趙丰 特聘研究員
Chao, Benjamin Fong   Distinguished Research Fellow

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E-mail:bfchao@earth.sinica.edu.tw
Specialty: 地球物理學、地震學 、地球自轉、全球變遷、地球物理數據分析
Earth/Planetary rotation dynamics and gravitational variations,
Global changes in geophysical fluids,
Global geophysics and seismology,
Digital data analysis and inverse theory.

Current Position

Education

Academic Experience

Honors and Awards

Professional Societies and Services

Major Fields of Research

Publications

  1. Chao, B. F., and F. Gilbert, Autoregressive estimation of complex eigenfrequencies in low frequency seismic spectra, Geophys. J. Roy. Astron. Soc., 63, 641-657, 1980.
  2. Chao, B. F., Symmetry and terrestrial spectroscopy, Geophys. J. Roy. Astron. Soc., 66, 285-312, 1981.
  3. Chao, B. F., Excitation of normal modes on non-rotating and rotating earth models, Geophys. J. Roy. Astron. Soc., 68, 295-315, 1982.
  4. Chao, B. F., Autoregressive harmonic analysis of the Earth's polar motion using homogeneous ILS data, J. Geophys. Res., 88, 10299-10307, 1983.
  5. Chao, B. F., Normal mode study of the Earth's rigid-body motions, J. Geophys. Res., 88, 9437-9442, 1983.
  6. Chao, B. F., Interannual length-of-day variation with relation to the Southern Oscillation / El Niño, Geophys. Res. Lett., 11, 541-544, 1984.
  7. Chao, B. F., On excitation of Earth's free wobble and reference frames, Geophys. J. Roy. Astron. Soc., 79, 555-563, 1984.
  8. Chao, B. F., Predictability of the Earth's polar motion, Bull. Geod., 59, 81-93, 1985.
  9. Chao, B. F., On the excitation of the Earth's polar motion, Geophys. Res. Lett., 12, 526-529, 1985.
  10. Chao, B. F., As the world turns, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 46, 766-770, 1985.
  11. Gross, R. S., and B. F. Chao, Excitation study of the LAGEOS-derived Chandler wobble, J. Geophys. Res., 90, 9369-9380, 1985.
  12. Chao, B. F., Reply to Hide, Geophys. Res. Lett., 14, 247, 1987.
  13. Chao, B. F., W. P. O'Connor, A. T. C. Chang, D. K. Hall, and J. L. Foster, Snow-load effect on the Earth's rotation and gravitational field, 1979-1985, J. Geophys. Res., 92, 9415-9422, 1987.
  14. Chao, B. F. and Gross, R. S., Changes in the Earth's rotation and low-degree gravitational field induced by earthquakes, Geophys. J. Roy. Astron. Soc., 91, 569-596, 1987.
  15. Runcorn, S. K., G. A. Wilkins, E. Groten, H. Lenhardt, J. Campbell, R. Hide, B. F. Chao, A. Souriau, J. Hinderer, H. Legros, J. L. Le Mouel, and M. Feissel, The excitation of the Chandler wobble, Survey in Geophysics, 9, 419-449, 1988.
  16. Chao, B. F., and W. P. O'Connor, Effect of a uniform sea level change on the Earth's rotation and gravitational field, Geophys. J., 93, 191-193, 1988.
  17. Chao, B. F., and W. P. O'Connor, Global surface water-induced seasonal variations in the Earth's rotation and gravitational field, Geophys. J., 94, 263-270, 1988.
  18. Chao, B. F., Correlation of interannual length-of-day variation with El Niño / Southern Oscillation, 1972-1986, J. Geophys. Res., 93, 7709-7715, 1988.
  19. Chao, B. F., Excitation of the Earth's polar motion due to mass variations in major hydrological reservoirs, J. Geophys. Res., 93, 13811-13819, 1988.
  20. Rubincam, D. P., B. F. Chao, K. H. Schatten, and W. W. Sager, Non-Newtonian gravity or gravity anomalies? EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 69, 1636, 1988.
  21. Chao, B. F., Feynman's dining hall dynamics, Phys. Today, 42, #2, 15, 1989.
  22. Chao, B. F., Length-of-day variations caused by El Niño-Southern Oscillation and Quasi-Biennial Oscillation, Science, 243, 923-925, 1989.
  23. Rubincam, D. P., B. F. Chao, and K. H. Schatten, Application of internal gravitational field equations to geophysical measurement of G, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 7563-7566, 1989.
  24. Chao, B. F., and D. P. Rubincam, The gravitational field of Phobos, Geophys. Res. Lett., 16, 859-862, 1989.
  25. Chao, B. F., Comment on "Moment of inertia of three-dimensional models of the Earth" by T. Tanimoto, Geophys. Res. Lett., 16, 1075, 1989.
