PUBLICATIONS


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  1. Yao, S.#, and H. Yang* (2021), Hypocentral dependent shallow slip distribution and rup- ture extents along a strike-slip fault, Earth Plant. Sci. Lett., in Major revision
  2. Song, J.#, and H. Yang* (2021), Seismic Site Response Inferred from Records at a Dense Linear Array across the Chenghai Fault Zone, Binchuan, Yunnan, J. Geophys. Res., in Major revision
  3. Zhang, J.#, F. Zhang, H. Yang*, Z. Sun, and J. Lin (2021), The effects of plateau subduc- tion on plate bending, stress, and intraplate seismicity, Terra Nova, in Major Revision
  4. Zhang, Y., Y. An, F. Long, G. Zhu#, M Qin, Y. Zhong, Q. Xu, and H. Yang (2021), Short-term Foreshock and Aftershock Patterns of the 2021 Ms 6.4 Yangbi Earthquake Sequence, Seismo. Res. Lett., in Major Revision
  5. Guo, L., J. Lin, H. Yang, and J. Tian (2021), Aftershocks of the 2012 Mw 8.6 Wharton Basin intraplate earthquake in the eastern Indian Ocean revealed by near-field ocean- bottom seismometers, Seismo. Res. Lett., in Major revision
  6. She, Y., H. Yao, H. Yang*, J. Wang, and J. Feng (2021), Constraining the depth extent of low velocity zone along the Chenghai Fault by dense array ambient noise interferometry and horizontal-to-vertical spectral ratio, Tectonophysics, in Major revision
  7. Zhang, F., J. Lin, Z. Zhou, H. Yang, and J. Morgan (2021), Broad deformation of oceanic transform zone by off-transform faulting and rifting, The Innovation, in revision
  8. Zhou, P#, W. L. Ellsworth, H. Yang*, Y. J. Tan, G. C. Beroza, M. Sheng, and R. Chu (2021), Machine Learning Facilitated Earthquake Detections near the Weiyuan Shale Gas Blocks, Sichuan, China, Earth Planet. Phys., in revision
  9. 2021

  10. Li, F., Z. Sun, W. Ding, H. Yang, X. Pang, H. Li, and J. Zheng (2021), Compression-induced anomalous subsidence in the extensional sedimentary basin: A numerical study from the Pearl River Mouth Basin, northern South China Sea margin, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2021GL094750
  11. Wong, Jeremy, W.C.#, J. Zi#, H. Yang*, and J. Su (2021), Spatial-temporal Evolution of Injection Induced Earthquakes in Weiyuan Area by Machine-Learning Phase Picker and Waveform Cross-correlation, Earth Planet. Phys., doi: 10.26464/epp2021055
  12. Yang, H.*, Y. Duan#, J. Song#, W. Yang, W. Wang, X. Tian, and B. Wang (2021), Illuminating high-resolution crustal fault zones and temporal changes using multi-scale dense arrays and airgun sources, Earthquake Res. Adv., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eqrea.2021.100001
  13. Jiang, X.#, S. Hu, and H. Yang*(2021), Depth extent and Vp/Vs of the Chenghai fault zone, Yunnan, China constrained from dense-array-based teleseismic receiver functions, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2021JB022190, .
  14. Zhu, G#, D. Wiens, H. Yang*, J. Lin, M. Xu, and Q. You (2021), Upper mantle hydration indicated by decreased shear velocity near the Southern Mariana Trench from Rayleigh wave tomography, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2021GL093309 , .
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  15. Chen, X.#, H. Yang*, and M. Jin (2021), Inferring slip-weakening distance from near-fault accelerogram of the 2014 Mw 6.2 Ludian earthquake, Seismo. Res. Lett.,doi:10.1785/0220210089 ,
  16. Liu, C.#, H. Yang*, B. Wang, and J. Yang (2021), Impacts of reservoir water level fluctu- ation on measuring seasonal seismic travel time changes in the Binchuan basin, Yunnan, China, Remote Sensing, 13, 2421, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13122421,
  17. Zhang, J.#, F. Zhang, J. Lin, and H. Yang (2021), Yield failure of the subducting plate at the Mariana Trench, Tectonophysics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2021.228944 ,
  18. Yang, H.* and S. Yao# (2021), Shallow destructive earthquakes, Earthquake Science, V.34, NO.1, doi:10.29382/eqs-2020-0072,
  19. Jiang, G.#, L. Liu, A. J. Barbour, R. Lu, and H. Yang (2021), Physics-based evaluation of the maximum magnitude of potential earthquakes induced by the Hutubi (China) underground gas storage, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2020JB021379,
  20. Guo, R#, H. Yang, Y. Zhu, Y. Zheng, J. Xu, L. Zhang, and C. An (2021), Narrow Rupture of the 2020 Mw 7.4 La Crucecita, Mexico, Earthquake, Seismo. Res. Lett., doi:10.1785/0220200328 ,
  21. Yun, N.#, H. Yang, and S. Zhou (2021), DynTriPy: A Python Package for Detecting Dynamic Earthquake Triggering Signals, Seismo. Res. Lett., doi:10.1785/0220200216 ,
  22. Chen, H.#, X. He, H. Yang*, and J. Zhang# (2021), Fault-Plane Determination of the January 4th, 2020 earthquake, offshore Pearl River Delta and its implication for seismic hazard assessment, Seismo. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1785/0220200232,
  23. 2020

