Paper Reading

This website is a backup of MIGG group meeting information, which is also available at MIGG group meeting website. All the PDFs and PPT are available in that website, while a backup of all the PPTs is also in MIGG Google Drive (groupmeeting.NTU/groupmeeting.MIGG).

2020 Spring

Wave equation-based earthquake relocation

  • 2020/08/06 by Yongsheng Liu

  • Tong, P., Yang, D., Liu, Q., Yang, X., & Harris, J. (2016). Acoustic wave-equation-based earthquake location. Geophysical Supplements to the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 205(1), 464-478

Mid-lithosphere Discontinuities

  • 2020/07/23 by Shucheng Wu

  • Selway, K., Ford, H., & Kelemen, P. (2015). The seismic mid-lithosphere discontinuity. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 414, 45-57

Introduction to earthquake location

  • 2020/07/16 by Yingyu Qi

  • Douglas, A. (1967). Joint epicentre determination. Nature, 215(5096), 47-48.

Moho geometry beneath volcanoes by receiver function method

  • 2020/07/09 by Tianjue Li

  • Hammond, J. O., Kendall, J. M., Stuart, G. W., Keir, D., Ebinger, C., Ayele, A., & Belachew, M. (2011). The nature of the crust beneath the Afar triple junction: Evidence from receiver functions. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 12(12).

  • Yuan, H., Dueker, K., & Stachnik, J. (2010). Crustal structure and thickness along the Yellowstone hot spot track: Evidence for lower crustal outflow from beneath the eastern Snake River Plain. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 11(3).

  • McFarlin, H., Christensen, D., McNutt, S. R., Ward, K. M., Ryan, J., Zandt, G., & Thompson, G. (2018). Receiver function analyses of Uturuncu volcano, Bolivia and vicinity. Geosphere, 14(1), 50-64.

  • Hammond, J. O., Wu, J. P., Ri, K. S., Wei, W., Yu, J. N., & Oppenheimer, C. (2020). Distribution of partial melt beneath Changbaishan/Paektu volcano, China/Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21(1), e2019GC008461.

Workflow of tomography using the direct and/or reflected Phases

  • 2020/07/02 by Dongdong Wang

  • Huang, X., Yang, D., Tong, P., Badal, J., & Liu, Q. (2016). Wave equation‐based reflection tomography of the 1992 Landers earthquake area. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(5), 1884-1892.

  • Tong, P., Yang, D., & Huang, X. (2019). Multiple-grid model parametrization for seismic tomography with application to the San Jacinto fault zone. Geophysical Journal International, 218(1), 200-223.

Seismic instrument problems

  • 2020/06/25 by Jiayuan Yao

  • Clock error

    • Zhu, G., Yang, H., Lin, J., Zhou, Z., Xu, M., Sun, J., & Wan, K. (2019). Along-strike variation in slab geometry at the southern Mariana subduction zone revealed by seismicity through ocean bottom seismic experiments. Geophysical Journal International, 218(3), 2122-2135.

  • Seismometer misorientation
    • Stachnik, J. C., Sheehan, A. F., Zietlow, D. W., Yang, Z., Collins, J., & Ferris, A. (2012). Determination of New Zealand ocean bottom seismometer orientation via Rayleigh-wave polarization. Seismological Research Letters, 83(4), 704-713.

    • Wang, X., Chen, Q. F., Li, J., & Wei, S. (2016). Seismic sensor misorientation measurement using P‐wave particle motion: An application to the NECsaids Array. Seismological Research Letters, 87(4), 901-911.

    • Zheng, H., Fan, J., Zhao, D., Li, C., Dong, D., Zhang, G., & Wang, X. (2020). A new method to estimate ocean-bottom-seismometer orientation using teleseismic receiver functions. Geophysical Journal International, 221(2), 893-904.

  • Instrument gain problem

    • Park, S., & Ishii, M. (2019). Detection of instrument gain problems based on body‐wave polarization: Application to the Hi‐net array. Seismological Research Letters, 90(2A), 692-698.

  • Waveform clipping
    • Yang, W., & Ben-Zion, Y. (2010). An algorithm for detecting clipped waveforms and suggested correction procedures. Seismological Research Letters, 81(1), 53-62.

Seismic anisotropy based on teleseismic Rayleigh-wave

  • 2020/06/11 by Shijie Hao

  • Liang, S., Gan, W., Shen, C., Xiao, G., Liu, J., Chen, W., … & Zhou, D. (2013). Three‐dimensional velocity field of present‐day crustal motion of the Tibetan Plateau derived from GPS measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(10), 5722-5732

An adjoint state method for 3D transmission traveltime tomography

  • 2020/06/04 by Ping Tong

  • Leung, S., & Qian, J. (2006). An adjoint state method for three-dimensional transmission traveltime tomography using first-arrivals. Communications in Mathematical Sciences, 4(1), 249-266.

Coding style and introduction to data structure using Python&C++

  • 2020/05/22 by Yongsheng Liu

Retrieval of Amplitude and Attenuation from Ambient Seismic Noise

  • 2020/05/15 by Shucheng Wu

  • Zhou, L., Song, X., & Weaver, R. L. (2020). Retrieval of amplitude and attenuation from ambient seismic noise: synthetic data and practical considerations. Geophysical Journal International.

Parallel computing in solving eikonal equations

  • 2020/05/08 by Yingyu Qi

  • Jeong, W. K., & Whitaker, R. T. (2008). A fast iterative method for eikonal equations. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 30(5), 2512-2534.

  • Rouy, E., & Tourin, A. (1992). A viscosity solutions approach to shape-from-shading. SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 29(3), 867-884.

  • Kim, S. (2001). An calO(N) level set method for eikonal equations. SIAM journal on scientific computing, 22(6), 2178-2193.

  • Capozzoli, A., Curcio, C., Liseno, A., & Savarese, S. (2013, November). A comparison of fast marching, fast sweeping and fast iterative methods for the solution of the eikonal equation. In 2013 21st Telecommunications Forum Telfor (TELFOR) (pp. 685-688). IEEE.

Imaging the underground discontinuity using P-wave reflectivity

  • 2020/05/01 by Tianjue Li

  • Delph, J. R., Levander, A., & Niu, F. (2019). Constraining crustal properties using receiver functions and the autocorrelation of earthquake‐generated body waves. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124(8), 8981-8997.

  • Ruigrok, E., & Wapenaar, K. (2012). Global‐phase seismic interferometry unveils P‐wave reflectivity below the Himalayas and Tibet. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(11).

Tomography of Coso-Ridgecrest area

  • 2020/04/24 by Dongdong Wang

  • Yang, Y., Ritzwoller, M. H., and Jones, C. H. ( 2011), Crustal structure determined from ambient noise tomography near the magmatic centers of the Coso region, southeastern California, G3.

  • Zhang, Q., and Lin, G. ( 2014), Three‐dimensional Vp and Vp/Vs models in the Coso geothermal area, California: Seismic characterization of the magmatic system, JGR, 119, 4907–4922.

Joint inversion of surface wave dispersion and receiver function

  • 2020/04/17 by Jiayuan Yao

  • Bodin, T., M. Sambridge, H. Tkalčić, P. Arroucau, K. Gallagher, and N. Rawlinson (2012), Transdimensional inversion of receiver functions and surface wave dispersion, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B02301.

  • Shen, W., M.H., Ritzwoller, V. Schulte-Pelkum, F.C., Lin, (2013), Joint inversion of surface wave dispersion and receiver functions: a Bayesian Monte-Carlo approach, GJI.

2019 Fall

Crustal thickness

  • 2019/11/27 Dongdong Wang

  • Scheidegger, A. E. & Willmore, P. L. 1957. The use of a least squares method for the interpretation f data from seismic surveys. Geophysics, 1, 9-22.

  • Zhu, L. P. & Kanamori, H. 2000. Moho depth variation in southern California from teleseismic receiver functions. Journal of Geophysical Research, 105:B2, 2969-2980.

  • Tong, P., Yang, D. H., Huang, X. Y. 2019. Multiple-grid model parameterization for seismic tomography with application to the San Jacinto fault zone. Geophysical Journal International, 218, 200-223.

Fast marching eikonal solver

  • 2019/11/13 by Yingyu Qi

  • Alkhalifah, T., Fomel, S. 2001. Implementing the fast marching eikonal solver: spherical versus Cartesian coordinates. Geophysical Prospecting, 49, 165-178.

Seismic migration

  • 2019/11/06 by Yongsheng Liu

  • Schneider, W. A. (1978). Integral formulation for migration in two and three dimensions. Geophysics, 43(1), 49-76.

  • Buske, S. (1999). Three-dimensional pre-stack Kirchhoff migration of deep seismic reflection data. Geophysical Journal International, 137(1), 243-260.

  • Liu, G., Yu, Z., Wang, J., & Li, B. (2019). Accelerating Kirchhoff Pre-stack depth migration on a GPU by overlapping ray tracing and imaging. Computers & Geosciences, 128, 79-86.

  • Hill, N. R. (2001). Prestack Gaussian-beam depth migration. Geophysics, 66(4), 1240-1250.

  • Zhang, Y., Duan, L., & Xie, Y. (2014). A stable and practical implementation of least-squares reverse time migration. Geophysics, 80(1), V23-V31.

  • Zhu, H., Luo, Y., Nissen-Meyer, T., Morency, C., & Tromp, J. (2009). Elastic imaging and time-lapse migration based on adjoint methods. Geophysics, 74(6), WCA167-WCA177.

Global surface wave phase & group velocity dataset

  • 2019/10/16 by Jiayuan Yao

  • Ma, Z., & Masters, G. (2014). A new global Rayleigh‐and Love‐wave group velocity dataset for constraining lithosphere properties. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104(4), 2007-2026.

  • Ma, Z., Masters, G., Laske, G., & Pasyanos, M. (2014). A comprehensive dispersion model of surface wave phase and group velocity for the globe. Geophysical Journal International, 199(1), 113-135.

Constrain crustal structure using post-critical reflection

  • 2019/10/09 by Tianjue Li

  • Park Jr., E. H., Hawman, R. B., Fischer, K. M., et. 2016. Estimating crustal thickness using SsPmp in regions covered by low-velocity sediments: Imaging the Moho beneath the Southeastern Suture of the Appalachian Margin Experiment (SESAME) array, SE Atlantic Coastal Plain. Geophysical Research Letter, 43: 9627-9635.

Ambient Noise Tomography

  • 2019/10/02 by Shucheng Wu

  • Guo, Z., Tong, P., Chen, Y. J., Ning, J. Y., et al. 2016. Seismic evidence of on-going sublithosphere upper mantle convection for intra-plate volcanism in Northeast China. Earth and Planetary Science Letter, 433: 31-43.

Arrival time picking

  • 2019/09/25 by Dongdong Wang

  • Tong, P., Zhao, D. P., Yang, D. H., et al. 2014. Wave-equation-based travel-time seismic tomography – Part 1: Method. Solid Earth, 5: 1151-1168.

Seismic source relocation based on grid search method

  • 2019/09/18 by Yauwing Cheng

  • Havskov, J., Bormann, P., Schweitzer, J. 2012. Seismic source location. – In: Bormann, P. (Ed.), New Manual of Seismological Observatory Practice 2 (NMSOP-2), Potsdam: Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ, pp. 1-36.

Fast Marching Method (FMM) ray tracing

  • 2019/09/11 by Xiachun Lu

  • Zhang, F. X., Wu, Q. J., Li, Y. H., et al. 2010. Application of FMM ray tracing to forward and inverse problems of seismology. Progress in Geophysics (in Chinese), 25(4): 1197-1205.

Seismic first-arrival calculation using fast marching method

  • 2019/09/04 by Yingyu Qi

  • Lelievre, P. G., Farquharson, C. G., & Hurich, C. A. (2011). Computing first-arrival seismic traveltimes on unstructured 3-D tetrahedral grids using the Fast Marching Method. Geophysical Journal International, 184, 885–896.

Ambient Noise Tomography: Data pre-processing

  • 2019/08/28 by Shucheng Wu

  • Campillo, M., Paul, A. (2003). Long-range correlations in the diffuse seismic coda. Science, 299, 547-549.

  • Bensen, G. D., Ritzwoller, M. H., Barmin, M. P., et al. (2007). Processing seismic ambient noise data to obtain reliable broad-band surface wave dispersion measurements. Geophysical Journal International, 169, 1239-1260.

  • Groos, J. C., Bussat, S., Ritter, J. R. R. 2012. Performance of different processing schemes in seismic noise cross-correlations. Geophysical Journal International, 188, 498-512.

