Marine Geophysics and Hydroacoustics

Dr. Elodie Lebas

Scientific Staff

Otto-Hahn-Platz 1, R. 112
Phone: +49 431 880-3912
elebas@geophysik.uni-kiel.de

Research Interests

  • Evolution of Lakes (Russia)
  • Evolution of Volcanic Islands (La Réunion, Montserrat)
  • Gas Hydrates in Passive and Active Margins (SW Taiwan)
  • Marine Tephrochronology (La Réunion)
  • Seismic Data Processing (2D/OBS) and Interpretation (2D/3D/OBS)
  • Seismostratigraphy
  • Slope Stability and Submarine Landslides (La Réunion, Montserrat)

Resume

since 11/2015 Postdoctoral Researcher at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany

08/2013  10/2015 Postdoctoral Researcher at GEOMAR Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

09/2012  07/2013 A.T.E.R. at Intitut de Physique du Globe de Paris, IPGP, France

10/2009  09/2012 Ph.D Thesis at Intitut de Physique du Globe de Paris, IPGP, France (with Honors)

09/2007 – 06/2009 M.Sc. at the University Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France

09/2004  06/2007 B.Sc. at the University Lille I, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France

Teaching Record

2012 – 2013 A.T.E.R. at the Department of the Earth and Planetary Sciences, UFR STEP, University Paris Diderot, Paris, France

  • Petrology (20h, Bachelor's degree)
  • Fieldwork (42h, Bachelor’s degree, Metamorphism in the French Western Alps)
  • Literature synthesis (8h, Bachelor’s degree)

 

2009 – 2012 Moniteur (aside to the Ph.D) at the Department of the Earth and Planetary Sciences, UFR STEP, University Paris Diderot, Paris, France

  • Petrology (70h, Bachelor's degree)
  • Fieldwork (132h, Bachelor’s degree, Metamorphism in the French Western Alps)

Expeditions

  • PLOT project - July/August 2016 - MCS data - Lakes Taymyr and Levinson-Lessing, Northern Siberia, Arctic (1 month)
  • R/V OR5 – ORV14/15 – Sept/Oct 2014 – 2D/3D/OBS – SW Taiwan
  • R/V Marion Dufresne – ERODER 4 – Nov/Dec 2011 – Dredges/Sediments Cores – La Réunion
  • R/V Marion Dufresne – ERODER 3 – Sept/Oct 2010 – TOBI Acoustic Images – La Réunion
  • R/V James Cook - JC45/46 – April/May 2010 – 2D/3D data + TOBI Acoustic Images – Montserrat

Memberships

since 2015 Member of the Future Ocean Network - IMAP
since 2015 Member of the Excellence Cluster Future Ocean
in 2013 Member of the CCOU (Comité de Concertation sur l'Organisation de l'Université Unifiée) at the PRES Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France
2012  2013 Member of the Scientific Council at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP), Paris, France

Grants

  • Postdoc Program from the Gender Equality Department of Kiel (2016)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fundation Grant to participate to the 9th Sino-German Frontiers of Science Symposium (Personal Invitation - Shenzhen, China - 2016)
  • AGU Fall Meeting Travel Grant (2012)

