Publications

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------ In Press ------

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98 Probabilistic imaging of tsunamigenic seafloor deformation during the 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake J. Jiang and M. Simons, J. Geophys. Res., 121, doi:10.1002/2016JB013760, 2016. [PDF]

97 Tidally induced variations in vertical and horizontal motion on Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica, inferred from remotely sensed observations B. Minchew et al., J. Geophys. Res., 121, doi:10.1002/2016JF003971, 2016. [PDF]

96 Estimates of aseismic slip associated with small earthquakes near San Juan Bautista, CA, J. Hawthorne et al., J. Geophys. Res., 121, doi:10.1002/2016JB013120, 2016. [PDF]

95 A method for calibration of the local magnitude scale based on relative spectral amplitudes, and application to the San Juan Bautista, CA area, J. Hawthorne et al., Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 107, doi:10.1785/0120160141, 2016. [PDF]

94 A Network-based Enhanced Spectral Diversity (NESD) Approach for TOPS Time-series Analysis, H. Fattahi et al., IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., 55, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2016.2614925, 2016. [PDF]

93 Depth varying rupture properties during the 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha (Nepal) earthquake, H. Yue et al., Tectonophysics, xxx, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2016.07.005, 2016. [PDF]

92 A Bayesian source model for the 2004 great Sumatra-Andaman earthquake, Q. Bletery et al., J. Geophys. Res., 121, doi:10.1002/2016JB012911, 2016. [PDF]

91 An aseismic slip transient on the North Anatolian Fault, B. Rousset et al., Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL068250, 2016. [PDF]

90 The Sensitivity of Surface Mass Loading Displacement Response to Peturbations in the Elastic Structure of the Crust and Mantle, H. R. Martens et al., J. Geophys. Res., 121, doi:10.1002/2015JB012456, 2016. [PDF]

89 Observations of Ocean Tidal Load Response in South America from Sub-daily GPS Positions, H. R. Martens et al., Geophys. J. Int., 9, doi:10.1093/gji/ggw087, 1637-1664, 2016. [PDF]

88 Plastic bed beneath the Hofsjökull Ice Cap, central Iceland, and the sensitivity of ice flow to surface meltwater flux, B. Minchew et al., J. of Glaciology, doi:10.1017/jog.2016.262016. [PDF]

87 On the Synergistic Use of SAR Constellations' Data Exploitation for Earth Science and Natural Hazard Response, P. Milillo et al., IEEE J. of Sel. Top. in Ap. Earth Obs. and Rem. Sens., 9, 1095-1100, 2016. [PDF]

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86 Rapid Damage Mapping for the 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha Earthquake Using Synthetic Aperture Radar Data from COSMO-SkyMed and ALOS-2 Satellites, S-H. Yun et al., Seismol. Res. Lett., 80, 6, 1549-1556, 2015. [PDF]

85 The Iquique earthquake sequence of April 2014: Bayesian modeling accounting for prediction uncertainty, Z. Duputel et al., Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1002/2015GL065402, 2015. [PDF]

84 Treatise on Geophysics, Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Geodesy, Schubert, G. (ed.), M. Simons and P. Rosen, 2nd Ed., Volume 3- Geodesy, Elsevier Press, 339-385, 2015. [PDF]

83 The Information Content of Pore Fluid δ18O and [Cl-], M. D. Miller et al., J. Physical Oceanography, 45, 2070-2094, doi:JPO-D-14-0203.1, 2015. [PDF]

82 High interseismic coupling in the Eastern Makran (Pakistan) subduction zone, Y.N. Lin, R. Jolivet et al., Earth and Plan. Sci. Lett., 420,116-126, 2015. [PDF]

81 A noise model for InSAR time series, P. Agram and M. Simons, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2014JB011271, 2015. [PDF]

80 The collapse of Bárdarbunga caldera, Iceland, B. Riel et al., Geophys. J. Int., 202, 446-453 , 2015. [PDF]

79 Early melt-season velocity fields of Langjokull and Hofsjokull, central Iceland, B. Minchew et al., J. of Glaciology, 61, 226, doi:10.3189/2015JoG14J023, 2015. [PDF]

