15 January, 2018

Rishabh publishes his Fukuoka paper

Rishabh Dutta has a paper on the 2005 Fukuoka earthquake, Japan, published in Geophysical Journal International

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10 November, 2017

Kai receives EGU award

Yuan-Kai Liu wins the Outstanding Student Poster award for his presentation at the EGU conference in April 2017.

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28 April, 2017

The CDI group at EGU

The CDI group had several presentations at the European Geoscience Union (EGU) conference in Vienna 24-28 April.​

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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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