Dan Bassett

 

Full Name: Dan Bassett

Position: Marine Geophysicist

Contact details

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Phone: +64-4-570 4195

Qualifications

2007: BCA, Economics, Commercial Law; 2007: BSc, Geology; 2009: MSc ((1st Class Hons.)), Geology/Geophysics; 2014: PhD, Geophysics

Areas of expertise

Geology: Earthquake Geology
Geology: Structural Geology
Geology: Tectonics
Geophysics: Basin analysis
Geophysics: Crustal structure determination
Geophysics: Gravity
Geophysics: Marine Geophysics
Geophysics: Seismic Reflection
Geophysics: Seismic tomography
Geophysics: Subduction zones
Geophysics: Swath mapping

Professional activities

New Zealand Geophysical Society: Member
American Geophysical Union: Member
Japan Geoscience Union: Member

Major publications

Bassett, D.; Kopp, H.; Sutherland, R.; Henrys, S.A.; Watts, A.B.; Timm, C.; Scherwath, M.; Grevemeyer, I.; de Ronde, C.E.J. 2016 Crustal structure of the Kermadec Arc from MANGO seismic refraction profiles. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 121(10): 7514-7546; doi: 10.1002/2016JB013194

Bassett, D.; Sandwell, D.T.; Fialko, Y.; Watts, A.B. 2016 Upper-plate controls on co-seismic slip in the 2011 magnitude 9.0 Tohoku-oki earthquake. Nature, 531(7592): 92-96; doi: 10.1038/nature16945

Bassett, D.; Watts, A.B. 2015 Gravity anomalies, crustal structure, and seismicity at subduction zones: 1. Seafloor roughness and subducting relief. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 16(5): 1508-1540; doi: 10.1002/2014GC005684

Bassett, D.; Watts, A.B. 2015 Gravity anomalies, crustal structure, and seismicity at subduction zones: 2. Interrelationships between fore-arc structure and seismogenic behavior. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 16(5): 1541-1576; doi: 10.1002/2014GC005685

Bassett, D.; Sutherland, R.; Henrys, S.A. 2014 Slow wavespeeds and fluid overpressure in a region of shallow geodetic locking and slow slip, Hikurangi subduction margin, New Zealand. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 389: 1-13; doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.12.021

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