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Alain Bonneville


Equipe de Géosciences Marines
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris - CNRS 

 

Now at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

PO Box 999, MSIN K6-84

Richland, WA 99352

U.S.A.

Email : alain.bonneville@pnl.gov

 



 

Education

  • Ph.D. Thesis, Montpellier II University, France (1985)
  • Geophysical Engineer, IFP School, Rueil Malmaison, France (1981)

 

Professional Activities

·       coordinator of the Marie Curie Research Training Network GRASP (www.grasp-co2.eu) (2006-2009)

·       dean of the Université de la Polynésie française  (1996-1997)

·       visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA and guest investigator,

Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, USA (1990-1992)

·       CNRS researcher, Clermont-Ferrand and Montpellier Universities, France (1985-1990)

 

Other activities

·       Associated Editor of the Journal of Geophysical Research- Solid Earth (2009-)

·       Member of the Scientific Committee of  IFP-Energies Nouvelles  (2005-).

  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European project CO2SINK (GFZ Potsdam, 2005-2010).
  • Member of American Geophysical Union and European Geophysical Union.
  • Member of several recruiting and scientific committees.

 

Research interests

·       Geological Storage of CO2

·       intraplate volcanism

·       marine heat flow

·       EEZ resources assessment

 

Teaching

  • geophysics
  • remote sensing 

 

Software

  • THERMIC : finite element program to solve the conductive and advective heat transfer equation.

 

Fieldwork

  • SO200-2 cruise, RV Sonne, Sumatra, Indian Ocean, 2009.
  • ENCENSFLUX cruise, RV Le Suroit, Aden Gulf, 2006.
  • LUCKYFLUX cruise, RV Poseidon, Mid Atlantic Ridge, 2003 (chief scientist).
  • LUCKYFLUX cruise, RV Poseidon, Mid Atlantic Ridge, 2003 (chief scientist).
  • ZEPOLYF3 cruise, RV L’Alis, Polynésie française, 2002 (chief scientist).
  • ZEPOLYF2 cruise, RV L’Atalante, Polynésie française, 1999 (chief scientist).
  • POLYDRAG1 cruise, RV Alis, Polynésie française, 1998 (chief scientist).
  • ZEPOLYF1 cruise, RV L’Atalante, Polynésie française, 1996 (chief scientist).
  • Mascaflux cruise, RV Marion Dufresne, Mascareignes, 1992 (chief scientist).
  • Bob cruise, RV Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, USA, 1991.
  • gravity surveys in Mexico, Indonesia, Reunion Island.
  • installation of ground temperature probes network on Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion and Mt Etna, Sicily

 

Description: Description: C:\Users\Alain\Documents\index_fichiers\pub.gifPublications:

Bonneville A., G. Vasseur and Y. Kerr, Satellite thermal infrared observations of mount Etna after the 17th March 1981 eruption, J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res., 24, 293-313, 1985.

Bonneville A. and Y. Kerr, A thermal forerunner of the 28th March 1983 Mt Etna eruption from satellite thermal infrared data, J. of Geodynamics, 7, 1-31, 1987.

Rousset D., A. Bonneville and J.F. Lenat, Detailed gravity study of the off-shore structure of Piton de la Fournaise volcano, La Reunion, Bull. of Volcanol., 49, 713-722, 1987.

Bonneville A., J.P. Barriot and R. Bayer, Evidence from geoid data of a hot spot origin for the Southern Mascarene Plateau and Mascarene islands, J. GeophysRes., 95,4199-4212, 1988.

Seidel J.L., A. Bonneville et J.F. Lenat, Mesures de Radon en relation avec l'activité du Piton de la Fournaise (Réunion) de 1983 à 1987, C. R. Acad. Sc. Paris, 306, II,89-92, 1988.

Seidel J.L., M. Monnin, A. Bonneville, H. Delorme, J.F. Lenat and N. Segovia, Radon in soil measurements related to the activity of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, Réunion Island (France), Nucl. Tracks Radiat. Meas., 15, 1-4, 567-570, 1988.

