Publications [Yajing Liu]


  • Li, D., McGuire, J.J. , Liu, Y., and Hardebeck, J.L., (2018). Stress rotation across the Cascadia megathrust requires a weak subduction plate boundary at seismogenic depths. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 485, 55-64, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.01.002.

  • Li, G., Liu, Y., Regalla, C., and Morell, K., (2018). Seismicity relocation and fault structure near the Leech River Fault Zone, southern Vancouver Island. J. Geophys. Res.: Solid Earth, 123(4), 2841-2855, doi: 10.1002/2017JB015021.

  • Li, H., Wei, H., Li, D., Liu, Y., Kim, Y., and Zhou, S., (2018). Segmentation of slow slip events in south central Alaska possibly controlled by a subducted oceanic plateau. J. Geophys. Res.: Solid Earth, 123(1), 418-436, doi: 10.1002/2017JB014911.

  • Mark, H.F., Behn, M.D., Olive, J.-A., and Liu, Y., (2018). Controls on mid-ocean ridge normal fault seismicity across spreading rates from rate-and-state friction models. J. Geophys. Res.: Solid Earth, 123(8), 6719-6733, doi: 10.1029/2018JB015545.

  • Wei, M., Kaneko, Y., Shi, P., and Liu, Y., (2018). Numerical modeling of dynamically triggered shallow slow slip events in New Zealand by the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(10), 4764-4772, doi: 10.1029/2018GL077879 .

  • Yu, H., Liu, Y., Yang, H., and Ning, J., (2018). Modeling earthquake sequences along the Manila subduction zone: Effects of three-dimensional fault geometry. Tectonophysics, 733, 73-84, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2018.01.025.

  • Li, D. and Liu, Y., (2017). Modeling slow slip segmentation in Cascadia subduction zone constrained by tremor locations and gravity anomalies. J. Geophys. Res.: Solid Earth, 122(4), 3138-3157, doi: 10.1002/2016jb013778.

  • Yang, H., Liu, Y., Wei, M., Zhuang, J., and Zhou, S., (2017). Induced earthquakes in the development of unconventional energy resources. Science China Earth Sciences, 60(9), 1632-1644, doi: 10.1007/s11430-017-9063-0.

  • Zhang, L., He, C., Liu, Y., and Lin, J., (2017). Frictional properties of the South China Sea oceanic basalt and implications for strength of the Manila subduction seismogenic zone. Marine Geology, 394, 16-29, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2017.05.006.

  • Atkinson, G. M., Eaton, D.W., Ghofrani, H., Walker, D., Cheadle, B., Schultz, R., Shcherbakov, R., Tiampo, K., Gu, J., Harrington, R.M., Liu, Y., van der Baan, M., and Kao, H., (2016). Hydraulic fracturing and seismicity in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin. Seismological Research Letter, 87(3), 631-647, doi:10.1785/0220150263.

  • Clerc, F., Harrington, R.M., Liu, Y., and Gu, Y.J., (2016). Stress drop estimates and hypocenter relocations of induced seismicity near Crooked Lake, Alberta. Geophys. Res. Lett, 43(13), 6942–6951, doi: 10.1002/2016GL069800.

  • Deng, K., Liu, Y., and Harrington, R.M., (2016). Poroelastic stress triggering of the December 2013 Crooked Lake, Alberta, induced seismicity sequence. Geophys. Res. Lett., 43(16), 8482–8491, doi:10.1002/2016GL070421.

  • Li, D., and Liu, Y., (2016). Spatiotemporal evolution of slow slip events in a non-planar fault model for northern Cascadia subduction zone. J. Geophys. Res., 121(9), 6828–6845, doi:10.1002/2016JB012857.

  • Yu, H., Liu, Y., Harrington, R.M., and Lamontagne, M., (2016). Seismicity along St. Lawrence Paleorift Faults Overprinted by a Meteorite Impact Structure in Charlevoix, Québec, Eastern Canada. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106(6), doi:10.1785/0120160036.

  • Zhang, H., Eaton, D.W., Li, G., Liu, Y., and Harrington, R.M., (2016). Discriminating induced seismicity from natural earthquakes using moment tensors and source spectra. J. Geophys. Res., 121(2), 972–993, doi:10.1002/2015JB012603.

  • Jiang, G., Wen, Y., Liu, Y., Xu, X., Fang, L, Chen, G., Gong, M., and Xu, C., (2015). Joint analysis of the 2014 Kangding, southwest China, earthquake sequence with seismicity relocation and InSAR inversion. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 3273–3281, doi:10.1002/2015GL063750.

