Eoghan Joseph Totten

Academic Profile

2012-2016: Imperial College London- MSci Geophysics with a Year Abroad

2014-2015: Berkeley Seismology Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley - Visiting Scholar

2016-: University of Oxford - Clarendon Scholar

Current Research

Seismic tomography of the Earth's mantle on a regional scale. Using both surface and body waves to sample the upper mantle in high resolution. Engaging the debate on subducted slab behaviour in the mantle transition zone.


Petrescu L., F. Darbyshire, I. Bastow, E. Totten, and A. Gilligan (2017), Seismic anisotropy of Precambrian lithosphere: insights from Rayleigh wave tomography into the eastern Superior craton, J. Geophys. Res., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JB013599


Johnson, C. W., Totten, E. J. et al. (2016). "Depth migration of seasonally induced seismicity at The Geysers geothermal field." Geophysical Research Letters 43(12), 6196-6204. doi: 10.1002/2016GL069546

Short, R. M, Allen, R. M. et al. (2015). "Mantle flow geometry from ridge to trench beneath the Gorda-Juan de Fuca plate system." Nature Geoscience 8, 965-968. doi:10.1038/ngeo2569

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