Ph.D. In Physics (Geophysical Sciences), University of Lisbon

Researcher at IDL

Deputy President of Division on Earth Magnetism and Rock Physics of EGU

Assistant Professor ISEL

Administration Advisor ISEL

Scientific Interests: Rock Magnetic Fabrics, Paleomagnetism, Rock Magnetism, Geomagnetism

email: pmfsilva@fc.ul.pt and pmfsilva@adf.isel.pt
Research profile: SCOPUS; ORCID; Research IDGoogleScholar


MAIN PUBLICATIONS

[28] Silva, P.F., Henry, B., Marques, F., Hildenbrand, A., Lopes, A., Madureira, P., Madeira, J., Nunes, J., Roxerová, Z. (2017). Volcano-tectonic evolution of a linear volcanic ridge (Pico-Faial Ridge, Azores Triple Junction) assessed by paleomagnetic studies. Under review at Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.

[27] Mata, J; Martins, S., Mattiellli., N., Madeira, J., Faria, B., Silva, P., Moreira, M., Caldeira, R., Moreira, M., Ramalho, R. S, Rodrigues, J. (2017). Corrigendum to “The 2014-15 eruption and the short-term geochemical evolution of the Fogo volcano (Cape Verde): evidence for small-scale mantle heterogeneity. Lithos, vol 288–289, 2017, pg91-107, DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2017.07.001; in press”

[26] Mata, J; Martins, S., Mattiellli., N., Madeira, J., Faria, B., Silva, P., Moreira, M., Caldeira, R., Moreira, M., Ramalho, R. S, Rodrigues, J. (2017). The 2014-15 eruption and the short-term geochemical evolution of the Fogo volcano (Cape Verde): evidence for small-scale mantle heterogeneity. Lithos, vol 288–289, 2017, pg91-107, DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2017.07.001

[25] Madureira, Pedro, Rosa, Carlos, Marques, Ana Filipa, Silva, Pedro, Moreira, Manuel, Hamelin, Cédric, Relvas, Jorge, Lourenço, Nuno, Conceição, Patrícia, de Abreu, Manuel Pinto, Barriga, Fernando J.A.S., 2017. The 1998–2001 submarine lava balloon eruption at the Serreta ridge (Azores archipelago): Constraints from volcanic facies architecture, isotope geochemistry and magnetic data, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research (2016), Volume 329, 1 January 2017, Pages 13-29; doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2016.11.006

[24] Quartau, R., J. Madeira, N. C. Mitchell, F. Tempera, P. F. Silva and F. Brandão, 2016. Reply to the comment of Marques et al on “The insular shelves of the Faial–Pico Ridge (Azores archipelago): A morphological record of its evolution” Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, Vol 17, 2, DOI:10.1002/2015GC006180

[23]  Neres, M., Silva, P.F., Ikenne, M., Martins, S., Hafid, A., Mata, J., Almeida, F., Youbi, N., 2016. First paleomagnetic results for the West African Craton at the Paleoproterozoic: implications for Nuna reconstruction. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 60, doi:10.1007/s11200-014-0178-x

[22]  R. Quartau, J. Madeira, N. C. Mitchell, F. Tempera, P. F. Silva and F. Brandão, 2015. The insular shelves of the Faial–Pico Ridge (Azores archipelago): A morphological record of its evolution. in press at Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, manuscript online: 15 APR 2015 10:57AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2015GC005733

[21]  Silva, PF., Marques, FO., Machek, M., Henry, B., Hirt AM., Roxerová, Z., Madureira, P., Vratislav, S., 2014. Evidence for non-coaxiality of ferrimagnetic and paramagnetic fabrics, developed during magma flow and cooling in a thick mafic dyke, Tectonophysics, Volume 629, 26 August 2014, Pages 155-164. DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.04.017

[20] Machek, M., Z. Roxerová, P. Závada, P.F. Silva, B. Henry, P. Dedecek, E. Petrovský, F.O. Marques, 2014. Intrusion of lamprophyre dyke and related deformation effects in the host rock salt: a case study from the Loulé diapir, Portugal. Tectonophysics, Volume 629, 26 August 2014, Pages 165-178.DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2014.04.030.

[19] Ribeiro P, Silva PF, Moita P, Kratinová Z, Marques FO & Henry B., 2013. Palaeomagnetism in the Sines massif (SW Iberia) revisited: Evidences for Late Cretaceous hydrothermal alteration and associated partial remagnetization. Geophys. J. Int. (October, 2013) 195 (1): 176-191 doi:10.1093/gji/ggt261

[18] Hildenbrand, A., Marques,  F.O., Costa, A.C.G., Sibrant, A.L.R., Silva, P.F., Henry,  B., Miranda, J.M., Madureira, P., 2013. Reply to the comment by Quartau and Mitchell on “Reconstructing the architectural evolution of volcanic islands from combined K/Ar, morphologic, tectonic, and magnetic data: The Faial Island example (Azores)”, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 241-242, 39-48.

