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[70] Hussain, E., Kalaycıoğlu, S., Milliner, C.W.D., Cakir, Z., 2023. Preconditioning the 2023 Kahramanmaraş (Türkiye) earthquake disaster. Nat Rev Earth Environ.

[69] Aksoy, M.E., Megharouis, M., Ferry, M., Cakir, Z., Uçarkus, G. Sançar, T., and Altın, M.U., 2023, Paleoseismology of the Ganos segment; the western extend of the North Anatolian Fault (Turkey), Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences: Vol. 32: No. 3, Article 10.

[68] Nozadkhalil, T., Cakir, Z., Ergintav, S., Doğan, U., Walter, T.R., 2023. Land subsidence due to natural gas extraction in the Thrace basin (NW Turkey) and its influence on the North Anat th Anatolian fault under  the Marmara Sea. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 3, Article 12.

[67] Aslan, G., Penna, I., Cakir, Z., & Dehls, J., 2023. Brackish-water desalination plant modulates ground deformation in the city of Cape Coral, Florida. Science of Remote Sensing, 7, 100077.

[66] Cakir, Z., Doğan, U., Akoğlu, A.M., Ergintav, S., Özarpacı, S., Özdemir, A., Nozadkhalil, T., Çakir, N., Zabcı, C., Erkoç, M.H., Basmenji, M., Köküm., M., and Bilham, R. (2023). Arrest of the Mw 6.9 January 24, 2020 Elaziğ (Turkey) earthquake by shallow fault creep, Earth and Planetary Science Letters.Volume 608, 118085, ISSN 0012-821X,


[65] Henry, P., Ozeren, M. S., Yakupoğlu, N., Cakir, Z., de Saint-L’eger, E., Desprez de Gesincourt, O., Tengberg, A.,  Chevalier, C., Papoutsellis, C., Postacıoğlu, N., Dogan, U., Karabulut, H., Ucarkus, G., Cağatay, M.N. 2022. Mass flows, turbidity currents and other hydrodynamic consequences of small and moderate earthquakes in the Sea of Marmara, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, Vol.22, p.3939-3956, doi: 10.5194/nhess-22-3939-2022

[64] Aslan, G., Aydın, H., Cakir, Z., 2022. Wide-Area Ground Deformation Monitoring in Geothermal Fields in Western Turkey, Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 31: No. 3,p.247-259, doi:10.55730/1300-0985.1771

[63] Imamoglu, M., Balik Sanli, F., Cakir, Z. and Kahraman, F., 2022. Rapid ground subsidence in the Küçük Menderes Graben (W. Turkey) captured by Sentinel-1 SAR data. Environmental Earth Sciences, 81(7), pp.1-14.


[62] Sireci, N., Aslan, G., Çakir, Z., 2021, Long-Term Spatiotemporal Evolution of Land Subsidence in Konya Metropolitan Area (Turkey) Based on Multi-Sensor SAR Data, Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 30, 681-697, DOI: 10.3906/yer-2104-22

[61] Khalifa, A., Bashir, B. Çakir, Z., Kaya, S., Alsalman, A. Henaish, A., 2021, Paradigm of Geological Mapping of Adıyaman Fault Zone of Eastern Turkey Using Landsat 8 Remotely Sensed Data Coupled with, PCA, ICA, and MNFA Techniques,  ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2021, 10, 368. 10.3390/ijgi10060368

[60] Aslan, G., De Michele, M., Raucoules, D., Bernardie, S., Cakir, Z., 2021,  Transient Motion on the Largest Landslide on Earth, Modulated by Hydrological Forces, Nature Sci. Reports. doi:

[59] Civico, R., Smedile, A., Pantosti, D., Cinti, F.R., de Martini,  P. M., Pucci, S.,  Çakir,  Z., Şentürk, S. 2021, New trenching results along the İznik segment of the central strand of the North Anatolian Fault (Turkey): an integration with preexisting Data, Mediterranean Geoscience Reviews,

