Igor Beresnev's Publications


Beresnev, I. A. (2014). Does Biot’s theory have predictive power? (in review).

Beresnev, I. A. (2014). Compressional-wave propagation in porous media saturated with two fluids,
Geophysics 79, L1-L11.

Beresnev, I. (2013). Reflections on frequency dependence in earthquake-source inversions, Natural Hazards 66, 1287-1291.

Beresnev, I. A. (2012). Ground-force- or plate-displacement-based vibrator control? Journal of Sound and Vibration 331, 1715-1721.

Beresnev, I. (2012). Modulation of tremor and modulation of noise: same natural phenomenon?
Seismological Research Letters 83, 784-786.

Manga, M., I. Beresnev, E. E. Brodsky, J. E. Elkhoury, D. Elsworth, S. Ingebritsen, D. C. Mays, and C.-Y. Wang (2012). Changes in permeability caused by transient stresses: field observations, experiments, and mechanisms, Reviews of Geophysics 50, RG2004.


Beresnev, I., W. Gaul, and R. D. Vigil (2011). Direct pore-level observation of permeability increase in two-phase flow by shaking, Geophysical Research Letters 38, L20302.

Beresnev, I.., W. Gaul, and R. D. Vigil (2011). Forced instability of core-annular flow in capillary constrictions, Physics of Fluids 23, 072105-1–072105-7.

Beresnev, I. A., W. Gaul, and R. D. Vigil (2011). Thickness of residual wetting film in liquid-liquid displacement, Physical Review E 84, 026327-1–026327-8.

Beresnev, I. A.  and W. Deng (2010).  Theory of breakup of core fluids surrounded by a wetting annulus in sinusoidally constricted capillary channels, Physics of Fluids 22, 012105 -1-012105-10.

Beresnev, I. A. and W. Deng (2010). Viscosity effects in vibratory mobilization of residual oil, Geophysics 75, N79-N85.

Anil Bayrak, N. A. and I. A. Beresnev (2009).  Fault slip velocities inferred from the spectra of ground motions, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 99, 876-883. 

Beresnev, I. A. (2009).  The reality of the scaling law of earthquake-source spectra?, Journal of Seismology 13, 433-436. 

Beresnev, I. A., W. Li, and R. D. Vigil (2009).  Condition for break-up of non-wetting fluids in sinusoidally constricted capillary channels, Transport in Porous Media 80, 581-604. 

Iassonov, P. P. and I. A. Beresnev (2008).  Mobilization of entrapped organic fluids by elastic waves and vibrations, SPE Journal, December, 465-473. 

Beresnev, I. A. (2006).  Theory of vibratory mobilization of nonwetting fluids entrapped in pore constrictions, Geophysics 71, N47-N56. 

Lebedev, A. V., I. A. Beresnev, and P. L. Vermeer (2006).  Model parameters of the nonlinear stiffness of the vibrator-ground contact determined by inversion of vibrator accelerometer data, Geophysics 71, H25-H32.  

Beresnev, I. A., R. D. Vigil, W. Li, W. D. Pennington, R. M. Turpening, P. P. Iassonov, and R. P. Ewing (2005). Elastic waves push organic fluids from reservoir rock, Geophysical Research Letters 32, L13303.

Lebedev, A. V. and I. A. Beresnev (2005). Radiation from flexural vibrations of the baseplate and their effect on the accuracy of traveltime measurements, Geophysical Prospecting 53, 543-555.

Li, W., R. D. Vigil, I. A. Beresnev, P. P. Iassonov, and R. P. Ewing (2005). Vibration-induced mobilization of trapped oil ganglia in porous media: Experimental validation of a capillary-physics mechanism, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 289, 193-199.

Lebedev, A. V. and I. A. Beresnev (2004). Nonlinear distortion of signals radiated by Vibroseis sources, Geophysics 69, 968-977.

Beresnev, I. A. (2003). Uncertainties in finite-fault slip inversions: To what extent to believe? (A critical review), Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 93, 2445-2458.

Hruby, C. E. and I. A. Beresnev (2003). Empirical corrections for basin effects in stochastic ground-motion prediction, based on the Los Angeles basin analysis, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 93, 1679-1690.

