Xiaotao Yang (杨晓涛)

Postdoc Researcher

Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Email: xiaotaoyang@umass.edu

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Research Interests 

Seismic ambient noise tomography, seismicity analysis; seismic tomography; seismic scattered wave imaging; seismological evidence on evolution of continental lithosphere; application of seismological methods in the study of volcanoes and subductions

**Detailed Curriculum Vitae**

**Link to my research page**

**Link to my computer codes at GitHum.com**


Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington, 2011~2016

M.Sc., Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2008~2011

B.Sc., China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), 2004~2008



10. X. Yang, G. Pavlis, M. Hamburger, H. Gilbert, C. Chen, S. Marshak, T. Larson, S. Carpenter (in press). Detailed Crustal Thickness Variations beneath the Illinois Basin Area: Implications for Crustal Evolution of the Midcontinent, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth

9. Marshak, S., S. L. Domrois, C. Abert, T. Larson, G. L. Pavlis, M. W. Hamburger, X. Yang, H. Gilbert, and C. Chen (2017), The basement revealed: Tectonic insight from a DEM of the Great Unconformity, USA cratonic platform, Geology, doi:10.1130/G38875.1

8. X. Yang, G. Pavlis, Y. Wang (2016). A Quality Control Method for Teleseismic P-Wave Receiver Functions, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 106(5), 1948–1962, doi:10.1785/0120150347

7. C. Chen, H. Gilbert, C. Andronicos, M. Hamburger, T. Larson, S. Marshak, G. Pavlis, X. Yang (2016). Shear velocity structure beneath the central United States: implications for the origin of the Illinois Basin and intraplate seismicity. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi: 10.1002/2015GC006206

6. X. Yi, S. Wang, L. Zhang, X. Yang (2015). Crust and upper mantle structure and its relations with magma activity of the Tengchong volcanic area. Progress in Geophysics (in Chinese), 30(3), 1034-1038, doi: 10.6038/pg20150306

5. Y. Xu, J. Liu, Z. Huang, X. Yang (2014). Upper Mantle Velocity Structure and Dynamic Features of the Tibetan Plateau. Chinese Journal of Geophysics (in Chinese), 57 (12), 4085-4096

4. X. Yang, G. Pavlis, M. Hamburger, E. Sherrill, H. Gilbert, S. Marshak, J. Rupp, T. Larson (2014). Seismicity of the Ste. Genevieve Seismic Zone based on Observations from the EarthScope OIINK Flexible Array. Seismological Research Letters, 85(6), 1285-1294

3. Y. Xu, X. Yang, J. Liu (2013). Tomographic Study of Crustal Velocity Structures in the Yunnan Region Southwest China. Chinese Journal of Geophysics (in Chinese), 56(6), 1904-1914

2. Y. Xu, X. Yang, Z. Li, J. Liu (2012). Seismic Structure of the Tengchong Volcanic Area Southwest China from Local Earthquake Tomography. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 239-240, 83-91

1. X. Yang, Y. Xu, J. Liu, Z. Li (2011). Seismic Tomography in the Tengchong Volcanic Area and Its Tectonic Implication. Chinese Journal of Geophysics (in Chinese), 54(8), 2050-2059.


Updated on: 07/11/2017