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Simon Klemperer

Simon  Klemperer
Title:Professor
Primary Affiliation:Department of Geophysics
Other Affiliations:GES
Office Location:Mitchell Bldg  353
Research Group:Crustal Geophysics
Alternative Website:https://pangea.stanford.edu/researchgroups/crustal/
Phone:650-723-8214
Fax:650-725-7344
E-mail:sklemp@stanford.edu

Biographical Information

I attended Cambridge University as an undergraduate; took my PhD at Cornell University within the Consortium for Continental Reflection profiling (COCORP) then returned to Cambridge to work with the British Institutions Reflection Profiling Syndicate (BIRPS), latterly as a Royal Society Research Fellow.  In 1990 I joined Stanford University, where I continue research into crustal structure and evolution.

Research

I study the growth, tectonic evolution, and deformation of the continents (see my Google Scholar profile). My research group undertakes field experiments in exemplary areas such as, currently, the Tibet plateau (formed by collision between Indian and Asia - we're working on the northern, Kunlun, and the southern, Himalayan, boundaries of the Plateau); the actively extending Basin-&-Range province of western North America (we are working on the Ruby Range Metamorphic Core Complex in Nevada, and the leaky transform beneath the Salton Trough in southernmost California); and in recent years the Ethiopian rift valley (where the African continent is being pulled apart) and the Mariana island chain (where new crust is forming beneath active volcanoes). We create controlled seismic sources—explosions—to drive sound waves into the Earth, and from our recordings of reflected waves at distant receivers, we form images of the deep structure and measure the physical properties of the continents. We also use the transmitted sound waves from distant earthquakes, the temporal fluctuations of natural electrical fields in the Earth, and small spatial variations of Earth's gravitational and magnetic fields for the same purposes.

Teaching

I direct the geophysics undergraduate program, which we have recently re-invigorated with the development of a new course sequence. I co-lead the School of Earth Sciences Undergraduate Research Program that now involves 25 undergraduates each summer, drawn from across the university to all four Departments of the School of Earth Sciences. Over the last decade I have personally mentored 14 undergraduates (7 women) in research projects that have led to 4 undergraduate-authored peer-reviewed publications. I am recipient of the 2008 Allan V. Cox Medal for fostering undergraduate research. I teach graduate classes in seismic reflection methodology (3-quarter sequence), an upper-level undergraduate class in global tectonics and a complementary multi-day tectonics field trip to view large-scale structure of the western USA.  I include undergraduates in my research teams in our field experiments, both in the western USA and internationally, and invite applications from Stanford students. My former graduate students are now professors in universities in the USA and abroad, research scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey, and exploration geophysicists in a range of oil companies and their service industries.

Professional Activities

I am an Advisor to SINOPROBE, China's national program to explore the deep structure of their lithosphere.  I was an NSF-MARGINS Distinguished Lecturer, 2008-2010, and served on the 2008 NSF-MARGINS planning committee for the "Second Decade of MARGINS". Convenor, 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop, (2010); NSF Workshop, "Future directions for NSF-sponsored geoscience research in the Himalaya/Tibet" (2010); Earthscope Workshop, "3D seismic reflection at the SAFOD site" (2005); U.S.-Africa Workshop, "Anatomy of Continental Rifts", Addis Ababa (2004); NSF-IFREE-MARGINS workshop, "Izu-Bonin-Mariana Subduction Factory" (2002); "The George Thompson Symposium: The Lithosphere of Western North America and its Geophysical Characterization", Stanford University (2001). Member, NSF EAR Continental Dynamics Review Panel (1998-2004).

Education

  • 1985 | Ph.D. Geophysics Cornell University
  • 1984 | M.A. Cambridge University
  • 1980 | B.A. Mineralogy and Petrology Cambridge University

Professional Experience

  • 2005 - Present | Professor of Geophysics Stanford University
  • 2005 - Present | Professor (by courtesy) Geological and Environmental Sciences Stanford University
  • 1999 - 2004 | Visiting Professor in Geology Royal Holloway, University of London
  • 1995 - 2005 | Associate Professor (by courtesy) Geological and Environmental Sciences Stanford University
  • 1990 - 2005 | Associate Professor Stanford University
  • 1987 - 1990 | Royal Society University Research Fellow BIRPS, Cambridge University 1985 | Visiting Scientist U.S. Geological Survey
  • 1985 - 1987 | Research Associate BIRPS, Cambridge University
  • 1976 - 1977 | Technical Assistant Rutherford Laboratory, Chilton, Oxfordshire

Honors & Awards

  • 2010 - School of Earth Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2008 - 2010 | Distinguished Lecturer, NSF-Margins program
  • 2008 | Allan V. Cox medal for faculty excellence fostering undergraduate research
  • 1995 | Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • 1988 | President's Award, Geological Society of London
  • 1987 - 1990 | Royal Society University Research Fellowship
  • 1982 - 1984 | Milton Dobrin Scholar, Society of Exploration Geophysicists

University Service

  • 2005 - present | Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Geophysics
  • 2007 - present | Co-Director, School of Earth Sciences (Summer) | Undergraduate Research program
  • 2011 - present | Department of Geophysics Graduate Admissions Committee
  • 2012 - present | Department of Geophyics Fellowship Committee, Chair
  • 2010- present | SES Computational Earth Sciences Committee
  • 2007 - present | Chair, Thompson Postdoctoral Fellow search
  • 2008 - 2011 | Committee on Review of Undergraduate Majors (C-RUM) of the Academic Council
  • 2011-present | Career Advisory Board, Career Development Center
  • 2009 - 2010 | Chair, Geophysics Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
  • 2007 - 2010 | Freshman Advisor, Stanford
  • 2006 | Director, Geophysics (Summer) Undergraduate Research Program
  • 2005 - 2006 | GES Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
  • 2005 - 2006 | SES Diversity Committee
  • 2003 - Present | University EHS Earthquake Building Assessment Team
  • 2002 - 2005 | Organize Stanford presence at AGU Academic Showcase, (Fall) | Meeting
  • 2002 - Present | Geophysics Faculty Safety Representative
  • 2000 - 2005 | Department Admissions Chair
  • 1997 - Present | Earth Sciences Library Committee
  • 1995 - 1998 | Earth Sciences Ocean Margins Initiative Committee
  • 1994 - 1999 | Director, School of Earth Sciences Geographic Information Systems Lab
  • 1992 - 2005 | Sophomore Advisor, Stanford
  • 1991 - 2005 | Stanford Rhodes-Marshall Panel
  • 1991 - 2005 | Freshman Advisor, Stanford
  • 1990 - 1998 | Faculty Advisor, Masters in Exploration and Development Program

Professional Activities

  • 2012 |  NASA Review Panel, Earth Surface and Interior
  • 2011 |  Invited Speaker, Inernational Symposium on Deep exploration of the Lithopshere, Beijing
  • 2011-present | Editorial Advisory Board, Himalayan Geology
  • 2010-present | Scientific Advisor to Sinoprobe, China's national program to explore the deep structure of China
  • 2010 | Lead Convener, NSF Workshop on "Future directions for NSF-sponsored geoscience research in the Himalaya/Tibet"
  • 2010 | Co-convener, 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet International Workshop, San Francisco, June 2010
  • 2008 - 2010 | NSF-MARGINS Distinguished Lecture tour: Lamont, U of Arizona, UC Riverside, SF State, SMU, MSU, Chapman, UC Ft.Collins, PGS
  • 2009 | Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Invited speaker, Gravity & Magnetics Luncheon
  • 2009 | Aurora Forum public lecture and KQED radio broadcast: Tibet, where continents and cultures collide
  • 2008 | NSF-MARGINS program: planning committee for Second Decade of MARGINS
  • 2007 - 2010 | Secretary, U.S. Commission on Controlled-Source Seismology
  • 2005 | Convenor, Earthscope Workshop, 3D seismic reflection at the SAFOD site
  • 2004 | Convenor, US-Africa Workshop, Anatomy of Continental Rifts, Addis Ababa
  • 2004 | Keynote speaker, Channel Flow in Continental Collision Zones, Geological Society, London
  • 2002 - 2005 | ILP Project III-8 Committee Member, Processes and Geodynamics in the Formation and Exhumation of Ultrahigh-Pressure Metamorphic Terrain
  • 2002 | Convenor, NSF-IFREE-MARGINS workshop, Izu-Bonin-Mariana Subduction Factory
  • 2001 | Convenor, The George Thompson Symposium: The Lithosphere of Western North America and its Geophysical Characterization, Stanford University
  • 1999 | Invited speaker, universities of Cambridge, Durham, London, Leicester
  • 1998 - 2004 | Member, NSF EAR Continental Dynamics Review Panel
  • 1997 - 2002 | Member, NSF EAR-OCE MARGINS Science Committee
  • 1997 - 1999 | Member, ILP Project Team, Ocean-Continent Lithosphere Boundary
  • 1992 - 1999 | Ex Officio member, IRIS Standing Committee, Program for Array Seismic Studies of the Continental lithosphere
  • 1991 - 1998 | Director, IRIS-PASSCAL Instrument Center

Courses Taught

  • 2012 (Spring) | 183/223 Reflection Seismology Interpretation [Enrolled 13]
  • 2012 (Spring) | 185E/385E Tectonics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2012 (Spring) | ES100 Research Preparation [Enrolled 21]
  • 2012 (Winter) | 185E/385E Tectonics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2011 (Fall) | Sabbatical leave
  • 2011 (Spring) | ES100 Research Preparation [Enrolled 20]
  • 2011 (Spring) | GP171 Tectonics Field Trip [Enrolled 9]
  • 2011 (Spring) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 2]
  • 2011 (Spring) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2011 (Spring) | 185E/385E Tectonics [Enrolled 3]
  • 2011 (Winter) | 185E/385E Tectonics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2011 (Winter) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2011 (Winter) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Fall) | Paternity Leave
  • 2010 (Fall) | 185E/385E Tectonics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2010 (Fall) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2010 (Fall) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Summer) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2010 (Summer) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Spring) | ES100 Research Preparation [Enrolled 23]
  • 2010 (Spring) | 223 Reflect Seismogram [Enrolled 29]
  • 2010 (Spring) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Spring) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 4]
  • 2010 (Spring) | 185E/385E Tectonics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2010 (Spring) | 205 Honors Program [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Winter) | 150 General Geophysics & Earth Physics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2010 (Winter) | 185E/385E Tectonics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2010 (Winter) | 205 Honors Program [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Winter) | 224 Seismic Data Processing [Enrolled 7]
  • 2010 (Winter) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 5]
  • 2009 (Fall) | 222 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 15]
  • 2009 (Fall) | 205 Honors Program [Enrolled 1]
  • 2009 (Fall) | 185E/385E Tectonics [Enrolled 6]
  • 2009 (Fall) | 399 Teaching Experience in Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2009 (Fall) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2008 (Winter) | GES 336 Alpine Project Seminar [Enrolled 6]
  • 2008 (Winter) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2008 (Winter) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2008 (Winter) | 150 General Geophysics & Earth Physics [Enrolled 7]
  • 2008 (Fall) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2008 (Winter) | 385E Tectonics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2008 (Spring) | 101 Research Preparation [Enrolled 26]
  • 2008 (Spring) | 171 Tectonics Field Trip [Enrolled 7]
  • 2008 (Spring) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2008 (Spring) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2008 (Summer) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2008 (Fall) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2007 (Fall) | 385E Tectonics [Enrolled 3]
  • 2007 (Fall) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2007 (Spring) | 101 Research Preparation [Enrolled 21]
  • 2007 (Spring) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2007 (Spring) | 223 Reflect Seismogram [Enrolled 19]
  • 2007 (Fall) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 2]
  • 2007 (Fall) | 220 Tectonics [Enrolled 10]
  • 2007 (Winter) | 150 General Geophysics & Earth Physics [Enrolled 6]
  • 2007 (Winter) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2007 (Winter) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 2]
  • 2007 (Spring) | 801 TGR Project [Enrolled 1]
  • 2007 (Winter) | 385E Tectonics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2007 (Spring) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2006 (Winter) | 150 Geophysics & Physics of the Earth [Enrolled 19]
  • 2006 (Fall) | 400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 3]
  • 2006 (Fall) | 385E Tectonics [Enrolled 6]
  • 2006 (Fall) | 182 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 7]
  • 2006 (Fall) | 101B Research Presentation [Enrolled 3]
  • 2006 (Winter) | 385E Tectonics [Enrolled 6]
  • 2006 (Winter) | 400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 5]
  • 2006 (Spring) | 385E Tectonics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2006 (Spring) | 101A Research Preparation [Enrolled 19]
  • 2006 (Spring) | 400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2006 (Spring) | 801 TGR Project [Enrolled 2]
  • 2006 (Spring) | 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2005 (Winter) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2005 (Fall) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2005 (Spring) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 3]
  • 2005 (Fall) | GP399 Teaching Experience in Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2005 (Fall) | GP220 Tectonics [Enrolled 9]
  • 2005 (Spring) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 3]
  • 2005 (Fall) | GP385E Tectonics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2005 (Spring) | GP385E Tectonics [Enrolled 6]
  • 2005 (Spring) | GP101A Undergraduate Research Preparation [Enrolled 6]
  • 2005 (Winter) | GP184 Seismic Reflection Processing [Enrolled 2]
  • 2005 (Winter) | GP385E Tectonics w/Sleep [Enrolled 6]
  • 2005 (Winter) | GP150 Gen. Geophysics & Earth Physics w/Sleep [Enrolled 9]
  • 2005 (Fall) | GP183 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 14]
  • 2004 (Fall) | GP385E Tectonics [Enrolled 3]
  • 2004 (Fall) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 3]
  • 2004 (Winter) | GP 185E Tectonics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2004 (Fall) | GP185E Tectonics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2004 (Fall) | GP182 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 9]
  • 2004 (Fall) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2004 (Spring) | 185E Tectonics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2004 (Summer) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2004 (Spring) | 385E Tectonics [Enrolled 5]
  • 2004 (Winter) | GP 150 General Geophysics and Earth Physics [Enrolled 9]
  • 2004 (Winter) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2004 (Spring) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2003 (Winter) | GP385E Tectonics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2003 (Fall) | GP 184 Seismic Data Processing [Enrolled 5]
  • 2003 (Fall) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2003 (Fall) | GP385E Tectonics [Enrolled 5]
  • 2003 (Fall) | GP150 General Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2003 (Summer) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2003 (Spring) | GP185E Tectonics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2003 (Spring) | GP385E Tectonics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2003 (Spring) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2003 (Winter) | GP185E Tectonics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2003 (Winter) | GP400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 4]
  • 2002 | GP184 Seismic Data Processing [Enrolled 11]
  • 2002 | GP197 GIS Applications [Enrolled 1]
  • 2002 | GP297 GIS Applications [Enrolled 2]
  • 2002 | GP150 General Geophysics and Physics of the Earth (with Sleep) [Enrolled 4]
  • 2002 | GP196 Introduction to GIS [Enrolled 2]
  • 2002 | GP296 Introduction to GIS [Enrolled 1]
  • 2002 | GP100 Directed Reading [Enrolled 2]
  • 2002 | GP385E Tectonics (with Sleep, Thompson) [Enrolled 11]
  • 2002 (Summer) | GP255 Report on Energy Industry Training [Enrolled 1]
  • 2002 | GES 296 Introduction to GIS [Enrolled 14]
  • 2002 | GES 196 Introduction to GIS [Enrolled 15]
  • 2002 | GP802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2002 | GP400 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 13]
  • 2001 | GES297 GIS Applications [Enrolled 2]
  • 2001 | GP385 Tectonics (with Sleep, Thompson) [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP400 Research 4 2001 GP400 Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2001 | GP385 Tectonics (with Sleep and Thompson) [Enrolled 4]
  • 2001 | GP197 GIS Applications [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP150 General Geophysics (with Sleep) [Enrolled 6]
  • 2001 | GP196 Introduction to GIS [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GES297 Remote Sensing [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GES296 Intoduction to GIS [Enrolled 10]
  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2001 | GP182 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 11]
  • 2001 | GP183 Interpretation of Reflection Seismograms [Enrolled 15]
  • 2001 | GES296 Introduction to GIS [Enrolled 3]
  • 2001 | GP385 Tectonics (with Sleep, Thompson) [Enrolled 2]
  • 2001 | GP399 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2001 | GES196 Inroduction to GIS [Enrolled 13]
  • 2000 | -- Sabbatical leave
  • 1999 | GP150 General Geophysics (with Sleep) [Enrolled 8]
  • 1999 | GP385 Tectonics (with Sleep and Thompson) [Enrolled 3]
  • 1999 | GP182 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 16]
  • 1999 | GP183 Seismic Reflection Profiles [Enrolled 17]
  • 1999 | GP196 Introduction to GIS [Enrolled 6]
  • 1999 | GP296 Introduction to GIS [Enrolled 22]
  • 1999 | GES297 GIS Applications [Enrolled 3]
  • 1999 | GP380 Exploration Geophysics [Enrolled 3]
  • 1999 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 1998 | GP183 Interpretation of Seismic Reflection Profiles [Enrolled 10]
  • 1998 | GP184 Seismic Data Processing [Enrolled 8]
  • 1998 | GES197 GIS Applications [Enrolled 3]
  • 1998 | GP296 Introduction to GIS [Enrolled 18]
  • 1998 | GP297 Special Problems in GIS [Enrolled 11]
  • 1998 | GP380 Exploration Geophysics [Enrolled 4]
  • 1998 | GP385 Tectonics (with Sleep and Thompson) [Enrolled 1]
  • 1998 | GP182 Reflection Seismology [Enrolled 8]
  • 1998 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 3]