Iassonov, P. P. and I. A. Beresnev (2003). A model for enhanced fluid percolation in porous media by application of low-frequency elastic waves, Journal of Geophysical Research 108 (B3), ESE 2-1 – 2-9.

Roumelioti, Z. and I. A. Beresnev (2003). Stochastic finite-fault modeling of ground motions from the 1999 Chi-chi, Taiwan, earthquake: Application to rock and soil sites with implications for nonlinear site response, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 93, 1691-1702.

Tsiklauri, D. and I. A. Beresnev
(2003). Properties of elastic waves in a non-Newtonian (Maxwell) fluid-saturated porous medium, Transport in Porous Media 53, 39-50.

Atkinson, G. M. and I. A. Beresnev (2002). Ground motions at Memphis and St. Louis from M 7.5-8.0 earthquakes in the New Madrid seismic zone, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 92, 1015-1024.

Beresnev, I. A. (2002). Nonlinearity at California generic soil sites from modeling recent strong-motion data, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 92, 863-870.

Beresnev, I. A. (2002). Source parameters observable from the corner frequency of earthquake spectra, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 92, 2047-2048.

Beresnev, I. A. and G. M. Atkinson (2002). Source parameters of earthquakes in eastern and western North America based on finite-fault modeling, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 92, 695-710.

Beresnev, I. A., C. E. Hruby, and C. A. Davis (2002). The use of multi-electrode resistivity imaging in gravel prospecting, Journal of Applied Geophysics 49, 245-254.

Beresnev, I. A., A. M. Nightengale, and W. J. Silva (2002). Properties of vertical ground motions, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 92, 3152-3164.

Beresnev, I. A. (2001). What we can and cannot learn about earthquake sources from the spectra of seismic waves, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 91, 397-400.

Beresnev, I. A. and G. M. Atkinso
n (2001). Subevent structure of large earthquakes – A ground-motion perspective, Geophysical Research Letters 28, 53-56 (correction: GRL 28, 4663).

Tsiklauri, D. and I. A. Beresnev (2001). Enhancement in the dynamic response of a viscoelastic fluid flowing through a longitudinally vibrating tube, Physical Review E 63, 046304-1 – 046304-4.

Tsiklauri, D. and I. A. Beresnev (2001). Non-Newtonian effects in the peristaltic flow of a Maxwell fluid, Physical Review E 64, 036303-1 -- 036303-5.

Drake, T. and I. Beresnev (1999). Acoustic tool enhances oil production, The American Oil & Gas Reporter, September 1999, 101-105.

Beresnev, I. A. and G. M. Atkinson (1999). Generic finite-fault model for ground-motion prediction in eastern North America, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 89, 608-625.

Atkinson, G. M. and I. A. Beresnev (1998). Compatible ground-motion time histories for new national seismic hazard maps, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 25, 305-318.

Beresnev, I. A. and G. M. Atkinson (1998). FINSIM - a FORTRAN program for simulating stochastic acceleration time histories from finite faults, Seismological Research Letters 69, 27-32.

Beresnev, I. A. and G. M. Atkinson (1998). Stochastic finite-fault modeling of ground motions from the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake. I. Validation on rock sites, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 88, 1392-1401.

Beresnev, I. A., G. M. Atkinson, P. A. Johnson, and E. H. Field (1998). Stochastic finite-fault modeling of ground motions from the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake. II. Widespread nonlinear response at soil sites, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 88, 1402-1410.

Beresnev, I. A., E. H. Field, K. Van Den Abeele, and P. A. Johnson (1998). Magnitude of nonlinear sediment response in Los Angeles basin during the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 88, 1079-1084.

Field, E. H., Y. Zeng, P. A. Johnson, and I. A. Beresne
v (1998). Nonlinear sediment response during the 1994 Northridge earthquake: Observations and finite-source simulations, Journal of Geophysical Research 103, 26869-26883.

Atkinson, G. M. and I. A. Beresnev (1997). Don't call it stress drop, Seismological Research Letters 68, 3-4.

