Publications

  • Mordret, A. , T.D. Mikesell, C. Harig, B.P. Lipovsky and G.A. Prieto. (2016). Monitoring southwest Greenland’s ice sheet melt with ambient seismic noise Science Advances. 2(5) e1501538. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1501538. (Link)

  • Poli, P., G. A. Prieto, E. Rivera, S. Ruiz (2016). Earthquakes initiation and thermal shear instability in the Hindu‐Kush intermediate‐depth nest. Geophys. Res. Lett. , 43, 1537–1542. doi:10.1002/2015GL067529. (PDF)

  • Poli, P., G. A. Prieto, C.Q. Yu, M. Florez, H. Agurto-Detzel, T.D. Mikesell, G. Chen, V. Dionicio, P. Pedraza (2016). Complex rupture of the M6. 3 2015 March 10 Bucaramanga earthquake: evidence of strong weakening process. Geophys. J. Int. 205(2), 988-994. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw065. (PDF)

  • Syracuse, E. M., Maceira, M., Prieto, G.A., Zhang, H., & Ammon, C. J. (2016). Multiple plates subducting beneath Colombia, as illuminated by seismicity and velocity from the joint inversion of seismic and gravity data. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 444, 139-149, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.03.050. (PDF)

  • Chiarabba, C., P De Gori, C Faccenna, F Speranza, D Seccia, V Dionicio, G. A. Prieto (2015). Subduction system and flat slab beneath the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. , 16. doi:10.1002/grl.50561. (PDF)

  • Poli, P, G. A. Prieto (2014). Global and along‐strike variations of source duration and scaling for intermediate‐depth and deep‐focus earthquakes. Geophys. Res. Lett. 43 (23) pp., 8315--8324 doi:10.1002/ 2014GL061916  (PDF)

  • MA Denolle, EM Dunham, G. A. Prieto, GC Beroza. (2014). Strong ground motion prediction using virtual earthquakes Science. 343 (6169) 399-403. doi:10.1126/science.1245678. (Link)

  • Prieto, G.A. , M Florez, SA Barrett, GC Beroza, P Pedraza, JF Blanco, E. Poveda (2013). Seismic evidence for thermal runaway during intermediate‐depth earthquake rupture. Geophys. Res. Lett. 40 (23), 6064-6068. doi:10.1002/2013GL058109. (PDF)

  • Lawrence, J. F., M. Denolle, K. J. Seats, G.A. Prieto (2013). A numeric evaluation of attenuation from ambient noise correlation functions. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth , 118, doi:10.1002/2012JB009513 (PDF)

  • Frank, W., N. Shapiro, V. Kostoglodov, A. Husker, J. Payero, M. Campillo, G. A. Prieto (2013). Low-frequency earthquakes in the Mexican Sweet Spot. Geophys. Res. Lett. doi:10.1002/grl.50561. (PDF)

  • 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, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, doi:10.1029 /2012JB009603. (PDF)

  • Prieto, G.A. (2012). Imaging the Deep Earth. Science 338, 1037. doi: 10.1126/science.1231290. (Summary Reprint Full)

  • Prieto, G.A., G.C. Beroza, S.A. Barrett, G.A. López, M. Florez (2012). Earthquake nests as natural laboratories for the study of intermediate-depth earthquake mechanics. Tectonophys. 570-571, 42–56. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2012.07.019. (PDF)

  • Seats, K.J., J.F., Lawrence, G.A. Prieto (2012) Improved ambient noise correlation functions using Welch's method. Geophys. J. Int. 188, 513–523. doi: 10.1111/ j.1365- 246X.2011.05263.x (PDF)

  • Prieto, G. A., M. Denolle, J. F. Lawrence, G. C. Beroza (2011) On amplitude information carried by the ambient seismic field. Comptes rendus geoscience. Thematic Issue: Imaging and Monitoring with Seismic Noise. 343, 600-614. (PDF)

  • Lawrence, J. F., G. A. Prieto, (2011).  Attenuation tomography in the western United States from ambient seismic noise. J. Geophys. Res. 116, B06302, doi:10.1029/ 2010JB007836. (PDF)

  • Baltay, A., S. Ide, G. A. Prieto, G. C. Beroza (2011)  Variability in earthquake stress drop and apparent stress. Geophys. Res. Lett. 38, L06303, doi:10.1029/ 2011GL046698. (PDF)

  • Kane, D. L., G. A. Prieto, F. L. Vernon, P. M. Shearer (2011),  Quantifying Seismic Source Parameter Uncertainties, B. Seism. Soc. Am., 101 (2), pp. 535-543, doi:10.1785/0120100166. (PDF)

