Publications

  • Wang, R., Y. J. Gu, R. Schultz, M. Zhang and A. Kim, Source characteristics and geological implications ofthe January 2016 induced earthquake swarm near Crooked Lake, Alberta. Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1093/gji/ggx204, 2017.
  • Liu, Q., Y. J. Gu and H. Yao, Probing the Earth's internal structure and earthquake source mechanisms -- the seminal contribution of Adam Dziewonski, Scentia Sinica Terrae, 47, 509-517 2017. [PDF]
  • Chen, Y., Y. J. Gu, and S. Hung, Finite-frequency P-wave tomography of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin: Implications for the lithospheric evolution in Western Laurentia, J. Geophys. Res., Tectonophysics, 698, 79-90, 2017. [PDF]
  • Dohkt, R., Y. J. Gu, and M. Sacchi, Singular Spectrum Analysis method and its application in mapping mantle seismic structure, Geophys. J. Int., 208, 1430-1442, 2017. [PDF]
  • Schultz, R., R. Wang, Y. J. Gu, C. Haug, and , A seismological overview of the induced earthquakes in the Duvernay play near Fox Creek, Alberta, J. Geophysic. Res., Solid Earth, 122, 492-505, doi:10.1002/2016JB013570, 2016. [PDF]
  • Dokht, R., Y. J. Gu, and M. Sacchi, Waveform inversions of SS precursors: An investigation of the northwestern Pacific subduction zones and intraplate volcanoes in China, Gondwana Research,40, 77-90, 2016. [PDF]
  • Clerc, F., R. M. Harrington, Y. Liu, and Y. J. Gu, Stress drop estimates and hypocenter relocations of indued seismicity near Crooked Lake, Alberta, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43 , doi:10.1002/2016GL069800, 2016. [PDF]
  • Atkinson, Gu et al., Hydraulic fraturing and seismicity in the western Canada Sedimentary Basin, Seism. Res. Lett., 87, doi:10.1785/0220150263, 2016. [PDF]
  • Bao, X., D. Eaton, and Y. J. Gu, Rayleigh-wave azimulthally anisotropic phase-velocity map beneath western Canada. J. Geophys. Res., 121, issue 3, 1821-1834, 2016. [PDF]
  • Wang, R., Y. J. Gu, R. Schultz, A. Kim, G. Atkinson, Souce analysis of a potentially hydraulic fracturing induced earthquake near Fox Creek, Alberta. Geophys. Res. Lett, 43, issue 2, 564-573,doi:10.1002/2015GL066917, 2016. [PDF]
  • Schultz, R., S. Mei, D. Pana, V. Stern, Y. J. Gu, A. Kim and D. Eaton, The Cardston earthquake swarm and hydraulic fracrurering of the Exshaw formation, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., 105, 2871-2884, doi:10.1785/0120150131, 2015. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., Y. Zhang, M. Sacchi, and Y. Chen, S. Contenti, Sharp mantle transition from cratons to Cordillera in southwestern Canada, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 5051-5069, doi:10.10002/2014JB011802, 2015. [PDF]
  • Chen, Y., Y. J. Gu, R. Dokht, and M. Sacchi, Crustal imprints of Proterozoic Orogenesis in western Laurentia, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 6993-7012, doi:10.10002/2014JB011802, 2015. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., Y. Zhang, M. Sacchi, and Y. Chen, S. Contenti, Sharp mantle transition from cratons to Cordillera in southwestern Canada, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 5051-5069, doi:10.10002/2014JB011802, 2015. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J. and L. Shen, Noise correlation tomography of Southwest Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, Geophys. J. Int., 202, 142-162, doi:10.1093/gji/ggv100, 2015. [PDF]
  • Schultz, R., V. Stern, Y. J. Gu, M. Novakovic, G. Atkinson, Y. J. Gu, Hydraulic fracturing and the Crooked Lake Sequences: Insights gleaned from regional seismic networks, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1002/2015GL063455, 2015. [PDF]
  • Schultz, R., V. Stern, Y. J. Gu, D. Eaton, Detection threshold and location resolution of the Alberta Geological Survey Earthquake Catalogue, S. Res. Lett., 86, doi:10.1785/0220140203, 2015. [PDF]
  • Schultz, R., V. Stern, Y. J. Gu, An investigation of seismicity clustered near the Cordel Field, west central Alberta, and its relation to a nearby disposal well, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 3410-3423, DOI:10.1002/2013JB010836, 2014. [PDF]
  • Schultz, R., Y. J. Gu, Multi-resolution imaging of mantle reflectivity structures using SS and P'P' precursors, Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1093/gji/ggt266, 2013. [PDF]
  • Contenti, S., Y. J. Gu, M. Sacchi, Upper mantle transition from cratons to terranes in western Canada, J. Geophys. Res., in revision, 2013.
