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Robert C. Viesca

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Tufts University
Assistant Professor

Expertise: Geophysics, applied math and mechanics, earthquake and landslide source processes
 
 
About Me Publications
Ray, S., & Viesca, R. C. (2017). Earthquake nucleation on faults with heterogeneous frictional properties, normal stress. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, (accepted). SCEC Contribution 7927
Viesca, R. C., & Dublanchet, P. (2016, 08). Self-similar asymptotics of rate-strengthening faults. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6658
Brantut, N., & Viesca, R. C. (2017). The fracture energy of ruptures driven by flash heating. Geophysical Research Letters, 44. doi: 10.1002/2017GL074110. SCEC Contribution 7291
Viesca, R. C., & Garagash, D. I. (2015). Ubiquitous weakening of faults due to thermal pressurization. Nature Geoscience,. doi: doi:10.1038/ngeo2554. SCEC Contribution 6004
Platt, J. D., Viesca, R. C., & Garagash, D. I. (2015). Steadily propagating slip pulses driven by thermal decomposition. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, n/a-n/a. doi: doi:10.1002/2015JB012200. SCEC Contribution 6000
Brantut, N., & Viesca, R. C. (2015). Earthquake nucleation in intact or healed rocks. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120(1), 191-209. doi: doi:10.1002/2014JB011518. SCEC Contribution 1976
Viesca, R. C., & Rice, J. R. (2012). Nucleation of slip-weakening rupture instability in landslides by localized increase of pore pressure. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 117(B3), B03104. doi: 10.1029/2011JB008866. SCEC Contribution 1527
Viesca, R. C., Templeton, E. L., & Rice, J. R. (2008). Off-Fault Plasticity and Earthquake Rupture Dynamics, 2. Effects of Fluid Saturation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 113, B09307. doi: 10.1029/2007JB005530. SCEC Contribution 1196

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