All Publications

  • Wiens, D. A. and S. Stein, Age dependence of oceanic intraplate seismicity and implications for lithospheric evolution, J. Geophys. Res., 88, 6455-6468, 1983.
  • Wiens, D. A. and S. Stein, Intraplate seismicity and stresses in young oceanic lithosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 89, 11442-11464, 1984.
  • Wiens, D. A., S. Stein, C. Demets, R. G. Gordon, and C. Stein, Plate tectonic models for Indian Ocean “intraplate” deformation, Tectonophysics, 132, 37-48, 1986.
  • Wiens, D. A., Bathymetric effects on body waveforms from shallow subduction earthquakes and application to seismic processes in the Kurile trench, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 2955-2972, 1989.
  • Pelayo, A. M., and D. A. Wiens, Seismotectonics and relative plate motions in the Scotia region, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 7293-7320, 1989.
  • Pelayo, A. M., and D. A. Wiens, Tsunami earthquakes: Slow thrust faulting events in the accretionary wedge, J. Geophys. Res., 97, 15321-15337, 1992.
  • Wetzel, R. L., D. A. Wiens, and M. C. Kleinrock, Evidence from earthquakes for bookshelf faulting at large non-transform ridge offsets, Nature, 362, 235-237, 1993.
  • Wiens, D. A., J. J. McGuire, and P. J. Shore, Evidence for transformational faulting from a deep double seismic zone in Tonga, Nature, 364, 790-793, 1993.
  • Flanagan, M. P., and D. A. Wiens, Radial upper mantle attenuation structure of inactive back-arc basins from differential shear wave measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 15469-15485, 1994.
  • Wiens, D. A., J. J. McGuire, P. J. Shore, M. G. Bevis, K. Draunidalo, G. Prasad, S. P. Helu, A deep earthquake aftershock sequence and implications for the rupture mechanism of deep earthquakes, Nature, 372, 540-543, 1994.
  • Wiens, D. A., and H. J. Gilbert, Slab temperature effects on deep earthquake aftershock productivity and magnitude-frequency relations, Nature, 384, 153-156, 1996.
  • McGuire, J. J., D. A. Wiens, P. J. Shore, M. G. Bevis, The March 9, 1994 deep Tonga earthquake: Rupture outside the seismically active slab, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 15163-15182, 1997.
  • Zhao, D., Y. Xu, D. A. Wiens, L. Dorman, J. Hildebrand, S. Webb, Depth extent of the Lau back-arc spreading center and its relationship to subduction processes, Science, 278, 254-257, 1997.
  • Xu, Y., and D. A. Wiens, Upper mantle structure of the southwest Pacific from regional waveform inversion, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 27439-27451, 1997.
  • Koper, K., D. A. Wiens, L. M. Dorman, J. A. Hildebrand, and S. C. Webb, Modeling the Tonga slab: Can traveltime data resolve a metastable olivine wedge? J. Geophys. Res.,103,30079-30100, 1998.
  • Flanagan, M. P., and D. A. Wiens, Attenuation of broadband P and S waves in Tonga: Observations of frequency dependent Q, Pure appl. Geophys., 153, 345-375, 1998.
  • Roth, E., D. A. Wiens, L. M. Dorman, J. Hildebrand, and S. C. Webb, Seismic attenuation tomography of the Tonga back-arc region using phase pair methods, J Geophys. Res., 104, 4795-4809, 1999.
  • Koper, K. D., M. E. Wysession, and D. A. Wiens, Multimodal function optimization with a niching genetic algorithm: A seismological example, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 89, 978-988, 1999.
  • Koper, K., D. A. Wiens, L. M. Dorman, J. A. Hildebrand, and S. C. Webb, Constraints on the origin of slab and mantle wedge anomalies in Tonga from the ratio of S to P anomalies, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 15089-15104, 1999
  • Roth, E. G., D. A. Wiens, and D. Zhao, An empirical relationship betweeen seismic attenuation and velocity anomalies in the upper mantle, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 601-604, 2000.
