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Some of the publications made using our OBS data.

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SainteOBS (2004-5)

  • Bazin S., N. Feuillet, C. Duclos et al. (2010), The 2004–2005 Les Saintes (French West Indies) seismic aftershock sequence observed with ocean bottom seismometers, Tectoniphysics, 489 (1-4), doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2010.04.005.
  • Feuillet N., F. Beauducel, E. Jacques et al. (2011), The Mw = 6.3, November 21, 2004, Les Saintes earthquake (Guadeloupe): Tectonic setting, slip model and static stress changes, J. Geophys. Res., 116(B10), doi:10.1029/2011JB008310.
  • Bengoubou-Valérius, Mendy (2008), Contribution à la connaissance de l’aléa sismique des Antilles Françaises : analyses des données sismologiques et accélérométriques régionales, Thèse de doctorat en Sciences de la Terre, Université des Antilles et de la Guyane.


  • Singh S. C., W. C. Crawford, H. Carton et al. (2006), Discovery of a magma chamber and faults beneath a Mid-Atlantic Ridge hydrothermal field, Nature, 442(7106), 1029-1032
  • Dusunur D., J. Escartin, V. Combier et al. (2009), Seismological constraints on the thermal structure along the Lucky Strike segment (Mid-Atlantic Ridge) and interaction of tectonic and magmatic processes around the magma chamber, Mar. Geophys. Res., 30, 105-120
  • Crawford W. C., S. C. Singh, T. Seher et al., Crustal structure, magma chamber and faulting beneath the Lucky Strike hydrothermal vent field, in Diversity of Hydrothermal Systems on Slow Spreading Ocean Ridges, AGU, 2010. pp 113-132
  • Seher T., W. C. Crawford, S. C. Singh et al. (2010), Crustal velocity structure of the Lucky Strike segment of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (37°N) from seismic refraction measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 115 (B03103), doi:10.1029/2009JB06650.
  • Seher T., W. C. Crawford, S. C. Singh and M. Cannat (2010), Seismic layer 2A variations in the Lucky Strike segment at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge from reflection measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 115 (B07107), doi:10.1029/2009JB006783.
  • Seher T., S. C. Singh, W. C. Crawford and J. Escartin (2010), Upper crustal velocity structure beneath the central Lucky Strike segment from seismic refraction measurements, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 11(5), Q05001, doi:10.1029/2009GC002894.
  • Arnulf A. F., S. C. Singh, A. J. Harding, G. M. Kent and W. Crawford (2011), Strong seismic heterogeneity in layer 2A near hydrothermal vents at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38(13), doi:10.1029/2011GL047753.
  • Arnulf A. F., A. J. Harding, S. C. Singh, G. M. Kent and W. Crawford (2012), Fine-scale velocity structure of upper oceanic crust from full waveform inversion of downward continued seismic reflection data at the Lucky Strike Volcano, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39(8), doi:10.1029/2012GL051064.
  • Arnulf A. F., A. J. Harding, G. M. Kent, S. C. Singh and W. Crawford (2014), Constraints on the shallow velocity structure of the Lucky-Strike Volcano, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, from downward continued multi-channel streamer data, J. Geophys. Res.
  • Gouedard P., T. Seher, J. J. McGuire, J. A. Collins and D. H. van, R. D. (2014), Correction of Ocean-Bottom Seismometer Instrumental Clock Errors Using Ambient Seismic Noise, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., doi:10.1785/0120130157.

ENCENS II (2006)

  • Leroy S., F. Lucazeau, E. d’Acremont et al. (2010), Contrasted styles of rifting in the eastern Gulf of Aden: A combined wide-angle, multichannel seismic, and heat flow survey, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 11(7), n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2009GC002963.
  • Watremez L., S. Leroy, S. Rouzo et al. (2011), The crustal structure of the north-eastern Gulf of Aden continental margin: insights from wide-angle seismic data: Crustal structure of the NE Gulf of Aden, Geophys. J. Int., 184(2), 575-594, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04881.x.

