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Presentations 2010

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

Canada

Spratt, J., C. Hogg, A.G. Jones, and D. Corrigan. Preliminary images of the lithosphere beneath the Melville Peninsula, Nunavut using magnetotelluric methods. Contributed paper at: GeoCanada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 10 – 14 May.

Spratt, J., A.G. Jones, D. Corrigan, and C. Hogg. Lithospheric geometry beneath Melville Peninsula, Nunavut, revealed by deep-probing magnetotelluric surveying. Contributed paper at: 20th EM Induction Workshop, Giza, Egypt, 18 – 24 September.

CO2 sequestration

Jones, A.G., J. Ledo, M.R. Muller, P. Queralt, and A.Marcuello. Saline aquifer delineation and CO2 sequestration monitoring using electromagnetic methods. Contributed paper at: RIA Carbon Capture and Storage Conference, Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland, 11 – 12 March.

General

Lebedev, S., Deformation and Anisotropy in 4D: the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere System (Invited), Abstract DI33C-01 (publication only), Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 December.

Blake, T., A.G. Jones, and G. Campbell. Seismology in Schools, an integrated approach to funding, developing and implementing a coordinated programme for teachers and high school students. Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 13 – 17 December.

Brian. M. O’Reilly, Pat. M. Shannon, J. Kim. Welford. Proposed Atlantic margin WARRP seismic acquisition offshore Ireland and Newfoundland: ISPSG Project ISO9/06. GEOSCIENCE 2010 Conference, Dublin, 3 – 4 November.

Brian. M. O’Reilly, Pat. M. Shannon, Peter W. Readman. Phase 1 of WARRP seismic acquisition: southwest Ireland to Porcupine Abyssal Plain: ISPSG Project ISO9/06 (Phase1). GEOSCIENCE 2010 Conference, Dublin, 3 – 4 November.

Brian M. O’Reilly, Pat M. Shannon, Peter W. Readman, J. Kim Welford and Franz Hauser. WARRP seismic acquisition across the conjugate North Atlantic margins (Experiment Phase 1 – southwest Ireland to Porcupine Abyssal Plain: ISPSG Project ISO9/06). GEOSCIENCE 2010 Conference, Dublin, 3 – 4 November.

Sergei Lebedev, Clare Horan, Peter Readman, Louise Collins, Franz Hauser and Brian O’Reilly. Ireland Array. A seismic investigation of Ireland’s evolution, seismicity and new energy potential. GEOSCIENCE 2010 Conference, Dublin, 3 – 4 November.

Fabio Sacchetti, Sara Benetti, Aggeliki Georgiopoulou, Paul Dunlop, Rory Quinn, Pat Shannon, Brian O’Reilly. Geomorphology of the Irish Rockall Trough mapped from INSS improved multibeam bathymetric and backscatter dataset. GEOSCIENCE 2010 Conference, Dublin, 3 – 4 November.

Jones, A.G., 2010. Lithospheric structures and geometries revealed by deep-probing magnetotellurics. Invited Keynote Presentation at: Litho2010, Helsinki, Finland, 27 – 28 October.

Miensopust, M.P. and A.G. Jones. Artifacts of isotropic inversion applied to anisotropic magnetotelluric data. 20th workshop of IAGA WG 1.2 on Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth, 18 – 24 September 2010, Giza, Egypt.

Lebedev, S., Seismic Imaging of the Lithosphere’s Structure and Deformation, Invited seminar, USC, Los Angeles, June.

Geodynamic modelling of continental deformation

Tirel C., J.-P. Brun, E. Burov, M.J.R. Wortel and S. Lebedev. Dynamics of subduction, accretion, exhumation and slab roll-back: Mediterranean scenarios, 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, 13–17 December, San Francisco. Oral presentation.

Tirel C., Dynamics of continental deformation: insights from numerical modelling. Invited seminar at Trinity College, Dublin, Department of Geology, 5th of November.

Tirel C., E. Burov, J.-P. Brun, and S. Lebedev. Subduction, accretion and exhumation: Dynamics of the Aegean and Tyrrhenian Seas, ESC 2010, September 6-10, Montpellier. Oral presentation.

