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Amos Nur

Profile Photo: 
Cynthia L. Gori
Education: 
  • 1969 | Ph.D., Geophysics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1962 | B.Sc., Geology, Hebrew University
Professional Experience: 
  • 2008 – Present | Professor Emeritus of Geophysics, Stanford University
  • 2002 – 2005 | Burke Family Director, Overseas Studies Program, Stanford University
  • 2000 – 2005 | Academic Director, Overseas Studies Program, Stanford University
  • 1988 – 2008 | Wayne Loel Professor of Earth Sciences, Stanford University
  • 1979 – 2008 | Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University
  • 1974 – 1977 | Visiting Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
  • 1974 – 1979 | Associate Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University
  • 1970 – 1974 | Assistant Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University
  • 1969 – 1970 | Research Associate in Geophysics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Honors & Awards: 
  • 2004 | Chancellors Distinguished Lecturer, Louisiana State University
  • 2001 | Elected member, National Academy of Engineering.
  • 1999 | School of Earth Sciences Teaching Award
  • 1999 | Dobrin Distinguished Lecturer, U. of Houston
  • 1998 | American Association of Petroleum Geologists - Distinguished Lecturer
  • 1997 | Society of Exploration Geophysicists - Distinguished Lecturer.
  • 1996 | Society of Exploration Geophysicists - Honorary Member
  • 1991 | Silver Apple Award, National Educational Film & Video Festival
  • 1990 | Fellow, California Academy of Sciences
  • 1989 | Amoco Visiting scholar, UBC, Vancouver, Canada
  • 1989 | D.B. Harris Distinguished Lecturer, Texas A&M
  • 1988 | Bicentennial Fellow, Universidad de los Andes, Merida, Venezuela
  • 1985 – 1987 | Fellow, Sackler Institute, Tel Aviv University
  • 1980 | Fellow, Geological Society of America
  • 1980 – 1982 | University Fellow, Stanford
  • 1976 | Fellow, American Geophysical Union
  • 1975 | Newcomb Cleveland Prize, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 1974 | J.B. Macelwane Award, American Geophysical Union
  • 1974 – 1975 | Mellon Fellowship, Stanford
  • 1972 – 1974 | Research Fellow, A. P. Sloan Foundation
University Service: 
  • 2006 – Present | Co-convener, International University Collaboration Program
  • 2004 – Present | Member, Provost's International Initiative Committee
  • 2002 – 2004 | Organizer Chairman, The OSP/WWII Annual Conferences, Berlin, Germany
  • 2002 – 2004 | Member of the Board of Directors of the Stanford Japan Center.
  • 1999 | Member, Search Committee for University Provost
  • 1997 – 2000 | Chair, Department of Geophysics
  • 1996 – Present | Speaker, Stanford Parents Weekend
  • 1995 – Present | Earth Sciences Council
  • 1995 – 1998 | Bolivar House - Advisory Board
  • 1985 – 1991 | Chair, Department of Geophysics.
  • 1977 – Present | Director, Stanford Rock Physics and Borehole Geophysics Project
Professional Activities: 
  • 2002 | Invited speaker: UCLA; Caltech; University of Florence, Italy; American Inst. Archaeology, Berkeley; University of Central Washington; USGS Menlo Park.
  • 2001 | Invited speaker: USGS Menlo Park; UC Berkeley; UC San Diego.
  • 2000 | Invited speaker: Schlumberger Research Center, Ridgefield, USA; UK; Meeting of European Assocn. of Geophysics and Engineers, Paris, France; American Inst. of Archaeology; Annual Meeting of Seismology Soc. of America, San Diego.
  • 2000 | Invited speaker: Caltech, U.of Houston, U.C. Berkeley, annual meeting of American Assoc. Oriental Research, Orlando, FL; Poroelasticity Conference, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; International Gas Hydrates Conf. Tokyo, Japan.
