Bridget Smith-Konter, Ph.D

Email:  brkonter_at_hawaii_dot_edu
Office: POST 819D

Department of Geology and Geophysics
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI 96822

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
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Research Interests

Teaching (link)

Selected Publications
  • Luttrell, K. and B. Smith-Konter (2016), Limits on crustal differential stress in southern California from topography and earthquake focal mechanisms, submitted to EPSL.
  • Howell, S., B. Smith-Konter, N. Frazer, X. Tong, and D.T. Sandwell (2016), The vertical fingerprint of earthquake-cycle loading in Southern California, Nature Geosciences, doi: 10.1093/2015-03-04591.
  • Carrick, T., K. Miller, E. Hagedorn, A. Velasco, and B. Smith-Konter (2016), Pathways to the Geosciences Summer High School Program: A ten year evaluation, Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, JWM-10906.
  • Schleicher, D.G., A.N. Bair, S. Sackey, L.A. Alciatore, R.M. Eby, and B. Smith-Konter (2015), The evolving photometric lightcurve of Comet 1P/Halley’s coma during the 1985/86 apparition, The Astronomical Journal, 150:79, doi:10.1088/0004-6256/150/3/79.
  • Tong, X., D.T. Sandwell, and B. Smith-Konter (2015), An integral method to estimate the moment accumulation rate on the Creeping Section of the San Andreas Fault, Geophysical Journal International, doi: 10.1093/gji/gjis140783.
  • Tong, X., B. Smith-Konter, and D.T. Sandwell (2014), A new viscoelastic earthquake cycle model may explain discrepancies in San Andreas fault slip, EOS AGU Research Spotlight, v. 95, no. 34.
  • Smith-Konter, B., G.M. Thornton, and D.T. Sandwell (2014), Vertical crustal displacement due to interseismic deformation along the San Andreas fault: Constraints from tide gauges, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2014GL060091.
  • Tong,X., B. Smith-Konter, and D.T. Sandwell (2014), Is there a discrepancy between geological and geodetic slip rates along the San Andreas Fault System?, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2013JB010765.
  • Tong, X., D.T. Sandwell, and B. Smith-Konter (2013), High-resolution interseismic velocity data along the San Andreas Fault System, J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1029/2012JB009442.
  • Del Pardo, C., B. Smith-Konter, C. Kreemer, G. Blewitt, W. Hammond, and L. Serpa (2012), Interseismic deformation and stress evolution of the Death Valley Fault Zone, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B060404, doi:10.1029/2011JB008552.
  • Smith-Konter, B., D. Sandwell, and P. Shearer (2011), Locking depths estimated from geodesy and seismology along the San Andreas Fault System:  Implications for seismic moment release, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B06401, doi:10.1029/2010JB008117.
  • Olgin, J., B. Smith-Konter, and R.L. Pappalardo, The limits of Enceladus’s ice shell thickness from tidally driven tiger stripe failure, Geophys. Res. Lett.,  38, doi:10.1029/2010GL044950..
  •  Smith-Konter, B., D. Sandwell, and M. Wei (2010), Integrating GPS and InSAR to resolve stressing rates of the SAF System, EarthScope inSights Newsletter, Summer 2010.
  • Wei, M., D. Sandwell, and Smith-Konter, B., Optimal combination of InSAR and GPS for measuring interseismic crustal deformation, J. Adv. in Space Res., doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2010.03.013, 2010.
  • Smith-Konter, B., and D.T. Sandwell (2009), Stress evolution of the San Andreas Fault System: Recurrence interval versus locking depth, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36,
  • Smith-Konter, B. and R.L. Pappalardo (2008), Tidally driven stress accumulation and shear failure of Enceladus's tiger stripes, Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2008.07.005.
  • Sandwell, D. T. and B. Smith, contributors to California Earthquakes, Our Changing Planet: A View from Space, editors, King, Partington and Williams, 2007. (link)
  • Luttrell, K., D.T. Sandwell, B. Smith-Konter, B. Bills, and Y. Bock (2007), Modulation of the earthquake cycle at the southern San Andreas fault by lake loading, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, doi:10.1029/2006JB004752.
  • Wdowinski, S., B. Smith, Y. Bock, and D. T. Sandwell (2007), Spatial characterization of the interseismic velocity field in southern California, Geology, doi:10.1130/G22938A.1. (link)
  • Smith, B. and D. Sandwell (2006), A model of the earthquake cycle along the San Andreas Fault System over the past 1000 years, J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi:10.1029/2005JB003703. (pdf)
  • Smith, B. and D. Sandwell (2004), A 3-D semi-analytic viscoelastic model for time-dependent analyses of the earthquake cycle, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2004JB003185. (pdf)
  • Smith, B. and D. Sandwell (2003), Coulomb stress along the San Andreas Fault System, J. Geophys. Res., 108, doi:10.1029/2002JB002136. (pdf)
  • Smith, B. and D. Sandwell (2003), Accuracy and resolution of Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, doi:10.1029/2002GL016643.(pdf)
  • My Thesis: Smith, B. (2005), Three dimensional deformation and stress models: Exploring one thousand years of earthquake history along the San Andreas Fault System, University of California, San Diego. (pdf, 6.5M)

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