• Kim, W.-Y., Gold, M., Ramsay, J., Meltzer, A., Wunsch, D., Baxter, S., Lekic, V., Goodling, P., Pearson, K., Wagner, L., Roman, D., Golden, S. and T.L. Pratt (2018), Mw 4.2 Delaware Earthquake of 30 November 2017, Seismological Research Letters, https://doi.org/10.1785/0220180124. Kim_et_al_2018
  • Gao, C. and V. Lekic (2018) Consequences of parametrization choices in surface wave inversion: insights from transdimensional Bayesian methods, Geophys. J. Int., https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggy310. Gao_Lekic_2018
  • Irving, J.C.E., Cottaar, S. and V. Lekic (2018) Seismically determined elastic parameters for Earth’s outer core, Science Advances 4(6), https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aar2538. Irving_et_al_2018
  • Goodling, P. J., Lekic, V. and K. Prestegaard (2018) Seismic signature of turbulence during the 2017 Oroville Dam spillway erosion crisis, Earth Surf. Dynam. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2017-71. Goodling_et_al_2018


  • Olugboji, T.M., Lekic, V. and W.F. McDonough (2017), A statistical assessment of models of the US continental crust using Bayesian inversion of ambient noise surface wave dispersion data, Tectonics, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017TC004468. Olugboji_et_al-2017
  • Lekic, V. and K.M. Fischer (2017), On Interpreting Spatially Stacked Sp Receiver Functions, Geophys. J. Int., https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggx206. Lekic_Fischer_2017
  • Mundl, A., Touboul, M., Jackson, M.G., Day, J.M.D., Kurz, M.D., Lekic, V., Helz, R.T., and R.J. Walker (2017), Tungsten-182 Heterogeneity in Modern Ocean Island Basalts, Science, 356(6333), 66-69, https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aal4179. Mundl_et_al_2017 
  • Burdick, S. and V. Lekic (2017), Velocity Variations and Uncertainty from Transdimensional P-wave Tomography of North America, Geophys. J. Int., 209 (2): 1337-1351, https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggx091.Burdick_Lekic_2017  SOM


  • Ballmer, M.D., Schumacher, L., Lekic, V., Thomas, C., and G. Ito (2016), Compositional Layering Within the Large Low Shear-Wave Velocity Provinces in the Lower Mantle, G-cubed, 10.1002/2016GC006605. Ballmer_et_al-2016
  • Panning, M.P., Benerdt, W.B., Lognonne, P., Beucler, E., Blanchette-Guertin, J.-F., Christense, U., Dehant, V., Drilleau, M., Gao., C., Garcia, R., Giradini, D., Golombek, M., Gudkova, T., Hempel, S., Kedar, S., Khan, A., Knapmeyer, M., Knapmeyer-Endrun, B., Lekic, V., Minoun, D., Mocquet, A., Pike, W.T., Plesa, A.-C., Rivoldini, A., Schmerr, N., Smrekar, S., Teanby, N.A., Tromp, J., Verhoeven, O., Weber, R., Wieczorek, M., and J. Wookey (2016), Planned Products of the Mars Structure Service for the InSight Mission to Mars, Space Sci. Rev, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11214-016-0317-5 Panning_et_al_Insight_2016
  • Cottaar, S. and V. Lekic (2016), Morphology of Seismically Slow Lower Mantle Structures, Geophysical Journal International, 207(2), 1122-1136 http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggw324   pdf and supplement


  • Rudolph, M., V. Lekic, and C. Lithgow-Bertelloni (2015), Viscosity jump in the Earth’s mid mantle, Science, 360 (6266), 1349-1352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aad1929. pdf
  • Reeves, Z., V. Lekic, N. Schmerr, M. Kohler, and D. Weeraratne (2015), Lithospheric structure across the California Continental Borderland from receiver functions, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 16, doi:10.1002/ 2014GC005617. pdf


  • Dye, S.T., Huang, Y., Lekic, V., McDonough, W.F., and O. Sramek (2014) Geo-neutrinos and Earth Models, Proceedings of TAUP. pdf
  • Triana, S.A., Zimmerman, D.S., Nataf, H.-C., Thorette, A., Lekic, V., and D. Lathrop (2014) Helioseismology in a bottle: Modal acoustic velocimetry, New J. Phys. 16 113005 doi:10.1088/1367-2630/16/11/113005. pdf
  • Kolb, J. M. and V. Lekic (2014) Receiver Function Deconvolution Using Transdimensional Hierarchichal Bayesian Inference, Geophys. J. Int., http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggu079pdf
  • Ford, H. A., Fischer, K. M., and V. Lekic, (2014) Localized shear in the deep lithosphere beneath the San Andreas fault system, Geology, 42 (4), 295-298pdf
  • Hopper, E., Ford, H. A., Fischer, K. M., Lekic, V. and M. J. Fouch, (2014) The lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary and the tectonic and magmatic history of the northwestern United States, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.12.016. pdf


  • Lekic, V. and K. M. Fischer, (2013) Contrasting lithospheric signatures across the western United States revealed by Sp receiver functions, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.11.026. pdf_SOM pdf
  • French, S.W., Lekic, V., B. Romanowicz, (2013) Waveform tomography reveals channeled flow at the base of the oceanic asthenosphere, Science, doi:10.1126/science.1241514. pdf pdf_SOM


  • Lekic, V., S. Cottaar, A.M. Dziewonski, B. Romanowicz, (2012) Cluster analysis of global lower mantle tomography: A new class of structure and implications for chemical heterogeneity, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 357-358, 68-77 pdf
  • Sramek, O., McDonough, W.F., Kite, E.S., Lekic, V., Dye, S.T., Zhong, S., (2012) Geophysical and geochemical constraints on geoneutrino fluxes from Earth’s mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2012.11.001. pdf


  • Lekic, V., K. M. Fischer, and S. French, (2011) Lithospheric thinning beneath rifted regions of Southern California, Science, 334(6057), 783-787. pdf
  • Lekic, V. and B. Romanowicz, (2011) Tectonic regionalization without a priori information: a cluster analysis of tomography, Earth Planet Sci. Lett., 308, 151-160. pdf
  • Lekic, V. and B. Romanowicz, (2011) Inferring upper mantle structure by full waveform tomography using the spectral element method, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.04969.x. pdf


  • Dziewonski, A., V. Lekic and B. Romanowicz, (2010) Mantle Anchor Structure: An argument for bottom up tectonics, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 299, 69-79. pdf
  • Panning, M., V. Lekic and B. Romanowicz, (2010) Importance of crustal corrections in the development of a new global model of radial anisotropy, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B12325, doi:10.1029/2010JB007520. pdf
  • Lekic, V., M. Panning, and B. Romanowicz, (2010) A simple method for improving crustal corrections in waveform tomography, Geophys. J. Int., 182(1), 265-278. pdf
  • Lekic, V., J. Matas, M. Panning, and B. Romanowicz, (2010) Reply to “Comment on ‘Measurement and implications of frequency dependence of attenuation’” by I. Morozov, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 293, 216-217. pdf


  • Lekic, V., J. Matas, M. Panning, and B. Romanowicz, (2009) Measurement and implications of frequency dependence of attenuation, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 282, 285-293. pdf


  • Cammarano, F., V. Lekic, M. Manga, M. Panning, and B. Romaonwicz, (2006) Long-period seismology on Europa: 1. Physically consistent interior models, J. Geophys. Res.,111, E12009, doi:10.1029/2006JE002710. pdf
  • Panning, M., V. Lekic, M. Manga, F. Cammarano, and B. Romanowicz, (2006) Long-period seismology on Europa: 2. Predicted seismic response, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E12008, doi:10.1029/2006JE02712. pdf


  • Dunn, R.A., V. Lekic, R.S. Detrick, D.R. Toomey, (2005) Three-dimensional seismic structure of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (35°N): Evidence for focused melt supply and lower crustal dike injection, J. Geophys. Res., 110, B09101, doi: 10.1029/2004JB003473. pdf

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