Professora Auxiliar / Assistant Professor, FCUL
FCUL, office C8.3.05

Degree in Physics Engineering (5-year, Licenciatura em Engenharia Física Tecnológica), Instituto Superior Técnico, 2002.
PhD in Geological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, 2007.

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[27] Neres, M., M. Neves, S. Custódio, M. Palano, R. Fernandes, L. Matias, M. Carafa, and P. Terrinha (in press). Gravitational potential energy in Iberia: A driver of active deformation in high topography regions. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2017JB015002.

[26] Civiero, C., V. Strak, S. Custódio, G. Silveira, N. Rawlinson, P. Arroucau, and C. Corela (2018). A common deep source for upper-mantle upwellings below the Ibero-western Maghreb region from teleseismic P-wave travel-time tomography. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. dii: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.07.024. [download pdf]

[25] Neres, M., P. Terrinha, S. Custódio, S. M. Silva, J. Luis, and J. M. Miranda (2018). Geophysical evidence for a magmatic intrusion in the ocean-continent transition of the SW Iberia margin. Tectonophysics, 744:118–133. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2018.06.014. [download pdf]

[24] Matos, C., S. Custódio, J. Batlló, J. Zahradník, P. Arroucau, G. Silveira, and S. Heimann (2018). An active seismic zone in intraplate west Iberia inferred from high-resolution geophysical data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. doi: 10.1002/2017jb015114. [download pdf]

[23] Neves, M., S. Custódio, Z. Peng, and A. Ayorinde (2018). Earthquake triggering in southeast Africa following the 2012 Indian ocean earthquake. Geophys. J. Int. doi:10.1093/gji/ggx462. [download pdf]

[22] Stich, D., J. Martínez-Solares, S. Custódio, J. Batlló, R. Martín, P. Teves-Costa, and J. Morales (in press). Seismicity of the Iberian Peninsula. In Quesada C, Oliveira JT (eds), The Geology of Iberia: a geodynamic approach. Springer (Berlin), Regional Geology Reviews series.

[21] Grevemeyer, I., D. Lange, H. Villinger, S. Custódio, and L. Matias (2017). Seismotectonics of the Horseshoe Abyssal Plain and Gorringe bank, eastern Atlantic Ocean – constraints from ocean-bottom seismometer data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. doi:10.1002/2016jb013586. [download pdf]

[20] 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. [download pdf]

[19] Mai, P. M., D. Schorlemmer, M. Page, J.-P. Ampuero, K. Asano, M. Causse, S. Custódio, W. Fan, G. Festa, M. Galis, F. Gallovic, W. Imperatori, M. Kser, D. Malytskyy, R. Okuwaki, F. Pollitz, L. Passone, H. Razafindrakoto, H. Sekiguchi, S. G. Song, S. Somala, K. Thingbaijam, C. Twardzik, M. van Driel, J. Vyas, R. Wang, Y. Yagi, O. Zielke (2016). The Earthquake-Source Inversion Validation (SIV) Project. Seismological Research Letters, 87(3):690–708, doi: 10.1785/022015023. [download pdf]

[18] Custódio, S., V. Lima, D. Vales, S. Cesca and F. Carrilho (2016). Imaging active faults in a region of distributed deformation from the joint clustering of focal mechanisms and hypocenters: Application to the Azores-Western Mediterranean region. Tectonophysics, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.03.013. [download pdf]

[17] Domingues, A., G. Silveira, A. M. G. Ferreira, S.-J. Chang, S. Custódio and J. F. B. D. Fonseca (2016). Ambient Noise Tomography of the East African Rift in Mozambique. Geophysical Journal International, 204(3):1565–1578, doi:10.1093/gji/ggv538. [download pdf]

[16] Custódio, S., N. A. Dias, F. Carrilho, E. Góngora, I. Rio, C. Marreiros, I. Morais, P. Alves and L. Matias (2015). Earthquakes in western Iberia: improving the understanding of lithospheric deformation in a slowly deforming region. Geophysical Journal International, 203(1):127–145, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv285. [download pdf]