  • 1999 | Member, ODP review panel
  • 1999 | Invited speaker: MIT, Lamont, Caltech, Virginia Tech, Duke, U. Calgary, Rice, Ohio State U., Michigan State U., U. of Miami, U. Texas at Dallas, Colorado School of Mines, U. of Colorado at Boulder, U.C. Berkeley, U. of Nebraska at Lincoln, Hebrew U.
  • 1989 – Present | Member, Senior Advisory Board, INTEVEP, Caracas, Venezuela
Courses Taught: 
  • 2008 (Winter) | Geophys 400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2007 (Winter) | Geophys 400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2007 (Spring) | Geophys 399 Teaching Experience in Geophyics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2007 (Spring) | Geophys 200A Oil and War: Oil Peak and Oil Panic [Enrolled 8]
  • 2007 (Spring) | Geophys 400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2007 (Fall) | Geophys 123 Earth Sciences and War, Archaeology, National Security, Global Warming, and Music [Enrolled 6]
  • 2007 (Fall) | Geophys 400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2006 (Spring) | Geophys 200A Oil and War: Oil Peak and Oil Panic [Enrolled 17]
  • 2006 (Summer) | Geophys 400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2006 (Fall) | Geophys 400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2005 (Winter) | Geophys 400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2005 (Winter) | Geophys 399 Teaching Experience in Geophyics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2005 (Fall) | Geophys 400 Research in Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2005 (Spring) | Geophys 185D Technophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2004 (Spring) | GP 185D/385D Tectonophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2004 (Fall) | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2004 (Fall) | GP802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2004 (Winter) | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2004 (Winter) | GP399 Teaching Experience in Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2003 (Summer) | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2003 (Summer) | GP802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2003 (Winter) | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2003 (Fall) | GP802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2003 (Fall) | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 1]
  • 2003 (Spring) | GP200 Fluids and Tectonics [Enrolled 9]
  • 2003 (Spring) | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 2]
  • 2003 (Spring) | GP400 Geophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2002 | GP802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2002 | GP399 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 1]
  • 2002 | GP400 Geophysics Research [Enrolled 10]
  • 2002 | GP200 Fluids and Tectonics [Enrolled 7]
  • 2002 | GP385D Topics in Crustal Fluids (with Mavko) [Enrolled 5]
  • 2002 | GP250 Applied Rock Physics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2002 | GP120 Frontiers of Geophysical Research at Stanford: Faculty Lectures (with Harris) [Enrolled 9]
  • 2001 | GP185 Tectonophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP385 Tectonophysics [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2001 | GP802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 2]
  • 2001 | GP050 Earthquakes and Archaeology [Enrolled 38]
  • 2001 | GP170 Rock Physics (with Dvorkin) [Enrolled 13]
  • 2001 | GP385 Rock Physics [Enrolled 3]
  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 4]
  • 2001 | GP399 Teaching Experience [Enrolled 3]
  • 2001 | GP802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 2]
  • 2001 | GP385 Poroelasticity (with Mavko) [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 3]
  • 2001 | GP385Tectonophysics (with Mavko) [Enrolled 1]
  • 2001 | GP120 Frontiers of Geophysical Research [Enrolled 16]
  • 2000 | GP385 Rock Physics [Enrolled 2]
  • 2000 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 22]
  • 2000 | GP385 Poroelasticity (with Mavko) [Enrolled 2]
  • 2000 | GP385 Tectonophysics (with Mavko) [Enrolled 2]
  • 2000 | GP120 Frontiers of Geophysical Research [Enrolled 12]
  • 2000 | GP250 Rock Physics [Enrolled 5]
  • 2000 | GP050 Earthquakes and Archaeology [Enrolled 15]
  • 1999 | GP400 Research [Enrolled 18]
  • 1999 | GP385 Poroelasticity (with Mavko) [Enrolled 3]
  • 1999 | GP385 Tectonophysics (with Mavko) [Enrolled 3]
  • 1999 | GP170 Rock Physics (with Mavko) [Enrolled 18]
  • 1999 | GP255 Energy Industrial Training [Enrolled 1]
  • 1999 | GP120 Frontiers of Geophysical Research (w/Harris) [Enrolled 13]
  • 1999 | GP50 Earthquakes and Archaeology [Enrolled 12]
Publications: 
  • 2008 | Amos Nur. The catastrophic end of the Bronze Age: Earthquakes or Sea people. Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 79, No. 2, pp. 288. Annual Meeting Abstracts for Seismological Society of America.
