Lijun Liu

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Research Output

2008

Reconstructing Farallon plate subduction beneath North America back to the Late Cretaceous

Liu, L., Spasojević, S. & Gurnis, M., Nov 7 2008, In : Science. 322, 5903, p. 934-938 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The case for dynamic subsidence of the U.S. east coast since the Eocene

Spasojević, S., Liu, L., Gurnis, M. & Müller, R. D., Apr 28 2008, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 35, 8, L08305.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Geomagnetic dipole moment collapse by convective mixing in the core

Liu, L. & Olson, P., May 28 2009, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 36, 10, p. L10305

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2010

Dynamic subsidence and uplift of the Colorado Plateau

Liu, L. & Gurnis, M., Jul 1 2010, In : Geology. 38, 7, p. 663-666 4 p.

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Miocene drainage reversal of the Amazon River driven by plate-mantle interaction

Shephard, G. E., Müller, R. D., Liu, L. & Gurnis, M., Dec 2010, In : Nature Geoscience. 3, 12, p. 870-875 6 p.

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The role of oceanic plateau subduction in the Laramide orogeny

Liu, L., Gurnis, M., Seton, M., Saleeby, J., Müller, R. D. & Jackson, J. M., May 1 2010, In : Nature Geoscience. 3, 5, p. 353-357 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Migration of dynamic subsidence across the Late Cretaceous United States Western Interior Basin in response to Farallon plate subduction

Liu, S., Nummedal, D. & Liu, L., Jun 2011, In : Geology. 39, 6, p. 555-558 4 p.

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Segmentation of the Farallon slab

Liu, L. & Stegman, D. R., Nov 1 2011, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 311, 1-2, p. 1-10 10 p.

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Trans-Pacific whole mantle structure

Liu, L., Tan, Y., Sun, D., Chen, M. & Helmberger, D., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 116, 4, B04306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Dynamic topography and anomalously negative residual depth of the Argentine Basin

Shephard, G. E., Liu, L., Müller, R. D. & Gurnis, M., Sep 1 2012, In : Gondwana Research. 22, 2, p. 658-663 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Origin of Columbia River flood basalt controlled by propagating rupture of the Farallon slab

Liu, L. & Stegman, D. R., Feb 16 2012, In : Nature. 482, 7385, p. 386-389 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plate tectonics: Lost sea floor

Liu, L., Mar 1 2012, In : Nature Geoscience. 5, 3, p. 165-167 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

2013

Electrical image of passive mantle upwelling beneath the northern East Pacific Rise

Key, K., Constable, S., Liu, L. & Pommier, A., Mar 28 2013, In : Nature. 495, 7442, p. 499-502 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Constraining Cretaceous subduction polarity in eastern Pacific from seismic tomography and geodynamic modeling

Liu, L., Nov 28 2014, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 41, 22, p. 8029-8036 8 p.

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Rejuvenation of Appalachian topography caused by subsidence-induced differential erosion

Liu, L., Jul 2014, In : Nature Geoscience. 7, 7, p. 518-523 6 p.

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2015

Deep recycling of oceanic asthenosphere material during subduction

Liu, L. & Zhou, Q., Apr 16 2015, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 42, 7, p. 2204-2211 8 p.

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Differential contraction of subducted lithosphere layers generates deep earthquakes

Liu, L. & Zhang, J. S., Jul 1 2015, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 421, p. 98-106 9 p.

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The ups and downs of North America: Evaluating the role of mantle dynamic topography since the Mesozoic

Liu, L., Sep 1 2015, In : Reviews of Geophysics. 53, 3, p. 1022-1049 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2016

Abnormal seismological and magmatic processes controlled by the tearing South American flat slabs

Hu, J. & Liu, L., Sep 15 2016, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 450, p. 40-51 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic topography and vertical motion of the U.S. Rocky Mountain region prior to and during the Laramide orogeny

Heller, P. L. & Liu, L., May 2016, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 128, 5-6, p. 973-988 16 p.

