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Rhett Butler
Researcher

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1979

Email: rhett@higp.hawaii.edu
Office: POST 819A
Phone Number: (808) 956-7845
Fax Number: (808) 956-3188

University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
1680 East-West Road, POST 602
Honolulu, HI 96822
USA


Research Interests:
Oceanic seismology, tsunamis

Publications (partial listing):

Chock G. and Butler R. (2015) Evacuation Planning Considerations of the City of Honolulu for a Great Aleutian Tsunami, Proc. 10th National Conference in Earthquake Engineering: Frontiers of Earthquake Engineering. Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, July 21-25, 2014, Anchorage, AK. in press <9343>

Butler R., Burney D., and Walsh D. (2015) Paleotsunami evidence on Kaua'i and numerical modeling of a Great Aleutian Tsunami. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 6795-6802, doi:10.1002/2014GL061232. in press <9341>

Butler R., Templeton W.J., and Frazer L.N. (2015) Bayesian Probabilities for Mw 9.0+ Earthquakes in the Aleutian Islands Based upon the Planetary Rate. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. in press <9275>

Butler R., Burney D., and Walsh D. (2014) Paleotsunami Evidence on Kaua'i and Numerical Modeling of a Great Aleutian Tsunami. Geophysical Research Letters. in press <9190>

Chock G. and Butler R. (2013) Evacuation Planning Considerations of the City of Honolulu for a Great Aleutian Tsunami. Proceedings of the 10th National Conference in Earthquake Engineering. <9038>

Butler R. (2011) Re-examination of the potential for great earthquakes along the Aleutian island arc with implication for tsunamis in Hawaii. Seismological Research Letters. 81(1), 30-39, doi:10.1029/ 2010GL042908, January/February 2012 <8375>

Butler R. and Tsuboi S. (2010) Antipodal Seismic Observations of Temporal and Global Variation at Earth's Inner-Outer Core Boundary. Geophysical Research Letters. 37, L11301, doi:10.1029/ 2010GL042908, June 4, 2010 <7923>


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