  • 2007 | Huyen Bui, Jack Dvorkin, and Amos Nur. Subsidence History and Its Impacts to Hydrocarbon Potential of The Song Hong Basin, Vietnam. Paper presented for 'Petroleum Geochemistry Case Studies - Opportunities for Reducing Risk I' at the AAPG Annual Convention
  • 2007 | Huyen Bui, Jack Dvorkin, and Amos Nur. Subsurface fluid flow and its implications for seabed pockmarks and mud volcanoes: An approach of distinct element method(DEM). SEG Expanded Abstracts 26, 2055.
  • 2007 | Michael A. Zimmer, Manika Prasad, Gary Mavko, and Amos Nur. Seismic velocities of unconsolidated sands: Part 2 — Influence of sorting and compaction induced porosity variation. Geophysics, Vol. 72; No. 1, pp. E15-E25.
  • 2007 | Michael A. Zimmer, Manika Prasad, Gary Mavko, and Amos Nur. — Pressure Seismic velocities of unconsolidated sands: Part 1 trends from 0.1 to 20 MPa. Geophysics, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. E1-E13.
  • 2006 | Huyen T. Bui, L. T. Ho, K. Ushijima, and Amos Nur. Evaluation of Porosity and Permeability for an Oil Prospect, Offshore Vietnam by using Artificial Neural Networks. Eos Transactions American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting Suppl., Vol. 87, No. 52, Abstra
  • 2006 | Kelly A. Grijalva, Robert L. Kovach, and Amos Nur. Evidence for Tectonic Activity During the Mature Harappan Civilization, 2600-1800 BCE. Eos Trans. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract, Vol. 87, No. 52.
  • 2006* | Robert L. Kovach and Amos Nur. Earthquakes and Archeology: Neocatastrophism or Science? EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union, Vol. 87, No. 32, pp. 317.
  • 2006 | Ayako Kameda, Jack Dvorkin, Youngseuk Keehm, Amos Nur, and William Bosl. Permeability-porosity transforms from small sandstone fragments. Geophysics, Vol. 71, No. 1, pp. N11–N19.
  • 2006* | Sandra Vega, Gary Mavko, Amos Nur, and Manika Prasad. Detection of stress-induced velocity anisotropy in unconsolidated sands, The Leading Edge, 25, 3, pp. 252-256.
  • 2004 | Youngseuk Keehm, and Amos Nur. Transport property modeling in partially-saturated rocks using pore-scale simulations, EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union, Vol. 85, No. 47, Fall Meeting 2004, Abstract #H33F-0529.
  • 2004* | Youngseuk Keehm, Tapan Mukerji and Amos Nur. Permeability prediction from thin sections: 3D reconstruction and Lattice-Boltzmann flow simulation. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 31, No.4, L04606.
  • 2003 | Jack Dvorkin and Amos Nur. Rock Physics for Gas Hydrate Reservoir Characterization. AAPG Annual Meeting 2003: Energy - Our Monumental Task Technical Program, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 9- 14, 2003.
  • 2003 | US Patent No: 6516080. Amos Nur. Numerical method of estimating physical properties of three-dimensional porous media. Issued on Feb 4, 2003.
  • 2003 | Ran Bachrach, Amos Nur, and Amotz Agnon. Correction to “Liquefaction and dynamic poroelasticity in soft sediments” by Ran Bachrach, Amos Nur, and Amotz Agnon. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 108, No. B3, 2145, ESE 4-1.
  • 2003 | Jack Dvorkin, Joel Walls, Azra Tutuncu, Manika Prasad, Amos Nur, and Ali Mese. Rock property determination using digital rock physics. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts pp. 1660-1663.
