余水倍研究員 Yu, Shui-Beih Research Fellow (2013/8/1 Retired)

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 Specialty: Geophysics, GPS Satellite Survey, Crustal deformation

[Education]
  • Ph.D : Geophysics, Nat'l Central Univ., 1989
  • M.S. : Geophysics, Nat'l Central Univ., 1974
  • B.S. : Physics, Na'l Taiwain Normal Univ., 1970
[Experiences]
  • Inst. Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica Research Fellow 1990/06 --2013/7/31
  • Inst. Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica Deputy Director 2000/08 -- 2004/07
  • Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Univ. California, Los Angeles Visiting Scholar 1987/04 -- 1988/03
  • U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park Visiting Scientist 1982/05 -- 1982/11
  • Inst. Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica Associate Research Fellow 1980/08 -- 1990/05
  • Inst. Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica Assistant Research Fellow 1976/07 -- 1980/07
  • Inst. physics, Academia Sinica Assistant Research Fellow 1975/02 -- 1976/06
[Professional Acativies]
  • Terrestrial, Atmospheric, and Oceanic Sciences, Managing Editor 1993/1 -- 1996/12
[Awards]
  • Premier's Award for Outstanding Scientist, 1982
[Affiliation]
  • Geological Society of China
  • Geophysical Society of China
  • Chinese Geoscience Union
  • American Geophysical Union
[Pubications]

(1)SCI Journal Papers:
  1. 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, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2010.12.007. (SCI).
  2. 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", GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 39.
  3. Hsu, Y.J., S.B. Yu, and T.R.A. Song, 2012, "Plate coupling along the Manila subduction zone between Taiwan and northern Luzon", JOURNAL OF ASIAN EARTH SCIENCES, 51, 98-108.
  4. Chuang, R. Y., M. Miller, Y.G. Chen, H.Y. Chen, J. B. H. Shyu, S.B. Yu, C. M. Rubin, K. Sieh, L.H. Chung (2012) Interseismic deformation and earthquake hazard along the southernmost Longitudinal Valley fault, eastern Taiwan, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 102, 4, 1569-1582.
  5. Tsai, M.C., S.B. Yu, Y.R. Hsu, H.Y. Chen, 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.
  6. Chen, H.Y., J.C. Lee, H. Tung, S.B. Yu, Y.J. Hsu, H. Lee (2012) Determination of vertical velocity field of southernmost Longitudinal Valley in eastern Taiwan: a joint analysis of leveling and GPS measurements. TAO, 23(4), 355-376, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2012.02.29.01.
  7. 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. (SCI)
  8. 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.
  9. 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, B07404, doi:10.1029/2009JB006417. (SCI)
  10. Liu, J. Y., H. F. Tsai, C. H. Lin, M. Kamogawa, Y. I. Chen, C. H. Lin, B. S. Huang, S. B. Yu, and Y. H. Yeh (2010) Coseismic ionospheric disturbances triggered by the Chi-Chi earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., 115, A08303, doi:10.1029/2009JA014943.
  11. Huang, W.J.,  K. M. Johnson, J. Fukuda, and S.B. Yu (2010) Insights into active tectonics of eastern Taiwan from analyses of geodetic and geologic data, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B03413, doi:10.1029/2008JB006208.
  12. Lee, C. C., F. D. Chu, W. S. Chen, J. Y. Liu, S.-Y. Su, Y. A. Liou, and S. B. Yu (2009) Spread F, GPS phase fluctuations, and plasma bubbles near the crest of equatorial ionization anomaly during solar maximum, J. Geophys. Res., 114, A08302, doi:10.1029/ 2009JA014195.
  13. 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.
  14. Chen, H.Y, Y.J. Hsu, J.C. Lee, S.B. Yu, L.C. Kuo, Y.L. Jiang, C.C. Liu and C.S. Tsai (2009) Coseismic Displacements and Slip Distribution from GPS and Leveling Observations for the 2006 Peinan Earthquake (Mw 6.1) in Southeastern Taiwan, Earth Planets Space, 61, 1-20. IESAS1311 [pdf]
  15. 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 [pdf]
  16. 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 and Applied Geophysics, 166, 1853-1884.
