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Volcanology at MTU

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Brill, K.A., G.P. Waite, and G. Chigna (2018) Foundations for Forecasting: Defining Baseline Seismicity at Fuego Volcano, Guatemala, Front. Earth Sci., 6, doi:10.3389/feart.2018.00087.

Lanza, F., and G.P. Waite (2018) A nonlinear approach to assess network performance for moment tensor studies of long-period signals in volcanic settings, Geophys. J. International, in press, doi10.1093/gji/ggy338.

Lanza, F., and G.P. Waite (2018) Nonlinear moment-tensor inversion of repetitive long-periods events recorded at Pacaya volcano, Guatemala, Front. Earth Sci., in press, doi: 10.3389/feart.2018.00139.

Avouris, D.M., S.A. Carn, and G.P. Waite (2017) Triggering of volcanic degassing by large earthquakes, Geology, 45(8), 715-718, doi:10.1130/G39074.1.

Russo, E., G.P. Waite, and A. Tibaldi (2017) Evaluation of the evolving stress field of the Yellowstone volcanic plateau, 1988 to 2010, from earthquake first-motion inversions, Tectonophysics, 700-701, 80-91, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2017.02.009.

Schaefer, L.N., T. Wang, R. Escobar-Wolf, T. Oommen, Z. Lu, J. Kim, P. R. Lundgren, and G. P. Waite (2017) Three-dimensional displacement of a large volcano flank movement during the May 2010 eruptions at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 135-142, doi:10.1002/2016GL071402.

Hopp, C.J. and G.P. Waite (2016) Characterization of seismicity at Volcan Baru, Panama: May 2013 throught April 2014, J. Volcan. Geotherm Res., 328, 187-197, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2016.11.002.

Lanza, F., L.M. Kenyon, and G.P. Waite (2016) Near-surface velocity structure of Pacaya volcano, Guatemala, derived from small-aperture array analysis of seismic tremor, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., 106, doi:10.1785/0120150275.

Richardson, J.P., W.D. Pennington, G.P. Waite, M. Galambus, F. Lanza, and L. Bowman (2016) Menominee Crack: Bedrock pop-up event near Menominee, MI, Seis. Res. Lett., 87, 267-273, doi:10.1785/0220150161.

Stein, S., et al. (2016), New insights into North America's Midcontinent Rift, Eos, 97, doi:10.1029/2016EO056659.

Waite, G.P. and F. Lanza (2016) Nonlinear inversion of tilt-affected very-long-period records of explosive eruptions at Fuego volcano, J. Geophys. Res., preprint PDF, doi:10.1002/2016JB013287.

Matoza, R.S., B.A. Chouet, P.B. Dawson, P.M. Shearer, M.M. Haney, G.P. Waite, S.C. Moran, T.D. Mikesell (2015) Source mechanism of small long-period events at Mount St. Helens in July 2005 using template matching, phase-weighted stacking, and full-waveform inversion, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 6351-6364, doi:10.1002/2015JB012279.

Médici, E.F. and G.P. Waite (2015) Experimental laboratory study on the formation of multiple shock waves observed during volcanic eruptions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 85-92, doi:10.1002/2015GL066426.

Waite, G.P. (2015) Very-Long-Period Seismicity at Active Volcanoes: Source Mechanisms in Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering, edited by M. Beer, I.A. Kougioumtzoglou, E. Patelli, and S.-K. Au, pp. 3861-3871, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-35344-4_46.

De Siena, L., C. Thomas, G.P. Waite, S.C. Moran, and S. Klemme (2014) Attenuation and scattering tomography of the deep plumbing system of Mount St. Helens, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 8223-8238, doi:10.1002/2014JB011372.

Médici, E.F., J.S. Allen, and G.P. Waite (2014) Modeling shockwaves generated by explosive volcanic eruptions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 414-421, doi:10.1002/2013GL058340, preprint PDF.

Nadeau, P.A., C.A. Werner, G.P. Waite, S.A. Carn, I.D. Brewer, T. Elias, A.J. Sutton, and C. Kern (2014) Using SO2 camera imagery and seismicity to examine degassing and gas accumulation at Kilauea volcano, May 2010, J. Volcan. Geotherm. Res., doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.12.005.

Richardson, J.P., G.P. Waite, and J.L. Palma (2014) Varying seismic-acoustic properties of the fluctuating lava lake at Villarrica volcano, Chile, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 5560-5573, doi:10.1002/2014JB011002.

Erdem, J.E. and G.P. Waite (2013) Temporal changes in eruptive behavior identified with coda wave interferometry and seismo-acoustic observations at Fuego Volcano, Guatemala, Geol. Soc. Am. Special Papers 498, 107-123, doi:10.1130/2013.2498(07).

