Steve Shangxing Gao's Publications

Steve Gao's Publications

(click here for information about the journals, and here to see the papers arranged chronologically)

(*= PhD students and ** = MS students advised by S. Gao and K. Liu)

Group A: Papers on seismic anisotropy:
Studying mantle flow and deformation using shear-wave splitting

A01:
Gao, S., P.M. Davis, H. Liu, P. D. Slack, Y. A. Zorin, V. V. Mordvinova, V. M. Kozhevnikov, and R. P. Meyer, 1994.
Seismic Anisotropy and Mantle Flow beneath the Baikal Rift Zone,
Nature, 371, 149-151, doi:10.1038/371149a0. PDF

A02:
Liu, H., P. M. Davis, and S. Gao, 1995.
SKS Splitting Beneath Southern California,
Geophysical Research Letters, 22, 767-770, doi: 10.1029/95GL00487. PDF

A03:
Gao, S., P.M. Davis, H. Liu, P.D. Slack, A.W. Rigor, Y.A. Zorin, V.V. Mordvinova, V.M. Kozhevnikov, and N.A. Logatchev, 1997.
SKS Splitting Beneath Continental Rift Zones,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 102, 22,781-22,797. PDF

A04:
Gao, S.S., P.M. Davis, H. Liu, P.D. Slack, and others, 1999.
"SKS splitting beneath continental rifts zones" by Gao et al. - Reply.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 10,791-10,794, doi: 10.1029/1999JB900055. PDF

A05:
Silver, P. G., S. S. Gao, K. H. Liu, and the Kaapvaal Seismic Group, 2001.
Mantle Deformation beneath Southern Africa,
Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 2493-2496, doi: 10.1029/2000GL012696. PDF

A06:
Silver, P.G., M. Fouch, S.S. Gao, M.D. Schmitz, and the Kaapvaal Seismic Group, 2004.
Seismic anisotropy, mantle fabric, and the magmatic evolution of Precambrian southern Africa,
South Africa Journal of Geology, 107, 47-60, doi: 10.2113/107.1-2.45. PDF

A07:
Liu, K.H., S.S. Gao, Y. Gao, and J. Wu, 2008.
Shear wave splitting and mantle flow associated with the deflected Pacific slab beneath northeast Asia,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, B01305 (15 pages), doi:10.1029/2007JB005178. PDF

A08:
Gao, S.S., K.H. Liu, R.J. Stern, G.R. Keller, J.P. Hogan, J. Pulliam, and E.Y. Anthony, 2008.
Characteristics of mantle fabrics beneath the south-central United States: Constraints from shear-wave splitting measurements,
Geosphere, 4, 411-417, doi: 10.1130/GES00159.1. PDF

A09:
Gao, S.S., and K.H. Liu, 2009.
Significant seismic anisotropy beneath the southern Lhasa Terrane, Tibetan Plateau,
Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 10, Q02008 (19 pages), doi:10.1029/2008GC002227 . PDF

A10:
Gao, S.S., K.H. Liu, and M.G. Abdelsalam, 2010.
Seismic anisotropy beneath the Afar Depression and adjacent areas: Implications for mantle flow,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, B12330 (15 pages), doi:10.1029/2009JB007141. PDF

A11:
Liu, K.H., and S.S. Gao, 2011.
Estimation of the depth of anisotropy using spatial coherency of shear-wave splitting parameters,
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 101, 2153-2161, doi: 10.1785/0120100258. PDF

A12:
Satsukawa, T., M. Michibayashi, E.Y. Anthony, R.J. Stern, S.S. Gao, and K.H. Liu, 2011.
Seismic anisotropy of the uppermost mantle beneath the Rio Grande rift: Evidence from Kilbourne Hole peridotite xenoliths, New Mexico,
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 311, 172-181, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.09.013. PDF

A13:
Gao, S.S., and K.H. Liu, 2012.
AnisDep: A FORTRAN program for the estimation of the depth of anisotropy using spatial coherency of shear-wave splitting parameters,
Computers & Geosciences, 49, 330-333, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2012.01.020. PDF

A14:
Refayee, H.A.*, B.B. Yang*, K.H. Liu, and S.S. Gao, 2014.
Mantle flow and lithosphere-asthenosphere coupling beneath the southwestern edge of the North American Craton: Constraints from shear-wave splitting measurements,
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 402 , 209-220, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.01.031. PDF