Tirel C., J.-P. Brun, E. Burov and S. Lebedev. Subduction and exhumation of continental crust in collisional orogeny, 53rd IGRM 2010, Belfast, 19th-21st February. Poster presentation.

Global and continent-scale seismic imaging

Andrew Schaeffer and Sergei Lebedev. Seismic structure of the North American lithosphere and upper mantle imaged using Surface and S waveform tomography. AGU Fall Meeting, Session T46. San Francisco, California. December 13 – 17.

Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, W. Friederich, Large-scale shear velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath Europe and surrounding regions, Abstract SW2/WE/O3, ESC General Assembly 2010, Montpellier, September 6 – 10.

Lebedev, S., Surface-wave imaging of the structure and deformation of the lithosphere, Abstract SW2/WE/O5, ESC General Assembly 2010, Montpellier, September 6 – 10.

Andrew Schaeffer and Sergei Lebedev. Seismic structure of the lithosphere and upper mantle of North America from the inversion of Surface and S waveforms. Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology 2010 Workshop, Snowbird Resort, Utah, USA, June 9 – 11.

Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, W. Friederich, Large-scale shear velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath Europe and surrounding regions, Lithospheric Deformation Symposium, Bochum, Germany, May 25 – 28.

Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, W. Friederich, Large-scale shear velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath Africa and surrounding regions, Lithospheric Deformation Symposium, Bochum, Germany, May 25 – 28.

Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, W. Friederich, and the EGELADOS Working Group, Large-scale shear velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath Europe and surrounding regions, Abstract EGU2010-10303, EGU General Assembly, 2 – 7 May.

Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, W. Friederich, and the EGELADOS Working Group, Large-scale shear velocity structure of the upper mantle beneath Africa and surrounding regions, Abstract EGU2010-10030, EGU General Assembly, 2 – 7 May.

Global Geophysical Modelling

Sasgen, I., Dobslaw, H., Martinec, Z., Thomas, M. Antarctic accumulation variability from GRACE and its connection to the El Nino Southern Oscillation. GRACE Science Team Meeting, Potsdam, Germany, November 11 – 12

Gradmann, S., J. Ebbing, C. Pascal, J. Fullea. Integrated modelling investigating the link between topography and lithosphere of the Scandes, GeoMod 2010, Lisbon, September 27 – 29

Martinec, Z. The Earth’s gravity eld from geodetic and geophysical perspectives. Dublin Institute of Technology, Department of Spatial Information Sciences, Dublin, Ireland, September 28, 2010.

K. Kalousová, O. Soucek and O.Cadek. Global model of elastic lithosphere thickness on Mars. EPSC2010, Rome, Italy, 19 – 24 September

Spada, G., COST Action ES0701WG4 Team. A new benchmark study for post-glacial rebound codes. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, May 2-7 (poster).

Tanaka, Y., Klemann, V., Martinec, Z. Spectral nite-element approach to three-dimensional viscoelastic relaxation in a spherical earth – extension for material compressibility. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, May 2-7 (poster).

Klemann, V., Martinec, Z. Implementation of non-linear rheology in spectral nite-element code. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, May 2-7 (poster).

Sasgen, I., Klemann, V., Martinec, Z. Glacial-isostatic adjustment in North America inferred from GRACE. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, May 2-7 (poster).

Alasonati-Tasarova, Z., Bielik, M., Götze, H-J., Afonso, J.C., Fullea, J. New large-scale lithospheric model of the Western Carpathian-Pannonian Basin region based on the 3-D gravity modelling. EGU, General Assembly, EGU2010-4199, Vienna, 2 – 7 May

Ondrej Soucek and Zdenek Martinec. The role of longitudinal stresses in the ISMIP-HEINO experiment. EGU, Vienna, Austria, 2 – 7 May

Zdenek Martinec, Jonathan Bamber, Ingo Sasgen, and Michiel van den Broeke. Regional ice-mass variability in Greenland from GRACE, InSAR and surface-mass balance modelling. EGU, Vienna, Austria, 2 – 7 May

Ingo Sasgen, Henryk Dobslaw, Zdenek Martinec, and Maik Thomas. Antarctic snow accumulation variability related to ENSO from GRACE. EGU, Vienna, Austria, 2 – 7 May

Irina Rogozhina, Reinhard Calov, Zdenek Martinec, Jan Hagedoorn, and Maik Thomas. Memory of the Greenland Ice Sheet. . EGU, Vienna, Austria, 2 – 7 May

Z. Martinec. Statistical filtering of GRACE gravity data. COST ES0701 WG3: Noise characteristics of station coordinate time series/velocities, Nottingham University, 18 – 19 March

Sasgen, I., Hagedoorn, J., Klemann, V., Martinec, Z. Antarctic and Greenlandic ice-sheet contributions to present-day sea-level change from GRACE. ICE2SEA: First Open Forum, Krakow, Poland, March 18

INDEPTH (InterNational DEep Profiling of Tibet and the Himalaya)

Jan Vozar, Alan G Jones, Florian Le Pape, Martyn Jonathan Unsworth, Wenbo Wei. Electromagnetic Studies of lithospheric mantle and crust in the central Tibetan Plateau from INDEPTH magnetotelluric profiles and magnetovariational data. AGU, 13 – 17 December, San Fransisco, USA.

Florian Le Pape, Alan G. Jones, Jan Vozar, Martyn Unsworth and Wei Wenbo and the INDEPTH MT Team. Northern Tibet crustal and lithospheric mantle structures inferred from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data. AGU, 13 – 17 December, San Fransisco, USA.

Florian Le Pape, Alan G. Jones, Jan Vozar, Martyn Unsworth and Wei Wenbo. Evolution of the crust and upper mantle structure in Northern Tibetan Plateau from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data. 20th Electromagnetic Induction Workshop, 18 – 24 September, Giza, Egypt.

Jan Vozar, Alan G. Jones, Florian Le Pape, Martyn J. Unsworth, Wei Wenbo, Jin Sheng, Gaofeng Ye, and the INDEPTH MT Team.  Electromagnetic studies of the central Tibetan Plateau from INDEPTH magnetotelluric profiles and magnetovariational data. 20th Electromagnetic Induction Workshop, 18 – 24 September, Giza, Egypt.

Jan Vozar, Alan G. Jones, Florian Le Pape, Wei Wenbo, Martyn J. Unsworth, and the INDEPTH MT Team..  Electromagnetic studies of Banggong-Nujiang suture architecture from INDEPTH magnetotelluric profiles and magnetovariational data.  25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop San Francisco, 7 – 10 June

Florian Le Pape, Alan G. Jones, Jan Vozar, Martyn Unsworth, Wei Wenbo and the INDEPTH MT Team. Evolution of the crust and upper mantle structure in Northern Tibetan Plateau from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data. Contributed paper at: 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet workshop (HKT25), San Francisco, USA, 7 – 10 June.

Wei, W., S. Jin, G. Ye, A.G. Jones, M.J. Unsworth, and the INDEPTH MT Team. Regional resistivity structure of the Tibetan Plateau. Contributed paper at: 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet workshop (HKT25), San Francisco, USA, 7-10 June.

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ISLE MT (Irish Seismic Lithospheric Experiment – Magnetotelluric)

Rao, C.K., A.G. Jones, and M. Moorkamp. Lithospheric structure across Ireland inferred from magnetotelluric studies. Contributed paper at: 20th EM Induction Workshop, Giza, Egypt, 18-24 September.

ISUME (Irish Seismological Upper Mantle Experiment)

G. Polat,  S. Lebedev, P. W. Readman,  B. M. O’Reilly, F. Hauser. Surface-Wave tomography of Ireland.  AGU, 13 – 17 December, San Fransisco, USA.

Polat, G., Readman, P.W., O’Reilly, B.M. and Hauser, F.  Deep-source anisotropy beneath Ireland: new shear-wave splitting and controlled-source results. EGU General Assembly 2010, Geophysical Research Abstracts , Vol. 12, EGU2010-13959.

Polat, G.,Lebedev, S.,Readman, P.W., O’Reilly, B.M., Hauser, F. ‘Surface-wave tomography in Ireland.  BGA Postgraduate Research in Progress Meeting.

Polat, G., Readman, P.W., O’Reilly, B.M., Hauser, F. Deep anisotropy beneath Ireland from shear-wave splitting measurements. 53rd Irish Geological Research Meeting, Ulster Museum, Belfast.

John P. O’Donnell, E. Daly, C. Tiberi, B. M. O’Reilly, P. W. Readman, F. Hauser and I. D. Bastow.  Lithosphere-asthenosphere interaction beneath Ireland from joint inversion of teleseismic P-wave delay times and GRACE gravity.  53rd Irish Geological Research Meeting, Ulster Museum, Belfast.

Joint Inversion

Mandolesi, E., and A.G. Jones. Seismic constraints in magnetotelluric inversion. Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 12 – 17 December.

Mandolesi, E., E. Roux, and A.G. Jones. Inversion of magnetotelluric data with seismic constraints using a structural approach. Contributed paper at: 20th EM Induction Workshop, Giza, Egypt, 18 – 24 September.

E. Roux, Max Moorkamp, Alan-G. Jones. Joint Inversion of long-period magnetotelluric data and surface-waves dispersion curves for anisotropic structure: application to Central Germany. Contributed paper at: 20th EM Induction Workshop, Giza, Egypt, 18 – 24 September.

E. Roux, Max Moorkamp, Alan-G. Jones. Joint Inversion of long-period magnetotelluric data and surface-waves dispersion curves for anisotropic structure: application to Central Germany. XIVth IAGA Workshop, September 13 – 23.

A. Jones. Lithospheric and asthenospheric anisotropy: Lessons from Southern Africa and Joint Inversion of Seismic and Electromagnetic data for an Anisotropic Earth. Invited seminar, Geosciences Department, Montpellier University, France, 23rd April

Mantle Transition Zone

Andrew Schaeffer and Michael Bostock. The Transition Zone low-velocity-zone: properties in Northwestern Canada. AGU Fall Meeting, Session DI06 Invited Talk. San Francisco, California. December 13 – 17.

Andrew Schaeffer and Sergei Lebedev. Seismic structure of the North American lithosphere and upper mantle imaged using Surface and S waveform tomography. AGU Fall Meeting, Session T46. San Francisco, California. December 13 – 17.

Thorsten W Becker, John W Crowley, Mélanie Gérault, Tobias Höink, Andrew J Schaeffer, Peter H Barry, Jenn Frost, Jennifer Girard, Maribel Nunez-Valdez, Marc Hirschmann, Saswata Hier-Majumder, Richard J O’Connell. Deep Water Cycle: its Role in Earth’s Thermal Evolution and Plate Tectonics. AGU Fall Meeting, Session U15. CIDER 2010 Research Presentation. San Francisco, California. December 13 – 17.

Andrew Schaeffer and Michael Bostock. A low-velocity zone atop the transition zone in Northwestern Canada. Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior, 12th Symposium, Santa Barbara, California, July 18 – July 23.

Andrew Schaeffer and Michael Bostock. A low-velocity zone atop the transition zone in Northwestern Canada. Cooperative Institute for Dynamic Earth Research 2010 Summer Program, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California – Santa Barbara, June 28 – July 18.

Schaeffer, A. and Bostock, M.. A low-velocity zone atop the transition zone in Northwestern Canada. IGRM 2010. Belfast, Northern Ireland. 20 February.

MT Theory

Miensopust, M., and A.G. Jones. Artifacts of isotropic inversion applied to anisotropic MT data Contributed paper at: 20th EM Induction Workshop, Giza, Egypt, 18 – 24 September.

NAPSA (North Atlantic Petroleum Systems Assessment group)

Brian. M. O’Reilly, Pat. M. Shannon, J. Kim. Welford. Proposed Atlantic margin WARRP seismic acquisition offshore Ireland and Newfoundland: ISPSG Project ISO9/06.  Atlantic Ireland2010 Conference, Dublin, 2nd November.