  17. Chen, H.Y., J.C. Lee, L.C. Kuo, S.B. Yu and C.C. Liu (2008) Coseismic surface GPS displacement and ground shaking associated with the 2006 Pingtung earthquake doublet, offshore southern Taiwan, TAO, 19, 683-696 (SCI).
  18. Savage, J. C. and S. B. Yu (2008) Postearthquake relaxation and aftershock accumulation linearly related after 2003 Chengkung and 2004 Parkfield earthquakes, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 97, 1635-1645.
  19. 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,  Geopys. J. Int., 169, 367-379 (SCI).
  20. Jung, T.K., J.Y. Liu, H.F. Tsai, B.S. Huang, C.H. Lin, S.B. Yu, and Y.H. Yeh (2006) Ionospheric disturbances triggered by the Mw 7.6 earthquake off the coast of El Salvador on 13 January 2001, TAO, 17, 345-351 (SCI).
  21. Lee, J.-C., H.T. Chu, J. Angelier, J.C. Hu, H.Y. Chen, and S.B. Yu (2006) Quantitative analysis of co-seismic surface faulting and post-seismic creep accompanying the 2003, Mw=6.5, Chengkung earthquake in eastern Taiwan, J. Geophys. Res., 111 , B02405, doi:10.1029/2005JB003612. (SCI)
  22. Chen H. Y., L. C. Kuo, S. B. Yu and C. C. Liu (2006) Coseismic and postseismic surface displacements of the 10 December 2003 (M w 6.5) Chengkung, eastern Taiwan, earthquake, Earth Planets Space, 58, 5-21.
  23. Savage, J. C., J. L. Svarc, and S. B. Yu (2005) Postseismic relaxation and transient creep: J. Geophys. Res. , 110, doi:10.1029/2005JB003687.
  24. Johnson, K., P. Segall, and S. B. Yu (2005) A viscoelastic earthquake cycle model for Taiwan, J. Geophys. Res., 110, doi:10.1029/2004JB003516
  25. Liu, J. Y., Y. J. Chuo, S. J. Shan, Y. B. Tsai, S. A. Pulinets, and S. B. Yu (2004) Seismo-ionospheric anomalies monitored by GPS TEC: Annales Geophysicae, 22, 1585-1593 (SCI).
  26. Hwang, C.W., L.H. Lee, S.B. Yu, H.Y. Chen (2004) Single- and multi-epoch analyses of Global Positioning System baseline network: Application to coordinate and velocity determinations in Central Taiwan, J. Surv. Eng.-ASCE, 130, 86-94 (SCI).
  27. Chen H. Y., L. C. Kuo, and S. B. Yu (2004) Coseismic movement and seismic ground motion associated with the 31 March 2002 Hualien "331" earthquake: TAO , 15, 683-695 (SCI).
  28. Liu, J. Y., Y. J. Chuo, S. J. Shan, Y. B. Tsai, S. A. Pulinets, and S. B. Yu (2004) Seismo-ionospheric anomalies monitored by GPS TEC: Annales Geophysicae, 22 (5), 1585-1593.
  29. 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 (SCI).
  30. 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, 2520, 10.1029/2003JB002396 (SCI).
  31. Chang, C.P., T.Y. Chang, J. Angelier, H. Kao, J.C. Lee, and S.B. Yu (2003) Strain and stress field in Taiwan oblique convergent system: Constraints from GPS observations and tectonic data: Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 214, 115-127 (SCI).
  32. Pathier, E., B. Fruneau, B. Deffontaines, J. Angelier, C.P. Chang, S.B. Yu, and C.T. Lee (2003) Coseismic displacements of the footwall of Chelungpu fault by the 199, Taiwan, Chi-Chi earthquake from InSAR and GPS data, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 212, 73-88 (SCI)
  33. 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 (SCI).
  34. Hu, J.C., S.B. Yu, H.T. Chu, and J. Angelier (2002) Transition tectonics of northern Taiwan induced by convergence and trench retreat: Geol. Soc. Am.  Special Paper, 358, 149-162.
  35. 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 (SCI).
  36. Loevenbruck, A., R. Cattin, X. Le Pichon, M.L.Courty, S.B. Yu (2001) Seismic cycle in Taiwan derived from GPS measurements CR ACAD SCI II A, 333, 57-64 (SCI)
  37. Wang, C.Y., L.H. Cheng, C.V. Chin, and S.B. Yu (2001) Coseismic hydrologic response of an alluvial fan to the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake, Taiwan: Geology, 29, 831-834 (SCI)
  38. Ma, K.F., J. Mori, S.J. Lee, and S.B. Yu (2001) Spatial and temporal distribution of slip for the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake: Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 91, 1069-1087 (SCI).
