Research Papers


1. Lu, C.Y., Sun, L.J., Lee, J.C., Liou, Y.S. & Liou, T.S.

        The shear structures in the Miocene Lushan formation of the Suao area, eastern Taiwan. Proc. Geol. Soc. China, v. 32, no 2, pp. 121-137.


2. Lu, C.Y., Lee, J.C. & Lee, J.F.

        Extension and compression tectonics in central Taiwan. In: Neotectonics and resources, J. Cosgrove & M. Jones Ed. Belhaven Press, London and New York, pp. 85-92.


3. Lee, J.C. & Angelier, J.

        Localisation des déformations actives et traitements des données géodésiques: l'example de la faille de la Vallée Longitudinal, Taïwan. Bull. Soc. géol. France, t. 164, n° 4, pp. 533-540. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF)785K]

4. Delcaillau, B., Angelier, J. Herail, G., Chu, H.T., Lee, J.C., Liew, P M. Lin, T.S., Lu, C.Y., Teng, L. Deramond, J., and Souquet, P.

        Evolution morphostructural et sédimentaire d'un bassin d'avant-pays en régime de collision oblique: le Piémont occidental de Taiwan: C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, t. 315, Série II: 1239-11244. (SCI)


5. Lee, J.C. and Angelier, J.

        Paleostress trajectories maps based on the results of local determinations: the "lissage" program. Computers & Geosciences: 20(2), 161-191. (SCI)

6. Deffontaines, B. Lee, J.C., Angelier, J., Carvalho, J. and Rudant J.P., 

        New geomorphic data on the active Taiwan orogen: A multisource approach, J. Geophy. Res., v. 99, B10, 20243-20266. (SCI)

7. Angelier, J., Lee, J.C. and Hu, J.C.

        Construction of trajectory maps based on local paleostress determinations and their interpretation: some new insights. In: Peri-Tethyan platforms, F. Roue Ed.: Technip Ed., Paris, 129-144.

8. Chen, W.F., Teng, L.S., Angelier, J., Lee, J.C., and Chu, H.T.

        The Nankan Fault outcrops (in Chinese): Ti-Chih, v. 14, n. 1, 63-71.

9. Yu, M.S., Chu, H.T., Hou, C.S., and Lee, J.C.

        The Chengkung earthquake of May 29, 1992 and the Chihshang Fault (in Chinese): Bull. Cent. Geol. Sur., v. 9, 107-121.


10. Lu, C.Y., Angelier, J., Chu. H.T., and Lee, J.C.

        Contractional, transcurrent, rotational and extensional tectonics: examples from Northern Taiwan: Tectonophysics, 246, 129-146. (SCI)


11. Lee, J.C., Lu, C.Y., Chu, H.T., Delcaillau, B., Angelier, J., and Deffontaines, B. 

        Active deformation and paleostress analysis in the Pakua anticline area, western Taiwan: TAO, 7, 4, 431-446. [Full Text (PDF)616K]

12. Hu, J.C., Angelier, J., Lee, J.C., Chu, H.T. and Byrne, D.

        Kinematics of convergence, deformation and stress distribution in the Taiwan collision area: 2-D finite-element numerical modelling: Tectonophysics, 255, 243-268. (SCI)

13. Lacombe, O. Angelier, J., Rocher, M., Bergues, J., Deffontaines, B., Chu, H.T., Hu, J.C., and Lee, J.C. 

        Stress patterns associated with folding at the front of a collision belt; example from the Pliocene reef limestones of Yutengping, Taiwan: Bull. Soc. Geol. France, 167, 3, 361-374. (SCI)


14. Lee, J.C., Angelier, J., and Chu, H.T. 

        Polyphase history and kinematics of complex major fault zone in the Taiwan mountain belt: the Lishan Fault, northern Taiwan: Tectonophysics, 274, 97-116. (SCI)  [Full Text (PDF)750K]

15. Angelier, J., Chu, H.T., and Lee, J.C. 

        Shear concentration in a collision zone: kinematics of the active Chihshang Fault, Longitudinal Valley, eastern Taiwan: Tectonophysics, 274, 117-144. (SCI)  [Abstract]  [Full text (PDF)]

16. Lu, C.Y., Chu, H.T., and Lee, J.C.

        Structural evolution in the Hsüehshan Range, Taiwan: Jour. Geol. Soc. China, v. 40, 1, 261-279.

