Roten, D., K.B. Olsen, S.M. Day, Y. Cui, and D. Fah (2014). Expected seismic shaking in Los Angeles reduced by San Andreas fault zone plasticity, Geophys. Res. Lett. 2769-2777, DOI: 10.1002/2014GL059411. pdf

Molnar, S., J.F. Cassidy, K.B. Olsen, S.E. Dosso, and J. He (2014). Earthquake Ground Motion and 3D Georgia Basin Amplification in Southwest British Columbia: Shallow Blind-Thrust Scenario Eearthquakes, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., 104, 321-335, doi: 10.1785/0120130116 pdf.

Molnar, S., J.F. Cassidy, K.B. Olsen, S.E. Dosso, and J. He (2014). Earthquake Ground Motion and 3D Georgia Basin Amplification in Southwest British Columbia: Deep Juan de Fuca Plate Scenario Earthquakes, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., 104, 301-320, doi: 10.1785/0120110277 pdf.

Cui, Y., E. Poyraz, K.B. Olsen, J. Zhou, K. Withers, S. Callaghan, J. Larkin, C. Guest, D. Choi, A. Chourasia, Z. Shi, S.M. Day, J.P. Maechling, and T.H. Jordan (2013). Physics-based seismic hazard analysis on petascale heterogeneous supercomputers, Procs, Supercomputing Conference, 2013. pdf.

Lozos, J.C., D.D. Oglesby, J.N. Brune, and K.B. Olsen (2012). Small intermediate fault segments can either aid or hinder rupture propagation at stepovers, Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L18305, doi:10:1029/2012GL053005. pdf.

Roten, D., K. B. Olsen, J. C. Pechmann (2012). 3D Simulations of M 7 Earthquakes on the Wasatch Fault, Utah, Part II: Broadband (0-10Hz) Ground Motions and Nonlinear Soil Behavior (2012). Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 102, 2008-2030. pdf.

Day, S.M., D. Roten, and K.B. Olsen (2012). Adjoint analysis of the source and path sensitivities of basin-guided waves, Geophys. J. Int., Vol 189, pp. 1103-1124, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05416.x pdf.

Chavez, M., K. B. Olsen, E. Cabrera, and N. Perea Observations and Modeling of Strong Ground Motions for the 9 October 1995 Mw 8 Colima-Jalisco, Mexico, Earthquake (2011). Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 101, 1979-2000. pdf.

Roten, D., K. B. Olsen, J. C. Pechmann, V. M. Cruz-Atienza, and H. Magistrale (2011). 3D Simulations of M 7 Earthquakes on the Wasatch Fault, Utah, Part I: Long-Period Ground Motion, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 101, 2045-2063. pdf.

Cui, Y., K.B. Olsen, T. H. Jordan, K. Lee, J. Zhou, P. Small, D. Roten, G. Ely, D.K. Panda, A. Chourasia, J. Levesque, S. M. Day, P. Maechling (2010). Scalable earthquake simulation on petascale supercomputers, Gordon Bell Prize finalist, and in Procs. Supercomputing Conference, New Orleans, November 2010, pdf.

Cruz-Atienza, V.M., and K.B. Olsen, K.B. (2010). Supershear Mach-waves expose the fault breakdown slip, Tectonophysics , pp 1-12, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2010.05.012, pdf.

Olsen, K.B., and J.E. Mayhew (2010). Goodness-of-fit Criteria for Broadband Synthetic Seismograms, With Application to the 2008 Mw5.4 Chino Hills, CA, Earthquake, Seism. Res. Lett. 81 , 715-723 pdf.

Bielak, J., R.W. Graves, K.B. Olsen, R. Taborda, L. Ramirez-Guzman, S.M. Day, G.P. Ely, D. Roten, T.H. Jordan, P.J. Maechling, J. Urbanic, Y. cui, and G. Juve (2010). The ShakeOut earthquake scenario: Verification of three simulation sets, Geophysical Journal International 180, 375-404, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04417.x. pdf.

Mai, P.M., W. Imperatori, and K.B. Olsen (2010). Hybrid broadband ground-motion simulations: combining long-period deterministic synthetics with high-frequency multiple S-to-S back-scattering, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 100, 5A, 2124-2142. pdf.

Mena, B., P.M. Mai, K.B. Olsen, M.D. Purvance, and J.N. Brune (2010). Hybrid broadband ground motion simulation using scattering Green's functions: application to large magnitude events, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 100, 5A, 2143-2162. pdf.

