Science Citation Index (SCI) Publications (2009-2017)


Çubuk-Sabuncu, Y., Taymaz, T., Fichtner, A. (2017). 3-D Crustal Velocity Structure of Western Turkey: constraints from full-waveform tomography, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors (PEPI), 270, 90-112,

• Tiwari, A. K., Singh, A., Eken, T., and Singh, C. (2017). Seismic anisotropy inferred from direct S-wave-derived splitting measurements and its geodynamic implications beneath southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Solid Earth, 8, 435-452, doi:10.5194/se-8-435-2017, 2017.

• Karaş, M.,
Tank, S.B. and Özaydın, S. (2017). Electrical conductivity of a locked fault: investigation of the Ganos segment of the North Anatolian Fault using three-dimensional magnetotellurics. Earth, Planets and Space, 69:107. doi:10.1186/s40623-017-0695-2

Saltogianni, V., Taymaz, T., Yolsal-Çevikbilen, S., Eken, T., Moschas, F. and Stiros, S. (2017). Fault Model for the 2015 Leucas (Aegean Arc) Earthquake: Analysis Based on Seismological and Geodetic Observations. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 107, No. 1, pp. 433–444. doi: 10.1785/0120160080.


• Altan Z., Ocakoğlu N.,
2016. Shallow seismic study of the geothermal areas in the Gülbahçe Bay and İzmir Gulf (Aegean Sea, Western Turkey). Mar Geophys Res, 37 (4) 297-311. DOI 10.1007/s11001-016-9285-0.

• Confal, J., Eken, T., Tilmann, F., Yolsal-Çevikbilen, S., Çubuk-Sabuncu, Y., Saygin, E., and Taymaz, T. (2016). Investigation of mantle kinematics beneath the Hellenic-subduction zone with teleseismic direct shear waves. Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 261, 141–151, doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2016.10.012.

• Singh, A., Eken, T., Mohanty, D.D., Saikia, D., Singh, C. and Kumar, M.R. (2016). Significant seismic anisotropy beneath southern Tibet inferred from splitting of direct S-waves. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 250, 1–11.


• Türkoğlu, E., Unsworth, M., Bulut, F. and Çağlar, I. (2015). Crustal structure of the North Anatolian and East Anatolian Fault Systems from magnetotelluric data. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 241, 1-14.

• Saltogianni, V., Gianniou, M., Taymaz, T.Yolsal-Çevikbilen, S. and Stiros, S. (2015). Fault-Slip Source Models for the 2014 Mw 6.9 Samothraki-Gökçeada Earthquake (North Aegean Trough): Combining Geodetic and Seismological Observations, Journal of Geophysical Research, Solid Earth, 120 (12), 8610-8622.

 • Kaya, M.A., Özürlan, G. and Balkaya, Ç. (2015). Geoelectrical investigation of seawater intrusion in  the coastal urban area of Çanakkale, NW Turkey, Environmental Earth Sciences, 73(3), 1151-1160.

• Kind, R., Eken, T., Tilmann, F., Sodoudi, F., Taymaz, T., Bulut, F., Xuan, X., Can, B., and Schneider, F. (2015). Thickness of the lithosphere beneath Turkey and surroundings from S-receiver functions. Solid Earth, 6, 971-984.


• Vinnik, L., Oreshin, S., Makeyeva, L., Peregoudov, D., Kozlovskaya, E., Pedersen, H., Plomerova, J., Achauer, U., Kissling, E., Sanina, I., Jamsen, T., Silvennoinen, H., Pequegnat, C., Hurskainen, R., Guiguet, R., Hausmann, H., Jedlicka, P., Aleshin, I., Bourova, E., Bodvarsson, R., Bruckl, E., Eken, T., Heikkinen, P., Houseman, G., Johnsen, H., Kremenetskaya, E., Komminaho, K., Munzarova, H., Roberts, R., Ruzek, B., Shomali, H., Schweitzer, J., Shaumyan, A., Vecsey, L., Volosov, S., (2014). Anisotropic lithosphere under the Fennoscandian shield from P receiver functions and SKS waveforms of the POLENET/LAPNET array, Tectonophysics, 628, 45-54.

 • Eken, T., and Tilmann, F. (2014). The use of direct shear waves in quantifying seismic anisotropy: Reference station technique applied on the Northeastern Tibet, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104, 2644-2661.

• Escartín, J., Soule, A., Cannat, M., Fornari, D.J., Düşünür, D. and Garcia, R. (2014). Lucky Strike seamount: Implications for the emplacement and rifting of segment-centered volcanoes at slow spreading mid-ocean ridges, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.

