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Marcelo Sousa de Assumpção

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas (IAG)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

B.Sc in Physics from Universidade de São Paulo (1973) and PhD in Geophysics from University of Edinburgh (1978). Has experience in Geosciences, focusing on Sismology, working mainly on: neotectonics and crustal stresses, natural and induced seismicity, seismic hazard, crustal and upper mantle structure and seismic tomography. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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ASSUMPÇÃO‚ M.; AN‚ M.; BIANCHI‚ M.; FRANÇA‚ G.S.L.; ROCHA‚ M.; BARBOSA‚ J.R.; BERROCAL‚ J.. Seismic studies of the Brasília fold belt at the western border of the São Francisco Craton‚ Central Brazil‚ using receiver function‚ surface-wave dispersion and teleseismic tomography. TECTONOPHYSICS, v. 388, n. 1, p. 173-185, . (96/01566-0, 00/07134-2)

ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO; GUARIDO, MARCELO; VAN DER LEE, SUZAN; DOURADO, JOAO CARLOS. Upper-mantle seismic anisotropy from SKS splitting in the South American stable platform: A test of asthenospheric flow models beneath the lithosphere. LITHOSPHERE, v. 3, n. 2, p. 173-180, . Web of Science Citations: 16.

DE VASCONCELOS LOPES, AFONSO EMIDIO; ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO. Genetic algorithm inversion of the average 1D crustal structure using local and regional earthquakes. Computers & Geosciences, v. 37, n. 9, p. 1372-1380, . Web of Science Citations: 4. (96/01566-0)

ASSUMPÇÃO‚ M.; YAMABE‚ T.H.; BARBOSA‚ J.R.; HAMZA‚ V.; LOPES‚ A.E.V.; BALANCIN‚ L.; BIANCHI‚ M.B.. Seismic activity triggered by water wells in the Paraná Basin‚ Brazil. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, v. 46, n. 7, p. W07527, . (07/04325-0)

POLI, P.; PRIETO, G. A.; YU, C. Q.; FLOREZ, M.; AGURTO-DETZEL, H.; MIKESELL, T. D.; CHEN, G.; DIONICIO, V.; PEDRAZA, P.. Complex rupture of the M6.3 2015 March 10 Bucaramanga earthquake: evidence of strong weakening process. Geophysical Journal International, v. 205, n. 2, p. 988-994, . Web of Science Citations: 7. (14/26330-0)

PORSANI, JORGE LUIS; ALMEIDA, EMERSON RODRIGO; BORTOLOZO, CASSIANO ANTONIO; MONTEIRO DOS SANTOS, FERNANDO ACACIO. TDEM survey in an area of seismicity induced by water wells in Parana sedimentary basin, Northern Sao Paulo State, Brazil. JOURNAL OF APPLIED GEOPHYSICS, v. 82, p. 75-83, . Web of Science Citations: 4. (09/08466-3, 12/02709-4, 07/04325-0)

LOPES, AFONSO E. V.; ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO; DO NASCIMENTO, ADERSON F.; FERREIRA, JOAQUIM MENDES; MENEZES, EDUARDO A. S.; BARBOSA, JOSE ROBERTO. Intraplate earthquake swarm in Belo Jardim, NE Brazil: reactivation of a major Neoproterozoic shear zone (Pernambuco Lineament). Geophysical Journal International, v. 180, n. 3, p. 1303-1312, . Web of Science Citations: 20.

AVILA, CIRO ALEXANDRE; TEIXEIRA, WILSON; CORDANI, UMBERTO GIUSEPPE; VELOSO MOURA, CANDIDO AUGUSTO; PEREIRA, RONALDO MELLO. Rhyacian (2.23-2.20 Ga) juvenile accretion in the southern Sao Francisco craton, Brazil: Geochemical and isotopic evidence from the Serrinha magmatic suite, Mineiro belt. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, v. 29, n. 2, p. 464-482, . Web of Science Citations: 62.

AGURTO-DETZEL, H.; BIANCHI, M.; ASSUMPCAO, M.; SCHIMMEL, M.; COLLACO, B.; CIARDELLI, C.; BARBOSA, J. R.; CALHAU, J.. The tailings dam failure of 5 November 2015 in SE Brazil and its preceding seismic sequence. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 43, n. 10, p. 4929-4936, . Web of Science Citations: 11. (14/09455-3)

DICELIS, GABRIEL; ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO; PRADO, RENATO LUIZ; AGURTO-DETZEL, HANS; BARBOSA, JOSE ROBERTO. Improving the characterization of the seismic source in Bebedouro, Parana Basin, Brazil: further evidence of seismicity triggered by hydraulic stimulation in water wells. Geophysical Journal International, v. 210, n. 2, p. 594-608, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (14/09455-3, 07/04325-0)

NAGHAVI, MOJTABA; HATAMI, MOHAMMADREZA; SHIRZAD, TAGHI; RAHIMI, HABIB. Radial Anisotropy in the Upper Crust Beneath the Tehran Basin and Surrounding Regions. PURE AND APPLIED GEOPHYSICS, v. 176, n. 2, p. 787-800, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (16/20952-4)

CIARDELLI, CAIO; ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO. Rupture lengths of intraplate earthquakes in Brazil determined by relative location of aftershocks: Evidence for depth dependence of stress drops. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, v. 89, p. 246-258, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (13/24001-6)

ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO; YAMABE, TEREZA H.; BARBOSA, JOSE ROBERTO; HAMZA, VALIYA; LOPES, AFONSO E. V.; BALANCIN, LUCAS; BIANCHI, MARCELO B.. Seismic activity triggered by water wells in the Parana Basin, Brazil. WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, v. 46, . Web of Science Citations: 13. (07/04325-0)

ROCHA, MARCELO PERES; SCHIMMEL, MARTIN; ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO. Upper-mantle seismic structure beneath SE and Central Brazil from P- and S-wave regional traveltime tomography. Geophysical Journal International, v. 184, n. 1, p. 268-286, . Web of Science Citations: 37.

