Lingling Ye

Seismological Laboratory
University of California, Santa Cruz
Post Doctoral Scholar

Expertise: earthquake seismology
About Me Publications
2011 – 2015:

PhD, University of California Santa Cruz
Thesis Title: Rupture Characteristics of Large Earthquakes

2008 – 2011: Master, Institute of Geology & Geophysics, Chinese Academy Sciences
Thesis Title: Velocity Structure near the 660-km Discontinuity beneath Northeast China through Modeling P and SH Triplication Waveforms

2004 – 2008: Bachelor, University of Science and Technology of China
Thesis Title: Study on the triplication of the 660-km discontinuity

Professional Service:
Reviewer for: GRL, EPSL, PEPI, SRL and NSF.
Membership of: Amer. Geophys. Union Seism. Soc. Amer., Soc. Exp. Geophys.
Organizer for: department weekly Whole-Earth seminar (2015)

2014 Director's Postdoctoral fellowship at seismo lab, Caltech
Miller Institute Postdoctoral Scholar Award (declined for the Director's postdoc)
Chancellor's Dissertation-Year Fellowhsip, UCSC
2014 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding self-financed Student Abroad
2013 Aaron C. Waters Award for the most outstanding proposal for Ph.D research (Qualifying examination), UCSC
2012 EPS Spring Fellowship Award on Research Performance, UCSC
Regents' Fellowship, UCSC
2010 Student Travel Grant, AGU fall meeting
2010 Outstanding Student Scholarship, IGGCAS
2008 Outstanding Graduate Scholarship, USTC
2004-2008 Outstanding Student Scholarship, USTC (academic performance).


Ye, L., T. Lay, Z. Zhan, H. Kanamori, and J. Hao (2015),"The isolated 678-km deep earthquake 30 May 2015 Mw 7.9 Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands",Earth Planet. Sci. Lett..[PDF][SUPP]

Ye, L., T. Lay, H. Kanamori, and K. Koper (2015),"Rapidly estimated seismic source parameters for the 16 September 2015 Illapel, Chile Mw 8.3 earthquake", Pure and Applied Geophysics, doi:10.​1007/​s00024-015-1202-y. [PDF]

Ye, L., T. Lay, H. Kanamori, J. Freymueller, and L. Rivera (2015), "Joint inversion of high-rate GPS and teleseismic observations for rupture process of the 23 June 2014 (Mw 7.9) Rat Islands archipelago, Alaska, intermediate-depth earthquake", Natural Hazards and Plate Boundaries (invited), AGU Book, in press.

He X., S. Ni, L. Ye, T. Lay, Q. Liu and K. Koper (2015), "Rapid Seismological Quantification of Source Parameters of the 25 April 2015 Nepal earthquake", Gorkha focus section, Seism. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1785/0220150131.

Meng, Q., H. David, L. Ye, T. Lay, D. A. Wiens, M. Jia, and P. R. Cummin (2015), "The 3 May 2006 (Mw 8.0) and 19 March 2009 (Mw 7.6) Tonga Earthquakes: Intraslab Compressional Faulting Below the Megathrust", J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/2015JB012242.

Ye, L., T. Lay and H. Kanamori (2014), "The 23 June 2014 Mw 7.9 Rat Islands archipelago, Alaska, intermediate depth earthquake", Geophys.Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL061153.[PDF][SUPP]

Bai Y., K. F. Cheung, Y. Yamazaki, T. Lay, and L. Ye (2014), "Tsunami surges around the Hawaiian Islands from the 1 April 2014 North Chile Mw 8.1 earthquake", Geophys.Res. Lett., doi: 10.1002/2014GL061686.