Publications

  • Coussens, M.F., D. Wall-Palmer, P.J. Talling, S.F.L. Watt, S.J. Hatter, M. Cassidy, M. Clare, M. Jutzeler, R. Hatfield, M. McCanta, K.S. Kataoka, D. Endo, M.R. Palmer, A. Stinton,A. Fujinawa, G. Boudon, A. Le Friant, O. Ishizuka, T. Gernon, T. Adachi, M. Aljahdali, C. Breitkreuz, A. J. Frass, M.J. Hornbach, E. Lebas, S. Lafuerza, F. Maeno, M. Manga, M. Martinez-Colon, J. McManus, S. Morgan, T. Saito, A. Slagle, K.S.V. Subramanyam, Y. Tamura, J. Trofimovs, B. Villemant, F. Wang, and the Expedition 340 scientists (2016). Synthesis: stratigraphy and age control for IODP Sites U1394, U1395, and U1396 offshore Montserrat in the Lesser Antilles. In: Le Friant, A., Ishizuka, O., Stroncik, N.A., and the Expedition 340 Scientists Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Volume 340. doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.340.204.2016
  • Brunet, M., Le Friant,A., Boudon, G., Lafuerza, S., Talling, P., Hornbach, M., Ishizuka, O., Lebas, E., Guyard, H., and IODP Expedition 340 science party (2015). Composition, geometry and emplacement dynamics of a large volcanic island landslide offshore Martinique: from volcano flank-collapse to seafloor sediment failure? Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, n/a-n/a, doi: 10.1002/2015GC006034 
  • Le Friant, A., Ishizuka, O., Boudon, G., Martin, P., Talling, P., Villemant, B., Adachi, T., Aljahdali, M., Breitkreuz, C., Brunet, M., Caron, B., Coussens, M., Deplus, C., Endo, D., Feuillet, N., Fraass, A., Fujinawa, A., Hart, M., Hatfield, R., Hornbach, M., Jutzeler, M., Kataoka, K., Komorowski, J.-C., Lebas, E., Lafuerza, S., Maeno, F., Manga, M., Martinez-Colon, M., McCanta, M., Morgan, S., Saito, T., Slagle, A., Sparks, R. S. J., Stinton, A., Stroncik, N., Konduri, S., Tamura, Y., Trofimovs, J., Voight, B., Wall-Palmer, D., Wang, F., Watt, S., (2015). Submarine record of volcanic island construction and collapse in the Lesser Antilles arc: First scientific drilling of submarine volcanic island landslides by IODP Expedition 340. G-Cubed, 16, 420-442, doi: 10.1002/2014GC005652
  • Karstens, J., Crutchley, G.J., Berndt, C., Talling, P.J., Watt, S.F.L., Hühnerbach, V., Le Friant, A., Lebas, E.,Trofimovs, J., (2013). Emplacement of pyroclastic deposits offshore Montserrat: Insights from 3D seismic data. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 257, 1-11, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2013.03.004
  • Crutchley, G.J., Karstens, J., Berndt, C., Talling, P., Watt, S.F.L., Vardy, M.E., Hühnerbach, V., Urlaub, M., Sarkar, S., Klaeschen, D., Paulatto, M., Le Friant, A., Lebas, E., Maeno, F., Stinton, A.J., (2013). Insights into the functioning of volcanic debris avalanches: high resolution 3D seismic data from offshore Montserrat, Lesser Antilles. Marine Geology, Vol. 335, 1-15, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2012.10.004
  • Watt, S.F.L., Talling, P.J., Vardy, M.E., Masson, D.G., Henstock, T.J., Hühnerbach, V., Minshull, T.A., Urlaub, M., Lebas, E., Le Friant, A., Berndt, C., Crutchley, G.J., Karstens, J., (2012). Widespread and progressive seafloor-sediment failure following volcanic debris avalanche emplacement: landslide dynamics and timing offshore Montserrat, Lesser Antilles. Marine Geology, Vol. 323-325, 69-94, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2012.08.002
  • Delcamp, A., van Wyk de Vries, B., James, J.M., Gailler, L.S., Lebas, E., (2012). Relationships between volcano gravitational spreading and magma intrusion. Bulletin of Volcanology. Vol. 74, No.3, 743-765, doi: 10.1007/s00445-011-0558-9
  • Watt, S.F.L., Talling, P.J., Vardy, M.E., Heller, V., Hühnerbach, V., Urlaub, M., Sarkar, S., Masson, D.G., Henstock, T.J., Minshull, T.A., Paulatto, M., Le Friant, A., Lebas, E., Berndt, C., Crutchley, G.J., Karstens, J., Stinton, A.J., Maeno, F., (2012). Combinations of volcanic-flank and seafloor-sediment failure offshore Montserrat, and their implications for tsunami generation. EPSL 319-320, 228–240
  • Lebas, E., A. Le Friant, G. Boudon, S. F. L. Watt, P. J. Talling, N. Feuillet, C. Deplus, C. Berndt, and M. E. Vardy, (2011). Multiple widespread landslides during the long-term evolution of a volcanic island: Insights from high-resolution seismic data, Montserrat, Lesser Antilles, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 12, Q05006, doi:10.1029/2010GC003451
  • Le Friant, A., Lebas, E., Clément, V., Boudon, G., Deplus, C., de Voogd, B. and Bachèlery, P., (2011). A new model for the evolution of La Réunion volcanic complex from complete marine geophysical surveys. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 38, L09312, doi:10.1029/2011GL047489
  • Voight, B., Le Friant, A., Boudon, G., Deplus, C., Komorowski, J.C., Lebas, E., Sparks, R.S.J., Talling, P., Trofimovs, J., (2011). Undrained Sediment Loading Key to Long-Runout Submarine Mass Movements: Evidence from the Caribbean Volcanic Arc. Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research, 1, Volume 31, Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, Part 5, 417-428
  • Kervyn, M., Boone, M.N., van Wyk de Vries, B., Lebas, E., Cnudde, V., Fontijn, K., Jacobs, P., (2010). 3D imaging of volcano gravitational deformation by computerized X-ray micro-tomography. Geosphere, Vol. 6; No.5; 482–498, doi: 10.1130/GES00564.1

