Prof. Dr.

James Foster


+49 711 685-83459
+49 711 685-83285

Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 24D
70174 Stuttgart

  1. 2020

    1. Anderson, A. N., Foster, J. H., & Frazer, N. (2020). Implications of deflation-inflation event models on Kīlauea Volcano, Hawaiʻi. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 397, 106832.
    2. Foster, J. H., Ericksen, T. L., & Bingham, B. (2020). Wave Glider–Enhanced Vertical Seafloor Geodesy. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 37(3), 417–427.
  2. 2019

    1. Weiss, J. R., Qiu, Q., Barbot, S., Foster, J. H., Wright, T. J., Saunders, A., Brooks, B. A., Bevis, M., Kendrick, E., Avery, J., Smalley Jr., R., Cimbaro, S. R., Lenzano, L. E., Barón, J., Baez, J. C., & Echalar, A. (2019). Anatomy of postseismic deformation following the 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule earthquake in Chile. Science Advances, in press.
    2. Weiss, Jonathan R., Qiu, Q., Barbot, S., Wright, T. J., Foster, J. H., Saunders, A., Brooks, B. A., Bevis, M., Kendrick, E., Ericksen, T. L., Avery, J., Smalley, R., Cimbaro, S. R., Lenzano, L. E., Barón, J., Báez, J. C., & Echalar, A. (2019). Illuminating subduction zone rheological properties in the wake of a giant earthquake. Science Advances, 5(12), eaax6720.
    3. Murray, J. R., Bartlow, N., Bock, Y., Brooks, B. A., Foster, J., Freymueller, J., Hammond, W. C., Hodgkinson, K., Johanson, I., Lopez, A., Mann, D., Mattioli, G. S., Melbourne, T., Mencin, D., Montgomery-Brown, E., Murray, M. H., Smalley, R., & Thomas, V. (2019). Regional Global Navigation Satellite System networks for Crustal Deformation Monitoring. Seismological Research Letters, 2019.
    4. Foster, James. (2019). Space Geodetic Sensing of Atmospheric Water Vapor and its Application. In E. Chaussard (Ed.), Remote Sensing Applications to Characterization of Geohazards and Natural Resources (p. in review). Springer.
  3. 2018

    1. Chadwell, C. D., Schmidt, D. A., Webb, S. C., Nooner, S. L., Ericksen, T. L., Brooks, B. A., & Foster, J. H. (2018). Expansion of GPS-Acoustic Arrays offshore the Cascadia and Alaska Subduction Zones. EOS Trans AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl. 2018, Abstract T44C-02.
    2. Weiss, Jonathan R., Ito, G., Brooks, B. A., Olive, J.-A., Moore, G. F., & Foster, J. H. (2018). Formation of the frontal thrust zone of accretionary wedges. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 495, 87–100.
    3. Maryanto, S., Azhari, A. P., Rachmansyah, A., & Foster, J. (2018). Gravity and Remote Sensing Observations of Blawan-Ijen Volcano Hosted Geothermal Field, East Java, Indonesia. Journal of Mountain Science, accepted pending revisions.
  4. 2017

    1. Maryanto, S., Dewi, C. N., Syahra, V., Rachmansyah, A., Foster, J., Nadhir, A., & Santoso, D. R. (2017). Magnetotelluric-Geochemistry Investigations of Blawan Geothermal Field, East Java, Indonesia. Geosciences, 7(2), 41.
  5. 2016

    1. Weiss, Jonathan R, Brooks, B. A., Foster, J. H., Bevis, M., Echalar, A., Caccamise, D., Heck, J., Kendrick, E., Ahlgren, K., Raleigh, D., Smalley Jr., R., & Vergani, G. (2016). Isolating active orogenic wedge deformation in the southern Subandes of Bolivia. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(8), 6192–6218.
  6. 2015

    1. Foster, James. (2015). GPS and surveying. In Handbook of Sea-Level Research (pp. 157–170). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
  7. 2014

    1. Foster, J., Li, N., & Cheung, K. F. (2014). Sea state determination from ship-based geodetic GPS. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 31(11), 2556–2564.
  8. 2013