  26. Chao, B. F., and D. P. Rubincam, Variations of Mars' gravitational field and rotation due to seasonal CO2 exchange, J. Geophys. Res., 95, 14755-14760, 1990.
  27. Chao, B. F., Comment on "A new method of spectral analysis and its application to the Earth's free oscillation: the "Sompi" method" by Hori et al., J. Geophys. Res., 95, 19789-19790, 1990.
  28. Gross, R. S., and B. F. Chao, The global geodynamics effect of the Macquarie Ridge earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 17, 1009-1012, 1990.
  29. Chao, B. F., On the use of maximum entropy / autoregressive spectrum in harmonic analysis of time series, Pure and Applied Geophys., 134, 303-311, 1990.
  30. Chao, B. F., and A. Y. Au, Temporal variation of Earth's low-degree zonal gravitational field caused by atmospheric mass redistribution: 1980-1988, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 6569!6575, 1991.
  31. Chao, B. F., and A. Y. Au, Atmospheric excitation of the Earth's annual wobble: 1980-1988, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 6577-6582, 1991.
  32. Liu, H. S., and B. F. Chao, The Earth's equatorial principal axes and moments of inertia, Geophys. J. Int., 106, 699-702, 1991.
  33. Chao, B. F., Man, water, and sea level, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 72, 492, 1991.
  34. Chao, B. F., As the world turns, II, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 72, 550-551, 1991.
  35. Chao, B. F., D. N. Dong, H. S. Liu, and T. A. Herring, Libration in the Earth's rotation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 18, 2007-2010, 1991.
  36. Chao, B. F., Excitation of Earth's polar motion by atmospheric angular momentum variations, 1980-1990, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 253-256, 1993.
  37. Nerem, R. S., B. F. Chao, A. Y. Au, J. C. Chan, S. M. Klosko, N. K. Pavlis, and R. G. Williamson, Temporal variations of the Earth's gravitational field from satellite laser ranging to LAGEOS, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 595-598, 1993.
  38. Chao, B. F., Are autoregressive models sensitive to initial conditions? EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 74, 132-134, 1993.
  39. Chao, B. F., The Geoid and Earth Rotation, in Geophysical Interpretations of Geoid, ed. P. Vanicek and N. Christou, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1994.
  40. Ray, R. D., D. J. Steinberg, B. F. Chao, and D. E. Cartwright, Diurnal and semidiurnal variations in the Earth's rotation rate induced by oceanic tides, Science, 264, 830-832, 1994.
  41. Chao, B. F., Man-made lakes and global sea level, Nature, 370, 258, 1994.
  42. Rubincam, D. P., B. F. Chao, and P. C. Thomas, The gravitational field of Deimos, Icarus, 114, 63-67, 1995.
  43. Chao, B. F., and I. Naito, Wavelet analysis provides a new tool for studying Earth's rotation, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 76, 161-165, 1995.
  44. Chao, B. F., R. D. Ray, and G. D. Egbert, Diurnal/semidiurnal oceanic tidal angular momentum: Topex/Poseidon models in comparison with Earth's rotation rate, Geophys. Res. Lett., 22, 1993-1996, 1995.
  45. Chao, B. F., and R. J. Eanes, Global gravitational change due to atmospheric mass redistribution as observed in Lageos' nodal residual, Geophys. J. Int. 122, 755-764, 1995.
  46. Chao, B. F., J. B. Merriam, and Y. Tamura, Geophysical analysis of zonal tidal signals in length of day, Geophys. J. Int., 122, 765-775, 1995.
  47. Chao, B. F., and R. S. Gross, Changes in the Earth's rotational energy induced by earthquakes, Geophys. J. Int., 122, 776-783, 1995.
  48. Chao, B. F., R. S. Gross, and D. N. Dong, Changes in global gravitational energy induced by earthquakes, Geophys. J. Int., 122, 784-789, 1995.
  49. Chao, B. F., Anthropogenic impact on global geodynamics due to water impoundment in major reservoirs, Geophys. Res. Lett., 22, 3533-3536, 1995.
  50. Han, Y. B., Q. B. Li, and B. F. Chao, Records of ancient solar and lunar eclipses and study of variation of the Earth=s rotation, Dev. Geophys., 10 (in Chinese), 43-50, 1995.
  51. Chao, B. F., R. S. Gross, and Y. B. Han, Seismic excitation of the polar motion, 1977-1993, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 146, 407-419, 1996.