Double-difference adjoint seismic tomography

  • 2019/08/21 by Shaolin Liu

  • Yuan, Y. O., Simons, F. J., & Tromp, J. (2016). Double-difference adjoint seismic tomography. Geophysical Journal International, 206, 1599-1618.

Seismic imaging of shallow structures (above 10 km)

  • 2019/08/14 by Jiayuan Yao

  • Svenningsen, L., & Jacobsen, B. H. (2007). Absolute S-velocity estimation from receiver functions. Geophysical Journal International, 170(3), 1089-1094.

  • Schiffer, C., Stephenson, R., Oakey, G. N., & Jacobsen, B. H. (2016). The crustal structure of Ellesmere Island, Arctic Canada—teleseismic mapping across a remote intraplate orogenic belt. Geophysical Journal International, 204(3), 1579-1600.

  • Tanimoto, T., Yano, T., & Hakamata, T. (2013). An approach to improve Rayleigh-wave ellipticity estimates from seismic noise: application to the Los Angeles Basin. Geophysical Journal International, 193(1), 407-420.

Source encoding of adjoint tomography

  • 2019/07/26 by Yongsheng Liu

  • Tromp, J., & Bachmann, E. (2019). Source encoding for adjoint tomography. Geophysical Journal International, 218, 2019-2044.

Extract receiver functions

  • 2019/07/12 by Tianjue Li

  • Bostock, M. G. (2015). Theory and Observations-Seismology and the Structure of the Earth: Teleseismic Body-Wave Scattering and Receiver-Side Structure.

2018 Fall

Tomography and raytracing in anisotropic media

  • 2018/11/28 & 2018/12/05 by Yingyu Qi

  • Appendix E from Nye, J. F. (1985). Physical properties of crystals: their representation by tensors and matrices. Oxford university press.

Spiking deconvolution

  • 2018/11/14 by Cheng Yau Wing

  • Sud, S. (2017,). Spiking deconvolution for seismic waves using the Fractional Fourier Transform. In SoutheastCon, 2017. IEEE.

Phase picking

  • 2018/10/31 by Cheng Yau Wing

  • Wyżgolik, R. (2002). Determination of P phase arrival in low-amplitude seismic signals from coal-mines with wavelets. In Signal Processing Conference, 2002 11th European. IEEE.

Body-wave polarization

  • 2018/10/24 by Jiayuan Yao

  • Park, S., & Ishii, M. (2018). Near-surface compressional and shear wave speeds constrained by body-wave polarization analysis. Geophys. J. Int., 213(3), 1559-1571.

Delay times

  • 2018/10/10 by Shaolin Liu

  • Rawlinson, N., and B. L. N. Kennett (2004), Rapid estimation of relative and absolute delay times across a network by adaptive stacking, Geophys. J. Int., 157(1), 332-340.

Noise cross-correlation kernels

  • 2018/09/26 by Yongsheng Liu

  • Tromp, J., Luo, Y., Hanasoge, S., & Peter, D. (2010). Noise cross-correlation sensitivity kernels. Geophysical Journal International, 183(2), 791-819.

Scatter and intrinsic attenuation

  • 2018/09/19 by Jiayuan Yao

  • Shearer, P. M., & Earle, P. S. (2004). The global short-period wavefield modelled with a Monte Carlo seismic phonon method. Geophys. J. Int., 158(3), 1103-1117.

Perfectly Matched Layer

  • 2018/09/12 by Yongsheng Liu

  • Komatitsch, D., & Tromp, J. (2003). A perfectly matched layer absorbing boundary condition for the second-order seismic wave equation. Geophysical Journal International, 154(1), 146-153.

Anisotropy tomography in Sumatra

  • 2018/09/05 by Xueyuan Huang

Anisotropy tomography

  • 2018/08/29 by Xueyuan Huang

  • Zhao, D., S. Yu, and X. Liu (2016), Seismic anisotropy tomography: New insight into subduction dynamics, Gondwana Research, 33, 24-43.

4D evolution of SE Asia’s mantle

  • 2018/08/15 by Shaolin Liu

  • Replumaz, A., H. Kárason, R. D. van der Hilst, J. Besse, and P. Tapponnier (2004), 4-D evolution of SE Asia’s mantle from geological reconstructions and seismic tomography, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 221(1), 103-115.