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Panning, M. and B. Romanowicz (2004) Inference on flow at the base of Earth's mantle based on seismic anisotropy, Science, 303, 351-353.Download PDF-format reprint

Gung, Y. C. and B. Romanowicz (2004) Q tomography of the upper mantle using three component long period waveforms, Geophys. J. Int., 157, 813-830.

Cao, A. and B. Romanowicz (2004) Constraints on Density and Shear Velocity Contrasts at the Inner Core Boundary, Geophys. J. Int., 157. 1-6.

Cao, A. and B. Romanowicz (2004) Hemispherical transition of seismic attenuation at the top of the earth's inner core, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 228, 243-253.


Romanowicz,B. D. Stakes, R. Uhrhammer, P. McGill, D. Neuhauser, T. Ramirez, D. Dolenc (2003) The MOBB experiment: a prototype permanent off-shore ocean bottom broadband station, EOS Trans AGU, 84, 325-332.

Gung, Y. C., M. Panning and B. Romanowicz (2003) Anisotropy and lithospheric thickness, Nature, 422, 707-711. Download PDF-format reprint

Romanowicz, B. (2003) Global mantle tomography: progress status in the last 10 years, Annu. Rev. Geoph. Space Phys, 31 (1), 303. Download electronic paper

Romanowicz, B. (2003) The 3D structure of the lower mantle, Comptes Rendus Acad. Sciences, 335, 23-36. Download PDF-format reprint

Capdeville, Y., A. To and B. Romanowicz (2003) Coupling spectral elements and modes in a spherical earth: an extension to the "sandwich" case, Geophys. J. Int., 154, 44-57.. Download PDF-format reprint


Romanowicz B. (2002) Inversion of surface waves: a review, IASPEI Handbook (W. Lee Editor), Volume I. Download PDF-formatted version of proofs

F. Tajima, Mégnin, C., D. Dreger and B. Romanowicz (2002) Near real-time determination of moment tensor and centroid location using broadband waveforms from a sparse seismic network, Bull. Seism. Soc. Amer., 92, 739-750.

Romanowicz, B., H. Tkalcic and L. Bréger (2002) On the origin of complexity in PKP travel time data from broadband records, in Earth's Core: Dynamics, Structure, Rotation, V. Dehant and K. Creager Eds, AGU Geodynamics Series, 31, 31-44.

Tkalcic, H. and B. Romanowicz (2002) Short scale heterogeneity in the lowermost mantle: insights from PcP-P and ScS-S data, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 201(1), 57-68.Download PDF-format paper copies

Romanowicz, B. and Y.C. Gung (2002) Superplumes from the core-mantle boundary to the lithosphere: implications for heat-flux, Science, 296, 513-516. Download PDF-format paper copies

Romanowicz, B. (2002) Global mantle tomography: recent achievements and future challenges, Acta Geophys. Polonica, 50, 3-21.

Montagner, J.P., J. F. Karczewski, E. Stutzmann, G. Roult, W. Crawford, P. Lognonné, L Béguery, S. Cacho, J.C. Koenig, J. Savary, B. Romanowicz, D. Stakes (2002) Geophysical Ocean bottom Observatories or temporary portable networks? in Developments in Marine Technology Series, Erice 8-14 Sept 1999, in press.

Stakes, D. S., B. Romanowicz, M. Begnaud, K. McNally, J.P. Montagner, E. Stutzmann and M. Pasyanos (2002) The MBARI Margin Seismology Experiment: A prototype seafloor observatory, in "Science-Technology Synergy for Research in the Marine Environment: Challenges for the XXI Century, L. Beranzoli, P. Favali and G. Smirglio, Eds, 93-110.

Romanowicz, B. and L. Ruff (2002) On moment-length scaling of large strike slip earthquakes and the strength of faults, Geophys. Res. Lett., 10.1029/2001GL014479.Download PDF-format paper copies

Tkalcic, H., B. Romanowicz and N. Houy (2002) Constraints on D" structure using PKP(AB-DF), PKP(BC-DF) and PcP-P travel time data from broadband records, Geophys. J. Int., 148, 599-616. Download this model and paper

Kuo, C. and B. Romanowicz (2002) On the resolution of density anomalies in the Earth's mantle using spectral fitting of normal mode data, Geophys. J. Inter., 150, 162-179. Download PDF-format paper copies


Uhrhammer, R.A., Dreger, D., and Romanowicz, B., (2001) Best practice in earthquake location using broadband three-component seismic waveform data, Pure Appl. Geophys., Vol. 158, no. 1/2, pp. 259-276. Download PDF-format paper copies

Romanowicz, B. (2001) Can we resolve 3D density heterogeneity in the lower mantle? Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 1107-1110. Download PDF-format paper copies

Bréger, L., B. Romanowicz and C. Ng (2001) The Pacific plume as seen by S, ScS, and SKS, Geophys. Res. Lett, 28, 1859-1862. Download PDF-format paper copies

Romanowicz, B. and D. Giardini (2001) The future of permanent seismic networks, Science, 293, 2000-2001. Download PDF-format paper copies

Stutzmann, E. JP Montagner, et al. (2001) MOISE: A prototype multiparameter Ocean-bottom station, BSSA, 91, 885-892.


Bréger, L., H. Tkalcic and B. Romanowicz (2000) The effect of D" on PKP(AB-DF) travel time residuals and possible implications for inner core structure, EPSL, 175, 133-143.Download PDF-format paper copies

Clévédé E., C. Mégnin, B. Romanowicz, and P. Lognonné (2000) "Modeling of waveforms in a 3-D Earth: asymptotic and non-asymptotic approaches", P.E.P.I., 119,37-56.Download PDF-format paper copies

Igel, H., N. Takeuchi, R. Geller, C. Mégnin, H.P. Bunge, E. Clévédé, J. Dalkolmo and B. Romanowicz (2000) The COSY Project: verification of global seismic modeling algorithms, PEPI, 119, 3-24.

Bréger, L., B. Romanowicz and S. Rousset (2000) New constraints on the structure of the inner core from P'P', Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 2781-2784. Download PDF-format paper copies

Romanowicz, B. and L. Bréger (2000) Anomalous splitting of free osccilations: a reevaluation of possible interpretations, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 21,559-21,578.

Bréger, L., Tajima, F., Dreger, D., and Romanowicz, B. (2000) Source rupture of the 17 August Izmit/Turkey earthquake, in Barka,A., Kozaci, O., Akyuz, S. and Altunel, E., eds., The 1999 Izmit and Duzce Earthquakes: preliminary results, ITU publication, ISBN 975-561-182-7, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 123-130.

Mégnin, C. and B. Romanowicz (2000) A comparison between tomographic and geodynamic models of the earth's mantle, History and Dynamics of Plate Motions, Geophysical Monograph 121, AGU, 257-276.

Romanowicz, B. and J. Durek (2000) Seismological constraints on attenuation in the earth: a review, Geophysical Monograph 117, AGU, 161-180.

Mégnin, C. and B. Romanowicz (2000) The 3D shear velocity structure of the mantle from the inversion of body, surface and higher mode waveforms, Geophys. J. Inter., 143, 709-728. Download PDF-format paper copies


Antolik, M., D. Dreger and B. Romanowicz (1999) Rupture process of large deep-focus earthquakes from inversion of moment rate functions, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 863-894.Download PDF-format paper copies

Durek, J. and B. Romanowicz (1999) Inner core anisotropy inferred by direct inversion of normal mode spectra, Geophys. J. Inter, 139, 599-622.Download PDF-format paper copies

Bréger, L., B. Romanowicz, and H. Tkalcic (1999a) PKP(BC-DF) travel times: New constraints on short scale heterogeneity in the deep earth? Geophys. Res. Lett.,26, 3169-3172.Download PDF-format paper copies

Mégnin, C. and B. Romanowicz (1999) The effect of theoretical formalism and data selection scheme on mantle models derived from waveform tomography, Geophys. J. Inter., 138, 366-380.Download PDF-format paper copies

Stidham, C., M. Antolik, D. Dreger. S. Larsen and B. Romanowicz (1999) Three-Dimensional structure influences on the strong-motion wavefield of the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 89, 1184-1202.


