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Editorial Board


Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics, Ruhr-University Bochum, D-44780 Bochum, Germany

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093-0225, USA


Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

University of Liverpool, UK

Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

École de Mines, Paris, France

Université de Nantes, France

University of Potsdam, Germany

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

Texas A& M University, TX, USA

University College, London, UK

Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience, Tsukuba, Japan

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA

Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

Jane Herdman Laboratories, University of Liverpool, UK

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, CA, USA

Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France

Sezione di Bologna-Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Bologna, Italy

The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic

Shell Global Solutions International, Rijswijk, The Netherlands

University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA

Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera - CSIC, Spain

Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Université Joseph Fourier-Grenoble I, France

LMU Geophysics, Munich, Germany

Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam, Germany


The Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J BQ, UK

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J. Renner (Editor-In-Chief)

Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics, Ruhr-University Bochum, D-44780 Bochum, Germany

E-mail: joerg.renner@rub.de

After his dissertation at the Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB), Jörg Renner held postdoctoral fellowships and appointments at MIT and GFZ Potsdam before he became Professor for Experimental Geophysics at Ruhr-Universität Bochum in 2001. His major research interests are in two strongly linked topics, subsurface fluid transport and rheology of rocks. He addresses problems from groundwater flow near the surface, to oil, gas or geothermal energy production from the upper crust, to melt transport in the Earth's mantle by performing and analyzing field and laboratory experiments.

Joined GJI Board 2007

D. Agnew (Deputy Editor-in-Chief) ORCID Logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2360-7783

IGPP, M/C 0225, University of California, La Jolla, CA, 92093-0225, USA

Duncan Carr Agnew is a professor of geophysics at the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego. His main research interest is in crustal deformation and most especially its measurement, which he pursues using GPS and strainmeters. He is also interested in data analysis methods, seismic and geodetic instrumentation, historical and statistical seismology, and earth and ocean tides.

Sections: Geodynamics and tectonics; Gravity, geodesy and tides; Seismology.

Joined GJI Board 2009


J.C. Afonso

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW 2109, Building E7A, Sydney, Australia

e-mail: juan.afonso@mq.edu.au

Juan Carlos Afonso is an Associate Professor of Geophysics in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Macquarie University, Sydney. His main research interests are lithospheric modelling at multiple scales, thermochemical structure of the lithosphere and mantle, probabilistic inversion methods, and numerical methods for geodynamic processes. His most recent research combines multiscale inversion and modelling techniques to constrain the physical state of the lithosphere and upper mantle using a multi-observable probabilistic framework.

Sections: Geodynamics and tectonics; Gravity, geodesy and tides; Mineral physics, rheology; Seismology.

Joined GJI Board 2016

A. Biggin ORCID Logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4164-5924

Geomagnetism Laboratory, Oliver Lodge Labs, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZE, UK

Andy Biggin is a NERC Advanced Fellow at the University of Liverpool’s Geomagnetism Lab since 2009 and has worked previously at labs in Mexico, France, and the Netherlands. He is mainly involved in the field of fundamental palaeomagnetism: using the magnetism of rocks to study the behaviour and evolution of the Earth’s magnetic field over a wide range of timescales (decades to billions of years). Primary research interests currently include improving the reliability of absolute palaeointensity measurements and the use of the palaeomagnetic record to provide insights into how processes occurring in the core, mantle, and crust of the planet interact with one another.

Joined GJI Board 2010

L. Boschi

Laboratoire iSTeP, UMR 7193 UPMC-CNRS, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, 4, place Jussieu, Case 129, T.46-00, Et.2, 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France

E-mail: lapo.boschi@upmc.fr

Lapo Boschi is a lecturer at the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, France. His work revolves around the propagation of acoustic and elastic waves in complex environments, and in applying concepts in wave physics to make inferences about the internal structure of the Earth and other media. He is generally interested in interdisciplinary applications of theoretical acoustics and seismology, ranging from geodynamics, to medical imaging, to the auditory display of seismic data.

Section: Seismology.

Joined GJI Board 2016

H. Chauris

École de Mines, ParisTech, France

E-mail: herve.chauris@mines-paristech.fr

Hervé Chauris is a professor of geophysics at Mines ParisTech. His main research interests are seismic wave propagation and seismic imaging, in particular the determination of the long scale structures of the Earth. He has developed a number of algorithms to characterise the sub-surface by looking and analysing seismic data in different domains (e.g. before or after imaging) and according to different criteria (e.g. data misfit, focusing). He is interested in better understanding the physics of wave propagation as an essential step for extracting information out of the data. He has been able to transpose his experience on seismic imaging to electrical resistivity tomography. The main applications have been developed in the context of exploration geophysics and near surface characterisation.

