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Akoglu A., Cakir Z., Meghraoui M., Belabbes S., El Alami S.O., Ergintav S., Akyuz S. (2006) The 1994-2004 Al Hoceima (Morocco) earthquake sequence: Conjugate fault ruptures deduced from InSAR. EPSL, 252, 3-4, 467-480. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.10.010.

Alasset P.J., Hébert H, Maouche S., Calbini V. and Meghraoui M. (2006). The Tsunami induced by the 2003 Zemmouri earthquake (Mw = 6.9, Algeria): modelling and results. Geophys. J. Int. 166 (213-226). Abstract.

Badawy A., Abdel-Monem S. M., Sakr K. and Sh. M. Ali (2006) Seismicity and kinematic evolution of middle Egypt. J. Geodynamics, 42(1-3): 28-37. Abstract.

Badawy A and A. K. Abdel-Fattah (2006) August 2001 earthquake sequence at Shadwan Island, Gulf of Suez, Egypt. Geophysical Journal International 167(1): 288-296. Abstract.

Badrane S., Bahi L., Jabour N. and Iben Brahim A. (2006). Seismic site effect estimation in the city of Rabat (Morocco). J. Geophys. Eng 3, 207. Abstract.

Beldjoudi H., Guemache M. A., Kherroubi A., Semmane F. , Yelles-Chaouche A. (2006). The Laalam (Béjaïa, North-East Algeria) moderate earthquake (Mw = 5.2) on March 20, 2006. Pure. appl. geophys., 166, 4, 623-640. Abstract.

Cakir Z., Meghraoui M., Akoglu A., Jabour N., Belabbes S., Ait Ibrahim L. (2006) Surface deformation associated with the Mw 6.4, 24 February 2004, Al Hoceima, Morocco, earthquake deduced from InSAR: Implications for the active tectonics along North-Africa. BSSA, 96, 1, 59-68. Abstract.

Fadil A., Vernant P., McClusky S., Reilinger R., Gomez F., Ben Sari D., Mourabit T., Feigl K.and Barazangi M. (2006). Active tectonics of the western Mediterranean: Geodetic evidence for rollback of a delaminated subcontinental lithospheric slab beneath the Rif Mountains, Morocco. Geology. Abstract.

Hafid M., Zizi M., Bally A. W. and Ait Salem A. (2006). Structural styles of the western onshore and offshore termination of the High Atlas, Morocco. Comptes Rendus Geosciences, 338, 1-2, 50-64. doi:10.1016/j.crte.2005.10.007.

Hussein H.M., Marzouk I. Moustafa A.R. and Hurukawa N. (2006). Preliminary seismicity and focal mechanisms in the southern Gulf of Suez: August 1994 through December 1997. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 45, 1, 48-60. doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2006.01.006.

Korrat I. M., H. M. Hussein, I. Marzouk, E. M. Ibrahim, R. Abdel-Fattah and N. Hurukawa (2006). Seismicity of the northernmost part of the Red Sea (1995-1999). Acta Geophysica, 54, 33-49. Abstract.

Laouami N., Slimani A., Bouhadad Y., Chatelain J.-L., Nour A. (2006). Evidence for fault-related directionality and localized site effects from strong motion recordings of the 2003 Boumerdes (Algeria) earthquake: Consequences on damage distribution and the Algerian seismic code. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 26 (11) 991-1003. doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2006.03.038.

Nemer T., Meghraoui M. (2006) Evidence of coseismic ruptures along the Roum fault (Lebanon): a posible source for the AD 1837 earthquake. Journal of structural geology, 28, 8, 1483-1495. doi:10.1016/j.soildyn.2006.03.006.

Sebai A., Stutzmann E., Montagner J-P., Sicilia D., Beucler E. (2006). Anisotropic structue of the African upper mantle from Rayleigh and Love wave tomography. PEPI, v. 155, Issues 1-2, 48-62. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2005.09.009.

Yelles-Chaouche A., Boudiaf A., Djellit H., Bracene R. (2006). La tectonique active de la région nord-algérienne. C. R. Geosciences, 338, 126-139. doi:10.1016/j.crte.2005.11.002.


