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2010 Student Award Winners

The SSA Student Presentation Awards recognize excellence in student poster presentations or talks at the annual meeting. This year the award is given to up to 15% of the number of students presenting at the annual meeting whose presentations meet absolute criteria that cover the quality of both content and presentation. The 2010 SSA Student Presentation Awards were given based on evaluation by the Student Award subcommittee, made up of Thomas Pratt (chair), Elizabeth Barnett, Chris Cramer, Lee Liberty, Morgan Moschetti, Justin Rubenstein, Lara Wagner, Ray Willeman, and Lorraine Wolf. From among a total of about 80 student presentations at the 2010 SSA Annual Meeting, the subcommittee chose the following 12 for recognition:

[Photo of Biniam Beyene Asmerom]Biniam Beyene Asmerom
University of Memphis Center for Earthquake Research and Information

Lateral Crustal Velocity Variations in the Andean Foreland in San Juan, Argentina, Determined with the JHD Analysis and 3D P and S Velocity Inversion

B. B. Asmerom, J.-M. Chiu, J. Pujol, and R. Smalley

[Photo of Annemarie Baltay]Annemarie Baltay
Stanford University

Energetic and Enervated Earthquakes: Real Scatter in Apparent Stress and Implications for Ground Motion Prediction

A. S. Baltay; G. Prieto, S. Ide, and G. C. Beroza

[Photo of Kevin Eagar]Kevin Eagar
Arizona State University

P-to-S receiver function imaging of the crust beneath the High Lava Plains of Eastern Oregon

K. C. Eagar, M. J. Fouch, D. E. James, R. W. Carlson, and the High Lava Plains Seismic Working Group

[Photo of Shaun Finn]Shaun Finn
Boise State University

Insights into Active Deformation of Southern Prince William Sound, Alaska, from New High-Resolution Seismic Data

S. P. Finn, L. M. Liberty, P. J. Haeussler, and T. L. Pratt

[Photo of Abhijit Ghosh]Abhijit Ghosh
University of Washington Seattle

Toward a Unified View of Tremor Distribution in Space and Time

A. Ghosh, J. E. Vidale, J. R. Sweet, K. C. Creager, A. G. Wech, and H. Houston

[Photo of Jessica Griffin]Jessica Griffin
Purdue University

Modeling of Three-Dimensional Regional Velocity Structure Using Wide-angle Seismic Data from the Hi-CLIMB Experiment in Tibet

J. D. Griffin, R.L. Nowack, T. L. Tseng, W. P. Chen

[Photo of Nicolas Kuehn]Nicolas Kuehn
University of Potsdam

A Bayesian Ground Motion Model for Estimating the Covariance Structure of Ground Motion Intensity Parameters

N. M. Kuehn, C. Riggelsen, F. Scherbaum, and T. I. Allen

[Photo of Jonathan MacCarthy]Jonathan MacCarthy
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Tomographic Imaging of the Upper Mantle beneath the Colorado Rocky Mountains from Simultaneous Joint Inversion of Teleseismic Body Wave Residuals and Bouguer Gravity

J. K. MacCarthy, R. C. Aster, S. M. Hansen, and K. G. Dueker

[Photo of Christopher Madden]Christopher Madden
Oregon State University Corvallis

Late Quaternary Shortening and Earthquake Chronology of an Active Fault in the Kashmir Basin, Northwest Himalaya

C. Madden, D. Trench, A. Meigs, S. Ahmad, M. I. Bhat, and J. D. Yule

[Photo of Frederick Pearce]Frederick Pearce
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Imaging with Scattered Teleseismic Waves: Data, Method, and Application to the Hellenic Subduction Zone

F. D. Pearce and S. Rondenay

[Photo of Brandon Schmandt]Brandon Schmandt
University of Oregon Eugene

Seismic Evidence for Fossil Subduction and Small-scale Convection beneath the Northwestern U.S.

B. Schmandt and E. Humphreys

[Photo of Amanda Thomas]Amanda Thomas
University of California Berkeley

Tidal Triggering of LFEs near Parkfield, CA

A. T. Thomas, R. Burgmann, and D. Shelly

Last Modified: 2013 May 24