[17] Hildenbrand, A., Marques,  F.O., Costa, A.C.G., Sibrant, A.L.R., Silva, P.F., Henry,  B., Miranda, J.M., Madureira, P. Reconstructing the architectural evolution of volcanic islands from combined K/Ar, morphologic, tectonic, and magnetic data: the Faial Island example (Azores). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research Volume: 241–242 Issue: 0 Pages: 39-48 Published: 2012. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05320.x

[16] Silva, PF; Henry, B; Marques, FO; Hildenbrand, A., Madureira, P., Mériaux, C; Kratinová, Z. Palaeomagnetic study of a sub-aerial volcanic ridge (São Jorge Island, Azores) for the past 1.3 Myr: evidence for the Cobb Mountain Subchron, volcano flank instability and tectono-magmatic implications. Geophysical Journal International, 188, 3, 959-978, 2012

[15] Font, E., A. Nédélec, B. B. Ellwood, J. Mirão, and P. F. Silva (2011), A New Sedimentary Benchmark for the Deccan Traps Volcanism?, Geophys. Res. Lett., Geophysical Research Letters Volume: 38, doi:10.1029/2011GL049824.

[14] Pedro Madureira, João Mata, Nadine Mattielli, Gabriela Queiroz, Pedro Silva. Mantle source heterogeneity, magma generation and magmatic evolution at Terceira Island (Azores archipelago): Constraints from elemental and isotopic (Sr, Nd, Hf, and Pb) data. Lithos 126 (2011) 402–418

[13] Font E, Nascimento C, Omira R, Baptista MA, Silva PF (2011). Erratum to Identification of tsunami-induced deposits using numerical modeling and rock magnetism techniques: A study case of the 1755 Lisbon tsunami in Algarve, Portugal. Phys. Earth Planet Inter. Volume: 182 Issue: 3-4 Pages: 187-198. Phys. Earth Planet Inter. 184 (1-2).

[12] Pedro F. Silva, Fernando O. Marques, Bernard Henry, Pedro Madureira, Ann M. Hirt, Eric Font, and Nuno Lourenço. Thick dyke emplacement and internal flow: A structural and magnetic fabric study of the deep‐seated dolerite dyke of Foum Zguid (southern Morocco). Journal of Geophys Research, VOL. 115, B12108, doi:10.1029/2010JB007638, 2010

[11] Font E, Nascimento C, Omira R, Baptista MA, Silva PF (2010). Identification of tsunami-induced deposits using numerical modeling and rock magnetism techniques: A study case of the 1755 Lisbon tsunami in Algarve, Portugal. Phys. Earth Planet Inter. Volume: 182 Issue: 3-4 Pages: 187-198 Published: OCT 2010

[10] Font E., M. Ernesto, P.F. Silva, P.B. Correia and M.A.L. Nascimento. Paleomagnetism, Rock Magnetism, and AMS of the Cabo Magmatic Province, NE Brazil, and the opening of South Atlantic. Geophysical Journal International Volume: 179 Issue: 2 Pages: 905-922 Published: 2009

[09] Hildenbrand, A., Madureira, P., Marques, F.O., Cruz, I., Henry, B., Silva, P., 2008. Multi-stage evolution of a sub-aerial volcanic ridge over the last 1.3 Myr: S. Jorge Island, Azores Triple Junction. Earth Planet. Science Letters, 273, 289-298.

[08] Silva PF, Henry B, Marques FO, Font E, Mateus A, Vegas R, Miranda JM, Palomino R, Palencia-Ortas A (2008) Magma flow, exsolution processes and rock metasomatism in the Great Messejana-Plasencia dyke (Iberian Peninsula). Geophysical Journal International, 175 (2008), 806–824 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03920.x..

[07] Silva, P.F., B. Henry, F. O. Marques, P. Madureira  and J. M. Miranda. Paleomagnetic study of the Great Foum Zguid dyke (Southern Morocco): a positive contact test related to metasomatic processes. Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 33,  No. 21, L21301, 2006.

[06] Silva, P.F., Henry, B., Marques, F.O., Mateus, A., Madureira, P., Lourenço, N. and Miranda, J.M., Variation of magnetic properties in sedimentary rocks hosting the Foum Zguid dyke (Southern Morocco): combined effects of re-crystallization and Fe-metasomatism. Earth and Planetary Science Letter, 241 (3-4): 978-992 JAN 31 2006.

[05] Palencia-Ortas, A., Osete, M.L., Vegas, R., Silva, P.. Paleomagnetic study of the Messejana-Plasencia dyke (Portugal and Spain): A lower Jurassic paleopole for the Iberian plate. Tectonophysics, 420, 455-472, 2006.

[04] Silva, P. F., Marques, F. O., Henry, B., Mateus, A., Lourenço, N., Miranda, J. M., 2004. Preliminary results of a study of magnetic properties in the Foum-Zguid dyke (Morocco). Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 29, 909-920.

[03] Miranda, JM, Silva, P, Lourenço, N; Henry, B., Costa, R. and SALDANHA TEAM, 2003, “Study of the saldanha massif (MAR, 36º34’N): constrains from rock magnetic and geophysical data”, Marine Geophysical Researches, 23, 299-318, (2002).

[02] Silva, P.F., FO. Marques, J.M. Miranda, B. Henry, A. Mateus, Anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility constraints on Variscan obduction processes in the Bragança Massif (NE Portugal), Tectonophysics 341 (2001), 95-119. 2001.

[01] Cannat Mathilde, Briais, A., Deplus, C., Escartín, J., Georgen, J., Lin, J., Mercouriev, S., Meyzen, C., Muller, M., Pouliquen, G., Rabain, A., Silva, P. “Mid-Atlantic Ridge-Azores hotspot interactions: along-axis migration of a hotspot-derived event of enhanced magmatism 10 to 40 Ma ago”. Earth and Planetary Science Letter, 173, 257-269, 1999.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

[11] Maria João Ângelo, Agnès Genevey, Rafael Alfenim e Pedro F. Silva. Arqueomagnetismo em Portugal. Aplicações em arqueologia, Al-Madan, II SÉRIE (20), Tomo 1, 2015

[10] Silva, P.F.,  Henry, B.,  Hildenbrand, A., Madureira, P., Marques, F., Cruz, I. 2008. Paleomagnetic study of S. Jorge Island (Azores Archipelago). Cobb Mountain Event and implications for Multi-stage evolution of the Island. Contributions to Geophysics and Geodesy, (38), 129.

