Research Papers

Below are the primary research papers that have played major roles in the analyses I’ve shown throughout Surviving Cascadia. I believe it’s important to know where research is coming from. Please let me know if you have any questions!

The importance of site selection, sediment supply, and hydrodynamics: A case study of submarine paleoseismology on the northern Cascadia margin, Washington USA

Goldfinger, C., Galer, S., Beeson, J.W., Hamilton, T.S, Black, B., Romsos, C., Patton, J., Nelson, C.H., Hausmann, R., Morey,A., 2017, The Importance of Site Selection, Sediment Supply, and Hydrodynamics: A Case Study of Submarine Paleoseismology on the Northern Cascadia margin, Washington USA, Marine Geology, v. 384, p. 4-46.

Turbidite Event History—Methods and Implications for Holocene Paleoseismicity of the Cascadia Subduction Zone
Goldfinger, C., Nelson, C.H., Morey, A.E., Johnson, J.E., Patton, J.R., Karabanov, E., Gutiérrez-Pastor, J., Eriksson, A.T., Gràcia, E., Dunhill, G., Enkin, R.J., Dallimore, A., and Vallier, T., 2012, Turbidite event history—Methods and implications for Holocene paleoseismicity of the Cascadia subduction zone: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1661–F, 170 p. (Available at

Segmentation in episodic tremor and slip all along Cascadia

Click to access BrudzinskiAllenGeology2007.pdf

Michael R. Brudzinski* Department of Geology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45046, USA Richard M. Allen* Seismological Laboratory, Department of Earth & Planetary Science, University of California–Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA

Statistical Analyses of Great Earthquake Recurrence along the Cascadia Subduction Zone

Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2013) 103 (6): 3205–3221.

Addressing Cascadia Subduction Zone Great Earthquake Recurrence

USGS Powell Center Cascadia Earthquake Hazards Working Group; Fort Collins, Colorado, 25–29 March 2019

Addressing Cascadia Subduction Zone Great Earthquake Recurrence

Slow‐Slip Recurrent Pattern Changes: Perturbation Responding and Possible Scenarios of Precursor toward a Megathrust Earthquake

Luo, Y., & Liu, Z. (2019). Slow‐slip recurrent pattern changes: Perturbation
responding and possible scenarios of precursor toward a megathrust earthquake. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20, 852–871.