  52. Chao, B. F., Y. B. Han, and R. S. Gross, On seismic excitation of the polar motion, Chinese Science Bulletin, 41, 832-836, 1996.
  53. Zhu, Y., C. K. Shum, M. K. Cheng, B. D. Tapley, and B. F. Chao, Long-period variations in gravity field caused by mantle anelasticity, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 11243-11248, 1996.
  54. Ray, R. D., R. J. Eanes, and B. F. Chao, Detection of tidal dissipation in the solid Earth by satellite tracking and altimetry, Nature 381, 595-597, 1996.
  55. Chao, B. F., R. D. Ray,J. M. Gipson, G. D. Egbert, and C. Ma, Diurnal/semidiurnal polar motion excited by variations in oceanic tidal angular momentum, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 20,151-20,163, 1996.
  56. Chao, B. F., "Concrete" terrestrial testimony of Milankovitch cycle in Earth(s changing obliquity, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 77, 433, 1996. Also in Earth in Space, AGU, Dec, 1996.
  57. Furuya, M., and B. F. Chao, Estimation of period and Q of the Chandler wobble, Geophys. J. Int. 127, 693-702, 1996.
  58. Ray, R. D., B. F. Chao, Z. Kowalik, and A. Proshutinsky, Angular momentum of Arctic Ocean tides, J. Geodesy, 71, 344-350, 1997.
  59. Chao, B. F., Earth rotation, Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences, Chapman and Hall, New York, pp. 990, 1997.
  60. Dehant, V., C. R. Wilson, D. A. Salstein, B. F. Chao, R. S. Gross, Ch. Le Provost, and R. M. Ponte, Study of Earth's rotation and geophysical fluids progresses, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 78, 357-360, 1997.
  61. Chao, B. F., and R. D. Ray, Oceanic tidal angular momentum and Earth's rotation variations, Prog. in Oceanog., 40, 399-421, 1997. (SCI)
  62. Lemoine, F. G., N. K. Pavlis, S. C. Kenyon, R. H. Rapp, E. C. Pavlis, and B. F. Chao, New high-resolution model developed for Earth's gravitational field, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union 79, 113-118, 1998.
  63. Liu, H. S., and B. F. Chao, Wavelet spectral analysis of the Earth's orbital variations and paleoclimatic cycles, J. Atmos. Soc., 55, 227-236, 1998.
  64. Rubincam, D. P., B. Bills, and B. F. Chao, Incredible shrinking tropics, Sky and Telescope, 95,#6, 37-38, 1998.
  65. Gross, R. S., B. F. Chao, and S. D. Desai, Effect of long-period ocean tides on the Earth's polar motion, Prog. in Oceanog., 40, 385-397, 1998.
  66. Clark, T. A., C. Ma, J. W. Ryan, B. F. Chao, J. M. Gipson, D. S. MacMillan, N. R. Vandenberg, T. M. Eubanks, A. E. Niell, Earth rotation measurement yields valuable information about the dynamics of the Earth system, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 79, 205-209, 1998.
  67. Klosko, S. M., and B. F. Chao, The use of satellite laser ranging and long duration orbital changes to constrain geophysical models, in Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth: A Modern Perspective, ed. P. Wu, Trans Tech Pub., 533-556, 1998.
  68. Zhou, Y., D. Zheng, M. Zhao, and B. F. Chao, Interannual polar motion with relation to the North Atlantic Oscillation, Global and Planetary Change, 18, 79-84, 1998.
  69. Klosko, S. M., and B. F. Chao, Secular variations of the zonal gravity field, global sea level, and polar motion as geophysical constraints, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 23, 1091-1102, 1998.
  70. Ray, D. R., B. G. Bills, and B. F. Chao, Lunar and solar torques on the oceanic tides, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 17,653-17,659, 1999.
  71. Chao, B. F., and Y. H. Zhou, Meteorological excitation of interannual polar motion by the North Atlantic Oscillation, J. Geodynamics, 27, 61-73, 1999.
  72. Kuo, Y. H., B. F. Chao, and L. C. Lee, A Constellation of microsatellites promises to help in a range of geoscience research, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 80, 467-471, 1999.
  73. Johnson, T. J., C. R. Wilson, B. F. Chao, Oceanic angular momentum variability estimated from the Parallel Ocean Climate Model, 1988-1998, J. Geophys. Res. 104, 25183-25196, 1999.