Publications

  • 2013*+ | Caldwell, W.B., Klemperer, S.L., Lawrence, J.F., Rai, S.S., and Ashish.  Characterizing the Main Himalayan Thrust in the Garhwal Himalaya, India with receiver function CCP stacking.  Earth Planetary Science Letters, 2013, 367, 15-27, 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.02.009.  [Download .pdf] (findings highlighted in Nature India: download .pdf)
  • 2013 | Fraser-Smith, A.C., McPhee, D.K., Glen, J.M., Klemperer, S.L., McGill, P.R., and Bernardi, A.  Comments on "On the reported magnetic precursor of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake" by J. N. Thomas, J. J. Love, and M. J. S. Johnston, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors.  [Download .pdf]
  • 2013*+ | Karplus, M.S., Klemperer, S.L., Lawrence, J.F., Zhao, W., Mechie, J., Tilmann, F., Sandvol, E., and Ni, J.  Ambient-noise tomography of north Tibet limits geological terrane signature to upper-middle crust.  Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 808-813, doi:10.1002/GRL.50202, 2013. [Download .pdf]
  • 2013* | Klemperer, S.L., Kennedy, B.M., Sastry, S.R., Makovsky, Y., Harinarayana, T., and Leech, M.L.  Mantle fluids in the Karakoram fault: Helium isotope evidence,  Earth Planetary Science Letters, 366, 59-70, 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.01.013. [Download .pdf] (findings highlighted in Nature India: download .pdf)
  • 2013* | in revision  Spratt, J.E., Jones, A.G.., Klemperer, S.L., Wei, W., and INDEPTH MT Team, Discontinuous electrical conductivity across the Yarlung Zangbo Suture, Southern Tibet, implies a barrier to channel flow, J. Geophys. Res., in revision.
  • 2013* | Zhang, Z., Bai, Z., Klemperer, S.L., Tian, X., Xu, T., Chen, Y., and Teng, J.  Crustal structure across northeastern Tibet from wide-angle seismic profiling: Constraints on the Caledonian Qilian orogeny and its reactivation.  Tectonophysics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2013.02.040.  [Download .pdf]
  • 2013* | Zhang, Z., Chen, Y., Yuan, X., Tian, X., Klemperer, S.L., Xu, T., Bai, Z., Zhang, H., Wu, J., and Teng, J.  Normal faulting from simple shear rifting in South Tibet, using evidence from passive seismic profiling across the Yadong-Gulu Rift. Tectonophysics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2013.03.019. [Download .pdf]
  • 2012+ | **Christman, L., **Connor, D., McPhee, D.K., Glen, J.M., and  Klemperer, S.L.  Characterizing potential earthquake signals on the Stanford-USGS ultra-low frequency electromagnetic (ULFEM) array.  EOS Trans. AGU Abstract NH41B-1608 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA. [download .pdf]
  • 2012+ | **Connor, D., Klemperer, S.L., Glen, J.M., and McPhee, D.K., Stanford-USGS Ultra-Low Frequency Electromagnetic Network: Magnetometer Calibration Developments.  Poster presented at 2012 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), San Jose, CA, 11/28/2012.[Download .pdf]
  • 2012+ | Kelly, C.L., Lu, Z., Klemperer, S.L., Gao, R., and Dong, S.  SinoProbe Seismic Reflection Imaging of an Upper-Crustal“Bright Spot” Beneath the Karakoram Fault, West Tibet. EOS Trans. AGU Abstract T22B-07 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2012* |  Liang, X.F., Sandvol, E., Chen, Y.J., Hearn, T., Ni, J., Klemperer, S.L., Shen, Y., and Tilmann, F.  A complex Tibetan upper mantle: A fragmented Indian slab and no south-verging subduction of Eurasion lithosphere,  Earth Planetary Science Letters, 333-334, 101-111, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.03.036 [Download .pdf]
  • 2012* | Mechie, J., Zhao, W., Karplus, M.S., Wu, Z., Meissner, R., Shi, D., Klemperer, S.L., Su, H., Kind, R., Xue, G., and Brown, L.D., Crustal shear (S) velocity and Poisson’s ratio structure along the INDEPTH IV profile from NE Tibet to the Qaidam basin derived from wide-angle seismic data, Geophysical Journal International, 191, 369-384. [Download .pdf]
  • 2012+ | **Golos, E., Litherland, M., and Klemperer, S.L.  SKS anisotropy on a dense broadband array over the Ruby Mountains Metamorphic Core Complex, Nevada, EOS Trans. AGU, Abstract T43C-2691 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA. [download .pdf]
  • 2012+ | **Kinsella, A., Barak, S., Klemperer, S.L., “Rapid lateral variation of seismic anisotropy across the Salton Trough, Southern California”, (abstract, poster presentation), AGU 2012 Fall meeting, T51B-2576.[Download .pdf]
  • 2012+ | **Scheevel, C., Litherland, M., and Klemperer, S.L.  Repeated Mine Blasts Recorded on a Dense Broadband Array, Ruby Mountains, Nevada, EOS Trans. AGU, Abstract S23A-2530 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA. [download .pdf]
  • 2011*+ | Athens, N.D., Glen, J.M.G., Morin, R.L., and Klemperer, S.L., ATV magnetometer systems for efficient ground magnetic surveying, The Leading Edge, 30, (4), 394-398. [Download .pdf]
  • 2011* | Egger, A.E., Klemperer, S.L.  Recruiting Undergraduates into the Earth Sciences Through Research. CUR Quarterly (Journal of Council on Undergradute Research), 32 (2). 22-31.  [Download .pdf]
  • 2011*+ | Karplus, M.S., Zhao W., Klemperer, S.L., Wu, Z., Mechie, J., Shi D., Brown, L.D., and Chen, C., Injection of Tibetan crust beneath the south Qaidam Basin: Evidence from INDEPTH IV wide-angle seismic data, J. Geophys. Res, 116, B07301, doi:10.1029/2010JB007911. [Download .pdf]
  • 2011* | Rajendra Prasad, B., Klemperer, S.L., Vijaya Rao, V., Tewari, H.C., and Khare, P. Crustal structure beneath the Sub-Himalayan fold-thrust belt, Kangra recess, northwest India, from seismic reflection profiling: implications for Late Paleoproterozoic orogenesis and modern earthquake hazard. Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., 308, 218–228.  [Download .pdf]
  • 2011* |  Zhang, Z.J., Klemperer S.L., Bai, Z.M., Chen, Y., Teng, J.W. Crustal structure of the Paleozoic Kunlun orogeny from an active-source seismic profile between Moba and Guide in East Tibet, China, Gondwana Res. doi:10.1016/j.gr.2010.09.008.  [Download .pdf]
  • 2010+ | **Bowden, D.C.., **Engelland-Gay, H., Enright, A., Gardner, J., Klemperer, S.L., McPhee, D.K., Glen, J.M.  Stanford-USGS Ultra-low frequency electromagnetic network: hardware developments in magnetometer calibration and recording. EOS Trans. AGU, Abstract NH31A-1338 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA. [Downbload .pdf Warning - 43 Mb] (**undergraduate)
  • 2010+ | Caldwell, W.B., Klemperer, S.L., Lawrence, J.F., Rai, S.S., 2010, Receiver function imaging in the western Himalaya, in Leech, M.L., et al., eds., online proceedings for the 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2010-1099, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1099/caldwell/index.html
  • 2010+ | Chen, C., Brown, L.D., Karplus, M.S., Klemperer, S.L., The Golmud Step; new details of the 15 km Moho offset between the Tibet Plateau and Qaidam Basin from INDEPTH IV seismic results, in Leech, M.L., et al., eds., online proceedings for the 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2010-1099, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1099/chenchen/index.html
  • 2010+ | Gao R., Lu, Z., Xiong, X., Zeng, L., Li, W., Deng, G., Klemperer, S.L., SINOPROBE deep seismic reflection profiling across the Bangong-Nujiang Suture, central Tibet, in Leech, M.L., et al., eds., online proceedings for the 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2010-1099, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1099/gao/index.html
  • 2010+ | Karplus, M.S., Klemperer, S.L., Zhao W., Wu Z., Brown, L.D., Shi, D., Mechie, J., Chen, C., Glen, J., INDEPTH-IV seismic imaging of channel flow outwards from the Kunlun Mountains beneath the Qaidam Basin, in Leech, M.L., et al., eds., online proceedings for the 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2010-1099, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1099/karplus/index.html
  • 2010 | Klemperer, S.L., Rajendra Prasad, B., Vijaya Rao, V., Tewari, H.C., and Khare, P, HIMPROBE deep seismic reflection profiling of the Sub-Himalayan fold-thrust belt, NW India: images of a possible “Ulleri-Wangtu” Paleoproterozoic accretionary orogenic event, in Leech, M.L., et al., eds., online proceedings for the 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2010-1099, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010-1099/klemperer1/index.html 
  • 2010 | Klemperer, S.L., Kennedy, B.M., Sastry, S.R., Makovsky, Y., and Harinarayana, T., Mantle helium signature implies the Karakoram fault is an active plate-boundary, in Leech, M.L., et al., eds., online proceedings for the 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2010-1099, http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010-1099/klemperer2/index.html
  • 2010 | Leech, M.L., Klemperer, S.L., and Mooney, W.D., eds., Proceedings of the 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1099. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1099/
  • 2010*+ | Lerch, D.W., Klemperer, S.L., Egger, A.E., Colgan, J.P., and Miller, E.L., The northwestern margin of the Basin-and-Range Province, part 1: Reflection profiling of the moderate-angle (~30°) Surprise Valley Fault, Tectonophysics, 488, 143-149, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2009.05.028. [Download .pdf]
