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Wayne Thatcher Bibliography

(Taken from Thatcher's reference list, where online and downloadable versions of select papers are available.)

  1. Wicks, C.W., Thatcher, W., Dzurisin, D., and Svarc, J., 2006, Uplift, thermal unrest, and magma intrusion at Yellowstone Caldera, observed with InSAR, Nature, v. 440, no. 7080, p. 72-75, doi:10.1038/nature04507.
    Paper


  2. M. Nyst, T.Nishimura, F. F. Pollitz, and W. Thatcher, The 1923 Kanto Earthquake Re-evaluated Using a Newly Augmented Geodetic Data Set, Submitted to JGR, Jan 13 (2005).


  3. W. C. Hammond and W. Thatcher, Contemporary tectonic deformation of the Basin and Range province, western United States: 10 years of observation with the Global Positioning System, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, B08403, doi:10.1029/2003JB002746, 2004


  4. W. Thatcher, GPS constraints on the kinematics of continental deformation, Int. Geol. Rev., v. 45, pp. 191-212, 2003.


  5. M. Nyst, W. Thatcher, New constraints on the active tectonic deformation of the Aegean, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 109, No. B11, B11406, doi:10.1029/2003JB002830, 2003.


  6. P. C. England, E. R. Engdahl and W. Thatcher, Systematic variations in the depths of slabs beneath arc volcanoes, Geophys. J. Int., submitted, 2003.


  7. T. Nishimura and W. Thatcher, Rheology of the Lithosphere inferred from postseismic uplift following the 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., vol. 108, no. B8, 2389, doi:10.1029/2002JB002191, 2003.


  8. J. N. Brune and W. Thatcher, Strength and energetics of active fault zones, International Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology, Academic Press, v. 81A, pp. 569-588, 2003.


  9. Z. Lu, C. Wicks, D. Dzurisin, Daniel, J. Power, W. Thatcher, and T. Masterlark, Interferometric synthetic aperture radar studies of Alaska volcanoes, Earth Observation Magazine, v. 12 (3), pp. 8-18, 2003.


  10. Lu, Z., Masterlark, T., Power, J.A., Wicks, C., Jr., Dzurisin, D., Thatcher, W., 2002, Subsidence at Kiska volcano, western Aleutians, detected by satellite radar interferometry, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 29, no. 18, 1855, doi: 10.1029/2002GL014948.
    Paper


  11. Z. Lu, C. Wicks, D. Dzurisin, J. Power S. C. Moran and W. Thatcher, Magmatic inflation at a dormant stratovolcano: 1996-1998 activity at Mt. Peulik volcano, Alaska, revealed by Satellite Radar Interferometry, J. Geophys. Res., v. 107 (B7), 10.1029/2001JB000471, 2002


  12. C. Wicks, D. Dzurisin, S. Ingebritsen, W. Thatcher, Z. Lu, and J. Iverson, Magmatic activity beneath the quiescent Three Sisters volcanic center, central Oregon Cascade Range, USA, Geophys. Res. Lett., v. 29 (7), 10.1029/2001GL014205, 2002.


  13. W. Thatcher, Pop-up disaster, News and Views, Nature, 410, 757-758, 2001


  14. F. F. Pollitz, C. Wicks, W. Thatcher, Mantle Flow Beneath a Continental Strike-Slip Fault: Postseismic Deformation After the 1999 Hector Mine Earthquake, Science, 293, pp. 1814-1818, 2001.


  15. G. W. Bawden, W. Thatcher, R. S. Stein, K. W. Hudnut and G. Peltzer, Tectonic contraction across Los Angeles after removal of groundwater pumping effects, Nature, 412, pp. 812-815, 2001.


  16. W. Thatcher, Silent slip on the Cascadia Subduction Interface, Science, 292, pp. 1495-1496, 2001.


  17. C. Wicks, W. Thatcher, F. Monastero, and M. Hasting, Steady-State Deformation of the Coso Range, East-Central California, Inferred from Satellite Radar Interferometry, J. Geophys. Res., 106, pp. 13769 - 13780, 2001.


  18. Z. Lu, C. Wicks, D. Dzurisin, W. Thatcher, J. Freymueller, S. McNutt and D. Mann, Aseismic Inflation of Westdahl Volcano, Alaska, Revealed by Satellite Radar Interferometry, J. Geophys. Res., 27, pp. 1567-1570, 2000.


