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Xiaofeng Tian, Fuyun Wang,Baoshan Wang, Huajian Yao, Baofeng Liu, Chenglong Zheng, Zhangyong Gao, Jianshi Zhang. 3-D seismic refraction traveltime tomography beneath the middle-lower Yangtze River region. submitted to SRL
Lei Qiao, Huajian Yao*, Ya-Chuan Lai, Bor-Shouh Huang, Ping Zhang. Crustal structure of Southwest China and North Vietnam from ambient noise tomography: implication for tectonic evolution phases of SE Tibet. submitted to Tectonics

Ching-Yu Cheng, Hao Kuo-Chen*, Huajian Yao, Dennis Brown, Kai-Xun Chen, Kuo-Fong Ma. Using high-resolution 3D ambient noise tomography to image active fault systems in the Meishan area of western Taiwan, submitted to Geophys. Res. Lett. 

杨妍姚华建*,张萍,陈凌. 用接收函数方法研究华北克拉通中部造山带及其邻域地壳方位各向异性. 投稿于《中国科学:地球科学

Yang Y.#, Yao H.*, Zhang P., Chen L. Crust azimuthal anisotropy in the central orogenic belt of north China carton and its adjacent area using receiver functions. submitted to Science China: Earth Sciences

Liu W.#, Yao H.*. A New Strategy of Finite Fault Inversion Using Multi-scale Waveforms and Its Application to the 2015 Gorkha Nepal Earthquake. BSSA. , under revision
Fang H.#, Yao H.*, Zhang H., Earthquake rupture imaging with teleseismic array data in the wavelet domain: methodology and application to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake. submitted to Geophys. J. Int. 
Golos E.M., Fang H., Yao H., Zhang H., Burdick S., Vernon F., Schaeffer A., Lebedev S., van der Hilst R.D.  Shear-wave tomography beneath the United States using a joint inversion of surface and body waves. J. Geophys. Res. , under revision
Liu Y., Tao C., Yao H., Liu C., et al. Measuring clock drift of the ocean bottom seismometers deployed at the Southwest Indian Ridge using cross-correlation of the ambient noise, submitted to J. of Applied Geophys. 
Yang J., Yin J., Yao H., Yang Z. Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers for Inverse Problems with Multiple Measurement Vectors. submitted to Inverse Problems
She Y.#, Yao H.*, Zhai Q., Wang F., Tian X., 2018. Shallow crustal structure of the middle-lower Yangtze River region in eastern China from surface wave tomography of a large volume airgun shot experiment,  SRL, in press

Zhang C.#, Yao H.*, Liu Q., Zhang P., Yuan Y., Feng J., Fang L., 2018. Linear array ambient noise adjoint tomography reveals intense crust-mantle interactions in North China Craton.  J. Geophys. Res. 123, DOI: 10.1002/2017JB015019 (link)

Yin J.#, Denolle M., Yao H., 2018. Spatial and temporal evolution of earthquake dynamics: case study of the Mw 8.3 2015 Illapel Earthquake, Chile.  J. Geophys. Res., DOI: 10.1002/2017JB014265 (link)
61. Zhang P#,Yao H.*, 2017.  Stepwise joint inversion of surface wave dispersion, Rayleigh wave ZH ratio, and receiver function data for 1D crustal shear wave velocity structure. Earthquake Science, 30(5–6):229–238 (link:
60. Xie Z., Zhen Y, Yao H., Fang L., Zhang Y., Liu C., Wang M., Shan B., Zhang H., Ren J., Ji L.. Preliminary analyses on source properties and seismogenic structure of the 2017 Ms 7.0 Jiuzhaigou earthquake. Science China Earth Sciences , in press
59. Feng J.#, Yao H.*, Poli P., Fang L., Wu Y., Zhang P., 2017. Depth variations of 410-km and 660-km discontinuities in eastern North China Craton revealed by ambient noise interferometry. Geophys. Res. Lett.,44(16), 8328-8335, DOI: 10.1002/2017GL074263
58. Gao L, Zhang H., Yao H., Huang H., 2017. 3D Vp and Vs models of southeastern margin of the Tibetan Plateau from joint inversion of body-wave arrival times and surface-wave dispersion data,  Earthquake Sciences, 30(1), 17-32, DOI 10.1007/s11589-017-0175-6
57. Le B. M., Yang T., Chen Y. J., Yao H., 2018. Correction of OBS clock errors using Scholte waves retrieved from cross-correlating hydrophone recordings. Geophys. J. Int., 212(2), 891-899 (link)
56. Guo Z., Gao X., Yao H., Wang W., 2017. Depth variations of azimuthal anisotropy beneath the Tian Shan Mt range (NW China) from ambient noise tomography. J. Asian Earth Sci. , 138, 161-172 (PDF download)

55. 刘沁雅,谷宇,姚华建, 2017. 探索地球内部结构和地震震源机制--简介地震学家Adam M. Dziewonski教授的学术成就. 《中国科学:地球科学》,47(5), 509-517.

