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Rachel E. Abercrombie

Department of Earth Sciences
Boston University
Associate Professor

Expertise: Earthquake seismology
 
 
About Me Publications
Shearer, P. M., Abercrombie, R. E., Trugman, D. T., & Wang, W. (2018). Comparing EGF Methods for Estimating Corner Frequency and Stress Drop from P-wave Spectra. Journal of Geophysical Research, (in preparation). SCEC Contribution 8916
Chen, X., & Abercrombie, R. E. (2018, 08). Applying improved spectral analysis to an induced earthquake sequence in Oklahoma and implications on earthquake triggering. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8794
Hatch, R. L., Abercrombie, R. E., Ruhl, C. J., & Smith, K. D. (2018, 08). Characteristics of Three Small (Mw < 4.5) Urban Area Sequences in the Walker Lane: Earthquake Interaction, Fault Structure, and Source Properties. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8720
Shearer, P. M., Abercrombie, R. E., Trugman, D. T., & Wang, W. (2018, 08). Testing and Reconciling EGF Methods for Estimating Corner Frequency and Stress Drop from P-wave Spectra. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8365
Hatch, R. L., Smith, K. D., & Abercrombie, R. E. (2017, 08). Analysis of Two Magnitude ~4 Earthquakes and Aftershocks Near Truckee, California, 2017. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7852
Abercrombie, R. E., Ruhl, C. J., & Smith, K. D. (2017, 08). Detailed observations of seismicity, stress drop and directivity on a complex fault structure in Mogul Nevada. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7808
Shearer, P. M., Abercrombie, R. E., & Trugman, D. T. (2017, 08). Testing and Reconciling Stress Drop and Attenuation Models for Southern California. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7566
Abercrombie, R. E., & Chen, X. (2016, 08). Earthquake source parameter validation using multiple-scale approaches for induced seismicity in Oklahoma. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7003
Hatch, R. L., Trugman, D. T., Smith, K. D., Shearer, P. M., & Abercrombie, R. E. (2016, 08). Characterizing Seismicity with High-Precision Relocations of Recent Earthquake Sequences in Eastern California and Western Nevada. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6799
Shearer, P. M., Abercrombie, R. E., & Trugman, D. T. (2016, 08). Testing and Reconciling Stress Drop and Attenuation Models in Southern California. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6793
Smith, K. D., Abercrombie, R. E., & Ruhl, C. J. (2017). Spatiotemporal Variation of Stress Drop During the 2008 Mogul, Nevada, Earthquake Swarm. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122(10), 8163-8180. doi: 10.1002/2017JB014601. SCEC Contribution 8114
Bannister, S. C., Poli, P., & Abercrombie, R. E. (2017). Earthquake Directivity, Orientation, and Stress Drop Within the Subducting Plate at the Hikurangi Margin, New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122(12), 10,176-10,188. doi: 10.1002/2017JB014935 . SCEC Contribution 8112
Abercrombie, R. E., Shearer, P. M., & Trugman, D. T. (2017, 04). A comparison of different methods of calculating source spectra and stress drop in Southern California. Poster Presentation at Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America. SCEC Contribution 7268
Abercrombie, R. E., Bannister, S. C., Ristau, J., & Doser, D. (2017). Variability of earthquake stress drop in a subduction setting, the Hikurangi Margin, New Zealand. Geophysical Journal International, 208(1), 306-320. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw393. SCEC Contribution 7266
Zaliapin, I., Smith, K. D., Abercrombie, R. E., & Ruhl, C. J. (2016). Complex spatiotemporal evolution of the 2008 Mw 4.9 Mogul earthquake swarm (Reno, Nevada): Interplay of fluid and faulting. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(11), 8196-8216. doi: 10.1002/2016JB013399. SCEC Contribution 8113
Ruhl, C. J., Abercrombie, R. E., Smith, K. D., & Zaliapin, I. (2016). Complex spatiotemporal evolution of the 2008 Mw 4.9 Mogul earthquake swarm (Reno, Nevada): Interplay of fluid and faulting. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(11), 8196-8216. doi: 10.1002/2016JB013399 . SCEC Contribution 8083
