LAURENT METIVIER, PhD

 

Chargé  de  Recherche

 

Institut Géographique National (IGN), LAREG

Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP)

Université Paris-Diderot (P7)

BČtiment Lamarck, case 7011, 35 rue HélŹne Brion

75013 Paris, France

Ph: (+33) 1 57 27 84 87

fax: (+33) 1 57 27 84 82

laurent.metivier@ign.fr

lalmetiv@ipgp.jussieu.fr

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2008-today   Research Scientist at IGN/LAREG - IPGP (Paris, France).

2007-2008    Blaustein Post-doctoral Scholar at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD, USA).

2006                 Visiting Research Associate at University of Maryland Baltimore County and at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt, MD, USA) (9 months).   

2006                 Research Associate at the Royal Observatory of Belgium (Bruxelles), Descartes prize fellow (3 months).

2005                 CNES (French spatial agency) postdoctoral situation at the Royal Observatory of Belgium ( ROB, Bruxelles) and at Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris  (IPGP, Paris).

2004                 Temporary researcher and teacher  (ATER) at Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris  (IPGP, Paris).

2000-2003     Research  allocatee  (PhD preparation) at Paris VII University and Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Š       International Terrestrial Reference Frame (ITRF) determination.

Š       Body tides of the Earth, modeling, links between tides and Seismicity.

Š       Impact of the heterogeneous mantle/crust structure and asphericity on elasto-gravitational deformations.

Š       Surface loading deformation of Mars and Earth induced by atmosphere, polar ice caps, oceans (Earth only) and continental hydrology (Earth only).

Š       Gravity field. Spatial and temporal variations.

Š       Numerical modeling (parallel spectral element method)

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

In peer reviewed Jounals

 

Jiang, Z., Becker, M., Francis, O., Germak, A., Palinkas, V., Jousset, P., Kostelecky, J., Dupont, T., Lee, C., Tsai, C.-L., Falk, R., Wilmes, H., Kopaev, A., Ruess, D., Ullrich, C., Meurers, B., Mrlina, J., Deroussi, S., Métivier, L., Pajot, G., Pereira Dos Santos, F., van Ruymbeke, M., Naslin, S., & Ferry, M., 2009. Relative Gravity Measurement Campaign during the 7th International Comparison of Absolute Gravimeters (2005), Metrologia, in presse.

Métivier, L., de Viron, O., Conrad, C. P., Renault, S., Diament, M., & Patau, G., 2009. Evidence of Earthquake triggering by the solid Earth tides, Earth and Planet. Sc. Lett., 278, 370-375, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.12.024.

[Reprint] [Highlight in NewScientist]

Métivier, L., & Conrad, C. P., 2008. Body tides of a convecting, laterally heterogeneous, and aspherical Earth, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B11405, doi:10.1029/2007JB005448.

[Reprint] [Suppl. Readme] [Suppl. File 1] [Suppl. File 2] [Suppl. File 3]

Métivier, L., Karatekin, Ö., & Dehant, V., 2008. The effect of the internal structure of Mars on its seasonal loading deformations, Icarus, 194, 476-486, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2007.12.001.

[Reprint]

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., & Diament, M., 2007. Mantle lateral variations and elasto-gravitational deformations - II. Possible effects of a superplume on body tides, Geophys. J. Int., 168 , 897-903, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03309.x.

[Reprint]

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., & Diament, M., 2006. Mantle lateral variations and elasto-gravitational deformations - I. Numerical modeling, Geophys. J. Int., 167, 1060-1076, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03159.x.

[Reprint]

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., & Diament, M., 2005. A new approach to compute accurate gravity time variations for a realistic Earth model with lateral heterogeneities, Geophys. J. Int., 162, 570–574.

[Reprint]

Greff-Lefftz, M., Métivier, L., & Legros, H., 2005. Analytical solutions of Love numbers for an hydrostatic ellipsoidal incompressible homogeneous Earth, using Lagrangian formulation, Celest. Mech. and Dyn. Astron., 93, 113–146.

[Reprint]

 

PhD thesis (in french)

 

Influence des variations latérales de densité et de paramŹtres rhéologiques sur la déformation de la Terre.           

Presented december 7th 2004, at Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, with the best distinction.    [PDF]

Jury :

 

Š    Franćois Guyot ................ président du jury

Š    Véronique Dehant ............. rapporteur

Š    Hilaire Legros ................... rapporteur

Š    Georges Balmino .............. examinateur

Š    Marianne Greff-Lefftz ........ co-directrice de thŹse

Š    Michel Diament ................ co-directeur de thŹse

 

Communications

 

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., Z. Altamimi, Besse, J., 2009. Secular motions of the geocenter, EGU 2009, Vienna, April 19-24 2009, Abstract EGU09-9542.