  74. Zheng, D.W., B. F. Chao, Y. Zhou, and N. Yu, Improvement of edge effect of the wavelet time-frequency spectrum: Application to the length of day series, J. Geod., 74, 249-254, 2000.
  75. Chao, B. F., E. C. Pavlis, C. W. Huang, C. C. Liu, C. K. Shum C. L. Tseng, and M. Yang, COSMIC: Geodetic applications in improving Earth's gravity model, Terr. Atmos. and Ocean. Sc., 11, 365-378, 2000.
  76. Chao, B. F., Renaming D Double Prime, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 81, 46, 2000.
  77. Chao, B.F., That "Dahm" layer: Reply to comments on renaming the D", EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 81, 210, 2000.
  78. Chao, B. F., V. Dehant, R. S. Gross, R. D. Ray, D. A. Salstein, M. M. Watkins, and C. R. Wilson, Space geodesy monitors mass transports in global geophysical fluids, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 81, 247-250, 2000.
  79. Chen, J. L., C. R. Wilson, B. F. Chao, C. K. Shum and B. D. Tapley: Hydrological and oceanic excitations to polar motion and length-of-day variation, Geophys. J. Int., 141, 149-156, 2000.
  80. Chao, B. F., and R. S. Gross, Coseismic excitation of the Earth's polar motion, in Polar Motion: Historical and Scientific Problems, IAU Coll. #178, ed. S. Dick, D. McCarthy, and B. Luzum, Astron. Soc. Pacific, San Francisco, 2000.
  81. O'Connor, W., B. F. Chao, D. Zheng, and A. Y. Au, Wind stress forcing of the North Sea "Pole Tide", J. Geophys. Int., 142, 620-630, 2000.
  82. Chao, B. F., W. O'Connor, D. Zheng, and A. Y. Au, Reply to comment by C. Wunsch on 'Wind stress forcing of the North Sea "Pole Tide" , J. Geophys. Int., 146, 266, 2001.
  83. Kuang, W., and B. F. Chao, Topographic core-mantle coupling in geodynamo modeling, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 1871-1874, 2001.
  84. Johnson, T. J., C. R. Wilson, B. F. Chao, Non-tidal oceanic contributions to gravitational field changes: Predictions of the Parallel Ocean Climate Model, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 11,315-11,334, 2001.
  85. Altamimi, Z., D. Angermann, D. Argus, G. Blewitt, C. Boucher, B. Chao, H. Drewes, R. Eanes, M. Feissel, R. Ferland, T. Herring, B. Holt, J. Johannson, K. Larson, C. Ma, J. Manning, C. Meertens, A. Nothnagel, E. Pavlis, G. Petit, J. Ray, J. Ries, H. Scherneck, P. Sillard, and M. Watkins, The Terrestrial Reference Frame and the dynamic Earth, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 82, 273, 278-279, 2001.
  86. Cox, C. M., and B. F. Chao, Detection of a large-scale mass redistribution in the terrestrial system since 1998, Science, 297, 831-833, 2002.
  87. Fujita, M., B. F. Chao, B. V. Sanchez, and T. J. Johnson, Oceanic torques on solid Earth and their effects on Earth rotation: Results from the Parallel Ocean Climate Model, J. Geophys. Res., 107(B8), 10.1029/2001JB000339, 2002.
  88. Boy, J-P., and B.F. Chao, Time-variable gravity signal during the water impoundment of China's Three-Gorges Reservoir,Geophys. Res. Lett, 29(24), 2200, doi:10.1029/2002GL016457, 2002.
  89. Kuang, W., B. F. Chao, Geodynamo modeling and core-mantle interactions, in Earth's Core: Dynamics, Structure, Rotation, Geodynamics Series 31, ed. V. Dehant, K. Creager, S. Karato, and S. Zatman, Amer. Geophys. Union, Washington DC, 193-212, 2003.
  90. Chao, B. F., Geodesy is not just for static measurements any more, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 84, 145-156, 2003.
  91. Chao, B. F., A. Y. Au, J-P Boy, and C. Cox, Time-variable gravity signal of an anomalous redistribution of water mass in extratropic Pacific during 1998-2002, G-Cubed Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 4, 1096, doi:10.1029/2003GC00589, 2003.
  92. Donnellan, A., J. Rundle, J. Ries, G. Fox, M. Pierce, J. Parker, R. Crippen, E. DeJong, B. Chao, W. Kuang, D. McLeod, M. Matu'ura, J. Bloxham, Illuminating the Earth's interior through advanced computing, Computing in Sc. and Eng., 6, No. 1, 36-44, 2003.
  93. Solomon, S., et al., Plan for living on a restless planet sets NASA's solid Earth Agenda, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 84, 485-491, 2003.
