Dr. Bruce E. Shaw

Lamont Research Professor, Seismology, Geology and Tectonophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia Climate School

112 Seismology
61 Route 9W
PO Box 1000
Palisades, NY 10964


Only select projects listed below
Name Start Date End Date
Developing earthquake simulators for use in seismic hazard estimates 2/1/12 1/31/16
Fault Zone Widths as a Parameter in Seismic Hazard Estimates 2/1/12 1/31/14
FESD Type I: Earthquake Fault System Dynamics 9/1/12 8/31/17
Keck CISM Project: Developing Earthquake Simulators for UCERF4 4/1/17 1/31/22
SCEC5 Research Collaboration at Columbia University 5/1/17 4/30/22
The Role of Fault Strands and Roughness in Fault and Earthquake Mechanics 9/1/10 8/31/12
Unearthing Aftershocks: Physical Simulations Statistical Models, and New Observations 2/1/15 1/31/17
SCEC5 USGS Year 3 Research Collaboration at the Columbia University 2/1/19 1/31/20
Earthquake Simulators and Next Generation Hazard Models (UCERF4): Collaborative Research with Columbia University and USGS Golden 7/1/19 6/30/21
Earthquakes and Tsunamis 9/1/19 6/30/22
IPA: Updating and Extending Scaling Analysis for the Next US National Seismic Hazard Map 6/1/20 5/31/21
Earthquake Simulators and Next Generation Hazard Models (UCERF4): Collaborative Research with Columbia University and USGS Golden 7/1/23 6/30/24
2022 SCEC-USGS Research Collaboration at Columbia University 2/1/22 1/31/24
Project SP22600: Evaluation of Repeatability of Events using Earthquake Simulators 10/1/22 9/30/23
Earthquake Simulators and Next Generation Hazard Models (UCERF4): Collaborative Research with Columbia University and USGS Golden 7/1/22 6/30/23
Supporting Regional Implementation of Integrated Climate Resilience: Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast Phase II 9/1/15 8/31/22


Only select publications listed below
Name Published Date
A physics-based earthquake simulator replicates seismic hazard statistics across California 2018
Earthquake Surface Slip-Length Data is Fit by Constant Stress Drop and is Useful for Seismic Hazard Analysis 2013
Frictional weakening and slip complexity in earthquake faults 2013
The mechanics of first order splay faulting: The strike-slip case 2010
Afterslip and aftershocks in the rate-and-state friction law 2009
Impact of Friction and Scale-Dependent Initial Stress on Radiated Energy-Moment Scaling 2006
Initiation propagation and termination of elastodynamic ruptures associated with segmentation of faults and shaking hazard 2006
Probabilities for jumping fault segment stepovers 2006
Relation between stress heterogeneity and aftershock rate in the rate-and-state model 2006
Dynamic heterogeneities versus fixed heterogeneities in earthquake models 2004
Self-organizing fault systems and self-organizing elastodynamic events on them: Geometry and the distribution of sizes of events 2004
Variation of large elastodynamic earthquakes on complex fault systems 2004
Magnitude dependence of radiated energy spectra: Far-field expressions of slip pulses in earthquake models 2003
Triggered aseismic fault slip from nearby earthquakes, static or dynamic effect? 2003
Transition regimes for growing crack populations 2002
Enhanced sensitivity of persistent events to weak forcing in dynamical and stochastic systems: Implications for climate change 2001
Slip-length scaling in large earthquakes' Observations and theory and implications for earthquake physics 2001
Existence of continuum complexity in the elastodynamics of repeated fault ruptures 2000
Experimental Evidence for Different Strain Regimes of Crack Populations in a Clay Model 1999
Post seismic response of repeating aftershocks 1998
Model quakes in the two-dimensional wave equation 1997
Slip complexity in a crustal plane model of an earthquake fault 1996
Complexity in a spatially uniform continuum fault model 1994
Dynamics of earthquake faults 1994
Prediction of large events on a dynamical model of a fault 1994
Generalized Omori law for aftershocks and foreshocks from a simple dynamics 1993
Moment spectra in a simple model of an earthquake fault 1993
Patterns of seismic activity preceding large earthquakes 1992
Intrinsic properties of a Burridge-Knopoff model of an earthquake fault 1991
Universality in selection with local perturbations in the Saffman-Taylor problem 1989
Finger narrowing under local perturbations in the Saffman-Taylor problem 1987