PhD in Physics / Geophysics, 2002
Adjoint Professor ISEL
Scientific Interests: Surface Waves Tomography, Seismic Anisotropy, Receiver Functions; Ambient Noise Tomography

email: mdsilveira@fc.ul.pt

ResearcherID: A-3081-2009; Google Scholar: Profile


MAIN PUBLICATIONS

[15] Corela, C., G. Silveira, L. Matias, M. Schimmel and W. H. Geissler, 2017.  “Ambient seismic noise tomography of SW Iberia integrating seafloor- and land-based data”, Tectonophysics 700-701 (2017) 131–149. DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.02.012

[14] Custódio, S., G. Silveira, L. Matias, I. Mata, C. Matos, J. M. Palma-Oliveira, F. Rocha and F. C. Lopes, 2016. Educating for Earthquake Science and Risk Across Ages in a Tectonically Slowly Deforming Region. Seismological Research Letters – EduQuakes, 87(3):773–782, doi: 10.1785/0220150239.

[13] Dündar, S., N. A. Dias, G. Silveira, R. Kind, L. Vinnik, L. Matias, M. Bianchi, 2016. Estimation of the crustal bulk properties beneath mainland Portugal from P receiver functions, Pure and Applied Geophysics, doi 10.1007/s00024-016-1257-4

[12] Domingues, A., G. Silveira, A. Ferreira, S.-J. Chang, S. Custódio, J. Fonseca, 2016. Ambient Noise Tomography of the East Africa Rift in Mozambique, Geophys J. Int., 204 (3): 1565-1578, doi 10.1093/gji/ggv538.

[11]  Matos, C., G. Silveira, L. Matias, R. Caldeira, L. Duarte, N. A. Dias, F. Krueger & T. Santos,  2015. Upper crustal structure of Madeira Island revealed from ambient noise tomography, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.03.017.

[10] Diaz, J., J. Gallart, I. Morais, G. Silveira, J.A. Pulgar, N. A. Dias, M. Ruiz. J.-M. González-Cortina, 2015. From the Bay of Biscay to the High Atlas: completing the anisotropic characterization of the westernmost Mediterranean region, Tectonophysics, 663, 192-202, doi. 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.03.007.

[09] Morais, I., Vinnik, L., Silveira G., Kiselev, S., Matias, L., 2015. Mantle beneath the Gibraltar arc from receiver functions, Geophysical Journal International, 200, 1155-1171, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu456.

[08] Vales, Dina, Dias, Nuno A., Rio, Inês, Matias, Luís, Silveira, Graça, Madeira, José, Weber, Michael, Carrilho, Fernando, Haberland, Christian, Intraplate seismicity across the Cape Verde swell: A contribution from a temporary seismic network, Tectonophysics Volume 636, 1 December 2014, Pages 325-337, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.09.014.

[07] Silveira G., N.A. Dias & A. Villaseñor, 2013. Seismic imaging of the Western Iberian Crust using ambient noise: boundaries and internal structure of the Iberian Massif, Tectonophysics, 589, 186-194, doi.10.1016/j.tecto.2012.12.025.

[06]Vinnik L., Silveira G., Kiselev S., Farra V.  Webber, M. and Stutzmann E., Cape Verde hotspot from the upper crust to the top of the lower mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 319-320 (2012) 259 Doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.12.017

[05] Silveira G., Vinnik L., Stutzmann E., Farra V. Kiselev S and Morais I. Stratification of the Earth beneath the Azores from P and S receiver function. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 299 (2010) 91. Doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.08.021.

[04] Silveira G, Stutzmann E, Davaille A, Montagner JP, Mendes-Victor L, Sebai A. Azores hotspot signature in the upper mantle. JOURNAL OF VOLCANOLOGY AND GEOTHERMAL RESEARCH 156 (1-2): 23-34 AUG 1 2006.

[03] Anne Davaille, Eleonore Stutzmann, Graca Silveira, Jean Besse, Vincent Courtillot (2005). Convective patterns under the Indo-Atlantic “box”. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 239, 233–252

[02] Silveira, G., Stutzmann E, 2002. Anisotropic Tomography of the Atlantic Ocean. Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 132, pp.237-248

[01] Silveira, G., Stutzmann E,, Griot D A , J. P. Montagner and L. Mendes Victor, 1998. Anisotropic Tomography of the Atlantic Ocean from Rayleigh Surface Waves. Phys. Earth Planet. Int. 106, pp. 257-273


BOOK CHAPTERS

[1] Santos, F., Silveira, G., Matias, L.. 2013. “Resolver o Problema Inverso para Encontrar Recursos e Investigar o Interior da Terra”, in: Matemática do Planeta Terra, Editores: Fernando Pestana da Costa, João Teixeira Pinto e Jorge Buescu, IST Press, ISBN: 978-989-8481-26-9.


OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Silveira, G. and Custódio, S., “Ondas do mar que iluminam o interior da Terra”, Gazeta de Física (acepted).

Silveira, G., “Tomografia uma janela para o interior da Terra”, Geonovas nº 23 e 24 (2010/2011)105-108. ISSN: 0870-7375

Caldeira B., F. Carrilho, M. Miranda, M. Bezzeghoud, P.M. Alves, G. Silveira, F. Villalonga, J.A. Pena, L. Matias, J.F. Borges, D. Vales, C. Corela, and G. Madureira, 2007. Recent improvements in the Broadband seismic networks in Portugal. EMSC Newsletters, Nº22,18-19, 2007.

G. Silveira, M. Miranda, L. Senos, M. Bezzegoud, 2003. Portuguese seismic networks, Orfeus Electronic Newsletter, 6, nº1

Silveira, G., S. van der Lee, E. Stutzmann, L. Matias, D. James, P. Burkett, M. Miranda, L. Mendes Victor, J.L. Gaspar, L. Senos, S. Solomon, J.-P. Montagner and D. Giardini, 2002, Coordinated Seismic Experiment in the Azores. Orfeus Electronic Newsletter, 4, nº1

J.Z. Simões, Silveira G. e L. Mendes Victor, “Estudo da Margem Continental com Ondas Sísmicas de Rayleigh”, Gaia nº 3 – Museu Nacional de História Natural, 1993


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

> 2016

D. Aslanian, A. Afilhado, C. Corela, P. De Barros Correia, N. Dias, J. Duarte, M. Evain, R. Fuck, M. Gorki, J. Julia, A. Loureiro, L. Matias, M. Moulin, A. Nascimento, S. Neves, P. Pelleau, M. Perrez-Guissente, M. Rabineau, P. Schnürle, G. Silveira, J. Soares & A. Viana:: BB-ASAP: BroadBand seismic experiment in the Area of Sergipe- Alagoas-Pernambuco, Brazil. Seismix 2016. 17th International Seismix Symposium.

N.A. Dias, G. Silveira, I. Veludo, L. M. Matias, S. Dündar & S. Custódio: Crustal structure of Portugal from passive and active seismic methods. Seismix 2016. 17th International Seismix Symposium.

Silveira, G., E. Stutzmann, M. Schimmel, N. Dias, S. Kiselev, and S. Dündar (2016). Anisotropic Tomography of Portugal (West Iberia) from ambient seismic noise, EGU General Assembly 2016, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 18, EGU2016-14383.

Corela, C., G. Silveira, L. Matias, M. Schimmel, W. Geissler (2016). Ambient seismic noise tomography of SW Iberia integrating seafloor- and land-based data, EGU General Assembly 2016, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 18, EGU2016-12942.

> 2015

Silveira, G., S. Kiselev, E. Stutzmann, M. Schimmel, A. Haned, N. Dias, I. Morais, and S. Custódio  (2015). Imaging the Western Iberia Seismic Structure from the Crust to the Upper Mantle from Ambient Noise Tomography, EGU General Assembly 2015, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 17, EGU2015-12876.

Custódio, S., F. Carrilho, E. Gongóra, C. Marreiros, I. Rio, G. Silveira, P. Arroucau, and N. Dias (2015). Can small earthquakes help understand lithospheric deformation in slowly deforming regions? A case study from Portugal, western Europe, EGU General Assembly 2015, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 17, EGU2015-10856.

Diaz, J., J. Gallart, I. Morais, G. Silveira, D. Pedreira, J. A. Pulgar, N. A. Dias, M. Ruiz, and J.-M. Gonzalez-Cortina (2015). Detailed characterization of the anisotropic parameters beneath Iberia and Northern Morocco, EGU General Assembly 2015, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 17, EGU2015-3493-1.

