Sara Bazin

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Near surface geophysics methods: Electrical Resistivity Tomography, Induced Polarization, Airborne Electro-Magnetics, Refraction Seismics, and Ground Penetrating Radar. 
  • Near surface geophysics surveys for landslides and geotechnical projects. 
  • Extensive land and marine geophysics survey (planning and completion).
  • More recently: Ambient seismic noise / microtremor analysis
  • Previously: Geophysical monitoring for volcano and seismological observatories. 

Courses taught

Background

2018 – : Associate Professor, Department of Geoscience, University of Oslo, Norway
2010 – : Senior Engineer, Norwegian Geotechnical Institute, Geosurveys Division, Oslo, Norway
2009 – 2010: Research visitor at International Centre for Geohazards, Oslo, Norway
2005 – 2009: Head of the Volcano and Seismic Observatory in Martinique (FWI)
2003 – 2005: Seismologist at the Volcano and Seismic Observatory in Guadeloupe (FWI)
2001 – 2003: Assistant Professor at the Marine Geosciences Lab, IPGP, France
2000: Marie Curie Fellow at the Bullard Lab, University of Cambridge, UK
1994 – 2000: PhD student in Geophysics at the Scripps Inst. of Oceanography, USA

Publications

  • Helle, Tonje Eide; Aagaard, Per; Nordal, Steinar; Long, Michael & Bazin, Sara (2019). A geochemical, mineralogical and geotechnical characterization of the low plastic, highly sensitive glaciomarine clay at Dragvoll, Norway. AIMS Geosciences.  ISSN 2471-2132.  5(4), s 704- 722 . doi: 10.3934/geosci.2019.4.704 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Bazin, Sara; Kvistedal, Yme Asgeir; Anschütz, Helgard; Tunbridge, Lloyd; Jankowski, Pawel; Fannian, K.; Strømsvik, Helene & Grøv, Eivind (2018). Case study of crosshole GPR tomography for grouting distribution in rock fractures, In - et al. (ed.),  EAGE-HAGI 1st Asia Pacific Meeting on Near Surface Geoscience and Engineering. Yogyakarta, Indonesia 9 – 13 April 2018.  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 978-1-5108-6269-2.  S1901.
  • Bazin, Sara; Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Viezzoli, Andrea; Gunther, T; Anschütz, Helgard; Scheibz, Jürgen; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Radic, T & Fjermestad, Halldis (2018). Resistivity and chargeability survey for tunnel investigation: A case study on toxic black shale in Norway. Near Surface Geophysics.  ISSN 1569-4445.  16(1), s 1- 11 . doi: 10.3997/1873-0604.2017036 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Long, Michael; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Bazin, Sara; Kåsin, Kristoffer; Gylland, Anders Samstad & Montaflia, Alberto (2018). Glacio-marine clay resistivity as a proxy for remoulded shear strength: correlations and limitations. Quarterly journal of engineering geology and hydrogeology.  ISSN 1470-9236.  51(1), s 63- 78 . doi: 10.1144/qjegh2016-136 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Anschütz, Helgard; Bazin, Sara; Kåsin, Kristoffer; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo & Smaavik, Tone Fallan (2017). Airborne mapping of sensitive clay-stretching the limits of AEM resolution and accuracy. Near Surface Geophysics.  ISSN 1569-4445.  15(5), s 467- 474 . doi: 10.3997/1873-0604.2017018 Show summary
  • Anschütz, Helgard; Vöge, Malte; Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Bazin, Sara; Sauvin, Guillaume; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo & Berggren, Anne-Lise (2017). From Manual to Automatic AEM Bedrock Mapping. Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics.  ISSN 1083-1363.  22(1), s 35- 49 . doi: 10.2113/JEEG22.1.35 Show summary
  • Gribben, Shane; Bazin, Sara; Donohue, Shane; Sivakumar, V. & L'Heureux, Jean-Sébastien (2017). Investigating How the Changes in Geotechnical Properties of Sensitive Clays Influence Their Geophysical Properties, In Vikas Kumar Singh Thakur; Jean-Sébastien L'Heureux & Ariane Locat (ed.),  Landslides in Sensitive Clays - From Research to Implementation.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-319-56486-9.  Chapter 8.  s 87 - 96 Show summary
  • Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Bazin, Sara; Christensen, Craig; Ahrens, Sven; Gunther, Thomas & Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo (2017). Comparison between 2D and 3D ERT inversion for engineering site investigations – a case study from Oslo Harbour. Near Surface Geophysics.  ISSN 1569-4445.  15(2), s 201- 209 . doi: 10.3997/1873-0604.2016052 Show summary
  • Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Anschütz, Helgard; Kåsin, Kristoffer & Bazin, Sara (2017). Helicopter Electromagnetic Scanning as a First Step in Regional Quick Clay Mapping, In Vikas Kumar Singh Thakur; Jean-Sébastien L'Heureux & Ariane Locat (ed.),  Landslides in Sensitive Clays - From Research to Implementation.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-319-56486-9.  Chapter 39.  s 443 - 452 Show summary
  • Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Anschütz, Helgard; Kåsin, Kristoffer & Bazin, Sara (2017). Probability of Sensitive Clay from AEM Data, In 2017 EAGE (ed.),  23rd European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics 2017. Proceedings of a meeting held 3-7 September 2017, Malmö, Sweden. Held at Near Surface Geoscience Conference and Exhibition 2017.  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 978-1-5108-5079-8.  TU 23 A04.  s 202 - 206 Show summary
  • Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Sørmo, Erlend; Bazin, Sara; Skurdal, Guro H.; Thomassen, Tore; Anschütz, Helgard & Scheibz, Jürgen (2017). Delineating hazardous material without touching — AEM mapping of Norwegian alum shale. First Break.  ISSN 0263-5046.  35(8), s 35- 39 Show summary
  • Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Persson, Lena; Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Kåsin, Kristoffer; Anschütz, Helgard; Bastani, Merhdad; Bazin, Sara & Löfroth, Hjördis (2017). Integrated scanning for quick clay with AEM and ground-based investigations. First Break.  ISSN 0263-5046.  35(8), s 73- 79 Show summary
  • Sauvin, Guillaume; Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland & Bazin, Sara (2017). Shear-wave Reflection-seismic and ERT Investigation for Slope Stability, In 2017 EAGE (ed.),  23rd European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics 2017. Proceedings of a meeting held 3-7 September 2017, Malmö, Sweden. Held at Near Surface Geoscience Conference and Exhibition 2017.  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 978-1-5108-5079-8.  MO 23 A05.  s 10 - 14 Show summary
  • Skurdal, Guro Huun; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Davis, A.; Bazin, Sara; Anschütz, Helgard; Nyboe, N.S.; Foged, N.; Thomassen, T. & Wiig, T. (2017). Stretching AEM Near-surface Resolution Limits Related to Low- and Very High Resistivity Contrasts, In 2017 EAGE (ed.),  Second European Airborne Electromagnetics Conference 2017. Proceedings of a meeting held 3-7 September 2017, Malmo, Sweden. Held at Near Surface Geoscience Conference & Exhibition 2017.  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 978-1-5108-5080-4.  x.  s 51 - 55 Show summary
  • Anschütz, Helgard; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Berggren, Anne-Lise; Bazin, Sara; Vöge, Malte & Pedersen, Jesper (2016). Regional Geotechnical Railway Route Assessment Using Airborne Electromagnetics / Session: Transportation and Infrastructure Geophysics. Proceedings of SAGEEP.  ISSN 1554-8015.  s 490 . doi: 10.4133/SAGEEP.29-082 Show summary
  • Bazin, Sara; Anschütz, Helgard; Sauvin, Guillaume; Helle, Tonje Eide; Gribben, Shane; Donohue, Shane & Long, Michael (2016). Geophysical characterisation of marine and quick clay sites: Field and Laboratory tests, In  In pursuit of best practice - Conference proceedings.  Australian Geomechnics Society.  ISBN 9780994626103.  Geophysics.
  • Malehmir, A.; Socco, L.V.; Bastani, M.; Krawczyk, C.M.; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Miller, R.D.; Maurer, H.; Frauenfelder, Regula; Suto, K.; Bazin, Sara; Merz, K.O. & Dahlin, T. (2016). Near-Surface Geophysical Characterization of Areas Prone to Natural Hazards: A Review of the Current and Perspective on the Future. Advances in Geophysics.  ISSN 0065-2687.  57, s 51- 146 . doi: 10.1016/bs.agph.2016.08.001 Show summary
  • Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Sandven, Rolf Birger; Motafia, Alberto; Gylland, Anders Samstad; Long, Mike; Kåsin, Kristoffer; Smaavik, Tone Fallan; Anschütz, Helgard & Bazin, Sara (2016). GEOPHYSICAL AND GEOTECHNICAL DETECTION OF HIGHLY SENSITIVE GLACIOMARINE CLAY (QUICK CLAY) / Session: Integrated Near Surface Geophysics Case Histories. Proceedings of SAGEEP.  ISSN 1554-8015.  s 371- 371 . doi: 10.4133/SAGEEP.29-063 Show summary
