Non-Linear Geophysics/Statistical Seismology
Ph.D. Cornell University, 2002
Office: BGS 1080
Phone: 519-661-2111 x.84212
Earthquake physics and statistics. Temporal and
spatial scaling properties of earthquakes and aftershocks. Earthquake
hazard assessment and forecasting. Large-scale computer simulations of
seismicity. Applications of continuum damage mechanics to fracture
processes in solids, rocks, and the Earth crust. Planetary geodynamics.
Self-organized critical behavior in nonlinear dissipative complex
R. Shcherbakov and D.L.
Turcotte, "Scaling properties of the Parkfield aftershock sequence",
Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 94 (2006) S376-384.
Shcherbakov, G. Yakovlev, D.L. Turcotte, and J.B. Rundle, "Model for
the distribution of aftershock interoccurrence times", Phys. Rev.
Lett., 95, Art. No. 218501 (2005).
R. Shcherbakov, D.L. Turcotte, and J.B. Rundle, "Aftershock statistics", Pure Appl. Geophys. 162 (2005) 1051-1076.
Shcherbakov, D.L. Turcotte, and J.B. Rundle, "A generalized Omori's
law for earthquake aftershock decay", Geophys. Res. Lett., 31 (2004)
R. Shcherbakov and D.L. Turcotte, "A modified form of Bath's law", Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 94(5) (2004) 1968-1975.
R. Shcherbakov and D.L. Turcotte, "Damage and self-similarity in fracture", Theor. Appl. Fract. Mech., 39 (2003) 245-258.
Earth Sciences 2220A - Environmental and Exploration Geophysics I
Earth Sciences 4421B - Physics of the Earth II
Geophysics 9531 - Computer Modelling of Natural Processes
I am currently looking for students to work with in
the areas of the physics of earthquakes, computer simulation of
seismicity, continuum damage and fracture mechanics, earthquake
forecasting, planetary geophysics, and simulation of complex non-linear