Yunung Nina Lin  Assistant Research Fellow

林玉儂 助研究員

 

 

Research interest: Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) processing, time-series analysis, reflection seismology, velocity model building

研究領域: 合成孔徑雷達影像處理, 時間序列分析, 反射震測資料處理, 震測速度模型分析

Email:  ninalin@earth.sinica.edu.tw

Phone:(886)-2-27839910(ext.426)

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

PhD in Geology, 2013

- Dissertation: Using space geodesy to constrain variations in seismogenic behavior on subduction megathrusts

 

National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Master of Science in Geology, 2005

- Dissertation: Surface deformation and seismogenic structure model of the 1935 Hsinchu-Taichung earthquake (MGR=7.1), in Miaoli, northwestern Taiwan

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Assistant Research Fellow, December 2017- present

 

Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Visiting Research Fellow, December 2017 - present

Senior Research Fellow, June - December 2017

- Develop, maintain and improve interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) automatic processing system

- Connect with InSAR end product users and map the demands back to production line

 

CGG, Singapore

Project Leader, April 2015 - March 2017

                     - Autonomous on complex processing projects, and responsible for the execution of projects

                     - Velocity model building, tilt-orthorhombic model update and full-waveform inversion (FWI)

                     - Kirchhoff Pre-Stack Depth Migration (PSDM) and Reverse Time Migration (RTM)

Staff Geophysicist, April 2014 - March 2015

                     - PSTM and PSDM processing, client communication and project coordinating

Geophysicist, August 2013 - March 2014

                     - PSTM processing

 

BP America, Houston, US

Geophysicist Intern, Seismic Delivery Team for the Gulf of Mexico region, April - June 2012

                     - Seismic azimuthal anisotropy analysis

 

Chinese Petroleum Corporation, Taiwan

Geophysicist, January - February 2007

           - Review of exploration proposals in Asia Pacific and North Africa region

 

National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Research Assistant, Department of Geosciences, February 2005 - December 2006, March - August 2007

           - Pleistocene sedimentary history of lacustrine terraces in southern Tibet (2007)

- Active tectonics of northwestern Taiwan (2005-2006)

 

EXPERTIES & INTEREST

 

Technical Focus
Optical and radar satellite image processing, parameter optimization, time-series analysis, velocity model building, seismic azimuthal anisotropy, well tomography

 

Geoscience Focus

Seismogenic behavior along subduction interface and within accretionary prism, crustal deformation with respect to earthquake cycles, fault-bend fold and fault-propagation fold kinematics, submarine landslides and tsunami hazards

 

PROJECTS

 

Automatic Geodetic Processing System for Disaster Response and Monitoring of Hazards in Asia

June 2017 - present, EOS

A collaborative project between EOS and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to clone and co-develop JPL’s Automatic Response and Image Analysis (ARIA) system

 

CNOOC 3D PSTM MAZSTACK

August 2016 - March 2017, CGG

Multi-azimuth Stack (MAZSTACK) of vintage and new acquisition data

 

Repsol CRD 3D QPSDM
August 2015 - August 2016, CGG

High-resolution model building for Kirchhoff Pre-stack Depth Migration and High-fidelity Controlled Beam Migration

 

Shell Brunei FWI and QRTM
December 2014 - July 2015, CGG

Utilize Full-Waveform Inversion (FWI), Q-Tomography and model building techniques to obtain the velocity within gas bag regions, followed by Q Reverse Time Migration (QRTM).

 

Shell Brunei 3D PSTM and PSDM
August 2013 - November 2014, CGG

From Pre-Stack Time Migration (PSTM) processing to model building, including gas bag update, fault update, Q-tomography, well tomography, and azimuthal anisotropy update, followed by Q Pre-Stack Depth Migration (PSDM).

 

Principal Component Analysis-based Inversion Method (PCAIM)

June 2008 - June 2013, Caltech

Incorporate satellite image into PCAIM, and apply to real case studies including Long Valley Caldera and 2010 Mw=8.8 Maule Earthquake in south-central Chile.
Published in Lin et al. (2010a) and Lin et al. (2013)

 

Multi-scale InSAR Time Series (MInTS) analysis for crustal deformation

September 2007 - June 2013, Caltech

Develop an InSAR time series technique that is analogous to GPS time series analysis, and apply to real case study in the Makran subduction zone.