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78 Aseismic slip and seismogenic coupling along the central San Andreas Fault, R. Jolivet et al., Geophys. Res. Lett.42, doi:10.1002/2014GL062222, 2014. [PDF]

77 Shallow rupture of the 2011 Tarlay earthquake (Mw 6.8), Eastern Myanmar, W. Yu et al., Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., First doi:.1785/0120120364, 2014. [PDF]

76 Modeling the Elastic Transmission of Tidal Stresses to Great Distances Inland In Channelized Ice Streams, J. Thompson et al, The Cryosphere, 8, 2007-2029, doi: 10.5194/tc-8-2007-2014, 2014. [PDF]

75 Bayesian inversion for finite fault earthquake source models-II: the 2011 great Tohoku-oki, Japan earthquake, S. E. Minson et al., Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu170, 2014. [PDF]

74 Detecting transient signals in geodetic time series using sparse estimation techniques, B. Riel et al., J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/2014JB011077, 2014. [PDF]

73 Improving InSAR geodesy using Global Atmospheric Models, R. Jolivet et al., J. Geophys.Res., doi 10.1002/2013580/10558, 2014. [PDF]

72 The 2013 Mw 7.7 Balochistan earthquake: Seismic potential of an accretionary wedge, R. Jolivet et al., Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am.,doi 10.1785/0120130313, 2014. [PDF]

71 Accounting for prediction uncertainty when inferring subsurface fault slip, Z. Duputel et al., Geophys. J. Int., doi 10.1093/gji/gg517, 2014. [PDF]

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70 Coseismic and postseismic slip associated with the 2010 Maule earthquake, Chile: characterizing the Arauco Peninsula barrier effect, Y.N. Lin et al., J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50207, 2013. [PDF]

69 Observation of Core Phase ScS from the Mw 9.0 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake with High-Rate GPS, A. Guo et al., Seismol. Res. Lett., 84, 594-599, doi:10.1785/0220120143, 2013. [PDF]

68 Bayesian inversion for finite fault earthquake source models I  — Theory and algorithm, S.E. Minson et al., Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1093/gji/ggt180, 2013. [PDF]

67 Introduction to the Special Issue on the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, T. Lay et al., Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 103(2B), 1165-1170, doi:10.1785/0120130001, 2013. [PDF]

66 Andean structural control on interseismic coupling in the North Chile subduction zone, M. Béjar-Pizarro et al., Nature Geoscience, 6(5), 1-6, doi.10.1038/ngeo1802, 2013. [PDF]

65 Fault zone controls on the spatial distribution of slow-moving landslides, J.S. Scheingross et al., GSA Bulletin, 125, (3-4), 473-489. doi:10.1130/B30719.1, 2013. [PDF]

64 New Radar Interferometric Time Series Analysis Toolbox Released, P.S. Agram et al., EOS Transactions, 94, 7, 69-70, 2013. [PDF]

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63 An asperity model for fault creep and interseismic deformation in northeastern Japan, R.V.S. Kanda et al., Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggs028, 2012. [PDF]

62 Practical implications of the geometrical sensitivity of elastic dislocation models for field geologic surveys, R.V.S. Kanda, and M. Simons, Tectonophys., 560-561, 94–104. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.06.040. [PDF]

61 The 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule, Chile earthquake: Nucleation and rupture propagation controlled by a subducted topographic high, S.P. Hicks et al., Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L19308, doi:10.1029/2012GL053184, 2012. [PDF]

60 Anomalously steep dips of earthquakes in the 2011 Tohoku-Oki source region and possible explanations, Z. Zhan et al., Earth and Plan. Sci. Lett., 353/354, 121-133, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.07.038, 2012. [PDF]

59 The potential for a great earthquake along the southernmost Ryukyu subduction zone, Y. Hsu et al., Geophys. Res. Lett., 2012GL052764, 2012. [PDF]

