List of Peer-Reviewed Publications in International Journals

h-index = 19 (Google Scholar • 1214 cites),
h-index = 16 (Scopus • 897 cites).


[41] Hamling, I. J., S. Hreinsdottir, K. Clark, J. R. Elliott, C. Liang, E. Fielding, N. Litchfield, P. Villamor, L. Wallace, T. J. Wright, E. D’Anastasio, S. Bannister, D. Burbidge, P. Denys, P. Gentle, J. Howarth, C. Mueller, N. Palmer, C. Pearson, W. Power, P. Barnes, D. Barrell, R. Van Dissen, R. Langridge, T. Little, A. Nicol, J. Pettinga, J. Rowland & M. Stirling (2017)
Complex multifault rupture during the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake, New Zealand, Science, 356, 154, doi:10.1126/science.aam7194.
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[40] Middleton, T. A., J. R. Elliott, E. J. Rhodes, & S. Sherlock, R. T. Walker, W. Wang, J. Yu & Y. Zhou (2017)
Extension rates across the northern Shanxi Grabens, China, from Quaternary geology, seismicity and geodesy, Geophysical Journal International, 209, 535-558 doi:10.1093/gji/ggx031.
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[39] Grutzner, C., E. Carson, R. T. Walker, E. J. Rhodes, A. Mukambayev, D. Mackenzie, J. R. Elliott, G. Campbell & K. Abdrakhmatov (2017)
Assessing the activity of faults in continental interiors: palaeoseismic insights from SE Kazakhstan, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 459, 93-104, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.11.025.
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[38] Walker, R. T. & K. Wegmann, A. Bayasgalan, R. Carson, J. R. Elliott, M. Fox, E. K. Nissen & R. A. Sloan (2017)
The Egiin Dawaa prehistoric rupture, central Mongolia: a large-magnitude normal faulting earthquake, on a reactivated fault with little cumulative slip, in a slowly deforming continental interior, Seismicity, Fault Rupture and Earthquake Hazards in Slowly Deforming Regions, Special Publication of the Geological Society of London, 432, 187-212, doi:10.1144/SP432.4.
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[37] Elliott, J. R., R. J. Walters & T. J. Wright (2016)
The role of space-based observation in understanding and responding to active tectonics and earthquakes, Nature Communications, 7, doi:10.1038/ncomms13844.
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[36] Middleton, T. A., R. T. Walker, D. H. Rood, E. J. Rhodes, B. Parsons, Q. Lei, J. R. ElliottZ. Ren & Y. Zhou (2016)
The tectonics of the western Ordos Plateau, Ningxia, China: slip rates on the Luoshan and East Helanshan Faults, Tectonics, 35, 2754-2777, doi:10.1002/2016TC004230.
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[35] Ebmeier, S. K., J. R. Elliott, J.-M. Nocquet, J. Biggs, P. Mothes, P. Jarrin, M. Yepez, S. Aguiza, P. Lungdren & S. Samsonov (2016)
Shallow earthquake inhibits unrest at Chiles-Cerro Negro volcanoes, Ecuador-Columbian border, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 450, 283-291, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.06.046.
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[34] Floyd, M. A., R. J. Walters, J. R. Elliott, G. J. Funning, J. L. Svarc, J. H. Murray, A. J. Hooper, Y. Larsen, P. Marinkovic, R. Burgmann, I. A. Johanson & T. J. Wright (2016)
Spatial variations in fault friction related to lithology from rupture and afterslip of the 2014 South Napa, California, earthquake, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 6808-6816, doi:10.1002/2016GL069428.
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[33] Catlos, E. J., A. M. Friedrich, T. Lay, J. R. Elliott, S. Carena, B. Upreti, P. Decelles, B. Tucker & R. Bendick (2016)
Nepal at Risk: Interdisciplinary Lessons Learned from the April 2015 Nepal (Gorkha) Earthquake and Future Concerns, GSA Today, 26, 42-43, doi:10.1130/GSATG278GW.1.
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[32] Mackenzie, D., J. R. Elliott, E. Altunel, R. T. Walker, Y. C. Kurban, J. L. Schwenninger & B. Parsons (2016)
Seismotectonics and rupture process of the Mw 7.1 2011 Van reverse faulting earthquake, Eastern Turkey, and implications for hazard in regions of distributed shortening, Geophysical Journal International, 206, 501-524, doi:10.1093/gji/ggw158.
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[31] Searle, M. P., N. M. W. Roberts, S-L. Chung, YH. Lee, K. L. Cook, J. R. Elliott, O. M. Weller, M. R. St-Onge, X-W. Xu, X-B. Tan & K. Li (2016)
Age and Anatomy of the Gongga Shan batholith, eastern Tibetan Plateau, and its relationship to the active Xianshui-he fault, Geosphere, 12, 948-970, doi:10.1130/GES01244.1.