[09] P. Silva, B. Henry, A. Hildenbrand, P. Madureira, F. Ornelas Marques, and I. Cruz, 2008). New paleomagnetic and K/Ar on Faial Island (Azores Archipelago). Constraints on the spatio-temporal evolution of the on-land volcanism. Contributions to Geophysics and Geodesy (38), 127.

[08] Silva, P. F., B. Henry, A. Hildenbrand, F.O. Marques e P. Madureira (2008). Resultados preliminares de um estudo paleomagnético da ilha do Faial (Arquipélago dos Açores). In: Sismo 1998 Açores. Uma década depois, C.S. Oliveira, A. Costa e J.C. Nunes (Editores), 741 pp.

[07]  P.F. Silva, B. Henry, F.O. Marques, A. Mateus, P. Madureira, N. Lourenço and J.M. Miranda. Rock magnetic fabric alterations thermally and mechanically promoted by magma intrusions. Travaux Geopysiques, XXVII, pag. 107, 2006.

[06] Silva, P F, Marques, F O, Miranda, J M, Lourenço, N, Henry, B, Mateus, A, Madureira, P. Comparative AMS Study between Messejana (Iberian Peninsula) and Foum Zguid (Southern Morocco) Dykes. Contributions to Geophysics and Geodesy, V34, pp. 139-140, 2004.

[05] Miranda, JM, Silva, PF, Baptista, MA Silvestre, P, Andrade,C, Freitas, C, Jordanova, D, Jordanova, N. Evidences of Tsunami episodes at Tagus Estuary (Portugal) sediments shown by magnetic means. Contributions to Geophysics and Geodesy, V34, pp. 93-94, 2004

[04] Andrade C, Maria C. Freitas, Jorge M. Miranda, Maria Ana Baptista, Mário Cachão, Pedro Silva, José Munhá, Recognizing Possible Tsunami Sediments In The Ultradissipative Environment Of The Tagus Estuary (Portugal). Congresso Coastal Sediments’ 03, Florida, USA. pdf

[03] Marques, F.O., Mateus, A., Amaral, H., Gonçalves, M.A., Tassinari, C. , Silva, P., Miranda, J.M.. The Amares Basin: An ENE-WSW graben formed by recent reactivation of the late-Variscan fracture network? Memórias do IGM. 2001.

[02] Palencia, A., M.L. Osete, R. Vegas, V. Villasante, P. Silva, P.K. Fonseca y J.M. Miranda. Datación paleomagnética de la parte sur del dique de Messejana-Plasencia. Geotemas 1(1), 121-124. V Congreso Geológico de España, Alicante, 10-14 julio, 2000.

[01] Cannat Mathilde, Anne Briais, Christine Deplus, Javier Escartin, Jennifer Georgen, Jian Lin, Serguei Mercouriev, Christine Meyzen, Mark Muller, Gaud Pouliquen, Aline Rabain and Pedro da Silva. SudAzores cruise: Variations in Magma Supply and the Past Segmentation of the MAR in the Lucky Strike-Famous and Oceanographer FZ Regions. InterRidge News, Vol. 7(2).

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

>2017

[2] Pedro Silva, Cristina Roque, Teresa Drago, Ana Lopes, Belen Alonso, Juan Vázquéz, David Casas, Nieves Lopéz, Gemma Ercilla, and Marta Neres. Formation of Mass Transport Deposits on the Submarine Bank of Portimão (Gulf of Cadiz, SW Iberia). EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April, 2017.
[1] Pedro F. Silva, Cristina Roque, Teresa Drago, Ana Lopes, Belen Alonso, Juan Vázquéz, David Casas, Nieves Lopez, Gemma Ercilla. Identification of mass transport deposits on the submarine bank of Portimão (Gulf of Cadiz, SW Iberia). Joint Assembly IAPSO-IAMAS-IAGA, Cape Town, South Africa, August 2017.

> 2016

[7] Pedro Silva, Cristina Roque,  Teresa Drago, Ana Lopes, Belen Alonso, Juan Vázquéz, David Casas, Nieves Lopéz, Gemma Ercilla, Marta Neres. Submarine Mass Transport Deposits on the Bank Portimão (Gulf of Cadiz, SW Iberia). XV Castle Meeting, New trends on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism (Dinnant, Belgium), 2016

[6] Pedro Silva, Bernard Henry, Yves Gallet, Sofia Martins, Ana Lopes, Mário Moreira, Agnès Genevey, João Mata, João Nunes, Marta Neres, José Madeira. Deviation of paleomagnetic directions on basaltic lava flows determined by rock magnetic fabrics. European Geosciences Union 2016, Vienna, Austria

[5] Pedro Silva, Bernard Henry, Ana Lopes, Fernando Marques, Pedro Madureira, Anthony Hildenbrand, José Madeira, João Nunes, and Zuzana Roxerová. Volcano-tectonic framework of a linear volcanic ridge (Faial-Pico ridge, Azores Archipelago) assessed by paleomagnetic studies. European Geosciences Union 2016, Vienna, Austria

