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Sergei Lebedev - Mallet Assistant Professor of Seismology

Sergei Lebedev photo

   Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
   Geophysics Section
   5 Merrion Square
   Dublin 2, Ireland
   Tel: +353-1-653-5147 x240
   Fax: +353-1-443-0575

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Photo by Matt Kavanagh, The Irish Times

The Group


2000   Ph.D., Geophysics, Princeton University
1991   M.Sc., Physics and Geophysics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Research interests

  • Structure and evolution of the lithosphere and upper mantle
  • Continental deformation
  • Development and application of seismic imaging methods
  • Waveform tomography with surface and body waves
  • Surface-wave array imaging
  • Seismic anisotropy

10 Selected Publications

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  • Adam, J. M.-C., S. Lebedev.Azimuthal anisotropy beneath southern Africa, from very-broadband, surface-wave dispersion measurements. Geophys. J. Int., 191, 155-174, 2012.
  • Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, W. Friederich, L. Viereck-Goette. A shear-wave velocity model of the European upper mantle from automated inversion of seismic shear and surface waveforms. Geophys. J. Int., 191, 282-304, 2012.
  • Endrun, B., S. Lebedev, T. Meier, C. Tirel, W. Friederich. Complex layered deformation within the Aegean crust and mantle revealed by seismic anisotropy, Nature Geoscience,  4, 203-207, 2011.
  • Lebedev, S., J. Boonen, J. Trampert. Seismic structure of Precambrian lithosphere: New constraints from broadband surface-wave dispersion,  Lithos, Special Issue "Continental Lithospheric Mantle: the Petro-Geophysical Approach", 109, 96-111, 2009.
  • Deschamps, F., S. Lebedev, T. Meier, J. Trampert. Stratified seismic anisotropy reveals past and present deformation beneath the East-central United States, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 274, 489-498, 2008.
  • Lebedev, S., R. D. van der Hilst. Global upper-mantle tomography with the automated multimode inversion of surface and S-wave forms, Geophys. J. Int., 173, 505–518, 2008.
  • Lebedev, S., T. Meier, R. D. van der Hilst. Asthenospheric flow and origin of volcanism in the Baikal Rift area, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 249, 415--424, 2006.
  • Lebedev, S., G. Nolet, T. Meier, R. D. van der Hilst. Automated multimode inversion of surface and S waveforms, Geophys. J. Int. 162, 951--964, 2005.
  • Lebedev, S., G. Nolet. Upper mantle beneath Southeast Asia from S velocity tomography,  J. Geophys. Res., 108(B1), 2048, doi:10.1029/2000JB000073, 2003.
  • Lebedev, S., S. Chevrot, R. D. van der Hilst. Seismic evidence for olivine phase changes at the 410- and 660-kilometer discontinuities, Science, 296, 1300--1302, 2002.
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