Bréger, L., B. Romanowicz and L. Vinnik (1998) Tests of tomographic models in D" using differential travel times, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 5-8.Download PDF-format paper copies

Uhrhammer, R., W. Karavas and B. Romanowicz (1998) Broadband seismic station installation guidelines, Seism. Res. Lett. , 69, 15-26.

Bunge, P. M., Richards, C. Lithgow-Bertelloni, B. Romanowicz and S. Grand (1998), Time scales and heterogeneous structure in geodynamic Earth models, Science, 280, 91-95. Download PDF-format paper copies

Pollitz, F., R. Burgmann and B. Romanowicz (1998) Viscosity of oceanic asthenosphere inferred from remote triggering of earthquakes, Science, 280, 1245-1249. Download PDF-format paper copies

Vinnik, L., L. Bréger and B. Romanowicz (1998) Anisotropic structures at the base of the mantle, Nature, 393, 564-567.Download PDF-format paper copies

Dreger, D., R. Uhrhammer, M.Pasyanos, J. Franck and B. Romanowicz (1998) regional and far-regional earthquake locations and source parameters using sparse broadband networks: a test on the Ridgecrest sequence, BSSA, 88, 1353-1362.

Stakes, D., B. Romanowicz, J.P. Montagner, P. Tarits, J-F. Karczewski, S. Etchemendy, D. Neuhauser,P. McGill, J.C. Koenig, J.Savary, M. Begnaud, M. Pasyanos (1998) MOISE: Monterey Bay Ocean Bottom Intermational Seismic Experiment, EOS Trans AGU, 79, 301-309.

Bréger, L. and B. Romanowicz (1998) Thermal and chemical 3D heterogeneity in D", Science, 282, 718-720. Download PDF-format paper copies

P. Lognonné, V.N. Zharkov, J.F. Karczewski, B. Romanowicz, M. Menvielle, G. Poupinet, B. Brient, C. Cavoit, A. Desautez, B.Dole, D. Franqueville, J. Gagnepain-Beyneix, H. Richard, P. Schibler and N. Striebig (1998) The seismi OPTIMISM experiment, Planet. Space. Sci., 46, 739-747.

Romanowicz, B. (1998) Attenuation tomography of the Earth's Mantle: a review of current status, Pageoph., 153, 257-272.

Romanowicz, B., D. Stakes, J.P. Montagner, P. Tarits, R. Uhrhammer, M. Begnaud, E. Stutzmann, M. Pasyanos, J-F. Karczewski, S. Etchemendy, D. Neuhauser (1998) MOISE: A pilot experiment towards long term sea-floor observatories, Earth, Planets and Space, 50, 927-937.

Vinnik, L., L. Breger and B. Romanowicz (1998) On the inversion of Sd particle motion for anisotropy in D", Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 679-682.Download PDF-format paper copies


Mégnin, C., H.P. Bunge, B. Romanowicz and M. Richards (1997) Imaging 3-D spherical convection models: what can seismic tomography tell us about mantle dynamics?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 1299-1302.Download PDF-format paper copies

Jeanloz R. and B. Romanowicz, Geophysical Dynamics at the center of the Earth, Physics Today, August 1997.

Souriau, A. and B. Romanowicz (1997) Anisotropy in the inner core: relation between P-velocity and attenuation, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter.,101, 33-47.

Romanowicz, B., L.Gee, M. Murray, D. Neuhauser and R. Uhrhammer (1997) Real time access to multiparameter geophysical observatories in northern California, IRIS Newsletter, XVI-1, 6-8.


