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Robert W. Graves

Earthquake Science Center
United States Geological Survey
Research Geophysicist

Expertise: strong ground motion, earthquake rupture characterization
 
 
About Me Publications
Lai, V., Graves, R. W., & Helmberger, D. V. (2017, 08). Impact of Earthquake Depth on Basin Response. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7806
Graves, R. W. (2017, 08). Ground-Motion Simulations on Rough Faults in Complex 3D Media. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7760
Callaghan, S., Maechling, P. J., Goulet, C. A., Milner, K. R., Graves, R. W., Olsen, K. B., & Jordan, T. H. (2017, 08). CyberShake: bringing physics-based PSHA to central California. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7725
Lee, R. L., Bradley, B. A., Graves, R. W., Rodriguez-Marek, A., & Stafford, P. J. (2017, 08). Investigation of Systematic Ground Motion Effects Through Ground Motion Simulation of Small-to-Moderate Magnitude Earthquakes in the Canterbury, New Zealand Region. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7446
Callaghan, S., Graves, R. W., Olsen, K. B., Cui, Y., Milner, K. R., Goulet, C. A., Maechling, P. J., & Jordan, T. H. (2017, 08). 10 years of CyberShake: Where are we now and where are we going with physics-based PSHA?. Oral Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7394
Callaghan, S., Maechling, P. J., Goulet, C. A., Vahi, K., Graves, R. W., Olsen, K. B., Milner, K. R., Gill, D., Cui, Y., & Jordan, T. H. (2016, 08). CyberShake Advancements: Broadband Seismograms and Central California Sites. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6874
Lai, V., Graves, R. W., Wei, S., & Helmberger, D. V. (2016, 08). Evidence for strong lateral seismic velocity variation in the lower crust – upper mantle beneath the California margin . Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6712
Razafindrakoto, H. N., Bradley, B. A., & Graves, R. W. (2016, 08). Effects of realistic fault geometry on simulated ground motions in the 2010 Darfield Earthquake, New Zealand. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6585
Taborda, R., Olsen, K. B., Graves, R. W., Silva, F., Khoshnevis, N., Savran, W. H., Roten, D., Shi, Z., Goulet, C. A., Bielak, J., Maechling, P. J., Cui, Y., & Jordan, T. H. (2016, 09). Verification and Validation of High-Frequency (fmax = 5 Hz) Ground Motion Simulations of the 2014 M 5.1 La Habra, California, earthquake. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6475
Graves, R. W., & Pitarka, A. (2010). Broadband Ground Motion Simulation Using a Hybrid Approach. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, (under review). SCEC Contribution 1428
Graves, R. W., Callaghan, S., Deelman, E., Field, E. H., Jordan, T. H., Juve, G., Kesselman, C., Maechling, P. J., Mehta, G., Milner, K. R., Okaya, D. A., Small, P., & Vahi, K. (2010). CyberShake: A Physics-Based Seismic Hazard Model for Southern California. Pure and Applied Geophysics, (accepted). SCEC Contribution 1426
Graves, R. W., & Pitarka, A. (2010). Broadband Ground Motion Simulation Using a Hybrid Approach. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, (under review). SCEC Contribution 1356
Graves, R. W., Callaghan, S., Deelman, E., Field, E. H., Jordan, T. H., Juve, G., Kesselman, C., Maechling, P. J., Mehta, G., Milner, K. R., Okaya, D. A., Small, P., & Vahi, K. (2010). CyberShake: Full Waveform Physics-Based Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Calculations for Southern California. Pure and Applied Geophysics, (under review). SCEC Contribution 1354
Graves, R. W., & Pitarka, A. (2016). Kinematic Ground Motion Simulations on Rough Faults Including Effects of 3D Stochastic Velocity Perturbations. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106(5), 2136-2153. SCEC Contribution 6226
