John Browning, BSc, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor

PUBLICATIONS 

  • Lyakhovsky, V., Panteleev, I., Browning, J., Meredith, P., Healy, D., Mitchell, T., (2022) A New Anisotropic Poroelasticity Model to Describe Damage Accumulation During Cyclic Triaxial Loading of Rock. Geophysical Journal International. [LINK]

  • Magnarini, G., Mitchell, T.M., Goren, L., Grindrod, P.M. and Browning, J., 2021. Implications of longitudinal ridges for the mechanics of ice-free long runout landslides. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 574, p.117177. [LINK]

  • Clunes, M., Browning, J., Marquardt, C., Cembrano, J., Gudmundsson, A (2021). Crustal folds alter local stress fields as demonstrated by magma sheet – Fold interactions in the Central Andes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2021.117080 [LINK]

  • Browning, J., Karaoglu, O., Bayer, Ö., Turgay, M.B., Acocella, V. (2021) Stress fields around magma chambers influenced by elastic thermo-mechanical deformation: implications for forecasting chamber failure. Bulletin of Volcanology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00445-021-01471-2  [LINK

  • Drymoni, K., Browning, J., Gudmundsson, A (2021). Volcanotectonic interactions between inclined sheets, dykes, and faults at the Santorini Volcano, Greece. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2021.107294 [LINK]

  • Dorsey, M., Rockwell, T., Girty, G., Mitchell, T., Ostermeijer, G., Browning, J., Fletcher, J. (2021). Evidence of Na- and Mg-rich Hydrothermal Brine Circulation Driving Elemental Mass Redistribution in an Active Fault Zone: A Case Study of the Borrego Fault Zone, northern Baja California, Mexico. Journal of structural geology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2020.104269 [LINK]

  • Gallo Neto, H., Bantel Gomes, C., Browning, J., Della Fina, N., Albuquerque Ballabio, T., Teles de Santana, F., Karam e Britto, M., Beatriz Barbosa, C (2021). Mortality of a juvenile Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus, Spheniscidae) associated with the ingestion of a PFF-2 protective mask during the Covid-19 pandemic. Marine Pollution Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112232 [LINK]

  • Daoud, A., Browning, J., Meredith, P., Mitchell, T. (2020). Mineralogical control on thermal damage and the presence of a thermal Kaiser effect during temperature-cycling experiments. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL088693 [LINK]

  • Panteleev, I., Lyakhovsky, V., Browning, J., Meredith, P., Healy, D., Mitchell, T., 2021. Non-Linear anisotropic damage rheology model: Theory and experimental verification. European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids. 104085, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euromechsol.2020.104085 [LINK]

  • Ruz, J., Browning, J., Cembrano, J., Iturrieta, P., Gerbault, M. and Sielfeld, G., 2020. Field observations and numerical models of a Pleistocene-Holocene feeder dyke swarm associated with a fissure complex to the east of the Tatara-San Pedro-Pellado complex, Southern Volcanic Zone, Chile. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, p.107033. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.107033 [LINK]​

  • Geshi, N., Browning, J. and Kusumoto, S., 2020. Magmatic overpressures, volatile exsolution and potential explosivity of fissure eruptions inferred via dike aspect ratios. Scientific Reports, 10(1), pp.1-9. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-66226-z [LINK]

  • Ostermeijer, G.A., Mitchell, T.M., Aben, F.M., Dorsey, M.T., Rockwell, T.K., Fletcher, J.M., Browning, J. (2020). Damage zone heterogeneity on seismogenic faults in crystalline rock; a field study of the Borrego Fault, Baja California. Journal of Structural Geology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2020.104016 [LINK]

  • Sepulveda, J., Arancibia, G., Molina, E., Gilbert, P., Duda, M., Browning, J., Roquer, T., Morata, D., Bracke, R (2020). Thermo-mechanical behaviour of a granodiorite from the Liqune fractured geothermal system (39°S), related to the Liquine-Ofqui fault system in the Southern Volcanic Zone. Geothermics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geothermics.2020.101828 [LINK]

  • Drymoni, K., Browning, J and Gudmundsson, A. (2020) Dyke-arrest scenarios in extensional regimes: insights from field observations and numerical models, Santorini, Greece. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.106854 [LINK]

  • Gaunt, H.E., Burgisser, A., Mothes, P.A., Browning, J., Meredith, P.G., Criollo, E. and Bernard, B., 2020. Triggering of the powerful 14 July 2013 Vulcanian explosion at Tungurahua Volcano, Ecuador. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, p.106762. [LINK]

  • Karaoğlu, Ö., Bazargan, M., Baba, A. and Browning, J., 2019. Thermal fluid circulation around the Karliova triple junction: Geochemical features and volcano-tectonic implications (Eastern Turkey). Geothermics, 81, pp.168-184. [LINK]

 

  • Browning, J., Meredith, P., Stuart, C., Healy, D., Harland, S., Mitchell, T., (2018). A directional crack damage memory effect in Sandstone under true triaxial loading. Geophysical Research Letters. [LINK]  

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  • Browning, J; Tuffen, H; James, M; Owen, J; Webber, H and Castro, J. (in review). Post-fragmentation vesiculation timescales in hydrous rhyolitic bombs. Journal Volcanology Geothermal Research.