Richardson, J.P. and G.P. Waite (2013) Waveform inversion of shallow repetitive long period events at Villarrica Volcano, Chile, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 4922-4936, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50354.

Waite, G.P., P.A. Nadeau, and J.J. Lyons (2013) Variability in eruption style and associated very-long-period events at Fuego volcano, Guatemala, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1526-1533, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50075 and Supporting Material.

Beachley, M., E. Hooft, D. Toomey, and G.P. Waite (2012), Upper crustal structure of Newberry volcano from P-wave tomography and finite difference waveform modeling, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B10311, doi:10.1029/2012JB009458.

Richardson, J.P., G.P. Waite, W.D. Pennington, R.M. Turpening, and J.M. Robinson (2012), Icequake locations and discrimination of source and path effects with small aperture arrays, Bering Glacier terminus, AK, J. Geophys. Res., 117, F04013, doi:10.1029/2012JF002405.

Anderson, J.F., J.M. Lees, G.P. Waite, and J.B. Johnson (2012) Source and propagation effects on near-field co-eruptive ground motion at Santiaguito Volcano, Guatemala, Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am, 102, 696-706, doi:10.1785/0120110106.

Lyons, J.J., G.P. Waite, M. Ichihara, and J.M. Lees (2012) Tilt prior to explosions and the effect of topography on ultra-long-period seismic records at Fuego volcano, Guatemala, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L08305, doi:10.1029/2012GL051184.

Lyons, J.J. and G.P. Waite (2011) Dynamics of explosive volcanism at Fuego volcano imaged with very long period seismicity, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B09303, doi:10.1029/2011JB008521.

Nadeau, P.A., J.L. Palma, and G.P. Waite (2011), Linking volcanic tremor, degassing, and eruption dynamics via SO2 imaging, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L01304, doi:10.1029 /2010GL045820.

Dalton, M.P., G.P. Waite, I.M. Watson, and P.A. Nadeau (2010), Multiparameter quantification of gas release during weak strombolian eruptions at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L09303, doi:10.1029/2010GL042617.

Richardson, J.P., K.A. FitzGerald, G.P. Waite, and W. D. Pennington (2010), "Acoustic and seismic observations of calving events at Bering Glacier, Alaska", in Shuchman, R.A. and E.G. Josberger, eds., Bering Glacier: Interdisciplinary Studies of Earth's Largest Temperate Surging Glacier, Geol. Soc. Am. 462, Boulder, CO.

Richardson, J.P., G.P. Waite, K.A. FitzGerald, and W. D. Pennington (2010), Characteristics of seismic and acoustic signals produced by calving, Bering Glacier, AK, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L03503, doi:10.1029/2009GL041113.

Lyons, J.J., G.P. Waite, W.I. Rose, and G. Chigna (2010), Patterns in open vent, strombolian behavior at Fuego volcano, Guatemala, 2005-2007, Bull. Volcanol., 72, 1-15, doi:10.1007/s00445-009-0305-7.

Johnson, J.B., R. Sanderson, J. Lyons, R. Escobar-Wolf, G. Waite, and J.M. Lees (2009), Dissection of a composite volcanic earthquake at Santiaguito, Guatemala, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L16308, doi:10.1029/2009GL039370.

Smith, R.B., M. Jordan, B. Steinberger, C.M. Puskas, J. Farrell, G.P. Waite, S. Husen, W.-L. Chang, and R. O'Connell (2009), Geodynamics of the Yellowstone hotspot and mantle plume: seismic and GPS imaging, kinematics, and mantle flow, J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res., 188, 26-56, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.08.020.

Matoza, R.S., M.A. Garcés, B.A. Chouet, L. D'Auria, M.A.H. Hedlin, C. De GrootHedlin, and G.P. Waite (2009), The source of infrasound associated with long period events at Mount St. Helens, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B04305, doi:10.1029/2008JB006128.

Waite, G.P. and S.C. Moran (2009), VP Structure of Mount St. Helens, Washington, USA, imaged with local earthquake tomography J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res., 182, 113-122, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.02.009.
(I've put the "fine-grid model" for MSH here. Spacing is 500m in X and Y, but 1000m in Z. If you want an evenly spaced model, grab this one, which was linearly interpolated to 500m x 500m x 500m.)

