Research Interests

Processes that deform the solid earth including those associated with the seismic cycle, migration of magma and water in the subsurface, tides, and glacial rebound; Tectonics and the relationship between short and long time scale processes; Glaciology, particularly basal mechanics and ice rheology; Ocean world tectonics and geodynamics, particularly Enceladus; Tools and applications using space geodesy, particularly GNSS, Interferometric SAR and gravity measurements.

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Recent Papers

131 Sustained and comparative habitability, C.S. Cockell et al., Nat. Astron.,   doi:10.1039/s41550-023-02158-8, 2024. [PDF]

130 The global shape, gravity field, and libration of Enceladus, R.S. Park et al., J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2023JE008054, 2024.[PDF]

129 Using Tidally-Driven Elastic Strains to Infer Regional Variations in Crustal Thickness at Enceladus, A. Berne et al., Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2023GL1066656, 2023. [PDF]

128 Inferring the Mean Thickness of the Outer Shell of Enceladus From Diurnal Crustal Deformation, A. Berne et al., J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/JE007712, 2022. [PDF]

127 A Secondary Zone of Uplift Measured After Megathrust Earthquakes: Caused by Early Downdip Afterslip? T. Ragon and M. Simons, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/GL10510, 2022. [PDF]

126 Inferring Tide-Induced Ephemeral Grounding in an Ice-Shelf Stream System: Rutford Ice, M. Zhong et al.,  J. Geophys. Res.,  doi:10.1029/2022JF006789, 2022. [PDF]