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Presentations 2013

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

General

Jones, A.G., S. Fishwick, R.L. Evans, M.R. Muller, and J. Fullea. Velocity-conductivity relations for cratonic lithosphere and their application: Example of Southern Africa. Contributed paper at: GEM Diamonds workshop, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 21 – 22 February.

Campanyà, J., J. Ledo, P. Queralt, A. Marcuello, M. Liesa, J.A. Muñoz, and A.G. Jones. Geoelectrical characterization of the Pyrenean lithosphere from four MT profiles. Main geoelectrical structures and its evolution along the strike. Contributed paper at: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Jones, A.G., S. Fishwick, R.L. Evans, M.R. Muller, and J. Fullea. Velocity-conductivity relations for cratonic lithosphere and their application: Example of Southern Africa. Contributed paper at: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Muller, M., J. Fullea, A.G. Jones, J. Adam, S. Lebedev, and N. Piana Agostinetti.  Lithospheric-Mantle Structure of the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa, Derived from Thermodynamically Self-Consistent Modelling of Magnetotelluric, Surface-Wave Dispersion, S-wave Receiver Function, Heat-flow, Elevation and Xenolith Observations. Contributed paper at: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Walter, C., A.G. Jones, and G.A. Ryan. Magnetotelluric imaging of the Reporoa geothermal system in New Zealand. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Jones, A.G., 2013. Calibrating laboratory observations using field data. Invited paper at: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Global Geophysical Modelling

Martinec, Z. A refi ned model of sedimentary rock cover over the Congo basin from the interpretation of GOCE gradiometric data. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Martinec, Z., Sasgen, I. Weak formulation of the sensitivity equations for glacial isostatic adjustment. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Hagedoorn, J.M., Martinec, Z. Downward continuation of the Earth’s geomagnetic through an ellectrically conducting mantle: first application of the adjoint sensitivity method. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Klemann, V., Tamisiea, M.E., Martinec, Z. The coastal eff ect in sea-level change. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Barletta, V.R. and the Benchmark Team. Fingerprinting sea-level variations in response to continental ice loss: a benchmark exercise. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Konrad, H., I. Sasgen, M. Thoma, V. Klemann, K. Grosfeld, and Z. Martinec. Ice sheet and ice shelf simulations with a fully coupled ice sheet – solid Earth model. IAG Symposium on ‘Reconciling Observations and Models of Elastic and Viscoelastic Deformation due to Ice Mass Change’, Ilulissat, Greenland, 30 May – 2 June, 2013.

Martinec. Z., B. Vermeersen, W. van der Wal, P. Novak, J. Sebera, O. Baur, D. Tsoulis, N. Sneeuw, and R. Haagmans. Interpreting the GOCE Gravitational Gradients over the Congo Basin. ESA Living Planet Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 9 – 13 September, 2013.

Novak, P., J. Sebera, M. Valko, M. Sprlak, O. Baur, D. Tsoulis, Z. Martinec, N. Sneew, W. van der Wal, B. Vermeersen, and R. Haagmans. Towards a Better Understanding of the Earth’s Interior and Geophysical Exploration Research. ESA Living Planet Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 9 – 13 September, 2013.

Sebera, J., P. Novak, M. Valko, M. Sparlak, O. Baur, D. Tsoulis, Z. Martinec, N. Sneeuw, B. Vermeersen, W. van der Wal, J. Bouman, M. Fuchs, and R. Haagmans. High-Resolution Grids of Gravitational Gradients from GOCE (Poster). ESA Living Planet Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 9 – 13 September, 2013.

INDEPTH (InterNational DEep Profiling of Tibet and the Himalaya)

Vozar, J., A.G. Jones, and F. Le Pape. Geometries of geoelectrical structures in central Tibetan Plateau from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data. Contributed paper at: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Le Pape, F., A.G. Jones, J. Vozar, W. Wei, H. Dong, M.J. Unsworth, S. Jin, G. Ye, J. Jing, L. Zhang, and C. Xie. Characterization of a Crustal Transition Zone in Northern Tibet using Magnetotelluric Modelling. Contributed paper at: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Ireland Array

Lebedev, S., C. Horan, A.J. Schaeffer, P.W. Readman, M.R. Agius, L. Collins, N. Piana Agostinetti, A. Licciardi, J. Adam, F. Hauser, B.M. O’Reilly, and T. Blake. Ireland Array: Probing the crust and mantle beneath Ireland and North Atlantic (Poster). Atlantic Ireland Conference, Dublin, 11 November 2013.

Lebedev. S., B.M. O’Reilly, N. Piana Agostinetti, and C.J. Bean. Establishing Baseline Seismiity of the Irish Frontier Basins: Understanding seismic hazard and regional crustal structure offshore Ireland using new broadband seismometer arrays onshore (Poster). Atlantic Ireland Conference, Dublin, 11 November 2013.

IRETHERM

Blake, S., M.R. Muller, A.G. Jones, Tiernan Henry, Alastair Allend, and the IRETHERM team. IRETHERM: Multi-disciplinary investigation of Irish warm springs and their potential for geothermal energy provision. Contributed paper at: 56th IGRM, Derry, Northren Ireland, 1 – 3 March.

Delhaye, R., M.R. Muller, A.G. Jones, D. Reay and the IRETHERM team. The IRETHERM project: Assessment of the Rathlin Basin as a possible geothermal aquifer Contributed paper at: 56th IGRM, Derry, Northren Ireland, 1 – 3 March.

Farrell, T., A.G. Jones, M.R. Muller, M. Feely, and the IRETHERM team. IRETHERM: A Magnetotelluric study of the geothermal energy potential of Irish radiothermal granites Contributed paper at: 56th IGRM, Derry, Northren Ireland, 1 – 3 March.

Jones, A.G., M.R. Muller, J.S. Daly, M. Long, J. Fullea, J. Vozar, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, T. Farrell, T. Fritschle, N. Willmot Noller, T. Waters, A. Allen, T. Henry, M. Feely, N. O’Neill, G. Jones, N.H. Hunter Williams, M. Lee, D. Reay, and R. Pasquali, 2012. Progress in Deep Geothermal Energy Research in Ireland: an IRETHERM Update for 2012 Contributed paper at: 56th IGRM, Derry, Northren Ireland, 1 – 3 March.

Jones, A.G., M.R. Muller, J. Fullea, J. Vozar, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, T. Farrell and the IRETHERM Team. IRETHERM: Magnetotelluric Assessment of Geothermal Energy Potential of Hydrothermal Aquifer, Radiothermal Granite and Warm Spring Targets in Ireland. Contributed paper at: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

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

Fernandez, M., A.G. Jones, I. Grevemeyer, P. Terrinha, C. Faccenna, R. Wortel, and TopoMed Team.  New insights on the deep structure and evolution of the Gibraltar Arc System and Atlas Mountains: results from TOPOMED-TOPOEUROPE Project. Contributed paper at: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Kiyan, D., A.G. Jones, J. Fullea, J. Ledo, A. Siniscalchi, and G. Romano. Three-dimensional magnetotelluric imaging of crustal and uppermost mantle structures of the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Contributed paper at: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April.

Seismology and Lithospheric Structure and Dynamics

Schaeffer, A.J. Heterogeneity and anisotropy of the Earth’s upper mantle: from global to regional scales. School of Geological Sciences, University College Dublin, January.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev. Heterogeneity and anisotropy of the North American upper mantle, imaged using multimode waveform tomography. GSC GEM Diamonds Project, University of British Columbia, Robson Square, Canada, February.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev. Heterogeneity and dynamics of the Earth’s upper mantle and crust. 56th Irish Geological Research Meeting, University of Ulster, Derry, March.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev. Heterogeneity and dynamics of the Earth’s upper mantle and crust. Irish Geological Research Meeting, Derry, March 2, 2013.

Neenan, E., T. Blake, and S. Lebedev. Seismology in Schools: Five-year report on a practical outreach program aimed at Irish primary and secondary schools. Irish Geological Research Meeting, Derry, March 2, 2013.

Licciardi, A., S. Lebedev, and N. Piana Agostinetti. Imaging Ireland’s crust with teleseismic receiver functions, with applications to geothermal research. Irish Geological Research Meeting, Derry, March 2, 2013.

Piana Agostinetti, N., A. Licciardi, and S. Lebedev. Geothermal exploration via passive seismic analysis. Irish Geological Research Meeting, Derry, March 2, 2013.

Soomro, R.A., C. Weidle, S. Lebedev, L. Cristiano, and T. Meier. Automated Inter-station Measurements of Fundamental Mode Phase Velocities, and Tomographic Inversion of Surface Waves for Central to Northern Europe (Talk, 7 March). Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft, Leipzig, 4-7 March 2013.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev. Heterogeneity of the Earth’s upper mantle, from waveform inversion of over one million broadband seismograms. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April, 2013.

Agius, M. R., and S. Lebedev. Subduction of the Indian lithosphere beneath Tibet and deformation of the Tibetan crust and mantle, imaged with broad-band surface waves (7912, Talk), EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April, 2013.

Lebedev, S., J. Adam, and T. Meier. Mapping the Moho with seismic surface waves: Sensitivity, resolution, and recommended inversion strategies (Talk, 11 April). EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April, 2013.

Soomro, R., C. Weidle, S. Lebedev, L. Cristiano, and T. Meier. Automated inter-station measurements of fundamental mode phase velocities, and tomographic inversion for Central and Northern Europe (Talk, 11 April). EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April, 2013.

Adam, J., and S. Lebedev. Shear velocity and anisotropy distributions beneath southern Africa’s cratons: Lithospheric structure, deformation, LAB and other discontinuities (Talk, 11 April). EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April, 2013.

Muller, M., J. Fullea, A.G. Jones, J. Adam, S. Lebedev, and N. Piana Agostinetti. Lithospheric-Mantle Structure of the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa, Derived from Thermodynamically Self-Consistent Modelling of Magnetotelluric, Surfae-Wae Dispersion, S-wave Receiver Function, Heat-flow, Elevation and Xenolith Observations (Poster, 11 April). EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April, 2013.

Licciardi, A., S. Lebedev, and N. Piana Agostinetti. Moho depth and crustal anisotropy in Ireland from teleseismic receiver functions (Poster, 11 April). EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 7 – 12 April, 2013.

Lebedev, S., and A. Schaeffer. Seismic tomography meets millions of waveforms: Exploiting data redundancy to control errors and increase resolution (Talk, 21 May). 4th QUEST workshop, Benodet, France, 19 – 24 May, 2013.

Schaeffer, A., and S. Lebedev. Heterogeneity and anisotropy of the Earth’s upper mantle and crust (Poster 23 May). 4th QUEST workshop, Benodet, France, 19 – 24 May, 2013.

Adam, J., and S. Lebedev. Shear velocity and anisotropy distributions beneath southern Africa’s cratons: Lithospheric structure, deformation, LAB and other discontinuities (Poster). Gordon Research Conference on Interior of the Earth, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, USA, 2 – 7 june, 2013.

Neenan, E., A.J. Schaeffer, S. Lebedev, T. Blake, and T. Meier. High-Resolution Mapping of Surface-Wave Velocities Across Asia Using Automated Inter-Station Measurements (Poster). CTBT Science Technology Conference, Vienna, 17 – 21 June, 2013.

Legendre, C.P., L. Zhao, F. Deschamps, S. Lebedev, and Q. Chen. Anisotropic Maps of Rayleigh-wave Phase Veloity Beneath Eastern China (Poster, 25 June). AOGS 110th Annual Meeting, Brisbane, Australia, 24 – 28 June, 2013.

Lebedev, S. and A.J. Schaeffer. Seismic tomography with millions of waveforms and global upper-mantle heterogeneity, with a zoom-in on the Arctic. Invited seminar, University of Oslo, Norway, Otober 24, 2013.

Lebedev, S. Global and regional upper-mantle tomography: Exploring the structure and dynamics of tectonic plates. Invited seminar, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, December 6, 2013.

Campbell, L., M.D. Long, T.W. Becker, and S. Lebedev. Complex seismic anisotropy beneath Germany from shear wave splitting and surface wave models (Poster, 9 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Schaeffer, A., and S. Lebedev. Global variations in azimuthal anisotropy of the Earth’s upper mantle and crust (Poster, 9 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Lebedev, S., and A.J. Schaeffer. Seismic Tomography of the Arctic: Continental Cratons, Ancient Orogens, Oceanic Lithosphere and Convecting Mantle Beneath (Invited Talk, 9 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Domingues, A., J. Chamussa, G.M. Silveira, S. Custodio, S. Lebedev, S.-J. Chang, A.M. Ferreira, and J.F. Fonseca. Ambient Noise Tomography of the East African Rift System in Mozambique (Talk, 9 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Lebedev, S., and A.J. Schaeffer. Lithospheric Structure of the North American Continent Imaged With Earthscope USArray and Global Data (Poster 10 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Neenan, E., A.J. Schaeffer, S. Lebedev, T. Meier, and T.A. Blake. Array Imaging at Continent Scale: Surface-Wave Imaging of Asia Using Automated, Broadband Interstation Measurements (Poster, 10 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisci, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Sodoudi, F., X. Yuan, R. Kind, S. Lebedev, and F.J. Tilmann. Seismic evidance for stratification in composition and anisotropic fabric within the thick lithosphere of Kalahari Craton (Poster, 10 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Agius, M.R., and S. Lebedev. Deformation of Tibetan Crust and Mantle and the Uplift of the Plateau: Insights from Broadband Surface Waves (Poster, 11 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Soomro, R.A., C. Weidle, S> Lebedev, L. Cristiano, and T. Meier. Surface wae tomography of central and northern Europe from automated inter-station dispersion measurements (Poster, 11 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Muller, M.R., J. Fullea, A.G. Jones, J. Adam, S. Lebedev, and N. Piana Agostinetti. Integrated Petrological Modelling of MT, Seismics, Heat Flow and Topography on the Kaapvaal Craton (Poster, 12 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Tian, Y., .P. Legendre, L. Zhao, M. Wu, S. Lebedev, Q. Chen, and J. Ning. Anisotropic Rayleigh-Wave Phase-Velocity Maps beneath Northeastern China (Poster, 13 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

Legendre, C.P., F. Deschamps, L. Zhao, S. Lebedev, Q. Chen. Rayleigh-wave Phase-velocity Maps beneath Eastern China (Poster, 13 December). AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 9 – 13 December, 2013.

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