Liu Q, Gu Y J, Yao H J. 2017. Exploring structures of Earth’s interior and earthquake source mechanisms―Scientific contributions by seismologist Adam M. Dziewonski (in Chinese). Scientia Sinica Terrae, 47: 509–517, doi: 10.1360/N072016-00354

54. 陈顒,王宝善,姚华建. 探测大陆地下构造的主动震源及其应用. 《中国科学:地球科学》, 60(10), 1739–1751, doi: 10.1007/s11430-016-9096-6

Chen Y. Wang B., Yao H., Seismic airgun exploration of continental crustal structure and its application. Science China Earth Science,  60(10), 1739–1751, doi: 10.1007/s11430-016-9096-6 (link)

53. Yin J.#, Yao H.*, Yang H*,, Liu J., Qin W., Zhang H., 2017. Frequency-dependent rupture process, stress change, and seismogenic mechanism of the 25 April 2015 Nepal Gorkha Mw 7.8 earthquake. Science China Earth Sciences, 60(4), 796-808, doi: 10.1007/s11430-016-9006-0 (PDF download)
52. Liu C.#, Yao H.*, 2017. Surface wave tomography with spatially varying smoothing based on continuous model regionalization. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 174, 937-953 (PDF download)
51. Qin W.#, Yao H.*,2017. Characteristics of subevents and three-stage rupture processes of the2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha Nepal earthquake from multiple-array backprojection.  Journal of Asian Earth Sciences (JAES), 133, 72-79 (PDF download)
50. Chen K.-X., H. Kuo-Chen, D. Brown,  Q. Li, Z. Ye, W.-T. Liang, C.-Y. Wang, H. Yao, 2016. 3D ambient noise tomography across the Taiwan Straight: the structure of a magma-poor rifted margin. Tectonics35, doi:10.1002/2015TC004097.(pdf download)

49. Hu J., Qian J., Guo H., Wang K., Zhai Q., Zhang H., Yao H., Zhang W., An M., 2016. Extraction of seismic arrival times and seismic tomography with airgun data recorded on Lujiang seismic network from the Yangtze River Active Source Experiment in Anhui based on station-pair waveform cross-correlation. Earthquake Res. in China, 32(2), 343-355

胡景,钱佳威,郭浩,王康东,翟秋实,张海江,姚华建,张伟,安美建, 2016. 基于长江安徽段气枪主动源实验庐江台阵的台站对双差地震速度成像. 中国地震,32(2),343-355

48. Zhai Q#., Yao H.*, Wang B., 2016. Study on the deconvolution method and processing flow of airgun source data. Earthquake Res. in China, 32(2), 295-304. (PDF download)

翟秋实,姚华建,王宝善,2016.  气枪震源资料反褶积方法及处理流程研究. 中国地震,32(2),295-304

47. Yin J.#, Yang H.*, Yao H.*, Wang H.  Coseismic radiation and stress drop during the 2015 Mw 8.3 Illapel Chile megathrust earthquake. Geophys. Res. Lett.,  43,  doi:10.1002/2015GL067381. (PDF download)

46. Zhou Y., Ni S., Chu R., Yao H. 2016. Accuracy of the water column approximation in numerically simulating propagation of teleseismic PP waves and Rayleigh waves.  Geophys. J. Int., 206, 1315-1326 (PDF download)