  • Koper, K. D., and D. A. Wiens, The waveguide effect of metastable olivine in subducting slabs, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 573-576, 2000.
  • Wiens, D. A., and J. J. McGuire, Aftershocks of the March, 9, 1994 Tonga earthquake: The strongest known aftershock sequence, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 19067-19083, 2000
  • Wiens, D. A., and N. O. Snider, Repeating deep earthquakes: Evidence for fault reactivation at great depth, Science, 293, 1463-1466, 2001.
  • Smith, G. P., D. A. Wiens, K. M. Fischer, L. M. Dorman, S. C. Webb, and J. A. Hildebrand, A complex pattern of mantle flow in the Lau backarc, Science, 292, 713-716, 2001.
  • Wiens, D. A., Seismological constraints on the mechanism of deep earthquakes: temperature dependence of deep earthquake source properties, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 127, 145-163, 2001.
  • Conder, J. A., D. A. Wiens, and J. Morris, On the decompression melting structure at volcanic arcs and back-arc spreading centers, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29, 10.1029/2002GL015390, 2002.
  • Helffrich, G., D. A. Wiens, E. Vera, S. Barrientos, P. Shore, S. Robertson, R. Adaros, A teleseismic shear-wave splitting study to investigate mantle flow around South America and implications for plate-driving forces, Geophys. J. Int., 149, F1-F7, 2002.
  • Maurice, S. D. R., D. A. Wiens, K. D. Koper, and E. Vera, Crustal and upper mantle structure of southernmost South America inferred from regional waveform inversion, J. Geophys. Res., 108, doi:10.1029/2002JB001828, 2003.
  • Tibi, R., G. Bock, and D. A. Wiens, Source characteristics of large deep earthquakes: constraint on the faulting mechanism at great depths, J. Geophys. Res., 108, doi:10.1029/2002JB001948, 2003.
  • Tibi, R., D. A. Wiens, and H. Inoue, Remote triggering of deep earthquakes in the 2002 Tonga sequences, Nature, 424, 921-925, 2003.
  • Wiens, D. A., and G. P. Smith, Seismological constraints on structure and flow patterns within the mantle wedge, in Inside the subduction factory, J. Eiler, editor, AGU Monograph, 138, 59-82, 2003.
  • Maurice, S. D. R., D. A. Wiens, L. M. Dorman, and E. Vera, Seismicity and tectonics of the South Shetland Islands and Bransfield Strait from a regional broadband seismograph deployment, J Geophys. Res., 108., B10, doi:10.1029/2003JB002416, 2003.
  • Lawrence, J. F., and D. A. Wiens, Combined receiver function and surface wave phase velocity inversion using a niching genetic algorithm: Application to Patagonia, Bull, Seism. Soc. Am., 94, 977-987, 2004.
  • Pozgay, S. H., R. A. White, D. A. Wiens, P. J. Shore, A. W. Sauter, J. L. Kaipat, Seismicity and tilt associated with the 2003 Anatahan eruption sequence, J. Vol. Geotherm. Res., 146, 60-76, 2005.
  • Tibi, R. and D. A. Wiens, Detailed structure and sharpness of upper mantle discontinuities in the Tonga subduction zone from regional broadband arrays, J. Geophys. Res., 110, B06313, doi:10.1029/2004JB003433, 2005
  • Wiens, D. A., P. J. Shore, S. H. Pozgay, A. W. Sauter, and R. A. White, Tilt Recorded by a Portable Broadband Seismograph: The 2003 Eruption of Anatahan Volcano, Mariana Islands, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L18305, doi:10.1029/2005GL023369, 2005.
  • Conder, J. A. and D. A. Wiens, Seismic structure beneath the Tonga arc and Lau back-arc basin determined from joint Vp. Vp/Vs tomography, Geochem., Geophys. Geosyst, 7 Q03018, doi:10.1029/2005GC001113, 2006.
  • Lawrence, J. F., D. A. Wiens, A. A. Nyblade, S. Anandakrishnan, P. J. Shore, and D. Voigt, Upper mantle thermal variations beneath the Trans-Antarctic Mountains from teleseismic S-wave attenuation, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L03303, doi:10.1029/2005GL024516, 2006.
