Ezgi Karasözen

Education

  • PhD, Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines
  • MSc, Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines
  • MSc, Geological Engineering, Middle East Technical University
  • BSc, Geological Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Research Areas

  • Utilizes seismic array data to detect and analyze seismic events in and around Alaska
  • Achieving high-resolution (calibrated) earthquake locations (GCCEL)
  • Waveform modeling, InSAR

Publications

  • E. Nissen, A. Ghods, E. Karas ̈ozen, J. R. Elliott, W. D. Barnhart, E. A. Bergman, G. P. Hayes, M. Jamal-Reyhani, M. Nemati, F. Tan, W. Ab- dulnaby, H. M. Benz, M. P. Shahvar, M. Talebian, and L. Chen (2019). The 12 November 2017 Mw 7.3 Ezgeleh-Sarpolzahab (Iran) earthquake and active tectonics of the Lurestan arc, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 124, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JB016221.
  • E. Savidge, E. NIssen, M. Nemati, E. Karas ̈ozen, J. Hollingsworth, M. Talebian, E. A. Bergman, A. Ghods, M. Ghorashi, E. Kosari, A. Rashidi, and A. Rashidi (2019). The December 2017 Hojedk (Iran) earthquake triplet – sequential rupture of shallow reverse faults in a strike-slip restraining bend, Geophys. J. Int., ggz053, https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggz053.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. Nissen, P. Bu ̈yu ̈kakpınar, M. D. Cambaz, M. Kahraman, E. Kalkan-Ertan, B. Abgarmi, E. A. Bergman, A. Ghods, and A. A. O ̈zacar (2018). The 2017 July 20 Mw 6.6 Bodrum-Kos earthquake illuminates active faulting in the Gulf of G ̈okova, SW Turkey, Geophys. J. Int., 214, 185-199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggy114
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. Nissen, E. A. Bergman, K. L. Johnson, and R. J. Walters (2016). Normal faulting in the Simav graben of western Turkey reassessed with calibrated earthquake relocations, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 121, 4553-4574, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016JB012828
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, J. C. Andrews-Hanna, J. M. Dohm, and R. C. Anderson (2016). The formation of the South Tharsis Ridge Belt: Basin and Range- style extension on early Mars?, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 121, 916-943, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JE004936
  • A. Copley, E. Kara ̈sozen, B. Oveisi, J. R. Elliott, S. Samsonov, and E. Nis- sen (2015). Seismogenic faulting of the sedimentary sequence and laterally variable material properties in the Zagros Mountains (Iran) revealed by the August 2014 Murmuri (E. Dehloran) earthquake sequence, Geophys. J. Int., 203, 1436-1459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggv365
  • Karas ̈ozen, E., A. A. O ̈zacar, C. B. Biryol, and S. L. Beck (2014). Seis- micity, focal mechanisms and active stress field around the central segment of the North Anatolian Fault in Turkey, Geophys. J. Int., 196, 405-421. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggt367
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. Nissen, E. A. Bergman, and A. Ghods (2018). A bias-free seismicity catalog for the entire Zagros (Iran) orogeny. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC, T51G-0253.
  • E. Nissen, A. Ghods, E. Karas ̈ozen, J. R. Elliott, W. D. Barnhart, and F. Tan (2018). Active tectonics of the NW Zagros reevaluated in light of the 2017 Mw 7.3 Ezgeleh-Sarpolzahab earthquake. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC, G23B-0581.
  • V. Schulte-Pelkum, E. Karas ̈ozen, E. A. Bergman, K. Motaghi, and A. Gh- ods, (2018). Thick- versus thin-skinned tectonics in the continental collision zone of the Zagros Fold-and-Thrust Belt from crustal delay time imaging with seismicity and receiver functions. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC, T51G-0252.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. Nissen, P. Bu ̈yu ̈kakpınar, M. D. Cambaz, M. Kahraman, E. Kalkan-Ertan, B. Abgarmi, E. A. Bergman, A. Ghods, and A. A. O ̈zacar (2018). Insights into the 20 July 2017 Mw 6.6 Bodrum-Kos earthquake from seismology and satellite geodesy. The European Seismological Commission 36th General Assembly, Valletta, Malta.