  94. Chao, B. F., and R. S. Gross, Did the 26 December 2004 Sumatra, Indonesia, earthquake disrupt the Earth's rotation as the mass media have said? EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 86, 1-2, 2005.
  95. Plag, H. P., B. F. Chao, R. S. Gross, and T. van Dam, Forcing of polar motion in the Chandler frequency band: An opportunity to evaluate interannual climate variations, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 86, 26, 2005.
  96. Chao, B. F., and D. A. Salstein, Mass, Momentum, and Geodynamics, in Intraseasonal Variability of the Atmosphere-Ocean Climate System, eds. W. K. M. Lau and D. E. Waliser, Praxis Publishing, 2005.
  97. Chao, B. F., On inversion for mass distribution from global (time-variable) gravity field, J. Geodynamics, 39, 223-230, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2004.11.001, 2005.
  98. Rodell, M., B. F. Chao, A. Au, L. S. Kimball, and K. C. McDonald, Global biomass variation and its geodynamic effects, 1982-1998, Earth Interactions, 9, 1-19, 2005.
  99. Boy, J-P., and B. F. Chao, Precise evaluation of atmospheric loading effects on Earth's time-variable gravity field, J. Geophys. Res., 110(B), 10.1029/2002JB002333, 2005.
  100. Vigo, I. M., D. Garcia, and B. F. Chao, Change of sea level trend in the Mediterranean and Black Seas, J. Marine Res., 63, 1085-1100, 2005.
  101. Garcia, D., B. F. Chao, J. Del Rio, I. M. Vigo, J. Garcia-Lafuente, On the steric and mass-induced contributions to the sea level variations in the Mediterranean Sea, J. Geophys. Res., 111, C09030, doi:10.1029/2005JC002956, 2006.
  102. Gross, R. S., and B. F. Chao, The Rotational and Gravitational Signature of the December 26, 2004 Sumatran Earthquake, Survey in Geophys., 27, 615-632, doi: 10.1007/s10712-006-9008-1, 2006.
  103. Chao, B. F., Earth's oblateness and its temporal variations, Special Issue "Earth Observation From Space", Comptes rendus Geoscience, 338, 1123-1129, doi:10.1016/j.crte.2006.09.014, 2006.
  104. Garcia, D., I. M. Vigo, B. F. Chao, and M. C. Martinez, Vertical Crustal Motion along the Mediterranean Coast Derived from Ocean Altimetry and Tide Gauge Data, Pure and Appl. Geophys., 164, 851-863, doi: 10.1007/s00024-007-0193-8, 2007. (SCI)
  105. Jiang, W., W. Kuang, B. F. Chao, M. Fang, C. Cox, Understanding time-variable gravity due to core dynamical processes with numerical geodynamo modeling, Proceedings, Joint Assembly Dynamic Planet 2005, Cairns, eds. V. Dehant, 2007.
  106. Yeh, T.K., C.S. Wang, C.S. Chen, and B. F. Chao, Automatic data-quality monitoring for continuous GPS tracking stations in Taiwan, Metrologia, 44, 393-401, 2007.
  107. Garcia, D., B. F. Chao, J. Del Rio, I. Vigo, and J. Garcia-Lafuente, Reply to Comments on "On the steric and mass-induced contributions to the annual sea level variations in the Mediterranean Sea", J. Geophys. Res., 112, C12019, doi:10.1029/2007JC004465, 2007.
  108. Chao, B. F., Y.-H. Wu, and Y.-S. Li, Impact of artificial reservoir water impoundment on global sea level, Science, 320, 212-214, doi: 10.1126/science.1154580, 2008.
  109. Hwang, C.-W., T.-J. Lin, T.-P. Tseng, and B. F. Chao, Modeling orbit dynamics of FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC satellites for recovery of temporal gravity variations, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing, 46, 11, 3412-3423, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2008.2004789, 2008
  110. Zhang, Z.-Z., B. F. Chao, Y. Lu, and H.-T. Hsu, An effective filtering for GRACE time-variable gravity: Fan filter, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L17311, doi: 10.1029/2009GL039459, 2009.
  111. Garcia, D., B. F. Chao, and J.-P. Boy, Steric and mass-induced sea level variations in the Mediterranean Sea, Revisited, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JC005928, 2010.
  112. Chao, B. F., and H. M. Yan, Relation between length-of-day variation and angular momentum of geophysical fluids, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2009JB007024, 2010.
  113. Gross, R. S., and B. F. Chao, A unified approach to modeling the effects of earthquakes on the three pillars of geodesy, in Gravity, Geoid and Earth Observation, edited by S. Mertikas, pp. 643–649, IAG Symposia vol. 135, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2010.
  114. Ogawa, R., B. F. Chao, K. Heki, Quadratic acceleration in GRACE time-variable gravity in relation to interannual hydrological changes, Geophys. J. Int., 184, 673–679 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04843.x, 2011.
  115. Vigo, I. M., J. M. Sanchez-Reales, M. Trottini, and B. F. Chao, Mediterranean sea level variations: Analysis of the satellite altimetric data, 1992-2008, J. Geodynamics, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2011.02.002, 2011.
  116. Hwang, C. W., T. J. Lin, T. P. Tseng, D. Svehla, and B. F. Chao, Quality assessment of FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC and GRACE GPS observables: Analysis of multipath, ionospheric delay and phase residual in orbit determination, GPS Solutions, 14, 121-131, doi: 10.1007/s10291-009-0145-0, 2011.
  117. Yeh, T. K., C. W. Hwang, J. F. Huang, B. F. Chao, and M.H. Chang, Vertical displacement due to ocean tidal loading around Taiwan based on GPS observations, TAO, 22, 373-382, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2011.01.27.01(T), 2011.
  118. Chao, B. F., Y. H. Wu, Z. Z. Zhang, and R. Ogawa, Gravity variation in Siberia: GRACE observation and possible causes, TAO, 22, 149-155, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2010.07.26.03(TibXS), 2011.
  119. Chang, E. T., B. F. Chao, C.C. Chiang, and C.W. Hwang, Vertical crustal motion of active plate convergence in Taiwan derived from tide gauge, altimetry and GPS Data, Tectonophysics, 10.1016/j.tecto.2011.10.002, 2011.
  120. Chang, E. T., and B. F. Chao, Co-seismic surface deformation of the 2011 Japan Tohoku earthquake: Spatio-temporal EOF analysis of GPS data, Earth, Planets and Space, 63, 649-654, 2011.
  121. Chao, B. F., and W.Y. Chung, Amplitude and phase variations of Earth's Chandler Wobble under continual excitation, J. Geodynamics, 62, 35-39, 10.1016/j.jog.2011.11.009, 2012.
  122. Lin, T. J., C. W. Hwang, T. P. Tseng, and B.F. Chao, Low-degree gravity change from GPS data of COSMIC and GRACE satellite missions, J. Geodynamics, doi: 10.1016/j.jog.2011.08.004, 2012.
  123. Yan, H. M., and B. F. Chao, Global mass conservation effects on Earth's rotation rate, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B02401, doi:10.1029/2011JB008788, 2012.
  124. Yeh, T. K., B. F. Chao, C. S. Chen, C. H. Chen, Z. Y. Lee, Performance improvement of network-based RTK-GPS positioning in Taiwan, Survey Review, 44 (324), 3-8, 2012.
  125. Wada, Y., L. P. H. van Beek, F. C. Sperna Weiland, B. F. Chao, Y. H. Wu, and M. F. P. Bierkens, Past and future contribution of global groundwater depletion to sea-level rise, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L09402, doi:10.1029/2012GL051230, 2012.
  126. Yuan, L., and B. F. Chao, Analysis of tidal signals in surface displacement measured by a dense continuous GPS array, Earth Planet. Sc. Lett., 255-261, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.08.035, 2012.
  127. Lo, C.L., E.T. Chang, B.F. Chao, C.C. Chiang, Relocating the historical 1951 Hualien earthquakes in eastern Taiwan based on tide gauge data, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggs058, 2012.
  128. Sánchez-Reales, J. M., I. Vigo, S. G. Jin, B. F. Chao, Global Surface Geostrophic Ocean Currents derived from Satellite Altimetry and GOCE Geoid, Marine Geodesy, 35, sup1, 175-189, 2012.
  129. Yuan, L., B. F. Chao, X. Ding, and P. Zhong, The tidal displacement field at Earth surface determined using global GPS observations, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 2618-2632, 2013.
  130. Matsuo, K., B. F. Chao, T. Otsubo, and K, Heki, Accelerated Ice Mass Depletion Revealed by Low-Degree Gravity Field from Satellite Laser Ranging: Greenland, 1991-2011, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4662-4667, 2013.
  131. Benjamin F. Chao*, WeiYung Chung, ZongRong Shih and YiKai Hsieh, 2014, "Earth's rotation variations: a wavelet analysis", TERRA NOVA, DOI: 10.1111/ter.12094.

