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Presentations 2009

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

General

Webb, S.J., and A.G. Jones, 2009. Delineating prospective kimberlite regions using potential field methods – from space to surface. Invited Keynote Presentation at: IASPEI, Cape Town, 10 – 16 January.

Jones, A.G., R.L. Evans, and D.W. Eaton, 2009. Velocities and conductivities of mantle mineral assemblages for cratonic lithosphere based on laboratory observations coupled with extremal bound theory. Contributed paper at: IASPEI, Cape Town, 10 – 16 January.

Hogg, C., A.G. Jones, J. Spratt, and J.A. Craven, 2009. A pilot study of underground Audio-magnetotelluric (AMT) measurements and its application for the mining industry. Contributed paper at: Irish Geological Research Meeting (IGRM), Dublin, 20 – 22 February.

Schmoldt, J. P., A.G. Jones, and X. Garcia, 2009. Enhancing signal-to-noise ratio of magnetotelluric responses by directional filtering. Contributed paper at: EGU 2009, Vienna, 19 – 24 April 2009

Jones, A.G., S. Fishwick,, M.R. Muller and the SAMTEX Team, 2009. Physical properties of Southern Africa lithosphere: Comparison of seismic and electrical parameters. Contributed paper at: EUG 2009, Vienna, 19 – 24 April.

Schmoldt, J. P., A. G.. Jones, and X. Garcia Enhancing signal-to-noise ratio of magnetotelluric responses by directional filtering. Contributed paper at: EUG 2009, Vienna, 19 – 24 April.

Vozar, J., Semenov V. 2009: Electromagnetic investigations of the lithosphere–asthenosphere boundary in Central Europe. Contributed at: DefLAB, Dublin, 3 – 5 June.

Schmoldt, J. P., 2009. Can wavelet processing help Magnetotellurics (MT) through the solar minimum?. Contributed paper at: 5th AfricaArray workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa, 6 – 7 July

Jones, A.G., S. Fishwick, R.L. Evans, and The SAMTEX Team, 2009. Correlation of lithospheric velocity and electrical conductivity for Southern Africa. Contributed paper at: SAGA, Swaziland, 16-18 September.

Geodynamic modelling

Tirel, C., J.-P. Brun, E. Burov, Dynamics of metamorphic core complex development, 52nd Irish Geological Research Meeting, Dublin, February

Sheehan, J.D., B.M. O’Reilly and P.W. Readman, 2009.  A comparison between lithospheric scale numerical and analogue models.  Irish Geological Research Meeting, Dublin, 19-22 February.  (John Sheenan’s poster entitled “A comparison between lithospheric scale numerical and analogue models” won the Best Poster award at the IGRM meeting (sponsored by the PESGB, Irish Exploration Group).

Sheehan, J.D., O’Reilly, B.M., Sokoutis, D. and Readman, P.W., 2009.  The continental lithosphere in tectonic extension: analogue and numerical experiments for the Porcupine Basin.  Atlantic Ireland 2009 Conference. Abstract Volume, p. 46.

Kaus, B.J.P., S.M. Schmalholz, S. Lebedev, F. Deschamps, Geodynamic constraints on stress and strength of the continental lithosphere during India-Asia collision, EGU Meeting, Vienna, April.

Tirel, C., J. Brun, E. B. Burov, M. J. Wortel, S. Lebedev, Processes of subduction and exhumation of continental blocks in collisional orogeny, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December.

Global Geophysical Modelling

Klemann, V., Rau, D., Martinec, Z.,Wolf, D. Influence of the structural dichotomy of Antarctic lithosphere on regional glacial-isostatic adjustment. IAG ICCTSG7 Workshop, Lanzarote, February 22-27 (poster).

Martinec, Z. The Earth’s gravity field in short- and long-term perspectives. DIAS Dublin, March 2.

Klemann, V., Martinec, Z., Ivins, E.R., Wolf, D. Lateral viscosity variations in the mantle and their implications for GIA induced motions EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 19 – 24.

Klemann, V., Drau, D., Martinec, Z., Wolf, D. Influence of the structural dichotomy of Antarctic lithosphere on regional glacial-isostatic adjustment. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 19 – 24 (poster).

Klemann, V., Martinec, Z. Influence of glacial isostatic adjustment on the center-of-figure motion. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 19 – 24 (poster).

Souček, O., Martinec, Z. Numerical ice-sheet model based on the SIA-I algorithm. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 19 – 24 (poster).

Sasgen, I., Martinec, Z. Regional ice-mass redistribution in Antarctica from GRACE. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 19 – 24.

Martinec, Z. Statements of research interests. DIAS Dublin, May 18.

Martinec, Z., Hagedoorn, J. Refined prediction of GIA-induced variations in the Earths rotation. Understanding Glacial Isostatic Adjustment, a joint DynaQlim/GGOS workshop, Espoo, Finland, June 23 – 26.

Martinec, Z., Vilímský, J. The adjoint sensitivity method of global electromagnetic induction for CHAMP magnetic data. The 11th IAGA Scientific Assembly, Sopron, August 26.

Klemann, V., Martinec, Z. Contribution of glacial-isostatic adjustment to the geocenter motion. 14. Geodatische Woche/Intergeo, Karlsruhe, September 23 (poster).

Klemann, V., Martinec, Z., Wolf, D. The influence of lateral viscosity variations in the mantle on GIA induced surface motions. 14. Geodatische Woche/Intergeo, Karlsruhe, September 23 (poster).

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HADES (Hatton Deep Seismic)

Gernigon L., Ravaut C., Shannon P.M., Chabert A., O’Reilly B.M. and Readman P.W., 2009.  The evolution of Irish passive margins: implications for locating the transistion between continental and oceanic crust.  Atlantic Ireland 2009 Conference: A Research Conference Sponsored by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 19-20 October.  Abstract Volume, p. 31.

Ravaut C., Readman P.W., O’Reilly B.M. and Shannon P.M., 2009.  Quantitative seismic imaging of the crust by frequency-domain full-waveform inversion. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Conference: A Research Conference Sponsored by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 19-20 October.  Absract Volume, p. 43.

Ravaut C., Readman P.W., O’Reilly B.M. and Shannon P.M., 2009.  Seismic imaging of the Hatton Continental Margin: results from travel-time tomography.Atlantic Ireland 2009 Conference: A Research Conference Sponsored by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 19-20 October.  Abstract Volume, p. 43.

INDEPTH (InterNational DEep Profiling of Tibet and the Himalaya)

Florian Le Pape, Alan G. Jones, Jan Vozar and the INDEPTH MT Team, Evolution of the crustal and upper mantle structure beneath the Kunlun Shan in Northern Tibet from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data. EMTF Colloquium, Germany, 28 September – 2 October, Poster

Florian Le Pape, Alan G. Jones, Jan Vozar and the INDEPTH MT Team, 2D Modelling of the Kunlun Shan area in Northern Tibet from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data, INDEPTH Workshop, Dublin, 28-30 October, Talk

Vozar, J. 2009: MT models from Central Tibet. Contributed at: INDEPTH workshop, Dublin, Ireland, 28-30 October

Florian Le Pape, Alan G. Jones, Jan Vozar, Martyn Unsworth, and the INDEPTH MT Team, Evolution of the crust and upper mantle structure beneath the Kunlun Shan in Northern Tibet from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data. Fall AGU, USA, 14-18 December, Poster

Vozar, J., A.G. Jones, F. Le Pape, M. Unsworth 2009: Crustal structure of the Banggong-Nujiang suture from two INDEPTH magnetotelluric profiles. Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, U.S.A., 14-18 December

ISLE (Irish Seismological Lithospheric Experiment)

P.W. Readman, F. Hauser, B.M. O’Reilly, V.C. Do. Crustal anisotropy in southwest Ireland from analysis of controlled source shear-wave seismic data. 52nd Irish Geological Research Meeting, 20th – 22nd February 2009, Trinity College Dublin

P.W. Readman, F. Hauser, B.M. O’Reilly, V.C. Do, 2009. How anisotropic is the Irish crust? Results from wide-angle shear-wave data. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-9733-1, EGU General Assembly

ISUME (Irish Seismological Upper Mantle Experiment)

Polat G., Meral Ozel N., Tan O. and Ergintav S., 2009.  Crustal anisotorpy from local observations of shear wave splitting in the Marmara Region, Turkey.  Irish Geological Research Meeting, Dublin, 19-22 February.

Readman P.W., Hauser F., O’Reilly B.M. and Do V.C., 2009.  How anisotropic is the Irish crust?  Results from wide-angle shear-wave data. European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, 19-24 April 2009, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10, EGU2009-A-9733-1.

Polat G., Readman P.W., O’Reilly B.M., Hauser F. and Do V.C., 2009.  Deep-source anisotropy revealed by shear-wave splitting results from Ireland.  American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14-18 December 2009, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52) Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract D141B-1806.

Joint Inversion

Roux, E., M. Moorkamp, A.G. Jones, and S. Lebedev, 2009. Joint inversion of seismic and magnetotelluric data from an anisotropic Earth. Contributed paper at: IASPEI, Cape Town, 10-16 January.

Roux, E., Moorkamp, M., Jones, A.G., Joint inversion of magnetotelluric and surface-wave data in an anisotropic earth, Contributed paper at: EGU 2009, Vienna, Austria, 19 – 24 April.

Roux, E., Moorkamp, M., Jones, A.G., Joint inversion of magnetotelluric and surface-wave data in an anisotropic earth, Contributed paper at: Frontiers of Seismology Workshop, Edinburgh, 2 – 3 April.

Roux, E., Moorkamp, M., Jones, A.G., 2010, Joint inversion of magnetotelluric and surface-wave data in an anisotropic Earth: application to a real dataset from Central Germany, Invited talk at CMIMA, Barcelona, Spain.

Roux, E., Moorkamp, M., Jones, A.G., 2009, Joint inversion of magnetotelluric and surface-wave data in an anisotropic earth, Contributed paper at AGU meeting (talk), December 2009, San Francisco, California, USA.

Roux, E., Moorkamp, M., Jones, A.G., 2009, Joint inversion of different geophysical datasets: synthetics and real test cases, Invited talk at Geological Survey Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, December.

Roux, E., Moorkamp, M., Jones, A.G., 2009, Joint inversion of magnetotelluric and surface-wave data in an anisotropic Earth, Contributed paper at: DefLAB Workshop (talk), Dublin, Ireland.

Mandolesi, E., A. G. Jones, E. Roux, S. Lebedev, Common Structure in Different Physical Properties: Electrical Conductivity and Surface Waves Phase Velocity, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December.

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NAPSA (North Atlantic Petroleum Systems Assessment group)

O’Reilly B.M., Welford J.K. and Shannon P.M., 2009.  Proposed new wide-angle seismic profiles across the Irish/Newfoundland continental margins: a requirement for continental reconstruction. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Conference: A Research Conference Sponsored by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 19-20 October 2009.  Abstract Volume, p. 18

Hauser F., O’Reilly B.M., Readman P.W. and Shannon P.M., 2009.  Regional basin and crustal structure offshore Ireland: A review. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Meeting: A Research Conference Sponsored by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 19-20 October 2009.  Abstract Volume, p. 6.

L. Gernigon, C. Ravaut, P.M. Shannon, A. Chabert, B.M. O’Reilly and P.W. Readman, 2009. The evolution of Irish passive margins: implications for locating the transition between continental and oceanic crust. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Research Conference, 19 and 20 October, Dublin.

P.W. Readman, F. Hauser, B.M. O’Reilly, V.C. Do, 2009. Seismic anisotropy in the crust of southwest Ireland from analysis of controlled source shear-wave seismic data. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Research Conference, 19 and 20 October, Dublin.

C. Ravaut, P.W. Readman, B.M. O’Reilly, and P.M. Shannon, 2009. Seismic imaging of the Hatton Continental Margin: Results from travel-time tomography. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Research Conference, 19 and 20 October, Dublin.

C. Ravaut, P.W. Readman, B.M. O’Reilly, and P.M. Shannon, 2009. Quantitative seismic imaging of the crust by frequency-domain full-waveform inversion. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Research Conference, 19 and 20 October, Dublin.

J.D. Sheehan, B.M O’Reilly, D. Sokoutis, and P.W. Readman, 2009. The continental lithosphere in tectonic extension: analogue and numerical experiments in the Porcupine Basin. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Research Conference, 19 and 20 October, Dublin.

B.M. O’Reilly, F. Hauser, and P.W. Readman, 2009. The fine-scale structure of the upper lithosphere within the Irish Caledonides. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Research Conference, 19 and 20 October, Dublin.

B.M. O’Reilly, P.W. Readman, and P.M. Shannon, 2009. Cold-water coral ecosystem development in the NE Atlantic: Evidence for strong coupling with Pleistocene and Holocene climate change and slope failure. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Research Conference, 19 and 20 October, Dublin.

O’Reilly B.M., Hauser F., Readman P.W. and Shannon P.M., 2009.  Mantle exhumation and serpentinisation in the Porcupine Basin: seismic evidence.  Atlantic Ireland 2009 Conference: A Research Conference Sponsored by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 19-20 October 2009.  Abstract Volume, p. 38.

Welford J.K., Shannon P.M., O’Reilly B.M. and Hall J., 2009.  Lithospheric density variations and Moho structure of the Irish Atlantic continental margin from 3-D gravity inversion. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Conference: A Research Conference Sponsored by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 19-20 October 2009.  Abstract Volume, p. 51.

Outreach

Blake, T., and A.G. Jones, 2009. The DIAS Seismology in Schools (Seismeolaíocht sa Scoil) Programme. Contributed paper at: IASPEI, Cape Town, 10-16 January.

Blake, T., A.G. Jones, G. Campbell, 2009. Seismology in Schools (Seismeolaíocht sa Scoil) Pilot Programme. Contributed paper at: Irish Geological Research Meeting (IGRM), Dublin, 20-22 February.

Lebedev, S., Imaging the Earth’s interior using seismograms, Seismology in Schools Inaugural Workshop for Teachers, Dublin, April.

Jones, A.G., Blake, T.A., Geo-sciences & Manpower, The DIAS Outreach Seismology in Schools(Seismeolaíocht sa Scoil) Pilot Programme, IASPEI Meeting South Africa Jan 2009.

Petrophysical Modelling

J. Fullea, J.C. Afonso , J.A.D. Connolly, M. Fernàndez, D. García-Castellanos: Characterizing the lithospheric-sublithospheric upper mantle system: its thermal, compositional, seismological, and rheological structure in 3D. Contributed at: DefLAB, Dublin, 3-5 June.

J. Fullea, M. Fernàndez, J.C. Afonso, J. Vergés and H. Zeyen: Geophysical modelling of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary beneath the Atlantic-Mediterranean Transition Region: integrating potential field, surface heat flow, elevation, seismological and petrological data. Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, U.S.A., 14-18 December.

PICASSO (Programme to Investigate Convecting Alboran Sea System Overturn)

Schmoldt, J. P., A.G. Jones, C. Hogg, and O. Rosell, 2009. PICASSO Phase I: Magnetotelluric (MT) Investigation of Spain from Madrid to the Betics – preliminary results and models. Contributed paper at: 52nd Irish Geological Research Meeting (IGRM), Dublin, 20 -22 February.

Schmoldt, J. P., A.G. Jones, C. Hogg, and O. Rosell, 2009. PICASSO Phase I: MT Investigation of Spain from Madrid to the Betics – preliminary results and models. Contributed paper at: EGU 2009, Vienna, 19-24 April.

Schmoldt, J. P., 2009. Can wavelet processing help Magnetotellurics (MT) through the solar minimum? Contributed paper at: 5th AfricaArray workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa, 6 – 7 July.

Schmoldt, J. P., A.G. Jones, and X. Garcia, 2009. Polarisation filtering of magnetotelluric data? Using an advanced wavelet processing scheme to discriminate between contribution of signal and noise to the data. Contributed paper at: AGU fall meeting 2009, San Francisco, 14 – 18 December.

Kiyan, D., J. P. Schmoldt, A.G. Jones, C. Hogg, and O. Rosell, 2009. The PICASSO project: MT Investigation in Southern Spain and Morocco – Results of Phase I and outlook on Phase II. Contributed paper at: AGU fall meeting 2009, San Francisco, 14 – 18 December.

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PIMS (Porcupine Irish Margin Seismics)

F. Hauser, B.M. O’Reilly and P.W. Readman, 2009. First results from an onshore/offshore wide-angle seismic experiment in SW Ireland. 52nd Irish Geological Research Meeting 20th – 22nd February, Trinity College Dublin

B.M. O’Reilly, F. Hauser, and P.W. Readman, 2009. The VARNET-96 refraction seismic project re-visited: fine-scale structure within the Irish Caledonides. 52nd Irish Geological Research Meeting 20th – 22nd February, Trinity College Dublin

O’Reilly B.M., Hauser F. and Readman P.W., 2009. Study of the fine scale structure of the upper lithosphere within the Irish Caledonides: the VARNET-96 project revisited. European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria,19-24 April, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 10, EGU2009-4345.

P.W. Readman, F. Hauser, B.M. O’Reilly, V.C. Do, 2009. How anisotropic is the Irish crust? Results from wide-angle shear-wave data. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-9733-1, EGU General AssemblyVienna, Austria,19-24 April

B.M. O’Reilly, F. Hauser, and P.W. Readman, 2009. A seismic study of the fine scale structure of the upper lithosphere within the Irish Caledonides: the VARNET-96 project re-visited. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-4345, EGU General Assembly , Vienna, Austria,19-24 April

O’Reilly B.M., Hauser F. and Readman P.W., 2009.  The fine-scale structure of the upper lithosphere within the Irish Caledonides.  Atlantic Ireland 2009 Conference: A Research Conference Sponsored by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 19-20 October 2009. Abstract Volume, p. 40.

Readman P.W., Hauser F., O’Reilly B.M. and V.C. Do, 2009.  Seismic anisotropy in the crust of southwest Ireland from analysis of controlled-source shear-wave data.  Atlantic Ireland 2009 Conference: A Research Conference Sponsored by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 19-20 October.  Abstract Volume, p. 44.

O’Reilly B.M., Hauser F. and Readman P.W., 2009. The fine scale structure of upper continental lithosphere from seismic waveform methods: insights into Phanerozoic crustal formation processes.  American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14-18 December 2009, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52) Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T51B-1532.

SAMTEX (Southern African Magnetotelluric Experiment)

Jones, A.G., M.R. Muller, M.P. Miensopust, M.P. Hamilton, R.L. Evans, P. Cole, T. Ngwisanyi, D. Hutchins, C.J.S. Fourie, M. Doucoure, T. Aravanis, W. Pettit, S. Webb, J. Wasborg, and The SAMTEX Team, 2009. Geometry and structures of the Southern African lithosphere revealed through deep-probing electromagnetics: The SAMTEX project. Invited Keynote Presentation at: IASPEI, Cape Town, 10-16 January.

Muller, M.R., A.G. Jones, M.P. Miensopust, M.P. Hamilton, R.L. Evans, P. Cole, T. Ngwisanyi, D. Hutchins, C.J.S. Fourie, M. Doucoure, T. Aravanis, W. Pettit, S. Webb, J. Wasborg, and The SAMTEX Team, 2009. Lithospheric structure,evolution and diamond prospectivity of the Rehoboth Terrane and western Kaapvaal Craton, Southern Africa: constraints from broadband magnetotellurics Contributed paper at: IASPEI, Cape Town, 10-16 January.

Webb, S.J., and A.G. Jones, 2009. Delineating prospective kimberlite regions using potential field methods – from space to surface. Invited Keynote Presentation at: IASPEI, Cape Town, 10-16 January.

Jones, A.G., M.R. Muller, M.P. Miensopust, D. Khosa, P.-E. Share, C. Hogg, and the SAMTEX Team, 2009. Lithospheric structures in Southern Africa: The SAMTEX project. Contributed paper at: Irish Geological Research Meeting (IGRM), Dublin, 20-22 February.

Jones, A.G., M.R. Muller, M.P. Miensopust, D. Khosa,, P.-E. Share and the The SAMTEX Team, 2009. Results from SAMTEX: The Southern African lithospheric mantle – electrical structures and geometries and comparison with seismological information. Contributed paper at: EUG 2009, Vienna, 19-24 April.

David T. Khoza, Alan G. Jones, Mark R. Muller, Rob L. Evans, Mark P. Hamilton, Marion P. Miensopust, Xavier Garcia, Patrick Cole,  Tiyapo Ngwisanyi, Dave Hutchins, Wayne Pettit, Heilke Jelsma, Theo Aravanis, C.J.S. Fourie, Sue Webb, Jan Wasborg and the SAMTEX Team, Geo-electrical Structural Directions and Dimensionality of Damara belt and surrounding cratons, Spring AGU May 2009, Poster presentation

Muller, M.R., A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans, H.S. Grütter, C. Hatton, X. Garcia, M.P. Hamilton, M.P. Miensopust, P. Cole, T. Ngwisanyi, D. Hutchins, C.J. Fourie, H.A. Jelsma, S.F. Evans, T. Aravanis, W. Pettit, S.J. Webb, J. Wasborg and The SAMTEX Team, 2009.  Rapid Mesozoic thermal and chemical modification of the Rehoboth Terrane and Kaapvaal Craton from broadband magnetotellurics and xenolith geochemistry. 11th Biennial Technical Meeting of the South African Geophysical Association, Swaziland, 16-18 September.

Share, P., A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans, M.R. Muller, M.P. Hamilton, D. Khoza, M.P. Miensopust, X. Garcia, P. Cole, T. Ngwisanyi, D. Hutchins, C.J.S. Fourie, H.A. Jelsma, T. Aravanis, W. Pettit, S.J. Webb, J. Wasborg, and The SAMTEX team12 Prediction of DC current flow between the Otjiwarongo and Katima Mulilo regions, using 3D DC resistivity forward modelling and magnetotelluric and audio-magnetotelluric data recorded during SAMTEX. Contributed paper at: SAGA, Swaziland, 16-18 September.

David T. Khoza, Alan G. Jones, Mark R. Muller, Rob L. Evans, Mark P. Hamilton, Marion P. Miensopust, Xavier Garcia, Patrick Cole, Tiyapo Ngwisanyi, Dave Hutchins, Wayne Pettit, Heilke Jelsma, Theo Aravanis, C.J.S. Fourie, Sue Webb, Jan Wasborg and the SAMTEX Team, Magnetotelluric Imaging across a Neoproterozoic collision zone :Damara belt and surrounding tectonic blocks, SAGA conference, 16-18 September

Hamilton, M.P., A.G. Jones, and The SAMTEX Team, 2009. Anisotropy of Southern African lithosphere and asthenosphere. Contributed paper at: SAGA, Swaziland, 16-18 September.

Jones, A.G., R.L. Evans, M.R. Muller, M.P. Hamilton, M.P. Miensopust, X. Garcia, P. Cole, T. Ngwisanyi, D. Hutchins, C.J.S. Fourie, S. Evans, H. Jelsma, T. Aravanis, W. Pettit, S. Webb, J. Wasborg, and The SAMTEX Team, 2009. The SAMTEX experiment: Overview and Preliminary Results. Invited Keynote Presentation at: SAGA, Swaziland, 16-18 September.

Miensopust, M.P., A.G. Jones, M.R. Muller, M.P. Hamilton, X. Garcia, R.L. Evans, P. Cole, T. Ngwisanyi, D. Hutchins, C.J.S. Fourie, H. Jelsma, T. Aravanis, W. Pettit, S. Webb, J. Wasborg and The SAMTEX Team. Magnetotelluric study in northeastern Botswana. Talk at: EMFT meeting, Seddiner See, Germany, 28 September – 2 October.

Miensopust, M.P., A.G. Jones, M.R. Muller, M.P. Hamilton, X. Garcia, R.L. Evans, P. Cole, T. Ngwisanyi, D. Hutchins, C.J.S. Fourie, H. Jelsma, T. Aravanis, W. Pettit, S. Webb, J. Wasborg and The SAMTEX Team. Magnetotelluric study in northeastern Botswana. Talk at: South African Geophysical Association (SAGA) meeting, Swaziland, 16 – 18 September.

Muller, M.R., A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans and the SAMTEX Team.  Constraints from deep-imaging magnetotellurics on the lithospheric structure and evolution of the enigmatic Okwa Terrane, Botswana. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 14-18 December.

Share, P., A.G. Jones, M.R. Muller, M.P. Miensopust, D. Khoza, C.J.S. Fourie, S.J. Webb, H. Thunehed and the SAMTEX Team. Prediction of DC current flow between the Otjiwarongo and Katima Mulilo regions, using 3D DC resistivity forward modelling and magnetotelluric and audio-magnetotelluric data recorded during SAMTEX. Contributed paper at: Fall American Geophysical Union meeting, San Francisco, USA, 14-18 December.

David T. Khoza, Alan G. Jones, Mark R. Muller and the SAMTEX Team, The lithospheric architecture of a Neoproterozoic collision zone in Southern Africa inferred from deep probing magnetotelluric data,  Fall AGU Conference, 14-18 December.

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Seismic study of Continents

Lebedev, S., Seismic structure and dynamics of continental lithosphere: New constraints from broad-band surface-wave dispersion, New Views of the Earth’s Interior: Meeting of the Mineralogical Society and the British Geophysical Association, London, 12–13 February

Lebedev, S., Seismic imaging of the deep structure and deformation of continents, 52nd Irish Geological Research Meeting, Dublin, February

Lebedev, S., Imaging the lithosphere and asthenosphere: New advances from broadband array analysis of surface waves, Frontiers of Seismology, Earthquake and Exploration Seismological Research: A meeting for the UK seismological community, Edinburgh, 2-3 April

Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, and W. Friederich, Large-scale shear velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath Europe and surrounding regions, EGU Meeting, Vienna, 19-24 April

Bartzsch, S., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, Constraints on the LAB depth and sharpness from measurements of Rayleigh wave dispersion curves, DefLAB: defining the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary, ESF exploratory workshop, Dublin, June

Agius, M., S. Lebedev, Surface-Wave Phase-Velocity Analysis across the Tibetan Plateau using Broadband Interstation Dispersion Measurements. The 5th International Symposium on Tibetan Plateau and the 24th Himalaya- Karakorum-Tibet Workshop, Beijing, 11-14 August (Poster)

Lebedev, S., M. Agius, Seismic structure of Tibet: New constraints from surface waves, The 5th International Symposium on Tibetan Plateau and the 24th Himalaya- Karakorum-Tibet Workshop, Beijing, 11-14 August

Agius, M., and S. Lebedev, 2009. Surface-Wave Phase-Velocity Analysis across the Tibetan Plateau using Broadband Interstation Dispersion Measurements. BGA Postgraduate Research in Progress Meeting 10-11 September.

Adam, J., S. Lebedev, Dispersion of surface waves in Southern Africa from inter-station measurements, 2009 SAGA Biennial Technical Meeting & Exhibition, September 2009

Lebedev, S., J. Adam, Seismic structure of southern Africa: New constraints from surface waves (INVITED KEYNOTE), 2009 SAGA Biennial Technical Meeting & Exhibition, September

Agius, M., and S. Lebedev, 2009. Shear-Velocity Profiles Across the Tibetan Plateau, From Broadband Interstation Dispersion of Surface Waves. INDEPTH Wokrshop, Dublin, Ireland 28-30 October.

Adam, J., S. Lebedev, Structure and Anisotropy of Southern Africa’s Lithosphere: Constraints From Broad-band Surface-Wave Dispersion , AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14–18 December

Agius, M., and S. Lebedev, 2009. Shear-Velocity Profiles Across the Tibetan Plateau, From Broadband Interstation Dispersion of Surface Waves. AGU Fall Meeting, 14–18 December.

Keogh, P., J. Adam, S. Lebedev, A Surface-Wave Study of Structure and Anisotropy of Tuscany, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14–18 December

Lebedev, S., M. R. Agius, R. D. van der Hilst (INVITED), Lithospheric Structure of Tibet and East Asia: New Constraints From Surface Waves, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14–18 December

Lebedev, S., B. Endrun, C. Tirel, T. Meier, Crustal and Mantle Deformation in the Aegean Region: Evidence From Seismic Anisotropy and Geodynamic Modelling, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14–18 December

Middleton, D., M. R. Agius, S. Lebedev 2009. Lithospheric Structure of Mongolia and Surroundings: A Surface-Wave Study, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14–18 December (Poster)

Legendre, C.P., T. M. Meier, S. Lebedev,  W. Friederich, Large-scale shear velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath Europe and surrounding regions, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14–18 December

Seismic Surface-Wave Imaging

Lebedev, S., Imaging the lithosphere and asthenosphere: New advances from broadband array analysis of surface waves, Frontiers of Seismology, Earthquake and Exploration Seismological Research: A meeting for the UK seismological community, Edinburgh, 2-3 April 2009

Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, and W. Friederich, Large-scale shear velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath Europe and surrounding regions, EGU Meeting, Vienna, 19-24 April 2009

Bartzsch, S., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, Constraints on the LAB depth and sharpness from measurements of Rayleigh wave dispersion curves, DefLAB: defining the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary, ESF exploratory workshop, Dublin, June 2009.

Legendre, C.P., T. M. Meier, S. Lebedev,  W. Friederich, Large-scale shear velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath Europe and surrounding regions, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2009

Three-Dimensional MT

M.P. Miensopust, C. G. Farquharson and A. G. Jones. MCMT3DID – a finite-element, 3D MT inversion code using local coordinates for each site and solving for distortion parameters. IGRM, Dublin, Ireland, 20-22 February 2009

M.P. Miensopust, C. G. Farquharson and A. G. Jones. Inverting MT 3D data using local coordinates and taking distortion parameters into account: progress and preliminary results. EGU, Vienna, Austria, 19-24 April 2009

Miensopust, M.P., C.G. Farquharson and A.G. Jones. Inverting MT 3D data using local coordinates and taking distortion parameters into account: progress and preliminary results. Talk at: IAGA meeting, Sopron, Hungary, 23 – 30 August 2009.

TRIM (Tobi Rockall Irish Margins)

O’Reilly B.M., Readman P.W. and Shannon P.M.,2009. Cold-water coral ecosystem development in the NE Atlantic: evidence for strong coupling with Pleistocene and Holocene climate change and slope failure. Atlantic Ireland 2009 Conference: A Research Conference Sponsored by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 19-20 October, Abstract Volume, p. 39.

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