Student Presentation Awards

2012 Winners

The 2012 SSA Student Presentation Awards were given based on evaluation by the Student Award subcommittee. Thanks to all participants, including the subcommittee for their evaluations and the committee chairs who completed evaluation forms. From among a total of 117 student presentations evaluated at the 2012 SSA Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, the subcommittee chose the following twelve for recognition:

Kate Allstadt

University of Washington

Extracting Source Characteristics and Dynamics of the August 2010 Mount Meager Landslide using Broadband Seismograms

K. E. Allstadt, K. C. Creager, and J. E. Vidale

Jeremy Brown

Stanford University

Foreshock Detection for the 1999 Mw7.1 Hector Mine Sequence Using Running Autocorrelation

J. A. Brown, J. R. Brown, and G. C. Beroza

Julien Chaput

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Receiver functions on ice: Crust and mantle properties from POLENET

J. A. Chaput, S. Hansen, R. Aster, A. Nyblade, D. Wiens, A. Huerta, T. Wilson, and the POLENET Group

Angela Chung

Stanford University

Using the Quake-Catcher Network's Christchurch, New Zealand Array to Improve QCN Rapid Earthquake Detections

A. I. Chung, E. S. Cochran, C. Christensen, A. E. Kaiser, and J. F. Lawrence

Marine Denolle

Stanford University

Ground Motion Prediction Using Virtual Earthquakes for Kinematic Rupture Models

M. Denolle, E. M. Dunham, G. Prieto, and G. C. Beroza

Ksenia Dmitrieva

Stanford University

Modeling of Volcanic Tremor as Repeating Earthquakes.

K. Dmitrieva and E. M. Dunham

Erica Emry

University of California Riverside

Is the Mariana Subduction Zone “decoupled”

E. L. Emry and D. A. Wiens

Amanda Lough

Washington University in St. Louis

Detection of Tectonic, Volcanic, and Cyrospheric Seismic Sources in Antarctica using POLENET Seismic Array and GSN Seismic Stations

A. C. Lough, C. G. Barcheck, D. A. Wiens, M. Barklage, A. Nyblad, R. A. Aster, S. Anandakrishnan, A. Huerta, and T. Wilson

Julian Lozos

University of California, Riverside

Seemingly Minor Details of Fault Geometry May Strongly Affect Rupture Propagation

J. C. Lozos and D. D. Oglesby

Lingsen Meng

California Institute of Technology

Can we do back-projection at low frequency?

L. Meng, J. P. Ampuero, Y. Luo, W. Wu, and S. Ni

Chad Severson

University of California, Riverside

Coseismic Surface Deformation of the 23 October 2011 Van Earthquake from InSAR

C. M. Severson and G. J. Funning

Guangfu Shao

University of California, Santa Barbara

Slip History of the 2008 Mw 7.9 Wenchuan Earthquake Constrained by Jointly Inverting Seismic and Geodetic Observations

G. Shao, C. Ji, Z. Lu, K. Hudnut, J. Liu, W. Zhang, and Q. Wang