  39. 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 (SCI).
  40. Johnson, S., 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 (SCI).
  41. Yu, S.B., and L.C. Kuo (2001) Present-day crustal motion along the Longitudinal Valley fault, eastern Taiwan: Tectonophysics, 333, 199-217 (SCI).
  42. Hu, J.C., S.B. Yu, and J. Angelier (2001) Active deformation of Taiwan from GPS measurements and numerical simulations: J. Geophys. Res., 106, 2265-2280 (SCI).
  43. Hirata, N., S. Sakai, Z.S. Liaw, Y.B. Tsai, and S.B. Yu (2000) Aftershock observations of the 1999 Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake: Bull. Earthq. Res. Inst. Univ. Tokyo, 75, 33-45.
  44. Yu, S.B., L.C. Kuo, R.S. Punongbayan and E.G. Ramos (1999) GPS observation of crustal motion in the Taiwan-Luzon region: Geophys. Res. Lett., 26(7), 923-926.
  45. Lee, J.C., J. Angelier, H.T. Chu, S.B. Yu, and J.C. Hu (1998) Plate-boundary strain partitioning along the sinistral collision suture of the Philippine and Eurasian plates: Analysis of geodetic data and geological observation: Tectonics, 17, 859-871.
  46. Yu, S.B., H.Y. Chen, and L.C. Kuo (1997) Velocity field of GPS stations in the Taiwan area:Tectonophysics, 274, 41-59.
  47. Hu, J.C., J. Angelier, and S.B. Yu, (1997) An interpretation of the active deformation of southern Taiwan based on numerical modelling and GPS studies: Tectonophysics, 274, 145-169.
  48. Liu, C.C., and S.B. Yu (1990) Vertical crustal deformations in eastern Taiwan and its tectonic implications: Tectonophysics, 183, 111-119.
  49. Yu, S.B., D.D. Jackson, G.K. Yu and C.C. Liu (1990) Dislocation model for crustal deformation in the Longitudinal Valley area, eastern Taiwan: Tectonophysics, 183, 97-109.
  50. Prescott, W.H., and S.B. Yu (1986) Geodetic measurement of horizontal deformation in the northern San Francisco Bay region, California: J. Geophys. Res., 91, B7, 7475-7484.
  51. Yu, S.B., and C. Lee (1986) Geodetic measurement of horizontal crustal deformation in eastern Taiwan: Tectonophysics, 125, 73-85.

(2)Non SCI Journal Papers:

  1. 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)
  2. Liu, J. Y., Y. J. Chuo, S. J. Shan, Y. B. Tsai, S. A. Pulinets, and S.B. Yu (2004) Seismo-ionospheric anomalies monitored by GPS TEC: Annales Geophysicae.
  3. Yu, S.B., H.Y. Chen, L.C. Kuo, C.S. Hou, and J.F. Lee (1999) Geodetic observations of fault activities in the Taipei basin: Central Geological Survey Special Publication No. 11, 227-251 (in Chinese).
  4. Y u, C.Y., S.B. Yu, H.T. Chu (1998) Neotectonics of the Taiwan mountain belt: Mantle Dynamics and Plate Interactions in East Asia Geodynamics 27, AGU Monograph, 301-313.
  5. Yu, S.B., and H.Y. Chen (1998) Strain accumulation in southwestern Taiwan: TAO, 9, 31-50.
  6. Chen, C.S., L.C. Kuo and S.B. Yu (1996) Strategy for reducing the GPS height bias due to tropospheric refraction errors: J. Surv. Engineering, 38, 3-13.
  7. Yu, S.B., and H.Y. Chen (1994) Global Positioning System measurements of crustal deformation in the Taiwan arc-continent collision zone: TAO, 5, 477-498.
  8. Yu, S.B., and L.C. Kuo (1993) Utilizing continuous GPS data to study the crustal deformation in Taiwan: Bull. Inst. Earth Sci., Academia Sinica, 13, 77-82.
  9. Yu, S.B., G.K., Yu, L.C. Kuo and C. Lee (1992) Crustal deformation in the southern Longitudinal Valley area, eastern Taiwan: J. Geol. Soc. China, 35, 3, 219-230.
  10. Yu, S.B., and C.C. Liu (1989) Fault creep on the central segment of the Longitudinal Valley fault, eastern Taiwan: Proc. Geol. Soc. China, 32, 3, 209-231.
  11. Yu, S.B., and C.C. Liu (1986) Coseismic deformation associated with the May 1986 Hualien earthquake: Bull. Inst. Earth Sci., Academia Sinica, 6, 73-84.
  12. Lee, C., and S.B. Yu (1985) Precision of distance measurements for observing horizontal crustal deformation in Taiwan: Bull. Inst. Earth Sci. Academia Sinica, 5, 161-174.
  13. Yu, S.B., and W.H. Prescott (1984) Horizontal strain accumulation in the northern San Francisco Bay region: Bull. Inst. Earth Sci. Academia Sinica, 4, 117-129.
  14. Yu, S.B., Y.T. Yeh and Y.B. Tsai (1983) Microearthquake activity in southwestern Taiwan: Bull. Inst. Earth Sci., Academia Sinica, 3, 71-86.
  15. Tsai, Y.B., T.L. Teng, Y.H. Yeh, S.B. Yu, K.K. Liu and J.H. Wang (1983) Status of earthquake predicition research in Taiwan, ROC: Bull. Inst. Earth Sci., Academia Sinica, 3, 1-26.
  16. Yu, S.B., and Y.B. Tsai (1982) A study of microseismicity and crustal deformation of the Kungfu-Fuli area in eastern Taiwan: Bull. Inst. Earth Sci., Academia Sinica, 2, 1-18.
  17. Yu, S.B., and Y.B. Tsai (1981) Thickness and P-wave velocity of the Miocene to Oligo-Eocene formations in northeastern Taiwan: Bull. Inst. Earth Sci., Academia Sinica, 1, 103-110.
  18. Yu, S.B., and Y.B. Tsai (1981) Geomagnetic investigations in the Pingtung plain, Taiwan: Bull. Inst. Earth Sci., Academia Sinica, 1, 189-208.
  19. Yu, S.B., and Y.B. Tsai (1979) Geomagnetic anomalies of the Ilan plain, Taiwan: Petrol. Geol. Taiwan, 16, 19-27.
  20. Yu, S.B., Y.S. Cheng and Y.B. Tsai (1977) Aftershocks of the Wufeng, Chiayi earthquake of April 14, 1976: Acta Geological Taiwanica, 19, 62-73.
  21. Tsai, Y.B., H.B. Liaw, C.C. Feng and S.B. Yu (1975) A microearthquake study of two geothermal areas in Taiwan: Annual Report of the Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, 5, 357-384.
(3)Others:
  1. Tsai, Y.B., S.B. Yu and S.Z. Lo (1979) A seismological study of the Aoti area, northeastern Taiwan: Inst. Earth Sci., Academia Sinica, 66 p.
  2. Yu, S.B., H.B. Liaw and Y.B. Tsai (1976) A study of ts/tp changes in the Tsengwen area, Taiwan: Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, 39 p.
  3. Yu, S.B. and Y.B. Tsai (1975) A progress report on the microearthquake study of the Chiayi-Tainan area, from January 1 to June 22, 1974: Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, 46 p.
(4)Conference Papers:
  1. Yu, S.B. and H.Y. Chen (1996) Spatial variations of crustal strain in the Taiwan area, Proc. 6th Taiwan Symp. on Geophysics, Chiayi, Taiwan, 659-668.
  2. Yu, S.B., H.Y. Chen, and L.C. Kuo (1995) Velocity field of GPS stations in Taiwan area: International Conference and 3rd Sino-French Symposium on " Active Collision in Taiwan" (ACT), 22nd-23rd March, 317-327.
  3. Yu, S. B., and G.K. Yu (1991) Present-day crustal deformation in the Longitudinal Valley area, eastern Taiwan: Proc. TAICRUST Workshop, 185-195.
  4. Yu, S.B. (1990) Establishing a GPS network for studying crustal deformation in the Taiwan area: Proc. Second International Symposium on Precise Position with GPS, Ottawa, Canada, 556-571.