    1. Shirzaei, M., Bürgmann, R., Foster, J., Walter, T., & Brooks, B. (2013). Aseismic deformation along the Hilina fault system, Hawaii, revealed by wavelet analysis of InSAR and GPS time series. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 376, 12–19.
    2. Glennie, C., Brooks, B., Ericksen, T., Hauser, D., Hudnut, K., Foster, J., & Avery, J. (2013). Compact Multipurpose Kinematic LiDAR Scanning System – Initial Tests and Results. Remote Sensing, 5(2), 521–538.
    3. Foster, J. H., Lowry, A. R., & Brooks, B. A. (2013). Fault frictional parameters and material properties revealed by slow slip events at Kilauea volcano, Hawai‘i. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 6059–6063.
    4. Foster, James, Kealy, J., Cherubini, T., Businger, S., Lu, Z., & Murphy, M. (2013). The Utility of Atmospheric Analyses for the Mitigation of Artifacts in InSAR. Journal  of Geophysical Research, 118, 11pp.
  9. 2012

    1. Brooks, B. A., Bawden, G., Manjunath, D., Werner, C., Knowles, N., Foster, J., Dudas, J., & Cayan, D. (2012). Contemporaneous Subsidence and Levee Overtopping Vulnerability, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, 10(1), 18 pp.
    2. Gonnermann, H. M., Foster, J. H., Poland, M. P., Brooks, B., Wolfe, C. J., & Miklius, A. (2012). Dynamic coupling between Mauna Koa and Kilauea volcanoes. Nature Geosci, 5, 826–829.
    3. Kealy, J., Foster, J., & Businger, S. (2012). GPS meteorology: An investigation of ocean-based precipitable water estimates. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D17303.
    4. Foster, James H., Brooks, B. A., Wang, D., Carter, G. S., & Merrifield, M. A. (2012). Improving tsunami warning using commercial ships. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(9), L09603.
    5. Foster, J. (2012). Long-term tide gage stability from leveling data. In Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future: Vol. Appendix D. The National Academies Press.
  10. 2011

    1. Pollitz, F. F., Brooks, B., Tong, X., Bevis, M. G., Foster, J. H., Bürgmann, R., Smalley, Jr., Robert, Vigny, C., Socquet, A., Ruegg, J.-C., Campos, J., Barrientos, S., Parra, Hè., Soto, J. C. B., Cimbaro, S., & Blanco, M. (2011). Coseismic slip distribution of the February 27, 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule, Chile earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 38(9), L09309.
    2. Brooks, Benjamin A., Bevis, M., Whipple, K., Ramon Arrowsmith, J., Foster, J., Zapata, T., Kendrick, E., Minaya, E., Echalar, A., Blanco, M., Euillades, P., Sandoval, M., & Smalley, R. J. (2011). Orogenic-wedge deformation and potential for great earthquakes in the central Andean backarc. Nature Geosci, 4(6), 380–383.
  11. 2010

    1. Syracuse, E. M., Thurber, C. H., Wolfe, C. J., Okubo, P. G., Foster, J. H., & Brooks, B. A. (2010). High-resolution locations of triggered earthquakes and tomographic imaging of Kilauea Volcano’s south flank. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115(B10), B10310.
    2. Tong, X., Sandwell, D., Luttrell, K., Brooks, B., Bevis, M., Shimada, M., Foster, J., Smalley, Jr., Robert, Parra, H., B, Blanco, M., Kendrick, E., Genrich, J., & Caccamise, I., Dana J. (2010). The 2010 Maule, Chile earthquake: Downdip rupture limit revealed by space geodesy. Geophysical Research Letters, 37(24), L24311.
  12. 2009

    1. Foster, J. H., Carter, G. S., & Merrifield, M. A. (2009). Ship-based Measurements of Sea Surface Topography. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L11605.
    2. Brooks, B. A., Foster, J., McGuire, J., & Behn, M. (2009). Submarine Landslides and Slow Earthquakes: Monitoring Motion with GPS and Seafloor Geodesy. In W. Lee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Complexity and System Science. Springer.
  13. 2008

