Patrick Pak-Cheuk Wu

Professor Emeritus

Department of Geoscience

PhD

University of Toronto, 1982

MSc

University of Toronto, 1978

BSc

University of Toronto, 1975

Contact information


Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Ice age geodynamics, global sea level change, paleo-topography of the Earth
  • Mantle rheology
  • Deformations of the Earth (crustal motion, changes in gravity, state of stress and earth rotation)
  • Intraplate earthquakes
  • Application of modern geodetic techniques to study past and recent climate change
  • Relation between seismic tomography and geodynamics
  • Modeling the evolution of sedimentary basins; crustal deformation induced by plate collision

Publications

  • Huang, P., P. Wu, H. Steffen. In search of an ice history that is consistent with composite rheology in Glacial Isostatic Adjustment modeling, Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett., 517, 26-37, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.04.011  (2019)
  • Wong, M.C.K, P. Wu. Using commercial finite element packages for the study of Glacial Isostatic Adjustment on a compressible self-gravitating spherical earth - 1. Harmonic Loads, Geophys. J. Int., 217,1798-1820 doi: 10.1093/gji/ggz108  (2019)
  • Li, T., P. Wu. Laterally heterogeneous lithosphere, asthenosphere and sub-lithospheric properties under Laurentia and Fennoscandia from Glacial Isostatic Adjustment, Geophys. J. Int., 216, 1633–1647 doi: 10.1093/gji/ggy475 (2019)
  • Tam, C.Y.; Y.Q. Zong, K. bin Hassan, H. bin Ismal, H. binti Jamil, H. Xiong, P. Wu, Y.Y. Sun, G.Q. Huang, Z. Zheng. A below-the-present late Holocene relative sea level and the glacial isostatic adjustment during the Holocene in the Malay Peninsula, Quaternary Science Reviews 201, 206-222 doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.10.009 (2018)
  • Li, T., P. Wu, H. Steffen, H.S. Wang. In search of laterally heterogeneous viscosity models of Glacial Isostatic Adjustment with the ICE-6G_C global ice history model, Geophys. J. Int. 214, 1191-1205 doi: 10.1093/gji/ggy181 (2018)
  • Li, T., P. Wu, H.S. Wang, H. Steffen. Hydrological signal from GRACE gravity data in the Nelson River basin, Canada: a comparison of two approaches, Earth, Planets & Space, 70:41-53 doi: 10.1186/s40623-018-0804-x  (2018)
  • Brandes, C., H. Steffen, P. Sandersen, P. Wu, J. Winsemann. Glacially induced faulting along the NW segment of the Sorgenfrei-Tornquist Zone, northern Denmark: implications for neotectonics and Lateglacial fault-bound basin formation, Quaternary Science Reviews, 189,149-168 doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.03.036  (2018)
  • Huang, P., Wu, P., van der Wal, W. Effects of mantle rheologies on viscous heating induced by Glacial Isostatic Adjustment, Geophys. J. Int., 213:157-168 doi:10.1093/gji/ggx535   (2017)
  • Xiang, L., H.S. Wang, H. Steffen, P. Wu, L. Jia, L. Jiang, Q. Shen. Groundwater storage changes in the Tibetan Plateau and adjacent areas revealed from GRACE satellite gravity data, Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett. 449, 228-239, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.06.002,   (2016)
  • Sun, Y., P. Wu, G. Huang, Y. Zong. Holocene sea-level reconstruction for Guangdong coast and a comparison with GIA model outputs,  Quaternary Sciences, 35 (2), 281-290, doi: 10.11928/j.issn.1001-7410.2015.02.04,   (2015)
  • Wang, H.S., L. Xiang, L. Jia, P. Wu, H. Steffen, L. Jiang, Q. Shen. Water storage changes in North America retrieved from GRACE gravity and GPS data, Geodesy and Geodynamics, doi: 10.1016/j.geog.2015.07.002,  (2015)
  • Wang, H.S., L. Xiang, P. Wu, L. Jia, L. Jiang, Q. Shen, H. Steffen. The influence of crustal thickening in the Tibetan Plateau on loading modeling and inversion associated with water storage variation, Geodesy & Geodynamics,,  doi: 10.1016/j.geog.2015.05.002 (2015)
  • Brandes, C., H. Steffen, R. Steffen, P. Wu, Intraplate seismicity in northern Central Europe is induced by the last glaciation, Geology, 43, 611-614,  doi: 10.1130/G36710.1 (2015)