A15:
Liu, K.H, and S.S. Gao, 2013.
Making reliable shear-wave splitting measurements,
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 103, 2680-2693, doi: 10.1785/0120120355. PDF

A16:
Yang, B.B.*, S.S. Gao, K.H. Liu, A.A. Elsheikh*, A.A. Lemnifi*, H.A. Refayee*, and Y. Yu*, 2014.
Seismic anisotropy and mantle flow beneath the northern Great Plains of North America,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, 1971-1985, doi: 10.1002/2013JB010561. PDF

A17:
Elsheikh, A.A.*, S.S. Gao, and K.H. Liu, 2014.
Formation of the Cameroon Volcanic Line by lithospheric basal erosion: Insight from mantle seismic anisotropy,
Journal of African Earth Sciences, 100, 96-108, doi: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2014.06.011. PDF

A18:
Elsheikh, A.A.*, S.S. Gao, K.H. Liu, A.A. Mohamed, Y. Yu*, and R.E. Fat-Helbary, 2014.
Seismic anisotropy and subduction-induced mantle fabrics beneath the Arabian and Nubian plates adjacent to the Red Sea,
Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 2376-2381, doi: 10.1002/2014GL059536. PDF

A19:
Liu, K.H., A. Elsheikh*, A. Lemnifi*, U. Purevsuren*, M. Ray**, H. Refayee*, B. Yang*, Y. Yu*, and S.S. Gao, 2014.
A uniform database of teleseismic shear wave splitting measurements for the western and central United States,
Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 15, 2075-2085, doi: 10.1002/2014GC005267. PDF

A20:
Kong, F.S.*, S.S. Gao, and K.H. Liu, 2015.
A systematic comparison of the transverse energy minimization and splitting intensity techniques for measuring shear-wave splitting parameters,
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105, 230-239, doi: 10.1785/0120140108. PDF.

A21:
Wu, J., Z. Zhang, F.S. Kong*, B.B. Yang*, Y. Yu*, K.H. Liu, and S.S. Gao, 2015.
Complex seismic anisotropy beneath western Tibet and its geodynamic implications,
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 413, 167-175, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.01.002. PDF.

A22:
Lemnifi, A.*, K.H. Liu, S.S. Gao, C.R. Reed*, A. Elsheikh*, Y. Yu*, and A. Elmelade, 2015.
Azimuthal anisotropy beneath north central Africa from shear wave splitting analyses,
Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 16, 1105-1114, doi: 10.1002/2014GC005706. PDF.

A23:
Kong, F.S.*, S. S. Gao, and K. H. Liu, 2015.
On the applicability of the multiple-event stacking technique for shear wave splitting analysis,
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 105, 3156-3166, doi: 10.1785/0120150078. PDF.

A24:
Yu, Y.*, S.S. Gao, M. Moidaki, C.A. Reed*, and K.H. Liu, 2015.
Seismic anisotropy beneath the incipient Okavango rift: Implications for rifting initiation,
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 430, 1-8, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.08.009. PDF

A25:
Yang, B.B.*, K.H. Liu, H.H. Dahm*, and S.S. Gao, 2016.
A uniform database of teleseismic shear wave splitting measurements for the western and central United States: December 2014 update,
Seismological Research Letters, 87, 295-300, doi: 10.1785/0220150213. Click here for the 3 supplementary tables. PDF

A26 (N073):
Kong, F.S.*, J. Wu, K.H. Liu, and S.S. Gao, 2016.
Crustal anisotropy and ductile flow beneath the eastern Tibetan Plateau and adjacent areas,
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 442, 72-79, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.03.003. PDF

A27 (N075):
Cherie, S.G.*, S.S. Gao, K.H. Liu, A.A. Elsheikh*, F.S. Kong*, C.A. Reed*, and B.B. Yang*, 2016.
Shear wave splitting analyses in Tian Shan: Geodynamic implications of complex seismic anisotropy,
Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 17, 1975-1989, doi: 10.1002/2016GC006269. PDF

A28 (N079):
Yang, B.B.*, Y. Liu**, H. Dahm*, K.H. Liu, and S.S. Gao, 2017.
Seismic azimuthal anisotropy beneath the eastern United States and its geodynamic implications,
Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 1-9, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071227. PDF

A29 (N083):
Reed, C.A.*, K.H. Liu, Y. Yu, and S.S. Gao, 2017.
Seismic anisotropy and mantle dynamics beneath the Malawi Rift Zone, East Africa.
Tectonics, 36, 1338-1351, doi: 10.1002/2017TC004519. PDF