[58] Nasirzadehdizaji, R.,  Cakir, Z.,  Sanli, F.B.,  Abdikan, S.,  Pepe, A., & Calò, F. 2021,  Sentinel-1 interferometric coherence and backscattering analysis for crop monitoring, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 185, 106118

[57] Özarpaci, S. Dogan, U., Ergintav, S., Cakir, Z.,  Özdemir, A., Floyd, M., Reilinger, R., 2021, Present GPS Velocity Field Along 1999 Izmit Rupture Zone: Evidence for Continuing Afterslip 20 Years After the Earthquake, Geophysical Journal International, Geophys. J. Int.,  10.1093/gji/ggaa560


[56] Selçuk, A.S., Erturaç, .M., Sunal, G.,  Çakır, Z., 2020, Evaluation of the Plio-Quaternary tectonic stress regime from fault kinematic analysis in the lake Van Basin (Eastern Anatolia), Journal of Structural Geology, 140, 104157

[55] Khalifa,  A.,  Çakır, Z.,  Kaya, S.,  Gabr S., 2020, ASTER spectral band ratios for lithological mapping: A case study for measuring geological offset along the Erkenek Segment of the East Anatolian Fault Zone, Turkey, Journal of Arabian Geosciences, 13:832,

[54] Aslan, G., Foumelis, F., Raucoules, D., De Michele, M.,  Bernardie, S.,  Cakir, Z., 2020, Landslide Mapping and Monitoring Using Persistent Scatterer Interferometry (PSI) Technique in the French Alps, Remote Sens.,12, 1305; doi:10.3390/rs12081305


[53] Senturk, S., Çakir, Z. Ergintav , S. &  Karabulut, H., 2019, Reactivation of the Adıyaman Fault (Turkey) through the Mw 5.7 2007 Sivrice earthquake: an oblique listric normal faulting within the Arabian-Anatolian plate boundary observed by InSAR, Journal of Geodynamics, ISSN 0264-3707,

[52] Khalifa, A. Çakir, Z., Owen, L.A., Kaya, S., 2019, Evaluation of the Relative Tectonic Activity of the Adıyaman fault within the Arabian-Anatolian plate boundary (eastern Turkey), Geologica Acta 17(17):1 -17, DOI: 10.1344/GeologicaActa2019.17.6

[51] Lange, D.,  Kopp, H.,  Royer, J-Y.,  Henry, P.,  Çakir, Z.,  Petersen, F.,  Sakic, P.,  Ballu, V.,  Bialas, J.,  Özeren, M.S.,  Ergintav, S.,  &  Géli, L.,  2019,  Interseismic strain build-up on the submarine North Anatolian Fault offshore, Nature Communications, 10, Article number: 3006, DOI: 0.1038/s41467-019-11016-z,

[50] Imamoglu, M., Kahraman, F., Cakir, Z., and Balik-Sanli, F., 2019, Ground Deformation Analysis of Bolvadin (W. Turkey) by Means of Multi-Temporal InSAR
Techniques and Sentinel-1 Data
, Remote Sens. 2019, 11, 1069; doi:10.3390/rs11091069.

[49] Sunal, G. Erturaç, K., Gutsuz, P., Dunkl, I., Cakir, Z., 2019, Reconstructing deformation of the North Anatolian Fault Zone through restoring the Oligo-Miocene exhumation pattern of the Almacık Block (NW Turkey) based on the apatite (U-Th)/He ages, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences,

[48] Zia, M., Cakir, Z., and Seker, D., 2019, Turkey OpenStreetMap Dataset - Spatial Analysis of Development and Growth Proxies, Open Geosciences, 11(1), 140-151DOI:

[47] Aslan, G., Çakir, Z., Lasserre, C. & Renard, F. 2019, Investigating Subsidence in the Bursa Plain, Turkey, Using Ascending and Descending Sentinel-1 Satellite Data. Remote Sens. 2019, 11(1), 85;

[46] Aslan, G., Lasserre, C. Çakir, Z.,  Ergintav, S.,  Cetin, S.,  Dogan, U.,  Bilham, R. & Renard, F. 2019, Shallow creep along the 1999 Izmit earthquake rupture (Turkey) from GPS and high temporal resolution interferometric synthetic‐aperture radar data (2011-2017), Journal of Geophysical Research: SolidEarth, 124, 2218–2236.

