Cinzia G. Farnetani

Associate Professor

Present address:

Laboratoire de Dynamique des Fluides Géologiques

Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris

Bureau 459

1, rue Jussieu

75238 Paris cedex 05, France

Phone: +33 (0)1 83 95 74 05

e-mail : cinzia[at]ipgp[dot]fr



Academic background:

1988: Laurea in Scienze Geologiche, Universita' di Padova, Italy

1992: Master in Geophysics, University of California at Berkeley, USA

1995: Ph.D. in Geophysics, University of California at Berkeley, USA

1996: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France

1996-Present, Maitre de Conférences, Université Paris Diderot - Paris VII



Research interests:

Beloved mantle plumes. Thermo chemical mantle convection. Mantle stirring processes. Interaction plume- lithosphere and melting processes. Internal structure of the Hawaiian plume.



Publications:

G. Farnetani and M. A. Richards, 1994. Numerical investigation of the mantle plume initiation model for flood basalt events, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 13813-13883. 1994-FarnetaniRichards.pdf

C. G. Farnetani and M. A. Richards, 1995. Thermal entrainment and melting in mantle plumes, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 136, 251-267. 1995-FarnetaniRichards.pdf

C. G. Farnetani, M. A. Richards, and M. S. Ghiorso, 1996. Petrological models of magma evolution and deep crustal structure beneath hotspots and flood basalt provinces, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 143, 81-94. 1996-FarnetaniEtal.pdf

C. G. Farnetani, 1997. Excess temperature of mantle plumes: The role of chemical stratification across D'', Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 1583-1586. 1997-Farnetani.pdf

C. G. Farnetani, B. Legras and P. J. Tackley, 2002. Mixing and deformations in mantle plumes, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 196, 1-15. 2002-FarnetaniEtal.pdf

C. G. Farnetani and H. Samuel, 2003. Lagrangian structures and stirring in the Earth's mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 206, 335-348. 2003-FarnetaniSamuel.pdf

H. Samuel and C. G. Farnetani, 2003. Thermochemical convection and helium concentrations in mantle plumes, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 207, 39-56. 2003-SamuelFarnetani.pdf

C.G. Farnetani, H. Samuel, 2005. Beyond the thermal plume paradigm, Geophys. Res. Lett. Vol. 32, L07311, doi:10.1029/2005GL022360. 2005-FarnetaniSamuel.pdf

H. Samuel, C.G. Farnetani and D. Andrault, 2005. Heterogeneous lowermost mantle: Compositional constraints and seismological observables, AGU Monograph 160, Earth's deep mantle: Structure, composition and evolution, Edited by R.D. van der Hilst et al., 101-116. 2005-SamuelEtal.pdf

C.R. Neal et al., 2008. Investigating Large Igneous Province formation and associated paleoenvironmental events, Scientific Drilling, 6, 4-18 . 2008-NealEtal.pdf

C.G. Farnetani and A.W. Hofmann, 2009. Dynamics and internal structure of a lower mantle plume conduit. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 282, 314322. 2009-FarnetaniHofmann.pdf

C.G. Farnetani and A.W. Hofmann, 2010. Dynamics and internal structure of the Hawaiian plume. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 295, 231240. 2010-FarnetaniHofmann.pdf

A.W. Hofmann, C.G. Farnetani, M. Spiegelman, C. Class, 2011. Displaced helium and carbon in the Hawaiian plume. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 312, 226-236. 2011-HofmannEtal.pdf

C.G. Farnetani, A.W. Hofmann, C. Class, 2012. How double volcanic chains sample geochemical anomalies from the lowermost mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 359-360, 240–247. 2012-FarnetaniEtal.pdf

A.W. Hofmann, C.G. Farnetani, 2013, Two views of the Hawaiian plume structure, G3, in press (soon .pdf)




Invited contributions to encyclopedia:

C.G., Farnetani, 2010. Les points chauds. Encyclopaedia Universalis, Paris. La Science au présent 2010, 127-134.

C.G., Farnetani and A.W., Hofmann, 2011 Mantle plumes. Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics, Deep Earth Structure and Processes; H. Gupta (Ed.), Springer. 2011-FarnetaniHofmannNEW.pdf



Awards:

2004, Doornbos Memorial Prize, Studies of the Earth's Deep Interior, Garmisch, Germany (Thank you SEDI!)



Invited seminars in the last years:

2013: ETH Zürich, Switzerland. 2012: Imperial College London, UK. 2012: Colloque at Collège de France. 2011: Todai-Forum, ENS-Lyon, France. 2010: Yale University, USA. 2009: Brown University, USA. 2009: American Museum of Natural history, New York, USA. 2009: University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. 2007: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, USA. 2007: ETH Zürich, Switzerland. 2007: 10th International Workshop on Modeling of Mantle Convection and Lithospheric Dynamics, Carry-le-Rouet, France. 2007: Heraeus-Seminar: Density, Temperature and Elastic constants of Earth's Mantle, Linderhof, Germany. 2006: Geological Survey of Norway, Trondheim, Norway. 2006: Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France. 2006: Max-Planck Institut, Mainz, Germany. 2005: Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France. 2005: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France. 2004: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. 2004: Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France. (Thank you to all of you!)



Selected professional activities:

2004-2007: Membre du Conseil National des Université (CNU), Section 35. 2004-2009: Directeur d'études pour la Licence, Université Paris VII. 2004-2008: Membre de la commission des Spécialistes des 35/36 ème sections. 2006-2009: Membre du conseil d'administration de l'IPGP.



Teaching activity 2013:

Cours ''La Terre est Bleue comme une orange'' (since 2013), Cours ''Machine Terrestre'' (since 2012, in collaboration J-P. Montagner), Cours ''Actualités en Géosciences'' (in collaboration A-L. Auzende), Cours ''Methodes Geophysiques et Geochimiques'' (in collaboration I. Martinez); Cours-M1 Projet Bibliographique (since 2012). TD du cours Panorama (1st and 2nd semester).