Publications

  1. Spica Z., Nishida K., Akuhara T., Pétrélis F., Shinohara M., Yamada Y., Marine Sediment Characterized by Ocean-Bottom Fiber-Optic Seismology, Geophysical Research Letters, 2020, doi: 10.1029/2020GL088360.  Paper
  2. Bahavar M., Spica Z., Sáchez-Sesma F. J., Trabant C., Zandieh A., Toro G., Horizontal-to-Vertical Spectral Ratio (HVSR) IRIS Station Toolbox, doi: 10.1785/0220200047.  Paper
  3. Spica Z., Perton M., Martin E., Beroza G., Biondi B., Urban Seismic Site Characterization by Fiber-Optic Seismology, 2020, Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth), doi:10.1029/2019JB018656.  Paper
  4. Thomas A. M., Spica Z., Bodmer M., Schulz W. H., Roering J. R., Using a dense seismic array to determine resonances and structure of the Two Towers earthflow in Northern California, 2020, Seismological Research Letter.  Paper
  5. Perton M., Spica Z., Clayton R. W., Beroza G., Shear Wave Structure of a Transect of the Los Angeles Basin From Multimode Surface Waves and H/V Spectral Ratio Analysis, 2020, Geophysical Journal International, doi:10.1093/gji/ggz458.  Paper
  6. Lellouch A., Yuan S., Spica Z., Biondi B., and Ellsworth W. L., Seismic velocity estimation using passive downhole distributed acoustic sensing records – examples from the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth, 2019, Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth), doi:10.1029/2019JB017533.  Paper
  7. Spica Z., Perton M., Nakata N., Liu X., Beroza G., Shallow Vs imaging of the Groningen area from joint inversion of multi-mode surface waves and H/V spectral ratio, Seismological Research Letter, 2018, doi:10.1785/0220180060.  Paper
  8. Spica Z., Nakata N., Liu X., Campman X., Zijian T., Beroza G., The Ambient Seismic Field Analysis at Groningen Gas Field: an overview from the surface to reservoir depth, Seismological Research Letter, 2018, doi: 10.1785/0220170256.  Paper
  9. Pritchard M. E., de Silva S. L., Michelfelder G., Zandt G., McNutt S. R., Gottsmann J., West M. E., Blundy J., Christensen D. H., Finnegan N. J., Minaya E., Sparks R. S. J., Sunagua M., Unsworth M. J., Comeau M. J., del Potro R., Diez M. , Farrell A. , Henderson S. T., Jay J. A., Naranjo J. A., McFarlin H., Muir D., Perkins J. P., Wilder A., Ward K. M., Spica Z., Legrand D., PLUTONS: Investigating the Relationship Between Pluton Growth and Volcanism in the central Andes, Geosphere, 2018, doi:10.1130/GES01578.1. Paper
  10. Melgar D., Pérez-Campos X., Ramirez-Guzman L., Spica Z., Castro V. H., Hammond W. C., Cabral-Cano E., Bend Faulting at the Edge of a Flat Slab During the 2017 M w 7.1 Puebla-Morelos, Mexico Earthquake, Geophysical Research Letters, 2018, 10.1002/2017GL076895.  Paper
  11. Spica Z., Perton M., Nakata N., Liu X., Beroza G., Site Characterization at Groningen Gas Field Area Through Joint Surface-Borehole H/V Analysis, Geophysical Journal International, 2017, doi:10.1093/gji/ggx426.  Paper
  12. Spica Z., Perton M., Beroza G., Lateral Heterogeneity Imaged by Small-Aperture ScS Retrieval from the Ambient Seismic Field, Geophysical Research Letters, 2017, doi:10.1002/2017GL073230.  Paper
  13. Perton M., Spica Z., Caudron C., Inversion of the horizontal to vertical spectral ratio in presence of strong lateral heterogeneity, Geophysical Journal International, 2017. doi:10.1093/gji/ggx458.  Paper
  14. Spica Z., Perton M., Legrand D., Anatomy of the Colima Volcano magmatic system, Mexico, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 459, 1-13, 2017, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.11.010.  Paper
  15. Spica Z., Perton M., Calò M., Legrand D., Córdoba-Montiel F. and Iglesias A., 3-D shear wave velocity model of Mexico and South US: bridging seismic networks with ambient noise cross-correlations (C1) and correlation of coda of correlations (C3), Geophysical Journal International, 206(3),1795-1813, 2016. doi:10.1093/gji/ggw240.  Paper
  16. Spica Z., Caudron C., Perton M., Lecocq T., Camelbeeck T., Legrand D., Piña-Flores J., Iglesias A., Syahbana D. K., Velocity models and site effects at Kawah Ijen volcano and Ijen caldera (Indonesia) determined from ambient noise cross-correlations and directional energy density spectral ratios, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 302, 173-189, 2015, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.06.016.  Paper
  17. Spica Z., Legrand D., Iglesias A., Dahm T., Walter T., Heimann, S., Froger J-L., Rémy D., West J., Pardo M., Hydrothermal and magmatic reservoirs of the Lazufre volcanic area revealed from a high-resolution seismic noise tomography, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 421, 27-38, 2015, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.03.042.  Paper
  18. Spica Z., Cruz-Atienza V., Reyes-Alfaro G., Legrand D., Iglesias A., Crustal Imaging of Western-Michoacan and the Jalisco Block, Mexico, from Ambient Seismic Noise, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 289, 193-201, 2014, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.11.005.  Paper
  19. Córdoba-Montiel F., Iglesias A., Singh S.K., Spica Z., Legrand D., Tomography of Rayleigh wave group velocity for Eastern Mexico and the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 66.3, 441-457, 2014.  Paper
  20. UNAM Seismology Group, Ometepec-Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico Earthquake of 20 March 2012 (Mw7.5): A preliminary report, Geofísica International, 52.2, 173-196, 2013, doi:10.1016/S0016-7169(13)71471-5.  Paper

Book chapters

  1. Legrand D., Singh S.K., Scolamacchia T., Espíndola J.M., Lermo J., Jiménez Z., Spica Z., Valenzuela R. W., Valdés-González C., Strong Volcano-Tectonic feed-back interactions revealed by the seismicity before and after the 1982 El Chichón eruptive events, Active Volcanoes of Chiapas (México): El Chichón and Tacaná, VOLCANOES OF THE WORLD, Chapter 7, Book Serie: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 97-114, 2015, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25890-9 5.  Paper

Expanded abstracts

  1. Huot F., Martin E., Spica Z., Biondi B., Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) for large-scale urban monitoring and seismic hazard mitigation using preexisting telecommunication infrastructure, SEG 2019 Workshop: Geophysics for Smart City Development, Beijing, China, 2019.  Paper
  2. Lellouch A., Yuan S., Spica Z., Biondi B., Ellsworth W., Velocity analysis and moveout-based event detection using downhole DAS records, SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2019, 989-993.  Paper
  3. Lellouch A., Spica Z., Biondi B., Ellsworth W., Using Vertical DAS Arrays for Continuous Monitoring of Induced Seismicity, 81st EAGE Conference & Exhibition, London, UK, 2019.  Paper
  4. Lellouch A., Yuan S., Spica Z., Biondi B., Ellsworth W., A moveout-based method for the detection of weak seismic events using downhole DAS arrays, 81st EAGE Conference & Exhibition, London, UK, 2019. Paper