Publications 

  1. Florez, M.A., G.A. Prieto (2019) Controlling Factors of Seismicity and Geometry in Double Seismic Zones. Geophys. Res. Lett. 46. doi.org/10.1029/2018GL081168 (PDF)

  2. Chang, Y., L.M. Warren, L. Zhu, G.A. Prieto (2019). Earthquake focal mechanisms and stress field for the intermediate‐depth Cauca cluster, Colombia. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 124. doi.org/10.1029/2018JB016804. (PDF)

  3. Inzunza, D.A., G.A. Montalva, F. Leyton, G.A. Prieto, S. Ruiz (2019), Shallow Ambient-Noise 3D Tomography in the Concepción Basin, Chile: Implications for Low-Frequency Ground Motions. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 109(1), 75-86. (PDF

  4. Chen, G., G.A. Prieto, A. Al-Enezi, F. Al-Jeri, J. Al-Qazweeni, H. Kamal, S. Kuleli, A. Mordret, O. Büyüköztürk, M.N. Toksöz  (2018). Ground motion in Kuwait from regional and local earthquakes: Potential effects on tall buildings. Pure App. Geophys. 175. 4183-4195 (PDF

  5. Florez, M. A., G. A. Prieto (2017), Precise relative earthquake depth determination using array processing techniques, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122, 4559-4571. (PDF)

  6. Mordret, A., Sun, H., Prieto, G. A., Toksöz, M. N., & Büyüköztürk, O. (2017). Continuous Monitoring of High‐Rise Buildings Using Seismic Interferometry. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 107(6), 2759-2773. (PDF)

  7. Chang, Y., Warren, L. M., & Prieto, G. A. (2017). Precise Locations for Intermediate‐Depth Earthquakes in the Cauca Cluster, Colombia. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 107(6), 2649-2663. (PDF)

  8. Prieto, G.A., B. Froment, C. Yu, P. Poli, R. Abercrombie. (2017) Earthquake rupture below the brittle-ductile transition in continental lithospheric mantle. Science Advances 3, e1602642 (PDF).

  9. Agurto-Detzel, H., M. Bianchi, G. A. Prieto, and M. Assumpção (2017), Earthquake source properties of a shallow induced seismic sequence in SE Brazil, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122, 2784-2797. (PDF).

  10. Sun, H. A. Mordret, G.A. Prieto, N Toksöz, O. Büyüköztürk (2017). Bayesian Characterization of Buildings using Seismic Interferometry on ambient vibrations. Mech. Syst. and Sig. Proc. v85. 468-486.  (PDF)

  11. Poli, P., G.A. Prieto (2016), Global rupture parameters for deep and intermediate-depth earthquakes, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth. 121.  (PDF).

  12. Mordret, A. , T.D. Mikesell, C. Harig, B.P. Lipovsky and G.A. Prieto. (2016). Monitoring southwest Greenland’s ice sheet melt with ambient seismic noise. Science Advances. 2(5) e1501538.  (PDF)

  13. Poli, P., G. A. Prieto, E. Rivera, S. Ruiz (2016). Earthquakes initiation and thermal shear instability in the Hindu‐Kush intermediate‐depth nestGeophys. Res. Lett. , 43, 1537–1542. (PDF)

  14. Poli, P., G. A. Prieto, C.Q. Yu, M. Florez, H. Agurto-Detzel, T.D. Mikesell, G. Chen, V. Dionicio, P. Pedraza (2016). Complex rupture of the M6. 3 2015 March 10 Bucaramanga earthquake: evidence of strong weakening processGeophys. J. Int. 205(2), 988-994. (PDF)

  15. Syracuse, E. M., Maceira, M., Prieto, G.A., Zhang, H., & Ammon, C. J. (2016). Multiple plates subducting beneath Colombia, as illuminated by seismicity and velocity from the joint inversion of seismic and gravity dataEarth and Planetary Science Letters. 444, 139-149. (PDF)

  16. Chiarabba, C., P De Gori, C Faccenna, F Speranza, D Seccia, V Dionicio, G. A. Prieto (2015). Subduction system and flat slab beneath the Eastern Cordillera of ColombiaGeochem. Geophys. Geosyst. , 16. . (PDF)