Abdel-Fattah A. K., Badawy A. and K. Kim (2007) Normal Faulting Mechanisms in the Western Desert of Egypt, Journal of Seismology 11 (1): 27-38. Abstract.

Abdessemed-Foufa A. and D. Benouar (2007). Damage Survey of the old nuclei of the Casbah of Dellys and performance of preventive traditional measures in the wake of the Boumerdes 2003 earthquake. European Earthquake Engineering Journal, 3, pp 10-20.

Abou Elenean, K. M. and H. M. Hussein (2007). Source Mechanism and Source Parameters of May 28, 1998 Earthquake, Egypt. Journal of Seismology 11, 259-274. Abstract.

Al Hassan A. A. I., Khidir Belail A., El Bachir H.S.H, Mohamed I. A. R., Mohammed M. B., El Tahir N. B. Havskov, J. (2007). The Sudanese seismic network. Seismological Research Letter, 78, N. 5. Abstract.

Borges J.F., Bezzeghoud M., Buforn E., Pro C., Fitas A. (2007). The 1980, 1997 and 1998 Azores earthquakes and some seismo-tectonic implications. Tectonopysics, 435, 1-4, 37-54. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2007.01.008

Bourouis S. and Bernard P. (2007). Evidence for coupled seismic and aseismic fault slip during water injection in the geothermal site of Soultz (France), and implications for seismogenic transcients. Geophys. J. Int. 169, 723-732. Abstract.

Chennouf Touria, Driss Khattach, Abdellah Milhi, Pierre Andrieux and Pierre Keating (2007). Principales lignes structurales du Maroc nord-oriental : apport de la gravimétrie. Major structural trends in northeastern Morocco: The contribution of gravimetry. Comptes Rendus Geosciences, 339, 6, 383-395. doi:10.1016/j.crte.2007.03.006.

Corchete V., Chourak M. and Hussein H. M. (2007). Shear wave velocity structure of the Sinaï Peninsula from Rayleigh wave analysis. Surveys in Geophysics, 28, 4, 299-324. Abstract.

Corchete V., M. Chourak, D. Khattach and E.H. Benaïm (2007). The high-resolution gravimetric geoid of Morocco: MORGEO. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 48, 4, 267, 272. doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2007.04.002.

Cornet F. H., Bérard Th., Bourouis S. (2007). How close to failure is a granite rock mass at a 5 km depth ?. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 44, 1, 47-66. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2006.04.008.

Ferry M., Meghraoui M., Abou Karaki N. et al. (2007) A 48-Ky-long slip rate for the Jordan Valley segment of the Dead Sea fault. EPSL, 260, 3-4, 394-406. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.05.049.

Gomez F., Nemer T., Tabet C., Khawlie M., Meghraoui M., Barazangi M. (2007) Strain partitioning of active transpression within the Lebanese restraining bend of the Dead Sea Fault (Lebanon and SW Syria). Geological Society of London, 290, 285-303. Article.

Grandin R., Borges J.F, Bezzeghoud M., Caldeira B., Carrilho F. (2007). Simulation of strong motion in SW Iberia for the 1969 February 28 (Ms 8.0) and the 1755 November 1 (M ~ 8.5) earthquakes-II. Strong ground motion simulations. Geophysical Journal International, 171, 807-822. Article.

Harbi, A., S. Maouche, F. Vaccari, A. Aoudia, F. Oussadou, G. F. Panza and D. Benouar (2007) Seismicity, Seismic Input and Site effects in the Sahel-Algiers Region (North Algeria), Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering Vol 27, N° 5, 427-447. doi:10.1016/j.soildyn.2006.10.002.

Harbi, A., S. Maouche, F. Oussadou, Y. Rouchiche, A. Yelles, M. Merahi, A. Heddar, O. Nouar, A. Kherroubi, H. Beldjoudi, A. Ayadi, D. Benouar (2007) Macroseismic study of the Zemmouri earthquake of 21 May 2003 (Mw 6.8, Algeria), Earthquake spectra, Vol. 23, N°2, pp. 315-332. Abstract.

José A. Peláez, M. Chourak, B. A. Tadili, L. Aït Brahim, M. Hamdache, C. López Casado, and J. M. Martínez Solares., (2007). A Catalog of Main Moroccan Earthquakes from 1045 to 2005. SRL, v. 78; no. 6; p. 614-621. Abstract.