  • Jiang, G.,Xu, X., Chen, G., Liu, Y., Fukahata, Y., Wang, H., Yu, G., Tan, X., and Xu, C., (2015). Geodetic imaging of potential seismogenic asperities on the Xianshuihe Anninghe Zemuhe fault system, southwest China, with a new 3D viscoelastic interseismic coupling model. J. Geophys. Res., 120(3), 1855–1873, doi:10.1002/2014JB011492.

  • Wang, B., Harrington, R.M., Liu, Y., Yu, H., Carey, A., and van der Elst, N., (2015). Isolated cases of remote dynamic triggering in Canada detected using cataloged earthquakes combined with a matched-filter approach. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(13), 5187–5196, doi:10.1002/2015GL064377.

  • Wei, M., Liu, Y., Kaneko, Y., McGuire, J. J., and Bilham, R., (2015). Dynamic triggering of creep events in the Salton Trough, Southern California by regional M>=5.4 earthquakes constrained by geodetic observations and numerical simulations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 427, 1-10, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.044.

  • Yu, H., Zhao, L., Liu, Y., Ning, J., Chen, Q., and Lin, J., (2015). Stress adjustment revealed by seismicity and earthquake focal mechanisms in northeast China before and after the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake. Tectonophysics, 666, 23-32, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.10.009.

  • Liu, Y., (2014). Source scaling relations and along-strike segmentation of slow slip events in a 3-D subduction fault model. J. Geophys. Res., 119, 6512-6533, doi:10.1002/2014JB011144.

  • Liu, Y., (2013). Numerical simulations on megathrust rupture stabilized under strong dilatancy strengthening in slow slip region. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 21013, 311-316, doi:10.1002/grl.50298.

  • Wei, M., Kaneko, Y., Liu, Y., and McGuire, J.J., (2013). Episodic fault creep events in California controlled by shallow frictional heterogeneity. Nature Geoscience, 6, 566-570, doi:10.1038/ngeo1835.

  • Yang, H., Liu, Y., and Lin, J., (2013). Geometrical effects of a subducted seamount on stopping megathrust ruptures. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 2011-2016, doi:10.1002/grl.50509.

  • Liu, Y., McGuire, J.J., and Behn, M.D., (2012). Frictional behavior of oceanic transform faults and its influence on earthquake characteristics. J. Geophys. Res., 117, B04315, doi:10.1029/2011JB009025.

  • Yang, H., Liu, Y., and Lin, J., (2012). Effects of subducted seamounts on megathrust earthquakes and rupture propagation. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L24302, doi:10.1029/2012GL053892.

  • Wang, S., Y. Liu, and J. Ning, (2011). Relationship between the growth rate of forsterite phase transformation and its water content and the existing depth of metastable olivine (In Chinese with English abstract). Chinese J. of Geophys, 54(7), 1758-1766, doi:10.3969/j.issn.0001 5733.2011.07.009.

  • Liu, Y., A. M. Rubin , (2010). Role of fault gouge dilatancy on aseismic deformation transients. J. Geophys. Res., 115, B10414, doi:10.1029/2010JB007522.

  • Liu, Y., and J. R. Rice, (2009). Slow slip prediction based on gabbro friction data compared to GPS measurements in northern Cascadia. J. Geophys. Res., 114, B09407, doi:10.1029/2008JB006142.

  • Liu, Y., (2007). Physical basis of aseismic deformation transients in subduction zones. Ph.D. thesis, Harvard University, , 231 pp..

  • Liu, Y., and J. R. Rice, (2007). Spontaneous and triggered aseismic deformation transients in a subduction fault model. J. Geophys. Res., 112, B09404, doi:10.1029/2007JB004930.

  • Liu, Y., J. R. Rice, and K. M. Larson, (2007). Seismicity variations associated with aseismic transients in Guerrero, Mexico, 1995-2006. Earth and Planetary Science Letters,, 462, 493-504.

  • Liu, Y., and J. R. Rice, (2005). Aseismic slip transients emerge spontaneously in 3D rate and state modeling of subduction earthquake sequences. J. Geophys. Res., 110, B08307, doi:10.1029/2004JB003424.

  • Liu, Y., G. Ye, X. Mao and J. Ning, (2002). 2-D viscoelastic FEM simulation on stress state in the deep part of a subducted slab (In Chinese with English abstract). Acta Seismologica Sinica, 15(3), 301-308.

  • Mao, X., Y. Liu, G. Ye and J. Ning, (2002). 2-D elastic FEM simulation on stress state in the deep part of a subducted slab (In Chinese with English abstract). Acta Seismologica Sinica, 15(3), 294-300.