Ramirez-Guzman, L., Graves, R. W., Olsen, K. B., Boyd, O. S., Cramer, C., Hartzell, S., Ni, S., Somerville, P. G., Williams, R., & Zhong, J. (2015). Ground‐Motion Simulations of 1811–1812 New Madrid Earthquakes, Central United States. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105(4), 1961-1988. doi: 10.1785/0120140330. SCEC Contribution 6073
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
Yagoda-Biran, G., Bradley, B. A., Pettinga, J. R., Hughes, M. W., & Graves, R. W. (2014, 5). Ongoing development of a 3D seismic velocity model of Canterbury, New Zealand for broadband ground motion simulation. Poster Presentation at 2014 NZSEE Annual Conference. SCEC Contribution 2044
Graves, R. W., & Pitarka, A. (2014). Refinements to the Graves and Pitarka (2010) Broadband Ground Motion Simulation Method. Seismological Research Letters, 86(1), 75-80. doi: 10.1785/0220140101. SCEC Contribution 1947
Baker, J. W., Luco, N., Abrahamson, N. A., Graves, R. W., Maechling, P. J., & Olsen, K. B. (2014). Engineering Uses of Physics-Based Ground Motion Simulations . Oral Presentation at Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 1815
Boese, M., Graves, R. W., Gill, D., Callaghan, S., & Maechling, P. J. (2014). CyberShake-Derived Ground-Motion Prediction Models for the Los Angeles Region with Application to Earthquake Early Warning. Geophysical Journal International, 198(3), 1438-1457. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu198. SCEC Contribution 1799
Galasso, C., Zhong, P., Zareian, F., Iervolino, I., & Graves, R. W. (2013). Validation of ground-motion simulations for historical events using MDoF systems. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 42(9), 1395-1412. doi: 10.1002/eqe.2278. SCEC Contribution 1699
Galasso, C., Zhong, P., Zareian, F., Iervolino, I., & Graves, R. W. (2013). Validation of ground-motion simulations for historical events using MDoF systems. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 42(9), 1395-1412. doi: 10.1002/eqe.2278. SCEC Contribution 1685
Boese, M., Graves, R. W., Callaghan, S., & Maechling, P. J. (2012, 12). Site-specific Ground-Motion Predictions for Earthquake Early Warning in the LA Basin using CyberShake Simulations. Oral Presentation at AGU Fall Meeting 2012. SCEC Contribution 1771
Galasso, C., Zareian, F., Iervolino, I., & Graves, R. W. (2012). Validation of Ground-Motion Simulations for Historical Events Using SDoF Systems. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 102(6), 2727–2740. doi: 10.1785/0120120018. SCEC Contribution 1684
Graves, R. W., Jordan, T. H., Callaghan, S., Deelman, E., Field, E. H., Juve, G., Kesselman, C., Maechling, P. J., Mehta, G., Milner, K. R., Okaya, D. A., Small, P., & Vahi, K. (2011). Cybershake: A Physics-Based Seismic Hazard Model for Southern California. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 168, 367-381. SCEC Contribution 2009
Graves, R. W., & Aagaard, B. T. (2011). Testing Long-Period Ground-Motion Simulations of Scenario Earthquakes using the Mw 7.2 El Mayor-Cucapah Mainshock: Evaluation of Finite-Fault Rupture Characterization and 3D Seismic Velocity Models. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 101(2), 895-907. doi: 10.1785/0120100233. SCEC Contribution 1457
Graves, R. W., Aagaard, B. T., & Hudnut, K. W. (2011). The ShakeOut Earthquake Source and Ground Motion Simulations. Earthquake Spectra, 27(2), 273-291. doi: 10.1193/1.3570677. SCEC Contribution 1427
Aagaard, B. T., Graves, R. W., Rodgers, A. J., Brocher, T. M., Simpson, R. W., Dreger, D. S., Petersson, A., Larsen, S., Ma, S., & Jachens, R. C. (2010). Ground-motion modeling of Hayward fault scenario earthquakes II: Simulation of long-period and broadband ground motions. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100(6), 2945-2977. doi: 10.1785/0120090379. SCEC Contribution 1425
Aagaard, B. T., Graves, R. W., Schwartz, D., Ponce, D. A., & Graymer, R. W. (2010). Ground-motion modeling of Hayward fault scenario earthquakes I: Construction of the suite of scenarios. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100(6), 2927-2944. doi: 10.1785/0120090324. SCEC Contribution 1309