  • 2003* | Youngseuk Keehm, Tapan Mukerji, and Amos Nur. Computational rock physics: Latice-Boltzmann fluid flow simulationin porous media dna dits applications. International Symposium on the Fusion Technology of Geosystem Engineering, Rock Engineering and Geophys
  • 2003* | Jack Dvorkin, Amos Nur, Richard Uden and Turhan Tanner. Rock physics of a gas hydrate reservoir. The Leading Edge, Vol. 22, No. 9, pp. 842–847.
  • 2003* | Tiziana Vanorio, Manika Prasad and Amos Nur. Elastic properties of dry clay mineral aggregates, suspensions and sandstones. GJI, Vol. 155, Issue 1, pp 319. October.
  • 2003* | Manika Prasad, Michael Reinstaedtler, Amos Nur and Walter Arnold. Quantitative acoustic mocroscopy: Application to petrophysical studies of reservoir rocks. Acoustical Imaging Symposium Publication, Publisher Kluver, NY.
  • 2003 | Jack Dvorkin, Ayako Kameda, Amos Nur, Ali Mese and Azra Nur Tutuncu. Real time monitoring of permeability, elastic moduli and strength in sands and shales using Digital Rock Physics. Presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference # 82246 held i
  • 2003 | Amos Nur and Hagai Ron. Material and Stress rotations: The key to reconciling crustal faulting complexity with rock mechanics. International Geology Review, Vol. 45, No. 8. pp. 671-690.
  • 2002* | M. Gutierrez, Jack Dvorkin, and Amos Nur. Stratigraphy-guided rock physics. The Leading Edge, Vol. 21, No. 1, 98-103.
  • 2002 | Youngseuk Keehm, Tapan Mukerji and Amos Nur. Parallel two-phase flow simulation and representative elementary volume. EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union, Vol. 83, No. 45, Fall Meeting Supplement Abstract, H71B-0795.
  • 2002 | Youngseuk Keehm, Tapan Mukerji and Amos Nur. Efficient parallel implementation of two-phase Lattice-Boltzmann flow simulation. 72nd International Symposium of Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Expanded Abstract, 1829-1832; Salt Lake City, Utah, Octobe
  • 2002* | Bosl, W. J., and Nur, A. Aftershocks and pore fluid diffusion following the 1992 Landers earthquake. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 107, No. B12, 2366.
  • 2002* | Vanorio, T., Prasad, M., Patella, D., and Nur, A., Ultrasonic velocity measurements in volcanic rocks: Correlation with microtexture. Geophys. J. Int., 149, 22-36.
  • 2002 | Bou-Rabee, Firyal and Nur, Amos.The 1993 M4.7 Kuwait earthquakes: Induced by the burning of the oil fields. Kuwait J. Sci. Eng. 29(2) , 2002.
  • 2002* | Avni, R., Bowman, D., Shapira, A., and Nur, A., Erroneous interpretation of historical documents related to the epicenter of the 1927 Jericho earthquake in the Holy Land. Journal of Seismology, 6: 469-476.
  • 2002 | US Patent No: 6,516,080 B1. Amos Nur and William Bosl. Numerical method of estimating physical properties of three-dimensional porous media.
  • 2002 | US Patent No: 6,374,186 B1.Dvorkin et al. Method for over pressure detection from compressional and shear-wave data.
  • 2002 | Dvorkin, J., Gutierrez, M., and Nur, A., On the universality of diagnetic trends, The Leading Edge (SEG) 21, #1, 40-43.
  • 2001 | Youngseuk Keehm, Tapan Mukerji and Amos Nur. Effect of initial distribution of two fluids on relative permeability using Lattice-Boltzmann method, EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union, Vol. 82, No. 44, Fall Meeting Supplement Abstract, T32E-0917.
  • 2001* | Haibin Xu, Jack Dvorkin, and Amos Nur.. Linking oil production to surface subsidence from satellite radar interferometry. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 28, No. 7. pp. 1307-1310.
