Reference List

This is not intended to be a comprehensive list!


Frohlich, C., and K. D. Apperson, Earthquake focal mechanisms, moment tensors, and the consistency of seismic activity near plate boundaries, Tectonics, 11, 279-296, 1992.

Jost, M. L., and R. H. Herrmann, A student's guide to and review of moment tensors, Seism. Res. Letters, 60, 37-57, 1989.


Moment-Tensor Inversion

Barker, J. S., and C. A. Langston, Moment tensor inversion of complex earthquakes, Geophys. J. R. Astron. Soc., 68, 777-803, 1982.

Dziewonski, A. M., and J. H. Woodhouse, An experiment in systematic study of global seismicity: Centroid-moment tensor solutions for 201 moderate and large earthquakes of 1981, J. Geophys. Res., 88, 3247-3271, 1983.

Giardini, D., Moment tensor inversion from MedNet data: (1) Large wordlwide earthquakes of 1990, Geophys. Res. Letters, 19, 713-716, 1992.

Jimenez, E., M. Cara and D. Rouland, Focal mechanisms of moderate-size earthquakes from the analysis of single-station three-component surface-wave records, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 79, 955-972, 1989.

Langston, C. A., Source inversion of seismic waveforms: the Koyna, India, Earthquakes of 13 September, 1967, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 71, 1-24, 1981.

Langston, C. A., J. S. Barker and G. B. Pavlin, Point-source inversion techniques, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 30, 228-241, 1982.

Patton, H. J., and G. Zandt, Seismic moment tensors for western U. S. earthquakes and implications for the tectonic stress field, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 18,245-18,259, 1992.

Randall, G. R., C. J. Ammon and T. J. Owens, Moment-tensor estimation using regional seismograms from a Tibetan Plateau portable network deployment, Geophys. Res. Letters, 22, 1665-1668, 1995.

Romanowicz, B. A., Moment tensor inversion of long-period Rayleigh Waves: A new approach, J. Geophys. Res., 87, 5395-5407, 1982.

Sipkin, S. A., Rapid determination of global moment-tensor solutions, Geophys. Res. Letters, 21, 1667-1670, 1994.


Least-Squares Modeling and Geophysical Inverse Theory

Ammon, C. J., G. E. Randall and G. Zandt, On the non-uniqueness of receiver function inversions, J. Geophys. Res., 95, 15303-15318, 1990.

Constable, S. C., R. L. Parker and C. G. Constable, Occam's inversion: A practical algorithm for generating smooth models from electromagnetic sounding data, Geophys., 52, 289-300, 1987.

Gill, P. E., W. Murray and M. H. Wright, Practical Optimization, Academic Press, Inc., Orlando, 401 pages, 1981.

Golub, G. H., and C. F. Van Loan, Matrix Computations, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 476 pages, 1983.

Jackson, D. D., Interpretation of inaccurate, insufficient, and inconsistent data, Geophys. J. R. Astron. Soc., 28, 97-109, 1972.

Jackson, D. D., The use of a priori data to resolve non-uniquess in linear inversion, Gephys. J. R. Astron. Soc., 57, 137-157, 1979.

Lawson, C. L., and D. J. Hanson, Solving Least Squares Problems, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, pages, 1974.

Lines, L. R., and S. Treitel, A review of least-squares inversion and its application to geophysical problems, Geophys. Prospecting, 32, 159-186, 1984.

Menke, W., Geophysical Data Analysis, Discrete Inverse Theory, Academic, San Diego, CA, pages, 1984.

Parker, R. L., Understanding inverse theory, Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 5, 35-64, 1977.

Parker, R. L., Geophysical Inverse Theory, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 386 pages, 1994.

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