  • Wiens, D.A., K. Kelley, and T. Plank, Mantle temperature variations beneath active back-arc spreading centers inferred from seismology, petrology, and bathymetry, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 248, 30-42, 2006.
  • Lawrence, J. F., D. A. Wiens, A. A. Nyblade, S. Anandakrishnan, P. J. Shore, and D. Voigt, Rayleigh wave phase velocity analysis of the Ross Sea, Transantarctic Mountains, and East Antarctica from a temporary seismograph array, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B06302, doi:10.1029/2005JB003812, 2006.
  • Tibi, R., D. A. Wiens, H. Shiobara, and P. J. Shore, Depths of the 660-km discontinuity near the Mariana slab from a regional array of ocean bottom seismographs, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L02313, doi:10.1029/2005GL024523, 2006
  • Watson, T., A. Nyblade, D. A. Wiens, S. Anandakrishnan, M. Benoit, P. J. Shore, D. Voigt, J. VanDecar, P and S velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath the Transantarctic Mountains, East Antarctic craton, and Ross Sea from travel time tomography, Geochem., Geophys. Geosyst, 7, Q07005, doi:10.1029/2005GC001238, 2006.
  • Embley, R. W., and 16 other authors including D. A. Wiens, Long-term eruptive activity at a submarine arc volcano, Nature, 441, 494- 497, 2006.
  • Wiens, D. A., N. Seama, and J. A. Conder, Mantle structure and flow patterns beneath active back-arc basins inferred from passive seismic and electromagnetic methods, in Back-arc Spreading Systems: Interactions among Physical, Chemical, Bioloigcal , and Geological Processes, D. M. Christie, C.R. Fisher, S.-M. Lee, and S. Givens, editors, AGU Monograph, 166, 43-62, 2006.
  • Van der Lee, S, and D. A. Wiens, Seismological constraints on the Earth’s deep water cycle, in Earth’s Deep Water Cycle, S. D. Jacobsen and S. van der Lee, editors, AGU Monograph, 168, 13-27, 2006.
  • Lawrence, J. F, D. A. Wiens, A. A. Nyblade, S. Anandakrishnan, P. J. Shore, and D. Voigt, Crust and upper mantle structure of the Transantarctic Mountains and surrounding regions from receiver functions, surface waves, and gravity: Implications for uplift models, Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, 7, Q10011, doi: 10.1029/2006GC001282, 2006.
  • Pozgay, S. H., D. A. Wiens, J. A. Conder, H. Shiobara, and H. Sugioka, Complex mantle flow in the Mariana subduction system: Evidence from shear wave splitting, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246x.2007.03433.x, 2007.
  • Tibi, R., D. A. Wiens, H. Shiobara, H. Sugioka, and X. Yuan, Double seismic discontinuities at the base of the mantle transition zone near the Mariana slab, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L16316, doi:10.1029/2007GL030527, 2007.
  • Conder, J. A., and D. A. Wiens, Rapid mantle flow beneath the Tonga volcanic arc, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 264, 299-307, 2007.
  • Wiens, D. A., J. A. Conder, and U. Faul, The seismc structure and dynamics of the mantle wedge, Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 36, 421-455, 2008.
  • Wiens, D. A., S. Anandakrishnan, J. P. Winberry, and M. A. King, Simultaneous teleseismic and geodetic observations of the stick-slip motion of an Antarctic ice stream, Nature, 453, 770-774, 2008.
  • Tibi, R., D.A. Wiens, and X. Yuan, Seismic evidence for widespread serpentinized forearc along the Mariana convergent margin, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L13303, doi:10.1029/ 2008GL034163, 2008.
  • Heeszel, D. S., D. A. Wiens, P. J. Shore, H. Shiobara, and H. Sugioka, Earthquake evidence for along-arc extension in the Mariana Islands, Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, 9, Q12X03, doi:10.1029/2008GC002186, 2008.
