許雅儒助研究員 Hsu, Ya-Ju Research Fellow

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

 Specialty: Earthquake cycle deformation, Geodesy, Mechanics of fault zones, lithosphere rheology


[Education]
  • Ph.D , Institute of Geophysics, National Central University, Taiwan, 2004
  • M.S., Institute of Applied Geology, National Central University, Taiwan, 1999
  • B.S., Department of Earth Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan, 1997
[Experiences]
  • Research Fellow , Institute of Earth Sciences , Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 2015/9/24 -
  • Associate Research Fellow , Institute of Earth Sciences , Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 2010/10/29 - 2015/9/23
  • Assistant Research Fellow , Institute of Earth Sciences , Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 2006/09 - 2010/10/28
  • Post-doctoral fellow , California Institute of Technology, Seismological Laboratory, USA, 2004/09 - 2006/8
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Institute of Earth Sciences , Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 2004/07 - 2004/09
  • Research assistant , Institute of Earth Sciences , Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 1999/07 - 2000/08
[Affiliation]
  • Geophysical Society of China
  • Geological Society of China
  • American Geophysical Union
[Pubications]

SCI Papers:
  1. Mouyen M., A. Canitano, B. F. Chao, Y. J. Hsu, P. Steer, L. Longuevergne and J.-P. Boy, (2017), Typhoon-induced ground deformation, Geophys. Res. Lett. (in press)
  2. Canitano, A., Y. J. Hsu, H. M. Lee, A. T. Linde, ad S. I. Sacks (2017), Calibration for the shear strain of 3-component borehole strainmeter in eastern Taiwan through Earth and ocean tidal waveform modeling, J. Geodesy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00190-017-1056-4
  3. Chao, K., Z. G. Peng, Y. J. Hsu, K. Obara, C. Wu, K. E. Ching, S. Lee, H. C. Pu, P. L. Leu, and A. Wech (2017), Temporal variation of tectonic tremor activity in southern Taiwan around the 2010 ML6.4 Jiashian earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.10002/2016JB013925.
  4. Wu, W. N., Y. T. Yen, Y. J. Hsu, and W. M. Wu (2017), Spatial variation of seismogenic depths of crustal earthquakes in the Taiwan region: implications for seismic hazard assessment. Tectonophysics, 20, 81-95, doi:10.1016/j.tecto2017.04.028
  5. Chen, K. S., Y. M. Wu, Y. J. Hsu and Y. C. Chan (2017), Current crustal deformation of the Taiwan orogen reassessed by cGPS strain-rate estimation and focal mechanism stress inversion", Geophys. J. Int., 210, 228-23, doi:10.1093/gji/ggx165.
  6. Moore D. P. J., H. Yu, C. H. Tang, T. Wang, S. Barbot, D. Peng, S. Masuti, J. Dauwels, Y. J. Hsu, V. Lambert, P. Nanjundiah, S. Wei, E. Lindsey, L. J. Feng and B. Shibazaki (2017), Imaging the distribution of transient viscosity following the 2016 Mw 7.1 Kumamoto earthquake, Science, 356(6334), 163-167, doi: 10.1126/science.aal3422
  7. Hsu, Y. J.*, S. B. Yu, J. Loveless, T. Bacolcol, R. Solidum, A. Luis Jr, A. Pelicano, and J. Woessner. (2016), Interseismic deformation and moment deficit along the Manila subduction zone and the Philippine fault system, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 7639–7665, doi:10.1002/2016JB013082
  8. Kuo, Y. T., C. S. Ku, Y. G. Chen, Y. Wang, Y. N. N. Lin, Y. R. Chuang, Y. J. Hsu, F. W. Taylor, B. S. Huang, H. Tung (2016), Characteristics on fault coupling along the Solomon megathrust based on GPS observations from 2011 to 2014, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi: 10.1002/2016GL070188.
  9. Canitano, A., Y. J. Hsu, H. M. Lee, A. T. Linde, ad S. I. Sacks (2016), A first modeling of dynamic and static crustal strain field from near-field dilatation measurements: example of the 2013 Mw 6.2 Ruisui earthquake, Taiwan, J. Geodesy., doi:10.1007/s00190-016-0933-6
  10. Chiang, P. J., Y. J. Hsu*, W. L. Chang, (2016) Fault modeling of the 2012 Wutai, Taiwan earthquake and its tectonic implications, Tectonophysics. 666, 66-75, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.10.15.
  11. Canitano, A., Y. J. Hsu, H. M. Lee, A. T. Linde, ad S. I. Sacks (2015), Near-field strain observations of the October 2013 Ruisui, Taiwan earthquake: source parameters and limits of very-short term strain detection, Earth Planets Space, doi 10.1186/s40623-40015-40284-40621.
