Celso Alvizuri

Postdoctoral research scientist
Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Previous address: Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Current research

Seismic source studies for natural and man-made events, and for different regions and tectonic settings:

  • Seismic events beneath the Himalayas
  • Nuclear tests at the Nevada Test Site, U.S.
  • Mine collapses in the western U.S.
  • Earthquakes in the southern Alaska subduction zone
  • Seismic events at Uturuncu volcano, Bolivia

Selected publications

  • Alvizuri, C., V. Silwal, L. Krischer, and C. Tape (2017), Estimation of full moment tensors, including uncertainties, for nuclear explosions, volcanic events, and earthquakes, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth (submitted). Preprint and supplement available here and here.

Selected conference abstracts

  • C. Alvizuri, V. Silwal, L. Krischer, and C. Tape. Estimation of full moment tensors, including uncertainties, for earthquakes, volcanic events, and nuclear tests. Abstract S31A-2701 presented at the 2016 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 12-16 Dec.
  • C. Alvizuri and C. Tape. Full moment tensor and source-type estimation for volcanic events. 2016. Abstract presented at 9th Biennial Workshop on Japan-Kamchatka-Alaska Subduction Processes, Fairbanks, Alaska, May 31 to June 3, 2016.
  • C. Alvizuri and C. Tape. A Catalog of Moment Tensors and Source-type Characterization for Small Events at Uturuncu Volcano, Bolivia. 2013a. Abstract S51A-2658 presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 14-18 Dec.
  • C. Alvizuri and C. Tape. Full moment tensor inversion using body waves and surface waves: examples from Uturuncu volcano, Bolivia. 2013b. Abstract S11B-2334 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 9-13 Dec.