Wetsler Nadav


Name: Nadav Wetsler

Email: nadavw@gsi.gov.il












Research interests:

  • Characterization of the seismic zone of Israel.
  • The study of active faulting and seismic hazards.
  • Study of foreshocks and aftershocks.
  • Source parameters.
  • Numerical modeling.






  : Key publications


Wetzler, N., Marco, S., and Heifetz, E., 2010, Quantitative analysis of seismogenic shear-induced turbulence in lake sediments: Geology, v. 38, no. 4, p. 303–306, doi: 10.1130/g30685.1.

Wetzler, N., Sagy, A., and Marco, S., 2014, The Association of Micro-earthquake Clusters with Mapped Faults in the Dead Sea Basin: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 119, no. 11, p. 1–19, doi: 10.1002/2013JB010877.

Wetzler, N., Sagy, A., Sagy, Y., Nahmias, Y., and Lyakhovsky, V., 2015, Active transform fault zone at the fringe of the Dead Sea Basin: Tectonics, v. 34, no. 7, p. 1475–1493, doi: 10.1002/2015TC003827.

Wetzler, N., and Kurzon, I., 2016, The Earthquake Activity of Israel: Revisiting 30 Years of Local and Regional Seismic Records along the Dead Sea Transform: Seismological Research Letters, v. 87, no. 1, p. 47–58, doi: 10.1785/0220150157. 

Wetzler, N., Brodsky, E.E., and Lay, T., 2016, Regional and stress drop effects on aftershock productivity of large megathrust earthquakes: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 43, no. 23, p. 12,012-12,020, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071104.

Wetzler, N., Lay, T., Brodsky, E.E., and Kanamori, H., 2017, Near-total Shear Stress Reduction for Large Subduction Zone Earthquakes: Science, Submitted.

Wetzler, N., Lay, T., Brodsky, E.E., and Kanamori, H., 2017, Seismicity patterns as indicators of breakout ruptures for major and great (MW ≥7.0) megathrust earthquakes: Geophysical Research Letters,


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