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Clare Donaldson

Clare Donaldson

Research Student

Clare College
Bullard Labs.
Madingley Rise, Madingley Road

Office Phone: +44 (0) 1223 37183

Research Interests

My research uses seismology to study and monitor volcanoes, under the supervision of Professor Robert White. I use cross-correlation of the noise wavefield to measure velocity variations of the edifice of Kilauea summit (Hawai'i) and the Northern Volcanic Zone in Iceland. Continuous measurement of seismic velocity is an exciting new tool in volcano monitoring, since velocity is sensitive to pressurisation and magma transport. At Kilauea, I observed that the seismic velocity correlates with deformation of the summit in so-called deflation-inflation events. I also study volcanic tremor and long-period seismicity in Iceland.

Research Supervision

Professor Robert White


Volcanology ; Geophysics ; Seismology

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