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Presentations 2015

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

Electromagnetic research

Campanyà, J., J. Ledo, P. Queralt, A. Marcuello, J.A. Muñoz, M. Liesa, A.J. Jones, 2015. Geoelectrical characterisation of the lithosphere below the Eastern Pyrenees: Constraints from three different types of electromagnetic data. EGU, Vienna (Austria), Poster.

Campanyà, J., X. Ogaya, A.G. Jones, V. Rath, J. Vozar, 2015. Main advantages of performing joint inversion of MT data with GTF and HMT data: Results from a synthetic case study and real data. Schmucker-Weidelt Kolloquium für Elektromagnetische Tiefenforschung, Dassel. (Germany), Oral.

Cembrowsky, M., A. Junge, J. Campanyà, P. Queralt, J. Ledo, 2015. A Three-Dimensional resistivity Study of the Pyrenees. Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft, Hannover (Germany), Poster.

Cembrowski, M., A. Junge, J. Campanyà, J. Ledo, P. Queralt, 2015. A Three-Dimensional Resistivity Study of the Pyrenees. Schmucker-Weidelt Kolloquium für Elektromagnetische Tiefenforschung, Dassel. (Germany), Poster.

Seismology and geodynamics

Bonadio, R., P. Arroucau, S. Lebedev, A.J. Schaeffer, A. Licciardi, Structure and seismicity of Ireland’s crust, Poster, Atlantic Ireland Conference, Dublin, 27 October 2015.

Arroucau, P., S. Custodio, 2015. A hierarchical Bayesian approach for earthquake location and data uncertainty estimation in 3D heterogeneous media. Poster (15 April), EGU2015-11462, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, 12-17 April 2015. 4.

Bonadio, R., P. Arroucau, S. Lebedev, A.J. Schaeffer, A. Licciardi, 2015. Structure and seismicity of Ireland’s crust, Poster, Atlantic Ireland Conference, Dublin, 27 October 2015.

Custodio, S., F. Carrilho, E. Gongóra, C. Marreiros, I. Rio, G. Silveira, P. Arroucau, N. Dias, 2015. Can small earthquakes help understand lithospheric deformation in slowly deforming regions? A case study from Portugal, western Europe. Poster (15 April), EGU2015-10856, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, 12-17 April 2015.

Becker, T.W., C. Conrad, A.J. Schaeffer, S. Lebedev, 2015. Origin of Seismic Anisotropy in Oceanic Plates and Mantle. Talk (14 April), EGU2015-2706, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, 12-17 April 2015.

Schaeffer, A.J., S. Lebedev, 2015. Global distribution of azimuthal anisotropy within the lithosphere, asthenosphere, and transition zone. Talk and Poster (14 April), EGU2015-15184, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, 12-17 April 2015.

Schaeffer, A.J., S. Lebedev, 2015.  Lithospheric structure of North America imaged using waveform inversion of global and USArray data. Talk (16 April), EGU2015-9006, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, 12-17 April 2015.

Meier, T., S. Lebedev, A.J. Schaeffer, R. Soomro, 2015. Global and Regional Waveform Tomography, Poster (April 20), Guust Nolet Workshop, Nice, 19-21 April 2015.

Lebedev, S., 2015. Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, and Their Boundary: Some Insights from Global Waveform Tomography. Invited Keynote Talk (9 June), The 2015 Colloquium of the project SAMPLE: South Atlantic Margin Processes and Links with onshore Evolution, Monschau, Germany, 9-12 June, 2015.

Becker, T.W., A.J. Schaeffer, S. Lebedev, C.P. Conrad, 2015. Implications of a comprehensive, spreading-aligned plate motion reference frame in light of seismic anisotropy and global trench migration. Invited Talk (14 December), DI13C-01. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 14-18, 2015.

Golos, E.M., H. Yao, H. Zhang, H. Fang, S. Burdick, A.J. Schaeffer, F. Vernon, S. Lebedev, R.D. van der Hilst, 2015. Seismic Tomography of the Continental United States from a Joint Inversion of Surface Waves and Body Waves. Poster (14 December), T11D-2914. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 14-18, 2015.

Schaeffer, A.J., S. Lebedev, 2015. Seismic Tomography of the Arctic Lithosphere and Asthenosphere. Invited Talk (15 April), EGU2015-2819, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, 12-17 April 2015.

Lebedev, S., A.J. Schaeffer, J. Fullea, V. Pease, 2015. Thermal structure and evolution of the Arctic lithosphere: Insights from seismic tomography and thermodynamic modelling. Invited talk (1 October) at: 3P Arctic: Polar Petroleum Potential Conference & Exhibition, Stavanger, Norway, 29 September – 2 October, 2015.

Celli, N., S. Lebedev, A.J. Schaeffer, C. Gaina, 2015. Tomographic imaging of the North Atlantic lithosphere, Poster, Atlantic Ireland Conference, Dublin, 27 October 2015.

Lebedev, S., A.J. Schaeffer, J. Fullea, V. Pease, 2015. Seismic and Thermal Structure of the Arctic Lithosphere, From Waveform Tomography and Thermodynamic Modelling. Talk (17 December), T43F-01. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 14-18, 2015.

Celli, N., S. Lebedev, A.J. Schaeffer, C. Gaina, 2015. Towards High-Resolution Waveform Tomography of the North Atlantic Region. Poster (18 December), T51B-2886. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 14-18, 2015.

Ravenna, M., S. Lebedev, 2015. Bayesian inversion of broadband, surface-wave dispersion curves for shear-velocity structure and anisotropy of the lithosphere and asthenosphere, Poster (5 February), “The Lithosphere Asthenosphere Boundary 2015,” British Geophysical Association – New Advances in Geophysics 2015 (BGA – NAG 2015) Conference, London, 5-6 February, 2015.

Ravenna, M., S. Lebedev, 2015. A Bayesian Approach to Infer Anisotropy of the Crust and Upper Mantle from Surface-Wave Dispersion Curve (poster), TIDES Training School of Seismic Data, Bertinoro, Italy, 1-5 June, 2015.

Ravenna, M., S. Lebedev, 2015. A Bayesian Approach to Infer Radial and Azimuthal Anisotropy of the Crust and Upper Mantle from Surface-Wave Dispersion Curves. Poster (15 December),S21B-2691. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 14-18, 2015.

Meier, T., S. Lebedev, A.J. Schaeffer, R. Soomro, 2015. Global and Regional Waveform Tomography, Poster (April 20), Guust Nolet Workshop, Nice, 19-21 April 2015.

Meier, T., R. Soomro, C. Weidle, L. Cristiano, S. Lebedev, L. Viereck, M. Abratis, J. Behrmann, 2015. Evolution of the continental lithosphere in central Europe, Rolf-Meissner-Symposium: From Crustal Seismology to Geodynamics, Rolf-Meissner-Symposium: From Crustal Seismology to Geodynamics, 5-6 June 2015, Kiel, Germany

Viereck, L., T. Meier, R. Soomro, C. Weidle, L. Cristiano, M. Abratis, S. Lebedev, J. Büchner, 2015. Memory of the LAB for melt generation in Central European intraplate volcanic fields. GeoBerlin, 4–7 October 2015, Berlin, Germany.

Seismological and potential field activities

Prada, M., L. Watremez, C. Chen, B. O’Reilly, T. Minshull, T. Reston, G. Wagner, V. Gaw, P. Shannon, D. Kläschen, and R. Edwards, 2015. Wide-angle seismic data provides new insights on the crustal structure of the  Porcupine Basin. 53 Irish Geological Research Meeting – IGRM 2015, 20th – 22nd February, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

Watremez, L., M. Prada, T. Minshull, B. O’Reilly, C. Chen, T. Reston, G. Wagner, V. Gaw, D. Kläschen, and P. Shannon, 2015. Deep structure of Porcupine Basin from seismic refraction data. From Hook to  Helioseismology 2015, 9th and 10th April, University of Leicester.

Prada, M., L. Watremez, C. Chen, B. O’Reilly, T. Minshull, T. Reston, G. Wagner, V. Gaw, P. Shannon, D. Kläschen, and R. Edwards, 2015. New constraints on the rifting evolution of the Porcupine Basin from Wide-Angle seismic data.  European Geosciences Union, General Assembly, 12th -17th April 2015.

Watremez, L., M. Prada, T. Minshull, B. O’Reilly, C. Chen, T. Reston, G. Wagner, V. Gaw, D. Kläschen, and P. Shannon, 2015. New insights into the nature of the Porcupine Median Ridge using Refraction Seismic Data. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly, April 2015.

Minsull, T.A., M. Prada, L. Watremez, C. Chen, B. O’Reilly, T. J. Reston, D. Klaeschen, G. Wagner and V. Gaw, 2015. Constraints from wide-angle seismic data on the structure and evolution of the southern Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland. 8th Petroleum Geology of Northwest Europe Conference, September 2015.

Chen, C., L. Watremez, M. Prada, T. Minshull, R. Edwards, B. O’Reilly, T. Reston, G. Wagner, V. Gaw, D. Kläschen, and P. Shannon, 2015. Seismic Structure of the Crust and Upper Mantle of Porcupine Basin from Wide-Angle Data. British Geophysical Association (BGA) Postgraduate Research in Progress  Meeting 2015, 11th September, University of Southampton, UK.

Prada, M., L. Watremez, C. Chen, B. O’Reilly, T. Minshull, T. Reston, G. Wagner, V. Gaw, P. Shannon, D. Kläschen and R. Edwards, 2015. Nature of the uppermost mantle below the Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland: new insights from seismic refraction and gravity data modelling. American Geoscience Union Fall meeting 2015, 14th – 18th December, San Francisco, USA.

Watremez, L., M. Prada, T. Minshull, B. O’Reilly, C. Chen, T. Reston, G. Wagner, V. Gaw, D. Kläschen and P. Shannon, 2015. Deep structure of Porcupine Basin and nature of the Porcupine Median Ridge from seismic refraction tomography. American Geoscience Union Fall meeting 2015, 14th – 18th December, San Francisco, USA.

Prada, M., L. Watremez, C. Chen, B. O’Reilly, T. Minshull, T. Reston, G. Wagner, V. Gaw, D. Kläschen, P. Shannon, 2015. An integrated geophysical and geological study of the Porcupine Basin. Atlantic Ireland conference, 27th October 2015.

Watremez, L., M. Prada, T. Minshull, B. O’Reilly, C. Chen, T. Reston, G. Wagner, V. Gaw, D. Kläschen and P. Shannon, 2015. Deep structure of the southern Porcupine Basin and the Porcupine Median Ridge from seismic refraction modelling. Atlantic Ireland conference, 27th October 2015.

Chen, C., L. Watremez, M. Prada, T. Minshull, R. Edwards, B. O’Reilly, T. Reston, G. Wagner, V. Gaw, D. Kläschen, P. Shannon, 2015. Seismic Structure of the Crust and Upper Mantle of Porcupine Basin from Wide-Angle Data. Atlantic Ireland conference, 27th October 2015.

Integrated geophysical-petrological modelling of the lithosphere

Afonso, J.C., N. Rawlinson, Y. Yang, D. Schutt, A.G. Jones, and J. Fullea, 2015. Multi-Observable Probabilistic Tomography Reveals the Thermochemical Structure of Central-Western US, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, EGU2015-15574.

Afonso, J.C., Y. Yang, N. Rawlinson, A.G. Jones, J. Fullea, M. Qashai, 2015. Multi-Observable Thermochemical Tomography of the lithosphere and upper mantle, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, S11B-04.