  • Tran, T., Stiglitz, L., Y. J. Gu, L. Le, Propagation of Ultrasound Guided waves in a bone plate with and without overlying soft tissue, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, doi:10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.06.007, 2013. [PDF]
  • Schultz, R., Y. J. Gu, Flexible, inversion-based Matlab implementation of the Radon transform, Compu. Geosci., 52, 437-442, 2013. [PDF]
  • Rodriguez, I. V., M. Sacchi, Y. J. Gu, Compressed domain inversion of the seismic source parameters, Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05659.x, 2012. PDF
  • Gu, Y., A. Okeler, R. Schultz, Tracking Slabs in Western Pacific Subduction Zones, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 331-332, 269-280, 2012. [PDF]
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  • Liu, Q., Y. J. Gu, Seismic imaging: from classical to adjoint tomography, Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.07.006, 2012. [PDF]
  • Contenti, S., Y. J. Gu, A. Okeler, M. Sacchi, Shear wave reflectivity imaging of Nazca-South America subduction zone: stagnant slab in the mantle transition zone? Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L02310, doi:10.1029/2011GL050064, 2012. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., L. Shen, Microseismic noise from large ice-covered lakes, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., 102, doi:10.1785/0120100010, 2012. [PDF]
  • Rodriguez, I. V., M. Sacchi, Y. J. Gu, Simultaneous recovery of origin time, hypocenter location, and seismic moment tensor using sparese representation theory, Geophys. J. Int., 188, 1188-1202, 2012. PDF
  • Gu, Y. J., A. Okeler, L. Shen, and S. Contenti, The Canadian Rockies and Alberta Network (CRANE): New constraints on the Rockies and Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, Seism. Res. Lett.,82, 575-588, 2011. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., A. Okeler, L. Shen, and S. Contenti, The Canadian Rockies and Alberta Network (CRANE): New constraints on the Rockies and Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, Seism. Res. Lett.,82, 575-588, 2011. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., A. Okeler, L. Shen, and S. Contenti, The Canadian Rockies and Alberta Network (CRANE): New constraints on the Rockies and Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, Seism. Res. Lett.,82, 575-588, 2011. [PDF]
  • Rodriguez, I. V., Y. J. Gu, and M. Sacchi, Resolution of seismic-moment tensor inversions from a single array of receivers, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 101, 2634-2642, doi:10.1785/0120110016, 2011. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J. (Eds.), Arrays and array methods in global seismology, 273 pages, Springer, Netherland, 2010. [Google Books]
  • Le, L., Y. J. Gu, Y. Li, and C. Chan, Probing long bones with ultrasonic body waves, Appl. Phys. Lett., 96, 114102, 2010.
  • Rodriguez, I.V., M. Sacchi, and Y. J. Gu, Continuous hypocenter and source mechanism inversion via a Green's function based matching pursuit algorithm, The Leading Edge, 29, 334-347, doi:10.1190/1.3353731, 2010. [PDF] .
  • Gu, Y. J., A. Okeler, S. Contenti, K. Kocon, L. Shen, and K. Brzak, Broadband seismic array deployment and data analysis in Alberta, CSEG Recorder, September, 33-40, 2009. [PDF] .
  • Gu, Y. J., M. J. Rycroft, PDF Arrays and array methods in global seismology, Eds., Surv. Geophys., 30, 404, 269-523, 2009. Click here to access the volume.
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  • Okeler, A., Y. J. Gu, A. Lerner-Lam, and M. Steckler, Seismic structure of the southern Apennines as revealed by waveform modelling of regional surface waves, Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04229.x, 2009. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., Y. An, M. Sacchi, R. Schultz, J. Ritsema, Mantle reflectivity structure beneath oceanic hotspots, Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04042.x, 2009. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J. and M. Sacchi, Radon transform methods and their applications in mapping mantle reflectivity structure, Surv. Geophys., doi:10.1007/s10712.009-9076-0, 2009. [PDF]
  • Brzak, K., Y. J. Gu, A. Okeler, M. Steckler, and A. Lerner-Lam, Migratino imaging and forward modeling of microseismic noise sources near southern Italy, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., 10 , Q01012, doi:10.1029/2008GC002234, 2009. [PDF]
  • Gu. Y., C. Dublanko, A. Lerner-Lam, K. Brzak, M. steckler, Probing the sources of ambient seismic noise beneath Southern Italy, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34 , L22315, doi:10.1029/2007GL031967, 2007. [PDF]
  • An Y., Y. J. Gu, and M. Sacchi, Imaging mantle discontinuities using least-squares Radon transform. J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi:10.1029/2007JB005009, 2007. [PDF]
  • Escalante, C., Y. J. Gu, and M. Sacchi, Simultaneous iterative time-domain deconvolution to teleseismic receiver functions, Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1111/j.1365-246x.2007.03511.x , 2007. [PDF]
  • Y. J. Gu, and Y. An, Searching for mantle plumes using high-resolution Radon transforms, published at www.mantleplumes.org, 2007. [Link Here]
  • Y. J. Gu, Discussion of Seismic observations of transition zone discontinuities beneath hotspot locations by Deuss , [PDF], GSA Special Issue: Plates, Plumes, and Planetary processes, , ED. G. R. Foulger and D. M. Jurdy, in press , 2007.
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  • Y. J. Gu, Special Issue on 2004 Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake and Tsunami, Preface, [PDF] , Eds. by Y. J. Gu, Surveys in Geophysics, 27 , November, ISSN 0169-3298, 2006.
    Link to Special Issue: [HERE]
  • Gu, Y. J., Probing the history of the Mathematician Paleoplate using surface waves, [PDF] Tectonophysics , 424 , 41-51, 2006.
  • Yang, X., Y. J. Gu, P. Shen, X. Liu, and Z. Zheng, A study of the adaptive method for decoupling overlapped seismic records, Pure and Appl. Geophys,, 163 , 8, 1515-1536, 2006. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., S. Webb, A. Lerner-Lam, and J. B. Gaherty, Upper mantle structure beneath the eastern Pacific Ocean riges, J. Geophys. Res. , 110, B06305, doi:10.1029/2004JB003381 , 2005. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., A. Lerner-Lam, A.. M. Dziewonski, and G. Ekström, Seismic evidence for deep anisotropy beneath the East Pacific Rise, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. , 232, 3-4, 259-272, , 2005. [PDF] [HTML]
  • Gu, Y. J., A.. M. Dziewonski, and G. Ekström, Simultaneous inversion for mantle shear velocity and topography of transition zone discontinuities, Geophys. J. Intl. , 154, 559-583, 2003. [PDF] [Plate 2 and 3 PDF files]
  • Antolik, M., Y. J. Gu, Adam M. Dziewonski, and G. Ekström, a new joint model of compressional and shear velocity in the mantle, Geophys. J. Intl. ,153 , 443-466, 2003. [PDF]
  • Li, X., R. Kind, X. Yuan, S. V. Sobolev, W. Hanka, D.S. Ramesh, Y. J. Gu, and A. M. Dziewonski, Seismic detection of narrow strong oceanic plumes and relation to mantle transition zone temperature, Geophys. Res. Lett. , 28 , 4655-4658, 2003. [HTML] [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., and A. M. Dziewonski, Global variability of transition zone thickness, J. Geophys. Res., 107(B7), 2135 , doi:10.1029/2001JB000489, 2002. [HTML] [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., A.. M. Dziewonski, and G. Ekström, Preferential detection of the Lehmann discontinuity beneath continents, Geophys. Res. Lett. , vol. 28, no. 24 , 4655-4658, 2001. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., and A.. M. Dziewonski, Variables in thickness of the upper mantle transition zone, 2nd OHP/ION Joint Sym. Contribution , edited by B. Romanowicz, K. Suyehiro, and H. Kawakatsu, pp175-180 , 2001. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., A.. M. Dziewonski, W.-J. Su, and G. Ekström, Models of the mantle shear velocity and discontinuities in the pattern of lateral heterogeneities, J. Geophys. Res. , 106 , 11169-11199, 2001. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., Upper mantle transition zone: structure and topography of discontinuities , Thesis , 227pp, Harvard University, 2001.
  • Antolik, M., G. Ekström , A. M. Dziewonski, Y. J. Gu, J. Pan, and L. Boschi, A new joint P and S velocity model of the mantle parameterized in cubic B-splines , 22nd Ann. DoD/DoE Seism. Res. Sym. Proc., 2, 15-23, 2000. [PDF]
  • Gu, Y. J., A. M. Dziewonski, and C. B. Agee, Global de-correlation of the topography of transition zone discontinuities , Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 157, 57-67, 1998. [PDF]

    Extended Abstracts


  • Ridriguez, I. V., M. D. Sacchi, Y. J. Gu, Toward a near real-time system for event hypocenter and source mechanism recovery via compressive sensing. SEG, Expanded Abstract, 29, no 1, 2140-2145, 2010.
  • Kind, R., X. Li, X. Yuan, S. Sobolev, W. Hanka, D. S. Ramesh, Y. Gu, and A. M. Dziewonski, Seismic detection of narrow oceanic plumes and relation to mantle transition zone temperature, Superplume, 139-142, 2002.
  • Gu, Y. J., A. M. Dziewonski, and G. Ekstrom, Joint modeling of mantle shear velocity and boundary topography, Superplume Workshop, Tokyo, Japan, 124-128, 2002 Phys. Earth Planet. Int. , in preparation , 2004.
  • Gu, Y. J., Y. Li, A. Lerner-Lam, Modeling of the Effective Temperatures in the Upper Mantle Transition Zone, J. Geophys. Res , in preparation , 2004.
  • Gu, Y. J., A.. M. Dziewonski, and G. Ekström, Radial anisotropy of the upper mantle from waveform and travel time inversions, J. Geophys. Res. , in preparation , 2004.
  • Agee, C. B., Y. J. Gu, and A. M. Dziewonski, Topography of transition zone
  • Agee, C. B., Y. J. Gu, and A. M. Dziewonski, Topography of transition zone discontinuities: a measure of "olivine" content and evidence for deep cratonic roots, LPI Contribution , 921 , 1-2, 1997. discontinuities: a measure of "olivine" content and evidence for deep cratonic roots, LPI Contribution , 921 , 1-2, 1997.
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