Abercrombie, R. E. (2015). Investigating uncertainties in empirical Green's function analysis of earthquake source parameters. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120(6), 4263-4277. doi: 10.1002/2015JB011984. SCEC Contribution 8110
Chen, X., Shearer, P. M., & Abercrombie, R. E. (2012). Spatial migration of earthquakes within seismic clusters in Southern California: Evidence for fluid diffusion. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117. doi: 10.1029/2011JB008973. SCEC Contribution 1722
Abercrombie, R. E., & Rice, J. R. (2005). Can Observations of Earthquake Scaling Constrain Slip Weakening?. Geophysical Journal International, 162(2), 406-424. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2005.02579.x. SCEC Contribution 728
Felzer, K. R., Abercrombie, R. E., & Ekstrom, G. (2004). A Common Origin for Aftershocks, Foreshocks, and Multiplets. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 94(1), 88-98. doi: 10.1785/0120030069. SCEC Contribution 719
Felzer, K. R., Abercrombie, R. E., & Ekstrom, G. (2003). Secondary Aftershocks and Their Importance for Aftershock Prediction. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 93(4), 1433-1448. doi: 10.1785/0120020229. SCEC Contribution 701
Felzer, K. R., Becker, T. W., Abercrombie, R. E., Ekstrom, G., & Rice, J. R. (2002). Triggering of the 1999 Mw 7.1 Hector Mine earthquake by aftershocks of the 1992 Mw 7.3 Landers earthquake. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107(B9), 2190. doi: 10.1029/ 2001JB000911. SCEC Contribution 613
Abercrombie, R. E. (1997). Near-surface Attenuation and Site Effects from Comparison of Surface and Deep Borehole Recordings. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 87(3), 731-744. SCEC Contribution 207
Abercrombie, R. E. (1996). The Magnitude-Frequency Distribution of Earthquakes Recorded with Deep Seismometers at Cajon Pass, Southern California. Tectonophysics, 261(1-3), 1-7. doi: 10.1016/0040-1951(96)00052-2. SCEC Contribution 209
Manov, D. V., Abercrombie, R. E., & Leary, P. (1996). Reliable and Economical High-Temperature Deep-Borehole Seismic Recording. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 86(1A), 204-211. SCEC Contribution 208
Abercrombie, R. E., Agnew, D. C., & Wyatt, F. K. (1995). Testing a Model of Earthquake Nucleation. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 85(6), 1873-1878. doi: 10.1029/95JB00714. SCEC Contribution 215
Abercrombie, R. E. (1995). Earthquake Locations Using Single-Station Deep Borehole Recordings: Implications for Microseismicity on the San Andreas fault in Southern California. Journal of Geophysical Research, 100(B12), 24003-24014. SCEC Contribution 114
Abercrombie, R. E. (1995). Earthquake Source Scaling Relationships from -1 to 5 ML using Seismograms Recorded at 2.5 km Depth. Journal of Geophysical Research, 100(B12), 24015-24036. SCEC Contribution 113
Abercrombie, R. E., & Mori, J. (1994). Local Observations of the Onset of a Large Earthquake: 28 June 1992, Landers, California. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 84(3), 725-734. SCEC Contribution 142
Abercrombie, R. E. (1994). Regional Bias in Estimates of Earthquake Ms Due to Surface Wave Path Effects. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 84(2), 377-382. SCEC Contribution 141
Leary, P., & Abercrombie, R. E. (1994). Fractal Fracture Scattering Origin of S-Wave Coda: Spectral Evidence from Recordings at 2.5 km. Geophysical Research Letters, 21(16), 1683-1686. SCEC Contribution 112
Leary, P., & Abercrombie, R. E. (1994). Frequency Dependent Crustal Scattering and Absorption at 5-160 Hz from Coda Decay Observed at 2.5 km Depth. Geophysical Research Letters, 21(11), 971-974. SCEC Contribution 111
Abercrombie, R. E. (1994). Earthquake Seismology 2.5 km Down the Cajon Pass Scientific Drillhole, Southern California. Presentation at . SCEC Contribution 109
Abercrombie, R. E., & Leary, P. (1993). Source Parameters of Small Earthquakes Recorded at 2.5 km Depth, Cajon Pass, Southern California: Implications for Earthquake Scaling. Geophysical Research Letters, 20(14), 1511-1514. SCEC Contribution 22

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