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Nooshin Saloor

PhD Candidate

M.S. Exploration Seismology, Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran, Iran, 2011
B.S. Solid State Physics, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Iran, 2006
Curriculum Vitae


My research focuses on Earthquake source parameters and seismic scaling laws for Intermediate and deep Earthquakes. Currently, I am working on the earthquake body-wave magnitude (mb) for a theoretical explanation of the depth and distance correction.

Selected Publications

Salaree, A., S. Stein, N. Saloor, and R. Elling, Smartphones -- the Geophysics Lab in Your Students' Pocket, Journal of Astronomy & Geophysics, Royal Astronomical Society,2017 (in press).

N. Saloor,  and Okal, E.A., Extension of the energy-to-moment parameter Θ to intermediate and deep earthquakes, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 2017 (in press).

Okal, E.A., and N. Saloor, Historical tsunami earthquakes in the Southwest Pacific: An extension to Δ > 80° of the Energy-to-Moment parameter Θ, Geophysical Journal International, Volume 210, Issue 2, 1 August 2017, Pages 852–873.

Brooks, E.M., Diggory, M., Gomez, E., Salaree, A., Schmid, M., Saloor, N. and Stein, S.. Should Fermi Have Secured His Water Heater? Seismological Research Letters, 87(2A), pp.387-394, 2016.

Saloor N., E. A. Okal, Energy-to-Moment ratios for Deep Earthquakes: No evidence for scofflaws, American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, United States

Okal, E.A., N. Saloor, and S.H. Kirby, Radial modes from the deep Sea of Okhotsk earthquake of 24 May 2013: Evidence for an implosive component to its source, Geophys. J. Intl., 2014 (submitted).

Okal E.A., Saloor N., Fereymueller J., Steblov G. and Kogan M., “The implosive component of the 2013 Okhotsk Sea deep earthquake: Evidence from radial modes and constraints from geodetic data” EGU General Assembly

Teaching Assistantships

Grading assistantships:

EARTH 351: Forming a Habitable Planet, 2017

EARTH 342: Topics in Contemporary Energy and Climate Change, 2016

Teaching assistantships:

EARTH 106: The Ocean, the Atmosphere & Our Climate, 2017

EARTH 101: Earth Science for the 21st Century, 2015

Community Service

Correspondent, Professional Chess Magazine (2006-2011)
Executive Committee Member, 14th Geophysics Conference, Department of Geophysics, University of Tehran, 2010

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