The department conducts research in a wide range of geophysics problems from pure Earth and Planetary Science to applied geophysics. If you are interested in one of the projects listed below please feel free to contact the associated staff.

Projects


Plastic deformation in particulate systems [Info sheet - Plasticity in particulates]

Prof Rafi Blumenfeld


The neotectonics and seismic hazard of Cyprus [Info sheet - Cyprus]

Ian Bastow, Rebecca Bell


Impact-generated seismic signals on Mars [Info sheet - Impact seismicity]

Gareth Collins, Ian Bastow


Simulating submarine slide tsunami inundation of the Shetland Islands [Info Sheet - Shetland]

Gareth CollinsMatt Piggott, Sue Dawson (Dundee)


Understanding Circum-Pacific tectonics: numerical subduction modelling of variable density plates [details]

Saskia Goes


Histories of mantle convection: Constraints from Arabia's landscape [details]

Gareth Roberts, Alex Whittaker , Dylan Rood


Modeling landscape evolution through space and time [Landscape_PhD_2016]

Gareth Roberts, Matthew Piggott, Gareth Collins, Alex Whittaker


Structure and dynamics of the ancient core of the North American continent [details]

Saskia Goes, Ian Bastow, Fiona Darbyshire (Université du Québec) and Suzan van der Lee (Northwestern University)


Full-waveform inversion of industry data from the South Atlantic [Info Sheet - Waveform Inversion]

Jenny CollierJoanna Morgan, Lidia Lonergan 


Closing the digital rock divide in petrophysics for CO2 storage and hydrocarbon production [Info sheet - Digital Rock Petrophysics]

Sam Krevor


Continental Uplift and Erosion From Drainage Patterns: Predicting Sedimentary Flux to Passive Margins  [O_and_G_PhD2017b‌]

Gareth Roberts and Matt Piggott


Understanding magnetic enhancement in hydrocarbon resevoirs [‌‌muxworthy-hydrocarbon-2017]

Adrian Muxworthy and Prof. Hans Machel (University of Alberta)


Determining the magnetic signature of hydrocarbon-rich environments: A numerical approach [muxworthy-williams-hydrocarbon-2017]

Adrian Muxworthy and Prof. Wyn Williams (University of Edinburgh)


TOWARDS A ROBUST NON-HEATING METHOD OF PALAEOINTENSITY DETERMINATION FROM METEORITES [muxworthy-heslop-pint-2017]

Adrian Muxworthy and David Heslop (ANU, Canberra)


DETERMINING PALAEOINTENSITIES FROM CHEMICAL REMANENT MAGNETISATIONS IN ROCKS AND METEORITES [muxworthy-heslop-crm-2017]

Adrian Muxworthy and David Heslop (ANU, Canberra)


TESTING THE CORE-MANTLE-BOUNDARY & LARGE IGNEOUS PROVINCE HYPOTHESIS:  A FULL-VECTOTR PALAEOMAGNETIC STUDY OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC IGNEOUS PROVINCE [muxworthy-LIP]

Adrian Muxworthy and Morten Riishuus (Faroese Geological Survey) and Conall Mac Niocail (University of Oxford)


Biomagnetic monitoring as an urban air quality assessment: A Citizen-Science Approach [muxworthy-dust]

Adrian Muxworthy and Jelle Hofman (University of Antwerp)


UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF THERMAL FLUCTUATIONS ON THE FIDELITY OF MAGNETIC RECORDING IN NATURAL SYSTEMS [muxworthy-williams-micromag-2017]

Adrian Muxworthy and Wyn Williams (University of Edinburgh)