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Fournier et al. (2009): Tracking magma volume recovery at Okmok Volcano using GPS and an Unscented Kalman Filter [PDF]

Freymueller et al. (2008): Active deformation processes in Alaska, based on 15 years of GPS measurements [PDF]


Wang, Q., X. Qiao Xuejun, Q. Lan, J. T. Freymueller, S. Yang, C. Xu, Y. Yang, X. You, K. Tan, and Q. Shen, The 2008 Wenchuan earthquake: Rupture of ramp-décollement faults beneath the Tibetan Plateau, submitted to Nature Geoscience, 2010.

In Press

Sun, W., S. Miura, T. Sato, T. Sugano, J. T. Freymueller , M. Kaufman, C. Larsen, R. Cross , and D. Inazu, Gravity measurements in southeastern Alaska reveal negative gravity rate of change caused by Glacial Isostatic Adjustment, J. Geophys. Res., 2009JB007194, 2010.

Sato, T., C. F. Larsen, S. Miura, Y. Ohta, H. Fujimoto, W. Sun, R. J. Motyka, J. T. Freymueller, Reevaluation of the viscosity of upper mantle beneath Southeast Alaska, submitted to Tectonophysics, 2009.

Biggs, J., Z. Lu, T. Fournier, and J. T. Freymueller, Magma flux at Okmok Volcano, Alaska from a joint inversion of continuous GPS, campaign GPS and InSAR, submitted to J. Geophys. Res., 2010.

Freymueller, J. T., Active Tectonics of Plate Boundary Zones, and the Continuity of Plate Boundary Deformation from Asia to North America, Current Science, in press.

Freymueller, J. T., and A. M. Kaufman, Changes in the Magma System During the 2008 Eruption of Okmok Volcano, Alaska, Based on GPS Measurements, submitted to J. Geophys. Res., in review, 2010JB007716.

Freymueller, J. T., GPS - Tectonic Geodesy, in Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics, H. Gupta, ed., in review.


Williams, M.L., K.M. Fischer, J.T. Freymueller, B. Tikoff, A.M. Tréhu, and others, Unlocking the Secrets of the North American Continent: An EarthScope Science Plan for 2010-2020, February, 2010, 78 pp.

Elliott, J., C. F. Larsen, J. T. Freymueller, and R. J. Motyka, Tectonic Block Motion and Glacial Isostatic Adjustment in Southeast Alaska and Adjacent Canada Constrained by GPS Measurements, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JB007139, 2010.


Biggs, J., R. Bürgmann, J. Freymueller, Z. Lu, B. Parsons, I. Ryder, G. Schmalzle, and T. Wright (2008), The postseismic response to the 2002 M7.9 Denali Fault Earthquake: Constraints from InSAR 2003-2005, Geophys. J. Int., 176, 353-367 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03932.x.

Freymueller, J., Seasonal position variations and regional reference frame realization, in H. Drewes (ed.), Geodetic Reference Frames, International Association of Geodesy Symposia 134, pp. 191-196, Springer Verlag, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-00860-3_30, 2009.

Johnson, K., R. Bürgmann, and J. T. Freymueller, Coupled afterslip and viscoelastic flow following the 2002 Denali Fault, Alaska earthquake, Geophysical Journal International, 176, 3.,670-682, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.04029.x, 2009.

Fournier, T., J. T. Freymueller, and P. Cervelli, Tracking magma volume recovery at Okmok Volcano using GPS and an Unscented Kalman Filter, J. Geophys. Res., vol. 114, B02405, doi:10.1029/2008JB005837, 2009.

Suito, H., and J. T. Freymueller, A viscoelastic and afterslip postseismic deformation model for the 1964 Alaska earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2008JB005954, 2009.


Cross, R. S., and J. T. Freymueller (2008), Evidence for and implications of a Bering plate based on geodetic measurements from the Aleutians and western Alaska, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B07405, doi:10.1029/2007JB005136.

T. Sato, S. Miura, Y. Ohta, H. Fujimoto, W. Sun, C.F. Larsen, M. Heavner, A.M. Kaufman, J.T. Freymueller (2008), Earth tides observed by gravity and GPS in southeastern Alaska, Journal of Geodynamics, Volume 46, Issues 3-5, 78-89.

Fournier, T., and J. Freymueller (2008), Inflation detected at Mount Veniaminof, Alaska, with campaign GPS, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L20306, doi:10.1029/2008GL035503.

Freymueller, J.T., H. Woodard, S. Cohen, R. Cross, J. Elliott, C. Larsen, S. Hreinsdottir, C. Zweck (2008), Active deformation processes in Alaska, based on 15 years of GPS measurements, in Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska, AGU Geophysical Monograph, 179, J.T. Freymueller, P.J. Haeussler, R. Wesson, and G. Ekstrom, eds., pp. 1-42, AGU, Washington, D.C.

Ruppert, N. A., K. D. Ridgway, J. T. Freymueller, R. S. Cross, and R. A. Hansen (2008), Active Tectonics of Interior Alaska: A Synthesis of Seismic, GPS and Geomorphic Studies, in Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska, AGU Geophysical Monograph, 179, J.T. Freymueller, P.J. Haeussler, R. Wesson, and G. Ekstrom, eds., pp. 109-133, AGU, Washington, D.C.


Rajendran, C.P., K. Rajendran, A. Earnest, R. Anu, T. Machado, and J. Freymueller, The style of crustal deformation and seismic history associated with the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake: A perspective from the Andaman-Nicobar Islands, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 97, no. 1A, S174-S191, 2007.

Cross, R., and J. T. Freymueller, Plate Coupling Variation and Block Translation in the Andreanof Segment of the Aleutian Arc Determined by Subduction Zone Modeling Using GPS data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 2006GL029073, 2007.

Fournier, T. J., and J. T. Freymueller (2007), Transition from locked to creeping subduction in the Shumagin region, Alaska, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L06303, doi:10.1029/2006GL029073.

Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and B. Rabus (2007), Coseismic deformation of the 2002 Denali Fault Earthquake: Contributions from SAR range offsets, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B06421, doi:10.1029/2006JB004428.

Atwood, D. K., R. M. Guritz, R. R. Muskett, C. S. Lingle, J. M. Sauber, and J. T. Freymueller, DEM control in arctic Alaska with ICESat laser altimetry, IEEE Trans. On Geoscience and Remote Sensing, v. 45(11), 3710-3720, 2007.


Freed, A. M., R. Bürgmann, E. Calais, J. Freymueller, and S. Hreinsdóttir (2006), Implications of Deformation Following the 2002 Denali, Alaska Earthquake for Postseismic Relaxation Processes and Lithospheric Rheology, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2005JB003894.

Williams, T. B., H. M. Kelsey, and J. T. Freymueller, Contemporary GPS-derived strain in northwestern California: termination of the San Andreas fault system and convergence with the Sierra Nevada block contribute to southern Cascadia forearc contraction, Tectonophysics, 413, 171-184, 2006.

Hreinsdóttir, S., J. T. Freymueller, R. Bürgmann, and J. Mitchell, Coseismic Deformation of the 2002 Denali Fault Earthquake: Insights from GPS measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B03308, doi:10.1029/2005JB003676, 2006.

Sil, S., and J. T. Freymueller, Well water level changes in Fairbanks, Alaska, due to the great Sumatra-Andaman earthquake, Earth Planets and Space, 58, 181-184, 2006.

Ohta, Y., J. T. Freymueller, S. Hreinsdóttir, and H. Suito, A Large Slow Slip Event and the depth of the seismogenic zone in the south central Alaska subduction zone, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Volume 247, Issues 1-2, 15 July, Pages 108-116, 2006.

Cervelli, P., T. Fournier, J. T. Freymueller, and J. Power, Ground Deformation Associated with the Precursory Unrest and Early Phases of the January 2006 Eruption of Augustine Volcano, Alaska, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L18304, doi:10.1029/2006GL027219, 2006.

Freed, A., R. Bürgmann, E. Calais, and J. Freymueller, Stress-dependent power-law flow in the upper mantle following the 2002 Denali, Alaska, earthquake, EPSL, 252, 481-489, 2006.