Fullea, J., 2015. Topographic signature from the mantle: thermal and compositional contributions, Topo-Europe meeting, Antibes, France, 4-7 October (invited talk).

Fullea, J., A.M . Negredo, M. Charco, I. Palomeras,  A. Villaseñor, and J. C. Afonso, 2015. Lithospheric structure of the Iberian Peninsula from coupled geophysical-petrological inversion, Topo-Europe meeting, Antibes, France, 4-7 October.

Fullea, J., S. Lebedev, 2015. Towards integrated, lithosphere-scale modelling of the thermal structure and evolution of basins, Poster, Atlantic Ireland Conference, Dublin, 27 October 2015.

Jones, A.G., J.C. Afonso, and J. Fullea, 2015. Estimates of the topographic uplift of the Southern African Plateau from the African Superswell through petrologically-consistent thermo-chemical modelling of the geoid, SHF, Rayleigh and Love dispersion curves and MT data, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, EGU2015-7649.

Lebedev, S., A.J. Schaeffer, J. Fullea, V. Pease, 2015. Seismic and Thermal Structure of the Arctic Lithosphere, From Waveform Tomography and Thermodynamic Modelling, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, T43F-01.

Invited presentations

Schaeffer, A.J., S. Lebedev. Seismic Tomography of the Arctic Lithosphere and Asthenosphere. Invited Talk (15 April), EGU2015-2819, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria, 12-17 April 2015.

Lebedev, S., Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, and Their Boundary: Some Insights from Global Waveform Tomography. Invited Keynote Talk (9 June), The 2015 Colloquium of the project SAMPLE: South Atlantic Margin Processes and Links with onshore Evolution, Monschau, Germany, 9-12 June, 2015.

Lebedev, S., A.J. Schaeffer, J. Fullea, V. Pease, Thermal structure and evolution of the Arctic lithosphere: Insights from seismic tomography and thermodynamic modelling. Invited talk (1 October) at: 3P Arctic: Polar Petroleum Potential Conference & Exhibition, Stavanger, Norway, 29 September – 2 October, 2015.

Fullea, J., The mantle contribution to the Earth’s surface topography: thermochemical structure, strength and dynamic. Invited Talk (5 October), Annual TOPO-EUROPE workshop, Antibes (France), Oct 4-7, 2015.

Becker, T.W., A.J. Schaeffer, S. Lebedev, C.P. Conrad, Implications of a comprehensive, spreading-aligned plate motion reference frame in light of seismic anisotropy and global trench migration. Invited Talk (14 December), DI13C-01. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 14-18, 2015.

Presentations 2014

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

IRETHERM

Campanya, J., A.G. Jones, J. Vozar, and V. Rath (2014), Porosity and permeability constraints from electrical resistivity models: Results to be applied in IRETHERM and IRECCSEM projects. IGRM, Dublin, 28th February – 2nd March.

Jones, A.G., S. Daly, J. Vozar, V. Rath, J. Campanyà, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, T. Farrell, T. Fritschle, N. Willmot Noller, M. Long, T. Waters, and the IRETHERM Team, (2014), IRETHERM: Developing a Strategic and Holistic Understanding of Ireland’s Geothermal Energy Potential through Integrated Modelling of New and Existing Geophysical, Geochemical and Geological Data. IGRM, Dublin, 28th February – 2nd March.

Vozar, J., A.G. Jones, J. Campanya, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, T. Farrell, R. Pasquali,  and the IRETHERM team (2014), IRETHERM: Geophysical Modelling of the Southern Margin of the Dublin Basin. IGRM, Dublin, Ireland, 28th February – 2nd March.

Campanyà, J., A.G. Jones, J.  Vozar, V. Rath, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, and T. Farrell (2015), Porosity and Permeability Constraints from Electrical Resistivity Models: Examples Using Magnetotelluric Data. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015. Melbourne, Australia, 19-25 April 2015 (Accepted). Poster.

Jones, A.G., S. Daly, J. Vozar, V. Rath, J. Campanyà, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, T. Farrell, T. Fritschle, N. Willmot Noller, M. Long, T. Waters, and The IRETHERM Team (2015), IRETHERM: Developing a Strategic and Holistic Understanding of Ireland’s GeothermalEnergy Potential Through Integrated Modelling of New and Existing Geophysical, Geochemical and Geological Data.Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015 . Melbourne, Australia, 19-25 April 2015 (Accepted). Poster.

Vozar, J., A.G. Jones, V. Rath, J. Campanya, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, T. Farrell, and R. Pasquali (2015), IRETHERM: Multidimensional Geophysical Modelling of the Southern Margin of the Dublin Basin. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015 . Melbourne, Australia, 19-25 April 2015. (Accepted). Poster.

Campanyà, J., J. Ledo, P. Queralt, A. Marcuello, and A.G. Jones (2014), ELICIT: Estimation of local transfer function by combining inter-station transfer functions. 22nd EM Induction Workshop, Germany (Weimar), 24-30 August, Poster presentation.

Vozar, J., A.G. Jones, V. Rath, J. Campanya, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, T. Farrell, R. Pasquali,  GT Energy and the IRETHERM team (2014), IRETHERM: Geophysical Modelling of the Southern Margin of the Dublin Basin. 22nd EMI Workshop, Weimar, Germany, 24-30 August.

Vozar, J., A.G. Jones, J. Campanya, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, T. Farrell, R. Pasquali,  and the IRETHERM team (2014), IRETHERM: Geophysical Modelling of the Southern Margin of the Dublin Basin. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 15-19 December.

IRECCSEM

Campanyà, J., X. Ogaya, A.G. Jones, V. Rath, J. Ledo, B. McConnell, and IRECCSEM team (2014), IRECCSEM: Evaluating Ireland’s potential for onshore carbon sequestration and storage using electromagnetics. 22nd EM Induction Workshop, Germany (Weimar), Poster.

Campanyà, J., J. Ledo, P. Queralt, A. Marcuello, and A.G. Jones (2014), ELICIT: Estimation of local transfer function by combining inter-station transfer functions. 22nd EM Induction Workshop, Germany (Weimar), Poster presentation.

Campanyà, J., X. Ogaya, A.G. Jones, V. Rath, B. McConnell, J. Ledo, J. (2014), IRECCSEM: Evaluating Clare Basin potential for onshore carbon sequestration using magnetotelluric data (Preliminary results). New approaches applied for processing, modeling and interpretation AGU fall meeting, USA (San Francisco), Oral presentation.

Campanya, J., A.G. Jones, J. Vozar, and V. Rath (2014), Porosity and permeability constraints from electrical resistivity models: Results to be applied in IRETHERM and IRECCSEM projects. IGRM, Dublin, 28th February – 2nd March.

Campanyà, J., A.G. Jones, J.  Vozar, V. Rath, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, and T. Farrell (2014), Porosity and Permeability Constraints from Electrical Resistivity Models: Examples Using Magnetotelluric Data. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015. Melbourne, Australia, 19-25 April 2015 (Accepted). Poster.

Ogaya, X., J. Ledo, P. Queralt, A.G. Jones, A. Marcuello (2014), An approach for monitoring resistivity variations using surface magnetotellurics. 22nd EM Induction Workshop, Germany (Weimar), Poster presentation.

Ogaya, X., J. Ledo, P. Queralt, A.G. Jones, A. Marcuello (2014), An approach for monitoring resistivity variations using surface magnetotelluric data and its application to a CO2 storage site. AGU fall meeting, USA (San Francisco), Poster presentation.

WAXI

Le Pape, F., A.G. Jones, M. Jessell, C. Hogg, L. Siebenaller, A. Touré, G. Boren, P. Ouiya and A. Mahamud (2014), Preliminary 2D results from a Magnetotelluric survey crossing Burkina Faso and Ghana as part of the WAXI project, Contributed paper at: 22nd EM Induction Workshop Weimar, Germany, August 24-30.

Le Pape, F., A.G. Jones, M. Jessell, C. Hogg, L. Siebenaller, A. Touré, G. Boren, P. Ouiya and A. Mahamud (2014), 3D resistivity models of the WAXI magnetotelluric profile, Contributed paper at: WAXI sponsor meeting, France, Toulouse, September 21-25.

INDEPTH

Le Pape, F., A.G. Jones, J. Vozar, M.J. Unsworth and W. Wei, (2014), Estimation of crustal flow in northern Tibet based on multidimensional resistivity modelling, Contributed paper at: 22nd EM Induction Workshop Weimar, Germany, 24-30 August.

Vozar, J., A.G. Jones, J. Fullea, M. Agius, S. Lebedev, F. Le Pape, and W. Wei, (2014), Estimation of water within the lithospheric mantle of central Tibet from petrological-geophysical investigations, 22nd EMI Workshop, Weimar, Germany, 24-30 August.

SIMER

Mandolesi, E., M. Moorkamp, and A.G. Jones (2014), Simulation of the electrical response of rocks. IGRM, Dublin (Ireland).

Mandolesi, E., M. Moorkamp, and A.G. Jones (2014), A simulation of the measurement of electrical conductivity in randomly generated two-phase rocks. EGU General Assembly, Vienna (Austria), Oral Presentation.

Mandolesi, E., M. Moorkamp, and A.G. Jones (2014), A study of the influence of conductive paths in resistive randomly generated rocks. EMIW workshop, Weimar (Germany), Poster.

Mandolesi, E., M. Moorkamp, and A.G. Jones (2014), A study of the influence of conductive paths and their direction in randomly generated conductor network. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (CA), Poster.

Other EM

Mandolesi, E., and N. Piana Agostinetti (2014), Trans-dimensional Monte Carlo sampling applied to the magnetotelluric inverse problem. IC-MSQUARE, Madrid (Spain).

Ledo, J., P. Queralt, A. Marcuello, X. Ogaya, E. Vilamajó, M. Escalas, P. Piña-Varas, and D. Bosch (2014), Success and challenges on 3D geoelectrical imaging on reservoir: the deep saline aquifer of Hontomín for CO2 storage, and the Tenerife geothermal reservoir examples. Third International Workshop on multiphysics, multiscale and optimization problems, Bilbao (Spain), Invitated talk.

Ogaya, X., A. Marcuello, P. Queralt, J. Ledo, E. Vilamajó, D. Bosch, M. Escalas, F. Bellmunt, and P. Piña-Varas (2014), Geoelectrical characterization of fluif in hydricarbon reservoirs: case study on the deep saline aquifer of Hontomín. New Developments in the Investigation of Conventional and Unconventional Petroleum Systems in European Basins, Barcelona (Spain), Poster presentation.

Queralt, P., J. Ledo, A. Marcuello, X. Ogaya, E. Vilamajó, and M. Escalas (2014), Campañas electromagnéticas en Hontomín. IV Colloque franco-espagnol sur le stockage géologique du CO2, Burgos (Spain), Invitated talk.

Queralt, P., J. Ledo, A. Marcuello, X. Ogaya, E. Vilamajó, M. Escalas, D. Bosch, B. Bourgeois, B. Rondeleux, and CIUDEN Team (2014), An overview of the electromagnetic studies at the Hontomín CO2 Storage Site (Spain). 22nd EM Induction Workshop, Weimar (Germany), Poster presentation.

Campanya, J, J. Ledo, A.G. Jones, P. Queralt, A. Marcuello, M. Liesa, and J.A. Muñoz (2014), Detection of partial melt in continental collision zones using different magnetotelluric tensor relationships: Results from synthetic models and real data. EGU meeting, Austria (Vienna), Poster presentation.

