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Andreas Plesch

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Harvard University
Senior Research Associate

Expertise: structural geology, 3d restoration
 
 
About Me Publications
Thatcher, W. R., Hearn, E. H., Oskin, M. E., Montesi, L. G., Hirth, G., Behr, W. M., Plesch, A., & Shaw, J. H. (2019, 08). Preliminary SCEC Community Rheology Model. Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9833
Su, M., Maechling, P. J., Marshall, S. T., Nicholson, C., Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., Pauk, E., Huynh, T. T., & Hearn, E. H. (2019, 08). A Queryable Map-Based Web Interface to the SCEC Community Fault Model. Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9787
Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., Ross, Z. E., & Hauksson, E. (2019, 08). Detailed 3D source fault representations for the 2019 Ridgecrest earthquake sequence. Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9709
Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., Oskin, M. E., & Maechling, P. J. (2019, 08). A volumetric, CFM compatible, Geologic Framework Model (GFM) . Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9706
Nicholson, C., Plesch, A., Sorlien, C. C., Shaw, J. H., Marshall, S. T., & Hauksson, E. (2019, 08). Continued Updates, Expansion and Improvements to the Community Fault Model (CFM version 5.3). Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9509
Don, J., Plesch, A., Newman, M. M., & Shaw, J. H. (2019, 08). Linkage of the Ventura-Pitas Point and Mid-Channel faults and its implications for large, multi-segment earthquakes . Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9479
Alves da Silva, J., Byrne, H., Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., & Juanes, R. (2019, 08). Revisiting the classical earthquake experiment in the Rangely oil Field, Colorado, 1970: insights from coupled flow and geomechanical modeling. Poster Presentation at 2019 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 9376
Evans, W. S., Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., Pillai, N. L., Yu, E., Meier, M., & Hauksson, E. (2019). A statistical method for associating earthquakes with their source faults in southern California. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 9057
Levy, Y., Rockwell, T. K., Shaw, J. H., Plesch, A., Driscoll, N. W., & Perea, H. (2019). Structural modeling of the western Transverse Ranges: An imbricated thrust ramp thrust architecture?. Lithosphere, (awaiting publication). SCEC Contribution 8054
Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., SCFM Working Group, .., & Nicholson, C. (2018, 08). SCFM 3.1: Updates, maps and modeling support. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8725
Nicholson, C., Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., & Marshall, S. T. (2018, 08). Enhancements, Updates, and Improved Access to the Community Fault Model. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8508
Levy, Y., Rockwell, T. K., Shaw, J. H., Plesch, A., Driscoll, N. W., & Perea, H. (2018, 08). Structural Architecture of the Western Transverse Ranges and Potential for Large Earthquakes - New Results of Trishear Forward Models . Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8497
Don, J., Plesch, A., Newman, M. M., & Shaw, J. H. (2018, 08). Characterizing the 3D geometry of the Ventura-Pitas Point fault system and its implications for earthquake hazards in southern California. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8411
Wolfe, F. D., Shaw, J. H., Plesch, A., Ponti, D. J., Dolan, J. F., & Legg, M. R. (2018, 07). The Wilmington Blind-Thrust Fault: An active, concealed earthquake source beneath Los Angeles, CA. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8213
Maechling, P. J., Gill, D., Taborda, R., Shaw, J. H., Plesch, A., Olsen, K. B., Callaghan, S., Jordan, T. H., & Goulet, C. A. (2018, 06). The SCEC UCVM Software Framework for Distributing and Querying Seismic Velocity Models. Poster Presentation at 11th National Conference in Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 7989
Wolfe, F. D., Dolan, J. F., Plesch, A., & Shaw, J. H. (2017, 08). Activity and earthquake potential of the Wilmington blind thrust, Los Angeles, CA: The largest earthquake source not on current southern California hazard maps?. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7772
Nicholson, C., Plesch, A., & Shaw, J. H. (2017, 08). Community Fault Model Version 5.2: Updating & expanding the CFM 3D fault set and its associated fault database. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7735
Levy, Y., Rockwell, T. K., Shaw, J. H., Plesch, A., Driscoll, N. W., & Perea, H. (2017, 08). Structural Architecture of the Western Transverse Ranges and Potential for Large Earthquakes – Trishear Forward Models . Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7631
