Delphine Smittarello

Research interests

My research activities are dealing with ground displacement datasets in volcanic context. Combining InSAR and GNSS, I track magma transport in volcanic edifices. I’m also interested in analog and numerical models of magma propagation.

Education

  • 2016-2019 PhD in Geophysics, University Savoie Mont-Blanc (ISTerre), Chambéry, France
  • 2012-2016 Student at l’Ecole Normale Supérieure, Geosciences Department, Paris, France
  • 2013-2015 Msc in Earth, Environement and Planets Sciences University of Paris VII, France
  • 2012-2013 Bsc in Earth Sciences University of Paris VI, France

Professional Experience

  • 2020- Post-doctoral researcher, ECGS, Luxembourg
  • 2016-2019 PhD researcher, ISTerre, Chambéry, France
  • 2015 Master’s research Internship, IPG, Paris, France
  • 2014 Master’s research Internship, CSIC, Barcelone, Espagne
  • 2013 Licence’s research Internship, Laboratoire de Recherche des Monuments Historiques, Champs sur Marne, France

Peer-reviewed journal publications

2019

  • 6. Smittarello, D. (2019). Propagation des intrusions basaltiques. Modélisation analogique et suivi temporel par inversion des données de déplacements (Doctoral dissertation, Université Grenoble Alpes).
  • 5. Smittarello, D. , Cayol, V., Pinel, V., Froger, J-L., Peltier, A., & Dumont, Q. (2019). Combining InSAR and GNSS to
    track magma transport at basaltic volcanoes. Remote Sensing
  • 4. Froger, J.-L. , Pinel, V. , Bato, G. , Tridon, M., Smittarello, D. , Prival, J.M., Hrysiewicz, A. , Cayol, V., and Guehenneux,
    Y. (2019) Apport des données SAR à la compréhension et à la surveillance des volcans : exemple du Piton de la Fournaise.
    Revue de la Société Française de Photogrammétrie et de Teledetection, 219-220
  • 3. Maccaferri, F., Smittarello, D. , Pinel, V. and Cayol, V. (2019). On the propagation path of magma-lled dikes and
    hydrofractures : the competition betwenn external stress, internal pressure and crack length. Geochemistry, Geophysics,
    Geosystems,. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GC007915
  • 2. Smittarello, D. , Cayol, V., Pinel, V.,Peltier, A., Froger, J-L., & Ferrazzini, V. (2019). Magma propagation at Pi-
    ton de la Fournaise from joint inversion of InSAR and GNSS. Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 124.
    https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JB016856

2016

  • 1. Smittarello, D. , Grandin, R., De Chabalier, J. B., Doubre, C., Deprez, A., Masson, F., Socquet, A. and Saad,
    I. A. (2016). Transient deformation in the AsalGhoubbet Rift (Djibouti) since the 1978 diking event : Is de-
    formation controlled by magma supply rates ?. Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 121(8), 6030-6052.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JB013069

Conférences

2020

  • 21. Cayol, V., Dabaghi, F., Fukushima, Y., Tridon, M., Smittarello, D. , Bodart, O., Froger, J.-L. DefVolc : Interface and web
    service for fast computation of volcano displacement, JpGU  AGU., Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan May 2020. (e-Poster)
  • 20. Cayol, V., Smittarello, D. , Pinel, V., Peltier A., Froger J.L. Combining InSAR and GNSS to model magma transport
    during the May 2016 eruption of Piton de la Fournaise Volcano (La Réunion Island) JpGU  AGU., Makuhari Messe,
    Chiba, Japan May 2020 (e-Poster)
  • 19. Cayol, V., Dabaghi, F., Fukushima, Y., Tridon, M., Smittarello, D. , Bodart, O., Froger, J.-L. DefVolc : Interface and
    web service for fast computation of volcano displacement, EGU General Assembly 2020. (chat presentation)

2019

  • 18. Smittarello, D. , Shreve, T. (speaker), Grandin, R., Cayol, V., Pinel, V., Delgado, F., Morishita, Y., Caldera ring-faulting
    during the 2015 Ambrym dike intrusion and the search for the missing deation source. Abstract , Fall Meeting AGU.,
    San Francisco, California, USA, December 2019. (Poster)
  • 17. Pinel, V. , Smittarello, D. ,Maccaferri, F., Rivalta, E., Cayol, V., Stress eld control on magma path and velocity.
    Abstract , Fall Meeting AGU., San Francisco, California, USA, December 2019. (Oral)
  • 16. Barnoud A., Cayol V., Gailler L., Smittarello D. , Bodart O., Dumont Q., Hrysiewicz A., Dabaghi F., Froger J.-L.,
    Peltier A., Chevrel O., Roult J., Chaput M., 2019. Towards joint modelling and inversion of surface displacements and
    microgravimetric temporal variations for the characterization of eruptive sources at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano.
    4èmes Rencontres Scientiques et Techniques RESIF 2019, Biarritz (64), France. (Poster)
  • 15. Smittarello, D. , Cayol, V., Pinel, V., Froger, J.-L., Peltier, A., Combining InSAR and GNSS to track magma transport
    at basaltic volcanoes MDIS Petite Pierre, France, October 2019. (Oral)
  • 14. Barnoud A., Cayol V., Gailler L., Smittarello D. , Bodart O., Dumont Q., Hrysiewicz A., Dabaghi F., Froger J.-L.,
    Peltier A., Chevrel O., Roult J., Chaput M., 2019. Towards joint modelling and inversion of surface displacements and
    microgravimetric temporal variations for the characterization of eruptive sources at the Piton de la Fournaise volcano.
    MDIS, La Petite-Pierre (67), France. (Poster)
  • 13. Smittarello, D. , Pinel, V., Maccaferri, F., Cayol V., Velocity variations of a propagating dyke in presence of an external
    stress field : insights from anallogue models , Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 21, EGU2019-7404, 2019, EGU General
    Assembly 2019. (ora
  • 12. Maccaferri, F., Smittarello, D. , Pinel, V., Cayol V., On the propagation path of hydrofractures and magma-lled dykes :
    the competition between external stress, internal pressure, and crack length , Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 21,
    EGU2019-4009, 2019, EGU General Assembly 2019. (oral)