Campanyà, J., J. Ledo, P. Queralt, A. Marcuello, J.A. Muñoz, M. Liesa, and A.G. Jones (2014), Eastern boundary of the partial melting area associated with the Iberian Subducted Lower Crust (IBSLC): Constraints from three different MT tensor relationships. 22nd EM Induction Workshop, Germany (Weimar), Poster presentation.

Cembrowski, M., A. Junge, A. Löwer, P. Queralt, J. Ledo, and J. Campanyà (2014), Ocean, subduction, asthenosphere – A 3D modeling study of the Pyrenees. 22nd EM Induction Workshop, Germany (Weimar), Poster presentation.

Seismology and Geodynamics

Lebedev, S., B.M. O’Reilly, N. Piana Agostinetti and C.J. Bean (2014), Seismicity of the Irish Frontier Basins: Monitoring natural and induced earthquakes and understanding seismic hazard using new seismometer arrays onshore, Poster, 57 Irish Geological Research Meeting, 28 February – 2 March.

O’Reilly, B.M., T. Minshull, T. Reston, P. Shannon, and S. Lebedev (2014), An integrated geophysical and geological study of the Porcupine Basin, Poster, 57 Irish Geological Research Meeting, 28 February – 2 March.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev (2014), The North-America – North Atlantic domain: Lithospheric structure and dynamics from seismic tomography, Poster, 57 Irish Geological Research Meeting, 28 February – 2 March.

Lebedev, S., T. Meier, A.J. Schaeffer, M.R. Agius, and J. M.-C. Adam (2014), Seismic structure and dynamics of cratons: Stability and modification, continental collision and subduction, Invited Talk (29 April), EGU2014-1789, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April – 02 May.

Lebedev, S. (2014), Dynamics of the Earth’s Tectonic Plates: Insights from Seismic Structure and Anisotropy. Invited seminar, University College Dublin, 14 October.

Lebedev, S., and A.J. Schaeffer (2014), Partitioned Waveform Inversion, From Tens to Millions of Seismograms: A Journey of Discovery, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev (2014), Lithospheric Structure of the North American Craton Imaged Using Waveform Inversion of Global and USArray Data, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev (2014), Imaging the Mantle Transition Zone Using Multimode Waveform Tomography (INVITED), American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December.

Schaeffer A.J., and S. Lebedev (2014), Global distribution of azimuthal anisotropy within the upper mantle and the crust, Poster (30 April), EGU2014-11391, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April – 02 May.

Becker, T.W., C.P. Conrad, A.J. Schaeffer, and S. Lebedev (2014), Origin of Azimuthal Seismic Anisotropy in Oceanic Plates and Mantle, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December.

Schaeffer, A.J.,  and S. Lebedev (2014), The North-America – North Atlantic domain: Lithospheric structure and dynamics from seismic tomography, Poster, 57 Irish Geological Research Meeting, 28 February – 2 March.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev (2014), Lithospheric Structure of the North American Craton Imaged Using Waveform Inversion of Global and Usarray Data, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December.

Schaeffer, A.J.,  and S. Lebedev (2014), The North-America – North Atlantic domain: Lithospheric structure and dynamics from seismic tomography, Poster, 57 Irish Geological Research Meeting, 28 February – 2 March.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev (2014), Seismic tomography of the Arctic: Structure and evolution of the lithosphere, Invited talk at the Workshop of the Circum-Arctic Lithosphere Evolution (CALE) Consortium, Vancouver, Canada, 18 October.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev (2014), Seismic tomography of the Arctic lithosphere and asthenosphere, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, 19–22 October.

Ravenna, M. (2014), Monte-Carlo inversion for the global average seismic velocity structure of the Earth’s lower mantle. Talk, 57 Irish Geological Research Meeting, 28 February – 2 March.

Ravenna, M., and S. Lebedev (2014), Bayesian Inversion of Broadband Surface Waves Dispersion Curves for Shear Velocity Structure and Anisotropy of the Crust and Upper Mantle, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December.

Neenan, E., A. Schaeffer, S. Lebedev, T. Meier, and T. Blake (2014), Array Imaging at Continent Scale: Surface-Wave Tomography of Asia Using Automated, Broadband Interstation Measurements, Talk (1 March), 57 Irish Geological Research Meeting, 28 February – 2 March.

Neenan, E., A. Schaeffer, S. Lebedev, T. Meier, and T. Blake (2014), Array Imaging at Continent Scale: Surface-Wave Tomography of Asia Using Automated, Broadband Interstation Measurements, Poster (2 May), EGU2014-7489, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April – 02 May.

Lebedev, S., A.J. Schaeffer, and M.R. Agius (2014), The Greater India beneath Tibet: A detailed new seismic mapping, Talk (1 May), EGU2014-2248, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April – 02 May.

Agius, M.R., and S. Lebedev (2014), Multi-layered azimuthal anisotropy beneath Tibet, constrained by broadband Rayleigh-wave dispersion, Poster (30 April), EGU2014-16689, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April – 02 May.

Lebedev, S., T. Meier, A.J. Schaeffer, M.R. Agius, and J. M.-C. Adam (2014), Seismic structure and dynamics of cratons: Stability and modification, continental collision and subduction, INVITED Talk (29 April), EGU2014-1789, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April – 02 May.

Agius, M.R., and S. Lebedev (2014), Deformation of Tibetan lithosphere and asthenosphere as inferred from broadband surface waves, Poster (2 May), EGU2014-11360, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April – 02 May.

Soomro, R.A., C. Weidle, S. Lebedev, L. Cristiano, J. Behrmann, and T. Meier (2014), Surface wave tomography of central and northern Europe from automated inter-station dispersion measurements, Talk (12 March), Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft (DGG), Karlsruhe, 10-13 March.

Soomro, R.A., C. Weidle, S. Lebedev, L. Cristiano, J. Behrmann, and T. Meier (2014), Surface wave tomography of central and northern Europe from automated inter-station dispersion measurements, Poster (2 May), EGU2014-6163, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria, 27 April – 02 May.

Viereck, L., M. Abratis, R. Soomro, C. Weidle, L. Cristiano, S. Lebedev, and T. Meier (2014), Compositional variations of magmas in volcanic fields of the Central European Cenozoic Igneous Province reflect the shape of its asthenospheric reservoir, GeoFrankfurt 2014, Dynamik des Systems Erde / Earth System Dynamics, Goethe Universität Frankfurt a.M., 21-24 September.

Soomro, R.A., C. Weidle, S. Lebedev, L. Cristiano, J. Behrmann, and T. Meier (2014),  Surface wave tomography of central and northern Europe from automated inter-station dispersion measurements, Poster, Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (2ECEES), Istanbul, 24-29 August.

Soomro, R.A., C. Weidle, S. Lebedev, L. Cristiano, J. Behrmann, and T. Meier (2014), Anisotropic Love and Rayleigh wave phase velocity maps for central to northern Europe, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 15-19 December.

Legendre, C.P., L. Zhao, F. Deschamps, S. Lebedev, and Q. Chen (2014), Anisotropic Maps of Rayleigh-wave Phase Velocity Beneath Eastern China, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) 11th Annual Meeting, Royton Sapporo Hotel, Japan, 28 July – 01 August.

PIMS

O’Reilly, B., T. Minshull, T. Reston, P. Shannon, and S. Lebedev (2014), An integrated geophysical and geological study of the Porcupine Basin. 57th Irish Geological Research Meet ing 28 February – 2 March.

O’Reilly, B., T. Minshull, T. Reston, P. Shannon, and S. Lebedev (2014), The Porcupine Basin: an integrated geophysical and geological study. 4th Atlantic Conjugate Margins Conference, St Johnn’s, Newfoundland,  Canada, 20 – 22 August.

O’Reilly, B., T. Minshull, T. Reston, P. Shannon, S. Lebedev, M. Prada, and L. Watremez (2014), Integrated geophysical and geological studies in the  Porcupine Basin. Atlantic Ireland conference, 20 October.

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.

Presentations 2012

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

General

Jones, A.G. Illuminating lithospheric structures using electromagnetic waves and correlations with other geophysical, geological and petrological data. Invited presentation at: Lithosphere Workshop, University College Cork, Ireland, 17 February.

Jones, A.G. Lighting up the lithosphere using electromagnetic waves and correlations with other geophysical, geological, geochemical and petrological data. Invited seminar at: ETH Zurich, 24 February.

Campanyà, J., J. Ledo, P. Queralt, A. Marcuello, M. Liesa, J.A. Muñoz, and A.G. Jones. Lithospheric-scale geoelectrical characterisation of a continental collision zone in Pyrenees: preliminary results. Contributed paper at: EGU, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 May.

Miensopust, M.P., A.G. Jones, G.P. Hersir, and A.M. Vilhjálmsson. The resistivity structures around and beneath the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, Southern Iceland: first insides from electromagnetic investigations. Contributed paper at: EGU, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 May.

Ogaya, X., P. Queralt, J. Ledo, Á. Marcuello, and A.G. Jones. Preliminary results of the 3D magnetotelluric characterization of the Research Laboratory on Geological Storage of CO2 in Hontomín (Burgos, Spain). Contributed paper at: EGU, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 May.

Ogaya, X., P. Queralt, J. Ledo, Á. Marcuello, and A.G. Jones. Preliminary results of the 3-D magnetotelluric characterization of the subsurface of the Technology Demonstration Plant of Hontomín (Burgos) for geological storage of CO2. Contributed paper at: 7th Portuguese-Spanish Assembly of Geodesy and Geophysics, Donostia, San Sebastian, 25 – 29 June.

Jones, A.G., J. Fullea, R.L. Evans, and M.R. Muller. Water in cratonic lithosphere: Calibrating laboratory-determined models of electrical conductivity of mantle minerals using geophysical observations. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Miensopust, M.P., A.G. Jones, G.P. Hersir, and A.M. Vilhjálmsson. The resistivity structures around and beneath the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, Southern Iceland: first insides from electromagnetic investigations. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Ogaya, X., P. Queralt, J. Ledo, Á. Marcuello, and A.G. Jones. Preliminary 3D geoelectrical model of the Research Laboratory on Geological Storage of CO2 in Hontomín (Burgos, Spain). Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Global Geophysical Modelling

Martinec, Z. Recent satellite missions on the Earth’s gravity and magnetic fi elds. Institute of Geophysics & Tectonics, School of Earth & Environment, The University of Leeds, Leeds, 14 February.

Spada, G., Barletta, V., Klemann, V., van der Wal, W., James, T.S., Simon, K., Riva, R.E.M., Martinec, Z., Gasperini, P., Lund, B., Wolf, D., Vermeersen, L.L.A., King, M.A.  Benchmarking and testing the Sea Level Equation.  The COST ES0701 experience.  SLALOM 2012, Athens, 19 – 22 March.

Sasgen I., Van Den Broeke, M., Bamber, J.L., Rignot, E., Sandberg Srensen, L., Wouters, B., Martinec, Z., Velicogna, I., Simonsen, S.B. Recent changes of the Greenland ice sheet: insights from GRACE, ICESat and InSAR/regional climate modeling.  SLALOM 2012, Athens, 19 – 22 March.

Konrad, H., Sasgen, I., Martinec, Z., Ivins, E. Re-assessing Antarctic glacial isostatic-adjustment with GPS and GRACE observations. SLALOM 2012, Athens, 19 – 22 March.

Spada G., Barletta, V.R., Klemann, V., van der Wal, W., James, T.S., Simon, K., Riva, R.E.M., Martinec, Z., Gasperini, P., Lund, B., Wolf, D., Vermeersen, L.L.A., King, M.A. Benchmarking and testing the Sea Level Equation.  EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austira, 22 – 27 April.

