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1974 …2020

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2020

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, Feb 1 2020, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 531, 115928.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

The Chios, Greece Earthquake of 23 July 1949: Seismological Reassessment and Tsunami Investigations

Melis, N. S., Okal, E. A., Synolakis, C. E., Kalogeras, I. S. & Kânoğlu, U., Mar 1 2020, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 177, 3, p. 1295-1313 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2019

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
5 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations

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

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

2 Scopus citations

Numerical Modeling of the June 17, 2017 Landslide and Tsunami Events in Karrat Fjord, West Greenland

Paris, A., Okal, E. A., Guérin, C., Heinrich, P., Schindelé, F. & Hébert, H., Jul 1 2019, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 176, 7, p. 3035-3057 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Reassessment of the 1907 Sumatra “Tsunami Earthquake” Based on Macroseismic, Seismological, and Tsunami Observations, and Modeling

Martin, S. S., Li, L., Okal, E. A., Morin, J., Tetteroo, A. E. G., Switzer, A. D. & Sieh, K. E., Jul 1 2019, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 176, 7, p. 2831-2868 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Temporal and Topographic Source Effects on Tsunami Generation

Derakhti, M., Dalrymple, R. A., Okal, E. A. & Synolakis, C. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 124, 7, p. 5270-5288 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Large Andaman Islands Earthquake of 26 June 1941: Why No Significant Tsunami?

Okal, E. A., Jul 1 2019, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 176, 7, p. 2869-2886 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The Pucallpa Nest and its constraints on the geometry of the Peruvian Flat Slab

Wagner, L. S. & Okal, E. A., Jul 5 2019, In : Tectonophysics. 762, p. 97-108 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2018

An implosive component to the source of the deep Sea of Okhotsk earthquake of 24 May 2013: Evidence from radial modes and CMT inversion

Okal, E. A., Saloor, N., Kirby, S. H. & Nettles, M., Aug 2018, In : Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. 281, p. 68-78 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Extension of the energy-to-moment parameter Θ to intermediate and deep earthquakes

Saloor, N. & Okal, E. A., Jan 2018, In : Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. 274, p. 37-48 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The intriguing tsunami of 19 March 2017 at Bandar Dayyer, Iran: field survey and simulations

Salaree, A., Mansouri, R. & Okal, E. A., Feb 1 2018, In : Natural Hazards. 90, 3, p. 1277-1307 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The “Tsunami Earthquake” of 13 April 1923 in Northern Kamchatka: Seismological and Hydrodynamic Investigations

Salaree, A. & Okal, E. A., Apr 1 2018, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 175, 4, p. 1257-1285 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017
6 Scopus citations

The excitation of tsunamis by deep earthquakes

Okal, E. A., Apr 1 2017, In : Geophysical Journal International. 209, 1, p. 234-249 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

A new source discriminant based on frequency dispersion for hydroacoustic phases recorded by T-phase stations

Talandier, J. & Okal, E. A., Jan 1 2016, In : Geophysical Journal International. 206, 3, p. 1784-1794 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Sequencing of tsunami waves: Why the first wave is not always the largest

Okal, E. A. & Synolakis, C. E., Jan 1 2016, In : Geophysical Journal International. 204, 2, p. 719-735 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The Showa Sanriku earthquake of 1933 March 2: A global seismological reassessment

Okal, E. A., Kirby, S. H. & Kalligeris, N., Jan 1 2016, In : Geophysical Journal International. 206, 3, p. 1492-1514 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2015

Ambient seismic, hydroacoustic, and flexural gravity wave noise on a tabular iceberg

Macayeal, D. R., Wang, Y. & Okal, E. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 120, 2, p. 200-211 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Field Survey of the 1945 Makran and 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunamis in Baluchistan, Iran

Okal, E. A., Fritz, H. M., Hamzeh, M. A. & Ghasemzadeh, J., Dec 1 2015, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 172, 12, p. 3343-3356 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Historical seismograms: Preserving an endangered species

Okal, E. A., Jun 1 2015, In : GeoResJ. 6, p. 53-64 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The dwarskersbos, South Africa local tsunami of august 27, 1969: Field survey and simulation as a meteorological event

Okal, E. A., Visser, J. N. J. & De Beer, C. H., Jan 1 2015, Meteorological Tsunamis: The U.S. East Coast and Other Coastal Regions. Springer International Publishing, p. 251-268 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations
22 Scopus citations

Tsunami scenarios and hazard assessment along the northern coast of haiti

Gailler, A., Calais, E., Hébert, H., Roy, C. & Okal, E., Jan 1 2015, In : Geophysical Journal International. 203, 3, p. 2287-2302 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2014