• Forte, E. Sugan, M., Del Ben, A., Pipan, M., Gasperini, L. and Kurt, H., 2014. Multidisciplinary analyses to understand the tectonic activity and the evolution of the North Anatolian Fault in the Hersek Peninsula (Izmit Gulf, Turkey). Bollettino di Geofisica Teorica e Applicata. 55 (3), 589-616. 

• Saatcilar, R., Inan, S., Cankurtaranlar, A., Duygun, F., Demirbağ, E., Ergintav, S., Yılmaz, M., Toygar, A.R., Kösebalaban, A. and Yalçın, M.N., 2014. An environmentally-friendly integrated seismic imaging for coal exploration in the Miocene Soma Basin, Western Turkey. International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, 7(4), 399-414.

• Kaslilar, A.Harmankaya, U., van Wijk, K., Wapenaar, K., and Draganov, D., 2014. Estimating location of scatterers using seismic interferometry of scattered Rayleigh waves. Near Surface Geophysics, 12(6), 721-730.

• Çubuk, Y.Yolsal-Çevikbilen, S. and Taymaz, T., 2014. Source parameters of the 2005-2008 Balâ-Sırapınar (Central Turkey) earthquakes: Implications for the internal deformation of the Anatolian plate. Tectonophysics, 635, 125-153.

• Yolsal-Çevikbilen, S., 2014. Seismic Anisotropy along the Cyprean Arc and northeast Mediterranean Sea inferred from Shear Wave Splitting Analysis, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 233, 112-134.

• Yolsal-Çevikbilen, S.Taymaz, T. and Helvacı, C., 2014. Earthquake Mechanisms in the Gulfs of Gökova, Sığacık, Kuşadası, and the Simav Region (western Turkey): Neotectonics, seismotectonics and geodynamic implications. Tectonophysics, 635, 100-124.

• Şengör, A.M.C., Grall, C., İmren, C., Le Pichon, X., Görür, N., Henry, P., Karabulut, H. and Siyako, M., 2014. The geometry of the North Anatolian transform fault in the Sea of Marmara and its temporal evolution: Implications for the development of intracontinental transform faults. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51 (3), 222-242. 

• Le Pichon, X., İmren, C., Rangin, C., Şengör, A.M.C. and Siyako, M., 2014. The South Marmara Fault. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 103, 219-231. 

• Düşünür Doğan, D., 2014. Investigation of fault-related small-scale fluid flow in geothermal fields by numerical modeling. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 23 (1), 67-79.


• Tarı, U., Tüysüz, O., Genç, Ş.C., İmren, C., Blackwell, B.A.B., Lom, N., Tekeşin, Ö., Üsküplü, S., Erel, L., Altıok, S. and Beyhan, M.,  2013. The geology and morphology of the Antakya Graben between the Amik Triple Junction & the Cyprus Arc. Geodinamica Acta, 26 (1-2), 27-55. 

• Kurt, H., Sorlien, C.C., Seeber, L., Steckler, M.S., Shillington, D.J., Cifci, G., Cormier, M.H., Dessa, J.X., Atgin, O., Dondurur, D., Demirbag, E., Okay, S., Imren, C., Gurcay, S. and Carton, H., 2013. Steady late quaternary slip rate on the Cinarcik section of the North Anatolian fault near Istanbul, Turkey. Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (17), 4555-4559.

• Kaslilar, A.Harmankaya, U., Wapenaar, K. and Draganov, D., 2013. Estimating the location of a tunnel using correlation and inversion of Rayleigh wave scattering. Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (23), 6084-6088.

• Harmankaya, U.Kaslilar, A., Thorbecke, J., Wapenaar, K. and Draganov, D., 2013. Locating near-surface scatterers using non-physical scattered waves resulting from seismic interferometry. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 91, 66-81.
• Bayrakci, G., Laigle, M., Bécel, A., Hirn, A., Taymaz, T.Yolsal-Cevikbilen, S. and SEISMARMARA team, 2013. 3D Sediment Basement Tomography of the Northern Marmara Trough by a Dense OBS Network at the Nodes of a Grid of Controlled Source Profiles along the North Anatolian Fault. Geophysical Journal International, 194 (3), 1335-1357.

• Vanacore, E.A., Taymaz, T. and Saygın, E., 2013. Moho structure of the Anatolian plate from receiver function analysis. Geophysical Journal International, 193 (1), 329-337.

• Fichtner, A., Trampert, J., Cupillard, P., Saygın, E., Taymaz, T., Capdeville, Y. and Villaseñor, A., 2013. Multiscale full waveform inversion. Geophysical Journal International, 194, 534-556.

