Creep Host Institution: University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Background: After completing a master degree in Physical Geography at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, I started to work as a research assistant in a glaciology institute. I focused my work on glacier and ice dynamic.
Creep project – Seismic methods to estimate the strength of cracks and fractures: My current research aims to better understand the controls on induced seismicity in oil and geothermal reservoirs. Fracture-induced anisotropy can be monitored using microseismic data in order to characterise the flowing properties of such reservoirs. A specific interest is in recently developed methods to estimate fracture compliance, which is a key indicator of permeability in these settings.
Supervisors: Michael Kendall1, James Wookey1, Max Werner1, James Verdon1
1University of Bristol, United Kingdom