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Details of Dr. Marino Marino Protti   


Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Costa Rica Volcanological and Seismological Observatory-Universidad Nacional
Apartado 1718-3000
Tel (506) 2562-4001
Fax (506) 2261-0303
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Website http://www.ovsicori.una.ac.cr
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Marine Geology, Geophysics , Marine Geology, Geophysics
Research Activities Subduction processes
Research Region Central America and Circum Pacific
Working languages Spanish, English
Skills/Expertise Seismotectonics, marine geophysics
Comments Scientific leader of the Costa Rica Commission for the Extension of the Continental Shelf
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Marino PROTTI)

Protti, M., González, V., Newman, A.V., Dixon, T.H., Schwartz, S.Y., Marshall, J.S., Feng, L., Walter, J.I., Malservisi, R., Owen, S.E., 2014, Nicoya earthquake rupture anticipated by geodetic measurement of the locked plate interface: Nature Geoscience, v. 7, p. 117?121, doi:10.1038/ngeo2038.
Yue, Han; Thorne Lay, Susan Y. Schwartz, Luis Rivera, Marino Protti, Timothy H. Dixon, Susan Owen, Andrew V. Newman, (2013), The 5 September 2012 Nicoya, Costa Rica Mw 7.6 earthquake rupture process from joint inversion of high-rate GPS, strong-motion, and teleseismic P wave data and its relationship to adjacent plate boundary interface properties; Jorn. Geophys. Res. ; DOI: 10.1002/jgrb.50379.
Walter, Jacob I.; Susan Y. Schwartz, Marino Protti and Victor Gonzalez; The synchronous occurrence of shallow tremor and very low frequency earthquakes offshore of the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica; GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS; Volume 40, Issue 8, 28 April 2013, Pages: 1517?1522, Article first published online : 29 APR 2013, DOI: 10.1002/grl.50213.
Jiang, Y., S. Wdowinski, T. H. Dixon, M. Hackl, M. Protti, and V. Gonzalez (2012), Slow slip events in Costa Rica detected by continuous GPS observations, 2002?2011, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q04006, doi:10.1029/2012GC004058.
Feng, L., A. V. Newman, M. Protti, V. González, Y. Jiang, and T. H. Dixon (2012), Active deformation near the Nicoya Peninsula, northwestern Costa Rica, between 1996 and 2010: Interseismic megathrust coupling, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B06407, doi:10.1029/2012JB009230.
Protti, M.; V. González; J. Freymueller; S. Doelger; 2012; Cocos Island, on Cocos plate, moves at 95 mm/yr towards N33oE and converges with San Andres Island, on the Caribbean plate, at 78 mm/yr; Rev. Biol. Trop. 60 (Suppl. 3): 33-41.
Chacón-Barrantes, S. E.; Protti, M.; 2011; Modeling a Tsunami from the Nicoya, Costa Rica, seismic gap and its potential impact in Puntarenas; Journal of South American Earth Sciences 31 (2011), pp. 372-382, DOI information: 10.1016/j.jsames.2011.03.013.
Walter, Jacob I.; Susan Y. Schwartz, J. Marino Protti and Victor Gonzalez; Persistent tremor within the northern Costa Rica seismogenic zone; GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS; Volume 38, Issue 1, January 2011, Article first published online : 13 JAN 2011, DOI: 10.1029/2010GL045586.

Group(s): Tsunami , ICG Participants , IOC ICG/PTWS , ICG/CARIBE EWS
Created: 2014-10-09 Last Updated: 2016-05-21 by Bernardo ALIAGA