Dr. Matthew J. Comeau

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter / Research Associate
Dr. Matthew J. Comeau

Corrensstr. 24, Raum 325a
48149 Münster

T: +49-(0)251-83 33931

Akademische Profile

Externes Profil

  • Forschungsschwerpunkte

    • electromagnetic geophysics, including magnetotellurics
    • mineral exploration, link to deep sources & to crustal boundaries
    • volcanic & geothermal systems, mapping magma plumbing & sources
    • lithospheric electrical resistivity structure & tectonics
    • crustal fluid localization & stagnation, evidence from EM geophysics
    • thermo-mechanical numerical modeling, exploring lithospheric dynamics
  • Projekte

    • Geodynamic modelling of intra-plate deformation guided by 3D electromagnetic imaging of the lithosphere below Mongolia. ()
    • Crust-mantle interactions beneath the Hangai Mountains in western Mongolia -- Insights from 3-D magnetotelluric studies. ()
    • PLUTONS Project: Probing Lazufre and Uturuncu Together -- Investigating the Relationship Between Pluton Growth and Volcanism at Two Active Intrusions in the Central Andes. ()
      Projekt durchgeführt außerhalb der WWU
  • Publikationen

    • Comeau, Matthew; Becken, Michael; Grayver, Alexander; Käufl, Johannes; Kuvshinov, Alexey. . ‘Images of a continental intraplate volcanic system: from surface to mantle source.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 578: 117307. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2021.117307.
    • Comeau, Matthew; Becken, Michael; Kuvshinov, Alexey. . ‘Imaging the whole-lithosphere structure of a mineral system — Geophysical signatures of the sources and pathways of ore-forming fluids.Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 23, Nr. 8: e2022GC010379. doi: 10.1029/2022GC010379.
    • Comeau, Matthew J.; Moorkamp, Max; Becken, Michael; Kuvshinov, Alexey.Joint inversion of gravity and electromagnetic data — New constraints on the 3-D structure of the lithosphere beneath Central Mongolia.“ contributed to the EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, . doi: 10.5194/egusphere-egu22-12704.
    • Sheng, Yue; Jin, Sheng; Comeau, Matthew; Becken, Michael; Lei, L.; Zhang, L.; Dong, H.; Wenbo W.; Ye, G. . ‘Controls on the metallogenesis of the Lhasa–Mozugongka district, Gangdese Belt, Tibetan Plateau: Constraints on melt distribution and viscosity from the 3-D electrical structure of the lithosphere.’ Ore Geology Reviews 145: 104881. doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2022.104881.
    • Stein, Claudia; Comeau, Matthew; Becken, Michael; Hansen, Ulrich. . ‘Numerical study on the style of lithospheric delamination.’ Tectonophysics 827: 229276. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2022.229276.
    • Cordell, D.; Naif, S.; Troch, J.; Huber, C.; Comeau, M.J.Melt Fraction and Volatile Content Estimates Using MELTS-constrained Bayesian Magnetotelluric Inversions: Case Study from Uturuncu, Bolivia.“ contributed to the AGU Fall Meeting 2021, New Orleans, .
    • Marzouk, H.; Arafa-Hamed, T.; Becken, M.; Abdel Zaher, M.; Comeau, M.J.Electrical properties of the lithosphere in the western desert, Egypt, using magnetotelluric sounding.“ contributed to the EGU General Assembly 2021, Vienna, . doi: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-13382.
    • Comeau, Matthew; Stein, Claudia; Becken, Michael; Hansen, Ulrich. . ‘Geodynamic Modeling of Lithospheric Removal and Surface Deformation: Application to Intraplate Uplift in Central Mongolia.’ Journal of Geophysical Research 126, Nr. 5. doi: 10.1029/2020JB021304.
    • Comeau, Matthew; Becken, Michael; Kuvshinov, Alexey; Demberel, S. . ‘Crustal architecture of a metallogenic belt and ophiolite belt: Implications for mineral genesis and emplacement from 3-D electrical resistivity models (Bayankhongor area, Mongolia).’ Earth Planets and Space 73: 82. doi: 10.1186/s40623-021-01400-9.
    • Comeau, Matthew; Becken, Michael; Connolly, James A.D.; Grayver, Alexander; Kuvshinov, Alexey. . ‘Compaction-driven fluid localization as an explanation for lower crustal electrical conductors in an intracontinental setting.’ Geophysical Research Letters 47, Nr. 19: e2020GL088455. doi: 10.1029/2020GL088455.
    • Käufl, Johannes; Grayver, Alexander; Comeau, Matthew; Kuvshinov, Alexey; Becken, Michael; Kamm, Jochen; Demberel, S. . ‘Magnetotelluric multiscale 3-D inversion reveals crustal and upper mantle structure beneath the Hangai and Gobi-Altai region in Mongolia.’ Geophysical Journal International 221, Nr. 2. doi: 10.1093/gji/ggaa039.
    • Comeau, Matthew; Becken, Michael; Käufl, Johannes; Grayver, Alexander; Kuvshinov, Alexey; Tserendug, S.; Batmagnai, E.; Demberel, S. . ‘Evidence for terrane boundaries and suture zones across Southern Mongolia detected with a 2-dimensional magnetotelluric transect.Earth Planets and Space 72: 5. doi: 10.1186/s40623-020-1131-6.
    • Comeau, Matthew; Käufl, Johannes; Becken, Michael; Kuvshinov, Alexey; Grayver, Alexander; Kamm, Jochen; Demberel, S.; Sukhbaatar, U.; Batmagnai, E.; Tserendug, S.; Nasan-Ochir, T. . ‘Evidence for fluid and melt generation in response to an asthenospheric upwelling beneath the Hangai Dome, Mongolia.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 487: 201–209. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.02.007.
    • Comeau, Matthew; Unsworth, Martyn; Cordell, Darcy. . ‘New constraints on the magma distribution beneath Volcán Uturuncu, Bolivia, from magnetotelluric data.’ Geosphere 12, Nr. 5: 1391–1421. doi: 10.1130/GES01277.1.
    • Comeau, Matthew Joseph. . Electrical Resistivity Structure of the Altiplano-Puna Magma Body and Volcan Uturuncu from Magnetotelluric Data Dissertationsschrift, University of Alberta. Alberta: Selbstverlag / Eigenverlag / Self-publishing. doi: 10.7939/R3C24QW2S.
    • Comeau, Matthew; Unsworth, Martyn; Ticona, Faustion; Sunagua, Mayel. . ‘Magnetotelluric images of magma distribution beneath Volcán Uturuncu, Bolivia: Implications for magma dynamic.’ Geology 43, Nr. 3: 243–246. doi: 10.1130/G36258.1.
    • Unsworth, Martyn; Comeau, Matthew J.; Diaz, D.; Brasse, H.; Heit, B.; Faveto, A.; Pomposiello, C.; Barcelona, H.; Peri, G.V.; Ticona, F.. Crustal structure of the Lazufre volcanic complex and the Southern Puna from 3-D inversion of magnetotelluric data: implications for surface uplift and evidence for melt storage and hydrothermal fluids. . [eingereicht / in Begutachtung]