• 7217 Citations
1974 …2019
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Education/Academic qualification

Geophysics, PhD, California Institute of Technology

… → 1978

Doctorat d’Etat, Université Paris VII

… → 1978

Geophysics, MS, Université Paris VI

… → 1972

Agrégation de Physique, Université de Paris

… → 1971

Research interests

  • Deep earthquakes
  • Preservation of archives of seismological data
  • Tsunami generation

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earthquakes Physics & Astronomy
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moments Physics & Astronomy
Earth mantle Physics & Astronomy
seismicity Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Grants 2003 2019

Research Output 1974 2019

A composite rupture model for the great 1950 Assam earthquake across the cusp of the East Himalayan Syntaxis

Coudurier-Curveur, A., Tapponnier, P., Okal, E., Van der Woerd, J., Kali, E., Choudhury, S., Baruah, S., Etchebes, M. & Karakaş, Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 115928.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Diurnal seismicity cycle linked to subsurface melting on an ice shelf

Macayeal, D. R., Banwell, A. F., Okal, E. A., Lin, J., Willis, I. C., Goodsell, B. & Macdonald, G. J., Sep 1 2019, In : Annals of Glaciology. 60, 79, p. 137-157 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
ice shelf
fractured medium
2 Citations (Scopus)

Energy and Magnitude: A Historical Perspective

Okal, E. A., Sep 1 2019, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 176, 9, p. 3815-3849 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seismic waves
Scaling laws
historical perspective
seismic source

Gravitational Changes of the Earth's Free Oscillation From Earthquakes: Theory and Feasibility Study Using GRACE Inter-satellite Tracking

Ghobadi-Far, K., Han, S. C., Sauber, J., Lemoine, F., Behzadpour, S., Mayer-Gürr, T., Sneeuw, N. & Okal, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 124, 7, p. 7483-7503 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
satellite tracking
free vibration
feasibility study
1 Citation (Scopus)

Introduction to “Twenty Five Years of Modern Tsunami Science Following the 1992 Nicaragua and Flores Island Tsunamis, Volume I”

Kânoğlu, U., Tanioka, Y., Okal, E. A., Baptista, M. A. & Rabinovich, A. B., Jul 1 2019, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 176, 7, p. 2757-2769 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle