Publications

  1. Fan, W., C. de Groot-Hedlin, M. A.H. Hedlin, and Z. Ma, Using surface waves recorded by a large mesh of three-element arrays to detect and locate disparate seismic sources, Geophys. J. Int.,doi: 10.1093/gji/ggy316, 2018.

  2. Fan, W., and J. J. McGuire, Investigating microearthquake finite source attributes with IRIS Community Wavefield Demonstration Experiment in Oklahoma, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggy203, 2018. PDF

  3. Fan, W., and P. M. Shearer, Coherent seismic arrivals in the P‐wave coda of the 2012 Mw 7.2 Sumatra earthquake: water reverberations or an early aftershock?, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/2018JB015573, 2018. PDF

  4. Fan, W., D. Bassett, J. Jiang, P. M. Shearer, and C. Ji, Rupture evolution of the 2006 Java tsunami earthquake and the possible role of splay faults, Tectonophysics, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.10.003, 2017. PDF

  5. Fan, W., and P. M. Shearer, Investigation of back-projection uncertainties with M6 earthquakes, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/2017JB014495, 2017. PDF

  6. Fan, W. and P. M. Shearer, Local near instantaneously dynamically triggered aftershocks of large earthquakes, Science, 353, 1133-1136, doi: 10.1126/science.aag0013, 2016. PDF

  7. Fan, W., P. M. Shearer, C. Ji, and D. Bassett, Multiple branching rupture of the 2009 Tonga-Samoa earthquake, J. Geophys. Res, 121, doi: 10.1002/2016JB012945, 2016. PDF

  8. Mai PM, Schorlemmer D, Page M, Ampuero JP, Asano K, Causse M, Custodio S, Fan W, Festa G, Galis M, Gallovic F. et al., The earthquake‐source inversion validation (SIV) project. Seismol. Res. Lett., 87, no. 3, doi: 10.1785/0220150231, 2016. PDF

  9. Fan, W. and P. M. Shearer, Fault interactions and triggering during the 10 January 2012 Mw 7.2 Sumatra earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 1934–1942, doi: 10.1002/2016GL067785, 2016. PDF

  10. Melgar, D., W. Fan, S. Riquelme, J. Geng, C. Liang, M. Fuentes, G. Vargas, R. M. Allen, P. M. Shearer, and E. J. Fielding, Slip segmentation and slow rupture to the trench during the 2015, Mw8.3 Illapel, Chile earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 961–966, doi: 10.1002/2015GL067369, 2016. PDF

  11. Denolle, M. A., W. Fan, and P. M. Shearer, Dynamics of the 2015 M7.8 Nepal earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 7467-7475, doi: 10.1002/2015GL065336, 2015. PDF

  12. Fan, W. and P. M. Shearer, Detailed rupture imaging of the 25 April 2015 Nepal earthquake using teleseismic P waves, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 7467-7475, doi: 10.1002/2015GL064587, 2015. PDF

  13. Fan, W., Y.J. Chen, Y. Tang, S Zhou, Y. Feng, H. Yue, H. Wang, G. Jin, S. Wei, Y. Wang, Z. Gai, and J. Ning, Crust and Upper Mantle Velocity Structure of the eastern Tibetan Plateau and adjacent regions from Ambient Noise Tomography, Chinese J. Geophys., (in Chinese), 58(5),: 1568-1583, doi: 10.6038/cjg20150510, 2015. PDF

  14. Fan, W., P. M. Shearer, and P. Gerstoft, Kinematic earthquake rupture inversion in the frequency domain, Geophys. J. Int., 199, 1138-1160, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu319, 2014. PDF

  15. Yue, H., Y. Chen, E. Sandvol, J. Ni, T. Hearn, S. Zhou, Y. Feng, Z. Ge, A. Trujillo, Y. Wang, G. Jin, M. Jiang, Y. Tang, X. Liang, S. Wei, H. Wang, W. Fan, and Z. Liu, Lithospheric and upper mantle structure of the northeastern Tibetan Plateau, J. Geophys. Res. 117, B05307, doi: 10.1029/2011JB008545, 2012. PDF

  16. Tang, Y., Y. Chen, H. Wang, S. Zhou, J. Ning, Y. Yang, Z. Ding, R. Liu, Y. Feng, P. Li, C. Yu, S. Wei, and W. Fan, Ambient noise tomography in north China craton, Chinese J. Geophys., (in Chinese), 54(8), 2011--2022, doi: 10.3969/j.issn.0001-5733.2011.08.008, 2011.

  17. Tang, X., W. Fan, Y. Feng., Y. Tang., Y. J. Chen, and L. Zhu, Phase velocity tomography of Rayleigh wave in Xinjiang from ambient noise, Chinese J. Geophys., (in Chinese), 54(8).: 2042-2049, doi: 10.3969/j.issn.0001-5733.2011.08.011, 2011.

  18. Jiang, M., S. Zhou, E. Sandvol, X. Chen, X. Liang, Y. Chen, and W. Fan, 3-D lithospheric structure beneath southern Tibet from Rayleigh-wave tomography with a 2-D seismic array, Geophys. J. Int. 185, 593-608, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.04979.x, 2011. PDF

  19. Wei, S., Y. Chen, E. Sandvol, S. Zhou, H. Yue, G. Jin, T. Hearn, M. Jiang, H. Wang, W. Fan, Z. Liu, Z. Ge, Y. Wang, Y. Feng, and J. Ni, Regional earthquakes in northern Tibetan Plateau: Implications for lithospheric strength in Tibet, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L19307, doi: 10.1029/2010GL044800, 2010. PDF

  20. Tang, Y., Y. Feng, Y. Chen, S. Zhou, J. Ning, S. Wei, P. Li, C. Yu, and W. Fan, Receiver function analysis at Shanxi Rift, Chinese J. Geophys., (in Chinese) 53(9), 2102-2109, doi: 10.3969/j.issn.0001-5733.2010.09.010, 2010.

Collaborations

I work with Jeff McGuire, Peter Shearer, Dan Bassett, Sloan Coats, Catherine de Groot-hedlin, Marine Denolle, Peter Gerstoft, Michael Hedlin, Chen Ji, Junle Jiang, Guy Masters, Diego Melgar, Nathan Miller, Nori Nakata, and Uri ten Brink.

Contact

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