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2013, Barak, S. & Beroza, G.C, "The Effect of Horizontal Advection of Topography and Time Dependent Crustal Deformation on Tsunami Generation", AGU abstract NH41B-1707, 2013 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. [pdf]

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 Poletti, M., Barak, S., Barrett, S.A., Klemperer, S.L. & Beroza, G.C., Temporal and spatial evolution of the Aug.-Sept. 2012 Brawley Earthquake Swarm, (abstract, talk), AGU Fall Meeting, S13C-07.

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,  [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, [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  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    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  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    Klemperer, S.L.Continental Dynamics of Channel-Flow and Mid-Crustal Fluids: Evolution of a Concept from Cross-DisciplinaryStudies in Tibet.  EOS Trans. AGU Abstract T13I-08
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.  Earth Planetary Science Letters, 333-334, 101-111, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.03.036 [Download .pdf]

2012    Lu, Z., Gao, R., and Klemperer, S.L.  Deep seismic reflection profiles discovering the deep structures beneath Karakorum Fault and western Indus-Yalu suture. EOS Trans. AGU Abstract T22B-06 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA.

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 in northeast Tibet as derived from wide-angle seismic data, Geophysical Journal International, 191, 369-384. [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   Barak, S., Klemperer, S.L., Lawrence, J., Castro, R.R, Passive seismic study of a magma-dominated rift: the Salton Trough, AGU Fall Meeting 2011, (Abstract, Poster session) T33G-2496, [Download .pdf]

2011    Karplus, M.S., Zhao, W., Klemperer, S.L., Wu, Z., Mechie, J., Shi, D., Brown, L.D., Chen, C. (2011), Injection of Tibetan crust beneath the south Qaidam Basin: Evidence from INDEPTH wide-angle seismic data, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, B07301, doi:10.1029/2010JB007911. [Download .pdf]

2011    Litherland, M., Lawrence, J., Klemperer, S. Imaging the Ruby Core Complex with Ambient Noise Tomography, Abstract 8-9 presented at Rocky Mountain (63rd Annual) and Cordilleran (107th Annual) Joint Meeting May 2011. [download .pdf]

2011    Litherland, M., Klemperer, S.L, and Lawrence, J.  Crustal Structure of the Ruby Mountains Core Complex from Seismic Observations, EOS Trans. AGU, Abstract S41A-2156 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA. [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]