  19. W. Thatcher, G. R. Foulger, B. R. Julian, J. Svarc, E. Quilty and G. W. Bawden, Present Day Deformation Across the Basin and Range Province,Western United States, Science, 282, pp. 1,714-1,718, 1999.


  20. T. Sagiya and W. Thatcher, Coseismic slip resolution along a plate boundary megathrust: the Nankai Trough, southwest Japan, J. Geohys. Res., 104, pp. 1999.


  21. D. Dzurisin, C. Wicks and W. Thatcher, Renewed Uplift at the Yellowstone Caldera Measured by Leveling Surveys and Satellite Radar Interferometry, Bulletin of Volcanology, 61, pp. 349-355, 1999.


  22. C. Wicks, W. Thatcher and D. Dzurisin, Migration of Fluids Beneath Yellowstone Caldera Inferred from Satellite Radar Interferometry, Science, 282, pp. 458-462, 1998.


  23. W. Thatcher and P. England, Ductile shearing beneath strike-slip faults : implications for the thermomechanics of the San Andreas fault, J. Geohys. Res., 103, pp. 1998.


  24. N. E. King and W. R. Thatcher, The coseismic slip distribution of the 1940 and 1979 Imperial Valley, California, earthquakes and their implications, J. Geophys. Res., B, Solid Earth and Planets, 103, pp. 18,069-18,086, 1998.


  25. W. Thatcher and D. Massonnet, Crustal deformation at Long Valley Caldera, eastern California, 1992-1996 inferrred from satellite radar interferometry, Geophys. Res. Lets., 24, pp. 2519-2522, 1997.


  26. W. Thatcher, G. Marshall and M. Lisowski, Resolution of fault slip along the 470-km-long rupture of the great 1906 San Francisco earthquake and its implications, J. Geophys. Res., 102, pp. 5,353-5,367, 1997.


  27. D. Massonnet, W. Thatcher and H. Vadon, Detection of fault zone collapse using satellite radar interferometry, Nature, 382, pp. 612-616, 1996.


  28. D. Massonnet, W. Thatcher and H. Vadon, Detection of postseismic fault-zone collapse follwing the Landers earthquake, Nature, 382, pp. 612-616, 1996.


  29. W. Thatcher, Continum versus microplate models of active continental deformation, J. Geohys. Res., 100, pp. 3885-3894, 1995.


  30. W. Thatcher and D. P. Hill, A simple model for the fault-generated morphology of slow-spreading mid-ocean ridges, J. Geohys. Res., 100, pp. 561-570, 1995.


  31. J. Sauber, W. Thatcher, S. C. Solomon and M. Lisowski, Geodetic slip rate for the eastern California shear zone and the recurrence time of Mojave desert earthquakes, Nature, 367, pp. 264-266, 1994.


  32. W. Thatcher, The earthquake cycle and its role in the long-term deformation of the continental lithosphere, Annales di Geofisica, 36, pp. 13-24, 1993.


  33. J. C. Savage and W. Thatcher, Interseismic deformation at the Nankai Trough, Japan, subduction zone, J. Geohys. Res., 97, pp. 11,117-11,135, 1992.


  34. D. P. Hill and W. Thatcher, An energy constraint for frictional slip on misoriented faults, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., 82, pp. 883-897, 1992.


  35. W. Thatcher and D. P. Hill, Fault orientations in extensional and conjugate strike-slip environments and their implications, Geology, 19, pp. 1116-1120, 1991.


  36. G. A. Marshall, R. S. Stein and W. Thatcher, Faulting Geometry and slip from coseismic elevation changes: The 18 October 1989, Loma Prieta, California, earthquake, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 81, pp. 1660-1693, 1991.


  37. W. Thatcher, Order and diversity in the modes of circum-Pacific earthquake recurrence, J. Geohys. Res., 95, pp. 2609-2623, 1990.


  38. W. Thatcher, Earthquake recurrence and risk assessment in circum-Pacific seismic gaps, Nature, 341, pp. 432-434, 1989.