[45] Nasirzadehdizaji, N.,  Sanli, F.B., Abdikan, S., Çakir, Z., Sekertekin, A. & Ustuner, M., 2019,  Sensitivity analysis of multi-temporal Sentinel-1 SAR parameters to crop height and canopy coverage, Appl. Sci. 2019, 9(4), 655; doi:10.3390/app9040655

[44] Kaduri, M.,  Gratier, J.-P.,  Lasserre, C., Çakir, Z., and Renard,  F., 2019. Quantifying the Partition Between Seismic and Aseismic Deformation Along Creeping and Locked Sections of the North Anatolian Fault, Turkey, Pure and and Applied Geophysics, DOI: 10.1007/s00024-018-2027-2


[43] Akoğlu, A.M.,  Jónsson, S., Wang, T., Çakir, Z., Doğan, U., Ergintav, S., Osmanoğlu, B., Feng, G., Zabcı, Z., Özdemir, A., Emre, O., 2018, Evidence for Tear Faulting from new Constraints of the 23 October 2011 Mw 7.1 Van (Turkey) Earthquake based on InSAR, GPS, Coastal Uplift and Field Observations, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 108(4), 1929-1946

[42] Zia, M., Çakir, Z. and Seker, D.Z., 2018, Spatial Transformation of Equality - Generalized Travelling Salesman Problem to Travelling Salesman Problem, SPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2018, 7(3), 115; doi:10.3390/ijgi7030115

[41] Konca, A.Ö., Çetin, S., Karabulut, H., Reilinger, R., Doğan, U., Ergintav, S., Çakir, Z., & Tarı, E., 2018, The 2014, MW6.9 North Aegean Earthquake: Seismic and Geodetic Evidence for Coseismic Slip on Persistent Asperities, Geophysical Journal International, no.049, pp.1-1

[40] Khalifa, A., Çakir, Z., Owen, L., Kaya, Ş. ,2018, Morphotectonic analysis of the East Anatolian Fault, Turkey, Turkish J Earth Sci, 27, p110-126, doi:10.3906/yer-1707-16

[39] Aslan, G., Çakir, Z., Ergintav, S., Lasserre, L., & Renard, R., 2018, Analysis of Secular Ground Motions in Istanbul from a Long-Term InSAR Time-Series (1992-2017), Remote Sens, 10, 408; doi:10.3390/rs10030408

[38] Kaduri, M.,  Gratier, J.-P. Renard,  F., Çakir, Z., and Lasserre, C, 2017, The implications of fault zone transformation on aseismic creep: Example of the North Anatolian Fault, Turkey, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JB013803.

[37] Gürsoy, O.,  Kaya, S., Çakir, Z.,  Tatar, O.,  and Canbaz, O., 2017, Determining lateral offsets of rocks along the eastern part of the North Anatolian Fault Zone (Turkey) using spectral classification of satellite images and field measurements, Geomatics, Natural Hazards And Risk, 8(2), 1276-1288


[36] Bilham, R., Ozener, H., Mencin, D., Dogru, A., Ergintav, S., Çakir, Z., Aytun, A., Aktug., B., Yılmaz, O., Johnson, W., Mattioli, G. S., 2016, Surface creep on the North Anatolian Fault at Ismetpasa, Turkey, 1944‐2016, J. Geophys. Res. 121(10), 7409-7431

[35] Rousset, B., Jolivet, R., Simons, M., Lasserre, C., Riel, B., Milillo, P., Çakir, Z., François, R. 2016, A fault transient on the North Anatolian Fault, Geophysical Research Letters, 43(7), 3254-3262, doi: 10.1002/2016GL068250


