© 2013 by LEONARDO RAMIREZ GUZMAN.

Publications.

Journal Papers

  • Melgar, D., X. Pérez-Campos, X., L. Ramirez-Guzman, Z. Spica, V.H. Espíndola, W.C. Hammond, and E. Cabral-Cano (2018). Bend faulting at the edge of a flat slab: The 2017 Mw7.1 Puebla-Morelos, Mexico earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 6, 2633-2641. 

  • Moschetti, M.P., S. Hartzell, L. Ramirez-Guzman, A. Frankel, S. Angster, and W. Stephenson-1 (2017). 3D ground motion simulations of M7 earthquakes on the Salt Lake City segment of the Wasatch fault zone: Variability of long period (T≥1 s) ground motions and sensitivity to kinematic rupture parameters, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 107, 4, 1704–1723. 

  • Hartzell, S., L. Ramirez‐Guzman, M. Meremonte, and A.L. Leeds (2017). Ground Motion in the Presence of Complex Topography II: Earthquake Sources and 3D Simulations, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 107, 1, 344-358. Link

  • Levandowski, W., O.S. Boyd, and L. Ramirez‐Guzman (2016). Dense lower crust elevates long‐term earthquake rates in the New Madrid seismic zone. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 16, pp. 8499-8510. Link

  • Castro, R.R., Perez-Campos, X., Zuñiga, R., Ramirez-Guzman, L., Aguirre, J., Husker, A., Cuellar, A. and Sanchez, T. (2016). A review on advances in seismology in Mexico after 30 years from the 1985 earthquake. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 70, pp.49-54.

  • Levandowski, W., Boyd, O.S. and Ramirez‐Guzman, L. (2016). Dense lower crust elevates long‐term earthquake rates in the New Madrid seismic zone. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(16), pp.8499-8510.

  • Hartzell, S., Leeds, A.L., Ramirez‐Guzman, L., Allen, J.P. and Schmitt, R.G. (2016). Seismic Site Characterization of an Urban Sedimentary Basin, Livermore Valley, California: Site Response, Basin‐Edge‐Induced Surface Waves, and 3D Simulations. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106(2), pp.609-631.

  • Ramirez‐Guzman, L., Graves, R.W., Olsen, K.B., Boyd, O.S., Cramer, C., Hartzell, S., Ni, S., Somerville, P., Williams, R.A. and Zhong, J. (2015). Ground‐Motion Simulations of 1811–1812 New Madrid Earthquakes, Central United States. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105(4), pp.1961-1988.

  • Harp, E., Randall, S. Hartzell and L. Ramirez-Guzman (2014). Relation of Landslides Triggered by the Kiholo Bay Earthquake to Modeled Ground Motion, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 

  • Hartzell, S., M. Meremonte, L. Ramirez-Guzman, and D. McNamara (2014.) Ground Motion in the Presence of Complex Topography, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 104 1, 451-466.

  • Hartzell, S., C. Mendoza, L. Ramirez-Guzman, Y. Zeng , and W. Mooney (2013). Rupture History of the 2008 Wenchuan, China, Earthquake: Evaluation of Separate and Joint Inversions of Geodetic, Teleseismic, and Strong Motion Data, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 103 1, 353-370.

  • Ramirez-Guzman, L., O.S. Boyd, S. Hartzell, and R.A. Williams (2012). Seismic Velocity Model of the Central United States (Version 1): Description and simulation of the 18 April 2008 Mt. Carmel, Illinois earthquake, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 102 6, 2622-2645.

  • Hartzell, S., L. Ramirez-Guzman, L. Carver, and P-C Liu (2010). Short Baseline Variations in Site Response and Wave Propagation Effects and Their Structural Causes: Four examples in and around the Santa Clara Valley, California, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. Vol. 100 5A, 2264-2286.

  • Goto H., L. Ramirez-Guzman, and J. Bielak, (2010). Simulation of spontaneous rupture based on acombined boundary integral equation method and finite element method approach: SH and P-SV cases, Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 183, 2, 975-1004.