Beresnev, I. A. and G. M. Atkinson (1997). Modeling finite-fault radiation from the omega**n spectrum, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 87, 67-84.

Beresnev, I. A. and G. M. Atkinson (1997). Shear-wave velocity survey of seismographic sites in eastern Canada: Calibration of empirical regression method of estimating site response, Seismological Research Letters 68, 981-987.

Field, E. H., P. A. Johnson, I. A. Beresnev, and Y. Zeng (1997). Nonlinear ground-motion amplification by sediments during the 1994 Northridge earthquake, Nature 390, 11 December, 599-602.

Beresnev, I. A. and K.-L. Wen (1996). Nonlinear soil response - a reality? Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 86, 1964-1978.

Beresnev, I. A. and K.-L. Wen (1996). The accuracy of soil response estimates using soil-to-rock spectral ratios, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 86, 519-523.

Beresnev, I. A. and K.-L. Wen (1996). The possibility of observing nonlinear path effect in earthquake-induced seismic wave propagation, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 86, 1028-1041.

Wen, K.-L., I. A. Beresnev, and S.-N. Cheng (1996). Moderate-magnitude seismicity remotely triggered in the Taiwan region by large earthquakes around the Philippine Sea plate, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 86, 843-847.

Beresnev, I. A. and K.-L. Wen (1995). P-wave amplification by near-surface deposits at different excitation levels, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 85, 1490-1494.

Beresnev, I. A. and K.-L. Wen
(1995). Remotely triggered seismicity inferred from Taiwan regional catalog, Geophysical Research Letters 22, 3155-3158.

Beresnev, I. A., K.-L. Wen, and Y. T. Yeh
(1995). Nonlinear soil amplification: Its corroboration in Taiwan, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 85, 496-515.

Beresnev, I. A., K.-L. Wen, and Y. T. Yeh (1995). Seismological evidence for nonlinear elastic ground behavior during large earthquakes, Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering 14, 103-114.

Wen, K.-L., I. A. Beresnev, and Y. T. Yeh (1995). Investigation of non-linear site amplification at two downhole strong ground motion arrays in Taiwan, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics 24, 313-324.

Beresnev, I. A. and P. A. Johnson (1994). Elastic-wave stimulation of oil production: A review of methods and results, Geophysics 59, 1000-1017.

Beresnev, I. A., K.-L. Wen, and Y. T. Yeh (1994). Source, path and site effects on dominant frequency and spatial variation of strong ground motion recorded by SMART1 and SMART2 arrays in Taiwan, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics 23, 583-597.

Privalovskiy, N. K. and I. A. Beresnev (1994). Seismic noise induced by seismic waves, Geophysical Journal International 116, 806-812.

Wen, K.-L., I. A. Beresnev, and Y. T. Yeh (1994). Nonlinear soil amplification inferred from downhole strong seismic motion data, Geophysical Research Letters 21, 2625-2628.

Beresnev, I. A. (1993). Interaction of two spherical elastic waves in a nonlinear five-constant medium, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 94, 3400-3404.

Beresnev, I. A. and V. N. Nikolaevskiy (1993). A model for nonlinear seismic waves in a medium with instability, Physica D 66, 1-6.

Beresnev, I. A. (1991). Numerical model of spherical elastic wave propagation in a nonlinear medium, International Journal of Modern Physics C (Physics and Computers) 2(1), 250-253.

Beresnev, I. A. (1991). Remarks on "Experimental investigation of non-linear seismic effects", Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 69, 1-3.

Beresnev, I. A. and A. V. Nikolayev (1990). Study of propagation of long-duration vibrational signals through geophysical medium, Izvestiya Academy of Sciences, USSR, Physics of the Solid Earth 26(9), 800-803.

Beresnev, I. A. and A. V. Nikolaev (1988). Experimental investigations of nonlinear seismic effects, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 50, 83-87.

Beresnev, I. A., A. V. Nikolayev, V. S. Solov'yev, and G. M. Shalashov (1986). Nonlinear phenomena in seismic surveying using periodic vibrosignals, Izvestiya Academy of Sciences, USSR, Physics of the Solid Earth 22(10), 804-811.