[34] Suc, J-P., Gillet, H.  Çağatay, M.N., Popescu, S.M., Lericolais, G., Armijo, R. Melinte-Dobrinescu, M.C., Şen, S., Clauzon, G., Sakınç, M., Zabcı, C., Gü Ucarkus, G., Meyer, B., Çakir, Z., Karakaş, Ç., Jouannic, G., Macalet, R., 2015, The region of the Strandja Sill (North Turkey) and the Messinian events, doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2015.01.013, Marine and Petroleum Geology.


[33] Çakir, Z., S. Ergintav, S., Akoğlu, A.M., Çakmak, R., Tatar, O., Meghraoui, M.. 2014, InSAR velocity field across the North Anatolian Fault (E. Turkey): Implications for the loading and release of interseismic strain accumulation, J. Geophy. Res., doi: 10.1002/2014JB011360.

[32] Ergintav, S., Reilinger, R., Cakmak, R., Floyd, M., Çakir, Z. Dogan, U., King, R., McClusky, S., Ozener H., 2014, Istanbul’s earthquake hot spots: Geodetic constraints on strain accumulation along faults in the Marmara Seismic Gap, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, doi: 10.1002/2014GL060985.

[31] Çetin, E., Çakir, Z., Meghraoui, M., Ergintav, S., Akoğlu, A., 2014, Extent and distribution of aseismic slip on the Ismetpaşa segment of the North Anatolian Fault (Turkey) from Persistent Scatterer InSAR, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 15, doi:10.1002/2014GC005307.

[30] Doğan, U., Demir. D.Ö.Çakir, Z.,  Ergintav, S., Özener, H., Akoğlu, A.M., Nalbant, S.S., Reilinger, R., 2014, Postseismic deformation following the Mw 7.2 October 23, 2011 Van earthquake (Turkey): Evidence for aseismic fault reactivation, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL059291.

[29] Abdikan, S., Arıkan, M., Şanlı, F.B., Çakir, Z., 2014, Monitoring of coal mining subsidence in peri-urban area of Zongundak city (NW Turkey) with persistent scatterer interferometry using ALOS-PALSAR, Environmental Earth Sciences, 71:4081–4089, DOI: 10.1007/s12665-013-2793-1.


[28] Karimzadeh, S., Çakir, Z., Osmanoğlu, B., Schmalzle, G., Miyajima, M., Amiraslanzadeh, R.,  Djamour, Y., 2013, Interseismic strain accumulation across the North Tabriz Fault (NW Iran) deduced from InSAR time series, Journal of Geodynamics, 66, 53-58, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2013.02.003 .

Abdikan, S., Arikan, M., Şanli F.B., Çakir, Z., Kemaldere, H., 2013,  Zonguldak Maden Alanlarında Meydana Gelen Yer Yüzeyi Hareketlerinin InSAR Zaman Serileri ile Belirlenmesi (Subsidence Monitoring in Zonguldak Coal Mining Area with SAR Interferometry), Harita Dergisi, v. 149, p 1-6.

Gürsoy, Ö., Kaya, Ş., & Çakir, Z., 2013, Uydu görüntüleri ile yersel spectral ölçme verilerinin entegrasyonu, Havacılık ve Uzay Teknolojileri Dergisi, V. 6, 1, 45-51.

[27] Mahmoud, Y., Masson, F., Meghraoui, M., Çakir, Z., Alchalbi, A., Yavasoglu, H., Yonlu, O., Daoud, M., Ergintav, S. & Inan, S., 2013, Kinematic study at the junction of the East Anatolian fault and the Dead Sea fault from GPS measurements, Journal of Geodynamics, 67, 30-39, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2012.05.006.