Communications (2009-2015)

  • C. Berndt, W.-C., Chi, M., Jegen, S., Muff, S., Hölz, E. , Lebas, M., Sommer, S., Lin, S.-C., Liu, A. T., Lin, D., Klaeschen, I., Klaucke, L., Chen, P., Kunath, K., McIntosh, T., Feseker. Tectonic controls on gas hydrate distribution off SW Taiwan (2015). AGU Fall Meeting, 14-18th December, San Francisco, Poster
  • C. Berndt, W.-C., Chi, M., Jegen, S., Muff, S., Hölz, E. , Lebas, M., Sommer, S., Lin, S.-C., Liu, A. T., Lin, D., Klaeschen, I., Klaucke, L., Chen, P., Kunath, K., McIntosh, T., Feseker. Tectonic controls on gas hydrate distribution off SW Taiwan (2015). Rolf-Meissner-Symposium: From Crustal Seismology to Geodynamics. 05-06th June, Kiel, Germany, Talk
  • P. Talling, A. Le Friant, O. Ishizuka, S. Watt, M. Coussens, M. Jutzeler, D. Wall-Palmer, M. Palmer, M. Cassidy, K. Kataoka, D. Endo, M. McCanta, J. Trofimovs, R. Hatfield, A. Stinton, E. Lebas, G. Boudon, and IODP Expedition 340 Shipboard Science Party. New insights from IODP Expedition 340 offshore Montserrat: First drilling of large volcanic island landslides (2015). EGU Fall Meeting, 12-17th April, Vienna, Austria, Talk
  • C. Berndt, M. Jengen, W.-C. Chi, S. Lin, T. Feseker, I. Klaucke, E. Lebas, S. Muff, P. Kunath and SO227 scientific party. Geological controls on the gas hydrate system offshore Taiwan, South China Sea (2015). Meeresforschung FS SONNE, 12-13th February, Bremen, Germany, Talk
  • C. Berndt, M. Jengen, W.-C. Chi, S. Lin, T. Feseker, I. Klaucke, E. Lebas, S. Muff and SO227 scientific party. Gas hydrate systems off Taiwan – potential targets for a production test in SUGAR3 (2015). P-Cable Workshop, 28-29th January, Oslo, Norway, Talk
  • E. Lebas, T. Roth, C. Berndt, M. Jegen, A. Krabbenhoeft, C. Papenberg, A. Dannowski, W.-C. Chi. P-wave velocity model above the Formosa Ridge (southwest off Taiwan) from combined analysis of OBS and multichannel seismic reflection data. (2014), 12th International Conference on Gas in Marine Sediments, GIMS, 01-06th September, Taipei, Taiwan, Poster
  • E. Lebas, A. Le Friant, C. Deplus, B. de Voogd, (2014). Understanding the evolution of a basaltic shield volcano from seismic data: A new model for La Réunion, Indian Ocean. EGU Fall Meeting, 27th April - 02nd May 2014, Vienna, Austria, PICO (Presenting Interactive COntent)
  • C. Berndt, G. Crutchley, I. Klaucke, M. Jegen, W.-C. Chi, S. Lin, T. Feseker, C.-S. Liu, E. Lebas, S. Muff, K. Lieser, T. Roth, L. Chen, H.-H. Hsu (2014). Geological controls on the gas hydrate system of Formosa Rigde, South China Sea. Oceans’14 MTS/IEEE, 07-10th April, Taipei, Taiwan, Talk
