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Prof Martin H.P. Bott

Emeritus Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42314
Room number: Rm 319

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1954-1956 Turner & Newall Research Fellow, Univerity of Durham 1956-1963 Lecturer in Geophysics, University of Durham
1963-1966 Reader in Geophysics. University of Durham
1966-1988 Professor of Geophysics, University of Durham
1976 F.R.S.

Research Groups

Department of Earth Sciences

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  • Neves, M.C., Bott, M.H.P. & Searle, R.C. (2004). Patterns of stress at midocean ridges and their offsets due to seafloor subsidence. Tectonophysics 386(3-4): 223-242.
  • Bott, M.H.P & Bott. J.D.J (2004). The Cenozoic uplift and earthquake belt of mainland Britain as a response to an Underlying hot, low-density upper mantle. Journal of the Geological Society 161(1): 19-29.
  • Neves, M.C., Searle, R.C. & Bott, M.H.P. (2003). Easter microplate dynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 108(B4): 2213.
  • Bott, M.H.P (2003). The story of the Weardale granite. OUGS Journal 24.

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