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Provided Affiliate Faculty

Cecily J. Wolfe
Affiliate Faculty (USGS)

Ph.D., MIT / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program

Email: cwolfe@usgs.gov
Office: POST 602
Phone Number: (808) 956-8760
Fax Number: 808 956-3188

University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
1680 East-West Road, POST 602
Honolulu, HI 96822

Research Interests:
(USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, Virginia) Geophysics/Seismology

Publications (partial listing):

Gonnerman H.M., J. Foster, Poland M.P., B.A. Brooks, Wolfe C.J., and Miklius A. (2012) Dynamic Coupling Mauna Koa and Kilauea volcanoes. Nature Geosci, accepted. 2012. in press <8769>

Klawonn M., Wolfe C.J., Frazer L.N., and Houghton B.F. (2012) Novel inversion approach to constrain plume sedimentation from tephra deposit data: Application to the 17 June 1996 eruption of Ruapehu volcano, New Zeland. Journal of Geophysical Research. in press <8597>

Collins J.A., Wolfe C.J., and Laske G. (2012) Shear-wave splitting at the Hawaiian hotspot from the PLUME land and ocean bottom seismometer deployments. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. in press <8545>

Laske G., Markee A, Orcutt J.A., Wolfe C.J., Collins J.A., Solomon S.C., Detrick R.S., Bercovici D., and Hauri E.H. (2011) Asymmetric shallow mantle structure beneath the Hawaiian Swell - Evidence from Rayleigh waves. Recorded by the PLUME network, Geophys, J. Int., 2011. in press <8498>

Wolfe C.J., Solomon S.C., Laske G., Collins J.A., Detrick R.S., Orcutt J.A., Bercovici D., and Hauri E.H. (2010) Mantle P-wave velocity structure beneath the Hawaiian hot spot. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2011. in press<8071>

Casas E., Kim J., Bendesky A., Ohno-Machado L., Wolfe C.J., and Yang J. (2010) Slug is an essential mediator of twist1-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition and metastasis. Cancer Research, 2010. in press <8070>

Anchieta M.C., Wolfe C.J., Pavlis G.L., Vernon F.L., Eakins J.A., Solomon S.C., Laske G., and Collins J.A. (2011) Seismicity around the Hawaiian Islands recorded by the PLUME seismometer networks: Insight into faulting near Maui, Molokai, and Oahu. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. in press <8114>

Wolfe C.J., Solomon S.C., Laske G., Collins J.A., Detrick R.S., Orcutt J.A., Bercovici D., and Hauri E. H. (2009) Mantle shear-wave velocity structure beneath the Hawaiian hot spot. Science, 326, 1388-1390<7866>

Laske G., J.A. Collins, Wolfe C.J., S.C. Solomon, R.S. Detrick, J. A. Orcutt, D. Bercovici, E.H. Hauri (2009) Probing the Hawaiian hotspot with new broadband ocean bottom instruments. Eos, 90, 362-363 <7865>

Brooks B.A., Foster J., Sandwell D., Wolfe C.J., Okubo P.P., Poland M., and Myer D. (2008) Magmatically triggered slow slip at Kilauea volcano. Hawaii, Science, 321, 1177 <7551>

Okubo, P.G., and Wolfe C.J. (2008) Swarms of similar long-period earthquakes in the mantle beneath Mauna Loa Volcano. Geotherm. Res., in press <7550>

Wolfe C.J., Brooks B.A., Foster J.H., Okubo P.G. (2007) Microearthquake streaks and seismicity triggered by slow earthquakes on the mobile south flank of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai'i. Geophys. Res. Lett., in press <7234>

Pritchard M.E., Rubin A.M., and Wolfe C.J. (2006) Do flexural stresses explain the mantle fault zone beneath Kilauea Volcano? J. Geophys. Res., Int., in press <6835>

Brownstein J.S., Wolfe C.J., and Mandl K.D. (2006) Empirical evidence for the effect of air travel on inter-regional influenza spread in the United States. PLoS Medicine, in press <6834>

Wolfe C.J., Kohane I.S., and Butte A.J. (2005) Systematic survey reveals general applicability of guilt-by-association within gene coexpression networks. BMC Bioinformatics, 6:227, in press.

Wolfe C.J., Okubo .G., Ekstrom G., Nettles M., and Shearer P.M. (2004) Characteristics of deep (>13 km) Hawaiian earthquakes and Hawaiian earthquake west of 155.5W. Geochem., Geophys., Geosystems, in press.

Shen Y., Wolfe C.J., and Solomon S.C. (2003) Seismological evidence for a mid-mantle discontinuity beneath Hawaii and Iceland. In Elsevier, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 6739, 1-3, in press.

Wolfe C.J., Okubo P.K., and Shearer P.M. (2003) Mantle fault zone beneath Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii. Science 300, 478-480.

Wolfe C.J. (2002) On the mathematics of using difference operators to relocate earthquakes. Bull. Seis. Soc.Am. 92, 2879-2892.

Wolfe C.J., Solomon S.C., Silver P.G., VanDecar J.C., and Russo R.M. (2002) Inversion of body-wave delay times for mantle structure beneath the Hawaiian Islands: Results from the Pelenet Experiment. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 198, 129-145.

Wolfe C.J., Bjarnason I.Th., VanDecar J.C., and Solomon S.C. (2002) Assessing the depth resolution of tomographic models of upper mantle structure beneath Iceland. Geophys. Res. Lett., 10.1029/2001GL013657.

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