International Peer-Reviewed Journals

Dutta, R., S. Jónsson & H. Vasyura-Bathke, Simultaneous Bayesian estimation of non-planar fault geometry and spatially-variable slip, J. Geophys. Res., 2019 (in revision).


Vasyura-Bathke, H., J. Dettmer, A. Steinberg, S. Heimann, M. Isken, O. Zielke, P.M Mai, H. Sudhaus & S. Jónsson, The Bayesian Earthquake Analysis Tool (BEAT), Seismol. Res. Lett., 2019 (revision submitted).


Liu, S., X. Xu, Y. Klinger, J.-M. Nocquet, G. Chen, G. Yu & S. Jónsson, Lower crust heterogeneity beneath the northern Tibetan Plateau constrained by GPS measurements following the 2001 Mw7.8 Kokoxili earthquake, J. Geophys. Res., 2019 (revision submitted).


Sonnemann, T., B. Halldorsson, B. Hrafnkelsson, A.S. Papageorgiou & S. Jónsson, Bayesian inference of physical seismological model for earthquake strong-motion in South Iceland (submitted).


Liu, Y.-K., J. Ruch, H. Vasyura-Bathke & S. Jónsson, Influence of ring faulting in localizing surface deformation at subsiding calderas, Earth and Planetary Science Lett., 526,115784, 2019.


Trippanera, D., J. Ruch, L. Passone & S. Jónsson, Structural mapping of dike-induced faulting in Harrat Lunayyir (Saudi Arabia) by using high resolution drone imagery, Frontiers in Earth Sci. 7:168, 2019.


Sonnemann, T., B. Halldorsson, & S. Jónsson, Automatic estimation of earthquake high-frequency strong-motion spectral decay in South Iceland, Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Eng. 2019 (in press).


Kowsari, M., B. Halldorsson, B. Hrafnkelsson, J.Þ. Snæbjörnsson& S. Jónsson, Calibration of ground motion models to Icelandic peak ground acceleration data using Bayesian Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulations, Bull. Earthquake Eng. 17, 2841-2870, 2019.


Rahpeyma, S., B. Halldorsson, B. Hrafnkelsson, R. A. Green & S. Jónsson, Site effect estimation on two Icelandic strong-motion arrays using a Bayesian hierarchical model of spatial distribution of earthquake peak ground acceleration, Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Eng. 120, 369-385, 2019.


Kowsari, M., B. Halldorsson, B. Hrafnkelsson & S. Jónsson, Selection of earthquake ground motion models using the deviance information criterion, Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Eng. 117, 288-299, 2019.


Eyles, J.H.W, F. Illsley-Kemp, D. Keir, J. Ruch & S. Jónsson, Seismicity associated with the formation of a new island in the southern Red Sea, Frontiers in Earth Science 6:141, doi: 10.3389/feart.2018.00141, 2018.


Akoğlu, A. M., S. Jónsson, T. Wang, Z. Çakır, U. Dogan, S. Ergintav, B. Osmanoğlu, G. Feng, C. Zabcı, A. Özdemir & Ö. Emre, Evidence for tear faulting from new constraints of the 23 October 2011 Mw7.1 Van, Turkey, earthquake based on InSAR, GPS, coastal uplift, and field observations, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am.doi:10.1785/0120170314, 2018.


Rahpeyma, S., B. Halldorsson, B. Hrafnkelsson & S. Jónsson, Bayesian hierarchical model for variations in earthquake peak ground acceleration within small-aperture arrays, Environmetrics, 29:2497. doi:10.1002/env2497, 2018.


Dutta, R., S. Jónsson, T. Wang & H. Vasyura-Bathke, Bayesian estimation of source parameters and associated Coulomb failure stress changes for the 2005 Fukuoka (Japan) earthquake, Geophys. J. Int., 213,261-277, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggx551, 2017. 


Passarelli, L., E. Rivalta, S. Jónsson, M. Hench, S. Metzger, S. Jakobsdóttir, F. Maccaferri, F. Corbi, & T. Dahm, Scaling and spatial complementarity of tectonic seismic swarms, Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett., 482, 62-70, 2017.


Feng, G., S. Jónsson & Y. Klinger, Which fault segments ruptured in the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake and which did not? New evidence from near-fault 3D surface displacements derived from SAR amplitude image offsets, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 107(3), 1185-1200,2017.


Xu, W., S. Jónsson, J. Ruch & Y. Aoki, The 2015 Wolf (Galápagos) eruption studied using Sentinel-1 and ALOS-2 data, Geophys. Res. Lett.43, 9573–9580, 2016.


Ruch, J., T. Wang, W. Xu, M. Hensch & S. Jónsson, Oblique rift opening revealed by reoccurring magma injection in central Iceland, Nature Communications, 7:12352, doi: 10.1038/ncomms12352, 2016.


Rahpeyma, S., B. Halldorsson, C. Olivera, R.A. Green & S. Jónsson, Detailed site effect estimation in the presence of strong velocity reversals within a small-aperture strong-motion array in Iceland. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 89,136–151, 2016.


Avşar, U., S. Jónsson, Ö. Avşar & S. Schmidt, Earthquake-induced soft-sediment deformations and seismically amplified erosion rates recorded in varved sediments of Köyceğiz Lake (SW Turkey), J. Geophys. Res., 121,doi: 10.1002/2016JB012820, 2016.


Xu, W., S. Jónsson, F. Corbi & E. Rivalta, Graben formation and dike arrest during the 2009 Harrat Lunayyir dike intrusion in Saudi Arabia: Insights from InSAR, stress calculations and analog experiments, J. Geophys. Res., 121,2837–2851, 2016. 


Wang, T., S. Wei & S. Jónsson, Coseismic displacements from SAR image offsets between different satellite sensors: Application to the 2001 Bhuj (India) earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett. 42, 7022-7030, doi: 10.1002/2015GL064585, 2015.


Xu, W., J. Ruch & S. Jónsson, Birth of two volcanic islands in the southern Red Sea, Nature Communications, 6:7104, doi: 10.1038/ncomms8104, 2015.


Wang, T. & S. Jónsson, Improved SAR amplitude image offset measurements for deriving three-dimensional coseismic displacements, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Obs. & Remote Sensing,doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2387865, 2015.


Xu, W., R. Dutta & S. Jónsson, Identifying active faults by improving earthquake locations with InSAR data and Bayesian estimation: The 2004 Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) earthquake sequence, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 105(2a), doi: 10.1785/0120140289, 2015.


Skelton, A., M. Andrén, H. Kristmannsdóttir, G. Stockmann, C.-M. Mörth, Á. Sveinbjörnsdóttir, S. Jónsson, E. Sturkell, H. R. Guðrúnardóttir, H. Hjartarson & H. Siegmund, Changes in groundwater chemistry before consecutive earthquake swarms in northern Iceland, Nature Geoscience, 7, 752-756, 2014.


Metzger, S. & S. Jónsson, Plate boundary deformation in North Iceland during the 1992-2009 revealed by InSAR time-series analysis and GPS, Tectonophysics, 634, 127-138, 2014.


Wang, T. & S. Jónsson, Phase-ramp reduction in interseismic interferograms from pixel-offsets, IEEE J. of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Obs. & Remote Sensing, 7, 1709-1718, 2014.


Cavalié, O. & S. Jónsson, Block-like plate movements in eastern Anatolia observed by InSAR, Geophys. Res. Lett.,41, 1-6, doi: 10.1002/2013GL058170, 2014.


Xu, W. & S. Jónsson, The 2007-8 volcanic eruption on Jebel at Tair island (Red Sea), observed by satellite radar and optical images, Bull. Volcanol. 76, 795-8082014.


Wang, T., S. Jónsson & R. Hanssen, Improved SAR image coregistration using pixel-offset series, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sensing Lett., 11, 1465-1469, 2014.


Jónsson, S., Sunken Volcanoes, Nature Geoscience,6, 591-592, 2013.


Maccaferri, F., E. Rivalta, L. Passarelli & S. Jónsson, The stress shadow induced by the 1975-1984 Krafla rifting episode, J. Geophys. Res. 118, 1109-1121, 2013.


Metzger, S., S. Jónsson, G. Danielsen, S. Hreinsdóttir, F. Jouanne, G. Giardini & T. Villemin, Present kinematics of the Tjörnes Fracture Zone, North Iceland, from campaign and continuous GPS measurements, Geophys. J. Int. 192, 441-455, 2013.


Jónsson, S., Tensile rock mass strength estimated using InSAR, Geophys. Res. Lett.39, L21305, doi:10.1029/2012GL053309, 2012.


Woessner, J., S. Jónsson, H. Sudhaus & C. Baumann, Reliability of Coulomb stress changes inferred from correlated uncertainties of finite-fault source models, J. Geophys. Res.117, B07303, doi:10.1029/2011JB009121, 2012.


Feng, G. & S. Jónsson, Shortcomings of InSAR for studying megathrust earthquakes: The case of the Mw9.0 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L10305, doi:10.1029/2012GL051628, 2012.


Metzger, S., S. Jónsson & H. Geirsson, Locking depth and slip-rate of the Húsavík Flatey fault, North Iceland, derived from continuous GPS data 2006-2010, Geophys. J. Int.,187, 564-576, 2011.


Chadwick, W.W., S. Jónsson, D.J. Geist, M. Poland, D.J. Johnson, S. Batt, K.S. Harpp & A. Ruiz, The May 2005 eruption of Fernandina volcano, Galapagos: GPS and InSAR observations of a circumferential dike intrusion, Bull. Volcanol., 73(6), 679-697, 2011.


Sudhaus, H. and S. Jónsson, Source model for the 1997 Zirkuh earthquake (Mw=7.2) in Iran derived from JERS and ERS InSAR observations, Geophys. J. Int. 185, 676-692, 2011.


Calais, E., A. Freed, G. Mattioli, F. Amelung, S. Jónsson, P. Jansma, S.-H. Hong, T. Dixon, C. Prépetit, R. Momplaisir, Transpressional rupture of an unmapped fault during the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Nature Geoscience,3, 794-799, 2010.


Pallister, J.S., W.A. McCausland, S. Jónsson, Z. Lu, H.M. Zahran, S.El-Hadidy, A. Aburukbah, I.C.F. Stewart, P.R. Lundgren, R.A. White & M.R.H. Moufti, Broad accommodation of rift-related extension recorded by dyke intrusion in Saudi Arabia, Nature Geoscience,3, 705-712, 2010.


Geirsson, H., Th. Árnadóttir, S. Hreinsdóttir, J. Decriem, P.C. LaFemina, S. Jónsson, R. A. Bennett, S. Metzger, A. Holland, E. Sturkell, T. Villemin, C. Völksen, F. Sigmundsson, P. Einarsson, M. J. Roberts & H. Sveinbjörnsson, Overview of results from continuous GPS observations in Iceland from 1995 to 2010, Jökull, 60,3-22, 2010.


Keiding, M., T. Arnadottir, S. Jónsson, J. Decriem & A. Hooper, Plate boundary deformation and man-made subsidence around geothermal fields on the Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 194, 139-149, 2010.


Knospe, S. H.-G. & S. Jónsson, Covariance estimation for dInSAR surface deformation measurements in the presence of anisotropic atmospheric noise, IEEE Transactions of Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 48(4),2057-2065, 2010.


Jónsson, S., Slope creep in East Iceland observed by satellite radar interferometry, Jökull,59, 89-102, 2009.​