Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Rengin Gök

Research Scientist
Atmospheric, Earth and Energy Division


 +1 925-423-1563


DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Geophysics
Bogazici University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute - Istanbul, Turkey
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M.Sc. Geophysics
Bogazici University, Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute - Istanbul, Turkey
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B.Sc.
Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
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Research Interests

Seismic hazard, regional wave propagation and attenuation, velocity structure of lithosphere, receiver functions, surface wave dispersion, earthquake source spectra, moment magnitudes, coda waves, earthquake scaling, 3-D velocity tomography.


Publications

W. R. Walter, S.-H. Yoo, K. Mayeda, and R. Gök (2017) Earthquake stress via event ratio levels: Application to the 2011 and 2016 Oklahoma seismic sequences, Geophysical Research Letters 44 (7): 3147–3155, APR 16 2017 Earthquake stress via event ratio levels: Application to the 2011 and 2016 Oklahoma seismic sequences 0094-8276;1944-8007 WOS:000400186500021

Tuna Onur, Rengin Gök, Wathiq Abdulnaby, Hanan Mahdi, Nazar M. S. Numan, Haydar Al-Shukri, Ammar M. Shakir, Hussein K. Chlaib, Taher H. Ameen, and Najah A. Abd (2017) A comprehensive earthquake catalog for Iraq in terms of moment magnitude, Seismological Research Letters 88 (3): 798–811

R. Gök, A. Kaviani, E. M. Matzel, M. E. Pasyanos, K. Mayeda, G. Yetirmishli, I. El-Hussain, A. Al-Amri, F. Al-Jeri, T. Godoladze, D. Kalafat, E. A. Sandvol, and W. R. Walter (2016) Moment Magnitudes of Local/Regional Events from 1D Coda Calibrations in the Broader Middle East Region, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 106 (5): 1926–1938, OCT 2016 Moment Magnitudes of Local/Regional Events from 1D Coda Calibrations in the Broader Middle East Region 0037-1106;1943-3573 WOS:000388365100002

M. E. Pasyanos, R. Gök and W. R. Walter (2016) 2D Variations in Coda Amplitudes in the Middle East, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 106 (5): 1915–1925, OCT 2016 2D Variations in Coda Amplitudes in the Middle East 0037-1106;1943-3573 WOS:000388365100001

A. Pitarka, R. Gök, G. Yetirmishli, S. Ismayilova, and R. Mellors (2016) Ground Motion Modeling in the Eastern Caucasus, Pure and Applied Geophysics 173 (8): 2791–2801, AUG 2016 Ground Motion Modeling in the Eastern Caucasus 0033-4553;1420-9136 WOS:000381406600014

A. Kaviani, E. Sandvol, X. Bao, G. Ruempker, and R. Gök (2015) The structure of the crust in the Turkish-Iranian Plateau and Zagros using Lg Q and velocity, Geophysical Journal International 200 (2): 125–1266, FEB 2015 The structure of the crust in the Turkish-Iranian Plateau and Zagros using Lg Q and velocity 0956-540X;1365-246X WOS:000350042400039

R. J. Mellors, J. Jackson, S. Myers, R. Gök, K. Priestley, G. Yetirmishli, N. Turkelli, and T. Godoladze (2012) Deep Earthquakes beneath the Northern Caucasus: Evidence of Active or Recent Subduction in Western Asia (vol 102, pg 862, 2012), Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 102 (3) 1288, JUN 2012 Deep Earthquakes beneath the Northern Caucasus: Evidence of Active or Recent Subduction in Western Asia (vol 102, pg 862, 2012) 0037-1106 WOS:000304870500028

S. Al-Hashmi, R. Gök, K. Al-Toubi, Y. Al-Shijbi, I. El-Hussain, and A. J. Rodgers (2011) Seismic velocity structure at the southeastern margin of the Arabian Peninsula, Geophysical Journal International 186 (2): 782–792, AUG 2011 Seismic velocity structure at the southeastern margin of the Arabian Peninsula 0956-540X;1365-246X WOS:000292742700031

R. Gök, R. J. Mellors, E. Sandvol, M. Pasyanos, T. Hauk, R. Takedatsu, G. Yetirmishli, U. Teoman, N. Turkelli, T. Godoladze, and Z. Javakishvirli (2011) Lithospheric velocity structure of the Anatolian plateau-Caucasus-Caspian region, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 116, MAY 7 2011 Lithospheric velocity structure of the Anatolian plateau-Caucasus-Caspian region 2169-9313;2169-9356 WOS:000290410900001

J. Julia, A. A. Nyblade, R. Durrheim, L. Linzer, R. Gök, P. Dirks, and W. Walter (2009) Source Mechanisms of Mine-Related Seismicity, Savuka Mine, South Africa, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 99 (5): 2801–2814, OCT 1 2009 Source Mechanisms of Mine-Related Seismicity, Savuka Mine, South Africa 0037-1106 WOS:000270857800012

