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Earth mantle Physics & Astronomy
mantle Earth & Environmental Sciences
lithosphere Physics & Astronomy
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 2022

Research Outputs 2004 2019

The thermochemical structure of central and southern Africa from multi-observable probabilistic inversion

Ben Mansour, W., Afonso, J. C., Andrew, A. & Januszczak, N., 2019, In : Geophysical Research Abstracts. 21, 1 p., EGU2019-11859.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearch

Open Access
magnetic anomaly
potential field
energy resource
mineral resource

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
body wave
transition zone
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)

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)
Earth mantle

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

Earth mantle


2019 IUGG Early Career Award

Juan Carlos Afonso (Recipient), 12 Jul 2019

Prize: Honorary award


Activities 2015 2018

Thermochemical tomography for mineral systems

Juan Carlos Afonso (Speaker)
May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Deputy Research Coordinator

Juan Carlos Afonso (Participant)
2018 → …

Activity: Other

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


Juan Carlos Afonso (Speaker)
16 Jun 201821 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk