Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. Candidate mbodmer@uoregon.edu
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Oregon http://blogs.uoregon.edu/milesbodmer/

Education

University of Oregon

 

Graduate StudentPh.D. Candidate

Department of Geologic Sciences

University of New Mexico

 

Undergraduate StudentBachelor of Science

Double Major:         Physics and Applied Mathematics

Minor:                     Earth and Planetary Science

Research

Interests

Seismic Tomography

Subduction Zone Dynamics

Seismic Anisotropy

Cascadia Subduction Zone

Evolution of the Western US

Dynamic Topography

Plate Fragmentation

Ambient Noise for Hazard Monitoring

Grants Worked Under  

Collaborative Research: Structure and Dynamics of the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere System Beneath the Juan de Fuca Plate:

Award Number:1333196; Principal Investigator: Douglas Toomey; NSF Organization: OCE Start Date:08/15/2013;

Collaborative Proposal: Understanding Subduction Systems by Linking Anisotropic Seismic Imaging and Geodynamic Modeling:

Award Number:1520694; Principal Investigator: Douglas Toomey; NSF Organization: EAR Start Date:09/01/2015;

Publications

Bodmer, M., Toomey, D. R., Hooft, E. E., Nábĕlek, J., & Braunmiller, J. (2015). Seismic anisotropy beneath the Juan de Fuca plate system: Evidence for heterogeneous mantle flow. Geology, 43(12), 1095-1098.

Bodmer, M., Toomey, D. R., Hooft, E. E., & Schmandt, B. (In Revision). Buoyant Asthenosphere Beneath Cascadia Influences Megathrust Segmentation. Geophysical Research Letters.

Lynner, C., & Bodmer, M. (2017). Mantle flow along the eastern North American margin inferred from shear wave splitting. Geology, 45(10), 867-870.

Thomas, A., Spica, Z., Bodmer, M., Schulz, W., Roering, J., (In Revision). Using a dense seismic array to determine resonances and structure of the Two Towers earthflow in northern California. Geophysical Research Letters

Bodmer, M., Phan, N., Gold, M., Loomba, D., Matthews, J. A. J., Rielage, K. (2014). Measurement of Optical Attenuation in Acrylic Light Guides for a Dark Matter Detector, Journal of Instrumentation,9(02), P02002.

Bodmer, M., Giuliani, F., Gold, M., Christou, A., & Batygov, M. (2013). Design of an active magnetic field compensation system for MiniCLEAN. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 697, 99-106.

Presentations

IRIS Workshop – 2018 (Poster) Buoyant Asthenosphere Beneath Cascadia Influences Megathrust Segmentation
AGU Annual Meeting – 2017 (Talk) Tomographic imaging of the Cascadia subduction zone and Juan de Fuca plate system: Improved methods eliminate artifacts and revile new structures
Ocean Bottom Seismology Symposium – 2017 (Poster) Mantle structure of the Cascadia subduction zone and Juan de Fuca plate from onshore/offshore teleseismic P-wave imaging
Earthscope National Meeting – 2017 (Poster) Mantle structure of the Cascadia subduction zone and Juan de Fuca plate from onshore/offshore teleseismic P-wave imaging
Mendocino Triple Junction Observatory – Synthesis Workshop – 2016 (Poster/Talk) Seismic anisotropy beneath the Juan de Fuca plate system & Towards an onshore/offshore anisotropic body wave tomography model for the Cascadia subduction zone
IRIS Workshop – 2016 (Poster) Towards an onshore/offshore anisotropic body wave tomography model for the Cascadia subduction zone
Gordon Research Conference – 2015 (Talk/Poster) Seismic anisotropy of the Juan de Fuca plate system and upper mantle reorganization beneath the Gorda: Constraints from SKS shear-wave splitting
GeoPRISMS TEI – 2015

(Poster)

Seismic anisotropy beneath the Juan de Fuca plate system: Evidence for heterogeneous mantle flow
OBSIP Symposium – 2015 (Poster) Seismic anisotropy beneath the Juan de Fuca plate system: Evidence for heterogeneous mantle flow
AGU Annual Meeting – 2014 (Poster) Shear wave splitting observations across the Juan de Fuca plate system: Ridge-to-trench constraints on mantle flow from 2 Years of Cascadia Initiative OBS data
Amphibious Array Workshop – 2014 (Poster) SKS shear wave splitting observations from the first two years of Cascadia Initiative OBS data

Teaching

 

2016

2015

2014

 

2013

Graduate Teaching Fellow                                               

Geology 315 Lab: Earth Physics

Geology 202 Lab: Surface and Environmental Geology – Geology 307 Assistant: Oceanography

Geology 202 Lab: Surface and Environmental Geology – Geology 203 Lab: Evolution of the Earth – Geology 363 Assistant: MATLAB for Earth Sciences

Geology 101 Lab: Earths Dynamic Interior

Awards

2018 UO Clarence and Lucille Dunbar Scholarship
2017, 16, 15 UO Department of Earth Sciences Awards: Johnston fund scholarship for geophysics research
2016 UO Department of Earth Sciences Awards: Excellence in research and teaching
2015 Best Student Poster: GeoPRISMS Theoretical  & Experimental Institute
2014 Outstanding Student Paper Award: AGU Annual Meeting
2013 1st Place (Physics Poster): University of New Mexico Undergraduate Research Conference
2012 2nd Place (Oral Presentation): University of New Mexico Undergraduate Research Conference

workshops

2014 IRIS-EarthScope USArray Data Processing and Analysis Short Course
2012 Statistical and Applied Mathematics Institute’s Undergraduate Research Conference

field Experience

2017 Mt. Hood array, Field hand: Seismic nodal deployment (4 days)
2015 Two Towers array, Experiment designer and field lead: Seismic nodal deployment on a slow-moving earthflow (4 days)
2015 PROTEUS Cruise, Science party member: Active source ocean bottom seismometer experiment at Santorini volcano (4 weeks)
2014 Mendocino Supplementary Array to the Cascadia Initiative: Deploying Seismometers in Northern California (3 days)
2013 Cascadia Initiative cruise: Deploying ocean bottom seismometers on the Juan de Fuca (2 weeks)

Peer Review & Additional Publications

Peer Reviewer: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth (2018).

 

Hooft, E.E., Nomikou, P., Toomey, D.R., Lampridou, D., Getz, C., Christopoulou, M.E., O’Hara, D., Arnoux, G.M., Bodmer, M., Gray, M. and Heath, B.A., (2017). Backarc tectonism, volcanism, and mass wasting shape seafloor morphology in the Santorini-Christiana-Amorgos region of the Hellenic Volcanic Arc. Tectonophysics712, pp.396-414.

 

Akashi-Ronquest, M., Amaudruz, P. A., Batygov, M., Beltran, B., Bodmer, M., Boulay, M. G., … & Caldwell, T. (2015). Improving photoelectron counting and particle identification in scintillation detectors with Bayesian techniques. Astroparticle Physics65, 40-54.

 

Rielage, K., Akashi-Ronquest, M., Bodmer, M., Bourque, R., Buck, B., Butcher, A., … & Formaggio, J. A. (2015). Update on the MiniCLEAN dark matter experiment. Physics Procedia61, 144-152.

 

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