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Presentations 2006

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

EuroArray

Jones, A.G., H. Thybo, and P. Maguire, 2006. EuroArray: A programme for the 4D study of the Assembly of the European Continent. Contributed paper at: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2006, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 April

Geodynamic modelling

Sheehan, J. Rheology and the Porcupine Basin. 49th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 24-26 February

T. Yamasaki and L. Gernigon. The style of lithospheric extension influenced by magmatic underplating. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2-7. Poster

T. Yamasaki. The style of lithospheric extension influenced by magmatic underplating. Extensional deformation of the lithosphere controlled by the rheological heterogeneity prior to and/or during extension. 2nd CSAG Workshop, Vrije University, Amsterdam, 9-10 November. Oral Presentation.

Yamasaki, T. and Gernigon, L. Magmatic underplating as a possible origin of deformation localization during lithospheric extension. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting , San Francisco , 11- 15 December, 2006. Poster presentation.

HADES (Hatton Deep Seismic)

Chabert A., C. Ravaut, P.W. Readman, B.M O’Reilly, P.M. Shannon. Crustal structure of the Hatton Basin (North Atlantic) from a wide-angle seismic experiment. 49th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 24-26 February. Oral Presentation.

Ravaut, C., Readman, P.W., O’Reilly, B.M. and Shannon, P.M. Quantitative seismic imaging of the crust by frequency-domain full-waveform inversion. 49th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 24-26 February

Chabert A., C. Ravaut, P.W. Readman, B.M O’Reilly, P.M. Shannon. Crustal structure of the Hatton Basin (North Atlantic) from wide-angle and reflection seismic data. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2006, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 April.Oral Presentation.

Ravaut C., Readman P.W, Operto S., O’Reilly B.M. and Shannon P. M.: Wide-angle seismic imaging of the West Hatton continental margin: Preliminary results from combined traveltime and full-waveform inversions. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2006, Vienna, Austria, 2 – 7 April. Poster

Chabert A., C. Ravaut, P.W. Readman, B.M O’Reilly, P.M. Shannon. Structure et évolution du Bassin d’Hatton (Atlantique Nord) à partir de données de sismique grand-angle et de sismique réflexion. Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Congres des Doctorants, Paris, France, 24-27 April. Oral Presentation.

Ravaut C., Chabert A., Readman P. W., O’Reilly B.M., Shannon P.M. and Gernigon L., 2006. Wide-angle seismic study of the Hatton continental margin. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers 68 th Conference and Exhibition, Vienna, 12-15 June

Chabert A., C. Ravaut, P.W. Readman, B.M O’Reilly, P.M. Shannon. Crustal structure of the Hatton Basin (North Atlantic) from wide-angle and reflection seismic data. British Geophysical Association Postgraduate Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, 31 August – 1 September. Oral Presentation.

Readman, P.W., O’Reilly, B.M., Shannon, P.M., Hauser, F., Makris, J., Ravaut, C., Chabert, A. and Gerningon, L. New high-resolution marine wide-angle seismic profiles along the Hatton Continental Margin and in the Porcupine Basin, west of Ireland: a case study. 30th European Seismological Commission Meeting and 13 th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Geneva, 3-8 September

Chabert, A., Ravaut, C., Readman, P.W., O’Reilly, B.M. and Shannon, P.M. Crustal structure of the Hatton Basin (North Atlantic) from wide-angle and reflection seismic data. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 11-15 December

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INDEPTH (INternational DEep Profiling of Tibet and Himalayas)

Unsworth, M.J., A.G. Jones, W. Wenbo, G. Marquis, S. Gokarn, and B. Denghai, 2006. Crustal rheology of the Tibetan Plateau Inferred from magnetotelluric data. Contributed paper at: Western Pacific Geoscience Meeting, Beijing, 24-27 July

Irish Seismic Network

Blake, T. DIAS Regional Seismic Network and its future development. ORFEUS/GEOFON Seismological Observatory Coordinaton Workshop, Prague, Czech Republic. April 10-12, 2006

ISLE (Irish Seismological Lithospheric Experiment)

Do, V.C., Readman, P.W. and O’Reilly, B.M. Deep-source anisotropy revealed from shear-wave splitting measurements in southwest Ireland. 49th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 24-26 February

Do, V.C., Readman, P.W., O’Reilly, B.M. and Hauser, F. Investigation of crustal and upper mantle anisotropy in southeast Ireland using teleseimic shear-wave splitting and onshore refraction data analysis. Workshop meeting on Seismic anisotropy and geodynamics of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system, Trest, Czech Republic, 17-21 June

Do, V.C., Readman, P.W. and O’Reilly, B.M., Deep-source anisotropy revealed from shear-wave splitting results from southwest Ireland. 30th European Seismological Commission Meeting and 13th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Geneva, 3-8 September

ISLE-MT (Irish Seismic Lithospheric Experiment – Magnetotelluric)

C.K. Rao, A. Jones, and M. Moorkamp. Electromagnetic imaging of crustal structure across the Iapetus Suture zone in Ireland. Contributed paper at: 49th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 24-26 February

Moorkamp, M., A.G. Jones, and C.K Rao, 2006. Processing magnetotelluric time series with adaptive filters and neural networks. Contributed paper at: 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

Rao, C.K., A.G. Jones, and M. Moorkamp, 2006. Crustal structure deduced from MT studies across Iapetus Suture zone in Ireland. Contributed paper at: 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

Rao, C.K., A.G. Jones, and M. Moorkamp, 2006. A magnetotelluric study across the Iapetus suture zone in Ireland: Preliminary results of 3D forward modelling. Contributed paper at: 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

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Joint Inversion of electromagnetic and seismic data

Moorkamp, M., C.K. Rao and A.G. Jones, 2006. Inverting receiver-function and MT-data with a genetic algorithm. Contributed paper at: 49th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 24-26 February.

Moorkamp, M., A.G. Jones, and C.K Rao, 2006. Joint inversion of MT and seismic receiver function data using a genetic algorithm, Contributed paper at: 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September.

Jones, A.G., and M. Moorkamp, 2006. Are seismic velocities and electrical conductivities reconcilable? Contributed paper at: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 11-15 December.

Moorkamp, M., A.G. Jones, and C.K. Rao, 2006. Using a genetic algorithm to assess data compatibility in joint inversion. Contributed paper at: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 11-15 December.

Marine EM

Garcia, X., A.G. Jones, C. Brown, and X. Monteys, 2006.Update on the development of a marine EM research group in Ireland. Contributed paper at: 49th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 24-26 February

Garcia, X., X. Monteys, R. Evans & B. Kelleher. Geohazard identification and early reconnaissance for hydrocarbon potential using marine electromagnetic and high frequency acoustic methods. 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

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RAPIDS (Rockall and Porcupine Irish Deep Seismic) and PIMS (Porcupine Irish Margins)

Hauser, F., O’Reilly, B.M., Readman, P.W. and Shannon, P.M. The RAPIDS4 wide-angle seismic experiment in the Porcupine Basin: Evidence for mantle exhumation and serpentinisation. Irish Geology Research Meeting, Cork, 24-26 February

F. Hauser, B.M. O’Reilly , P.W. Readman and P.M. Shannon. A wide-angle experiment in the Porcupine Basin: Evidence for mantle exhumation and serpentinisation. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2005, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 April. Poster

Readman, P.W., O’Reilly, B.M., Shannon, P.M., Hauser, F., Makris, J., Ravaut, C. Chabert, A. and Gerningon, L. New high-resolution marine wide-angle seismic profiles along the Hatton Continental Margin and in the Porcupine Basin, west of Ireland: a case study. 30 th European Seismological Commission Meeting and 13 th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Geneva, 3-8 September

O’Reilly, B.M. and Readman, P.W. Linkages between Irish and Canadian North Atlantic Basins. A brief presentation to the North Atlantic Petroleum Systems Research Workshop at the Exploring Atlantic Ireland 2006 Conference, Dublin, 8-9 November.

SAMTEX (Southern African Magnetotelluric Experiment)

Hamilton, M., A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans, S.F. Evans, C.J.S. Fourie, A. Mountford, X. Garcia, J. Spratt, and the SAMTEX MT team. Magnetotelluric studies across the Kaapvaal craton in southern Africa. Contributed paper at: 49th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 24-26 February

Jones, A.G., and the SAMTEX team, 2006. Electromagnetic imaging of the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa – Status Report. Contributed paper at: Canadian Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 14-17 May

Evans S.F., A.G. Jones, R. Evans X. Garcia, S. Fourie, and A. Mountford, 2006. The Southern African Magnetotelluric Experiment (SAMTEX): Progress and preliminary interpretations. Contributed paper at: Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists Annual General Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, 2-6 July

Hamilton, M., Jones, A., Evans, R., Evans, S., Fourie, C.J.S., Garcia, X., Mountford A., Spratt, J., and the SAMTEX MT team. A comparison of seismic and electrical anisotropy over the southern African region. British Geophysical Association Postgraduate Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, 31 August – 1 September

Miensopust, M., A.G. Jones, M. Muller, M. Hamilton, X. Garcia, J. Spratt, R. Evans, S.Evans, A. Mountford, C. Fourie, D. Hutchins, H. Ngwisanyi and the SAMTEX team. Lithospheric studies of major Archean cratons and their Proterozoic bounding belts in southern Africa using MT. British Geophysical Association Postgraduate Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland, 31 August – 1 September

Evans, R.L., A.G. Jones, X. Garcia, M. Hamilton, S. Evans, S. Fourie, J. Spratt and the SAMTEX Team. The electrical lithosphere beneath the Kaapvaal Craton: Links to kimberlites. Contributed paper at: 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

