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2011 Student Award Winners

The 2011 SSA Student Presentation Awards were given based on evaluation by the Student Award subcommittee, made up of Laurie Baise (Tufts University), Michael Brudzinski (Miami University of Ohio), Ray Cakir (Washington State Department of Natural Resources), Martin Chapman (Virginia Tech), James Dewey (USGS Golden), Peggy Hellweg (University of California Berkeley), Steve Horton (The University of Memphis), Christine Powell (The University of Memphis), Leonardo Ramirez-Guzman (USGS Golden), and Thomas Pratt, chair (USGS Seattle), who on behalf of the committee extends thanks to the committee chairs who completed evaluation forms. From among a total of 65 student presentations evaluated at the 2011 SSA Annual Meeting in Memphis, Tennessee, the subcommittee chose the following eight for recognition:

[Photo of Annemarie Baltay]Annemarie Baltay
Stanford University

Comparison of RMS-acceleration and Brune Stress Drops for Crustal Earthquakes in Japan

A. Baltay, T. Hanks, G. Prieto, and G. Beroza

[Photo of Justin R. Brown]Justin R. Brown
Stanford University

Factors Influencing Tremor Occurrence in Subduction Zones

J. Brown and G. Beroza

[Photo of Kevin Chao]Kevin Chao
Georgia Institute of Technology

Deep Tremor Activities beneath the Central Range in Taiwan and Their Relationship to Local, Regional, and Teleseismic Earthquakes

K. Chao, Z. Peng, A. Wech, C. Tang, C. Lin, and C. Chen

[Photo of Julien Chaput]Julien Chaput
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Towards a 3D Reflectivity Model of Erebus Volcano, Antarctica, from Body Wave Seismic Interferometry Applied to Strombolian Eruption Coda

J. Chaput, R. Aster, R. Anthony, H. Knox, and P. Kyle

[Photo of Abhijit Ghosh]Abhijit Ghosh
University of Washington Seattle

Tremor Depth Using Array of Arrays in Cascadia

A. Ghosh, J. Vidale, and K. Creager

[Photo of Thomas Goebel]Thomas Goebel
University of Southern California

Connecting Acoustic Emission Event Locations, Aftershock Density and b-values before and after Stick-Slips to Changes in Topography of Rough Fracture Surfaces during Frictional Sliding Experiments

T. Goebel, T. Becker, C. Sammis, D. Schorlemmer, S. Stanchits, E. Rybacki, and G. Dresen

[Photo of Julian C. Lozos]Julian C. Lozos
University of California Riverside

Fault Geometry, Dynamics, and Precarious Rocks in the Claremont- Casa Loma Stepover of the San Jacinto Fault, Southern California

J. Lozos, D. Oglesby, J. Brune, and K. Olsen

[Photo of Paul Otieno Ogwari]Paul Otieno Ogwari
The University of Memphis

Effects of Style of Faulting on Earthquake Ground Motions in NMSZ

P. Ogwari, S. Horton, M. Withers and C. Cramer


Last Modified: 2013 May 24