Selected Scientific Publications
Ward, P. L., 1994, Consequences for real-time hazard reduction research within communities at risk: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, p. 15.
Ward, P. L., 1994, Coupling and decoupling of plates with the deep mantle under western North America: EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Un., 75(16), p. 68.
Armstrong, R. L., and Ward, P. L., 1993, Late Triassic to earliest Eocene magmatism in the North American Cordillera: Implications for the Western Interior Basin: Geol. Assoc, Canada Special Paper 39, p. 49-72.PDF
Ward, Peter L., 1992, SUDS: The Seismic Unified Data System: EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Un., 73(35), p. 380.
Armstrong, R. L., and Ward, P. L., 1991, Evolving geographic patterns of Cenozoic magmatism in the North American Cordillera: the temporal and spatial association of magmatism and metamorphic core complexes: Jour. Geophys. Res., 96, p. 13201-13224. PDF
Ward, P. L., 1990, The Next Big Earthquake in the Bay Area May Come Sooner Than You Think. Are You Prepared?, Magazine distributed in 2.4 million newspapers and 0.9 million copies distributed on request, 24 p. In English, Spanish, Chinese, Braille, and Recordings for the Blind. Large file takes long time to download. PDF
Ward, P. L., 1986, Volcanism and plate tectonics of the western United States: EOS, Am. Geophys. Union Trans., 67(44), p. 1226.
Ward, P. L., 1985, A passive asthenosphere and the origin of hotspots: EOS, Am. Geophys. Union Trans., 66(46), p. 1072.
Ward, P. L., 1985, Silicic magma bodies extend all the way through the lithosphere: EOS, Am. Geophys. Union Trans., 66(18), p. 397.
Ward, P. L., 1984, How thick is the oceanic lithosphere? How does it form?: EOS, Am. Geophys. Union Trans., 65(45), p. 1006.
Ward, P. L., 1984, The petrologic base of the lithosphere and the origin of magma: Earthquake Notes, 55(1), p. 11.
Ward, P. L., 1982, The origin of the oceanic crust and lithosphere: EOS, Am. Geophys. Union Trans., 63 (45), p. 1103.
Ward, P. L., 1978, Workshop on Volunteers in the Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 78-336, 273 p.
Ward, P. L., 1977, The Sandia/USGS magma workshop: American Geophysical Union, 1976 Fall Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 6-10, Program p. 40.
Ward, P. L., ed., 1976, Earthquake prediction studies in southern California – Research in progress June 1976: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-456, 152 p.
Ward, P. L., Gibbs, James, Harlow, D. H., and Aburto, A. Q., 1974, Aftershocks of the Managua, Nicaragua, earthquake and the tectonic significance of the Tiscape fault: Seismological Society of America Bulletin, 64, p. 1017-1029. PDF
Ward, P. L., Endo, E. T., Harlow, D. H., Allen, R. V., and Eaton, J. P., 1974, A new method for monitoring global volcanic activity: in Third Earth Resources Technology Satellite-1 Symposium: NASA SP-351, 1, p. 681-690.
Endo, E. L., Ward, P. L., Harlow, D. H., Allen, R. V., and Eaton, J. P., 1974, A prototype global volcano surveillance system monitoring seismic activity and tilt: Bulletin Volcanologique, 38(2), p. 315-344.
Ward, P. L., and Gregersen, Soren, 1973, Comparison of earthquake locations determined with data from a network of stations and small tripartite arrays on Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii: Seismological Society of America Bulletin, 63, p. 679-711. PDF