陳國誠副研究員  Chen, Kou-Cheng Associate Research Fellow

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 E-mail: chenkc@earth.sinica.edu.tw

 Specialty: Seismology

[Education]

  • Ph.D. : Geophysics, The University of Memphis, USA, 1995/08
  • M.S. : Geophysics, National Central University , Chungli, Taiwan, 1981/06
  • B.S. : Physics, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, Taiwan, 1979/06

[Experiences]

  • Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Earth Sciences , Academia Sinicam 2003/06 -
  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Earth Sciences , Academia Sinica, 1995/04 - 2003/06
  • Research Assistant, Institute of Earth Sciences , Academia Sinica, 1983/07 - 1995/03

[Honors]

  • Research Award, National Science Council, R.O.C., 1986-1990
  • Research Award, National Science Council, R.O.C., 1995

[Affiliation]

  • American Geophysical Union
  • Seismological Society of American
  • Chinese Geophysical Society
  • Geological Society of China

[Pubications]

Journal Papers

  1. Wang*, J.H., K.C. Chen, P.L. Leu, and C.H. Chang, 2016, “Studies on aftershocks in Taiwan: A review”, TERRESTRIAL ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC SCIENCES, 27(6), 769-789.
  2. Wang, J.H, K.C. Chen, P.L. Leu, and C.H. Chang, 2016, accepted, “Precursor times of abnormal b-values prior to earthquakes”, JOURNAL OF SEISMOLOGY, 20, 905-919.
  3. Chen, K.C., J.H. Wang, K.H. Kim, W.G. Huang, K.H. Chang, J.C. Wang, and P.L. Leu (2015) Morlet wavelet analysis of ML ≥3 earthquakes in the Taipei metropolitan area, Terr. Atmos. Ocean Sci., 26(2), 83-94.
  4. Wang, J.H., K.C. Chen, P.L. Leu, and J.H. Chang (2015). Observations of b-values in Taiwan: A review, Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 26(5), 475-492. doi: 10.3319/TAO.2015.04.28.01(T).
  5. Chen, K.C., J.H. Wang, K.H. Kim, and P.L. Leu (2014) Strong ground motions generated by the February 11, 2014 Tatunshan earthquake in the Taipei metropolitan area, Terr. Atmos. Ocean Sci., 25(5), 709-718.
  6. Wang, J.H., K.C. Chen, W.G. Huang, K.H. Chang, J.C. Wang, and P.L. Leu (2014) Multifractal measures of m≥3 shallow earthquakes in the Taipei metropolitan area, TAO, 25(1), 17-26.
  7. Kim, K.H., K.C. Chen, and J.M. Chiu (2014) Three-dimensional structure of Vp, Vs, and Vp/Vs beneath the active collision boundary of eastern Taiwan, GJI, 196, 78-95.
  8. Chen, K.C, J.H. Wang, B.S. Huang, C.C. Liu and W.G. Huang (2013) Vibrations of the TAIPEI 101 Skyscraper Induced by the 2010 Typhoon Fanapi. TAO, 24(1), 1-10.
  9. Chen, K.C., J.H. Wang, B.S. Huang, C.C. Liu, and W.G. Huang (2012) Vibrations of the TAIPEI 101 Skyscraper Caused by the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, Japan. Earth, Planets and Space, 64, 1277-1286.
  10. Chen, K.C.  and J.H. Wang (2012) Correlations between mainshocks and aftershocks for Taiwan earthquakes. Pure Appl. Geophys, 169, 1217-1229.
  11. Wang, J.H., K.C. Chen, S.J. Lee, W.G. Huang, and P.L. Leu (2012). Fluctuation analyses of M≥3 Earthquakes in the Taipei Metropolitan Area during 1973-2010. TAO, 23(6), 633-645, doi:10.3319/ TAO.2012.08. 14.01(T).
  12. Wang, J.H.,K.C. Chen, S.J. Lee, W.G. Huang, Y.H. Wu, P.L. Leu (2012) The frequency distribution of inter-event times of M 3 earthquakes in the Taipei metropolitan area during 1973-2010. TAO, 23(3), 3269-3281, doi:10.3319/TAO. 2011.12.20.01(T). IESAS1620.
  13. Kim, K.H., K.C. Chen, J.M. Chiu and H.Y. Yen (2012) Crustal-Scale Weak Zone along a Collisional Suture Revealed by Spatial Variations in Velocity Structures and Seismicity. Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 102, 436–444.
