Michael Asten

Professor

Accepting PhD Students

1973 …2019
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Research Output 1973 2019

2019

Shear-wave velocity (Vs) to over 2 km depth as characterized through the krSPAC microtremor array method: Case study from the Seattle basin, Washington

Stephenson, W. J., Asten, M. W. & Odum, J., 1 Jan 2019, p. 4703-4707. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Shear-wave velocity in the Seattle Basin to 2 km depth characterized with the KRSPAC microtremor array method: Insights for urban basin-scale imaging

Stephenson, W. J., Asten, M. W., Odum, J. K. & Frankel, A. D., 1 May 2019, In : Seismological Research Letters. 90, 3, p. 1230-1242 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Spatially averaged coherencies (krSPAC) and Rayleigh effective-mode modeling of microtremor data from asymmetric arrays

Asten, M. W., Stephenson, W. J. & Hartzell, S., 1 May 2019, In : Geophysics. 84, 3, p. EN47-EN56 10 p.

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2018

An assessment of array types and processing algorithms for microtremor observations, via the COSMOS Blind Trials

Asten, M., Yong, A., Foti, S., Hayashi, K., Martin, A., Stephenson, W. J., Cassidy, J. F. & Coleman, J. S., 2018. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Application of the Spatial Auto-Correlation Method for Shear-Wave Velocity Studies Using Ambient Noise

Asten, M. W. & Hayashi, K., 1 Jul 2018, In : Surveys in Geophysics. 39, 4, p. 633-659 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of Site Response with Alternative Methods: A Case Study for Engineering Implications

Sisman, F. N., Askan, A. & Asten, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 175, 1, p. 257-273 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

40 Citations (Scopus)

Guidelines for the good practice of surface wave analysis: a product of the InterPACIFIC project

Foti, S., Hollender, F., Garofalo, F., Albarello, D., Asten, M., Bard, P. Y., Comina, C., Cornou, C., Cox, B., Di Giulio, G., Forbriger, T., Hayashi, K., Lunedei, E., Martin, A., Mercerat, D., Ohrnberger, M., Poggi, V., Renalier, F., Sicilia, D. & Socco, V., Jun 2018, In : Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering. 16, 6, p. 2367-2420 54 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

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Natural climate cycles of past centuries and millennia; are there implications for the next century and millennium?

Asten, M., Scafetta, N., Weiss, C. O. & Kelsey, A., 2018, p. 595-595. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

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Shear-wave velocity measurements to over 2km depth in the Seattle basin, Washington State, USA, as characterized with the krSPAC microtremor array method

Stephenson, W. J., Asten, M. & Odum, J., 2 Sep 2018. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

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Tracking the Diprotodon: microtremor passive seismic profiling as a tool for location of megafauna bone beds

Asten, M., van Huet, A. M. S. & Srivastava, D. N., 2018, p. 1-7. 7 p.

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2017

An interdisciplinary approach for regional seismic damage estimation

Askan, A., Erberik, A., Karimzadeh, S., Yakut, A., Sisman, F. N., Kilic, N. & Asten, M., Jan 2017, 16th world Conference on Earthquake: 16WCEE 2017. 12 p. 2313

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Application of the spatial auto-correlation method for site effect evaluation using ambient noise

Asten, M. & Hayashi, K., 2017, 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering: 16WCEE 2017. 12 p. 4945

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Comparisons between VS30 and spectral response for 30 sites in Newcastle, Australia, from collocated seismic cone penetrometer, active-and passive-source VS data

Volti, T., Burbidge, D., Collins, C., Asten, M., Odum, J., Stephenson, W., Pascal, C. H. & Holzschuh, J., 1 Aug 2016, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 106, 4, p. 1690-1709 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Implementation of Multi-Mode Spatial Autocorrelation (MMSPAC) Methods along the North Anatolian Fault Zone (Turkey)

Sisman, F. N., Askan, A. & Asten, M., 2016. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

International experience with passive seismic (ambient noise) methodology

Asten, M., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

55 Citations (Scopus)

InterPACIFIC project: Comparison of invasive and non-invasive methods for seismic site characterization. Part I: Intra-comparison of surface wave methods

Garofalo, F., Foti, S., Hollender, F., Bard, P. Y., Cornou, C., Cox, B. R., Ohrnberger, M., Sicilia, D., Asten, M., Di Giulio, G., Forbriger, T., Guillier, B., Hayashi, K., Martin, A., Matsushima, S., Mercerat, D., Poggi, V. & Yamanaka, H., 1 Mar 2016, In : Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 82, p. 222-240 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2015
8 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of seismic hazard in the Erzincan (Turkey) region: construction of local velocity models and evaluation of potential ground motions

Askan, A., Karimzadeh, S., Asten, M., Kilic, N., Sisman, F. N. & Erkmen, C., 2015, In : Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences. 24, 6, p. 529-565 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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The use of wavenumber normalization in computing spatially averaged coherencies (krSPAC) of microtremor data from asymmetric arrays

Asten, M. W., Stephenson, W. J. & Hartzell, S., 2015, 6th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (6ICEGE). Bradley, B. (ed.). Christchurch New Zealand: The Conference Company, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

2014
21 Citations (Scopus)

Site characterisation in north-western Turkey based on SPAC and HVSR analysis of microtremor noise

Asten, M., Askan, A., Ekincioglu, E. E., Sisman, F. N. & Ugurhan, B., 2014, In : Exploration Geophysics. 45, 2, p. 74 - 85 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The 2012 Moe earthquake and earthquake attenuation in south eastern Australia

