Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

In review/submitted

Kharita, A., & Gilligan, A. (2022). Cluster Analysis of Velocity Models in Trans-Hudson Bay. In revision for Geophysical Journal International. Preprint

Kennedy, H., Löer, K., & Gilligan, A. (2022) Constraints on Fracture Distribution in the Los Humeros Geothermal Field From Beamforming of Ambient Seismic Noise, In review at Solid Earth. Preprint and comments

Bacon, C. A., Rawlinson, N., Pilia, S., Gilligan, A., Wehner, D., Cornwell, D., & Tongkul, F. (2022). The signature of lithospheric anisotropy at post-subduction continental margins: new insight from XKS splitting analysis in northern Borneo. In revision for Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. Preprint

Pilia, S., Rawlinson, N., Hall, R., Cornwell, D. G., Gilligan, A., & Tongkul, F. (2022). Seismic signature of subduction termination from teleseismic P-and S-wave arrival-time tomography: the case of northern Borneo. In revision for Gondwana Research. Preprint

Pilia, S., Davies, D.R., Hall, R., Bacon, C., Gilligan, A., Greenfield, T., Tongkul, F., Kramer, S., Wilson, C., Cornwell, D. & Colli, L. (2022). Effects of post-subduction processes on continental lithosphere. In revision for Nature Geoscience. Preprint

2022

Linang, H. T., Pilia, S., Rawlinson, N., Bacon, C., Gilligan, A., Cornwell, D., & Tongkul, F. (2022). Crustal structure of northern Borneo from VDSS: Implications for subduction termination and the tectonic reconstruction of SE Asia. In press Geophysical Research Letters. Preprint

2021

Greenfield, T., Gilligan, A., Pilia, S., Cornwell, D. G., Tongkul, F., Widiyantoro, S., & Rawlinson, N. (2022). Post‐Subduction Tectonics of Sabah, Northern Borneo, Inferred From Surface Wave TomographyGeophysical Research Letters49(3), e2021GL096117.

2019

Pilia, S., Rawlinson, N., Gilligan, A., and Tongkul, F., Deciphering the fate of plunging tectonic plates in BorneoEos, 100, doi:10.1029/2019EO123475

Matchette-Downes, H., van der Hilst, R. D., Gilligan, A., & Priestley, K. (2019). Seismological constraints on the density, thickness and temperature of the lithospheric mantle in southwestern Tibet.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters524, 115719.

Ogden, C. S., Bastow, I. D., Gilligan, A., & Rondenay, S. (2019). A reappraisal of the H–κ stacking technique: implications for global crustal structure Geophysical Journal International219(3), 1491-1513.

2018

Gilligan A. and Priestley K.F., (2018) Lateral variations in the crustal structure of the Indo-Eurasian collision zone, Geophysical Journal International,  214, 975–989, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggy172

Liddell, M.V., Bastow, I.D.,Rawlinson, N., Darbyshire, F.A., Gilligan, A., Watson, E., (2018) Precambrian Plate Tectonics in Northern Hudson Bay: Evidence From P and S Wave Seismic Tomography and Analysis of Source Side Effects in Relative Arrival‐Time Data SetsJournal of Geophysical Research, 123, 5690-5709, doi:10.1029/2018JB015473

2017

Liddell, M.V., Bastow, I.D., Gilligan, A., Darbyshire, F.A., Pugh, S., (2017) The Formation of Laurentia: Evidence From Shear Wave Splitting,  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 479, 170- 178, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.09.030 [PDF]

Darbyshire, F.A., Bastow, I.D., Petrescu, L., Gilligan, A., Thompson, D.A., (2017) A tale of two orogens: comparing crustal processes in the Proterozoic Trans-Hudson and Grenville Orogens, eastern CanadaTectonics, 36, 1633-1659, doi:10.1002/2017TC004479 [PDF]

