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Recent (1997-2002) strong-motion products are grouped below by topic (principal researchers listed after topic):


Earthquake EngineeringM. Çelebi

  1. Çelebi, M.,1997, Response of Olive View Hospital to Northridge and Whittier earthquakes: Journal of Structural Engineering, April 1997, p. 389-396.
  2. Çelebi, M., 1997, National strong-motion program of the U.S. Geological Survey, Joint Meeting of the UJNR Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects, 29th, Tsukuba, Japan, May 12-25, 1997.
  3. Çelebi, M., 1997, Performance of building structures—A summary: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper l552.
  4. Çelebi, M., and Liu, H-P., 1997, Before and after retrofit - Response of a building during ambient and strong-motions: National Conference on Wind Engineering, 8th, Proc., Baltimore, MD.
  5. Çelebi, M., 1998, GPS and/or strong and weak motion structural response measurements -- case studies, American Society for Civil Engineering (ASCE) Conference, San Francisco, July 1998.
  6. Çelebi, M., 1998, Current and new trends in utilization of data from instrumented structures, Proceedings, International Conference on Preparation and Response for Earthquake, Tsunami, and Volcanic Hazards, Santiago, Chile, April 27-30 1998.
  7. Çelebi, M., 1998, GPS in dynamic monitoring of long-period structures, paper presented at the 31st Joint Meeting of UJNE Panel on wind and seismic Effects, Tsukuba, Japan, May 1999.
  8. Çelebi, M., 1998, Introduction, Prof. Paper, in The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of October 17, 1989 - Building Structures (M. Çelebi, editor), U.S. Geological Survey Prof. Paper 1552-C, c1-c3, (PDF format; 10 Mb file)
  9. Çelebi, M., 1998, Performance of Building structures - A Summary, in The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of October 17, 1989 - Building Structures (M. Çelebi, editor), USGS Prof. Paper 1552-C, p. c5-c76.  (PDF format; 10 Mb file)
  10. Çelebi, M., 1998, Radiation damping observed from recorded seismic responses of buildings: Proc., European Conf. on Earthquake Eng., 11th, Paris, France, September 6-11, 1998.
  11. Çelebi, M., 1998, GPS and/or strong and weak motion structural response measurements case studies, (invited paper) Structural Engineers World Conference, American Society for Civil Engineering, San Francisco, July 1998.
  12. Çelebi, M.,1998, The Adana-Ceyhan Earthquake of June 27, 1998, Learning From Earthquakes. EERI Special Earthquake Report, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Newsletter, September 1998, v. 32, no. 9, p 1-5.
  13. Çelebi, M., Prescott, W., Stein, R., Hudnut, K., Behr, J., and Wilson, S., 1998, GPS monitoring of dynamic behavior of long-period structures, Earthquake Spectra (Journal of EERI), vol. 15, no. 1, p. 55-66, February 1999.
  14. Çelebi, M., W. Prescott, R. Stein, K. Hudnut, and S. Wilson, 1998, GPS Monitoring of Structures in Real Time, Recent Advances, (Inv. Paper) Intl IDNDR Conf. on Early warning Systems for the Reduction of Natural Disasters, Potsdam, Germany, September 7-11, 1998.
  15. Çelebi, M., Nishenko, S. Astill, C., and Chung, R., 1998, Seismic Instrumentation of Federal Buildings: A Proposal Document for Consideration by Federal Agencies, U. S. Geological Survey-OFR 98-117.
  16. Çelebi, M., 1999, Seismic Instrumentation of the Cape Girardeau (MO) Cable-Stayed Bridge, PROC. Mid-America Highway Seismic Conference, February 28-March 3, 1999, St. Louis, Mo.
  17. Çelebi, M., 1999, Revelations from a single strong-motion record retrieved during the 27 June 1998 Adana (Turkey) Earthquake. (PDF format)
  18. Çelebi, M., Topak, S., and Holzer, T., 1999, Strong-motion, site-effects and hazard issues in rebuilding Turkey; in light of the 17 August, 1999 Earthquake and its aftershocks, ITU-IAHS International Conference on the Kocaeli Earthquake - 17 August 1999: A Scientific Assessment and Recommendations for Re-building, December 2-5, 1999, Istanbul, Turkey. (PDF format)
  19. Çelebi, M., 2000, Seismic Instrumentation of Buildings (With Emphasis on Federal Buildings), Special GSA/USGS Project, An Administrative Report (PDF format)
  20. Çelebi, M., 2000, Seismic Instrumentation of Buildings, USGS OF, 00-157, 37 p.   (PDF format)
  21. Çelebi, M., 2000, GPS in dynamic monitoring of long-period structures, in Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, v. 20, p. 477-483. (PDF format)
  22. Çelebi, M.K., Erdik, M., Mihailov, V.,  and Apaydin, N. (editors), 2001, Strong-Motion Instrumentation for Civil Engineering Structures, NATO Science Series (E: Applied Sciences-vol. 373), Kluwer Academic Publishers, (ISBN 0-7923-6916-5), 605 p.
  23. Çelebi, M., and Sanli, A., 2002, GPS in pioneering dynamic monitoring of long-period structures, in Earthquake Spectra, v. 18, no. 1, p. 47-61.  (PDF format)
  24. Çelebi, M., 2003, Identification of site frequencies from building records, in Earthquake Spectra, v. 19, No. 1, p. 1-23. (PDF format)