  • 2010*+ | **Neumannn, D.A., **McPherson, S., Klemperer, S.L., Glen, J.M.G, McPhee, D.K, and Kappler, K., Documentation for a web site to serve ULF-EM (Ultra-Low Frequency Electromagnetic) data to the public: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1321, 44 p. (**undergraduate) http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1321/
  • 2010+ | **Schiltz, K.K., Litherland, M., and Klemperer, S.L. Anatomy of a metamorphic core complex: preliminary results of Ruby Mountains seismic experiment, northeastern Nevada. EOS Trans. AGU, Abstract T51C-2051 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA. (**undergraduate)
  • 2010* | Zhang, Z.-J., and Klemperer, S.L. Crustal structure of the Tethyan Himalaya, southern Tibet: new constraints from old wide-angle seismic data, Geophysical Journal International, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04578.x. [download .pdf]
  • 2009*+ | Keranen, K.M., Klemperer, S.L., Julia, J., Lawrence, J.F., and Nyblade, A.A. Low lower-crustal velocity across Ethiopia: is the Main Ethiopian Rift a narrow rift in a hot craton? Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10, Q0AB01, doi:10.1029/2008GC002293, pp. 21. [Download .pdf]
  • 2009*+ | Caldwell, W.B., Klemperer, S.L., Rai, S.S., and Lawrence, J.F. Partial melt in the upper-middle crust of the northwest Himalaya revealed by Rayleigh wave dispersion. Tectonophysics, v. 477, 58-65, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2009.01.013. [Download .pdf]
  • 2009* | Lu, Z.W., Gao, R., Li, Q.S., He, R.Z., Kuang, C.Y., Hou, H.S., Xiong, X.S., Guan, Y., Wang, H., and Klemperer, S. L., 2009. Test of Deep Seismic Reflection Profiling across Central Uplift of Qiangtang Terrane in Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Earth Science, v. 20, p. 438–447, doi: 10.1007/s12583-009-0036-x. [Download .pdf]
  • 2009+ | **Garber, J.H., Klemperer, S.L., McPhee, D.K., Glen, J.M. Temporal Changes in Apparent Resistivity on the Stanford-USGS Ultra-Low Frequency Electromagnetic Network. EOS Trans. AGU, 89 (52), (Fall) | Meet. Suppl., Abstract NH31C-1129. (**undergraduate) [Download .pdf, warning, 16Mb]
  • 2008*+ | Calvert, A.J., Klemperer, S.L., Takahashi, N., and Kerr, B.C. Three-dimensional crustal structure of the Mariana Island arc from seismic tomography. J. Geophys. Res., v. 113, B01406, doi:10.1029/2007JB004939, pp. 24. [Download .pdf]
  • 2008*+ | Lerch, D.W., Klemperer, S.L., Stokoe, K.H., and Menq, F.Y. Integration of the NEES T-Rex vibrator and PASSCAL Texan recorders for seismic profiling of shallow and deep crustal targets. Seismological Research Letters, v. 79, 41-46. [Download .pdf]
  • 2008*+ | Gashawbeza, E.M., S.L. Klemperer, C.K. Wilson, and E.L. Miller, Nature of the crust beneath northwest Basin and Range province from teleseismic receiver function data, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B10308, doi:10.1029/2007JB005306. [Download .pdf]
  • 2008 | Stern, R.J., and Klemperer, S.L. U.S. Passive Margins: Are we missing an important opportunity? EOS, Trans. Am. Geophys. Un., 89, 64-65. [Download .pdf]
  • 2008*+ | Keranen, K, & Klemperer, S.L., 2008. Discontinuous and diachronous evolution of the Main Ethiopian Rift: implications for development of continental rifts, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 265, 96-111, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.09.038. [Download .pdf]
  • 2008* | Klemperer, S.L., 2008, Reconciling lithospheric deformation and lower crustal flow beneath central Tibet. Geology, v. 36, doi: 10.1130/ G25097C.1. [download .pdf]
  • 2008+ | Zhao, W., Brown, L.,Wu, Z., Klemperer, S.L., Shi, D., Mechie, J., Su, H., Tilmann, F., Karplus, M., and Makovsky, Y. Seismology across the northeastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau. EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, vol. 89, p. 487. [Download .pdf]
  • 2008+ | **Neumann, D.A., **McPherson, S.-L., Kappler, K., Klemperer, S., Glen, J., and McPhee, D. Stanford–USGS Ultra-Low Frequency Electromagnetic Network: Status report and and data availability via the Web. EOS Trans. AGU, 88 (52), (Fall) | Meet. Suppl., Abstract S53B-1824.(**undergraduate) [Download .pdf]
  • 2008+ | Cox, C.M., Keller, G.R., Harder, S., Klemperer, S., and **High Lava Plains Team, Combining the PASSCAL and EarthScope Texan instrument pools for 3D and 3C imaging of the High Lava Plains, Oregon. EOS Trans. AGU, 88 (52), (Fall) | Meet. Suppl., Abstract S11C-1765. (**undergraduate) [Download .jpg, warning, 20Mb]
  • 2007*+ | Haines, S.S., Pride, S., Klemperer, S.L., and Biondi, B. Seismoelectric imaging of shallow targets. Geophysics, v. 72 (2), 10.1190/1.2428267.
  • 2007*+ | Walker, K.T., Bokelmann, G.H.R., Klemperer, S.L., Bock, G., and the Eifel Plume Team. Seismic Anisotropy in the asthenosphere beneath the Eifel region, Western Germany. In: Mantle plumes - A multidisciplinary approach, J.R.R. Ritter & U.R. Christensen, eds., Springer-Verlag, pp. 439-496.
  • 2007*+ | Klemperer, S.L., and **Cash, M.D., 2007, Temporal geochemical variation in Ethiopian Lakes Shala, Arenguade, Awasa and Beseka: possible environmental impacts from underwater and borehole detonations. J. Afr. Earth Sci., 48, 174-198. (**undergraduate author) [download .pdf]
  • 2007*+ | Lerch, D.W., Klemperer, S.L., Glen, J.M.G., Ponce, D.A., and Miller, E.L. Crustal structure of the northwestern Basin and Range province and its transition to unextended volcanic plateaus. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 8 (1) doi:10.1029/2006GC001429, pp. 21.
  • 2007* | Takahashi, N., Kodaira, S., Klemperer, S.L., Tatsumi, Y., Kaneda, Y., and Suyehiro, K. Crustal structure and evolution of the Mariana intra-oceanic island arc. Geology, 35, pp. 203–206, DOI: 10.1130/G23212A.1
  • 2007+ | **Culp, D., Klemperer, S., Glen, J., and McPhee, D. Re-affirming the Magnetic Precursor to the 1989 Loma Prieta, CA, Earthquake Using Magnetic Field Data Collected in the US in 1989 and 1990. EOS Trans. AGU, 87 (52), (Fall) | Meet. Suppl., Talk Abstract S41D-03.(**undergraduate) [Download .pdf]
  • 2006* | Bendick, R., McClusky, S., Bilham, R., Asfaw, L., & Klemperer, S.L. Distributed Nubia-Somalia relative motion and dike intrusion in the Main Ethiopian Rift. Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.02904.x
  • 2006*+ | **Gunther, R.H., Klemperer, S.L., and Goodliffe, A.M. Modelling sideswipe in 2D oceanic seismic surveys from sonar data: Application to the Mariana arc. Tectonophys., v. 420 333ñ343 (**undergraduate author)
  • 2006*+ | Maguire, P.K.H., Keller, G.R., Klemperer, S.L., Mackenzie, G.D., Keranen, K., Harder, S., O'Reilly, B., Thybo, H., Asfaw, L., and Amha, M. Crustal Structure of the Northern Main Ethiopian Rift from the EAGLE Controlled-source Survey; a Snapshot of Incipient Lithospheric Break-up. In: The Afar Volcanic Province within the East African Rift System, G. Yirgu, C.J. Ebinger and P.K.H. Maguire, eds. Geol. Soc. Lond. Special Publication, v. 259, 269-292.
  • 2006* | Klemperer, S.L. Crustal flow in Tibet: geophysical evidence for the physical state of Tibetan lithosphere, and inferred patterns of active flow. In: "Channel flow, ductile extrusion and exhumation in continental collision zones", R.D. Law, M.P. Searle & L. Godin, eds., Geol. Soc. Lond. Special Publication, v. 268, 39-70.
  • 2006*+ | Kerr, B.C., D.W. Scholl, and S.L. Klemperer. Data report: Seismic reflection surveys of the Emperor Seamounts: ODP Leg 197. In: Proc. Ocean Drill. Program Sci. Results, 197. eds. Duncan, R.A., Tarduno, J.A., Davies, T.A., and Scholl, D.W., v. 197, 17 pp.
  • 2006* | Leech, M.L., Singh, S., Jain, A.K., Klemperer, S.L., and Manickavasagam, R.M. Reply to comment by P.J. O'Brien on: The onset of India-Asia continental collision: Early, steep subduction required by the timing of UHP metamorphism in the western Himalaya, by Mary L. Leech, S. Singh, A.K. Jain, Simon L. Klemperer and R.M. Manickavasagam, Earth Planetary Science Letters 234 (2005) 83-97, Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., v. 245, 817-820. [Download .pdf]
  • 2006 | Klemperer, S.L., Hobbs, R., & Snyder, D. Relics of Closure of an ancient ocean basin. In: Imaging Earth History beneath the Ocean Floor, National Science Foundation, pp. 16.
  • 2006 | Klemperer, S.L. R.D. Law, M.P. Searle & L. Godin, eds., Geol. Soc. Lond. Special Publication, v. 268, ii-iv.
  • 2005*+ | Kerr, B.C., Scholl, D.B., and Klemperer, S.L. Seismic stratigraphy of Detroit seamount, Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain: deposition of the Meiji drift and implication for post-hotspot shield-building volcanism. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 12, Q07L10, doi:10.1029/2004GC000705, pp. 18.
  • 2005* | Leech, M.L., Singh, S., Jain, A.K., Klemperer, S.L., and Manickavasagam, R.M. The onset of India-Asia continental collision: early, steep subduction required by the timing of UHP metamorphism in the western Himalaya, Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., v. 234, 83-97.
