Geohazards and Risk

Professor Kathy Whaler, Chair of Geophysics, receives RAS Service Award for Geophysics 

Kathy is awarded for her dedication to national and international promotion and coordination of scientific studies of Earth (physical, chemical, and mathematical) and its environment in space. 

Professor Kathy Whaler receives 2019 RAS Service Award for Geophysics

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Thu, 10/01/2019

Emeritus Professor Brian Upton has been awarded the Collins Medal by The Mineralogical Council 

Brian Upton, Emeritus Professor of Petrology and Senior Honorary Professional Fellow, has been awarded the Collins Medal.

Emeritus Professor Brian Upton (pictured to the right) has been awarded the Collins Medal by The Mineralogical Council
Professor of Seismology and Rock Physics; Degree Programme Convenor, Geophysics; Director of Research

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+ 44 (0) 131 650 4911

Research Groups: 

  • Earth Resources
  • Observation and Imaging
  • Geohazards and Risk
  • Porous Media

Research Institutes: 

  • Earth and Planetary Science
Research Interest

Seismology: earthquake hazard; earthquake predictability; non-linear dynamics and statistical mechanics of earthquake sources; earthquake triggering. Rock Physics: fluid flow in fractured media; fracture scaling; fluid-rock interactions during deformation; coupling of mechanical, chemical and hydraulic processes; time-dependent deformation.

Senior Lecturer

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+ 44 (0) 131 650 4918

Research Groups: 

  • Earth Resources
  • Observation and Imaging
  • Geohazards and Risk

Research Institutes: 

  • Earth and Planetary Science
Research Interest

Modelling of Detrital Fission Track Age Data

  • Quantification of bias and uncertainty using a bootstrap approach
  • Application of OpenBUGS to infer closure age distributions

Modelling Spatio-Temporal Behaviour for Earthquake Hazard

  • Models of cluster identification and classification
  • Use of INLA to model earthquake distribtuions

Professor of Geophysics

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+ 44 (0) 131 650 4904

Research Groups: 

  • Earth System Science - From Crust to Core
  • Earth Resources
  • Observation and Imaging
  • Geohazards and Risk

Research Institutes: 

  • Earth and Planetary Science
Research Interest

Geomagnetism; dynamics and thermal history of the Earth's core; geophysical inverse theory; electromagnetic induction.

Funding success for E4 DTP, Edinburgh Earth, Ecology and Environment Doctoral Training Partnership.  

The E4 Doctoral Training Partnership, led by the School of GeoSciences, has been successful in securing ongoing funding from the Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC).

Funding success for the new E4 DTP, Edinburgh Earth, Ecology and Environment Doctoral Training Partnership.

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