Missenard Yves, Zouhair Taki, Dominique Frizon de Lamotte, Mohamed Benammi, Mohamad Hafid, Pascale Leturmy and Michel Sébrier (2007). Tectonic styles in the Marrakesh High Atlas (Morocco): The role of heritage and mechanical stratigraphy. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 48, 4, 247-266. doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2007.03.007.


Abou Elenean, K. M. and H. M. Hussein (2008). The October 11, 1999 and November 08, 2006 Beni Suef Earthquakes. Pure and Applied Geophysics 165, 1391-1410. Abstract.

Al Marzooqi, Y., Abou Elenean, K.M., Megahed, A.S., El-Hussain, I., Rodgers, A. J. and E. Al Khatibi (2008). Source mechanisms and source parameters of March 10 and September 13, 2007, United Arab Emirates Earthquakes. Tectonophysics 460, 237-247. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2008.08.017.

Ayadi A, Dorbath C. Ousadou F, Maouche S. Chikh M., Bounif M.A. and Meghraoui M. (2008). Zemmouri earthquake rupture zone (Mw 6.8, Algeria): Aftershocks sequence relocation and 3D velocity model. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 113. B090301. Abstract.

Badawy A., Abdel-Fattah, A., Ali Sh. and W. Farid (2008) Source parameters of the ML4.1 earthquake of November 08, 2006 southeast Beni-Suef, northern Egypt. Journal of Africa Earth Sciences, 51: 151-159. Abstract.

Bouhadad Y., Benhamouche A., Maouche S, Belhai D. (2008). Evidence of Quaternary liquefaction-induced features in the epicentral area of the 21 May 2003 Zemmouri earthquake (Algeria, Mw 6.8). Journal of Seismology. 13: 161-172. Abstract.

Corchete V., Chourak M., Khattach D. and. Benaïm E.H (2008). A new high-resolution gravimetric geoid for South Spain and the Gibraltar Strait area: SOSGIS. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 51, 3, 145-150. doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2008.01.002 .

Gourine Bachir; Kahlouche Salem; Exertier Pierre; Berio Philippe; Coulot David; Bonnefond Pascal (2008). Corsica SLR Positioning Campaigns (2002 and 2005) for Satellite Altimeter Calibration Missions. Marine Geodesy, 31, 2, 103-116. Abstract.

Essaïeb Hamdi, Najla Bouden Romdhane, Jean du Mouza and Jean Michel Le Cleac’h (2008). Fragmentation energy in rock blasting. Geotechnical and Geological Enginnering, 26, 2, 133-146. Abstract.

Hussein H. M., Abou Elenean K. M., Marzouk I. A., Peresan A., Korrat I.M., Abu El-Nader E., Panza G.F. and El-Gabry M. N (2008). Integration and magnitude homogenization of the Egyptian earthquake catalogue. Nat. Hazards 47, 525-546. Abstract.

Hussein H. M. and K. M. Abou Elenaen (2008). Source parameters of some significant earthquakes in Egypt, 1992-1998 inferred from the P-waves magnitude spectra of Teleseismic seismograms. Geofizka Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, 1-26. Article.

Korrat I.M, Gharib A.A, Abou Elenean K.A, Hussein H.M. and ElGabry M.N. (2008). Spectral Characteristics of Natural and Artificial Seismic Events in the Lop Nor Test Site, China, Acta Geophysica, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 344-356. Abstract.

Machane D., Bouhadad Y., Cheikhlounis G., Chatelain J.L., Oubaiche E.H., Abbes K., Guillier B., Bensalem R. (2008). Examples of geomorphologic and geological hazards in Algeria. Natural Hazards, 45, 295–308. Abstract.

Maouche S, Harbi A, Meghraoui M. (2008). Attenuation of intensity for the Zemmouri earthquake of 21 May 2003 (Mw 6.8): Insights for the seismic hazard and historical earthquake sources in northern Algeria. In: Fréchet, J., Meghraoui, M. and Stuchi, M.(eds), Historical Seismology, Interdisciplinary Studies of Past an Recent Earthquakes, Springer-Verlag, pp. 327-350. Abstract.

