Dr. Yuning Fu

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-3235
  • Email: yfu@bgsu.edu
  • Address: Room 197, Overman Hall

Education & Experience:

Faculty Member, Bowling Green State University [2015-present]
NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology [2013-2015]
, Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks (2012)
, Geophysics, Wuhan University (2007)
, Geophysics, Wuhan University (2005)

Specialty Areas of Interest:

Geophysics and Geodesy
Crustal Deformation

Current BGSU Courses:

GEOL 1000  Introduction to Geology
GEOL 3090  Earth Structure and Tectonics
GEOL 4320/5320 Geophysics
GEOL 6200   Environmental Geophysics
SEES 6800   Tectonic and Environmental Geodesy


Swarr, M. J., H. R. Martens, and Y. Fu (2024). Sensitivity of GNSS‐derived estimates of terrestrial water storage to assumed Earth structure. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 129, e2023JB027938. https://doi.org/10.1029/ 2023JB027938.

Fu, Y., B. F. Thomas, and E. Chaussard. Large-Scale Terrestrial Water Storage Changes Sensed by Geodesy, submitted to Remote Sensing Applications to Characterization of Geohazards and Natural Resources, book chapter, accepted.

Bürgmann R., K. Chanard and Y. Fu, Climate- and Weather-Driven Solid-Earth Deformation and Seismicity, submitted to GNSS Monitoring of the Terrestrial Environment: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Climate Changes, book chapter, accepted

Yao, D., Y. Huang, L. Xue, Y. Fu, A. Gronewold, J. L. Fox (2022), Seismicity around Southern Lake Erie during 2013–2020 in Relation to Lake Water Level. Seismological Research Letters, doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0220210343.

Xue, L., Y. Fu, C. W. Johnson, J. J. Otero Torres, C. K. Shum, and R. Bürgmann (2021), Seasonal seismicity in the Lake Biwa region of central Japan moderately modulated by lake water storage changes. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 126, e2021JB023301, doi.org/10.1029/2021JB023301.

Hu, X., L. Xue, R. Bürgmann, and Y. Fu (2021), Stress perturbations from hydrological and industrial loads and seismicity in the Salt Lake City region. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 126, e2021JB022362, doi.org/10.1029/2021JB022362.

Xue, L., Y. Fu and H. R. Martens (2021), Seasonal Hydrological Loading in the Great Lakes region detected by GNSS: A Comparison with Hydrological Models, Geophys. J. Int., 226, 1174-1186, ggab158, doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggab158.

Hsu, Y-J, Y. Fu, R. Bürgmann, S-Y Hsu, C-C Lin, C-H Tang and Y-M Wu (2020), Assessing Seasonal and Interannual Water Storage Variations in Taiwan using Geodetic and Hydrological Data, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 550, 116532, doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116532.

Xue, L., C. W. Johnson, Y. Fu and R. Bürgmann (2020), Seasonal Seismicity in the Western Branch of the East African Rift System. Geophys. Res. Lett., 47, e2019GL085882, doi.org/10.1029/2019GL085882.

Johnson, C. W., Y. Fu and R. Bürgmann (2020), Hydrospheric modulation of stress and seismicity on shallow faults in southern Alaska. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 530, 115904, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2019.115904.

Rousset B., Y. Fu, N. Bartlow and R. Bürgmann (2019), Weeks-long and years-long slow slip and tectonic tremor episodes on the south-central Alaska megathrust. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 124, 13392–13403, doi:10.1029/2019JB018724.

Gorsevski P. V., Y. Fu, K. S. Panter, J. Snyder, A. M. Ramanayake (2019), Seasonal Hydrological Loading from GPS Observed Data Across Contiguous United States Using Integrated Apache Hadoop Framework. In: El-Askary H., Lee S., Heggy E., Pradhan B. (eds) Advances in Remote Sensing and Geo Informatics Applications. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development). Springer, Cham.

Watkins, A., Y. Fu and R. Gross (2018), Earth’s Subdecadal Angular Momentum Balance from Deformation and Rotation Data, Sci. Rep., 8, 13761, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-32043-8.

Milliner, C., K. Materna, R. Bürgmann, Y. Fu, A. W. Moore, D. Bekaert, S. Adhikari and D. F. Argus (2018), Tracking the Weight of Hurricane Harvey’s Stormwater Using GPS data. Sci. Adv., 4, eaau2477, doi:10.1126/sciadv.aau2477.

Johnson, C. W., Y. Fu and R. Bürgmann (2017), Stress Models of the Annual Hydrospheric, Atmospheric, Thermal, and Tidal Loading Cycles on California Faults: Perturbation of Background Stress and Changes in Seismicity. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122, 10,605-10,625. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JB014778.

Fu, Y., Y. T. Song and R. S. Gross (2017), Linking Oceanic Tsunamis and Geodetic Gravity Changes of Large Earthquakes, Pure Appl. Geophys., 174 (8), 3029-3041, doi:10.1007/s00024-017-1510-5.

Johnson C. W., Y. Fu and R. Bürgmann (2017), Seasonal water storage, stress modulation, and California seismicity, Science, 356 (6343), 1161-1164, doi:10.1126/science.aak9547.

Argus, D. F., F. W. Landerer, D. N. Wiese, H. R. Martens, Y. Fu, J. S. Famiglietti, B. F. Thomas, T. G. Farr, A. W. Moore and M. M. Watkins (2017), Sustained Water Loss in California's Mountain Ranges During Severe Drought From 2012 to 2015 Inferred From GPS. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122, 10,559-10,585. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JB014424.

Fu, Y., Z. Liu, and J. T. Freymueller (2015), Spatiotemporal variations of the slow slip event between 2008 and 2013 in the southcentral Alaska subduction zone, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 16, 2450-2461, doi:10.1002/2015GC005904.

Fu, Y., D. F. Argus and F. W. Landerer (2015), GPS As an Independent Measurement to Estimate Terrestrial Water Storage Variations in Washington and Oregon, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 120, 552-566, doi:10.1002/2014JB011415.

Wei S., S. Barbot, R. Graves, J. J. Lienkaemper, T Wang, K Hudnut, Y. Fu and D. Helmberger (2015), The 2014 Mw 6.1 South Napa Earthquake: A Unilateral Rupture with Shallow Asperity and Rapid Afterslip, Seism. Res. Lett., 86(2A), 344-354, doi:10.1785/0220140249.

Argus D. F., Y. Fu and F. W. Landerer (2014), Seasonal variation in total water storage in California inferred from GPS observations of vertical land motion, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 1971-1980, doi:10.1002/2014GL059570.

Fu, Y., D. F. Argus, J. T. Freymueller and M. B. Heflin (2013), Horizontal Motion in Elastic Response to Seasonal Loading of Rain Water in the Amazon Basin and Monsoon Water in Southeast Asia Observed by GPS and Inferred from GRACE, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 6048-6053, doi:10.1002/2013GL058093.

Fu, Y. and J. T. Freymueller (2013), Repeated large Slow Slip Events at the southcentral Alaska Subduction zone, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 375, 303-311, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.05.049.

Fu, Y., J. T. Freymueller, and T. Jensen (2012), Seasonal hydrological loading in southern Alaska observed by GPS and GRACE, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L15310, doi:10.1029/2012GL052453.

Fu Y. , J. T. Freymueller (2012), Seasonal and Long-term Vertical Deformation in Nepal Himalaya Constrained by GPS and GRACE Measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B03407, doi:10.1029/2011JB008925.

Fu Y. , J. T. Freymueller and T. van Dam (2012), The Effect of Using Inconsistent Ocean Tidal Loading Models on GPS Coordinate Solutions, J. Geod., 86(6), 409-421, doi: 10.1007/s00190-011-0528-1.

Fu Y., C. Xu (2007), On Relative Weight Problem in Joint Inversion Using Levelling and Gravity Data, Journal of Geodesy and Geodynamics, 27(2), 68-74.

Updated: 03/22/2024 11:33AM