17. Chu, H.T., Lu, C.Y., Lee, J.C., and Lin, N.T.

        Contractional, transcurrent, backthrusting and extensional tectonics: examples from Hsuehshan Range (in Chinese): Ti-Chi, 15, 2, 61-80.


18. Lee, J.C., Angelier, J., Chu, H.T., Yu, S.B., and Hu, J.C.

        Plate-boundary strain partitioning along the sinistral collision suture of the Philippine and Eurasian plates: Analysis of geodetic data and geological observation in southeastern Taiwan: Tectonics, 17, 6, 859-871. (SCI)  [Abstract]  [Full text (PDF)]

19. Lee, T.Q, Lee, J.C., Chu, H.T., Lu, C.Y., and Hu, J.C.

        Paleomagnetic study in a folded zone of the Hsuehshan Range, Northeastern coast of Taiwan: T.A.O., 9, 4, 643-654.


20. Horng, C.S., Shea, K.S., and Lee, J.C. 

        Magnetobiostratigraphy of the Sanfu-Chi Section in the Coastal Range of Eastern Taiwan: a new result: Jour. Geol. Soc. China, 42, 4, 613-629.


21. Lee, J.C., Jeng, F.S., Chu, H.T., Angelier, J. and Hu, J.C. 

        A rod-type creepmeter for measurement of displacement in active fault zone: Earth, Planets, and Space, 52, 5, 321-328. (SCI)  [Full text (PDF)]

22. Angelier, J., Chu, H.T., Lee, J.C., and Hu, J.C. 

        Active faulting and earthquake risk: the Chihshang Fault case, Taiwan: Jour. Geodynamics, 29, 151-185. (SCI)  [Full text (PDF)]


23. Lee, J.C., Angelier, J., Chu, H.T., Hu, J.C., and Jeng, F.S. 

        Continuous monitoring of an active fault in a plate suture zone: a creepmeter study of the Chihshang active fault, eastern Taiwan, Tectonophysics, 333, 219-240. (SCI) [Abstract]  [Full text (PDF)]

24. Chow, J., Angelier, J., Hua, J.J., Lee, J.C., and Sun, R.

        Paleoseismic event and active faulting: from ground penetrating radar and high-resolution seismic reflection profiles across the Chihshang Fault, eastern Taiwan, Tectonophysics, 333, 241-259. (SCI)  

25. Hu, J.C., Angelier, J., Homberg, C., and Lee, J.C.

        Three-dimensional modeling of the behavior of the oblique convergent boundary of southeast Taiwan: friction and strain partitioning, Tectonophysics, 333, 261-276. (SCI) 

26. Lee, J.C., Chen, Y.G., Sieh, K., Chu, H.T., Mueller, K., Chan, Y.C., Rubin, C., Yeats, R., and Chen, W.S.

        A Vertical Exposure of the 1999 Surface Rupture of the Chelungpu Fault at Wufeng, Western Taiwan: Structural and Paleoseismic Implications for an Active Thrust Fault. Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 91, 5, 914-929. (SCI) [Abstract]  [Full Text (PDF)]

27. Mouthereau, F., Angelier, J., Lee, J.C.

        Le séisme du 21 septembre 1999: influence de l’héritage structural et implication du socle au front de la chaine de Taiwan. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, série IIa, 333, 1, 93-103. (SCI)

28. Angelier, J., Lee, J.C., Chu, H.T., Hu, J.C., Lu, C.Y., Chan, Y.C., Lin, T.J., Deffontaines, B., Font, Y., Tsai, Y.B.