[26] Çakir, Z., Ergintav, S., Ozener, H., Dogan, U.,  Akoglu, A., Meghraoui, M., & Reilinger, R., 2012, Onset of aseismic creep on major strike slip faults, Geology, v. 40; no. 12; p. 1115–1118.

Evren, E., Çakir, Z., Mintaş, H., Ceylan, H.M., Sav, M., Tüzer M., Meral, D., 2012, Sultan Ahmet Camii’nde Arkeojeofizik Çalışmalar (Archeogeophysical Studies in The Sultan Ahmet (Blue Mosque), T.C. Vakıflar Genel Müdürlüğü, Restorasyon Yıllığı, No: 4, 100-112.

[25] Cetin, E., Meghraoui, M. Çakir, Z., Akoglu, A.M. Mimouni, O., Chebbah, M., 2012, Seven years of postseismic deformation following the 2003 Mw=6.8 Zemmouri earthquake (Algeria) from InSAR Time Series, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L10307, doi:10.1029/2012GL051344.

[24] Tatar, O., Poyraz, F., Gürsoy , H., Çakir, Z., Ergintav, S., Akpınar, Z., Koçbulut, F., Sezen, F., Türk, T., Hastaoğlu, Ö.K., Polat, A., Mesci, B.L., Gürsoy, Ö., Ayazlı, I.,E. Çakmak, R., Belgen, A., Yavaşoğlu, H., 2012, Crustal deformation and kinematics of the Eastern Part of the North Anatolian Fault Zone (Turkey) from GPS measurements, Tectonophysics, 518, 55-62, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2011.11.010

[23] Bache, F., Popescu, S-M., Rabineau, M., Gorini, C., Suc, J-P., Clauzon, G., Olivet, J-L., Rubino, J-L., Melinte-Dobrinescu M.C., Estrada, F., Londeix, L., Armijo, R., Meyer, B., Jolivet, L., Jouannic, G., Leroux, E., Aslanian, D., Dos Reis, A.T., Mocochain, L., Dumurdzanov, N., Zagorchev, I., Lesic, V., Tomic, D., Cagatay, N.M., Brun, J-P., Sokoutis, D., Csato, I., Ucarkus, G., and Çakir, Z., 2012, A two step process for the reflooding of the Mediterranean after the Messinian Salinity Crisis, Basin Research, 24, 125–153, doi: 0.1111/j.1365-2117.2011.00521.x


[22] Karabacak, V., Altunel E., & Çakir, Z., 2011, Monitoring aseismic surface creep along the North Anatolian Fault (Turkey) using ground-based LIDAR. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 304, 64-70.

[21] Uçarkus, G., Çakir, Z., and Armijo R., 2011, Western Termination of the Mw 7.4, 1999 Izmit Earthquake Rupture: Implications for the Expected Large Earthquake in the Sea of Marmara . Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences. 20, 383-398, doi:10.3906/yer-0911-72

[20] Yavasoglu, H., Tarı, E., Tuysuz, O., Çakir, Z., and Ergintav, S., 2011, Determining and Modeling Tectonic Movements along the Central Part of the North Anatolian Fault (Turkey) Using Geodetic Measurements. Journal of Geodynamics. 51, 339-343, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2010.07.003


[19] Aksoy, E.M., Meghraoui, M. Vallee, M., and Çakir, Z., 2010, Rupture Characteristics of the 1912 Mürefte (Ganos) Earthquake Segment of the North Anatolian Fault (Western Turkey). Geology, 38-11, 991–994; doi: 10.1130/G31447.1.


[18] Belabbès, S., Meghraoui, M. Çakir, Z. and Bouhadad, Y., 2009, InSAR analysis of a blind thrust rupture and related active folding: the 1999 Ain Temouchent earthquake (Mw 5.7, Algeria), Journal of Seismology, 13, 421–432, doi: 10.1007/s10950-008-9135-x.