45. Liu Z., Huang J., Yao H.  2016. Anisotropic Rayleigh wave tomography in Northeast China using ambient seismic noise.  Phys. Earth Planet Inter. , 256, 37-48 (PDF download)
44. Fang H#, Zhang H,* Yao H, Allam A, Zigone D, Ben-Zion Y, Thurber C, van der Hilst R D. 2016. A new three-dimensional joint inversion algorithm of body-wave and surface-wave data and its application to the Southern California Plate Boundary Region.  J. Geophys. Res., 121, 3557–3569, doi:10.1002/2015JB012702. (PDF download)
43. Li C.#, Yao H.*, Fang H., Huang X., Wan K., Zhang H., Wang K. 2016. Near surface shear wave velocity structure from ambient noise tomography and borehole data in the Hefei urban area, China. SRL, 87(4), 882-892,doi: 10.1785/0220150257. (PDF download)
42. Chen K., Chen B., Liang W., Yao H., Fang H., Su B., South Ilan Plain High-Resolution 3-D S-Wave Velocity from Ambient Noise Tomography, Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAO), 27(3), 375-385 (PDF download)

41. Yuan Y.#Yao, H. *, Qin Y., 2015. Joint inversion of Rayleigh wave vertical-horizontal amplitude ratios and dispersion based on the Neighborhood Algorithm and its application, Chinese J. Geophys., 59(3), 959-971 (in Chinese) (PDF download)

袁艺#姚华建*,秦岩,2016. 基于邻域算法的瑞利面波垂直-水平振幅比及频散曲线联合反演及应用. 地球物理学报,59(3),959-971

40. Yin J.# & Yao H*.  2016. Rupture and Frequency-dependent Seismic Radiation of the 2012 Mw 8.6 Sumatra Strike-slip Earthquake.  Geophys. J. Int., 205, 1682-1693. (PDF download)

39. Yang H., Lin J., Yin J., Yao H. Tectonic settings of the 2015 Mw8.3 Coquimbo, Chile earthquake and its implications on megathrust earthquakes (in Chinese). Chin Sci Bull, 2015, 60: 3549–3556, doi: 10.1360/N972015-01110 (PDF download)

杨宏峰, Lin J, 尹九洵, 姚华建. 2015 年智利8.3 级地震构造背景及对俯冲带地震的启示. 科学通报, 2015, 60: 3549–3556 

38. Wu Z., Xu T. Badal J., Yao H., Wu C., Zhang Z., Teng J.  Crustal shear-wave velocity structure of northeastern Tibet revealed by ambient seismic noise and receiver functions, Gondwana Research, doi:10.1016/ (PDF download)

37. Yao, H. *, Yin J.#, 2015. Tectonic characteristics of the Himalayan thrust belt and the 2015 Nepal Mw 7.8 earthquake, Chinese Science Bulletin (in Chinese), 60(27), 2656-2658. (PDF download)

姚华建,尹九洵, 2015. 喜马拉雅造山带构造特征与2015年尼泊尔Mw 7.8级大地震. 科学通报,60(27),2656-2658

36.Fang H.#, Yao, H. *, Zhang H, Huang, YC, van der Hilst R.D., 2015. Direct inversion of surface wave dispersion for three-dimensional shallow crustal structure based on ray tracing: methodology and application, Geophys. J. Int. , 201, 1251-1263 (PDF download)
35. Yao H * , 2015. A method for inversion of layered shear wavespeed azimuthal anisotropy from Rayleigh wave dispersion using the Neighborhood Algorithm. Earthquake Sciences, 25, doi: 10.1007/s11589-014-0108-6 (PDF download)

34. Li X.#, Yao H * , Li Y., Liu Q., 2015. Effect of off-great-circle propagation on surface wave phase velocity tomography in western Sichuan,Acta Seismologica Sinica. 37(1),15-28 (in Chinese) (PDF download)

李想,姚华建*,李昱,刘启元, 2015. 偏离大圆路径传播对四川西部面波相速度成像的影响. 地震学报,37(1),15-28 

33. Lai, YC, Huang, BS, Huang YC, Yao H , Hwang RD, Huang YL, Chang WY, 2014. Geological Variation in S-wave Velocity Structures in Northern Taiwan and Implications for Seismic Hazards Based on Ambient Noise Analysis, J. Asian Earth Sci. 96, 353-360. (PDF download)
32. Liu QY, van der Hilst RD, Li Y, Yao H , Chen JH, Guo B, Qi SH, Wang J, Huang H, Li SC, 2014. Eastward expansion of the Tibetan Plateau by crustal flow and strain partitioning across faults, Nature Geoscience, 30, doi:10.1038/NGEO2130 (PDF download (cited 46 times)
31. Chen M., Huang H, Yao, H. , van der Hilst R.D., Niu F., 2014. Low wavespeed zones in the crust beneath the SE Tibet revealed by ambient noise adjoint tomography, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 334-340 (PDF download)
30. Huang, Y.-C., Yao, H. Liang, W.-Z., et al., 2014. Crustal and upper mantle Vs structures across the Taiwan Strait from ambient seismic noise and earthquake Rayleigh wave analyses. J. Asian Earth Sci. 81, 38-52 (PDF download).
29. Yao, H, Peng, Z, 2014. Preface to the focus section on the 20 April 2013 magnitude 6.6 Lushan, China, earthquake.Seismo. Res. Lett,, 85(1), 6-7 (PDF download)

28. Yao, H. , Compress sensing of great earthquake rupture process: Methodology and research advances.Journal of Univ of Science and Technology of China (invited; in Chinese), 43(11), 907-921 (PDF download).

姚华建,2013. 用压缩感知方法研究大地震的破裂过程:方法与研究进展. 中国科学技术大学学报,43(11),907-921.

27. Uchide, T., Yao, H. , Shearer, P., 2013. Spatio-temporal distribution of fault slip and high-frequency radiation of the 2010 El Mayor-Cucapah, Mexico earthquake. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1–10, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50144 (PDF download)
26. Yao, H. , Shearer, P., Gerstoft, P., 2013. Compressive sensing of frequency-dependent seismic radiation from subduction zone megathrust ruptures. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, USA (PNAS), doi: 10.1073/pnas.1212790110 (PNAS link)(Full text + SI PDF download)  (cited 17 times(Media reports: CAS,, USTC-Eng, USTC-CHN, chinanews, sciencenet, Guangming, xinhuanet, anhuinews, ChinaYouth, Wenhui, ......)
25. Cheng, C., Chen, L., Yao, H. , Jiang M., Wang B., 2012. Distinct variations of crustal shear wave velocity structure and radial anisotropy beneath the North China Craton constrained from ambient noise analysis, Gondwana Research, 23, 25-38, doi:10.1016/ (PDF download).
24. Yao, H. , 2012. Lithospheric structure and deformation in SE Tibet revealed by ambient noise and earthquake surface wave tomography: Recent advances and perspectives. Earthquake Sciences, 25, 371-383, doi:10.1007/s11589-012-0863-1 (PDF download).
23. Gouedard, P., Yao, H. , van der Hilst, R. D., Ernst F., 2012. Surface-wave eikonal tomography using dense geophysical array. Geophys.J. Int. , doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05652.x (PDF download).
22. Yao, H. , Shearer, P., Gerstoft, P., 2012. Subevent location and rupture imaging using iterative back-projection for the 2011 Tohoku Mw 9.0 earthquake, Geophys.J. Int., doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05541.x (PDF download).
21. Yao, H. , Gerstoft, P., Shearer, P., Mecklenbrauker, C., 2011. Compressive sensing of the Tohoku-Oki Mw 9.0 Earthquake: Frequency-dependent rupture modes, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2011GL049223 (PDF download) (cited 53 times).
20. Zhang, J., Gerstoft, P., Shearer, P., Yao, H. , Vidale, J., Houston, H., Ghost, A., 2011. Cascadia tremor spectra: low corner frequencies and earthquake-like falloff at high frequencies, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 12(10), Q10007, doi:10.1029/2011GC003759. (PDF download).
19. Yao, H. , Gouedard, P., McGuire, J., Collins, J. and van der Hilst, R.D., 2011. Structure of young East Pacific Rise lithosphere from ambient noise correlation analysis of fundamental- and higher-mode Scholte-Rayleigh waves, Comptes Rendues Geoscience de l'Académie des Sciences, doi:10.1016/j.crte.2011.04.004 (PDF download (cited 26 times)
18. Gao, S., Humphreys, E. D., Yao, H. , and van der Hilst, R.D., 2011. Crustal and lithosphere structure of the Northwestern U.S. with ambient noise tomography: Terrane accretion and Cascade arc development, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. , doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.01.033 (PDF download)
17. Gouedard, P., Roux, P., Campillo, M., Verdel, A., Yao, H. , van der Hilst, R.D., 2011. Source/Receiver depopulation potential and surface wave imaging using correlation methods in a scattering medium, Geophysics, 76(2), P. SA1-SA11, doi:10.1190/1.3535443 (PDF download)
16. Huang, H., Yao, H. , van der Hilst, R.D., 2010. Radial anisotropy in the crust of SE Tibet and SW China from ambient noise interferometry, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2010GL044981 (PDF download)
15. Yao H. , van der Hilst, R.D., Montagner, J.-P., 2010. Heterogeneity and anisotropy of the lithosphere of SE Tibet from surface wave array analysis, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JB007142 (PDF download) (cited 76 times)