        Le séisme de Chichi (1999) et sa place dans l'orogène de Taiwan. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, série IIa, 333, 1, 5-21. (SCI)

29. Chen, Y.G., Chen, W.S., Lee, J.C., Lee, Y.H., Lee, C.T., Chang, H.C., and Lo, C.H.  

        Surface rupture of 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake yields insights on active tectonics of central Taiwan. Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 91, 5, 977-985. (SCI)

30. Lu, C.Y., K.J. Chang, J. Malavieille, Y.C. Chan, C.P. Chang, J.C. Lee

        Structural evolution of southeastern Central Range, Taiwan. West. Pacific Earth Sci., 1, 2, 213-226.

31. Lu, C.Y., Lee, T.Q., Angelier, J., Lee, J.C., and Chu, H.T.

        Anisotropic deformation and rotation tectonics during oblique convergence: examples from northeastern Taiwan. West. Pacific Earth Sci., 1, 3, 247-264.

32. Rubin, C., K. Sieh, Y.G. Chen, J.C. Lee, H.T. Chu, R. Yeats, K. Mueller, and Y.C. Chan

        Surface rupture and behavior of thrust faults probed in Taiwan, EOS, Transactions, 82, 47, 565 and 569. (SCI)

33. Chen, W.S., Y.G. Chen, H.C. Chang, Y.H. Lee, and J.C. Lee

        Paleoseismic study of the Chelungpu fault in Wanfung area. West. Pacific Earth Sci., 1, 4, 499-506.


34. Lee, J.C., Chu, H.T., Angelier, J., Chan, Y.C., Hu, J.C., Lu, C.Y., and Rau, R.J.

         Geometry and structure of northern surface ruptures of the 1999 Mw=7.6 Chi-Chi, Taiwan earthquake: influence from inherited fold belt structures, Jour. Struct. Geol., 24, 1, 173-192. (SCI) [Abstract]  [Full text (PDF)2.1M]

35. Chen, Y.G., Chen, W.S., Wang, Y., Lo, P.W., Lee, J.C. and Liu, T.K. 

        Geomorphic evidence for prior earthquakes: Lessons from the 1999 Chichi earthquake in central Taiwan, Geology, 30(2), 171-174. (SCI)  [Full text (PDF)]

36. Lu, C. Y., Y.C. Chan, J. C. Lee, H. T. Chu, C. H. Chen, and J. Malavieille 

        Active continental growth under transpressional tectonics – example from southeastern Taiwan. West. Pacific Earth Sci., 2, 1, 37-46.  

37. Lee, J.C., Chu, H.T., Angelier, J., Hu, J.C., Yu, S.B., Chen, H.Y., Jeng, F.S. Lin, C.H., Rau, R.J., Chow, J.D., Chang, S.H., and Jiang, G.C. 

        Crustal deformation and Active faulting in relation with seismic hazard: Study of the active Chihshang fault in Longitudinal Valley, eastern Taiwan (in Chinese). Tichi, 21, 2, 31-52. [Full Text (PDF)978K]

38. Lu, C. Y., H. T. Chu, J. C. Lee, Y.C. Chan, K.J. Chang, and F. Mouthereau

        The 1999 Chi-Chi Taiwan earthquake and basement impact thrust kinematics. West. Pacific Earth Sci., 2, 2, 183-192.

39. Teng, L. S., J.C. Lee, and C.B. Hsu

        Soft-sediment deformation in the Fanshuliao Formation of the Coastal Range, Eastern Taiwan (in Chinese), Bull. Cent. Geol. Surv., 15, 103-137.


40. Lee, J.C., Rubin, Mueller, K, C., Chan, Y.C., Chu , H.T., Chen, Y.G., Sieh, K., Chen, W.S., and Yeats, R. 

        Reply to "Comment on "A Vertical Exposure of the 1999 Surface Rupture of the Chelungpu Fault at Wufeng, Western Taiwan : Structural and Paleoseismic Implications for an Active Thrust Fault" by Y.H. Lee et al. Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 93, 2, 969-972. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF)116K]

41. Lee, J.C., Angelier, J., Chu, H.T., Hu, J.C., Jeng, F.S. and Rau, R.J.

        Active Fault Creep Variations at Chihshang, Taiwan, Revealed by Creepmeter Monitoring, 1998-2001. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, B11, 2528, doi:10.10129/2003JB002394. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF)2.7M]