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[30] Zhou, Y., R. T. Walker, J. R. Elliott & B. Parsons (2016)
Mapping 3D fault geometry in earthquakes using high-resolution topography: Examples from the 2010 El Mayor-Cucapah (Mexico) and 2013 Balochistan (Pakistan) earthquakes, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 3134-3142, doi:10.1002/2016GL067899.
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[29] Nissen, E. K., Elliott, J. R., R. A. Sloan, T. J. Craig, G. J. Funning, A. Hutko, B. E. Parsons & T. J. Wright (2016)
Limitations of rupture forecasting exposed by instantaneously triggered earthquake doublet, Nature Geoscience9, 330–336, doi:10.1038/NGEO2653.
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[28] Elliott, J. R., R. Jolivet, P. Gonzalez, J.-P. Avouac, J. Hollingsworth, M. Searle & V. Stevens (2016)
Himalayan Megathrust Geometry and Relation to Topography Revealed by the Gorkha Earthquake, Nature Geoscience, 9, 174-180, doi:10.1038/NGEO2623.
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[27] Zhou, Y., B. Parsons, J. R. Elliott, I. Barisin & R. T. Walker (2015)
Assessing the ability of Pleiades stereo imagery to determine height changes in earthquakes: a case study for the El Mayor-Cucapah epicentral area, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 8793-8808, doi:10.1002/2015JB012358.
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[26] Elliott, J. R., E. Bergman, A. C. Copley, A. R. Ghods, E. K. Nissen, B. Oveisi, M. Tatar, R. J. Walters & F. Yamini-Fard (2015)
The 2013 Mw 6.2 Khaki-Shonbe (Iran) Earthquake: insights into seismic and aseismic shortening of the Zagros sedimentary cover, Earth & Space Sciences, 2, 435-471, doi:10.1002/2015EA000098.
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[25] Copley, A., E. Karasozen, B. Oveisi, J. R. Elliott, S. Samsonov & E. K. Nissen (2015)
Seismogenic faulting of the sedimentary sequence and laterally-variable material properties in the Zagros Mountains (Iran) revealed by the August 2014 Murmuri (Dehloran) earthquake sequence, Geophysical Journal International, 203, 1436-1459, doi:10.1093/gji/ggv365.
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[24] Campbell, G. E., R. T. Walker, K. Abdrakhmatov, J. A. Jackson, J. R. Elliott, D. Mackenzie, T. Middleton & J. L. Schwenninger (2015)
Great earthquakes in low strain rate continental interiors: An example from SE Kazakhstan, Journal Geophysical Research, 120, 5507-5534, doi:10.1002/2015JB011925.
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[23] Zhou, Y., J. R. Elliott, R. T. Walker & B. Parsons (2015)
The 2013 Balochistan earthquake: an extraordinary or completely ordinary event?, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 6236-6243, doi:10.1002/2015GL065096.
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[22] Elliott, J. R., A. Elliott, A. Hooper, Y. Larsen, P. Marinkovic, & T. J. Wright (2015)
Earthquake Monitoring Gets Boost from a New Satellite, EOS, 96, 14-18, doi:10.1029/2015EO023967.
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[21] Nissen, E. K., T. Maruyama, J. R. Arrowsmith, J. R. Elliott, A. Krishnan, M. Oskin & S. Saripalli (2014)
Coseismic fault zone deformation revealed with differential LiDAR: Examples from Japanese Mw 7 intraplate earthquakes, Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 405, 244-256, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.08.031.
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[20] Wang, H., J. R. Elliott, T. J. Craig, T. J. Wright, J. Liu-Zeng & A. Hooper (2014)
Normal faulting sequence in the Pumqu-Xainza Rift constrained by InSAR and teleseismic body-wave seismology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15, 2947-2963, doi:10.1002/2014GC005369.
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[19] Wright, T. J., J. R. Elliott, H. Wang & I. Ryder (2013)
Earthquake cycle deformation and the Moho: Implications for the rheology of continental lithosphere, Tectonophysics, 609, 504-523, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2013.07.029.
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[18] Feng, W., Z. Li, J. R. Elliott, Y. Fukushima, T. Hoey, A. Singleton, R. Cook & Z. Xu (2013)
The 2011 Mw 6.8 Burma earthquake: Fault constraints provided by multiple SAR techniques, Geophysical Journal International, 195, 650-660, doi:10.1093/gji/ggt254.
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[17] Campbell, G. E., R. T. Walker, K. Abdrakhmatov, J. L. Schwenninger, J. A. Jackson, J. R. Elliott & A. C. Copley (2013)
The Dzhungarian fault: Late Quaternary tectonics and slip rate of a major right-lateral strike-slip fault in the northern Tien Shan region, Journal Geophysical Research, 118, 5681-5698, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50367.