    1. Sandwell, D. T., Myer, D., Mellors, R., Shimada, M., Brooks, B., & Foster, J. (2008). Accuracy and Resolution of ALOS Interferometry: Vector Deformation Maps of the Father’s Day Intrusion at Kilauea. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 46(No. 11), 3524–3534.
    2. Ichikawa, R., Bevis, M., Foster, J., & Nobutaka, M. (2008). Evaluation of the anisotropic mapping function using the JMA 10km spectral model. Transactions of the Japanese Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, 51(171), 16–21.
    3. Myer, D., Sandwell, D., Brooks, B., Foster, J., & Shimada, M. (2008). Inflation along Kilauea’s Southwest Rift Zone in 2006. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 177(2), 418–424.
    4. Taylor, F. W., Bevis, M. G., Dalziel, I. W. D., Smalley, R., Jr., Frohlich, C., Kendrick, E., Foster, J., Phillips, D., & Gudipati, K. (2008). Kinematics and segmentation of the South Shetland Islands-Bransfield basin system, northern Antarctic Peninsula. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 9, Q04035.
    5. Brooks, Benjamin A., Foster, J., Sandwell, D., Wolfe, C. J., Okubo, P., Poland, M., & Myer, D. (2008). Magmatically Triggered Slow Slip at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii. Science, 321, 1177.
    6. Morris, A. R., Anderson, F. S., Mouginis-Mark, P. J., Haldemann, A. F. C., Brooks, B. A., & Foster, J. (2008). Roughness of Hawaiian volcanic terrains. J. Geophys. Res., 113, E12007.
  14. 2007

    1. Wolfe, C. J., Brooks, B. A., Foster, J. H., & Okubo, P. G. (2007). Microearthquake streaks and seismicity triggered by slow earthquakes on the mobile south flank of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai’i. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L23306.
    2. Brooks, B., Merrifield, M. A., Foster, J., Werner, C. L., Gomez, F., Bevis, M., & Gill, S. (2007). Space geodetic determination of spatial variability in relative sea level change, Los Angeles Basin. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L01611.
  15. 2006

    1. Foster, James, Brooks, B., Cherubini, T., Shacat, C., Businger, S., & Werner, C. L. (2006). Mitigating atmospheric noise for InSAR using a high resolution weather model. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L16304.
    2. Brooks, Ben A., Foster, J. H., Bevis, M., Wolfe, C., & Behn, M. (2006). Periodic slow earthquakes on the flank of Kilauea volcano, Hawai’i. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 246, 207–216.
    3. Foster, James, Bevis, M., & Raymond, W. (2006). Precipitable water and the lognormal distribution. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, D15102.
  16. 2005

    1. Miklius, A., Cervelli, P., Sako, M., Lisowski, M., Owen, S., Segall, P., Foster, J., Kamibayashi, K., & Brooks, B. (2005). Global Positioning System measurements on the Island of Hawai‘i; 1997 through 2004 (Report Open-File Report 2005-1425; Issue Open-File Report 2005-1425). U. S. Geological Survey.
    2. Foster, James, Bevis, M., & Businger, S. (2005). GPS Meteorology: Sliding-Window analysis. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 22(6), 687–695.
    3. Caccamise, I., D. J., Merrifield, M. A., Bevis, M., Foster, J., Firing, Y. L., Schenewerk, M. S., Taylor, F. W., & Thomas, D. A. (2005). Sea level rise at Honolulu and Hilo, Hawaii: GPS estimates of differential land motion. Geophysical Research Letters, 32(3), 1–4. /brokenurl#URL-Abstract URL-Abstract
  17. 2003

    1. Foster, James, & Bevis, M. (2003). Lognormal distribution of precipitable water in Hawaii. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 4(7), 1065.
    2. Foster, James, Bevis, M., Chen, Y.-L., Businger, S., & Zhang, Y. (2003). The Ka`u Storm (Nov 2000): Imaging precipitable water using GPS. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(D18), 4585.
  18. 2002

    1. Motell, C., Porter, J., Foster, J., Bevis, M., & Businger, S. (2002). Comparison of precipitable water over Hawaii using AVHRR-based split-window techniques, GPS and radiosondes. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 23(11), 2335–2339.
    2. Foster, J. (2002). GPS meteorology and the phenomenology of precipitable water [Ph.D. dissertation].
  19. 2000

    1. Foster, James, Bevis, M., Schroeder, T., Merrifield, M., Businger, S., Dorn, S., Marcus, S., Dickey, J., & Bar-Sever, Y. (2000). El Niño, water vapor, and the Global Positioning System. Geophysical Research Letters, 27(17), 2697–2700.
    2. Owen, S., Segall, P., Lisowski, M., Miklius, A., Murray, M., Bevis, M., & Foster, J. (2000). January 30, 1997 eruptive event on Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, as monitored by continuous GPS. Geophys. Res. Lett., 27(17), 2757–2760.
  20. 1998

    1. Kauahikaua, J., Duarte, K., & Foster, J. (1998). A preliminary gravity survey of the Kailua-Kona area, Hawai`i, for delineation of a hydrologic boundary. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-110, 21 p.
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