Physikalische Geodäsie

Prof. Jonathan Bedford

Prof. Dr. Jonathan Bedford

Jonathan Bedford studierte Geowissenschaften an der University of Leeds, UK, und der US-amerikanischen Colorado School of Mines. Für seine Doktorarbeit forschte er am GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ) in Potsdam und an der Freien Universität Berlin. 2015 schloss er seine Promotion ab und war anschließend als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am GFZ tätig. 2022 wechselte er als Forschungsgruppenleiter ans Institut für Geologie, Mineralogie und Geophysik der RUB.

 Peña, C., Metzger, S., Heidbach, O., Bedford, J., Bookhagen, B., Moreno, M., ... & Cotton, F. (2022). Role of poroelasticity during the early postseismic deformation of the 2010 Maule megathrust earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, e2022GL098144.

Corbi, F., Bedford, J., Poli, P., Funiciello, F., & Deng, Z. (2022). Probing the seismic cycle timing with coseismic twisting of subduction margins. Nature communications, 13(1), 1-8.

Saltogianni, V., Mouslopoulou, V., Dielforder, A., Bocchini, G. M., Bedford, J., & Oncken, O. (2021). Slow Slip Triggers the 2018 Mw 6.9 Zakynthos Earthquake Within the Weakly Locked Hellenic Subduction System, Greece. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 22(11), e2021GC010090.

Donoso, F., Moreno, M., Ortega-Culaciati, F., Bedford, J., & Benavente, R. (2021). Automatic Detection of Slow Slip Events Using the PICCA: Application to Chilean GNSS Data. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9.

Mouslopoulou, V., Bocchini, G. M., Cesca, S., Saltogianni, V., Bedford, J., Petersen, G., ... & Oncken, O. (2020). Earthquake Swarms, Slow Slip and Fault Interactions at the Western‐End of the Hellenic Subduction System Precede the Mw 6.9 Zakynthos Earthquake, Greece. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21(12), e2020GC009243.

Schurr, B., Moreno, M., Tréhu, A. M., Bedford, J., Kummerow, J., Li, S., & Oncken, O. (2020). Forming a Mogi doughnut in the years prior to and immediately before the 2014 M8. 1 Iquique, northern Chile, earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(16), e2020GL088351.

Kosari, E., Rosenau, M., Bedford, J., Rudolf, M., & Oncken, O. (2020). On the relationship between offshore geodetic coverage and slip model uncertainty: Analog megathrust earthquake case studies. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(15), e2020GL088266.

Peña, C., Heidbach, O., Moreno, M., Bedford, J., Ziegler, M., Tassara, A., & Oncken, O. (2020). Impact of power-law rheology on the viscoelastic relaxation pattern and afterslip distribution following the 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule earthquake. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 542, 116292.

Corbi, F., Bedford, J., Sandri, L., Funiciello, F., Gualandi, A., & Rosenau, M. (2020). Predicting imminence of analog megathrust earthquakes with machine learning: Implications for monitoring subduction zones. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(7), e2019GL086615.

Bedford, J. R., Moreno, M., Deng, Z., Oncken, O., Schurr, B., John, T., Báez, J.C. & Bevis, M. (2020). Months-long thousand-kilometre-scale wobbling before great subduction earthquakes. Nature, 580(7805), 628-635.

Bevis, M., Bedford, J., & Caccamise II, D. J. (2020). The art and science of trajectory modelling. In Geodetic Time Series Analysis in Earth Sciences (pp. 1-27). Springer, Cham.

Peña, C., Heidbach, O., Moreno, M., Bedford, J., Ziegler, M., Tassara, A., & Oncken, O. (2019). Role of lower crust in the postseismic deformation of the 2010 Maule earthquake: Insights from a model with power-law rheology. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 176(9), 3913-3928.

Corbi, F., Sandri, L., Bedford, J., Funiciello, F., Brizzi, S., Rosenau, M., & Lallemand, S. (2019). Machine learning can predict the timing and size of analog earthquakes. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(3), 1303-1311.

Garrett, E., Brader, M., Melnick, D., Bedford, J., & Aedo, D. (2019). First Field Evidence of Coseismic Land‐Level Change Associated with the 25 December 2016 Mw 7.6 Chiloé, Chile, EarthquakeFirst Field Evidence of Coseismic Land‐Level Change Associated with the 2016 Chiloé, Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 109(1), 87-98.

Li, S., Bedford, J., Moreno, M., Barnhart, W. D., Rosenau, M., & Oncken, O. (2018). Spatiotemporal variation of mantle viscosity and the presence of cratonic mantle inferred from 8 years of postseismic deformation following the 2010 Maule, Chile, earthquake. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 19(9), 3272-3285.

Bedford, J., & Bevis, M. (2018). Greedy automatic signal decomposition and its application to daily GPS time series. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 123(8), 6992-7003.

Moreno, M., Li, S., Melnick, D., Bedford, J. R., Baez, J. C., Motagh, M., ... & Oncken, O. (2018). Chilean megathrust earthquake recurrence linked to frictional contrast at depth. Nature Geoscience, 11(4), 285-290.

Kreibich, H., Schröter, K., Shprits, Y., Bedford, J., & Tilmann, F. (2018). Maschinelles Lernen verbessert Gefährdungs-und Risikoanalysen von Naturgefahren. System Erde, 8(1), 10-17.

Li, S., Moreno, M., Bedford, J., Rosenau, M., Heidbach, O., Melnick, D., & Oncken, O. (2017). Postseismic uplift of the Andes following the 2010 Maule earthquake: Implications for mantle rheology. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(4), 1768-1776.

Bedford, J., Moreno, M., Li, S., Oncken, O., Baez, J. C., Bevis, M., ... & Lange, D. (2016). Separating rapid relocking, afterslip, and viscoelastic relaxation: An application of the postseismic straightening method to the Maule 2010 cGPS. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(10), 7618-7638.

Tassara, A., Soto, H., Bedford, J., Moreno, M., & Baez, J. C. (2016). Contrasting amount of fluids along the megathrust ruptured by the 2010 Maule earthquake as revealed by a combined analysis of aftershocks and afterslip. Tectonophysics, 671, 95-109.

Moreno, M., Metzger, S., Bedford, J., Hoffmann, F., Li, S., Deng, Z., ... & Oncken, O. (2016). Satellitengeodäsie und Erdbebendeformation in der nordchilenischen seismischen Lücke. System Erde, 6(2), 36-41.

Tilmann, F., Schurr, B., Cesca, S., Dahm, T., Saul, J., Palo, M., ... & Zhang, Y. (2016). Neue Einsichten in den Ablauf großer Erdbeben: Kombination innovativer Analyseverfahren erlaubt Rekonstruktion von Bruchverläufen. System Erde, 6(1), 24-31.

Li, S., Moreno, M., Bedford, J., Rosenau, M., & Oncken, O. (2015). Revisiting viscoelastic effects on interseismic deformation and locking degree: A case study of the Peru‐North Chile subduction zone. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120(6), 4522-4538.

Bedford, J., Moreno, M., Schurr, B., Bartsch, M., & Oncken, O. (2015). Investigating the final seismic swarm before the Iquique‐Pisagua 2014 Mw 8.1 by comparison of continuous GPS and seismic foreshock data. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(10), 3820-3828.

Lange, D., Bedford, J. R., Moreno, M., Tilmann, F., Báez, J. C., Bevis, M., & Krüger, F. (2014). Comparison of postseismic afterslip models with aftershock seismicity for three subduction-zone earthquakes: Nias 2005, Maule 2010 and Tohoku 2011. Geophysical Journal International, 199(2), 784-799.

Schurr, B., Asch, G., Hainzl, S., Bedford, J., Hoechner, A., Palo, M., ... & Vilotte, J. P. (2014). Gradual unlocking of plate boundary controlled initiation of the 2014 Iquique earthquake. Nature, 512(7514), 299-302.

Schurr, B., Asch, G., Hainzl, S., Bedford, J., Hoechner, A., Palo, M., ... & Vilotte, J. P. (2014). Gradual unlocking of plate boundary controlled initiation of the 2014 Iquique earthquake. Nature, 512(7514), 299-302.

Bedford, J., Moreno, M., Baez, J. C., Lange, D., Tilmann, F., Rosenau, M., ... & Vigny, C. (2013). A high-resolution, time-variable afterslip model for the 2010 Maule Mw= 8.8, Chile megathrust earthquake. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 383, 26-36.