• Fichtner, A., Saygın, E., Taymaz, T., Cupillard, P., Capdeville, Y. and Trampert, J., 2013. The deep structure of the North Anatolian Fault Zone. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 373, 109-117. 

• Fielding, E.J., Lundgren, P.R., Taymaz, T.Yolsal-Çevikbilen, S. and Owen, S.E., 2013. Fault-slip source models for the 2011 M7.1 Van Earthquake in Turkey from SAR Interferometry, Pixel Offset Tracking, GPS and seismic waveform analysis. Seismological Research Letters, 84, 579-593. 

• Karaman, A., Seyhan, T. and Işık, M.F., 2013. Detecting the footprint of a longwall mine panel 
claimed to infringe on a permit boundary at the Soma-Darkale coalfield (Manisa, Turkey) using surface fractures and microgravity measurements. Environmental Earth Science, 70 (4), 1895-1902.

• Karaman, A., 2013. Preliminary geoelectrical identification of a low-temperature hydrothermal system in the Anzer Glacial Valley, İkizdere, Rize, Turkey. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 22,

• Cukur, D., Krastel, S., Demirel-Schlüter, F., Demirbağ, E.Imren, C., Niessen, F., Toker, M. andPaleoVan Working Group, 2012. Sedimentary evolution of Lake Van (Eastern Turkey) reconstructedfrom high-resolution seismic investigations. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 102, 571-585.

• Avsar, U., Turkoglu, E., Unsworth, M., Caglar, I. and Kaypak, B., 2013. Geophysical images of the North Anatolian Fault Zone in the Erzincan Basin, Eastern Turkey, and their tectonic implications. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 170 (3), 409-431.


• Shillington, D.J., Seeber, L., Sorlien, C.C., Steckler, M.S., Kurt, H., Dondurur, D., Çifçi, G., İmren, C., Cormier, M.-H., McHugh, C.M.G., Gürçay, S., Poyraz, D., Okay, S., Atgın, O. and Diebold, J.B., 2012. Evidence for widespread creep on the flanks of the Sea of Marmara transform basin from marine geophysical data. Geology, 40, 439-442.

• Yolsal-Cevikbilen, S. and Taymaz, T., 2012. Earthquake source parameters along the Hellenic subduction zone and numerical simulations of historical tsunamis in the Eastern Mediterranean. Tectonophysics, 536-537, 61-100.

• Yolsal-Cevikbilen, S., Biryol, C.B., Beck, S., Zandt, G., Taymaz, T., Adıyaman, H.E. and Ozacar, A.A., 2012. 3-D crustal structure along the North Anatolian Fault Zone in north-central Anatolia revealed by local earthquake tomography. Geophysical Journal International, 188 (3), 819-849. 

• Ocakoğlu, N., 2012. Investigation of Fethiye-Marmaris Bay (SW Anatolia): seismic and morphologic evidences from the missing link between the Pliny Trench and the Fehiye-Burdur Fault Zone. Geo-Marine Letters, 32 (1), 17-28. 

• Sorlien, C.C., Akhun, S.D., Seeber, L., Steckler, M.S., Shillington, D.J., Kurt, H., Çifçi, G., Timur Poyraz, D., Gürçay, S., Dondurur, D., İmren, C., Perinçek, E., Okay, S., Küçük, H.M. and Diebold, J.B., 2012. Uniform basin growth over the last 500 ka, North Anatolian Fault, Marmara Sea, Turkey. Tectonophysics, 518-521, 1-16.


• Kocaoğlu, A. and Fırtana K., 2011. Estimation of shear wave velocity profiles by the inversion of spatial autocorrelation coefficients. Journal of Seismology, 15 (4), 613-624.

• Ergintav, S., Demirbag, E., Ediger, V., Saatcilar, R., Inan, S., Cankurtaranlar, A., Dikbas, A. and Bas, M., 2011. Structural framework of onshore and offshore Avcilar, Istanbul under the influence of the North Anatolian Fault. Geophysical Journal International, 185 (1), 93-105.

• Orgulu, G., 2011. Seismicity and source parameters for small-scale eathquakes along the splays of the orth Anatolian Fault (NAF) in the Marmara Sea. Geophysical Journal International, 184 (1), 385-404.


• Becel, A., Laigle, M., de Voogd, B., Hirn, A., Taymaz, T.Yolsal-Cevikbilen, S. and Shimamura, H., 2010. North Marmara Trough architecture of basin infill, basement and faults, from PSDM reflection and OBS refraction seismics, Tectonophysics, 490, 1-14.