  • Bielak J., R.W. Graves, K.B. Olsen, R. Taborda, L. Ramirez-Guzman, S.M. Day, G.P. Ely, D. Roten, T.H. Jordan, P.J. Maechling, J. Urbanic and G. Juve (2010). The ShakeOut Earthquake Scenario: Verification of three simulation sets, Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 180, 375–404.

  • Luzón, F., F. J. Sánchez-Sesma, J. Alfonso Pérez-Ruiz, L. Ramirez-Guzman and A. Pech (2009). In-plane Seismic Response of Inhomogeneous Alluvial Valleys with Vertical Gradients of Velocities and Constant Poisson Ratio, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol 29, 994-1004.

  • Day, S. M., R. W. Graves, J. Bielak, D. Dreger, S. Larsen, K. B. Olsen, A. Pitarka, and L. Ramirez-Guzman (2008). Model for Basin Effects on Long-period Response Spectra in Southern California, Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 24, 257-277.

  • Luzon, F., L. Ramirez, F. J. Sanchez-Sesma and A. Posadas (2004). Simulation of the Seismic Response of Sedimentary Basins with Vertical Constant Gradient of Velocity, Pure and Applied Geophys., Vol. 12, 1533-1547.

  • Luzon, F., L. Ramirez, F. J. Sanchez-Sesma and A. Posadas (2003). Propagation of SH Elastic Waves in Deep Sedimentary Basins with an Oblique Velocity Gradient, Wave Motion, Vol. 38, 11-23. ​​​

Conference papers
 
  • Harp, E.L., Hartzell, S.H., Jibson, R.W., and Ramirez-Guzman, L. (2012). Relation of landslides triggered by the Kiholo Bay earthquake and modeled ground motion: in Eberhardt, E., Froese, C., Turner, A.K., and Leroueil, S., eds., Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society Through Improved Understanding, CRC Press, London, p. 507-510.

 

  • Moschetti, M., and L. Ramirez-Guzman (2011) Long-period Earthquake Simulations in the Wasatch Front, UT: Misfit Characterization and Ground Motion Estimates, 4th IASPEI / IAEE International Symposium: Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion, August 23-27 UC Santa Barbara.

 

  • López, J., L. Ramirez-Guzman, J. Bielak, and D. O'Hallaron (2010). BEMC: A Searchable, Compressed Representation for Seismic Wavefields, 22nd Int. Conf on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM'10), Heidelberg, Germany.

 

  • Goto, H., L. Ramirez-Guzman and J. Bielak (2008). Numerical simulation of dynamic fault rupture propagation based on a combination of BIEM and FEM solutions, 14th WCEE, Beijing, China.

 

  • Onur, T., L. Ramirez-Guzman, J. Bielak, M. Contreras, M. Masuda, H. Juárez, J. Aguirre, and G.Vasudha. (2008). Use of 3D Ground Motion Simulations in Estimating Future Economic Loss in Mexico City, 14th WCEE, Beijing, China.

 

  • Ramirez-Guzman L., M. Contreras, J. Bielak and J. Aguirre (2007). Three-Dimensional Simulation of Long-Period (T >1.5 sec) Earthquake Ground Motion in the Valley of Mexico: Basin effects, Fourth International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

  • Tu, T., H. Yu, L. Ramirez-Guzman, J. Bielak, O. Ghattas, K.L. Ma and D. O'Hallaron (2006). From Mesh Generation to Scientific Visualization: An end-to-end approach to parallel supercomputing, ACM/IEEE SC2006, Tampa, FL.

 

  • Day, S. M., J. Bielak, D. Dreger, R. Graves, S. Larsen, K. B. Olsen, A. Pitarka, and L. Ramirez-Guzman (2006). Numerical simulation of basin effects on long-period ground motion, Proceedings of the Eighth National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, CA.

 

 

Conferences (Oral Presentations)
 
  • Ramirez-Guzman, L., R. W. Graves, K.B. Olsen, O.S. Boyd, S. Hartzell, S. Ni, P.G. Somerville, R.A. Williams, and J. Zhong (2011), Magnitude Uncertainty and Ground Motion Simulations of the 1811-1812 New Madrid Earthquake Sequence, AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract S22A-07, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 5–9.