A30 (N086):
Yu, Y.*, Gao, S.S., Liu, K.H., Yang, T., Xue, M., Le, K.P., & Gao, J. (2018).
Characteristics of the mantle flow system beneath the Indochina Peninsula revealed by teleseismic shear wave splitting analysis.
Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 19(5). 1519-1532. https://doi.org/10.1002/2018GC007474
PDF

A31 (N088):
Qaysi, S.*, Liu, K.H., & Gao, S.S. (2018).
A database of shear wave splitting measurements for the Arabian Plate.
Seismological Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220180144
PDF

A32 (N090):
Kong, F.*, Wu, J., Liu, L.*, Liu, K.H., Song, J., Li, J., & Gao, S.S. (2018).
Azimuthal anisotropy and mantle flow underneath the southeastern Tibetan Plateau and northern Indochina Peninsula revealed by shear wave splitting analyses.
Tectonophysics, 747, 68-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2018.09.013
PDF

A33 (N092):
Zheng, T., Ding, Z., Ning, J., Chang, L., Wang, X., Kong, F., Liu, K.H., & Gao, S.S. (2018).
Crustal azimuthal anisotropy beneath the southeastern Tibetan Plateau and its geodynamic implications.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. https://doi.org/10.1002/2018JB015995

Group B: Papers on receiver function analyses:
Imaging the Earth's layered structure using converted waves at velocity interfaces

B01:
Mordvinova, V.V., Yu. A. Zorin, S. Gao, and P.M. Davis, 1995.
Estimation of the Thickness of Earth's Crust at the Profile Irkutsk - Ulan_Bator - Undurshil Using Spectral Ratios of Seismic Body Waves,
Physics of the Earth, N9, 3-10.

B02:
Nguuri, T.K., J. Gore, D.E. James, S.J. Webb, C. Wright, T.G. Zengeni, O. Gwavava, J.A. Snoke, and the Kaapvaal Seismic Group, 2001.
Crustal structure beneath southern Africa and its implications for the formation and evolution of the Kaapvaal and Zimbabwe cratons,
Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 2501-2504. PDF

B03:
Gao, S.S., P.G. Silver, and K.H. Liu, 2002.
Mantle Discontinuities Beneath Southern Africa,
Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 1491 (4 pages), doi: 10.1029/2001GL013834. PDF

B04:
Zorin, Y.A., V.V. Mordvinova, G.L. Kosarev, E.K. Turutanov, B.G. Belichenkoa, and S.S. Gao, 2002.
Low seismic velocity layers in the earths crust of Eastern Siberia (Russia) and Mongolia: Receiver function data and geological implication,
Tectonophysics, 359, 307-327. PDF

B05:
Liu, K.H., S.S. Gao, P.G. Silver, and Y.K. Zhang**, 2003.
Mantle layering across central South America,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, 2510 (10 pages), doi: 10.1029/2002JB002208. PDF

B06:
Gao, S.S., K.H. Liu, and C. Chen**, 2004.
Significant crustal thinning beneath the Baikal rift zone: New constraints from receiver function analysis,
Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L20610 (4 pages), doi:10.1029/2004GL020813. PDF

B07:
Liu, K.H, and S.S. Gao, 2006.
Mantle transition zone discontinuities beneath the Baikal rift and adjacent areas,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, B11301 (10 pages), doi:10.1029/2005JB004099. PDF

B08:
Nair, S. K.**, S.S. Gao, K.H. Liu, and P.G. Silver, 2006.
Southern African crustal evolution and composition: Constraints from receiver function studies,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, B02304 (17 pages), doi:10.1029/2005JB003802. PDF

B09:
Liu, K.H., and S.S. Gao, 2010.
Spatial variations of crustal characteristics beneath the Hoggar swell, Algeria, revealed by systematic analyses of receiver functions from a single seismic station,
Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 11, Q08011 (14 pages), doi:10.1029/2010GC003091. PDF

B10:
Bashir, L.*, S.S. Gao, K.H. Liu, and K. Mickus, 2011.
Crustal structure and evolution beneath the Colorado Plateau and the southern Basin and Range Province: Results from receiver function and gravity studies,
Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 12, Q06008 (18 pages), doi:10.1029/2011GC003563. PDF

B11:
Gao, S. S., and K. H. Liu, 2014.
Imaging mantle discontinuities using multiply-reflected P-to-S conversions,
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 402, 99-106, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.08.025. PDF

B12:
Gao, S.S., and K.H. Liu, 2014.
Mantle transition zone discontinuities beneath the contiguous United States,
Journal of Geophysical Research,119, 6452-6468, doi: 10.1002/2014JB011253. PDF
Supporting info: 26 E-W cross-sections with velocity anomalies and a table of all the measurements.

B13:
Mohamed, A.A., S.S. Gao, A.A. Elsheikh*, K.H. Liu, Y. Yu*, and R.E. Fat-Helbary, 2014.
Seismic imaging of mantle transition zone discontinuities beneath the northern Red Sea and adjacent areas,
Geophysical Journal International, 199, 648-657, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu284. PDF

B14:
Reed, C.A.*, S. Almadani*, S.S. Gao, A. Elsheikh*, S. Cherie*, M. Abdelsalam, A. Thurmond, and K. H. Liu, 2014.
Receiver function constraints on crustal seismic velocities and partial melting beneath the Red Sea rift and adjacent regions, Afar Depression,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, 2138-2152, doi: 10.1002/2013JB010719. PDF

B15:
Yu, Y.*, J. Song, K.H. Liu, and S.S. Gao, 2015.
Determining crustal structure beneath seismic stations overlying a low-velocity sedimentary layer using receiver functions,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 3208-3218, doi: 10.1002/2014JB011610. PDF.

B16:
Yu, Y.*, K.H. Liu, M. Moidaki, C.A. Reed*, and S.S. Gao, 2015.
No thermal anomalies in the mantle transition zone beneath an incipient continental rift:
Evidence from the first receiver function study across the Okavango Rift Zone, Botswana,
Geophysical Journal International, 202, 1407-1418, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv229. PDF.

B17:
Yu, Y.*, K.H. Liu, C.A. Reed*, M. Moidaki, K. Mickus, E.A. Atekwana, and S.S. Gao, 2015.
A joint receiver function and gravity study of crustal structure beneath the incipient Okavango Rift, Botswana,
Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 8398-8405, doi: 10.1002/2015GL065811. PDF

B18:
Reed, C.A.*, S.S. Gao, K.H. Liu, and Y. Yu*, 2016.
The mantle transition zone beneath the Afar Depression and adjacent regions: Implications for mantle plumes and hydration,
Geophysical Journal International, 205,1756-1766, doi:10.1093/gji/ggw116. PDF

B19:
Reed, C.A.*, K.H. Liu, P. Chindandali, B. Massingue, H. Mdala, D. Mutamina, Y. Yu*, and S.S. Gao (2016).
Passive rifting of thick lithosphere in the southern East African Rift: Evidence from mantle transition zone discontinuity topography,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, 1-12, doi: 10.1002/2016JB013131. PDF.

B20 (N080):
Liu, L.*, S.S. Gao, K.H. Liu, and K. Mickus, 2017.
Receiver function and gravity constraints on crustal structure and vertical movements of the Upper Mississippi Embayment and Ozark Uplift,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, 4572-4583, doi: 10.1002/2017JB014201. PDF

B21:
Yu, Y.*, S.S. Gao, K.H. Liu, T. Yang, M. Xue, and K.P. Le, 2017.
Mantle transition zone discontinuities beneath the Indochina Peninsula: Implications for slab subduction and mantle upwelling,
Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 7159-7167, doi: 10.1002/2017GL073528. PDF

B22 (N081):
Yu, Y.*, T. D. Hung, T. Yang, M. Xue, K.H. Liu, and S.S. Gao, 2017.
Lateral variations of crustal structure beneath the Indochina Peninsula,
Tectonophysics, 712-713, 193-199, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2017.05.023. PDF

B23 (N084):
Dahm, H. H.*, Gao, S. S., Kong, F.*, & Liu, K. H. (2017).
Topography of the mantle transition zone discontinuities beneath Alaska and its geodynamic implications: Constraints from receiver function stacking.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122, 10,352-10,363. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JB014604
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B24 (N085):
Sun, M.*, Liu, K. H., Fu, X., & Gao, S. S. (2017).
Receiver function imaging of mantle transition zone discontinuities beneath the Tanzania Craton and adjacent segments of the East African Rift System.
Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 12,116-12,124. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL075485
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B25 (N087):
Liu, L.*, & Gao, S.S. (2018).
Lithospheric layering beneath the contiguous United States constrained by S-to-P receiver functions.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 495, 79-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.05.012
PDF

B26 (N089):
Sun, M.*, Fu, X., Liu, K.H., & Gao, S.S. (2018).
Absence of thermal influence from the African Superswell and cratonic keels on the mantle transition zone beneath southern Africa: Evidence from receiver function imaging.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 503, 108-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.09.012
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Group C: Papers on seismic tomography:
Imaging the Earth's interior structure from inversion of travel-time residuals of body-waves

C01:
Gao, S., P.M. Davis, H. Liu, P. Slack, Y.A. Zorin, N. A. Logatchev, M. Kogan, P. Burkholder and R.P. Meyer, 1994.
Asymmetric upwarp of the Asthenosphere beneath the Baikal Rift zone, Siberia.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 99, 15,319-15,330, doi: 10.1029/94JB00808. PDF

C02:
Gao, S., P. M. Davis, H. Liu, P. D. Slack, Y. A. Zorin, N. A. Logatchev, M. G. Kogan, P. D. Burkholder, and R. P. Meyer, 1994.
Preliminary Results of Teleseismic Studies of the Mantle of the Baikal Rift,
Physics of the Earth, N7-8: 113-122.

C03:
Zorin, Y.A., V.G. Belichenko, E.K. Turutanov, V.V. Modvinova, V.M. Kozhevnikov, P. Khozbayar, O. Tomurtogoo, N. Arvisbaatar, S. Gao, and P. Davis, 1994.
Baikal-Mongolia Transect,
Russian Geology and Geophysics, 35, 78-92.

C04:
Freybourger, M., J.B. Gaherty, T.H. Jordan, and the Kaapvaal Seismic Group, 2001.
Structure of the Kaapvaal craton from surface waves,
Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 2489-2492. PDF

C05:
James, D.E., M.J. Fouch, J.C. VanDecar, S. van der Lee, and the Kaapvaal Seismic Group, 2001.
Tectospheric structure beneath southern Africa,
Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 2485-2488. PDF

C06:
Zorin, Yu. A., V. V. Mordvinova, E. K. Turutanov, V. G. Belichenko, A. M. Mazukabzov, G. L. Kosarev, and S. S. Gao, 2002.
New geophysical data on thrust faults in the Baikal and Transbaikal regions and Central Mongolia,
Geotektonika, 3, 40-52.

C07:
Gao, S.S., K.H. Liu, P.M. Davis, P.D. Slack, Y.A. Zorin, V.V. Mordvinova, and V.M. Kozhevnikov, 2003.
Evidence for Small-Scale Mantle Convection in the Upper Mantle Beneath the Baikal Rift Zone,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, 2194 (10 pages), doi:10.1029/2002JB002039. PDF

C08:
Fouch, M.J., D.E. James, J.C. VanDecar, S. van der Lee, and the Kaapvaal Seismic Group (2004),
Mantle seismic structure beneath the Kaapvaal and Zimbabwe Cratons,
South African Journal of Geology, 107, 33-44. PDF

C09:
Zhao, D., J. Lei, T. Inoue, A. Yamada, and S.S. Gao, 2006.
Deep structure and origin of the Baikal rift zone,
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 243, 681-691. PDF

C10:
Abdelsalam, M.G., S.S. Gao, and J.-P. Liegeois, 2011.
Upper mantle structure of the Saharan Metacraton,
Journal of African Earth Sciences, 60, 328-336, doi:10.1029/2011GC003563. PDF

C11: Yu, Y.*, K.H. Liu, Z. Huang, D. Zhao, C.A. Reed*, M. Moidaki*, J. Lei, and S.S. Gao, 2017.
Mantle structure beneath the incipient Okavango Rift Zone in southern Africa,
Geosphere, 13, 102-111, doi: 10.1130/GES01331.1. PDF.