Hoult, R. D., Amirsardari, A., Sandiford, D., Lumantarna, E., Goldsworthy, H. M., Gibson, G. M. & Asten, M., 2014, Australian Earthquake Engineering Society 2014 Conference. Anderson, S. (ed.). VIC Australia: Australian Earthquake Engineering Society, p. 25 - 36 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

The 2012 Newcastle-Sydney SPAC microtremor surveys

Volti, T. K., Collins, C. D. N., Asten, M. & Burbidge, D. R., 2014, Canberra: Geoscience Australia.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

2013
4 Citations (Scopus)

Constraining depth to basement for mineral exploration using microtremor: a demonstration study from remote inland Australia

Smith, N. R. A., Reading, A., Asten, M. & Funk, C., 2013, In : Geophysics. 78, 5, p. 227 - 242 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The Risdon Cove site: birth of a state or site of a massacre; bone of contention or future site of reconciliation

Asten, M., 2013, In : Tasmanian Historical Studies. 18, p. 103-121 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2012
7 Citations (Scopus)

Broadband rayleigh-wave dispersion curve and shear-wave velocity structure for Yucca Flat, Nevada

Schramm, K., Abbott, R., Asten, M., Bilek, S., Pancha, A. & Patton, H., 2012, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 102, 4, p. 1361 - 1372 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

Combining HVSR microtremor observations with the SPAC method for site resonance study of the Tamar Valley in Launceston (Tasmania, Australia)

Claprood, M., Asten, M. & Kristek, J., 2012, In : Geophysical Journal International. 191, 2, p. 765 - 780 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Estimate of climate sensitivity from coral records in the vicinity of the eocene oligocene cooling

Asten, M., Williams, N. (ed.) & Lambert, I. (ed.), 2012, p. 1551 - 1551. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Site characterization in Bolu and Duzce (northwestern Turkey) based on SPAC and HVSR analysis of microtremor noise

Asten, M., Yilmaz, O. (ed.), Sisman, F. N. & Askan, A., 2012, p. 1 - 4. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

The climate science debate in Australia: Science hijacked at school level

Asten, M., 1 Dec 2012, In : Energy and Environment. 23, 8, p. 1479-1481 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

The quantitative advantages of using B-field sensors in time-domain EM measurement for mineral exploration and unexploded ordnance search

Asten, M. & Duncan, A., 2012, In : Geophysics. 77, 4, p. 137 - 148 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2011
13 Citations (Scopus)

Using the SPAC microtremor method to identify 2D effects and evaluate 1D shear-wave velocity profile in valleys

Claprood, M., Asten, M. & Kristek, J., 2011, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 101, 2, p. 826 - 847 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2010

In support of science and the scientific method – Michael Asten responds

Asten, M., Apr 2010, Preview, April 2010, 145, p. 3-3 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticleOther

On climate change, the elephant, tusk and tail

Asten, M., Feb 2010, Preview, February 2010, 144, p. 3-4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticleOther

Presidents Piece

Asten, M., Apr 2010, Preview, April 2010, 145, p. 6-6 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticleOther

Site characterization in northwestern Turkey based on spatial autocorrelation technique: a comparative study on site hazard estimation

Asten, M., Moran, S. (ed.), Askan, A., Beeler, N. (ed.), Ekincioglu, E., Wong, I. (ed.), Sisman, N., Weldon, R. (ed.), Ugurhan, B., McConnell, V. (ed.) & Trehu, A. (ed.), 2010, p. 382 - 382. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

13 Citations (Scopus)

Statistical validity control on SPAC microtremor observations recorded with a restricted number of sensors

Claprood, M. & Asten, M., 2010, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 100, 2, p. 776 - 791 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2009

Analysis of ESG2006 blind-trial microtremor data using the MMSPAC method

Asten, M. & Roberts, J. C., 2009, ESG 2006: Third International Symposium On The Effects Of Surface Geology On Seismic Motion. Bard, P-Y., Chaljub, E., Cornou, C., Cotton, F. & Gueguen, P. (eds.). Paris, France: Laboratorie Central des Ponts et Chaussees, Vol. 2. p. 1221 - 1231 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Discrimination between scrap metal and buried UXO using spatial derivatives

Asten, M. W., Fogarty, S. & Duncan, A. C., 2009, In : SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts. 28, 1, p. 1469-1473 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Discrimination between scrap metal and buried UXO using spatial derivatives

Asten, M. W., Fogarty, S. & Duncan, A. C., 1 Jan 2009, 79th Society of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and Annual Meeting 2009, SEG 2009. Society of Exploration Geophysicists, p. 1469-1473 5 p. (79th Society of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and Annual Meeting 2009, SEG 2009).

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Hats off to the past, coats off to the future

Asten, M., Jun 2009, Preview, June 2009, 140, p. 5-5 1 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Maintaining our individuality while seeking strength in teamwork – I

Asten, M., Aug 2009, Preview, August 2009, 141, p. 6-6 1 p.

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Maintaining our individuality while seeking strength in teamwork – II

Asten, M., Oct 2009, Preview, October 2009, 142, p. 4-4 1 p.

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Maintaining our individuality while seeking strength in teamwork – III

Asten, M., Dec 2009, Preview, December 2009, 143, p. 3-3 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticleOther

1 Citation (Scopus)

On the time-domain electromagnetic response of a conductive permeable sphere

Asten, M., 2009, In : Journal of Applied Geophysics. 67, p. 63 - 65 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

26 Citations (Scopus)

Site characterization for urban seismic hazards in lower Manhattan, New York City, from microtremor array analysis

Stephenson, W., Hartzell, S., Frankel, A., Asten, M., Carver, D. L. & Kim, W. Y., 2009, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 36, 3, p. 1 - 5 5 p.

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