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2015  Athens, N., Glen, J., Klemperer, S.L., Egger, A., Fontiveros, V.  Hidden intra-basin extension: Evidence for dike-fault interaction from magnetic, gravity, and seismic reflection data in Surprise Valley, NE California.  Submitted to Geosphere January
2014. [download .pdf]

2015  Barak, S.S. L. Klemperer, and J. F. LawrenceSan Andreas Fault dip, Peninsular Ranges mafic lower crust and partial melt in the Salton Trough, Southern California, from ambient-noise tomographyGeochem. Geophys. Geosyst.16, doi:10.1002/2015GC005970. [PDF]

2015   Shi, D., Wu, Z., Klemperer, S.L., Zhao, W., Xue, G., Su, H.   Receiver function imaging of crustal suture, steep subduction, and mantle wedge in the eastern India–Tibet continental collision zone.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters 414, 6-15. [download .pdf]


2014 Barak, S., Klemperer, S.L. & Lawrence, J., “Ambient Noise Tomography of Southern California Images Dipping San Andreas-Parallel Structure and Low-Velocity Salton Trough Mantle”, (abstract, poster), AGU 2014 Fall meeting, T31B-4583. [download .PDF]

2013  Castillo, C.M., Francis, R.D., Klemperer, S.L., Legg, M.R. Miocene to Quaternary vertical motion of the Channel Islands:  signatures of transform tectonics.  GSA Abstract #232980 Fall Meeting, 2013. [download .pdf]

2014  Castillo, C.M., Francis, R.D., Klemperer, S.L., Legg, M.R.  Late Quaternary Subsidence of Santa Catalina Island, southern California Borderland, from submerged paleoshorelines.  Submitted to EPSL October 2014. [download .pdf]

2014    Litherland, M. and Klemperer S.L.  Receiver Function Imaging of the Ruby Mountains Metamorphic Core Complex, Abstract 17-3 presented at Rocky Mountain (66th Annual) and Cordilleran (110th Annual) Joint Meeting May 2014. [download .pdf]

2014 Zamudio, K. D., Klemperer, S. L., Sastry, S., Harinarayana, T. Geochemical Characterization and Geothermometry of Thermal Springs of Northwest India. (abstract, poster), AGU 2014 Fall Meeting, V21A-4743. [download.pdf]


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  Kappler, K.N., McPhee, D.K., Glen, J.M.,  Klemperer, S.L.  ULFEM Time-Series-Analysis Package.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1285, 326 p., [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.