  39. R. S. Stein, C. T. Whalen, S. R. Holdahl, W. E. Strange and W. Thatcher, Reply to ``Comment on `Saugus--Palmdale, California, field test for refraction error in historical leveling surveys' by R.S. Stein, C.T. Whalen, S.R. Holdahl, W. Strange, and W. Thatcher'' and ``Comment on ``Further analysis on the 1981 southern California field test for leveling refraction,'' by M.R. Craymer and P. Vanicek, J. Geohys. Res., 94, pp. 7673-7677, 1989.


  40. W. Thatcher and M. Lisowski, Long-term seismic potential of the San Andreas fault southeast of San Francisco, California, J. Geohys. Res., 92, pp. 4771-4784, 1987.


  41. R. S. Stein, C. T. Whalen, S. R. Holdahl, W. E. Strange and W. Thatcher, Reply to Reiliger, J. Geohys. Res., 92, pp. 10,715-10,717, 1987.


  42. R. S. Stein, C. T. Whalen, S. R. Holdahl, W. E. Strange and W. Thatcher, Saugus-Palmdale, California, Field Test for Refraction Error in Historical Leveling Surveys, J. Geophys. Res., 91, pp. 9031 - 9044, 1986.


  43. J. Sauber, W. Thatcher and S. C. Solomon, Geodetic measurement of deformation in the central Mojave Desert, California, J. Geophys. Res., 91, pp. 12,683-12,693, 1986.


  44. W. Thatcher and J. B. Rundle, A viscoelastic coupling model for the cyclic deformation due to periodically repeated earthquakes at subduction zones, J. Geohys. Res., 89, pp. 1984.


  45. W. Thatcher, The earthquake deformation cycle, recurrence, and the time-predictable model, J. Geohys. Res., 89, pp. 5674-5680, 1984.


  46. W. Thatcher, Deformation of the Mitaka rhombus: strain buildup following the 1923 Kanto earthquake, central Honshu, Japan, J. Geohys. Res., 89, pp. 3102-3106, 1984.


  47. W. Thatcher, The earthquake deformation cycle on the Nankai Trough, southwest Japan, J. Geohys. Res., 89, pp. 3087-3101, 1984.


  48. W. Thatcher, Nonlinear strain buildup and the earthquake cycle on the San Andreas fault, J. Geohys. Res., 88, pp. 5893-5902, 1983.


  49. R. C. Jachens, W. Thatcher, C. W. Roberts and R. Stein, Correlation of changes in gravity, elevation, and strain in southern California, Science, 219, pp. 1215-1217, 1983.


  50. W. Thatcher, Seismic triggering and earthquake prediction, Nature, 299, pp. 12-13, 1982.


  51. W. Thatcher and J. C. Savage, Triggering of large earthquakes by magma-chamber inflation, Izu Peninsula, Japan, Geology, 10, pp. 637-640, 1982.


  52. W. Thatcher and T. Matsuda, Quaternary and geodetically measured crustal deformation in the Tokai district, central Honshu, Japan, J. Geohys. Res., 86, pp. 9237-9247, 1981.


  53. R. S. Stein and W. Thatcher, Seismic and aseismic deformation associated with the 1952 Kern County, California, earthquake and the relationship to the Quaternary history of the White Wolf fault, J. Geophys. Res., 86, pp. 4913-4928, 1981.


  54. M. Lisowski and W. Thatcher, Geodetic determination of horizontal deformation associated with the Guatemala earthquake of 4 February 1976, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 71, pp. 845-856, 1981.


  55. W. Thatcher, T. Matsuda, T. Kato and J. B. Rundle, Lithospheric loading by the 1896 Riku-u earthquake, northern Japan: Implications for plate flexure and asthenospheric rheology, J. Geohys. Res., 85, pp. 6429-6435, 1980.


  56. W. S. Dunbar, D. M. Boore and W. Thatcher, Pre-, co-, and postseismic strain changes associated with the 1952 ML=7.2 Kern County, California, earthquake, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 70, pp. 1893-1905, 1980.


  57. W. Thatcher, Systematic inversion of geodetic data in central California, J. Geohys. Res., 84, pp. 2283-2295, 1979.


  58. W. Thatcher, Crustal movements and earthquake-related deformation [Monograph] U. S. National Committee report, 17th General Assembly, IUGG, Reviews of Geophysics and Space Physics, 17, pp. 1403-1411, 1979.