  14. Wang, J.H., K.C. Chen, S.J. Lee and W.G. Huang (2011) The 15 April 1909 Taipei Earthquake. TAO, 22(1), 91-96. (notes) IESAS1490
  15. Kim, K.H., K.C. Chen, J.H. Wang and J.M. Chiu (2010) Seismogenic Structures of the Source Area of the 1999 Mw7.6 Chi-Chi, Taiwan, Earthquake. Tectonophysics, 119-127, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2010.04.011
  16. Chen, K.C., B.S. Huang, W.G. Huang, J.H. Wang, K.H. Kim, S.J. Lee, Y.C. Lai, S.H., Tsao, and C.H. Chen (2010). A blind normal fault beneath the Taipei basin in northern Taiwan, TAO, 21, 495-502.
  17. Huang, B.S., Y.L. Huang, S.J. Lee, C.H. Chen, K.C. Chen, W.G. Huang, and S.H., Tsao (2010). Array Observations for Long-Period Basin Ground Motions in the Taipei Region during the M 7.1 Eastern Taiwan Offshore Earthquake of 31 March 2002, TAO, 21, 477-484.
  18. Huang, W.G., B.S. Huang, J.H. Wang, K.C. Chen, C.C. Liu, K.L. Wen, S.H. Tsao, Y.C. Hsieh, and C.H. Chen (2010) Enhancement of seismic observation in the Taipei metropolitan area from a downhole network, TAO, 21, 615-625.
  19. Lee, S.J., B.S. Huang, W.T. Liang, and K.C. Chen (2010). Grid-Based Moment Tensor Inversion Technique by Using 3-D Green’s Functions Database: A Demonstration of the 23 October 2004 Taipei Earthquake, TAO, 21, 503-514.
  20. Huang, B. S., W. G. Huang, Y. L. Huang, L. C. Kuo, K. C. Chen and J. Angelier (2009), Complex fault rupture during the 2003 Chengkung, Taiwan earthquake sequence from dense seismic array and GPS observations, Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2007.11.025.
  21. Chen, K.C., J.H. Wang, T.L. Teng (2008). Long-period ground motion observations along Two linear profiles from the 26 December 2006 Pingtung offshore earthquakes, TAO, 19,653-669.
  22. Huang, W. G., B. S. Huang, K. C. Chen, C. C. Liu, C. R. Lin, S. H., Tsao, Y. C. Hsieh, and C. H. Chen, 2008, Observations using the Taipei basin broadband downhole seismic network: the December 26, 2006, Pingtung earthquake doublet, Taiwan, TAO, 19, 761-766.
  23. Chen K.C., W.T. Liang, Y.H. Liu, W.G. Huang, and J.H. Wang (2008). Seismic moments of Taiwan’s earthquakes evaluated from a regional broadband array, Earth Planets Space, Vol. 60 (No. 6), pp. 559-564, 2008.
  24. Chen, K.C., W.G. Huang, and J.H. Wang (2007). Relationships among magnitudes and seismic moment of earthquakes in the Taiwan region, Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 18, 951-973.
  25. Kim, K.H. , J.M. Chiu, J. Pujol, and K.C. Chen (2006). Polarity Reversal of Active Plate Boundary and Elevated Oceanic Upper Mantle beneath the Collision Suture in Central Eastern Taiwan, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 96, 796-806. (SCI)
  26. Chen, H., J.M. Chiu, J. Pujol, K.H. Kim, K.C. Chen, B.S. Huang, Y.H. Yeh, and S.C. Chiu (2006) A simple algorithm for local earthquake location using 3-D VP and VS Models: Test examples in the central United States and in central eastern Taiwan, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 96, 288-305. (SCI)  
  27. Kim, K.H., J.M. Chiu, J. Pujol and K.C. Chen (2005). Earthquake relocations, fault zone geometry and constraints on lateral velocity variations using the joint hypocenter determination method in the Taiwan area, Earth, Planets and Space, 57, 809-823. (SCI)
  28. Kim, K.H., G. Chang, K.F. Ma, J.M. Chiu, and K.C. Chen (2005). Modern Seismic Observations in the Tatun Volcano Region of Northern Taiwan: Seismic/Volcanic Hazard Adjacent to the Taipei Metropolitan Area, TAO, 16, 579-594. (SCI)
