Last updated 9 April 2021


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  1. Styron, R. and Sherrod, B, 2021, Improving paleoseismic magnitude estimates with rupture length information: application to the Puget Lowland, WA USA, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, vol. 111, no. 2, p. 1139-1153. doi: 10.1785/0120200193. pdf

  2. Johnson, K., Pagani, M., and Styron, R., 2021, PSHA of the southern Pacific Islands, Geophysical Journal International, vol. 224, no. 3, p. 2149-2172. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggaa530. pdf

  3. Morell, K., Styron, R., Stirling, M., Griffin, J., Archuleta, R., and Onur, T., 2020, Seismic Hazard Analyses from Geologic and Geomorphic Data: Current and future challenges, Tectonics, vol. 39, no. 10. doi: 10.1029/2018TC005365. pdf

  4. Styron, R. and Pagani, M. 2020, The GEM Global Active Faults Database (GAF-DB), Earthquake Spectra, vol 36. , no. 1_suppl, doi: 10.1177/8755293020944182. pdf

  5. Poggi, V., Garcia-Peláez, J., Styron, R., Pagani, M., and Gee, R., 2020, A Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Model for North Africa, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, vol. 18, p. 2917-2951. doi: 10.1007/s10518-020-00820-4. pdf

  6. Pagani, Marco, García-Pelaez, Julio, Gee, Robin, Johnson, Kendra L., Silva, Vitor, Simionato, Michele, Styron, R., et al., 2020, The 2018 version of the Global Earthquake Model: Hazard component, Earthquake Spectra, vol. 36, no. 1_suppl. doi: 10.1177/8755293020931866. pdf

  7. Styron, R., García-Pelaez, J., and Pagani, M., 2020, CCAF-DB: The Caribbean and Central American Active Fault Database, Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, vol. 20, p.831-857, doi: 10.5195/nhess-200-831-2020. pdf

  8. Henremagne C. Peñarubia, Johnson, Kendra L., Styron, R., Bacolcol, T. C., Sevilla, W. I. G., Perez, J. S., et al., Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis model for the Philippines, Earthquake Spectra, doi: 10.1177/8755293019900521, vol. 36, no. 1_suppl, 2020. pdf

  9. Styron, R., 2019, The impact of earthquake cycle variability on neotectonic and paleoseismic slip rate estimates, Solid Earth, vol. 10, p.15-25, doi: 10.5194/se-2019-10. pdf

  10. Sundell, K., Saylor, J., Lapen, T., Styron, R., Villareal, D., Usnayo, P., and Cárdenas, J., 2018, Peruvian Altiplano stratigraphy highlights along-strike variability in foreland basin evolution of the Cenozoic central Andes, Tectonics, vol. 37, no. 6, p. 1876-1904, doi: 10.1029/2017TC004775. pdf

  11. Staisch, L., Blakely, R., Kelsey, H., Styron, R., and Sherrod, B., 2018, Miocene to present-day deformation rates in central Washington, USA, Revealed by stream profiles, potential-field geophysics, and structural geology of the Yakima folds, Tectonics, vol. 37, no. 6, p. 1750-1770, doi: 10.1029/2017TC004916. pdf

  12. Staisch, L., Kelsey, K., Sherrod, B., Möller, A., Paces, J., and Styron, R., 2017, Miocene-Pleistocene deformation of the Saddle Mountains: implications for seismic hazard in central Washington, USA. Geological Society of America Bulletin, vol. 130, no. 3-4, p. 411-437, doi: 10.1130/B31783.1. pdf

  13. Evans, S. L., Styron, R. H., Soest, M. C., Hodges, K. V., and Hanson, A. D. 2015, Zircon and apatite (U-Th)/He evidence for Paleogene and Neogene extension in the Southern Snake Range, Nevada, USA. Tectonics, vol. 34, no. 10, 2142-2164. doi: 10.1002/2015TC003913. pdf

  14. Styron, R. and Hetland, E., 2015, The weight of the mountains: Constraints on tectonic stress, friction, and fluid pressure in the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake from estimates of topographic loading, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, vol. 120, no. 4, 2697-2716. doi: 10.1002/2014JB011338. pdf

  15. Styron, R., Taylor, M., and Sundell, K., 2015, Accelerated extension of the Tibetan plateau linked to the northward underthrusting of Indian crust, Nature Geoscience, vol. 8, no. 2, p. 131-134. doi: 10.1038/ngeo2336. pdf

  16. Styron, R. and Hetland, E., 2014, Estimated likelihood of observing a large earthquake on a continental low‐angle normal fault and implications for low‐angle normal fault activity, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 41, no. 7, doi: 10.1002/2014GL059335. pdf

  17. McCallister, A., Taylor, M., Murphy, M., Styron, R., Stockli, D., 2014, Thermochronologic constraints on the late Cenozoic exhumation history of the Gurla Mandhata metamorphic core complex, Southwestern Tibet, Tectonics, vol. 33, p. 27-52, doi: 10.1002/2013TC003302. pdf

  18. Sundell, K., Taylor, M., Styron, R., Stockli, D., Kapp, P., Hager, C., Liu, D., Ding, L., 2013, Evidence for constriction and Pliocene acceleration of east-west extension in the North Lunggar rift region of west-central Tibet, Tectonics, vol. 32, no. 5, p. 1454-1479, doi: 10.1002/tect.20086. pdf

  19. Styron, R., Taylor, M., Sundell, K., Stockli, D., Oalmann, J., Möller, A., McCallister, A., Liu, D., Ding, L., 2013, Miocene initiation and acceleration of extension in the the South Lunggar rift, western Tibet: Rates, timing and magnitude of deformation of an active detachment system, Tectonics, vol. 32, no. 4, p. 880-907, doi: 10.1002/tect.20053. pdf

  20. Veloza, G., Styron, R., Taylor, M., Mora, A., 2012, Active Tectonics of the Andes: An open-source archive for active faults in northwestern South America, GSA Today, vol. 22, no. 10, p. 4-10, doi: 10.1130/GSAT-G156A.1. pdf

  21. Styron, R., Taylor, M., Murphy, M., 2011, Oblique convergence, arc-parallel extension, and strike-slip faulting in the High Himalaya, Geosphere, vol. 7, no. 2, 587-596, doi: 10.1130/GES00606.1. pdf

  22. Styron, R.,Taylor, M., and Okoronkwo, K., 2010, HimaTibetMap-1.0: new ‘web-2.0’ online database of active structures from the Indo-Asian collision, Eos, vol. 91 no. 20. doi: 10.1029/2010EO200001. pdf

The spin cycle

These are the white papers and the ink-stained papers that are not in the categories above but are still worth a read

  1. Styron, R. Topographic modulation of fault kinematics in the Himalaya and Tibet, Looking for love in all the wrong places. doi: 10.17605/OSF.IO/8Z9HA. pdf