42. Angelir, J., J.C. Lee, H.T. Chu, and J.C. Hu

        Reconstruction of fault slip of the September 21st, 1999 , Taiwan earthquake in the asphalted surface of a car park, and co-seismic slip partitioning, Jour. Struct. Geol., 25, 3, 345-350. (SCI) [Full text (PDF)339K]

43. Angelier, J., Lee, J.C., Hu, J.C., Chu , H.T.

        Three-dimensional deformation along the rupture trace of the September 21st, 1999 , Taiwan earthquake: a case study in the Kuangfu school, Jour. Struct. Geol., 25, 3, 351-370. (SCI)  [Full text (PDF)773K]  

44. Lacombe, O., Mouthereau, Angelier, J., Chu , H.T., and Lee, J.C.

        Frontal belt curvature and oblique ramp development at an obliquely collided irregular margin: Geometry and kinematics of the NW Taiwan fold-thrust belt. Tectonics, 22, 3, 1025, doi:10.1029/2002TC001436. (SCI)  

45. Chang, C.P., Chang T.Y., Angelier, J., Kao, H., Lee, J.C., and Yu, S.B.

        Strain and stress field in Taiwan oblique convergence system: constraints from GPS observations and tectonic data. Earth. Plant. Sci. Lett., 214, 115-127. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF)476K]

46. Ruey-Juin Rau, Kuo-En Ching, Tsung-Hsun Hsieh, Chih-I Yu, Chih-Shyong Hou, Yuan-His Lee, Jyr-Ching Hu, Yu-Chang Chan, Jian-Cheng Lee, Jih-Hao Hung, and Chii-Wen Lin

        Surface Deformation and Earthquake Potential of Tainan Tableland, Southwestern Taiwan (in Chinese with English abstract), Bull. Cent. Geol. Surv., 14, 147-156.

47. Chung-Pai Chang, Tsui-Yu Chang, Cheng Liu, Jian-Cheng Lee, Yi-Ben Tsai, Kuo-Chang Jian, Shin-Jie Huang , and Shan-Wei Wu

        Surface deformation and mechanism in the Chihshang area, Longitudinal Valley of Taiwan (in Chinese with English abstract), Bull. Cent. Geol. Surv.,14, 187-198.


48. Lee, J.C., C., Rubin, K. Mueller, Y.G. Chen, Y.C. Chan, K. Sieh, H.T. Chu, and W.S. Chen

        Quantitative analysis of movement along an earthquake thrust Scarp: a case study on a vertical exposure of the 1999 surface rupture of the Chelungpu fault at Wufeng, Western Taiwan. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 23, 263-273, doi:10.1016/S1367-9120(03)00122-6. (SCI) [Full text (PDF) 569K]

49. Lacombe, O. J. Angelier, F. Mouthereau, H-T. Chu, B. Deffontaines, J-C. Lee, M. Rocher, R-F. Chen, and L. Siame

        The Liuchiu Hsu island offshore SW Taiwan: tectonic versus diapiric anticline development and comparisons with onshore structures. C.R. Geoscience, 336, 815-825. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 331K]

50. Chu, H.T., J.C. Lee, C.Y. Lu, S.H. Chang, and G.C. Jiang

        1210 Taitung Chengkung M 6.6 earthquake (in Chinese), Mining & Metallurgy, 47, 4, 58-62.


51. Lee, J.-C., J. Angelier, Chu, H.T., Hu, J.C., Fu-Shu Jeng

       Monitoring active fault creep as a tool in seismic hazard mitigation. Insights from creepmeter study at Chihshang, Taiwan, C.R. Geosciences, 337(13), 1200-1207. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 136K]


52. Lee, J.-C., Chu, H.T., J. Angelier, Hu, J.C., Chen, H.Y., Yu, S.B.

       Quantitative analysis of co-seismic surface faulting and post-seismic creep accompanying the 2003, Mw=6.5, Chengkung earthquake in eastern Taiwan, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, B02405, doi:10.1029/2005JB003612. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 755K]



53. Lee, J.-C., Chan, Y.-C.

        Structure of the 1999 Chi-Chi Earthquake Rupture and Interaction of Thrusts in Active Fold Belt of Western Taiwan, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 31, 226-239 doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2006.07.024. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 990K]

54. Hu, J.C., Cheng, L.-W. Chen, H.-Y., Wu, Y.-M., Lee, J.-C., Chen, Y.-G., Lin, K.-C., Rau, R.-J., Kuochen, H., Chen, H.-H., Yu, S.-B., Angelier J.

        Coseismic deformation revealed by inversion of strong motion and GPS data: the 2003 Chengkung earthquake in eastern Taiwan. Geophys. J. Int., 169, 667-674, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03359.x. (SCI)  [Full Text (PDF) 361K]

55. Ching, K.E., R.J. Rau, J.C. Lee, J.C. Hu

        Contemporary deformation of tectonic escape in SW Taiwan from GPS observations, 1995-2005, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 262, 601-619. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 1.4MB]


56. Shyu, J.B.H., Chung, L.H., Chen, Y.G., Lee, J.C., and Sieh, Kerry

        Re-evaluation the surface ruptures of the November 1951 earthquake series in eastern Taiwan, and its neotectonic implications, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 31, 317-331, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2006.07.018. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 1.2MB]


57. Chen, C.T., J.C. Hu, C.Y. Lu, J.C. Lee, and Y.C. Chan

        Thirty-year land elevation change from subsidence to uplift following the termination of groundwater pumping and its geological implications in the Metropolitan Taipei Basin, Northern Taiwan, Engineering Geology, 95, 30-47, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2007.09.001. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 1.2MB]


58. Chen, Y.G., Y.T. Kuo, Y.M. Wu, H.L. Chen, C.H. Chang, R.Y. Chen, P.W. Lo, K.E. Ching, J.C. Lee

        New seismogenic source and deep structures revealed by the 1999 Chia-yi earthquake sequence in southwestern Taiwan, Geophy. Jour. Int., 172, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03686.x. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 282K]

59. Huang, C., Y.C. Chan, J.C. Hu, J. Angelier, J.C. Lee

       Detaiiled surface co-seismic displacement of the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake in western Taiwan and implication of fault geometry in the shallow subsurface, Journal of Structural Geology, 30, 1167-1176, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2008.06.001. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 694K]

60. Rau, R.J., K.E. Ching, J.C. Hu, J.C. Lee

        Crustal deformation and block kinematics in transition from collision to subduction: Global positioning system measurements in northern Taiwan, 1995-2005, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, B B09404, doi:10.1029/2007JB005414. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 844K]

61. Chen, H.Y., J.C. Lee, L.C. Kuo, S.B. Yu, C.C. Liu

        Coseismic Surface GPS Displacement and Ground Shaking Associated with the 2006 Pingtung Earthquake Doublet, Offshore Southern Taiwan, Terr. Amos. Ocean. Sci., 19, 6, 683-696, doi:10.3319/TAO.2008.19.6.683(PT). (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 804K]

62. Kang Chu-Chun, Emmy T.-Y. Chang, Jian-Cheng Lee*, Rou-Fei Chen

        Active tectonics in the Ilan plain: geological and seismological characteristics in the conjunction between the westernmost part of the Okinawa trough and the northernmost part of the Lishan fault (Chinese with English abstract), Journal of Western Pacific Earth Sciences, 8.  [Full Text (PDF) 1.8MB]


63. Chang, S-H, W-H Wang, J.C. Lee

        Modeling surface creep of the Chihshang fault in eastern Taiwan with velocity-strengthening friction, Geophy. Jour. Int., 176, 2, 601-613, doi: 10.0000/j.1365-246X.2008.03995.x. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 402KB]

64. 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

        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, 299-318. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 601K]

65. Cheng, L.W., J.C. Lee, J.C. Hu, and H.Y. Chen

        Coseismic and postseismic slip distribution of the 2003 Mw=6.5 Chengkung Earthquake in eastern Taiwan: elastic modeling from inversion of GPS data, Tectonophysics, 466, 335-343, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2007.11.021. (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 2.7MB]