[17] Melinte-Dobrinescu, M.C., J-P. Suc, G. Clauzon,  S.M. Popescu, R. Armijo, B. Meyer, D. Biltekin, N. Çağatay, G. Ucarkuş, G. Jouannic, S. Fauquette  and Z. Çakir,  2009. The Messinian Salinity Crisis in the Dardanelles region: Chronostratigraphic constraints, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 278, 24–39, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.04.009.

[16] Belabbes, S., Wicks, C., Çakir, Z., & Meghraoui, M., 2009, Rupture parameters of the 21 May 2003, Mw 6.8, Zemmouri (Northern Algeria) earthquake deduced from InSAR, Journal of Geophysical Research,114, B03406, doi: 10.1029/2008JB005912.


[15] Çakir, Z., and Akoglu, A. M., 2008, Synthetic aperture radar interferometry observations of the M = 6.0 Orta earthquake of 6 June 2000 (NW Turkey): Reactivation of a listric fault, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q08009, doi:10.1029/2008GC002031.




[14] Akoglu, A.M, Z. Çakir, M. Meghraoui, S. Belabbes, S.O. El Alami, S. Ergintav, and H.S. Akyüz, 2006, The 1994-2004 Al Hoceima ( Morocco ) Earthquake Sequence: Conjugate fault ruptures deduced from InSAR, Earth and Plan. Sci. Lett. 252, 467-480.

[13] Çakir, Z., M. Meghraoui, A. M. Akoglu, S. Belabbes, N. Jabour, S. Belabbes, L. Ait-Brahim, 2006, Surface Deformation Associated With The Mw 6.4, February 24, 2004 Al Hoceima (Morocco) Earthquake Deduced From InSAR Implications For The Active Tectonics Along North Africa, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am.96, 1-10, doi: 10.1785/0120050108.


[12] Armijo, R. N. Pondard, B. Meyer, G.Ucarkus, B. Mercier de Lepinay, J. Malavieille, S. Dominguez, M-A. Gustcher, S. Schmidt, C. Beck, N. Cagatay, Z. Çakir, C. Imren, K. Eris, B. Natalin, S. Ozalaybey, L. Tolun, L. Seeber, L. Gasperini, C. Rangin, O. Emre, and K. Sarikavak, 2005, Submarine fault scarps in the Sea of Marmara pull-apart (North Anatolian Fault): Implications for seismic hazard in Istanbul, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, doi:10.1029/2004GC000896.

[11] Çakir, Z., A. M. Akoglu, S. Belabbes, S. Ergintav, M. Meghraoui, 2005, Creeping along the Ismetpasa section of the North Anatolian Fault (Western Turkey): Rate and extent from InSAR, Earth and Plan. Sci. Lett. 238, 225-234.


[10] Meghraoui, M., S. Maouche, B. Chemaa, Z. Çakir, A. Aoudia, A. Harbi, P.-J. Alasset, A. Ayadi, Y. Bouhadad, and F. Benhamouda, 2004, Coastal uplift and thrust faulting associated with the Mw = 6.8 Zemmouri (Algeria) earthquake of 21 May, 2003, Geophys. Res. Lett. doi:10.1029/2004GL020466.


[9] Meghraoui, M., F. Benhamouda, B. Chemaa, Z. Çakir, A. Ayadi, S. Maouche, 2003, Déformation cosismique et soulèvement de la cote associés au tremblement de terre de Zemouri (21 mai 2003, Mw 6.8), INCT, Bulletin des Sciences Geographiques, 12, 13-17.

Ayadi, A., S. Maouche, A. Harbi, M. Meghraoui, H. Beldjoudi, F. Oussadou, A. Mahsas, D. Benouar, A. Heddar, Y. Rouchiche, A. Kherroubi, M. Frogneux, K. Lammali, F.Benhamouda, A. Sebaï, S. Bourouis, P. J. Alasset, A. Aoudia, Z. Çakir, M. Merahi, O. Nouar, A. Yelles, A. Bellik, P. Briole, O. Charade, F. Thouvenot, F. Semane, A. Ferkoul, A. Deramchi, and S.A. Haned, 2003, Strong Algerian Earthquake Strikes Near Capital City, EOS, 84, No. 50.

[8] Çakir, Z., A. Barka, E. Evren, 2003, Coulomb stress interactions and the 1999 Marmara Earthquake sequence, Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 12, 91-103.

[7] Çakir, Z., A. Barka, J-B. de Chabalier, R. Armijo, B. Meyer, 2003, Kinematics of the November 12, 1999 (Mw=7.2) Düzce earthquake deduced from SAR interferometry, Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 12, 105-118.

[6] Çakir, Z., J-B. de Chabalier, R. Armijo, B. Meyer, A. Barka, G. Peltzer, 2003, Coseismic and early postseismic slip associated with the 1999 Izmit earthquake (Turkey), from SAR interferometry and tectonic field observations, Geophys. J. Int., 155, 93-110.


[5] Hartleb, R.D., Dolan, J.F., Akyüz, H.S., Dawson, T.E., Tucker, A.Z., Yerli, B., Rockwell, T.K., Toraman, E., Çakir, Z., Dikbaş, A. & Altunel, E., 2002. Surface rupture and slip distribution along the Karadere segment of the 17 August 1999 Izmit and the western section of the 12 November 1999 Düzce, Turkey, earthquakes, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 92, 67-78.

[4] Barka, A., S.H. Akyüz, E. Altunel, G. Sunal, Z. Çakir, A. Dikbaş, B. Yerli, R. Armijo, B. Meyer, J-B. de Chabalier, T. Rockwell, J. Dolan, R. Hartleb, T. Dawson, S. Christofferson, A. Tucker, T. Fumal, R. Langridge, H. Stenner, W. Lettis, J. Bachhuber, W. Page, 2002, The surface rupture and slip distribution of the 17 August 1999 Izmit earthquake M=7.4, North Anatolian Fault, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 92, 43-60.


Witter, R.C., W.R. Lettis, Bachhuber, A. Barka, E. Evren, Z. Çakir, W.D. Page, J. Hengesh, 2000, Paleoseismic Studies of the Hersek peninsula after 17 August1999 Izmit earthquake, in: The 1999 Izmit and Düzce Earthquakes: Preliminary results, ed: A. Barka, O. Kozaci, S. Akyüz and E. Altunel, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, p. 329.

W. Lettis, J. Bachhuber, R. Witter, J. Bachhuber, A. Barka, J. Bray, W. Lettis, W. Page, F. Swan, R Witter, E. Altunel, J.-P. Bardet, R. Boulanger, C. Brankman, and Z. Cakir (2000), Surface Fault Rupture. Earthquake Spectra, Vol. 16, No. S1, pp. 11-53., doi:

Armijo, R., B. Meyer, A. Barka, J-B. de Chabalier, A. Hubert, Z. Çakir, 2000, The fault breaks of the 1999 earthquakes in Turkey and the tectonic evolution of the Sea of Marmara: a summary, in: The 1999 Izmit and Düzce Earthquakes: Preliminary results, ed: A. Barka, O. Kozaci, S. Akyüz and E. Altunel, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, p.55

[3] Hancock, P.L., R.M.L. Chalmers, E. Altunel, Z. Çakir, A. Becher-Hancock, 2000, Creation and destruction of travertine monumental stones by earthquake faulting at Hiearapolis, Turkey, In: McGuire, W., Griffiths, D., Hancock, P.L. (Eds.) Volcanoes, Earthquakes and   Archaeology. Geological Society Special Publication. No: 171, p1-14, SSBN 1-86239-062-2.


[2] Hancock, P.L., R.M.L. Chalmers, E. Altunel, Z. Çakir, 1999, Travitonics: using travertines in active fault studies, Journal of  Structural Geology, 21,  903-916.

[1] Çakir, Z., 1999, Along-strike discontinuities of active normal faults and its influence on Quaternary travertine deposition; examples from western Turkey, Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 8, 67-80.