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[16] Crowley, K. & J. R. Elliott (2013)
A reply to Gomez and Hart’s ‘goldrush’, The Geographical Journal, 179, 278, doi:10.1111/geoj.12044.
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[15] Walters, R. J., J. R. Elliott, Z. Li, & B. Parsons (2013)
Rapid strain accumulation on the Ashkabad fault (Turkmenistan): a robust slip rate estimate from MERIS-corrected InSAR data, Journal Geophysical Research, 118, 3674-3690, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50236.
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[14] Elliott, J. R., A. Copley, R. Holley, K. Scharer & B. Parsons (2013)
The 2011 Mw 7.1 Van (Eastern Turkey) Earthquake, Journal Geophysical Research, 118, 1619-1637, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50117.
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[13] Walker, R. T., E. A. Bergman, J. R. Elliott, E. J. Fielding, A-R. Ghods, M. Ghoraishi, J. Jackson, M. Nemati, B. Oveisi, M. Talebian & R. Walters (2013)
The 2010-2011 South Rigan (Baluchestan) earthquake sequence and its implications for distributed deformation and earthquake hazard in southeast Iran, Geophysical Journal International, 193, 349-374, doi:10.1093/gji/ggs109.
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[12] Crowley, K. & J. R. Elliott (2012)
Earthquake disasters and resilience in the global North: lessons from New Zealand and Japan, The Geographical Journal, 178, 208-215, doi:10.1111/j.1475-4959.2011.00453.x.
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[11] Ebmeier, S. K., J. Biggs, T. A. Mather, J. R. Elliott, G. Wadge & F. Amelung (2012)
Measuring large topographic change with InSAR: Lava thicknesses, extrusion rate and subsidence rate at Santiaguito volcano, Guatemala, Earth Planetary Science Letters, 335, 216-225, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.04.027.
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[10] Elliott, J. R., E. K. Nissen, P. C. England, J. A. Jackson, S. Lamb, Z. Li, M. Oehlers & B. Parsons (2012)
Slip in the 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquakes, New Zealand, Journal Geophysical Research, 117, B03401, doi:10.1029/2011JB008868.
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[09] Bell, M., J. R. Elliott & B. Parsons (2011)
Interseismic strain accumulation across the Manyi fault (Tibet) prior to the 1997 Mw 7.6 earthquake, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L24303, doi:10.1029/2011GL049762.
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[08] Li, Z., J. R. Elliott, W. Feng, J. A. Jackson, B. E. Parsons & R. J. Walters (2011)
The 2010 Mw 6.8 Yushu (Qinghai, China) Earthquake: Constraints provided by InSAR & Body Wave Seismology, Journal Geophysical Research, 116, B10302, doi:10.1029/2011JB008358.
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[07] Searle, M. P., J. R. Elliott, R. J. Phillips & S.-L. Chung (2011)
Crustal-lithospheric structure and continental extrusion of Tibet, Journal of the Geological Society, 168, 633-672, doi:10.1144/0016-76492010-139.
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[06] Elliott, J. R., B. Parsons, J. A. Jackson, X. Shan, R. A. Sloan & R. T. Walker (2011)
Depth segmentation of the seismogenic continental crust: The 2008 and 2009 Qaidam earthquakes, Geophysical Research Letters, V. 38, L06305, doi:10.1029/2011GL046897.
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[05] Elliott, J. R., R. J. Walters, P. C. England, J. A. Jackson, Z. Li & B. Parsons (2010)
Extension on the Tibetan plateau: recent normal faulting measured by InSAR and body wave seismology, Geophysical Journal International, 183, 503-555, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04754.x.
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[04] Nissen, E. K., F. Yamini-Fard, M. Tatar, A. Gholamzadeh, E. Bergman, J. R. Elliott, J. A. Jackson & B. Parsons (2010)
The vertical separation of mainshock rupture and microseismicity at Qeshm island in the Zagros fold-and-thrust belt, Iran, Earth Planetary Science Letters, 296, 181-194, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.04.049.
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[03] Walters, R. J., J. R. Elliott, N. D. Agostino, P. C. England, I. Hunstad, J. A. Jackson, B. Parsons, R. Phillips & G. Roberts (2009)
The 2009 L’Aquila Earthquake (Central Italy): an InSAR source mechanism and implications for seismic hazard, Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L17312, doi:10.1029/2009GL039337.
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[02] Elliott, J. R., J. Biggs, B. Parsons & T. J. Wright (2008)
InSAR Slip Rate Determination on the Altyn Tagh Fault, N. Tibet, in the Presence of Topographically Correlated Atmospheric Delays, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L12309, doi:10.1029/2008GL033659.
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[01] Pyle, D. M. & J. R. Elliott (2006)
Quantitative morphology, recent evolution, and future activity of the Kameni Islands volcano, Santorini, Greece, Geosphere, 2, 253-268, doi:10.1130/GES00028.1.
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