Geophysics, Istanbul University, Turkey. 1972
M.Sc. in Seismology,
Istanbul University, Turkey, 1976
Ph.D. in Seismology,
Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1984
1997-Present Professor, Department of Geophysics, Kandilli Observatory and
Earthquake Research Institute,-KOERI , Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey.
Member, IRIS- International Development Seismology Committee
Chairman, Department of Geophysics, KOERI, Bogazici University,
2004-2006 Deputy Director, KOERI, Bogazici
Director, Belbasi Nuclear Test Monitoring Center, KOERI, Bogazici University,
2003 Head of the IMS Belbasi (BRTR
-PS43) array. KOERI, Bogazici University,
Assoc. Prof. Department of Geophysics, KOERI, Bogaziçi University,
1994- 1997 Turkish delegate to Conference on Disarmament
for the Ad Hoc Group of Scientific Experts meeting in the United Nations in
1994-2000 Member of the Turkish Delegation to the
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization-CTBTO
1992-1999 Head of the Seismological
Observatory at KOERI.: Establishment of On-Line, Dial-up and Broad Band
Seismic Networks in Turkey. Establishment of the Data and Information
Center for KOERI. Establishment of the data acquisition and monitoring
systems for the National Data Center (NDC) at KOERI
1985-1991 Assist. Professor, Seismological-Geophysical Observatory, King Saud
University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Planning, Installation and Operation
Studies of the Saudi Arabian National Seismic Network.
1982-1985 Director, IRIS (ANTO), Ankara
Seismic Broad-band Station, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey,
1980-1985 Instructor, Department of Geological
Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara,
Velocity Structure of the Northwest extension of North Anatolian Fault (Ganos
Fault), sponsored by Bogazici University Research Fund:BAP 5561.
Principle Investigator: 3-D Lithospheric
Structure of Isparta Angle and Southwestern Turkey by Surface Tomography and
Ambients Noise Correletion , sponsored by Bogazici University Research
Caucasus Seismic Emergency Response-CAUSER, Sponsored by NATO SfP 983282.
Co-Investigator: High-Resolution Seismic Velocity and Attenuation Models of the
Caucasus-Caspian region. Sponsored by US Department of Energy DESC52-06NA27305.
A Stable Regional Magnituted Methodology: Application to IMS Stations in the
Eastern Mediterranean Region, sponsored by US Department of Energy,
Co-Investigator; Collaborative Research: Mantle Dynamics and Continental
Deformation in the Isparta Angle, sponsored by the research fund of
University of Missouri, 2006-2007.
Co-Investigator; Eastern Turkey Seismic Experiment: Lithospheric Structure
in an Active Continental Collision Zone, sponsored by the USA National
Science Foundation- NSF, EAR-9804780, 1999-2003.
Investigator: Doğu Anadolu Bölgesinin Uydu Görüntüleri ve Hava
Fotoğrafları Kullanılarak Aktif Tektonik Öğelerinin
Belirlenmesi, sponsored by Boğaziçi University Research Fund-99T206,
"Focal Mechanism Studies of Erzincan and izmir Earthquakes",
sponsored by the USA National Science Foundation- NSF, 1995-1996.
"Seismicity of the Marmara Region", sponsored by the Turkish National
Research Foundation-TUBITAK and the Bogaziçi University Research Foundation,
Investigation of Crustal Structure Beneath Riyadh Region from Spectral
Analysis of P-wave Data-PI: Dr. Abdullah Al Amri", sponsored by the
King Abdulaziz City and Technology (KACST), Project No: AR-13-46, Riyadh,
Saudi Arabia, 1993-1995.
Dynamics/Central Anatolian Tectonics (CD-CAT): Surface to mantle
dynamics during collision to escape, sponsored by the USA National
Science Foundation- NSF, 2012-present.