Unrefereed/Proceedings Papers

  1. Chao, B. F., Excitation of the Earth's Chandler wobble by Southern oscillation/ El Nino, 1900-1979, In: NASA Technical Memorandum 86231, 1983.
  2. Foster, J. L., D. K. Hall, A. T. C. Chang, B. F. Chao, and W. P. O'Connor, Global snow cover and the Earth's rotation, In: Large Scale Effects of Seasonal Snow Cover (Proceedings of the Vancouver Symposium, August 1987). IAHS Publ. no.166, p. 365-374, 1987.
  3. Chao, B. F. and D. P. Rubincam, On seasonal variations of Mars' gravitational field, In: NASA Technical Memorandum 87807, January 1987.
  4. Chao, B. F., W. P. O'Connor, and A. T. C. Chang, Snow-load excitation of the earth's annual wobble, In: The Earth's Rotation and Reference Frames for Geodesy and Geodynamics: Proceedings of the 128th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Coolfont, West Virginia, U.S.A., 20-24 October 1986. Edited by Alice Kay Babcock and George Alan Wilkins, p. 373-380, 1988.
  5. Rubincam, D. P., B. F. Chao, K. H. Schatten, and W. W. Sager, Non-Newtonian gravity or gravity anomalies?, In: NASA Technical Memorandum 4030, June 1988.
  6. Chao, B. F., A correlation study of the earth's rotation with el nino/southern oscillation, In: Geophysical Monograph series, Vol. 59: Variations in Earth Rotation, p. 203, 1990.
  7. Chao, B. F. and J. C. Chan, Atmospheric gravitational influence on geodetic satellite orbits: starlette analysis, In: From Mars to Greenland: Charting gravity with space and airborne instruments - Fields, tides, methods, results (A93-55951 24-46), p. 73-81, 1992.
  8. Merriam, J. B., B. F. Chao, and Y. Tamura, Constraints on mantle anelasticity from zonal tides and universal time, In: The Fourth SEDI Symposium Abstracts (Whistler, 1994), Earth's Deep Interior, p. 17, 1994.
  9. Chao, B. F., "Concrete" testimony to shifting latitude of the tropics, In: Earth in Space, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 9-11, December 1996.
  10. Colombo, O. L. and B. F. Chao, Advanced techniques for mapping gravity and its changes from space, In: Proceedings of IAG Symposium No. 117, Gravity, Geoid and Marine Geodesy, Eds. Segawa, Fujimoto, Okubo, p. 494-501, 2000.
  11. Gross, R. S. and B. F. Chao, The gravitational signature of earthquakes, In: Proceedings of GGG2000, October 13, 2000.
  12. Chao, B. F., Earth rotational variations excited by geophysical fluids, Proceedings, IVS General Meeting, 2004.
  13. Sun, S., A. Xiang, C. Shen, P. Zhu, and B. F. Chao, Gravity change after the first water impoundment in the Three-Gorges Reservoir, China, In: Proceedings of IAG Symposium No. 132, VI Hotine-Marussi Symposium on Theoretical and Computational Geodesy, Eds. P. Xu, J. Liu, A. Dermanis, p. 56-61, 2005.

> 400 Presentations/Abstracts (many invited)

