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Ian HamlingInSAR Scientist

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  • PhD
  • BSc

Areas of expertise

  • Geophysics: Geodetic data analysis
  • Geophysics: Crustal deformation and neotectonics
  • Geophysics: Earthquake analysis
  • Geophysics: Modelling
  • Geophysics: Geodynamics
  • Geophysics: Volcano Geophysics
  • Geophysics: Volcano Geodesy
  • Geophysics: Remote sensing

Major Publications

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  • Hamling, I.J.; Hreinsdottir, S.; Clark, K.J.; Elliot, J.; Liang, C.; Fielding, E.; Litchfield, N.J.; Villamor, P.; Wallace, L.M.; Wright, T.J.; D'Anastasio, E.; Bannister, S.; Burbidge, D.R.; Denys, P.; Gentle, P.; Howarth, J.D.; Mueller, C.; Palmer, N.G. 2017. Complex multifault rupture during the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake, New Zealand, Science 356(6334): eaam7194. DOI: 10.1126/science.aam7194.
  • Kaneko, Y.; Fukuyama, E.; Hamling, I.J. 2017. Slip-weakening distance and energy budget inferred from near-fault ground deformation during the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake, Geophysical Research Letters 44(10): p. 4765-4773. DOI: 10.1002/2017GL073681.
  • Barnie, T.D.; Keir, D.; Hamling, I.J.; Hofmann, B.; Belachew, M.; Carn, S.; Eastwell, D.; Hammond, J.O.S.; Ayele, A.; Oppenheimer, C.; Wright, T. 2016. A multidisciplinary study of the final episode of the Manda Hararo dyke sequence, Ethiopia, and implications for trends in volcanism during the rifting cycle, Magmatic rifting and active volcanism : p. 149-163. DOI: 10.1144/SP420.6.
  • Hamling, I.J.; Hreinsdottir, S.; Fournier, N. 2015. The ups and downs of the TVZ : geodetic observations of deformation around the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand, Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth 120(6): p. 4667-4679. DOI: 10.1002/2015JB012125.
  • Hamling, I.J.; Wallace, L.M. 2015. Silent triggering : aseismic crustal faulting induced by a subduction slow slip event, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 421: p. 13-19. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.03.046.
  • Kaneko, Y.; Hamling, I.J.; Van Dissen, R.J.; Motagh, M.; Samsonov, S.V. 2015. InSAR imaging of displacement on flexural-slip faults triggered by the 2013 Mw 6.6 Lake Grassmere earthquake, central New Zealand, Geophysical Research Letters 42(3): p. 781-788. DOI: 10.1002/2014GL062767.
  • Hamling, I.J.; Wright, T.J.; Calais, E.; Lewi, E.; Fukahata, Y. 2014. InSAR observations of post-rifting deformation around the Dabbahu rift segment, Afar, Ethiopia, Geophysical Journal International 197(1): p. 33-49. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu003.
  • Hamling, I.J.; D'Anastasio, E.; Wallace, L.M.; Ellis, S.M.; Motagh, M.; Samsonov, S.; Palmer, N.G.; Hreinsdottir, S. 2014. Crustal deformation and stress transfer during a propagating earthquake sequence : the 2013 Cook Strait sequence, Central New Zealand, Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth 119(7): p. 6080-6092. DOI: 10.1002/2014JB011084.
  • Wallace, L.M.; Bartlow, N.; Hamling, I.J.; Fry, B. 2014. Quake clamps down on slow slip, Geophysical Research Letters 41(24): p. 8840-8846. DOI: 10.1002/2014GL062367.
  • Wright, T.J.; Sigmundsson, F.; Pagli, C.; Belachew, M.; Hamling, I.J.; Brandsdottir, B.; Keir, D.; Pedersen, R.; Ayele, A.; Ebinger, C.; Einarsson, P.; Lewi, E.; Calais, E. 2012. Geophysical constraints on the dynamics of spreading centres from rifting episodes on land, Nature geoscience 5(4): p. 242-250. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo1428.
  • Ferguson, D.J.; Barnie, T.D.; Pyle, D.M.; Oppenheimer, C.; Yirgu, G.; Lewi, E.; Kidane, T.; Carn, S.; Hamling, I.J. 2010. Recent rift-related volcanism in Afar, Ethiopia, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 292(3/4): p. 409-418. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.02.010.
  • Ebinger, C.; Ayele, A.; Keir, D.; Rowland, J.; Yirgu, G.; Wright, T.J.; Belachew, M.; Hamling, I.J. 2010. Length and timescales of rift faulting and magma intrusion : the Afar rifting cycle from 2005 to present, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 38: p. 439-466. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-earth-040809-152333.
  • Hamling, I.J.; Wright, T.J.; Calais, E.; Bennati, L.; Lewi, E. 2010. Stress transfer between thirteen successive dyke intrusions in Ethiopia, Nature geoscience 3: p. 713-717. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo967.
  • Nooner, S.L.; Bennati, L.; Calais, E.; Buck, W.R.; Hamling, I.J.; Wright, T.J.; Lewi, E. 2009. Post-rifting relaxation in the Afar region, Ethiopia, Geophysical Research Letters 36(21): L21308. DOI: 10.1029/2009GL040502.
  • Hamling, I.J.; Ayele, A.; Bennati, L.; Calais, E.; Ebinger, C.J.; Keir, D.; Lewi, E.; Wright, T.J.; Yirgu, G. 2009. Geodetic observations of the ongoing Dabbahu rifting episode : new dyke intrusions in 2006 and 2007, Geophysical Journal International 178(2): p. 989-1003. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04163.x.
  • Keir, D.; Hamling, I.J.; Ayele, A.; Calais, E.; Ebinger, C.; Wright, T.J.; Jacques, E.; Mohamed, K.; Hammond, J.O.S.; Belachew, M.; Baker, E.; Rowland, J.V.; Lewi, E.; Bennati, L. 2009. Evidence for focused magmatic accretion at segment centers from lateral dike injections captured beneath the Red Sea rift in Afar, Geology 37(1): p. 59-62. DOI: 10.1130/G25147A.1.


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