R. Gök, L. Hutchings, K. Mayeda, and D. Kalafat (2009) Source Parameters for 1999 North Anatolian Fault Zone Aftershocks, Pure and Applied Geophysics 166 (4): 547–566, APR 2009 Source Parameters for 1999 North Anatolian Fault Zone Aftershocks 0033-4553 WOS:000266143600002

P. Morasca, K. Mayeda, R. Gök, W. S. Phillips, and L. Malagnini (2008) Coda and direct-wave attenuation tomography in northern Italy, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 98 (4): 1936–1946, AUG 2008 Coda and direct-wave attenuation tomography in northern Italy 0037-1106 WOS:000258262100023

R. Gök, H. Mahdi, H. Al-Shukri, and A. J. Rodgers (2008) Crustal structure of Iraq from receiver functions and surface wave dispersion: implications for understanding the deformation history of the Arabian-Eurasian collision, Geophysical Journal International 172 (3) 1179–1187, MAR 2008 Crustal structure of Iraq from receiver functions and surface wave dispersion: implications for understanding the deformation history of the Arabian-Eurasian collision 0956-540X WOS:000252965800022

M. E. Pasyanos, H. Tkalcic, R. Gök, A. Al-Enezi, and A. J. Rodgers (2007) Seismic structure of Kuwait, Geophysical Journal International 170 (1) 299–312, JUL 2007 Seismic structure of Kuwait 0956-540X WOS:000247606400022

R. Gök, M. E. Pasyanos, and E. Zor (2007) Lithospheric structure of the continent-continent collision zone: eastern Turkey, Geophysical Journal International 169 (3) 1079–1088, JUN 2007 Lithospheric structure of the continent-continent collision zone: eastern Turkey 0956-540X WOS:000247205400021

A. Akinci, L. Malagnini, R. B. Herrmann, R. Gök, and M. B. Sorensen (2006) Ground motion scaling in the Marmara region, Turkey, Geophysical Journal International 166 (2) 635–651, AUG 2006 Ground motion scaling in the Marmara region, Turkey 0956-540X WOS:000239004900012

W. R. Walter, K. Mayeda, R. Gök, A. Hofstetter, R. Abercrombie, A. McGarr, G. DiToro, and H. Kanamori (2006) The scaling of seismic energy with moment: Simple models compared with observations, Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting 170, 25–41, 2006 The scaling of seismic energy with moment: Simple models compared with observations 0065-8448;978-0-87590-435-1 WOS:000245892400004

K. Mayeda, R. Gök, W. Walter, and A. Hofstetter (2005) Evidence for non-constant energy/moment scaling from coda-derived source spectra, Geophysical Research Letters 32 (10): MAY 21 2005 Evidence for non-constant energy/moment scaling from coda-derived source spectra 0094-8276;1944-8007 WOS:000229584800003

J. Xie, R. Gök, J. Ni, and Y. Aoki (2004) Lateral variations of crustal seismic attenuation along the INDEPTH profiles in Tibet from Lg Q inversion, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 109, B10, OCT 21 2004 Lateral variations of crustal seismic attenuation along the INDEPTH profiles in Tibet from Lg Q inversion 2169-9313;2169-9356 WOS:000224878500003

R. Gök, E. Sandvol, N. Turkelli, D. Seber, and M. Barazangi (2003) Sn attenuation in the Anatolian and Iranian plateau and surrounding regions, Geophysical Research Letters 30 (24): NOV 22 2003 Sn attenuation in the Anatolian and Iranian plateau and surrounding regions 0094-8276 WOS:000186898300001

E. Sandvol, N. Turkelli, E. Zor, R. Gök, T. Bekler, C. Gurbuz, D. Seber, and M. Barazangi (2003) Shear wave splitting in a young continent-continent collision: An example from Eastern Turkey, Geophysical Research Letters 30 (24): SEP 10 2003 Shear wave splitting in a young continent-continent collision: An example from Eastern Turkey 0094-8276 WOS:000189016500001

R. Gök, J. Ni, M. West, E. Sandvol, D. Wilson, R. Aster, W. Baldridge, S. Grand, W. Gao, F. Tilmann, and S. Semken (2003) Shear wave splitting and mantle flow beneath LA RISTRA, Geophysical Research Letters 30, 12 JUN 19 2003 Shear wave splitting and mantle flow beneath LA RISTRA 0094-8276 WOS:000183743100001

R. Gök, N. Turkelli, E. Sandvol, D. Seber, and M. Barazangi (2000) Regional wave propagation in Turkey and surrounding regions, Geophysical Research Letters 27 (3): 429–432, FEB 1 2000 Regional wave propagation in Turkey and surrounding regions 0094-8276 WOS:000085204900034


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