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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

Unveiling the fine structure of the Australian continent using ocean waves

Yang, Y., Afonso, J. C., Rawlinson, N. & Niu, F.


Project: Research

CSIRO Deep Earth Top-up PhD Scholarship

Afonso, J. C. & Burcet Rodriguez, M.


Project: Research

Multi-observable probabilistic tomography

Ben Mansour, W., Afonso, J. C., Fomin, I. & Manassero, M.

18/06/18 → …

Project: Research

3D Earth: A Dynamic Living Planet

Afonso, J. C.

18/01/17 → …

Project: Research

Thermochemical tomography: a new concept in Earth imaging

Afonso, J. C., Sambridge, M., Rawlinson, N., Lebedev, S. & Yoshizawa, K.

1/01/17 → …

Project: Research

Research Outputs 2004 2019

A global reference model of the lithosphere and upper mantle from joint inversion and analysis of multiple data sets

Afonso, J. C., Salajegheh, F., Szwillus, W., Ebbing, J. & Gaina, C., Jun 2019, In : Geophysical Journal International. 217, 3, p. 1602-1628 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
upper mantle
Earth mantle

A poorly mixed mantle and its thermal state inferred from seismic waves

Waszek, L., Tauzin, B., Schmerr, N., Afonso, J. C. & Ballmer, M., 2019, (Submitted) In : Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

seismic wave
wave reflection
phase equilibrium

Chemical disequilibria, lithospheric thickness, and the source of ocean island basalts

Grose, C. J. & Afonso, J. C., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Petrology. 60, 4, p. 755-790 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ocean island basalt

Global crustal thickness and velocity structure from geostatistical analysis of seismic data

Szwillus, W., Afonso, J. C., Ebbing, J. & Mooney, W. D., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 124, 2, p. 1626-1652 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

crustal thickness
velocity structure
seismic data

How does the interaction between mantle upwelling and lithosphere affect locally the thermochemical structure

Ben Mansour, W., Afonso, J. C., Nolet, G. & Oliveira Bravo, B., 2019, 2019 Ada Lovelace Workshop on Modelling Mantle and Lithosphere Dynamics: programme and abstract book . p. 34 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstractResearch

Activities 2015 2019

The true colors of the Earth’s interior: lessons learned from a journey against adversity

Juan Carlos Afonso (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


Juan Carlos Afonso (Speaker)
16 Jun 201821 Jun 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

Deputy Research Coordinator

Juan Carlos Afonso (Participant)
2018 → …

Activity: Other