Journal Articles

Valovcan, J., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Galis, M., Kristekova, M., 2023.    
     Can Higher-order Finite-difference Operators be Applied Across a Material Interface?
     Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am.  accepted 

Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Kristekova, M., Valovcan, J., Galis, M., Gregor, D., 2022.   
     Material Interface in the Finite-Difference Modeling: A Fundamental View
     Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am.  113, 281–296 doi: 10.1785/0120220133
Wolf, S., Galis, M., Uphoff, C., Gabriel, A.-A., Moczo, P., Gregor, D., Bader, M., 2022.   
     An efficient ADER-DG local time stepping scheme 
     for 3D HPC simulation of seismic waves in poroelastic media
     Journal of Computational Physics, 455, doi:10.1016/
Gregor, D., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Megouez, Lefeuve-Mesgouez, G., Morency, C.,
     Diaz, J., Kristekova, M., 2022.   
     Seismic waves in medium with poroelastic/elastic interfaces: 
     a two-dimensional P-SV finite-difference modelling
     Geophys. J. Int., 228, 551-588, doi:10.1093/gji/ggab357

Kristekova, M., Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Labak, P., 2021.   
     The finite-interval spectral power method for detecting underground cavities 
     using seismic ambient noise 
     Geophys. J. Int., 224, 945-960, doi:10.1093/gji/ggaa494
Gregor, D., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Mesgouez, A., Lefeuve-Mesgouez, G.,
     Kristekova, M., 2021.   
     Subcell-resolution finite-difference modelling of seismic waves
     in Biot and JKD poroelastic media 
     Geophys. J. Int., 224, 760-794, doi:10.1093/gji/ggaa454
Vyas, J.C., Galis, M., Mai, P.M., 2021.   
     Characterizing Seismic Scattering in 3D Heterogeneous Earth 
     by a Single Parameter
     Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am.  111, 791–800, doi: 10.1785/0120200153

Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Chaljub, E., Kristekova, M., 2019.   
     A discrete representation of a heterogeneous viscoelastic medium
     for the finite-difference modelling of seismic wave propagation
     Geophys. J. Int., 217, 2021-2034, doi:10.1093/gji/ggz132
Galis, M., Ampuero, J.-P., Mai, P.M., Kristek, J., 2019.   
     Initiation and arrest of earthquake ruptures due to elongated overstressed regions
     Geophys. J. Int., 217, 1783-1797, doi:10.1093/gji/ggz086
Moczo, P., Gregor, D., Kristek, J., de la Puente, J., 2019.   
     A discrete representation of material heterogeneity for the finite-difference 
     modelling of seismic wave propagation in a poroelastic medium
     Geophys. J. Int., 216, 1072-1099, doi:10.1093/gji/ggy412

Tertulliani, A., ..., Kysel, R., ..., 2018.   
     The 6 May 1976 Friuli earthquake: re-evaluating and consolidating 
     transnational macroseismic data
     Bolletino di Geofisica Teorica ed Aplicata, 59(4), 417-444, doi:10.4430/bgta0234
Chovanová, Z., Kristek, J., 2018.   
     A Local Magnitude Scale for Slovakia, Central Europe 
     Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 108(5A), 2756-2763, doi:10.1785/0120180059
Vyas, J.C., Mai, P.M.,  Galis, M., Dunham, E.M., Imperatori, W., 2018.   
     Mach wave properties in the presence of source and medium heterogeneity 
     Geophys. J. Int., 214, 2035-2052, doi:10.1093/gji/ggy219
Kubina, F., Michlík, F., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Stripajová, S., 2018.   
     Adjoint Tomograhy for Predicting Earthquake Ground Motion:
     Methodology and a Blind Test	 
     Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 108(3A), 1257-1271, doi:10.1785/0120170265
Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Bard, P.-Y., Stripajová, S., Hollender, F., Chovanová, Z., 
     Kristeková, M., Sicilia, D., 2018.    
     Key structural parameters affecting earthquake ground motion 
     in 2D and 3D sedimentary structures,
     Bull. Earthquake Eng., 16(6), 2421-2450, doi: 10.1007/s10518-018-0345-5
Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Bard, P.-Y., Hollender, F., Stripajová, S., 2018.   
     Computation of Amplification Factor of 
     Earthquake Ground Motion for a Local Sedimentary Structure 
     Bull. Earthquake Eng., 16(6), 2451-2475, doi:10.1007/s10518-018-0358-0
Régnier, J., ... Kristek, J., ... Moczo, P., ... Richterová, A., 2018.   
     PRENOLIN: International Benchmark on 1D Nonlinear Site Response Analysis - 
     Validation Phase Exercise 
     Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 108(2), 876 - 900, doi:10.1785/0120170210