  12. Hsu, Y. J.*, Y. S. Chang, C. C. Liu, H. M. Lee, A. T. Linde, S. I. Sacks, G. Kitagawa, and Y. G. Chen (2015), Revisiting borehole strain, typhoons, and slow earthquakes using quantitative estimates of precipitation induced strain changes, J. Geophys. Res., 120, doi: 10.1002/2014JB011807.
  13. Hsu, Y. J.*, R. F. Chen, C. W., Lin, H. Y. Chen, and S. B. Yu (2014), Seasonal, long-term, and short-term deformation in the Central Range of Taiwan induced by landslides, Geology, 42, 991-994, doi:10.1130/G35991.1
  14. Chen, H. Y., J. C. Lee, H. Tung, S. B. Yu, Y. J. Hsu and H. Lee (2013), A new velocity field from a dense GPS array in the southernmost Longitudinal Valley, southeastern Taiwan, Terr. Amos. Oceanic Sci., 24, 837-862, doi:10.3319/TAO.2013.06.18.01.
  15. Yu, S. B, Y. J. Hsu, T. Bacolcol, C. C. Yang, Y. C. Tsai, and R. Solidum (2013) Present-day crustal deformation along the Philippine Fault in Luzon, Philippines, J. Asian Earth Sci., 65, 64-74.
  16. Lee, S. J., W. T. Liang, L. Mozziconacci, Y. J. Hsu, C. Y. Lu, W. G. Huang and B. S. Huang (2013), Source complexity of the 4 March 2010 Jiashian, Taiwan, earthquake determined by joint inversion of teleseismic and near field data, J. Asian Earth Sci,. 64, 14-26.
  17. Rousset B., S. Barbot, J. P. Avouac, and Y. J. Hsu (2012), Postseismic deformation following the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake, Taiwan: Implication for lower-crust rheology, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2012JB009571.
  18. Hsu, Y. J.*, M. Ando, S. B. Yu, and M. Simons (2012). The potential for a very large earthquake along the southernmost Ryukyu subduction zone, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, doi:10.1029/2012GL052764.
  19. Tsai, M. C., S. B. Yu, Y. J. Hsu, H.Y. Chen, and H. W. Chen (2012). Interseismic crustal deformation of frontal thrust fault system in the Chiayi-Tainan area, Taiwan, Tectonophysics, 554, 169-184, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.05.014.
  20. Chen, H. Y., J. C. Lee, H. Tung, S. B. Yu, Y. J. Hsu and H. Lee (2012), Determination of vertical velocity field of southernmost Longitudinal Valley in eastern Taiwan: A joint analysis of leveling and GPS measurements, Terr. Amos. Oceanic Sci., 23, 355-376, doi:10.3319/TAO.2012.02.29.01.
  21. Chan, C. H, Y. J. Hsu, and Y. M. Wu (2012), Possible stress states adjacent to the rupture zone of the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan, earthquake, Tectonophysics, 541, 81-88.
  22. Hsu, Y. J.*, S.B. Yu, T. R.A. Song, and T. Bacolcol (2012), Plate coupling along the Manila subduction zone between Taiwan and northern Luzon, J. Asian Earth Sci. 51, 98-108, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2012.01.005.
  23. Hsu, Y. J.*, M. Simons, C. A. Williams, and E. Casarotti (2011) Three‐dimensional FEM derived elastic Green's functions for the coseismic deformation of the 2005 Mw 8.7 Nias‐Simeulue, Sumatra earthquake, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 12, Q07013, doi:10.1029/2011GC003553.
  24. Hsu, Y. J.*, S. B. Yu, L. C. Kuo, Y. C. Tsai, and H. Y. Chen (2011) Coseismic deformation of the 2010 Jiashian, Taiwan earthquake and implications for fault activities in southwestern Taiwan, Tectonophysics, 502, 328-335.
  25. Wan, Y.G., S. Z. Sheng, Y. J. Hsu, and Y. M. Wu, (2011) Effect of stress ratio and friction coefficient on composite P wave radiation patterns, Chin. J. Geophys., 54, 994-1001.
  26. Wu, Y. M., Y. J. Hsu, C. H. Chang, L. S. Teng, and M. Nakamura (2010) Temporal and spatial variation of stress field in Taiwan from 1991 to 2007: Insights from comprehensive first motion focal mechanism catalog, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 298, 306-316.
  27. Chen, C. H, C. H. Wang, Y. J. Hsu, S. B. Yu, and L. C. Kuo (2010) Correlation between groundwater level and altitude variations in land subsidence area of the Choshuichi Alluvial Fan, Taiwan, Engineering Geology, 115, 122-131, doi:10.1016/j.enggeo.2010.05.011.
  28. Hsu, Y. J.*, L. Rivera, Y. M. Wu, C. H. Chang, and H. Kanamori (2010) Spatial heterogeneity of tectonic stress and friction in the crust: new evidence from earthquake focal mechanisms in Taiwan, Geophys. J. Int. 182, 329-342.
  29. Hsu, Y. J.*, S. B. Yu, M. Simons, L. C. Kuo, and H. Y. Chen (2009) Interseismic crustal deformation in the Taiwan plate boundary zone revealed by GPS observations, seismicity, and earthquake focal mechanisms, Tectonophysics, 479, 4-18.
  30. Hsu Y. J.*, J. P. Avouac, S. B. Yu, C. H. Chang, Y. M. Wu, and J. Woessner (2009), Spatio-temporal slip, and stress level on the faults within the western foothills of Taiwan: implications for fault frictional properties, Pure Appl. Geophys., 166, 1853-1884.
  31. Chen, H. Y. , Y. J. Hsu, J .C. Lee, S. B. Yu, L. C. Kuo, C. C. Liu and C. S. Tsai (2009) Coseismic displacements and slip Distribution inferred from GPS and leveling observations for the 2006 Peinan Earthquake (Mw 6.1) in southeastern Taiwan, Earth Planets Space, 61, 299–318, 2009.
  32. Hsu, Y. J.*, S. B. Yu, and H. Y. Chen (2009) Coseismic and postseismic deformation associated with the 2003 Chengkung, Taiwan earthquake. Geophys. J. Int. 176, 420-430.
  33. Wu, Y. M., L. Zhao, C. H. Chang, and Y. J. Hsu (2008) Focal-mechanism determination in Taiwan by genetic algorithm, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 98, 651-661.
  34. Hsu, Y. J.*, P. Segall, S. B. Yu, L. C. Kuo, and C. A. Williams (2007) Temporal and spatial variations of postseismic deformation following the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake, Geophys. J. Int., 169, 367-379.
  35. Hsu, Y. J.*, M. Simons, J.-P. Avouac, J. Galetzka, K. Sieh, M, Chlieh, D. Natawidjaja, L. Prawirodirdjo and Y. Bock (2006) Frictional afterslip following the Mw 8.7, 2005 Nias-Simeulue earthquake, Sumatra, Science, 312, 1921-1926.
  36. Briggs, R. W., K. Sieh, A. J., Meltzner, D. Natawidjaja, J. Galetzka, B. Suwargadi , Y. J. Hsu, M. Simons, N. Hananto, I. Suprihanto, D. Prayudi, J.-P. Avouac, L. Prawirodirdjo, and Y. Bock (2006) Deformation and slip along the Sunda megathrust in the great 2005 Nias-Simeulue earthquake, Science, 311, 1897-1901.
  37. Yu, S. B., Y. J. Hsu, L. C. Kuo, H. Y. Chen, and C. C. Liu (2003) GPS measurement of postseismic deformation following the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan, earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 10.1029/2003JB002396, 2003.
  38. Hsu, Y. J.*, M. Simons, S. B. Yu, L. C. Kuo, and H. Y. Chen, (2003) A two-dimensional dislocation model for interseismic deformation of the Taiwan mountain belt, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 211, 287-294.
  39. Hsu, Y. J.*, N. Bechor, P. Segall, S. B. Yu, L. C. Kuo, and K. F. Ma (2002) Rapid afterslip following the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan, earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett. 29, 10.1029/2002GL014967.
  40. Kuo, L. C., S. B. Yu, Y. J. Hsu, C. S. Hou, Y. H. Lee, C. S. Tsai, and C. S. Chen (2002). Impact of a large earthquake on a GPS network: The case of the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan, earthquake, Survey Review, 36, 423-431.
  41. Yu, S. B., L. C. Kuo, Y. J. Hsu, H. H. Su, C. C. Liu, C. S. Hou, J. F. Lee, T. C. Lai, C. C. Liu, C. L. Liu, T. F. Tseng, C. S. Tsai, and T. C. Shin (2001) Preseismic deformation and coseismic displacements associated with the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 91, 995-1012.
  42. Johnson, K. M., Y. J. Hsu, P. Segall, and S. B. Yu (2001) Fault geometry and slip distribution of the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake imaged from inversion of GPS data, Geophy. Res. Lett., 28, 2285-2288.

Non-SCI Papers

  1. Chen, R. F., Y. J. Hsu, S. B. Yu, K. J. Chen, R.Y. Wu, Y. C. Hsieh, and C. W. Lin (2014), Real-Time monitoring of deep-seated gravitational slope deformation in the Taiwan mountain belt (2014), belt, in Lollino, G., et al., eds., Engineering Geology for Society and Territory: Volume 6, Applied Geology for Major Engineering Projects: Springer International Publishing, 1084 p. (EI)
  2. Chen, C.H., Wang, C.H., Hsu, Y.J., Yu, S.B. and Kuo. L.C. (2009) Groundwater level variations and land subsidence in the Choshuichi Alluvial Fan. Journal of Engineering Environment, 22:119-132. (in Chinese with English abstract)