Nemer T., Meghraoui M, Khair K. (2008) The Rachaya-Serghaya fault system (Lebanon): Evidence of coseismic ruptures, and the AD 1759 earthquake sequence. JGR, 113, B05312. Abstract.

Sebaï A. Bernard P. (2008). Contribution à la connaissance de la sismicité d’Alger et de ses alentours au XVIIIe siècle, extraite des archives françaises. C. R. Geoscience. 340, 495-512. doi:10.1016/j.crte.2008.05.001.

Stokes Martin, Anne E. Mather, Alaeddine Belfoul and Farid Farik (2008). Active and passive tectonic controls for transverse drainage and river gorge development in a collisional mountain belt (Dades Gorges, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco). Geomorphology, 102, 1, 2-20. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2007.06.015.

Tahayt A., Mourabit T., Rigo A., L. Feigl K., Fadil A., McClusky S., Reilinger R., Serroukh M., Ouazzani-Touhami A., Ben Sari D. and Vernant P. (2008). Mouvements actuels des blocs tectoniques dans l’arc Bético-Rifain à partir des mesures GPS entre 1999 et 2005. Present-day movements of tectonic blocks in the Betic–Rif Arc from GPS measurements 1999–2005. Comptes Rendus Geosciences, 340, 6, 400-413. doi:10.1016/j.crte.2008.02.003.


Abou Elenaen, K. M., Aldamegh, Kh., Zharan, H. and H. M. Hussein (2009). Regional Waveform Inversion of February 09, 2007 Dead Sea Earthquake. Geophysical Journal International 176, 185–199. Abstract.

Al Damegh K.S., Hussein H.M., Al Arifi N., Moustafa S. S. R., Moustafa M. H. (2009). Focal mechanism of Badr earthquake, Saudia Arabia of August 27, 2009. Arab J Geosci, In press. Abstract.

Aldamegh, K.S., Abou Elenean, K.M., Hussein, H.M. and A. J. Rodgers (2009). Source mechanisms of the June 2004 Tabuk earthquake sequence, Eastern Red Sea margin, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Journal of Seismology, 13:561–576. Abstract.

Beghoul Noureddine, Jean-Luc Chatelain, Mohamed-Salah Boughacha, Hadj Benhallou, Rida Dadou and Amira Mezioud-Saïch (2009). Seismic empirical relations for the Tellian Atlas, North Africa, and their usefulness for seismic risk assessment. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 167, 3, 277-321. Abstract.

Belabbès S., Meghraoui M., Cakir 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) case study. Journal of Seismology, 13, 421-432. Abstract.

Belabbès S., Wicks C., Cakir Z., Meghraoui M. (2009) Rupture parameters of the 2003 Zemmouri (Mw 6.8), Algeria earthquake from joint inversion of interferometric synthetic aperture radar, coastal uplift and GPS. JGR, 114, B03406. Article.

Bouden-Romdhane Najla, Pierre Mechler, Anne-Marie Duval and Sameh Anibi (2009). Overview of Seismic Hazard Studies in Tunisia. Earth and Environmental Science. Abstract.

Bourouis S. and Cornet F. H. (2009) Microseismic activity and fluid fault interactions: some results from Corinth Rift Laboratory (CRL), Greece. Geophys. J. Int. 178, 1, 561-580. Abstract.

Corchete and M. Chourak (2009). Shear-wave velocity structure of the western part of the Mediterranean Sea from Rayleigh wave analysis. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 99, 5, 955-972. Abstract.

Hosny A., El Hady SM., Abou El-Ala AM., Panza G.F., Tealeb A. and Mahdi El Rahman (2009) Magma intrusion in the upper crust of the Abu Dabbab area, South East of Egypt from Vp and Vp/Vs tomography. Rendiconti Lincei, vol. 20, N. 1, 1-19. Abstract.

Kherroubi A., Déverchère J., Yelles-Chaouche A., Mercier de Lépinay B., Domzig A., Cattaneo A., Bracène R., Gaullier V., Graindorge D. (2009). Recent and active deformation pattern off the easternmost Algerian margin, Western Mediterranean Sea: New evidence for contractional tectonic reactivation. Marine Geology, 261, 1-4, 17-32. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2008.05.016.

Maouche S., Morhange C. and Meghraoui M. (2009). Large boulder accumulation on the Algerian coast evidence tsunami events in the Western Mediterranean. Marine Geology, 262, 96-104. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2009.03.013.

Tahayt A., K.L. Feigl, T. Mourabit, A. Rigo, R. Reilinger, S. McClusky, A. Fadil, E. Berthier, L. Dorbath, M. Serroukh, F. Gomez and D. Ben Sari (2009). The Al Hoceima (Morocco) earthquake of 24 February 2004, analysis and interpretation of data from ENVISAT ASAR and SPOT5 validated by ground-based observations. Remote sensing of environment, 113, 2, 306-316. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2008.09.015.

Yelles-Chaouche A. Roger J., Déverchère J., Bracène R., Domzig A., Hébert H., Kherroubi A. (2009) The 1856 Tsunami of Djidjelli (Eastern Algeria): Seismotectonics, Modelling and Hazard Implications for the Algerian Coast. Pure appl. geophys. 166, 283-300. Abstract.

Yelles-Chaouche A., Domzig A., Déverchère J., Bracène R., Mercier de Lépinay B., Strzerynski P., Bertrand G. Boudiaf A., Winter T., Kherroubi A., Le Roy P., Djellit H. (2009). Plioquaternary reactivation of the Neogene margin off NW Algiers, Algeria: The Khayr al Din bank. Tectonophysics, 475, 1, 98-116. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2008.11.030.


Abdessemed-Foufa A., Zekagh A., Merouani H. ( 2010). Permanent plan of the safeguards sectors in Algeria (PPMVSS): The case of Algiers old urban nucleus. Advanced Materials Research, 133-134, 1165. Abstract.

Abdessemed-Foufa A.& Benouar D. (2010). Seismic Vulnerability of the Dey s Palace (Algiers, Algeria). doi:10.1080/1558305093161352.

Abou Elenean, K. M., Adel M. E. Mohamed and H. M. Hussein (2010). Source Parameters and Ground Motion of the Suez-Cairo Shear Zone Earthquakes, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Nat. Hazards Journal, 52, 2, 431-451. Abstract.

Bouhadad Y., Benhamouche A, Bourenane H., Ait Ouali A. and Chikh M. and Guessoum N. (2010). The Laalam (Algeria) damaging landslide triggered by a moderate earthquake (Mw = 5.2) (2010). Natural Hazards, 54, 2, 261-272. Abstract.

Gouiza M., Bertotti G., Hafid M. and Cloetingh (2010)Kinematic and thermal evolution of the Moroccan rifted continental margin: Doukkala-High Atlas transect. Tectonics, Vol. 29, TC5008.

Guemache M. A., Machane D., Beldjoudi H., Gharbi S., Djadia L., Benahmed S., Ymmel Hayet (2009). On a damaging earthquake-induced landslide in the Algerian Alps: The March 20, 2006 Laâlam landslide (Babors chain, northeast Algeria), triggered by the Kherrata earthquake (Mw = 5.3). Nat. Hazards, 54, 2, 273-288. Abstract.

Harbi A., A. Peresan and G.F. Panza (2010). Seismicity of Eastern Algeria: a revised and extended earthquake catalogue. Natural Hazards, 54 N. 3, 725-747. Abstract.

Hellel M., Chatelain J.L., Guillier B., Machane D., Bensalem R., Oubaiche E.H. and Haddoum H. (2010). Heavier damages without site effects and site effects with lighter damages: Boumerdes city (Algeria) after the May 2003 earthquake. Seismological Research Letters, 81, N. 1. Abstract.

Meslem A., Yamazaki F., EERI M.; Maruyama Y., Benouar D., Laouami N., and Benkaci N. (2010). Site response characteristics evaluated from strong motion records of the 2003 Boumerdes, Algeria, earthquake. Earthquake Spectra, 26, 3, 803-823.

Vernant P.,. Fadil A, Mourabit T., Ouazar D., Koulali A., Davila J.M., Garate J., McClusky S. and Reilinger R. (2010). Geodetic constraints on active tectonics of the Western Mediterranean: Implications for the kinematics and dynamics of the Nubia-Eurasia plate boundary zone. Journal of Geodynamics, 49, 3-4, 123-129. doi:10.1016/j.jog.2009.10.007.