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Frederik J. Simons - Publications


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My Researcher ID is A-3427-2008. Preprints that are on arXiv can be accessed here, and a direct link to most reprints in PDF form is here. A searchable BibTeX repository is here.


Chronological Publication List

Yanhua O. Yuan & Frederik J. Simons
Multiscale adjoint waveform-difference tomography using wavelets
Geophysics, forthcoming

Alain Plattner & Frederik J. Simons
Potential-field estimation from satellite data using scalar and vector Slepian functions
Handbook of Geomathematics, forthcoming

Frederik J. Simons & Alain Plattner
Scalar and vector Slepian functions, spherical signal estimation and spectral analysis
Handbook of Geomathematics, forthcoming

Alain Plattner & Frederik J. Simons
Spatiospectral concentration of vector fields on a sphere
Appl. Comput. Harmon. Anal., 2014, 36, 1-22
doi: 10.1016/j.acha.2012.12.001

Alain Plattner & Frederik J. Simons
A spatiospectral localization approach for analyzing and representing vector-valued functions on spherical surfaces
Proc. SPIE, 2013,  8858 (88580N)
doi:10.1117/12.2024703

Jean Charléty, Sergey Voronin, Guust Nolet, Ignace Loris, Frederik J. Simons, Karin Sigloch & Ingrid C. Daubechies
Global seismic tomography with sparsity constraints: Comparison with smoothing and damping regularization
J. Geoph. Res., 2013, 118, 1-13
doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50326

Kevin W. Lewis, Frederik J. Simons & Gabe L. Eggers
Maximum-likelihood estimation of lithospheric thickness on Venus
44th Lunar Planetary Science Conference 2013, Abstract No. 2612

Frederik J. Simons & Sofia C. Olhede
Maximum-likelihood estimation of lithospheric flexural rigidity, initial-loading fraction, and load correlation, under isotropy
Geoph. J. Int., 2013, 193 (3), 1300-1342
doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt056

Robert E. Kopp, Frederik J. Simons, Jerry X. Mitrovica, Adam C. Maloof & Michael Oppenheimer
A probabilistic assessment of sea level variations within the last interglacial stage
Geoph. J. Int., 2013, 193 (2), 711-716
doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt029

Ciarán D. Beggan, Jarno Saarimäki, Kathy A. Whaler & Frederik J. Simons
Spectral and spatial decomposition of lithospheric magnetic field models using spherical Slepian functions
Geoph. J. Int., 2013, 193 (1), 136-148
doi: 10.1093/gji/ggs122

Christopher Harig & Frederik J. Simons
Mapping Greenland's mass loss in space and time
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sc., 2012, 109 (49) 19934-19937. Related work.
doi:10.1073/pnas.1206785109

Kevin W. Lewis & Frederik J. Simons
Local spectral variability and the origin of the Martian crustal
magnetic field

Geophys. Res. Lett., 2012, 39, L18201. Related work.
doi:10.1029/2012GL052708

Alain Plattner, Frederik J. Simons & Liying Wei
Analysis of real vector fields on the sphere using Slepian functions
IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop (SSP), 2012

Lei Wang, C. K. Shum, Frederik J. Simons, Andrés Tassara, Kamil Erkan, C. Jekeli, Alexander Braun, Chungyen Kuo, Hyongki Lee & Dah-Ning Yuan
Coseismic slip of the 2010 Mw 8.8 Great Maule, Chile, earthquake quantified by the inversion of GRACE observations
Earth Planet. Sc. Lett., 2012, 335-336, 167-179. Related work.
doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.04.044

Lei Wang, C. K. Shum, Frederik J. Simons, Byron D. Tapley & C. Dai
Coseismic and postseismic deformation of the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake constrained by GRACE gravimetry
Geophys. Res. Lett., 2012, 39, L07301. Related work.
doi:10.1029/2012GL051104

D. Cornelis Slobbe, Frederik J. Simons & Roland Klees
The spherical Slepian basis as a means to obtain spectral consistency between mean sea level and the geoid
J. Geodesy, 2012, 86 (8), 609-628. Related work.
doi:10.1007/s00190-012-0543-x

Frederik J. Simons, Ignace Loris, Eugene Brevdo & Ingrid C. Daubechies
Wavelets and wavelet-like transforms on the sphere and their application to geophysical data inversion
Proc. SPIE, 2011, 8138 (81380X)
doi:10.1117/12.892285