  17. Poli, P, G.A. Prieto (2014). Global and along‐strike variations of source duration and scaling for intermediate‐depth and deep‐focus earthquakesGeophys. Res. Lett. 43 (23) pp., 8315--8324 doi:10.1002/ 2014GL061916  (PDF)

  18. MA Denolle, EM Dunham, G.A. Prieto, GC Beroza. (2014). Strong ground motion prediction using virtual earthquakes Science. 343 (6169) 399-403. doi:10.1126/science.1245678. (PDF)

  19. Prieto, G.A., M Florez, SA Barrett, GC Beroza, P Pedraza, JF Blanco, E. Poveda (2013). Seismic evidence for thermal runaway during intermediate‐depth earthquake ruptureGeophys. Res. Lett. 40 (23), 6064-6068. doi:10.1002/2013GL058109. (PDF)

  20. Lawrence, J. F., M. Denolle, K. J. Seats, G.A. Prieto (2013). A numeric evaluation of attenuation from ambient noise correlation functions. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth , 118, doi:10.1002/2012JB009513 (PDF)

  21. Frank, W., N. Shapiro, V. Kostoglodov, A. Husker, J. Payero, M. Campillo, G.A. Prieto (2013). Low-frequency earthquakes in the Mexican Sweet SpotGeophys. Res. Lett. doi:10.1002/grl.50561. (PDF)

  22. Denolle, M. A., E. M. Dunham, G. A. Prieto, and G. C. Beroza (2013), Ground motion prediction of realistic earthquake sources using the ambient seismic fieldJ. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, doi:10.1029 /2012JB009603. (PDF)

  23. Prieto, G.A. (2012). Imaging the Deep Earth. Science 338, 1037. doi: 10.1126/science.1231290. (Summary Reprint Full)

  24. Prieto, G.A., G.C. Beroza, S.A. Barrett, G.A. López, M. Florez (2012). Earthquake nests as natural laboratories for the study of intermediate-depth earthquake mechanics. Tectonophys. 570-571, 42–56. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2012.07.019. (PDF)

  25. Seats, K.J., J.F., Lawrence, G.A. Prieto (2012) Improved ambient noise correlation functions using Welch's method. Geophys. J. Int. 188, 513–523. doi: 10.1111/ j.1365- 246X.2011.05263.x (PDF)

  26. Prieto, G. A., M. Denolle, J. F. Lawrence, G. C. Beroza (2011) On amplitude information carried by the ambient seismic field. Comptes rendus geoscience. Thematic Issue: Imaging and Monitoring with Seismic Noise. 343, 600-614. (PDF)

  27. Lawrence, J. F., G. A. Prieto, (2011).  Attenuation tomography in the western United States from ambient seismic noiseJ. Geophys. Res. 116, B06302, doi:10.1029/ 2010JB007836. (PDF)

  28. Baltay, A., S. Ide, G. A. Prieto, G. C. Beroza (2011)  Variability in earthquake stress drop and apparent stressGeophys. Res. Lett. 38, L06303, doi:10.1029/ 2011GL046698. (PDF)

  29. Kane, D. L., G. A. Prieto, F. L. Vernon, P. M. Shearer (2011),  Quantifying Seismic Source Parameter Uncertainties, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 101 (2), pp. 535-543, doi:10.1785/0120100166. (PDF)

  30. Prieto, G. A., J. F. Lawrence and A. I Chung M. D. Kohler (2010),  Impulse Response of Civil Structures from Ambient Noise AnalysisBull. Seism. Soc. Am., 100 (5A), pp. 2322-2328, doi:10.1785/0120090285. (PDF)

  31. Baltay, A., G. Prieto, and G. C. Beroza (2010),  Radiated seismic energy from coda measurements and no scaling in apparent stress with seismic momentJ. Geophys. Res., 115, B08314, doi:10.1029/2009JB006736. (PDF)

