Robert L. Nowack
Recent and Past Publications
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Oren, C. and R. L. Nowack (2018) An overview of reproducible 3D seismic data processing and imaging using Madagascar, Geophysics, 83, F9-F20, doi: 10.1190/GEO2016-0603.1
Nowack, R. L. and M. S. R. Kiraz (2018) Virtual Green's functions using seismic interferometry and Marchenko redatuming, Seismological Research Letters, doi: 10.1785/0220170211.
Oren, C. and R. L. Nowack (2017) Seismic body-wave inteferometry using noise autocorrelations for crustal structure, Geophysical Journal International, 208, 321-332, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw394.
Revil, A., P. Tregoning, M. Walter and R. L. Nowack (2015) An Appreciation to the Peer Reviewers for JGR Solid Earth, J. Geophys. Res., 120, doi: 10.1002/2015JB012308.
Bakir, A.C. and R.L. Nowack (2012) Velocity and attenuation structure of the Tibetan lithosphere beneath the Hi-CLIMB array from the modeling of Pn attributes, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 169, 2073-2089, doi: 10.1007/s00024-012-0482-8.
Chen, W.P., S.H. Hung, T.L. Tseng, M. Brudzinski, Z. Yang and R.L. Nowack (2012) Rheology of the continental lithosphere: progress and new perspectives with special reference to project Hi-CLIMB, Gondwana Research, 21, 4-18.
Griffin, J.D., R.L. Nowack, W.P. Chen and T.L. Tseng (2012) Erratum to "Velocity of the Tibetan Lithosphere: Constraints from P-wave travel times and regional earthquakes", Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 102, 454-455, doi: 10.1785/0120110247.
Haase J. S., Y. S. Choi and R. L. Nowack (2011) Liquefaction hazard near the Ohio River from midwestern scenario earthquakes, Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, 17, 165-181.
Griffin, J.D., R.L. Nowack, W.P. Chen and T.L. Tseng (2011) Velocity structure of the Tibetan lithosphere: Constraints from P-wave travel times of regional earthquakes, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 101, 1938-1947, doi: 10.1785/0120100229.
Haase, J.A., Y.S. Choi, T. Bowling and R.L. Nowack (2011) Probabilistic seismic-hazard assessment including site effects for Evansville Indiana, and the surrounding region, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 101, 1039-1054, doi:10.1785/0120090322.
Haase, J. S., R.L. Nowack, C.H. Park and J. Hill (2010) Probabilistic seismic hazard estimates incorporating site effects - an example from Indiana: Environmental & Engineering Geoscience, 16, 369-388.
Nowack, R. L., W.P. Chen and T.L. Tseng (2010) Application of Gaussian beam migration to multi-scale imaging of the lithosphere beneath the Hi-CLIMB array in Tibet, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., 100, 1743-1754.
Chen, W.P., M. Martin, T.L. Tseng, R.L. Nowack, S.H. Hung and B.H. Huang (2010) Shear-wave birefringence and current configuration of converging lithosphere under Tibet, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 295, 297-304.
Nowack, R. L., T. Parsons and A. Revil (2009) Exploring New Frontiers with JGR-Solid Earth, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B10, doi:10.1029/2009JB006977.
Nowack, R. L. and C. Li (2009) Methods and Applications of Seismic Tomography, in Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics (eds. D. Havelock, S. Kuwano and M. Vorlander), Springer-Verlag, pp.1633-1653.
Nowack, R. L., W.P. Chen, and T.L. Tseng (2008) Frequency-dependent nature of Pn in Western China: Gaussian beam modeling of data from the Hi-CLIMB experiment, 30th Annual Monitoring Research Review, NNSA/Air Force Research Laboratory, Volume 1, pp. 180-189.
Nowack, R.L. (2008) Gaussian beam imaging for converted and surface reflected waves, Proceedings of the Project Review, Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group, Vol. 1, (Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN), pp. 120 -128.
Nowack, R.L. (2008) Frame-based Gaussian beam summation and seismic head waves, Proceedings of the Project Review, Vol. 1, Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group, (Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN), pp. 113-119.
Chen, R., V.P. Drnevich, X. Yu and R.L. Nowack (2007) Water content measurements with Time Domain Reflectometry in highly conductive soils using reflections from the soil surface, J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 133, pp. 1597-1608.
Nowack, R.L. and C. Li (2005) Autoregressive extrapolation applied to tomography in the cross-borehole geometry, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Expanded Abstracts, Seventy-Fifth Meeting, Houston, pp. 2562-2566.
