28 September, 2021

New student paper published, a collaborative study of the CDI and CES group at KAUST

“Interseismic deformation in the Gulf of Aqaba from GPS measurements” (Geophys. J. Int. (2022) 228, 477–492).

The open-access online version can be found here: https://acade

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16 June, 2021

Professor Mai is the new Editor-in-Chief of BSSA


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26 April, 2021

The CES Team attend at vEGU 2021 with six presentations and two session leads

Presentations on the 26th of April. Session lead by P. Martin Mai April, 27th and by Laura Parisi April, 30th. https://www.egu21.eu/

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20 April, 2021

Jayalakshmi S. et al. publish a new study on hybrid broadband ground motions in the Indo-Gangetic basin for Great Himalayan earthquakes

Paper "Hybrid broadband ground motion simulations in the Indo-Gangetic basin for great Himalayan earthquake scenarios" by S. Jayalakshmi, J. Dhanya, S. T. G. Raghukanth & P. M. Mai, published in Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering.

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19 January, 2021

Vyas et al. publish new study on seismic scattering theory

Paper "Characterizing Seismic Scattering in 3D Heterogeneous Earth by a Single Parameter by Jagdish Chandra Vyas, Martin Galis, Paul Martin Mai

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28 September, 2020

L. Parisi et al. publish data and results of a passive seismic experiment

Paper "Seismological Investigation in the Olduvai Basin and Ngorongoro Volcanic Highlands (Western Flank of the Northern Tanzania Divergence)" by Laura Parisi, Ian Stanistreet, Jackson Njau, Kathy Schick, Nicholas Toth, and Paul Martin Mai

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08 July, 2020

Prof. Mai et al. publish new study on earthquake forecasting by farm animal monitoring

Paper "Potential short-term earthquake forecasting by farm animal monitoring" by M. Wikelski, U. Mueller, P. Scocco, A. Catorci, L.V. Desinov, M. Y. Belyaev, D. Keim, W. Pohlmeier, G. Fechteler, P.M. Mai

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24 June, 2020

O. Zielke et al. show mainshock size affects aftershock depth

Paper "Magnitude-Dependent Transient Increase of Seismogenic Depth" by Olaf Zielke, Danijel Schorlemmer, Sigurjon Jónsson, and Paul Martin Mai

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23 June, 2020

K. Palgunadi et al. reveal complex fault interaction during the 2017 Pohang Earthquake

Paper "Dynamic fault interaction during a fluid-injection induced earthquake: The 2017 Mw 5.5 Pohang event​" by Kadek Palgunadi, Alice-Agnes Gabriel, Thomas Ulrich, José Ángel Lopéz-Comino and P. Martin Mai.

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08 June, 2020

K. Palgunadi et al. analyze rare microearthquake repeaters in deep mining area

Paper "Seismic repeaters linked to weak rock-mass creep in deep excavation mining" by Knischer, J.L., DeSantis, F., Poiata, N., Bernad, P., Palgunadi, K.H., and Contrucci, I. published in Geophysical Journal International

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15 January, 2020

Prof. Mai at the Annual KGSP (Kaust Gifted Student Program) meeting in San Diego (CA)

15-20 Dec. The annual meeting gathers all KGSP participants in the US for a 3-day event of presentations, discussions, one-to-one meetings and activities.​​

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09 January, 2020

Fully funded PhD opportunity in Seismology at KAUST

The project will start with the deployment of OBS and land seismometers. The student will investigate the seismicity and earth structure to better understand the active tectonics along with the seismic and volcanic hazards in the Red Sea and western Saudi Arabia, with particular focus on the transform fault systems. The official start date is August 2020 but potential candidates are welcome to join our group as soon as possible for an internship until the start of the PhD program. ​

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09 December, 2019

Prof. Mai and K. Palgunadi at American geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in ​San Fransisco

9- 13 December. Prof. Mai and K. Palgunadi participate at American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting presenting with poster and oral presentation https://www.agu.org/fall-meeting

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01 December, 2019

Youssof M. et al. analyse the nature of evolved cratonic lithosphere

Paper "Southern Africa crustal anisotropy reveals coupled crust-mantle evolution for over 2 billion years" by Thybo H., Youssof M.​ et Artemieva I. M. published on Nature Communications

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20 November, 2019

K. Palgunadi  et al. create mechanisms to better monitor microearthquake activity in near-real-time using high-frequency signals

Paper "Methodology For Full Waveform Near Real-Time Automatic Detection and Localization of Microseismic events Using High (8 kHz) Sampling Rate Records in Mines: Application to The Garpenberg Mine (Sweden)​" by Palgunadi, K.H., N. Poiata, J. Kinscher, P. Bernard, F. De-Santis, and I. Contrucci, published on Seismological Research Letter.

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