Olivier Lengliné

Assistant Professor


PhD. Geophysics, Jan, 2009
Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France

M.S. and Magistère Geophysics, Jul. 2005
IPGP, ENS & Université Paris VII, Paris, France

Research Interests

  • Earthquake triggering
  • Crack mechanics
  • Micro-earthquakes source studies
  • Earthquake and fault physics
  • Volcano-earthquakes interactions


  • Continuum Mechanics (1A)
  • Mechanics of fluid and flow (1A)
  • Geophysical Laboratory classes (1A)
  • Rock Physics (2A)
  • Geomechanics (2A)
  • Well Logging - on site instruction (2A)


Marsan D. and O. Lengliné (2008), Extending earthquakes' reach through cascading, Science, 319, (5866), 1076, [DOI:10.1126/science.1148783]

Lengliné, O., D. Marsan, J.-L. Got, V. Pinel, V. Ferrazzini, and P. G. Okubo (2008), Seismicity and deformation induced by magma accumulation at three basaltic volcanoes, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B12305, [DOI:10.1029/2008JB005937]

Lengliné O. and D. Marsan (2009), Inferring the coseismic and the postseismic stress changes caused by the 2004 Mw=6 Parkfield earthquake from variations of recurrence times of microearthquakes, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B10303, [DOI:10.1029/2008JB006118]

Marsan D.  and O. Lengliné (2010), A new estimation of the decay of aftershock density with distance to the mainshock, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B9302, [DOI:10.1029/2009JB007119]

Lengliné, O. and J.-L. Got (2011), Rupture Directivity of microearthquake sequences near Parkfield, California,  Geophys. Res. Lett., 38,  L08310, [DOI:10.1029/2011GL047303]

Lengliné, O., J. Schmittbuhl, J. Elkhoury, J.-P. Ampuero, R. Toussaint and K. J. Maloy (2011), Downscaling of fracture energy during brittle creep experiments, J. Geophys. Res, 116, B08215, [DOI:10.1029/2010JB008059]

Karabulut H., J. Schmittbuhl, S. Ozalaybey, O. Lengliné, A. Komec, V. Durand, M. Bouchon, G. Daniel and M.-P. Bouin (2011), Evolution of the seismicity in the eastern Marmara Sea a decade before and after the 17 August 1999 Izmit earthquake, Tectonophysics, 510, 17-27, [DOI:10.1016/j.tecto.2011.07.009]

Lengliné, O., R Toussaint, J. Schmittbuhl, J. Elkhoury, J.-P Ampuero, K. T. Tallakstad, S. Santucci and K. J. Maloy (2011), Average crack-front velocity during subcritical fracture propagation in a heterogeneous medium, Phys. Rev. E, 84, 3, [DOI:10.1103/PhysRevE.84.036104]

Traversa P., O. Lengliné, O. Macedo, J.-P. Metaxian, J.-R. Grasso, A. Inza and E. Taipe (2011), Short Term Forecasting of Explosions at Ubinas Volcano, Peru, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B11301, [DOI:10.1029/2010JB008180]

Lengliné O.,  J. Elkhoury, G. Daniel, J. Schmittbuhl, R. Toussaint J.-P. Ampuero and M. Bouchon (2012), Interplay of seismic and aseismic deformations during earthquake swarms: an experimental approach,  Earth Pl. Sc. Lett., 331, 215-223, [DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.03.022]

Lengliné, O., B. Enescu, Z. Peng and K. Shiomi (2012), Decay and expansion of the early aftershock activity following the 2011, Mw9.0 Tohoku earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L18309, [DOI:10.1029/2012GL052797]

Schmittbuhl, J., Lengliné, O., Cornet, F., Cuenot, N., & Genter, A. (2014). Induced seismicity in EGS reservoir: the creep route. Geothermal Energy2(1), 1-13.

Lengliné, O., Lamourette, L., Vivin, L., Cuenot, N., & Schmittbuhl, J. (2014). Fluid‐induced earthquakes with variable stress drop. J. Geophys. Res. [DOI:0.1002/2014JB011282]

Stormo, A., Lengliné, O., & Schmittbuhl, J. (2015). Mechanical origin of b-value changes during stimulation of deep geothermal reservoirs. Geothermal Energy,3(1), 1-18.

