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Past Presentations – 2003

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

V.C. Do: “A broadband teleseismic study of the lithosphere across the Iapetus Suture Zone in Ireland (ISLE: Irish Seismic Lithospheric Experiment)” and “;Sub-basalt imaging using evanscent waves and tunneled refractions”, 46th IGRM, Belfast, 21-23 February

“ISLE – Irish Seismological Lithospheric Experiment: A teleseismic study across the Caledonian Suture Zone in Ireland”, EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, 6-10 April

“A teleseismic study across the Caledonian Suture Zone in Ireland”, 2nd British Geophysical Association Post-grad research meeting, Leeds, 6-9 September

“A Teleseismic Study Across the Iapetus Suture Zone in Ireland: ISLE – the Irish Seismic Lithospheric Experiment”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 8-12 December.

A.G. Jones: “Electromagnetic studies of a continent”, invited paper, “Lithosphere development of the slave craton: a linked crustal and mantle perspective”, “Electrical parameter maps of Canada derived from Lithoprobe surveys”, “Temperature bounds of the intermontane belt mantle (northern Canadian Cordillera) using its mineral composition and electrical conductivity”, “Electromagnetic images of the India-Asia collision zone”, EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, France, 06 – 11 April

“Deep-probing electromagnetic studies for area selection of possible diamond provinces”, invited paper, “Lithospheric electrical structure of Northwestern Canada”, “Lithospheric structure of the Northern Cordillera of North America revealed through deep-probing magnetotelluric studies”, GAC-MAC-SEG Joint Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 25-28 May

“Area selection for diamond exploration using deep-probing electromagnetic surveying”, “Electrical parameter maps of Canada”, 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 22-27 June

“Imaging the results of Archean tectonic processes: EM and teleseismic studies of the Slave craton, Canada”, “The electrical lithosphere of northwestern Canada”, “Electromagnetic imaging of the India-Asia collision zone”, IUGG General Assembly, Sapporo, Japan, 30 June – 11 July

“Fire and Ice: Geophysical inferences aid the search for diamonds in northern Canada”, invited seminar at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 12 November

“Seismic detection of the alpha-beta quartz transition provides precise temperature estimation in the Tibetan crust”, “Geophysical signatures of chemical depletion in Slave cratonic peridotite”, Fall AGU, San Francisco, 8-12 December.

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B.M. O’Reilly: “A cold-water coral mound population on the Porcupine Bank: Evidence for Pleistocene and Holocene climate change” and ” A 3-D seismic refraction/wide-angle reflection study across the Variscides of SW Ireland”, 46th IGRM, Belfast, 21-23 February

“Regional Mesozoic basin development along the Irish continental margins: Evidence from regional gravity studies” and “EAGLE – The controlled source experiment”, EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, 6-10 April

“Gravity and magnetic studies in the Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland: Insights into basin formation”, “A carbonate mound population on western margin of the Porcupine Bank: Evidence for north Atlantic palaeoclimatic controls on a cold-water coral ecosystem”, IUGG XXIII General Assembly, Sapporo, 30 June – 11 July

“The crustal structure and regional development of the Irish Atlantic Margin region”, 6th Petroleum Geology Conference, London, 6-9 October

“Cold-water coral mounds and early Holocene climate change” and “A preliminary analysis of crustal structure variations along the Ethiopian Rift”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 8-12 December.

P.W. Readman: “The Porcupine Basin: Evidence from seismic and gravity modelling for regional syn-rift tectonic linkages”, 46th IGRM, Belfast, 21-23 February

“The crustal and sedimentary structure of the Irish Atlantic Margin” and “A 3-D crustal velocity structure across the Variscides of southwest Ireland”, EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, 6-10 April

“The structure of The Leinster Granite, southeast Ireland, from wide-angle seismic studies: Implications for its emplacement mechanism” and “Mesozoic basin development in the North Atlantic area around Ireland: Some constraints from potential field studies?”, IUGG XXIII General Assembly, Sapporo, 30 June – 11 July

“The deep structure of the Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland”, 6th Petroleum Geology Conference, London, 6-9 October

“Diffuse extension and the formation of non-volcanic Mesozoic rift basins in the northeast Atlantic”, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 8-12 December

“Gravity, and its measurement in and around Ireland”, DIT Bolton Street, 11 December.

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Other talks

Anne Chabert: “The crustal and sedimentary architecture of the Hatton Basin and Hatton Continental Margin”, UCD Geology Department lunchtime seminar, 17 November.

Eve Daly (Royal Holloway College, London): “Comparison of methods for estimating the effective elastic thickness of the lithosphere and loading mechanisms across the Irish Atlantic margin”, 10 November.

B.M. O’Reilly: “Marine side-scan studies west of Ireland and cold-water coral reef build-ups”, Addas Abba, 17 January; “North Atlantic Mesozoic sedimentary basins”, Leicester, 8 August; “Geophysical Studies of the lithosphere in and around Ireland”, Karlsruhe, 20 October.

Tadashi Yamasaki (National Institute for Polar Research, Tokyo): “Importance of the lithospheric rheology for the uplift of the Tranantarctic Mountains associated with asymmetric extension”, 30 October.

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