  24. Jiang, X#, H. Yang*, W. Yang, and W. Wang (2020), Crustal structure in the Binchuan region of Yunnan using receiver function with a 2-D seismic dense array, Earthquake Science, Earthquake Science, vol.33, 264-272. doi: 10.29382/eqs-2020-0264-01,
  25. Li, F., Z. Sun, H. Yang, J. Lin, J. Stock, H. Xu, and L. Sun (2020), Continental interior and edge breakup at convergent margins induced by subduction direction reversal: A numerical modeling study applied to the South China Sea margin, Tectonics, doi:10.1029/2020TC006409 ,
  26. Sheng, M., R. Chu, S. Ni, Y. Wang, L. Jiang, and H. Yang (2020), Source parameters of three moderate-size earthquakes in Weiyuan, China, and their relations to shale gas hydraulic fracturing, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2020JB019932
  27. Yang, H.*, P. Zhou#, N. Fang, G. Zhu#, W. Xu, J. Su, F. Meng, and R. Chu (2020), A shallow shock: the deadly February 2019 ML 4.9 earthquake in the Weiyuan shale gas field in Sichuan, China, Seismo. Res. Lett., doi:10.1785/0220200202,
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  28. Wang, M., H. Yang, L. Fang, L. Han, D. Jia, D. Jiang, and B. Yan (2020), Shallow faults reactivated by hydraulic fracturing: The 2019 Weiyuan earthquake sequences in Sichuan, China, Seismo. Res. Lett., doi:10.1785/0220200174 ,
  29. Chen, X.#, and H. Yang* (2020), Effects of Seismogenic Width and Low-velocity Zones on Estimating Slip-weakening Distance from Near-fault Ground Deformation, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggaa385 ,
  30. Yang, H.*, Y. Duan#, J. Song#, X. Jiang#, X. Tian, W. Yang, W. Wang, and J. Yang (2020), Fine structure of the Chenghai fault zone, Yunnan, China constrained from teleseismic travel time and ambient noise tomography, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2020JB019565 ,
  31. Yao, S.#, and H. Yang* (2020), Rupture Dynamics of the 2012 Nicoya Mw7.6 Earthquake: Evidence for Low Strength on the Megathrust, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1029/2020GL087508 ,
  32. Zhu, G.#, H. Yang*, J. Lin, and Q. You (2020), Determining the orientation of ocean bottom seismometers on the seafloor and correcting for polarity flipping via polarization analysis and waveform modelling, Seismo. Res. Lett., p.1-12, doi: 10.1785/0220190239 ,
  33. Jiang, G., X. Qiao, X. Wang, R. Lu, L. Liu, H. Yang, Y. Su, L. Song, B. Wang, and T. F. Wong (2020), GPS observed horizontal ground extension at the Hutubi (China) underground gas storage facility and its application to geomechanical modeling for induced seismicity, Earth Plane. Sci. Lett., doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.115943 ,
  34. 2019

