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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

Lara M. Kalnins, Frederik J. Simons, Jon F. Kirby, Dong V. Wang & Sofia C. Olhede
On the robustness of estimates of mechanical anisotropy in the North American continental lithosphere
Earth Planet. Sc. Lett., submitted

Christopher Harig & Frederik J. Simons
Accelerated West Antarctic ice mass loss continues to outpace East Antarctic gains
Earth Planet. Sc. Lett., submitted

Alain Plattner & Frederik J. Simons
Potential-field estimation from satellite data using scalar and vector Slepian functions
Handbook of Geomathematics
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-27793-1_64-2

Frederik J. Simons & Alain Plattner
Scalar and vector Slepian functions, spherical signal estimation and spectral analysis
Handbook of Geomathematics
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-27793-1_30-2

Yanhua O. Yuan & Frederik J. Simons & Ebru Bozdağ
Full-waveform adjoint tomography in a multiscale perspective
SEG Tech. Prog. Expanded Abstracts, 2014, 1194-1199
doi:10.1190/segam2014-0816.1

Yanhua O. Yuan & Frederik J. Simons
Multiscale adjoint waveform-difference tomography using wavelets
Geophysics, 2014, 79, W79-W95
doi:10.1190/GEO2013-0383.1

Alain Plattner & Frederik J. Simons
Spatiospectral concentration of vector fields on a sphere
Appl. Comput. Harmon. Anal., 2014, 36, 1-22. Related work.
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 (9), 4887-4899
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
doi:10.1109/SSP.2012.6319659

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