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Raul R. Castro

Department of Seismology
Centro de Investigacion Cientifica y de Educacion Superior de Ensenada (Mexico)
Research Seismologist and Professor

Expertise: Strong-motion Seismology, Seismotectonics
About Me Publications
Department of Seismology, Earth Science Division, CICESE


Ph.D. in Geophysics, University of Nevada, 1991.
M.Sc. in Earth Sciences, University of California, San Diego, 1983.
B.Sc. in Geophysics, National Autonomous University of México (UNAM), 1980.


Coauthor of more than 90 articles in ISI journals.


Associate Editor:
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2015-2017)
GEOS, Seismology section (1995-1996).


Cruz-Hernandez, F., L.A. Gallardo, M. Calò, R.R. Castro, and J.M. Romo-Jones (2022). Ambient noise tomography in the Cerro Prieto, Baja California, Mexico area from laterally constrained surface wave inversion, Geophys. J. Int., 229, 1586-1603.

Castro, R.R., and G. Villalobos-Escobar (2021). Upper Crust Attenuation in the Basin and Range Province of Sonora, Mexico, Jour. of Seismology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10950-021-10025-0.

Share, P.-E., R.R. Castro, J.A. Vidal-Villegas, L. Mendoza and Y. Ben-Zion (2021). High-resolution seismic imaging of the plate boundary in northern Baja and southern California using double-pair double-difference tomography, Earth and Planetary Sc. Lett., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2021.117004.

Yao, D., Huang, Y., Peng, Z., Castro, R.R. (2020). Detailed investigation of the Foreshock Sequence of the 2010 Mw 7.2 El Mayor-Cucapah Earthquake, Jour. Geophys. Res.: Solid Earth, 124, e2019JB019076, https://doi.org/10.1029/e2019JB019076.

Castro, R.R., J.M. Stock, E. Hauksson, and R.W. Clayton (2017). Active tectonics in the Gulf of California and seismicity (M>3.0) for the period 2002-2014, Tectonophysics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2017.02.015.

Castro, R.R., J.M. Stock, E. Hauksson, and R. Clayton (2017). Source functions and path effects from earthquakes in the Farallon Transform Fault region, Gulf of California, Mexico that occurred on October 2013, Pure and Appl. Geoph.ys, 174 (6), 2239-2256, doi 10.1007/s00024-016-1346-4.

Castro, R.R., Gonzalez-Huizar, H., Zúñiga, F.R., Wong, V., and Velasco, A.A. (2015). Delayed Dynamic Triggered Seismicity in Northern Baja California, México Caused by Large and Remote Earthquakes, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 105, 1825-1835.