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Jeroen Tromp
Blair Professor of Geology
Professor of Applied & Computational Mathematics

Department of Geosciences
320 Guyot Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

Phone: (609) 258-4128
E-Mail: email


Publications

Books


Dahlen, F.A., and Tromp, J., 1998. Theoretical Global Seismology , 1025 pages, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.

Reviewed Articles

Morency, C., Luo, Y., and Tromp, J., 2008. Spectral-Element Simulations of Wave Propagation in Porous Media: Finite-Frequency Sensitivity Kernels based upon Adjoint Methods, Proceedings of the Fourth Biot Conference on Poromechanics, submitted.

Manners, U., Liu, Q., Masters, G., and Tromp, J., 2008. Modeling the lowermost mantle using diffracted phases and finite-frequency kernels, Geophys. J. Int., submitted.

Pavlov, V., Tromp, J., and Tito, E., 2008. Tsunami generation by ocean floor rupture front propagation: Hamiltonian description, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., submitted.

Luo, Y., Zhu, H., Nissen-Meyer, T., Morency, C., and Tromp, J., 2009. Seismic modeling and imaging based upon spectral-element and adjoint methods, The Leading Edge, accepted.

Maggi, A., Tape, C., Chen, M., Chao, D., and Tromp, J., 2008. An automated time window selection algorithm for seismic tomography, Geophys. J. Int., accepted.

Stich, D., Danecek, P., Morelli, A., and Tromp, J., 2008. Imaging lateral heterogeneity in the northern Apennines from time reversal of reflected surface waves,Geophys. J. Int., accepted.

Lee, S.-J., Huang, B.S., Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2008. Effects of topographyon seismic wave propagation: An example from northern Taiwan, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., accepted.

Hjörleifsdóttír, V., Kanamori, H., and Tromp, J., 2008. Modeling 3D wave propagation and finite slip for the 1998 Balleny Islands earthquake, J. Geophys. Res.,accepted.

Lee, S.-J., Huang, B.S., Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2008. Effects of topography on seismic wave propagation: An example from northern Taiwan, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 99, 314-325. pdf

Carrington, L., Komatitsch, D., Laurenzano, M., Tikir, M.M., Michéa, D., Le Goff,N., Snavely, A., and Tromp, J., 2008. High-frequency simulations of global seismic wave propagation using SPECFEM3D GLOBE on 62K processors, Proceedings of the Supercomputing 2008 Conference. pdf

Larmat, C., Tromp, J., Liu, Q., Montagner, J.-P., 2008. Time-reversal location of glacial earthquakes, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B09314, doi:10.1029/2008JB005607.pdf

Morency, C., and Tromp, J., 2008. Spectral-element simulations of wave propagation in porous media, Geophys. J. Int., 175, 301–345. pdf

Sieminski, A., Paulssen, H., Trampert, J., and Tromp, J., 2008. Finite-frequency SKS splitting: Measurement and sensitivity kernels, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer. 98, 1797–1810. pdf

Liu, Q., and Tromp, J., 2008. Finite-frequency sensitivity kernels for global seismic wave propagation based upon adjoint methods, Geophys. J. Int., 174, 265–286. pdf

Lee, S.-J., Chen, H.-W., Liu, Q., Komatitsch, D., Huang, B.S., and Tromp, J., 2008. Three-dimensional simulations of seismic-wave propagation in the Taipei Basin with realistic topography based upon the spectral-element method, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 98, 253–264. pdf

Tromp, J., Komatitsch, D., and Liu, Q., 2008. Spectral-element and adjoint methods in seismology, Commun. in Comput. Phys., 3, 1–32. pdf

Casarotti, E., Stupazzini, M., Lee, S.-J., Komatitsch, D., Piersanti, A., and Tromp,J., 2007. CUBIT and seismic wave propagation based upon the Spectral Element Method: An advanced unstructured mesher for complex 3D geological media, in proceedings of the 16th International Meshing Roundtable , editors M.L. Brewer and D. Marcum, Springer, New York, NY. pdf

Sieminski, A., Liu, Q., Trampert, J., and Tromp, J., 2007. Finite-frequency sensitivity of body waves to anisotropy based upon adjoint methods, Geophys. J. Int., 171, 368–389. pdf

Tromp, J., 2007. Forward modeling and synthetic seismograms: 3D numerical methods, in Treatise on Geophysics , editors B. Romanowicz and A. Dziewonski, Elsevier.

Sieminski, A., Liu, Q., Trampert, J., and Tromp, J., 2007. Finite-frequency sensitivity of surface waves to anisotropy based upon adjoint methods, Geophys. J. Int., 168, 1153–1174. pdf

Chen, M., Tromp, J., Helmberger, D., and Kanamori, H., 2007. Waveform modeling of the slab beneath Japan, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B02305, doi:10.1029/2006JB004394.pdf

Tape, C.H., Liu, Q., and Tromp, J., 2007. Finite-frequency tomography using adjoint methods: methodology and examples using membrane surface waves, Geophys. J. Int., 168, 1105–1129. pdf

Chen, M., and Tromp, J., 2007. Theoretical and numerical investigations of global and regional seismic wave propagation in weakly anisotropic Earth models, Geophys. J. Int., 168, 1130–1152. pdf

Liu, Q., and Tromp, J., 2006. Finite-frequency kernels based upon adjoint methods, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 96, 2383–2397. pdf

Krishnan, S., Chen, J., Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2006. Case Studies of Damage to Tall Steel Moment-Frame Buildings in Southern California during Large San Andreas Earthquakes, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 96, 1523–1537. pdf

Krishnan, S., Chen, J., Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2006. Performance of two 18-story steel moment-frame buildings in Southern California during two large simulated San Andreas earthquakes, Earthquake Spectra , 22, 1035–1061. pdf

Krishnan, S., Chen, J., Komatitisch, D., and Tromp, J., 2006. Impact of a large San Andreas Fault earthquake on tall buildings in Southern California, Proceedings of the 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, April 18–22, 2006, San Francisco, California, USA, Paper No. 154. pdf

Lovely, P., Shaw, J., Liu, Q., and Tromp, J., 2006. A structural Vp model of the Salton Trough, California and its implications for seismic hazard, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 96, 1882–1896. pdf

Latychev, K., Mitrovica, J.X., Tamisiea, M., Tromp, J., Christara, C., and Moucha, R., 2005. GIA-Induced secular variations in the Earth’s long wavelength gravity field: Influence of 3-D viscosity variations, arth. Planet. Science Lett., 240, 322–327.

Chen, J., Tsuboi, S., Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2005. Rayleigh-wave multipathing along the west coast of North America, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 95, 2115–2124. pdf

Komatitsch, D., Tsuboi, S., and Tromp, J., 2005. The spectral-element method in seismology, in Seismic Earth: Array Analysis of Broadband Seismograms , AGU Monograph , editors A. Levander and G. Nolet. pdf

Park, J., et al , 2005. Earth’s free oscillations by the 26 December 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake, Science , 308, 1139–1144. pdf

Allen, R., and Tromp, J., 2005. Resolution of regional seismic models: Squeezing the Iceland anomaly, Geophys. J. Int., 161, 373–386. pdf

Latychev, K., Mitrovica, J.X., Tromp, J., Tamisiea, M., Komatitsch, D., and Christara, C., 2005. Glacial Isostatic Adjustment in 3-D models: A Finite-Volume Formulation, Geophys. J. Int., 161, 421–444. pdf

Latychev, K., Mitrovica, J.X., Tamisiea, M., Tromp, J., and Moucha, R., 2005. Influence of lithospheric thickness variations on 3-D crustal velocities due to glacialisostatic adjustment, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L01304, doi:10.1029/2004GL021454. pdf

Tsuboi, S., Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2005. Broadband modeling of global seismic wave propagation on the Earth Simulator using the spectral-element method, Journal of the Seismological Society of Japan , 57, 321–329.

Ni, S., Helmberger, D.V., and Tromp, J., 2005. Three-dimensional Structure of the African superplume from waveform modeling, Geophys. J. Int., 161, 283–294. pdf

Tromp, J., Tape, C., and Liu, Q., 2005. Seismic tomography, adjoint methods, time reversal, and banana-donut kernels, Geophys. J. Int., 160, 195–216. pdf

Van Wijk, K., Komatitsch, D., Scales, J.A., and Tromp, J., 2004. Analysis of strong scattering at the micro-scale, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 115, 1006–101. pdf

Liu, Q., Polet, J., Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2004. Spectral-element momenttensor inversions for earthquakes in southern California, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 94, 1748–1761. pdf

Ishii, M., and Tromp, J., 2004. Constraining large-scale mantle heterogeneity using mantle and inner-core sensitive normal modes, Phys. Earth Plan. Int., 146, 113–124. pdf

Komatitsch, D., Liu, Q., Tromp, J., S¨ uss, P., Stidham, C., and Shaw, J., 2004. Simulations of ground motion in the Los Angeles basin based upon the spectralelement method, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 94, 187–206. pdf

Tsuboi, S., Komatitsch, D., Chen, J., and Tromp, J., 2003. Broadband modeling of the 2002 Denali, earthquake on the Earth Simulator, Phys. Earth Plan. Int., 139, 305–312. pdf

Komatitsch, D., Tsuboi, S., Chen, J., and Tromp, J., 2003. A 14.6 billion degrees of freedom, 5 teraflops, 2.5 terabyte earthquake simulation on the Earth Simulator, Proceedings of the Supercomputing 2003 Conference. pdf

Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2003. A Perfectly Matched Layer absorbing condition for the second-order seismic wave equation, Geophys. J. Int., 154, 146–153. pdf

Bunge, P., and Tromp, J., 2003. Supercomputing moves to universities and makes possible new ways to organize computational research, EOS , 84, 30–33.

Tamisiea, M., Mitrovica, J.X., Tromp, J., and Milne, G., 2002. Present-day secular variations in low-degree harmonics of the geopotential: Sensitivity analysis on spherically symmetric Earth models, J. Geophys. Res., 10.1029/2001JB000696. pdf

Komatitsch, D., Ritsema, J., and Tromp, J., 2002. The spectral-element method, Beowulf computing, and global seismology, Science , 298, 1737–1742. pdf

Ishii, M., Dziewonski, A.M., Tromp, J., and Ekström, G., 2002. Joint inversion of normal-mode and body-wave data for inner-core anisotropy: 2. Possible complexities, J. Geophys. Res., 10.1029/2001JB000713. pdf

Ishii, M., Tromp, J., Dziewonski, A.M., and Ekström, G., 2002. Joint inversion of normal-mode and body-wave data for inner-core anisotropy: 1. Laterally homogeneous anisotropy, J. Geophys. Res., 10.1029/2001JB000712. pdf


Ritsema, J., Rivera, L.A., Komatitsch, D., Tromp, J., and van Heijst, H.-J., 2002. Effects of crust and mantle heterogeneity on PP/P and SS/S amplitude ratios, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29. pdf

Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2002. Spectral-element simulations of global seismic wave propagation -II. 3-D models, oceans, rotation, self-gravitation, Geophys. J. Int., 150, 303–318. pdf

Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2002. Spectral-element simulations of global seismic wave propagation -I. Validation, Geophys. J. Int., 149, 390–412. pdf

Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2001. Modeling of seismic wave propagation at the scale of the Earth on a large Beowulf, Proceedings of the Supercomputing 2001 Conference. pdf

Komatitsch, D., Martin, R., Tromp, J., Taylor, M., and Wingate, B., 2001. Wave propagation in 2-D elasticmedia using a spectral-element method with triangles and quadrangles, J. Comput. Acoust., 9, 703–718. pdf

Ishii, M., and Tromp, J., 2001. Even-degree lateral variations in the Earth’s mantle constrained by free oscillations and the free-air gravity anomaly, Geophys. J. Int., 145, 77–96. pdf

Tromp, J., and Komatitsch, D., 2000. Spectral-element simulations of wave propagation in a laterally homogeneous Earth model, in Proceedings of the Erice ’99 School of Geophysics , editors G. Ekström and A. Morelli, Editrice Compositori.

Komatitsch, D., Barnes, C., and Tromp, J., 2000. Simulation of anisotropic wave propagation based upon a spectral element method, Geophysics , 65, 1251–1260. pdf

Komatitsch, D., Barnes, C., and Tromp, J., 2000. Wave propagation near a fluid-solid interface: A spectral element approach, Geophysics , 65, 623–631. pdf

Tromp, J., and Mitrovica, J.X., 2000. Surface loading of a viscoelastic Earth -III. Aspherical models, Geophys. J. Int., 140, 425–441. pdf

Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 1999. Introduction to the spectral element method for three-dimensional seismic wave propagation, Geophys. J. Int., 139, 806–822. pdf

Ishii, M., and Tromp, J., 1999. Normal-mode and free-air gravity constraints on lateral variations in velocity and density of Earth's Mantle, Science , 285, 1231–1236. pdf

Tromp, J., and Mitrovica, J.X., 1999. Surface loading of a viscoelastic Earth -II. Spherical models, Geophys. J. Int., 137, 856–872. pdf

Tromp, J., and Mitrovica, J.X., 1999. Surface loading of a viscoelastic Earth -I. General theory, Geophys. J. Int., 137, 847–855. pdf

Bochi, L., Tromp, J., and O’Connell, R.J., 1999. On Maxwell singularities in post-glacial rebound, Geophys. J. Int., 136, 492–498.

Tromp, J., and Dziewonski, A.M., 1998. Two views of Earth’s lowermost mantle, Science , 281, 655–656.

Liu, X.-F., Tromp, J., and Dziewonski, A.M., 1998. Is there a first-order discontinuity in the lowermost mantle?, Earth. Planet. Science Lett., 160, 343–351. pdf

Wang, Z., Tromp, J., and Ekström, G. 1998. Global and Regional Surface-Wave Inversions: A Spherical-Spline Parameterization, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 207– 210. pdf

Larson, E., Tromp, J., and Ekström, G. 1998. Effects of anisotropy on surface wave, Geophys. J. Int., 132, 654–666. pdf

Russakoff, D., Ekström, G., and Tromp, J. 1997. A new analysis of the great 1970 Colombia earthquake and its isotropic component, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 20,423–20,434. pdf

Ekström, G., Tromp, J., and Larson, E.W., 1997, Measurements and global models of surface wave propagation, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 8137–8157.

Liu, X.-F., and Tromp, J., 1996, Uniformly-valid body-wave ray theory, Geophys. J. Int., 127, 461–491.

He, X., and Tromp, J.,1996, Normal-mode constraints on the structure of the mantle and core, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 20,053–20,082. pdf

Tromp, J., and Zanzerkia, E., 1995, Toroidal splitting observations from the great 1994 Bolivia and Kuril Islands earthquakes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 22, 2297–2300. pdf

Lee, J.K.W., and Tromp, J., 1995, Self-induced fracture generation in zircon, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 17,753–17,770. pdf

Tromp, J., 1995, Seismology of the core, Rev. Geophys., supplement, 329–333.

Tromp, J., 1995, Normal-mode splitting observations from the great 1994 Bolivia and Kuril Islands earthquakes: Constraints on the structure of the mantle and inner core, GSA Today , 5, 137–151.

Tromp, J., 1995, Normal mode splitting due to inner core anisotropy, Geophys. J. Int., 121, 963–968. pdf

Tromp, J., 1994. Surface wave propagation on a rotating, anisotropic Earth, Geophys. J. Int., 117, 141–152.

Tromp, J., 1994. A coupled local mode analysis of surface wave propagation in a laterally heterogeneous waveguide, Geophys. J. Int., 117, 153–164.

Tromp, J., 1993. Support for anisotropy of the Earth’s inner core from free oscillations, Nature , 366, 678–681. pdf

Tromp, J., and Dahlen, F.A., 1993. Maslov theory for surface wave propagation on a laterally heterogeneous Earth, Geophys. J. Int., 115, 512–528.

Tromp, J., 1993. Uniformly valid asymptotic wave propagation based upon variational principles, Wave Motion , 17, 185–196.

Wang, Z., Dahlen, F. A., and Tromp, J., 1993. Surface wave caustics, Geophys. J. Int., 114, 311–324.

Tromp, J., and Dahlen, F.A., 1993. Surface wave propagation in a slowly varying anisotropic waveguide, Geophys. J. Int., 113, 239–249.

Tromp, J., and Dahlen, F.A., 1993. Variational principles for surface wave propagation on a laterally heterogeneous Earth -III. Potential representation, Geophys. J. Int., 112, 195–209.

Tromp, J., and Dahlen, F.A., 1992. The Berry phase of a slowly varying waveguide, Proc. R. Soc Lond. A, 437, 329–342. pdf

Tromp, J., and Dahlen, F.A., 1992. Variational principles for surface wave propagation on a laterally heterogeneous Earth -II. Frequency-domain JWKB theory, Geophys. J. Int., 109, 599–619.