Galis, M., Ampuero, J.P., Cappa, F., Mai, P.M., 2017.    
     Induced seismicity provides insight into why earthquake ruptures stop,
     Science Advances, 3(12), eaap7528, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aap7528
Mai, P.M., Galis, M., Thingbaijam, K.K.S., Vyas, J.C., Dunham, E., 2017.    
     Accounting for fault roughness in pseudo-dynamic ground-motion simulations, 
     Pure Appl. Geophys., 174(9), 3419-3450, doi: 10.1007/s00024-017-1536-8
Zielke, O., Galis, M., Mai, P.M., 2017.   
     Roughness and strength heterogeneity control fault friction 
     and earthquake stress drop, 
     Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 777-783, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071700
Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Chaljub, E., Kristekova, M. 2017   
    An orthorhombic representation of a heterogeneous medium 
    for the finite-difference modelling of seismic wave propagation
    Geophys. J. Int., 208, 1250-1264, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw456

Vyas, J. Galis, M., Mai, P.M., 2016.    
    Distance and azimuthal dependence of ground-motion variability, 
    Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 106(4), 1584-1599, doi: 10.1785/0120150298
Mai, P.M., ..., Galis, M., ..., 2016.   
    The earthquake source inversion validation (SIV) exercise, 
    Seis. Res. Lett., 87 (3), 690 - 708, doi: 10.1785/0220150231
Maufroy, E., Chaljub, E., Hollender, F., Bard, P.-Y., Kristek, J., Moczo, P., De Martin, F., 
    Theodoulidis, N., Manakou, M., Guyonnet-Benaize, C., Hollard, N., Pitilakis, K. 2016   
    3D numerical simulation and ground motion prediction: Verification, validation and 
    beyond – Lessons from the E2VP project
    Soil Dyn. and Earth. Eng., 91, 53-71, doi: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2016.09.047
Regnier, J., ..., Kristek, J., ..., Moczo, P., Richterova, A., ..., 2016.   
    International Benchmark on Numerical Simulations for 1D, Nonlinear 
    Site Response (PRENOLIN): Verification Phase Based on Canonical Cases
    Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 106(5), 2112-2135, doi: 10.1785/0120150284 
Etemadsaeed, L., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Ansari, A., Kristekova, M. 2016.   
    A no-cost improved velocity-stress staggered-grid finite-difference scheme 
    for modelling seismic wave propagation
    Geophys. J. Int., 207, 481-511, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggw287 
Hok, J., Kysel, R., Kovac, M., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Kristekova, M., Sujan, M. 2016.  
    A seismic source zone model for the seismic hazard assessment of Slovakia
    Geologica Carpathica, 67(3), 273-288 
Fojtikova, L. Kristekova, M., Malek, J., Sokos, E., Csicsay, K., Zahradnik, J. 2016.  
    Quantifying capability of a local seismic network in terms of locations 
    and focal mechanism solutions of weak earthquakes
    Journal of Seismology, 20(1), 93-106, doi: 10.1007/s10950-015-9512-1 

