Pauline Chenin

Chercheur postdoctoral / Postdoctoral researcher


Postdoctoral research project (1/2/2016 - 30/3/2017)
The necking of the lithosphere: causes, processes and implications

Funding
ExxonMobil (CEIBA2 project)

Collaborations:
Gianreto Manatschal (Université de Strasbourg, France)
Stefan Schmalholz (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland)
Garry Karner (ExxonMobil, Houston, TX, USA)
Christopher Johnson (ExxonMobil, Houston, TX, USA)


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PhD thesis (01/02/2013 - 31/01/2016) defended on the 22nd of January 2016
Unravelling the impact of inheritance on the Wilson Cycle: a combined mapping and numerical modelling approach applied to the North Atlantic rift system

Funding
ExxonMobil (CEIBA project)

Supervisor:
Gianreto Manatschal (Université de Strasbourg, France)

Collaborations:
Luc L. Lavier & Suzon Jammes (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Othmar Müntener & Suzanne Picazo (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland)
Daniel Stöckli & Emily Hernandez-Goldstein (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Duncan Erratt (ExxonMobil, Leatherhead, UK)
Garry Karner (ExxonMobil, Houston, TX, USA)
Christopher Johnson (ExxonMobil, Houston, TX, USA)

 

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Award:

Fulbright scholarship from the Commission Franco-Américaine (August 2014- March 2015)


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Publications:

Class A

1. Chenin, P. and Beaumont, C. (2013) Influence of offset weak zones on the development of rift basins: activation and abandonment during continental extension and breakup; Journal of Geophysical Research; volume 118; issue 4; pages 1698 - 1720; DOI: 10.1002/jgrb.50138; http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jgrb.50138/abstract; PDF

2. Manatschal, G., Lavier, L. L., Chenin, P. (2015) The role of inheritance in structuring hyperextended rift systems: Some considerations based on observations and numerical modeling; Gondwana Research; volume 27; issue 1; pages 140 - 164; DOI:10.1016/j.gr.2014.08.006; www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1342937X14002615; PDF

3. Chenin, P., Manatschal, G., Lavier, L. L. and Erratt, D. (2015) Assessing the impact of orogenic inheritance on the architecture, timing and magmatic budget of the North Atlantic rift system: a mapping approach; Journal of the Geological Society; DOI:10.1144/jgs2014-139; www.jgs.geoscienceworld.org/content/early/2015/08/26/jgs2014-139.full.pdf+html; PDF

4. Chenin, P., Manatschal, G., Picazo, S., Müntener, O., Karner, G., Johnson, C., & Ulrich, M. (2017). Influence of the architecture of magma-poor hyperextended rifted margins on orogens produced by the closure of narrow versus wide oceans. Geosphere, GES01363-1; DOI:



Class C

1. Dezayes C., Beccaletto L., Capar L., Chenin, P. (2012) - Identification of the fractured basement-cover unconformity on former oil seismic profiles in the Upper Rhine Graben. Soultz Geothermal Conference, 5-6 October 2011, 2 p.

2. Chenin, P. and Beaumont, C. (2013) Influence of rheological layering on the formation of offset basins
at inherited weak zones during continental rifting: effects of stiff and pliable layers, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU General Assembly 2013, EGU2013-1912 (oral)

3. Chenin, P., Manatschal, G. and Lavier, L. L. (2014) Unravelling the influence of orogenic inheritance on the architecture and tectonic evolution of hyper-extended rift systems, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 16, EGU General Assembly 2014, EGU2014-3022 (poster)

4. Chenin, P., Manatschal, G. and Lavier, L. L. (2014), Assessing the Influence of Orogenic Inheritance on the Architecture and Temporal Evolution of Hyper-Extended Rift Systems: A Combined Structural and
Numerical Modelling Approach, 4th Atlantic Conjugate Margins Conference, 20-22 August 2014, St Johns, Abstract Volume, p. 8 (oral)

5. Chenin, P., Manatschal, G., Lavier, L. L. and Erratt, D. (2014), Assessing the influence of orogenic inheritance on the architecture, time evolution and magmatic budget of hyper-extended rift systems: a combined mapping and numerical modelling approach, AGU Fall Meeting 2014, T43A-4710 (poster)

6. Manatschal, G., Lavier, L. L. and Chenin, P. (2015), The role of inheritance in structuring hyperextended rift systems, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 17, EGU General Assembly 2015, EGU2015-6393

7. Chenin, P., Manatschal, G. and Lavier, L. L. (2015), Unravelling the impact of inheritance within the Wilson Cycle: a combined mapping and numerical modelling approach, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 17, EGU General Assembly 2015,  EGU2015-1972 (poster)

8. Chenin, P., Lavier, L. L. and Manatschal, G. (2015), Impact of Mafic Underplating and Mantle Depletion on Subsequent Extension: a Numerical Modeling Approach, AGU Fall Meeting 2015, T51E-2942 (poster)

9. Manatschal, G., Chenin, P. and Nirrengarten, M. (2015), The role of inheritance in forming and deforming hyper-extended rift systems and creating collisional orogens, Geotectonic Research 97, p. 148

10. Manatschal, G., Tugend, J., Gillard, M., Decarlis, A., Haupert, I., Chenin, P., Nirrengarten, M. and  Epin, M.-E. (2016),  Controls on structural and magmatic variability along rifted margins: from observations to interpretations, Rifts III: Catching the Wave,  22-24 March 2016, London (link)

11. Manatschal, G., Tugend, J., Gillard, M., Decarlis, A., Haupert, I., Chenin, P., Nirrengarten, M. and  Epin, M.-E. (2016), Up- and down-scaling field and seismic observations to test models of hyperextended rifted margins, Passive Margins - The Roberts Conference, 6-8 April 2016, London

12. Chenin, P., Manatschal, G., Müntener, O., Picazo, S., Erratt, D., Karner, G., Johnson, C. and Ulrich, M. (2016), Revisiting the Wilson Cycle in the North Atlantic: The role of inheritance, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 18, EGU General Assembly 2016 EGU2016-11459 (oral)

13.  Chenin, P., Manatschal, G., Müntener, O., Picazo, S., Erratt, D., Karner, G., Johnson, C. and Ulrich, M. (2016), Revisiting the Wilson Cycle in the North Atlantic: The importance of inheritance, Arthur Holmes Meeting 2016 - The Wilson Cycle: Plate Tectonics and Structural Inheritance During Continental Deformation, 23-25 May 2016, London (oral)

14.  Chenin, P., Schmalholz, S. M., Manatschal, G., Karner, G. and Johnson, C. (2016), Necking of the Crust and Lithosphere: a Reappraisal of Basic Concepts with Thermo-Mechanical Numerical Modeling, AGU Fall Meeting 2016, T41E-3000 (poster)


Class D

Rapport de stage: Chenin, P. (2010), Signature sismique du socle et relations géologiques dans le fossé Rhénan; Stage du 25 Mai au 18 juin 2010 sous la direction de Chrystel Dezayes et Laure Capar au BRGM d'Orléans, France

Thèse de Master 1: Chenin, P. (2010), Processus d’amincissement dans la croûte moyenne lors du rifting Jurassique (l’exemple de la zone de Eita/Bernina-Campo, Alpes orientales); under the direction of Gianreto Manatschal, Geoffroy Mohn, Karel Schulmann and Pavla Stipska at Université de Strasbourg, France

Master 2 thesis: Chenin, P. (2011), Transfer zone in a convergence setting: a numerical study applied to the Bighorn Basin, USA, Montana - Wyoming; under the direction of Jean Braun at Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France

PhD Thesis: Chenin, P. (2016), Unravelling the impact of inheritance on the Wilson Cycle: A combined mapping and numerical modelling approach applied to the North Atlantic rift system; under the direction of Gianreto Manatschal at Université de Strasbourg, France