[4] Pedro Silva, Francisco Almeida, João Waerenborgh, Pedro Madureira, José Mirão, Bernard Henry, Marta Neres, and Eduard Petrovsky. Testing a new approach to differentiate oxidation degree from the primitive composition of titanomagnetites from oceanic basalts.European Geosciences Union 2016, Vienna, Austria

[3] Zuzana Roxerová, Matej Machek, Vladimír Kusbach, Martin Racek, and Pedro F. Silva Small scale shear zone in calcite: AMS and microstructure. European Geosciences Union 2016, Vienna, Austria

[2] Teresa Drago, Pedro Silva, Ana Lopes, Vitor Magalhães, Cristina Roque, Ana Isabel Rodrigues, João Noiva, Pedro Terrinha, Anxo Mena, Guillermo Francés, Achim Kopf, David Völker, Rachid Omira, Maria Ana Baptista. Searching for tsunamis evidences on the Algarve (Southern Portugal) continental shelf sedimentary record. European Geosciences Union 2016, Vienna, Austria.

[1] Marta Neres, Pedro F Silva, Moha Ikene, Sofia Martins, Ahmid Hafid, João Mata, Francisco Almeida, Nasrrddine Youbi, and Ahmed Boumehdi. Evidences for multiple remagnetization of Proterozoic dykes from Iguerda inlier (Anti-Atlas Belt, Southern Morocco). European Geosciences Union 2016, Vienna, Austria.

> 2015

[3] Drago, T., Silva, P.F., Alonso, B., Casas, D., López-González, N., Ercilla, G., Vázquez, J.T., Lopes, A., Roque, C., Neres, M., Magnetic and Sedimentological data as a contribution for mass transport deposits identification on Southern Portuguese Margin. IUGG 2015, Prague, Czech Republic

[2] Neres, M., Silva, P.F., Ikenne, M., Martins, S., Hafid, A., Mata, J.,  Almeida, F., Youbi, N., Paleomagnetic results for the West African Craton (Anti-Atlas inliers) at the Proterozoic. IUGG 2015, Prague, Czech Republic

[1] Pedro F. Silva, Bernard Henry, Jorge M Miranda, Lopes, A., Fernando O. Marques, Pedro Madureira, Nuno Lourenço, José Madeira, Anthony Hildenbrand, João C Nunes, Zuzana Roxerová. Paleomagnetic study of Central Azores Archipelago: volcano-tectonic implications. IUGG 2015, Prague, Czech Republic

> 2014

[6] Pedro F. Silva, Bernard Henry, Fernando O. Marques, Pedro Madureira, Miranda, J.M., Lourenço, N., Madeira, J., Anthony Hildenbrand, João C Nunes, Zuzana Roxerová. Paleomagnetic study of Azores Archipelago: volcano-tectonic implications. AGU Fall Meeting, S. Francisco, USA, 2014.

[5] Silva, P.F., Almeida, F., Waerenborgh, J.C., Madureira, P., Henry, B., Neres, M., Petrovský, E. Thermomagnetic analyses of oceanic basalts – Testing a new approach to differentiate oxidation degree from the primitive composition of titanomagnetites. Castle Meeting, New trends on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism (Évora, Portugal), 2014.

[4] Pedro F. Silva, Bernard Henry, Miranda, J.M., Lopes A.,, Fernando O. Marques, Pedro Madureira, Lourenço, N., Anthony Hildenbrand, Madeira, J., João C Nunes, Zuzana Roxerová. Paleomagnetic and geomagnetic study of Pico-Faial Ridge (Azores Archipelago). Castle Meeting, New trends on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism (Évora, Portugal), 2014

[3] Drago, T., Silva, P.F., Alonso, B., Vazquez, J.T. Lopez, N., Lopes, A., Roque, C., Neres, M.On the search of mass transport deposits on Southern Portuguese Margin – preliminary results. Castle Meeting, New trends on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism (Évora, Portugal), 2014

[2] A. Lopes, P.F. Silva, H. Grison, C. Pires, T. Drago, P. Madureira. Environmental changes recorded in two sediment cores from North Atlantic Ocean. Castle Meeting, New trends on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism (Évora, Portugal), 2014.

[1] Marques, A.F.A.; Hamelin, C.; Madureira, P; Rosa, C.J.P. Silva, P.; Relvas, J; Lourenço, N; Conceição, P.I.S.T.; Barriga, F.J.A.S.. Serreta Submarine Eruption 1998-2001, Azores: a new compositional end-member? EGU, Viena, Austria, 2014.

> 2013

[2] Silva PF, Almeida F, Madureira P, Henry B, Petrovský E (2013) Thermomagnetic analyses of oceanic basalts – Testing a new approach to differentiate oxidation degree from the primitive composition of titanomagnetites, 1.11-32p, International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy Meeting, 1.11-25p, Merida, Mexico, 2013.

[1] Silva PF, Baptista MA, Drago T, Oliveira A, Caetano M, Omira R, Duarte JF, Naughton F (2013) Identification of tsunami deposits using magnetic methods off-shore SW Iberia, International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy Meeting, 1.11-25p, Merida, Mexico, 2013.

> 2012

[4] P.F. Silva; Marques F.O., Hirt A.M., Henry B., Madureira P., Kratinová Z.. Magma flow and cooling as inferred from distinct rock magnetic fabrics. 13th Castle Meeting on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, June of 2012, Slovakia.