  29. Kim, K.H., J.M. Chiu, J. Pujol, K.C. Chen, B.S. Huang, Y. Yeh, and P. Shen (2005). Three-dimensional Vp and Vs structural models associated with the active subduction and collision tectonics in the Taiwan region, Geophysical Journal International, 162, 204-220.(SCI)
  30. Lai, Y.C., B.S. Huang, H.Y. Yen, K.C. Chen, Y.L. Huang, Y.R. Chen and J.S. Jiang (2005). Array Observations for Narrow-Band Background Noises in the Hualien Area and Their Seismological Implications, TAO, 16, 315-329. (SCI)
  31. Hwang, H., C.K. Lin, Y.T. Yeh, S.N. Cheng, K.C. Chen (2004). Attenuation relations of Arias intensity based on the Chi-Chi Taiwan earthquake data, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol 24/7, doi: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2004.04.001, 509-517. (SCI)
  32. Chen, K.C. (2003). Strong ground motion and damage in the Taipei basin from the Moho reflected seismic waves during the March 31, 2002, Hualien, Taiwan earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(11), doi:10.1029/2003GL017193. (SCI)
  33. Huang, M.W., J.H. Wang, R.D. Hwang, and K.C. Chen (2002). Estimates of source parameters of two lage aftershocks of the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan, earthquake in the Chia-Yi area, TAO 13, 299-312.
  34. Huang, B.S., K.C. Chen, W.G. Huang, J.H. Wang, and T.M. Chang (2002). Numerical modeling for near source strong ground motions of the Chelungpu fault during the September 21, 1999, Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake, J. Chin. Engin. Soc. 25, 437-446.(SCI)
  35. Wang, J.H., M.W. Huang, K.C. Chen, R.D. Hwang, and W.Y. Chang (2002). Aspects of characteristics of near-fault ground motions of the 1999 Chi-Chi (Taiwan) earthquake, J. Chin. Engin. Soc. 25, 507-519. (SCI)
  36. Chen, K.C., B.S. Huang, and J.H. Wang (2002). Conjugate thrust faulting associated with the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake sequence, Geophys. Res. Lett. 29, 118-1-4. (SCI)
  37. Wang, J.H., R.D. Hwang, B.S. Huang, K.C. Chen, W.G. Huang, and T.M. Chang (2002). The Ms7.6 Chi-Chi, Taiwan, earthquake of September 20, 1999, Seismotectonics in the Convergent Plate Boundary (Eds. Y. Fujinawa and A.Yoshida), Terra Scientific Publishing Co., Tokyo, Japan., 319-324.
  38. Chen, K.C., B.S. Huang, J.H. Wang, W.G. Huang, T.M. Chang, R.D. Hwang, H.C. Chiu and C.C. Tsai (2001). An observation of rutpure pulses of the September 20, 1999, Taiwan earthquake from near-field seismograms, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 91, 1247-1254.
  39. Huang, B.S., W.G. Huang, and K.C. Chen (2001). Data files on the Chi-Chi earthquake from the central mountain strong-motion array, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 91, 1393.
  40. Huang, W.G., J.H. Wang, B.S. Huang, K.C. Chen, T.M. Chang, R.D. Hwang, H.C. Chiu and C.C. Tsai (2001). Estimates of source parameters for the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake, based on Brune's source model, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 91, 1190-1198.
  41. Hwang, R.D., J.H. Wang, B.S. Huang, K.C. Chen, W.G. Huang, T.M. Chang, H.C. Chiu, and C.C. Tsai (2001). Estimates of stress drop from near-field seismograms of the Ms7.6 Chi-Chi, Taiwan, earthquake of September 20, 1999, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 91, 1158-1166. 
  42. Tsai, C.C. and K.C. Chen (2000). A model for the high-cut process of strong-motion accelerations in terms of distance, magnitude, and site condition: An example from the SMAT 1 array, Lotung, Taiwan, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 90, 1535-1542. 
  43. Huang, B.S., K.C. Chen, W.G. Huang, J.H. Wang, D.M. Chang, R.D. Huang, H.C. Chiu, and C.C.P. Tsai (2000). Characteristics of strong ground motion across a thrust fault tip from the September 20, 1999, Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 2729-2732.
  44. Chen, K.C., B.S. Huang, K.L. Wen, H.C. Chiu, Y.T. Yeh, S.N. Cheng, H.Y. Peng, T.M. Chang, T.C. Shin, R.C. Shih, and C.R. Lin (1999). A study of aftershocks of the 17 July 1998 Ruey-Li, Chiayi earthquake, TAO, 10, 605-618.
  45. Huang, B.S., K.C. Chen, H.Y. Yen, and Z.X. Yao (1999). Re-examination of the epicenter of the 16 September 1994 Taiwan Strait earthquake using the beam-forming method, TAO, 10, 529-542 .
  46. Huang, B.S., K.C. Chen, K.L. Wang and H.Y. Yen (1998) Velocities of Pn-waves in the Taiwan Strait and its surrounding area from regional earthquakes, TAO, 9, 473-486.
  47. Lin, C.H., Y.H. Yeh, H.Y. Yen, K.C. Chen, B.S. Huang, S.W. Roecker and J.M. Chiu (1998). Three-dimensional elastic wave velocity structure of the Hualien region of Taiwan: evidence of active crustal exhumation,  Tectonics,89-103. SCI
  48. Yeh, Y.H., H.Y. Yen, K.C. Chen, J.M. Chiu, C.H. Lin, W.T. Liang, B.S. Huang, C.R. Lin and T.Y. Hou (1997).High-resolution seismic array experiment in the Hualien area, Taiwan, TAO, 329-344.
  49. Chen, K.C., J.M. Chiu and W.Y. Chung (1997). Source properties of four microearthquakes in the New Madrid seismic zone, J. Geol. Soc. China, 40, 435-451.
  50. Huang, B.S., K.C. Chen, and Y.T. Yeh (1996). Source parameters of the December 15, 1993 Tapu earthquake from first-P motions and waveforms, J. Geol. Soc. China, 39, 235-250.
  51. Chen, K.C., J.M. Chiu and Y.T. Yang (1996). Shear-wave velocity of the sedimentary basin in the upper Mississippi embeyment using S-to-P converted waves, Bull. Siesm. Soc. Am., 86, 848-856. SCI
  52. Chen, K.C., J.M. Chiu, and Y.T. Yang (1994). Qp-Qs relations in the sedimentary basin of the upper Mississippi embayment using converted phases, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., Vol. 84, 1861-1868. SCI
  53. Wang, J.H., K.C. Chen and T.Q. Lee (1994) Depth distribution of shallow earthquakes in Taiwan, J. Geol. Soc. China, 37, 125-142.
  54. Yeh, Y.L., J.H. Wang and K.C. Chen (1990) Temporal-spatial source function of the May 20, 1986 Hualien, Taiwan earthquake, Proc. Geol. Soc. China, 33, 109-126.
  55. Chen, K.C., J.H. Wang, and Y.L. Yeh (1990) Premonitory phenomena of the May 10, 1983 Taipingshan, Taiwan earthquake, TAO, 1, 1-21.
  56. Wu, F.T., K.C. Chen, J.H. Wang, R. McCaffrey and D. Salzberg (1989)  Focal mechanisms of recent large earthquakes and the nature of faulting in the Longitudinal Valley of eastern Taiwan, Proc. Geol. Soc. China, 32, 157-177.
  57. Chen, K.C., T.C. Shin, and J.H. Wang (1989) Attenuation of coda waves in Taiwan, Proc. Geol. Soc. China, 32, 339-353.
  58. Chen, K.C. and J.H. Wang (1988)  A study on two 1986 Hualien, Taiwan earthquakes and their aftershocks, Proc. Geol. Soc. China, 31, 65-72.
  59. Chen, K.C. and J.H. Wang (1986) The May 20, 1986 Haulien, Taiwan earthquake and its aftershocks, Bull. Inst. Earth Sci., Acad. Sin., 5, 1-13.
  60. Wang, J.H., Y.B. Tsai, and K.C. Chen (1986) Microfilming of seismograms from the Taiwan Telemetered Seismographic Netwok, Bull. Inst. Earth Sci., Acad. Sin., 5, 227-234.
  61. Chen, K.C. and J.H. Wang (1984) On the studies of the May 10, 1983 Taiping-shan, Taiwan earthquake sequence, Bull. Inst Earth Sci., Acad. Sin., 4, 1-28.
  62. Wang, J.H., Y.B. Tsia, and K.C. Chen (1983) Some aspects of seismicity in Taiwan region, Bull. Inst. Earth Sci., Acad. Sin., 3, 87-104.
  63. Yeh, Y.T. and K.C. Chen (1981). Surface wave dispersion and crust-mantle structure in the southwest Pacific, Bull. Inst. Earth Sci. Academia Sinica, Vol. 1, 111-126.