Joined GJI Board 2017

G. Choblet

Université de Nantes, France

Gaël Choblet is a CNRS researcher at Université de Nantes, France. His research projects focus on the interior of terrestrial planets (including the Earth), and icy moons of various dimensions (such as Enceladus, Europa or Ganymede). He develops numerical tools describing the dynamics of planetary interiors in order to address topics such as solid-state convection of planetary mantles including the effects of tidal heating or melting, the relationships between mantle heat transfer and core dynamos and the topographic and gravimetric signature of mantle convection.

Joined GJI Board 2016

G. Dresen

University of Potsdam, Germany

E-mail: dre@gfz-potsdam.de

Georg Dresen is Professor of Geology at the University of Potsdam and has led the Geomechanics and Rheology group at the GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam since 1993. He finished his PhD (Structural Geology, Univ. Bonn) in 1984 and his Habilitation (Geology, TH Darmstadt) in 1990. Between 1989 and 1993 he was a research scientist in the rock physics group at the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at MIT, Cambridge, MA. His research interests comprise rock mechanics and rheology of rocks, physics of earthquakes and faulting, scaling relations of geological processes, strain localization, geodynamics, role of crystal defects in deformation, macroscopic constitutive behaviour of rocks and rock transport properties. Current research projects include nucleation and growth of fractures and their relation to earthquake source processes, experimental studies on induced acoustic emission and microseismic activity, fluid transport in reservoir rocks and studies of borehole stability. He is co-PI of an ICDP fault drilling project at the North Anatolian Fault (Turkey) and involved in industry- and EU-funded projects focusing on Geomechanics of geothermal and unconventional reservoir rocks. He has published more than 125 ISI papers.

Joined GJI Board 2016

G. Egbert ORCID Logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1276-8538

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

E-mail: egbert@coas.oregonstate.edu

Gary Egbert is a professor in the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. An organizing focus of his diverse research interests is combination of numerical models and geophysical data, through application of multivariate statistics and stochastic processes, inverse methods, and data assimilation. He has applied these methods to imaging Earth conductivity using electromagnetic data, to geomagnetism, and to physical oceanography. Examples of recent studies include development of 3D inversion methods for magnetotellurics, with applications to regional conductivity of the western US, global induction studies (data analysis, improved source models, 3D inversion), variational data assimilation for the geodynamo, ocean tides (assimilation of altimetry data; mapping dissipation and implications for ocean mixing; long period tides and implications for Earth rotation).

Joined GJI Board 2011

M.E. Everett

Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M; University, College Station, TX, USA

E-mail: everett@geo.tamu.edu

Mark Everett is a professor of theoretical and applied geophysics at Texas A&M; University, where he has been on the faculty since 1995. His main research interests are in electromagnetic forward modeling and inversion, time series analysis and data processing, satellite and ground-based geomagnetic induction, non-seismic techniques in near-surface applied geophysics, marine controlled-source electromagnetics, and archaeological geophysics. His recent work has spanned a wide spectrum of topics: fundamental scaling behavior of EM signal-generated geologic noise; 3-D finite element analysis of EM induction in heterogeneous media; role of the external field in the establishment of the geodynamo; exploration of offshore gas hydrates; analysis of low-Earth orbiting satellite data; electromagnetic characterization of meteorite impact craters; WWII battlefield preservation.

Sections: Geomagnetism, rock magnetism and palaeomagnetism; Marine geosciences and applied geophysics.

Joined GJI Board 2004

A. Ferreira

University College London, Faculty of Mathematical & Physical Sciences, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK

Email a.ferreira@ucl.ac.uk

Ana Ferreira is a reader in seismology at University College London (UCL), UK. She studies deep Earth structure and earthquake source processes to obtain an integrated understanding of the processes controlling the Earth's dynamic behaviour from the surface down to the lowermost mantle. Her research work includes the development of new methods for forward and inverse modelling of seismic and, more recently, geodetic data at regional and global scales. She is also involved in the joint analysis of seismic tomography and geodynamical modelling.

Section: Seismology

Joined GJI Board 2016

W. Friederich  

Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics, Ruhr-University Bochum, D-44780 Bochum, Germany

E-mail: friederich@geophysik.ruhr-uni-bochum.de

Wolfgang Friederich is a professor of geophysics at the Faculty of Earth Sciences at Ruhr-University Bochum. His main interest is in theoretical and computational seismology with a focus on waveform tomography and the simulation of seismic wave propagation. He has been recently involved in a large-scale temporary seismic experiment in the Southern Aegean and is also interested in wave propagation and imaging problems related to tunnel seismics, shallow seismics and ultrasonics.