Gardonio B., D. Marsan, O. Lengliné, B. Enescu, M. Bouchon & J.-L. Got (2015), Changes in seismicity and stress loading on subduction faults in the Kanto region, Japan, 2011 - 2014, J. Geophys. Res.[DOI:10.1002/2014JB011798]

Lengliné, O. and J.-P. Ampuero (2015). Insights on earthquake triggering processes from early aftershocks of repeating micro earthquakes, J. Geophys. Res.[DOI:10.1002/2015JB012287]

Schmittbuhl, J., H. Karabulut, O. Lengliné & M. Bouchon (2016), Seismicity distribution and locking depth along the Main Marmara Fault, Turkey, G-Cubed. [DOI:10.1002/2015GC006120]

Stormo, A., O. Lengliné, J. Schmittbuhl & A. Hansen (2016), Soft-Clamp Fiber Bundle Model and Interfacial Crack Propagation: Comparison Using a Non-linear Imposed Displacement, Frontiers in Physics. [DOI:10.3389/fphy.2016.00018]

Lengliné, O., Z. Duputel & V. Ferrazzini (2016), Uncovering the hidden signature of a magmatic recharge at Piton de la Fournaise volcano using small earthquakes, Geophys. Res. Lett.[DOI:10.1002/2016GL068383]

Toussaint, R., O. Lengliné, S. Santucci, T. Vincent-Dospital, M. Naert-Guillot & K. J. Måløy (2016), How cracks are hot and cool: a burning issue for paper, Soft Matter, [DOI:0.1039/C6SM00615A]

Turkaya, S., Toussaint, R., Eriksen, F. K., Lengliné, O., Daniel, G., Flekkøy, E. G., & Måløy, K. J. (2016). Note: Localization based on estimated source energy homogeneity. Review of Scientific Instruments, 87(9), 096101, [DOI:10.1063/1.4962407]

Schmittbuhl, J., Karabulut, H., Lengliné, O., & Bouchon, M. (2016). Long‐lasting seismic repeaters in the Central Basin of the Main Marmara Fault, Geophys. Res. Lett.43(18), 9527-9534. [DOI:10.1002/2016GL070505]

Lengliné, O., Boubacar, M., & Schmittbuhl, J. (2017). Seismicity related to the hydraulic stimulation of GRT1, Rittershoffen, France. Geophysical Journal International, 208 (3), 1704-1715. [DOI:10.1093/gji/ggw490]

Lengliné, O., Frank, W. B., Marsan, D., & Ampuero, J. P. (2017). Imbricated slip rate processes during slow slip transients imaged by low-frequency earthquakes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters476, 122-131. [DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2017.07.032]

Griffiths, L., Lengliné, O., Heap, M. J., Baud, P., & Schmittbuhl, J. (2018). Thermal cracking in Westerly Granite monitored using direct wave velocity, coda wave interferometry, and acoustic emissions. J. Geophys. Res.123(3), 2246-2261. [DOI:10.1002/2017JB015191]

Jestin, C., O. Lengliné & J. Schmittbuhl (2018). Mode-III interfacial crack propagation in heterogeneous media. Phys. Rev. E 97, 063004. [DOI:10.1103/PhysRevE.97.063004]

Cochard, A., O. Lengliné, K. J. Maloy & R. Toussaint (2019). Thermally activated crack fronts propagating in pinning disorder: simultaneous brittle/creep behaviour depending on scale. ‎Philos. Trans. Royal Soc. A, 377, 2136. [DOI:10.1098/rsta.2017.0399]

Duputel., Z., O. Lengliné & V. Ferrazzini (2019).  Constraining Spatiotemporal Characteristics of Magma Migration at Piton De La Fournaise Volcano From Pre‐eruptive Seismicity. Geophys. Res. Lett., [DOI:10.1029/2018GL080895]

Jestin, C., Lengliné, O., & Schmittbuhl, J. (2019). Energy partitioning during subcritical mode I crack propagation through a heterogeneous interface. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124(1), 837-855, [DOI:10.1029/2018JB016831]

Williams, J. R., Hawthorne, J. C., & Lengliné, O. (2019). The long recurrence intervals of small repeating earthquakes may be due to the slow slip rates of small fault strands. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(22), 12823-12832. [DOI:10.1029/2019GL084778]

Turquet, A. L., Toussaint, R., Eriksen, F. K., Daniel, G., Lengliné, O., Flekkøy, E. G., & Måløy, K. J. (2019). Source localization of microseismic emissions during pneumatic fracturing. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(7), 3726-3733. [DOI:10.1029/2019GL082198]

Azzola, J., Schmittbuhl, J., Zigone, D., Lengliné, O., Masson, F., & Magnenet, V. (2020). Elastic strain effects on wave scattering: implications for coda wave interferometry (CWI). Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125(3), [DOI:10.1029/2019JB018974]

Cauchie, L., Lengliné, O., & Schmittbuhl, J. (2020). Seismic asperity size evolution during fluid injection: case study of the 1993 Soultz-sous-Forêts injection. Geophysical Journal International, 221(2), 968-980. [DOI:10.1093/gji/ggaa051]

Lengliné, O., Duputel, Z., & Okubo, P. G. (2020). Tracking dike propagation leading to the 2018 Kīlauea eruption. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 116653. [DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116653]