Computational Modelling Group

Porcupine Basin Project

1st September 2014
30th September 2016
Research Team
Louise Watremez

The Porcupine Basin is a narrow failed rift, offshore SW Ireland, featuring extreme crustal thinning. The M61/2 survey (May 2004, T. Reston and B. O'Reilly) allowed for the acquisition of seismic refraction data across and along the basin, along 5 transects. The processing of the data along these transects will give us information about the crustal structure across the basin, faulting due to the crustal extension, nature of the upper-mantle, etc. This project is funded by Petroleum Infrastructure Programme (PIP).


Physical Systems and Engineering simulation: Geophysics

Algorithms and computational methods: Distributed computing, Inverse problems, Monte Carlo

Programming languages and libraries: AWK, C, C#, C++, Fortran

Computational platforms: Iridis, Linux