Simon Fraser University

Our Group

Current Members

Dr Glyn Williams-Jones
Dr. Glyn Williams-Jones
Professor
B.Sc. Hons., Montréal, 1994; M.Sc., Montréal, 1997; Ph.D., Open University, 2001.

Physical volcanology, Applied geophysics and geochemistry, processes controlling persistent volcanism, Remote sensing

glynwj@sfu.ca
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Dr Nathalie Vigouroux
Dr. Nathalie Vigouroux
SFU Adjunct Faculty & Regular Faculty, Douglas College
B.Sc. Hons., McGill, 2003; M.Sc., Oregon, 2006; Ph.D., SFU, 2011.

Ph.D. Project: Tracking the evolution of magmatic volatiles from the mantle to the atmosphere using integrative geochemical and geophysical methods

Physical volcanology, geochemistry of volatiles

Nathalie.Vigouroux@douglascollege.ca
Dr Jeff Witter
Dr. Jeff Witter
SFU Adjunct Faculty & Principal Geoscientist, Innovate Geothermal Ltd.
A.B., Occidental College, 1992; M.Sc., Hawaii Manoa, 1997; Ph.D., Washington, 2003.

Physical volcanology, geothermal systems, geochemistry of volatiles, geophysics

jeff@innovategeothermal.com
Dr Jeffrey Zurek
Dr Jeffrey Zurek
Postdoctoral Fellow
B.Sc., UVic., 2007; M.Sc., SFU, 2010; Ph.D., SFU, 2016.

Ph.D. Project: Multidisciplinary Investigation of the Evolution of Persistently Active Basaltic Volcanoes
M.Sc. Project: Characterizing the plumbing systems of active volcanoes through potential field studies

Physical volcanology, applied geophysics, volatile geochemistry
jmz3@sfu.ca
Ms Antonina Calahorrano
Ms Antonina Calahorrano
M.Sc. student, 2017 -
B.Sc., San Francisco de Quito,, 2015

M.Sc. Project: "Detection of possible magmatic instrusion at Cotopaxi volcano, Ecuador"

Physical volcanology, applied geophysics

acalahor@sfu.ca
Ms Megan Dewit
Ms Megan Dewit
M.Sc. student, 2015 -
B.Sc. Hons., SFU, 2014

M.Sc. Project: "Terrestrial remote sensing to characterize causes of volcanic slope instabilities"
Co-supervised with Prof. Doug Stead, Engineering Geology and Geotechnics Research Group

Physical volcanology, geotechnics, remote sensing

mdewit@sfu.ca
Mr Yannick Le Moigne
Mr Yannick Le Moigne
Ph.D. student, 2016 -
B.Sc., Bretagne Occidentale, 2013; M.Sc., Orléans, 2015.

Ph.D. Project: "Investigating the Canada’s deadliest volcanic eruption and mitigating future hazards"

Physical volcanology, geochemistry, petrology

Mr Craig Miller
Mr Craig Miller
Ph.D. student, 2014 -
B.Sc. Hons, Auckland, 1995; M.Sc., Auckland, 1996

Ph.D. Project: "4D modelling of potential fields at two active volcanic systems"

Physical volcanology, applied geophysics

cam32@sfu.ca
Ms Swetha Venugopal
Swetha Venugopal
Ph.D. student, 2015 -
B.Sc. Hons., SFU, 2013; M.Sc., Blaise Pascal, 2015

Ph.D. Project: "Magmatic volatile fluxes through two subduction zones: The Canadian Cascades and the Lesser Antilles"
Co-supervised wtih Dr. Séverine Moune, Laboratoire Magmas et Volcano

Physical volcanology, geochemistry of volcanic gases

swethav@sfu.ca
Ms Rachel Warwick
Ms Rachel Warwick
M.Sc. student, 2017 -
B.Sc., SFU, 2017

M.Sc. Project: "A probabilistic volcanic hazard assessment for the Mt. Meager Volcanic Complex, BC"

Physical volcanology, volcanic hazards

rwarwick@sfu.ca

 

Former members

Dr Elske de Zeeuw-van Dalfsen

Dr. Elske de Zeeuw-van Dalfsen
B.Sc. Hons., M.Sc., Vrije Universiteit, 2000, Ph.D., Open University, 2005.

Project: A geophysical study of volcanic processes at a persistently active volcano and at two calderas in a state of unrest.

Elske is currently a researcher with the Dept. Seismology and Acoustics, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute.

Dr Nicolas Fournier

Dr. Nicolas Fournier
B.Sc. Hons., Blaise Pascal, 1998; M.Sc., Blaise Pascal, 2000, Ph.D., Open University, 2003.

Project: Shallow volcanic processes at persistently active volcanoes: multidisciplinary study at Poás volcano, Costa Rica.

Nico is currently a Volcano geodesist with the Wairakei Research Centre, GNS Science in New Zealand.

Ms. Mika Gousgouni
Ms Mika Gousgouni
Visiting M.Sc. student, 2010 -
University of Athens, Greece

M.Sc. Project: A comprehensive GIS for Mt. Meager, Canada and Santorini, Greece

Ms Elise Harrington
Ms Elise Harrington
B.Sc., SFU, 2016


Project: "Thermorheological Modeling of Venusian Canali"


Elise is currently a M.Sc. student in the Centre for Planetary Science & Exploration at Western University, Ontario.
Ms Patricia MacQueen
Ms Patricia MacQueen
B.Sc., Oregon, 2011; M.Sc., SFU, 2013


Project: "Potential field studies of the shallow plumbing systems of two polygenetic cinder cones"


Patricia is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Geophysics at the Colorado School of Mines and geophysicist with Micro-g LaCoste, in Colorado, USA.
Dr Guillaume Mauri
Dr. Guillaume Mauri
B.Sc. Hons., Clermont-Ferrand II, 2003; M.Sc., Clermont-Ferrand II, 2005;
Ph.D., SFU, 2010.

Project: Multi-scale analysis of multiparameter geophysical and geochemical data from active volcanic systems

Guillame is currently a professional geophysicist based in Swizterland.
Dr Séverine Moune
Dr. Séverine Moune
Laboratoire Magmas et Volcano, Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand
B.Sc., Paul Sabatier, 2000; M.Sc., Blaise Pascal, 2002; Ph.D., Blaise Pascal, 2005.

Physical volcanology, volcanic gas geochemistry (volatiles and trace elemets)

Dr Patricia Nadeau

Dr. Patricia Nadeau
B.Sc. Hons., McGill, 2004; M.Sc., SFU, 2006; Ph.D., Michigan Tech., 2011.

M.Sc. Project: A Multi-Parameter Investigation of Volcanic Plume Behavior and Resultant Environmental Impact at a Persistently Degassing Volcano, Masaya, Nicaragua

Tricia is currently a postdoctoral researcher with the American Museum of Natural History.

Ms Melissa Park
Ms Melissa Park
B.A., Washington, 2001; B.Sc., Western Washinton, 2008; M.Sc., Western Washinton, 2011
Dr Kirstie Simpson
Dr. Kirstie Simpson
B.Sc. Hons., UBC, 1996; Ph.D., University of Tasmania, 2001.

Applied physical volcanology in modern and ancient volcanic successions, facies analyses of mineralised volcanic successions and hydrothermal breccia complexes, volcanic hazard assessments