  • 2001* | Habin Xu and Amos Nur. Integrating reservoir engineering and sattelite remote sensing for (true) continuous time-lapse reservoir monitoring. The Leading Edge, Vol. 20, No. 10, pp. 1176-1179.
  • 2001* | Aya Kameda, Jack Dvorkin, Youngseuk Keehm, Amos Nur and Bill Bosl. Permeability and porosity of sandstone from 2D microimages. Geophysics, GEO-2004-0112.
  • 2001 | Youngseuk Keehm, Tapan Mukerji and Amos Nur. Two-phase flow in complex porous media using Lattice-Boltzmann method. SEG International Exposition and 71st International Symposium of Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Expanded Abstract, 1724-1727; San An
  • 2001* | Youngseuk Keehm, Tapan Mukerji and Amos Nur. Computational rock physics at the pore scale: Transport properties and diagenesis in realistic pore geometries. The Leading Edge, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 180-183.
  • 2001 | Nur, Amos and Cline, Eric H. What riggered the collapse? Earthquake storms. Odyssey Magazine, September/October, pp. 31-36.
  • 2001 | Zohar Gvirtzman and Amos Nur, Residual topography, lithospheric structure and sunken slabs in the Central Mediterranean. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 187 (2001) 117-130.
  • 2001* | Gutierrez, Mario A., and Nur, Amos. 3-D seismic interperation of tectonic wrenching and faulting in La Cira-Infantas. The Leading Edge, July, 2001, 752-760.
  • 2001 | Jack Dvorkin and Amos Nur. Critical porosity models. In AAPG Special Volume: Pressure Regimes in Sedimentary Basins and their Prediction, Alan Huffman, ed., pp. 33-41.
  • 2001* | Mario Gutierrez, Jack Dvorkin, and Amos Nur. Theoretical rock physics for bypassed oil detection behind casing: La Cira-Infantas Oil Field, The Leading Edge, Vol. 20, No. 2, 192-197.
  • 2000 | Joel Walls, Jack Dvorkin, Gary Mavko, and Amos Nur. Use of compressional and shear wave velocity for overpressure detection, Proceedings - Offshore Technology Conference, Vol. 32, Vol. 2. pp. 199-203.
  • 2000 | Youngseuk Keehm, Tapan Mukerji, and Amos Nur. Flow-limited Diagenesis and Transport Properties of Porous Media using Lattice-Boltzmann Method, 70th International Symposium of Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Expanded Abstract, 1854-1857.
  • 2000 | Youngseuk Keehm, Tapan Mukerji, Manika Prasad, Jack Dvorkin, Gary Mavko, and Amos Nur. Permeability Estimation by Numerical Flow Simulation on 3-D Porous Media Extended from Thin Sections, EOS Trans. AGU, Vol. 81, No. 43, Fall Meeting Supplement Abstrac
  • 2000* | Miller, Stephen A., and Nur, Amos. Permeability as a toggle switch in fluid-controlled crustal processes. Elsevier, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 183, 133-146.
  • 2000* | Nur, Amos and Cline, Eric H., Poseidon's horses: Plate tectonics and earthquakes storms in the Late Bronze Age Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean, Journal of Archaeology Science, 27, 43-63.
  • 2000* | Bosl, William J., and Nur, Amos. Crustal fluids and earthquakes. GeoComplexity and the Physics of earthquakes, Geophysical Monograph 120, AGU.
  • 2000* | Zohar, G. and A. Nur. Plate detachment, asthenosphere upwelling, and topography across subduction zones. Geology, no. 6, pp. 563-566.
  • 2000* | Ecker, C., J. Dvorkin, and A. Nur. Estimating the amount of gas hydrate and free gas from marine seismic data. Geophysics, v. 65. no 2, pp. 565-573.
  • 2000* | Bachrach, R., J. Dvorkin, and A. Nur. Seismic velocities and Poisson's ration of shallow unconsolidated sands. Geophysics, v. 65, no 2, pp. 559- 564.
