10 April, 2017

Golden Hammer award for Ulas

Ulas Avsar receives the Golden Hammer award in Turkey for his Köyceğiz paper

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17 March, 2017

Guangcai's Wenchuan earthquake paper published

A new paper is out in BSSA on the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China by Guangcai Feng, Sigurjón Jónsson and Yann Klinger

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15 March, 2017

GAST project starts

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)​

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24 November, 2016

Several PhD and Postdoc opportunities

​We have several PhD and Postdoc openings in the CDI group in 2017​

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13 September, 2016

Nature Communications paper highlighted

The Nature Communications paper on the recent Bárðarbunga rifting event is highlighted by KAUST Discovery​

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23 August, 2016

Harrat Lunayyir paper highlighted

Wenbin's Harrat Lunayyir paper in JGR has been highlighted by KAUST discovery

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20 August, 2016

North Iceland fieldwork completed

The​ CDI group successfully completed their 2016 GPS campaign in North Iceland from 31 July to 18 August.

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05 August, 2016

Joel publishes in Nature Communications

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

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04 July, 2016

Ulas publishes on earthquake effects on lake sediments

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​​​

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04 May, 2016

Sigurjón promoted to Professor

The PI of the CDI group was promoted to Professor at KAUST faculty recognition dinner​

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03 May, 2016

Scott defends his MS thesis

J. Scott Berdahl defended his MS thesis at KAUST on 3 May 2016

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19 April, 2016

Rishabh and Hannes present at EGU

Rishabh Dutta and Hannes Vasyura-Bathke presented their research at the EGU meeting in Vienna

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01 April, 2016

New collaborative project started

A new collaborative CRG4 project has started focusing on rifting activity in the southern Red Sea

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04 March, 2016

Harrat Lunayyir paper published

Wenbin Xu has a paper in JGR on Harrat Lunayyir with Sigurjón Jónsson, Fabio Corbi, and Eleonora Rivalta

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27 May, 2015

Nature Communications paper published

​"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

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30 April, 2015

Wenbin Xu defends his Ph.D. thesis

Wenbin Xu defended his Ph.D. thesis at KAUST on 2 April, 2015

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15 April, 2015

CDI members present at conferences

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​​

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22 February, 2015

New GPS network in Gulf of Aqaba

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

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03 February, 2015

Wenbin, Rishabh and Teng publish their studies

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

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26 October, 2014

Hannes Vasyura-Bathke joins the CDI group

Hannes Vasyura-Bathke has joined the CDI group from GFZ Potsdam as a postdoctoral researcher

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