  • 2005*+ | Walker, K.T., Bokelmann, G.H.R., Klemperer, S.L., and Bock, G. Shear-wave splitting around the Eifel hotspot: Evidence for a mantle upwelling. Geophys. J. Int., v. 163, 962-980 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2005.02636.x
  • 2005*+ | Wood, J.D., O'Connell-Rodwell, C.E., & Klemperer, S.L. Using seismic sensors to detect elephants and other large mammals: a novel censusing technique for wildlife managers, J. Appl. Ecol., v. 42, pp. 587-594.
  • 2005* | Zhang, Z.J., and Klemperer, S.L. West-east variation in crustal thickness in northern Lhasa block, central Tibet, from deep seismic sounding data. J. Geophys. Res., v. 110, B09403, doi:10.1029/2004JB003139, pp.14.
  • 2005*+ | Walker, K.T., Bokelmann, G.H.R., Klemperer, S.L., and Nyblade, A.A. Shear-wave splitting around hotspots: evidence for upwelling-related mantle flow? In: Plates, Plumes and Paradigms, G.R. Foulger, J.H. Natland, D.C. Presnall and D.L. Anderson, eds. Geol. Soc. of Amer. Special Paper 388, 171-192. [Download .pdf]
  • 2005+ | **Bijoor, S., Glen, J., McPhee, D.K., and Klemperer, S.L., Ultra-low Frequency Electromagnetic Monitoring of Earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Area: Initial Results of an Earthscope PBO Project, EOS Trans. AGU, 86 (52), (Fall) | Meet. Suppl., Abstract T51B-1343. (**undergraduate) Download 40 Mb poster.
  • 2004* | Shi, D, Zhao, W., Brown, L., Nelson, D., Zhao, X., Kind, R., Ni, J., Xiong, J., Mechie, J., Guo, J., Klemperer, S.L., and Hearn, T., 2004. Detection of southward intra-continental subduction of Tibetan lithosphere along the Bangong-Nujiang suture by P-to-S converted waves. Geology, v. 32, 209-212. [Download .pdf]
  • 2004*+ | Ross, A.R., Brown, L.D., Pannanont, P., Nelson, K.D., Klemperer, S.L., Haines, S., Wenjin, Z., and Guo, J. Deep reflection surveying in central Tibet: lower-crustal layering and crustal flow. Geophys. J. Intnl., v. 156, 115-128; doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2004.02119.x [Download .pdf]
  • 2004*+ | Walker, K.T., Bokelmann, G.H.R., and Klemperer, S.L., 2004. Shear-wave splitting reveals mantle upwelling beneath eastern Nevada. Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., v. 222, 529-542. [Download .pdf]
  • 2004*+ | **Günther, R.H., OíConnell-Rodwell, C.E., and Klemperer, S.L. Seismic waves from elephant vocalizations: a possible communication mode? Geophys. Res. Letts., v. 31, L11602, doi:10.1029/2004GL019671 (**undergraduate)
  • 2004*+ | Walker, K.T., Nyblade, A.A., Klemperer, S.L., Bokelmann, G.H.R. and T.J. Owens. On the relationship between extension and anisotropy: Constraints from shear-wave splitting across the East African Plateau. J. Geophys. Res., v. 109, B08302 10.1029/2003JB002866
  • 2004*+ | Gashawbeza, E.M., Klemperer, S.L., Nyblade, A.A., Walker, K.T., and Keranen, K.M. Shear-wave splitting in Ethiopia: Precambrian mantle anisotropy locally modified by Neogene rifting. Geophys. Res. Letts., v. 31, L18602, doi:10.1029/2004GL020471. [Download .pdf]
  • 2004*+ | Keranen, K., Klemperer, S.L., Gloaguen, R., and the EAGLE Working Group. Three-dimensional seismic imaging of a proto-ridge axis in the Main Ethiopian Rift. Geology, v. 32; p. 949ñ952, doi: 10.1130/G20737.1 and Data Repository item 2004155.
  • 2004 Keller, G.R., Harder, S.H., O'Reilly, B. Mickus, K., Tadesse, K., Maguire, P.K.H., and EAGLE Working Group. A preliminary analysis of crustal structure variations along the Ethiopian Rift. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on the East African Rift System, June 20-24 2004, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, eds. G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and G. Mulugeta, publ. Ethiopian Geosci. Mineral Engin. Assoc., pp. 97-101.
  • 2004+ | **Cash, M.D., Klemperer, S.L., and Mengistou, S. Geochemical survey of lake and stream waters in central Ethiopia: no environmental impact from borehole explosions or large underwater explosions in Lakes Arenguade and Shala. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on the East African Rift System, June 20-24 2004, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, eds. G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and G. Mulugeta, publ. Ethiopian Geosci. Mineral Engin. Assoc., p. 40-44. (**undergraduate author) [Download .pdf]
  • 2004+ | Gashawbeza, E.M., Klemperer, S.L., Nyblade, A.A., Walker, K.T., and Keranen, K.M., Shear-wave splitting in Ethiopia: Precambrian mantle anisotropy slightly modified by Neogene rifting. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on the East African Rift System, June 20-24 2004, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, eds. G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and G. Mulugeta, publ. Ethiopian Geosci. Mineral Engin. Assoc., pp. 75-79.
  • 2004+ | Keranen, K., Klemperer, S.L., and the EAGLE working group. 3D seismic imaging of a proto-ridge axis in the Main Ethiopian Rift. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on the East African Rift System, June 20-24 2004, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, eds. G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and G. Mulugeta, publ. Ethiopian Geosci. Mineral Engin. Assoc., pp. 102-106.
  • 2004+ | **Les, A., Keranen, K.M., Klemperer, S.L., Khan, M.A., Maguire, P.K.H. Seismic ground-velocity prediction based on shot distance, shot size, and shotpoint site environment in Ethiopia (EAGLE Project). In: Proceedings of the International Conference on the East African Rift System, June 20-24 2004, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, eds. G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and G. Mulugeta, publ. Ethiopian Geosci. Mineral Engin. Assoc., pp. 121-125. (**undergraduate) [Download .pdf]
  • 2004 | Mackenzie, G.D., Thybo, H., Maguire, P.K.H., Ebinger, C.J., and the EAGLE Working Group. Evidence for crustal structure influence on the evolution of the Main Ethiopian Rift. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on the East African Rift System, June 20-24 2004, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, eds. G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and G. Mulugeta, publ. Ethiopian Geosci. Mineral Engin. Assoc., p. 130-133.
  • 2004+ | Maguire, P.K.H., Amha, M., Asfaw, L., Ebinger, C.J., Gashewbeza, E., Harder S., Keller, G.R., Keranen, K., Khan, M.A., Klemperer, S.L., Mackenzie, G.D., Mariita, N., Mickus, K., Oluma, B., OíReilly, B., Tadesse, K., and Thybo, H. EAGLE ñ The controlled source seismic project. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on the East African Rift System, June 20-24 2004, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, eds. G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and G. Mulugeta, publ. Ethiopian Geosci. Mineral Engin. Assoc., pp. 134-138.
  • 2004 | Abdelsalam, M.G., Atekwana, E.A., Keller, G.R., and Klemperer, S.L. The life cycle of continental rifting as a focus for US-African scientific collaboration. EOS, Trans. Am. Geophys. Un., v. 85 (47).
  • 2003*+ | Haines, S.S., Klemperer, S.L., Brown, L., Guo J., Mechie, J., Meissner, R., Ross, A., and Zhao, W. INDEPTH III seismic data: from surface observations to deep crustal processes in Tibet. Tectonics, v. 22 (1), 1001, doi:10.1029/2001TC001305.
  • 2003* | Stern, R.J., M.J. Fouch, S.L. Klemperer. An Overview of the Izu-Bonin-Mariana Subduction Factory. In ""Inside the Subduction Factory"", J. Eiler and M. Hirschmann, eds. American Geophysical Union Geophysical Monograph, 138, 175-222.
  • 2003*+ | Walker, K.T., McGeary, S.E., and Klemperer, S.L. Tectonic Evolution of the Bristol Bay basin, southeast Bering Sea: Constraints from seismic reflection and potential field data. Tectonics, v. 22, No. 5, 1049; doi: 10.1029/2002TC001359.
  • 2003*+ | Walker, K.T., Bokelmann, G.H.R., Klemperer, S.L. Reply to ""Shear-wave splitting to test mantle deformation models around Hawaii"" by Vinnik et al. Geophys. Res. Lett. v. 30, no. 13, 1676 10.1029/2002GL016712. [Download .pdf]
  • 2003 | Gill, J., Klemperer, S., Stern, R., Tamura, Y., and Wiens, D. 'Subduction-Factory' meeting studies Izu-Bonin-Mariana margin. EOS, Trans. Am. Geophys. Un., v. 84, p. 3, 7.
  • 2003*+ | Yuan, X.-C., Klemperer, S.L., Teng W.-B., Liu L.-X., and Chetwin, E.M. Crustal structure and exhumation of the Dabie Shan ultrahigh-pressure orogen, eastern China, from seismic reflection profiling. Geology, v. 31, 435-438. [Download .pdf]
  • 2003* | Tilmann, F., Ni, J., and INDEPTH III Seismic Team. Seismic imaging of the downwelling Indian lithosphere Beneath central Tibet. Science, v. 300, pp. 1424-1427.
  • 2003 | Klemperer, S.L., and Ernst, W.G., eds. The George A. Thompson Volume: The Lithosphere of Western North America and its Geophysical Characterization. Geological Society of America, International Book Series, v. 7, pp. 544.
  • 2003 | Maguire, P.K.H., C.J. Ebinger, G.W. Stuart, G.D. Mackenzie, K.A. Whaler, J-M. Kendall, M.A. Khan, C.M.R. Fowler, S.L. Klemperer, G.R. Keller, T. Furman, K. Mickus, L. Asfaw, A. Ayele, and B. Abebe. Geophysical Project in Ethiopia Studies Continental Breakup. EOS, Trans. Am. Geophys. Un., v. 84, 337, 342-343.
