Publications

Bydlon, S. A., A. Gupta, and E. M. Dunham, Using simulated ground motions to constrain near-source ground motion prediction equations in areas experiencing induced seismicity, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, submitted 29 December 2016. pdf

Vyas, J. C., P. M. Mai, M. Galis, E. M. Dunham, and W. Imperatori, Mach wave properties in the presence of source and medium heterogeneity, Geophysical Journal International, submitted 20 December 2016. pdf

Lipovsky, B. P., and E. M. Dunham, Slow-slip events on the Whillans Ice Plain, West Antarctica, described using rate-and-state friction as an ice stream sliding law, Journal of Geophysical Research, submitted 20 December 2016. pdf

O'Reilly, O., T. Lundquist, J. Nordstrom, and E. M. Dunham, Energy stable and high-order-accurate finite difference methods on staggered grids, Journal of Computational Physics, submitted 11 November 2016. pdf

Erickson, B. A., E. M. Dunham, and A. Khosravifar, A finite difference method for off-fault plasticity throughout the earthquake cycle, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, submitted 14 October 2016, revised 8 January 2017. pdf

O'Reilly, O., E. M. Dunham, and J. Nordstrom, Simulation of wave propagation along fluid-filled cracks using high-order summation-by-parts operators and implicit-explicit time stepping, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, submitted 6 October 2016. pdf

Liang, C., O. O'Reilly, E. M. Dunham, and D. Moos, Hydraulic fracture diagnostics from Krauklis wave resonance and tube wave reflections, Geophysics, submitted 9 September 2016, revised 10 January 2017. pdf

Prochnow, B., O. O'Reilly, E. M. Dunham, and N. A. Petersson, Treatment of the polar coordinate singularity in axisymmetric wave propagation using high-order summation-by-parts operators on a staggered grid, Computers and Fluids, submitted 27 July 2016. pdf



Lotto, G. C., E. M. Dunham, T. N. Jeppson, and H. J. Tobin (2016), The effect of compliant prisms on subduction zone earthquakes and tsunamis, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.050. pdf

Watson, L. M., E. M. Dunham, and S. Ronen (2016), Numerical modeling of seismic airguns and low-pressure sources, SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2016, 219-224, doi:10.1190/segam2016-13846118.1. pdf

Karlstrom, L., and E. M. Dunham (2016), Excitation and resonance of acoustic-gravity waves in a column of stratified, bubbly magma, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 797, 431-470, doi:10.1017/jfm.2016.257. pdf

Bruhat, L., Z. Fang, and E. M. Dunham (2016), Rupture complexity and the supershear transition on rough faults, Journal of Geophysical Research, 121(1), 210-224, doi:10.1002/2015JB012512. pdf

Lipovsky, B. P., and E. M. Dunham (2016), Tremor during ice stream stick-slip, The Cryosphere, 10, 385-399, doi:10.5194/tc-10-385-2016. pdf

Duru, K., and E. M. Dunham (2016), Dynamic earthquake rupture simulations on nonplanar faults embedded in 3D geometrically complex, heterogeneous elastic solids, Journal of Computational Physics 305, 185-207, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2015.10.021. pdf


Schmitt, S. V., P. Segall, and E. M. Dunham (2015), Nucleation and dynamic rupture on weakly stressed faults sustained by thermal pressurization, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120(11), 7606-7640, doi:10.1002/2015JB012322. pdf

Bydlon, S. A., and E. M. Dunham (2015), Rupture dynamics and ground motions from earthquakes in 2-D heterogeneous media, Geophysical Research Letters, 42(6), 1701-1709, doi:10.1002/2014GL062982. pdf

Lipovsky, B. P., and E. M. Dunham (2015), Vibrational modes of hydraulic fractures: Inference of fracture geometry from resonant frequencies and attenuation, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120(2), 1080-1107, doi:10.1002/2014JB011286. pdf

Lotto, G. C., and E. M. Dunham (2015), High-order finite difference modeling of tsunami generation in a compressible ocean from offshore earthquakes, Computational Geosciences, 19(2), 327-340, doi:10.1007/s10596-015-9472-0. pdf

O'Reilly, O., J. Nordstrom, J. E. Kozdon, and E. M. Dunham (2015), Simulation of earthquake rupture dynamics in complex geometries using coupled finite difference and finite volume methods, Communications in Computational Physics, 17(2), 337-370, doi:10.4208/cicp.111013.120914a. pdf


