Annemarie Christophersen


Full Name: Annemarie Christophersen

Position: Earthquake Physics and Statistics Team Leader

Contact details

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Phone: +64-4-570 4772


1996: Diplom-Physikerin; equivalent to master's degree in physics; 2000: PhD

Areas of expertise

Geophysics: CO2 Sequestration Risk Assessment
Geophysics: Earthquake hazard modelling
Geophysics: Hazard and risk assessment
Geophysics: Time Varying Hazard
Technical: Bayesian Network Modelling
Technical: Expert elicitation

Professional activities

Australasian Bayesian Network Modelling Society: Board member
Collaboratory for the Study of Earthquake Predictability: Contributor

Major publications

Christophersen, A.; Rhoades, D.A.; Colella, H.V. 2017 Precursory seismicity in regions of low strain rate : insights from a physics-based earthquake simulator. Geophysical Journal International, 209(3): 1513-1525; doi: 10.1093/gji/ggx104

Hainzl, S.; Christophersen, A. 2017 Testing alternative temporal aftershock decay functions in an ETAS framework. Geophysical Journal International, 210(2): 585-593; doi: 10.1093/gji/ggx184

Gerstenberger, M.C.; Christophersen, A. 2016 A Bayesian network and structured expert elicitation for Otway Stage 2C : detection of injected CO2 in a saline aquifer. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 51: 317-329; doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.05.011

Hainzl, S.; Christophersen, A.; Rhoades, D.A.; Harte, D.S. 2016 Statistical estimation of the duration of aftershock sequences. Geophysical Journal International, 205(2): 1180-1189; doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw075

Rhoades, D.A.; Liukis, M.; Christophersen, A.; Gerstenberger, M.C. 2016 Retrospective tests of hybrid operational earthquake forecasting models for Canterbury. Geophysical Journal International, 204(1): 440-456; doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv447

Christophersen, A.; Litchfield, N.J.; Berryman, K.R.; Thomas, R.; Basili, R.; Wallace, L.M.; Ries, W.; Hayes, G.P.; Haller, K.M.; Yoshioka, T.; Koehler, R.D.; Clark, D.; Wolfson-Schwehr, M.; Boettcher, M.S.; Villamor, P.; Horspool, N.A.; Ornthammarath, T.; Zuniga, R.; Langridge, R.M.; Stirling, M.W.; Goded, T.; Costa, C.; Yeats, R. 2015 Development of the Global Earthquake Model's neotectonic fault database. Natural hazards, 79(1): 111-135; doi: 10.1007/s11069-015-1831-6

Gerstenberger, M.C.; Christophersen, A.; Buxton, R.; Nicol, A. 2015 Bi-directional risk assessment in carbon capture and storage with Bayesian Networks. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 35: 150-159; doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.01.010

Rhoades, D.A.; Christophersen, A.; Gerstenberger, M.C. 2015 Multiplicative earthquake likelihood models based on fault and earthquake data. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105(6): 2955-2968; doi: 10.1785/0120150080

Rhoades, D.A.; Gerstenberger, M.C.; Christophersen, A.; Zechar, J.D.; Schorlemmer, D.; Werner, M.J.; Jordan, T.H. 2014 Regional earthquake likelihood models II : information gains of multiplicative hybrids. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104(6): 3072-3083; doi: 10.1785/0120140035

Christophersen, A.; Smith, E.G.C. 2008 Foreshock rates from aftershock abundance. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 98(5): 2133-2148

Hainzl, S.; Christophersen, A.; Enescu, B. 2008 Impact of earthquake rupture extensions on parameter estimations of point-process models. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 98(4): 2066-2072

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