  • 2003*+ | Yuan, X.-C., Klemperer, S.L., Teng W.-B., Liu L.-X., and Chetwin, E.M. Reply to Comment on "Crustal structure and exhumation of the Dabie Shan ultrahigh-pressure orogen, eastern China, from seismic reflection profiling" by Z.Y. Zhao and A.M. Fang. Geology, v. 31, e39, DOI 10.1130/0091-7613(2003)312.0.CO;2 [Download .pdf]
  • 2003 | Klemperer, S.L., and Ernst, W.G.. Editors Preface. The George A. Thompson Volume: The Lithosphere of Western North America and its Geophysical Characterization. Geological Society of America, International Book Series, v. 7, pp. 1-2.
  • 2003*+ | Takahashi, N., Kodaira, S., Ito, A., Shiobara, H., Sugioka, H., Kerr, B., Vlad, I., Klemperer, S., Kaneda, Y., and Suyehiro, K. Deep seismic profiling across the Mariana arc-backarc system. J. Deep Sea. Res., v. 23, 55-68. [Download .pdf]
  • 2003* | Zhao, W.J., D. Nelson, L. Brown, J. Kuo, J. Martyn, R. Meissner, S. Klemperer, A. Jones, eds. The deep structure of the Himalaya and the Yarlung-Zangbo River Suture Zone. Geophysical Publishing House, Beijing. pp. 286.
  • 2003*+ | Makovsky, Y. and S.L. Klemperer. Measuring the seismic properties of Tibetan bright-spots: free aqueous fluids in the Tibetan middle crust. In: Zhao, W.J., et al., eds. The deep structure of the Himalaya and the Yarlung-Zangbo River Suture Zone. Geophysical Publishing House, Beijing. pp. 221-258 (in Chinese).
  • 2003+ | **Gunther, R.H., O'Connell-Rodwell, C.E., Klemperer, S.L., Rodwell, T.C., Haines, S., Goldman, M., and Evans, J.R., Observation of a Rayleigh wave induced by infrasonic elephant vocalizations: a possible communication mode?, EOS Trans. AGU, 84 (46), (Fall) | Meet. Suppl., Abstract U31B-0007. (**undergraduate)
  • 2002* | Miller, E.L., T. Ireland, S.L. Klemperer, K.R. Wirth, V.V. Akinin, and T.M. Brocher. Constraints on the age of formation of seismically reflective middle and lower crust beneath the Bering Shelf: SHRIMP zircon dating of xenoliths from Saint Lawrence Island. In: Tectonic Evolution of the Bering Shelf-Chukchi Sea-Arctic Margin and Adjacent Landmasses, E.L Miller, A. Grantz and S.L. Klemperer, eds. Geol. Soc. of Amer. Special Paper 360, pp. 195-208. [Download .pdf]
  • 2002* | Klemperer, S.L., E.L. Miller, A. Grantz, D.W. Scholl, and the Bering-Chukchi Working Group. Crustal structure of the Bering and Chukchi Shelves: deep seismic reflection profiles across the North American continent between Alaska and Russia. In: Tectonic Evolution of the Bering Shelf-Chukchi Sea-Arctic Margin and Adjacent Landmasses, E.L Miller, A. Grantz and S.L. Klemperer, eds. Geol. Soc. of Amer. Special Paper 360, pp. 1-24. [Download .pdf]
  • 2002*+ | Klemperer, S.L., **M. Greninger, and W. Nokleberg. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) compilation of geologic and tectonic data for the Bering Shelf, Chukchi Sea, Arctic Margin and adjacent landmasses. In: Tectonic evolution of the Bering Shelf-Chukchi Sea-Arctic Margin and Adjacent Landmasses, E.L.Miller, A. Grantz and S.L. Klemperer, eds. Geol. Soc. Am. Special Paper 360, pp. 359-374 and accompanying CD-ROM. [Download .pdf] (**undergraduate)
  • 2002* | Wolf, L.W., R.C. McCaleb, D.B. Stone, T.M. Brocher, K. Fujita and S.L. Klemperer. Crustal structure across the Bering Strait, Alaska: onshore recordings of a marine seismic seismic survey. In: Tectonic Evolution of the Bering Shelf-Chukchi Sea-Arctic Margin and Adjacent Landmasses, E.L Miller, A. Grantz and S.L. Klemperer, eds. Geol. Soc. of Amer. Special Paper 360, pp. 25-37. [Download .pdf]
  • 2002 | Miller, E.L., A. Grantz, and S.L. Klemperer. Preface to ""Tectonic Evolution of the Bering Shelf-Chukchi Sea-Arctic Margin and Adjacent Landmasses"". Geol. Soc. Am. Special Paper 360, pp. v-ix. [Download .pdf]
  • 2002* | Miller, E.L., A. Grantz, and S.L. Klemperer, eds. Tectonic Evolution of the Bering Shelf-Chukchi Sea-Arctic Margin and Adjacent Landmasses. Geol. Soc. Am. Special Paper 360, pp. 1-387.
  • 2002* | Grantz, A., D.B. Scholl, J. Toro and S.L. Klemperer, 2002. Geologic structure of Bering and Chukchi shelves adjacent to Bering-Chukchi deep seismic transect and tectonostratigraphic terranes of adjacent landmasses. Scale 1:3,000,000, 1 sheet. In: Tectonic Evolution of the Bering Shelf-Chukchi Sea-Arctic Margin and Adjacent Landmasses, E.L Miller, A. Grantz and S.L. Klemperer, eds. Geol. Soc. of Amer. Special Paper 360. [Download .pdf]
  • 2002* | Menzies, M.A., Klemperer, S.L., Ebinger, C.J., and Baker, J. Characteristics of volcanic rifted margins. In: ""Magmatic Rifted Margins"", M.A. Menzies, S.L. Klemperer, C. Ebinger and J. Baker, eds. Geological Society of America Special Paper 362, pp. 1-14. [Download .pdf]
  • 2002*+ | Karakelian, D., G.C. Beroza, S.L. Klemperer, and A.C. Fraser-Smith. Analysis of ultra-low frequency electromagnetic field measurements associated with the 1999 M 7.1 Hector Mine earthquake sequence. Bull. Seismolog. Soc. Am., v. 92, pp. 1513-1524.
  • 2002 | Menzies, M.A., S.L. Klemperer, C. Ebinger and J. Baker, eds. ""Magmatic Rifted Margins"". Geological Society of America Special Paper 362, pp. 1-230.
  • 2002 | Menzies, M.A., Klemperer, S.L., Ebinger, C.J., and Baker, J. Preface. In: ""Magmatic Rifted Margins"", M.A. Menzies, S.L. Klemperer, C. Ebinger and J. Baker, eds. Geological Society of America Special Paper 362, pp. v-vi.
  • 2002*+ | Karakelian, D., Klemperer, S.L., Fraser-Smith, A.C., and Thompson, G.A., Ultra-low frequency electromagnetic measurements associated with the 1998 Mw 5.1 San Juan Bautista, California earthquake and implications for mechanisms of electromagnetic earthquake precursors. Tectonophysics, v. 359, pp.65-79.
  • 2002* | Zhang, Z.-J., Li, Y.-K., Wang, G.-J., Teng, J.-W., Klemperer, S.L., Li, J.-W., Fan, J.-Y., and Chen, Y. East-west crustal structure and down-bowing Moho under northern Tibet revealed by wide-angle seismic profile. Science in China (Series D), v. 45, 550-558.
  • 2002+ | **Tidwell, T., Klemperer, S.L., Kerr, B.C., and Goodliffe, A.M., Low-fold, ultra-deep MCS Profiling of the Mariana Arc, Eos Trans. AGU, 83 (47),(Fall) | Meet. Suppl., Abstract T72A-1225. (**undergraduate)
  • 2002+ | **Gunther, R.H., Klemperer, S.L., Goodliffe, A.M., and Kerr, B.C., Effect of Seafloor Topography on MCS Reflection Images and OBS Locations in the Mariana Subduction Factory Seismic Experiment, Eos Trans. AGU, 83 (47), (Fall) | Meet. Suppl., Abstract T72A-1226. (**undergraduate)
  • 2001*+ | Zhao, W., J. Mechie, L.D. Brown, J. Guo, S. Haines, T. Hearn, S.L. Klemperer, Y.S. Ma, R. Meissner, K.D. Nelson, J.F. Ni, P. Pananont, R. Rapine, A. Ross, and J. Saul. "Crustal structure of central Tibet as derived from Project INDEPTH wide-angle seismic data". Geophys. J. Intnl., v. 145, pp. 486-498.
  • 2001*+ | Walker, K.T., G.H.R. Bokelmann, and S.L. Klemperer. Shear-Wave Splitting to Test Mantle Deformation Models around Hawaii, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 28 , pp. 4319-4322.
  • 2000+ | Karakelian, D., S.L. Klemperer, G.A. Thompson, A.C. Fraser-Smith. Results from electromagnetic monitoring of the Mw 5.1 San Juan Bautista, California earthquake of 12 August 1998. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Tectonic Problems of the San Andreas fault system, Stanford University Publication in Geological Sciences, vol. XXI, eds. G. Bokelmann and R.L. Kovach, pp. 334-346.
  • 2000* | Zhang, Z.J., G.-J. Wang, J.-W. Teng, and S.L. Klemperer. CDP mapping to obtain the fine structure of the crust and upper mantle from seismic sounding data: an example for the southeastern China. Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors, v. 122, pp. 133-146.
  • 2000*+ | Fliedner, M.M., S.L. Klemperer, and N. Christensen. Three-dimensional seismic model of the Sierra Nevada arc, California, and its implications for crustal and upper mantle composition. J. Geophys. Res., v. 105, pp. 10,899-10,921.
  • 2000*+ | Hole, J.A., T.M. Brocher, T.E. Parsons, H.M. Benz, K.P. Furlong, and S.L. Klemperer. Three-dimensional seismic velocity structure of the San Francisco Bay Area. J. Geophys. Res., v. 105, pp. 13,859-13,874.
  • 2000*+ | Fliedner, M.M. and S.L. Klemperer. The transition from oceanic arc to continental arc in the crustal structure of the Aleutian Arc. Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., v. 179, pp. 567-579. [Download .pdf]
  • 2000*+ | Hole, J. A., B.C. Beaudoin, and S.L. Klemperer. Vertical extent of the newborn San Andreas Fault at the Mendocino Triple Junction. Geology, v. 28, pp. 1111-1114.
  • 2000 Menzies, M.A, C. Ebinger, and S.L. Klemperer. 2000 volcanic rifted margins. GSA Today, v. 10, no. 8, pp. 8-11. [Download .pdf]
  • 2000*+ | Karakelian, D., S.L. Klemperer, G.C. Beroza and A.C. Fraser-Smith. A transportable system for monitoring ultra low frequency electromagnetic signals associated with earthquakes. Seismological Research Letters, v. 71, 423-436.
  • 1999*+ | **Greninger, M.L., S.L. Klemperer, and W.J. Nokelberg. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) compilation of geophysical, geologic, and tectonic data for the circum-north Pacific. USGS Open-File report 99-422, version 1.0 (CD-ROM). (**undergraduate)
