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Hazard (current):

Allen, T. I. (2020). Seismic hazard estimation in stable continental regions: does PSHA meet the needs for modern engineering design in Australia?, Bull. New Zeal. Soc. Earthq. Eng. 53, 22-36,doi: 10.5459/bnzsee.53.1.22-36.

Allen, T. I., J. D. Griffin, M. Leonard, D. J. Clark, and H. Ghasemi (2020). The 2018 National Seismic Hazard Assessment of Australia: quantifying hazard changes and model uncertainties, Earthq. Spectra 36, 5-43,doi: 10.1177/8755293019900777.

Gerstenberger, M. C., W. Marzocchi, T. Allen, M. Pagani, J. Adams, L. Danciu, E. Field, H. Fujiwara, N. Luco, K.-F. Ma, C. Meletti, and M. Petersen (2020). Probabilistic seismic hazard analysis at regional and national scale: state of the art and future challenges, Rev. Geophys. 58, e2019RG000653,doi: 10.1029/2019RG000653.

Griffin, J. D., T. I. Allen, and M. C. Gerstenberger (2020a). Seismic hazard assessment in Australia: can structured expert elicitation achieve consensus in the "land of the fair go"?, Seismol. Res. Lett. 91, 859–873,doi: 10.1785/0220190186.

Griffin, J., M. Gerstenberger, T. Allen, D. Clark, P. Cummins, R. Cuthbertson, V.-A. Dimas, G. Gibson, H. Ghasemi, R. Hoult, N. Lam, M. Leonard, T. Mote, M. Quigley, P. Somerville, C. Sinadinovski, M. Stirling, and S. Venkatesan (2018). Expert elicitation of model parameters for the 2018 National Seismic Hazard Assessment: summary of workshop, methodology and outcomes, Geoscience Australia Record 2018/28, Canberra,pp74,doi: 10.11636/Record.2018.028.

Hazard (legacy):

Burbidge, D. R., Ed. (2012). The 2012 Australian Earthquake Hazard Map, Geoscience Australia Record 2012/71. http://pid.geoscience.gov.au/dataset/ga/74811

Gaull, B. A., M. O. Michael-Leiba, and J. M. W. Rynn (1990). Probabilistic earthquake risk maps of Australia, Aust. J. Earth. Sci. 37, 169-187,doi: 10.1080/08120099008727918.

Leonard, M., D. R. Burbidge, T. I. Allen, D. J. Robinson, A. McPherson, D. Clark, and C. D. N. Collins (2014). The challenges of probabilistic seismic-hazard assessment in stable continental interiors: an Australian example, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 104, 3008-3028,doi: 10.1785/0120130248.

Leonard, M., D. Burbidge, and M. Edwards (2013). Atlas of seismic hazard maps of Australia: seismic hazard maps, hazard curves and hazard spectra, Geoscience Australia Record 2013/41,pp39. http://pid.geoscience.gov.au/dataset/ga/77399

McCue, K. (1993). The revised Australian seismic hazard map, 1991, Australian Earthquake Engineering Society 1993 Conference, Melbourne, Victoria. https://aees.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Page-21-McCue.pdf


Clark, D. (2010). Identification of Quaternary scarps in southwest and central west Western Australia using DEM-based hill shading: application to seismic hazard assessment and neotectonics, Int. J. Rem. S. 31, 6297-6325,doi: 10.1080/01431161003631592.

Clark, D. J., and M. Leonard (2015). Do Australian intraplate faults generate characteristic earthquakes?, Tenth Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Sydney, New South Wales. http://aees.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Paper_84.pdf

Clark, D. J., S. Brennand, G. Brenn, M. C. Garthwaite, J. Dimech, T. I. Allen, and S. Standen (2020). Surface deformation relating to the 2018 Lake Muir earthquake sequence, southwest Western Australia: new insight into stable continental region earthquakes, Solid Earth 11, 691–717,doi: 10.5194/se-11-691-2020.

Clark, D., A. McPherson, and C. D. N. Collins (2011). Australia’s seismogenic neotectonic record: a case for heterogeneous intraplate deformation, Geoscience Australia Record 2011/11. http://pid.geoscience.gov.au/dataset/ga/70288

Clark, D., A. McPherson, and R. Van Dissen (2012). Long-term behaviour of Australian stable continental region (SCR) faults, Tectonophys.566-567, 1-30,doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2012.07.004.