  35. Yun, N.#, S. Zhou, H. Yang*, H. Yue, and L. Zhao (2019), Automated detection of dynamic earthquake triggering by the high-frequency power integral ratio, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46, doi: 10.1029/2019GL083913 ,
  36. Guo, Y., J. Xu, C. Lin, X. Jin, H. Yao, H. Yang, H. Cai (2019), Experiments on exploration of shallow fine structures and the construction of the 1-D velocity model in the Pingtan Island, Fujian, Earthq. Res. China 33 (2), 265-257, DOI: 10.19743/j.cnki.0891-4176.201902013 ,
  37. Yang, H.*, S. Yao#, B. He#, A. Newman, and H. Weng# (2019), Deriving rupture scenarios from interseismic locking distributions along the subduction megathrust, J. Geophys. Res., 124, doi: 10.1029/2019JB017541 ,
  38. Zhou, P.#, H. Yang*, B. Wang, and J. Zhuang (2019), Seismological investigations of induced earthquakes near the Hutubi underground gas storage facility, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2019JB017360 ,
  39. Li, F., Z. Sun, X. Pang, J. Liao, H. Yang, H. Xie, H. Zhuo, and Z. Zhao (2019), Low-viscosity crustal layer controls the crustal architecture and thermal distribution at hyper-extended margins: Modeling insight and application to the northern South China Sea margin, G-Cubed, doi: 10.1029/2019GC008200 ,
  40. Zhu, G.#, H. Yang*, J. Lin, Z. Zhou, M. Xu, J. Sun, and K. Wan (2019), Along-strike variation in slab geometry at the southern Mariana subduction zone revealed by seismicity through ocean bottom seismic experiments, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggz272 ,
  41. Yang, H.*, S. Yao#, B. He#, and A. Newman (2019), Earthquake rupture dependence on hypocentral locations along the Nicoya Peninsula subduction megathrust, Earth Plane. Sci. Lett., doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.05.030 ,
  42. Wan, K., J. Lin, S. Xia, J. Sun, M. Xu, H. Yang, Z. Zhou, X. Zeng, J. Cao, and H. Xu (2019), Deep seismic structure across the southernmost Mariana Trench: Implications for arc rifting and plate hydration, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2018JB017080 , , Commentary by Bob Stern
  43. Li, W., Y. Chen, F. Liu, H. Yang, J. Liu, and B. Fu (2019), Chain‐style landslide hazardous process: Constraints from seismic signals analysis of the 2017 Xinmo landslide, SW China, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2018JB016433 ,
  44. 2018

  45. Zhang, J., Z. Sun, M. Xu, H. Yang, Y. Zhang, and F. Li (2018), Lithospheric 3-D flexural modelling of subducted oceanic plate with variable effective elastic thickness along Manila Trench, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggy393 ,
  46. Li, F., Z. Sun, and H. Yang* (2018), Possible spatial distribution of the Mesozoic volcanic arc in the present-day South China Sea continental margin and their tectonic implications, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2017JB014861 ,
  47. Weng, H.# and H. Yang* (2018), Constraining frictional properties on fault by dynamic rupture simulations and near- eld observations, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2017JB015414 ,
  48. Meng, X., H. Yang, and Z. Peng (2018), Foreshocks, b value Map and Aftershock Triggering for the 2011 Mw 5.7 Virginia Earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2017JB015136 ,
  49. He, L., X. Sun, H. Yang, S. Wang, Y. Shen, and X. Ye (2018), Upper crustal structure and earthquake mechanism in the Xinfengjiang water reservoir, Guangdong, China, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2017JB015404 ,
  50. Yu, H., Y. Liu, H. Yang, and J. Ning (2018), Modeling earthquake sequences along the Manila subduction zone: Effects of three dimensional fault geometry, Tectonophysics, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2018.01.025 ,
  51. Zhang, F.#, J. Lin, Z. Zhou, H. Yang, and W. Zhan (2018), Intra- and inter-trench variations in flexural bending of the Manila, Mariana and global trenches: implications on plate weakening in controlling trench dynamics, Geophys. J. Int., vol.212, p.1429-1449, doi:10.1093/gji/ggx488 ,
  52. 2017

