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Lamont Assistant Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Marine Geology and Geophysics
302E Oceanography
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
(845) 365-8813
(845) 365-8156


Fields of interest: 
Earthquakes, subduction zones, strike-slip faults, passive margins, active source seismology

I use marine geophysical methods such as seismic reflection imaging and 2D/3D seismic tomography to investigate processes along plate tectonic boundaries. In particular, I am interested in: (1) subduction zone processes and associated hazards (earthquakes, tsunami), (2) processes involved in the formation of continental rifted margins, (3) hydration and alteration of upper oceanic crust, (4) formation and evolution of large transform faults.

List of degrees from highest to lowest:
Ph.D. (geophysics)
IPGP - Paris Institute of Earth Physics
BS (geophysics)
Rennes I University, France
Honors & Awards: 
NSF-GeoPRISMS Distinguished Lecturer (2018-2019)

Lamont/DEES Student List: 

Referenced in the Following News Items:

Selected Publications:

Tsunamigenic structures in a creeping section of the Alaska subduction zone Becel, Anne; Shillington, Donna J.; Delescluse, Matthias; Nedimovic, Mladen R.; Abers, Geoffrey A.; Saffer, Demian M.; Webb, Spahr C.; Keranen, Katie M.; Roche, Pierre-Henry; Li, Jiyao; Kuehn, Harold Nature Geoscience Volume: 10(8) p.: 609-613 (2017) 10.1038/Ngeo2990
Origin of dipping structures in fast-spreading oceanic lower crust offshore Alaska imaged by multichannel seismic data Bécel, Anne; Shillington, Donna J.; Nedimovic, Mladen R.; Webb, Spahr C.; Kuehn, Harold Earth and Planetary Science Letters Volume: 424 p.: 26-37 (2015) 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.05.016
Link between plate fabric, hydration and subduction zone seismicity in Alaska Shillington, Donna J.; Becel, Anne; Nedimovic, Mladen R.; Kuehn, Harold; Webb, Spahr C.; Abers, Geoffrey A.; Keranen, Katie M.; Li, Jiyao; Delescluse, Matthias; Mattei-Salicrup, Gabriel A. Nature Geoscience Volume: 8 p.: 961-964 (2015) 10.1038/NGEO2586