> 2014

Silveira, G., C. Matos, N. Dias, S. Custódio, I. Morais (2014), Shear-wave structure of the Lower-Tagus Valley region from ambient noise tomography, EGU General Assembly 2014, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-13526.

Custódio, S., F. Carrilho, S. Dündar, E. Gongóra, V. Lima, C. Marreiros, I. Rio, G. Silveira, P. Arroucau, N. Dias (2014), A new look at the seismo-tectonics of Portugal, EGU General Assembly 2014, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-14118.

Matos, C., G. Silveira, S. Custódio, A. Domingues, N. Dias, J.F.B. Fonseca, L. Matias, F. Krueger, F. Carrilho (2014), When can Empirical Green Functions be computed from Noise Cross-Correlations? Hints from different Geographical and Tectonic environments, EGU General Assembly 2014, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-1263514776.

Corela, C., S. Custódio, G. Silveira, and L. Matias (2014). Seismic noise sources inferred from dense onshore and offshore deployments in Portugal, EGU General Assembly 2014, Geophysical Research AbstractsVol. 16, EGU2014-14054

A. Domingues, S. Custódio, S., J. Chamussa, G. Silveira, S.-J. Chang, S. Lebedev, A. Ferreira, and J. Fonseca (2014), Ambient Noise Tomography of the East African Rift System in Mozambique, EGU General Assembly 2014, Geophysical Research AbstractsVol. 16, EGU2014-14255

Rocha, F., G. Silveira, G. Moreira, I. Afonso, S. Custódio, L. Matias (2014). W-SHAKE – the Waves that SHAKE our Earth, a Parents-in-Science Initiative. EGU General Assembly 2014, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-12635

Custódio, S., I. Mata, G., Silveira, L. Matias (2014) Raising Awareness and Preparedness to Earthquake and Tsunami Risk. EGU General Assembly 2014, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-9475.

> 2013

Graça M. Silveira; Eleonore Stutzmann; Catarina Matos; Susana Custodio; Martin Schimmel; Sergei Kiselev, 2013.  Imaging the Cape Verde Hotspot Crustal Structure by Noise Analysis. 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 9-13 Dec.

Catarina Matos; Graça M. Silveira; Luis M. Matias; Luísa Ribeiro; Nuno A. Dias; Rita Caldeira; Carlos Rosa; Frank Krueger, 2013. 3D Shallow crustal structure of Madeira island revealed from ambient noise tomography. 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 9-13 Dec

Ana Domingues; José Chamussa; Graça M. Silveira; Susana Custodio; Sergei Lebedev; Sung-Joon Chang; Ana M. Ferreira; Joao F. Fonseca, 2013. Ambient Noise Tomography of the East African Rift System in Mozambique.  2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 9-13 Dec

Dias N.A., J. E. P. Soares, G. Silveira, M. Moulin, A. Viana, D. Aslanian, L. Matias, C. Corela, R. Fuck, A. Afilhado (2013). Probing the continental margins with joint active and passive broadband experiments, French-Brazilian Meeting on Marine Science, 4-8 Nov., Armação dos Búzios, RJ, Brazil.

Custodio, S.; Dias, N.; Fonseca, J.; Krueger, F.; Silveira, G, 2013. Ambient noise recorded at dense broadband stations in Portugal, Cape Verde and Mozambique: Characterization and sources. Proceedings of the IAHS – IAPSO – IASPEI Joint Assembly. 
Gothenburg on 22-26 July

Carvalho, S.; Lima, V.; Gomes, C.; Lopes, F.C.; Silveira, G.; Matias, L.; Custodio, S., 2013. Raising awareness towards seismology in Portugal. Proceedings of the IAHS – IAPSO – IASPEI Joint Assembly. Gothenburg on 22-26 July

Domingues, A.; Chamussa, J.; Silveira, G. ; Custódio, S.; Ferreira, A.M.G.; Fonseca, J.F.B., 2013. Ambient noise tomographic study of the East African Rift in Mozambique. Proceedings of the IAHS – IAPSO – IASPEI Joint Assembly. Gothenburg on 22-26 July

Caldeira, R., Matos, C., Rosa, C., Silveira, G., Ribeiro, L., Matias, L., Dias, N., Krueger, F., Nunes, J., Rosa, D., 2013. Geochemical and Short-Period Rayleigh Wave Dispersion Measurements as evaluation tools to estimate Madeira Island magma chambers depths. Proceedings of the European Geothermal Congress 2013 Pisa, Italy, 3-7 June 2013.