  • 1999*+ | Makovsky, Y., S.L. Klemperer, L. Ratschbacher, and D. Alsdorf. INDEPTH wide-angle profiling traces mid-crustal reflector: an ophiolitic slab beneath the India-Asia suture in southern Tibet? Tectonics, v. 18, pp. 793-808.
  • 1999*+ | Makovsky, Y. and S.L. Klemperer. Measuring the seismic properties of Tibetan bright-spots: free aqueous fluids in the Tibetan middle crust. J. Geophys. Res., v. 104, pp. 10,795-10,825.
  • 1999*+ | Fliedner, M.M. and S.L. Klemperer. Composition of an island-arc: wide-angle studies in the eastern Aleutian islands, Alaska. J. Geophys. Res., v. 104, pp. 10,667-10,694.
  • 1998*+ | Godfrey, N.J., A.S. Meltzer, S.L. Klemperer, A.M. Trehu, B. Leitner, S.H. Clarke, Jr., and A. Ondrus. Evolution of the Gorda Escarpment, San Andreas fault and Mendocino triple junction from multichannel seismic data collected across the northern Vizcaino block, offshore northern California. J. Geophys. Res., v. 103, pp. 23,813-23,825.
  • 1998*+ | Alsdorf, D., Y. Makovsky,W.-J. Zhao, L.D. Brown, K.D. Nelson, S.L. Klemperer, M. Hauck, A. Ross, M. Cogan, M. Clark, J.-K. Che, and J. Kuo. "INDEPTH (International Deep Profiling of Tibet and the Himalaya) multi-channel seismic reflection data: Description and availability". J. Geophys. Res., v. 103, pp. 26,993-26,999.
  • 1998 | Taylor, B., M. Coffin, W. Dietrich, T. Dixon, N. Driscoll, G. Karner, S. Klemperer, D. Kohlstedt , C. Moore, C. Nittrouer, T. Plank, D. Sawyer, R. Stern, E. Stolper, M. Underwood, and D. Wiens. Program focuses attention on continental margins. EOS, Tansactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 79, pp. 137, 142.
  • 1998 | Stephansson, O., A. Berger, G. Furnes, C. Heinrich, S. Klemperer, G. Middleton and S. Porter. Earth Sciences Research at Norwegian Universities and Colleges: A Review. Volume 1: Assessments, recommendations and conclusions prepared by the Review Committee. Research Council of Norway, Oslo, Norway, p. 74.
  • 1998*+ | Beaudoin, B.C., J.A. Hole, S.L. Klemperer and A.M. Tréhu. "Location of the southern edge of the Gorda slab and evidence for an adjacent asthenospheric window: results from seismic profiling and gravity". J. Geophys. Res., v. 104, pp. 30,101-30,115.
  • 1998*+ | Levander, A., T.J. Henstock, A.S. Meltzer, B.C. Beaudoin, A.M. Tréhu and S.L. Klemperer. Fluids in the lower crust following Mendocino triple-junction migration; active basaltic intrusion? Geology, v. 26, 171-174.
  • 1998*+ | Alsdorf, D., L. Brown, K.D. Nelson, Y. Makovsky, S.L. Klemperer, and W.-J. Zhao. "Crustal deformation of the Lhasa terrane, Tibet Plateau from INDEPTH deep seismic reflection profiles". Tectonics, v. 17, pp. 501-519.
  • 1998*+ | Godfrey, N.J. and S.L. Klemperer. Ophiolite basement to a forearc basin and implications for continental growth: The Coast Range/Great Valley ophiolite, California. Tectonics, v. 17, pp. 558-570.
  • 1998 | Klemperer, S.L. and W.D. Mooney. Preface to ""Deep Seismic Profiling of the Continents: General Results and New Methods"". Tectonophysics, v. 286, pp. ix-xiv. [Download .pdf]
  • 1998 | Klemperer, S.L. and W.D. Mooney, editors. "Deep Seismic Profiling of the Continents: General Results and New Methods". Tectonophysics, v. 286, pp. 298.
  • 1998 | Klemperer, S.L. and W.D. Mooney. Preface to "Deep Seismic Profiling of the Continents: A Global Survey". Tectonophysics, v. 287, pp. vii-viii.
  • 1998 | Klemperer, S.L. and W.D. Mooney, editors. ""Deep Seismic Profiling of the Continents: A Global Survey"". Tectonophysics, v. 287, pp. 292.
  • 1998 | Klemperer, S.L. Dedication. Drummond Hoyle Matthews, F.R.S., 5 February 1931 - 20 July 1997. Tectonophysics, v. 286, p. vii.
  • 1996*+ | Beaudoin, B.C., N.J. Godfrey, S.L. Klemperer, C. Lendi, A.M. Trehu, T.J. Henstock, A. Levander, J.E. Holl, A.S. Meltzer, J.H. Luetgert, and W.D. Mooney. "Transition from slab to slabless: Results from the 1993 Mendocino triple junction seismic experiment". Geology, v. 24, pp 195-199
  • 1996*+ | Makovsky, Y., S. L. Klemperer, L. Huang, D. Lu, and Project INDEPTH Team, Structural elements of the southern Tethyan Himalaya crust from wide-angle seismic data, Tectonics, 15, 997-1005. [download .pdf]
  • 1996*+ | Makovsky, Y., S. L. Klemperer, L. Ratschbacher, L.D. Brown, M. Li, W. Zhao and F. Meng, INDEPTH wide-angle reflection observation of P-wave-to-S-wave conversion from crustal bright spots in Tibet, Science, 274, 1690-1691. [download .pdf]
  • 1996*+ | Nelson, K.D., W. Zhao, L.D. Brown, J. Kuo, J. Che, X. Liu, S.L. Klemperer, Y. Makovsky, R. Meissner, J. Mechie, R. Kind, F. Wenzel, J. Ni, J. Nabelek, C. Leshou, H. Tan, W. Wei, A.G. Jones, J. Booker, M. Unsworth, W.S.F. Kidd, M. Hauck, D. Alsdorf, A. Ross, M. Cogan, C. Wu, E. Sandvol, and M. Edwards. "Partially Molten Middle Crust Beneath Southern Tibet: Synthesis of Project INDEPTH Results". Science, v. 274, pp 1684-1688
  • 1996*+ | Wernicke, B., R. Clayton, M. Ducea, C.H. Jones, S. Park, S. Ruppert, J. Saleeby, J.K. Snow, L. Squires, M. Fliedner, G. Jiracek, R. Keller, S. Klemperer, J. Luetgert, P. Malin, K. Miller, W. Mooney, H. Oliver, R. Phinney. "Origin of High Mountains in the Continents: The Southern Sierra Nevada". Science, v. 271, pp 190-193
  • 1996*+ | Fliedner, M.M., Ruppert, S., and Southern Sierra Nevada Continental Dynamics Working Group (P.E. Malin, S.K. Park, G. Jiracek, R.A. Phinney, J.B. Saleeby, B. Wernicke, R. Clayton, R. Keller, K. Miller, C. Jones, J.H. Luetgert, W.D. Mooney, H. Oliver, S.L. Klemperer, and G.A. Thompson). Three-dimensional crustal structure of the southern Sierra Nevada from seismic fan profiles and gravity modeling. Geology, v. 24; p. 367–370. [Download .pdf]
  • 1994*+ | Brocher, T.M., J. McCarthy, P.E. Hart, W.S. Holbrook, K.P. Furlong, T.V. McEvilly, J.A. Hole, and S.L. Klemerer. "Seismic Evidence for a Lower-Crustal Detachment Beneath San Francisco Bay, California". Science, v. 265, 1436-1439
  • 1993* | W. Zhao, K.D. Nelson, and Project INDEPTH Team. "Deep seismic reflection evidence for continental underthrusting beneath southern Tibet". Nature, v. 366, 557-559.
  • 1990* | Dahl-Jensent, T., R.W. Hobbs, S.L. Klemperer, D.H. Matthews, and D.B. Snyder."Evidence for early Proterozoic plate tectonics from seismic reflection profiles in the Baltic shield". Nature, v. 348, pp 34-38
  • 1990* | Klemperer, S.L., Hobbs, R.W., and Freeman, B., 1990. Dating the source of lower crustal reflectivity using BIRPS deep seismic profiles across the Iapetus suture. Tectonophysics, v.173, 445-454. [Download .pdf]
  • 1989* | Klemperer, S.L., 1989. Deep seismic reflection profiling and the growth of the continental crust. Tectonophysics, v.161, 233-244. [Download .pdf]
  • 1989* | Klemperer, S.L., 1989. Processing BIRPS deep seismic reflection data; a tutorial review. In: "Digital seismology and fine modeling of the lithosphere", eds. Cassinis, R., Nolet, G., & Panza, G.F., Ettore Majorana International Science Series. Physical Sciences, v. 42, 229-257. [Download .pdf]
  • 1989*+ | **Holliger, K., and Klemperer, S. L., 1989. A comparison of the Moho interpreted from gravity data and from deep seismic reflection data in the northern North Sea. Geophysical Journal International, v.97, 247-258. [Download .pdf] (**undergraduate)
  • 1988* | Freeman, B., Klemperer, S.L., Hobbs, R.W., 1988. The deep structure of northern England and the Iapetus suture zone from BIRPS deep seismic reflection profiles. J. Geol. Soc. Lond., v.145, 727-740. [Download .pdf]
  • 1988* | Klemperer, S.L., and Matthews, D.H., 1988. Iapetus suture located beneath the North Sea by BIRPS deep seismic reflection profiling. Geology, v.15, 195-198. [Download .pdf]
  • 1987* | Allmendinger, R.W., T.A. Hauge, E.C. Hauser, C.J. Potter, S.L. Klemperer, K.D. Nelson, P. Knuepfer, and J. Oliver. "Overview of the COCORP 40N Transect, wester United States: The fabric of an orogenic belt". Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 98, pp 308-319
  • 1987* | Klemperer, S.L., Luetgert, J.H., 1987. A comparison of reflection and refraction processing and interpretation methods applied to conventional refraction data from coastal Maine Bull. Seismolog. Soc. Am., v.77, 614-630. [Download .pdf]
  • 1987* | Klemperer, S.L., Brown, L., 1987. Simulations of noise rejection and mantissa-only recording; an experiment in high-amplitude noise reduction with COCORP data. Geophysics, v.50, 709-714.
  • 1987* | Klemperer, S.L., 1987. Seismic noise-reduction techniques for use with vertical stacking; an empirical comparison. Geophysics, v.52, 322-334. [Download .pdf]
  • 1986* | Klemperer, S.L., Hauge, T.A., Hauser, E.C., Oliver, J.E., Potter, C.J., 1986. The Moho in the northern Basin and Range Province, Nevada, along the COCORP 40°N seismic-reflection transect. Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., v.97, 603-618. [Download .pdf]
  • 1983* | Brown, L., C. Ando, S. Klemperer, J. Oliver, S. Kaufman, B Czuchra, T. Walsh, and Y.W. Isachsen. "Adirondack-Appalachian crustal structure: The COCORP Northeast Traverse". Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 94, pp 1173-1184

