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Andrew A. Delorey

Andrew Delorey

Phone (505) 667-9085


  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Geoscience
  • Geophysics
  • Seismic analysis
  • Earthquakes


seismic tomography

seismic surface waves

earthquake simulations

seismic noise analysis

microseismicity detection

seismic hazards

probabilistic seismic hazard analysis


2006-2010       University of Washington, Ph.D., Geophysics

2003-2006       University of Hawai‘i, M.S. Geology & Geophysics

1988-1992       Tufts University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering



Delorey, A. A., N. J. van der Elst, P.A. Johnson, [2016] Tidal triggering of earthquakes suggests poroelastic properties on the San Andreas Fault, Earth Plan Sci Lett., Vol. 460, p 164-170, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.12.014.

Van der Elst, N. J., A. A. Delorey, D. R. Shelly, P. A. Johnson, [2016] Fortnightly modulation of San Andreas tremor and low-frequency earthquakes, Proc Nat Academy of Sci., Vol. 113, No. 31.

Wu, Chunquan, A. A. Delorey, F. Brenguier, C. Hadziioannou, E. G. Daub, P. Johnson, [2016] Constraining depth range of S wave velocity decrease after large earthquakes near Parkfield, California, Geophys Res Lett., Vol. 43, p. 6129-6136, doi: 10.1002/2016GL069145.

Delorey, A. A., K. Chao, K. Obara, P. A. Johnson, [2015] Cascading elastic perturbation in Japan due to the 2012 Mw 8.6 Indian Ocean Earthquake, Sci Adv, Vol. 1, No. 9, e1500468, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1500468.

Delorey, A. A., A. D. Frankel, P. Liu, W. J. Stephenson, [2014] Modeling the effects of source and path heterogeneity for large subduction zone earthquakes in Cascadia, Bul. Seismo. Soc., p 1430-1446, doi: 10.1785/0120130181.

Delorey, A. A., J. E. Vidale, [2011] Basin shear wave velocities beneath Seattle, Washington from noise-correlation Rayleigh waves, Bul. Seismo. Soc., Vol. 101; No. 5; p. 2162-2175; doi: 10.1785/0120100260.

Delorey A. A., J. E. Vidale, J. Steim, P. Bodin, [2008] Broadband Sensor Nonlinearity during Moderate Shaking, Bul. Seismo. Soc., Vol. 98; No. 3; p 1585-1601; doi:10.1785/0120070225.

Delorey, A. A., R. A. Dunn, and J. B. Gaherty [2007], Surface wave tomography of the upper mantle beneath the Reykjanes Ridge with implications for ridge–hot spot interaction, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 112; No. B08313; doi:10.1029/2006JB004785.