Waite, G.P., B.A. Chouet, and P.B. Dawson (2008), Eruption dynamics at Mount St. Helens imaged from inversion of broadband waveforms: interaction of the shallow magmatic and hydrothermal system, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B02305, doi:10.1029/2007JB005259. PDF

Waite, G.P., R.B. Smith, and R.M. Allen (2006), VP and VS structure of the Yellowstone hot spot: evidence for an upper mantle plume, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B04303, doi:10.1029/2005JB003867. PDF

Waite, G.P., D.L. Schutt, and R.B. Smith (2005), Models of lithosphere and asthenosphere anisotropic structure of the Yellowstone hot spot from shear wave splitting, J. Geophys. Res., 110, B11304, doi:10.1029/2004JB003501. PDF

Waite, G.P. and R.B. Smith (2004), Seismotectonics and stress field of the Yellowstone volcanic plateau from earthquake first motions and other indicators, J. Geophys. Res., 109, B02301, doi:10.1029/2003JB002675. PDF

Husen, S., R.B. Smith, and G.P. Waite (2004), Evidence for gas and magmatic sources beneath the Yellowstone Volcanic Field from seismic tomographic imaging, J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res., 131, 397-410, doi:10.1016/S0377-0273(03)00416-5. PDF

Waite, G.P. and R.B. Smith (2002), Seismic evidence for fluid migration accompanying subsidence of the Yellowstone caldera, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 2177, doi:10.1029/2001JB000586. PDF

Selected Abstracts and Other Publications

Waite, G.P, B. Chouet, and P.B. Dawson (2007), Eruption dynamics at Mount St. Helens imaged from inversion of broadband waveforms: interaction of the shallow magmatic and hydrothermal systems, Seismo. Soc. Am, 78, Ann. Meet., Abstract, 245.

Waite, G.P, B. Chouet, and P.B. Dawson (2007), Eruption dynamics at Mount St. Helens imaged from inversion of broadband waveforms: interaction of the shallow magmatic and hydrothermal systems, Earthscope Ann. Meet., Invited Talk.

Waite, G.P, and S.C. Moran (2006), Crustal P-wave speed structure under Mount St. Helens from local earthquake tomography, Eos, Trans. AGU, 87, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V11B-0578.

Waite, G.P., B. Chouet, P. Dawson, and S.C. Moran (2005), Very-long-period seismic source at Mount St. Helens, Eos, Trans. AGU, 86, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V53D-1601.

Waite, G.P., R.B. Smith, C.M. Puskas, and D.L. Schutt (2004), Interpreting crust and mantle stress and strain indicators at Yellowstone, Eos Trans. AGU, 85, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T33E-07.

Brantley, S.R., J.B. Lowenstern, R.L Christiansen, R.B. Smith, H. Heasler, G. Waite, and C. Wicks (2004), Tracking Changes in Yellowstone's Restless Volcanic System, U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 100-03.

Waite, G.P., R.B. Smith, D.L. Schutt, and R.M. Allen (2004), Seismic structure of the Yellowstone hot spot upper mantle, USGS Earthquake Hazards Team Seminar Series, Menlo Park, CA.

Farrell, J.M., G.P. Waite, R.B. Smith, C.M. Puskas, H. Heasler, B. Bartel, and C. Dietel (2003), Seismic and GPS monitoring of the 2003 Norris Geyser Basin hydrothermal disturbance, Yellowstone National Park, Eos Trans. AGU, 84, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V31B-06.

Waite, G.P., R.B. Smith, C.M. Puskas, D.L. Schutt, and R.M. Allen (2003) Kinematics of the Yellowstone hot spot derived from seismic anisotropy, tomography, and GPS, Geophys. Res. Abs. 5. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, EAE03-A-00670.

Waite, G., D. Schutt, R.B. Smith (2002), Shear-wave anisotropy at the Yellowstone hot spot, Eos Trans. AGU, 83, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S11A-1100.

Waite, G.P., D.L. Schutt, R.B. Smith, and E.D. Humphreys (2002), Shear-wave splitting measurements at the Yellowstone Hot spot suggest anisotropy primarily related to North America plate motion, Eos Trans. AGU, 83, Spring Meet. Suppl., Abstract S32A-04.

Waite, G.P., R.B. Smith, and D.L. Schutt (2002), Yellowstone strain from the crust to the upper mantle, Abstract, 14th Annual Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology Workshop, Waikoloa, Hawaii, June 12- 16.

Chang, W., C.M. Puskas, G.P. Waite, R.B. Smith, and C.M. Meertens (2001), Rheological properties of lithospheric extension from postseismic GPS observations of the 1959 M=7.5 Hebgen Lake earthquake, Eos Trans. AGU, 82, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G31A-0131.

Waite, G., and R.B. Smith (2000), Seismicity of the Yellowstone Volcanic Field: Regional Stress Inversion and Analysis of the Autumn 1985 Earthquake Swarm, Eos Trans. AGU, 81, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V22F-18.

Waite, G.P. and R.B. Smith (1998), Space-time variations of seismic source mechanisms and related stresses of Yellowstone, Eos Trans. AGU, 79, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V22A-10.

Waite, G.P. and R.B. Smith (1999), Earthquakes and variations of stress in the Yellowstone-Hebgen Lake fault zone, 1999, Abstracts with Programs, Rocky Mountain Section, Geological Soc. America, 31, n. 4, A-59.

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