Plausible megathrust tsunamis in the eastern mediterranean sea

Valle, B. L., Kalligeris, N., Findikakis, A. N., Okal, E. A., Melilla, L. & Synolakis, C. E., Sep 1 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Engineering and Computational Mechanics. 167, 3, p. 99-105 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The Dwarskersbos, South Africa local tsunami of August 27, 1969: field survey and simulation as a meteorological event

Okal, E. A., Visser, J. N. J. & de Beer, C. H., Jan 1 2014, In : Natural Hazards. 74, 1, p. 251-268 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2013

From 3-Hz P Waves to 0S2: No Evidence of A Slow Component to the Source of the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake

Okal, E. A., Aug 29 2013, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 170, 6-8, p. 963-973 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

From earthquake size to far-field tsunami amplitude: Development of a simple formula and application to DART buoy data

Okal, E. A., Reymond, D. & Hébert, H., Nov 1 2013, In : Geophysical Journal International. 196, 1, p. 340-356 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Large, pre-digital earthquakes of the Bonin-Mariana subduction zone, 1930-1974

Okal, E. A., Reymond, D. & Hongsresawat, S., Feb 26 2013, In : Tectonophysics. 586, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations

Source parameter inversion for recent great earthquakes from a decade-long observation of global gravity fields

Han, S. C., Riva, R., Sauber, J. & Okal, E., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 118, 3, p. 1240-1267 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

The 2010 and 2011 Tsunamis in French Polynesia: Operational Aspects and Field Surveys

Reymond, D., Hyvernaud, O. & Okal, E. A., Aug 29 2013, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 170, 6-8, p. 1169-1187 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2012

An extension of the E/M 0 tsunami earthquake discriminant Θ to regional distances

Ebeling, C. W. & Okal, E. A., Sep 1 2012, In : Geophysical Journal International. 190, 3, p. 1640-1656 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Modern seismological reassessment and tsunami simulation of historical Hellenic Arc earthquakes

Ebeling, C. W., Okal, E. A., Kalligeris, N. & Synolakis, C. E., Mar 20 2012, In : Tectonophysics. 530-531, p. 225-239 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Rapid forecast of tsunami wave heights from a database of pre-computed simulations, and application during the 2011 Tohoku tsunami in French Polynesia

Reymond, D., Okal, E. A., Hébert, H. & Bourdet, M., Jun 1 2012, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 39, 11, L11603.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Split-mode evidence for no ultraslow component to the source of the 2010 maule, Chile, Earthquake

Okal, E. A., Hongsresawat, S. & Stein, S., Feb 1 2012, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 102, 1, p. 391-397 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations

Tsunami hazard in the southeast Aegean Sea

Mitsoudis, D. A., Flouri, E. T., Chrysoulakis, N., Kamarianakis, Y., Okal, E. A. & Synolakis, C. E., Feb 1 2012, In : Coastal Engineering. 60, 1, p. 136-148 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2011

Antarctic ice-shelf calving triggered by the Honshu (Japan) earthquake and tsunami, March 2011

Brunt, K. M., Okal, E. A. & Macayeal, D. R., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of Glaciology. 57, 205, p. 785-788 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Earthquake, focal mechanism

Okal, E. A., Jan 1 2011, In : Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series. Part 5, p. 194-199 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Earthquake, Focal Mechanism

Okal, E. A., 2011, Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics. Gupta, H. K. (ed.). Springer Netherlands, p. 194-199 6 p. (Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Insights on the 2009 South Pacific tsunami in Samoa and Tonga from field surveys and numerical simulations

Fritz, H. M., Borrero, J. C., Synolakis, C. E., Okal, E. A., Weiss, R., Titov, V. V., Jaffe, B. E., Foteinis, S., Lynett, P. J., Chan, I. C. & Liu, P. L. F., Jul 1 2011, In : Earth-Science Reviews. 107, 1-2, p. 66-75 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

34 Scopus citations

The size of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake need not have been a surprise

Stein, S. & Okal, E. A., Jul 18 2011, In : Eos. 92, 27, p. 227-228 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

The 'tsunami earthquake' of 1932 June 22 in Manzanillo, Mexico: Seismological study and tsunami simulations

Okal, E. A. & Borrero, J. C., Dec 1 2011, In : Geophysical Journal International. 187, 3, p. 1443-1459 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Tsunamigenic earthquakes: Past and present milestones

Okal, E. A., Jul 5 2011, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 168, 6-7, p. 969-995 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Tsunamigenic predecessors to the 2009 Samoa earthquake

Okal, E. A., Borrero, J. C. & Chagué-Goff, C., Jul 1 2011, In : Earth-Science Reviews. 107, 1-2, p. 128-140 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

18 Scopus citations

Tsunami simulations for regional sources in the South China and adjoining seas

Okal, E. A., Synolakis, C. E. & Kalligeris, N., Jan 1 2011, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 168, 6-7, p. 1153-1173 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations