News

28
Apr
4/28/2017
The CDI group had several presentations at the European Geoscience Union (EGU) conference in Vienna 24-28 April.​
10
Apr
4/10/2017
Ulas Avsar receives the Golden Hammer award in Turkey for his Köyceğiz paper
17
Mar
3/17/2017
A new paper is out in BSSA on the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China by Guangcai Feng, Sigurjón Jónsson and Yann Klinger
15
Mar
3/15/2017
​The GAST project kick-off meeting was held at KAUST on 8 March. The title of this new project is "Interdisciplinary earthquake hazard research in Gulf of Aqaba and Strait of Tiran (GAST)​
24
Nov
11/24/2016

​We have several PhD and Postdoc openings in the CDI group in 2017​
13
Sep
9/13/2016
The Nature Communications paper on the recent Bárðarbunga rifting event is highlighted by KAUST Discovery​
23
Aug
8/23/2016
Wenbin's Harrat Lunayyir paper in JGR has been highlighted by KAUST discovery
20
Aug
8/20/2016
​The​ CDI group successfully completed their 2016 GPS campaign in North Iceland from 31 July to 18 August.
05
Aug
8/5/2016
Joel Ruch has a new paper out in Nature Communications entitled "Oblique rift opening revealed by reoccurring magma injection in central Iceland". His co-authors are Teng Wang, Wenbin Xu, Martin Hensch and Sigurjón Jónsson
04
Jul
7/4/2016
Ulas Avsar publishes a paper in Journal of Geophysical Research on earthquake-induced sediment deformation in a varved sedimentary sequence from a lake in southwestern Turkey​​​
04
May
5/4/2016
The PI of the CDI group was promoted to Professor at KAUST faculty recognition dinner​
03
May
5/3/2016
J. Scott Berdahl defended his MS thesis at KAUST on 3 May 2016
19
Apr
4/19/2016
Rishabh Dutta and Hannes Vasyura-Bathke presented their research at the EGU meeting in Vienna
01
Apr
4/1/2016
A new collaborative CRG4 project has started focusing on rifting activity in the southern Red Sea
04
Mar
3/4/2016
Wenbin Xu has a paper in JGR on Harrat Lunayyir with Sigurjón Jónsson, Fabio Corbi, and Eleonora Rivalta
27
May
5/27/2015
​"Birth of two volcanic islands in the southern Red Sea" is a new paper published in Nature Communications by CDI members Wenbin Xu, Joel Ruch, and Sigurjón Jónsson
30
Apr
4/30/2015
Wenbin Xu defended his Ph.D. thesis at KAUST on 2 April, 2015
15
Apr
4/15/2015
Several members of the CDI group have presented their research at EGU in Vienna, the Fringe meeting in Frascati, on a PhD student conference in Paris and at a workshop on Red Sea imaging and tectonics at KAUST​​
22
Feb
2/22/2015
The CDI group, along with collaborators from the Saudi Geological Survey and University of Strasbourg (France) have installed a new campaign GPS network in the Gulf of Aqaba region of Saudi Arabia
03
Feb
2/3/2015
Wenbin Xu and Rishabh Dutta have their study on the 2004 Tabuk earthquake published in BSSA and Teng Wang's paper on offset tracking comes out in IEEE JSTARS
26
Oct
10/26/2014
Hannes Vasyura-Bathke has joined the CDI group from GFZ Potsdam as a postdoctoral researcher
22
Sep
9/22/2014
Sabrina Metzger paper on InSAR time-series analysis in north Iceland is published in Tectonophysics
21
Sep
9/21/2014
Alasdair Skelton has a paper in Nature Geoscience on North Iceland with a small CDI input​​
22
Aug
8/22/2014
​CDI will have a strong presence at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco in December
05
May
5/5/2014
The CDI group had a strong showing at the EGU in Vienna with a number of talks and posters.
02
Apr
4/2/2014
​Teng Wang has two papers published in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters and in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.
10
Mar
3/10/2014
A workshop was held at KAUST 4-6 March: "2nd KACST-KAUST-JCCP workshop on surface and subsurface 4D monitoring"
04
Feb
2/4/2014
Wenbin Xu has a paper on Tair volcano (Red Sea) published in Bulletin of Volcanology​
15
Jan
1/15/2014
Olivier Cavalié and Ulas Avsar both have papers published in Geophysical Research Letters​​​
10
Dec
12/10/2013
​Teng Wang presents on the recent Pakistan earthquake in a late-breaking session at the AGU​ Fall Meeting
01
Sep
9/1/2013
The CDI group spent two weeks in North Iceland collecting GPS data at almost 80 survey sites.​
01
Aug
8/1/2013
News and Views article Sunken Volcanes is published in Nature Geoscience by Sigurjón Jónsson
10
Mar
3/10/2013

Olivier Cavalié, Ahmet Akoglu, and Ulas Avsar will present their research at EGU in Vienna, 7-12 April, 2013

07
Mar
3/7/2013

Dr. Ulas Avsar has joined the CDI group at KAUST after defending his Ph.D. thesis at University of Gent, Belgium

05
Jan
1/5/2013

Members of the CDI group had several presentations at the AGU meeting in San Francisco in December 2012

07
Nov
11/7/2012
A paper on using InSAR to estimate the tensile bulk strength of rock is published in Geophys. Res. Lett. by Sigurjón Jónsson
18
Jul
7/18/2012

Robert Smith defends his M.S. thesis, which focused on the Qadimah fault, north of KAUST

14
Jul
7/14/2012

Sigurjón Jónsson and his former colleagues at ETH Zurich publish a paper on the reliability of Coulomb Failure Stress change calculations

22
May
5/22/2012
Sabrina Metzger defends her Ph.D. Thesis at ETH Zurich.
22
May
5/22/2012
A paper written by Guangcai Feng and Sigurjón Jónsson has been published in Geophysical Research Letters.
17
Jan
1/17/2012
​Four abstracts were submitted from the CDI group for the European Geophysical Union Assemby that will be in Vienna in April 2012 and one abstract for the IGARSS conference in Munich in July.
15
Jan
1/15/2012
Ahmet and Sigurjón have presentations at the 7th Gulf Seismic Forum in Jeddah​​
27
Oct
10/27/2011
Sigurjón Jónsson has an invited talk at the AGU meeting in San Francisco in December
17
Oct
10/17/2011
Sabrina Metzger published a Geophysical Journal International article on Interseismic deformation in North Iceland

 

27
Sep
9/27/2011
Dr. Teng Wang presented a paper at the Fringe 2011 workshop