  • Kierulf, H.P., H. Steffen, M.J.R. Simpson, M. Lidberg, P. Wu, H.S. Wang,  A GPS velocity field for Fennoscandia and a consistent comparison to glacial isostatic adjustment models, J. Geophys. Res.– Solid Earth, 119, 6613-6629, doi: 10.1002/2013JB010889 (2014)
  • Steffen, R. , H. Steffen,  P. Wu, D.W. Eaton, Stress and fault parameters affecting fault slip magnitude and activation time during a glacial cycle, Tectonics, 33 (7), 1461-1476, doi: 10.1002/2013TC003450 (2014)
  • Steffen, H. and P. Wu, The sensitivity of GNSS measurements in Fennoscandia to distinct three-dimensional upper-mantle structures, Solid Earth, 5, 557-567, doi: 10.5194/se-5-557-2014 (2014)
  • Steffen, H., P. Wu, and H.S. Wang, Optimal locations of sea-level indicators in glacial isostatic adjustment investigations, Solid Earth, 5, 511-521, doi: 10.5194/se-5-511-2014 (2014)
  • Steffen, R., P. Wu, H. Steffen, D.W. Eaton, The effect of earth rheology and ice-sheet size on fault-slip and magnitude of postglacial earthquakes, Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett., 388, 71-80,  doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.11.058 (2014)
  • Steffen, R., P. Wu, H. Steffen, D.W. Eaton, On the implementation of faults in finite-element glacial isostatic adjustment models, Computers & Geosciences, 62,150-159, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2013.06.012 (2014)
  • Van der Wal, W., A. Barnhoorn, P. Stocchi, S. Gradmann, P. Wu, M. Drury, B. Vermeersen, Glacial Isostatic Adjustment Model with Composite 3D Earth Rheology for Fennoscandia, Geophy. J. Int., 192(3), 1109-1115,  doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt099, (2013)
  • Wang, H.S., L. Xiang, P. Wu, H. Steffen, L. Jia, L. Jiang, Q. Shen. Effects of the Tibetan Plateau crustal structure on the inversion of water trend rates using simulated GRACE/GPS data. Journal of Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences , 24(4), 505-512, doi:10.3319/TAO.2012.09.21.01(TibXS), (2013).
  • Wu, P., H.S. Wang, H. Steffen, The role of thermal effect on mantle seismic anomalies under Laurentia and Fennoscandia from observations of Glacial Isostatic Adjustment, Geophy. J. Int., 192(1), 7-17,  doi: 10.1093/gji/ggs009, (2013)
  • Wang, H. S., L. Jia, H. Steffen, P. Wu, L. Jiang, H. Hsu, L. Xiang, Z. Wang, B. Hu, Increased water storage in North America and Scandinavia from GRACE gravity data, Nature Geoscience, 6(1), 38-42, doi: 10.1038/NGEO1652, (2013)
  • Steffen, H., P. Wu, and H.S. Wang, Optimal locations for absolute gravity measurements and sensitivity of GRACE observations for constraining glacial isostatic adjustment on the northern hemisphere.  Geophys. J. Int. 190 (3), 1483-1494, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012. 05563.x (2012).
  • Steffen, R., D. W. Eaton, P. Wu. Moment tensors, state of stress and their relation to post-glacial rebound in northeastern Canada, Geophys. J. Int., 189:1741-1752  doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05452.x  (2012) 
  • Brandes, C., J. Winsemann, J. Roskosch, J. Meinsen, D.C. Tanner, M. Frechen, H. Steffen & P. Wu. Activity along the Osning Thrust in Central Europe during the Lateglacial: ice-sheet and lithosphere interactions, Quaternary Science Reviews, 38:49-62, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.01.21 (2012)
  • Wang, H., P. Wu, L. Jia, B. Hu, L. Jiang. The Role of Glacial Isostatic Adjustment in the Present-Day Crustal Motion and Sea Levels of East Asia, Earth Planets and Space, 63: 915-928, doi:10.5047/eps.2011.05.002 (2011)
  • Jia, L.L., H.S. Wang, L.W. Xiang, P. Wu, F. Li & H.L. Shi, Effects of glacial isostatic adjusment on the estimate of ice mass balance over Antarctica and the uncertainties,  Chinese Journal of Geophysics (in Chinese), 54 (6): 1466-1477, doi: 10.3969/j.issn.0001-5733.2011.06.006 (2011)