Bonneville A., A.M. Lanquette, R. Pejoux et C. Bayon, Reconnaissance des principales unités géologiques du Piton de la Fournaise, La Réunion, à partir de SPOT1, Bull. Soc. Géol. Fr., Paris, V-6, 1101-1110, 1989.

Lenat J.F., P. Bachelery, A. Bonneville and A. Hirn, The beginning of the 1985-1987 eruptive cycle at Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion); new insights in the magmatic and volcano-tectonic systems, J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res., 36,209-232, 1989.

Lenat J.F., P. Bachelery, A. Bonneville, P. Tarits, J.L. Cheminée and H. Delorme, The december 4th 1983 to february 18th 1984 eruption of Piton de la Fournaise volcano (Réunion Island, Indian Ocean ): Description and interpretation, J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res., 36, 87-112, 1989.

Rousset D., A. Lesquer, A. Bonneville and J.F. Lenat, Complete gravity study of Piton de la Fournaise volcano, Réunion Island, J. VolcanolGeoth. Res., 36,37-52, 1989.

Bonneville A., Structure de la lithosphère, in J.F. Lenat Ed., Monographie du Piton de la Fournaise, C.R.V. Clermont-Ferrand, 1990.

Lenat J.F., P. Bachelery, A. Bonneville, A. Galdeano, P. Labazuy, D. Rousset and P. Vincent, Structure and morphology of the submarine flank of an active volcano: Piton de la Fournaise (Réunion Island, Indian Ocean), Oceanologica Acta, 1990.

Chery J., A. Bonneville, J.P. Vilotte and D. Yuen, Numerical modelling of caldera behavior, Geophys. J. Int., 105, 365-379, 1991.

Sait B., A. Bonneville and R. Hamzaoui, Flow duration of a dike constrained by paleomagnetic data, Geophys. J. Int., 106, 621-634, 1991.

Bonneville A. and P. Gouze, Thermal survey of Mount Etna volcano from space, Geophys. Res. Letts., 19, 7, 725-728, 1992.

Froger J.L., A. Bonneville et E. Mulyadi, Apports de la gravimétrie à la connaissance du volcan Tengger, Java Est, C. R. Acad. Sc. Paris, 315, II, 749-755, 1992.

Bonneville A. and M.K. McNutt, Shear Strength of the great pacific Fracture-Zones as derived from shipboard bathymetry and gravity, Geophys. Res. Letts., 19, 2023-2026, 1992.

Vasseur G., L. Demongodin and A. Bonneville, Thermal effects arising from water circulation through thin inclined aquifers, Geophys. J. Int., 112, 276-289, 1993.

Bonneville A. and P. Gouze, Reply to comments made by Archambault an Tanguy on "Thermal survey of Mount Etna volcano from space", Geophys.Res. Letts., 20, 10, 1001, 1993.

Malengreau B., J.F. Lenat et A. Bonneville, Cartographie et surveillance temporelle des anomalies de polarisation spontanée (PS) sur le Piton de la Fournaise, Bull. Soc. Géol. Fr., 165, 3, 221-232, 1993.

Rothery D., D. Oppenheimer and A. Bonneville, Thermal monitoring - On the ground and from space, in W.J. McGuire, C.R.J. Kilburn and J.B. Murray Eds., Monitoring Active Volcanoes, University College London Press, p. 184-215, 1995.

Ruppel C., R.P. Von Herzen and A. Bonneville, Heat flux through an old (~175 Ma) passive margin: offshore southeastern U.S.A., J. Geophys. Res.,100, 20037-20058, 1995. 

Bonneville A., R.P. Von Herzen, F. Lucazeau, A. Provost and Scientific Party of MD72, Une lithosphère amincie sous le Point Chaud de la Réunion? Contraintes apportées par de nouvelles mesures de flux de chaleur sur la ride des Mascareignes, C. R. Acad. Sc. Paris, 132, II, 909-915, 1995.

Sichoix, L. and A. Bonneville, Prediction of bathymetry in French Polynesia constrained by shipboard data, Geophys. Res. Letts., 23, 2469-2472, 1996

McNutt, M. K., L. Sichoix and A. Bonneville, Modal depths from shipboard bathymetry: there is a south Pacific Superswell, Geophys. Res. Letts, 23, 3397-3400, 1996

McNutt, M. K. and A. Bonneville, Prediction of Bathymetry from Satellite altimetry data, Endeavor, 20, 4, 1996

Bonneville A., R.P. Von Herzen and F. Lucazeau, Heat flow over Reunion hot spot track: aditional evidence for thermal rejuvenation of oceanic lithosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 22731-22747, 1997. 

Bonneville, A. and M. Pearlmann, Crucial measurement issues discussed at geodynamics meeting, EOS, 79, 52, 1998.

Bonneville, A. et L. Sichoix, Topographie des fonds océaniques de la Polynésie française : synthèse et analyse, Géologie de la France, 3, 1998.

Le Visage, C., J.M. Auzende, A. Bonneville, and R. Grandperrin, Inventory of the economic zones of the French Territories in the Pacific: The ZoNéCo and ZEPOLYF Programmes, International Hydrographic Review, LXXV (1), 107-118, 1998.

Sichoix, L. , A. Bonneville and M. K. McNutt, The seafloor swells and Superswell in French Polynesia, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 27123-27133, 1998. 

Bonneville, A. and P. Capolsini, THERMIC: a 2-D finite-element tool to solve conductive and advective heat transfer problems in Earth sciences. Computer and Geosciences, 25, 10, 1133-1144, 1999. 

Andréfouët, S., Y. Chancerelle, L. Roux and A. Bonneville, A Fuzzy Possibilistic Scheme of Study for Objects With Indeterminate Boundaries. Application to French Polynesian Reefscapes, IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote sensing, 38:1, pp 257-270, 2000

Clouard, V., A. Bonneville and H. Barsczus, Size and depth of frozen magma chambers under atolls and islands of French Polynesia using detailed gravity studies, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 8173-8193, 2000. 

McNutt, M. K. and A. Bonneville, A Shallow, Chemical Origin for the Marquesas Swell, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., vol. 1, 2000

Clouard V., A. Bonneville and P.Y. Gillot, A giant landslide on the southern flank of Tahiti island, French Polynesia, Geophys. Res. Letts, 28, 11, 2253-2256, 2001. 

Clouard V. and A. Bonneville, How many Pacific Hotspots are fed by deep mantle plumes?, Geology, 29, 8, 695-698, 2001.

Bonneville, A., R. Le Suavé, L. Audin, V. Clouard, L. Dosso, P.Y. Gillot, A. Hildenbrand, P. Janney, K. Jordahl and Keitapu Maamaatuaiahutapu, Arago Seamount : the Missing Hot Spot found in the Austral Islands, Geology, 30, 11, 1023-1026, 2002.

Clouard V., A. Bonneville and P.Y. Gillot, The Tarava seamounts: a new but extinct hotspot chain on the South Pacific Superswell, Earth Plan. Sc. Letts ,207, 1-4, 117-130, 2003.

Clouard, V., and A. Bonneville, Submarine landslides in Society and Austral Islands, French Polynesia: evolution with the age of edifices., in Submarine Mass Movements and their Consequences, edited by J. Locat, and  J. Mienert, pp. 335-341, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.

Bonneville, A., Les paysages sous-marins du Pacifique, in S. Dunis Ed., Le Grand Océan : Le temps et l’espace du Pacifique, approche pluridisciplinaireGeord Ed., Genève, 2003.

Clouard V.  and A. Bonneville, Importance of submarine landslides in French Polynesia. in R. Hekinian Eds., Oceanic Hot Spots, Springer  Verlag, pp. 209-238,2004.

Jordahl K., D. Caress, M. K. Mc Nutt and A. Bonneville, Seafloor morphology of the South Pacific Superswell region in R. Hekinian Eds., Oceanic Hot Spots, Springer Verlag, pp. 9-28, 2004.

Vidal, V. and A. Bonneville, Vidal, V. and A. Bonneville, Variations of the Hawaiian hotspot activity explained by variations in magma production rate, J. Geophys. Res, 109, B03104, doi:10.1029/2003JB002559, 2004.

Adam, C., V. Vidal and A. Bonneville, MiFil: A method to characterize seafloor swells with application to the south central Pacific, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 6, 1, Q01003, DOI: 10.1029/2004GC000814, 2005.

Harcouët, V., L. Guillou-Frotier, A. Bonneville and J.L. Feybesse, Pre-mineralisation thermal evolution of  the Paleoproterozoic gold-rich Ashanti belt, Ghana, in McDonald, I., Boyce, A. J., Butler, I. B.,, Herrington, R. J. & Polya, D. A. (eds), Mineral Deposits and Earth Evolution, Geological Society, London, Special, Publications, 248, 103-118,  2005.

Adam, C. and A. Bonneville, The extent of the South Pacific Superswell, J. Geophys. Res, 110, B09408, doi:10.1029/2004JB003465, 2005

Clouard V. and A. Bonneville, Ages of seamounts, islands and plateaus on the Pacific Plate, in Foulger, G.R. and Natland, J.H. and Presnall, D. and Anderson, D.L., eds, Plates, Plumes & Paradigms,  Boulder, CO, Geological Society of America Special Paper 388, 71–90, 2005.

Suetsugu, D., H. Sugioka, G. Barruol, F. Schindelé, D. Reymond, A. Bonneville, E. Debayle, T. Isse, Y. Fukao, H. Shiobara and T. Kanazawa,  Probing South Pacific Mantle Plumes With Ocean Bottom Seismographs, EOS, 86, 44, 2005.

Hildenbrand, A., A. Bonneville, and P.-Y. Gillot, Off shore evidence for a huge landslide on the northern flank of Tahiti-Nui, (French Polynesia), Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., Vol. 7, Q03006, doi:10.1029/2005GC001003, 2006.

Bonneville, A., L. Dosso and A. Hildenbrand, Temporal Evolution and Geochemical Variability of the South-Pacific Superplume Activity, Earth Plan. Sc. Letts, 244, 251-269, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2005.12.037 , 2006.

Goutorbe, B., Lucazeau, F. and Bonneville, A., Using neural networks to predict thermal conductivity from geophysical well logs, Geophysical Journal International, 166 (1), 115, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.02924.x, 2006.

Lucazeau, F., Bonneville, A., Escartin, J., von Herzen, R.P., Gouze, P., Carton, H., Cannat, M., Vidal, V. and Adam, C., Heat-flow variations on a slowly accreting ridge: constraints on the hydrothermal and conductive cooling for the Lucky Strike segment (Mid Atlantic Ridge, 37°N), Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 7, Q07011, doi:10.1029/2005GC001178, 2006.

Ménez B., Rommevaux-Jestin C., Salomé M., Wang Y., Philippot P., Bonneville A., and Gérard E. (2007b) Detection and phylogenetic identification of labeled prokaryotic cells on mineral surfaces using Scanning X-Ray Microscopy. Chemical Geology 240, 182-192, Description: Description: http://www.sciencedirect.com/scidirimg/clear.gifdoi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.02.009, 2006.

Harcouët, V., L. Guillou-Frotier, A. Bonneville, V.  Bouchot and J.P. Milesi, Geological and thermal conditions before the Palaeoproterozoic gold-rich event at Ashanti, Ghana, as inferred from improved thermal modeling, Precambrian Research, doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2006.11.014, 2007.

 

Goutorbe, B., Lucazeau, F. and Bonneville, A., Comparison of several BHT correction methods: a case study on an Australian data set, Geophys. J. Int., 170, 913-922, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03403.x, 2007.

 

Goutorbe, B., F. Lucazeau, and A. Bonneville. The thermal regime of South African continental margins, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 267, 256–265, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.11.044, 2008.

 

Goutorbe, B., F. Lucazeau, and A. Bonneville, Surface heat flow and the mantle contribution on the margins of Australia, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q05011, doi:10.1029/2007GC001924, 2008.

 

Adam, C., and A. Bonneville, No thinning of the lithosphere beneath northern part of the Cook-Austral volcanic chains, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B101104, doi:10.1029/2007JB005313, 2008.

 

Lucazeau, F., S. Leroy, A.Bonneville, B.Goutorbe, F. Rolandone, E. d’Acremont, L. Watremez, D. Düsünur, P. Tuchais, P. Huchon and N. Bellahsen, Persisting thermal activity at the Eastern Gulf of Aden after continental break-up, Nature Geoscience, 1, 854 – 858,  doi:10.1038/ngeo359, 2008.

 

Harcouët V., L. Guillou-Frottier, A. Bonneville, P. Adler P. and V. Mourzenko, Hydrothermal convection in and around mineralized fault zones: insights from 2D and 3D numerical modeling applied to the Ashanti belt, Ghana. Geofluids, 9, 2,116-137, doi:10.1111/j.1468-8123.2009.00247.x, 2009.

 

Bonijoly, D., et al. (2009), METSTOR: a GIS to look for potential CO2 storage zones in France, in Enrgy Proced, edited by J. Gale, H. Herzog and J. Braitsch, pp. 2809-2816, Elsevier Science Bv, Amsterdam.

 

Lafortune, S., M. Moreira, P. Agrinier, A. Bonneville, H. Schneider, and H. Catalette (2009), Noble gases as tools for subsurface monitoring of CO2 leakage, in Energy Proced, edited by J. Gale, H. Herzog and J. Braitsch, pp. 2185-2192, Elsevier Science Bv, Amsterdam.

 

Lucazeau F., S. Leroy, A. Bonneville, B. Goutorbe, E. d’Acremont, F. Rolandone, P. Huchon, D. Düsünur, L. Watremez and N. Bellahsen, Post-Rift Volcanism and high heat-flow at Ocean-Continent Transition of the Gulf of Aden, Terra Nova,21,4, 285-292, doi:10.1111/j.1365-3121.2009.00883.x, 2009.

 

Lucazeau F., S. Leroy, F. Rolandone, E. d’Acremont, L. Watremez, A. Bonneville, B. Goutorbe and D. Düsünur, Heat-flow and hydrothermal circulation at the ocean–continent transition of the eastern gulf of Aden, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.04.039, 2010.

 

Leroy, S., F. Lucazeau, E. D'Acremont, L. Watremez, J. Autin, S. Rouzo, N. Bellahsen, C. Tiberi, C. Ebinger, M.-O. Beslier, J. Perrot, P. Razin, F. Rolandone, H. Sloan, G. Stuart, A. Al Lazki, K. Al-Toubi, F. Bache, A. Bonneville, B. Goutorbe, P. Huchon, P. Unternehr, and K. Khanbari, Contrasted styles of rifting in the eastern Gulf of Aden: a combined wide-angle, MCS and Heat flow survey, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 11, Q07004, doi:10.1029/2009GC002963, 2010.

 

Exploring Structural Controls on Great Earthquakes along the Sumatra Subduction Zone, T. Henstock, L. McNeill, S. Dean, P. Barton, F. Tilmann, A. Rietbrock, D.Robinson, S. Gulick, J. Austin, Y. Djajadihardja, D. Natawidjaja, H. Permana, A.Bonneville, F. Lucazeau, M. Weber, EOS, 2010.

 

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