Dr Zoe Mildon

Dr Zoe Mildon

Lecturer in Earth Sciences

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)


2018 - present; Lecturer in Earth Sciences

2013 - 2017; PhD at University College London, Thesis title: "The link between earthquakes and structural geology; the role of elapsed time, 3D geometry and stress transfer in the central Apennines, Italy"

2009 - 2013; MSc Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, 1st class

Teaching interests

I teach on the following modules:

GLY007 Fundamentals of Geoscience

GEOL1003 Geosystems

GEES1001PP Natural Hazards

GEOL3003 Geophysics

GEOL3005 Tectonics

GEOL3009 Earth Science Professional Case Studies

Grants & contracts

JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Short-TermFellowship, February to June 2016. Four months at International Research Instituteof Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University, Japan, working with Prof.Shinji Toda (who co-wrote Coulomb 3.4, USGSprogram). Value ~£8500.


Key publications are highlighted

Mildon ZK, Roberts GP, Faure Walker JP & Toda S 2019 'Coulomb pre-stress and fault bends are ignored yet vital factors for earthquake triggering and hazard' Nature Communications 10, (1) , DOI PEARL
Meschis M, Roberts GP, Mildon ZK, Robertson J, Michetti AM & Faure Walker JP 2019 'Slip on a mapped normal fault for the 28th December 1908 Messina earthquake (Mw 7.1) in Italy' Scientific Reports 9, (1) , DOI PEARL
Villani F, Civico R, Pucci S, Pizzimenti L, Nappi R & De Martini PM 2019 'Publisher Correction: A database of the coseismic effects following the 30 October 2016 Norcia earthquake in Central Italy' Scientific Data 6, (1) , DOI PEARL
Iezzi F, Mildon ZK, Faure Walker J, Roberts G, Goodall H, Wilkinson M & Robertson J 2018 'Coseismic throw variation across along‐strike bends on active normal faults: implications for displacement versus length scaling of earthquake ruptures' Journal of Geophysical Research , DOI PEARL
Faure Walker J, Visini F, Roberts G, Galasso C, McCaffrey K & Mildon ZK 2018 'Variable fault geometry suggests detailed fault slip-rate profiles and geometries are needed for fault-based probabilistic seismic hazard assessment (PSHA)' Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 109, (1) , DOI PEARL
Villani F, Civico R, Pucci S, Pizzimenti L, Nappi R, De Martini PM, Agosta F, Alessio G, Alfonsi L 2018 'A database of the coseismic effects following the 30 October 2016 Norcia earthquake in Central Italy' Scientific Data 5, , DOI PEARL
Civico R, Pucci S, Villani F, Pizzimenti L, De Martini PM & Nappi R 2018 'Surface ruptures following the 30 October 2016 Mw 6.5 Norcia earthquake, central Italy' Journal of Maps 14, (2) 151-160 , DOI PEARL
Mildon ZK, Roberts GP, Faure Walker JP & Iezzi F 2017 'Coulomb stress transfer and fault interaction over millennia on non-planar active normal faults: the Mw 6.5–5.0 seismic sequence of 2016–2017, central Italy' Geophysical Journal International 210, (2) 1206-1218 , DOI PEARL
Mildon ZK, Toda S, Faure Walker JP & Roberts GP 2016 'Evaluating models of Coulomb stress transfer: Is variable fault geometry important?' Geophysical Research Letters 43, (24) 12,407-12,414 , DOI PEARL
Toda S, Kaneda H, Okada S, Ishimura D & Mildon ZK 2016 'Slip-partitioned surface ruptures for the Mw 7.0 16 April 2016 Kumamoto, Japan, earthquake' Earth Planets and Space 68, (1) , DOI PEARL
Mildon ZK, Roberts GP, Faure Walker JP, Wedmore LNJ & McCaffrey KJW 2016 'Active normal faulting during the 1997 seismic sequence in Colfiorito, Umbria: Did slip propagate to the surface?' Journal of Structural Geology 91, 102-113 , DOI PEARL
Mildon ZK, Pugh DJ, Tarasewicz J, White RS & Brandsdóttir B 2016 'Closing crack earthquakes within the Krafla caldera, North Iceland' Geophysical Journal International 207, (2) 1137-1141 , DOI PEARL
Livio F, Michetti AM, Vittori E, Gregory L, Wedmore L, Piccardi L, Tondi E, Roberts G, Blumetti AM 2016 'Surface faulting during the August 24, 2016, Central Italy earthquake (Mw 6.0): preliminary results' ANNALS OF GEOPHYSICS 59, Author Site , DOI PEARL
Wilkinson M, Roberts GP, McCaffrey K, Cowie PA, Faure Walker JP, Papanikolaou I, Phillips RJ, Michetti AM, Vittori E 2015 'Slip distributions on active normal faults measured from LiDAR and field mapping of geomorphic offsets: an example from L'Aquila, Italy, and implications for modelling seismic moment release' Geomorphology 237, 130-141 , DOI
Hicks SP, Verdon J, Baptie B, Luckett R, Mildon Z & Gernon T 0 'A shallow earthquake swarm close to hydrocarbon activities: discriminating between natural and induced causes for the 2018–19 Surrey, UK earthquake sequence' , DOI PEARL


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