Imperial College London

Prof Jenny Collier

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Professor of Marine Geophysics



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4.46Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





Marine geology and geophysics:

Controlled-source seismology; Structure of ocean islands, oceanic crust, subduction zones and passive margins; coastal and ocean mapping with sidescan sonar and multibeam bathymetry.

If you are interested to join our group at Imperial College London (for research experience as an undergraduate student, a PhD, or a postdoctoral research position)  please do not hesitate to get in touch.

For more information see:

Formation and evolution of continental shelves, passive margins, ocean basins and ocean islands.

Environmental geophysics, marine processes and physical properties of the seabed.

I am grateful to the following bodies for funding:

Royal Society, Royal Geographical Society, NERC, HEFCE, HEFCW,  English Heritage, M-ALSF

Research Staff








Research Student Supervision

Al Mazroey,M, Precise fluid characterisation at the Oseberg Gas/Oil Field using pre-stack and post-stack attributes

Bushe,K, Structure of the Hampshire and Channel basins

Graham,A, Quaternary history of the North Sea from 3D seismic data

Humber,S, Coral bleaching in the Seychelles

McDermott,C, Extension and volcanism in the southern South Atlantic

Oggioni,F, Characterization of catastrophic flood-generated features in the English Channel

Robert,A, Recycling of volatiles in the Lesser Antilles

Sansom,V, Crustal structure of the NE Seychelles rifted continental margin from geophysical observations

Taposeea,C, Numerical modelling of continental breakup in the South Atlantic

Zsofia,Z, Breakup in the South Atlantic