Cui, Y., Chourasia, A., Moore, R., Olsen, K., Maechling, P., Jordan, T. (2009). The TeraShake Computational Platform for Large-scale Earthquake Simulations, Advances in Geocomputing, Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences 119, DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-85879-9_7, pp229-278, editor H. Xing, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Cruz-Atienza, V.M., K.B. Olsen, and L.A. Dalguer (2009). Estimation of the breakdown slip from strong-motion seismograms: insights from numerical experiments Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 9, 3454-3469, doi:10.1785/0120080330 pdf.

Olsen, K.B., and G. Ely (2009). WebSims: A Web-based System for Storage, Visualization, and Dissemination of Earthquake Ground Motion Simulations, Seismol. Res. Lett. 80, 1002-1007, doi:10.1785/gssrl.80.6.1002 pdf.

Doser, D.I., K.B. Olsen, F.F. Pollitz, R.S. Stein, and S. Toda (2009). The 1911 M~6.6 Calaveras earthquake: Source parameters and the role of static, viscoelastic and dynamic Coulomb stress changes imparted by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 99, 1746-1759. pdf.

Olsen, K. B., S. M. Day, L. Dalguer, J. Mayhew, Y. Cui, J. Zhu, V.M. Cruz-Atienza, D. Roten, P. Maechling, T.H. Jordan, and A. Chourasia (2009). ShakeOut-D: Ground Motion Estimates Using an Ensemble of Large Earthquakes on the Southern San Andreas Fault With Spontaneous Rupture Propagation, Geophysical Research Letters 36 L04303, doi:10.1029/2008GL036832. pdf.

Eddo, J., and K.B. Olsen (2007). Correlation of static and peak dynamic Coulomb failure stress change with mainshocks, aftershocks, seismicity rate change, and triggered slip in the Salton Trough, MS. Thesis, SDSU. pdf.

Kallinikidou, E., S.F. Masri, R. Nigbor, A.W. Smyth, and K.B. Olsen (2009). Probabilistic approach for the construction of regional earthquake response spectra, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics 24 511-526, 10.1016/j.probengmech.2009.03.003. pdf

Harris, R.A., M. Barall, R. Archuleta, E. Dunham, B. Aagaard, J.P. Ampuero, H., Bhat, V. Cruz-Atienza, L. Dalguer, P. Dawson, S. Day, B. Duan, G. Ely, Y., Kaneko, Y. Kase, N. Lapusta, Y. Liu, S. Ma, D. Oglesby, K. Olsen, A. Pitarka, S. Song, E. Templeton (2008). The SCEC/USGS dynamic earthquake-rupture code verification exercise, Seism. Res. Lett. 80, Vol 1, 119-126, DOI:10.1785/gssrl.80.1.119 pdf.

Roten, D., D. Fah, K.B. Olsen and D. Giardini (2008). A comparison of observed and simulated site response in the Rhone valley, Geophysical Journal International 173, 958-978 pdf.

Olsen, K.B., W.J. Stephenson, and Andreas Geisselmeyer (2008). 3D Crustal Structure and Long-period Ground Motions From a M9.0 Megathrust Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest Region, Jour. Seismol. DOI 10.1007/s10950-007-9082-y pdf.

Olsen, K.B. and J.N. Brune (2008). Constraints from precariously balanced rocks on preferred rupture directions for large earthquakes on the southern San Andreas Fault, Jour. Seismol. DOI 10.1007/s10950-007-9078-7 pdf.

Olsen, K.B., S. M. Day, J. B. Minster, Y. Cui, A Chouasia, R. Moore, P. Maechling, T. Jordan (2008), TeraShake2: simulation of Mw7.7 earthquakes on the southern San Andreas fault with spontaneous rupture description, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am. 98, 1162-1185, doi: 10.1785/0120070148. pdf.

Day, S. M., R. W. Graves, J. Bielak, D. Dreger, S. Larsen, K. B. Olsen, A. Pitarka, and L. Ramirez-Guzman (2008). Model for basin effects on long-period response spectra in southern California, Earthquake Spectra 24, 257-277. pdf.

Chourasia, A., S. M. Cutchin, K. B. Olsen, B. Minster, S. Day, Y. Cui, P. Maechling, R. Moore, T. Jordan (2007). Visual insights into high-resolution earthquake simulations, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (Discovering the Unexpected) vol. 27, no. 5, 28-34. pdf.

Cui, Y., R. Moore, K., K. Olsen, A. Chourasia, P. Maechling, J.B. Minster, S. Day, Y. Hu, J. Zhu, A. Majundar, and T. Jordan (2007). Enabling very large scale earthquake simulations on parallel machines, Advancing Science and Society through Computation, Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, International Conference on Computational Science, 46-53, Springer. pdf.