  • Prieto, G. A., J. F. Lawrence and A. I Chung M. D. Kohler (2010),  Impulse Response of Civil Structures from Ambient Noise Analysis, B. Seism. Soc. Am., 100 (5A), pp. 2322-2328, doi:10.1785/0120090285. (PDF)

  • Baltay, A., G. Prieto, and G. C. Beroza (2010),  Radiated seismic energy from coda measurements and no scaling in apparent stress with seismic moment, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B08314, doi:10.1029/2009JB006736. (PDF)

  • Elipot, S., R. Lumpkin, G. A. Prieto. (2010)  Inertial Oscillation modification by mesoscale vorticity. J. Geophys. Res., 115, C09010, doi:10.1029/2009JC005679. (PDF)

  • Prieto, G. A., J. F. Lawrence, G. C. Beroza. (2009),  Anelastic Earth Structure from the Coherency of the Ambient Seismic Field, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B07303, doi:10.1029/2008JB006067. (PDF)

  • Prieto, G. A., R. L. Parker, F. L. Vernon. (2009), A Fortran 90 library for multitaper spectrum analysis, Computers and Geosciences, 35, pp. 1701-1710. doi:10.1016/ j.cageo.2008.06.007. (PDF)

  • Prieto, G. A., G. C. Beroza. (2008),  Earthquake Ground Motion Prediction Using the Ambient Seismic Field, Geophys. Res. Lett.35, L14304, doi:10.1029/2008GL034428. (PDF)

  • Ma, S, G. A. PrietoG. C. Beroza. (2008), Testing Community Velocity Models for Southern California Using the Ambient Seismic Field, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 98, (6), pp. 2694-2714, doi: 10.1785 /0120080947. (PDF)

  • Prieto, G. A., R. L. Parker, D. J. Thomson, F. L. Vernon, and R. L. Graham (2007), Reducing the bias of multitaper spectrum estimates, Geophys. J. Int.,171, 1269-1281. doi: 10.1111/j.1365- 246X.2007.03592.x. (PDF)

  • Prieto, G. A., D. J. Thomson, F. L. Vernon, P. M. Shearer and R. L. Parker (2007),  Confidence intervals of earthquake source parameters, Geophys. J. Int.168, 1227-1234. doi: 10.1111/j.1365- 246X.2006.03257.x. (PDF)

  • Prieto, G. A., R. L. Parker, F. L. Vernon, P. M. Shearer and D. J. Thomson (2006),  Uncertainties in earthquake source spectrum estimation using empirical Green functions. Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting, Abercrombie, McGarr, Kanamori, and di Toro eds. AGU Geophys. Monograph 170, pp. 69-74. doi : 10.1029/170GM08. (PDF)

  • Shearer, P. M., G. A. Prieto, and E. Hauksson (2006),  Comprehensive analysis of earthquake source spectra in southern California, J. Geophys. Res.111, B06303, doi:10.1029/2005JB003979. (PDF)

  • Prieto, G. A., F. L. Vernon, G. Masters, D. J. Thomson. (2005),  Multitaper Wigner-Ville Spectrum for Detecting Dispersive Signals from Earthquake Records, Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA., pp 938-941. Copyright 2005 IEEE. (PDF)

  • Prieto, G. A., P. M. Shearer, F. L. Vernon, D. Kilb. (2004),  Earthquake source scaling and self-similarity estimation from stacking P and S spectra, J. Geophys. Res.109, B08310, doi 10.1029/2004JB003084. (PDF)

In Preparation / Review

  • Syracuse, E., M. Maceira, G.A. Prieto, H. Zhang, C.J. Ammon (2016). Multiple plates subducting beneath Colombia, as illuminated by seismicity and velocity from the joint inversion of seismic and gravity data. Under Review at Earth and Planetary Sc. Lett..

  • Sun, H. A. Mordret, G.A. Prieto, N. Toksoz O. Buyukozturk (2016). Probabilistic model updating of buildings using seismic interferometry on ambient vibrations. In prep for Earthq. Eng. and Struc. Dyn.

  • Poli, P. G.A. Prieto, E. Rivera, S. Ruiz (2016). Earthquake nucleation and thermal shear instability in the Hindu-Kush intermediate-depth nest. Under Review at Geophys. Res. Lett..

  • Mordret, A., D. Mikesell, C. Harig, B.P. Lipovsky, G.A. Prieto (2016). Monitoring South-West Greenland's ice sheet melt with ambient seismic noise. Under Review at Science Advances

  • Poli, P. G.A. Prieto, C. Yu, Florez, M., Chen, G., Mykesell, D., H.A. Denzel (2016). Complex rupture of the M6.3 March 10, 2015 Bucaramanga earthquake: evidence of strong weakening process. Under Review at Geophhys. J. Int.