  • Anschütz, Helgard; Bazin, Sara & Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo (2015). Towards Using AEM for Sensitive Clay Mapping - A Case Study from Norway, In  First European Airborne Electromagnetics Conference: Proceedings of a meeting held 6-10 September 2015, Turin, Italy. Held at Near Surface Geoscience 2015.  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 9781510814158.  AEM 04.
  • Bazin, Sara; Anschütz, Helgard; Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo & Scheibz, Jürgen (2015). ERT inversion industry standard versus cutting edge developments, time for a change?, In  28th Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems 2015 (SAGEEP 2015).  Curran Associates, Inc..  ISBN 9781510802483.  x.  s 471 - 474
  • Bazin, Sara; Anschütz, Helgard; Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Scheibz, Jürgen & Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo (2015). On the Use of ERT and AEM Resistivities for a Tunnel Pre-investigation, In  Near Surface Geoscience 2015 - 21st European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics. Proceedings of a meeting held 6-10 September 2015, Turin, Italy..  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 9781510814127.  x.  s 29 - 34
  • Leclerc, F.; Feuillet, N.; Perret, M.; Cabioch, G.; Bazin, Sara; Lebrun, J.-F. & Saurel, J.M. (2015). The reef Platform of Martinique: interplay between eustasy, tectonic subsidence and volcanism since Late Pleistocene. Marine Geology.  ISSN 0025-3227.  369, s 34- 51 . doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2015.08.001
  • Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Bazin, Sara; Anschütz, Helgard & Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo (2015). Black Shale Mapping by AEM for Geotechnical Applications, In  First European Airborne Electromagnetics Conference: Proceedings of a meeting held 6-10 September 2015, Turin, Italy. Held at Near Surface Geoscience 2015.  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 9781510814158.  Tu AEM 12.
  • Scheibz, Jürgen; Bazin, Sara; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo & Fiandaca, G. (2015). Total Chargeability versus Full Wave Form Time Domain IP Inversion - A Case Study from a DNAPL Contamination in Norway, In  Near Surface Geoscience 2015 - 21st European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics. Proceedings of a meeting held 6-10 September 2015, Turin, Italy..  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 9781510814127.  B03.  s 581 - 585
  • Bazin, Sara; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Anschütz, Helgard; Grøneng, Guro & Christensen, C. (2014). Tunnel pre-investigation: towards a resistivity to rock-quality transform, In  Near Surface Geoscience 2014 - 20th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics. Proceedings of a meeting held 14-18 September 2014, Athens, Greece.  Curran Associates, Inc..  ISBN 9781634392747.  x.  s 74 - 78
  • Bazin, Sara; Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Grøneng, Guro & Christensen, Craig (2014). One Little Step Towards a Resistivity to Rock-Quality Transform. Proceedings of SAGEEP.  ISSN 1554-8015. . doi: 10.1190/SAGEEP.27-041
  • Lysdahl, Asgeir Olaf Kydland; Bazin, Sara; Stokkeland, C.; Ahrens, S.; Helander, R.; Høiseter, Åse; Scheibz, Jürgen & Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo (2014). 2.5D ERT Survey in Oslo Harbor: Medieval heritage in an urban development area, In  Near Surface Geoscience 2014 - 20th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics. Proceedings of a meeting held 14-18 September 2014, Athens, Greece.  Curran Associates, Inc..  ISBN 9781634392747.  x.  s 790 - 794
  • Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Bazin, Sara & Helle, Tonje Eide (2014). An Integrated Approach to Quick-Clay Mapping Based on Resistivity Measurements and Geotechnical Investigations, In Jean-Sébastien L'Heureux; Ariane Locat; Serge Leroueil; Denis Demers & Jacques Locat (ed.),  Landslides in Sensitive Clays - From Geosciences to Risk Management.  Springer.  ISBN 978-94-007-7078-2.  15.  s 193 - 204
  • Sauvin, Guillaume; Lecomte, Isabelle; Bazin, Sara; Hansen, Louise; Vanneste, Maarten & L'Heureux, Jean-Sébastien (2014). On the integrated use of geophysics for quick-clay mapping: The Hvittingfoss case study, Norway. Journal of Applied Geophysics.  ISSN 0926-9851.  106, s 1- 13 . doi: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2014.04.001