MD 156 (2006)

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SismAntilles II (2007)

  • Kopp H., W. Weinzierl, A. Becel et al. (2011), Deep structure of the central Lesser Antilles Island Arc: Relevance for the formation of continental crust, Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 304, 121-134, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.01.024.
  • Bécel A., M. Laigle, J. Diaz, J.-P. Montagner and A. Hirn (2011), Earth’s free oscillations recorded by free-fall OBS ocean-bottom seismometers at the Lesser Antilles subduction zone, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38(24), n/a-n/a, doi:10.1029/2011GL049533.
  • Bécel A., J. Diaz, M. Laigle and A. Hirn (2013), Searching for unconventional seismic signals on a subduction zone with a submerged forearc: OBS offshore the Lesser Antilles, Tectonophysics, 603, 21-31, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.10.031.
  • Evain M., A. Galve, P. Charvis et al. (2013), Structure of the Lesser Antilles subduction forearc and backstop from 3D seismic refraction tomography, Tectonophysics, 603, 55-67, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2011.09.021.
  • Laigle M., A. Hirn, M. Sapin et al. (2013), Seismic structure and activity of the north-central Lesser Antilles subduction zone from an integrated approach: Similarities with the Tohoku forearc, Tectonophysics, 603, 1-20, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2013.05.043.
  • Laigle M., A. Becel, V. de, Béatrice et al. (2013), Along-arc segmentation and interaction of subducting ridges with the Lesser Antilles Subduction forearc crust revealed by MCS imaging, Tectonophysics, 603, 32-54, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2013.05.028.
  • Ruiz M., A. Galve, T. Monfret et al. (2013), Seismic activity offshore Martinique and Dominica islands (Central Lesser Antilles subduction zone) from temporary onshore and offshore seismic networks, Tectonophysics, 603, 68-78, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2011.08.006.

BBMOMAR 1 & 2 (2007-2009)

  • Crawford W. C., V. Ballu, X. Bertin and M. Karpychev (submitted), The sources of deep ocean infragravity waves in the North Atlantic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res.

MartOBS (2007)

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SO198 (2008)

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Rats-ACTS Taiwan (2008)

  • Klingelhoefer F., Berthet T., Lallemand S., Schnürle P., Lee C.-S., Liu C.-S., McIntosh K. and Theunissen T. (2012). P-wave velocity structure of the southern Ryukyu margin east of Taiwan : Results from the ACTS wide-angle seismic experiment ; Tectonophysics, 578, 50-62, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2011.10.010.
  • Theunissen, T., S. Lallemand, Y. Font, S. Gautier, C.-S. Lee, W.-T. Liang, and F. Wu. (2012). Crustal deformation at the southernmost part of the Ryukyu subduction (East Taiwan) as revealed by new marine seismic experiment, Tectonophysics, 578, 10-30, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.04.011.
  • Lallemand, S., T. Theunissen, Y. Font, F. Klingelhoefer, P. Schnürle, C.-S. Lee, C.-S. Liu and S. Gautier. (2013). Indentation of the Philippine Sea plate by the Eurasia plate in Taiwan : details from recent marine seismological experiments, Tectonophysics, 594, 60-79, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2013.03.020.
  • Lallemand, S., Strain modes within the forearc, arc and back-arc domains in the Izu (Japan) and Taiwan arc-continent collisional settings. (2014). J. Asian Earth Sci., 86, 1-11, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2013.07.043.

Bathyluck + MOMARSAT (2009-2015)

  • Crawford W. C., A. Rai, S. C. Singh et al. (2013), Hydrothermal seismicity beneath the summit of Lucky Strike volcano, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 373, 118-128, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.04.028.
  • Fontaine F. J., M. Cannat, J. Escartin and W. C. Crawford (2014), Along-axis hydrothermal flow at the axis of slow spreading Mid-Ocean Ridges: Insights from numerical models of the Lucky Strike vent field (MAR), Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 2918-2931, doi:10.1002/2014GC005372.

SWIR (2010)

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RHUM-RUM (2013)

  • Barruol, G. and Sigloch, K. (2013). Investigating La Réunion Hot Spot From Crust to Core. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 94(23): 205-207, doi:10.1002/2013eo230002.
  • Witze, A. (2013). Earth science: Under the volcano. Nature, 504(7479), 206.
  • Davy, C., Barruol, G., Fontaine, F.R., Sigloch, K., Stutzmann, E. (2014), Tracking major storms from microseismic and hydroacoustic observations on the seafloor, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL06319

LAPAZ (2014)

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SismoSmooth (2014)

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