Klemann, V., Martinec, Z. Solid-Earth processes and secular geocenter motion. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April.

Sasgen, I., Bamber, J.L., van den Broeke, M., Sandberg Srensen, L., Wouters, B., Martinec, Z., Horwath, M., Konrad, H., Rignot, E., Velicogna, I. On regional ice sheet mass balance from GRACE, the mass budget method, and ICESat. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April.

Rogozhina, I., Hagedoorn, J.M., Martinec, Z., Fleming, K., Souček, O., Greve, R., Thomas, M. The e ffects of the uncertainties in geothermal heat
flux distribution on the present-day Greenland Ice Sheet. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April.

Rogozhina, I., Hagedoorn, J.M., Martinec, Z., Fleming, K., Thomas, K. Applicability and limitations of large-scale ice-sheet modeling for constraining subglacial geothermal heat flux. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April (poster).

Konrad, H., Sasgen, I., Klemann, V., Ivins, E.R., Martinec, Z. Re-assessing the influence of glacial-isostatic adjustment on Antarctic ice-mass balance estimated from GRACE. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April (poster).

Novàk, P., Baur, O., Martinec, Z., Sneeuw, N., Tsoulis, D., Vermeersen, B., van der Wal, W., Roth, M., Šebera, J., Valko, M., Hoeck, E. Towards a better understanding of the Earth’s interior and geophysical exploration research “GOCE-GDC”. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 April (poster).

Sasgen, I., Konrad, H., Ivins, E.R., van den Broeke, M.R., Bamber, J.L., Martinec, Z., Klemann, V. Regionally improved estimate of glacial-isostatic adjustment and its impact on Antarctic ice-mass trends from GRACE (project AGIA), Joint GSTM/SPP1257 Symposium, GFZ Potsdam, 17 – 19 September.

Klemann, V., Tesauro, M., Martinec, Z. Featuring lithosphere rheology in studies of glacial isostatic adjustment, Joint GSTM/SPP1257 Symposium, GFZ Potsdam, 17 – 19 September (poster).

Martinec, Z. Forward and adjoint methods of glacial isostatic adjustment with non-vanishing surface horizontal traction, Joint GSTM/SPP1257 Symposium, GFZ Potsdam, 17 – 19 September (poster).

Martinec, Z. Mass-density Greens functions for gradiometric data.  GOCE Solid Earth workshop, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, 16 – 17 October.

J.M. Hagedoorn and Z. Martinec.  Adjoint sensitivity method for the downward continuation of the Earth’s geomagnetic field through an electrically conducting mantle, AGU Fall Meeting 2012, 3 – 7 December.

INDEPTH (InterNational DEep Profiling of Tibet and the Himalaya)

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.  Crustal weakening into northern Tibet and penetration of melt beyond the Kunlun Fault inferred from INDEPTH Phase III and Phase IV magnetotelluric data. Contributed paper at: 21st EM Induction Workshop, Darwin, Australia, 25 – 31 July.

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.  Crustal weakening and transgressive melt penetrative intrusion across the Kunlun Shan inferred from INDEPTH Phase III and Phase IV magnetotelluric data. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Spratt, J.E., A.G. Jones, S. Klemperer, W. Wei, and the INDEPTH MT team. Discontinuous electrical conductivity across the Yarlung-Zangbo Suture, Southern Tibet, from re-analysis of INDEPTH MT data. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Vozar, J., A.G. Jones, F. Le Pape, and the INDEPTH MT team. Lithospheric-scale geoelectrical structures and their geometries of central Tibetan Plateau from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Vozar, J., J. Fullea, A.G. Jones, M.R. Agius, S. Lebedev, and the INDEPTH MT team. Geophysical and petro-physical investigations of the lithosphere–asthenosphere boundary in central Tibet. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Zhang, L., W. Wei, M.J. Unsworth, M.J. Comeau, S. Jin, G. Ye, J. Jing, H. Dong, C. Xie, F. Le Pape, A.G. Jones, and J. Vozar. Lithospheric structure across the Altyn-tagh fault on the north margin of the Tibetan plateau revealed by magnetotelluric data. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

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. Magnetotelluric signature of a crustal transition zone in northern Tibet associated with partial melt penetration across the Kunlun Fault. Contributed paper at: AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 3 – 7 December.

Ireland Array

Lebedev, S., C. Horan, P. W. Readman, A.J. Schaeffer, M.R. Agius, L. Collins, F. Hauser, B. M. O’Reilly and T. Blake. Ireland Array: New broadband seismic stations target the structure, evolution and seismicity of Ireland and surroundings (Poster), 55th Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, 17 – 19 February.

Lebedev, S., C. Horan, P. W. Readman, A.J. Schaeffer, M.R. Agius, L. Collins, F. Hauser, B. M. O’Reilly, and T. Blake.  Ireland Array: A new broadband seismic network targets the structure, evolution and seismicity of Ireland and surroundings (3615, Talk), EGU General Assembly 2012, 22 – 27 April, Vienna, Austria.

Lebedev, S., C. Horan, P.W. Readman, A.J. Schaeffer, M.R. Agius, J. Adam, L. Collins, F. Hauser, B.M. O Reilly, and T. Blake.  Ireland Array: A New Broadband Seismic Experiment Targets the Structure, Evolution and Seismicity of Ireland and the North Atlantic (DAP1+4: O5, Talk), European Seismological Commission 33rd General Assembly, 19 – 24 August, Moscow, Russia.

IRETHERM

Blake, S., M.R. Muller, A.G. Jones, and the IRETHERM team. IRETHERM: Multi-disciplinary investigation of Irish warm springs and their potential for geothermal energy provision. Contributed paper at: 55th IGRM, Cork, Ireland, 17 – 19 February.

Delhaye, R., M.R. Muller, M. Loewer, A.G. Jones, D. Reay and the IRETHERM team. The IRETHERM project: Assessment of primary and secondary porosity media as possible geothermal aquifers Contributed paper at: 55th IGRM, Cork, Ireland, 17 – 19 February.

Farrell, T., A.G. Jones, M.R. Muller, M. Feely, R. Goodman and the IRETHERM team. The IRETHERM project: Assessing the geothermal energy potential of Irish radiogenic granites and expanding Ireland’s temperature database. Contributed paper at: 55th IGRM, Cork, Ireland, 17 – 19 February.

Muller, M.R., A.G. Jones, J.S. Daly, J. Fullea, A. Allen, R. Goodman, N.H. Hunter Williams, M. Lee, D. Reay, M. Feely, P. Hanly and R. Pasquali. IRETHERM: Research and exploration challenges in assessing Ireland’s deep low-enthalpy geothermal energy potential Contributed paper at: 55th IGRM, Cork, Ireland, 17 – 19 February.

Yeomans, C., M.R. Muller, J.S. Daly, A.G. Jones and the IRETHERM team. Geothermal energy potential of the Greater Dublin area and the Mourne Mountains Granite Complex. Contributed paper at: 55th IGRM, Cork, Ireland, 17 – 19 February.

Fullea, J., M.R. Muller and A.G. Jones, 2012. 3D Geophysical-petrological modelling of the lithosphere: assessing the geothermal potential of Ireland. Contributed paper at: EGU, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 May.

Muller, M.R., A.G. Jones, J. Fullea, C. Yeomans, M. Loewer, D. Reay and the IRETHERM Team. IRETHERM: Research and Exploration Challenges in Assessing Ireland’s Deep Low-Enthalpy Geothermal Energy Potential. Contributed paper at: EGU, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 May.

Fullea, J., M.R. Muller and A.G. Jones. Three-dimensional (3D) geophysical-petrological modelling of the lithosphere: assessing the geothermal potential of Ireland. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Jones, A.G., M.R., Muller, J. Fullea, J. Vozar, S. Blake, R. Delhaye, T. Farrell, C. Yeomans, M. Loewer, D. Reay, and the IRETHERM team. IRETHERM: Research and Exploration Challenges in Assessing Ireland’s Deep Low-Enthalpy Geothermal Energy Potential. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Joint Inversion

Afonso, J.C., J. Fullea, Y. Yang, A.G. Jones, W.L. Griffin, J.A.D. Connolly, S.Y. O’Reilly, and S. Lebedev. The compositional and thermal structure of the lithosphere from thermodynamically-constrained multi-observable probabilistic inversion. Invited paper at: EGU, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 May.

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

Kiyan, D., A.G. Jones1 J. Ledo, J. Fullea, A. Sinischalchi, G. Romano, J. Campanya, and the TopoMed MT Team. 3D structures of the crust and upper mantle in Atlas Mountains of Morocco from magnetotelluric data. Contributed paper at: EGU, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 May.

Sinischalchi, A., G. Romano, A.G. Jones, J. Ledo, J. Campanyà, D. Kiyan, and the TopoMed MT Team. Electrical signature of the Marrakech High Atlas: new insights from the TopoMed broad band magnetotelluric experiment. Contributed paper at: EGU, Vienna, Austria, 22 – 27 May.

Kiyan, D., A. G. Jones, J. Fullea and Anne Pommier. Crustal and lithospheric structures of Atlas Mountains of Morocco: insights from magnetotelluric data. Conributed paper at: 21st EM Induction Workshop, Darwin, Australia. 25 – 31 July.

Kiyan, D., A.G. Jones, J. Ledo, J. Fullea, A. Siniscalchi, G. Romano, and J. Campanya. Crustal and lithospheric structures of Atlas Mountains, Morocco: constraints from magnetotelluric data. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Kiyan, D., A. G. Jones, J. Fullea, J. Ledo, A. Siniscalchi, G. Romano. Crustal and uppermost mantle structures of Atlas Mountains of Morocco inferred from electromagnetic imaging.  Contributed paper at: AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco. 3 – 7 December.

SAMTEX (Southern African Magnetotelluric Experiment)

Fullea, J., M.R. Muller and A.G. Jones, 2012. Electrical conductivity of continental lithospheric mantle from an integrated geophysical and petrological approach: application to the Kaapvaal Craton, southern Africa. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

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: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Khoza, D., A.G. Jones, M.R. Muller, S. Webb, and the SAMTEX team. Lithosphere-asthenosphere structure of an Archean craton and adjacent mobile belt revealed from 3D inversion of magnetotelluric data: example from southern Congo craton in northern Namibia. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Muller, M.R., J. Fullea, A.G. Jones, J. Adan, and S. Lebedev. Reconciling Seismic, Electromagnetic and Xenolith Constraints on Lithospheric Thickness and Composition of the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa. Contributed paper at: IGC, Brisbane, Australia, 5 – 10 August.

Seismology and Lithospheric Structure and Dynamics

Adam, J., and S. Lebedev. Stratification of seismic anisotropy and deformation beneath South Africa, from the upper crust to the asthenosphere (Talk), 55th Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, 17 – 19 February.

Agius, M.R., and S. Lebedev. The shear velocity structure of the lithospheric mantle beneath Tibet (Talk), 55th Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, 17 – 19 February.

Lynch, P., A.J. Schaeffer, M.R. Agius, and S. Lebedev. Robust Shear-Velocity Profiles Within Oceanic Lithosphere and Asthenosphere: Implications for Thermal and Compositional Structure (Poster), 55th Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, 17 – 19 February.

Neenan, E., M.R. Agius, A.J. Schaeffer and S. Lebedev. The North Anatolian Fault and lithospheric dynamics in eastern Mediterranean: A seismic surface-wave study (Poster), 55th Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, 17 – 19 February.