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. Nissen, P. Bu ̈yu ̈kakpınar, M. D. Cambaz, M. Kahraman, E. Kalkan-Ertan, B. Abgarmi, E. A. Bergman, A. Ghods, and A. A. O ̈zacar (2018). The 2017 July 20 Mw 6.6 Bodrum-Kos earthquake geodesy and seis- mology of an undersea earthquake sequences in the Gulf of G ̈okova, Turkey. UNAVCO Science Workshop, Broomfield.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. Nissen, E. A. Bergman, and A. Ghods (2017). Seis- motectonics of the Zagros (Iran) from orogen-wide earthquake relocations. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, T41A-0590.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. A. Bergman, and E. Nissen (2017). A framework of ground truth event locations across Iran from a two tiered multi-event re- location approach. The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT): Science and Technology 2017 Conference, Vienna, Austria.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. A. Bergman, A. Ghods, and E. Nissen (2017). Triggering mechanisms in large Iranian earthquake sequences from calibrated reloca- tions. Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, 17-558.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. A. Bergman, A. Ghods, and E. Nissen (2016). Observ- ing triggered earthquakes across Iran with calibrated earthquake locations. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, T12A-08.
  • H. Benz, E. A. Bergman, W. Yeck, E. Karas ̈ozen, J. L. Nealy, D. E. McNa- mara, G. P. Hayes, P. S. Earle, and M. G. Hearne (2016). A global catalog of calibrated earthquake locations. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, S53A-2802.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. Nissen, E. A. Bergman, and A. Ghods (2016). A two- tiered approach to event calibration across the Zagros mountains of Iran. Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, Reno, 16-321.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E. Nissen, E. A. Bergman, and R. J. Walters (2013). Re- assessment of 50 years of seismicity in Simav-Gediz grabens (Western Turkey), based on earthquake relocations. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, T31E-2567.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, and J. C. Andrews-Hanna (2012). The Formation Mech- anism of South Tharsis Ridge Belt, Mars. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, 43, 2592.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, A. A. O ̈zacar, C. B. Biryol., S. L. Beck, and G. Zandt (2010). Earthquake Focal Mechanism and Stress Tensor Inversion along the Central Segment of the North Anatolian Fault. Tectonic Crossroads: Evolving Orogens of Eurasia-Africa-Arabia, Ankara, Turkey.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen, E., A. A. O ̈zacar, C. B. Biryol., S. L. Beck, and G. Zandt (2010). Earthquake Focal Mechanisms Along the Central Segment of the North Anatolian Fault. European Geophysical Union, General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Vienna, 12, 6712.
  • E. Nissen, E. Karas ̈ozen, and E. A. Bergman (2018). A two-tiered ap- proach to event calibration across Iran. Air Force Research Laboratory Final Technical Report.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen (2018). Seismotectonics of Turkey and Iran from Calibrated
  • Earthquake Relocations, Ph.D thesis, Colorado School of Mines.
  • E. Karas ̈ozen (2013). The Formation Mechanism of South Tharsis Ridge
  • E. Karas ̈ozen (2010). Earthquake Focal Mechanism and Stress Tensor Analysis along the Central Segment of the North Anatolian Fault, M.Sc. thesis, Middle East Technical University.

Awards

  • Recipient of the 2018-2019 Mendenhall Prize for Outstanding Graduating PhD Students, Department of Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado.
  • Listed as one of 5 RATH Research Award Finalists, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado.
  • Travel grant for the CIG-LLNL Computational Seismology Workshop, Livermore Open Valley Campus, Livermore, California.
  • Student travel grant for The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT): Science and Technology 2017 Conference, Vienna, Austria.
  • Participant in the student grant program of 19th World Petroleum Conference, Madrid, Spain.