Shamita Das

Shamita Das

Emeritus Professor
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 272015

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72. Liu, C., A. Bizzarri, S. Das (2014) Progression of spontaneous in-plane shear faults from sub-Rayleigh to compressional wave rupture speeds, J. Geophys. Res., 119(11), doi:10.1002/2014JB011187.


71. Twardzik, C., S. Das, R. Madariaga (2014) Inversion for the physical parameters that control the source dynamics of the 2004 Parkfield earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., 119(9), 7010-7027, DOI: 10.1002/2014JB011238


70. Bizzari, A., S. Das (2012) Mechanics of 3-D shear cracks between Rayleigh and shear wave speeds, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett, 357-358, 397-404, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.09.053


69. Twardzik, C., Madariaga, S. Das, S. Custodio (2012) Robust features of the source process for the 2004 Parkfield, California, earthquake from strong-motion seismograms, Geophys. J. Intl., 191, 1245-1254.


68. Singh, S., N. Hananto, M. Mukti, D.P. Robinson, S. Das, A. Chauhan, H. Carton, B. Gratacos, S. Midnet, Y. Djajadihardja, H. Harjone (2011) Aseismic zone and fault segmentation associated with a deep subducted seamount in Sumatra, Nature Geosciences, 4 (May 2011 issue), 308-311.


65. Robinson, D.P., S. Das, M.P. Searle (2010) Earthquake fault superhighways, Tectonophysics, 493, 236-243.


62. Das, S. (2007) The need to study speed, Science, 317, 905-906.


61. Robinson, D. P., C. Brough, S. Das (2006) The Mw 7.8 2001 Kunlunshan earthquake: Extreme rupture speed variability and effect of fault geometry, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B08303, doi:10.1029/2005JB004137.


60. Robinson, D. P., S. Das, A. B. Watts (2006) Earthquake rupture stalled by subducting fracture zone, Science, 312(5777), 1203-1205.


57. Das, S. (2004) Seismicity Gaps and the Shape of the Seismic Zone in the Banda Sea Region from Relocated Hypocenters, J. Geophys. Res., 109(B12), doi:10.1029/2004JB003192.


52. Henry, C. , S. Das, (2002) The Mw 8.2 February 17, 1996 Biak, Indonesia earthquake: Rupture history, aftershocks and fault plane properties, J. Geophys. Res., 107(B11), 2312, doi:10.1029/2001JB000796,2002.


48. Henry, C., S. Das (2001) Aftershock zones of large shallow earthquakes: Fault dimensions, aftershock area expansion, and scaling relations, Geophys. J. Intl., 147, 272-293.


47. Robinson, D. P., C. Henry, S. Das, J. H. Woodhouse (2001) Simultaneous rupture along two conjugate planes of the Wharton Basin earthquake, Science, 292, 1145-1148.

[See also perspectives article on this paper:  Perspectives: “Indian ocean actively deforms”, by C. Deplus, 2001, Science, 292, 1850-1851.]


46. Das, S., H.-J. Schöffel (2000) Accurate earthquake locations under Indonesia: implications for Wadati-Benioff zone shape, mantle dynamics and deep earthquake mechanism, in Problems in Geophysics for the New Millennium, Editrice Compositori, Bologna, Italy, 47-72.


45. Henry, C., S. Das, J. H. Woodhouse (2000) The great March 25, 1998 Antarctic Plate earthquake: Moment tensor and rupture history, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 16,097-16,119.


44. Das, S., H.-J. Schöffel, F. Gilbert (2000) Mechanism of slab thickening near 670 km under Indonesia, Res. Lett., 27, 831-834.


43. Campus, P., S. Das (2000) Comparison of the rupture and radiation characteristics of intermediate and deep earthquakes, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 6177-6189.


41. Schöffel, H-J.,  S. Das (1999) Fine details of the Wadati-Benioff zone under Indonesia and its geodynamic implications, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 13101-13114.


40. Pegler, G., S. Das (1998) An enhanced image of the Pamir – Hindu Kush seismic zone obtained from relocated earthquake hypocenters, Geophys. J. Intl., 134, 573-595.


35. Pegler, G., S. Das (1996) Analysis of the relationship between seismic moment and fault length for large crustal strike-slip earthquakes between 1977-92, Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 905-908.


34. Das, S., P. Suhadolc (1996) On the inverse problem for earthquake rupture. The Haskell-type source model, Geophys. Res., 101, 5725-5738.


30. Das, S. (1992) Reactivation of an oceanic fracture by the Macquarie Ridge earthquake of 1989, Nature, 357, 150-153.


29. Das, S., B. V. Kostrov (1990) Inversion for slip rate history and distribution on fault with stabilizing constraints –The 1986 Andreanof Islands earthquake,  J. Geophys. Res., 95, 6899-6913.


26. Das, S. , B. V. Kostrov (1988) An investigation of the complexity of the earthquake source time function using dynamic models, J. Geophys. Res., 93, 8035-8050.


15. Das, S., C.H. Scholz, (1983) Why large earthquakes do not nucleate at shallow depth, Nature, 305, 621-623.


10. Das, S., C.H. Scholz (1981) Off-fault aftershock clusters caused by shear stress increase?, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 71, 1669-1675.


7. Das, S. (1980) A numerical method for determination of source time functions for general three-dimensional rupture propagation, Geophys. J. R. astr. Soc., 62, 591-604.


5. Das, S., K. Aki (1977) Fault plane with barriers: A versatile earthquake model, Geophys. Res., 82, 5658-5670.


4. Das, S., K. Aki (1977) A numerical study of spontaneous rupture propagation, Geophys. J. R. astr. Soc., 50, 643-668.


1. Das, S. and J. Filson (1975) On the tectonics of Asia, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 28 (2), 241.


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