Polat, G., S. Lebedev, P.W. Readman, B.M. O’Reilly and F. Hauser. Implications for crustal accretion and evolution within the Caledonian Orogen: Results from anisotropic Rayleigh-wave tomography in Ireland (Poster), 55th Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, 17 – 19 February.

Schaeffer, A.J., and S. Lebedev. Anisotropic structure of the upper mantle, imaged using surface and S waveform tomography (Talk, BEST STUDENT TALK PRIZE WINNER), 55th Irish Geological Research Meeting, University College Cork, 17-19 February.

Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, W. Friederich and L. Viereck-Götte. A shear-wave velocity model of the European upper mantle from automated inversion of seismic shear and surface waveforms (SO-1.003, Talk). Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft (DGG), 5 – 8 March.

Soomro, R.A., C. Weidle, S. Lebedev and T. Meier. Automated inter station measurements of fundamental mode phase velocities – first tests (SO-P.008, Poster). Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft (DGG), 5 – 8 March.

Afonso, J. C., J. Fullea, Y. Yang, A. G. Jones, W. L. Griffin, J.A.D. Connolly, S. Y. O’Reilly, and S. Lebedev. The compositional and thermal structure of the lithosphere from thermodynamically-constrained multi-observable probabilistic inversion (6947, Talk), EGU General Assembly 2012, 22 – 27 April, Vienna, Austria.

Brun, J.-P., C. Tirel, M. Philippon, E. Burov, C. Faccenna, F. Gueydan, and S. Lebedev. On the role of horizontal displacements in the exhumation of high pressure metamorphic rocks (9381, Talk), EGU General Assembly 2012, 22 – 27 April, Vienna, Austria.

Lebedev, S., E. Neenan, B. Knapmeyer-Endrun, T. Meier, M. R. Agius, A. J. Schaeffer, C. Tirel, and W. Friederich. Lithospheric dynamics in eastern Mediterranean: Insights from seismic structure and anisotropy (6626, Talk), EGU General Assembly 2012, 22 – 27 April, Vienna, Austria.

Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, W. Friederich, and L. Viereck-Götte, A shear-wave velocity model of the European upper mantle from automated inversion of seismic shear and surface waveforms (8251, Talk), EGU General Assembly 2012, 22 – 27 April, Vienna, Austria.

Neenan, E., Schaeffer, A. J., Agius, M. R. and Lebedev, S. The North Anatolian Fault and lithospheric deformation in eastern Mediterranean: A seismic surface-wave study (6650, Poster), EGU General Assembly 2012, 22 – 27 April, Vienna, Austria.

Polat, G., S. Lebedev, P. W. Readman, B. M. O’Reilly, and F. Hauser. Anisotropic Rayleigh-wave tomography of Ireland’s crust: Implications for crustal accretion and evolution within the Caledonian Orogen (11162, Poster), EGU General Assembly 2012, 22 – 27 April, Vienna, Austria.

Adam, J. and S. Lebedev. Inversion of surface wave dispersion curves for anisotropy and exploration of parameters trade-offs. 3rd QUEST workshop, Slovakia, 20 – 25 May.

Lebedev, S. and T. Meier. Teleseismic interferometry: Measurement and model-space-map inversion of very-broadband dispersion of surface waves. 3rd QUEST workshop, Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia, 20 – 25 May.

Schaeffer, A. J. and S. Lebedev. Isotropic and Anisotropic Structure of the Upper Mantle, Imaged with Surface and S waveform Tomography. 3rd QUEST workshop, Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia, 20 – 25 May.

Fullea, J., S. Lebedev, M. R. Agius, A.G. Jones, J.C. Afonso. Lithospheric structure in the Baikal-central Mongolia region from integrated geophysical-petrological inversion of surface-wave data and topographic elevation (ES4: P094, Poster), European Seismological Commission 33rd General Assembly, 19 – 24 August, Moscow, Russia.

Meier, T., C. Legendre, S. Lebedev, W. Friederich, L. Viereck-Goette. A Shear-Wave Velocity Model of the European Upper Mantle from Automated Inversion of Seismic Shear and Surface Waveforms (ES4: O7, Talk), European Seismological Commission 33rd General Assembly, 19 – 24 August, Moscow, Russia.

Neenan, E., A. J. Schaeffer, M. R. Agius, S. Lebedev. The North Anatolian Fault and lithospheric dynamics of eastern Mediterranean: A seismic surface-wave study (ES4: P091, Poster), European Seismological Commission 33rd General Assembly, 19 – 24 August, Moscow, Russia.

Schaeffer, A. J. and S. Lebedev. Global Waveform Tomography: Imaging the Earth’s Upper Mantle With Millions of Surface- and S-Wave Forms (ES1: O6, Talk), European Seismological Commission 33rd General Assembly, 19 – 24 August, Moscow, Russia.

Soomro, R.A., C. Weidle, S. Lebedev, T. Meier. Automated Inter-Station Measurements of Fundamental Mode Phase Velocities – Examples and Tests (ES1: O17, Talk), European Seismological Commission 33rd General Assembly, 19 – 24 August, Moscow, Russia.

Soomro, R.A., C. Weidle, S. Lebedev, L. Cristiano, T. Meier. Surface wave tomography of central to northern Europe – First tests using automated inter-station dispersion measurements (ES4: P086, Poster), European Seismological Commission 33rd General Assembly, 19 – 24 August, Moscow, Russia.

Steckler, M. S.; Amato, A.; Guerra, I.; Armbruster, J.; Baccheschi, P.; Diluccio, F.; Gervasi, A.; P.; Margheriti, L.; N. Piana Agostinetti. Results from the seismological component of CAT/SCAN, the Calabria-Apennine Tyrrhenian/Subduction- Collision-Accretion -Network. Societa’ Geologica Italiana Annual Meeting 2012, Cosenza, Italy, 18 – 20 September.

Piana Agostinetti, N., L. Margheriti, Chiarabba. The transition from continental to oceanic subduction across the Southern Apennines – Calabrian Arc boundary: insights from Receiver Function Analysis.  Societa’ Geologica Italiana  Annual Meeting 2012, Cosenza, Italy, 18 – 20 September.

Chiarabba C., N. Piana Agostinetti, I. Bianchi, G. Giacomuzzi. The Southern Tyrrhenian subduction zone: an upgraded view from seismological studies, Societa’ Geologica Italiana, Annual Meeting 2012, Cosenz, Italy, 18 – 20 September.

Adam, J., S. Lebedev. Broad-band measurement of inter-station phase velocities and their inversion for shear-velocity azimuthal anisotropy(poster, extended abstract publisjed), Noise and Diffuse Wavefields workshop, Neustadt, Germany, 11 – 14 November.

Schaeffer A.J. and Lebedev, S.. Shear speed structure of the Earth’s upper mantle and transition zone, imaged using surface and S waveform tomography. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 3 – 7 December.

Steckler, M., H. Akhter, L. Seeber, R. Bilham, M. Kogan, F. Masson, T. Maurin, D. Mondal, N. Piana Agostinetti, C. Rangin, P. Saha. GPS Velocities and Structure Across the Burma Accretionary Prism and Shillong Anticline in Bangladesh. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco. 3 – 7 December.

Piana Agostinetti, N., M. S. Miller. What happens to the Juan de Fuca plate boundary beneath northern Cascadia? Insight into the methamorphism of the oceanic crust. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 3 – 7 December.

Blake, T., S. Lebedev, B. O’Reilly, N. Piana Agostinetti, M. Agius, A. J. Schaeffer. An unusual occurrence of a moderately sized earthquake (Ml ~ 4.2) on the Irish continental shelf and passive margin. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 3 – 7 December.

Lebedev, S., M. R. Agius, A. J. Schaeffer, C. Horan, D. Piccinini and N. Piana Agostinetti. Strike-slip tectonics in northwestern Ireland? Evidence from the 2012 January seismic sequence in Co. Donegal, Ireland. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 3 – 7 December.

Daoyuan Sun, Meghan S Miller, N. Piana Agostinetti, Paul D Asimow, Li Dunzhu. Modeling high frequency waves in the slab beneath Italy. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 3 – 7 December.

Presentations 2011

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

General

Ayres, L.A., Yeomans, C., Stevenson, C., Muller, M., Reay, D. and Desissa Ture, M.  Constraints from magnetotellurics on the subsurface structure and emplacement of the Mourne Granites. 54th IGRM, Galway, Ireland, 18 – 20 February.

Yeomans, C., Ayres, L.A., Muller, M., Stevenson, C., Reay, D. and Desissa Ture, M. Geothermal energy potential of the Mourne Mountain granites: constraints from magnetotelluric modelling. 54th IGRM, Galway, Ireland, 18 – 20 February.

C. Hogg, M. Muller, A.G. Jones, and P. O’Connor. Assessing the suitability of the onshore portion of the Clare Basin for CO2 storage: preliminary results from a pilot magnetotelluric study. Contributed paper at: 54th IGRM, Galway, Ireland, 18 – 20 February.

Adetunji, A., I.J. Ferguson, and A.G. Jones. The resistivity of the Grenville Province lithosphere as defined by magnetotelluric method. Contributed paper at: CGU 2011, Banff, Alberta, 15 – 18 May.

Marion P. Miensopust, Alan G. Jones, Gylfi P. Hersir and Arnar M.Vilhjálmsson.  Electromagnetic investigations of the resistivity structures around and beneath the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, Southern Iceland: preliminary results. Schmucker-Weidelt-Colloquium, Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany, 26 – 30 September.

Eaton, D.W.S., C. Hogan, J.C. Afonso, A.G. Jones, J. Tromp, M.S. Miller, and T.W. Becker, 2011.  SimLAB: Evaluation geophysical proxies for the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary. Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Global Geophysical Modelling

Souček, O., Martinec, Z. An attempt to simulate Heinrich’s events. Meeting before REKLIM workshop, AWI Bremerhaven, 28 March.

Rogozhina, I., Souček, O., Martinec, Z., Hagedoorn, J., Fleming, K., Thomas, M. Di erent present-day geothermal heat  flux scenarios for the case of the Greenland Ice Sheet. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Sasgen, I., Martinec, Z., Wouters, B., van den Broeke, M., Bamber, J., Sandberg-Srensen, L. Greenland ice-mass balance from satellite gravimetry: re-assessing the influence of glacialisostatic adjustment. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Klemann, V., Hagedoorn, J., Martinec, Z. Re nement of palaeotopography in modelling of glacial isostatic adjustment. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Dostal, J., Martinec, Z., Thomas, M. Simulation of the ocean induced poloidal magnetic field variations by considering the conductivity contrast between ocean and continent. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Horwath, M., Sasgen, I., Legrésy, B., Rémy, F., Blarel, F., Lemoine, J.-M., Dobslaw, H., Martinec, Z., Thomas, M. Antarctic ice mass balance from satellite geodesy: understanding the signal beyond linear trends. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Souček, O., Martinec, Z., Velímský, J. Quasi-static electromagnetic induction in spherical Earth: Vector potential formulation. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Martinec, Z. The adjoint sensitivity method of global electromagnetic induction for CHAMP magnetic data. Annual Meeting of the German Mathematical Society, Cologne, Germany, 18 – 23 September.

INDEPTH (InterNational DEep Profiling of Tibet and the Himalaya)

Vozar, J. Secret model inversions.  MT 3D Inversion Workshop II, Dublin, Ireland, 30 March – 1 April.

Vozar, J.  MT Models from Central TIBET.  MT 3D Inversion Workshop II, Dublin, Ireland, 30 March – 1 April.