Near-Surface Lithologic and Seismic Site Characterization – J. Gibbs and W. Joyner

  1. Gibbs, J.F., Tinsley, J.C., Boore, D.M., and Joyner, W.B.,1999, Seismic velocities and geological conditions at twelve sites subjected to strong ground motion in the 1994 Northridge, California earthquake: a revision of OF 96-740, USGS OF 99-446, 142 p.
  2. Gibbs, James F., Daniel J. Ponti, and John C. Tinsley, 1999, Measured Velocities and Attenuation at Interstate 10 and La Cienega Boulevard Bridge Collapse, West Los Angeles, California, Seismological Society of America, Seismological Research Letters, (in revision).
  3. Gibbs, J.F., Tinsley, J.C., Boore, D.M., and Joyner, W.B., 2000, Borehole velocity measurements and geological conditions at thirteen sites in the Los Angeles, California region: USGS OF 00-470, 120 p.
  4. Gibbs, J.F., Boore, D.M, Tinsley, J.C., and Mueller, C.S., 2001, Borehole P- and S-wave velocity at thirteen stations in southern California, USGS OF 01-506, 121 p.   (PDF format)
  5. Gibbs, J.F., Tinsley, J.C., and Boore, D.M., 2002, Borehole velocity measurements at five sites that recorded the Cape Mendocino, California earthquake of 25 April, 1992, USGS OF 02-203, 53 p.  (PDF format)

NEHRP/UBC Site Amplification Factors, Predictive GIS Maps of Ground Shaking, and Anelastic Wave Propagation – R. Borcherdt

