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Sónia Silva

/Sónia Silva

Sónia Silva

Sónia Dulce Manzoni Martins Ferreira da Silva

PhD in Geodynamic, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
MSc in Earth Sciences and Engineering, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
Graduate in Geology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon

ORCID-ID: orcid.org/0000-0002-9182-574X

Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sonia_Silva7

Research interests: Seismotectonics in the SW Iberia margin, dynamic earthquake rupture; aseismic and seismic slip transition, micro-seismicity and high magnitude earthquakes relation;

 

International journals with peer review


Neres, M., Terrinha, P., Custódio, S., Silva, S., Miranda, M. Luis, J. (submitted) “Geophysical evidence for a Cretaceous magmatic intrusion in the ocean-continent transition of the SW Iberia margin” Tectonophysics

Silva, S., Terrinha, P., Matias, L., Duarte, J., Roque, C., Ranero, C., Zitellini, N., (2017) Micro-seismicity in the Gulf of Cadiz. Is there a link between micro-seismicity, high magnitude earthquakes and active faults? Tectonophysics, Volume 717, 2017, Pages 226-241, ISSN 0040-1951, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2017.07.026

Grevemeyer, I., Matias, L., Silva, S., 2016. Mantle earthquakes beneath the South Iberia continental margin and Gulf of Cadiz – constraints from an onshore-offshore seismological network, Journal of Geodynamics, Volume 99, September 2016, Pages 39–50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jog.2016.06.001

Hensen, C., Scholz, F., Nuzzo, M., Valadares, V., Gràcia, E.; Terrinha, P.; Liebetrau, V., Kaul, N., Silva, S., Martínez-Loriente, S., Bartolome, R., Piñero, E., Magalhães, V. H., Schmidt, M., Weise, S. M., Cunha, M., Hilario, A., Perea, H., Rovelli, L., Lackschewitz, K., 2015. Strike-slip faults mediate the rise of crustal-derived fluids and mud volcanism in the deep sea, Geology, 43(4): 339-342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G36359.1

Rosas, F.M.,Duarte, J.C., Neves, M.C., Terrinha, P., Silva, S., Matias, L., 2012. Thrust-wrench interference between major active faults in the Gulf of Cadiz (Africa-Eurasia plate boundary, offshore SW Iberia): tectonic implications from analogue and numerical modeling. Tectonophysics, 548-549, 1 – 2

Duarte, J.C., F.M. Rosas, P. Terrinha, M-A Gutscher, J. Malavieille, S. Silva, L. Matias, 2011. Thrust – wrench interference tectonics in the Gulf of Cadiz (Africa – Iberia plate boundary): insights from (sand-box) analog models. Marine Geology 289, 135–149.

 

National journals with peer review


Bolacha, E.; Moita de Deus, H.A.; Caranova, R.; Silva, S.; Costa, A.M.; Vicente, J. e Fonseca, P.E. (2006) Modelação Analógica de Fenómenos Geológicos. Uma Experiência na Formação de Professores, Geonovas, nº20, publicação da Associação Portuguesa de Geólogos, pp 33-56

Book Chapters

Terrinha, P., Ramos, A., Neres,M., Valadares,V., Duarte, J., Martinez-Loriente, S., Silva, S., Mata, J., Kullberg, J. C., Casas-Sainz, A., Matias, L., Fernandez, O., Anton Muñoz, J., Ribeiro, C. Font, E., Neves, M.C., Roque, C., Rosas, F., Pinheiro, L., Bartolomé, R., Sallarès, V., Magalhães, V., Medialdea, T., Somoza, L., Gràcia, E., Hensen, C.,  M-A. Gutscher, M-A., Ribeiro, A., Zitellini, N. ( in prep.)”The Alpine orogeny in the West and Southwest Iberia Margins”, Geology of Iberia, Springer

Terrinha, P., Matias, L., Valadares, V., Roque, A.C., Duarte, J., Rosas, F., Iribarren, L., Silva, S., Cunha, T., Batista, L., Duarte, H., Neves, M.C., Carrara, G., Zitellini, N., Gràcia, E., Gutscher, M.A., Lourenço, N., Pinto De Abreu, M. (2011). A Margem Sul Portuguesa Profunda In: Rui Dias, Alexandre Araújo, Pedro Terrinha and José Carlos Kullberg, (Eds.), Geologia de Portugal, Escolar editora, Lisboa.