Hamilton, M.P., A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans, S.F. Evans, C.J.S. Fourie, A. Mountford, X. Garcia, J.E. Spratt, and the SAMTEX team. A Comparison of Electrical and Seismic Anisotropy Across the Southern African Region. Contributed paper at: 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

Jones, A.G., X. Garcia, M. Hamilton, M. Miensopust, M. Muller, J. Spratt, R. Evans, A. Chave, S. Fourie, E. Stettler, R. Stettler, J. Cole, H. Ngwisanyi, D. Hutchins, S. Evans, D. Hatch, A. Mountford, E. Cunion, and the SAMTEX team, 2006. SAMTEX (Southern African Magnetotelluric Experiment): Overview and First Results. Contributed paper at: 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

Muller, M.R., Webb, S., Jones, A., Hough, T., Kowalczyk, P., Evans, R., Fourie, C., Hatch, D., Mountford, A. and the SAMTEX team. Crustal imaging of the archaean Witwatersrand Basin and Vredefort Dome, South Africa, using broadband magnetotellurics. 18th Electromagnetic Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 18-22 September

Hamilton, M.P., A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans, S.F. Evans, C.J.S. Fourie, A. Mountford, T. Ngwisanyi, D. Hutchins, X. Garcia, M.R. Muller, J. Spratt, M. Miensopust, and the SAMTEX MT Team. A comparison of electrical and seismic anisotropy across the southern African region. Contributed paper at: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 11-15 December

Muller, M.R., Hamilton, M.P., Evans, S.F., Jones, A.G., Evans, R.L., Garcia, X., Mountford, A., Fourie, C.J.S., Hutchins, D., Ngwisanyi, T. and the SAMTEX team. Constraints on the Lithospheric Evolution of the Rehoboth and Kaapvaal Cratons, Southern Africa, From Broadband Magnetotellurics. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 11-15 December

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3D MT Modelling/inversion

A. D. Avdeeva, D.B. Avdeev. A limited-memory quasi-Newton method for magnetotelluric inversion. 49th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 24-26 February

D.B. Avdeev, A.D. Avdeeva 2006. A rigorous three-dimensional magnetotelluric inversion. PIERS, Cambridge, USA, 26-29 March

A.D. Avdeeva, D.B. Avdeev 2006. QN inversion of large-scale MT data. PIERS, Cambridge, USA, 26-29 March

D.B. Avdeev, A.D. Avdeeva 2006. 3-D MT inversion using quasi-Newton optimization. International Conference “Tikhonov and Contemporary Mathematics,” Moscow, Russia, 19-25 June

D.B. Avdeev, A.D. Avdeeva. 3-D MT inversion: first tests using synthetic data. 18th Electromagnetic Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 18-22 September

A.D. Avdeeva, D.B. Avdeev. A parallel implementation of 3-D EM forward modelling. 8th Electromagnetic Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 18-22 September

A.D. Avdeeva, D.B. Avdeev 2006. Limited-memory quasi-Newton magnetotelluric inversion as an example of optimization problem in geophysics. Winter Symposium, DIAS, Dublin, Ireland, 14-15 December

Other Topics and Projects

Moorkamp, M., C.K. Rao and A.G. Jones. Inverting receiver-function and MT-data with a genetic algorithm. Contributed paper at: 49th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 24-26 February

Jones, A.G. The Electric Earth: Understanding Earth processes from deep-probing electromagnetic imaging. Invited seminar to: South African Geophysical Association, The School of Geoscience, University of The Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, 14 March

Jones, A.G. Information about the Earth from deep-probing electromagnetic studies. Invited seminar to: Geological Society of Zambia, Geology Department, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia, 4 April

V. Raileanu, J. Ritter, M.Radulian, M. Martin, A. Bala , F. Hauser , M. Popa and C. Ionescu. Crustal and lithospheric structure within and around the Vrancea seismogenic zone, Romania. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2005, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 April. Abstract. Poster

Jones, A.G., 2006. Geophysics in Canada – Quo Vademus? Invited dinner address at: Canadian Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 14-17 May

Garcia, X., and A.G. Jones. Processing of AMT data using the Wavelet transform. 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

Garcia, X., and C.K. Rao. Conductivity images of Proterozoic basin (Bhima), Southern India. 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

Collins L.,J. Spratt , B. Higgs , and A.G. Jones, 2006. Looking down to look up: Results of a DC resistivity study of the grounds of Birr Castle, Ireland. Contributed paper at: 18th International Workshop on Electromagnectic Induction in the Earth, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

Jones, A.G., and I.J. Ferguson, 2006. Analysis of POLARIS MT data from the Slave Craton, Northwest Territories, Canada. Contributed paper at: 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

Spratt, J., J. Craven and A.G. Jones, 2006. Re-analysis and modelling of MT data from the Nechako Basin, British Columbia, Canada. Contributed paper at: 18th EM Induction Workshop, El Vendrell, Spain, 17-23 September

Garcia, X., 2006. Uses of electromagnetic methods in Ireland. Presentation to Geological Survey of Ireland.

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