Dr. William Menke
Professor , Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES) , Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) , The Earth Institute
BIOGRAPHY: BS, MS Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976; PhD Columbia University 1982; AGU Fellow, 1992. Geophysicist with broad interests in Earth structure (especially the lithosphere and asthenosphere), geodynamcis, seismic wave propagation and inverse theory. Fieldwork in Iceland, New England, California, Axial Seamount and Lau Basin. Textbooks in inverse theory, environmental data analysis and geophysics.
5 PUBLICATIONS ON COLUMBIA | ACADEMIC COMMONS
- Seismological imaging of ridge–arc interaction beneath the Eastern Lau Spreading Center from OBS ambient noise tomography
- Determining the orientations of ocean bottom seismometers using ambient noise correlation
- Correlated sediment thickness, temperature gradient and excess pore pressure in a marine fault block basin
- Constraints upon water advection in sediments of the Mariana Trough
- Evidence for excess pore pressures in southwest Indian Ocean sediments
130. Menke, W. (2020) A Connection between Geometrical Spreading and the Adjoint Field in Travel Time Tomography. Applied Mathematics, 11, 84-96. doi: 10.4236/am.2020.112009
129. Krauss, Z. and W. Menke (2020), The Northern Gulf Anomaly: P-and S-wave travel time delays illuminate a strong thermal feature beneath the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 534, 116102
128. Menke. W. Preface, Chineese edition of Geophusical Data Analysis, www.sciencep.com, 2019.
127. Menke, W. and D. Blatter, Trade-off of resolution and variance computed from ensebles of solutions, with application to Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods, Geophys. J. Int. 218, 1522-1536, 2019.
126. Menke, W., Construction of Equivalent Functions in Anisotropic Radon Tomography, Applied Mathematics 10, 1, 2019.
125. Menke, W. J. Lamoureux, D. Abbott, E. Hopper, D. Hutson and A. Marrero, Crustal heating and lithospheric alteration and erosion associated with asthenospheric upwelling beneath southern New England (USA), J. Geophys. Res. doi: 10.1029/2018JB015921, 2018.
124. Menke, W., Geophysical Data Analysis: Discrete Inverse Theory, Fourth Edition (Textbook), Elsevier, pp 350, 2018, ISBN: 9780128135556.
123. Dong, M.T. and W.H. Menke, Seismic high attenuation region observed beneath southern New England from teleseismic body wave spectra: evidence for high asthenospheric temperature without melt, Geophysical Research Letters, DOI:10.1002/2017GL074953, 2017.
122. Menke, W., Sensitivity Kernels for the Cross-Convolution Measure, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 107, 2213-2224, doi: 10.1785/0120170045, 2017.
121. Levin, V., A. Servali, J. VanTongeren, W. Menke and F. Darbyshire, Crust-mantle boundary in eastern North America, from the (oldest) craton to the (youngest) rift, in The crust-mantle and lithosphere-asthenosphere boundaries: insights from xenoliths, orogenic deep sections and geophysical studies, Geological Society of America Special Paper 526 (eds. Bianchini Gianluca, Bodinier Jean-Louis, Braga Roberto, Wilson Marjorie), 107-131, 2017.
120. Menke, W., The uniqueness of single data function, multiple model functions, inverse problems including the Rayleigh wave dispersion problem, PAGEOPH 174, 1699-1710, 2017.
119. Menke, W., P. Skryzalin, V. Levin, T. Harper, F. Darbyshire and Ted Dong, The Northern Appalachian Anomaly is a Modern Asthenospheric Upwelling, Geophys. Res. Lett., 2016.