  • Steffen, H. & Wu, P.,  Glacial isostatic adjustment in Fennoscandia - a review of data and modeling. J. Geodyn., 52 (3-4), 169-204,  doi:10.1016/j.jog.2011.03.002 (2011). Invited Review.
  • Wang, H., L.L. Jia, P. Wu, B. Hu, Effects of global glacial isostatic adjustment on the secular changes of gravity and sea level in East Asia, Chinese Journal of Geophysics (in Chinese), 53(11): 2590-2602, doi:10.3969/j.issn.0001-5733.2010.11.007 (2010)
  • Steffen, H., P. Wu & H. Wang, Determination of the Earth's structure in Fennoscandia from GRACE and implications on the optimal post-processing of GRACE data. Geophys. J. Int. 182: 1295-1310, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04718.x(2010)
  • Wu, P., H. Steffen & H. Wang, Optimal locations for GPS measurements in North America and northern Europe for constraining Glacial Isostatic Adjustment. Geophys. J. Int. 181: 653-664, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04545.x (2010)
  • Van der Wal, W., P. Wu, H. Wang & M.G. Sideris, Sea levels and uplift rate from composite rheology in glacial isostatic adjustment modeling, J. Geod., J. Geod., 50:38-48, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2010.01.006 (2010)
  • Wang, H., P. Wu, W. Van der Wal, L. Jia, B. Hu, Z.Y. Wang, Glacial isostatic adjustment model constrained by geodetic measurements and relative sea level, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 52(10): 2450-60, doi:10.3969/j.issn.0001-5733.2009.10.004 (2009)
  • Wang, H., P. Wu, H. Xu, A review of research in glacial isostatic adjustment, Progress in Geophysics (in Chinese), 24(6):1958-1967, doi:10.3969/j.issn.1004-2903.2009.06.005 (2009)
  • Van der Wal, W., A. Braun, P. Wu & M.G. Sideris, Prediction of decadal slope changes in Canada by glacial isostatic adjustment modelling, Can. J.Earth Sci., 46:587-595, doi:10.1139/E09-044 (2009)
  • Schotman, H.H.A., L.L.A. Vermeersen, P.Wu, M.R. Drury, J.H.P. de Bresser, Constraints on shallow low-viscosity zones in Northern Europe from future GOCE gravity data, Geophys. J. Int., 178:65-84, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04160.x (2009)
  • Schotman, H.H.A., P. Wu and L.L.A. Vermeersen, Regional perturbations in a global background model of glacial isostasy, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2008.02.010 (2008)
  • Braun, A., C.Y. Kuo, C.K. Shum, P. Wu, W. van der Wal, G. Fotopoulos, Glacial Isostatic Adjustment at the Laurentide Ice Sheet Margin: Models and Observations in the Great Lakes Region, J. Geod., 46:165-173, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2008.03.005 (2008)
  • Van der Wal,W., P. Wu, M.G. Sideris, C.K. Shum, Use of GRACE Determined Secular Gravity Rates for Glacial Isostatic Adjustment Studies in North-America, J. Geod.,46:144-154, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2008.03.007 (2008)
  • Wang, H., P. Wu, W. Van der Wal, Using postglacial sea level, crustal velocities and gravity-rate-of-change to constrain the influence of thermal effects on mantle lateral heterogeneities, J. Geod., 46:104-117, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2008.03.003 (2008)
  • Wu, P. and H.S. Wang, Postglacial Isostatic Adjustment in a Self-Gravitating Spherical Earth with Power-law rheology, J. Geod., 46:118-130, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2008.03.008 (2008)
  • Soofi, M.A. and P. Wu, Crustal deformation due to Alaska-Yakutat collision, J. Geod., 46:38-47, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2008.04.006 (2008)
  • Wu, P. & S. Mazzotti, Effects of a lithospheric weak zone on postglacial seismotectonics in Eastern Canada and Northeastern USA, accepted in GSA Special Paper 425: Continental intraplate earthquakes: science, hazard and policy issues, Ed. S. Stein & S. Mazzotti (2007)
  • Rangelova, E., W. van der Wal, A. Braun, M.G. Sideris & P.Wu, Analysis of GRACE time-variable mass redistribution signals over North America by means of principal component analysis, J. Geophys. Res., Vol.112, F03002, doi:10.1029/2006JF000615 (2007)
  • Wang, H.S., Z.Y. Wang, X.D. Yuan, P. Wu, E. Rangelova, Water storage changes in Three Gorges water systems area inferred from GRACE time-variable gravity data, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 50 (3):730-736 (2007)
  • Steffen, H., P.Wu & G. Kaufmann, Sensitivity of crustal velocities in Fennoscandia to radial and lateral viscosity variations in the mantle, Earth and Planetary Science letters, 257: 474-485, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.03.002 (2007).
  • Wu, P. & H.S. Wang, Effects of Mode Coupling and Location of Rotational Axis on Glacial Induced Rotational Deformation in a Laterally Heterogeneous Viscoelastic Earth , Geophys. J. Int., 167: 853-859 (2006).
  • Steffen, H., G. Kaufmann & P.Wu, Three-dimensional finite-element modeling of the glacial isostatic adjustment in Fennoscandia, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 250: 358-375, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.08.003 (2006).
  • Wang, H.S. & P. Wu, Effects of lateral variations in lithospheric thickness and mantle viscosity on glacially induced relative sea levels and long wavelength gravity field in a spherical, self-gravitating Maxwell Earth, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 249:368-383 (2006).
  • Wang, H.S. & P. Wu, Role of background viscosity in the investigation of postglacial induced crustal motion in a laterally heterogeneous mantle, J. Geod., 42, 85-94 (2006).
  • Wang, H.S., P. Wu & Z. Wang, An approach for spherical harmonic analysis of non-smooth data, Computers & Geosciences, 32, 1654-1668 (2006)
  • Wang, H.S. & P. Wu, Analytical approach for the toroidal relaxation of viscoelastic Earth, ,Geophys. J. Int., 167:1-19 (2006)
  • Wu, P. Sensitivity of relative sea levels and crustal velocities in Laurentide to radial and lateral viscosity variations in the mantle, Geophys. J. Int., 165, 401-413 (2006)
  • Wang, H.S. & P. Wu, Effects of lateral variations in lithospheric thickness and mantle viscosity on glacially induced surface motion on a spherical, self-gravitating Maxwell Earth, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 244,576-589 (2006)
  • Rangelova,E., W. van der Wal, M.G. Sideris & P.Wu, Numerical models of the rates of change of the geoid and orthometric heights over Canada, in IAG Symposia, Vol. 130, Tregoning, P & C. Rizos (eds.), Monitoring and understanding a dynamic planet with geodetic and oceanographic tools, Cairns, Australia, August, 22-26 (2005)
  • Wu, P., Effects of lateral variations in lithospheric thickness and mantle viscosity on glacially induced surface motion in Laurentia, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 235, 549-563 (2005)
  • Wu, P., H.S. Wang & H. Schotman , Postglacial Induced Surface Motions, Sea-levels & Geoid Rates on a Spherical, Self-gravitating Laterally Heterogeneous Earth, J. Geodyn.,39(2), 127-142 (2005)
  • Kaufmann, G., P. Wu & E.R. Ivins, Lateral viscosity variations beneath Antarctica and their implications on regional rebound motions and seismotectonics, J. Geodyn. 39 (2), 165-181 (2005)
  • Wu, P., Using commerical finite element packages for the study of earth deformations, sea levels and the state of stress, Geophys. J. Int., 158, 401-408 (2004).
  • Wu, P. and W. van der Wal, Postglacial Sealevels on a Spherical, Self-gravitating Viscoelastic Earth: Effects of lateral viscosity variations in the upper mantle on the inference of viscosity contrasts in the lower mantle, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 211, 57-68 (2003).
  • Klemann, V., P. Wu, D. Wolf, Compressible viscoelasticity: stability of solutions for homogeneous plane earth models, Geophys. J. Int., 153, 569-585 (2003).
  • Wu, P., Mode coupling in a viscoelastic self-gravitating spherical earth induced by axisymmetric loads and lateral viscosity variations, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 202, 49-60, doi:10.1016/S0012-821X(02)00750-1 (2002).
  • Kaufmann, G. & P. Wu, Glacial isostatic adjustment in Fennoscandia with a three dimensional viscosity structure as an inverse problem, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 197, 1-10 (2002).
  • Wu, P. Effects of nonlinear rheology on degree 2 harmonic deformation in a spherical self-gravitating earth, Geophys. Res. Lett. 29 (8), 10.1029/2001GL014109 (2002).
  • Wu, P., Effects of Mantle Flow Law Stress Exponent on Postglacial Induced Surface Motion and Gravity in Laurentia, Geophys.J.Int., 148, 676-686 (2002)
  • Kaufmann, G. & P. Wu, Glacial isostatic adjustment on a three-dimensional laterally heterogeneous earth: examples from Fennoscandia and the Barents Sea in Glacial isostatic adjustment and the earth system: sea-level, crustal deformation, gravity and rotation, Edited by J.X. Mitrovica & L.L.A. Vermeersen, AGU Geodynamics Series 29, 293-309 (2002).
  • Wu, P., Postglacial induced surface motion, gravity and fault instability in Laurentia: evidence for power law rheology in the mantle? in Glacial isostatic adjustment and the earth system: sea-level, crustal deformation, gravity and rotation, Edited by J.X. Mitrovica & L.L.A. Vermeersen, AGU Geodynamics Series 29, 219-231 (2002).
  • OÕKeefe, K. & P. Wu, Effect of mantle structure on postglacial induced horizontal displacement, in Glacial isostatic adjustment and the earth system: sea-level, crustal deformation, gravity and rotation, Edited by J.X. Mitrovica & L.L.A. Vermeersen, AGU Geodynamics Series 29, 109-118 (2002)
  • Stea, R.R., G. Fader, D.B. Scott & P. Wu, Glaciation and relative sea-level change in Maritime Canada, GSA Special Paper 351, "Deglacial history and relative sea-level changes, northern New England and adjacent Canada", Editors: Michael J. Retelle and Thomas K. Weddle, p.35-50, (2001)
  • Wu, P., Postglacial induced surface motion and gravity in Laurentia for uniform mantle with Power-law rheology and ambient tectonic stress, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 186, 427-435 (2001)
  • Kaufmann, G., P. Wu & G.Li, Glacial isostatic adjustment in Fennoscandia for a laterally heterogeneous earth, Geophys. J. Int., 143: 262-273 (2000)
  • Wu, P. & P. Johnston, Can deglaciation trigger earthquakes in N. America? Geophys. Res. Lett., 27: 1323-1326 (2000)
  • Wu, P., Modeling Postglacial Sea-Levels with Power Law Rheology and Realistic Ice Model in the Absence of Ambient Tectonic Stress, Geophys.J.Int., 139: 691-702 (1999)
  • Wu, P., P. Johnston & K. Lambeck, Postglacial rebound and fault instability in Fennoscandia, Geophys.J.Int., 139: 657-670 (1999)
  • Ni, Z. & P. Wu, Effects of removing concentric positioning on postglacial vertical displacement in the presence of lateral variation in lithospheric thickness, Geophys. Res Lett., 25, 3209-3212, (1998)
  • Wu, P., Will earthquake activity in Eastern Canada increase in the next few thousand years? Can.J.Earth Sci.,35, 562-568 (1998)
  • Wu, P. & P. Johnston, Validity of using Flat-Earth Finite Element Models in the study of Postglacial Rebound, in "Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth: A Modern Perspective" edited by P.Wu, Trans Tech Publ., Switzerland, p.191-202 (1998)
  • OKeefe, K. & P. Wu, Viscoelastic Channel Flow. in "Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth: A Modern Perspective" edited by P.Wu, Trans Tech Publ., Switzerland, p.203-216 (1998)
  • Wu, P., Postglacial rebound Modeling with Power Law Rheology. in "Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth: A Modern Perspective" edited by P.Wu, Trans Tech Publ., Switzerland, p.365-382 (1998)
  • Wu, P., Z. Ni & G. Kaufmann, Postglacial Rebound with Lateral Heterogeneities : from 2D to 3D modeling.in "Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth: A Modern Perspective" edited by P.Wu, Trans Tech Publ., Switzerland, p.557-582 (1998)
  • Kaufmann, G. & P. Wu, Upper mantle lateral viscosity variations and postglacial rebound: application to the Barents Sea.in "Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth: A Modern Perspective" edited by P.Wu, Trans Tech Publ., Switzerland, p.583-602 (1998)
  • Wu, P., Intraplate earthquakes and Postglacial Rebound in Eastern Canada and Northern Europe. in "Dynamics of the Ice Age Earth: A Modern Perspective" edited by P.Wu, Trans Tech Publ., Switzerland, p.603-628 (1998)
  • Kaufmann, G. & P. Wu, Lateral asthenospheric viscosity variations and postglacial rebound: a case study for the Barents Sea, Geophys. Res Lett., 25, 1963-1966, (1998)
  • Kaufmann, G. & Wu, P., Upper mantle lateral viscosity variations and postglacial rebound: application to the Barents Sea, Ann. Geophys. Vol. 16 (suppl. 1), pp. C53 (1998).
  • Johnston, P., P. Wu & K. Lambeck, Dependence of horizontal stress magnitude on load dimension in glacial rebound models, Geophys.J.Int., 132, 41-60 (1998)
  • Wu, P., Effect of viscosity structure of fault potential and stress orientations in eastern Canada, Geophys.J.Int., 130, 365-382 (1997)
  • Bell, J.S. & P. Wu, High horizontal stresses in Hudson Bay, Canada, Can.J. Earth Sci., 34, 949-957 (1997)
  • Kaufmann, G., P. Wu & D. Wolf, Some effects of lateral heterogeneities in the upper mantle on postglacial land uplift close to continental margins. Geophys.J.Int., 128, 175-187 (1997)
  • Wu, P. & H.S. Hasegawa, Induced stresses and fault potential in Eastern Canada due to a realistic load: a preliminary analysis. Geophys.J.Int., 127, 215-229 (1996)
  • Wu, P., Changes in orientation of near-surface stress field as constraints to mantle viscosity and horizontal stress differences in Eastern Canada, Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 2263-2266 (1996)
  • Wu, P. & Z. Ni, Some analytical solutions for the viscoelastic gravitational relaxation of a two-layer non-self-gravitating incompressible spherical earth. Geophys.J.Int., 126, 413-436 (1996)
  • Wu, P. & H.S. Hasegawa, Induced stresses and fault potential in Eastern Canada due to a disc load: a preliminary analysis. Geophys.J.Int., 125: 415-430 (1996)
  • Wu, P., Can observations of postglacial rebound tell whether the rheology of the mantle is linear or nonlinear?. Geophys.Res.Lett., 22, 1645-1648 (1995)
  • Karato, S. & P. Wu, Rheology of the upper mantle : a synthesis. Science, 260, 771-778 (1993)
  • Wu, P. Post-glacial Rebound in a Power-law medium with Axial symmetry and the existence of the Transition zone in Relative Sea Level data. Geophys.J.Int., 114, 417-432 (1993)
  • Wu, P., Deformation of an incompressible viscoelastic flat earth with Power Law Creep: a Finite Element approach. Geophys.J.Int.,108, 136-142 (1992).
  • Wu, P., Viscoelastic vs. Viscous deformation and the advection of prestress. Geophys.J.Int.,108,35-51 (1992).
  • Wu, P., Flexure of Lithosphere beneath the Alberta Foreland Basin: Evidence of an eastward stiffening continental lithosphere. Geophys.Res.Lett. 18, 451-454 (1991).
  • Wu, P., Deformation of internal boundaries in a viscoelastic earth and topographic coupling between the mantle and core, Geophys.J.Int.,101, 213-231 (1990).
  • Wu P. & W.R.Peltier, Pleistocene deglaciation and the earth's rotation: a new analysis, Geophy.J.R.Astr.Soc.,76,753-792 (1984).*
  • Wu P. & W.R.Peltier, Glacial isostatic adjustment and the free air gravity anomaly as a constraint on deep mantle viscosity, Geophy.J.R.Astr.Soc., 74, 377-450 (1983).
  • Peltier W.R. & P.Wu, Continental lithospheric thickness and deglaciation induced true polar wander, Geophy.Res.Lett., 10: 181-184 (1983).
  • Wu P. & W.R.Peltier, Viscous gravitational relaxation, Geophy.J.R. Astr.Soc., 70, 435-486 (1982).
  • Peltier W.R. & P.Wu, Mantle phase transitions and the free air gravity anomalies over FennoScandia and Laurentia, Geophy.Res.Lett., 9: 731-734 (1982).
  • Peltier W.R., P.Wu & D.A.Yuen, The viscosities of the earth's mantle, in Anelasticity in the earth, Geodynamics series, vol.4, AGU, (1981).
  • Peltier W.R., D.A.Yuen & P.Wu, Postglacial rebound and transient rheology, Geophy.Res.Lett., 7: 733-736 (1980).