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

Key publications are highlighted

Meschis M, Scicchitano G, Roberts GP, Robertson J, Barreca G, Monaco C, Spampinato C, Sahy D, Antonioli F & Mildon ZK 2020 'Regional Deformation and Offshore Crustal Local Faulting as Combined Processes to Explain Uplift Through Time Constrained by Investigating Differentially Uplifted Late Quaternary Paleoshorelines: The Foreland Hyblean Plateau, SE Sicily' Tectonics 39, (12) , DOI
Sgambato C, Faure Walker JP, Mildon ZK & Roberts GP 2020 'Stress loading history of earthquake faults influenced by fault/shear zone geometry and Coulomb pre-stress' Scientific Reports 10, (1) , DOI Open access
Hughes A, Bell RE, Mildon ZK, Rood DH, Whittaker AC, Rockwell TK, Levy Y, DeVecchio DE, Marshall ST & Nicholson C 2020 'Three‐dimensional structure, ground rupture hazards, and static stress models for complex non‐planar thrust faults in the Ventura basin, southern California' Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth , DOI Open access
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 Open access
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 Open access
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 Open access
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 Open access
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 Open access
Villani F, Civico R, Pucci S, Pizzimenti L, Nappi R, De Martini PM, Agosta F, Alessio G, Alfonsi L & Amanti M 2018 'A database of the coseismic effects following the 30 October 2016 Norcia earthquake in Central Italy' Scientific Data 5, , DOI Open access
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 Open access
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 Open access
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 Open access
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 Open access
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 Open access
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 Open access
Livio F, Michetti AM, Vittori E, Gregory L, Wedmore L, Piccardi L, Tondi E, Roberts G, Blumetti AM & Bonadeo L 2016 'Surface faulting during the August 24, 2016, Central Italy earthquake (Mw 6.0): preliminary results' ANNALS OF GEOPHYSICS 59, Author Site , DOI Open access
Wilkinson M, Roberts GP, McCaffrey K, Cowie PA, Faure Walker JP, Papanikolaou I, Phillips RJ, Michetti AM, Vittori E & Gregory L 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 S, Verdon J, Baptie B, Luckett R, Mildon Z & Gernon T 'A shallow earthquake swarm close to hydrocarbon activities: discriminating between natural and induced causes for the 2018–19 Surrey, UK earthquake sequence' , DOI Open access
Mildon Z, Roberts G, Walker J, Beck J, Papanikolaou I, Michetti A, Toda S, Iezzi F, Campbell L & McCaffrey K 'Earthquake clustering controlled by shear zone interaction' , DOI
Mildon Z 'Review for "Throw variations and strain partitioning associated with fault-bend folding along normal faults"' , DOI


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