  1. Borcherdt, R. D., 1997, Spatial ground-motion amplification analyses, Proc. Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers, p. 56-69.
  2. Borcherdt, R. D., 1997, US National Strong Motion Program, Proc. Workshop, Strong Motion Measurement for Public Safety, Committee for the Advancement of Strong Motion Programs, Monterey, CA, April, 1997, in press.
  3. Borcherdt, R. D., 1997, Earthquake ground-motion measurement for public safety, Proc., 29th Joint Meeting UJNR Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects, Tsukuba, Japan, May, 1997, in press.
  4. Borcherdt, R. D., 1997, Site Dependent Response Spectra for New and Existing Highway Facilities, Procs. Workshop, NCEER Federal Highway Research Project, San Francisco, CA, May 1997, 42 p.
  5. Borcherdt, R. D., 1997, ed., 1997, Executive summary of visions and options for the future of the US National Strong-Motion Program, The commitee for the future of the US National Strong-Motion Program, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-530A, 14 p.
  6. Borcherdt, R. D., 1997, ed., 1997, Vision for the future of the US National Strong-Motion Program, The commitee for the future of the US National Strong-Motion Program, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-530B, 47 p.
  7. Borcherdt, R. D., 1997, ed., 1997, Options for the future of the US National Strong-Motion Program, The commitee for the future of the US National Strong-Motion Program, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-530C, 29 p.
  8. Borcherdt, R. D., and Frankel, A., 1997, Recommendations for EHRP 5-Year Plan, USGS OFR 97-58, 47 pp.
  9. Borcherdt, R. D., Frankel, A., Joyner, W. B., and Bouabid, J., 1997, Vision 2005 for earthquake ground-motion measurement in the United States, Proc. Workshop, Strong Motion Measurement for Public Safety, Committee for the Advancement of Strong Motion Programs, Monterey, CA, April, 1997, in press.
  10. Zuo, H., Xie, L., and Borcherdt, R. D., 1997, Simulation of ground-motion response -- An example for the San Francisco Bay Region (Geographic Information System Approach), Inst. Eng. Mechanics, Harbin, China, 12 pp.
  11. Strong-Motion Prediction – D. Boore and W. Joyner
  12. Atkinson, G. M. and D. M. Boore, 1997, Some comparisons between recent ground-motion relations, Seism. Res. Letters ,v. 68, p. 24-40.
  13. Atkinson, G. M. and D. M. Boore, 1997, Stochastic point-source modeling of ground motions in the Cascadia region, Seism. Res. Letters, v. 68, p. 74-85.
  14. Atkinson, G. M. and D. M. Boore, 1998, Evaluation of Models For Earthquake Source Spectra in Eastern North America, BSSA, v. 88, p. 917-934.
  15. Benz, H. M., A. Frankel, and D. M. Boore, 1997, Regional Lg attenuation for the continental United States using broadband data, BSSA, v. 87, p. 606-609.
  16. Boore, D. M., 1999, Basin waves on a sea-floor recording near Long Beach, California, from the 1990 Upland earthquake: implications for ground motion from a larger earthquake, Bull. Seism. Soc.   Am., v. 89, p. 317-324.
  17. Boore, D. M., 2001, Effect of baseline corrections on displacements and response spectra for several recordings of the 1999 Chi-Chi Taiwan, earthquake, in BSSA, v. 91, no. 5, p. 1199 - 1211. (abstract)
  18. Boore, D. M., 2001, Comparisons of ground motions from the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake with empirical predictions largely based on data from California, in BSSA, v. 91, no. 5, p. 1212 -1217. (abstract)
  19. Boore, D. M. and Leo T. Brown, 1998, Comparing Shear-wave Velocity Profiles from Inversion of Surface-wave Phase Velocities with Downhole Measurements: Systematic Differences between the CXW Method and Downhole Measurements at Six USC Strong-motion Sites, Seism. Res. Letters, v. 69, p. 222-229.
  20. Boore, D. M. and Leo T. Brown, 1998, Erratum: Comparing Shear-wave Velocity Profiles from Inversion of Surface-wave Phase Velocities with Downhole Measurements: Systematic Differences between the CXW Method and Downhole Measurements at Six USC Strong-motion Sites. Correction of Figure 5, Seism. Res. Letters, v. 69, p. 406.
  21. Boore, D. M. and W. B. Joyner, 1997, Site amplifications for generic rock sites, BSSA, v. 87, p. 327-341.
  22. Boore, D. M., Joyner, W. B., and T. E. Fumal, 1997, Equations for estimating horizontal response spectra and peak acceleration from western North American earthquakes: A summary of recent work, Seism. Res. Letters, v. 68, p. 128-153.
  23. Boore, D. M. and C. E. Smith, 1999, Analysis of earthquake recordings obtained from the Seafloor Earthquake Measurement System (SEMS) instruments deployed off the coast of southern California, Analysis of earthquake recordings obtained from the Seafloor Earthquake Measurement System (SEMS) instruments deployed off the coast of southern California, BSSA, v. 89, p. 260-274.
  24. Cultrera, Giovanna, Boore, D.M., Joyner, W.B., and Dietel, C.M., 1999, Nonlinear soil response in the vicinity of the Van Norman complex following the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake, in BSSA, v. 89, no. 5, p. 1214 - 1231. (abstract)
  25. Joyner, W. B., 2000, Strong motion from surface waves in deep sedimentary basins, in BSSA, v. 90, no. 6B, p. S95-S112.
  26. Margaris, B. N. and D. M. Boore, 1998, Determination of delta sigma and kappa_0 from response spectra of large earthquakes in Greece, BSSA, v. 88, p. 170-182.
  27. Spudich, P., J. B. Fletcher, M. Hellweg, J. Boatwright, C. Sullivan, W. B. Joyner, T. C. Hanks, D. M. Boore, A. McGarr, L.M. Baker, and A. G. Lindh, 1997, SEA96 - A new predictive relation for earthquake ground motions in extensional tectonic regimes, Seism. Res. Letters, v. 68, p. 190-198.
  28. Spudich, P., W. B. Joyner, A. G. Lindh, B. M. Margaris, D. M. Boore, and J. B. Fletcher, 1999, SEA99 - A revised ground motion prediction relation for use in extensional tectonic regimes, BSSA, v. 89, no. 5, p.1156-1170.  (abstract(SEA99 coefficients)

Structure and Soil-Structure Interaction (SSI) Arrays – M. Çelebi

  1. Çelebi, M., 1997, Final draft proposal for seismic instrumentation of the cable-stayed Cape Girardeau (MO) Bridge: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-80, ___ p.
  2. Çelebi, M., 1997, Planning and implementation of a soil-structure interaction experiment: Joint Meeting of the UJNR Panel on Wind and Seismic Effects, 29th, Tsukuba, Japan, May 12-25, 1997.
  3. Çelebi, M., 1999, Planning and Implementation of a Soil-Structure Experiment, in USGS OFR 99-142, Çelebi, M. and Izuru, O., 1999, (Editors and Conveners), Proceedings: UJNR Workshop on Soil-Structure Interaction, USGS OFR: 99-142.

Surface-Wave Site Characterization – H-P. Liu

  1. Liu, H-P., Hu, Y., Dorman, J., Chang, T-S., and Chiu, J-M., 1997, Upper Mississippi embayment shallow seismic velocities measured in situ: Engineering Geology, v. 46, p. 313-330.
  2. Liu, H-P., and Warrick, R. E., 1998, Effect of cable capacitance of in-situ borehole geophone calibration, Geophysics, v. 63, p. 18-24.
  3. Liu, H-P., Boore, D. M., Joyner, W. B., Oppenheimer, D. H., Warrick, R. E., Zhang, W., Hamilton, J. C., and Brown, L. T., 2000, Comparison of phase velocities from array measurements of Rayleigh waves associated with microtremor and results calculated from borehole shear-wave velocity profiles, BSSA v, 90, no. 3, p. 666-678 (abstract)

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