2018

  • 11. Smittarello D. , Cayol V.(speaker), Pinel V., Peltier A., Froger J. (2018). Propagation of magma associated to Piton
    de la Fournaise eruptions from joint inversion of InSAR and GNSS data. 26ème Réunion des Sciences de la Terre, Lille,
    France, Nov., 2018. (invited talk)
  • 10. Maccaferri, F., Smittarello, D. , Pinel, V., On the propagation path of hydrofractures and magma-lled dykes : the
    competition between external stress, internal pressure, and crack length , Geomod, Barcelona, Oct., 2018 (oral)
  • 9. Smittarello, D. , Cayol, V., Pinel, V,. Peltier, A., Froger, J.-L., Basaltic Magma Propagation : Insight from Inversion of
    InSAR and GNSS data of the May 2016 Piton de la Fournaise eruption, Wegener, September 2018. (poster)
  • 8. Smittarello, D. , Cayol, V., Pinel, V,. Peltier, A., Froger, J.-L., Basaltic Magma Propagation : Insight from Inversion of
    InSAR and GNSS data of the May 2016 Piton de la Fournaise eruption, Cities on Volcanoes, Naples, September 2018.
    (oral)
  • 7. Maccaferri, F., Smittarello, D. , Pinel, V., On the propagation path of hydrofractures and magma-lled dykes : the com-
    petition between external stress, internal pressure, and crack length , Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 20, EGU2018-
    8232, 2018, EGU General Assembly 2018. (poster)
  • 6. Smittarello, D. , Cayol, V., Pinel, V,. Peltier, A., Froger, J.-L., Propagation of Basaltic Intrusions : Insight from Inversion
    of InSAR and GNSS data of the May 2016 Eruption of Piton de la Fournaise Volcano (La Réunion, France). Student
    Congressional Congress, Autrans, February 2018. (oral)

2017

  • 5. Smittarello, D. , Cayol, V., Pinel, V., Peltier, A., Froger, J.-L., Modeling of Propagation of Basaltic Intrusions : Ap-
    plication to the May 2016 Eruption of Piton de la Fournaise Volcano MDIS Besse en Chandesse, France, October 2017.
    (poster)
  • 4. Froger, J.-L. , Cayol, V. , Tridon, M., Bato, M. G. , Remy, D. , Chen, Y. , Smittarello D. ,Pinel, V. , Prival, J.-M. , Villeneuve, N. ,
    Peltier, A., Augier, A., Rivet, S., Guehenneux, Y. . Indian Ocean InSAR Observatory (OI2)  Routine Interferometric Monitoring
    of a Volcanic Island, the Piton de la Fournaise, Fringe 2017 Workshop. (poster)
  • 3. Smittarello, D. , Cayol, V., Pinel, V,. Peltier, A., Froger, J.-L., Modeling of Propagation of basaltic intrusions : Application
    to the Piton de la Fournaise Volcano. Student Congressional Congress of ISTerre, la Ferrière d’Allevard, June 2017. (oral)
  • 2. Smittarello, D. , Grandin, R., De Chabalier, J. B., Doubre, C., Deprez, A., Masson, F., Socquet, A. and Saad, I. A.
    (2017). Transient deformation in the AsalGhoubbet Rift (Djibouti) since the 1978 diking event : Is deformation controlled
    by magma supply rates ? Joint Assembly TSG-VMSG-BGA, Liverpool, Great Britain, January 2017. (poster)

2016

  • 1. Smittarello, D. , Grandin, R., De Chabalier, J. B., Doubre, C., Deprez, A., Masson, F., Socquet, A. and Saad, I. A.
    Transient deformation in the AsalGhoubbet Rift (Djibouti) since the 1978 diking event : Is deformation controlled by
    magma supply rates ? Abstract T43G-04, Fall Meeting AGU., San Francisco, California, USA, December 2016. (oral)