Clark, D., A. McPherson, M. Cupper, C. D. N. Collins, and G. Nelson (2015). The Cadell Fault, southeastern Australia: a record of temporally clustered morphogenic seismicity in a low-strain intraplate region; In Landgraf, A., Kübler, S., Hintersberger, E., and Stein, S., Eds., Seismicity, fault rupture and earthquake hazards in slowly deforming regions, Geological Society, London, Special Publications. 432,163-185,doi: 10.1144/SP432.2.

Clark, D., and M. Edwards (2018). 50th anniversary of the 14th October 1968 MW 6.5 (MS 6.8) Meckering earthquake: Australian Earthquake Engineering Society pre-conference field trip, Meckering, 15 November 2018, Geoscience Australia Record 2018/39, http://pid.geoscience.gov.au/dataset/ga/123335.

Clark, D., and T. Allen (2018). What have we learnt of cratonic earthquakes in the fifty years since Meckering?, Australian Earthquake Engineering Society 2018 Conference, Perth, Western Australia. https://aees.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/10-Dan-Clark.pdf

Clark, D., M. Leonard, J. Griffin, M. Stirling, and T. Volti (2016). Incorporating fault sources into the Australian National Seismic Hazard Assessment (NSHA) 2018, Australian Earthquake Engineering Society 2016 Conference, Melbourne, Victoria. https://aees.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/339-Clark-et-al.pdf

Griffin, J. D., M. W. Stirling, and T. Wang (2020b). Periodicity and clustering in the long‐term earthquake record, Geophys. Res. Lett. 47, e2020GL089272,doi: 10.1029/2020GL089272.

Leonard, M., and D. Clark (2011). A record of stable continental region earthquakes from Western Australia spanning the late Pleistocene: Insights for contemporary seismicity, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 309, 207–212,doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.06.035.

Quigley, M. C., D. Clark, and M. Sandiford (2010). Tectonic geomorphology of Australia; In Bishop, P., and Pillans, B., Eds., Australian Landscapes. London, The Geological Society of London. 346,243–265,doi: 10.1144/SP346.13.


Allen, T. I., M. Leonard, H. Ghasemi, and G. Gibson (2018). The 2018 National Seismic Hazard Assessment for Australia: earthquake epicentre catalogue, Geoscience Australia Record 2018/30, pp51,doi: 10.11636/Record.2018.030.

Leonard, M. (2008). One hundred years of earthquake recording in Australia, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 98, 1458–1470,doi: 10.1785/0120050193.

Leonard, M. (2014). Self-consistent earthquake fault-scaling relations: update and extension to stable continental strike-slip faults, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 104, 2953–2965,doi: 10.1785/0120140087.

Site Response:

Kayen, R. E., B. A. Carkin, T. Allen, C. Collins, A. McPherson, and D. Minasian (2015). Shear-wave velocity and site-amplification factors for 50 Australian sites determined by the spectral analysis of surface waves method, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1264,pp118,doi: 10.3133/ofr20141264.

McPherson, A. A. (2017). A revised seismic site conditions map for Australia, Geoscience Australia Record 2017/12, Canberra,doi: 10.11636/Record.2017.012.

Volti, T., D. Burbidge, C. Collins, M. Asten, J. Odum, W. Stephenson, C. H. Pascal, and J. Holzschuh (2016). Comparisons between VS30 and spectral response for 30 sites in Newcastle, Australia, from collocated seismic cone penetrometer, active- and passive-source VS data, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 106,doi: 10.1785/0120150073.

Ground motion:

Allen, T. I. (2012). Stochastic ground-motion prediction equations for southeastern Australian earthquakes using updated source and attenuation parameters, Geoscience Australia Record 2012/69, Canberra,pp55.

Allen, T., A. Carapetis, J. Bathgate, H. Ghasemi, T. Pejić, and A. Moseley (2019). Real-time community internet intensity maps and ShakeMaps for Australian earthquakes, Australian Earthquake Engineering Society 2019 Conference, Newcastle, New South Wales.

Ghasemi, H., and T. I. Allen (2018). Selection and ranking of ground-motion models for the 2018 National Seismic Hazard Assessment of Australia: summary of ground-motion data, methodology and outcomes, Geoscience Australia Record 2018/29, Canberra,pp29,doi: 10.11636/Record.2018.029.

Somerville, P., R. Graves, N. Collins, S.-G. Song, S. Ni, and P. Cummins (2009). Source and ground motion models for Australian earthquakes, Australian Earthquake Engineering Society 2009 Conference, Newcastle, New South Wales. https://aees.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Somerville-et-al.pdf


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