Publications

  • Yu, J., Walker, R. T., Rhodes, E. J., Zhang, P., Li, C., Wang, S., … & Hao, Y., 2021. East Tacheng (Qoqek) Fault Zone: Late Quaternary Tectonics and Slip Rate of a Left‐Lateral Strike‐Slip Fault Zone North of the Tian Shan. Tectonics, 40(2), e2020TC006377.
  • Daout, S., Parsons, B., & Walker, R., 2021. Post‐Earthquake Fold Growth Imaged in the Qaidam basin, China, With InSAR. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, e2020JB021241.
  • Feng, X., Ma, J., Zhou, Y., England, P., Parsons, B., Rizza, M. A., & Walker, R. T., 2020. Geomorphology and Paleoseismology of the Weinan fault, Shaanxi, central China, and the source of the 1556 Huaxian earthquake. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125(12), e2019JB017848.
  • Ou, Q., Kulikova, G., Yu, J., Elliott, A., Parsons, B., & Walker, R., 2020. Magnitude of the 1920 Haiyuan earthquake reestimated using seismological and geomorphological methods. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125(8), e2019JB019244.
  • Elliott, A., Elliott, J., Hollingsworth, J., Kulikova, G., Parsons, B., & Walker, R., 2020. Satellite imaging of the 2015 M 7.2 earthquake in the Central Pamir, Tajikistan, elucidates a sequence of shallow strike-slip ruptures of the Sarez-Karakul fault. Geophysical Journal International, 221(3), 1696-1718.
  • Gruetzner, C., Walker, R., Ainscoe, E., Elliott, E., & Abdrakhmatov, K., 2019. Earthquake environmental effects of the 1992 M7.3 Suusamyr Earthquake, Kyrgyzstan, and their implications for paleo-earthquake studies. Geosciences. 9(6), 271.
  • Campbell, G. E., Walker, R. T., Abdrakhmatov, K., Carolin, S., Carr, A. S., Elliott, J. R., … & Rodes, A., 2019,. Rapid Late Quaternary Slip, Repeated Prehistoric Earthquake Rupture, and Widespread Landsliding Associated With the Karakudzhur Thrust, Central Kyrgyz Tien Shan. Tectonics, 38(11), 3740-3764.
  • McNab, F., Sloan, R.A., Walker, R.T., 2019. Simultaneous orthogonal shortening in the Afghan-Tajik depression. Geology.
  • Rizza. M., Abdrakhmatov, K., Walker R., Braucher R., Campbell G., McKenzie D., Guillou V., Carr, A., Jackson J., Ali-Hadji H. and ASTER Team, 2019. Rate of slip from multiple quaternary dating methods and paleoseismic investigations along the Talas-Fergana Fault: tectonic implications for the Western Tien Shan Range. Tectonics.
  • Mosca, I., Baptie, B., Sargeant, S. and Walker, R.T., 2019. Integrating Outcomes from Probabilistic and Deterministic Seismic Hazard Analysis in the Tien Shan. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 109(2), pp.688-715.
  • Carolin, S.A., Walker, R.T., Day, C.C., Ersek, V., Sloan, R.A., Dee, M.W., Talebian, M. and Henderson, G.M., 2019. Precise timing of abrupt increase in dust activity in the Middle East coincident with 4.2 ka social change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(1), pp.67-72.
  • Gruetzner, C., Campbell, G., Walker, R.T., Jackson, J., Mackenzie, D., Abdrakhmatov, K., & Mukambayev, A., 2019. Shortening accommodated by thrust and strike‐slip faults in the Ili Basin, northern Tien Shan. Tectonics 38(7), 2255-2274.
  • Ainscoe, E. A., Abdrakhmatov, K. E., Baikulov, S., Carr, A. S., Elliott, A. J., Gruetzner, C., Walker, R. T., 2019. Variability in surface rupture between successive earthquakes on the Suusamyr Fault, Kyrgyz Tien Shan: implications for palaeoseismology. Geophysical Journal International 216(1) 703-725.
  • Mackenzie, D., Walker, R., Abdrakhmatov, K., Campbell, G., Carr, A., Gruetzner, C., Mukambaev, A., & Rizza, M., 2018. A Creeping Intracontinental Thrust Fault: Past and Present Slip-Rates on the Northern Edge of the Tien Shan, Kazakhstan. Geophysical Journal International, 215(2), 1148-1170.
  • Sprafke, T., Fitzsimmons, K. E., Gruetzner, C., Elliott, A., Marquer, L., & Nigmatova, S., 2018. Reevaluation of Late Pleistocene loess profiles at Remizovka (Kazakhstan) indicates the significance of topography in evaluating terrestrial paleoclimate records. Quaternary Research, doi:10.1017/qua.2017.103.
  • Zhou, Y., Parsons, B. and Walker, R.T., 2018. Characterising complex surface ruptures in the 2013 Mw 7.7 Balochistan earthquake using three‐dimensional displacements. Journal of Geophysical Research, 123(11).
  • Gregory, L.C., Mac Niocaill, C., Walker, R.T., Bayasgalan, G. and Craig, T.J., 2018. Vertical axis rotation (or lack thereof) of the eastern Mongolian Altay Mountains: Implications for far-field transpressional mountain building. Tectonophysics, 736, pp.31-46.
  • Zhou, Y., Thomas, M.Y., Parsons, B. and Walker, R.T., 2018. Time-dependent postseismic slip following the 1978 M w 7.3 Tabas-e-Golshan, Iran earthquake revealed by over 20 years of ESA InSAR observations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 483, pp.64-75.
  • Ainscoe, E.A., Elliott, J.R., Copley, A., Craig, T.J., Li, T., Parsons, B.E. and Walker, R.T., 2017. Blind Thrusting, Surface Folding, and the Development of Geological Structure in the Mw 6.3 2015 Pishan (China) Earthquake. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122(11), pp.9359-9382.
  • Middleton, T.A., Parsons, B. and Walker, R.T., 2017. Comparison of seismic and geodetic strain rates at the margins of the Ordos Plateau, northern China. Geophysical Journal International, 212(2), pp.988-1009.
  • Gruetzner, C., Walker, R. T., Abdrakhmatov, K. E., Mukambaev, A., Elliott, A. J., & Elliott, J. R., 2017. Active tectonics around Almaty and along the Zailisky Alatau rangefront. Tectonics 36(10), 2192-2226, doi:10.1002/2017TC004657.
  • Gruetzner, C., Carson, E., Walker, R. T., Rhodes, E. J., Mukambayev, A., Mackenzie, D., Elliott, J. R., Campbell, G. E. & Abdrakhmatov, K., 2017. Assessing the activity of faults in continental interiors: palaeoseismic insights from SE Kazakhstan. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.11.025.
  • Walker, R.T., Wegmann, K.W., Bayasgalan, A., Carson, R.J., Elliott, J., Fox, M., Nissen, E., Sloan, R.A., Williams, J.M. and Wright, E., 2017. The Egiin Davaa prehistoric rupture, central Mongolia: a large magnitude normal faulting earthquake on a reactivated fault with little cumulative slip located in a slowly deforming intraplate setting. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 432, SP432-4.
  • Middleton, T.A., Elliott, J.R., Rhodes, E.J., Sherlock, S., Walker, R.T., Wang, W., Yu, J. and Zhou, Y., 2017. Extension rates across the northern Shanxi Grabens, China, from Quaternary geology, seismicity and geodesy. Geophysical Journal International, 209(2), pp.535-558.
  • Campbell, G. E., Walker, R. T., Abdrakhmatov, K., Jackson, J., Elliott, J. R., Mackenzie, D., … & Schwenninger, J. L. (2015). Great earthquakes in low strain rate continental interiors: an example from SE Kazakhstan. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120(8), 5507-5534.
  • Campbell, G. E., Walker, R. T., Abdrakhmatov, K., Schwenninger, J. L., Jackson, J., Elliott, J. R., & Copley, A. (2013). The Dzhungarian fault: Late Quaternary tectonics and slip rate of a major right‐lateral strike‐slip fault in the northern Tien Shan region. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(10), 5681-5698.