[3] Z. Kratinová, Závada P., Machek M., Silva P.F, Marques FO., Henry B., Evolution of magnetic susceptibilty and anisotropy in salt related to dyke emplacement. 13th Castle Meeting on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, June of 2012, Slovakia.
[2] B. Henry, A. Lamali, N. Merabet, S. Maouche, P.F. Silva, K. Graine–Tazerout, A. Mekkaoui, M. Ayache. Polyphased geodynamical evolution of the Ougarta (Algeria) magmatic complexes evidenced by paleomagnetic and AMS studies. 13th Castle Meeting on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, June of 2012, Slovakia.
[1] A. Lopes, Silva P.F., Conceição, P., Guerreiro, C., Magnetic characterization of sediments from Atlantic Ocean Seamounts (between 29ºN and 38ºN). Preliminary results. 13th Castle Meeting on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, June of 2012, Slovakia.
> 2011
[1] Eduard Petrovsky; Hana Grison; Ales Kapicka; Pedro F. Silva; Eric Font. Characterization of agnetically enhanced buried soil layer in arid environment, AGU-Fall Meeting, S. Francisco, AGU.

> 2010

[10] Silva, P F; Henry, B; Madureira, P; Marques, F O; Hirt, A; Font, E; Lourenco, N V. Composite magnetic fabrics in thick and deep-seated dolerite dykes. 12 Castle Meeting on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, Castle of Nove Hrady, South Bohemia, Czech Republic, 2010.

[9] Silva, P F; Henry, B; Hildenbrand, A; Madureira, P; Marques, F O; Kratinova, Z. Paleomagnetic and K/Ar studies of Azores Archipelago (Central Group). Castle Meeting on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, Castle of Nove Hrady, South Bohemia, Czech Republic, 2010.

[8] Silva, P F; Henry, B; Madureira, P; Marques, F O; Hirt, A; Font, E; Lourenco, N V. Towards the identification of composite magnetic fabrics in thick and deep-seated dolerite dykes: their origin and implications regarding magma flow. American Geophysical Union 2010, Joint Meeting, Foz-do-Iguaço, Brazil, 2010.

[7] Silva, P F; Henry, B; Hildenbrand, A; Madureira, P; Marques, F O; Miranda, J M; Kratinova, Z; Nunes, J C. Spatial/temporal evolution of Faial’s onshore volcanism (Azores Archipelago). American Geophysical Union 2010, Joint Meeting, Foz-do-Iguaço, Brazil.

[6] Ribeiro, P; Silva, P F; Kratinova, Z; Marques, F O; Henry, B. New Paleomagnetic Data of the Upper Cretaceous Sines Massif (Portugal). American Geophysical Union 2010, Joint Meeting, Foz-do-Iguaço, Brazil.

[5] Font E., Nascimento, C., Omira, R., Baptista, M.A. and P.M.F Silva (2010). Magnetic evidences of Lisbon 1755 tsunami in re-worked litoral sediments. AGU Meeting Iguaçu, invited oral session.

[4] Font E., Nascimento, C., Omira, R., Baptista, M.A. and P.M.F Silva (2010). Identification of tsunami-induced deposits using numerical modelling and rock magnetism. AGU Meeting Sao Francisco, poster session.

[3] Font, E., Nédélec, A., Correia, J., Silva, P.M.F., 2010. Revisiting the KTB transition in Basque Country using detailed rock magnetism and chemostratigraphy: multiple impacts for mass extinction? Castle Meeting 2010, oral session.

[2] Ribeiro, P; P.F. Silva; Z. Kratinová; F.Marques; B. Henry. A new paleomagnetic study of the late cretaceous Sines Massif (SW Portugal). Castle Meeting on Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, Castle of Nove Hrady, South Bohemia, Czech Republic, 2010

[1] Petrovsky, E; Kapicka, A; Font, E; Silva, P F. Where Is Natural Background in Modern Environmental Magnetism? American Geophysical Union 2010, Joint Meeting, Foz-do-Iguaço, Brazil.

> 2009

[02] Pedro F. Silva, Fernando O. Marques, Bernard Henry, Ann M. Hirt, Eric Font, Pedro Madureira, Nuno Lourenço, Miguel Miranda. Modes of Basaltic Magma Flow and Propagation Through the Crust as Inferred From the Foum Zguid Dyke and its Host Sedimentary Rocks (Southern Morocco). American Geophysical Union 2009, Joint Metting, 24 – 27 of May, Toronto, Canada.

[01] Pedro F. Silva; Bernard Henry; Anthony Hildenbrand; Pedro Madureira; Fernando O. Marques; Inês Cruz. Paleomagnetic Study of a Sub-Aerial Volcanic Ridge (S. Jorge Island -Azores Archipelago). Implications on the Island Construction and the Cobb Mountain Event. American Geophysical Union 2009, Joint Metting, 24 – 27 of May, Toronto, Canada.

> 2008

[04] P. Silva, B. Henry, A. Hildenbrand, P. Madureira, F. Ornelas Marques, and I. Cruz. New paleomagnetic and K/Ar on Faial Island (Azores Archipelago). Constraints on the spatio-temporal evolution of the on-land volcanism. New trends in Geomagnetism, Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, 11th, Castle Meeting, Slovaky, 22 – 28 June of 2008.

[03] Silva, P.F.,  Henry, B.,  Hildenbrand, A., Madureira, P., Marques, F., Cruz, I. Paleomagnetic study of S. Jorge Island (Azores Archipelago). Cobb Mountain Event and implications for Multi-stage evolution of the Island. New trends in Geomagnetism, Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, 11th, Castle Meeting, Slovaky, 22 – 28 June of 2008.