Frederik J. Simons, Ignace Loris, Guust Nolet, Ingrid C. Daubechies, Sergey Voronin, J. Stephen Judd, Philip A. Vetter, J. Charléty & C. Vonesch
Solving or resolving global tomographic models with spherical
wavelets, and the scale and sparsity of seismic heterogeneity

Geoph. J. Int., 2011, 187 (2), 969-988
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05190.x

Alexey Sukhovich, Jean-Olivier Irisson, Frederik J. Simons, Anthony Ogé, Yann M. Hello, Anne Deschamps & Guust Nolet
Automatic discrimination of underwater acoustic signals generated by teleseismic P-waves: A probabilistic approach
Geoph. Res. Lett., 2011, 38, L18605
doi: 10.1029/2011GL048474

Kevin W. Lewis & Frederik J. Simons
Spatial variability of the Martian crustal magnetic field
42nd Lunar Planetary Science Conference 2011, Abstract No. 2621

Frederik J. Simons & Dong V. Wang
Spatiospectral concentration in the Cartesian plane
Int. J. Geomathematics, 2011, 2 (1), 1-36
doi: 10.1007/s13137-011-0016-z

Frederik J. Simons
Slepian functions and their use in signal estimation and spectral analysis
Handbook of Geomathematics, 2010, 30, 891-923
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-01546-5_30

Frederik J. Simons
Turning freshmen into scientists with field research and quantitative analysis of geoscientific data
Matlab Digest | Academic Edition, October 2010, 1-3

A. C. Maloof, C. V. Rose, C. C. Calmet, R. Beach, B. M. Samuels, D. H. Erwin, G. R. Poirier, N. Yao & Frederik J. Simons
Possible animal-body fossils in pre-Marinoan limestones from South Australia
Nature Geoscience, 2010, 3, 653-659. Related work.
doi:10.1038/ngeo934

Christopher Harig, Shijie Zhong & Frederik J. Simons
Constraints on upper-mantle viscosity from the flow-induced pressure gradient across the Australian continental keel
Geochem., Geophys., Geosys., 2010, 11, Q06004
doi:10.1029/2010GC003038

Robert E. Kopp, Frederik J. Simons, Jerry X. Mitrovica, Adam C. Maloof & Michael Oppenheimer
Probabilistic assessment of sea level during the last interglacial stage
Nature, 2009, 462, 863-867
doi:10.1038/nature08686

Frederik J. Simons, Jessica C. Hawthorne & Ciarán D. Beggan
Efficient analysis and representation of geophysical processes using localized spherical basis functions
Proc. SPIE, 2009, 7446 (74460G)
doi:10.1117/12.825730

Frederik J. Simons, Guust Nolet, Paul Georgief, Jeff M. Babcock, Lloyd A. Regier & Russ E. Davis
On the potential of recording earthquakes for global seismic tomography by low-cost autonomous instruments in the oceans
J. Geoph. Res., 2009, 114, B05307
doi:10.1029/2008JB006088

F. A. Dahlen & Frederik J. Simons
Spectral estimation on a sphere in geophysics and cosmology
Geoph. J. Int., 2008, 174 (3), 774-807
doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03854.x

Jeffrey J. McGuire, Frederik J. Simons & John A. Collins
Analysis of seafloor seismograms for the 2003 Tokachi-Oki earthquake sequence for earthquake early warning
Geoph. Res. Lett., 2008, 35 (14), L14310
doi:10.1029/2008GL033986

Abel Amirbekyan, Volker Michel & Frederik J. Simons
Parametrizing surface wave tomographic models with harmonic spherical splines
Geoph. J. Int., 2008, 174 (2), 617-628
doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03809.x

Shin-Chan Han & Frederik J. Simons
Spatiospectral localization of global geopotential fields from the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) reveals the coseismic gravity change owing to the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake
J. Geoph. Res., 2008, 113 (B1), B01405
doi:10.1029/2007JB004927

Mark A. Wieczorek & Frederik J. Simons
Minimum-variance multitaper spectral estimation on the sphere
J. Fourier Anal. Appl., 2007, 13 (6), 665-692
doi:10.1007/s00041-006-6904-1

Frederik J. Simons & F. A. Dahlen
A spatiospectral localization approach to estimating potential fields on the surface of a sphere from noisy, incomplete data taken at satellite altitudes
Proc. SPIE, 2007, 6701 (670117)
doi:10.1117/12.732406

