• 1742 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
20042021
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Earth mantle Physics & Astronomy
mantle Earth & Environmental Sciences
lithosphere Earth & Environmental Sciences
upper mantle Earth & Environmental Sciences
lithospheric structure Earth & Environmental Sciences
crusts Physics & Astronomy
asthenosphere Earth & Environmental Sciences
inversions Physics & Astronomy

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Projects 2010 2021

Research Output 2004 2018

Multiple phase changes in the mantle transition zone beneath northeast Asia: constraints from teleseismic reflected and converted body waves

Tauzin, B., Kim, S. & Afonso, J. C., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 123, 8, p. 6636-6657 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
body wave
transition zone
discontinuity
Earth mantle
Pacific plate

Numerical modelling of multiphase multicomponent reactive transport in the Earth's interior

Oliveira, B., Afonso, J. C., Zlotnik, S. & Diez, P., 1 Jan 2018, In : Geophysical Journal International. 212, 1, p. 345-388 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

reactive transport
Earth (planet)
modeling
thermodynamics
Thermodynamics

Physical state and structure of the crust beneath the Western-Central United States from multiobservable probabilistic inversion

Tork Qashqai, M., Afonso, J. C. & Yang, Y., Sep 2018, In : Tectonics. 37, 9, p. 3117-3147 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Rocky Mountains (North America)
Topography
crusts
Earth mantle
inversions

Geochemical and geophysical constrains on the dynamic topography of the Southern African Plateau

Jones, A. G., Afonso, J. C. & Fullea, J., 1 Oct 2017, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 18, 10, p. 3556-3575 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Topography
plateaus
topography
plateau
Earth mantle

Southwestern Africa on the burner: Pleistocene carbonatite volcanism linked to deep mantle upwelling in Angola

Giuliani, A., Campeny, M., Kamenetsky, V. S., Afonso, J. C., Maas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Kohn, B. P., Matchan, E. L., Mangas, J., Gonçalves, A. O. & Manuel, J., 1 Nov 2017, In : Geology. 45, 11, p. 971-974 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

carbonatite
volcanism
Pleistocene
mantle convection
uplift

Prizes

2019 IUGG Early Career Award

Juan Carlos Afonso (Recipient), 12 Jul 2019

Prize: Honorary award

geodynamics
young

Activities 2015 2018

Deputy Research Coordinator

Juan Carlos Afonso (Participant)
2018 → …

Activity: Other

RFG2018

Juan Carlos Afonso (Speaker)
16 Jun 201821 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Thermochemical tomography for mineral systems

Juan Carlos Afonso (Speaker)
May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Complex phases transitions in the MTZ in cold subduction settings from thermodynamic modelling and body-wave analyses

Juan Carlos Afonso (Speaker)
Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk