Peer reviewed journals:

  1. M. Wei, Y. Kaneko, P. Shi, and Y. Liu (2018), Numerical modeling of dynamically triggered shallow slow slip events in New Zealand by the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake, Geophysical Research Letters. [pdf]
  2. Li, H., M. Wei, D. Li, Y. Liu, Y. Kim, and S. Zhou (2018), Segmentation of slow slip events in south central Alaska possibly controlled by a subducted oceanic plateau, JGR Solid Earth. [pdf]
  3. Yang, H., Y. Liu, M. Wei, J. Zhaung, and S. Zhou (2017), Induced earthquakes in the development of unconventional energy resources, Science China Earth Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s11430-017-9063-0. [pdf]
  4. Wei, M. (2017), Location and Source Characteristics of the January 6, 2016 North Korean Nuclear Test Constrained by InSAR, Geophysical Journal International, 209 (2), 762-769, doi: [pdf]
  5. Fu, J., X. Wang, T. Wei, M. Wei, and Y. Shen (2017), A Cost-Effective Geodetic Strainmeter Based on Dual Coaxial Cable Bragg Gratings, Sensors, 17(4), 842; doi:10.3390/s17040842. [pdf]
  6. Wei, M., Y. Liu, Y. Kaneko, J. McGuire, and R. Bilham (2015), Dynamic triggering of creep events in the Salton Trough, Southern California by regional M ≥ 5.4 earthquakes constrained by geodetic observations and numerical simulations, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 427, 1-10, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.044. [pdf]
  7. Wei, M., and J. McGuire (2014), The Mw 6.5 offshore Northern California earthquake of January 10, 2010: ordinary stress drop on a high strength fault, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL061043. [pdf]
  8. Wei, M., Y. Kaneko, Y. Liu, and J. McGuire (2013), Episodic fault creep events in California controlled by shallow frictional heterogeneity, Nature Geoscience 6, 566–570, doi:10.1038/ngeo1835. [pdf]
  9. Wei, M., J. McGuire, and E. Richardson (2012), A slow slip event in the south central Alaska Subduction Zone and related seismicity anomaly, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L15309, doi:10.1029/2012GL052351. [pdf]
  10. Wei, M., D. T. Sandwell, Y. Fialko, and R. Bilham (2011), Slip on faults in the Imperial Valley triggered by the 4 April 2010 Mw 7.2 El Mayor‐Cucapah earthquake revealed by InSAR, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L01308, doi:10.1029/2010GL045235. [pdf]
  11. Rymer, M. J., J. A. Treiman, K. J. Kendrick, J. J. Lienkaemper, R. J. Weldon, R. Bilham, M. Wei, E. J. Fielding, J. L. Hernandez, B. PE Olson, P. J. Irvine, N. Knepprath, R. R. Sickler, X. Tong, M. E. Siem (2011), Triggered surface slips in southern California associated with the 2010 El Mayor-Cucapah, Baja California, Mexico, earthquake, USGS Open-file report, 2010-1333. [pdf]
  12. Wei, M., D. T. Sandwell, and B. Smith-Konter (2010), Optimal combination of InSAR and GPS for measuring interseismic crustal deformation, Advances in Space Research, 46, 2, 236-249, doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2010.03.013. [pdf]
  13. Wei, M. and D. T. Sandwell (2010), Decorrelation of ALOS and ERS interferometry over vegetated areas in California, IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 48, 2942-2952, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2010.2043442. [pdf]
  14. Wei, M., D. Sandwell, and Y. Fialko (2009), A silent Mw 4.7 slip event of October 2006 on the Superstition Hills fault, southern California, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B07402, doi:10.1029/2008JB006135. [pdf]
  15. Wei, M. and D. T. Sandwell (2006), Estimates of Ridge-Axis Heat Flow from Depth and Age Data, Tectonophysics, 417, 325-335. [pdf]

Peer reviewed book chapter:

  1. Wei, M. (2018), Seismic Behavior on Oceanic Transform Faults at the East Pacific Rise, Book Chapter in “Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones”, edited by Dr. João C. Duarte. Publisher Elsevier. [Link]


  1. Wei, M. and D. T. Sandwell (2011), The Mw 7.2 El Mayor-Cucapah Earthquake in Baja California: Extensive Liquefaction Identified in ALOS InSAR Data, Alaska SAR Facility Newsletter. [pdf]
  2. Sandwell, D., R. Mellors, X. Tong, M. Wei, and P. Wessel (2011), Open Radar Interferometry Software for Mapping Surface Deformation, Eos Trans. AGU, 92(28), doi:10.1029/2011EO280002. [pdf]
  3. Sandwell, D., R. Mellors, X. Tong, M. Wei, and P. Wessel (2011), GMTSAR: An InSAR Processing System based on Generic Mapping Tools, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Technical Report. [pdf]