Adam Ringler, Ph.D.


I am a scientist at the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory.  I like to work on problems related to instrumentation and data quality.  If you have any queries please don't hesitate to contact me. 


Ringler, A. T., R. E. Anthony, R. C. Aster, C. J. Ammon, S. Arrowsmith, H. Benz, C. Ebeling, W. -Y. Kim, H. C. P. Lau, V. Lekić, P. G. Richards, D. P. Schaff, M. Vallée, and W. Yeck (2021).  Achievements and prospects of global broadband seismic networks after 30 years of continuous geophysical observations, in review.

Ringler, A. T., R. E. Anthony, P. Davis, K. Hafner, R. Mellors, S. Schneider, and D. C. Wilson (2021).  Improved resolution across the Global Seismographic Network: A new era in low-frequency seismology, in review.

Anthony, R. E., A. T. Ringler, and D. C. Wilson (2021).  Seismic background noise levels across the Continental United States from USArray Transportable Array: The influence of geology and geopgraphy, in review.

Yang, Y., X. Song, and A. T. Ringler (2021).  An evaluation of the timing accuracy of global and regional seismic stations and networks, Seis. Res. Lett., in press.

Wilson, D. C., E. Wolin, W. Yeck, R. E. Anthony, and A. T. Ringler (2021).  Modeling seismic network detection thresholds using production picking algorithms, Seis. Res. Lett., in press.

Ringler, A. T. and R. E. Anthony (2021).  Local variations in broadband sensor installations: Orientations, sensitivities, and noise levels, Pure Appl. Geophys., in press.

Zürn, W., T. Forbriger, R. Widmer-Schnidrig, P. Duffner, and A. T. Ringler (2021).  Modeling tilt noise caused by atmospheric processes at long periods for several horizontal seismometers at BFO - A reprise, Geophys. J. Int., DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggab336 [Link]

Ringler, A. T., D. B. Mason, G. Laske, T. Storm, and M. Templeton (2021).  Why do my squiggles look funny? A gallery of compromised seismic signals, Seis. Res. Lett., DOI: 10.1785/0220210094 [Link]

Ringler, A. T., R. E. Anthony, C. A. Dalton, and D. C. Wilson (2021).  Rayleigh-wave amplitude uncertainty across the Global Seismographic Network and potential implications for global tomography, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer.111 (3), 1273-1292. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., R. E. Anthony, D. C. Wilson, D. Auerbach, S. Bargabus, P. Davis, M. Gunnels, K. Hafner, J. F. Holland, A. Kearns, and E. Klimczak (2021).  A review of timing accuracy across the Global Seismographic Network, Seis. Res. Lett.92 (4), 2270-2281 [Link]

Anthony, R. E., A. T. Ringler, M. DuVernois, K. R. Anderson, and D. C. Wilson (2021).  Six decades of seismology at South Pole, Antarctica: Current limitiations and future opportunities to facilitate new geophysical observations, Seis. Res. Lett.92 (5), 2718-2735. [Link]

Tape, C., A. T. Ringler, and D. L. Hampton (2020).  Recording the Aurora at seismometers across Alaska, Seis. Res. Lett., 91 (6), 3039-3053. [Link]

Alejandro, A. C. B., A. T. Ringler, D. C. Wilson, R. E. Anthony, and S. V. Moore (2020).  Towards understanding relationships between atmospheric pressure variations and long-period horizontal seismic data: A case study, Geophys. J. Int., 223 (1), 676-691. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., R. E. Anthony, D. C. Wilson, A. C. Claycomb, and J. Spritzer (2020).  Magnetic field variations in Alaska: Recording space weather events on seismic stations in Alaska, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., 110 (5), 2530-2540. [Link]

Anthony, R. E., A. T. Ringler, D. C. Wilson, J. Zebulon Maharrey, G. Gyure, A. Pepiot, L. D. Sandoval, S. Sandoval, T. Telesha, G. Vallo, and N. Voss (2020).  Installation and performance of the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory small-aperture posthole array, Seis. Res. Lett., 91 (4), 2425-2437. [Link]

Anthony, R. E., A. T. Ringler, D. C. Wilson, M. Bahavar, and K. D. Koper (2020).  How processing methodologies can distort and bias power spectral density estimates of seismic background noise, Seis. Res. Lett.91 (3), 1694-1706. [Link]

Ringler, A. T. and P. Bastien (2020). A brief introduction to seismic instrumentation: Where does my data come from?, Seis. Res. Lett.91 (2A), 1074-1083. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., J. Steim, D. C. Wilson, R. Widmer-Schnidrig, and R. E. Anthony (2020). Improvements in seismic resolution and current limitations in the Global Seismographic Network, Geophys. J. Int.220 (1), 508-521. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., D. C. Wilson, E. Wolin, T. Storm, and L. Sandoval (2020). Calibration analysis and noise estimates of WWSSN station ALQ (Albuquerque, New Mexico), Seis. Res. Lett.91 (3), 1359-1366. [Link]

Pedersen, H. A., N. Leroy, D. Zigone, M. Vallée, A. T. Ringler, and D. C. Wilson (2019). Using component ratios to detect metadata and instrument problems of seismic stations: Examples from 18 Yr of GEOSCOPE data, Seis. Res. Lett.91 (1), 272-286. [Link]

Wilson, D. C., A. T. Ringler, T. L. Storm, and R. E. Anthony (2019). Rapid station and network quality analysis for temporary deployments, Seis. Res. Lett.90 (4), 1494-1501. [Link]

Dybing, S. N., A. T. Ringler, D. C. Wilson, and R. E. Anthony (2019). Characteristics and spatial variability of wind noise on near-surface broadband seismometers, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer.109 (3), 1082-1098. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., D. C. Wilson, W. Zürn, and R. E. Anthony (2019). Rayleigh wave ellipticity measurement uncertainty across the IRIS/USGS and New China Digital Seismograph Networks, Geophys. J. Int.217 (1), 219-237. [Link]

Moore, S. V., C. R. Hutt, R. E. Anthony, A. T. Ringler, A. C. B. Alejandro, and D. C. Wilson (2018). A collection of historic seismic instrumentation photographs at the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory, Seis. Res. Lett.90 (2A), 765-773. [Link]

Alejandro, A. C. B., C. R. Hutt, A. T. Ringler, S. V. Moore, R. E. Anthony, and D. C. Wilson (2018). The Albuqerque Seismological Lab WWSSN film chip preservation project, Seis. Res. Lett.90 (1), 401-408. [Link]

Anthony, R. E., A. T. Ringler, D. C. Wilson, and E. Wolin (2018). Do low-cost seismographs perform well enough for your network? An overview of laboratory tests and field observations of the OSOP Raspberry Shake 4D, Seis. Res. Lett., 90 (1), 219-228. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., R. E. Anthony, A. A. Holland, D. C. Wilson, and C. -J. Lin (2018). Observations of rotational motions from local earthquakes using two temporary portable sensors in Waynoka, Oklahoma, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer.108 (6), 3562-3575. [Link]

Kearns, A., A. T. Ringler, J. Holland, T. Storm, D. C. Wilson, and R. E. Anthony (2018). Sensor Suite: The Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory instrumentation testing suite, Seis. Res. Lett.89 (6), 2374-2385 [Link]

Anthony, R. E., A. T. Ringler, and D. C. Wilson (2018). The widespread influence of Great Lake Microseisms across the Midwestern United States revealed by the 2014 Polar Vortex, Geophy. Res. Lett.45, 3436-3444. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., R. E. Anthony, M. S. Karplus, A. A. Holland, and D. C. Wilson (2018). Laboratory tests of three Z-Land Fairfield nodal, 5-Hz, three component sensors, Seis. Res. Lett.89 (5), 1601-1608. [Link]

Anthony, R. E., A. T. Ringler, and D. C. Wilson (2018). Improvements in absolute seismometer sensitivity calibration using local Earth gravity measurements, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer.108 (1), 503-510. [Link]

Doody, C. D., A. T. Ringler, R. E. Anthony, D. C. Wilson, A. A. Holland, C. R. Hutt, and L. D. Sandoval (2017). Effects of thermal variability on broadband seismometers: controlled experiments, observations, and implications, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer.108 (1), 493-502. [Link]

Wilson, D. C., A. T. Ringler, and C. R. Hutt (2017). Detection and characterization of pulses in broadband seismometers, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer.107 (4), 1773-1780. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., A. A. Holland, and D. C. Wilson (2017). Repeatability of testing a small broadband sensor in the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory underground vault, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer.107 (3), 1557-1563. [Link]

Rohde, M. D., A. T. Ringler, C. R. Hutt, D. C. Wilson, A. A. Holland, L. D. Sandoval, and T. Storm (2017). Characterizing local variability in long-period horizontal tilt noise, Seis. Res. Lett.88 (3), 822-830. [Link]

Hutt, C. R., A. T. Ringler, and L. S. Gee (2017). Broadband seismic noise attenuation versus depth at the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer.107 (3), 1402-1412. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., D. C. Wilson, T. Storm, B. Marshall, C. R. Hutt, and A. A. Holland (2016). Noise reduction in long-period seismograms by way of array summing, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer.106 (5), 1991-1997. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., J. M. Steim, T. van Zandt, C. R. Hutt, D. C. Wilson, and T. L. Storm (2016). Potential improvements in horizontal very broadband seismic data in the IRIS/USGS component of the Global Seismic Network, Seis. Res. Lett.87 (1), 81-89. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., M. T. Hagerty, J. Holland, A. Gonzales, L. S. Gee, J. D. Edwards, D. Wilson, and A. M. Baker (2015). The data quality analyzer: a quality control program for seismic data, Comp. and Geosci.76, 96-111. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., J. R. Evans, and C. R. Hutt (2015). Self-noise models of five commerical strong-motion accelerometers, Seis. Res. Lett.86 (4), 1143-1147. [Link]

