dr. J.C. Afonso (Juan Carlos)

Associate Professor


Earth & Environmental Sciences
Central Africa
Continental Lithosphere
Mantle Structure
Mineral Exploration
Southern Africa


Akinremi, S. , Fadel, I. , van der Meijde, M., Ruigrok, E. , Afonso, J. C., Paulssen, H., & Thomas, C. (2022). Imaging the crustal structure of the Netherlands using receiver functions. Poster session presented at 18e Netherlands Earth sciences Conference, NAC 2022 , Utrecht, Netherlands.
Tauzin, B., Waszek, L., Ballmer, M. D. , Afonso, J. C., & Bodin, T. (2022). Basaltic reservoirs in the Earth’s mantle transition zone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119(48), Article e2209399119. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2209399119
Afonso, J. C., Ben-Mansour, W., O’Reilly, S. Y., Griffin, W. L., Salajeghegh, F., Foley, S., Begg, G., Selway, K., Macdonald, A., Januszczak, N., Fomin, I., Nyblade, A. A., & Yang, Y. (2022). Thermochemical structure and evolution of cratonic lithosphere in central and southern Africa. Nature geoscience, 15, 405-410. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-022-00929-y

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University of Twente
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The Netherlands

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The Netherlands