  • E. Lebas, T. Roth, C. Berndt, W.C. Chi, A. Krabbenhöft, C. Papenberg, A. Dannowski, (2014). Updates on OBS data processing of the Formosa Ridge, Taiwan. TAIGER-IV meeting, 13-14th February, MARUM, Bremen, Germany, Talk
  • E. Lebas, A. Le Friant, C. Deplus, B. de Voogd, G. Boudon, (2013). Understanding the evolution of volcanic islands from marine geophysical datasets: New insights for La Réunion. GEOMAR, Kiel, Germany, Talk
  • E. Lebas, A. Le Friant, G. Boudon, C. Deplus, B. de Voogd, (2013). L’apport de la stratigraphie sismique dans la compréhension de l’évolution des édifices volcaniques en domaine insulaire. IFREMER, Brest, France, Talk
  • E. Lebas, A. Le Friant, G. Boudon, S.F.L. Watt, P.J. Talling, N. Feuillet, C. Deplus, C. Berndt, M.E. Vardy, (2012). Multiple widespread mass-transport processes during the evolution of a volcanic island: insights from high-resolution seismic data, Montserrat. AGU Fall Meeting, 03-07th December, San Francisco, Poster
  • B. Voight, A. Le Friant, G. Boudon, C. Deplus, J.-C. Komorowski, E. Lebas, R.S.J. Sparks, P. Talling, J. Trofimovs. (2012). Undrained Sediment Loading Key to Long-Runout Submarine Mass Movements: Evidence from the Caribbean Volcanic Arc. 5th symposium on Submarine Mass-Movement and Their Consequences, 24-26th October, Kyoto, Japan
  • E. Lebas, A. Le Friant, G. Boudon, S.F.L. Watt, P.J. Talling, N. Feuillet, C. Deplus, C. Berndt, M.E. Vardy, (2011). Widespread landslides during the evolution of a volcanic island: insights from high-resolution seismic data, Montserrat. Soufrière Hills Volcano 15 years on, 04-08th April, Montserrat, Lesser Antilles, Poster
  • E. Lebas, A. Le Friant, G. Boudon, S.F.L. Watt, P.J. Talling, N. Feuillet, C. Deplus, C. Berndt, M.E. Vardy, (2010). Multiple widespread landslides during the long-term evolution of a volcanic island: Insights from high-resolution seismic data, Montserrat, Lesser Antilles. Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, Pau, France, Talk
  • E. Lebas, A. Le Friant, G. Boudon, C. Deplus, B. de Voogd, (2010). Morphological and textural characteristics of the submarine flanks of La Réunion island using recent marine geophysical data FOREVER cruise, (2006): Implications on the volcanological and structural evolution of the island. Workshop Calderas Collapse, 03-09th October, La Réunion, Poster
  • B. Van Wyk de Vries, A. Delcamp, L. Mathieu, E. Lebas, V. Troll., (2009). The thick and thin of magma in volcano-tectonics at various scales. AGU Fall Meeting, 14-18th December, San Francisco, USA, Talk