  • Sauvin, Guillaume; Lecomte, Isabelle; Bazin, Sara; L'Heureux, Jean-Sébastien & Vanneste, Maarten (2014). Geophysical data integration for quick-clay mapping: The Hvittingfoss case study, Norway, In Jean-Sébastien L'Heureux; Ariane Locat; Serge Leroueil; Denis Demers & Jacques Locat (ed.),  Landslides in Sensitive Clays - From Geosciences to Risk Management.  Springer.  ISBN 978-94-007-7078-2.  18.  s 229 - 239
  • Bazin, Sara & Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo (2013). Mapping of quick clay by Electrical Resistivity Tomography under structural constraint. Journal of Applied Geophysics.  ISSN 0926-9851.  98, s 280- 287 . doi: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2013.09.002
  • Michoud, C.; Bazin, Sara; Blikra, Lars Harald; Derron, Marc-Henri & Jaboyedoff, M. (2013). Experiences from site-specific landslide early warning systems. Natural hazards and earth system sciences.  ISSN 1561-8633.  13(10), s 2659- 2673 . doi: 10.5194/nhess-13-2659-2013 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Sauvin, Guillaume; Lecomte, Isabelle; Bazin, Sara; L'Heureux, Jean-Sébastien; Vanneste, Maarten; Solberg, Inger-Lise & Dalsegg, Einar (2013). Towards geophysical and geotechnical integration for quick-clay mapping in Norway. Near Surface Geophysics.  ISSN 1569-4445.  11(6), s 613- 623 . doi: 10.3997/1873-0604.2012064
  • Goslin, Jean; Perrot, Julie; Royer, Jean-Yves; Martin, Christophe; Lourenço, Nuno; Luis, Joaquim Manuel Friere Freire; Dziak, Robert; Matsumoto, Haru; Haxel, Joe; Fowler, Mathew; Fox, Christopher G; Lau, Tai-Kwan & Bazin, Sara (2012). Spatiotemporal distribution of the seismicity along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge north of the Azores from hydroacoustic data: insights into seismogenic processes in a ridge-hotspot context. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems.  ISSN 1525-2027. . doi: 10.1029/2011GC003828
  • Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie; Glimsdal, Sylfest; Bazin, Sara; Zamora, Natalia; Løvholt, Finn; Bungum, Hilmar; Smebye, Helge; Gauer, Peter & Kjekstad, Oddvar (2012). Tsunami hazard in the Caribbean: Regional exposure derived from credible worst case scenarios. Continental Shelf Research.  ISSN 0278-4343.  38, s 1- 23 . doi: /10.1016/j.csr.2012.02.006 Show summary
  • Løvholt, Finn; Pedersen, Geir Kleivstul; Bazin, Sara; Kühn, Daniela; Bredesen, Rolv Erlend & Harbitz, Carl Bonnevie (2012). Stochastic analysis of tsunami runup due to heterogeneous coseismic slip and dispersion. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans.  ISSN 2169-9275.  117 . doi: 10.1029/2011JC007616 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo; Bazin, Sara; Anschütz, Helgard & Lato, Matt (2012). Geofysisk kartlegging av risiko for kulturminne ifm prosjektering av nye Dronning Eufemiasgate, I: Erik Frogner; Kristian Aunaas; Kristin Hilde Holmøy & Siri Engen (red.),  Fjellsprengningsdagen - Bergmekanikkdagen - Geoteknikkdagen 2012.  Norsk Jord- og Fjellteknisk Forbund.  ISBN 978-82-8208-033-0.  33.
  • Sauvin, Guillaume; Lecomte, Isabelle; Bazin, Sara; L'Heureux, Jean-Sébastien & Vanneste, Maarten (2012). Geophysical Investigations of Quick-clay Slide Prone Areas, In Authors Several (ed.),  Near Surface Geoscience 2012.  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 978-90-73834-34-7.  Extended Abstract.
  • Sauvin, Guillaume; Lecomte, Isabelle; Bazin, Sara; L`Heureux, Jean-Sèbastien & Malehmir, Aliresza (2012). Quick-clay landslide-prone grounds in Norway and Sweden: a complex problem requiring a combined geophysical and geotechnical approach, In 2012 EAGE (ed.),  74th EAGE Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2012.  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 978-90-73834-27-9.  Workshop 04.
  • Beauducel, François; Bazin, Sara; Bengoubou-Valérius, Mendy; Bouin, Marie-Paule; Bosson, Alexis; Anténor-Habazac, Christian; Clouard, Valérie & de Chabalier, Jean-Bernard (2011). Empirical model for rapid macroseismic intensities prediction in Guadeloupe and Martinique. Comptes rendus Geoscience.  ISSN 1631-0713.  343(11-12), s 717- 728 . doi: 10.1016/j.crte.2011.09.004
  • Sauvin, Guillaume; Bazin, Sara; Vanneste, Maarten; Lecomte, Isabelle & Pfaffhuber, Andreas Aspmo (2011). Towards Joint Inversion/Interpretation for Landslide-prone Areas in Norway - Integrating Geophysics and Geotechnique, In  Near Surface 2011 - the 17th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics.  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.  ISBN 978-90-73834-15-6.  Geotechnical Applications of Geophysics.

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