. SCEC Contribution 1769
Haddad, D. E., Zielke, O., Arrowsmith, J. R., Purvance, M. D., Haddad, A., & Landgraf, A. (2012). Estimating two-dimensional static stabilities and geomorphic settings of precariously balanced rocks from unconstrained digital photographs. Geosphere, 8(5), 1042-1053. doi: 10.1130/GES00788.1. SCEC Contribution 1632
Balco, G. A., Purvance, M. D., & Rood, D. H. (2011). Exposure dating of precariously balanced rocks. Quaternary Geochronology, 6, 295-303. doi: 10.1016/j.quageo.2011.03.007. SCEC Contribution 1480
Mena Cabrera, B., Mai, P. M., Olsen, K. B., Purvance, M. D., & Brune, J. N. (2010). Broadband ground motion simulations for 7 TeraShake scenarios: constraints from precarious rocks. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100, 2143-2162. SCEC Contribution 1200
Purvance, M. D., Anooshehpoor, A., & Brune, J. N. (2008). Freestanding Block Overturning Fragilities: Numerical Simulations. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics,. SCEC Contribution 1403
Purvance, M. D., Brune, J. N., Abrahamson, N. A., & Anderson, J. G. (2008). Consistency of Precariously Balanced Rocks with Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Estimates in Southern California. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 98, 2629-2640. SCEC Contribution 1402
Brune, J. N., Anooshehpoor, A., & Purvance, M. D. (2006). Band of Precariously Balanced Rocks Between the Elsinore and San Jacinto, California, Fault Zones: Constraints on Ground Motion for Large Earthquakes. Geology, 34(3), 137-140. doi: 10.1130/G22127.1. SCEC Contribution 818
Purvance, M. D., Anooshehpoor, A., & Brune, J. N. (2006). Overturning of Freestanding Blocks Exposed to Earthquake Excitations 2: Shake Table Validation. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics,. SCEC Contribution 1039
Purvance, M. D., & Anderson, J. G. (2003). A Comprehensive Study of the Observed Spectral Decay in Strong-Motion Accelerations Recorded in Guerrero, Mexico. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 93(2), 600-611. doi: 10.1785/0120020065. SCEC Contribution 617

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