C12: Emishaw, L., D.A. Lao-Davila, M.G. Abdelsalam, E.A. Atekwana, and S.S. Gao, 2017.
Evolution of the Broadly Rifted Zone in southern Ethiopia through gravitational collapse of dynamic topography,
Tectonophysics, ??, 1-14, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.12.009. PDF

Group D: Papers on seismicity analyses:
Exploring spatial and temporal variations of earthquake occurrence

D01:
Gao, S.S., P.G. Silver, A.T. Linde, and I.S. Sacks, 2000.
Annual Modulation of Triggered Seismicity Following the 1992 Landers Earthquake in California,
Nature, 406, 500-504, doi: 10.1038/35020045. PDF

D02:
Gao, S.S., P.G. Silver, and A.T. Linde, 2000.
A Comprehensive Analysis of Deformation Data at Parkfield, California: Detection of a Long-term Strain Transient,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 105, 2955-2967, doi: 10.1029/1999JB900383. PDF

D03:
Cao, A.**, and S. S. Gao, 2002.
Temporal variation of seismic b-values beneath northeastern Japan island arc,
Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 1-3, doi: 10.1029/2001GL013775. PDF

D04:
Bridges, D.L.**, and S.S. Gao, 2006.
Spatial variation of seismic b-values beneath Makushin Volcano, Unalaska Island, Alaska,
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 245, 408-415, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2006.03.010. PDF

D05:
Atef, A.*, K.H. Liu, and S.S. Gao, 2009.
Apparent weekly and daily earthquake periodicities in the western United States,
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 99, 2273-2279, doi:10.1785/0120080217. PDF

Group E: Papers on local site effects:
Evaluating ground motion caused by earthquakes

E01:
Gao, S., H. Liu, P. M. Davis, and L. Knopoff, 1996.
Localized Amplification of Seismic Waves and Correlation with Damage due to the Northridge Earthquake,
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 86, S209-S230, PDF

E02:
Gao, S., Liu, H, P.M. Davis, L. Knopoff, and G. Fuis, 1996.
A 98-station Seismic Array to Record Aftershocks of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake,
USGS Open File Report, OF 96-690. PDF

E03:
Davis, P.M, J.L. Rubinstein, K.H. Liu, S.S. Gao, and L. Knopoff, 2000.
Northridge Earthquake Damage Caused by Geologic Focusing of Seismic Waves,
Science, 289, 1746-1750, doi: 10.1126/science.289.5485.1746. PDF

Group F: Papers on miscellaneous topics:
Geophysical methodology, instrumentation, and facility developments etc.

F01:
Gao, S., 1997.
A Bayesian approach for the calculation of seismic body-wave attenuation factors,
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 87, 961-970. PDF

F02:
Liu, K.H., and S.S. Gao, 2001.
Characterization of a continuous, very narrowband seismic signal near 2.08 Hz,
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 91, 1910-1916. PDF

F03:
Hui, R., J. Thomas, C. Allen, B. Fu, and S. Gao, 2003.
Low coherent, WDM reflectometry for accurate fiber length monitoring,
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 15, 96-98. PDF

F04:
Hubbard, M.S., S.S. Gao, K.H. Liu, K.E. Nicolaysen, and C.G. Oviatt, 2003.
Great Plains workshop held to prepare for USArray Deployment,
Eos, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 84, 314-320. PDF

F05:
Gao, S.S., and K.H. Liu, 2004.
Seafloor asymmetry in the Atlantic Ocean,
Journal of Ocean University of China, 3, 191-194. PDF

F06:
Gao, S.S., T.M. Niemi, R.A. Black, K.H. Liu, R.M. Joeckel, R.W. Busby, and J. Taber, 2008.
Rationale for a permanent seismic network in the Central Plains utilizing USArray,
(click here for electronic supplementary material).
Eos (Forum section), Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 89, 85. doi:10.1029/2008EO090009. PDF

F07:
Bridges, D.*, K. Mickus, S.S. Gao, M.G. Abdelsalam, and A. Alemu, 2012.
Magnetic stripes of a transitional continental rift in Afar,
Geology, 40, 203-206, doi:10.1130/G32697.1. PDF

F08:
Wang, B.Z.*, S.S. Gao, K.H. Liu, and E.S. Krebes, 2012.
High-accuracy practical spline-based 2D and 3D integral transformations in potential-field geophysics,
Geophysical Prospecting, 60, 1001-1016, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2478.2011.01026.x. PDF

F09:
Gao, S.S., K.H. Liu, C.A. Reed*, Y. Yu*, B. Massinque, H. Mdala, M. Moidaki, D. Mutamina, E.A. Atekwana, S. Ingate, and A. M. Reusch, 2013.
Seismic arrays to study African rift initiation,
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F10 (N091):
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Integrated geological, geophysical, and petrophysical data to construct full field geological model of Cambrian-Ordovician and Upper Cretaceous Reservoir formations, Central Western Sirte Basin, Libya.
Interpretation. https://library.seg.org/doi/10.1190/int-2017-0236.1



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