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  • Im, K., and J.-P. Avouac (2024). Quake-DFN: A Software for Simulating Sequences of Induced Earthquakes in a Discrete Fault Network, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. XX, 1-18, [PDF] DOI: 10.1785/0120230299
  • Liyanage, R., Fu, X., Pini, R. & Juanes, R., 2024. Direct comparison of density-driven convective mixing in a three-dimensional porous medium using experiments and simulation, Phys. Rev. Fluids 9, 043802. DOI:


  • Kaveh, H., Batlle, P., Acosta, M., Kulkarni, P., Bourne, S.J. & Avouac, J.P., 2023. Induced Seismicity Forecasting with Uncertainty Quantification: Application to the Groningen Gas Field, Seismological Research Letters. [PDF]

  • Acosta, M., Avouac, J.-P., Smith, J.D., Sirorattanakul, K., Kaveh, H., & Bourne, S.J. (2023). Earthquake nucleation characteristics revealed by seismicity response to seasonal stress variations induced by gas production at Groningen. Geophysical Research Letters, 50, e2023GL105455. [PDF]

  •  Kyungjae Im Jean-Philippe Avouac, Cascading foreshocks, aftershocks and earthquake swarms in a discrete fault network, Geophysical Journal International, Volume 235, Issue 1, October 2023, Pages 831–852. [PDF]

  • Meyer, H., Smith, J. D., Bourne, S., & Avouac, J-P. (2023). An integrated framework for surface deformation modelling and induced seismicity forecasting due to reservoir operations. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 528, 299-318. [PDF].
  • Kim, T., & Avouac, J.-P. (2023). Stress-based and convolutional forecasting of injection-induced seismicity: Application to the Otaniemi geothermal reservoir stimulation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 128, e2022JB024960. [PDF].


  • Heimisson, E. R., Liu, S., Lapusta, N., & Rudnicki, J. (2022). A spectral boundary-integral method for faults and fractures in a poroelastic solid: Simulations of a rate-and-state fault with dilatancy, compaction, and fluid injection. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 127, e2022JB024185. [PDF]

  • Sirorattanakul, K.Ross, Z. E.Khoshmanesh, M.Cochran, E. S.Acosta, M., & Avouac, J.-P. (2022). The 2020 Westmorland, California earthquake swarm as aftershocks of a slow slip event sustained by fluid flowJournal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth127, e2022JB024693.[PDF]

  • Kyungjae Im, Jean-Philippe Avouac, (2022). "Linear stability analysis of the condition for vibration during frictional slip".  Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Volume 167, 104993, ISSN 0022-5096, [PDF]

  • R. Rezakhani, V. Rubino, J.F. Molinari, A. Rosakis, Three-dimensional stress state during dynamic shear rupture propagation along frictional interfaces in elastic plates, Mechanics of Materials, Volume 164, 2022, 104098, ISSN 0167-6636, [PDF]

  • Elías R Heimisson, Jonathan D Smith, Jean-Philippe Avouac, and Stephen J Bourne (2022). Coulomb threshold rate-and-state model for fault reactivation: application to induced seismicity at Groningen, Geophysical Journal International, Volume 228, Issue 3, March 2022, Pages 2061–2072, [PDF]

  • Smith, Jonathan D. and Ross, Zachary E. and Azizzadenesheli, Kamyar et al. (2022) HypoSVI: Hypocentre inversion with Stein variational inference and physics informed neural networks. Geophysical Journal International, 228 (1). pp. 698-710. ISSN 0956-540X. doi:10.1093/gji/ggab309. [PDF]

  • Smith, Jonathan D., Heimisson Elias R., Bourne Stephen J., Avouac, Jean-Philippe (2022). "Stress-based forecasting of induced seismicity with instantaneous earthquake failure functions: Applications to the Groningen gas reservoir" Volume 594, 2022, 117697, ISSN 0012-821X, [PDF]

  • Rubino, V., Lapusta, N. & Rosakis, A.J. "Intermittent lab earthquakes in dynamically weakening fault gouge". Nature 606, 922–929 (2022). [PDF]

  • Tal, Y., Rubino, V., Rosakis, A. J. & Lapusta, N. (2022). "Dynamics and near-field surface motions of transitioned supershear laboratory earthquakes in thrust faults. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 127, e2021JB023733. [PDF]

  • Bedford, J.D., Faulkner, D.R. & Lapusta, N. Fault rock heterogeneity can produce fault weakness and reduce fault stability. Nat Commun 13, 326 (2022). [PDF]


  • Heimisson, Elías Rafn and Rudnicki, John and Lapusta, Nadia (2021) Dilatancy and Compaction of a Rate-and-State Fault in a Poroelastic Medium: Linearized Stability Analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 126 (8). Art. No. e2021JB022071. ISSN 2169-9313. doi:10.1029/2021jb022071. [PDF] *GMGPUB9 

  • Jiang, Junle and Erickson, Brittany A. et al.  (2021) Community-Driven Code Comparisons for Three-Dimensional Dynamic Modeling of Sequences of Earthquakes and Aseismic Slip (SEAS). . (Unpublished) [PDF]

