Tarje Nissen-Meyer

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Computational seismology


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Institute of Geophysics
Seismology and Geodynamics
Sonneggstrasse 5
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Peer-reviewed publications:

Hanasoge, Stehly, Nissen-Meyer, Cupillard, 2012. Non-linear inversions to localize ambient noise, in preparation.

Nissen-Meyer, T., Sigloch, K., 2012. Core-diffracted waves for waveform tomography of the lowermost mantle, in preparation.

Galvez, P., Ampuero, J.-P., Nissen-Meyer, T., Dalguer, L., 2012. 3D unstructured spectral-element modeling of dynamic earthquake rupture on complex & branching faults, in preparation

Hempel, Nissen-Meyer, Thomas, 2012. Seismic resolution of lateral heterogeneities in the lowermost mantle, in preparation.

Nissen-Meyer, T., Fournier, A., 2012. Global seismic sensitivity in time and frequency, to be submitted.

Colombi, A., Nissen-Meyer, T., Boschi, L., Della Mora, S., Giardini, D., 2012. Efficient full-waveform inversion for CMB topography: validation and benchmarks, to be submitted to Geoph. J. Int.

Ampuero, J.-P., Nissen-Meyer, T., 2012. Dispersion, cost optimization, and symplectic time integration in spectral-element based wave propagation, to be submitted.

Nissen-Meyer, T., Fournier, A., 2012. Subjective imprints on mapping data to model: Sampling the parameter space for seismic sensitivity, to be submitted.

Basini, Nissen-Meyer, Boschi, Verbeke, Giardini, 2012. Noise localization in Europe: A 3D wave propagation approach using adjoint methods, to be submitted to G-cubed.

Bharadwaj, Nissen-Meyer, Garnero, Mai, Schuster, 2012. Enhancing core-mantle boundary diffractions by Super-virtual Interferometry, to be submitted to Geoph. Res. Lett.

Staehler, Sigloch, Nissen-Meyer, 2012. Finite frequency measurements of complex waveforms, submitted to Solid Earth.

Rietmann, Messmer, Nissen-Meyer, Peter, Komatitsch, Basini, Schenk, Tromp, Boschi, Giardini, 2012. Forward and adjoint simulations of seismic wave propagation on emerging large-scale GPU architectures, submitted to Supercomputing '12.

Colombi, A., Nissen-Meyer, T., Boschi, L., Giardini, D., 2012. Seismic sensitivity to global boundary topography, submitted to Geoph. J. Int.

O'Brien, G. S., Nissen-Meyer, T., Bean, C., 2012. A Lattice Boltzmann Method for Elastic Wave Propagation in a Poisson Solid, 102, 3, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., doi: 10.1785/0120110191

D. Peter, D. Komatitsch, Y. Luo, R. Martin, N. Le Goff, E. Casarotti, P. Le Loher, F. Magnoni, Q. Liu, C. Blitz, T. Nissen-Meyer, P. Basini, J. Tromp, 2011. Forward and adjoint simulations of seismic wave propagation on fully unstructured hexahedral meshes, Geophysical Journal International, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05044.x

Zhu, H., Luo, Y., Nissen-Meyer, T., Morency, C., Tromp, J., 2009. Elastic Imaging and Time-Lapse Migration Based Upon Adjoint Methods. Geophysics, 74, WCA167-WCA177.

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, May 2009, 260-265.

Nissen-Meyer,T., Fournier, A., Dahlen, F. A., 2008. A 2-D spectral-element method for computing spherical-earth seismograms--II. Waves in solid-fluid media. Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 174, issue 3, pp. 873-888.