Souriau, A. and B. Romanowicz (1996), Anisotropy in inner core attenuation: a new type of data to constrain the nature of the solid core, Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 1-4.Download PDF-format paper copies

Antolik, M. D. Dreger and B. Romanowicz (1996) Finite fault study of the great 1994 deep Bolivia earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 1589-1592.

Li, X.D. and B. Romanowicz (1996) Global mantle shear velocity model developed using nonlinear asymptotic coupling theory, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 22,245-22,273.Download PDF-format paper copies

Romanowicz, B., X.D. Li and J. Durek (1996) Anisotropy in the inner core: could it be due to low order convection?, Science, 274.963-966.


Romanowicz, B. (1995) A global tomographic model of shear attenuation in the upper mantle, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 12,375-12,394.

Li, X-D and B. Romanowicz (1995) Comparison of global waveform inversions with and without considering cross branch coupling, Geophys. J. Int., 121, 695-709.

Vinnik, L., B. Romanowicz, Y. LeStunff and L. Makeyeva (1995) Seismic anisotropy in the D" layer, Geophys. Res. Lett., 22, 1657-1660.

LeStunff, Y., C. Wicks and B. Romanowicz (1995) P'P' precursors under Africa: a broadband investigation, Science, 270, 74-77.

Kuo, C., H.J. Crawford, R. Jeanloz, B. Romanowicz, G. Shapiro and M.L. Stevenson (1995). Extraterrestrial neuterinos and Earth Structure. Earth and Planet. Science Lett., 133, 95-103.


Romanowicz, B. (1994) On the measurement of anelastic attenuation using amplitudes of low frequency surface waves, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 84, 179-192.

Montagner, J.P., J.F. Karczewski, B. Romanowicz et al. (1994) The French pilot experiment OFM/SISMOBS: first scientific results on noise level and event detection, Phys.Earth Planet Int, 84, 321-336.

Romanowicz, B., D. Neuhauser, B. Bogaert and D.Oppenheimer (1994) Accessing Northern California Earthquake Data Via Internet, EOS Trans A.G.U., 75, 258-261.

Montagner, J.P., B. Romanowicz and J.F. Karczewski (1994) A first step toward an Oceanographic Geophysical Observatory, EOS Trans A.G.U., 75, 13, 150-151, 154.

Vinnik, L., B. Romanowicz and L. Breger (1994) Anisotropy in the center of the Inner Core, Geophys. Res. Lett., 21, 1671-1674.

Okal, E. A. and B. Romanowicz (1994) On the variation of b-values with earthquake size, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 87, 55-76.

Romanowicz B. (1994) Anelastic tomography: a new perspective on upper-mantle thermal structure, Earth and Planet. Science Lett., 128, 113-121.

Romanowicz B. and J. Rundle (1994) Reply to comments on "On scaling relations for large earthquakes" by Sornette and Sornette, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 84, 1684.

Romanowicz, B. (1994) Comments on: "A reappraisal of large earthquake scaling" by C. Scholz, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 84, 1675-1676.


Montagner, J.P. and B. Romanowicz (1993) Degrees 2-4-6 inferred from seismic tomography, Geophys.Res. Lett., 20, 631-634.

Bussy, M. , J.P. Montagner and B. Romanowicz (1993) Tomographic study of upper mantle attenuation in the Pacific Ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 663-666.

Romanowicz, B. and J. Rundle (1993) On scaling relations for large earthquakes, Bull.Seism. Soc. Am., 83:4, 1294-1297.

Romanowicz, B., (1993) Spatiotemporal patterns in the energy release of great earthquakes, Science, 260, 1923-1926.

Manuscripts in Progress:


Romanowicz, B., D. Stakes, D. Dolenc, D. Dolenc, P. McGill, R. Uhrhammer and T. Ramirez (2003) The Monterey Bay Broadband Ocean Bottom Seismic Observatory, Annals of Geophysics, submitted.

Rhie, J. and B. Romanowicz (2004) Excitation of earth's incessant free oscillations by Atmosphere-Ocean-Seafloor coupling, submitted to Nature.

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