Corish, S., C. Bradley, and K. Olsen (2007). Assessment of a nonlinear dynamic rupture inversion technique applied to a synthetic earthquake, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am 97, 901-914, doi: 10.1785/0120060066. pdf.

Olsen, K. B., S. M. Day, J. B. Minster, Y. Cui, A. Chourasia, M. Faerman, R. Moore, P. Maechling, and T. Jordan (2006). Strong shaking in Los Angeles expected from southern San Andreas earthquake, Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L07305, doi:10.1029/2005GL025472. pdf.

Olsen, K. B. Akinci, A. Rovelli, A. Marra, F. Malagnini, L. (2006). 3D Ground-Motion Estimation in Rome, Italy, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 95, 133 - 146. pdf.

Benites, R. and K.B. Olsen (2005). Modeling Strong Ground Motion in the Wellington Metropolitan Area, New Zealand, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 95, 2180 - 2196. pdf.

Zhao, L., T.H. Jordan, K.B. Olsen, and P. Chen (2005). Frechet kernels for imaging regional earthqake structure based on three-dimensional reference models, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 95, 2066-2080. pdf.

Peyrat, S., and K.B. Olsen (2004). Nonlinear dynamic inversion of the 2000 Western Tottori, Japan, earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett. 31, doi:10.1029/2003GL019058. pdf.

Peyrat, S., K.B. Olsen, and R. Madariaga (2004). Which Dynamic Rupture Parameters Can Be Estimated from Strong Ground Motion and Geodetic Data? PAGEOPH 16, 2155-2169. pdf.

Aochi, A., and K.B. Olsen (2004). On the Effects of Non-planar Geometry for Blind Thrust Faults on Strong Ground Motion, PAGEOPH 161, 2139-2153. pdf.

Fukuyama, E., Mikumo, T., and K.B. Olsen (2003). Estimation of the Critical Slip-Weakening Distance: Theoretical Background, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 93, 1835-1840. pdf.

Marcinkovich, C., and K.B. Olsen (2003). On the Implementation of Perfectly Matched Layers in a 3D Fourth-Order Velocity-Stress Finite-Difference Scheme, JGR, 2002JB002235. pdf.

Olsen, K.B., Day, S.M., and C.R. Bradley (2003). Estimation of Q for long-period (>2 s) waves in the Los Angeles Basin, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 93, 627-638. pdf.

Mikumo, T., K.B. Olsen, E. Fukuyama, and Y. Yagi (2003). Stress-breakdown time and critical weakening slip inferred from the source time functions on earthquake faults, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 93, 264-282. pdf.

Madariaga, R., and K.B. Olsen (2002). International Handbook of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior, Part A: Theoretical Seismology, Chapter 12, 175-194, Academic Press.

Shapiro, N.M., K.B. Olsen, and S.K. Singh (2002). On the duration of seismic motion incident onto the Valley of Mexico for subduction zone earthquakes, Geophys. Jour. Int 151, 501-510. pdf.

Fukuyama, E. and K.B. Olsen (2002). A condition for super-shear rupture propagation in a heterogeneous stress field, PAGEOPH 157, 2047-2056.

Olsen, K.B. (2001). Three-dimensional ground motion simulations for large earthquakes on the San Andreas fault with dynamic and observational constraints, Jour. Comp. Acoust. 9, No. 3, 1203-1215.

Peyrat, S., K.B. Olsen, R. Madariaga (2001). Dynamic modeling of the 1992 Landers earthquake, Jour. Geophys. Res. 106, 26,467-26,482. pdf.

Spudich, P. and K.B. Olsen (2001). Fault zone amplified waves as a possible seismic hazard along the Calaveras fault in central California, Geophys. Res. Lett. 28, 2533-2536.

Gottschammer, E. and K.B. Olsen (2001). Accuracy of the Explicit Planar Free-Surface Boundary Condition Implemented in a Fourth-Order Staggered-Grid Velocity-Stress Finite-Difference Scheme, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 91, 617-623. pdf.

Madariaga, R., S. Peyrat, and K.B. Olsen (2000). Rupture dynamics in 3-D: a review, in: Problems in Geophysics for the new millenium, a collection of papers in the honour of Adam Dziewonski, E. Boschi, G. Ekstrom and A. Morelli, Editors, Editrice Compositori, Bologna, Italy, pp. 89-110.

Field, E.H., J.G. Anderson, T.L. Henyey, D.D. Jackson, W.B. Joyner, Y. Lee, H. Magistrale, B. Minster, K.B. Olsen, M.D. Petersen, J.H. Steidl, L.A. Wald, and C.J. Wills (2000). Accounting for site effects in probabilisitic seismic hazard analyses of southern California: overview of the SCEC Phase III report, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 90, S1-S31.