 

  • Ramirez-Guzman, L., R. W. Graves, K.B. Olsen, O.S. Boyd, S. Hartzell, S. Ni, P.G. Somerville, R.A. Williams, and J. Zhong (2011). Central United States Earthquake Ground Motion Simulation Working Group: The 1811–181 New Madrid Earthquake Sequence, Seismol. Res. Lett. 82(2), p. 275.

 

  • Ramirez-Guzman, L., O. Boyd, S. Hartzell, and R. Williams (2010). Earthquake Ground Motion Simulations in the Central United States, AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract S53D-06, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 13–18.

 

  • Ramirez-Guzman, L., R. A. Williams, O. Boyd, and S. Hartzell (2009). Earthquake Ground Motion Simulations in the Central United States, AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract S32A-07, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 15–19.

 

  • Ramirez-Guzman, L., M. Contreras, J. Bielak, and J. Aguirre (2007). The Basin Effect in the Valley of Mexico, SSA Annual Meeting, Kona, HI, April 11-13.

 

  • Sanchez-Sesma, F. J., L. Ramirez-Guzman, and F. Luzon (2004). An Approximate 3D Elastodynamic Green's Function for an Inhomogeneous Elastic Medium, AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract S12A-03, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 13-17.

 

 

Conferences (Posters)
 
  • Ramirez-Guzman, L. (2012). Inclusion of Topographic Effects in Large Scale Ground Motion Simulations Using an Octree/Quadtree Mesh Based Finite Element Approach, Seismol. Res. Lett. 83, no. 2, 423.

 

  • Boyd, O.S., Y. Zeng, A. Frankel, and L. Ramirez-Guzman (2010). Progress on Modeling Surface Deformation in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, SCEC Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, September 11–15.

 

  • Boyd, O.S., Y. Zeng, A.D. Frankel, and L. Ramirez-Guzman (2010). Crustal Deformation Modeling in the Central United States, SSA Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, April 21-23.

 

  • R. Taborda, H. Karaoglu, J. Bielak, J. Urbanic J., J. López, and L. Ramirez-Guzman (2009). Chino Hills — A highly computationally efficient 2 Hz validation exercise, SCEC Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, September 13–16.

 

  • Ramirez-Guzman L. and J. Bielak (2008). Split Node and Stress Glut Methods for Dynamic Rupture Simulations in Finite Elements, AGU Fall Meeting, Abstract S51D-1760, San Francisco, CA, December 15–19.

 

  • Ramirez-Guzman L., M. Contreras, R. Taborda, and J. Bielak (2008). Ground Motion in the Valley of Mexico: Basin effects, SSA Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, April 16–18.

 

  • Ramirez-Guzman L., Taborda R., López J., Urbanic J., Bielak J. , and O'Hallaron D. (2007). ShakeOut and its effects in Los Angeles and Oxnard areas, SCEC Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA, September 8–12.

 

  • Goto, H., L. Ramirez-Guzman, and J. Bielak (2005). A Hybrid Boundary Integral Equation and Domain Finite Element Method for Dynamic Rupture in Heterogeneous Media: Antiplane case, Abstract S53A- 1075.

 

  • Moschetti, M. P., Ramirez-Guzman, L., Hartzell, S.,Angster, S., Personius, S., and Stephenson, W., Variabilityin Earthquake GroundMotionsfromKinematic Rupture Scenarios for the Salt Lake City Segment,Wasatch Fault SSA Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, April 2013.

 

 

Project Reports
 
  • Intensity Maps Generation (2013), Project with the Secretaría de Gobernación-Instituto de Ingeniería (coPI), UNAM, México. (in spanish)

 

  • Design and Integration for the Second Phase of the Mexican Seismic Network (2013), Project with the Secretaría de Gobernación-School of Engineering and the National Seismic Service (Co-PI), UNAM, México. (in spanish)

 

 

In preparation

 

 

 

  • Ramirez-Guzman, L., M. Contreras, J. Aguirre and J. Bielak, Strong Ground Motion Simulations in Central Mexico: Basin effects in Mexico City.