  • Lambert, Valère and Lapusta, Nadia (2021) Resolving Simulated Sequences of Earthquakes and Fault Interactions: Implications for Physics-Based Seismic Hazard Assessment. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 126 (10). Art. No. e2021JB022193. ISSN 2169-9313. doi:10.1029/2021JB022193. [PDF]

  • Lambert, Valère and Lapusta, Nadia and Faulkner, Daniel (2021) Scale Dependence of Earthquake Rupture Prestress in Models with Enhanced Weakening: Implications for Event Statistics and Inferences of Fault Stress. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 126 (10). Art. No. e2021JB021886. ISSN 2169-9313. doi:10.1029/2021JB021886. [PDF]

  • Gao, Angela and Castellanos, Jorge and Yue, Yisong and Ross, Zachary and Bouman, Katherine (2021) DeepGEM: Generalized Expectation-Maximization for Blind Inversion, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, volume 34. [PDF]

  • Gori, Marcello and Rubino, Vito and Rosakis, Ares J. et al. (2021) Dynamic rupture initiation and propagation in a fluid-injection laboratory setup with diagnostics across multiple temporal scales. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118 (51). Art. No. e2023433118. ISSN 0027-8424. doi:10.1073/pnas.2023433118. [PDF] [SUP] *GMGPUB8

  • Yang, Yan and Gao, Angela F. and Castellanos, Jorge C. et al. (2021) Seismic wave propagation and inversion with Neural Operators. (Unpublished) [PDF]

  • Im, K. & Avouac, J.P., (2021). On the role of thermal stress and fluid pressure in triggering seismic and aseismic faulting at the Brawley Geothermal Field, California, Geothermics, 97. [PDF] *GMGPUB7

  • Ross, Zachary E. and Cochran, Elizabeth S. (2021) Evidence for Latent Crustal Fluid Injection Transients in Southern California from Long-Duration Earthquake Swarms. Geophysical Research Letters, 48 (12). Art. No. e2021GL092465. ISSN 0094-8276. doi:10.1029/2021gl092465. [PDF]

  • Li, B. Q., Khoshmanesh, M., & Avouac, J.-P. (2021). Surface deformation and seismicity induced by poroelastic stress at the Raft River geothermal field, Idaho, USA. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL095108. [PDF] *GMGPUB5

  • Im, Kyungjae and Avouac, Jean-Philippe (2021) Tectonic tremor as friction-induced inertial vibration. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 576. Art. No. 117238. ISSN 0012-821X. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2021.117238. [PDF] *GMGPUB6

  • Im, K., Avouac, JP., Heimisson, E.R. et al. Ridgecrest aftershocks at Coso suppressed by thermal destressing. Nature 595, 70–74 (2021). *GMGPUB4

  • Avouac, J-P, Vrain, M., Kim, T., Smith, J., Ader, T., Ross, Z., Saarno, T., (2021) A Convolution Model for Earthquake Forecasting Derived from Seismicity Recorded During the ST1 Geothermal Project on Otaniemi Campus, Finland, Proceedings World Geothermal Congress. [PDF] *GMGPUB3

  • Larochelle, S., Lapusta, N., Ampuero, J.-P., & Cappa, F. (2021). Constraining fault friction and stability with fluid-injection field experiments. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL091188. [PDF] *GMGPUB2

  • V L Stevens, J-P Avouac, (2021) On the relationship between strain rate and seismicity in the India-Asia collision zone: implications for probabilistic seismic hazard, Geophysical Journal International, Volume 226, Issue 1, July 2021, Pages 220-245, [PDF]


  • Smith, Jonathan D. and Azizzadenesheli, Kamyar and Ross, Zachary E. (2021) EikoNet: Solving the Eikonal Equation with Deep Neural Networks. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 59 (12). pp. 10685-10696. ISSN 0196-2892. doi:10.1109/TGRS.2020.3039165. *GMGPUB10

  • Lambert, Valère and Lapusta, Nadia (2020) Rupture-dependent breakdown energy in fault models with thermo-hydro-mechanical processes. Solid Earth, 11 (6). pp. 2283-2302. ISSN 1869-9529. doi:10.5194/se-11-2283-2020. [PDF]

  • Li, B., Avouac, J-P., Ross, Z., Du, J., Rebel, E., (2020) Induced seismicity in the Dallas-Fort Worth Basin: Enhanced seismic catalogue and evaluation of fault slip potential, SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2020. September 2020, 1304-1308. *GMGPUB1

  • Heimisson, Elías R. and Avouac, Jean‐Philippe (2020) Analytical prediction of seismicity rate due to tides and other oscillating stresses. Geophysical Research Letters, 47 (23). Art. No. e2020GL090827. ISSN 0094-8276. doi:10.1029/2020gl090827. *GMGPUB11


  • Smith, J. D., J. P. Avouac, R. S. White, A. Copley, A. Gualandi, and S. Bourne (2019), Reconciling the Long-Term Relationship Between Reservoir Pore Pressure Depletion and Compaction in the Groningen Region, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 124(6), 6165-6178.