Joined GJI Board 2011

E. Fukuyama ORCID Logo http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9405-9155

National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience, Tsukuba, Japan

E-mail: fuku@bosai.go.jp

Eiichi Fukuyama is a Principal Senior Researcher at National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED). His research interests cover earthquake rupture dynamics including numerical modelling of earthquake rupture propagation along complicated fault system, investigation of stress field around the earthquake focal area, experimental approach for the investigation of constitutive relation of earthquake rupture, and near-fault waveform modelling of earthquake rupture.

Joined GJI Board 2010

E. Hauksson ORCID Logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6834-5051

Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

E-mail: hauksson@caltech.edu

Egill Hauksson is Research Professor of Geophysics at the Seismological Laboratory, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology. His main research interests are in regional seismology and seismotectonics, including synthesis of large seismological data sets for understanding earthquake source processes, earthquake statistics, crustal properties, seismotectonics synthesis, as well as real-time seismology, includingearthquake early warning.

Joined GJI Board 2012

K. Heki

Department of Natural History Sciences, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0810, Japan

E-mail: heki@mail.sci.hokudai.ac.jp

Kosuke Heki is a professor of Earth and Planetary Dynamics in the Department of Natural History Sciences at Hokkaido University. His main research interest is space geodesy, especially positioning and atmospheric sensing with GNSS, satellite gravimetry, and its applications for geodynamics. His current research interest also covers crustal deformation near plate boundaries, earth rotation, and geodetic approaches in climate change studies.

Sections: Geodynamics and space geodesy.

Joined GJI Board 2013

R. Holme

Jane Herdman Laboratories, University of Liverpool, UK

E-mail: r.t.holme@liverpool.ac.uk

Richard Holme is a professor of Geomagnetism in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Liverpool. His primary research focus is in observational geomagnetism, both modelling of data (particularly from satellites) and using the models to constrain the physics of the deep Earth, particularly the core-mantle boundary region. He has more general interests in all aspects of the Earth's magnetic field, geophysical inverse theory and data modelling in general, Earth rotation, dynamo theory, and all areas of geophysics applied to the core.

Sections: Geomagnetism, rock magnetism and palaeomagnetism; Marine geosciences and applied geophysics.

Joined GJI Board 2004

G. Laske

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, CA, USA

E-mail: glaske@ucsd.edu

Gabi Laske is a research geophysicist at the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, where she has worked since 1994. Her primary research interests are the analysis of long-period seismic signals and seismic tomography on regional and global scales. Her most recent efforts include the extension of long-term passive seismic surveys to the ocean floor. Further research interests include the assembly of reference global models of crustal, mantle and core structure and the analysis of ambient noise.

Sections: Geodynamics and tectonics; Marine geoscience and applied geophysics; Seismology.

Joined GJI Board 2004

L. Métivier

Université Joseph Fourier - Grenoble I, France

E-mail: Ludovic.Metivier@ujf-grenoble.fr

Ludovic Métivier is a CNRS researcher in applied mathematics, at the University of Grenoble Alpes. His research activity focuses on seismic imaging in a strong collaboration with geophysicists, in the framework of the SEISCOPE consortium. His work is dedicated to seismic wave propagation modelling and full waveform inversion. A list of key words summarizing his contribution to the field would include: absorbing layers, iterative solvers for frequency-domain solution, second-order numerical optimization scheme, preconditioning through asymptotic approximations, and more recently optimal transport transport distance.

Joined GJI Board 2016

A. Morelli

Sezione di Bologna - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Via Donato Creti 12, 40128 Bologna, Italy

Andrea Morelli is Chief Scientist at Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy. His scientific interests mostly focus on modelling seismic waves to image the Earth's interior and earthquake sources through use of tomographic inverse techniques and, more recently, applying 3D numerical wave propagation methods at regional, continental and global scale. His interests involve the interpretation of seismological models for understanding underlying geodynamic processes of the lithosphere and upper mantle. He has also been involved in managing geophysical instrumentation projects.

Joined GJI Board 2011

E. Petrovsky ORCID Logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7792-9123

Institute of Geophysics, The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic


Eduard Petrovsky graduated from solid state physics and completed a PhD in geophysics. Since 2003 he has been a Chair of Department of Geomagnetism at the Institute of Geophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. His main research interests are rock magnetism and its environmental applications. Although his first published paper was dealing with paleomagnetism, the scope of subjects of his published papers range from basic rock magnetism through magnetic properties of polluted soils, palaeoclimatic studies to research of nano and microparticles for biomedical applications. The core of his expertise is in magnetic properties of environmental samples (soils, sediments, atmospheric dust). Besides research, he regularly give lectures on Rock Physics at the Charles University in Prague and lectures on Environmental Magnetism in Prague, Brno and Helsinki.