Dias N.A., S. Custódio, G. Silveira, F. Carrilho, C. Haberland, I. Rio, E. Góngora, C. Marreiros, V. Lima, I. Morais, D. Vales, J. Fonseca, B. Caldeira, A. Villaseñor  and the WILAS team (2013). Seismicity in West Iberia: small scale seismicity recording from a Dense Seismic Broadband Deployment in Portugal (WILAS Project), EGU General Assembly 2013, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-6012.

Matos C., G. Silveira, L. Matias, R. Caldeira, C. Rosa, L. Ribeiro, N. Dias, F. Krueger, J. Nunes, D. Rosa(2013). Short-Period Rayleigh Wave Dispersion Measurements as an evaluation tool to estimate Madeira Island magma chambers depths, EGU General Assembly 2013, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-954

Dündar S., N.A. Dias, G. Silveira, L. Vinnik and C. Haberland (2013). Project WILAS: Seismic imaging of crustal and upper mantle structures beneath the western Iberian Peninsula by means of the receiver-function technique, EGU General Assembly 2013, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-3451-2.

Domingues A., Chamussa J., Helffrich G., Fishwick S., Ferreira A., Custodio S., Silveira G., Manhica M. ,Fonseca J. (2013). 
MOZART – A seismological investigation of Central Mozambique, EGU General Assembly 2013, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-7931

Silveira G., N.A. Dias and A. Villaseñor (2013). Seismic imaging of the western Iberian crust using ambient noise: Boundaries and internal structure of the Iberian Massif, EGU General Assembly 2013, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-6261.

Matos C., G. Silveira, L. Matias, R. Caldeira, C. Rosa, L. Ribeiro, N. Dias, F. Krueger, J. Nunes, D. Rosa. “Análise da dispersão das ondas de Rayleigh na Madeira, a partir do ruído ambiente como ferramenta de avaliação do potencial geotérmico”, 8º Simpósio de Meteorologia e Geofísica da APMG, Ericeira, 18-20 Março 2013.

> 2012

Vales D.M., F. Carrilho, N. A. Dias, L. Matias, I. Rio, G. Silveira, “Taxonomic analysis of earthquakes associated with tectonic/volcanic structures in Cape Verde”, 7ª Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica ALEGG, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, 25-29 June.

Vinnik, L.Silveira, G.Kiselev, S.Farra, V.Weber, M.Stutzman, E., “Architecture of the Cape Verde hotspot: implications for properties of the transition zone”, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 14, EGU2012-7903, 2012, EGU General Assembly 2012

I. Morais, L.Vinnik, G.Silveira, L.Matias, S.Kiselev. Deep structure of crust and mantle beneath Iberia and western Mediterranean from P and S receiver functions and SKS waveforms. 3rd QUEST Workshop – 2012

Caldeira B., R. Caldeira, F. Carrilho, J. Carvalho, S. Custodio, N. Dias, R. Fernandes, M. Moreira, T. Seixas, M. Silva, L. Quental, G. Silveira, “C3G – A Portuguese Collaboratorium for Geology, Geodesy and Geophysics”, 33rd General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission ESC2012, Moscow, Russia, 19-24 August.

Fonseca, J., Chamussa, J., Helffrich, G., Domingues, A., Antunes, E., Fishwick, S., Grobbelaar, M., Ferreira, A., Silveira, G.,Manhiça, V. TOMOGRAFIA SÍSMICA DO RIFT MOÇAMBICANO – O PROJECTO MOZART. 1º Congresso de Geologia de Moçambique. Novembro de 2012.