Evans, W. S., Plesch, A., Lee, W., Pillai, N., Shaw, J. H., Meier, M., & Hauksson, E. (2017, 08). Implementing rapid, probabilistic association of earthquakes with source faults in the CFM for southern California. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7597
Oskin, M. E., Behr, W. M., Morelan, A. E., Plesch, A., & Shaw, J. H. (2017, 08). Toward a Geologic Framework for the Community Rheology Model, with focus on the Mojave region. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7520
Plesch, A., Nicholson, C., Sorlien, C. C., Shaw, J. H., & Hauksson, E. (2016, 09). CFM Version 5.1: New and revised 3D fault representations and an improved database.. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6768
Hauksson, E., Andrews, J., Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., & Shelly, D. R. (2016). The 2015 Fillmore Earthquake Swarm and Possible Crustal Deformation Mechanisms Near the Bottom of the eastern Ventura Basin, California. Seismological Research Letters, 87(4), 807-815. doi: 10.1785/0220160020. SCEC Contribution 6208
Nicholson, C., Plesch, A., Sorlien, C. C., Shaw, J. H., & Hauksson, E. (2015, 05). The SCEC Community Fault Model Version 5.0: An updated and expanded 3D fault set for southern California. Poster Presentation at 2015 Pacific Section AAPG Joint Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6205
Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., Nicholson, C., Sorlien, C. C., & SCFM 2015 workshop participants, .. (2015). Evaluation of the Statewide Community Fault Model (SCFM) Version 3.0 and Continued Updates to the SCEC CFM 5.0. Poster Presentation at 2015 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6051
Shaw, J. H., Plesch, A., Tape, C., Suess, M., Jordan, T. H., Ely, G., Hauksson, E., Tromp, J., Tanimoto, T., Graves, R., Olsen, K., Nicholson, C., Maechling, P. J., Rivero, C., Lovely, P., Brankman, C. M., & Munster, J. (2015). Unified Structural Representation of the southern California crust and upper mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 415, 1-15. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.01.016. SCEC Contribution 2068
Shaw, J. H., Plesch, A., Tape, C. H., Suess, M., Jordan, T. H., Ely, G. P., Hauksson, E., Tromp, J., Tanimoto, T., Graves, R. W., Olsen, K. B., Nicholson, C., Maechling, P. J., Rivero, C., Lovely, P., Brankman, C., & Munster, J. (2015). Unified Structural Representation of the southern California crust and upper mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 415, 1-15. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.01.016. SCEC Contribution 2004
Nicholson, C., Plesch, A., Sorlien, C. C., Shaw, J. H., & Hauksson, E. (2014). The SCEC 3D Community Fault Model (CFM Version 5.0): An updated and expanded fault set of oblique crustal deformation and complex fault interaction for southern California. Eos (Transactions of AGU), 95(52), T31B-4585. SCEC Contribution 2080
Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., & Jordan, T. H. (2014, 4). Stochastic Descriptions of Basin Velocity Structure from Analyses of Sonic Logs and the SCEC Community Velocity Model (CVM-H). Presentation at 2014 SSA Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 2054
Nicholson, C., Plesch, A., Sorlien, C. C., Shaw, J. H., & Hauksson, E. (2013, 9). Updating the 3D fault set for the SCEC Community Fault Model (CFM-v4) and revising its associated fault database. Poster Presentation at SCEC Annual Meeting 2013. SCEC Contribution 2053
Shaw, J. H., Plesch, A., & Jordan, T. H. (2013, 9). Stochastic Descriptions of Basin Velocity Structure from Analyses of Sonic Logs and the SCEC Community Velocity Model (CVM-H). Poster Presentation at SCEC Annual Meeting 2013. SCEC Contribution 1890
Nicholson, C., Hauksson, E., & Plesch, A. (2012). Active Fault Geometry and Crustal Deformation Along the San Andreas Fault System Through San Gorgonio Pass, California: The View in 3D From Seismicity. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 93(52), T22C-03. SCEC Contribution 1737
Tape, C. H., Plesch, A., Shaw, J. H., & Gilbert, H. (2012). Estimating a continuous Moho surface for the California Unified Velocity Model. Seismological Research Letters, 83(4), 728-735. doi: 10.1785/0220110118. SCEC Contribution 1534
Nicholson, C., Hauksson, E., & Plesch, A. (2010). Revised 3D Fault Models for the Southern San Andreas Fault System Extending from San Gorgonio Pass to the Salton Sea. Oral Presentation at 106th Annual Meeting American Association of Petroleum Geologists. SCEC Contribution 1739
Shaw, J. H., Plesch, A., Dolan, J. F., & Pratt, T. L. (2002). Puente Hills blind-thrust system, Los Angeles, California. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 92 (8), 2946-2960. doi: 10.1785/0120010291. SCEC Contribution 687

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