  53. Yang, H.*, Y. Liu, M. Wei, J. Zhuang, and S. Zhou (2017), Induced earthquakes in the development of unconventional energy resources, Science China Earth Sciences, 60:1-13, doi:10.1007/s11430-017-9063-0 ,
  54. Weng, H.#, and H. Yang* (2017), Seismogenic width controls aspect ratios of earthquake ruptures, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2016GL072168 ,
  55. Zhu, G.#, X. Liang, X. Tian, H. Yang, C. Wu, Y. Duan, W. Li, and B. Zhou (2017), Analysis of the seismicity in central Tibet based on the SANDWICH network and its tectonic implications, Tectonophysics, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.02.020 ,
  56. Yin, J.#, H. Yao, H. Yang, W. Qin, J. Liu, and H. Zhang (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, 60:1-13, doi:10.1007/s11430-016-9006-0 ,
  57. 2016

  58. 栾奕#杨宏峰、王宝善 (2016),大容量气枪主动源波形资料处理(一):云南宾川,中国地震,32 (2),305-318.
  59. Weng, H.#, H. Yang*, Z. Zhang, and X. Chen (2016), Earthquake rupture extents and coseismic slips promoted by damaged fault zones, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/2015JB012713 ,
  60. Yin, J.#, H. Yang*, H. Yao, and H. Weng# (2016), Coseismic radiation and stress drop during the 2015 Mw8.3 Illapel, Chile megathrust earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol.43, doi:10.1002/2015GL06738,
  61. 2014-2015

  62. 杨宏峰*, Lin J, 尹九洵, 姚华建 (2015), 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, 60: 3549–3556, doi: 10.1360/N972015-01110 ,
  63. Weng, H.#, J. Huang, and H. Yang* (2015), Barrier-induced supershear ruptures on a slip-weakening fault, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1002/2015GL064281 ,
  64. Yang, H. (2015), Recent advances in imaging crustal fault zones: a review, Earthquake Science, doi:10.1007/s11589-015-0114-3 ,
  65. Yang, H.*, Z. Li, Z. Peng, Y. Ben-Zion, and F. Vernon (2014), Low-velocity zones along the San Jacinto Fault, Southern California, from body waves recorded in dense linear arrays, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2014JB011548 ,
  66. 2011-2013

  67. Yang, H.* and Z. Peng (2013), Lack of additional triggered tectonic tremor around the Simi Valley and the San Gabriel Mountain in Southern California, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 103(6),3372-3378, doi: 10.1785/0120130117 ,
  68. Yang, H.*, Y. Liu, and J. Lin (2013), Geometrical effects of a subducted seamount on stopping megathrust ruptures, Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 40, 1-6, doi:10.1002/grl.50509 ,
  69. Yang, H.*, Y. Liu, and J. Lin (2012), Effects of subducted seamounts on megathrust earthquake nucleation and rupture propagation, Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 39, L24302, doi:10.1029/2012GL053892 ,
  70. Yang, H.*, L. Zhu, and E. S. Cochran (2011), Seismic structures of the Calico fault zone inferred from local earthquake travel time modeling, Geophys. J. Int., 186(2), 760-770, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05055.x ,
  71. 2007-2010

  72. Yang, H.*, and L. Zhu (2010), Shallow low-velocity zone of the San Jacinto fault from local earthquake waveform modeling, Geophys. J. Int., 183(1), 421-432, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04744.x ,
  73. Yang, H.*, L. Zhu, and R. Chu (2009), Fault-Plane Determination of the 18 April 2008 Mt. Carmel, Illinois, Earthquake by Detecting and Relocating Aftershocks, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 99(6), 3413-3420, doi:10.1785/0120090038 ,
  74. Li, H., L. Zhu, and H. Yang (2007), High-resolution structures of the Landers fault zone inferred from aftershock waveform data, Geophys. J. Int., 171(3), 1295-1307, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03608.x ,
  75. W. Xiao, J. Ren, F. Qi, Z. Song, M. Zhu, H. Yang, H. Jin, B. Wang, T. Zhou (2007), Empirical study on clique-degree distribution of networks, Phys. Rev. E, 76(3), 037102 p1-4, doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.76.037102 ,
  76. Before 2007

  77. 杨宏峰,施行觉 (2004),轴向压力下砂岩波速的实验研究,地球物理学进展,19(2):481~ 485.
  78. 李生杰,施行觉,王宝善,叶林,孙道远,温丹,杨宏峰 (2002),地层衰减在地震记录上的特征分析,石油地球物理勘探,37(3):248~ 253.