Ana Domingues; José R. Chamussa; Emanuel Antunes; Susana Custodio; Maria Da Graca M. Silveira; George R. Helffrich; Ana M. Ferreira; Joao F. Fonseca. Tomographic study of the East African Rift in Mozambique – Initial results. . 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

> 2011

Vales D., L. Matias, N. Dias, I. Rio, J. Nunes, G. Silveira, F. Carrilho. “Sismicidade e Estrutura Crustal 1D no Arquipélago de Cabo Verde”, Resumos do 7º Simpósio de Meteorologia e Geofísica da APMG, Setúbal, 28-30 Março.

Wolfram Geissler, Flor de Lis Mancilla, Graça Silveira, Luis Matias, and Daniel Stich. Converted phases from teleseismic and local subcrustal earthquakes observed at broadband ocean bottom seismometers in the Gulf of Cadiz, Eastern Atlantic. Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 13, EGU2011-4711, 2011. EGU General Assembly 2011

> 2010

Matias L., N. A. Dias, J. Nunes, D. Vales, I. Rio, J. Madeira, G. Silveira, C.Haberland and the CV-Plume teamand the CV-Plume Team, “Intraplate Seismicity across the Cape Verde swell: insights on volcanic build-up “, Abstract Book European Seismological Commission 32nd General Assembly ESC2010, Montpellier, France, September 2010, SD14/P7/ID235Vales D., L. Matias, C. Haberland, G. Silveira, M. Weber, F. Carrilho, N. Dias and the CV-Plume Team, “Intraplate Seismicity across the Cape Verde swell”, EGU General Assembly 2010, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 12, EGU2010-10582.Vales D., L. Matias, J. Nunes, I. Rio, G. Silveira, N. Dias, F. Carrilho, C. Haberland e M. Weber. “Actividade Sísmica na Região de Cabo Verde “, Livro de Actas SÍSMICA 2010 – 8º Congresso Nacional de Engenharia Sísmica (em formato digital) artigo 148, 11 pp, Aveiro, 20-23 Outubro.

> 2009

Dias N.A., M. G. M. Silveira and A. Villaseñor, “Western Iberian Peninsula shallow structure as revealed by ambient noise surface wave tomography”, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T51B-1529.

Silveira G., N.A. Dias and A. Villaseñor, “South West Iberian Peninsula shallow structure as revealed by ambient noise surface waves tomography”, 2nd ORFEUS/NERIES Workshop on ‘Seismic Tomography’, Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 2-3.

> 2008

Moreira, M., Silveira, M.G., 2008. Mechanical Characterization of brittle materials – Tomography of small bodies by ultrasonic travel-time tomography. 6ª Asemblea Hispano Portuguesa de Geodesia y Geofisica. Tomar, 11-14 Fevereiro 2008

Morais, I.; Silveira, G.; Vinnik, L; Matias, L, Characterization of the Seismic Anisotropy in the Iberian Peninsula and Southwest Margin. 6ª Asemblea Hispano Portuguesa de Geodesia y Geofisica. Tomar, 11-14 Fevereiro 2008

> 2007

Morais, I.; Silveira, G.; Vinnik, L; Matias, L, 2007. Characterization of the anisotropy in the mantle beneath Manteigas from splitting of SKS waves. Proceedings do 5° Simpósio de Meteorologia e Geofísica da APMG. Peniche, 5 a 8 de Fevereiro.

Silveira, G.M., Sthely. L., Teves Costa, P. and Campillo. M., 2007 Shallow Crustal Structure Beneath the Azores from Ambient Seismic Noise Cross-Correlation. Proceedings do 5° Simpósio de Meteorologia e Geofísica da APMG. Peniche, 5 a 8 de Fevereiro.

Graça M. Silveira, Paula Teves Costa, Pierre Gouedard, Michel Campillo, Liliana Matos, Maria Escuer, 2007 “Shallow Crustal Structure of Ponta Delgada Region”, Proceedings do 5° Simpósio de Meteorologia e Geofísica da APMG. Peniche, 5 a 8 de Fevereiro.

> 2005

A. Davaille, E. Stutzmann, G. Silveira, J. Besse and V. Courtillot, 2005, Convective Patterns under the Indo-Atlantic box, AGU Fall Meeting, 5-9 dec. 2005, San Francisco : California, USA.