Kozdon, J. E. and E. M. Dunham (2014), Constraining shallow slip and tsunami excitation in megathrust ruptures using seismic and ocean acoustic waves recorded on ocean-bottom sensor networks, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 396, 56-65, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.04.001. pdf

Erickson, B. A. and E. M. Dunham (2014), An efficient numerical method for earthquake cycles in heterogeneous media: Alternating sub-basin and surface-rupturing events on faults crossing a sedimentary basin, Journal of Geophysical Research, 119(4), 3290-3316, doi:10.1002/2013JB010614. pdf

Johri, M., E. M. Dunham, M. D. Zoback, and Z. Fang (2014), Predicting fault damage zones by modeling dynamic rupture propagation and comparison with field observations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 119(2), 1251-1272, doi:10.1002/2013JB010335. pdf

Trugman, D. T. and E. M. Dunham (2014), A 2D pseudo-dynamic rupture model generator for earthquakes on geometrically complex faults, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104(1), 95-112, doi:10.1785/0120130138. pdf

Denolle, M. A., E. M. Dunham, G. A. Prieto, and G. C. Beroza (2014), Strong ground motion prediction using virtual earthquakes, Science, 343(6169), 399-403, doi:10.1126/science.1245678. link to article link to pdf


Fang, Z. and E. M. Dunham (2013), Additional shear resistance from fault roughness and stress levels on geometrically complex faults, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118(7), 3642-3654, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50262. pdf

Dmitrieva, K., A. J. Hotovec-Ellis, S. Prejean, and E. M. Dunham (2013), Frictional-faulting model for harmonic tremor before Redoubt Volcano eruptions, Nature Geoscience, 6, 652-656, doi:10.1038/ngeo1879. link to article link to pdf

Kozdon, J. E. and E. M. Dunham (2013), Rupture to the trench: Dynamic rupture simulations of the 11 March 2011 Tohoku earthquake, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(2B), 1275-1289, doi:10.1785/0120120136. pdf electronic supplement (movies)

Denolle, M. A., E. M. Dunham, G. A. Prieto, and G. C. Beroza (2013), Ground motion prediction of realistic earthquake sources using the ambient seismic field, Journal of Geophysical Research 118, 1-17, doi:10.1029/2012JB009603. pdf

Kozdon, J. E., E. M. Dunham, and J. Nordstrom (2013), Simulation of dynamic earthquake ruptures in complex geometries using high-order finite difference methods, Journal of Scientific Computing, 55(1), 92-124, doi:10.1007/s10915-012-9624-5. pdf


Denolle, M. A., E. M. Dunham, and G. C. Beroza (2012) Solving the surface-wave eigenproblem with Chebyshev spectral collocation, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 102(3), 1214-1223, doi:10.1785/0120110183. pdf

Vallee, M., and E. M. Dunham (2012), Observation of far-field Mach waves generated by the 2001 Kokoxili supershear earthquake, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L05311, doi:10.1029/2011GL050725. pdf

Dunham, E. M. and D. E. Ogden (2012) Guided waves along fluid-filled cracks in elastic solids and instability at high flow rates, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 79(3), 031020, doi:10.1115/1.4005961. pdf


Dunham, E. M., D. Belanger, L. Cong, and J. E. Kozdon (2011), Earthquake ruptures with strongly rate-weakening friction and off-fault plasticity, 1: Planar faults, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 101(5), 2296-2307, doi:10.1785/0120100075. pdf

Dunham, E. M., D. Belanger, L. Cong, and J. E. Kozdon (2011), Earthquake ruptures with strongly rate-weakening friction and off-fault plasticity, 2: Nonplanar faults, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 101(5), 2308-2322, doi:10.1785/0120100076. pdf

Harris, R. A., M. Barall, D. J. Andrews, B. Duan, S. Ma, E. M. Dunham, A.-A. Gabriel, Y. Kaneko, Y. Kase, B. Aagaard, D. D. Oglesby, J.-P. Ampuero, T. C. Hanks, and N. Abrahamson (2011) Verifying a computational method for predicting extreme ground motion, Seismological Research Letters, 82(5), 638-644, doi:10.1785/gssrl.82.5.638. pdf