DIAS, FABIO L.; ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO; FACINCANI, EDNA M.; FRANCA, GEORGE S.; ASSINE, MARIO L.; PARANHOS FILHO, ANTONIO C.; GAMARRA, ROBERTO M.. The 2009 earthquake, magnitude m(b) 4.8, in the Pantanal Wetlands, west-central Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, v. 88, n. 3, p. 1253-1264, . Web of Science Citations: 9. (11/20165-9)

ZEVALLOS, IVAN; ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO; PADILHA, ANTONIO L.. Inversion of teleseismic receiver function and magnetotelluric sounding to determine basement depth in the Parana Basin, SE Brazil. JOURNAL OF APPLIED GEOPHYSICS, v. 68, n. 2, p. 231-242, . Web of Science Citations: 7. (00/00806-5)

HEIT‚ B.; SODOUDI‚ F.; YUAN‚ X.; BIANCHI‚ M.; KIND‚ R.. An S receiver function analysis of the lithospheric structure in South America. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 34, n. 14, p. L14307, .

ASSUMPÇAO‚ M.; SCHIMMEL‚ M.; ESCALANTE‚ C.; ROBERTO BARBOSA‚ J.; ROCHA‚ M.; BARROS‚ L.V.. Intraplate seismicity in SE Brazil: stress concentration in lithospheric thin spots. Geophysical Journal International, v. 159, n. 1, p. 390-399, . (02/09989-0)

AN‚ M.; ASSUMPÇÃO‚ M.S.. Multi-objective inversion of surface waves and receiver functions by competent genetic algorithm applied to the crustal structure of the Paraná Basin‚ SE Brazil. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 31, n. 5, p. L05615, . (00/07134-2)

SHIRZAD, TAGHI. Study of fault plane using the interferometry of aftershocks: case study in the Rigan area of SE Iran. Geophysical Journal International, v. 217, n. 1, p. 190-205, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (16/20952-4)

FERNANDEZ, GONZALO A.; ASSUMPCAO, M.; NIETO, M.; GRIFFITHS, T.; CONVERS, J.. Focal mechanism of the 5.1Mw 2014 Lloja earthquake, Bolivia: Probing the transition between extensional stresses of the central Altiplano and compressional stresses of the sub-Andes. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, v. 91, p. 102-107, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (13/24215-6, 16/13297-0)

DE MELO, BRUNA CHAGAS; ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO; TEAM, 3-BASINS PROJECT. Mantle anisotropy and asthenospheric flow around cratons in southeastern South America. Geophysical Journal International, v. 215, n. 1, p. 494-506, . Web of Science Citations: 2. (13/24215-6)

SHIRZAD, TAGHI; NAGHAVI, MOJTABA; FARD, FARZAM YAMINI. Shallow/upper crustal shear wave structure of the Tehran region (Central Alborz, Iran) from the inversion of Rayleigh wave dispersion measurements. JOURNAL OF SEISMOLOGY, v. 22, n. 6, p. 1409-1421, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (16/20952-4)

ROCHA, M. P.; ASSUMPCAO, M.; AFFONSO, G. M. P. C.; AZEVEDO, P. A.; BIANCHI, M.. Teleseismic P Wave Tomography Beneath the Pantanal, Parana, and Chaco-Parana Basins, SE South America: Delimiting Lithospheric Blocks of the SW Gondwana Assemblage. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH, v. 124, n. 7, p. 7120-7137, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (13/24215-6)

AGURTO-DETZEL, HANS; BIANCHI, MARCELO; PRIETO, GERMAN A.; ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO. Earthquake source properties of a shallow induced seismic sequence in SE Brazil. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SOLID EARTH, v. 122, n. 4, p. 2784-2797, . Web of Science Citations: 2. (14/26330-0, 14/09455-3)

FÁBIO L. DIAS; MARCELO ASSUMPÇÃO; EDNA M. FACINCANI; GEORGE S. FRANÇA; MARIO L. ASSINE; ANTÔNIO C. PARANHOS FILHO; ROBERTO M. GAMARRA. The 2009 earthquake, magnitude mb 4.8, in the Pantanal Wetlands, west-central Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, v. 88, n. 3, p. -, . (11/20165-9)

SAFARKHANI, MAHSA; SHIRZAD, TAGHI. Improving C-1 and C-3 empirical Green's functions from ambient seismic noise in NW Iran using RMS ratio stacking method. JOURNAL OF SEISMOLOGY, v. 23, n. 4, p. 787-799, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (16/20952-4)

SHIRZAD, TAGHI; RIAHI, MOHAMMAD-ALI; ASSUMPCAO, MARCELO S.. Crustal Structure of the Collision-Subduction Zone in South of Iran Using Virtual Seismometers. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, v. 9, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (16/20952-4)

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