Ching, Kuo-En   Postdoctoral Fellow


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Specialty: Crustal Deformation, Seismotectonics





Ph.D.  Department of Earth Sciences, National Cheng kung University  Sep. 2001 – Jan. 2008

B.S.    Department of Earth Sciences, National Cheng kung University  Sep. 1997 – Jun. 2001



Postdoctoral Fellow       Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica  Aug. 2010 – Jan. 2011

Postdoctoral researcher       Department of Geological Sciences Indiana University  Aug. 2009 – Jul. 2010

Postdoctoral Scholar     Department of Earth Sciences, National Cheng kung University  Feb. 2008 – Jul. 2008



Ÿ             SCI paper

1.       Ching, K.-E., R.-J. Rau, K. M. Johnson, J.-C. Hu, and J.-C. Lee (2010), Present-day kinematics of active mountain building in Taiwan from GPS observations during 1995-2005, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JB008058, submitted (SCI).

2.       Ching, K.-E., K. M. Johnson, R.-J. Rau, R. Y. Chuang, L.-C. Kuo, and P.-L. Leu (2010), Inferred fault geometry and slip distribution of the 2010 Jiashian, Taiwan, earthquake is consistent with a thick-skinned deformation model, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., EPSL-S-10-00445, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.10.021, in press (SCI)

3.       Lin, K.-C., J.-C. Hu, K.-E. Ching, J. Angelier, R.-J. Rau, S.-B. Yu, C.-H. Tsai, T.-C. Shin, and M.-H. Huang (2010), GPS crustal deformation, strain rate and seismic activity after the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake in Taiwan, J. Geophys. Res., 115, doi:10.1029/2009JB006417.

4.       Chen, K.-H., M. Yang, Y.-T. Huang, K.-E. Ching, and R.-J. Rau (2009), Vertical displacement rate field of Taiwan from geodetic levelling data 2000-2008, Survey Review, in press.

5.       Hou, C.-S., J.-C. Hu, K.-E. Ching, Y.-G. Chen, C.-L. Chen, L.-W. Cheng, C.-L. Tang, S.-H. Huang, and C.-H. Lo (2009), The crustal deformation of the Ilan Plain acted as a westernmost extension of the Okinawa Trough, Tectonophysics, 466, 344-355 (SCI).

6.       Rau, R.-J., K.-E. Ching, J.-C. Hu, and J.-C. Lee (2008), Crustal deformation and block kinematics in transition from collision to subduction: GPS measurements in northern Taiwan, 1995-2005, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B09404, doi:10.1029/ 2007JB005414 (SCI).

7.       Lee, Y.-H., G.-T. Chen, R.-J. Rau, and K.-E. Ching (2008), Coseismic displacement and tectonic implication of 1951 Longitudinal Valley earthquake sequence, eastern Taiwan, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B04305, doi:10.1029/2007JB005180 (SCI).

8.       Huang, M.-H., J.-C. Hu, K.-E. Ching, R.-J. Rau, C.-S. Hsieh, E. Pathier, B. Fruneau, and B. Deffontaines (2008), Active deformation of Tainan Tableland of southwestern Taiwan based on geodetic measurements and SAR interferometry, Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2007.11.020 (SCI).

9.       Rau, R.-J., K. H. Chen, and K.-E. Ching (2007), Repeating earthquakes and seismic potential along the northern Longitudinal Valley fault of eastern Taiwan, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L24301, doi:10.1029/2007GL031622 (SCI).

1.       Chen, Y.-G., Y.-T. Kuo, Y.-M. Wu, H.-L. Chen, C.-H. Chang, R.-Y. Chen, P.-W. Lo, K.-E. Ching, and J.-C. Lee (2007), New seismogenic source and deep structures revealed by the 1999 Chia-yi earthquake sequence in southwestern Taiwan, Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03686.x. (SCI)

2.       Ching, K.-E., R.-J. Rau, J.-C. Lee, and J-C Hu (2007), Contemporary deformation of tectonic escape in SW Taiwan from GPS observations, 1995-2005, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 262, 601-619 (SCI).

3.       Ching, K.-E., R.-J. Rau, and Y. Zeng (2007), Coseismic source model of the 2003 Mw 6.8 Chengkung earthquake, Taiwan, determined from GPS measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B06422, doi:10.1029/2006JB004439 (SCI).

4.       Huang, M.-H., J.-C. Hu, C.-S. Hsieh, K.-E. Ching, R.-J. Rau, E. Pathier, B. Fruneau, and B. Deffontaines (2006), A growing structure near the deformation front in SW Taiwan as deduced from SAR interferometry and geodetic observation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L12305, doi:10.1029/2005GL025613 (SCI).