Frederik J. Simons

Assistant Professor
Department of Geosciences
Princeton University, Princeton

Fields of interest

  • Seismology
  • Wavelet analysis
  • Inverse theory
  • Spectral analysis
  • Satellite observations
  • Tectonics
  • Physical geodesy

Recent publications

A.C.Maloof, C.V. Rose, C.C. Calmet, R. Beach, B.M. Samuels D.H. Erwin, G.R. Poirier, N. Yao and F.J. Simons:

Possible animal body-fossils from pre-Marinoan limestones, South Australia,
Nature Geoscience, in the press (2010).

F.J. Simons and D.V. Wang:
Spatiospectral concentration in the Cartesian plane,
SIAM Review, submitted (2010).

F.J. Simons:
Slepian functions and their use in signal estimation and spectral analysis,
Handbook of Geomathematics, Springer Verlag, eds W. Freeden, M. Z. Nashed and T. Sonar (2010).

C. Harig, S. Zhong and F.J. Simons:
Constraints on upper-mantle viscosity from the flow-induced pressure gradient across the Australian continental keel,
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 11, doi:10.1029/2010GC003038 (2010).

R. E. Kopp, F.J. Simons, J.X. Mitrovica, A. C. Maloof and M. Oppenheimer:
Probabilistic assessment of sea level during the last interglacial stage,
Nature, 462, 863–867 (2009).

F.J. Simons, G. Nolet, P. Georgief, J.M. Babcock, L.A. Regier and R. E. Davis:
On the potential of recording earthquakes for global seismic tomography by low-cost autonomous instruments in the oceans,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B05307, doi:10.1029/2008JB006088 (2009).

F.A. Dahlen and F.J. Simons:
Spectral estimation on a sphere in geophysics and cosmology,
Geophysical Journal International, 174, 774–807, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03854.x (2008).

J.J. McGuire, F.J. Simons and J. A. Collins:
Analysis of seafloor seismograms of the 2003 Tokachi-Oki earthquake sequence for earthquake early warning,
Geophysical Research Letter, 35, L14310, doi:10.1029/2008GL033986 (2008).

A. Amirbekyan, V. Michel and F.J. Simons,
Parametrizing surface wave tomographic models with harmonic spherical splines,
Geophysical Journal International, 174, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03809.x of Science, Highland Hills, OH. 2007. (2008).

S.C. Han and F.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,
Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, B01405, doi:10.1029/2007JB004927 (2008).