[15] Custódio, S., N. A. Dias, B. Caldeira, F. Carrilho, S. Carvalho, C. Corela, J. Díaz, J. Narciso, G. Madureira, L. Matias, C. Haberland and the WILAS team (2014). Ambient Noise Recorded by a Dense Broadband Seismic Deployment in Western Iberia. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104(6), doi: 10.1785/0120140079. [download pdf]

[14] Michele, M., S. Custódio and A. Emolo (2014). Moment Tensor Resolution: Case Study of the Irpinia Seismic Network, Southern Italy. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 104(3):1348–1357, doi:10.1785/0120130177  [download pdf]

[13] Fonseca, J. F. B. D., J. Chamussa, A. Domingues, G. Helffrich, E. Antunes, G. van Aswegen, L. V. Pinto, S. Custódio, and V. J. Manhiça (2014). Mozart: A seismological investigation of the East African Rift in central Mozambique. Seismological Research Letters, 85(1):108–116, doi: 10.1785/0220130082  [download pdf]

[12] Domingues, A., S. Custódio and S. Cesca (2013), Waveform inversion of small to moderate earthquakes located offshore southwest Iberia. Geophysics Journal International, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggs010  [download pdf]

[11] Twardzik, C., R. Madariaga, S. Das and S. Custódio (2012). Robust features of the source process for the 2004 Parkfield, California, earthquake from strong-motion seismograms. Geophysics Journal International, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05653.x  [download pdf]

[10] Custódio, S., J. Battló, D. Martins, F. Antunes, J. Narciso, S. Carvalho, V. Lima, F. Lopes, P. Ribeiro, R. Sleeman, E. I. Alves and C. R. Gomes (2012). Station COI: Dusting off an old seismic station. Seismological Research Letters, 83 (5), doi:10.1785/0220120014  [download pdf]

[9] Zahradník, J. and S. Custódio (2012), Moment tensor resolvability: Application to southwest Iberia. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 102 (3), doi:10.1785/0120110216  [download pdf]

[8] Custódio, S., S. Cesca and S. Heimann (2012). Fast kinematic waveform inversion and robustness analysis: Application to the 2007 Mw 5.9 Horseshoe Abyssal Plain earthquake offshore southwest Iberia. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 102 (1), doi:10.1785/0120110125  [download pdf]

[7] Custódio, S., M. T. Page, and R. J. Archuleta (2009). Constraining earthquake source inversions with GPS data 2: A two-step approach to combine seismic and geodetic datasets. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B01315, doi:10.1029/2008JB005746  [download pdf]

[6] Page, M. T., S. Custódio, R. J. Archuleta, and J. M. Carlson (2009). Constraining earthquake source inversions with GPS data 1: Resolution based removal of artifacts. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B01314, doi:10.1029/2007JB005449  [download]

[5] Ma, S., S. Custódio, R. J. Archuleta, and P. Liu (2008). Dynamic modeling of the 2004 M6.0 Parkfield, California, earthquake. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, B02301, doi:10.1029/2007JB005216  [download]

[4] Custódio, S., and R. J. Archuleta, (2007). Parkfield earthquakes: Characteristic or complementary? Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, B05310, doi:10.1029/2006JB004617  [download pdf]

[3] Liu, P., S. Custódio, and R. J. Archuleta (2006). Kinematic inversion of the 2004 6.0 Parkfield earthquake including an approximation to site effects. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, vol. 96, no. 4B, pp. S143-S158, doi:10.1785/0120050826  [download pdf + erratum]

[2] Custódio, S., P. Liu, and R. J. Archuleta (2005). The 2004 M6.0 Parkfield, California, earthquake: Inversion of near-source ground motion using multiple data sets. Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 32, L23312, doi:10.1029/2005GL024417  [download pdf]

[1] Custódio, S., J. F. B. D. Fonseca, N. F. d’Oreye, B. V. E. Faria, and Z. Bandomo (2003). Tidal modulation of seismic noise and volcanic tremor. Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 30 (15), doi: 10.1029/2003GL016991  [download pdf]