Joined GJI Board 2012

R.-É. Plessix

Shell Global Solutions International, Kessler Park 1, 2288 GS Rijswijk, The Netherlands

E-mail: reneedouard.plessix@shell.com

René-Édouard Plessix is principal researcher at Shell Global Solutions International and associate professor at Institut Physique du Globle de Paris. His major research interests are in geophysical inverse theory and in crustal imaging from active seismic and electromagnetic data. The main applications of his work are in exploration geophysics.

Joined GJI Board 2013

M.H. Ritzwoller

Department of Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309-0390, USA

E-mail: michael.ritzwoller@colorado.edu

Michael Ritzwoller is a Professor of Physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His main research interest is seismic tomography with particular emphasis on methodological innovations to reveal information about the crust and mantle, including isotropic structure, thermal structure, anelasticity, and anisotropy. He is particularly interested in methods to draw robust inferences in seismic inversions using surface waves, body waves and free oscillations. Recent research has focused on studies of the lithosphere beneath North America and China, and some recent work has been dedicated to topics of relevance to nuclear monitoring, environmental geophysics, and seismic hazard assessment.

Joined GJI Board 2013

M. Schimmel

Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera – CSIC, Earth's Structure and Dynamics, Lluis Sole and Sabaris s/n, Barcelona, 08028, Spain

E-mail: schimmel@ictja.csic.es

Martin Schimmel is a research geophysicist with the Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera – CSIC, Spain. His main research interests lie in the field of observational seismology with emphasis on the detection and identification of seismic signals, and the different strategies to image, monitor and constrain seismic structure using data from passive or active sources.

He has developed different techniques to improve weak-signal detection to increase constraints on the fine structure of the Earth. Recent research include ambient noise characterization, noise source localization, monitoring and imaging studies.

Joined GJI Board in 2015

B. Vermeersen

Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Kluyverweg 1, 2629 HS Delft, The Netherlands

Phone: +31 15 2788272

E-mail: L.L.A.Vermeersen@tudelft.nl

Bert Vermeersen is a professor at the TU Delft Faculty of Aerospace Engineering and the TU Delft Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geosciences in the Netherlands. His main geophysical research interests are at the interface between solid-earth geodynamics and earth-oriented space research, notably on glacial isostatic adjustment and associated sea-level variations, co- and postseismic deformation, and geoid and gravity variations due solid-earth dynamics. He is involved in both numerical modelling of these various geodynamical processes and in their observation by means of space-borne techniques such as GPS, satellite gravity and satellite altimetry.

Section: Geodynamics and tectonics.

Joined GJI Board 2011

J. Virieux

Université Joseph Fourier - Grenoble I, France

E-mail: Jean.Virieux@obs.ujf-grenoble.fr

Jean Virieux is a Professor of Geophysics at the University of Grenoble I - Joseph Fourier. His research interests cover topics on seismic wave propagation for seismic source modelling and for seismic imaging. Both kinematic and dynamic finite earthquake sources are of interest to him in order to better predict ground motion. Both active seismic field related to seismic exploration and passive seismic monitoring related to geodynamics or reservoir tracking have concentrated his modelling effort. A few key words may be listed where he has made contributions: seismic tomography; numerical modelling (Finite Difference, Finite Volume), dynamic rupture modelling of earthquakes, ray theory, ray seismograms, asymptotic theory of wave propagation, waveform inversion (Born or Rytov approximation), inverse problems.

Joined GJI Board 2006

J. Wassermann

LMU Geophysics, Munich, Germany

E-mail: jowa@geophysik.uni-muenchen.de

Joachim Wassermann received his PhD in geophysics from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, in 1997. After his PhD he was with the Institute of Geophysics of the LMU Munich for half a year before he took a six-year assistant professorship at the Institute of Geosciences, University of Potsdam. Since 2004, he has been senior research scientist at the Geophysical Observatory of the LMU Munich. His research interests are observational seismology with the main focus being on signal processing, the automatic ‘real-time’ processing of seismological network/array data with special focus on small scale problems and volcano seismology.

Joined GJI Board 2010

U. Weckmann

Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam, Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, Section 2.2, Telegrafenberg, 14473 Potsdam, Germany

E-mail: ute.weckmann@gfz-potsdam.de

Ute Weckmann obtained her PhD at the Freie Universität Berlin. With an Emmy-Noether Fellowship of the German Science Foundation she did her PostDoc at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland, before joining GFZ in 2006. Her primary research interests are on various aspects of geomagnetic induction in the Earth. Over the last couple of years, she has been involved in many large scale magnetotelluric experiments to investigate active and fossil tectonic regimes in all parts of the world, particularly within multi-disciplinary, integrative projects. Another focus is laid on the combination of geodynamic with applied research on e.g. imaging and modelling geothermal and unconventional gas systems. She has worked on electromagnetic data processing, modelling and inversion methods as well as on electrical anisotropy.

Joined GJI Board 2013

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