Le Pape, F., A.G. Jones, J. Vozar, W. Wei, and the INDEPTH MT Team.  Northern Tibet crustal and lithospheric mantle structures inferred from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data. Contributed paper at: EGU 2011, Vienna, 3 – 8 April.

Vozar, J., A.G. Jones, F. Le Pape, W. Wei, and the INDEPTH MT Team. The lithospheric mantle and crust in the central Tibetan Plateau from INDEPTH electromagnetic data. Contributed paper at: EGU 2011, Vienna, 3 – 8 April.

Vozar, J., J. Fullea, and A.G. Jones. Electromagnetic and petro-physical investigations of the lithosphere–asthenosphere boundary in Tibet and Central Europe.  Contributed paper at: EGU 2011, Vienna, 3 – 8 April.

Vozar, J., A.G. Jones. Multi-dimensional electromagnetic studies of lithospheric mantle and crust in the central Tibetan Plateau from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data.  EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 3 – 8.

Jones, A.G., J. Vozar, and F. Le Pape, 2011.  Three-dimensional structures and geometries of central Tibetan Plateau from INDEPTH magnetotelluric data.  Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Le Pape, F., A.G. Jones, J. Vozar, W. Wei, H. Dong, M.J. Unsworth, S. Jin, G. Ye, J. Jing, L. Zhang, C. Xie, and the INDEPTH MT Team, 2011.  Crustal weakening and transgressive melt penetrative intrusion across the Kunlun Shan inferred from INDEPTH Phase III and Phase IV magnetotelluric data.  Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Vozar, J., J. Fullea, A.G. Jones, M. Agius, and S. Lebedev, 2011.  Electromagnetic, seismic and petro-physical investigations of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary in central Tibet.  Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Zhang, L., W. Wei, M.J. Unsworth, M.J. Comeau, S. Jin, G. Ye, J. Jing, H. Dong, C. Xie, F. Le Pape, A.G. Jones, J. Vozar, and the INDEPTH MT Team, 2011.  Lithospheric structure across the Altyn-Tagh Fault on the north margin of the Tibetan Plateau revealed by magnetotelluric data.  Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Ireland Array

Lebedev, S., C. Horan, P. Readman, A. Schaeffer, L. Collins, F. Hauser, B. O’Reilly.  Ireland Array: a seismic investigation of Ireland’s evolution, seismicity and new energy resource potential.  54th Irish Geological Research Meeting, NUI Galway, 18 – 20 February.

Lebedev, S., P. Readman, C. Horan, A. Schaeffer, L. Collins, M. Agius, F. Hauser, B. O’Reilly, T. Blake.  Ireland Array: Broadband seismic investigation of the lithospheric structure and evolution of Ireland and surroundings. Atlantic Ireland 2011, A Petroleum Conference Organised by PIP-ISPSG, Dublin, 17 October.

IRETHERM

Jones, A.G., Muller, M.R., Daly, S., Allen, A., Goodman, R., Hunter Williams, T., Lee, M. and Reay, D.  IRETHERM: A New Project to Develop a Strategic and Holistic Understanding of Ireland’s Geothermal Energy Potential. 54th IGRM, Galway, Ireland, 18 – 20 February.

Jones, A.G., Muller, M.R., Daly, S., Allen, A., Goodman, R., Hunter Williams, T., Lee, M. and Reay, D., 2011.  IRETHERM: A New Project to Develop a Strategic and Holistic Understanding of Ireland’s Geothermal Energy Potential. EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 4 – 8 April.

Joint Inversion

Fullea, J., M. Muller, A.G. Jones, J.C. Afonso, and S. Zlotnik. Imaging the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary of southern Africa integrating elevation, surface heat flow, magnetotelluric and petrological data. Contributed paper at: EGU 2011, Vienna, 3 – 8 April.

Mandolesi, E., and A.G. Jones. New constraints in magnetotelluric inversion. Contributed paper at: EGU 2011, Vienna, 3 – 8 April.

J. Fullea, 2011. Integrated geophysical-petrological modelling of surface-wave, topography, surface heat flow and xenoliths data: application to Central Mongolia’s lithosphere. Invited talk at: 4th Workshop of TopoScandiaDeep, NGU, Trondheim, 31 May – 1 June.

Afonso, J.C., J. Fullea, Y. Yang, W.L. Griffin, A.G. Jones, J. Connolly, S. Lebedev, and S.Y. O’Reilly, 2011. 3D multi-observable probabilistic inversion for the compositional and thermal structure of the lithosphere and sublithospheric upper mantle. Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Mandolesi, E., and A.G. Jones, 2011.  Inversion of magnetotelluric data in anisotropic media using maximization of mutual information.  Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

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

Schmoldt, J.-P. and A.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, Vienna, 3 – 8 April.

Schmoldt, J.-P., A.G. Jones, M. Muller, D. Kiyan, C. Hogg, and O. Rosell.  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 2011, Vienna, 3 – 8 April.

Schmoldt, J.-P., A.G. Jones, J. Fullea, M. Muller, C. Hogg, and O. Rosell.  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 2011, Vienna, 3 – 8 April.

Kiyan, D., A.G. Jones, J. Fullea, C. Hogg, J. Ledo, A. Siniscalchi, J. Campanyà, G. Romano, P. Moretti, M. Rouai, and the The TopoMed MT Team.   Lithospheric-scale geometry of the Atlas Mountains of Morocco revealed by magnetotelluric surveying. Contributed paper at: EGU 2011, Vienna, 3 – 8 April.

Juanjo Ledo, Alan G Jones, Agata Sisnichalchi, Joan Campanyà, Duygu Kiyan, Gerardo Romano, Mohamed Rouai and the TopoMed MT Team. The TopoMed broad band magnetotelluric experiment: crustal images of the Atlas mountains of Morocco. Contributed paper at: EGU 2011, Vienna, 3 – 8 April.

SAMTEX (Southern African Magnetotelluric Experiment)

Khoza, T. D., A. G. Jones, M. Muller, S. J. Webb, M. Miensopust, P.E. Share and the SAMTEX team, Electrical evidence of high angle convergence between Congo and Kalahari Cratons, Colloquium of African Geology, Johannesburg, 8 – 14 January.

Fishwick, S., A.G. Jones, and R.L. Evans.  A comparison of seismological and electromagnetic proxies for the LAB in southern Africa. Contributed paper at: EGU 2011, Vienna, 4 – 8 April.

Muller, M.R., Fullea, J. and Jones, A.G.  Reconciling Electromagnetic, Seismic and Xenolith Constraints on Lithospheric Thickness and Composition of the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa. EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Miensopust, M.P. and Jones, A.G., 2011. Artefacts of isotropic inversion applied to anisotropic magnetotelluric data. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Khoza, T. D., A. G. Jones, M. Muller, S. J. Webb, M. Miensopust. The electrical lithosphere in Archean cratons, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Muller, M.R., Fullea, J. and Jones, A.G.  Reconciling Seismic, Electromagnetic and Xenolith Constraints on Lithospheric Structure and Mesozoic modification of the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa. International Conference on Craton Formation and Destruction, Beijing, China, 25 – 29 April.

Khoza, T. D., A. G. Jones, M. Muller, S. J. Webb, M. Miensopust. Lithospheric and thermal structure of the Southern Congo craton and Limpopo belt from magnetotelluric imaging, Geosynthesis 2011, Cape Town, South Africa, 28th August – 2nd September.

Jones, A.G., S. Fishwick, R.L. Evans. Southern Africa Lithosphere: Quantitative comparison of seismic and electrical parameters. Contributed paper at: GeoSynthesis 2011, Cape Town, 28 August – 2 September.

Jones, A.G., M. Muller, R.L. Evans, M.P. Miensopust, D. Khoza, and the SAMTEX MT Team. Southern Africa MagnetoTelluric Experiment (SAMTEX): Overview of observations and results. Contributed paper at: GeoSynthesis 2011, Cape Town, 28 August – 2 September.

Khoza, D., A.G. Jones, M. Muller, and the SAMTEX MT Team. Electromagnetic evidence of high angle convergence between the Congo and Kalahari cratons in southern Africa. Contributed paper at: GeoSynthesis 2011, Cape Town, 28 August – 2 September.

Muller, M., J. Fullea, and A.G. Jones. Reconciling seismic, electromagnetic and xenolith constraints on lithospheric structure and Mesozoic modification of the Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa. Contributed paper at: GeoSynthesis 2011, Cape Town, 28 August – 2 September.

Share, P.-E., A.G. Jones, S. Webb. Modelling of DC current flow between the Otjiwarongo and Katima Mulilo regions, Namibia. Contributed paper at: GeoSynthesis 2011, Cape Town, 28 August – 2 September.

Fullea, J., M.R. Muller, and A.G. Jones, 2011.  Electrical conductivity of continental lithospheric mantle from an integrated geophysical and petrological approach: application to the Kaapvaal Craton, southern Africa. Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Jones, A.G., M. Muller, R.L. Evans, M.P. Miensopust, D. Khoza, and the SAMTEX MT Team, 2011.  Lithospheric geometries revealed through electromagnetic imaging: SAMTEX (Southern African Magnetotelluric Experiment) observations and results.  Invited paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Khoza, D., A.G. Jones, M.R. Muller, S.J. Webb, and the SAMTEX MT Team, 2011.  The electrical lithosphere of Archean cratons: examples from Southern Africa.  Contributed paper at: Fall AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Seismology and Lithospheric Dynamics

Agius M. R., S. Lebedev. Crustal and mantle structure beneath Tibet, from shear-velocity profiles.  54th Irish Geological Research Meeting, NUI Galway, 18 – 20 February.

Tirel, C., J.-P. Brun, E. Burov, S. Lebedev.  Dynamics of subduction, accretion, exhumation and slab rollback: Mediterranean scenarios.   54th Irish Geological Research Meeting, NUI Galway, 18 – 20 February.

G. Polat, S. Lebedev, P. W. Readman, B. M. O’Reilly, F. Hauser. Surface-Wave Tomography in Ireland, 54th Irish Geological Research Meeting, NUI Galway, 18 – 20 February.

Agius, M. R., S. Lebedev. The crustal and mantle structure beneath Tibet, from shear-velocity profiles, Invited seminar, University of Malta, 4th March.

Adam, J. and Lebedev, S. Layering of seismic anisotropy and deformation beneath South Africa from the upper crust to the asthenosphere.  Abstract EGU2011-12784, EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Schaeffer, A. and Lebedev, S. Global and Regional Scale Seismic Tomography using Surface and S waveform inversion.  Abstract EGU2011-11651, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 3 – 8 April.

Afonso, J. C., Y. Yang, J. Fullea, S. Lebedev, S. Zlotnik.  A 3D multi-observable probabilistic inversion method for the compositional and thermal
structure of the lithosphere and sublithospheric upper mantle.  Abstract EGU2011-5209, EGU General Assembly, 3 – 8 April.

Legendre, C., T. Meier, S. Lebedev, W. Friederich, and the EGELADOS Working Group.  Shear-wave velocity model of the European Upper Mantle.  Abstract EGU2011-4961, EGU General Assembly, 3 – 8 April.

Meier, T., B. Endrun, S. Lebedev, C. Tirel, W. Friederich.  Layered deformation within the Aegean continental crust and mantle revealed by seismic anisotropy. Abstract EGU2011-12497, EGU General Assembly, 3 – 8 April.

Lebedev, S.  Seismic imaging of lithospheric structure and deformation in Europe and other continents, Invited seminar, University of Potsdam, 2 May.

Lebedev, S.  Lithospheric structure and deformation, Invited seminar, University of Kiel, 4 May.

Meier, T., B. Endrun, S. Lebedev, C. Tirel, W. Friederich.  Layered deformation within the Aegean continental crust and mantle revealed by seismic anisotropy.  Fragile Earth: Geological Processes from Global to Local Scales, Associated Hazards & Resources, International Conference, Munich, Germany, 4 – 7 September.

Legendre, C., S. Lebedev, T. Meier, W. Friederich.  Shear wave model of the European mantle.  7th TOPO-EUROPE Workshop, Davos, Switzerland, 6 – 9 October.

Lebedev, S.  Seismic tomography: Imaging the structure and dynamics of the Earth, Invited seminar, Dublin City University, School of Physical Sciences, October 27.

Adam, J., S. Lebedev.  Stratification of seismic anisotropy and deformation beneath South Africa, from the upper crust to the asthenosphere.  Abstract T33D-2448, Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Afonso, J.C., Fullea, J., Yang, Y., Griffin, W. L., Jones, A. G., Connolly, J., Lebedev, S., O’Reilly, S. Y.  3D multi-observable probabilistic inversion for the compositional and thermal structure of the lithosphere and sublithospheric upper mantle.  Abstract DI53A-02, Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Agius, M. R., S. Lebedev.  The shear velocity structure of the lithospheric mantle beneath Tibet.  Abstract T43A-2292, Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Lebedev, S., M. R. Agius, A. J. Schaeffer.  Shallow-Angle Subduction of the Indian Plate Beneath Tibet: New Seismic Images and Implications for the Evolution of the Plateau.  Abstract T51D-2363, Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Lynch, P., A. J. Schaeffer, M. R. Agius, S. Lebedev.  Robust Shear-Velocity Profiles Within Oceanic Lithosphere and Asthenosphere:  Implications for Thermal and Compositional Structure.  Abstract T31A-2319, Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Neenan, E., M. R. Agius, A. J. Schaeffer, S. Lebedev.  Lithospheric Anisotropy and Deformation in Anatolia, Eastern Mediterranean: A Seismic Surface-Wave Study.  Abstract T43E-2431, Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Schaeffer, A. J., S. Lebedev.  Anisotropic Structure of the Upper Mantle, Imaged with Surface and S Waveform Tomography.  Abstract S13C-04, Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, 5 – 9 December.

Seismology in Schools

Blake, T., Campbell, G. Educational outreach as a capacity development strategy, using the Irish example, seismology in schools, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) Outreach Programme. CTBTO Science and Technology 2011 Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 8 – 12 June.

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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Past Presentations – 2004

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

Adrian Phillips Memorial Meeting; Trinity College Dublin, 11-12 September

Cunningham, M.J., S. Hodgson, L.M. Parsons, P.W. Readman and B.M. O’Reilly. Slope stability of the continental margin between the Goban and Brenot Spurs (Bay of Biscay).

O’Reilly, B.M., P.W. Readman and P. M. Shannon. Slope failure and canyon development in the Rockall Trough.

O’Reilly, B.M., P.W. Readman and P.M. Shannon. Slope failure, sediment transport and canyon development in the Rockall Trough revealed by TOBI sidescan sonar.

Readman, P.W. and B.M. O’Reilly. Gravity, crustal structure and tectonics in Ireland.

American Geophysical Union Fall meeting; San Francisco, USA, 13-17 December

Avdeev, D.B. , H. Utada , A. Kuvshinov, T. Koyama,2004. Three-dimensional electromagnetic modelling of the Hawaiian swell.

L. Gernigon, C. Ravaut, P.M. Shannon, A. Chabert, B.M. O’Reilly, P.W. Readman. Contrasting styles between the structure and the magmatism of the west and south Hatton/Rockall Margins (North Atlantic Igneous Province).

Unsworth, M.J., B. Denghai, A.G. Jones, and W. Wenbo. Magnetotelluric observations of crustal deformation and flow in Tibet.

British Geophysical Association PostGraduate student meeting; Liverpool, UK, 14-16 September

M. Moorkamp, C.K. Rao and A. Jones. ISLE-MT magnetotelluric measurements in south-west Ireland: Data and first results.

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European Geosciences Union conference; Nice, France, 26-30 April

Do, V.C., P.W. Readman, B.M. O’Reilly, M. Landes, J.R.R. Ritter and F. Hauser. Shear-wave splitting measurements from teleseismic and active-source data across the Iapetus Suture Zone in Ireland: preliminary results

Jones, A.G., R.L. Mackie, A.D. Chave and R.L. Evans. Three-dimensional inversion of regional-scale magnetotelluric data from the Slave craton, Canada.

Jones, A.G. , D.W. Eaton, I.J. Ferguson and I. Asudeh. Joint analysis of seismic and electrical anisotropy across an ancient transcurrent fault system: Great Slave Lake shear zone, northern Canada.

Landes, M., F. Hauser and B.M. O’Reilly. Seismic refraction data onshore/offshore Ireland: from R. Mallet (1849) to ISLE 2002/3.

Landes, M., V.C. Do, J.R.R. Ritter, P.W. Readman and B.M. O’Reilly. ISLE 2002/3: A seismological study of the Caledonian Iapetus Suture Zone in Ireland

O’Reilly, B.M. , P.W. Readman and P.M. Shannon. Holocene climate change and coral mound ecosystems in the NE Atlantic.

Ravaut, C., A. Chabert, L.Gernigan, B.M. O’Reilly, P.W. Readman, P.M. Shannon and J. Makris. Wide-angle seismic imaging of the Hatton margin: preliminary results of the HADES experiment.

White, D.J., M.D. Thomas, A.G. Jones, J. Hope, B. Nemeth and Z. Hajnal. Geophysical transect across the Paleoproterozoic Trans-Hudson collisional zone, Canadian Shield.

Irish Geological Research Meeting; Galway, 20-22 February

Jones, A.G., Imaging tectonic processes of the ancient Earth.

Moorkamp, M., A.G. Jones and C.K. Rao. Examination and removal of repetitive noise on MT time series.

Readman, P.W. , and B.M. O’Reilly. The deep structure of the Porcupine Basin.

Do, V.C. , P.W. Readman and B.M. O’Reilly. Investigation of crustal and upper mantle anisotropy across the Iapetus Suture Zone in Ireland using shear-wave splitting analysis from teleseismic and active-source data: preliminary results.

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Seminars

Jones, A.G. Illuminating the Earth: Information from electromagnetic studies at depths of 100m to 1,000km. Invited seminar to Geophysical Association of Ireland, Dublin, 20 January.

Jones, A.G. Lighting up the lithosphere: electromagnetic studies of the sub-continental lithospheric mantle and implications for formation processes. Invited seminar to Department of Earth Sciences, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland, 23 January.

Jones, A.G. Classical physics illuminates the Earth, Invited seminar to Physics Department, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 10 December.

Other Conferences and Workshops

Blake, T.A. Robert Mallet, Seismology and seismicity in Ireland, Symposium on Robert Mallet’s work on the Great Neapolitan Earthquake, Italy 1857, Padula, Italy, 16-19 December.

Chave, A.D., A.G. Jones, R.L. Mackie, and R.L. Evans. Three Dimensional Deep Electrical Structure of the Slave Craton, Canada. Joint Spring AGU-CGU, Montreal, Canada, 17-21 May.

Craven, J.A., I.J. Ferguson, A.G. Jones, and T. Skulski. Roots of the Slave and Superior Provinces observed with deep-looking magnetotellurics. GAC-MAC, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, 12-14 May.

Craven, J.A., I.J. Ferguson, A.G. Jones, T. Skulski. Relict slabs within the roots of the Slave and Superior Provinces observed with deep-looking magnetotellurics. Joint Spring AGU-CGU, Montreal, Canada, 17-21 May.

Eaton, D., Mereu, R. and Dineva, S. Crustal structure of Western Lake Ontario: Implications for Precambrian basement controls on local seismicity. SSA Eastern Section, 76th Annual Meeting, Nov. 2, 2004, Blacksburg, VA, USA.

Evans, S.F., R. van Buren, A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans, X. Garcia, A.D. Chave, W. Soyer, M. Hamilton, J. Cole, and the SAMTEX MT Team. Investigating the relationship between the occurrence of diamond mines and the electrical structure of the lithosphere, Geoscience Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, 12-16 July.

Ferguson, I.J., X. Wu, J.A. Craven and A.G. Jones. Lithospheric magnetotelluric imaging in Canada: significance to diamond exploration. ASEG 17, Sydney, Australia, 15-19 August.

Jones, A.G., Electromagnetic models of the continental lithospheric mantle. Invited paper at: Symposium on “Seismic heterogeneity in the Earth’s mantle: Thermo-petrologic and tectonic implications”, Copenhagen, Denmark, 26-28 February.

Jones, A.G., J. Spratt, C. Horan, G. Wallace, M. Hamilton, R,L. Evans, X. Garcia, A.D. Chave, E. Stettler, M. Adlem, R. Stettler, K. Raath, S. Evans and the SAMTEX MT Team. The electrical lithosphere of the Kaapvaal Craton: project SAMTEX overview and first results, Geoscience Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, 12-16 July.

Jones, A.G., Electrical models of cratonic lithosphere from deep-probing magnetotelluric experiments. 32nd International Geological Congress, Florence, Italy, 20-28 August.

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Jones, A.G., B. Davis, W. Bleeker, and H. Grütter, The Slave craton from underneath: The mantle view, Invited presentation at: Lithoprobe Celebratory Conference, Toronto, Canada, 12-15 October.

Jones, A.G., J.E. Spratt, K. Solon, K.D. Nelson, M.J. Unsworth, B. Kidd, and the INDEPTH MT team. High-resolution MT imaging of suture zones on the Tibetan Plateau, 17th EM Induction Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 18-23 October.

Jones, A.G., J. Ledo, and J. Craven. Electrical parameter maps of Canada derived from Lithoprobe surveys, 17th EM Induction Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 18-23 October.

Jones, A.G., D.W. Eaton, I.J. Ferguson, and I. Asudeh. Joint analysis of seismic and electrical anisotropy across an ancient transcurrent fault system: Great Slave Lake Shear Zone, Northern Canada, 17th EM Induction Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 18-23 October.

Jones, A.G., R. Mackie, A.D. Chave, and R.L. Evans. Three-dimensional inversion of regional-scale magnetotelluric data from the Slave Craton Canada, 17th EM Induction Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 18-23 October.

Jones, A.G., J. Spratt, C. Horan, G. Wallace, M. Hamilton, R.L. Evans, X. Garcia, A.D. Chave, E. Stettler, M. Adlem, R. Stettler, K. Raath, S. Evans and the SAMTEX MT Team, The electrical lithosphere of the Kaapvaal Craton: project SAMTEX overview and first results, 17th EM Induction Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 18-23 October.

Martí, A., P. Queralt, A.G. Jones and J. Ledo, A comparison between Bahr and WAL methods. 17th EM Induction Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 18-23 October.

Mechie, J., S.V. Sobolev, L. Ratschbacher, A. Yu. Babeyko, A.G. Jones, K.D. Solon, L.D. Brown, and W. Zhao. Precise temperature estimation in the central Tibetan crust from identification of the alpha-beta quartz transition by Project INDEPTH seismic profiling. Joint Spring AGU-CGU, Montreal, Canada, 17-21 May.