  32. Elipot, S., R. Lumpkin, G. A. Prieto. (2010)  Inertial Oscillation modification by mesoscale vorticityJ. Geophys. Res., 115, C09010, doi:10.1029/2009JC005679. (PDF)

  33. Prieto, G. A., J. F. Lawrence, G. C. Beroza. (2009),  Anelastic Earth Structure from the Coherency of the Ambient Seismic FieldJ. Geophys. Res., 114, B07303, doi:10.1029/2008JB006067. (PDF)

  34. Prieto, G. A., R. L. Parker, F. L. Vernon. (2009), A Fortran 90 library for multitaper spectrum analysisComputers and Geosciences, 35, pp. 1701-1710. doi:10.1016/ j.cageo.2008.06.007. (PDF)

  35. Prieto, G. A., G. C. Beroza. (2008),  Earthquake Ground Motion Prediction Using the Ambient Seismic FieldGeophys. Res. Lett., 35, L14304, doi:10.1029/2008GL034428. (PDF)

  36. Ma, S, G. A. Prieto, G. C. Beroza. (2008), Testing Community Velocity Models for Southern California Using the Ambient Seismic FieldBull. Seism. Soc. Am., 98, (6), pp. 2694-2714, doi: 10.1785 /0120080947. (PDF)

  37. Prieto, G. A., R. L. Parker, D. J. Thomson, F. L. Vernon, and R. L. Graham (2007), Reducing the bias of multitaper spectrum estimatesGeophys. J. Int.,171, 1269-1281. doi: 10.1111/j.1365- 246X.2007.03592.x. (PDF)

  38. Prieto, G. A., D. J. Thomson, F. L. Vernon, P. M. Shearer and R. L. Parker (2007),  Confidence intervals of earthquake source parametersGeophys. J. Int., 168, 1227-1234. doi: 10.1111/j.1365- 246X.2006.03257.x. (PDF)

  39. Prieto, G. A., R. L. Parker, F. L. Vernon, P. M. Shearer and D. J. Thomson (2006),  Uncertainties in earthquake source spectrum estimation using empirical Green functionsEarthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting, Abercrombie, McGarr, Kanamori, and di Toro eds. AGU Geophys. Monograph 170, pp. 69-74. doi : 10.1029/170GM08. (PDF)

  40. Shearer, P. M., G. A. Prieto, and E. Hauksson (2006),  Comprehensive analysis of earthquake source spectra in southern CaliforniaJ. Geophys. Res., 111, B06303, doi:10.1029/2005JB003979. (PDF)

  41. Prieto, G. A., P. M. Shearer, F. L. Vernon, D. Kilb. (2004),  Earthquake source scaling and self-similarity estimation from stacking P and S spectraJ. Geophys. Res., 109, B08310, doi 10.1029/2004JB003084. (PDF)

In Review / Preparation

  1. Chao, K., Z. Peng, W.B. Frank, G.A. Prieto, K. Obara (2019). Isolated Triggered Tremor Spots in South America: Southern Chile, Ecuador, and Central Colombia. Seism. Res. Lett.

  2. Gu, C., U. Mok, Y.M. Marzouk, G. Prieto, F. Sheibani, J.B. Evans, and B.H. Hager (2019) Bayesian waveform-based calibration of high-pressure acoustic emission systems. Submitted to Geophys. J. Int

Conference Papers

  1. Chao, K., G.A. Prieto, J. Du (2016), Source parameters of repeating microseismic events during hydraulic fracturing operations, Annual Meeting of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Dubai, UAE, 26-28, Sept. 2016 (PDF)

  2. Fincke, J.R., M. Feigin, G.A. Prieto, X. Zhang, B. Anthony (2016), Towards ultrasound travel time tomography for quantifying human limb geometry and material properties. In Medical Imaging 2016: Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography Ed. Neb Duric, Brecht Heyde, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9790 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2016). 90901S. (PDF)

  3. Prieto, G. A., F. L. Vernon, T. G. Masters, and D. J. Thomson. (2005), Multitaper Wigner-Ville Spectrum for Detecting Dispersive Signals from Earthquake Records. Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, pp 938-941, Pacific Grove, CA. (PDF)

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