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High-resolution lithosphere viscosity and dynamics revealed by magnetotelluric imaging

Liu, L. & Hasterok, D., Sep 30 2016, In : Science. 353, 6307, p. 1515-1519 5 p.

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Simulation of late Cenozoic South American flat-slab subduction using geodynamic models with data assimilation

Hu, J., Liu, L., Hermosillo, A. & Zhou, Q., Mar 15 2016, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 438, p. 1-13 13 p.

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The role of a mantle plume in the formation of Yellowstone volcanism

Leonard, T. & Liu, L., Feb 16 2016, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 43, 3, p. 1132-1139 8 p.

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2017

A Hybrid Approach to Data Assimilation for Reconstructing the Evolution of Mantle Dynamics

Zhou, Q. & Liu, L., Nov 2017, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 18, 11, p. 3854-3868 15 p.

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Crustal rheology controls on the Tibetan plateau formation during India-Asia convergence

Chen, L., Capitanio, F. A., Liu, L. & Gerya, T. V., Jul 19 2017, In : Nature communications. 8, 15992.

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Subduction-controlled mantle flow and seismic anisotropy in South America

Hu, J., Faccenda, M. & Liu, L., Jul 15 2017, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 470, p. 13-24 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Modification of the Western Gondwana craton by plume-lithosphere interaction

Hu, J., Liu, L., Faccenda, M., Zhou, Q., Fischer, K. M., Marshak, S. & Lundstrom, C. C., Mar 1 2018, In : Nature Geoscience. 11, 3, p. 203-210 8 p.

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Post-ridge-subduction acceleration of the Indian plate induced by slab rollback

Sun, W. D., Liu, L. J., Hu, Y. B., Ding, W., Liu, J. Q., Ling, M. X., Ding, X., Zhang, Z. F., Sun, X. L., Li, C. Y., Li, H. & Fan, W. M., Mar 2018, In : Solid Earth Sciences. 3, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

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Open Access

Western U.S. seismic anisotropy revealing complex mantle dynamics

Zhou, Q., Hu, J., Liu, L., Chaparro, T., Stegman, D. R. & Faccenda, M., Oct 15 2018, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 500, p. 156-167 12 p.

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Western US volcanism due to intruding oceanic mantle driven by ancient Farallon slabs

Zhou, Q., Liu, L. & Hu, J., Jan 1 2018, In : Nature Geoscience. 11, 1, p. 70-76 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Complex Uppermost Mantle Structure and Deformation Beneath the Northwest Pacific Region

Lü, Y., Li, J., Liu, L. & Zhao, L. F., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 124, 7, p. 6866-6879 14 p.

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Development of a Dense Cratonic Keel Prior to the Destruction of the North China Craton: Constraints From Sedimentary Records and Numerical Simulation

Liu, L., Liu, L., Xu, Y. G., Xia, B., Ma, Q. & Menzies, M., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 124, 12, p. 13192-13206 15 p.

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Insights Into Intraplate Stresses and Geomorphology in the Southeastern United States

Murphy, B. S., Liu, L. & Egbert, G. D., Aug 16 2019, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 46, 15, p. 8711-8720 10 p.

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Topographic evolution of the western United States since the early Miocene

Zhou, Q. & Liu, L., May 15 2019, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 514, p. 1-12 12 p.

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2020

New insight into East Asian tectonism since the late Mesozoic inferred from erratic inversions of NW-trending faulting within the Bohai Bay Basin

Liu, Y., Liu, L., Wu, Z., Li, W. & Hao, X., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Gondwana Research.

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Subduction tectonics vs. Plume tectonics—Discussion on driving forces for plate motion

Chen, L., Wang, X., Liang, X., Wan, B. & Liu, L., Mar 1 2020, In : Science China Earth Sciences. 63, 3, p. 315-328 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

The elusive mantle dynamic topography

Liu, L., Feb 1 2020, In : Science China Earth Sciences. 63, 2, p. 312-314 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate