Mark Stirling

 

Full Name: Mark Stirling

Position: Principal Scientist, Seismic Hazards

Contact details

Email: M.Stirling
Phone: +64-4-570 4794

Qualifications

1983: BSc, Geology and Geography; 1988: MSc Hons, Geology; 1998: PhD, Geological Sciences

Areas of expertise

Business Development: Team Leadership and Project Management
Geology: Active fault studies
Geophysics: Earthquake strong-motion
Geophysics: Hazard and risk assessment
Geophysics: Seismology

Professional activities

American Geophysical Union: Member
Geological Society of New Zealand: Member
New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering: Past President
Seismology Society of America: Associate Editor

Major publications

Stirling, M.W.; Goded, T.; Berryman, K.R.; Litchfield, N.J. 2013 Selection of earthquake scaling relationships for seismic hazard analysis. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103(6): 2993-3011; doi: 10.1785/0120130052

Stirling, M.W.; McVerry, G.H.; Gerstenberger, M.C.; Litchfield, N.J.; Van Dissen, R.J.; Berryman, K.R.; Barnes, P.; Wallace, L.M.; Villamor, P.; Langridge, R.M.; Lamarche, G.; Nodder, S.; Reyners, M.E.; Bradley, B.; Rhoades, D.A.; Smith, W.D.; Nicol, A.; Pettinga, J.; Clark, K.J.; Jacobs, K. 2012 National seismic hazard model for New Zealand : 2010 update. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 102(4): 1514-1542; doi: 10.1785/0120110170

Stirling, M.W.; Gerstenberger, M.C. 2010 Ground motion-based testing of seismic hazard models in New Zealand. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100(4): 1407-1414; doi: 10.1785/0120090336

Stirling, M.W.; Ledgerwood, J.; Liu, T.; Apted, M. 2010 Age of unstable bedrock landforms southwest of Yucca Mountain, Nevada, and implications for past ground motions. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100(1): 74-86; doi: 10.1785/0120080359

Stirling, M.W.; Petersen, M. 2006 Comparison of the historical record of earthquake hazard with seismic-hazard models for New Zealand and the continental United States. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 96(6): 1978-1994

Stirling, M.W.; McVerry, G.H.; Berryman, K.R. 2002 A new seismic hazard model for New Zealand. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 92(5): 1878-1903

Berryman, K.R.; Stirling, M.W.; McVerry, G.H.; Zhao, J.X.; Crouse, C.V.; Hengesh, J.; Abrahamson, N.; Gibson, G.; Lettis, W.B. 1999 Seismic hazard analysis Lucas Heights site of the high flux Australian reactor. 187 p.

Stirling, M.W.; Wesnousky, S.G.; Berryman, K.R. 1998 Probabilistic seismic hazard analysis of New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 41(4): 355-375

Stirling, M.W.; Wesnousky, S.G.; Shimazaki, K. 1996 Fault trace complexity, cumulative slip, and the shape of the magnitude-frequency distribution for strike-slip faults : a global survey. Geophysical Journal International, 124(3): 833-868

Stirling, M.W. 1990 The Old Man Range and Garvie Mountains : tectonic geomorphology of the Central Otago peneplain, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 33(2): 233-243

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