Popular Science Publications in Chinese

  1. 地球的音樂, 自然雜誌, 3, 602-605, 1980; 科學月刊, 12, #4, 47-52, 1981.
  2. 煮酒話白山, 科學月刊, 13, #6, 50-56, 1982.
  3. IDA: 長周期地震網, Developments in World Seismology, #12, 11-14, 1982.
  4. 為嫦娥把脈, 科學月刊, 17, 33-38, 1986.
  5. 月震的研究, Developments in World Seismology, #6, 3-6, 1986.
  6. 地表板塊在漂移! 科學月刊, 19, 283-285, 1988.
  7. 一窺君顏 : 話海王星系, 科學月刊, 20, 874-878, 1989.
  8. 入地比登天還難, 幼獅少年, 153, 88-91, 1989.
  9. 走馬看花訪行星, 幼獅少年, 156, 84-89, 1989.
  10. 只緣身在此山中, 幼獅少年, 173, 28-30, 1991.
  11. 見微知著 : 話地球自轉, 科學月刊, 21, 866-876, 1990; 自然雜誌, 18,  63-72, 1996.
  12. 地球是個發電機 : 真實與虛擬共舞, 科學人, 39, May, 2005.
  13. 地球的奇異小夥伴─月亮, 科學人, 55, September, 2006.
  14. 南極天空最亮的眼睛, 科學月刊, 38, 580-584, 2007.
  15. 重返月球:這回玩真的嗎?科學人, 70, December, 2007.
  16. 海平面,你隱藏了多少秘密﹖科學人, 75, May, 2008.
  17. 地球科學+人文= 心智的饗宴, 科學人, 87, May, 2009.
  18. 燭龍:千百世代的古今奇緣, 科學人, 87, May, 2009.
  19. 北回歸線﹐歸去來兮, 科學人, 88, June, 2009.
  20. 地球自轉﹕漸慢板的樂章, 科學人, 89, July, 2009.
  21. 地球自轉﹕多姿多采的旋舞, 科學人, 90, August, 2009.
  22. 夏虫字彙裡的冰字﹕What’s in a name?  科學人, 91, September, 2009.
  23. 本末倒置的命題, 科學人, 92, October, 2009.
  24. 單位計量的吊詭, 科學人, 93, November, 2009.
  25. 遠古的天山傳奇, 科學人, 94, December, 2009.
  26. 《羿射十日》事件始末報告, 科學人, 95, January, 2010.
  27. 畫龍話鼉, 科學人, 96, February, 2010.
  28. 畫龍話字, 科學人, 97, March, 2010.
  29. 龍﹕風中去來, 科學人, 98, April, 2010.
  30. 龍﹕你會回來嗎, 科學人, 99, May, 2010.
  31. 尺寸、維度惹麻煩: Size matters, 科學人, 100, June, 2010.
  32. 真戲假辨:別傻了!, 科學人, 101, July, 2010.
  33. 晝、夜分明 -- 晝篇, 科學人, 102, August, 2010.
  34. 晝、夜分明 -- 夜篇, 科學人, 103, September, 2010.
  35. 咫尺天涯, 科學人, 104, October, 2010.
  36. 陰錯陽差, 科學人, 105, November, 2010.
  37. 遙測﹕老把戲 + 新科技, 科學人, 106, December, 2010.
  38. 假戲真作:別鬧了!, 科學人, 107, January, 2011.
  39. 地震!把地球震歪了?科學人, 108, February, 2011.
  40. 雙場記:A Tale of Two Fields — 磁場篇, 科學人, 109, March, 2011.
  41. 雙場記:A Tale of Two Fields — 重力場篇, 科學人, 110, April, 2011.
  42. 地震!規模二三事, 科學人, 111, May, 2011.
  43. 費曼大師的小失誤, 科學人, 112, June, 2011.
  44. 太空裡的歷史迷思:NASA和哥達德, 科學人, 113, July, 2011.
  45. 太空裡的科幻迷思:NASA和外星人, 科學人, 114, August, 2011.
  46. 蓋棺論定太空梭, 科學人, 115, September, 2011.
  47. 一代司天監,千古說夢溪, 科學人, 116, October, 2011.
  48. 康熙、台北、湖, 科學人, 117, November, 2011.
  49. 海陸之際的災變:海嘯在台灣. 科學人, 118, December, 2011.
  50. 弄假成真的旁門左道. 科學人, 119, January, 2012.
  51. 又見龍年. 科學人, 120, February, 2012.
  52. 春日札憶:時空、陰陽、五行. 科學人, 121, March, 2012.
  53. 浩浩神水何方來. 科學人, 122, April, 2012.
  54. 問蒼茫大海何去何從:經緯之辨, 科學人, 123, May, 2012.
  55. 問蒼茫大地何去何從:方向為憑, 科學人, 124, June, 2012.
  56. 將軍崖岩畫﹕天外來客﹖科學人, 125, July, 2012.
  57. 天旋地轉尋根由,科學人, 126, August, 2012.
  58. 地老天荒問幾何(一),科學人, 127, September, 2012.
  59. 地老天荒問幾何(二)科學人, 128, October, 2012.
  60. 聖嬰聖女:一樣頑皮兩樣情,科學人, 129, November, 2012.
  61. 太空垃圾知多少,科學人, 130, December, 2012.
  62. 天上人間:藍色的彈珠,科學人, 131, January, 2013.
  63. 我的時空奇航,科學人, 132, February, 2013.

Popular Press/Media Coverages (by various national and international magazines, editorials, newspapers, press conferences, interviews, radio and television broadcasts, news websites) based on the following papers:

  1. Chao, B. F. and Gross, R. S., Changes in the Earth's rotation and low-degree gravitational field induced by earthquakes, Geophys. J. Roy. Astron. Soc., 91, 569‑596, 1987.
  2. Chao, B. F., Length of day variations caused by El Niño-Southern Oscillation and Quasi-Biennial Oscillation, Science, 243, 923‑925, 1989.
  3. Chao, B. F., Anthropogenic impact on global geodynamics due to water impoundment in major reservoirs, Geophys. Res. Lett., 22, 3533-3536, 1995.
  4. Chao, B. F., A concrete terrestrial testimony of Milankovitz cycle in Earth=s changing obliquity,  EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 77, 433, 1996. Also in Earth in Space, AGU, Dec, 1996.
  5. Chao, B. F., R. S. Gross, and Y. B. Han, Seismic excitation of the polar motion, 1977-1993, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 146, 407-419, 1996.
  6. NASA’s interest in Space Geodesy related to MedPark in Univ. Alicante, Spain, 2000.
  7. Cox, C., and B. F. Chao, Detection of a large-scale mass redistribution in the terrestrial system since 1998, Science, 297, 831-833, 2002.
  8. Chao, B. F., and R. S. Gross, Did the 26 December 2004 Sumatra, Indonesia, earthquake disrupt the Earth’s rotation as the mass media have said? EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 86, 1-2, 2005.
  9. Chao, Taiwan shaken by an uncommon earthquake, EOS, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 88, 2, 2007.
  10. Chao, B.F., Y.H. Wu, and Y.S. Li, Impact of artificial reservoir water impoundment on global sea level, Science, doi: 10.1126/science.1154580, 2008.

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