 

  • Karaoglu, O., Browning, J., Salah, M. (2018) Depths and dimensions of magma sources at three volcanic provinces in the Karliova region of Eastern Turkey. Bull Volc. [LINK]

 

  • Castagna, A., Ougier-Simonin, A., Benson, P.M., Browning, J., Walker, R.J., Fazio, M., Vinciguerra, S. (2018) Damage and strain evolution in thermally treated Comiso limestone. Journal of Geophysical Research. [LINK]

 

  • Dorsey, M., Rockwell, T., Girty, G., Mitchell, T., Ostermeijer, G., Browning, J., Fletcher, J. (in prep). Evidence of Na- and Mg-rich Hydrothermal Brine Circulation Driving Elemental Mass Redistribution in an Active Fault Zone: A Case Study of the Borrego Fault Zone, northern Baja California, Mexico. Geophysical Research Letters.

 

  • Daoud, A., Browning, J., Meredith, P., Mitchell, T. (in prep). Mineralogical control on thermal damage and the presence of a thermal Kaiser effect during temperature-cycling experiments. Geophysical Research Letters.

 

  • Lemnifi, A., Browning, J. ,Elshaafi, A, Aouad, N.S, Yu, Y (2019).  Receiver function imaging of mantle transition zone discontinuities and the origin of volcanism beneath Libya. Tectonophysics. [LINK]

 

  • David, C., Wassermann, J and the KG2B Team (2018). KG²B: a collaborative benchmarking exercise for estimating the permeability of the Grimsel granodiorite:  measurements, pressure dependence and pore-fluid effects. GJI. [LINK]

 

  • David, C., Wassermann, J and the KG2B Team (2018). KG²B, a collaborative benchmarking exercise for estimating the permeability of the Grimsel granodiorite: modeling, microstructures and complementary data. GJI. [LINK]

 

  • Lemnifi, A., Elshaafi, A., Browning, J., El Ebadi, S.K., Gudmundsson, A. (2017) Crustal thickness beneath Libya and the origin of partial melt beneath AS Sawda Volcanic Province from receiver-function constraints. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth [LINK]

 

  • Browning, J., Meredith, P., Stuart, C., Healy, D., Harland, S., Mitchell, T., (2017). Acoustic characterization of crack damage evolution in sandstone deformed under conventional and true triaxial loading. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 122, DOI 10.1002/2016JB013646. [LINK]

 

  • Karaoglu, O., Al-Shaafi, A., Salah, M., Browning, J., Gudmundsson, A. (2017) Large-volume lava flows fed by a deep magmatic reservoir at Agri Dagi volcano, Eastern Turkey. Bulletin of Volcanology. DOI: 10.1007/s00445-016-1098-0. [LINK]

 

  • Srivastava, P., Mitchell, T., Browning, J., Meredith, P. (2016) A preliminary analysis of edge-effects in true-triaxially deformed cubic sandstone samples. Workshop proceedings of the International workshop on Indian Shale Oil and Gas Exploration, Utah, USA. 2016

 

  • Karaoglu, O., Browning, J., Bazargan, M., Gudmundsson, A. (2016) Numerical modelling of Triple Junction Tectonics at Karlıova, Eastern Turkey: implications for the mechanism of magma transport. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 452, 157-170. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2016.07.037. [LINK]

 

  • Browning, J., Meredith, P., Gudmundsson, A. (2016) Cooling dominated cracking in thermally stressed volcanic rocks. Geophysical Research Letters. 43, 8417-8425. DOI: 10.1002/2016GL070532. [LINK]

 

  • Browning, J. and Thomas, N. (2016). An assessment of the tsunami risk in Muscat and Salalah, Oman, based on estimations of probable maximum loss. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 16, 75-87. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.02.002. [LINK]

 

  • Browning, J. and Gudmundsson, A (2015). Surface displacements resulting from magma-chamber roof subsidence, with application to the 2014 Bardarbunga-Holuhraun episode. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 308, 82-98. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.10.015.  [LINK]

 

 

  • Browning, J and Gudmundsson, A. (2015). Caldera ring-faults capture and deflect inclined sheets: An alternative mechanism of ring dike formation. Bulletin of Volcanology. 77:889. DOI:  10.1007/s00445-014-0889-4. [LINK]

 

  • Hansla, R & Browning, J. (2015). Relating the impact of hazards from volcanic eruptions to the type of volcano. The Scholar. Vol 1, No 2. 40-44.

 

  • Slatcher, N; James, M; Calvari, S: Ganci, T and Browning, J. (2015) Quantifying eruption rates at active volcanoes through integrated time-lapse terrestrial laser scanning and photography. Remote sensing. 7, 14967-14987. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs71114967. [LINK]

CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS

Convenor of the European Geosciences Union general assembly sessions – Rock physics and geomechanical characterisation of rocks from micro to macro scale: the role of anisotropy and hydro-mechanical coupling. Earth, magnetics and rock physics division.

Convenor of the IAVCEI general assembly session - Mechanics of caldera systems: formation, structure, monitoring and unrest

 

Invited speaker at The American Geophysical Union Annual Assembly, University of Vienna, Durham University, University of Lancaster, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Universidad Mayor, Royal Holloway, University of London, University of Aberdeen, Chilean Society of Rock Mechanics, Chilean Society of Volcanology,