Greff-Lefftz, M., Métivier, L., 2009. Mantle dynamics and Geocenter variations, EGU 2009, Vienna, April 19-24 2009, Abstract EGU2009-7125.

Altamimi, Z., Collilieux, X., Métivier, L., 2009. Preliminary Analysis in view of ITRF2008, EGU 2009, Vienna, April 19-24 2009, Abstract EGU2009-3071.

Collilieux, X., van Dam, T., Métivier, L., Altamimi, Z., Ray, J., 2009. Comparison of GPS station position and loading displacement model time series. What can we learn?, EGU 2009, Vienna, April 19-24 2009, Abstract EGU2009-7157.

Collilieux, X., Métivier, L., Altamimi, Z., van Dam, T., Wu, X., Ray, J., 2009. Geocenter motion from space geodesy. What precision could be expected from current estimations? , EGU 2009, Vienna, April 19-24 2009, Abstract EGU2009-7436.

Métivier, L., Conrad, C. P., de Viron, O., Diament, M., 2008. Evidence of Earthquakes triggering by the solid Earth tides, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S23C-02.

Van Camp, M., Métivier, L., de Viron, O., Williams, S., Meurers, B., 2008. Hydrology and Noise affecting land-based gravity measurements, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G33A-0672.

Van Camp, M., Métivier, L., Williams, S., Vanclooster, Dassargues & de Viron, O., 2008. De l’influence des phénomŹnes hydrologiques sur les mesures gravimétriques, Colloque 2008 du Groupement de Recherche G2, Paris, UNESCO, 17-19 novembre 2008

Métivier, L., & Conrad, C. P., 2007. The Effect of Mantle Heterogeneity on Tidal Gravity and Surface Deformations, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G32A-05.

Métivier, L., & Kuang, W., 2006. Earth's geocenter motion induced by the internal dynamical processes, in Eos. Trans. AGU 2006, San Francisco, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GP51A-0943.

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., & Diament, M., 2006. The impact of Mantle convection on body tides, in EGU 2006, Vienna. Invited Talk, EGU06-A-04619.

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., & Diament, M., 2005. Body tides of a realistic Earth, in Eos. Trans. AGU 2005, San Francisco, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G33A-0031.

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., & Diament, M., 2004. Influence of Mantle heterogeneities on Earth tides, in IAG Grav. Geoi. and Sp. Mis., Porto, August 30 – September 3.

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., & Diament, M., 2003. Mantle lateral variations and elastic deformations, in IUGG, Sapporo, July.

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., & Diament, M., 2003. Mantle lateral variations and Earth tides, in Eos. Trans. AGU, San Francisco, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G31C–08.

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., & Diament, M., 2002. Role of density lateral variations on Earth response to low frequency forcings, in EGS, Nice, Poster G024; EGS02–A–01875.

Métivier, L., Greff-Lefftz, M., & Diament, M., 2002. Role of density and of lateral variation of rheology on Earth tides: a numerical approach, in Eos. Trans. AGU, San Francisco, 83(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G52A–965.

 

 

EXTERNAL LINKS


Contacts

         Clinton P. Conrad (University at Hawaii at Manoa, HW, USA)

         Marianne Greff-Lefftz (Université Paris-Diderot, Paris, France)

 

Organizations

         Laboratoire de Recherche en Géodésie, IGN (LAREG)

         Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP)

         UFR STEP, Paris-Diderot University

         International Terrestrial Earth Frame (ITRF)

         International Earth Rotation and Reference systems (IERS)

         International Association of Geodesy (IAG)  

         International Center for Earth Tides (ICET)

 

 

TEACHING

 

2004                 Co-advisor of Florence Levy training (Licence 3 student at École Normale Supérieure in Paris) during 1 month.

2003-2004     Temporary researcher and teacher  (ATER, 96h) at IPGP. Teachings:

 

Š      Gravimetry and geomagnetism (Master 2 professional)

Š      Initiation to Geosoft software in applied geophysics (Master 2 professional)

Š      Geology and cartography field training (3 weeks) (Master 2 professional).

 

May 2001       Vacations (30h). Field training in applied geophysics in Garchy for Claude Bernard University (Lyon, France) (Licence 3).

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2000-2004     PhD thesis in geophysics Paris VII University and IPGP.

1998-2000     Master degree in IPGP.

1995-1998    Licence degree in IPGP (Graduation).

1995                 “Baccalauréat scientifique” in France (mathematics specialty).