Co-Investigator; Deep Crustal Structure of the North Anatolian Fault
Zone and The Earthquake Cycle, sponsored by the Natural Environment
Research Council- NERC, NE/I028017/1, 1 October 2011-present. <
Caucasus Seismic Emergency Response-CAUSER, Sponsored by NATO SfP
Seismology, Observational Seismology, Seismic Instrumentation. Introduction
MSc/PhD Theses Completed
Rengin Gök, 2001. Regional Wave Propagation and Attenuation in Turkey
and Surrounding Regions: Implications for Lithospheric Structure.
Metin Kahraman, 2008.
Crustal Structure of the Isparta Angle and Surrounding Regions P-Receiver
Gülten Polat, 2006.
Seismic Anizotropy and Mantle Flow Beneath Turkey
Teoman, 2005. 3-D P wave Velocity Structure Beneath Eastern Turkey Applying
Local Earthquake Tomography (LET) Method.
Tuna Eken, 2003. An
Application Of The Coda Methodology For Moment Rate Spectra Using Three
Broadband Stations In Turkey
Seyhun Püskülcü. 1996. "Attenuation of Lg phases in Eastern
Gonca Örgülü, 1996. "Standardization of the duration based
magnitude for earthquakes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.
Rengin Gök, 1995. "Polarization analysis of short period converted
waves for determining the upper crustal structure of the Izmit Bay".
Nusret Emekli, 1985. "Seismicity of the area between Izmit
and Kastamonu", 1985.
MSc/PhD Theses in Progress
PhD: Mustafa Ugur Teoman and
MSc: Ersin Çakır
Necioglu, A., Maddison B.,
Türkelli N., A Study of Crustal and Upper Mantle Structure Of Northwestern
Turkey, Geophysical Research Letters, V.8, N:1, 1981.
Pinar, A, Türkelli, N., Source inversion of
the 1993 and 1995 Gulf of Aqaba earthquakes, Techtonophysics, V.283, N:1-4,
Gök R., N. Türkelli, E. Sandvol, D.
Şeber, and M. Barazangi, Regional Wave Probagation in Turkey and
Surrounding Regions, Geophysical Research Letters, V.27, N:3,429-432,
February 1, 2000.
Gürbüz, C., M. Aktar, H. Eyidoğan, A.
Cisternas, H. Haessler, A. Barka, M. Ergin, N. Türkelli, O. Polat, S. B. Üçer
, S. Kuleli, Ş. Barış, B. Kaypak, T. Bekler, E. Zor, F.
Biçmen, A. Yörük, The Seismotectonics of the Marmara Region (Turkey):
Results from a microseismic experiment. Tectonophysics, 316, 1-17, 2000.
Kuleli S., E. Zor, N. Türkelli, E. Sandvol, D.
Seber, and M. Barazangi, The IMS Belbasi Seismic Array (BRAR) in Central
Turkey, Seismological Research Letters, V.72, N:1 ,60-69, January/February
Sandvol, E., Al-Damegh K., Calvert A., Seber
D., Barazangi M., Mohamad R., Türkelli N., Gok R., Gurbuz C., Tomographic
Imaging of Lg and Sn propagation in the Middle East, Pure and Applied
Geophysics, V:158, 1121-1163, 2001.
N. Türkelli, Editor, Proceedings
of the Tectonics of Eastern Turkey&the Northern Arabian Plate,
International Workshop, Erzurum, 2002.
A. Al-Lazki, D. Seber, E.Sandvol, N.Türkelli,
R. Mohamad, M. Barazangi, Tomographic Pn velocity and anisotropy structure
beneath the Anatolian plateau (eastern Turkey) and the surrounding regions,
Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 30, No. 24, 8043, 10.1029/2003GL017391.
N. Türkelli, E. Sandvol, E. Zor, R.
Gok, T. Bekler, A. Al-Lazki, H. Karabulut, S. Kuleli, T.
