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Xiaoning (David) Yang

Geophysicist


Research Interests

  • Source Moment-Tensor Inversion
  • Numerical Modeling
  • Attenuation Tomography

Contact

  • 505-667-7532 - Phone
  • 505-667-8487 - FAX

Professional Experience

  • Technical Staff Member, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 2000 - present
  • Post-Doc, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1997 - 2000
  • Analyst, Baijiatuan Seismological Observatory, China, 1982 - 1991

Education

  • Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, 1997
  • B.S., Yunnan University, China, 1982

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Publications

Yang, X., S. R. Taylor and H. J. Patton (2004). "The 20-s Rayleigh wave attenuation tomography for central and southeastern Asia," J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 109, B12304, doi:10.1029/2004JB003193.

Yang, X. (2002). "A numerical investigation of Lg geometrical spreading," Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., Vol. 92, 3067-3079.

Hedlin, M. A. H., B. W. Stump, D. C. Pearson and X. Yang (2002). "Identification of mining blasts at mid- to far-regional distances using low frequency seismic signals," Pure and Appl. Geophys., Vol. 159, 831-863.

Yang, X., B. W. Stump and D. C. Pearson (1999). "Moment-tensor inversion of single-hole, mining cast blasts," Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 139, 679-690.

Yang, X., B. W. Stump and J. D. Smith (1999). "Ground vibration from single-hole cast blasts," J. of Explosives Eng., Vol. 16, No. 2, 36-41.

Phillips, W. S., D. C. Pearson, X. Yang and B. W. Stump (1999). "Aftershocks of an explosively induced mine collapse at White Pine, Michigan," Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., Vol. 89, 1575-1590.

Yang, X., B. W. Stump and W. S. Phillips (1998). "Source mechanism of an explosively induced mine collapse," Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., Vol. 88, 843-854.

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