Petrescu, L., Darbyshire, F. A., Bastow, I. D., Totten, E., and Gilligan, A., (2017) Seismic anisotropy of Precambrian lithosphere: Insights from Rayleigh wave tomography of the eastern Superior Craton, Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, 3754–3775, doi:10.1002/2016JB013599

2016

Gilligan, A., Bastow, I.D., Boyce, A., Petrescu, L.P., Liddell M.V., Darbyshire, F.A., Hawthorn, D., Lane, V., Daly, D., Simpson, S., Heffler D.,(2016)Peering beneath the Canadian Crust, Astronomy and Geophysics, 57(6), 24-27doi: 10.1093/astrogeo/atw221 [PDF]

Boyce, A., Bastow, I. D., Darbyshire, F. A., Ellwood, A. G., Gilligan, A., Levin, V., & Menke, W. (2016) Subduction beneath Laurentia modified the eastern North American cratonic edge: Evidence from P wave and S wave tomographyJournal of Geophysical Research, 121(7), 5013-5030, doi:10.1002/2016JB012838. [PDF]

Gilligan, A., Bastow I.D. & Darbyshire, F.A., Seismological structure of the 1.8Ga Trans-Hudson Orogen of North AmericaGeochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17(6), 2421-2433, doi:10.1002/2016GC006419

Gilligan, A., Bastow I.D., Watson, E., Darbyshire, F.A. et al., Lithospheric deformation in the Canadian Appalachians: evidence from shear wave splittingGeophysical Journal International, 206(2), 1273-1280. doi:10.1093/gji/ggw207 [PDF]

Petrescu, L., Bastow, I.D., Darbyshire, F.A., Gilligan, A., Bodin, T., Levin, V., & Menke, W., Three billion years of crustal evolution in eastern Canada: constraints from receiver functionsJournal of Geophysical Research, 121, 788–811, doi:10.1002/2015JB012348

2015

Gilligan, A., Priestley, K.F., Roecker, S.W., Levin, V., & Rai, S.S., (2015), The crustal structure of the western Himalayas and Tibet.Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 3946–3964 doi:10.1002/2015JB011891 [PDF]

2014

Gilligan, A., Roecker, S. W., Priestley, K. F., & Nunn, C. (2014). Shear velocity model for the Kyrgyz Tien Shan from joint inversion of receiver function and surface wave data. Geophysical Journal International199(1), 480-498. [PDF]

Nunn, C., Roecker, S. W., Priestley, K. F., Liang, X., & Gilligan, A. (2014). Joint inversion of surface waves and teleseismic body waves across the Tibetan collision zone: the fate of subducted Indian lithosphereGeophysical Journal International198(3), 1526-1542.

Conference presentations

(presenting author)

Gilligan, A., Bacon, C. A., Al Sarakhi, H., Rawlinson, N., Cornwell, D. G., Tongkul, F., Pilia, S. New constraints on seismicity in Eastern Sabah, Malaysia. (T014-08, talk, virtual) AGU Fall Meeting, online, December 2020                                         

Gilligan, A., Cornwell, D. G., Rawlinson, N., Jenkins, J., Camara Mendoza, L. A., Pilia, S., Tongkul, F. Post-Subduction Tectonics in North Borneo: Constraints on Crustal and Mantle Structure from Receiver Functions. (abstract T53B-05, talk), AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2019

Gilligan, A., Cornwell, D. G., Rawlinson, N., Jenkins, J., Camara Mendoza, L. A., Pilia, S., Tongkul, F. Understanding Post-Subduction Tectonics: Constraints from the North Borneo Orogeny Seismic Survey (nBOSS) (Keynote), British Seismology Meeting: Frontiers in Seismology, Edinburgh, September 2019

Gilligan, A., Cornwell, D., Rawlinson, N., Tongkul, F., Pilia, S., Post-subduction tectonics in North Borneo: constraints from P receiver functions (abstract T13A-07 – talk), AGU Fall Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, December 2018

Gilligan, A., Rawlinson, N., Tongkul, F., Pilia, S., Bacon, C., Volk, O., Cornwell, D., Crowder, E., Jeffery., L., Lee, B., Lu, C-C., Greenfield, T., nBOSS Network: Imaging post-subduction processes beneath North Borneo (poster) The Future of Passive Seismic Acquisition, BGA New Advances in Geophysics workshop, Edinburgh, UK, November 2018

Gilligan, A., Rawlinson, N., Tongkul, F., Stephenson, R., Seismicity and seismic hazard in Sabah, East Malaysia from earthquake and geodetic data (abstract T52B-06 – talk) AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA, December 2017

Gilligan, A., Rawlinson, N., Tongkul, F., Stephenson, R., Developing a seismic hazard model for Sabah, East Malaysia, using seismic and geodetic data (poster) Building Resilience to Geohazards, Geological Society of London, London, UK, September 2017

Gilligan, A., Rawlinson, N., Tongkul, F., Stephenson, R., Developing a seismic hazard model for Sabah, East Malaysia, using seismic and geodetic data (talk) British Seismology Meeting 2017, Reading, UK, April 2017

Gilligan, A., and Priestley, K. The location of Indian lithosphere beneath Tibet: Insights from group and shear wave velocity structure (poster) Seismix symposium 2016, Aviemore, Scotland, UK, May 2016

Gilligan, A., Bastow, I.D., Darbyshire, F.A., Seismological Structure of the 1.8Ga Trans-Hudson Orogen of North America and its affinity to present-day Tibet (talk) Integrated Imaging of the Earth, BGA New Advances in Geophysics workshop, London, UK, February 2016

Gilligan, A., Bastow, I.D., Darbyshire, F.A., Seismological Structure of the 1.8Ga Trans-Hudson Orogen of North America and its affinity to present-day Tibet (abstract T24A-01 – talk) AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2015

Gilligan, A., Bastow, I.D., Darbyshire, F.A., Precambrian tectonics in northernmost Hudson Bay: Insights from joint inversion of receiver functions and surface waves (poster) Earthscope National Meeting 2015, Stowe, Vermont, USA, June 2015

Gilligan, A., Bastow, I.D., Darbyshire, F.A., Petrescu, L., Investigating Precambrian Tectonics in Northernmost Hudson Bay: Insights from Joint Inversion of Receiver Functions and Surface Waves (talk) AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU Joint Assembly 2015, Montreal, Canada, May 2015

Gilligan, A., Priestley, K.F., Roecker, S.W., Levin, V., and Rai, S.S, Crustal Structure Variation Across the Western Himalayas and Tibet (talk), AGU-GAC-MAC-CGU Joint Assembly 2015, Montreal, Canada, May 2015

Gilligan, A., Priestley, K.F., Roecker, S.W., Levin, V., and Rai, S.S, Moho Depth and Shear Velocity Structure in Northwest India and West Tibet from the Joint Inversion of Receiver Function and Surface Waves (abstract T21B-4584 , poster) AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2014

Gilligan, A., Roecker, S. W. and Priestley, K. F. The Structure of the Crust and Upper Mantle in Western Tibet from the Analysis of Fundamental Mode Rayleigh Waves Recorded by a Local Network (abstract T31A-2488, poster) AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2013

Gilligan, A., Priestley, K. F. and Roecker, S. W. New group velocity maps of Central and Southern Asia (poster) BGA Research in Progress Meeting, Cambridge, UK, September 2013

Gilligan, A., Roecker, S. W. and Priestley, K. F. New velocity models for the Kyrgyz Tien Shan (poster) 4th QUEST meeting, Benodet, France, May 2013

Gilligan, A., Priestley, K. F. and Roecker, S. W. Joint Inversion of Receiver Functions and Surface Wave Group Velocities from the MANAS data set to Determine Crustal Thickness Variations in the Tien Shan (abstract T51F-2674, poster) AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2012

Gilligan, A., Priestley, K. F. and Roecker, S. W. Imaging the structure of the Tien Shan using receiver functions and sesimic ambient noise (talk). 3rd QUEST meeting, Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia, May 2012

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