Haase, J., R.L. Nowack,
Nowack, R.L., M.K. Sen, and P.L. Stoffa (2003) Gaussian beam migration for sparse common-shot data, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Expanded Abstracts, Seventy-third Annual Meeting, Tulsa, pp. 1114-1117.
R.L., C. Li and J. Virieux (2003) Inversion of
seismic attributes from the 1996 3-D tomography experiment at
Nowack, R.L. and S. Stacy (2002) Synthetic seismograms and wide-angle seismograms attributes from the Gaussian beam and reflectivity methods for models with interfaces and gradients, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 159, 1447-1464.
Stacy, S. and R.L. Nowack (2002) Modeling of wide-angle seismic attributes from shot gather 11 of the Sarex Experiment, Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 46, 667-690, (In special issue dedicated to V. Cerveny).
Nowack, R.L., E. Ay, W.-P. Chen and B. Huang (1999) A seismic profile of the upper mantle along the southwestern edge of the Philippine Sea Plate using short-period array data, Geophys. J. Int., 136, 171-179.
P., and the TomoVes Working Group (with R.L. Nowack and others) (1998) Looking inside
Nowack, R.L. (1998) Applications of generalized inversion in geophysics, in Cornelius Lanczos Collected Published Papers with Commentaries, vol. V, General Editor, W.R. Davis; Editors, M.T. Chu, P.Dolan, J.R. McConnell, L.K. Norris, E. Ortiz, R.J. Plemmons, D. Ridgway, B.K.P. Scaife, W.J. Stewart, and J.W. York, Jr.; Associate Editors, W.O. Doggett, B.M. Gellai, and AA. Gsponer, Consulting Editor, A. Prioli, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 3-206—3-211.
Nowack, R.L. (1998) Applications of the FFT in Geophysics, in Cornelius Lanczos Collected Published Papers with Commentaries, vol. VI, General Editor, W.R. Davis; Editors, M.T. Chu, P.Dolan, J.R. McConnell, L.K. Norris, E. Ortiz, R.J. Plemmons, D. Ridgway, B.K.P. Scaife, W.J. Stewart, and J.W. York, Jr.; Associate Editors, W.O. Doggett, B.M. Gellai, and AA. Gsponer, Consulting Editor, A. Prioli, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 3-511—3-515.
Nowack, R.L. and M.P. Matheney (1997) Inversion of body-wave attributes derived from seismic refraction data, in Inverse Problems in Geophysical Applications, Eds., H.W. Engl, A.K. Louis, W. Rundell, SIAM Press, 51-64.
Nowack, R.L. (1997) Applications of inverse problems to the analysis of refraction and wide-angle seismic data, in Inverse Problems and Wave Propagation, Eds., G. Chavent, G. Papanicolaou, P. Sacks and W. Symes, IMA, 90, 395-417.
Nowack, R.L. (1994) Development of the FFT and Applications in geophysics, Proceedings of the International Lanczos Centenary Conference, Eds. Plemmons, R.J. and J.W. York, SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 395-397.
Nowack, R.L. and L.W. Braile (1993) Refraction and wide-angle reflection tomography: theory and results, in Seismic Tomography: Theory and Practice, Eds. Iyer, H.M. and K. Hirahara, Chapman and Hall Publ., London, pp. 733-763.
Daudt, C.R., L.W. Braile, R.L. Nowack and C.S. Chiang (1990) Reply to J. Vidale's "comment on 'a comparison of finite-difference and Fourier calculations of synthetic seismograms'", Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 80, 496-497.
Nowack, R.L. and W. Lutter (1989) Linearized rays, amplitude and inversion, in Scattering and Attenuation of Seismic Waves, Eds. Wu, R.S. and K. Aki, Birkhauser Boston.
R.L. (1988) Sensitivity operators for curved interfaces within the ray
approximation, Conference on Seismic Waves in Laterally Heterogeneous Media,
Nowack, R.L. (1986) Gaussian beam synthetic seismograms, J. Acoustical Soc. Am., 79, S14.
Aki, K., R.S. Wu and R.L. Nowack (1985) Seismic wave scattering and lithospheric heterogeneity, in A.U. Kerr (ed.) The VELA program: A twenty-five year review of basic research, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, 419-423.
Nowack, R.L. (1985) Wave propagation in laterally varying media and iterative inversion for velocity, Ph.D., MIT, 225 p.
Patwardhan, A.D., D.D. Tillson and R.L. Nowack (1978) Zonation for critical facilities based on two-level earthquakes, International Earthquake Engineering and Microzonation Conference Proceedings, 485-496.