Michael Asten

Professor

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1973 …2019
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2019
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
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.

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2016
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.

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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.

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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

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.

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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

10 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

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.

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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2008
21 Citations (Scopus)

A study of near source effects in array-based (SPAC) microtremor surveys

Roberts, J. C. & Asten, M., 2008, In : Geophysical Journal International. 174, 1, p. 159 - 177 19 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)

Comparisons of shear-wave slowness in the Santa Clara Valley, California using blind interpretations of data from invasive and noninvasive methods

Boore, D. M. & Asten, M., 2008, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 98, 4, p. 1983 - 2003 21 p.

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2007
8 Citations (Scopus)

Fast approximate EM induction modeling of metallic and UXO targets using a permeable prism

Asten, M. & Duncan, A. C., 2007, In : Journal of Applied Geophysics. 61, 3-4, p. 235 - 242 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Further investigation over Quaternary silts using the spatial autocorrelation (SPAC) and horizontal to vertical spectral ratio (HVSR) microtremor methods

Roberts, J. C. & Asten, M., 2007, In : Exploration Geophysics. 38, 3, p. 175-183 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Generic theoretical formulae for estimating site effects

Tsang, H-H., Lam, N. T. K., Asten, M. W. & Lo, S. H., Jan 2007, In : WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development. 3, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Microtremor methods applied to groundwater studies

Sorensen, C. & Asten, M., 2007, In : Exploration Geophysics. 38, 2, p. 125-131 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2006
14 Citations (Scopus)

Generic approach for modelling earthquake hazard

Lam, N., Venkatesan, S., Wilson, J., Asten, M., Roberts, J. C., Chandler, A. & Tsang, H-H., 2006, In : Advances in Structural Engineering. 9, 1, p. 67 - 82 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

105 Citations (Scopus)

On bias and noise in passive seismic data from finite circular array data processed using SPAC methods

Asten, M., 2006, In : Geophysics. 71, 6, p. V153 - V162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2005
3 Citations (Scopus)

An assessment of information on the shear-velocity profile at Coyote Creek, San Jose, from SPAC processing of microtremor array data

Asten, M., 2005, In : U.S Geological Survey; Open File Report. 2005-1169, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of Shear-Velocity profiles of unconsolidated sediments near the Coyote Borehole (CCOC) measured with fourteen invasive and non-invasive methods

Asten, M. & Boore, D. M., 2005, In : U.S Geological Survey; Open File Report. 2005-1169, 1, p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating the shear velocity profile of Quaternary silts using microtremor array (SPAC) measurements

Roberts, J. C. & Asten, M., 2005, In : Exploration Geophysics. 36, 1, p. 34-40 7 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Shear-wave Velocity profile for Holocene sediments measured from Microtremor Array Studies, SCPT, and Seismic Refraction

Asten, M., Stephenson, B. R. & Davenport, P., 2005, In : Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics. 10, 3, p. 235 - 242 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2004
5 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of receiver technologies in borehole MMR and EM surveys

Elders, J. & Asten, M., 2004, In : Geophysical Prospecting. 52, 2, p. 85 - 96 12 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
47 Citations (Scopus)

Resolving a velocity inversion at the geotechnical scale using the microtremor (passive seismic) survey method

Roberts, J. & Asten, M., 2004, In : Exploration Geophysics. 35, 1, p. 14-18 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2003
3 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous modelling of the phase and amplitude components of downhole magnetometric resistivity data

Purss, M., Cull, J. P. & Asten, M. W., 2003, In : Journal of Applied Geophysics. 54, 1-2, p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2002

Current channeling in Borehole EM methods for weak conductors

Asten, M. W., 1 Jan 2002, In : SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts. 21, 1, p. 665-668 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)

Metalliferous mining geophysics - State of the art in the last decade of the 20th century and the beginning of the new millennium

Nabighian, M. N. & Asten, M. W., 2002, In : Geophysics. 67, 3, p. 964 - 978 15 p.

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2001

Borehole MMR and TEM for the detection of weak conductors: in Recent Developments and future directions in geophysics

Asten, M., 2001, In : AIG Bulletin. 33, p. 65 - 69 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

17 Citations (Scopus)

Experience with SQUID magnetometers in airborne TEM surveying

Lee, J. B., Turner, R. J., Downey, M. A., Maddever, A., Dart, D. L., Foley, C. P., Binks, R., Lewis, C., Murray, W., Panjkovic, G. & Asten, M. W., 2001, In : Exploration Geophysics. 32, 1, p. 9-13 5 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Galvanic excitation of the Cadjebut Pb-Zn ore body

Theodoridis, J. A. & Asten, M. W., 2001, In : Exploration Geophysics. 32, 4, p. 176-180 5 p.

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