[02] A. Hildenbrand, P. Madureira, F. Ornelas Marques, I. Cruz, B. Henry and P. Silva. Multi-stage evolution of a sub-aerial volcanic ridge over the last 1.3 Myr: S. Jorge Island, Azores Triple Junction. EGU General Assembly 2008.

[01] Pedro F. Silva, Fernando O. Marques, Bernard Henry, António Mateus, Eric Font, Ramón Vegas, Jorge Miguel Miranda, Ricardo Palomino, Alicia Palencia-Ortas. Metasomatic processes and magma flow and in the Great Messejana-Plasencia dyke (Iberian Peninsula). 6ª Assembleia Luso Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica. Tomar, Portugal, February of 2008

> 2006

[02] P.F. Silva, B. Henry, F.O. Marques, A. Mateus, P. Madureira, N. Lourenço and J.M. Miranda. Rock magnetic fabric alterations thermally and mechanically promoted by magma intrusions. New trends in Geomagnetism, Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, 10th Castle Meeting, Valtice, Républica Checa, 3 a 8 de Setembro, 2006.

[01] M.A. Baptista, J. P. Costa, P.F. Silva, P. Mendes, R. Brincker. Modal Identification of a stone masonory church, in Lagos Portugal during rehabilitation. ECEES, Alborg, Denmark, 2006.

> 2005

[05] P.F. Silva, B. Henry, F.O. Marques, A. Mateus, P. Madureira, N. Lourenço and J.M. Miranda. Variation of AMS and of bulk magnetic properties in sedimentary host-rocks as a function of the degree of contact metamorphism: case study of the Foum Zguid dyke (Morocco). IAGA, Toulose, France, July, 2005.

[04] P.F. Silva, F.O. Marques, B. Henry, A. Mateus, P. Madureira, N. Lourenço and J.M. Miranda. AMS and Paleomagnetic variations along sections cross-cutting Foum Zguid dykes and sedimentary host rocks: implications for the flow and propagation of magma. IAGA, Toulose, France, July, 2005.

[03] B. Valle Aguado, J.M. Pessoa, A. Couto, M. Pinheiro, P.F. Silva, J.M. Miranda, M.R. Azevedo, J. Nolan, J. Medina, M.E. Martins. Contrasting magmatic flow patterns during granite emplacement: an example from Central-Northern Portugal. EGU, Nice, France, April, 2005

[02] Silvestre, P.; Silva, P.; Drago, T.; Miranda, J.M. Magnetic Properties Of A Douro Muddy Patch Core (Northern Portuguese Continental shelf). APMG 2005, Sesimbra.

[01] Silva, P.; Henry, B.; Marques, F.; Madureira, P.; Mateus, A.; Lourenço, N.; Miranda, Ams Study If Messejana (Iberian Peninsula) And Foum Zguid (Southern Morocco) Dykes. APMG 2005, Sesimbra.

> 2004

[09] Silva, PF, Andrade, C, Baptista, MA, Freitas, C, Silvestre, P and Miranda, JM. Magnetic characterization of Tagus Estuary (Portugal) sediments. Evidence for Tsunami episodes? 4ª Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 3-7, Fevereiro de 2004.

[08] Silvestre, P, Silva, PF, Drago, T, Miranda, JM. Análise Magnética de um core da Plataforma do Douro. 4ª Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 3-7, Fevereiro de 2004.

[07] Silva, P F, Marques, F O , Henry, B, Mateus, A, Lourenço, N, Miranda, J M and Vegas, R. Results of a preliminary study of magnetic properties in the Foum-Zguid (Morocco) and Messejana dykes (Portuguese segment). 4ª Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 3-7, Fevereiro de 2004.

[06] Baptista, Lagomarsino, Mendes, Afilhado, Silva, Mendes Victor. Use of Ambient Vibration Testing for modal evaluation of N. Sra. Do Carmo Church in Lagos, Portugal. international seminar Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions. Padova, Itália, 2004.

[05] Baptista, M. A., Mendes, P., Campos Costa, A., Sousa Oliveira, C., Afilhado, A., Silva, P. Use of ambient vibration testing for modal evaluation of a 16 floor reinforced concrete building in Lisbon, Portugal. 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Vancouver, B.C., Canada, August, 1-6, 2004.

[04] Baptista MA, P. Mendes, A. C. Costa, A. Afilhado, P. Silva, C.S. Oliveira. Análise Experimental Para Obtenção Das Características Dinâmicas Do Edifício Da Portugal Telecom No Parque Das Nações. 6º Congresso Nacional De Sismologia E Engenharia Sísmica, 2004

[03] Silvestre, P., P. F. Silva, T. Drago, T. Silveira, N. Jordanova, D. Jordanova, J. M. Miranda. Magnetic properties of a Douro muddy patch core (Northern Portuguese continental shelf) Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 6, 10-2-2004.

[02] Silva, P.F., M. C. Freitas, C. Andrade, C. Gama, P. Silvestre, J. M. Miranda. Magnetic and sedimentary records of Mira river (Portugal). Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 6, 10-2-2004

[01] Miranda, J. M. , Silva, P. F.; Baptista, M. A.; Silvestre, P.; Andrade, C.; Freitas, C.; Jordanova, D.; Jordanova, N. Evidences of Tsunami episodes at Tagus Estuary (Portugal) sediments shown by magnetic means, 9th Castle Meeting – Paleo, Rock and Environmental Magnetism, Slovakia, 2004

> 2003

[05] Silva PF, JM Miranda, FO Marques, BHenry, AMateus, N Lourenco. Magnetic Properties of the Foum-Zguid Dyke (South Morocco), Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GP11D-0285, 2003.

[04] César Andrade, Maria C. Freitas, Jorge M. Miranda, Maria Ana Baptista, Mário Cachão, Pedro Silva, José Munhá, Recognizing Possible Tsunami Sediments In The Ultradissipative Environment Of The Tagus Estuary (Portugal). Congresso Coastal Sediments’ 03, Florida, USA.

[03] P.F. Silva, F.O. Marques, N. Lourenço, J.M. Miranda, B. Henry. Magnetic fabric study of Foum-Zguid dyke (Morocco). XXVIII General Assembly of European Geophysical Society, Nice, França, 6-12, Abril.

[02] J.M. Miranda, P.F. Silva, N. Lourenço, Henry, B., Costa, R., e Saldanha Team. Estudo magnético e Tectónico do Maciço Sadanha – (CMA, 36º 34´N). Associação Portuguesa De Meteorologia e Geofísica, 10-13 de Fevereiro.

[01] P.F. Silva, Marques, F. O. Henry, B., Coelho, S., Mateus, J.M. Miranda. Estudo detalhado de ASM de um importante contacto tectónico do varisco (Maciço de Morais – NW Ibéria). Associação Portuguesa De Meteorologia e Geofísica, 10-13 de Fevereiro.

> 2002

[05] P. F. Silva, J. M. Miranda, Nuno Lourenço, Bernard Henry, F. J.A.S. Barriga and SaldanhaTeam. Magnetic properties from Saldanha Massif basalts. NEW TRENDS IN GEOMAGNETISM VIII, PALAEO, ROCK AND ENVIRONMENTAL MAGNETISM, 8th Castle Meeting Républica Checa, Zahrádky 2-7 September, 2002.

[04] Silva, P.F. and Saldanha team. Magnetic properties from Saldanha Massif basalt samples. II MOMAR Workshop, Horta, Azores (Portugal) 15-17 June 2002

[03]  Silva PF., Marques, FO., Henry, B., Coelho, S., Mateus, A., Miranda, JM.. Detailed AMS and Structural study of a major tectonic contact in the Variscides (Morais Massif – NW Iberia).  XXVII General Assembly of European Geophysical Society, Nice, França, 21-26, Abril, 2002.

[02] P. F. Silva, J M Miranda, Nuno Lourenço, Bernard Henry, FJ Barriga and SaldanhaTeam. Geophysical Study of saldanha Massif (Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 36º 33’ 50’’ N) based on magnetic data. 3ª Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica. February of 2002, Valencia, Spain, 2002.

[01] Lourenço, N., Miranda, J M., Silva, PF., Costa R.. Tectonic Setting of the Saldanha Massif (Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 36º33’50’’ N). XXVII General Assembly of European Geophysical Society, Nice, França, 21-26, Abril, 2002.

> 2001

[05] Tomás, D.,  P.F. Silva, J.M. Miranda, A. Alicia, M.L. Osete. AMS study of Messejana dyke (SW segment). Comunicação aceite para a XXVI General Assembly of European Geophysical Society em Nice, França 25-30, Março, 2001.

[04] Silva, P.F., J M Miranda, N Lourenço, B Henry, V Cruz, L M Victor, “Magnetic Variability of basalt and serpentinite samples from Saldanha Seamount (36º34’N, Mid-Atlantic Ridge)”, XXVI EGS, Nice, 2001.

[03] Silva, P F, F O Marques, J M Miranda, A Mateus, B Henry, “MAS Interpretation of Major Shear Zones with Contrasting Rock Rheology (Bragança Massif, NE Portugal). 2º Simp. de Meteorologia e Geofísica da APMG. Évora, 2001.

[02] Silva, P., Andrade, C., Miranda, JM, Freitas, MC, Baptista, MA, Cachão, M, Munhá, JM., Uso da Susceptibilidade Magnética para Identificação de Depósitos de Tsunami no Estuário do Tejo. Proceedings do 1º Simpósio da APMG, Lagos, p 70, 2001.

[01] Tomás, D., Silva. P. F., Miranda J.M., Alicia, A. Osete, M. L., Vegas, R., Fonseca, P., Martins, L. AMS study of the Portuguese part of the Messejana dyke. Comunicação oral no, 1º Simpósio de Meteorologia e Geofísica (2º Encontro Luso-Espanhol de Metereologia) da Associação Portuguesa de Metereologia e Geofísica (APMG) , Évora, Portugal, 2001.

> 2000

[06] Silva, P.F., J.M. Miranda, P.E. Fonseca, M.L. Osete, A. Palencia, R. Vegas. “Estudo da ASM de amostras do dique da Messejana”. Fevereiro. Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica.

[04] Silva, P.F., F.O. Marques, J.M. Miranda, A. Mateus, B. Henry. “AMS interpretation of major shear zones with contrasting rock rheology (Bragança Massif, NE Portugal)” Fevereiro. Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica.

[03] Silva, P. F., J. M. Miranda, N. Henry, N. Lourenço, L. A. Mendes-Victor, R.Costa and F. Barriga. “Preliminary magnetic analysis of the samples from Saldanha seamount (36º34’N, Mid Atlantic Ridge)”. Fevereiro. Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica.

