Project Deriverables

Project Publications

  • A. Petri, A. Baldassarri, F. Dalton, G. Pontuale, L. Pietronero and S. Zapperi, “Stochastic dynamics of a sheared granular medium”, Eur. Phys. J. B 64, 531-535 (2008).
  • R. Cruz Hidalgo, S. Zapperi and H. J. Hermann, “Discrete fracture model with anisotropic load sharing”, J. Stat. Mech. 01, 01004 (2008).
  • J. Heierli and M. Zaiser, “Failure initiation in snow stratifications containing weak layers: Nucleation of whumpfs and slab avalanches”, Cold Reg. Sci. Technol. 52/3, 385-400 (2008)
  • F. Csikor, C. Motz, D. Weygand, M. Zaiser and S. Zapperi, “Dislocation avalanches, strain bursts, and the problem of plastic forming at the micrometer scale”, Science 318, 251-254 (2007).
  • J. Heierli, P. Gumbsch and M. Zaiser, “Anticrack Nucleation as Triggering Mechanism for Snow Slab Avalanches”, Science 321, 240-243 (2008).
  • M. Zaiser, J. Schwerdtfeger, A.S. Schneider, C.P. Frick, B.G. Clark and P.A. Gruber, “Strain bursts in plastically deforming molybdenum micro- and nanopillars”, Phil. Mag. 88, (2008).
  • P. Moretti, L. Laurson, and M. J. Alava, “Dislocation interactions mediated by grain boundaries”, J. Stat. Mech. 05, 05010 (2008).
  • P.K.V.V. Nukala, S. Simunovic, S. Zapperi, and M. J. Alava, “Fracture in three-dimensional random fuse model: recent advances through high performance computing”, Scientific Modeling and Simulation 14, 25-35 (2007).
  • M.J. Alava, P.K. Nukala, and S. Zapperi, “Role of disorder in the size scaling of material strength”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 055502 (2008).
  • P.K.V.V. Nukala, S. Zapperi, M. J. Alava, and S. Simunovic, “Effect of Disorder and Notches on Crack Roughness”, Phys.Rev. E 76, 056111 (2007).
  • D. Amitrano, S. Gaffer, J-P. Malet and O. Mauquaire, “Understanding mudslides through microseismic monotoring: the Super-Sauze (South-East French Alps) case study”, Bulletin de la Societé Géologique de France 178, 149-157 (2007).
  • Y. Guglielmi, F. Cappa and D. Amitrano, “High-definition analysis of fluid induced seismicity related to the mesoscale hydromechanical properties of a fault zone”, Geophys. Res. Let. 35, L06306 (2008).
  • N. Lemarchand and J-R. Grasso, “Interactions between earthquakes and volcano activity”, Geophys. Res. Lett. 34, L24303 (2007).
  • J.P. Malet, C. Delacourt, 0. Maquaire and D. Amitrano, “Introduction to the thematic volume: Issues in landslide process monitoring and understanding”, Bulletin de la Societé Geologique de France 178, 63-64 (2007).
  • T.W.J. Van Asch, J-P. Malet, L.P.H. van Beek and D. Amitrano, “Techniques, issues and advances in numerical modelling of landslide hazard”, Bulletin de la Societé Geologique de France 178, 65-88 (2007).
  • C. Voisin, F. Renard, and J. -R. Grasso, “Long term friction: From stick-slip to stable sliding”, Geophys. Res. Lett. 34, L13301 (2007).
  • C. Voisin, J-R.Grasso, E. Larose and F. Renard, “Evolution of seismic signals and slip papttern along subduction zones: Insights from a friction lab scale”, Geophys. Res. Lett. 35, L08302 (2008).
  • M. Habermann, J. Schweizer, and J. B. Jamieson, “Influence of snowpack layering on human-triggered snow slab avalanche release”, Cold Reg. Sci. Technol. in press (2008).
  • J. Schweizer, I. McCammon, J. B. Jamieson, “Snowpack observations and fracture concepts for skier-triggering of dry-snow slab avalanches”, Cold Reg. Sci. Technol. 51, 112-121 (2008).
  • J. Schweizer, K. Kronholm, J.B. Jamieon, K.W. Birkeland, “Review of spatial variability of snowpack properties and its importance for avalanche formation”, Cold Reg. Sci. Technol. 51, 253-272 (2008).
  • K. Becker, S. A. Shapiro, S. Stanchits, G. Dresen and S. Vinciguerra, “Stress induced elastic anisotropy of the Etnean basalt: Theoretical and laboratory examination”, Geophys. Res. Lett. 34, L11307 (2007).
  • P.M. Benson, B. D. Thompson, P. G. Meredith, S. Vinciguerra and R. P. Young, “Imaging slow failure in triaxially deformed Etna basalt using 3D acoustic-emission location and X-ray computed tomography”, Geophys. Res. Lett. 34, L03303 (2007).
  • L. Burlini, S. Vinciguerra, G. Di Toro, G. De Natale, P. Meredith, and J.-P. Burg, “Seismicity preceding volcanic eruption: new experimental insight”, Geology 35, 183-186 (2007).
  • F. Caruso, A. Pluchino, V. Latora, S. Vinciguerra, and A. Rapisarda, “Analysis of self-organised criticality in the Olami-Feder-Christensen model and in real earthquakes”, Physi. Rev. E 75, 055101 (R) (2007).
  • P. Tosi, V. De Rubeis, V. Loreto, and L. Pietronero, “Space-time correlation of earthquakes”, Geophys. J. Int. 173, 932-941 (2008).
  • S. Vinciguerra and Y. Bernabé, “Applying Rock Physics to Natural Hazards”, EOS 89, 6 (2008).
  • S. Vinciguerra S. and S. J. Day, “Clustering properties of seismicity following the 9 May 1989 earthquake swarms at the Canarian Islands. Evidences of magma intrusions?”, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, in press.
  • J. Heierli and M. Zaiser, “Failure initiation in snow stratifications containing weak layers: Nucleation of whumpfs and slab avalanches”, COLTECH 52, 385-400 (2007).
    Read the article here.
  • C. Voisin, F. Renard and J.R. Grasso, “Long-term friction: from sick-slip to stable sliding”, GRL 34, L13301 (2008).
    Read the article here.
  • Lemarchand and J.R. Grasso, “Interactions between earthquakes and volcanic activity”, submitted to GRL, (2007).
  • A. Helmstetter and B. E. Shaw, “Afterslip and aftershocks in the rate-and-state friction law”, submitted to J. Geophys. Res., (2007).
    Read the article here.
  • M. J. Alava, P. Nukala and S. Zapperi, “Role of disorder in the size-scaling of material strength”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 0555502 (2008).
    Read the article here.
  • P. Nukala, M. J. Alava, S. Zapperi and S. Simunovic, “Effect of disorder and notches on crack roughness”, Phys. Rev. E 76, 056111 (2007).
    Read the article here.
  • A.Helmstetter, and B. E. Shaw, Afterslip and aftershocks in the rate-and-state
    friction law, J. Geophys. Res. 114 B01308, doi:10.1029/2007JB005077 (2009) Read the article here.
  • A.Helmstetter,  L. Sanchez, S. Garambois, J.-R. Grasso, F. Doré,  Y. Orengo,
    J.-P. Duranthon,  P. Potherat  and J. Kasperski, Seismic monitoring of a huge rockslide (Séchilienne, French Alps),AGU Fall Meeting, December 2008, San Francisco Read the article  here.