14. Huang, Y.-C., Yao H, Huang, B.-S., van der Hilst., R.D., Wen, K.-L., Huang, W.-G., and Chen, C.-H., 2010. Phase Velocity Variation at Periods 0.5-3 s in the Taipei Basin of Taiwan from Correlation of Ambient Seismic Noise,B.S.S.A, 100(5A), 2250-2263, doi:10.1785/0120090319 (PDF download)
13. Li, Y., Yao, H. , Liu, Q., Chen, J., van der Hilst, R.D., Li, S., Huang, H., Guo, B., Wang, J., and Qi, S, 2010. Phase velocity array tomography of Rayleigh waves in western Sichuan from ambient seismic noise. Chinese J. Geophys., 53(4), 842-852 (PDF download) (PDF download)
12. Yi, G., Yao H. , Zhu, J., van der Hilst, R.D., 2010. Lithospheric deformation of continental China from Rayleigh wave azimuthal anisotropy. Chinese J. Geophys., 53(2), 256-268 (PDF download)
11. Yao H. , Campman, X., de Hoop, M.V., van der Hilst, R.D., 2009. Estimation of surface-wave Green’s function from correlations of direct waves, coda waves, and ambient noise in SE Tibet, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2009.07.002 (PDF download)
10. Yao, H. and Van der Hilst, R.D., 2009. Analysis of ambient noise energy distribution and phase velocity bias in ambient noise tomography, with application to SE Tibet, Geophys.J. Int.,10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04329.x (PDF download) (Cited 67 times)
9. Guo Z., Gao X., Yao, H. , Li J., Wang W., 2009. Mid-crustal low velocity layer beneath the central Himalaya and southern Tibet revealed by ambient noise array tomography., Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10(5), Q05007, doi:10.1029/2009GC002458 (PDF download)
8. Burchfiel, B.C., Royden, L.H., Van der Hilst, R.D., Hager, B.H., Chen, Z., King, R.W., Li, C., Lu, Y.,Yao, H. , Kirby, E.,2008. A geological and geophysical context for the Wenchuan earthquake of 12 May 2008, Sichuan, People's Republic of China, Geological Society of America Today, vol. 18, no. 7, doi: 10.1130/GSATG18A.1 (PDF download)
7. Yao, H. , Beghein, C., and Van der Hilst, R.D., 2008. Surface-wave array tomography in SE Tibet from ambient seismic noise and two-station analysis: II - Crustal and upper mantle structure. Geophys.J. Int., 173 (1), 205-219, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03696.x. (PDF download) (Cited 200 times)
6. Yi G., Yao, H. , Zhu J., van der Hilst R.D., 2008. Rayleigh-wave phase velocity distribution in China continent and its adjacent regions, Chinese J. Geophys., 2008, Vol.52, No.2., 402-411.(PDF download)
5. Xu G., Yao, H. ,Zhu L.,Shen Y., 2007. Shear wave velocity structure of the crust and upper mantle in western China and its adjacent area.Chinese J. Geophys., 2007, Vol.50, No.1., 193-208.(PDF download)
4. Yao, H. , van der Hilst R.D., and de Hoop, M.V., 2006. Surface-wave array tomography in SE Tibet from ambient seismic noise and two-station analysis : I - Phase velocity maps. Geophys.J. Int., Vol. 166, 732-744, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03028.x.(PDF download) (Cited 286 times)
3. Yao, H. , Xu G., Zhu L.,and Xiao X., 2005. Mantle structure from inter-station Rayleigh wave dispersion and its tectonic implication in Western China and neighboring regions.Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., Vol 148, 39-54. (PDF download)

2. Yao, H. , Xu G., and Xiao X., 2004. A Quick Tracing Method Based on Image Analysis Technique for the Determination of Interstation Phase Velocities Dispersion Curve of Surface Wave, Seismological and Geomagnetic Observation and Research , 2004, No.1, 1-8.

姚华建,徐果明,肖翔,2004. 基于图像分析的双台面波相速度频散曲线快速提取方法,地震地磁观测与研究251),18

1. Yao, H. , Xu G., Xiao X., and Chen M.,2003. Geometrical Features of Subduction Boundaries, Seismology and Geology , Vol. 25, No.2, 220-226.


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