Published in Lin et al. (2010b), Hetland et al. (2012) and Lin et al. (2015)

 

Submarine Landslides along the Malacca Strait-Mergui Basin Shelf Margin

August 2007 - June 2010, Nanyang Technological University & Caltech

Use multiple 2D seismic lines to estimate the scope, time and frequency of submarine landslides that occur in the Sunda shelf margin. Sequence stratigraphy interpretation and sea-level modeling provide the constraints for timing. Published in Lin et al. (2010c) and Megawati et al. (2009)

 

COMMUNITY

 

Beside Still Waters

Hosting English presentation and conversation training sessions at CGG, 2015 - 2016

 

Science Outreach

Give geology talks in science fairs and classrooms at local elementary schools, guide division tours and talk about researches at Caltech for visiting students and teachers, host elementary students and their parents at Caltech’s Science Saturday, 2008 - 2013

 

Student-run Symposiums and Events

Geoclub committee member (Caltech), 2009

Zilchbrau (Caltech) co-organizer, 2008

 

FULL PUBLICATION LIST

 

Xie, Y., Z. Zhou, J. Hu, L. Xu, X. Wu, Y.N. Lin., F. C. Loh, L. Liu and Z. Wang (2017), Orthorhombic full-waveform inversion for imaging the Luda field using wide-azimuth ocean-bottom-cable data, The Leading Edge, 3691, 75-80, doi: 10.1190/tle36010075.1. (EI)

 

Kuo, Y.-T., C.-S. Ku, Y.-G. Chen, Y. Wang, Y.N. Lin, R. Y. Chuang, Y.-J. Hsu, F. W. Taylor, B.-S. Huang, and H. Tung (2016), Characteristics on fault coupling along the Solomon megathrust based on GPS observations, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 8519-8526, doi:10.1002/2016GL070188. (SCI)

 

Xie, Y., Z. Zhou, J. Hu, L. Xu, Y.N. Lin., B. Zhou, X. Wu and Z. Wang (2016), Orthorhombic full-waveform inversion for wide-azimuth data imaging, 86th SEG Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts, doi: 10.1190/segam2016-13822505.1. (EI)

 

Y.N. Lin, X. Wu, Y. Xie, J. Zhou, S. Sulaiman and J. Turner (2016), Imaging through mega gas clouds in offshore Brunei, 78th EAGE Annual Conference Expanded Abstract, doi: 10.3997/2214-4609.201601350.

 

Y.N. Lin, R. Jolivet, M. Simons, P.S. Agram, H.R. Martens, Z. Li ,and S. H. Lodi (2015), High interseismic coupling in the Eastern Makran (Pakistan) subduction zone, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 06/2015; doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.03.037. (SCI)

 

Wang, Yu, Y.N. Lin, M. Simons, and S. T. Tun (2014). Shallow rupture of the 2011 Tarlay earthquake (Mw 6.8), Eastern Myanmar, BSSA Bulletin, doi:1785/0120120364. (SCI)

 

Jolivet, R., P. Agram, Y.N. Lin, M. Simons, M.-P. Doin, G. Peltzer, and Z. Li (2014). Improving InSAR geodesy using Global Atmospheric Models, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi 10.1002/2013580/10558. (SCI)

 

Huang, S.-Y., Y.-G. Chen, G. S. Burr, M. K. Jaiswal, Y. N. Lin, G. Yin, J. Liu, S. Zhao, and Z. Cao (2014), Late Pleistocene sedimentary history of multiple glacially dammed lake episodes along the Yarlung-Tsangpo river, southeast Tibet, Quaternary Research 09/201. (SCI)

 

Y.N. Lin, A. Sladen, F. Ortega-Culaciati, M. Simons, J.-P. Avouac, E. J. Fielding, B. A. Brooks, M. Bevis, J. Genrich, A. Rietbrock, C. Vigny, R. Smalley, and A. Socquet (2013), Coseismic and postseismic slip associated with the 2010 Maule Earthquake, Chile: Characterizing the Arauco Peninsula barrier effect, Journal of Geophysical Research, 01/2013; 118:3142–3159. (SCI)

 

Agram, P. S., R. Jolivet, B. Riel, Y. N. Lin, M. Simons, E. Hetland, M.-P. Doin, and C. Lasserre (2013), New radar interferometric time series analysis toolbox released, Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union. 02/2013; 94(7):69-70.

