Lapo Boschi
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  1. Magrini, F., G. Diaferia, L. Boschi, and F. Cammarano, 2019.
    Two-station observations of Rayleigh-wave dispersion: ambient signal and distant earthquakes.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., submitted.

  2. Kaviani, A., A. Paul, A. Moradi, M. Mai, L. Boschi, S. Pilia, G. Ruempker, Y. Lu, Z. Tang, and E. Sandvol, 2019.
    Crustal and uppermost mantle shear-wave velocity structure beneath the Middle-East by ambient-noise and surface-wave tomography.
    Geophys. J. Int., submitted.

  3. Magrini, F., G. Diaferia, I. Fadel, F. Cammarano, M. van der Meijde, and L. Boschi, 2019.
    3-D shear-wave velocity model of the lithosphere below the Sardinia-Corsica continental block based on Rayleigh surface-wave phase velocities.
    Geophys. J. Int., submitted.

  4. Boschi, L., F. Magrini, F. Cammarano, and M. van der Meijde, 2019.
    On seismic ambient noise cross-correlation and surface-wave attenuation.
    Geophys. J. Int., accepted.

  5. Diaferia, G., F. Cammarano, N. Piana Agostinetti, C. Gao, V. Lekic, I. Molinari, and L. Boschi, 2019.
    Seismic constraints on the crustal thermal structure of the Italian Peninsula.
    J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2019JB018340.

  6. Reinwald, M., Q. Grimal, S. Catheline, and L. Boschi, 2018.
    Super-resolution in near-field acoustic time reversal using reverberated elastic waves in skull-shaped antenna.
    Acta Acustica United with Acustica, 104, 963--969, doi:10.3813/AAA.919262.

  7. Reinwald, M., Q. Grimal, J. Marchal, S. Catheline, and L. Boschi, 2018.
    Bone-conducted sound in a dolphin's mandible: Experimental investigation of elastic waves mediating information on sound source position.
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 144, 2213, doi:10.1121/1.5063356.

  8. Boschi, L., I. Molinari, and M. Reinwald, 2018.
    A simple method for earthquake location by surface-wave time-reversal.
    Geophys. J. Int., 215, 1--21, doi:10.1093/gji/ggy261.

  9. Kaestle, E. D., A. El-Sharkawy, L. Boschi, T. Meier, C. L. Rosenberg, N. Bellahsen, L. Cristiano, and C. Weidle, 2018.
    Surface-wave tomography of the alps using ambient-noise and earthquake phase-velocity measurements.
    J. Geophys. Res., 123, doi:10.1002/2017JB014698.

  10. Hejazi, A., L. Boschi, J. de Rosny, and P. Roux, 2017.
    Coda reconstruction from cross-correlation of a diffuse field on thin elastic plates.
    Phys. Rev. E, 96, 032137.

  11. Boschi, L., L. Delcor, J. L. Le Carrou, C. Fritz, B. Holtzman, and A. Paté, 2017.
    On the perception of audified seismograms.
    Seism. Res. Lett., doi:10.1785/0220170077.

  12. Paté, A., L. Boschi, D. Dubois, B. Holtzman, and J. L. Le Carrou, 2017.
    Auditory display of seismic data: On the use of experts' categorizations and verbal descriptions as heuristics for geoscience.
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 141, 2143--2162, doi:10.1121/1.4978441.

  13. Kaestle, E., R. Soomro, C. Weemstra, L. Boschi, and T. Meier, 2016.
    Two-receiver measurements of phase velocity: cross-validation of ambient-noise and earthquake-based observations.
    Geophys. J. Int., 207, 1493--1512, doi:10.1093/gji/ggw341.

  14. Tesoniero, A., F, Cammarano, and L. Boschi, 2016.
    S-to-P heterogeneity ratio in the lower mantle and thermo-chemical implications.
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 17, 2522--2538, doi:10.1002/2016GC006293.

  15. Paté, A., L. Boschi, J. L. Le Carrou, and B. Holtzman, 2016.
    Categorization of seismic sources by auditory display: a blind test.
    International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 85, 57--67, doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2015.08.002.

  16. Korostelev, F., S. Leroy, D. Keir, C. Weemstra, L. Boschi, I. Molinari, A. Ahmed, G.W. Stuart, F. Rolandone, K. Khanbari, and A. Al-Lazki, 2016.
    Magmatism at continental passive margins inferred from Ambient-Noise Phase-velocity in the Gulf of Aden.
    Terra Nova, 28, 19--26, doi:10.1111/ter.12182.

  17. Molinari, I., J. Verbeke, L. Boschi, E. Kissling and A. Morelli, 2015.
    Italian and Alpine three-dimensional crustal structure imaged by ambient-noise surface-wave dispersion.
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 16, 4405--4421, doi:10.1002/2015GC006176.

  18. Auer, L., T. W. Becker, L. Boschi and N. Schmerr, 2015.
    Thermal structure, radial anisotropy, and dynamics of oceanic boundary layers.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 9740--9749, doi:10.1002/2015GL066246..

  19. Tesoniero, A., L. Auer, L. Boschi and F. Cammarano, 2015.
    Hydration of marginal basins and compositional variations within the continental lithospheric mantle inferred from a new global model of shear and compressional velocity,
    J. Geophys. Res., 120, 7789--7813, doi:10.1002/2015JB012026.

  20. Weemstra, C., R. Snieder, L. Boschi, 2015.
    On the estimation of attenuation from the ambient seismic field: Inferences from distributions of isotropic point scatterers.
    Geophys. J. Int., 203, 1054--1071. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv311.

  21. Korostelev, F., S. Leroy, D. Keir, A. Ahmed, L. Boschi, F. Rolandone, G. W. Stuart, K. Khanbari and I. El Hussein, 2015.
    Upper mantle structure of the southern Arabian margin: Insights from teleseismic tomography.
    Geosphere, 11, doi:10.1130/GES01159.1.

  22. Boschi, L., C. Weemstra, 2015.
    Stationary-phase integrals in the cross-correlation of ambient noise.
    Rev. Geophys., 53, doi:10.1002/2014RG000455.

  23. Korostelev, F., C. Weemstra, S. Leroy, L. Boschi, D. Keir, Y. Ren, I. Molinari, A. Ahmed, G. W. Stuart, F. Rolandone, K. Khanbari, J. O. S. Hammond, J. M. Kendall, C. Doubre, I. Al Ganad, B. Goitom and A. Ayele, 2015.
    Magmatism on rift flanks: insights from ambient-noise phase-velocity in Afar region.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 2179--2188, doi:10.1002/2015GL063259.

  24. Della Mora, S. and L. Boschi, 2014.
    Can the Earth's harmonic spectrum be derived directly from the stochastic inversion of global travel-time data?
    Annals of Geophysics, 57, S0655, doi:10.4401/ag-6600.

  25. Soldati, G., L. Boschi, S. Della Mora and A. Forte, 2014.
    Tomography of core-mantle boundary and lowermost mantle coupled by geodynamics: joint models of shear and compressional velocity.
    Annals of Geophysics, 57, S0652; doi:10.4401/ag-6603.

  26. Roy, C., G. Occhipinti, L. Boschi, J.-P. Molinié and M. Wieczorek, 2014.
    Effect of ray and speed perturbations on ionospheric tomography by over-the-horizon radar: A new method.
    J. Geophys. Res., 119, 7841--7857.

  27. Korostelev, F., C. Basuyau, S. Leroy, A. Ahmed, C. Tiberi, G. W. Stuart, D. Keir, F. Rolandone, I. Al Ganad, K. Khanbari and L. Boschi, 2014.
    Insights into the crust and upper mantle structure beneath western Yemen and the Gulf of Aden and Red Sea margins from teleseismic tomography.
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 15, 2850--2864, doi:10.1002/2014GC005316.

  28. Faccenna, C., T. W. Becker, L. Auer, A. Billi, L. Boschi, et al., 2014.
    Mantle dynamics in the Mediterranean.
    Reviews of Geophysics, 52, 283--332.

  29. Colombi, A., T. Nissen-Meyer, L. Boschi and D. Giardini, 2014.
    Feasibility of seismic waveform inversion for core-mantle boundary topography.
    Geophys. J. Int., 198, 55--71.

  30. Weemstra, C., W. Westra, R. Snieder and L. Boschi, 2014.
    On estimating attenuation from the amplitude of the spectrally whitened ambient seismic field.
    Geophys. J. Int., 197, 1770--1788, doi:10.1093/gji/ggu088.

  31. Auer, L., L. Boschi, T. W. Becker, T. Nissen-Meyer and D. Giardini, 2014.
    Savani: A variable-resolution whole-mantle model of anisotropic shear-velocity variations based on multiple datasets.
    J. Geophys. Res., 119, 3006--3034, doi:10.1002/2013JB010773.

  32. Colombi, A., L. Boschi, P. Roux and M. Campillo, 2014.
    Green's function retrieval through cross-correlations in a two-dimensional complex reverberating medium.
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 135, 1034--1043, doi: 10.1121/1.4864485.

  33. Soldati, G., P. Koelemeijer, L. Boschi and A. Deuss, 2013.
    Constraints on core-mantle boundary topography from normal mode splitting.
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 14, 1333--1342, DOI: 10.1002/ggge.20115.

  34. Basini, P., T. Nissen-Meyer, L. Boschi, E. Casarotti, J. Verbeke, O. Schenk and D. Giardini, 2013.
    The influence of nonuniform ambient noise on crustal tomography in Europe.
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 14, 1471--1492, DOI: 10.1002/ggge.20081.

  35. C. Weemstra, L. Boschi, A. Goertz and B. Artman, 2013.
    Seismic attenuation from recordings of ambient noise.
    Geophysics, 78, Q1--Q14, DOI: 10.1190/geo2012-0132.1.

  36. Boschi L., C. Weemstra, J. Verbeke, G. Ekström, A. Zunino and D. Giardini, 2013.
    On measuring surface-wave phase velocity from station-station cross-correlation of ambient signal.
    Geophys. J. Int., 192, 346--358, DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggs023.

  37. Colombi, A., T. Nissen-Meyer, L. Boschi and D. Giardini, 2012.
    Seismic waveform sensitivity to global boundary topography.
    Geophys. J. Int., 191, 78--82, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05660.x.

  38. Bondarescu, R., M. Bondarescu, G. Hetenyi, L. Boschi, P. Jetzer, J. Balakrishna, 2012.
    Geophysical applicability of atomic clocks: direct continental geoid mapping.
    Geophys. J. Int., 191, 730--746, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05636.x.

  39. Soldati, G., L. Boschi and A. Forte, 2012.
    Tomography of core-mantle boundary and lowermost mantle coupled by geodynamics.
    Geophys. J. Int., 189, 730--746, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05413.x.

  40. Verbeke, J., L. Boschi, L. Stehly, E. Kissling and A. Michelini, 2012.
    High resolution tomography of central Europe derived from dense ambient-noise database of Rayleigh waves.
    Geophys. J. Int., 188, 1173--1187, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05308.x.

  41. Schäfer, J., L. Boschi, T. W. Becker and E. Kissling, 2011.
    Radial anisotropy in the European mantle: tomographic studies explored in terms of mantle flow.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L23304, doi:10.1029/2011GL049687.

  42. Cammarano, F., P. Tackley and L. Boschi, 2011.
    Seismic, petrological and geodynamical constraints on thermal and compositional structure of the upper mantle: global thermo-chemical models.
    Geophys. J. Int., 187, 1301--1318, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05223.x.

  43. Boschi, L. and T. W. Becker, 2011.
    Vertical coherence in mantle heterogeneity from global seismic data
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L20306, doi:10.1029/2011GL049281.

  44. Schäfer, J., L. Boschi, and E. Kissling, 2011.
    Adaptively Parameterized Surface Wave Tomography: Methodology and a Model of the European Upper Mantle.
    Geophys. J. Int., 186, 1431--1453, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05135.x.

  45. Della Mora, S., L. Boschi, P. Tackley, T. Nakagawa, and D. Giardini, 2011.
    Low seismic resolution cannot explain S/P velocity decorrelation in the lower mantle
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L12303, DOI:10.1029/2011GL047559.

  46. Khan, A., L. Boschi, and J. Connolly, 2011.
    Mapping the Earth's thermo-chemical structure using global surface-wave data.
    J. Geophys. Res., 116, B01301, DOI:10.1029/2010JB007828.

  47. Simmons, N. A., A. M. Forte, L. Boschi, and S. P. Grand, 2010.
    GyPSuM: A joint tomographic model of mantle density and seismic wave speeds.
    J. Geophys. Res., 115, B12310, DOI:10.1029/2010JB007631.

  48. Boschi, L., C. Faccenna, and T. W. Becker, 2010.
    Mantle structure and dynamic topography in the Mediterranean Basin.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L20303, DOI:10.1029/2010GL045001.

  49. Morra, G., D. A. Yuen, L. Boschi, P. Chatelain, P. Koumoutsakos, and P. J. Tackley, 2010.
    The fate of the slabs interacting with a viscosity hill in mid-mantle.
    Phys. Earth. Planet. Int., 180, 271--282.

  50. Khan, A., L. Boschi, and J. Connolly, 2009.
    On mantle chemical and thermal heterogeneities and anisotropy as mapped by inversion of global surface-wave data.
    J. Geophys. Res., 114, B09305, DOI:10.1029/2009JB006399.

  51. Boschi, L., B. Fry, G. Ekström, and D. Giardini, 2009.
    The European upper mantle as seen by surface waves.
    Surveys in Geophysics, 30, 463--501, DOI:10.1007/s10712-009-9066-2.

  52. Soldati, G., L. Boschi, F. Deschamps, and D. Giardini, 2009.
    Inferring radial models of mantle viscosity from gravity (GRACE) data and an evolutionary algorithm.
    Phys. Earth. Planet. Int., 176, 19--32, DOI:10.1016/j.pepi.2009.03.013.

  53. Stehly, L., B. Fry, M. Campillo, N. Shapiro, J. Guilbert, L. Boschi, and D. Giardini, 2009.
    Tomography of the Alpine region from observations of seismic ambient noise.
    Geophys. J. Int., 178, 338--350.

  54. Peter, D., L. Boschi, and J. H. Woodhouse, 2009.
    Tomographic resolution of ray and finite-frequency theories: a membrane-wave investigation.
    Geophys. J. Int., 177, 624--638, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04098.x.

  55. Milner, K., T. W. Becker, L. Boschi, J. Sain, D. Schorlemmer, and H. Waterhouse, 2009.
    Introducing the solid Earth teaching and research environment.
    EOS Trans. AGU, 90, 104.

  56. Qin, Y., Y. Capdeville, J.-P. Montagner, L. Boschi, and T. W. Becker, 2008.
    Reliability of mantle tomography models assessed by spectral-element simulations.
    Geophys. J. Int., DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.04032.x.

  57. Peter, D., L. Boschi, F. Deschamps, B. Fry, G. Ekström, and D. Giardini, 2008.
    Surface-wave tomography: finite-frequency shear-velocity inversions for the European-Mediterranean region.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L16315, DOI:10.1029/2008GL034769.

  58. Boschi, L., T. W. Becker, and B. Steinberger, 2008.
    On the statistical significance of correlations between synthetic mantle plumes and tomographic models.
    Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 167, 230--238, DOI:10.1016/j.pepi.2008.03.009.

  59. Fry, B., L. Boschi, G. Ekström, and D. Giardini, 2008.
    Europe-Mediterranean tomography: High correlation between new seismic data and independent geophysical observables.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L04301, DOI:10.1029/2007GL031519.

  60. Peter, D., C. Tape , L. Boschi, and J. H. Woodhouse, 2007.
    Surface wave tomography: global membrane waves and adjoint methods.
    Geophys. J. Int., 171, 1098--1117 DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03554.x.

  61. Boschi, L., T. W. Becker, and B. Steinberger, 2007.
    Mantle plumes: dynamic models and seismic images.
    Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 8, Q10006, DOI:10.1029/2007GC001733.

  62. Becker, T. W., G. Ekström, L. Boschi, and J. H. Woodhouse, 2007.
    Length scales, patterns, and origin of azimuthal seismic anisotropy in the upper mantle as mapped by Rayleigh waves.
    Geophys. J. Int., 171, 451--462, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03536.x.

  63. Boschi, L., J.-P. Ampuero, D. Peter, P. M. Mai, G. Soldati, and D. Giardini, 2007.
    Petascale Computing and resolution in global seismic tomography.
    Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 163 (Computational Challenges in the Earth Sciences), 245--250.

  64. Soldati, G., L. Boschi, and A. Piersanti, 2006.
    Global seismic tomography and modern parallel computers.
    Annals of Geophysics, 49, 977--986.

  65. Boschi, L., 2006.
    Global multi-resolution models of surface wave propagation: comparing equivalently-regularized Born- and ray-theoretical solutions.
    Geophys. J. Int., 167, 238--252.

  66. Spada, G., and L. Boschi, 2006.
    Using the Post-Widder formula to compute the Earth's Love numbers.
    Geophys. J. Int., 166, 309--321.

  67. Boschi, L., T. W. Becker, G. Soldati, and A. M. Dziewonski, 2006.
    On the relevance of Born theory in global seismic tomography.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L06302, DOI:10.1029/2005GL025063.

  68. Boschi, L., and J. H. Woodhouse, 2006.
    Surface wave ray-tracing and azimuthal anisotropy: a generalized spherical harmonic approach.
    Geophys. J. Int., 164, 569--578.

  69. Carannante, S., and L. Boschi, 2005.
    Databases of surface wave dispersion.
    Annals of Geophysics, 48, 945--955.

  70. Soldati, G., and L. Boschi, 2005.
    The resolution of whole Earth seismic tomographic models.
    Geophys. J. Int., 161, 143--153.

  71. Boschi, L., G. Ekström, and B. Kustowski, 2004.
    Multiple resolution surface wave tomography, the Mediterranean Basin.
    Geophys. J. Int., 157, 293--304.

  72. Spada, G., A. Antonioli, L. Boschi, V. Brandi, S. Cianetti, G. Galvani, C. Giunchi, B. Perniola, N. Piana Agostinetti, A. Piersanti, and P. Stocchi, 2004.
    Modeling Earth's post-glacial rebound.
    EOS Trans. AGU, 85, 62--64.

  73. Boschi, L., 2003.
    Measures of resolution in global body-wave tomography.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 10.1029/2003GL018222.

  74. Soldati, G., L. Boschi, and A. Piersanti, 2003.
    Outer core density heterogeneity and the discrepancy between PKP and PcP travel time observations.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, 10.1029/2002GL016647.

  75. Boschi, L., and G. Ekström, 2002.
    New images of the Earth's upper mantle from measurements of surface-wave phase velocity anomalies.
    J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2000JB000059.

  76. Becker, T. W., and L. Boschi, 2002.
    A comparison of tomographic and geodynamic mantle models.
    G-cubed, 3, 2001GC000168.

  77. Piersanti, A., L. Boschi, and A. M. Dziewonski, 2001.
    Estimating lateral structure in the Earth's outer core.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 1659--1662.

  78. Soldati, G., L. Boschi, A. Piersanti, and G. Spada, 2001.
    The effect of global seismicity on the polar motion of a viscoelastic Earth.
    J. Geophys. Res., 106, 6761--6768.

  79. Boschi, L., and A. M. Dziewonski, 2000.
    Whole Earth tomography from delay times of P, PcP, PKP phases: lateral heterogeneities in the outer core, or radial anisotropy in the mantle?
    J. Geophys. Res., 105, 13,675--13,696.

  80. Boschi, L., A. Piersanti, and G. Spada, 2000.
    Global postseismic deformation: Deep earthquakes.
    J. Geophys. Res., 105, 631--652.

  81. Boschi, L., and A. M. Dziewonski, 1999.
    High and low resolution images of the Earth's mantle - Implications of different approaches to tomographic modeling.
    J. Geophys. Res., 104, 25,567--25,594.

  82. Boschi, L., J. Tromp and R. J. O Connell, 1999.
    On Maxwell singularities in postglacial rebound.
    Geophys. J. Int., 136, 492--498.

  83. Boschi, L., A. Piersanti, and G. Spada, 1997.
    Time-dependent residual deformations associated with the June 9, 1994 Bolivia earthquake.
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 2849--2852.


Updated: September 18, 2019.