Christine J. Ruhl - Faculty & Adjuncts

Christine J. Ruhl, PhD

Christine J. Ruhl, PhD
Assistant Professor of Geosciences
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
918-631-3018 Website Keplinger Hall Room L109


PhD – University of Nevada – Reno


Using observational geophysics to investigate large and small earthquakes worldwide, Dr. Christine J. Ruhl answers outstanding questions about one of the Earth's most devastating phenomenon. Areas of particular interest include microseismicity, seismic sequences, and seismotectonics; fault growth and mechanics; earthquake source physics; ground motion; and real-time hazard monitoring and response.

Research Interests

Earthquake Early Warning;
Earthquake Source Parameters and Rupture Physics;
Clustering, Swarms, and Foreshocks;
Geodetic Observations of Earthquakes;
Earthquake Relocation, Kinematic Studies, and Stress Field Analysis;
Induced Seismicity of Oklahoma

Teaching Interests

Structural Geology;
Programming for the Natural Sciences;
Geological Hazards & Catastrophes;
Earthquake and Fault Mechanics;
Observational Geophysics

Courses Taught

  • Special Topics in Geology
  • Geological Hazards and Catastrophes
  • Graduate Forum
  • Research and Dissertation
  • Special Topics in Geophysics
  • Structural Geology Laboratory
  • Independent Study
  • Introduction to Structural Geology