66. Angelier, J., T.Y. Chang, J-C. Hu, C.P. Chang, L. Siame, J.C. Lee, B. Deffontaines, H.T. Chu, C.Y. Lu

        Does extrusion occurs at both tips of the Taiwan collision belt ? Insights from active deformation studies in the Ilan Plain and Pingtung Plain regions, Tectonophysics,  466, 356-376, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2007.11.015.  (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 904K]

67. Wu, F.T., W.T. Liang, J.C. Lee, H. Benz, and A Villasenor

        A model for the termination of the Ryukyu subduction zone against Taiwan – a junction of collision, subduction/separation and subduction boundaries, Jour. Geophy. Res., 114, B07404, doi:10.1029/2008JB005950.  (SCI) [Full Text (PDF) 6.50MB]


68. Chen, Chih-Tung, Jian-Cheng Lee*, Yu-Chang Chan, and Chia-Yu Lu

        Growth normal faulting at the western edge of the metropolitan Taipei basin since the Last Glacial Maximum, northern Taiwan, T.A.O., 21, 3, 409-428, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2009.11.13.01(TH). (SCI) [Full text (PDF) 1.0MB]


69. Mu, C.H., J. Angelier, J.C. Lee*, H.T. Chu, J.J. Dong

        Structure and Holocene evolution of an active creeping thrust fault: the Chihshang Fault at Chinyuan (Taiwan). Journal of Structural Geology, 33, 743-755, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2011.01.015 (SCI) [Full text (PDF) 1.1MB]

70. Siame L.L., J. Angelier, V. Godard, R.-F. Chen, F. Derrieux, D.L. Bourlès, R. Braucher, K.-J. Chang, H.-T. Chu, J.-C. Lee

        Erosion rates in an active orogene (NE-Taiwan): A confrontation of cosmogenic measurements with river suspended load, Quaternary Geochronology, 6, 246-260, doi:10.1016/j.quageo.2010.11.003. (SCI) [Full text (PDF) 788K]

71. Liang, S. H., H. T. Chu, J.-C. Lee

        Geological assessment of the Christchurch earthquake sequences in New Zealand (in Chinese), Ti-Chi, 30, 1, 8-13. [Full text (PDF) 2.7MB]

72. Jiang, G. J., J. Angelier, J. C. Lee*, H. T. Chu, J. C. Hu, C.H. Mu

        Faulting and mud volcano eruptions inside of the Coastal Range during the 2003 Mw=6.8 Chengkung earthquake in Eastern Taiwan, T.A.O., 22, 5, 463-473, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2011.04.22.01(TT). (SCI) [Full text (PDF) 953K]

73. Ching, K. E., R. J. Rau, K. M. Johnson , J. C. Lee , J. C. HuS

        Present-day kinematics of active mountain building in Taiwan from GPS observations during 1995-2005. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, B09405, doi:10.1029/2010JB008058. (SCI) [Full text (PDF) 26.1MB]



74. Chen, H. Y., J. C. Lee, T. Hsin, S. B. Yu, Y. J. Hsu, H. Lee

        Determination of vertical velocity field of southernmost Longitudinal Valley in eastern Taiwan: a joint analysis of leveling and GPS measurements, Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 23, 4, 355-376, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2012.02.29.01(TT).  (SCI) [Full text (PDF) 804K]

75. Siame, L., R. F. Chen, F. Derrieux, J. C. Lee, K. J. Chang, D. Boules, R. Braucher, L. Leanni, C. C. Kang, C. P. Chang, H. T. Chu

        Pleistocene alluvial deposits dating along frontal thrust of Changhua Fault in western Taiwan: the Cosmic Ray Exposure point of view, Jour. Asian Earth Sciences, 51, 2 June 2012, 1-20, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2012.02.002. (SCI) [Full text (PDF) 1.5MB]

76. Rau, R. J., J. C. Lee, K. E. Ching, Y. H. Lee, T. Byrne, R. Y. Chen

        Subduction-continent collision in southwestern Taiwan: the 2010 Jiashian earthquake sequence. Tectonophysics, 578, 107-116, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2011.09.013. (SCI) [Full text (PDF) 923K]

