Monthly Archives: October 2015


Current Advisees

Elisa McGhee, CSU Ph.D. Program

Past Advisees

Erika Jaski, M.S., 2022. Event Detection and Analysis of a Dense Three-Component Near Summit Seismic Array Deployed at Erebus Volcano.

Hank Cole, M.S., 2020.  Tidally Induced Seismicity at the Grounded Margins of the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica.

Michael Baker, Ph.D., 2020.  Ambient and Teleseismic Elastic Wakefield’s of the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica, and their Application to Crustal Scale Seismic Imaging.

Nicole McMahon, Ph.D. 2018. Automated Event Detectors Utilized for Continental Intraplate Earthquakes: Applications to Tectonic, Induced, and Magmatic Sequences.  Now at:  Sandia National Laboratories.

Robert Anthony, Ph.D., 2017. Studies of Oceanic, Atmospheric, Cryospheric, and Fluvial Processes Through Spectral Analysis of Seismic Noise.  Now at: USGS Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory.

Steven Bernsen, M.S., 2015. Examining the Seismicity of the Whillans Ice Stream, Antarctica Using a Sparse Regional Network. Now at: Wilson Alaska Technical Center

Kasey Aderhold, IRIS PASSCAL Summer Intern, 2013
Seismic Emplacement, Direct Burial and Vault Emplacement Data Quality Comparison at Dotson Ranch, New Mexico.  Now at: IRIS Consortium.

Julien Chaput, Ph.D., 2012. Scattered Wavefield Studies in West Antarctica and at Erebus Volcano
Colorado State University Mathematics Department.  Now at: University of Texas, El Paso.

Hunter Knox, Ph.D., 2012. Eruptive Characteristics and Glacial Earthquake Investigation on Erebus Volcano, Antarctica.  Now at:  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Alan Shi, IRIS PASSCAL Summer Intern, 2012

Shoba Maraj, M.S., 2011. Controlled Source Seismic Investigation of the Crustal Structure Beneath Erebus Volcano and Ross Island, Antarctica
Now at: BP.

Jonathan MacCarthy, Ph.D., 2011. Lithospheric Structure beneath the Colorado Rocky Mountains and Support for High Elevations.  Now at: Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Jennifer Tarnowski, IRIS PASSCAL Intern, 2011

Nicole McMahon, IRIS PASSCAL Intern, 2010. Now at: Sandia National Laboratories.

Zhaohui Yang, IRIS PASSCAL Intern, 2009

Omar Marcillo , IRIS PASSCAL Intern, 2008. Now at: Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Lisa Linville , IRIS PASSCAL Intern, 2007

Christian Lucero, M.S. (Mathematics), 2007 (w/ Brian Borchers)
Ph.D. Program, New Mexico Tech Mathematics Department
Seismic Moment Rate Function Inversions from Very Long Period Signals Associated with Strombolian Eruptions at Mount Erebus, Antarctica.

David Brent Henderson, M.S., 2007. Analysis of Seismic Similarity in Strombolian Eruptions from Mount Erebus, Antarctica.  Now at: UNAVCO.

Victoria Miller, IRIS PASSCAL Intern, 2006

Aaron Hirsch, IRIS PASSCAL Intern, 2005

Sara McNamara, M.S. 2004. Source Mechanism Inversion of Very Long Period Signals Associated With Strombolian Eruptions at Mount Erebus, Antarctica.

Rafael Alvarado, M.S. 2004
Seismic Noise Characterization at the Magdalena Ridge Observatory Interferometer Site

Wenzheng Yang, M.S. 2004
An Adaptive, Automatic Phase Picking and Epicenter Location Program Based on Waveform Cross-correlation and its Application for Processing Seismic Data in New Mexico.

Dave Wilson, Ph.D. 2004
Seismic Structure of the Crust and Upper Mantle in the Southwestern United States Using Teleseismic Receiver Functions.  Now at: USGS Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory.

Alberto Lopez, IRIS PASSCAL Intern, 2004

Mario Ruiz Romero, M.S. 2003

Analysis of Tremor Activity at Mt. Erebus Volcano, Antarctica.  Now at: Instituto Geofisico, Ecuador.

Sangyun Mah, M.S. 2003
Discrimination of Strombolian eruption types using very long period (VLP) seismic signals and video observations at Mount Erebus, Antarctica.

Brady Romberg, IRIS PASSCAL Intern, 2003

Zachary Lawrence, IRIS PASSCAL Intern, 2002

Joe Leon, M.S. 2001.
Seismic background noise along the RISTRA array of broadband seismic stations extending from west Texas to southeast Utah.  Now at: Santa Rosa Consolidated Schools, Santa Rosa, New Mexico.

Charlotte Rowe, Ph.D. 2000. Correlation-based Phase Pick Correction and Similar Earthquake Family Identification in Large Seismic Waveform Catalogues.  Now at: Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Xiaobing Zhang, M.S. 1999. Processing of Seismic Events Collected by the new Mexico Tech Seismic Network Using a Matseis-Based Review Tool and a Postgres Database. Now at: Landmark Graphics Corporation, Austin, Texas

Mitch Withers, M.S., 2994; Ph.D., 1997. Recording and Analysis of Borehole and Surface Seismic Signals and Noise near Datil, New Mexico (M.S.); An Automated Local/Regional Seismic Event Detection and Location System Using Waveform Correlation.  Now at: Center for Earthquake Research and Information, University of Memphis.

Rebecca Knight , M.S. 1996. Seismicity of Mt. Erebus Volcano, Antarctica, Recorded Digitally from November 12, 1994 to July 31, 1996

George Slad, M.S. 1995. Temporal Stability of Shear-Wave Anisotropy in the Vicinity of the Joshua Tree-Landers earthquake Sequence.  Now at:  Sandia National Laboratories.

Joe Henton, M.S. 1995. Natural Resources Canada, Geodetic Survey Division

Rod Flores, M.S. 1995. An Improved Boundary element method for Strike-Slip Fault Mixed-Value Problems with Application to the Anza Seismic Gap, Southern California

Mike Skov, M.S. 1994. Digital Seismic Data Acquisition and Processing as Applied to Seismic Networks in the Rio Grande Rift and on Mount Erebus, Antarctica.  Now at: U.S. National Data Center, Arlington, Virginia.

Yvan Charnavel, M.S. 1993. Impact of an Earthquake on a Vertical Borehole.  Now at: Gaz de France, Paris.