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Brad Aagaard

Research Geophysicist
Earthquake Hazards Program
The U.S. Geological Survey
United States of America

Biography

Dr. Brad Aagaard is currently working as a Research Geophysicist in the Department of Earthquake Hazards Program, The U.S. Geological Survey , USA. His research interests includes earthquakes, earthquake probabilities, earthquake preparedness, earthquake occurrences. He /she is serving as an editorial member and reviewer of several international reputed journals. Dr. Brad Aagaard is the member of many international affiliations. He/ She has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities. He /she has authored of many research articles/books related to earthquakes, earthquake probabilities, earthquake preparedness, earthquake occurrences.

Research Interest

earthquakes, earthquake probabilities, earthquake preparedness, earthquake occurrences

Publications

  • Aagaard, B. T., R. W. Graves, D. P. Schwartz, D. A. Ponce, and R. W. Graymer (2010, December), Ground-motion modeling of Hayward fault scenario earthquakes, Part I: Construction of the suite of scenarios, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 100(6), 2927-2944v

  • Graves, R. W. and B. T. Aagaard (2011, April), Testing long-period ground-motion simulations of scenario earthquakes using the Mw 7.2 El Mayor-Cucapah mainshock: Evaluation of finite-fault rupture characterization and 3D seismic velocity models, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 101(2), 895-907

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

  • Aagaard, B. T., J. J. Lienkaemper, and D. P. Schwartz (2012, June), Probabilistic estimates of surface coseismic slip and afterslip for Hayward fault earthquakes, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(3), 961-979

  • Aagaard, B. T., M. G. Knepley, and C. A. Williams (2013), A domain decomposition approach to implementing fault slip in finite-element models of quasi-static and dynamic crustal deformation, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118, 3059–3079

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