Eken, C. Gurbuz, S. Bayraktutan, D. Seber, M. Barazangi, Seismogenic zones
in Eastern Turkey, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 30, No. 24, 8039,
R.. Gök,E. Sandvol, N.Türkelli, D. Seber ,M.
Barazangi, Sn attenuation in the Anatolian and Iranian plateau and
surrounding regions, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 30, No. 24, 8042.
E. Zor, E. Sandvol, C. Gürbüz, N.
Türkelli, D. Seber, M. Barazangi, The crustal structure of the East
Anatolian plateau (Turkey) from receiver functions, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 30, No. 24, 8044.
E. Sandvol, N. Türkelli, E. Zor, R. Gok, T.
Bekler, C. Gurbuz, D. Seber and M. Barazangi Shear wave splitting in a young
continent-continent collision: An example from Eastern Turkey Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 30, No. 24, 8038.
E. Sandvol, N. Türkelli, M. Barazangi, The
Eastern Turkey Seismic Experiment: The study of a young continent-continent
collision, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 30, No. 24, 8038.
Örgülü, G., Aktar M., Türkelli N.
Sandvol Eric, Barazangi M., Contribution to the seismotectonics
of Eastern Turkey from moderate and small size events, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 30, No. 24, 8040.
A. Al-Lazki, E.Sandvol, D. Seber, M. Barazangi
N.Türkelli, R. Mohamad, , Pn tomographic imaging of mantle lid velocity and
anisotropy at the junction of the Arabian, Eurasian and African plates
, Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 158, No.3, 1024-1040,
C. Gurbuz, N. Türkelli, T. Bekler, R. Gok, E.
Sandvol, D. Seber and M. Barazangi, Seismic Event Location Calibration Using
the Eastern Turkey Broadband Seismic Network: Analysis of the Agri Dam
Explosion, Bull. Seism.Soc. Am. V.94, No.3, 1166-1171, June 2004.
T. Eken, K. Mayeda, A. Hofstetter, R. Gök, G.
Örgülü and N. Türkelli, An application of the coda methodology for moment-rate
spectra using broadband stations in Turkey, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 31, L11609/2004GL019627,2004.
Zor E., Sandvol, E., Xie, J., Türkelli,
N., Mitchell, B., Gasanov, A.H., and Yetirmishli, G., Crustal Attenuation
within the Turkish Plateau and Surrounding Regions,BSSA, Vol. 97, No. 1B,
pp. 1, February 2007, doi: 10.1785/0120050227.
Gök, R. J. Mellors, E. Sandvol,M. Pasyanos,T. Hauk, R. Takedatsu, G.
Yetirmishli, U. Teoman, N. Turkelli, T. Godoladze, and Z. Javakishvirli,
Lithospheric velocity structure of the Anatolian plateau-Caucasus-Caspian
region, Journal of Geophysical Research, Solid Earth, VOL. 116, B05303, doi:10.1029/2009JB000837, 2011.
Bao, Eric Sandvol, Ekrem Zor, Sakir Sakin, Randa Mohamad, Rengin Gök, Robert
Mellors, Tea Godoladze, Gurban Yetirmishli, and Niyazi Türkelli, Pg Attenuation Tomography
within the Northern Middle East, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of
America, Vol. 101, No. 4, pp. 14961506, doi: 10.1785/0120100316,
Mellors, J. Jackson, S. Myers, R. Gok, K. Priestley, G. Yetirmishli , N.
Turkelli, and T. Godoladze, Deep earthquakes beneath the northern Caucasus:
evidence of active or recent subduction in western Asia, Bulletin of the
Seismological Society of America, Vol. 102, No. 2, pp. 862-866, doi:
10.1785/0120100316, April 2012.
Sakir Sahin, Xueyang Bao, Niyazi Türkelli,
Eric Sandvol, Ugur Teoman, and Metin Kahraman, "Lg Wave Attenuation in
the Isparta Angle and Anatolian Plateau (Turkey)", Pure and Applied
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