Besides Research


Daniel Amorese

Mon CV, my résumé

Born and educated at Grenoble, France
Email : daniel.amorese@unicaen.fr





Post-doctoral degree in Planetary Science, University of Grenoble (2010 ; supervisor : J.-R. Grasso)
PhD in Earth Science (Seismology), University of Grenoble (1993 ; supervisors : P. Vialon, D. Hatzfeld, J.-P. Gratier)
M. Sc. in Seismology (DEA ”Mécanique des Milieux Géophysiques et Environnement”) , University of Grenoble (1989 ; supervisor : M. Campillo)
B. Sc. in Geophysics, University of Orsay-Paris XI (1987)


09/2013 – present : Associate professor (Maître de Conférences Hors Classe par avancement CNU) in Geophysics, University of Caen-Normandy, France (Strong scientific interactions with fellows outside my university)

09/2012 – 09/2013 : Scientist in charge of the Earthquake and Volcano Observatory of Guadeloupe (FWI)-IPG Paris (It has been an honor to have led such a brilliant and dedicated professional staff)

Observatoire Volcanologique et Sismologique de Guadeloupe

Observatoire Volcanologique et Sismologique de Guadeloupe

09/1996 – 08/2012 :  Associate professor in Geophysics, University of Caen-Normandy, France. Main study advisor of the B. Sc. in Earth and Environmental Sciences (2004-2009).

01/1994 – 08/1995 : Engineer in Seismology, CEA (French Atomic Energy Commission)/LDG Paris, France

1993 : Post-Doctoral researcher at the Induced Seismicity Team (J.-R. Grasso), LGIT, University of Grenoble, France

Feb. 2007 : Visiting scholar, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Rome, Italy

Education & outreach activities

204h (median value) teaching per year since 1996

Specialised classes (M. Sc.) on applied geophysics

General classes (B. Sc.) on : Physical geology and natural hazards, applied geophysics (ERT), physics of the Earth, seismotectonics, statistics, computer skills

Scientific contributions

-From 1998 to 2003 : creation and management of a permanent seismic network in Normandy (Northwestern France)
-The blade method (1999) for studying the association between earthquakes and faults
-Handbook for the vectorization of historical seismograms via Teseo2 (2007)         Teseo2_for_dummies
-The R GRTo package for the analysis of the statistical properties of earthquakes (2013)
-Co-founder of the CDSA2 (French West Indies Seismological Data Centre 2, 2013)

Association between earthquakes and faults, earthquake localizations and properties of earthquake groups
21 publications in peer reviewed international journals (h-index=12 ; m-quotient=0.48)

Selected publications (…Find others on Google scholar)

The Séchilienne landslide

The Montserrat earthquake (postprint of the JSAES article, Niemz, P., & Amorèse, D. (2016). Relocalizing a historical earthquake using recent methods: The 10 November 1935 Earthquake near Montserrat, Lesser Antilles. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 66, 166-179.)

The largest aftershock

Completeness magnitude

Gutenberg-Richter b-value in California

New Seismotectonic Data From An Intraplate Region

Geodetic data inversion

Favorite collaborations

With people :

Marianne Ertlen-Font, Asst Prof., U. of Caen, France, M2C, Cryoex
Jean-Robert Grasso, Observatory Physicist, Grenoble, OMIV
Dr. Paul A. Rydelek, formerly Carnegie Institution of Science, Washington DC

And with several organizations : IPGP-OVSG, CSEM, ISTerre, EOST, INGV, …