> 2004

Davaille, A.; Stutzmann, E.; Silveira, G. ; Besse, J. ; Courtillot, V., 2004. Convective Patterns in the Indo-Atlantic Mantle over the last 260 Myr. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California. 13-17 December, Eos. Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T41C-0226

Davaille, A.; Stutzmann, E.; Silveira, G. ; Besse, J. ; Courtillot, V. 2004. Thermochemical Instabilities in the Indo-Atlantic Mantle over the last 260 myr. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 6, 03713.

[Santos, F., Silveira, G. and Silva, P., “Joint inversion of receiver functions and magnetotelluric-preliminary results”, aceite por Extended Abstracts da 4ª Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica, Figueira da Foz, 3-7 de Fevereiro de 2004.

Silveira, G. , Stutzmann E. and Davaille, A., “Azores hotspot as seen by tomographic models”, aceite por Extended Abstracts da 4ª Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica, Figueira da Foz, 3-7 de Fevereiro de 2004.

Morais, I., Silveira, G. and L. Matias, L., “Characterization of the anisotropy in the mantle beneath Manteigas from splitting of SKS waves”, aceite por Extended Abstracts da 4ª Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica, Figueira da Foz, 3-7 de Fevereiro de 2004.

> 2003

Montagner, J.P.; Stutzmann, E.; Sicilia, D.; Sebai, A.; Beucler, E.; Silveira, G.; Cara, M.; Debayle, E.; Leveque, J.J. Plume – Ridge Lithospheric Interactions: Cases of Afar (Africa), Azores (Atlantic) and Pacific Hotspots Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 5, 08080, 2003

Silva, P., Silveira, G. e Miranda, M., 2003. Estrutura das receiver functions sob as estações de banda larga dos Açores Proceedings do 3º Simpósio de Meteorologia e Geofísica da APMG, Aveiro, 10-13 de Fevereiro.

> 2000

Silveira, G., E. Stutzmann, J.-P. Montagner and L.Mendes Victor, 2000. Hotspot Structure in the Atlantic Ocean; XXVII General Assembly of The European Seismological Commission, Universidade de Lisboa, LISBOA, PORTUGAL 10-15 de Setembro 2000

Silveira, G., E. Stutzmann, J.-P. Montagner, Nuno Dias and L.Mendes Victor, 2000. Study of the Deep Structure of Hotspots in the Atlantic Ocean – Preliminary Results; 2ª Assembleia Luso Espanhola De Geodesia e Geofísica Lagos, Portugal, 8 a 12 de Fevereiro de 2000

> 1999

Silveira, G. M. e L. Mendes Victor, 1999. Astenosfera. Enciclopédia Açoreana. Editores: Centro de Estudos dos Povos e Culturas de Expressão Portuguesa, Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Montagner, J.-P., L. Vinnik, E. Stutzmann, S. Chevrot, G. Silveira, 1997. Seismic Anisotropy in the Transition Zone. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California. 8-12 December.

Mendes-Victor, L. and Graça M. Silveira – 1992. The History and Development of the Portuguese Seismology in the XXth Century. “Frontiers in Fundamental Seismology”. École et Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Strasbourg, September 23-25.

Silveira, Graça M., J. J. Lévêque, J. Z. Simões and L. Mendes-Victor 1992 – The Azores West Iberia Lithosphere Structure by Surface Wave Analysis. Proceedings of the European Seismological Commission XXIII General Assembly, pp. 303-307.

Simões, J.Z. Graça M. Silveira., L. Mendes-Victor 1991 – Rayleigh Wave Analysis for the Iberia and Adjacent North Atlantic IUGG General Assembly, Vienna

Graça M. Silveira, José Z. Simões, L. Mendes Victor, 1990, Portuguese Seismic Network; Graça M. Silveira,; Proceedings of the I Workshop on: MEDNET, The Broad-Band Seismic Network for the Mediterranean. CCSEM, Erice, Sicília; 10-14 de Setembro.

Simões, José Z., Graça M. Silveira, L. Mendes Victor , 1990, Computer Aided Seismology;; Applications of Personal Computers in Seismology, Proceedings of the XXII General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission Edited by Mariano Garcia Fernádez, Antoni Roca, Georges Poupinet.

Oliveira, C. S., L. A. Mendes Victor, J. Gaspar and G. Silveira, 1988, Seismic Impact of Future Earthquakes in the Town of Lisbon: An Example of Application;; Proceedings of the Ninth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Tóquio, 2-9 de Agosto.