Brian. M. O’Reilly, Pat. M. Shannon, Peter W. Readman. Phase 1 of WARRP seismic acquisition: southwest Ireland to Porcupine Abyssal Plain: ISPSG Project ISO9/06 (Phase1). Atlantic Ireland2010 Conference, Dublin, 2nd November .

Brian M. O’Reilly, Pat M. Shannon, Peter W. Readman, J. Kim Welford and Franz Hauser.WARRP seismic acquisition across the conjugate North Atlantic margins (Experiment Phase 1 – southwest Ireland to Porcupine Abyssal Plain: ISPSG Project ISO9/06). Atlantic Ireland2010 Conference, Dublin, 2nd November.

Sergei Lebedev, Clare Horan, Peter Readman, Louise Collins, Franz Hauser and Brian O’Reilly. Ireland Array. A seismic investigation of Ireland’s evolution, seismicity and new energy potential. Atlantic Ireland2010 Conference, Dublin, 2nd November.

Brian. M. O’Reilly. Some ideas regarding the new plate reconstruction project across the Irish and Newfoundland continental margins. NAPSA Workshop, Dublin, 28th October to 1st November.

Brian. M. O’Reilly. Optimised seismic acquisition parameters for proposed new WARRP profile across the Porcupine Seabight Basin, offshore Ireland. NAPSA/PIPco Workshop, Dublin, 10th August.

PICASSO (Programme to Investigate Convecting Alboran Sea System Overturn) / Topo-Med

Duygu Kiyan, Alan G. Jones, Javier Fullea, Colin Hogg, Juanjo Ledo, Agata Siniscalchi, Joan Campanya, and the PICASSO Phase II Team. Crustal and lithospheric imaging of the Atlas Mountains of Morocco inferred from magnetotelluric data.  AGU Fall Meeting, 13 – 17 December, San Francisco, USA.

J.-P. Schmoldt, A.G. Jones, M. Muller, D. Kiyan, C. Hogg and O. Rosell. Realising 2D magnetotelluric inversion in the case of divergent geoelectric strike directions in the crust and mantle – Case study using synthetic models and real data from the Tajo Basin (Spain). AGU Fall Meeting, San Fransisco, USA, 13 – 17 December.

J. Fullea, M. Fernàndez, A. Jones, D. Kiyan. Lithospheric structure in Atlantic-Mediterranean Transition Region.Insights from integrated geophysical and petrological modelling. “6th TOPO-EUROPE Workshop” Thursday 4 – Saturday 6 November, Hønefoss, Norway.

D. Kiyan, A. G. Jones, J. Fullea, C. Hogg, J. Ledo, A. Siniscalchi, M.Rouai, J. Campanyà, P.P. Moretti, G. Romano, and the PICASSO Ph. II Team. Magnetotelluric data from the Atlas Mountains of Morocco as part of TopoMed: preliminary results. 6th TOPO-EUROPE Workshop, Thursday 4 – Saturday 6 November, Hønefoss, Norway.

Ledo, J., A.G. Jones, A. Siniscalchi, M. Rouai, J. Campanya, and D. Kiyan.  Crustal scale magnetotelluric imaging of the central Middle and High Atlas in Morocco. Contributed paper at: 20th EM Induction Workshop, Giza, Egypt, 18-24 September.

D. Kiyan, Alan G. Jones, Colin Hogg, Juanjo Ledo, Agata Siniscalchi, and the PICASSO Phase II Team. PICASSO Phase II – TopoMed. MT investigations over the Atlas Mountains of Morocco: preliminary results. 20th Electromagnetic Induction Workshop, Eygpt, 18 – 24 September.

J-P. Schmoldt, Alan G. Jones, Colin Hogg and Oriol Rosell. Magnetotelluric investigation of the Iberian lithosphere and asthenosphere beneath Tajo Basin and Betic Cordillera (PICASSO – Phase I). Contributed paper at: 20th EM Induction Workshop, Giza, Egypt, 18 – 24 September.

Jan-Philipp Schmoldt and Alan G. Jones.  Using anisotropic approaches to realise 2D magnetotelluric inversion of a subsurface with depth-varying geoelectric strike direction – Synthetic model study and application to real data from the PICASSO Phase I project.  EGU, General Assembly, EGU2010-2532, Vienna, 2 – 7 May.

Jan-Philipp Schmoldt, Alan G. Jones, Javier Fullea, Mark Muller, Colin Hogg, and Oriol Rosell Novel.  Magnetotelluric investigation of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary beneath the Tajo Basin contrasted with results from seismic and thermal modelling studies – Results of the PICASSO Phase I project in the Iberian Peninsula.  EGU, General Assembly, EGU2010-2532, Vienna, 2 – 7 May.

Jan-Philipp Schmoldt, Alan G. Jones, Mark Muller, Duygu Kiyan, Colin Hogg, and Oriol Rosell Novel. Geometries and structures within the Iberian lithosphere and asthenosphere beneath the Tajo Basin and Betic Cordillera revealed using magnetotellurics – Results of the PICASSO Phase I project.  EGU, General Assembly, EGU2010-2532, Vienna, 2 – 7 May.

Fullea, J., Fernandez, M., Afonso, J.C., Verges, J., Zeyen, H.  The structure and evolution of the lithosphere – asthenosphere boundary beneath the Atlantic-Mediterranean Transition Region. EGU, General Assembly, EGU2010-2532, Vienna (solicited), 2 – 7 May.

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SAMTEX (Southern African Magnetotelluric Experiment)

Muller, M.R., Fullea, J. and Jones, A.G. Reconciling electromagnetic and seismic constraints on lithospheric thickness and composition of the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 13 – 17 December.

D. Khoza, Alan G. Jones, Mark R. Muller,M. Miensopust, S. Webb, P.E. Share, and the SAMTEX MT Team. Electromagnetic evidence of high angle convergence of Kalahari and Congo cratons in southern Africa, 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, San Fransisco, USA, 13 – 17 December.

Marion P Miensopust, Alan G Jones, Mark R Muller, Xavier Garcia, Robert L Evans, David Tshepo Khoza. Lithospheric structures and Precambrian terrane boundaries in northeastern Botswana revealed through SAMTEX magnetotelluric profiling. AGU Fall Meeting, San Fransisco, USA, 13 – 17 December.

Stewart Fishwick, Alan G. Jones, Robert L Evans. A comparison of geophysical proxies for the LAB in southern Africa. AGU Fall Meeting, San Fransisco, USA, 13 – 17 December.

Alan G. Jones, Stewart Fishwick, Robert L Evans. Comparison of seismic and electrical parameters of the Southern African lithosphere: Evidence for predominantly thermally-driven lateral variation. AGU Fall Meeting, San Fransisco, USA, 13 – 17 December.

M. R. Muller, J. Fullea and A. G. Jones. Magnetotelluric and mantle xenolith constraints on the thermal and chemical lithospheric-mantle structure of the Kaapvaal Craton and Rehoboth Terrane, southern Africa. 20th Electromagnetic Induction Workshop, Eygpt, September 18 – 24.

D. Khoza, Alan G. Jones, Mark R. Muller, Susan Webb, and the SAMTEX Team. First deep electrical resistivity structure of the southern Congo craton. 20th Electromagnetic Induction Workshop, Eygpt, September 18 – 24.

Miensopust, M.P., A.G. Jones, M.R. Muller, X. Garcia and R.L. Evans. Lithospheric structures and geometries in northeastern Botswana revealed through SAMTEX magnetotelluric profiling. Contributed paper at: 20th EM Induction Workshop, Giza, Egypt, 18 – 24 September.

Jones, A.G., S. Fishwick, and R.L. Evans, 2010. Southern Africa Lithosphere: Comparison of seismic and electrical parameters. Contributed paper at: 20th EM Induction Workshop, Giza, Egypt, 18 – 24 September.

Share, O., A.G. Jones, M.R. Muller, M.P. Miensopust, D. Khoza, S.J. Webb, H. Thunehed, and The SAMTEX team. Prediction of DC return current flow in northern Namibia and Botwana. Contributed paper at: 20th EM Induction Workshop, Giza, Egypt, 18 – 24 September.

Fullea, J., Muller, M. R., Jones, A. G., and Khoza, D. Fully self-consistent modelling of the southern African lithospheric/sublithospheric mantle using elevation, surface heat flow,magnetotelluric, surface wave, and petrological data.  EGU, General Assembly, EGU2010-6807-1, Vienna, 2 – 7 May.

Miensopust, M.P., A.G. Jones, M.R. Muller, R.L. Evans and the SAMTEX team. Lithospheric structures and geometries in northeastern Botswana revealed through SAMTEX magnetotelluric profiling.  EGU, General Assembly, EGU2010-6807-1, Vienna, 2 – 7 May.

Seismic imaging of Tibet and East Asia

Agius M. R., S. Lebedev. Shear velocity profiles in the crust and lithospheric mantle across Tibet. AGU Fall Meeting, San Fransisco, USA, 13 – 17 December.

Agius M. R., S. Lebedev. Lithospheric structure across the Tibetan Plateau, from broadband surface-wave analysis. Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior, 12th Symposium, Santa Barbara, California, July 18 – July 23.

Agius M. R., S. Lebedev. Lithospheric structure across the Tibetan Plateau, from broadband surface-wave analysis. Cooperative Institute for Dynamic Earth Research 2010 Summer Program, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California – Santa Barbara, June 28 – July 18.

Agius, M. R., Lebedev, S. Shear-Velocity Profiles Across the Tibetan Plateau from Broadband, Surface-Wave, Phase-Velocity Measurements. In: Leech, Mary L., Klemperer, Simon L., and Mooney, Walter D., eds., 2010, Proceedings of the 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1099 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1099/].

Lebedev, S., Agius, M. R. Lithospheric Structure and Dynamics of Tibet: Constraints from Shear-Velocity Distribution. In: Leech, Mary L., Klemperer, Simon L., and Mooney, Walter D., eds., 2010, Proceedings of the 25th Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet Workshop: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1099 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1099/].

Agius M. R., S. Lebedev. Crustal and lithospheric structure of Tibet from shear­ velocity profiles. IGRM 2010. Belfast, Northern Ireland. 20 February.

Middleton D., M. R. Agius, S. Lebedev. The cause of Cenozoic uplift and volcanism in Western Mongolia: A seismic study. IGRM 2010. Belfast, Northern Ireland. 20 February.

Seismic structure and Deformation of the Mediterranean

Lebedev, S., B. Endrun, T. M. Meier, J. Adam, C. Tirel, 3D Deformation and Evolution of Mediterranean Basins: Insights From Crustal and Mantle Anisotropy, 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 13–17 December.

Lebedev S. , Adam J. , Keogh P., Tirel, C. Structure and Subduction-Induced Deformation of Tuscany’s Lithosphere, from Broadband Surface-Wave Analysis, Abstract T/MO/O2, ESC General Assembly 2010, Montpellier, France, 6 – 10 September.

Lebedev, S., Seismic imaging of the structure and deformation of the lithosphere and asthenosphere, Invited seminar, University of Montpellier, France, September 2.

Galea, P., M. R. Agius. A new insight into the seismicity of the Sicily Channel. European Seismological Commission 32nd General Assembly, Montpellier, France, 6 – 10 September.

Lebedev, S., Seismic Imaging of Lithospheric Deformation (Invited Keynote), Lithospheric Deformation Symposium, Bochum, Germany, May 25 – 28.

Lebedev, S., B. Endrun, C. Tirel and T. Meier, Crustal and mantle flow in the Aegean region: Evidence from seismology and geodynamics. IGRM 2010, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 20 February.

Keogh, P., J. Adam, S. Lebedev, Structure and Dynamics of Tuscany’s Lithosphere, from Broadband Surface-Wave Dispersion. IGRM 2010. Belfast, Northern Ireland. 20 February.

Seismology in Schools

Blake, T., A. Jones, A.J., Campbell, G., Seismology in Schools – an integrated approach to funding developing and implementing a coordinated programme for teachers and high school students. Contributed paper at: AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Blake, T., and A.G. Jones. The Irish Seismology In Schools Outreach programme. Contributed paper at: European Seismological Commission 32nd General Assembly, Montpellier, France, 6 – 10 September.

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