Publications

Peer-reviewed papers

2017

Porritt, R. W., & Yoshioka, S. (2017). Evidence of dynamic crustal deformation in Tohoku, Japan, from time-varying receiver functionsTectonics36https://doi.org/10.1002/2016TC004413

Lynner, C., and R. W. Porritt (2017), Crustal structure across the eastern North American margin from ambient noise tomographyGeophys. Res. Lett.4466516657, doi:10.1002/2017GL073500.

Rachel Lippoldt, Robert W. Porritt, Charles G. Sammis; Relating seismicity to the velocity structure of the San Andreas Fault near Parkfield, CA, Geophysical Journal International, Volume 209, Issue 3, 1 June 2017, Pages 1740–1745, https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggx131

2016

Meghan S. MillerLeland J. O’DriscollNova RoosmawatiCooper W. HarrisRobert W. PorrittSri WidiyantoroLuis Teofilo da CostaEugenio SoaresThorsten W. Becker, and A. Joshua West (2016), Banda Arc Experiment—Transitions in the Banda Arc‐Australian Continental Collision. Seismological Research Letters, Volume 87, Number 6,doi: 10.1785/0220160124

Robert W. Porritt, Meghan S. Miller, Leland J. O’Driscoll, Cooper W. Harris, Nova Roosmawati, Luis Teofilo da Costa, (2016) Continent–arc collision in the Banda Arc imaged by ambient noise tomography, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 449, 1 September 2016, Pages 246-258, ISSN 0012-821X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2016.06.011.

Porritt, R. W., and S. Yoshioka (2016), Slab pileup in the mantle transition zone and the 30 May 2015 Chichi-jima earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL068168.

2015

Porritt, R. W., M. S. Miller, and F. A. Darbyshire (2015), Lithospheric architecture beneath Hudson Bay, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 16, doi:10.1002/2015GC005845.

Maceira, M., C. Larmat, R. W. Porritt, D. M. Higdon, C. A. Rowe, and R. M. Allen (2015), On the validation of seismic imaging methods: Finite frequency or ray theory?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 323330, doi:10.1002/2014GL062571.

D.C. Boyarko, M.R. Brudzinski, R.W. Porritt, R.M. Allen, A.M. Tréhu, Automated detection and location of tectonic tremor along the entire Cascadia margin from 2005 to 2011, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 430, 15 November 2015, Pages 160-170, ISSN 0012-821X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.026.

Cheng, C., R.M. Allen, R.W. Porritt, and M.D. Ballmer (2015), Seismic constraints on a double‐layered asymmetric whole‐mantle plume beneath Hawai‘i, chap 2 of Carey, R. J., V. Cayol, M. P. Poland, and D. Weis (eds.), Hawaiian Volcanoes: From Source to Surface, American Geophysical Union Monograph 208, pp 19–34, doi:10.1002/9781118872079.ch2

2014

Porritt, R. W., T. W. Becker, and G. Monsalve (2014), Seismic anisotropy and slab dynamics from SKSsplitting recorded in Colombia, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 87758783, doi:10.1002/2014GL061958.

2013

Porritt, R. W., Allen, R. M., and Pollitz, F. F., 2013. Seismic imaging east of the Rocky Mountains with USArray. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Available online 11 November 2013, ISSN 0012-821X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.10.034.

2012

Liu, K., Levander, A., Zhai, Y., Porritt, R. W., Allen, R. M., Asthenospheric flow and lithospheric evolution near the Mendocino Triple Junction, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volumes 323–324, 15 March 2012, Pages 60-71, ISSN 0012-821X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2012.01.020.

2011

Porritt, R. W., Allen, R. M., Boyarko, D. C., Brudzinski, M. R., Investigation of Cascadia segmentation with ambient noise tomography, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 309, Issues 1–2, 1 September 2011, Pages 67-76, ISSN 0012-821X,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2011.06.026.

2010

Eakin, C. M., Obrebski, M., Allen, R. M., Boyarko, D. C., Brudzinski, M. R., Porritt, R. W., Seismic anisotropy beneath Cascadia and the Mendocino triple junction: Interaction of the subducting slab with mantle flow, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 297, Issues 3–4, 1 September 2010, Pages 627-632, ISSN 0012-821X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2010.07.015.