  • Reusch, A. M., A. A. Nyblade, M. H. Benoit, D. A. Wiens, S. Anandakrishnan, D. Voigt, and P. J. Shore, Mantle transition zone thickness beneath Ross Island, the Transantarctic Mountains, and East Antarctica, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L12301, doi:10.1029/2008GL033873, 2008.
  • Barklage, M., D. A. Wiens, A. Nyblade, S. Anandakrishnan, Upper mantle seismic anisotropy of South Victoria Land and the Ross Sea Coast, Antarctica, from SKS and SKKS splitting analysis, Geophys. J. Int., 178, 729-741, 2009.
  • Pozgay, S. H, D. A. Wiens, J. A. Conder, H. Shiobara, H. Sugioka, Seismic attenuation tomography of the Mariana Subduction System: Implications for thermal structure, volatile distribution, and slow-spreading dynamics, Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, 10, Q04X05, doi:10.1029/2008GC002313, 2009.
  • Hansen, S. E., J. Julia, A. A. Nyblade, M. L. Pyle, D. A. Wiens, S. Anandakrishnan, Using S wave receiver functions to estimate crustal structure beneath ice sheets: An application to the Transantarctic Mountains and East Antarctic craton, Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, 10, Q08014, doi:10.1029/2009GC002576, 2009.
  • Cowsik, R., T. Madziwa-Nussinov, K. Wagoner, D. Wiens, and M. Wysession, Performance Characteristics of a Rotational Seismometer for Near-Field and Engineering Applications, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 99, 1181-1189, 2009.
  • Pyle, M. L, D. A. Wiens, D. Weeraratne, P. J. Shore, H. Shiobara, and H. Sugioka, Shear velocity structure of the Mariana mantle wedge from Rayleigh wave phase velocities, J. Geophys. Res., 115. B11304, doi:10.1029/2009JB006976, 2010.
  • Pyle, M. L., D. A. Wiens, A. A. Nyblade, and S. Anandakrishnan, Crustal structure of the Transantarctic Mountains near the Ross Sea from ambient seismic noise tomography, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B11310, doi:10.1029/2009JB007081, 2010.
  • Tokam, A-P., C. T. Tabod, A. A. Nyblade, J. Julia, D. A. Wiens, and M. E. Pasyanos, Structure of the crust beneath Cameroon, West Africa, from the joint inversion of Rayleigh wave group velocities and receiver functions, Geophys. J. Int, 183, 1061-1076, 2010.
  • Reusch, A. M., A. A. Nyblade, D. A. Wiens, P. J. Shore, B. Ateba, C. T. Tabod, J. M. Nnange, Upper mantle structure beneath Cameroon from body wave tomography and the origin of the Cameroon Volcanic Line, Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, 10, Q10W07, doi:10.1029/2010GC003200, 2010.
  • Hansen, S. E., A. A. Nyblade, D. S. Heeszel, D. A. Wiens, P. Shore, M. Kanao, Crustal structure of the Gamburtsev Mountains, East Antarctica, from S-wave receiver functions and Rayleigh wave phase velocities, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 300, 395-401, 2010.
  • Conder, J. A., and D. A. Wiens, Shallow seismicity and tectonics of the central and northern Lau Basin, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 304, 538-546, 2011.
  • Finotello, M., A. Nyblade, J. Julia, D. Wiens, S. Anandakrishnan, Crustal Vp/Vs ratios and thickness for Ross Island and the Transantarctic Mountain front, Antarctica, Geophys. J. Int., 185, 85-92, 2011.
  • Winberry, J.P., S. Anandakrishnan, R.B. Alley, D.A. Wiens, and K. Christianson, Dynamics of stick-slip motion, Whillans Ice Stream, Antarctica, , Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 305, 283-289 2011.
  • Reusch, A. M., A. A. Nyblade, R. Tibi, D. A. Wiens, P. J. Shore, A. Bekoa, C. T. Tabod, and J. M. Nnange, Mantle transition zone thickness beneath Cameroon: evidence for an upper mantle origin for the Cameroon Volcanic Line, Geophys. J. Int., 187, 1146-1150, 2011.
  • Emry, E. L., D. A. Wiens, H. Shiobara, and H. Sugioka, Seismogenic characteristics of the Northern Mariana shallow thrust zone from local array data, Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, 12, Q12008, doi:10.1029/2011GC003853, 2011.
  • Koch, F. W., D. A. Wiens, A. A. Nyblade, P. J. Shore, R. Tibi, B. Ateba, C. T. Tabod, and J. M. Nnange, Upper-mantle anisotropy beneath the Cameroon Volcanic Line and Congo Craton from shear wave splitting measurements, Geophys. J. Int, 190, 75-86, 2012.
  • Barcheck, C. G., D. A. Wiens, P. E. van Keken, and B. R. Hacker, The relationship of intermediate- and deep-focus seismicity to the hydration and dehydration of subducting slabs, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 349, 153-160, 2012.
  • Zoet., L. K., S. Anandakrishnan, R. B. Alley, A. A. Nyblade, and D. A. Wiens, Motion of an Antarctic glacier by repeated tidally modulated earthquakes, Nature Geoscience, 5, 623-626, 2012.
  • Heeszel, D. S., D. A. Wiens, A. A. Nyblade, S. E. Hansen, M. Kanao, M. An, and Y. Zhao, Rayleigh wave constraints on the structure and tectonic history of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains, East Antarctica, J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50171, 2013.
  • Lloyd, A. J., A. A. Nyblade, D. A. Wiens, S. E. Hansen, M. Kanao, P. J. Shore, and D. Zhao, Upper mantle seismic structure beneath central East Antarctica from body wave tomography: Implications for the origin of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 14, 10.1002/ggge.20098, 2013.
  • Winberry, J. P., S. Anandakrishnan, D.A. Wiens, R. B. Alley, Nucleation and Seismic Tremor Associated with the Glacial Earthquakes of Whillans Ice Stream, Antarctica, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, doi:10.1029/2012GL053955, 2013.
  • Lough, A. C., D. A. Wiens, C. G. Barcheck, S. Anandakrishnan, R. C. Aster, D. D. Blankenship, A. D. Huerta, A. Nyblade, D. A. Young, and T. J. Wilson, Seismic detection of an active subglacial magmatic complex in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica, Nature Geoscience, 6, 1031-1035, 2013.
  • Pratt, M. J., J. P. Winberry, D. A. Wiens, S. Anandakrishnan, and R. B. Alley,  Seismic and geodetic evidence for grounding-line 
control of Whillans Ice Stream stick-slip events, J. Geophys. Res., Earth Surf., 119, 333–348, doi:10.1002/ 2013JF002842, 2014.
  • Chaput, J., R. C. Aster, A. Huerta, X. Sun, A. Lloyd, D. Wiens, A. Nyblade, S. Anandakrishnan, J. P. Winberry, and T. Wilson, The crustal thickness of West Antarctica, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JB010642, 2014.
  • Emry, E. L., D. A. Wiens, and D. Garcia- Castellanos, Faulting within the Pacific plate at the Mariana Trench: Implications for plate interface coupling and subduction of hydrous minerals, 
J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 119, 3076–3095, doi:10.1002/2013JB010718, 2014.
  • Accardo, N., D. A. Wiens, S, Hernandez, R. C. Aster, A. Nyblade, A. Huerta, S. Anandakrishnan, T. Wilson, D. S. Heeszel, I. W. D. Dalziel, Upper mantle seismic anisotropy beneath the West Antarctic Rift System and surrounding region from shear wave splitting analysis, Geophys. J. Int., 197, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu117, 2014.
  • Euler, G. G., D. A. Wiens, and A. A. Nyblade, Evidence for bathymetric control on the distribution of body wave microseism sources from temporary seismic arrays in Africa, Geophys. J. Int, 197, 1869–1883, 2014.
  • Winberry, J. P., S. Anandakrishnan, R. B. Alley, D. A. Wiens, and M. J. Pratt, Tidal pacing, skipped slips, and slowdown of Whillans Ice Stream, Antarctica, J. Glaciology, 60, No. 222, doi: 10.3189/2014JoG14J038, 2014.