Tromp, J., and Dahlen, F.A., 1992. Variational principles for surface wave propagation on a laterally heterogeneous Earth -I. Time-domain JWKB theory, Geophys. J. Int., 109, 581–598.

Tromp, J., and Dahlen, F.A., 1990. Free oscillations of a spherical anelastic Earth, Geophys. J. Int., 103, 707–723.

Tromp, J., and Dahlen, F.A., 1990. Summation of the Born series for the normal modes of the Earth, Geophys. J. Int., 100, 527–533.

Tromp, J., and Snieder, R., 1989. The reflection and transmission of plane P-and S-waves by a continuously stratified band: a new approach using invariant embedding, Geophys. J., 96, 447–456.


Other Articles

Lay, T., Aster, R.C., Forsyth, D.W., Romanowicz, B., Allen, R.M., Cormier, V.F., Gomberg, J., Hole, J.A., Maaters, G., Schutt, D., Sheehan, A., Tromp, J., and Wysession, M.E., 2008. Seismological grand challenges in understanding Earth's dynamic systems, Long-range science plan for seismology submitted to the NSF and other federal agencies. pdf

Krishnan, S., Chen, J., Komatitsch, D., Tromp, J., Muto, M., Mitrani-Reiser, J., and Beck, J.L., 2008. Simulation of an 1857-like Mw 7.9 San Andreas fault earthquake and the response of tall steel moment frame buildings in southern California — A protorype study, Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering , Beijing, China (Oct. 12–17).

Helmberger, D., Rodgers, A., Ni, S., Wei, S., and Tromp, J., 2008 Advanced Wave-form Simulation for Seismic Monitoring Events, Proceedings of the 30th Monitoring Research Review of Ground-Based Nuclear Explosion Monitoring Technologies ,portsmouth, VA (Sept. 23–25).

Savage, B., Rodgers, A.J., Tromp, J., and Covellone, B., 2008. Initial steps toward next-generation, waveform-based, three-dimensional models and metrics to improve nuclear explosion monitoring in the Middle East, Proceedings of the 30 Monitoring Research Review of Ground-Based Nuclear Explosion Monitoring Technologies , Portsmouth, VA (Sept. 23–25).

Tromp, J., 2007. In Memoriam: Francis Anthony Dahlen (1942–2007). Seism. Res. Lett., 78, 485.pdf

Tromp, J., 2007. A basic introduction to quantitative seismic hazard assessment. J. of Earthquake and Tsunami , 1, 99–118. pdf

Butler, R., Lay, T., Creager, C., Earl, P., Fischer, K., Gaherty, J., Laske, G., Leith, B., Park, J., Ritzwoller, M., Tromp, J., and Wen, L., 2004. The Global Seismographic Network surpasses its design goals, EOS , 85, 225–232. pdf

Tsuboi, S., Komatitsch, D, Chen, J., and Tromp, J., 2004. Modeling of global seismic wave propagation on the Earth Simulator, Journal of the Earth Simulator , 1, 57–66. pdf

Tromp, J., 2003. Review of The Seismic Wavefield Volume II: Interpretation of Seismograms on Regional and Global Scales by B.L.N. Kennett, EOS , 84, 296.

Tromp, J., 2002. Review of The Seismic Wavefield Volume I: Introduction and Theoretical Development by B.L.N. Kennett, EOS , 83, 296.

Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2002. Propagación de ondas sísmicas en modelos de tierra global 3-D usando elementos espectrales, Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas.

Tromp, J., 2001. Opinion: Dawn of a new era in computational global seismology, Seism. Res. Lett., 72, 639–641.

Komatitsch, D., and Tromp, J., 2001. Modeling seismic wave propagation using Linux on a 156-Gigabyte PC cluster, Linux Journal , October , 38–45. pdf

Tromp, J., 2001. Inner-core anisotropy and rotation, Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 29, 47–69. pdf

Komatitsch, D., Barnes, C., and Tromp, J., 1999. A spectral element method for wave propagation simulation near a fluid-solid interface, Proceedings of the First ACES Workshop, editor P. Mora, University of Queensland, Australia.

Larson, E., Ekström, G., and Tromp, J. 1998. Estimates of station misorientation from surface-wave arrival-angle data, Report for network and station operators. pdf





 

 

 


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