Thesis Title

Tracing the Farallon plate through seismic imaging with USArray

Meeting Abstracts

Highly variable structure along the Banda arc imaged by ambient noise tomography; R Porritt; 2015 AGU Fall Meeting 2015

Crustal structure in the Tohoku region before and after the Tohoku-Oki earthquake with P to S receiver functions; R Porritt; 2015 AGU Fall Meeting

Lithospheric Shear Velocity and Discontinuity Structure of Hudson Bay from S-to-P Receiver Functions and Jointly Inverted P-to-S Receiver Functions and Rayleigh Wave Phase Velocities. RW Porritt, MS Miller, FA Darbyshire; AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1, 05 2014

Lithospheric Deformation Along the Southern and Western Suture Zones of the Wyoming Province; C Nuyen, RW Porritt, L O’Driscoll; AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1, 4401

American Geophysical Union, Fall 2013: Robert W. Porritt, Meghan S. Miller, and Fiona A. Darbyshire, Integrating shear velocity observations of the Hudson Bay.

Geological Society of America, Fall 2013: Robert W. Porritt, INTEGRATING RESULTS FROM USARRAY TO IMAGE THE DYNAMIC NORTH AMERICAN CORDILLERA

Geological Society of America Rocky Mountains section meeting, spring 2012: Robert Porritt, THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE NORTH AMERICAN CONTINENT FROM JOINTLY INVERTED BODY AND SURFACE WAVE TOMOGRAPHY

Seismological Society of America, Spring 2012: PORRITT, R. W., ALLEN, R. M., POLLITZ, F. F., HUNG, S. H., OBREBSKI, M. J., LITHOSPHERE-ASTHENOSPHERE STRUCTURE BENEATH THE UNITED STATES FROM JOINT INVERSION OF BODY WAVES AND SURFACE WAVES.

American Geophysical Union, Fall 2011: RW Porritt, RM Allen, FF Pollitz, S Hung, MJ Obrebski, Lithosphere-asthenosphere structure beneath the United States from joint inversion of body waves, surface waves, and receiver functions

Seismological Society of America, Spring 2011, PORRITT, R. W., ALLEN, R. M., BOYARKO, D. C., BRUDZINSKI, M. R., O’DRISCOLL, L., ZHAI, Y., LEVANDER, A. R., POLLITZ, F. F., Segmentation of Lithospheric Structure in the Cascadia Subduction Zone

American Geophyiscal Union, Fall 2010: RW Porritt, RM Allen, MR Brudzinski, DC Boyarko, L O’Driscoll, Y Zhai, A Levander, E Humphreys, FF Pollitz, Imaging Lithospheric Cascadia Structure with Ambient Noise Tomography

Seismological Society of America, Spring 2010: PORRITT, R.W., ALLEN, R.M., SHAPIRO, N.M., BOYARKO, D.C., BRUDZINSKI, M.R., O’DRISCOLL, L., ZHAI, Y., HUMPHREYS, E.D., LEVANDER, A.R., Imaging shallow Cascadia structure with Ambient Noise Tomography

American Geophyiscal Union, Fall 2009: RW Porritt, RM Allen, MP Moschetti, F Lin, MH Ritzwoller, NM Shapiro, MR Brudzinski, DC Boyarko, L O’Driscoll, G Humphreys, Y Zhai, A Levander, Segmentation of the Cascades volcanic arc revealed through ambient noise based surface wave tomography

Seismological Society of America, Spring 2009: Porritt, R.W., Allen, R.M., Brudzinski, M.R., Boyarko, D.C., Hinojosa, H.R., Moschetti, M.P., Lin, F., Ritzwoller, M.H.,  Shapiro, N.M., Imaging Lithospheric Structure in the Pacific Northwest with Ambient Noise Tomography

American Geophyiscal Union, Fall 2008: RW Porritt, R Allen, M Moschetti, F Lin, M Ritzwoller, D Boyarko, M Brudzinski, H Hinojosa, Ambient Seismic Noise Tomography in the Pacific Northwest Employing Earthscope Flexible Arrays

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2 thoughts on “Publications”

  1. Rainer Kind said:

    Dear Rob,

    I read the abstract of your thesis and I would be very thankful to get a copy of your thesis.

    with best regards

    Rainer Kind

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