 

Wang, Yu, J. B. H. Shyu, K. Sieh, H.-W. Chiang, C.-C. Wang, T. Aung, Y. N. Lin, C.-C. Shen, S. Min, O. Than, K. K. Lin, and S. T. Tun (2013), Permanent upper plate deformation in western Myanmar during the great 1762 earthquake: Implications for neotectonic behavior of the northern Sunda megathrust, Journal of Geophysical Research, 03/2013; 118(3):1277-1303. ·(SCI)

 

Hetland, E. A., P. Musé, M. Simons, Y. N. Lin, P. S. Agram, and C. J. DiCaprio (2012), Multiscale InSAR Time Series (MInTS) analysis of surface deformation, Journal of Geophysical Research 117, B02404, doi:10.1029/2011JB008731. (SCI)

 

Lin, Y. N., A. P. Kositsky, and J.P. Avouac (2010a), PCAIM joint inversion of InSAR and groundbased geodetic time series: Application to monitoring magmatic inflation beneath the Long Valley Caldera, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L23301, doi:10.1029/2010GL045769. (SCI)

Lin, Y. N., M. Simons, E. A. Hetland, P. Muse, and C. DiCaprio (2010b), A multiscale approach to estimating topographically correlated propagation delays in radar interferograms, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 11, Q09002, doi:10.1029/2010GC003228. (SCI)

Lin, Y. N., K. Sieh, and J. Stock (2010c), Submarine landslides along the Malacca StraitMergui Basin shelf margin: Insights from sequencestratigraphic analysis, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, B12102, doi:10.1029/2009JB007050. (SCI)

 

Ota, Y., Y. N. Lin, Y.-G. Chen, N. Matsuta, T. Watanuki, and Y.-W. Chen (2009), Touhuanping Fault, an active wrench fault within fold-and-thrust belt in northwestern Taiwan, documented by spatial analysis of fluvial terraces, Tectonophysics 09/2009; 474(3):559-570. (SCI)

 

Ota, Y., T. Azuma and Y. N. Lin (2009) Application of INQUA Environmental Seismic Intensity Scale to recent earthquakes in Japan and Taiwan. Geological Society of London Special Publications, 316, 55-71. (SCI)

 

Megawati, K., F. Shaw, K. Sieh, Z. Huang, T.-R. Wud, Y. N. Lin, S. K. Tan, and T.-C. Pan (2009), Tsunami hazard from the subduction megathrust of the South China Sea: Part I. Source characterization and the resulting tsunami, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 36 (2009) 13–20. (SCI)

 

Chen, Y.-G., Y.-W. Chen, W.-S. Chen, K.-J. Lee, L.-S. Lee, S.-T. Lu, Y.-H. Lee, T. Watanuki, and Y. N. Lin (2009), Optical dating of a sedimentary sequence in a trenching site on the source fault of the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake, Taiwan, Quaternary International 04/2009; 199:25-33. (SCI)

 

Chung, L.-H., Y.-G. Chen, Y.-M. Wu, J. B. H. Shyu, Y-T. Kuo, Y. N. Lin (2008), Seismogenic faults along the major suture of the plate boundary deduced by dislocation modeling of coseismic displacements of the 1951 M7.3 Hualien–Taitung

earthquake sequence in eastern Taiwan, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 269, 416-426. (SCI)

 

Chen, Y.-G., J.-H. Hung, K.-Y. Lai, Y. N. Lin, T. Wilcox, and K. Mueller (2007), River terrace development in response to folding above active wedge thrusts in Houli, Central Taiwan, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 31 240–250. (SCI)

 

Chen, Y.-G., K.-Y. Lai, Y.-H. Lee, J. Suppe, W.-S. Chen, Y. N. Lin, Y. Wang, J.-H. Hung, and Y.-T. Kuo (2007), Coseismic fold scarps and their kinematic behavior in the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake Taiwan, Journal of Geophysical Research 112, B03S02, doi:10.1029/2006JB004388. (SCI)

 

Ota, Y., Y. N. Lin, Y.-G. Chen, H.-C. Chang, and J.-H. Hung (2006), Newly found Tunglo Active Fault System in the fold and thrust belt in northwestern Taiwan deduced from deformed terraces and its tectonic significance, Tectonophysics 417 (2006) 305–323. (SCI)

 

林玉儂、衣德成、鍾令和、太田陽子、陳于高 (2006) 獅潭斷層的昨日與今日. 地質254, 50-61.

 

陳于高、林玉儂 (2005) 臥遊大地:數值航測。科學發展月刊,390, 30-37.

 

林玉儂 (2003) 九九峰地區攔砂壩的興建對河流地形之影響及其工程上的應用 (行政院國家科學委員會大專生專題研究), 83p.