Gareth Crutchley


Full Name: Gareth Crutchley

Position: Contractor; Marine Geophysicist

Contact details

Email: G.Crutchley
Phone: +64--null


2004: BSc, Geology; 2009: PhD, Geophysics

Areas of expertise

Geophysics: Field data collection
Geophysics: GLOBE Claritas
Geophysics: Gas Hydrates
Geophysics: Geodynamics
Geophysics: Marine Geophysics
Geophysics: Seismic interpretation
Geophysics: Seismic reflection processing
Geophysics: Subduction zones

Professional activities

American Geophysical Union: Member
New Zealand Geophysical Society: Member
European Geosciences Union: Member

Major publications

Crutchley, G.J.; Fraser, D.R.A.; Pecher, I.A.; Gorman, A.R.; Maslen, G.; Henrys, S.A. 2015 Gas migration into gas hydrate-bearing sediments on the southern Hikurangi margin of New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 120(2): 725-743; doi: 10.1002/2014JB011503

Crutchley, G.J.; Klaeschen, D.; Planert, L.; Bialas, J.; Berndt, C.; Papenberg, C.; Hensen, C.; Hornbach, M.J.; Krastel, S.; Brueckmann, W. 2014 The impact of fluid advection on gas hydrate stability : investigations at sites of methane seepage offshore Costa Rica. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 401: 95-109; 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.05.045

Crutchley, G.J.; Berndt, C.; Geiger, S.; Klaeschen, D.; Papenberg, C.; Klaucke, I.; Hornbach, M.J.; Bangs, N.L.B.; Maier, C. 2013 Drivers of focused fluid flow and methane seepage at south Hydrate Ridge, offshore Oregon, USA. Geology, 41(5): 551-554; doi: 10.1130/G34057.1

Crutchley, G.J.; Geiger, S.; Pecher, I.A.; Gorman, A.R.; Zhu, H.; Henrys, S.A. 2010 The potential influence of shallow gas and gas hydrates on sea floor erosion of Rock Garden, an uplifted ridge offshore of New Zealand. Geo-marine letters, 30(3/4): 283-303; doi: 10.1007/s00367-010-0186-y

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