Anderson, D., J. Anderson, D. Ford, L. S. Gee, G. Gyure, C. R. Hutt, E. Kromer, L. Li, B. Marshall, K. Persefield, A. T. Ringler, M. Sharratt, T. Storm, D. Wilson, D. Yang, and Z. Zheng (2015). Upgrade of the New China Digital Seismograph Network, Seis. Res. Lett., 86 (5), 1364-1373. [Link]

Mani Dixit, A., A. T. Ringler, D. F. Sumy, E. S. Cochran, S. E. Hough, S. S. Martin, S. Gibbons, J. H. Luetgert, J. Galetzka, S. Narayan Shrestha, S. Rajaure, and D. E. McNamara (2015). Strong-motion observations of the M 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake sequence and development of the N-shake strong-motion network, Seis. Res. Lett., 86 (6), 1533-1539. [Link]

Ringler, A. T. and J. R. Evans (2015). A quick SEED tutorial, Seis. Res. Lett.86 (6), 1717-1725. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., T. Storm, L. S. Gee, C. R. Hutt, and D. Wilson (2015). Uncertainty estimates in broadband seismometer sensitivities using microseisms, J. Seismol.19 (2), 317-327. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., C. R. Hutt, L. S. Gee, L. D. Sandoval, and D. Wilson (2014). Obtaining Changes in Calibration-Coil to Seismometer Output Constants using Sine Waves, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., 104 (1), 582-586. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., R. Sleeman, C. R. Hutt, and L. S. Gee (2014). Seismometer self-noise and measuring methods, Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering, Eds.: M. Beer, I. A. Kougioumtzoglou, E. Patelli, I. S-K. Au, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, Germany, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36197-5_175-1. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., C. R. Hutt, and K. Persefield (2013). Seismic station installation orientation errors at ANSS and IRIS/USGS stations, Seis. Res. Lett., 84 (6), 926-931. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., C. R. Hutt, R. Aster, H. Bolton, L. S. Gee, and T. Strom (2012). Estimating pole-zero errors in GSN-IRIS/USGS network calibration metadata, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., 102 (2), 836-841. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., J. D. Edwards, C. R. Hutt, and F. Shelly (2012). Relative azimuth inversion by way of damped maximum correlation estimates, Comp. and Geosci., 43, 1-6. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., L. S. Gee, B. Marshall, C. R. Hutt, and T. Storm (2012). Data quality of seismic records from the Tohoku, Japan, earthquake as recorded across the Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory networks, Seis. Res. Lett., 83 (3), 575-584. [Link]

McNamara, D. E., A. T. Ringler, C. R. Hutt, and L. S. Gee (2011), Seismically observed seiching in the Panama Canal, J. Geophys. Res.116, B04312, doi:10.1029/2010JB007930. [Link]

Hutt, C. R. and A. T. Ringler (2011). Some possible causes of and corrections for STS-1 response changes in the Global Seismographic Network, Seis. Res. Lett., 82 (4), 560-571. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., C. R. Hutt, J. R. Evans, and L. D. Sandoval (2011). A Comparison of seismic instrument self-noise analysis techniques, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., 101 (2), 558-567. [Link]

Hutt, C. R., J. Peterson, L. Gee, J. Derr, A. Ringler, and D. Wilson (2011). Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory--50 years of global seismology. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet, 2011-3065, 4 p. [Link]

Ringler, A. T. and C. R. Hutt (2010). Self-noise models of seismic instruments, Seis. Res. Lett., 81 (6), 972-983. [Link]

Evans, J. R., F. Followill, C. R. Hutt, R. P. Kromer, R. L. Nigbor, A. T. Ringler, J. M. Steim, and E. Wielandt (2010). Method for calculating self-noise spectra and operating ranges for seismographic inertial sensors and recorders, Seis. Res. Lett., 81 (4), 640-646. [Link]

Ringler, A. T., L. S. Gee, C. R. Hutt, and D. E. McNamara (2010). Temporal variations in global seismic station ambient noise power levels, Seis. Res. Lett., 81 (4), 605-613. [Link]

Ringler, A. T. (2009). Positivity Problems in Geometry, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of New Mexico, Advisor: M. Nakamaye.

Ringler, A. T. (2007). On a conjecture of Hacon and McKernan in dimension three, arXiv:0708.3662. [Link]

Ringler, A. T. (2007). Fixed point of smooth varieties with Kodaira dimension zero, arXiv:0708.3587. [Link]

Ringler, A. T. (2005). Irreducible components of Chow varieties, Senior Thesis, Colorado School of Mines, Advisor: B. Wang.

Hereman, W., M. Colagrosso, R. Sayers, A. Ringler, B. Deconinck, M. Nivala, and M. S. Hickman (2005). Continuous and Discrete Homotopy Operators and the Computation of Conservation Laws,Differential Equations with Symbolic Computation, Trends in Mathematics, Eds.: D. Wang and Z. Zheng, Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, Switzerland, 255-290. [Link]