Bielak, J., Graves, R. W., Olsen, K. B., Taborda, R., Ramirez-Guzman, L., Day, S. M., Ely, G. P., Roten, D., Jordan, T. H., Maechling, P. J., Urbanic, J., Cui, Y., & Juve, G. (2010). The ShakeOut Earthquake Scenario: Verification of Three Simulation Sets. Geophysical Journal International, 180(1), 375--404. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04417.x. SCEC Contribution 1260
Graves, R. W., Aagaard, B. T., Hudnut, K. W., Star, L. M., Stewart, J. P., & Jordan, T. H. (2008). Broadband Simulations for Mw 7.8 Southern San Andreas Earthquakes: Ground Motion Sensitivity to Rupture Speed. Geophysical Research Letters, 35(22). doi: 10.1029/2008GL035750. SCEC Contribution 1238
Callaghan, S., Maechling, P. J., Deelman, E., Vahi, K., Mehta, G., Juve, G., Milner, K. R., Graves, R. W., Field, E. H., Okaya, D. A., Beattie, K. S., & Jordan, T. H. (2008). Reducing Time-to-Solution Using Distributed High-Throughput Mega-Workflows -- Experiences from SCEC CyberShake. Oral Presentation at 4th IEEE International Conference on eScience. SCEC Contribution 1237
Day, S. M., Graves, R. W., Bielak, J., Dreger, D. S., Larsen, S., Olsen, K. B., Pitarka, A., & Ramirez-Guzman, L. (2008). Model for Basin Effect on Long-Period Response Spectra . Earthquake Spectra, 24, 257-277. SCEC Contribution 1101
Graves, R. W. (2008). The Seismic Response of the San Bernardino Basin Region during the 2001 Big Bear Lake Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 98(1), 241-252. doi: 10.1785/0120070013. SCEC Contribution 1061
Somerville, P. G., Graves, R. W., Day, S. M., & Olsen, K. B. (2007). Ground Motion Environment of the Los Angeles Region. The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, 15(5), 483-494. doi: 10.1002/tal.377. SCEC Contribution 1097
Somerville, P. G., Collins, N., Graves, R. W., Pitarka, A., Silva, W., & Zeng, Y. (2006). Simulation of Ground Motion Scaling Characteristics for the Next Generation Attenuation Project. . Presentation at 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 1611
Naeim, F., & Graves, R. W. (2006). The Case for Seismic Superiority of Well-Engineered Tall Buildings. The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, 14(5), 401-416. doi: 10.1002/tal.339. SCEC Contribution 1098
Day, S. M., Bielak, J., Dreger, D. S., Graves, R. W., Larsen, S., Olsen, K. B., Pitarka, A., & Ramirez-Guzman, L. (2006). Numerical simulation of basin effects on long-period ground motion. Presentation at 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 1075
Deelman, E., Callaghan, S., Francoeur, H., Graves, R. W., Gupta, N., Gupta, V., Jordan, T. H., Kesselman, C., Maechling, P. J., Mehringer, J., Mehta, G., Okaya, D. A., Vahi, K., & Zhao, L. (2006, 12). Managing Large-Scale Workflow Execution from Resource Provisioning to Provenance Tracking: The CyberShake Example. Presentation at e-Science'06. doi: 10.1109/E-SCIENCE.2006.261098. SCEC Contribution 1060
Graves, R. W., & Somerville, P. G. (2006). Broadband Ground Motion Simulations for Scenario Ruptures of the Puente Hills Fault. Presentation at 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. SCEC Contribution 1043
Graves, R. W., & Wald, D. J. (2004). Observed and Simulated Ground Motions in the San Bernardino Basin Region for the Hector Mine, California, Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 94(1), 131-146. doi: 10.1785/0120030025. SCEC Contribution 712
Graves, R. W., & Day, S. M. (2003). Stability and Accuracy Analysis of Coarse-Grain Viscoelastic Simulations. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 93(1), 283-300. doi: 10.1785/0120020094. SCEC Contribution 659
Magistrale, H., Day, S. M., Clayton, R. W., & Graves, R. W. (2000). The SCEC Southern California Reference Three-Dimensional Seismic Velocity Model Version 2. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 90(6B), S65-S76. doi: 10.1785/0120000510. SCEC Contribution 509

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