Advisee Degrees

  • 2011 | Noah Athens: Potential field modelling of intra-basin faulting in Surprise Valley, California, M.S. (now Research Geophysicist, U.S.G.S., Menlo Park)
  • 2010 | Valentina Fontiveros: 2D high-resolution seismic imaging of small-scale intra-basin faulting in Surprise Valley, California, M.S. (now at B.P., Houston)
  • 2010 | Marianne Karplus:  Injection of Tibetan crust beneath the south Qaidam Basin: Evidence from INDEPTH IV wide-angle seismic data (Ph.D program, Stanford)
  • 2009 | Ewenet Gashawbeza: Nature of the crust and upper mantle beneath northwest Basin and Range and East Africa using passive source data, Ph.D. (now at Exxon-Mobil)
  • 2008 | Katie Keranen: Lithospheric structure of the Main Ethiopian Rift, Ph.D. (initially Mendenhall post-doc, USGS; now Asst. Prof., University of Oklahoma)
  • 2007 | Derek Lerch: "Geophysical and geological characterization of Cenozoic magmatism across the northwestern margin of the Basin and Range Province", Ph.D. (initially Asst. Prof., now Dean of Instruction, Feather River College, Quincy, CA)
  • 2006 | Derek Lerch: Crustal structure of the northwestern Basin and Range province and its transition to unextended volcanic plateaus., M.S. (PhD program, Stanford)
  • 2005 | Seth Haines: Seismoelectric imaging of shallow targets, Ph.D. (initially Mendenhall post-doc, now research geophysicist, U.S.G.S., Denver)
  • 2005 | Bryan Kerr: Seismic stratigraphy of Detroit seamount, Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain, M.S. (Ph.D. candidate, Stanford)
  • 2005 | Kelly Grijalva, B.S. (Stanford University MS program)
  • 2004 | Katie Keranen: Three-dimensional seismic imaging of a proto-ridge axis in the Main Ethiopian Rift, M.S. (Exxon, Houston)
  • 2003 | Kristoffer Walker: Exploring problems in tectonics and geodynamics with seismology, Ph.D. (Research Scientist, Scripps Institute of Oceanography)
  • 2002 | Emily Chetwin: Lateral variation in lithospheric structure in the Tien Shan, Central Asia, M.S. (Apache)
  • 2002 | Darcy Karakelian: Ultra-low frequency electromagnetic signals associated with earthquakes and fault creep in California, Ph.D. (Research Geophysicist, U.S.G.S., Menlo Park)
  • 2001 | Seth Haines: Crustal thickening processes in central Tibet: Implications of INDEPTH III seismic data., M.S. (Ph.D. candidate, Stanford)
  • 2000 | Kristoffer Walker: The evolution of the Bristol Bay Basin: Constraints from seismic reflection and potential field data, M.S. (Ph.D. candidate, Stanford)
  • 1999 | Reynaldo Cardona: Combined 2D and 3D inversion to acoustic impedance in a Black Sea exploration play, M.S.E.D. (Ph.D. student Colorado School of Mines)
  • 1999 | Miguel Diaz: Post mid-Miocene 3D seismic interpretation offshore eastern Venezuela: structural complexity and poor quality data, M.S.E.D. (Corpoven, Venezuela)
  • 1998 | Abdulaziz Al-Buali: Interpretation and mapping of a late Jurassic formation, M.S.E.D. (Saudi Aramco, Dhahran)
  • 1998 | Frances Cole (GES): An integrated model for the frontal Brooks Range and Colville Basin 250 km west of the trans-Alaska crustal transect, M.S. (Institut Franais de Petrole)
  • 1998 | Kathleen Burnham: Preliminary comparison of two upper Cretaceous conglomerates: the strata of Anchor Bay and an unnamed unit east of the Pilarcitos fault, San Mateo County, California: a contribution to the paleogeography of the region of the San Andreas fault system, M.S. (self employed)
  • 1997 | Jesse Lomask: The Queen City formation Zapata County, South Texas: is it really depleted? and is there potential pay?, M.S.E.D. (Occidental, Bakersfield California)
  • 1997 | Yizhaq Makovsky: Wide-angle seismic profiling of southern Tibet, Ph.D. (initially post-doc Inst. of Earth Sciences "Jaume Almera", Barcelona; now Professor of Marine Geosciences, University of Haifa, Israel)
  • 1997 | Moritz Fliedner: Making continental crust by arc magmatism: wide-angle seismic and gravity studies in the southern Sierra Nevada of California and the eastern Aleutian Arc, Ph.D. (initially post-doc, Cambridge University, U.K., now at 3DGeo, Inc.)
  • 1997 | Nicola Godfrey: Crustal structure of northern California, Ph.D. (initially post-doc, University of Southern California, now at Landmark Geophysics)

Advisee Publications

  • 2011* | Zhao, W.J., Kumar, P., Mechie, J., Kind, R., Meissner, R., Wu, Z., Shi, D., Su,H., Xue, G., Karplus, M., and Tilmann, F., 2011, Tibetan plate overriding the Asian plate in central
    and northern Tibet, Nature Geoscience, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1309
  • 2010* | Egger, A.E., Glen, J.M.G., and Ponce, D.A., 2010, The northwestern margin of the Basin-and-Range Province, part 2: Structural setting of a developing basin from seismic and potential field data, Tectonophysics, 488, 150-161, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2009.05.029
  • 2009* | Li, Q., Gao, R., Lu, Z., Guan, Y., Zhang, J., Li, P., Wang, H., He, R., Karplus, M., The thickness and structural characteristics of the crust across Tibetan plateau from active-sources seismic profiles, Earthquake Science 22, 21-31.
  • 2008* | Burnham, K., Predictive model of San Andreas fault system paleogeography, late Cretaceous to early Miocene, derived from detailed multidisciplinary conglomerate correlations, Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2007.11.056
  • 2007* | Haines, S., Guitton, A., and Biondi, B., 2007, Seismoelectric data processing for surface surveys of shallow targets. Geophysics, v. 72, p. G1–G8, 10.1190/1.2424542
  • 2006* | Haines, S. S., Design and application of an electromagnetic vibrator seismic source. Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics, v. 11, pp. 9-15.
  • 2006*  | Haines, S.S., and Pride, S.R. Seismoelectric numerical modeling on a grid. Geophysics, v. 71, p. N57–N65, 10.1190/1.2357789
  • 2004* | Meissner, R., Tilmann, F., and Haines, S. About the lithospheric structure of central Tibet,based on seismic data from the INDEPTH III profile. Tectonophysics v. 380, 1 25
  • 2003 | Vlad, I. Ocean-bottom seismometers in Japan. Stanford Exploration Project, Report 113, pp. 433443.
  • 2003* |  Tarduno, J.A., Duncan, R.A., Scholl, D.W., Cottrell, R.D., Steinberger, B., Thordarson, T., Kerr, B.C., Neal, C.R., Frey, F.A., Torii, M., and Carvallo, C. The Emperor Seamounts: Southward Motion of the Hawaiian Hotspot Plume in Earth's Mantle. Science, 10.1126/science.1086442 (Science Express Research Articles) July 24 2003.
  • 2003* | Duncan, R., Tarduno, J., Scholl, D., Bonaccorsi, R., Buysch, A., Carvallo, C., Cottrell, R., Einaudi, F., Frey, F., Gudding, J., Haggas, S., Huang, S., Keller, R., Kerr, B., Lindblom, S., Neal, C., Regelous, M., Revillon, S., Siesser, B., Steinberger, B., Stoll, J., Thompson, P., Thordarson, T., Torii, M., and Tremolada, F. Ocean Drilling Program, Leg 197, Shipboard Scientific Party, College Station, TX, United States. ODP Leg 197; a paleomagnetic test for motion of the Hawaiian hotspot. JOIDES Journal, v. 29, pp. 2-5
  • 2002 | Kerr, B.C. Site 1203 Underway geophysics. In: Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 197 [CD-ROM], eds. Tarduno, J.A., Duncan, R.A., Scholl, D.W., et al. Ocean Drilling Program, Texas A&M University, College Station TX 77845-9547, USA.
  • 2002 | Kerr, B.C. Site 1204 Underway geophysics. In: Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 197 [CD-ROM], eds. Tarduno, J.A., Duncan, R.A., Scholl, D.W., et al. Ocean Drilling Program, Texas A&M University, College Station TX 77845-9547, USA.
  • 2002 | Kerr, B.C. Site 1205 Underway geophysics. In: Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 197 [CD-ROM], eds. Tarduno, J.A., Duncan, R.A., Scholl, D.W., et al. Ocean Drilling Program, Texas A&M University, College Station TX 77845-9547, USA.
  • 2002 | Kerr, B.C. Site 1206 Underway geophysics. In: Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 197 [CD-ROM], eds. Tarduno, J.A., Duncan, R.A., Scholl, D.W., et al. Ocean Drilling Program, Texas A&M University, College Station TX 77845-9547, USA.
  • 2002 | Tarduno, J.A., Duncan, R.A., Scholl, D.W., Bonaccorsi, R., Buysch, A., Carvallo, C., Cottrell, R.D., Einaudi, F., Frey, F.A., Gudding, J.A., Haggas, S., Huang, S., Keller, R.A., Kerr, B.C., Lindblom, S., Neal, C.R., Regelous, M., Revillon, S., Siesser, W.G., Steinberger, B., Stoll, J., Thompson, P.M.E., Thordarson, T., Torii, M., and Tremolada, F. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, initial reports: Motion of the Hawaiian Hotspot, a paleomagnetic test; covering Leg 197 of the cruises of the drilling vessel JOIDES Resolution; Yokohama, Japan, to Yokohama, Japan; sites 1203-1206, 1 July-27 August 2001. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Part A: Initial Reports, vol.197, 92 pp.
  • 1998 | Burnham, K. Preliminary comparison and correlation of two Cretaceous conglomerates, the Strata of Anchor Bay and an unnamed unit in the Pilarcitos Block, across the San Gregorio and San Andreas faults. In: Elder, W.P., ed., Geology and Tectonics of the Gualala Block, Northern California. Pacific Section, SEPM Special Publication 84, pp. 95-120, publ. Soc. Sedimentary Geology, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 1998* | Leitner, B., A.M. Trehu, and N.J. Godfrey. Crustal structure of the northwestern Vizcaino block and Gorda escarpment, offshore northern California, and implications for postsubduction deformation of a paleoaccretionary margin. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 103, pp. 23,795-23,812.
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