Ye, L., T. Lay, K. D. Koper, R. Smalley, Jr., L. Rivera, M. G. Bevis, A. F. Zakrajsek, and F. N. Teferl (2014), "Complementary slip distributions of the August 4, 2003 Mw 7.6 and November 17, 2013 Mw 7.8 South Scotia Ridge earthquakes", Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 401, 15–226. [PDF][SUPP]

Ye, L., T. Lay, and H. Kanamori (2013), "Large earthquake rupture process variations on the Middle America megathrust", Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 381,147-155.[PDF][SUPP]

Ye, L., T. Lay, H. Kanamori, K. D. Koper (2013), "Energy release of the great 2013 Sea of Okhotsk deep earthquake and deep slab stress heterogeneity", Science, 341(6152), 1380-1384, DOI: 10.1126/science.1242032.[PDF][SUPP]

Wu, R., Y. Geng, and L. Ye (2013), "Preliminary study on Dreamlet based compressive sensing data recovery", SEG Expanded Abstracts, pp. 3585-3590. doi: 10.1190/segam2013-0800.1.

Wu, R. S., L. Ye, and Y. Zheng (2013), "Nonlinear partial Functional Derivative and Nonlinear LS Seismic Inversion", 75th EAGE Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC.

Lay, T., Z. Duputel, L. Ye, and H, Kanamori (2013), "The December 7, 2012 Japan Trench intraplate doublet (Mw 7.2, 7.1) and interactions between near-trench intraplate thrust and normal faulting", Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 220, 73-78,[PDF][SUPP]

Lay, T., L. Ye, H. Kanamori, Y. Yamazaki, K. F. Cheung, and C. J. Ammon (2013), "The February 6, 2013 Mw 8.0 Santa Cruz Islands earthquake and tsunami", Tectonophysics,[PDF]

Lay, T., L. Ye, H. Kanamori, Y. Yamazaki, K. F. Cheung, K. D. Koper, and K. Kwong (2013), "The October 28, 2012 Mw 7.8 Haida Gwaii underthrusting earthquake and tsunami: Slip partitioning along the Queen Charlotte Fault transpressional plate boundary", Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 375, 57-70,[PDF][SUPP]

Ye, L., T. Lay, and H. Kanamori (2013), "Ground shaking and seismic source spectra for large earthquakes around the megathrust fault offshore of northeastern Honshu, Japan", Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 103, no. 2B, 1221–1241, doi: 10.1785/0120120115.[PDF]

Ye, L., T. Lay, and H. Kanamori (2012), "Intraplate and interplate faulting interactions during the August 31, 2012, Philippine Trench earthquake (Mw 7.6) sequence", Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L24310, doi:10.1029/2012GL054164.[PDF][SUPP]

Lay T., H. Kanamori, C. J. Ammon, K. D. Koper, A. R. Hutko, L. Ye, H. Yue, T. Rushing (2012), "Depth-Varying Rupture Properties of Subduction Zone Megathrust Faults", J. Geophys. Res. , Vol. 117, B04311, 21, doi: 10.1029/2011JB009133.[PDF]

Ye, L., T. Lay and H. Kanamori (2012), "The Sanriku-Oki Low Seismicity Region on the Northern Margin of the Great 2011 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake Rupture", J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 117, B02305, 17, doi: 10.1029/2011JB008847.[PDF]

Ye, L. and J. Li (2012), "Detecting the Velocity Structure around 660-km Discontinuity beneath Northeast China", Chinese Acta Seismologica Sinica., 34(2), 137-146.[PDF]

Ye L., J. Li, T. Tseng and Z. Yao (2011), "A Stagnant Slab in a Water-bearing Mantle Transition Zone beneath Northeast China: Implications from Regional SH Waveform Modelling", Geophys. J. Int., 186, 706–710, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05063.x.[PDF][SUPP]

Under Submission:

Ye, L., T. Lay, H. Kanamori and L. Rivera (2015), "Rupture Characteristics of Large(Mw ≥ 7) Megathrust Earthquakes from 1990-2015: I. Moment-Scaling Relationships", J. Geophys. Res., in revision.

Ye, L., T. Lay, H. Kanamori and L. Rivera (2015), "Rupture Characteristics of Large(Mw ≥ 7) Megathrust Earthquakes from 1990-2015: II. Depth-Varying Relationships", J. Geophys. Res., in revision.