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Amir Salaree

PhD Candidate

M.Sc. Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, 2014
M.Sc. Seismology, Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran, 2011
B.Sc. Solid State Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Tehran, 2008
Curriculum Vitae


I am working on the tsunami propagation patterns due to various source geometries and time histories, as well as bathymetry.

My research YouTube channel.

Selected Publications

Salaree, A. & Okal, E. A., 2018. The "tsunami earthquake" of 13 April 1923 in Northern Kamchatka: Seismological and hydrodynamic investigations, Pure Appl. Geophys. [in press; doi: 10.1007/s00024-017-1721-9]

Salaree, A., Mansouri, R., & Okal, E. A., 2018. The intriguing tsunami of 19 March 2017 at Bandar Dayyer, Iran: Field survey & simulations, Natural Hazards, 90(3), 1277–1307

Salaree, A., Stein, S., Saloor, N., & Elling, R., 2017. Turn your smartphone into a geophysics lab, Astronomy & Geophysics, 58(6), 6.35–6.36

Brooks, E.M., Diggory, M., Gomez, E., Salaree, A., Schmid, M., Saloor, N. and Stein, S., 2016. Should Fermi Have Secured His Water Heater?Seismological Research Letters87(2A), pp.387-394.

Salaree, A. and Okal, E.A., 2015. Field survey and modelling of the Caspian Sea tsunami of 1990 June 20. Geophysical Journal International, 201(2), pp.621-639.

Salaree, A.  and E. A. Okal, 2015. Ocean-bottom Pressure Signals as Potential Identifiers of  Tsunami Earthquakes in the Near Field,  American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall  Meeting, 2015, San Francisco, USA.

Salaree, A. and E. A. Okal, 2015. From OBS Data: Acoustic Signatures of Tsunami  Earthquakes in the Near-Field,  Ocean Bottom Seismometer Symposium, Vancouver, Washington, USA.

Teaching Assistantships

EARTH 103: Geological Hazards, Fall 2013, Spring 2015
EARTH 110: Exploration of the Solar System, Winter 2016
EARTH 202: Earth's Interior, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Winter 2013

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