[02] Palencia, P. Silva, M. L. Osete, J. M. Miranda, P. Fonseca, R. Vegas, V. Villasante,. “Paleomagnetic and AMS study of the southern part of Messejana-Plasencia dyke”. XXV General Assembly, Nice, França, 24-29 Abril.

[01] Palencia, A., M.L. Osete, R. Vegas, V. Villasante, P. F. Silva, P.E. Fonseca, J.M. Miranda, “Resultados paleomagnéticos de la zona portuguesa del dique de Messejana-Plasência”. Fevereiro. Assembleia Luso-Espanhola de Geodesia e Geofísica

> 1999

[02] Silva, PF, Marques, FO, Miranda, JM, Mateus, A., ASM Study of High Grade Polimetamorphic Thrusts Belts -The Bragança Nappe Complex Study (Iberian Variscan Belt). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 24th EGS, vol 1, nº1, p 147.

[01] Silva, P. F.; Lourenço, N.; Miranda, J.M.; Barriga, A.. “Experimental study of the magnetic properties of samples from SALDANHA mounte-famous segment of MAR”. Poster apresentado na, XXIV European Geophysical Society General Assembly, The Hague, 19-23 Abril.

> 1998

[11] Silva, P., Marques, FO, Miranda, JM, Mateus, A. Caracterização Magnética do Maciço de Bragança, Proceedings do 1º Simpósio da APMG, Lagos, p 71, 1998.

[10] Silva, P., FO Marques, JM Miranda, A Mateus, “Correlação da Caracterização Magnética (ASM e MRI) com a Análise Estrutural Convencional no Terreno Alóctone Continental (TAC) do Maciço de Bragança”, Actas do V Congresso Nacional de Geologia, IGM, pp D112-D114, 1998.

[09] P. Silva, F. O. Marques, J. M. Miranda. Estudo da Deformação de Formações Ultramáficas do Complexo de Bragança (NW Portugal) por ASM- Proceedings da I Asamblea Hispano Portuguesa de Geodesia e Geofísica, p 298, Almeria, 1998.

[08] Silva, P., Andrade, C.; Miranda, J.M.; Freitas, M.c.; Baptista, M.A.; Cachco, M.; Munha, J.M. “Uso da Susceptibilidade Magnética para Identificação de Depósitos de Tsunami no Estuário do Tejo”. 1º Simpósio de Metereologia e Geofísica (2º Encontro Luso-Espanhol de Metereologia) da Associação Portuguesa de Metereologia e Geofísica (APMG) at Lagos (Algarve – Portugal), 23 – 25 November, 1998.

[07] Silva, P., Marques, F. O., Miranda, J. M., Mateus, A. “Correlação da Caracterização Magnética (ASM e MRI) do Complexo Polimetamórfico de Bragança (NE Portugal) com a Análise Estrutural Convencional”.Comunicação oral no V Congresso Nacional de Geologia, Lisboa – Portugal, 16-20 November, 1998.

[06] Silva, P.; Marques, F.O.; Miranda, J.M. “Estudo da Deformação de Formações Ultra-Máficas do Complexo de Bragança (NE Portugal) por ASM”. Comunicação oral na I Assembleia Hispano-Portuguesa de Geodesia e Geofísica, 9-13 de Fevereiro, 1998.

[05] Cannat, M., Briais, A., Deplus, C., Escartin, J., Georgen, J., Lin, J., Mercouriev, S., Meyzen, C., Muller, M., Pouliquen, G., Rabain, A., Rabain, A., da Silva, P., “Mid-Atlantic Ridge-Azores Hot Spot Interactions: A Rifted Volcanic Plateau, Off-axis from the Famous-Lucky Strike Region”. Apresentado na American Geophysical Union (AGU) em S. Francisco – California, U.S.A., 1998.

[04] Deplus, C., Escartin, J., M., Briais, A., Cannat, Georgen, J., Lin, J., Mercouriev, S., Meyzen, C., Muller, M., Pouliquen, G., Rabain, A., da Silva, P., “Linking variation in magma supplies and segment growth: temporal evolution of segment OH-1 (MAR at MAR at 35ºN during the last 12Myr”.Apresentado na American Geophysical Union (AGU) em S. Francisco – California, U.S.A., 1998.

[03] Muller, M., Escartin, J., Cannat, M., Briais, A., Deplus, C., M., Georgen, J., Lin, J., Mercouriev, S., Meyzen, C., Pouliquen, G., Rabain, A., Silva, P.,“Enhanced Mantle Melting between 5.5-8Ma Beneath the Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 37ºN, Inferred From the Gravity Anomalies of two off-axis Volcanic Plateus”. Apresentado na American Geophysical Union (AGU) em S. Francisco – California, U.S.A. , 1998.

[02] Poulique G., Escartin J., Cannat M., Briais A., Deplus C., Georgen J., Lin L., Mercouriev S., Meyzen C., Muller M., Rabain A., Da silva P. “Reconstruction of a Rifted Volcanic Plateau in the FAMOUS-Lucky Strike Region of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge”. Apresentado na American Geophysical Union (AGU) em S. Francisco – California, U.S.A., 1998.

[01] Andrade, C.; Miranda, J.M.; Freitas, M.c.; Baptista, M.A.; Cachão, M.; Munha, J.M.; Silva, P..“Use of magnetic susceptibility methods for the identification of tsunamis deposits in the Tagus estuary”. Apresentado oralmente na XXIII General Assembly of European Geophysical Society em Nice, França 20-24, Abril, 1998.