Selected Publications (reverse chronological order):

22. *Veloza, G., *R. Styron, M. Taylor, A. Mora, 2012, Open source archive of active faults for northwest South America,GSA Today, v. 22, no. 10, doi:10.1130/GSAT-G156A.1.

21. Taylor M., P. Kapp, B. Horton, 2011, Basin response to active extension and strike–slip deformation in the hinterland of the Tibetan plateau, Book Chapter In C. Busby and A. Azor, Recent Advances in Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins.

20. Yin, A. and Taylor M. 2011, A paired-simple-shear-zone model for the formation of conjugate strikeslip faults: An alternative to the classic Anderson fault theory, GSA Bulletin; September/October 2011; v. 123; no. 9/10; p. 1798–1821; doi: 10.1130/B30159.1

19. *Styron, R., M. Taylor, M. Murphy, 2011, Oblique Convergence, Arc Parallel Extension, and Strike–Slip faulting in the High Himalaya, Geosphere, v. 7, no. 2; p. 1–15; doi: 10.1130/GES00606.1.

18. *Styron, R., Taylor, M., Okoronkwo, K., 2010, Database of active structures from the Indo-Asian Collision, EOS, v.91, n.20, p.181

17. Murphy, M., V. Sanchez, M. Taylor, 2010, Syncollisional extension along the India–Asia suture zone, south-central Tibet: Implications for crustal deformation of Tibet, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 290, p.233–243.

16. Taylor, Michael H., An Yin, 2009. Active structures of the Himalayan-Tibetan orogen and their relationships to earthquake distribution, contemporary strain field, and Cenozoic volcanism. Geosphere. PDF

15. Meriaux, A.-S., K.Sieh, R. C. Finkel, C. M. Rubin, M. H. Taylor, A. J. Meltzner, F. J. Ryerson, 2009. Kinematic behavior of southern Alaska constrained by westward decreasing postglacial slip rates on the Denali Fault, Alaska.Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 114. PDF

14. Taylor, Michael H., Paul A. Kapp, Daniel F. Stockli, 2008. Geomorphic response of an active metamorphic core-complex in a collisional orogen: Example from the Lunggar Shan, Southern Tibet.Earth and Environmental Science 2. PDF

13. Yin, O. and Michael H. Taylor, 2008. Non-Andersonian conjugate strike-slip faults: Observations, theory, and tectonic implications. Earth and Environmental Science 2. PDF

12. Taylor, M., S. LePrince, J.P. Avouac, K. Sieh, Detecting Co-seismic Displacements in Glaciated Regions: An Example from the Great November 2002 Denali Earthquake using SPOT Horizontal Offsets, EPSL in press, 2008. PDF

11. Kapp, P., M. Taylor, D. Stockli and L. Ding, 2008, Development of active low-angle normal fault systems during orogenic collapse: Insight from Tibet. Geology, 36(1), 7-10, doi: 10.1130/G24054A.1. PDF

10. Taylor, M. and Peltzer, G., 2006. Current slip rates of conjugate strike slip faults in central Tibet using Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, B12402, doi:10.1029/2005JB004014. PDF

9. Taylor, M., 2004, The Neotectonic Setting of Conjugate Strike-Slip Faults in Central Tibet [Ph.D. dissertation]: Los Angeles, California, University of California, Los Angeles.

8. Taylor, M., A. Yin, F. J. Ryerson, P. Kapp, and L. Ding, Conjugate strike-slip faulting along the Bangong-Nujiang suture zone accommodates coeval east-west extension and north-south shortening in the interior of the Tibetan Plateau, Tectonics, 22(4), 1044, doi:10.1029/2002TC001361, 2003. PDF

7. Kapp, P., A. Yin, C. E. Manning, T. M. Harrison, M. H. Taylor, and L. Ding, Tectonic evolution of the early Mesozoic blueschist-bearing Qiangtang metamorphic belt, central Tibet, Tectonics, 22(4), 1043, doi:10.1029/2002TC001383, 2003. PDF

6. ten Brink, U.S. and M.H. Taylor, 2002, Crustal structure of Central Lake Baikal: Insight into intracontinental rifting. Journal of Geophysical Research. 10.1029/2001JB000300 PDF

5. Taylor, M.H, W.P. Dillon, W. Danforth, C. Anton, 2000. Seismic Reflection profiles from the Blake Ridge, R/V Cape Hatteras. USGS Open-file Report.

4. Taylor, M.H., 2000, Distributed Eastward Extrusion of the Tibetan Plateau: A Perspective from Rift-Bounding Faults in Central Tibet [MS thesis]: Los Angeles, California, University of California, Los Angeles.

3. Dillon, W.P., Nealon, J., Taylor, M.,Lee, M., Drury, R. , and Anton, C., 2000. Seafloor collapse and methane venting associated with gas hydrate on the Blake Ridge -- causes and implications to seafloor stability and climate. American Geophysical Union Monograph

2. Taylor, M.H., Dillon, W.P. and Pecher, I.A., 1999. Trapping and migration of methane within the hydrate stability zone at the Blake Ridge Diapir; New insights from seismic data. Marine Geology. 64, 79-89. PDF

1. Dillon W.P., Danforth W.W., Hutchinson D.R., Drury R.M., Taylor M.H. & Booth J.S., 1998. Evidence for faulting related to dissociation of gas hydrate and release of methane off the southeastern United States. In: Henriet J.P. & Mienert J. (eds) Gas Hydrates: Relevance to World Margin Stability and Climate Change. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 137, 293-302.

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