Laurent G. J. Montési, Giulio di Toro, Frederik J. Simons & 5 others
Young scientists focus on the dynamics of the lithosphere 
Eos Trans. Am. Geoph. Union, 2006, 87 (44), 482
doi:10.1029/2006EO440005

Frederik J. Simons, Ben D. E. Dando & Richard M. Allen
Automatic detection and rapid determination of earthquake magnitude by wavelet multiscale analysis of the primary arrival
Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett., 2006, 250 (1-2), 214-223
doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.07.039

Frederik J. Simons, Guust Nolet, Jeff M. Babcock, R. E. Davis & J. A. Orcutt
A future for drifting seismic networks
Eos Trans. Am. Geoph. Union, 2006, 87 (31), 305 & 307
doi:10.1029/2006EO310002

Frederik J. Simons & F. A. Dahlen
Spherical Slepian functions and the polar gap in geodesy
Geoph. J. Int., 2006, 166 (3), 1039-1061
doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03065.x

Frederik J. Simons, F. A. Dahlen & Mark A. Wieczorek
Spatiospectral localization on a sphere
SIAM Review, 2006, 48, (3), 504-536
doi:10.1137/S0036144504445765

Malcolm Sambridge, Caroline Beghein, Frederik J. Simons & Roel Snieder
How do we understand and visualize uncertainty?
The Leading Edge, 2006, 25 (2), 542-546
doi:10.1190/1.2202654

Mark A. Wieczorek & Frederik J. Simons
Localized spectral analysis on the sphere
Geoph. J. Int., 2005, 162 (3), 655-675
doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2005.02687.x

Saskia Goes, Frederik J. Simons & Kazunori Yoshizawa
Seismic constraints on the temperature of the Australian uppermost mantle
Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett., 2005, 236 (1-2), 227-237
doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2005.05.001

Frederik J. Simons, Thorsten W. Becker, James B. Kellogg & 5 others
MYRES: A program to unite young solid Earth researchers
Eos Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, 2005, 86 (5), 48-49
doi:10.1029/2005EO050005

Frederik J. Simons, Thorsten W. Becker, James B. Kellogg & 6 others
Young solid Earth researchers of the world unite!
Eos Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, 2004, 85 (16), 160-161
doi:10.1029/2004EO160011

Frederik J. Simons & Rob D. van der Hilst
Seismic and mechanical anisotropy and the past and present deformation of the Australian lithosphere
Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett., 2003, 211 (3-4), 271-286
doi:10.1016/S0012-821X(03)00198-5

Frederik J. Simons, Rob D. van der Hilst & Maria T. Zuber
Spatio-spectral localization of isostatic coherence anisotropy in Australia and its relation to seismic anisotropy: Implications for lithospheric deformation
J. Geoph. Res., 2003, 108 (B5), 2250
doi:10.1029/2001JB000704

Frederik J. Simons, Rob D. van der Hilst, J.-P. Montagner & Alet Zielhuis
Multimode Rayleigh wave inversion for shear wave speed heterogeneity and azimuthal anisotropy of the Australian upper mantle
Geoph. J. Int., 2002, 151 (3), 738-754
doi:10.1046/j.1365-246X.2002.01787.x

Frederik J. Simons & Rob D. van der Hilst
Age-dependent seismic and mechanical thickness of the Australian lithosphere
Geoph. Res. Lett., 2002, 29 (11), 1529
doi:10.1029/2002GL014962

Frederik J. Simons, Maria T. Zuber & Jun Korenaga
Isostatic response of the Australian lithosphere: Estimation of effective elastic thickness and anisotropy using multitaper spectral analysis
J. Geoph. Res., 2000, 105 (B8), 19163-19184
doi:10.1029/2000JB900157

Frederik J. Simons, Alet Zielhuis & Rob D. van der Hilst
The deep structure of the Australian continent from surface-wave tomography
Lithos, 1999, 48, 17-43
doi:10.1016/S0024-4937(99)00041-9

Frederik J. Simons, Frédéric Verhelst & Rudy Swennen
Quantitative characterization of coal by means of microfocal X-ray computed microtomography (CMT) and color image analysis (CIA)
Intern. J. Coal Geol., 1997, 34 (1-2), 69-88
doi:10.1016/S0166-5162(97)00011-6