The University of Southampton
Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton
Phone:
(023) 8059 3078
Email:
bull@noc.soton.ac.uk

Professor Jonathan Bull BSc, PhD

Professor in Geology and Geophysics

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Professor Jonathan Bull is based within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton. His current research focusses on active tectonics, marine geophysics and understanding pathways for fluid flow.

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2017 - onwards: Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Education:
PhD Marine Geophysics, University of Edinburgh (1990)
BSc (Honours) Geology and Geophysics, University of Durham (1987)

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I work on a variety of research topics across the spectrum of marine geophysics, structural geology and surface processes, with particular emphasis on seismic reflection imaging.

Current research projects include:

Environmental Monitoring of Marine Carbon Capture and Storage:
STEMM-CCS – Strategies for Environmental Monitoring of Marine Carbon Capture and Storage

CHIMNEY

Megascours in Bangladesh. Understanding the confluence zones of the largest rivers on the planet.

Development of a 3D Chirp profiler

Analysing the lakebed and sub-surface sediments of Windermere, the largest lake in the English Lake District

The Geology and Geophysics of the equatorial and northern Indian Ocean

The Seaward Segment of the Hope Fault, New Zealand

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Geology and Geophysics

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STEMM-CCS – Strategies for the Environmental Monitoring of Marine Carbon Capture and Storage

CHIMNEY

ECO2 sub-seabed CO2 Storage: analysis of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Data

Active-source seismic refraction across the Sumatra subduction zone

Structure, fluid flow and earthquake potential of the Makran Subduction Zone, Pakistan

Sumatran Earthquake Segment Boundaries Consortium

3D Chirp - Decimetre resolution sub-bottom profiling

Quantifying and Monitoring Potential Ecosystem Impacts of Geological Carbon Storage (QICS)

Structure and structural permeability of active rift systems, examples of the Kermadec Arc, SW Pacific and the Main Ethiopian Rift, Ethiopia

Segmentation, fault structure and tsunamigenesis of the Sumatran Subduction Zone

Windermere Research

Evolution of faulting and magmatism during volcanic rifting in the Ethiopian Rift

Interaction between tectonic deformation and magmatism during volcanic rifting in Afar

Imaging continental breakup with ocean bottom seismic techniques: Galicia Bank continental margin

Active fault kinematics during non-volcanic rifting in East Africa

Seasonally resolved Lateglacial climate variability from the laminated sediments of Windermere

Holocene climate variability and environmental change from sediments of Windermere, UK

Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences

NERC Core Panel Member

 

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I contribute to the following modules:

SOES2033 Exploration Geophysics (co-ordinator)
SOES3002 Petroleum Geology

In 2018 I will lead the fourth year Geophysics field trip to Cornwall

Professor Jonathan Bull
Ocean and Earth Science
National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH
UK

Room Number:NOCS/786/06

Telephone:(023) 8059 3078
Email:bull@noc.soton.ac.uk

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