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  • Sarychikhina, O., E. Glowacka, R.J. Mellors, R. Vazquez, L. Munguia and M. Guzma. 2009. Surface displacement and groundwater level changes associated with the 24 May 2006, Mw5.4 Morelia fault earthquake, Mexicali Valley, Baja California, Mexico. Bull. Seismo. Soc. Amer.

  • Glowacka, E.O., O. Sarychikhina, F. Suarez, F.A. Nava and R.J. Mellors. 2009. Anthropogenic subsidence in the Mexicali Valley, Baja California, Mexico, and slip on the Saltillo fault. Environ Earth Sci.

  • Sandwell, D., D. Myer, R.J. Mellors, M. Shimada, B. Brooks and J. Foster. 2008. Accuracy and Resolution of ALOS Interferometry: Vector Deformation Maps of the Father's Day Intrusion at Kilauea. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 46: 3524-3534.

  • Mellors, R.J., D. Kilb, A. Aliyev, A. Gasanov and G. Yetirmishli. 2007. Correlations between Earthquakes and Large Mud Volcano Eruptions. Journal of Geophysical Research 112.

  • Bunyapanasarn, T., R. Mellors and B. Panahi. 2005. InSAR analysis of the Absheron Peninsula and nearby areas, Azerbaijan. In Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Mud Volcanism, Geodynamics and Seismicity, in Baku, Azerbaijan from 20 to 22 May 2003, NATO science series, Earth and environmental sciences., 201-209. Netherlands: Springer.

  • Bonilla, F., F. Heuze, R. Archuleta, S. Day, M. Doroudian, A. Elgamal, M. Hoehler, T. Lai, A. Martin, L. Matesic, R. Mellors, B. Minster, D. Oglesby, S. Park, M. Riemer, J. Steidl, F. Vernon, M. Vucetic, J. Wagoner and Z. Yang. 2004. Estimating site-specific strong earthquake motions. Soil dynamics and earthquake engineering 24: 199-223.

  • Mellors, R.J., P. Earle, H. Magistrale and A. Cogbill. 2004. Comparison of moderate earthquakes in Southern California using seismology and InSAR. Seismological Society of America 94: 2004-2014.

  • Boisvert, A. and R. Mellors. 2003. Deformation near the Coyote Creek fault, Imperial County, California: tectonic or groundwater-related? Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems 4: 254.

  • Riggs, E., R. Mellors, J. Eakins, F. Vernon and P. Kilburg. 2003. A Real-time Interactive Educational Seismology Exhibit. Seismological Research Letters 74: 635-640.

  • Mellors, R. and L. Wald. 2003. Foreword to special issue on education and outreach. Seismological Research Letters 74: 489-490.

  • Mellors, R. and D. Sandwell. 2002. Lack of precursory slip to the Hector Mine earthquake as constrained using INSAR. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 92: 1443-1449.

  • Mellors, R. 2001. Ground deformation study in the North Tien Shan using InSAR. In Proceedings 1st ALOS PI workshop, 202-204.

  • Boisvert, A. and R. Mellors. 2000. Combined interferometric SAR and landsat analysis of Western Turkmenistan. In Fourteenth International Conference on Applied Geologic Remote Sensing, 499-504.

  • Mellors, R., B. Minster, W. Walter and D. Harris. 1999. Location and characterization of mining activity using interferometric synthetic aperture radar. In 21st Seismic Research Symposium: Technologies for Monitoring the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, 729-735.

  • Rogers, A., W. Walter, R. Mellors and A. Al-Amri. 1999. Lithospheric structure of the Arabian Shield and platform from complete regional waveform modeling and surface wave group velocities. Geophysical Journal International 138: 871-887.

  • Mellors, R., F. Vernon, V. Camp and A. Al-Amri. 1999. Regional waveform propagation in the Saudi Arabian peninsula. Journal of Geophysical Research 104: 20,221-20,232.

  • Martynov, V., F. Vernon and R. Mellors. 1999. High-frequency attenuation in the crust of the northern Tien Shan. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 89: 215-238.

  • Sandvol, E., D. Seber, M. Barazangi, F. Vernon and R. Mellors. 1998. Lithospheric discontinuities beneath the Arabian Shield. Geophysical Research Letters 25: 2873-2876.

  • Mellors, R. and F. Vernon. 1998. Detection of dispersive signals using multi-taper double coherence. Geophysical Journal International 135: 146-154.

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Positions & Honors

  • 2001 – Outstanding Faculty Award, Department of Geological Sciences, SDSU

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