58 Isolating along-strike variations in the depth extent of shallow creep and fault locking on the northern Great Sumatran Fault, T. Ito et al., J. Geophys. Res., 117, doi:10.1029/2011JB008940, 2012. [PDF]

57 Multi-scale InSAR Time Series (MInTS) analysis of surface deformation, E. Hetland et al., J. Geophys. Res., 117, B02404, doi:10.1029/2011JB008731, 2012. [PDF]

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56 A Survey of Volcanic Deformation on JAVA Using ALOS PALSAR Interferometric Time Series, B. Philibosian and M. Simons, G-Cubed, 12, Q11004, doi:10.1029/2011GC003775, 2011. [PDF]

55 Superficial simplicity of the 2010 El Mayor-Cucapah earthquake of Baja California in Mexico, S. Wei et al., Nature Geoscience, doi.10.1038/ngeo1213, 2011. [PDF]

54 Three-dimensional FEM derived elastic Green's functions for the coseismic deformation of the 2005 Mw 8.7 Nias-Simeulue, Sumatra earthquake, Y. Hsu et al., G-Cubed, 12, Q07013, doi:10.1029/2011GC0035553, 2011. [PDF]

53 The 2011 magnitude 9.0 Tohoku-Oki rarthquake: Mosaicking the megathrust from seconds to centuries, M. Simons et al., Science, 322, 1421, DOI: 10.1126/science.1206731, 2011. [PDF]

52 Budget cuts and the next earthquake, M. Simons, Wall Street Journal, Opinion, March 23, 2011. [PDF]

51 Probing Asthenospheric Density, Temperature, and Elastic Moduli Below the Western United States, T. Ito, and M. Simons, Science, 332, doi: 10.1126/science.332.6032.891-f, 2011. [PDF]

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50 A multi-scale approach to estimating topographically correlated propagation delays in radar interferograms, Y.N. Lin et al., G-Cubed, 11, Q09002,doi:10.1029/2010GC003228, 2010. [PDF]

48 Complex rupture during the 12 January 2010 Haiti Earthquake, G.P. Hayes et al., Nature Geosciences, 3, doi: 10.1038, 2010. [PDF]

48 Estimation of interplate coupling in the Nankai trough, Japan using GPS data from 1996 to 2006, Z. Liu et al., Geophys. J. Int., 181, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04600.x, 2010. [PDF]

47 Integration of transient strain events with models of plate coupling and areas of great earthquakes in southwest Japan, Z. Liu et al., Geophys. J. Int., 181, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04599.x, 2010. [PDF]

46 Post-seismic and interseismic fault creep I: model description, E.A. Hetland et al., Geophys. J. Int.,181, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04491.x, 2010. [PDF]

45 Post-seismic and interseismic fault creep II: transient creep and interseismic stress shadows on megathrusts, E.A. Hetland, and M. Simons, Geophys. J. Int., 181, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04522.x, 2010. [PDF]

44 An elastic plate model for interseismic deformation in subduction zones, R.V.S. Kanda and M. Simons, J. Geophys. Res., 115, no. B3, B03405, doi.10.1029/2009JB006611, 2010. [PDF]

43 Source Model of the 2007 Mw 8.0 Pisco, Peru earthquake — implications for seismogenic behavior of subduction megathrusts, A. Sladen et al., J. Geophys. Res., 11, doi:10.1029/2009JB006429, 2010. [PDF]

42 Asperities and barriers on the seismogenic zone in North Chile: state-of-the-art after the 2007 Mw 7.7 Tocopilla earthquake inferred by GPS and InSAR data, M. Bejar-Pizarro et al, Geophys. J. Int., 11, 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04748.x, 2010. [PDF]

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41 Interseismic crustal deformation in the Taiwan plate boundary zone revealed by GPS observations, seismicity, and earthquake focal mechanisms, Y-J. Hsu et al., Tectonophys., 479, 4-418, 2009. [PDF]

40 Multiscale estimation of GPS velocity fields, C. Tape et al., Geophys. J. Int., 179, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04337.x, 2009. [PDF]

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39 The importance of ocean tidal load corrections for differential InSAR, C. DiCaprio and M. Simons, Geophys. Res. Letts.,35, L22309, doi:10.1029/2008GL035806, 2008. [PDF]

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38 Post-seismic reloading and temporal clustering on a single fault, C. DiCaprio et al., Geophys. J. Int., doi.10.1111/ju.1365-246X.2007.03622.x, 2007. [PDF]

37 Treatise on Geophysics, Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Geodesy, Schubert, G. (ed.), M. Simons and P. Rosen, Volume 3- Geodesy, Elsevier Press, pp. 391-446, 2007. [PDF]

36 Geodetic, teleseismic,and strong motion constraints on slip from recent southern Peru subduction zone earthquakes, M.E. Pritchard et al., J. Geophys. Res., 112, B03307, doi:10.1029/2006JB004294, 2007. [PDF]

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35 Distribution of slip from Mw 11 > 6 earthquakes in the northern Chile subduction zone, M.E. Pritchard et al., J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi: 10.1029/2005JB004013, 2006. [PDF]

34 An aseismic slip pulse in northern Chile and along-strike variations in seismogenic behavior, M.E. Pritchard and M. Simons, J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi:10.1029/2006JB004258, 2006. [PDF]

33 Frictional afterslip following the Mw 8.7, 2005 Nias-Simeulue earthquake, Sumatra, Y. Hsu et al., Science, 312, doi: 10.1126/science.1126960, 2006. [PDF]

32 Deformation and Slip Along the Sunda Megathrust in the Great 2005 Nias-Simeulue Earthquake, R.W. Briggs et al., Science, 311, doi: 10.1126/science.1122602. [PDF]

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31 Three-dimensional deformation caused by the Bam, Iran, earthquake and the origin of shallow slip deficit, Y. Fialko et al., Nature, 435, 19 May 2005, doi:10.1038/nature03425. [PDF]

30 Locations of Selected Small Earthquakes in the Zagros Mountains, R.B. Lohman, M. Simons, G-cubed, 6, Q03001, doi:10.1029/2004GC000849, 2005. [PDF]

29 Some thoughts on the use of InSAR data to constrain models of surface deformation, R.B. Lohman, M. Simons, G-cubed, 6, Q01007, doi:10.1029/2004GC000841, 2005. [PDF]

28 Temporal clustering of major earthquakes along individual faults due to post-seismic reloading, S. Kenner and M. Simons, Geophys. J. Int., 160, 179-194, 2005. [PDF]

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27 Surveying Volcanic Arcs with Satellite Radar Interferometry: The Central Andes, Kamchatka, and Beyond, M. Pritchard and M. Simons, GSA Today, 14, No. 8, August 2004. [PDF]

26 An InSAR-based survey of volcanic deformation in the southern Andes, M.E. Pritchard and M. Simons, GRL, 31, 2004, L15610, doi:10.1029/2004GL02545, 2004. [PDF]

25 BARGEN continuous GPS data across the eastern Basin and Range province, and implications for fault system dynamics, N.A. Niemi et al., Geophys. J. int., 159, 842-862, 2004, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2004.02454.x. [PDF]

24 An InSAR-based survey of volcanic deformation in the central Andes, M.E. Pritchard and M. Simons, G-cubed, 5, doi:10.1029/2003GC000610, February 7, 2004. [PDF]

23 Updated Repeat Orbit Interferometry Package Released, P.A. Rosen et al., Eos, 85, February 3, 2004.

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22 Plan for Living on a Restless Planet Sets NASA's Solid Earth Agenda, S.C. Solomon et al., Eos, 84, November 11, 2003.

21 Large trench-parallel gravity variations predict seismogenic behavior in subduction zones, T.A. Song and M. Simons, Science,301, 630-633, 2003. (Includes supplementary online material). [PDF]

20 A two-dimensional dislocation model for interseismic deformation of the Taiwan mountain belt, Y. Hsu et al., Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 211, 287-294, 2003. [PDF]

19 Neutral atmospheric delay in interferometric synthetic aperture radar applications: statistical description and mitigation, T.R. Emardson et al., J. Geophys. Res., 108, doi:10.1029/2002JB001781, 2003. [PDF]

18 Multiscale Dynamics of the Tonga-Kermadec Subduction Zone, M.I. Billen et al., Geophys. J. Int., 153, 359-388, 2003. [PDF]

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17 A satellite geodetic survey of large-scale deformation of volcanic centres in the central Andes, M. Pritchard and M. Simons, Nature,418, 167-171, 2002. [PDF]

16 Deformation on nearby faults induced by the 1999 Hector Mine Earthquake, Y. Fialko et al., Science, 297, 1858-1862, 2002. [PDF]

15 Coseismic Deformation from the 1999 Mw 7.1 Hector Mine, California, Earthquake as Inferred from InSAR and GPS Observations, M. Simons, Y. Fialko, and L. Rivera, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 92, 1390-1402, 2002. [PDF]

14 Localized gravity/topography admittance and correlation spectra on Mars: Implications for regional and global evolution, P.J. McGovern et al., J. Geophys. Res., 107, 5136, doi:10.1029/2002JE001854, 2002; Correction, J. Geophys. Res., 109, E07007, doi:10.1029/2004JE002286, 2004. [PDF]

13 Location and mechanism of the Little Skull Mountain Earthquake as constrained by satellite radar interferometry and seismic waveform modeling, R. Lohman et al., J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2001JB000627, 2002. [PDF]

12 Co-seismic slip from the July 30, 1995, Mw 8.1 Antofagasta, Chile, earthquake as constrained by InSAR and GPS observations, M. Pritchard et al., Geophys. J. Int., 150, 362-376, 2002. [PDF]

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11 Evidence for on-going inflation of the Socorro magma body, New Mexico, from Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging, Y. Fialko and M. Simons, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, No.18, 3549-3552, 2001. [PDF]

10 The complete (3-D) surface displacement field in the epicentral area of the 1999 Mw7.1 Hector Mine earthquake, California, from space geodetic observations, Y. Fialko et al., Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 3063-3066, 2001. [PDF]

9 Finite source modeling of magmatic unrest in Socorro, New Mexico, and Long Valley, California, Y. Fialko et al., Geophys. J. Int., 146, 191-200, 2001. [PDF]

8 Deformation due to a pressurized horizontal circular crack in an elastic half-space, with applications to volcano geodesy, Y. Fialko et al., Geophys. J. Int., 146, 181-190, 2001. [PDF]

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7 Deformation and seismicity in the Coso geothermal area, Inyo County, California: Observations and modeling using satellite radar interferometry, Y. Fialko and M. Simons, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 21,781-21,793, 2000. [PDF]

6 A Re-Appraisal of Post-Glacial Decay Times from Richmond Gulf and James Bay, Canada, J. Mitrovica et al., Geophys. J. Int., 142, 783-800, 2000. [PDF]

5 Preliminary Report on the 10/16/99 M7.1 Hector Mine, California earthquake, Scientists of the USGS, SCEC, and CDMG, Seismol. Res. Lett., 71, 11-23, 2000.

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4 Localization of the gravity field and the signature of glacial rebound, M. Simons and B. H. Hager, Nature, 390, 500-504, 1997. [PDF]

3 Localization of gravity and topography: Constraints on the tectonics and mantle dynamics of Venus, M. Simons et al., Geophys. J. Int., 131, 24-44, 1997.

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2 Global variations in the geoid/topography admittance of Venus, M. Simons et al., Science, 264, 798-803, 1994. [PDF]

------ 1992 ------

1 Plains tectonics on Venus: The deformation belts of Lavinia Planitia, S. W. Squyres et al., J. Geophys. Res., 97, 13579-13600, 1992.