Personal Information
Ahmet Karakaş

Geological Engineering Department, Kocaeli University, Izmit, Kocaeli, Turkey

Ahmet Karakaş
From 08/1999 to 12/2005, Doctorate , Turkey
From 08/1995 to 01/1998, ME , USA
From 08/1989 to 06/1993, BSc , Türkiye
Work Experiences
From 02/1999 to 11/2006, Research Assistant , Kocaeli University
From 11/2006 to Present, Asst. Prof. , Kocaeli University
From 05/2009 to 05/2012,  Determination of Potential Aggregate Resources for Carbonate Rocks and their Qualities in North of Kocaeli Province, Kocaeli University , Kocaeli University, Scientific Research Fund Project (Project Coordinator)
From 05/2006 to 05/2007,  Inventory of Kocaeli Province Water Resources , Project run by the Kocaeli University Engineering Faculty Academic Members on behalf of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality General Directorate of Water and Sewage Administration
From 04/2003 to 01/2006,  Groundwater Potential and Quality in İzmit Basin , Kocaeli University, Scientific Research Fund Project (Researcher)
From 2000 to 2005,  GIS based Seismic Micro Zonation of İzmit and Surroundings Area, , Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey Project (Researcher)
From 06/1999 to 12/2001,  Preparation of Engineering Geologcal Maps within GIS for İzmit and Surroundings Area , Kocaeli University, Scientific Research Fund Project (Researcher)
Engineering Geology
Rock and Soil Mechanics
Soil Liquefaction
Journal Articles
 Karakas, A., 2014, Defining the suitability of new crushed rock aggregate source areas in the North of Kocaeli Province using GIS, Bull Eng Geol Environ, DOI 10.1007/s10064-013-0557-5
 Karakas, A.; Coruk, O.; Dogan, B., 2013, Engineering geologic assessment of the slope movements and liquefaction failures of the 23 October 2011 Van earthquake (Mw=7.2), Natural Hazards And Earth System Sciences, Volume: 13, Issue: 4 Pages: 11
 Selim, H. H.; Tuysuz, O.; Karakas, A., Taş, O, 2013, Morphotectonic evidence from the southern branch of the North Anatolian Fault (NAF) and basins of the south Marmara sub-region, NW Turkey, Quaternary International, Volume: 292 Pages: 176-192.
 Dogan, B. and Karakas, A., 2013, Geometry of co-seismic surface ruptures and tectonic meaning of the 23 October 2011 Mw 7.1 Van earthquake (East Anatolian Region, Turkey) Journal of Structural Geology, Volume: 46, Pages: 99-114.
 Irmak T.S., Doğan, B., Karakaş, A., 2012, Source Mechanism of the 23 October 2011 Van (Turkey) Earthquake (Mw=7.1) and Aftershocks with its Tectonic Implications. Earth, Planets and Space 64, 991–1003 pp.
 Ulutaş, E., Coruk, Ö. and Karakaş, A, 2011, A Study of Residuals for Strong Ground Motions in Adapazari Basin, NW Turkey, by Ground Motion Prediction Equations (GMPEs), Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 55, Number 2, 213-240,
 Karakaş, A. and Coruk, Ö., 2010, Liquefaction Analysis of Soils in the Western İzmit Basin, Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, Vol.16, No.4, 411-430.
 Karakaş, A. and Turner, K., 2004, Aggregate Supply and Demand Modeling Using GIS Methods for the Front Range Urban Corridor, Colorado, Computers & Geosciences, Elsevier, Volume 30, Issue 6, Pages 579-590.
Conference Papers
 Serdal KARAAĞAÇ, Ahmet KARAKAŞ and Özkan CORUK, 3rd International Marble and Natural Stone Congress, Aggregate Potential of Eocene Volcanic Rocks Around Yuvacik (Kocaeli), 5-7 February 2013, İzmir, Turkey.
 Ulutaş, E., Coruk Ö., Karakaş, A., 2012, Determination of Soil Amplification and Predominant Period in Düzce Basin, International Geophysical Conference and Oil & Gas Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey.
 Karakaş, A. and Coruk, Ö., 2007, Liquefaction Analysis of Young Sediments in Western Part of İzmit Basin, International Earthquake Symposium Kocaeli 2007, Grand Yükseliş Hotel, İzmit/Kocaeli
 Koç, G., Karakaş, A. and Coruk, Ö., 2007, Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential of Gölcük Area Soils using GIS, Importance of GIS in Earthquake Prone Areas International Symposium, 6-7 September, Gölcük, Kocaeli
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