Maufroy, E., Chaljub, E., Hollender, F., Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Klin, P., 
    Priolo, E., Iwaki, A., Iwata, T.,  Etienne, V., De Martin, F., Theodoulidis, N.P., 
    Manakou, M., Guyonnet-Benaize, C., Pitilakis, K., and Bard P.-Y. 2015.   
    Earthquake Ground Motion in the Mygdonian Basin, Greece: The E2VP
    Verification and Validation of 3D Numerical Simulation up to 4 Hz
    Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 105(3), 1398-1418, doi: 10.1785/0120140228

Valentova, L., Gallovic, F., Ruzek, B., de la Puente, J., and Moczo, P., 2015.   
    Choice of regularization in adjoint tomography based on two-dimensional synthetic tests
    Geophys. J. Int., 202, 787-799, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv183

Chaljub, E., Maufroy, E., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Hollender, F., Bard, P.-Y., 
    Priolo, E., Klin, P., de Martin, F., Zhang, Z., Zhang, W., and Chen, X., 2015.   
    3-D numerical simulations of earthquake ground motion in sedimentary basins: 
    testing accuracy through stringent models 
    Geophys. J. Int., 201, 90-111, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu472

Galis, M., Pelties, C., Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Ampuero,  J.-P., Mai, P. M., 2015.  
    On the initiation of sustained slip-weakening ruptures by localized stresses 
    Geophys. J. Int., 200, 888-907, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu436

Claprood, M., Asten, M. W., Kristek, J., 2012.  Combining HVSR microtremor observations with the SPAC method for site resonance study of the Tamar Valley in Launceston (Tasmania, Australia) Geophys. J. Int., 191, 765–780, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05654.x
Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Galis, M., Chaljub, E., Etienne, V., 2011.   3-D finite-difference, finite-element, discontinuous-Galerkin and spectral-element schemes analysed for their accuracy with respect to P-wave to S-wave speed ratio Geophys. J. Int., 187, 1645-1667, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05221.x Moczo, P., Bielik, M., Kristek, J., Kristekova, M., Galis, M., Fojtikova, L., Cipciar, A., Franek, P., Bystricky, E., 2011.  Seismological and integrated geophysical research in Slovakia 2007-2010 In Report to IASPEI, Slovak National Report to IUGG 2007-2010. Contr. Geophys. Geod. 41, 83-111. ISSN 1335-2806. Claprood, M., Asten, M. W., Kristek, J., 2011.  Using the SPAC Microtremor Method to Identify 2D Effects and Evaluate 1D Shear-Wave Velocity Profile in Valleys Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 101(2), 826-847 doi: 10.1785/0120090232
Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Galis, M., 2010. Stable discontinuous staggered grid in the finite-difference modeling of seismic motion. Geophys. J. Int., 183 (3), 1401-1407, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04775.x Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Galis, M., Pazak, P., 2010. On accuracy of the finite-difference and finite-element schemes with respect to P-wave to S-wave speed ratio Geophys. J. Int., 182, 493-510, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04639.x Skarlatoudis, A. A., Papazachos, C. B., Theodoulidis, N., Kristek, J., Moczo, P., 2010. Local site-effects for the city of Thessaloniki (N. Greece) using a 3-D finite-difference method: a case of complex dependence on source and model parameters Geophys. J. Int., 182, 279-298, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04606.x Chaljub, E., Moczo, P., Tsuno, S., Bard, P.-Y., Kristek, J., Käser, M., Stupazzini, M., Kristekova, M., 2010. Quantitative Comparison of Four Numerical Predictions of 3D Ground Motion in the Grenoble Valley, France. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 100(4), 1427-1455, doi: 10.1785/0120090052 Galis, M., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Kristekova, M., 2010. An adaptive smoothing algorithm in the TSN modelling of rupture propagation with the linear slip-weakening friction law. Geophys. J. Int. 180, 418-432, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04427.x.
Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Galis, M., 2009. A brief summary of some PML formulations and discretizations for the velocity-stress equation of seismic motion. Studia Geophys. Geod. 53, 459-474. Kristeková M., Kristek J., Moczo P., 2009. Time-frequency misfit and goodness-of-fit criteria for quantitative comparison of time signals. Geophys. J. Int. 178, 813-825, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04177.x.
Galis M., Moczo P., Kristek J., 2008. A 3-D hybrid finite-difference—finite-element viscoelastic modelling of seismic wave motion. Geophys. J. Int. 175, 153-184, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03866.x. Kristekova M., Moczo P., Labak P., Cipciar A., Fojtikova L., Madaras J., Kristek J. 2008. Time-Frequency Analysis of Explosions in the Ammunition Factory in Novaky, Slovakia. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 98(5), 2507–2516, doi: 10.1785/0120080048
Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Galis, M., Pazak, P., Balazovjech, M., 2007. The Finite-Difference and Finite-Element Modeling of Seismic Wave Propagation and Earthquake Motion. Acta Physica Slovaca 57(2), 177-406. Moczo, P., 2007. Numerical modeling of seismic wave propagation and earthquake motion. In Report to IASPEI, Slovak National Report to IUGG 2003-2006. Contr. Geophys. Geod. 37, 109-118. ISSN 1335-2806.
Kristek, J., Moczo, P., 2006. On the accuracy of the finite-difference schemes: the 1D elastic problem. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 96(6), 2398-2414, doi 10.1785/0120060031 Bonnefoy-Claudet, S., Cornou, C., Bard, P.-Y., Cotton, F., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Fäh, D., 2006. H/V ratio: a tool for site effects evaluation. Results from 1D noise simulations. Geophys. J. Int. 167, 827-837. Kristekova, M., Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Day, S. M., 2006. Misfit Criteria for Quantitative Comparison of Seismograms. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 96(5), 1836-1850, doi: 10.1785/0120060012.
Moczo, P., Kristek, J., 2005. On the rheological models used for time-domain methods of seismic wave propagation. Geophys. Res. Lett. 32, L01306, doi: 10.1029/2004GL021598. Moczo, P., Lapin, M., Morvová, M., Porubčan, V., 2005. Výskumný program Katedry astronómie, fyziky Zeme a meteorológie In: Masarik, J., Moczo, P., Prešnajder, P., Pleceník, A., Fakulta Matematiky, fyziky a informatiky Univerzity Komenského v Bratislave Čs. čas. fyz. 55(6), 527.
Moczo, P., Kristek, J., 2004. Numerické modelovanie seizmického pohybu. Čs. čas. fyz. 54(4), 182-184. Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Gális, M., 2004. Simulation of planar free surface with near-surface lateral discontinuities in the finite-difference modeling of seismic motion. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 94(2), 760-768.
Kristek, J., Moczo, P., 2003. Seismic wave propagation in viscoelastic media with material discontinuities – a 3D 4th-order staggered-grid finite-difference modeling. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 93(5), 2273-2280. Beauval, C., Bard, P.-Y., Moczo, P., Kristek, J., 2003. Quantification of frequency-dependent lengthening of seismic ground-motion duration due to local geology: applications to the Volvi area (Greece). Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 93(1), 371-385. Kováč, M., Bielik, M., Hók, J., Kováč, P., Kronome, B., Labák, P., Moczo, P., Plašienka, D., Šefara, J., Šujan, M., 2003. Seismic activity and neotectonic evolution of the Western Carpathians. In: Neotectonics and surface processes: the Pannonian Basin and Alpine/Carpathian System. Eds. Cloeting, S.D.P.L., Horváth, F., Bala, G., Lankreijer, A.C. EGU Stephan Mueller Special Publication Series, 3, 1-18. Moczo, P., 2003. Numerical modeling of seismic wave propagation and earthquake ground motion. Report to IASPEI. In Slovak National Report to IUGG 1999-2002. Contr. Geophys. Geod. 33, 103-126. ISSN 1335-2806.
Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Vavryčuk, V., Archuleta, R. J., Halada, L., 2002. 3D heterogeneous staggered-grid finite-difference modeling of seismic motion with volume harmonic and arithmetic averaging of elastic moduli and densities. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 92(8), 3042-3066. Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Archuleta, R. J., 2002. Efficient methods to simulate planar free surface in the 3D 4th-order staggered-grid finite-difference schemes. Studia Geophys. Geod., 46, 355-381. Moczo, P., Bielik, M., Labák, P., Bednárik, M., 2002. Slovak National Centennial Report to IASPEI. Chapter 79.46 Slovakia, pp. 1429-1430, Ch 79-46CD.pdf, 30 pp. on CD-ROM In: International Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology, Academic Press. ISBN 0-12-440652-1 (CD ISBN 0-12-440653-X).
Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Bystrický, E., 2001. Efficiency and optimization of the 3D finite-difference modeling of seismic ground motion. J. Comp. Acoustics., 9 (2), 593-609.
Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Bystrický, E., 2000. Stability and grid dispersion of the P-SV 4th-order staggered-grid finite-difference schemes. Studia Geophys. Geod., 44, 381-402. Moczo, P., Kristek, J., Halada, L., 2000. 3D 4th-order staggered-grid finite-difference schemes: stability and grid dispersion. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 90(3), 587-603. Moczo, P., Lucká, M., Kristek, J., Kristeková, M., 1999. 3D displacement finite differences and a combined memory optimization. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 89(1), 69-79. Moczo, P., Bystrický, E., Kristek, J., 1998. A hybrid method for computation of P-SV seismic motion at topographic structures. Contr. Geoph. & Geod., 28, 52-58. Kristek, J., Moczo, P., Bystrický, E., 1998. Effect of neighboring topography on seismic motion in the sediment valley. Contr. Geoph. & Geod., 28, 45-51. Moczo, P., Bystrický, E., Kristek, J., Carcione, J.M., Bouchon, M., 1997. Hybrid modeling of P-SV seismic motion at inhomogeneous viscoelastic topographic structures. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 87(5), 1305-1323. Moczo, P., Labák, P., Kristek, J., Hron, F., 1996. Amplification and differential motion due to an antiplane 2D resonance in the sediment valleys embedded in a layer over the halfspace. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 86(5), 1434-1446. Zahradník, J., Moczo, P., 1996. Hybrid seismic modeling based on discrete - wavenumber and finite - difference methods. PAGEOPH, 148(1/2), 21-38. Moczo, P., Rovelli, A., Labák, P., Malagnini, L., 1995. Seismic response of the geologic structure underlying Roman Colosseum and a 2-D resonance of a sediment valley. Annali di Geofisica, 38(5-6), 939-956. Zahradník, J., Moczo, P., Hron, F., 1994. Blind prediction of the site effects at the Ashigara Valley, Japan, and its comparison with reality. Nat. Hazards, 10, 149-170. Zahradník, J., Moczo, P., Hron, F., 1993. Testing four elastic finite-difference schemes for behaviour at discontinuities. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 83(1), 107-129. Moczo, P., Bard, P.-Y., 1993. Wave diffraction, amplification and differential motion near strong lateral discontinuities. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 83(1), 85-106. Zahradník, J., Jech, J., Moczo, P., 1990. Approximate absorption corrections for complete SH seismograms. Studia geophys. geod., 34, 185-196. Zahradník, J., Jech, J., Moczo, P., 1990. Absorption correction for computations of a seismic ground response. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 80(5), 1382-1387. Moczo, P., 1989. Finite-difference technique for SH-waves in 2-D media using irregular grids - application to the seismic response problem. Geophys. J. Int., 99, 321-329. Moczo, P., Baňas, F., 1988. Seismic response of weakly laterally inhomogeneous structure. Studia geophys. geod., 32, 249-263. Moczo, P., Bard, P.-Y., Pšenčík, I., 1987. Seismic response of two-dimensional absorbing structures by the ray method. J. Geophys., 62, 38-49. Moczo, P., 1983. Partial derivatives of frequency response of local geological structures. Studia geophys. geod., 27, 122-132. Moczo, P., 1983. Dispersion of Love waves along chosen Euro - Asiatic paths. Studia geophys. geod., 27, 211-213.