Professor Graham Westbrook

Professor Graham Westbrook

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Emeritus Professor of Geophysics

Contact details

Address
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Panieri, G, James, RH, Camerlenghi, A, Westbrook, GK, Consolaro, C, Cacho, I, Cesari, V & Cervera, CS 2014, 'Record of methane emissions from the West Svalbard continental margin during the last 23.500yrs revealed by δ13C of benthic foraminifera', Global and Planetary Change, vol. 122, pp. 151-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.08.014

Jibrin, BW, Reston, T & Westbrook, GK 2013, 'Application of volumetric seismic discontinuity attribute for fault detection: Case study using deep-water Niger Delta 3D seismic data', Leading Edge, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 424-428. https://doi.org/10.1190/tle32040424.1

Jibrin, BW, Reston, T & Westbrook, GK 2013, 'Seismic-derived seabed topography: Insights from the outer fold and thrust belt in the deep-water Niger Delta', Leading Edge, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 420-423. https://doi.org/10.1190/tle32040420.1

Patriat, M, Pichot, T, Westbrook, G, Umber, M, Deville, E, Benard, F, Roest, WR & Loubrieu, B 2011, 'Evidence for Quaternary convergence across the North America-South America plate boundary zone, east of the Lesser Antilles', Geology, vol. 39, no. 10, pp. 979-982. https://doi.org/10.1130/G32474.1

Sarkar, S, Berndt, C, Chabert, A, Masson, DG, Minshull, TA & Westbrook, G 2011, 'Switching of a paleo-ice stream in northwest Svalbard', Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 30, no. 13-14, pp. 1710-1725. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.03.013

Exley, RJK, Westbrook, G, Haacke, RR & Peacock, S 2010, 'Detection of seismic anisotropy using ocean bottom seismometers: a case study from the northern headwall of the Storegga Slide', Geophysical Journal International, vol. 183, no. 1, pp. 188-210. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04730.x

Plaza-Faverola, A, Westbrook, G, Ker, S, Exley, RJK, Gailler, A, Minshull, TA & Broto, K 2010, 'Evidence from three-dimensional seismic tomography for a substantial accumulation of gas hydrate in a fluid-escape chimney in the Nyegga pockmark field, offshore Norway', Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 115, pp. B08104. https://doi.org/10.1029/2009JB007078

Gutscher, MA, Dominguez, S, Westbrook, G & Leroy, P 2009, 'Deep structure, recent deformation and analog modeling of the Gulf of Cadiz accretionary wedge: Implications for the 1755 Lisbon earthquake', Tectonophysics, vol. 475, no. 1, pp. 85-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2008.11.031

Gutscher, MA, Dominguez, S, Westbrook, G, Gente, P, Babonneau, N, Mulder, T, Gonthier, E, Bartolome, R, Luis, J & Rosas, F 2009, 'Tectonic shortening and gravitational spreading in the Gulf of Cadiz accretionary wedge: observations from multi-beam bathymetry and seismic profiling', Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 647-659. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2007.11.008

Haacke, RR, Westbrook, G & Peacock, S 2009, 'Layer stripping of shear-wave splitting in marine PS-waves: an investigation into the practical limits of resolution', Geophysical Journal International, vol. 176, no. 3, pp. 782-804. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.04060.x

Foucher, JP, Westbrook, G, Boetius, A, Ceramicola, S, Dupre, S, Mascle, J, Mienert, J, Pfannkuche, O, Pierre, C & Praeg, D 2009, 'Structure and Drivers of Cold Seep Ecosystems', Oceanography, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 92-109.

Westbrook, G, Thatcher, K, Rohling, EJ, Piotrowski, AM, Pälike, H, Osborne, AH, Nisbet, EG, Minshull, TA, Lanoisellé, M, James, RH, Hühnerbach, V, Green, D, Fisher, RE, Crocker, AJ, Chabert, A, Bolton, C, Beszczynska-Möller, A, Berndt, C & Aquilina, A 2009, 'Escape of methane gas from the seabed along the West Spitsbergen continental margin', Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 36, no. 15. https://doi.org/10.1029/2009GL039191

Chapter

Gutscher, M-A, Westbrook, G, Lallemand, S & Funiciello, F 2009, Great earthquakes in slow-subduction, low-taper margins. in Subduction Zone Geodynamics. vol. 119, Frontiers in Earth Sciences, vol. 119. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-87974-9

Paper

Sarkar, S, Chabert, A, Berndt, C, Minshull, TA & Westbrook, G 2011, 'Seismoc evidence for shallow fluid-escape features offshore western Svalbard', Paper presented at International Conference on Gas Hydrates, 7th, 1/01/11.

Thatcher, KA & Westbrook, G 2011, 'Timing of methane release from hydrate dissociation on the west Svalbard margin', Paper presented at International Conference on Gas Hydrates, 7th, 1/01/11.

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