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Proyectos últimos 5 años

DIUC  (code 205.091.041-1.0) “Superstructure effects on the induced earth pressures during earthquakes”  (PI, US$ 9.3 k). 

FONDECYT INICIACION (11121404) “Site Terms as a Tool for Better Seismic Intensity Prediction” (PI, US$ 174 k).

FONDEF (D10I1027) “Desarrollo de Plataforma de Amenaza Sísmica para el Norte de Chile y Propuesta de Actualización de Normas de Diseño Sismo-Resistente: Análisis de los Efectos del Terremoto del Maule 2010 y Caracterización de Terremotos Tipo en el Segmento Taltal-Arica” (Researcher, US$1.16 millions)


Publicaciones seleccionadas

Montalva Gonzalo A., and F. Leyton (2014) Discussion to: "Shear-Wave Velocity-Based Probabilistic and Deterministic Assessment of Seismic Soil Liquefaction Potential" Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE), 140 (4), 407-419.

Rodriguez-Marek Adrian, Fabrice Cotton, Norm A. Abrahamson, Sinan Akkar, Linda Al Atik, Ben Edwards, Gonzalo A. Montalva, and Haitham M. Dawood (2013). A model for single-station standard deviation using data from various tectonic regions. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103 (6), 3149-3163.

Link Oscar, Kai Klischies, Gonzalo A. Montalva, and Subhasish Dey (2013). Effects of Bed Compaction on Scour at Piers in Sand-Clay Mixtures. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol. 139. No. 9, pp. 1013-1019.

Kelson K., Robert C. Witter, Andrés Tassara, Isabelle Ryder, Christian Ledezma, Gonzalo Montalva, David Frost, Nicholas Sitar, Robb Moss, and Laurie Johnson (2012) Coseismic Tectonic Surface Deformation during the 2010 Maule, Chile, Mw 8.8 Earthquake. Earthquake Spectra: June 2012, Vol. 28, No. S1, pp. S39-S54.

Assimaki D., Christian Ledezma, Gonzalo A. Montalva, Andres Tassara, George Mylonakis, and Ruben Boroschek (2012) Site Effects and Damage Patterns. Earthquake Spectra June 2012, Vol. 28, No. S1, pp. S55-S74.

Bray J., Kyle Rollins, Tara Hutchinson, Ramon Verdugo, Christian Ledezma, George Mylonakis, Dominic Assimaki, Gonzalo A. Montalva, Pedro Arduino, Scott M. Olson, Robert Kayen, Youssef M.A. Hashash, and Gabriel Candia (2012) Effects of Ground Failure on Buildings, Ports, and Industrial Facilities. Earthquake Spectra: June 2012, Vol. 28, No. S1, pp. S97-S118.

Rodriguez-Marek, A., Montalva, G., Cotton, F., and Bonilla, F. (2011) "Analysis of Single-Station Standard Deviation Using the KiK-net data",  Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 101(3):1242-1258.

Rodríguez-Marek, A., Wartman, J., Bay, J., Boroschek, R., Park, K.S., Montalva G.A. (2010) “Engineering Analysis of Ground Motion Records from the 2001 Mw 8.4 Southern Peru Earthquake ” Earthquake Spectra Volume 26, Issue 2, pp. 499-524.

Montecinos, A. , Montalva, G.A., and Vargas, J., (2008). “Determining Hydraulic Conductivity, Comparison and Proposal for Silty Sands” Ingeniería Hidráulica en México, vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 149-155.