Dias, R.P., Terrinha, P., Carvalho. J., Cunha, T., Ressurreição, R., Noiva, J., Silva, S., Ramalho, E., Pinto, C., Roque, C., Duarte, J., Valadares, V., Carrara, G., Duarte, H., Batista, L., Rego, J., Gomes, F., Caneiras, F., Marquilhas, J., Catrapona, J., Matias, L.,
Vicente, J. (2010). Sismotectónica do Algarve. In Estudo do Risco Sísmico e de Tsunamis do Algarve. Autoridade Nacional de Protecção Civil.

International meetings resume books


Medialdea, T, Terrinha, P.,  Somoza, L., Batista, L., González, F.J., Lobato, A., Silva, S. (2018)The new digital geological maps of the Iberian Atlantic Margin: The EMODnet-Geology Project. Mia, Coimbra

Christian Hensen, Florian Scholz, Marianne Nuzzo, Vasco Valadares, Pedro Terrinha, Volker Liebetrau, Norbert Kaul, Sonia Manzoni, Mark Schmidt and Eulàlia Gràcia (2013) Deep-sea mud volcanoes – a window to alteration processes in old oceanic crust? Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, EGU2013-10561, 2013 EGU General Assembly 2013

Silva, P. Terrinha, L. Matias, W. Geissler, N. Zitellini, M. Romsdorf, and NEAREST Working Group (2012) Seismotectonics of the Gulf o Cadiz based on the NEAREST OBS experiment: mechanisms and faults. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-12283, 2012 EGU General Assembly 2012

Rosas, F.,Duarte, J., Gutscher, M-A., Terrinha, P., Neves, M.C., Silva, S., Matias, M., Cunha, M. (2012). Modeling major active structures in the Gulf of Cadiz: insights from a combined review of recent analog results. Geomod 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland, 15-20 July 2012.

Duarte, J.C., Rosas F.M., Terrinha, P., Gutscher, M-A, Malavieille, J., Silva, S., Matias, L. (2010). Thrust – wrench interference tectonics in the Gulf of Cadiz (Africa – Iberia plate boundary): insights from (sand-box) analog models. GEOMOD2010, Lisbon, Portugal.M. Silva, M. Romsdorf, L. Matias, P. Terrinha, W. Geissler, F. Carrilhoand the NEAREST Working Group SEISMOTECTONICS OF THE GULF OF CADIZ: NEW INSIGHTS FROM INSTRUMENTAL SEISMICITY Resúmenes de la 1ª Reunión Ibérica sobre Fallas Activas y Paleosismología, Sigüenza, España (2010)

Duarte, J.C., Rosas F.M., Terrinha, P., Gutscher, M-A, Malavieille, J., Silva, S., Matias, L. (2010). Thrust – wrench interference tectonics in the Gulf of Cadiz (Africa – Iberia plate boundary): insights from (sand-box) analog models. ESF Research Conference “Submarine Paleoseismology: The Offshore search of large Holocene earthquakes”. Obergurgl (Austria), 11-16 September 2010.

Terrinha, P.,Duarte, J., Valadares, V., Rosas, F., Matias, L., Batista, L., Noiva, J., Cunha, T., Silva, S., Gràcia, E., Zitellini, N. (2010). Active Faults and geomorphology in the seafloor between the Gibraltar Straits and the Tore-Madeira Rise. In: Contribución de la Geología al Análisis de la Peligrosidad Sísmica (J.M. Insúa y F.Martín-González, eds.), pp. 175-177.

Terrinha, L. Matias, J. Noiva, J. Vicente, S. Silva, L. Batista, N. Lourenço, G. Carrara, T. Cunha, J.Duarte, F Rosas, V. Valadares, E. Gràcia, N. Zitellini. Active Faults between the Gibraltar Straits and the Tore-Madeira Rise. Workshop on seismogenic sources. FP7 Project SHARE: Seismic Hazard Harmonization in Europe. 14-16 January, Olhão, Portugal

Silva, M. Romsdorf, L. Matias, W.H. Geissler, P. Terrinha, F. Carrilho, and NEAREST Working-Group (2010) Characterization of the seismicity in the Gulf of Cadiz based on eleven month monitoring by the NEAREST OBS network; Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 12, EGU2010-11554, 2010 EGU General Assembly 2010