  59. W. Thatcher and J. B. Rundle, A model for the earthquake cycle in underthrust zones, J. Geophys. Res., 84, pp. 5540-5556, 1979.


  60. W. Thatcher, Horizontal crustal deformation from historic geodetic measurements in southern California, J. Geophys. Res., 84, pp. 2351-2370, 1979.


  61. J. B. Rundle and W. Thatcher, A model for the earthquake cycle at underthrust zones, J. Geohys. Res., 84, pp. 5540-5556, 1979.


  62. W. Thatcher, Reply to comments by J.C.~Savage on `Strain accumulation and release mechanism of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake', J. Geohys. Res., 83, pp. 5490-5492, 1978.


  63. J. C. Savage and W. Thatcher, Strain accumulation and release mechanism of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake; discussion and reply [modified], J. Geophys. Res., A, Space Physics, 83, pp. 5487-5492, 1978.


  64. W. Thatcher, How did the 1906 San Francisco earthquake occur?, Earthquake Information Bulletin, 8, pp. 8-13, 1976.


  65. W. Thatcher, Episodic strain accumulation in southern California, Science, 194, pp. 691-695, 1976.


  66. W. Thatcher, Strain accumulation on the northern San Andreas fault zone since 1906, J. Geohys. Res., 80, pp. 4862-4872, 1975.


  67. W. Thatcher, J. A. Hileman and T. C. Hanks, Seismic slip distribution along the San Jacinto fault zone, southern California, and its implications, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 86, pp. 1140-1146, 1975.


  68. W. Thatcher, Strain accumulation on the northern San Andreas Fault zone since 1906, J. Geophys. Res., 80, pp. 4873-4880, 1975.


  69. W. Thatcher, Strain accumulation and release mechanism of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., 80, pp. 4862-4872, 1975.


  70. T. C. Hanks, J. A. Hileman and W. Thatcher, Seismic moments of the larger earthquakes of the southern California region, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 86, pp. 1131-1139, 1975.


  71. W. Thatcher, Strain release mechanism of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, Science, 184, pp. 1283-1285, 1974.


  72. W. Thatcher, Strain release mechanism of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, Science, 184, pp. 1283-1285, 1974.


  73. W. Thatcher and J. N. Brune, Surface waves and crustal structure in the Gulf of California region, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., 63, pp. 1689-1698, 1973.


  74. W. Thatcher and T. C. Hanks, Source parameters of southern California earthquakes, J. Geohys. Res., 78, pp. 8547-8576, 1973.


  75. W. Thatcher and R. M. Hamilton, Aftershocks and source characteristics of the 1969 Coyote Mountain earthquake, San Jacinto fault zone, California, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., 63, pp. 647-661, 1973.


  76. W. Thatcher, A note on discrepancies between local magnitude (ML) and microearthquake magnitude scales, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., 63, pp. 315-319, 1973.


  77. W. Thatcher and T. C. Hanks, Relation between earthquake magnitude and source parameters, Earthquake Notes, 44, pp. 63, 1973.


  78. W. Thatcher, Regional variations of seismic source parameters in the northern Baja California area, J. Geohys. Res., 77, pp. 1549-1565, 1972.


  79. T. C. Hanks and W. Thatcher, A graphical representation of seismic source parameters, J. Geohys. Res., 77, pp. 4393-4405, 1972.


  80. W. Thatcher and J. N. Brune, Seismic study of an oceanic ridge earthquake swarm in the Gulf of California, Geophys. Journ. of the Royale Astronomical Society, 22, pp. 473-489, 1971.


  81. C. R. Allen, Engen, T. C. Hanks, J. M. Nordquist and W. Thatcher, Mainshock and larger aftershocks of the San Fernando earthquake, February 9 through March 1, 1971, U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 733, pp. 17-20, 1971.


  82. C. Lomnitz, F. Mooser, C. R. Allen, J. N. Brune and W. Thatcher, Seismicity and tectonics of the northern Gulf of California region, Mexico: preliminary results, Geofsica Internationale, 10, pp. 37-48, 1970.


  83. W. Thatcher and J. N. Brune, Higher mode interference and observed anomalous apparent Love wave phase velocities, J. Geohys. Res., 74, pp. 6603-6611, 1969.




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