Nissen-Meyer, T., Fournier, A., Dahlen, F. A., 2007. A 2-D spectral-element method for computing spherical-earth seismograms--I. Moment-tensor source, Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 168, issue 3, pp. 1067-1093. (Download as pdf)

Nissen-Meyer, T., Dahlen, F. A., Fournier, A., 2007. Spherical-earth Fréchet sensitivity kernels, Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 168, 3, pp. 1051-1066. (Download as pdf)

Igel, H., Brietzke, G., Ewald, M., Fohrmann, M., Jahnke, G., Nissen-Meyer, T. , Ripperger, J., Strasser, M., Treml, M., Wang, G., 2002. 3-D Seismic Wave Propagation on a Global and Regional Scale: Earthquakes, Fault Zones, Volcanoes. Springer Verlag, in "High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering 2002 Transactions of the First Joint HLRB and KONWIHR Result and Reviewing Workshop, October 10th and 11th, 2002", Technical University of Munich (Springer).

Igel, H., Nissen-Meyer, T., Jahnke, G., 2002. Wave propagation in 3-D spherical sections: Effects of subduction zones. Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 132, pp. 219-234. (Download as pdf)

Theses:

Nissen-Meyer, T., 2007. Full-wave seismic sensitivity in a spherical earth, Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. (Download as pdf)

Nissen-Meyer, T., 2001. Numerical Simulation of Seismic Wave Propagation through Subduction Zones, Diplom thesis, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany. (Download as pdf)

Conferences, Abstracts, Posters, Miscellaneous:

Nissen-Meyer, T., A. Fournier, P. M. Mai, F. Haslinger, D. Giardini, 2011. Real-time global seismic wave propagation and non-linear inversion for source and structure, Abstract T4-O7, CTBT Science and Technology Conference 2011, Vienna, Austria.

Nissen-Meyer, T., A. Fournier, 2011. Frechet kernel sensitivity, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 13, EGU2011-12797-1, 2011 EGU General Assembly 2011.

P. Basini, T. Nissen-Meyer, L. Boschi, J. Verbeke, O. Schenk, D. Giardini , 2011. Ambient-noise tomography of the European lithosphere: numerical calculation of sensitivity kernels for nonuniform noise-source distributions, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 13, EGU2011-11554, 2011 EGU General Assembly 2011.

S. K. Hosseini zad, K. Sigloch, S. Stahler, T. Nissen-Meyer, 2011. "No Data Left Behind" - Efficient waveform processing for global finite-frequency tomography, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 13, EGU2011-11227-2, 2011 EGU General Assembly 2011.

Nissen-Meyer, T., Fournier A., 2010. Tomographic data selection as wave-based optimization problem, Abstract S31A-2013 , 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

Jensen, K.J., Thorne, M., Rost, S., Nissen-Meyer, T., 2010. Constraining physical properties of ultra-low velocity zones using multiple seismic phases, Abstract DI51B-1869, 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

P. Basini, T. Nissen-Meyer, L. Boschi, O. Schenk, J. Verbeke, Hanasoge, S., D. Giardini , 2010. Towards Multi-resolution Adjoint Tomography of the European Crust and Upper Mantle, Abstract S31A-2005, 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

Beucler, E., Capdeville, Y., Fournier, A., Nissen-Meyer, T., 2010. Impact of deep mantle structural heterogeneities on core-diffracted traveltimes: constraints on full-wave Born sensitivity kernel tomography, Abstract S31A-2007, 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

Nissen-Meyer, T., Sigloch K., Fournier A., 2010. High-resolution global tomography: A full-wave technique for forward and inverse modeling, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 12, EGU2010-7948, 2010 EGU General Assembly 2010.

Foundotos, M., Nolet, G., Nissen-Meyer, T., 2009. Observability of multiply reflected P waves, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet, Suppl., S41B-1910.

Zhu, H., Nissen-Meyer, T., Luo, Y., Morency, C., Peter, D., Tromp, J., 2009. Spectral-element simulations of the 2008 Mw 7.9 Wenchuan earthquake, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., S43B-1982.

Luo, Y., Morency, C., Zhu, H., Nissen-Meyer, T., Tromp, J., 2009. Controlled Source 4D Seismic Imaging Based Upon Adjoint Method, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet, Suppl., S21A-1684.

