Furst, Séverine

Postdoc Researcher in Physical Volcanology

Research Division 4: Dynamics of the Ocean Floor
Research Unit Marine Geodynamics

Room: 8D-205
Phone: +49 431 600-2286
Email: sfurst(at)geomar.de

Wischhofstraße 1-3
D-24148 Kiel


Website:  www.pre-collapse.eu/sverine-furst
Twitter:    @PRE_COLLAPSE

Research Interests

  • Physical Volcanology
  • Geodesy
  • Numerical modelling
  • Dynamics of magma transfert
  • Volcano flank instabilities
  • Natural Hazards
  • Analog Modeling
  • Science outreach and communication

Education and Career

02/2022-present: Post-doc researcher in Physical Volcanology at GEOMAR, Germany

01/2020-01/2022: Post-doc researcher in Physical Volcanology at ISTerre Le Bourget du Lac, France

11/2018-07/2019: Post-doc researcher in geodesy with Total and the University of Montpellier, France

08/2017-09/2017: Scientific visit at USGS for volcano modelling, USA

10/2015-09/2018: PhD in Geophysics, University of Montpellier, France
Multi-objective optimization for joint inversion of geodetic data”

02/2014-06/2014: Intern in the Volcanology group of GNS Science, New Zealand

2014: MSc. in Geophysics, University of Strasbourg, France

2013: Intern in petrophysics at Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, UK

2012: Intern in volcanology at INGV, Catania, Italy

2011-2015: Engineer in Geophysics, EOST-University of Strasbourg , France

2011: International Volunteering in Oregon Caves National Monument (USA)

2009-2012: BSc. In Geosciences, University of Strasbourg, France


Spring 2021: Teaching assistant in Earth Sciences, University of Savoie Mont-Blanc, France

  • Bachelor course: Numerical modeling with Matlab

10/2016-06/2018: Teaching assistant in Earth Sciences, University of Montpellier , France

  • Bachelor and Master courses: Geology, cartography, geophysics, numerical modelling,
  • Highschool: Scientific outreach (workshops, seminars)

01/2015-06/2015: Middle school lecturer, in Biology and Earth Sciences, Versailles-Créteil Academy, France

Peer Reviewed Articles

Furst S. , Urlaub M., Klein E., Bonanati C., Are eruptions reliable precursors to marine volcano collapses?. Front. Earth Sci. Sec. Volcanology Volume 11 (2023)

Furst S. , Maccaferri F., Pinel V., Modeling the shape and velocity of magmatic intrusions, a new numerical approach. Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth (2023)

Pinel V., Furst S., Maccaferri F., Smittarello D., Buoyancy versus local stress field control on the velocity of magma propagation: insight from analog and numerical modelling. Front. Earth Sci., (2022)

Furst S., Doucet S., Vernant P., Champollion C., Carme J.-L., Monitoring surface deformation of deep salt mining in Vauvert (France), combining InSAR and levelling data for multi-sources inversion. Solid Earth (2021)

Smittarello D., Pinel V., Maccaferri F., Furst S., Rivalta E., Cayol V. Characterizing the physical properties of gelatin, a classic analog for the brittle elastic crust, insight from numerical modeling. Techtonophysics, 812 (2021)

Furst S., Chery J., Peyret M., Mohammadi B., Tiltmeter data inversion to characterize full strain tensor source at depth: application to reservoir monitoring. Journal of Geodesy (2020)

Furst S., Chery J., Mohammadi B., Peyret M., Joint estimation of tiltmeters drift and volume variation during reservoir monitoring. Journal of Geodesy (2019)

Furst S., Peyret M., Chéry J., Mohammadi B., Lithosphere rigidity by adjoint-based inversion of interseismic GPS data, application to the Western United States. Tectonophysics, 746 (2018) 364-383