Moorkamp, M., C.K. Rao and A.G. Jones. ISLE-MT magnetotelluric measurements in south-west Ireland: Data and first results. BGA Student Meeting, Liverpool, 14-16 September

Muller, M.R., S.J. Webb, W.H.B. Steenkamp, A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans, X. Garcia, A.D. Chave, W. Soyer, S. Evans, M. Hamilton, C.J.S. Fourie & the SAMTEX team. Crustal imaging of the Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa: Preliminary results from a broad-band magnetotelluric survey, Geoscience Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, 12-16 July.

Muller, M.R., S.J. Webb, W.H.B. Steenkamp, A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans, X. Garcia, A.D. Chave, W. Soyer, S. Evans, M. Hamilton, C.J.S. Fourie and the SAMTEX team. Upper-crustal imaging of the Archean Witwatersrand Basin, South Africa, using broadband magnetotellurics: Preliminary results, 17th EM Induction Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 18-23 October.

Rao, C.K., M. Moorkamp, and A.G. Jones. Magnetotelluric survey across the Iapetus suture in SW Ireland: Preliminary results, 17th EM Induction Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 18-23 October.

Spratt, J.E., A.G. Jones, L . Collins, and A. Avdeeva. A magnetotelluric transect from the Slave craton to the Bear Province across the Wopmay Orogen, Yellowknife Geoscience Forum, Yellowknife, Canada, 15-17 November.

Unsworth, M.J., A.G. Jones, W. Wenbo3, and J.R. Booker. Lithospheric structure of the Tibetan-Himalayan orogen: New constraints from project INDEPTH MT data. 17th EM Induction Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 18-23 October.

Wannamaker, P.E., M.J. Unsworth, A.G. Jones, A.D. Chave, Y. Ogawa, and J.R. Booker. Cryptic terrane sutures, upper mantle delamination, and lithospheric physical state of the Southern Appalachians orogenic belt, Southeastern United States. 17th EM Induction Workshop, Hyderabad, India, 18-23 October.

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Presentations – 2005

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

EuroArray

Jones, A.G., Probing the mantle with MT. Invited paper at: EuroArray Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, 15-16 March.

Jones, A.G., P. Maguire, and H. Thybo. EuroArray: Comprehensive high-resolution survey of the European mantle. EGU2, Vienna, 25-29 April.

Thybo, H., A.G. Jones and P. Maguire. EuroArray: EuroArray: 4D Europe, The assembly of a continent. Invited paper at: PICASSO Workshop, Granada, Spain, 25-26 June.

Jones, A.G., P. Maguire, and H. Thybo. EuroArray: Scientific objectives and technical aspects. Invited paper at: PICASSO Workshop, Granada, Spain, 25-26 June.

Geodynamic modelling

Yamasaki, T. Rheological modeling of large-scale Earth’s structures and Cosmogrid resources, CosmoGrid Conference in Dublin, January.

Yamasaki, T., Miura, H. Passive Margin Uplift Associated with Gondwana Breakup Possibly controlling the Global Climate Change, IGRM, Dublin, February.

Yamasaki, T. Localized rheological weakening by grain-size reduction as a possible origin of asymmetric extension associated with reactivation of rifting,Vienna, EGU, Austria, April 26.

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HADES (Hatton Deep Seismic)

Ravaut C. Parallel computational techniques applied to inversion of wide-angle seismic datasets, West of Ireland. COSMOGRID meeting, Dublin, Ireland, January 2005.

Ravaut, C. A wide-angle seismic study of the West Hatton margin: Results of the HADES experiment. TGIF seminar. Dublin Institute for Advanced studies, Dublin, Ireland, February.

Ravaut C., Chabert A., Gernigon L., O’Reilly B. M., Readman P. W. and Shannon P. M., 2005. A wide-angle seismic study of the Hatton Continental margin: Preliminary results from the HADES project. 48th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, Walton Theatre, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, February, 18-21. Poster.

Gernigon, L., Ravaut, C., Shannon, P.M., Chabert, A., O’Reilly, B.M. and Readman, P.W. Contrasting Styles Between the Structure of the West and South Hatton/Rockall Margins (Irish offshore). 48th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, Walton Theatre, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, February, 18-21. Poster.

Chabert, A., C. Ravaut, B.M. O’Reilly, P.W. Readman, P.M. Shannon, and L. Gernigon, The Hatton Basin: wide-angle seismic imaging from the HADES Experiment. 48th Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, February, 18-21.

Ravaut C., Chabert, A., Gernigon, L. , O’Reilly, B. M., Readman, P. W., Shannon, P. M., Makris, J.; Gaye, M. Wide-angle seismic imaging of the west Hatton margin (North Atlantic): Results of the HADES experiment. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2005, Vienna, Austria, 24 – 29 April. Abstract. Talk.

Gernigon, L., Ravaut, C., Shannon, P.R., Chabert, A., O’Reilly, B.M. and Readman, P.W. 2005. Formation and evolution of Irish passive margins: implications for locating the transition between continental and oceanic crust. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2005, Vienna, Austria, 24 – 29 April. Abstract. Poster.

Chabert, A., C. Ravaut, L. Gernigon, P.W. Readman, B.M. O’Reilly and P.M. Shannon. Wide-Angle Seismic imaging of the Hatton Basin. BGA PGM, Galway, 31 August – 2 September.

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ISLE (Irish Seismic Lithospheric Experiment)

Do, V. C., Readman, P. W., O’Reilly, B. M. Back-azimuthal variation of shear-wave splitting in south west Ireland, British Geophysical Association Post-grad research meeting, Galway, Ireland

Do, V. C., Readman, P. W., O’Reilly, B. M. Shear-wave splitting measurements from teleseismic and active-source data across the Iapetus Suture Zone in Ireland: preliminary results, EGU General Assembly Meeting, Vienna, Austria

Do, V. C., Readman, P. W., O’Reilly, B. M. Investigation of crustal and upper mantle anisotropy across the Iapetus Suture Zone in Ireland using shear-wave splitting analysis from teleseismic and active-source data: preliminary results, Irish Geological Research Meeting, Dublin, Ireland.

ISLE-MT (Irish Seismic Lithospheric Experiment – Magnetotelluric)

Moorkamp, M., C.K. Rao, and A.G. Jones. Noise reduction in magnetotelluric recordings using adaptive filters. Inst. of Physics in Ireland meeting, Newbridge, Ireland, 18-20 March.

M. Moorkamp, C.K. Rao and A. G. Jones. Noise cancellation in magnetotelluric time series using adaptive methods. European Geosciences Union (EGU). Talk.

Moorkamp, M., C.K. Rao, and A.G. Jones. Joint inversion of magnetotelluric and receiver function data using a genetic algorithm. BGA PGM, Galway, 31 August – 2 September.

Moorkamp, M., C.K. Rao, and A.G. Jones. Joint inversion of magnetotelluric and receiver function data. EMTF Workshop

M. Moorkamp, Alan G. Jones and C.K. Rao. Examination and removal of repetitive noise on MT time series. Irish Geological Research Meeting, Dublin, 2005. Poster.

M. Moorkamp, C.K. Rao and A. G. Jones. Noise reduction in magnetotelluric recordings using adaptive filters, IPO Newbridge. Poster.

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Inkaba yeAfrica (Inkaba yeAfrica)

Weckmann, U., Ritter, O., de Wit, M., Jung, A., Branch, T. Magnetotelluric Measurements across the Magnetic Beattie Anomaly and the Southern Cape Conductive Belt in South Africa, Poster at EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April.

Weckmann, U., Ritter, O., Jung, A., Hübert, J., Kniess, U., Branch, T., Mabidi, T., Stankiewicz, J., de Wit, M. and Green, R. New Magnetotelluric Measurements Across The Beattie Magnetic Anomaly And The Southern Cape Conductive Belt, Inkaba yeAfrica workshop, Cape Town, 29 May – 1 June.

Ritter, O., Frimmel, H., Branch, T., Green, R., Jung, A., Rohwer, M., Ryberg, T., Schulze, A., Viljoen, J., Weber, M., Weckmann, U. and de Wit, M. Agulhas-Karoo Geoscience Transect: Status And First Results of the Geophysical and Geological Onshore Transect, Inkaba yeAfrica workshop, Cape Town, 29 May – 1 June.

Weckmann, U., O. Ritter, T. Branch, A. Jung, and M. de Wit. MT measurements across the Beattie magnetic anomaly and the Southern Cape Conductive Belt, South Africa. 21. EMTF-Kolloquium 2005 in Holle, Germany.

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Marine EM

Garcia, X., A.G. Jones, R. Evans, and C. Brown. Marine EM studies in Ireland. 48th IGRM conference, 18-20 February 2005, TCD, Dublin

SAMTEX (Southern African Magnetotelluric Experiment)

Jones, A.G., R.L. Evans, S. Fourie, S. Evans, A. Mountford, X. Garcia, J. Spratt, A.D. Chave, and the SAMTEX Team. Comparison of the electromagnetic structure of Archean cratons: Project SAMTEX. South African Geophysical Association (SAGA) meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, 14-16 September.

Hamilton, M., A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans, X. Garcia, C.J.S. Fourie, S.F. Evans, S.J. Webb, and the SAMTEX MT Team. Electrical anisotropy across southern Africa from MT studies. South African Geophysical Association (SAGA) meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, 14-16 September.

Cole, J., P. Cole, A. G. Jones, R.L. Evans, X. Garcia, C.J.S. Fourie, C. Smith, A. Mountford, S. J. Webb, and the SAMTEX MT team. Application of wavelet transform de-noising techniques to geophysical data. South African Geophysical Association (SAGA) meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, 14-16 September.

Muller, M.R., S.J. Webb, A.G. Jones, W.H.B. Steenkamp, P. Kowalczyk, R.L. Evans, C.J.S. Fourie, C. Smith, A. Mountford, and the SAMTEX team. Deep-crustal electrical imaging beneath the Vredefort impact structure, South Africa, using broadband magnetotellurics. South African Geophysical Association (SAGA) meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, 14-16 September.

Jones, A.G., R.L. Evans, X. Garcia, M.P. Hamilton, S. Evans, S. Fourie, A. Mountford, J. Spratt, A. Chave and the SAMTEX Team. A magnetotelluric survey of the Kaapvaal Craton and its surroundings: The SAMTEX experiment. Fall AGU, San Francisco, USA, 12-16 December.

Garcia, X., A.G. Jones, R.L. Evans, S. Evans, S. Fourie, A. Mountford, and the SAMTEX Team. The electrical lithosphere of the Archean: Insights from the Kaapvaal craton and elsewhere. Fall AGU, San Francisco, USA, 12-16 December.

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3D MT modelling/inversion

Avdeev, D. B. Three-dimensional electromagnetic inversion: State-of-the-art, Cosmogrid Conference, 19 January 2005, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.

Avdeeva, A. D. Implementation of a quasi-Newton method for 1-D magnetotelluric inversion, 48th IGRM conference, 18-20 February 2005, TCD, Dublin, Ireland.

Avdeev, D. B. Basics of EM inversion, SAMTEX Workshop, 16 May 2005, DIAS, Dublin, Ireland

Avdeeva, A. D. A quasi-Newton inversion for 1-D magnetotellurics, BGA conference, 1-2 September 2005, Galway, Ireland.

Other Conferences and Workshops

Jones, A.G. Geophysics at DIAS: overview of activities. Irish Geological Research Meeting, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, 19-20 February.

U. Weckmann. Phase split: evidence for mantle anisotropy? 21. EMTF-Kolloquium 2005 in Holle, Germany.

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Past Presentations

Talks and papers presented at conferences and seminars

 

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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