77. Chu, H. T., Liang, S. H., J.-C. Lee, Chen, C. L

        A new view on the Hukou Fault: Discovery of an active backthrust in the hanging wall and its structural analyses (In Chinese with English abstract), Central Geological Survey Special Publication. [Full text (PDF)3.5MB]

78. Yen-Lin Jiang, Hao-Tsu Chu, Jian-Cheng Lee, Chih-Yuan Huang

        Investigation and characterization of surface ruptures and deformation zone of the Chihshang fault, Eastern Taiwan (In Chinese with English abstract), Central Geological Survey Special Publication, 26, 1-15. [Full text (PDF) 2.2MB]


79. Mozziconacci, L., B. Delouis, H. B. Huang, J. C. Lee, N. Béthoux

        Determining fault geometry from the distribution of coseismic fault slip related to the 2006 Taitung earthquake, eastern Taiwan, Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., 103, 1, 394-411, doi: 10.1785/0120110232. (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 578K]

80. Chu, H. T., J. C. Lee*, F. Bergerat, J. C. Hu, S. H. Liang, C, Y. Lu, T. Q. Lee

        Fracture patterns and their relations to mountain building in a fold-thrust belt: A case study in NW Taiwan, Bull. Soc. Geol. Fr., 184(4-5), 485-500, doi:10.2113/gssgfbull.184.4-5.485. (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 1.4MB]

81. Chang, Shu-Hao, J. P. Avouac, S. Barbot, J. C. Lee

        Spatially variable fault friction derived from dynamic modeling of aseismic afterslip due to the 2004 Parkfield earthquake, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 3431-3447, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50231. (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 1.3MB]

82. Chen, H. Y., J. C. Lee, T. Hsin, S. B. Yu, Y. J. Hsu, H. Lee

        A new velocity field from a dense GPS array in the southernmost Longitudinal Valley, southeastern Taiwan, Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci., 24, 5, 837-862, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2013.06.18.01(T). (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 1.8MB]

83. Mozziconacci, L., B.H. Huang, B. Delouis, J.C. Lee, and S.J. Lee

        Rupture Behavior of a Moderate Earthquake (MW 5.9, April 2006) and its Close Relation with the 2003 Chengkung Earthquake (MW 6.8) at the Southern Termination of the Plate Boundary, Southeast Taiwan, Jour. Asian Earth Sciences, 75, 213-225.  (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 563KB]


84. Chen, C. Y., J. C. Lee*, Y. G. Chen, R. F. Chen

        Campaigned GPS on Present-Day Crustal Deformation in Northernmost Longitudinal Valley Preliminary Results, Hualien Taiwan, Terr. Atmos. Ocean. Sci.25, 3, 337-357, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2013.12.25.01(TT). (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 2.1MB]

85. Derrieux, F., L.L. Siame, D. L. Bourlès, R-F Chen, R. Braucher, L. Léanni, J. C. Lee, H.T. Chu, T. B. Byrne

        How fast is the denudation of the Taiwan Mountain belt? Perspectives from in-situ cosmogenic 10Be, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 88, 230-245, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2014.03.012. (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 601K]

86. Thomas, M., J-P. Avouac, J. Champenois , J. C. Lee, L. C. Kuo

        Spatio-temporal evolution of seismic and aseismic slip on the Longitudinal Valley Fault, Taiwan, Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JB010603  (SCI)  [Full text (PDF)5.6MB]

87. Chen, C.-T., J.-C. Lee, Y.-C. Chan, C.-Y. Lu, and L. S.-Y. Teng

        Elucidating the geometry of the active Shanchiao Fault in the Taipei metropolis, northern Taiwan, and the reactivation relation- ship with preexisting orogen structures, Tectonics, 33, 2400–2418, doi:10.1002/ 2013TC003502.  (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 2.5MB]

88. Lionel Sonnette, Fabien Humbert, Charles Aubourg, Jerôme Gattaceca, Jiang-Chen Lee, Jacques Angelier

        Significant rotations related to cover-basement decoupling: example of the Dôme de Barrôt (Southwestern Alps, France), Tectonophysics, , 629, 275-289,,  (SCI)  [Full text (PDF)1.6MB]