Silva, S., Romsdorf, M., Matias, L., Geissler, W., Terrinha, P. (2009) Characterization of the Seismicity of the Gulf of Cadiz area based on Nearest OBS Network Data: Preliminary results- Volumen de Actas 6ºSimposio Sobre el Margen Ibérico Atlántico, pp 9-12, Oviedo

Rosas, F., Duarte, J., Terrinha, P., Silva, S., Neves, M., Gràcia, E., Matias, L. (2008) – Analogue modeling of major thrust and strike-slip fault interference at the Iberia – Nubia plate boundary, Gulf of Cadiz. Bollettino di Geofisica Teorica e Applicata, volume 49, n. 2 supplement, 278-281, GEOMOD 2008

O. Marques, S. Coelho, S. Silva, M. I. Cruz, A. F. Marques, R. Ramalho (2000), Development of Synthetic and Antithetic C/S fabrics by rigid particle reorientation in bulk simple and general shear, Abstracts Geoscience 2000, The Geological Society, Manchester, pp127

 

Workshops


“CARGESE SUMMER SCHOOL: EARTHQUAKES: nucleation, triggering, rupture, and relationships to aseismic processes” from 2nd to 6th October 2017

“SHORT COURSE ON GEODYNAMICS”, Professor Giorgio Ranalli, November 2013, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon

Postgraduate cruise in GIS applied to Earth Science research (2010), Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon

 

Projects


SERA-Seismology and Earthquake Engineering Research Infrastructure Alliance for Europe- Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.730900 (discussion workshop – SW Iberia Margin)

FRAME-FoRmAción de los dominios geológicos en el Margen oeste de Iberia y la rEactivación de sus límites tectónicos funding MINECO (preliminary workshop)

EMODnet- Geology 3 (Knowledge base for growth and innovation in ocean economy: assembly and dissemination of marine data for seabed mapping and for the dissemination of research results) financed by the European Union under Regulation (EU) No 508/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

MINEPLAT- “Assessment of the mineral resources potential in the continental shelf of Alentejo and of the environmental conditions caused by the tectonic uplift in the Pliocene-Quaternary” (ALT20-03-0145-FEDER-000013)

COST Action ES1301 -Impact of Fluid circulation in old oceanic Lithosphere on the seismicity of transfOrm-type plate boundaries: neW solutions for early seismic monitoring of major European Seismogenic zones (FLOWS)

EMODnet- Geology2 (Knowledge base for growth and innovation in ocean economy: assembly and dissemination of marine data for seabed mapping and for the dissemination of research results) financed by the European Union under Regulation (EU) No 508/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

MCS seismic reflection acquisition campaign in the Gulf of Cadiz and Alboran Sea, on/borad the R/V Sarmiento de Gamboa, 16th October to 27th of November, 2011, as part of Projecto Europeu TOPOMED- plate re-organization in the western Mediterranean: Lithospheric causes and topographic consequences (TopoMed)

Participation in “Structural and Seismicity Studies in SW Iberia and the Gulf of Cadiz” Programme for Cooperation in Science between Portugal and Germany (FCT-DAAD- 2010-2011)

TOPOMED cruise, July, 2010: Ocean Bottom seismometers recovered, onboard R/V RV Maria S. Merian, as part of the research project:TOPOMED- plate re-organization in the western Mediterranean: Lithospheric causes and topographic consequences (TopoMed)

Participation in “SHARE IBERIA Workshop on Seismogenic sources “do FP7 Project SHARE Seismic Hazard Harmonization in Europe, 2010

NEAREST 2008 cruise (August) when the 24 OBS deployed by this project were recovered onboard R/V Urania. As part of the project NEAREST (Integrated Observations From Near Shore Sources Of Tsunamis: Towards An Early Warning System), GOCE contract n. 037110.

Cooperation project with researchers from the Barcelona University “Methods to identify slow slip faults in the Iberia Peninsula” Portugal-Spain Integrated Actions: 2005/2006; Action Nº – E 24/05.

Invited research activities at other research institutes

At Barcelona Center for Subsurface Imaging in the Instituto Cientifico del Mar, for learning multichannel seismic processing with Research Professor César Rodriguez Ranero from May to June of 2012;

At Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research for processing passive seismic data from the project NEAREST with the Researcher Wolfram H. Geissler during July 2010.

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