Yehuda Ben-Zion

My research activities focus on physics of earthquakes and faults using a variety of theoretical tools, numerical simulations and observations from laboratory experiments and the field. Examples of current research interests include localization of seismicity and deformation, high-resolution imaging and monitoring temporal changes of fault zones and the crust, earthquake source properties, detection of small events, dynamic ruptures in geologically-relevant structures, damage rheology for irreversible brittle deformation, correlations between spatio-temporal seismicity patterns and properties of fault zones (e.g. bimaterial interfaces) and the crust (e.g. heat flow), and earthquake forecasting.

See Publications for recent papers on these topics.

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