Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Sean Ford

Research Scientist
Atmospheric, Earth and Energy Division

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Ph.D. Geophysics
University of California at Berkeley
M.S. Geophysics
Arizona State University, Tempe
B.S. Geophysics
University of California at Berkeley

Research Interests

Explosion source phenomenology, seismic attenuation, aftershock statistics, neotectonics, and the deep earth.

Selected Publications

Ford, S. R., D. S. Dreger, and W. R. Walter (2009), "Source analysis of the Memorial Day explosion, Kimchaek, North Korea," Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L21304 (2009).

Ford, S.R., D.S. Dreger, and W.R. Walter (2009), "Identifying isotropic events using a regional moment tensor inversion, " J. Geophys. Res., 114, B01306 (2009).

Ford, S.R., D. Dreger, and W.R. Walter (2008), "Source Characterization of the August 6, 2007 Crandall Canyon Mine Seismic Event in Central Utah, " Seis. Res. Lett. 79:637-644 (2008).

Ford, S.R., Dreger, D.S., Mayeda, K., Walter, W.R., Malagnini, L., and W.S. Phillips (2008), "Regional attenuation method comparison for Northern California," Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., 98:2033-46 (2008).

Dreger, D., S.R. Ford, and W.R. Walter, "Source analysis of the Crandall Canyon, Utah mine collapse, " Science, 321:217 (2008).

Ford, S.R., Garnero, E.J., and A.K. McNamara (2006), "A strong lateral shear velocity gradient and anisotropy heterogeneity in the lowermost mantle beneath the southern Pacific," J. Geophys. Res., 11, B03306 (2006).

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