Nielsen, S.B., and K.B. Olsen (2000). Constraints on stress and friction from dynamic rupture models of the 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake, Pure Appl. Geophys. 157, 2029-2046.

Madariaga, R., and K.B. Olsen (2000). Criticality of Rupture Dynamics in 3-D, Pure Appl. Geophys. 157, 1981-2001.

Olsen, K.B. (2000). Site Amplification in the Los Angeles Basin from 3D Modeling of Ground Motion, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 90, S77-S94. pdf.

Neuberg, J., R. Luckett, B. Baptie, and K.B. Olsen (2000). Models of tremor and low-frequency earthquake swarms on Montserrat, Jour. Volc. Geotherm. Res. 101, 83-104.

Olsen, K.B., R. Nigbor, and T. Konno (2000). ic wave propagation in the Upper Borrego Val, California, Constrained by Borehole and Surface Data, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am. 90, 134-150. pdf.

Nielsen, S.B., Carlson, J.M., and K.B. Olsen (2000). The influence of friction and fault geometry on earthquake rupture, Jour. Geophys. Res. 105, B3, 6069. pdf.

Shapiro, N.M. K.B Olsen, and S.K. Singh (2000). Wave-guide effects in subduction zones: evidence from three-dimensional modeling, Geophys. Res. Lett. 27, 433-436.

Alex, C. M. and K.B Olsen (1998). Lens effect in Santa Monica? Geophys. Res. Lett. 25, 3441-3444.

Madariaga, R., K. Olsen, and R. Archuleta (1998). Modeling Dynamic Rupture in a 3D Earthquake Fault Model, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 88, 1182-1197.

Olsen, K.B., R. Madariaga, and R.J. Archuleta (1997). Three-dimensional dynamic simulation of the 1992 Landers earthquake, Science 278, 834-838. pdf.

Jones, E., and K.B. Olsen (1997). Three-dimensional finite-difference modeling of non-linear ground motion, in Proc. CUREe Northridge Earthquake Research Conference Los Angeles, August 20-22, 1997.

Olsen, K.B., and R.J. Archuleta (1996). 3-D simulation of earthquakes on the Los Angeles fault system, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 86, 575-596. pdf.

Olsen, K.B., J.C. Pechmann, and G.T. Schuster (1996). An analysis of simulated and observed blast records in the Salt Lake Basin, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 86, 1061-1076. pdf.

Olsen, K.B., R.J. Archuleta, and J.R. Matarese (1995). Three-dimensional simulation of a magnitude 7.75 earthquake on the San Andreas fault, Science, 270, 1628-1632.

Olsen, K.B., J.C. Pechmann, and G.T. Schuster (1995). Simulation of 3-D elastic wave propagation in the Salt Lake Basin, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 85, 1688-1710. pdf.

Olsen, K.B., and G.T. Schuster (1995). Causes of low-frequency ground motion amplification in the Salt Lake Basin: The case of the vertically-incident P wave, Geophys. J. Int., 122, 1045-1061 pdf.

Olsen, K.B., and G.T. Schuster (1994). Three-dimensional modeling of the site amplification in East Great Salt Lake Basin, U.S. Geological Survey Technical Report, 1434-93-G-2345, 102 p.

Olsen, K.B. (1994). Simulation of three-dimensional wave propagation in the Salt Lake Basin, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 157 p.

Qin, F., Luo, Y., Olsen, K.B., Cai, W., and Schuster, G.T. (1992). Solution of the eikonal equation by a finite-difference method, Geophysics 57, 478-487.

Olsen, K.B., and Hohmann, G.W. (1992). Adaptive noise cancellation of time domain EM-data, Geophysics 57, 466-469.

Olsen, K.B., and Schuster, G.T. (1991). Seismic hazard analysis in Salt Lake Valley by finite-difference simulation of three dimensional elastic wave propagation, Scientific Excellence in High Performance Computing: The 1990 IBM Price Papers, Vol I, Sec. 6, 135-165, Baldwin Press, Athens, Georgia.

Olsen, K.B. (1989), A stable and flexible procedure for the inverse modelling of seismic first arrivals, Geophysical Prospecting 37, 455-466.

Olsen, K.B. (1987). Computer Processing of Seismic First Arrivals, MS Thesis (in Danish), University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark.

Kjaergaard, M., and Olsen, K.B. (1985). Shallow seismic, geoelectric and magnetic investigations of the Qaqarssuk Carbonatite Complex, West Greenland, Geological Survey of Greenland, Report no. 125, 40-44.