Luo, Y., Nissen-Meyer, T., Tape, C., Zhu, H., Morency, C., Tromp, J., 2009. Mapping the earth's interior. National Science Foundation Open House for Congress members, Washington, DC.

Casarotti, E., Magnoni, F., Le Goff, N., Martin, R., Komatitsch, D., Plesch, A., Nissen-Meyer, T., Luo, Y., Tromp, J., 2008. Mesh Generation for Short-Period Seismic Wave Propagation Based Upon the Spectral- Element Method: Southern California, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., S23A-1875.

Nissen-Meyer, T., Luo, Y., Morency, C., Tromp, J., 2008. Spectral-element simulations of wave propagation in complex exploration-industry models: Mesh generation and forward simulations, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., S11C-1777.

Luo, Y., Nissen-Meyer, T., Morency, C., Tromp, J., 2008. Spectral-element simulations of wave propagation in complex exploration-industry models: Imaging and adjoint tomography, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., S11C-1778.

Nissen-Meyer, T., Fournier, A., Dahlen, F. A., 2006. Spectral-element based seismograms as a basis for diffracted-phase tomography, SEDI meeting Prague, Czech Republic.

Nissen-Meyer, T., Fournier, A., Dahlen, F. A., 2005. 3-D Global Seismic Wavefields Computed Using 2-D Spectral-Elements: A Basis for Exact Sensitivity Kernels, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S13A-0187. (Download as pdf)

Nissen-Meyer, T., Fournier, A., Dahlen, F. A., 2004. Towards Computing Full 3D Seismic Sensitivity: The Axisymmetric Spectral Element Method, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S31B-1039. (Download as pdf)

Nissen-Meyer, T., Fournier, A., Dahlen, F. A., 2004. The Axisymmetric Spectral Element Method for Elastic Wave Propagation, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(17), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract S51A-04.

Treml, M., Goes, S., Jahnke, G., Nissen-Meyer, T., Igel, H., 2003. Synthetic Seismic Wave Propagation through thermal Mantle Plumes, EGS-AGU-EGU General Assembly, Nice, France.

Treml, M., Jahnke, G.,Nissen-Meyer, T. , Igel, H., Garnero, E., 2003. A Hybrid Finite-Difference Method for Global Wave Propagation, DGG Annual Meeting, Jena, Germany.

Jahnke, G., Nissen-Meyer, T. , Treml, M., Igel, H., 2002. High resolution global wave propagation for axisymmetric and additional 3D geometries. EGS 27th General Assembly 2002, Nice, France. 

Nissen-Meyer, T., Igel, H., 2002. 3D modeling of anisotropic wave propagation in spherical geometry. Presented at 10th International Workshop on Seismic Anisotropy, Tutzing, Germany. 

Nissen-Meyer, T., Brietzke, G., Igel, H., 2001. Numerische Simulationen von Wellenausbreitung in seismisch aktiven Zonen. KONWIHR Quartl, Vol. 31, 3/2001.  (Download the (German-language) Quartl edition as pdf)

Nissen-Meyer, T., Igel, H., 2001. 3D wave effects of sources inside subduction zones. Eos Trans. AGU, 82 (47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T41C-0903. (Download as pdf)

Nissen-Meyer, T., Igel, H., 2001. Numerical Modeling of 3-D Wave Propagation at Subduction Zones. DGG Annual Meeting, Frankfurt, Germany.

Strasser, M., Nissen-Meyer, T., Igel, H., 2001. Numerical 3D Modelling of Wave Effects from Upper Mantle Structures. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 3, 2001, SE1.02 (SE004), EGS 26th General Assembly, Nice, France.

Nissen-Meyer, T., Strasser, M., Igel, H., Bunge, P., 2000. Towards Modelling 3-D Wave Effects of Plumes and Subduction Zones. Eos Trans. AGU, 81 (48), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S62A-02, 2000