  • 2000 | Dvorkin, J., M. Helgerud, F.W. Waite, S.H. Kirby, and A. Nur. Introduction to physical properties and elasticity models. In: Coastal Systems and Continental Margins v. 5; Natural Gas Hydrate In Oceanic and Permafrost Environments, M.D. Max, ed.
  • 2000 | Prasad, M., Nur, A., Mavko, G., and Dvorkin, J., Acoustic properties of petroliferous liquids: Chapter 8 in Handbook of Elastic Properties of Solids, Liquids and Gases, Volume IV: Elastic Properties of Fluids: Liquids and Gases, eds. Levy, Bass and Stern.
  • 2000 | Prasad, M., Nur, A., Mavko, G., and Dvorkin, J., Acoustic properties in rocks saturated with petroliferous liquids: Chapter 9 in Handbook Elastic Properties of Solids, Liquids and Gases, Volume IV: Elastic Properties of Fluids: Liquids and Gases, eds. Lev
  • 1999* | Dvorkin, J., D. Moos, J. Packwood, and A. Nur. Identifying patchy saturation from well logs. Geophysics, v. 64, pp. 1-5.
  • 1999* | Gvirtzman, Z. and A. Nur. The formation of Mount Etna as the consequence of slab rollback. Nature, v. 401, pp. 782-785.
  • 1999* | Dvorkin, J., J. Berryman, and A. Nur. Elastic moduli of cemented sphere packs. In: Mechanics of Materials, v. 31, no. 7, pp. 461-469.
  • 1999* | Gal, D., J. Dvorkin, and A. Nur. Elastic-wave velocities in sandstones with non-load-bearing clay. Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 26, pp. 939-942.
  • 1999* | Dvorkin, J., G. Mavko, and A. Nur. Overpressure detection from compressional and shear-wave data. Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 26, pp. 3417-3420.
  • 1999* | Ecker, C., J. Dvorkin, and A. Nur. Sediments with gas hydrates: Internal structure from seismic AVO. Geophysics, v. 63, no. 5, pp. 1659-1669.
  • 1999* | Shapira, A., R. Avni, and A. Nur. Note: A new estimate for the epicenter of the Jericho earthquake of 11 July, 1927. Israel J. of Earth Sci., v. 42, pp. 93-96.
  • 1999* | Bachrach, R. and A. Nur. High-resolution shallow-seismic experiments in sand, Part 1: Water table, fluid flow, and saturation. Geophysics, v. 63, no. 4, pp. 1225-1233.
  • 1999* | Bachrach, R. and A. Nur. High-resolution shallow-seismic experiments in sand, Part II: Velocities in shallow unconsolidated sand. Geophysics, v. 63, no. 4, pp. 1234-1240.
  • 1999* | Helgerud, M., J. Dvorkin, A. Nur, A. Sakai, and T. Collett. Elastic-wave velocity in marine sediments with gas hydrates: Effective medium modeling. GRL, v. 26, pp. 2021-2024.
  • 1999* | Nur, A. and E. H. Cline. Poseidon's horses: Plate tectonics and earthquake storms in the Late Bronze Age Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean. J. Arch. Sci., v. 27, no.1, pp. 43-63.
  • 1999* | Ben Avraham, Z., T.M. Niemi, C. Heim, J. Negendank, and A. Nur. Holocene stratigraphy of the Dead Sea: correlation of high-resolution seismic reflection profiles to sediment cores. JGR, v. 104; B8, pp. 17,617-17,625.
  • 1999 | Bachrach, R., A. Nur, and J. Rickett. Seismic detection of viscous contaminant using shallow seismic reflection. Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Environmental and Engineering Problems. EEGS (Environmental and Engineerin
First Name: 
Amos
Last Name: 
Nur
Short Description: 

Rock physics, tectonophysics, fossil energy exploration, earthquake archaeology

Office Location: 
Mitchell Bldg  317
Lab Location: 
Mitchell Bldg  B54
Mail Code: 
2215
Phone: 
650-723-0839
Fax: 
650-723-118
SuNet ID: 
anur
Stanford E-mail: 
Amos.Nur@stanford.edu