Xiaodong Song

1992 …2020

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Research Interests

My research focuses on seismic wave propagation and application of seismic observations in modeling and imaging the structure and dynamics of the Earth's interior, in particular, the deep mantle and the core, and lithosphere structure and tectonics of east Asia.


  • GEOL 452: Introduction to Geophysics
  • GEOL 454: Introduction to Seismology
  • GEOL 593K: Physics of Earth's Interior


  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

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3040 Natural History Bldg.

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Research Output

Episodic Lithospheric Deformation in Eastern Tibet Inferred From Seismic Anisotropy

Bao, X., Song, X., Eaton, D. W., Xu, Y. & Chen, H., Feb 16 2020, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 47, 3, e2019GL085721.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A Generalized H-κ Method With Harmonic Corrections on Ps and Its Crustal Multiples in Receiver Functions

    Li, J., Song, X., Wang, P. & Zhu, L., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 124, 4, p. 3782-3801 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Crustal melting beneath orogenic plateaus: Insights from 3-D thermo-mechanical modeling

    Chen, L., Song, X., Gerya, T. V., Xu, T. & Chen, Y., Jun 20 2019, In : Tectonophysics. 761, p. 1-15 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Dual-system tract pattern: Significance for foreland basin reservoir prediction (Jurassic, Central Junggar Basin, West China)

    Du, X. B., Chen, P., Lu, Y. C. & Song, X., Jan 1 2019, In : Geological Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Introduction to the special issue on Tibet: Contemporary geodetic-geophysical observations and interpretations

    Hwang, C., Shen, W. B., Shum, C. K. & Song, X., Feb 2019, In : Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. 30, 1, 1 p.

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