Dr Kate Kenedi

Position:              Research Fellow: Volcanology   
                              & Geothermal Systems

Qualification:     PhD (Geology) - Duke University

Email:                   katelk@auckland.ac.nz

Phone:                 +64 9 373 7599 extn. 84632

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Kate is heavily involved in the Volcanic Risk in Saudi Arabia (VORiSA) project and working towards the establishment of a comprehensive borehole seismic network in Auckland for monitoring of potential magmatic movement.

Research Interests: 

Geologic structure of geothermal areas; using microearthquakes to identify faults; Reflection seismology as a tool for Volcanic hazards; Volcanoes and religion.

Selected Publications:

Kenedi, C. L., Sparks, R. S. J., Malin, P., Voight, B., Dean, S., Minshull, T., Paulatto, M., Peirce, C., and Shalev, E., Contrasts in morphology and deformation offshore Montserrat: New insights from the SEA-CALIPSO marine cruise data. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 37, L00E25. doi:10.1029/2010GL043925. 2010.
Paulatto, M., T. A. Minshull, B. Baptie, S. Dean, J. O. S. Hammond, T. Henstock, C. L. Kenedi, E. J. Kiddle, P. Malin, C. Peirce, G. Ryan, E. Shalev, R. S. J. Sparks and B. Voight. Upper crustal structure of an active volcano from refraction/reflection tomography, Montserrat, Lesser Antilles, Geophysical Journal International, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04445.x. 2010.
Shalev, E., Kenedi, C.L., Malin, P., Voight, B., Miller, V., Hidayat, D., Sparks, R.S.J., Minshull, T., Paulatto, M., Brown, L., Mattioli, G. Three-dimensional seismic velocity tomography of Montserrat from the SEA-CALIPSO offshore/onshore experiment, Geophysical Research Letters 37, L00E17, doi:10.1029/2010GL042498. 2010.
Voight, B., Sparks, R. S. J., Hammond, J. O. S., Shalev, E, Malin, P., Kenedi, C. L, Minshull, T., Paulatto, M., Mattioli, G. S., Hidayat, D., Widiwijayanti, C. Active-source seismic experiment peers under Soufrière Hills Volcano. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 91:28, 245-247. 2010.
Malin P.E., Shalev E., Balven H., Lewis-Kenedi C. Structure of the San Andreas Fault at SAFOD from P-wave tomography and fault-guided wave mapping. Geophysical Research Letters, 33. L13314, doi:10.1029/2006GL025973. 2006.
Kenedi C., Lange R.A., Hall C.M., Delgado-Granados H. The eruptive history of the Tequila volcanic field, western Mexico: ages, volumes, and relative proportions of lava types. Bulletin of Volcanology, 67: 5, 391 - 414. (Note: author listed as Lewis-Kenedi). 2004.