89. Thomas, M., J-P. Avouac, J-P. Gratier, J. C. Lee

        Lithological control on the deformation mechanism and the mode of fault slip on the Longitudinal Valley Fault, Taiwan, Taiwan, Tectonophysics, 632, 48-63,,  (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 3.6MB]


90. Horng-Yue Chen, Long-Chen Kuo, Jiang-Cheng Lee, Hsing Tung, Suan-Han Su, Shi-Sheng Yao, Hungkyu Lee

        Reducing distance dependent bias in a low-cost single frequency GPS network to complement dual frequency GPS stations in order to derive detailed surface deformation field, Survey Review, 47, 340, 7-17, DOI: (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 2.2MB]

91. Kang, C. C., C. P. Chang, L. Siame, J. C. Lee

       Present-day surface deformation and tectonic insights of the extensional Ilan Plain, NE Taiwan, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 105, 408-417,  (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 818KB]


92. Wen-Jeng Huang, Wen-Shan Chen, Yuan-Hsi Lee, Chih-Cheng Yang, Cheng-Shing Chiang, Jian-Cheng Lee, Shih-Ting Lu

        Insights from heterogeneous structures of the 1999 Mw 7.6 Chi-Chi earthquake thrust termination in and near Chushan excavation site, Central Taiwan, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121, 1, 339-364, DOI: (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 1.5 MB]


93. Sonnette, L., J. C. Lee, C. S. Horng

        The arcuate fold-and-thrust belt of northern Taiwan: results of a two-stage rotation revealed from paleomagnetic study, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 147, 284-309, DOI: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.07.026. (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 6.8MB]

94. Chen, L.W. Y. N. Chen, Y. Gung, J. C. Lee, W. T. Liang

        Strong Near-surface Seismic Anisotropy of Taiwan Revealed by Coda Interferometry, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 475, 224-230,  (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 769KB]

95. Liang, Wen-Tzong, Jian-Cheng Lee, Kate H. Chen, Nai-Chi Hsiao

        Citizen Earthquake Science in Taiwan: From Science to Hazard Mitigation, Journal of Disaster Research, 12, 6, 1174-1181. (ESCI)  [Full text (PDF) 6.2MB]



96. Chang, Q., J. C. Lee*, J. J. Huang, K. Y. Wei, Y. G. Chen

        Identification of source provenance for near-surface fluvial deposits by XRF scanning and chemical composition analysis: an example of fluvial terraces on the hanging wall of the Chihshang Fault, Geomorphology, 308, 204-214, (SCI)  [Full text (PDF) 654KB]

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Other Publications

A1. Lee, J.C., 1985

        Stress analysis in the coast of Lung-Tung area, Taipei Hsien, Taiwan (in Chinese), Essay of National Taiwan University, 65p.  [Full text (PDF) MB]

A2. Lee, J.C., 1989

        Neotectonics of northern Taiwan, based on the faults and paleostresss analyses (in Chinese), Master Thesis of National Taiwan University, 128p. [Full text (PDF) MB]

A3. Lee, J.C., 1994

        Structure et déformation active d'un orogène: Taiwan (in French). Ph.D. dissertation, Mém. Sc. Terre Univ. P. et M. Curie, Paris, 281p  [Full text (PDF) MB]

A4. Lee, J.C., Deffontaines, B., Angelier, J., Chu, H.T., Hu, J.C., Lacombe, O., Mouthereau, F., Yeh, Y.H., Bureau, D., Carvalho, J., Lu, C.Y., Liew, P.M., Rudant, J.P., Li, F.C., Cheng, J.C., Li, C.T., 1997

        Neotectonic Map of Taiwan, Central Geological Survey, MOEA. [(PDF) MB]

A5. Chu, H.T., Lee, J.C., 1997

        Field guidebook of Pre-conference field trip for International conference and Sino-American symposium on tectonics of East Asia (TEA), Chungli, 154 p. [Full text (PDF) MB]