Kozdon, J. E., E. M. Dunham, and J. Nordstrom (2011), Interaction of waves with frictional interfaces using summation-by-parts difference operators: Weak enforcement of nonlinear boundary conditions, Journal of Scientific Computing, 50(2), 341-367, doi:10.1007/s10915-011-9485-3. pdf

Dunham, E. M., D. Belanger, L. Cong, and J. E. Kozdon (2011), Earthquake ruptures on rough faults, in Multiscale and Multiphysics Processes in Geomechanics (results of workshop at Stanford Univ., June, 2010), Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering, edited by Ronaldo I. Borja, ISBN 978-3-642-19629-4, pp. 145-148 pdf


Bizzarri, A., E. M. Dunham, and P. Spudich (2010), Coherence of Mach fronts during heterogeneous supershear earthquake rupture propagation: simulations and comparison with observations, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, B08301, doi:10.1029/2009JB006819. pdf

Hetland, E. A., M. Simons, and E. M. Dunham (2010), Postseismic and interseismic fault creep I: Model description, Geophysical Journal International, 181(1), 81-98, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04522.x. pdf

Rice, J. R., E. M. Dunham, and H. Noda (2010), Thermo- and hydro-mechanical processes along faults during rapid slip, in Meso-Scale Shear Physics in Earthquake and Landslide Mechanics, edited by Y. Hatzor, J. Sulem, and I. Vardoulakis, CRC Press, pp. 3-16. pdf

Rojas, O., E. M. Dunham, S. M. Day, L. A. Dalguer, and J. E. Castillo (2009), Finite difference modeling of rupture propagation with strong velocity-weakening friction, Geophysical Journal International, 179(3), 1831-1858, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04387.x. pdf

Noda, H., E. M. Dunham, and J. R. Rice (2009), Earthquake ruptures with thermal weakening and the operation of major faults at low overall stress levels, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B07302, doi:10.1029/2008JB006143.pdf

Harris, R. A., M. Barall, R. Archuleta, E. M. Dunham, B. Aagaard, J. P. Ampuero, H. Bhat, V. Cruz-Atienza, L. Dalguer, P. Dawson, S. Day, B. Duan, G. Ely, Y. Kaneko, Y. Kase, N. Lapusta, Y. Liu, S. Ma, D. Oglesby, K. Olsen, A. Pitarka, S. Song, and E. Templeton (2009), The SCEC/USGS dynamic earthquake-rupture code verification exercise, Seismological Research Letters, 80(1), 119-126, doi:10.1785/gssrl.80.1.119. pdf

Dunham, E. M. and J. R. Rice (2008), Earthquake slip between dissimilar poroelastic materials, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, B09304, doi:10.1029/2007JB005405. pdf

Dunham, E. M. and H. S. Bhat (2008), Attenuation of radiated ground motion and stresses from three-dimensional supershear ruptures, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, B08319, doi:10.1029/2007JB005182. pdf

Dunham, E. M. (2007), Conditions governing the occurrence of supershear ruptures under slip-weakening friction, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, B07302, doi:10.1029/2006JB004717. pdf


Page, M. T., E. M. Dunham, and J. M. Carlson (2005), Distinguishing barriers and asperities in near-source ground motion, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, B11302, doi:10.1029/2005JB00373. pdf

Dunham, E. M. (2005), The dynamics and near-source ground motion of supershear earthquakes, Ph.D. Thesis, 225 pp., University of California, Santa Barbara. pdf

Dunham, E. M. and R. J. Archuleta (2005), Near-source ground motion from steady state dynamic rupture pulses, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L03302, doi:10.1029/2004GL021793. manuscript-pdf auxiliary materials-pdf

Dunham, E. M. (2005), Dissipative interface waves and the transient response of a three dimensional sliding interface with Coulomb friction, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 53(2), 327-357, doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2004.07.003. pdf

Dunham, E. M. and R. J. Archuleta (2004), Evidence for a supershear transient during the 2002 Denali Fault earthquake, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 94(6B), S256-S268, doi:10.1785/0120040616. pdf

Dunham, E. M., P. Favreau, and J. M. Carlson (2003), A supershear transition mechanism for cracks, Science, 299(5612), 1557-1559, doi:10.1126/science.1080650. pdf

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