• Crawford, W.C., Singh, S.C., Seher, T., Combier, C., Dusunur, D., Cannat, M., 2010. Crustal structure, magma chamber and faulting beneath the Lucky Strike hydrothermal fields. Diversity of Hydrothermal Systems on Slow-Spreading Ocean Ridges, Geophysical Monograph Series, Vol.188, 350 pp., ISBN 978-0-87590-478-8.

• Lucazeau, F., Leroy, S., Rolandone, F., d'Acremont, E., Watremez, L., Bonneville, A., Goutorbe,B.,Düsünur, D., 2010. Heat-Flow measurements in the eastern Gulf of Aden. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 295 (3-4), 554-570. 

• Seher, T., Crawford, W.C., Singh, S.C., Cannat, M., Combier, V. and Dusunur, D., 2010. Crustal velocity structure of the Lucky Strike segment of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 37°N from seismic refraction measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, B03103.

• Paradisopoulou, P.M., Papadimitriou, E.E., Karakostas, V.G., Taymaz, T., Kilas, A. and Yolsal, S., 2010. Seismic hazard evaluation in western Turkey as revealed by stress transfer and time-dependent probability calculations. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 167, 1013-1048.

• Dincer, I., Acar, A. and Kocaoğlu, A., 2010. Engineering properties and dynamic behavior of caliche deposits in a seismically active region in southern Turkey. Engineering Geology, 111 (1-4), 73-89.

• Yolsal, S. and Taymaz, T., 2010. Sensitivity analysis on relations between earthquake source rupture parameters and far-field Tsunami waves: Case studies in Eastern Mediterannean region. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 19 (3), 313-349.


• Böhm, G., Ocakoglu, N., Picotti, S. and Le Santis, L., 2009. West Antarctic Ice Sheet evolution: New insights from a seismic tomographic 3D depth model in the Eastern Ross Sea (Antarctica), Marine Geology, 266 (1-4), 109-128.

• Kurt, H. and Yücesoy, E., 2009. Submarine Structures in the Gulf of İzmit, based on Multichannel Seismic Reflection and Multibeam Bathymetry. Marine Geophysical Researches, 30, 73-84.

• Avsar, U. and Isseven, T., 2009. Regional clockwise rotation of the Armutlu Peninsula, Western Turkey, resolved from palaeomagnetic study of Eocene volcanics. Tectonophysics, 475, 415-422.

• Sapas, A. and Boztepe-Guney, A., 2009. Shear wave splitting in the Isparta angle, southwestern Turkey: Anisotropic complexity in the mantle. Journal of Earth System Science, 118 (1), 71-80.

• Horasan, G., Boztepe-Guney, A., Küsmezer, A., Bekler, F., Öğütçü, Z. and Musaoğlu, N., 2009. 
Contamination of seismicity catalogs by quarry blasts: An Example from İstanbul and its vicinity,
northwestern Turkey. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 34 (1), 90-99. 

• Skarlatoudis, A.A., Papazachos, C.B., Margaris, B.N., Papaioannou, C., Ventouzi, C., Vamvakaris, D., Bruestle, A., Meier, T., Friederich, W., Stavrakakis, G., Taymaz, T., Kind, R., Vafidis, A. and Dahm, T., 2009. Combination of Acceleration-Sensor and Broadband Velocity-Sensor Recordings for Attenuation Studies: The Case of the 8 January 2006 Kythera Intermediate-Depth Earthquake. Bulletin of Seismological Society of America, 99 (2A), 694-704.

• Becel, A., Laigle, M., de Voogd, B., Hirn, A., Taymaz, T., Galve, A., Shimamura, H., Murai, Y., Lepine, J.C., Sapin, M., Ozalaybey, S., 2009. Moho, crustal architecture and deep deformation under the North Marmara Trough, from the SEISMARMARA Leg 1 offshore-onshore reflection-
refraction survey. Tectonophysics, 467, 1-21.

• Lucazeau, F., Leroy, S., Autin, J., Bonneville, A., Goutorbe, B., Watremez, L., d'Acremont, E.,Düsünur, D., Rolandone, F., Huchon, P., Bellahsen, N. and Tuchais, P., 2009. Post-Rift Volcanism and high heat-flow at the Ocean-Continent Transition of the eastern Gulf of Aden. Terra Nova, 21, 285-292.

• Dusunur, D., Combier, V., Escartin, J., Seher, T., Crawford, W., Cannat, M., Singh, S.C., Matias, L.M. and Miranda, J.M., 2009. Seismological constraints on the thermal structure and interaction of tectonic and magmatic processes around the Lucky Strike magma chamber, slow-spreading Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Marine Geophysical Researches, 30, 105-120.