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Benoît Tauzin

PhD in Seismology


Visiting Fellow

Research School of Earth Sciences
Australian National University

Associate Professor

LGL-TPE
Département des Sciences de la Terre
Université de Lyon

 

Previous affiliations¹ ²

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  • Global observations of P-to-S conversions at mantle transition zone discontinuities (Tauzin et al., JGR, 2008).
  • Regional observations of a low-velocity zone atop the 410-km discontinuity beneath the western US (Tauzin et al., JGR, 2013).


6 January 2019

Receiver function and seismic interferometry: What is the connection? Why is this important?

  Tauzin, B., Pham, T. S., & Tkalčić, H. (2019). Receiver functions from seismic interferometry: a practical guide. Geophysical Journal International, 217(1), 1-24.


10 October 2018

Inverting seismic waveforms for mantle temperature and composition:

  Munch, F. D., Khan, A., Tauzin, B., Zunino, A., & Giardini, D. (2018). Stochastic Inversion of P‐to‐S Converted Waves for Mantle Composition and Thermal Structure: Methodology and Application. Journal of Geophysical Research, 123(12), 10,706-10,726.


15 June 2018

High-resolution imaging of multiple seismic discontinuities:

  Tauzin, B., Kim, S., & Afonso, J. C. (2018). Multiple phase changes in the mantle transition zone beneath northeast Asia: Constraints from teleseismic reflected and converted body waves. Journal of Geophysical Research, 123(8), 6636-6657.



7 September 2017

A low-velocity zone near the base of the mantle transition zone in the northeast Asia margin, associated with the subducted oceanic Pacific plate. This new study has been published in the journal EPSL.


  B. Tauzin, S. Kim, and B. L. N. Kennett (2017). Pervasive seismic low-velocity zones within stagnant plates in the mantle transition zone: Thermal or compositional origin? Earth. Planet. Sc. Lett., 477, 1-13.

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Congrès 2017

  J.P. Perrillat, J. Chantel, B. Tauzin, J. Jonfal, I. Daniel and Z. Jing (2017), Acoustic Velocities Across the Olivine – Wadsleyite – Ringwoodite Transitions and the Seismic Signature of the 410 km Mantle Discontinuity, AGU Fall Meeting.

  S. Kim, B. Tauzin, H. Tkalcic and J. Rhie (2017), Seismic constraints of thinning and fragmenting continental lithosphere beneath the Korean Peninsula, AGU Fall Meeting.

  B. Tauzin, J.C. Afonso, M. Sambridge, H. Tkalcic, S. Kim and T. Bodin (2017), Towards a fully probabilistic reconstruction of the elastic, thermal and petrological structure of the Earth’s mantle transition zone, EGU.

  B. Tauzin, T.S. Pham, and H. Tkalcic (2017), Illuminating the Cascadia forearc and Mendocino Triple Junction system from seismic interferometry, IAG-IASPEI.

  B. Reynard, B. Tauzin, T. Bodin, J.P. Perrillat and E. Debayle (2017), Structural controls on fluid escape from the subduction interface, EGU.

  S. Kim, B. Tauzin, H. Tkalcic, J. Rhie (2017) Modification of continental margin lithosphere by slab subduction beneath northeast Asia, EGU.


7 february 2017
Our new seismological and rock physics analysis of the low-velocity layer atop the 410-km discontinuity in the western US is published in EPSL.

S. Hier-Majumder and B. Tauzin (2017), Pervasive Upper Mantle Melting beneath the Western US, Earth. Planet. Sc. Lett. 463, 25-35.


5 january 2017
Our article on imaging the subduction of the Juan de Fuca plate below North-America from 3D Khirchhoff migration is accepted in GRL.


C. Cheng, T. Bodin, B. Tauzin, R.M. Allen (2017), Cascadia subduction slab heterogeneity revealed by three-dimensional receiver function Kirchhoff migration, Geophys. Res. Lett, 44.


7 december 2016
My article on the forearc seismic structure, fluid migrations, and their implication for the seismic cycle in the Cascadia subduction zone is accepted in EPSL.


B. Tauzin, B. Reynard, J.P. Perrillat, E. Debayle and T. Bodin (2017), Deep crustal fracture zones control fluid escape and the seismic cycle in the Cascadia subduction zone, Earth. Planet. Sc. Lett, 460, 1-11.


26 september 2016
I move to the Australian National University (ANU) as a ANU Visiting Fellow!

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I join the Seismology and Mathematical Geophysics group from RSES (Research School of Earth Sciences).


15 april 2016
A new method for mantle discontinuity imaging from multiple mode converted waves published in EPSL.


  B. Tauzin, T. Bodin, E. Debayle, J.P. Perrillat and B. Reynard (2014), Multi-mode conversion imaging of the subducted Gorda and Juan de Fuca plates below the North American continent, Earth. Planet. Sc. Lett., 440, 135-146, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.01.036.


14 december 2015
Oral presentation at the AGU Fall Meeting 2015 in the session Subduction across Scales II:


  B. Tauzin, B. Reynard, T. Bodin, J.P. Perrillat, and E. Debayle, Seismic evidence for deep fluid circulation in the overriding plate of subduction zones

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1st september 2014
New article on mantle phase transitions published in EPSL.


  B. Tauzin, Y. Ricard (2014), Seismically deduced thermodynamics phase diagrams for the mantle transition zone, Earth. Planet. Sc. Lett., 401, 337-346, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.05.039.

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8 November 2013
Invited talk at the Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA, Paris, France) about the Chelyabinsk meteor.


24 June 2013
Invited presentation at the IPGP about the Chelyabinsk meteor within the framework of the INSIGHT mission dedicated to set-up a seismometer on Mars.


20 June 2013
Internship offers here.


19 June 2013
Seismo-acoustic coupling induced by the breakup of the 15 Feb 2013 Chelyabinsk Meteor (15 Fev 2013, Russia):


  B. Tauzin, E. Debayle, C. Quantin and N. Coltice (2013), Seismo-acoustic coupling induced by the breakup of the 15 Feb 2013 Chelyabinsk Meteor, Geophys. Res. Lett., in press.

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24 May 2013
New paper on the structure of seismic discontinuities below western US.

  B. Tauzin, R. D. van der Hilst, G. Wittlinger, and Y. Ricard (2013), Multiple transition zone seismic discontinuities and low velocity layers below western United States, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50182.
More details in my research activity.


5 December 2011
2 oral presentations at the AGU Fall Meeting 2011


1st September 2011
Arrival at LGL-TPE and at Université de Lyon as an Associate Professor


1st April 2011
After 1 year and 8 months at Utrecht University (The Netherlands), I move to Géoscience Environnement Toulouse, France, for a new resarch position

26 september 2010
My paper Seismic evidence for a global low velocity layer in the Earth's upper mantle is published in Nature Geoscience (2010)


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