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Educational Background

  • PhD in Earth Sciences, Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans - Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand II, France (2007)DEA (M.Sc.) Magmatic and Metamorphic Processes, Volcanology, Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans - Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand II, France (2004).
  • Licence and DEUG in Earth Sciences (B.Sc.), Université Blaise Pascal, C.-Ferrand II and Université Claude Bernard, Lyon I, France (2002).

Research experience and employment history

  • April 2023 - Present: Researcher at Geo3bcn - CSIC (Barcelona, Spain).
  • Feb 2022 - March 2023: Research and Development Engineer at Naga Geophysics (Savoie, France).
  • Jan 2019 - Feb 2021: Postdoctorate at the Research Corporation of the University of Hawai‘i (Oahu, Hawaii, United States).
  • Jan 2017 - June 2017: Fixed-term Lecturer at Université Clermont Auvergne - Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans (Clermont-Ferrand, France).
  • Feb 2014 - March 2015: Research associate at Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera (CSIC Barcelona, Spain).
  • May 2010 - May 2013: Postdoctoral Researcher at Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera (Group of Volcanology of Barcelona – CSIC, Spain).
  • Jan 2008 - Dec 2010: Postdoctoral Researcher at Laboratory of Experimental Geophysics (Università Degli Studi Di Firenze, Italy) and INGV Rome.
  • End of 2007: Postdoctoral stay (4 months) - Laboratoire Géosciences Réunion (Réunion Island, France).

Research Interests

My research interests focus on the structure, hydrogeology, and hydrothermal circulations of volcanoes, with a particular emphasis on volcanic islands and monogenetic volcanic fields. I employ and develop methodologies primarily based on near-surface geophysics, often within the framework of multidisciplinary field-based studies. Since 2022, I have expanded my research themes to include innovative hydrogeophysics methods, specifically the Induced Polarization method, in diverse fields such as natural hazards, archaeology, and civil engineering (dams and embankments structural integrity).

One of my main and broad areas of interest revolves around underground imaging, involving quantifying physical underground parameters such as water content, porosity, and clay content. My focus is on applying this knowledge to tackle questions related to volcanic structures and hazards, and contribute to volcano monitoring efforts, with particular attention to flank instability and magma/water interactions. Furthermore, I explore the thematics of water resources in both volcanic and non-volcanic regions.

By combining these research interests, I aim to enhance our understanding of volcanic processes, improve hazard assessment and mitigation strategies, and contribute to sustainable water resource management.

Outreach and awards

October 2019, “What’s inside a volcano?” at the SOEST Open House, University of Hawaii.

2019, Community and education engagement volunteer with STEMulate: project developing and integrating a Problem Based Learning curriculum to increase underrepresented low-income high school students’ motivation and interest in STEM in the State of Hawaii.

Since end of 2017, ambassador of Volcano Active Foundation.

Popularization article in LAVE magazine nº193-2018 (in French): Le système hydrothermal du Piton de la Fournaise (The hydrothermal system of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano).

Since 2003, member of NGO Volcan Explor Action (VEA), for education to volcanic risk.

Volcanic risk education center created in Arequipa (Peru) and Scientific collaboration with Instituto Geológico Minero y Metalúrgico (Ingemmet) and Instituto Geofísico del Perú (IGP).

Popularization article in the Banque des savoirs de l'Essonne website (in French): Les volcans de la Chaîne des Puys peuvent-ils se réveiller ? (Can the Chaîne des Puys volcanoes wake up?):

Contribution to popularization articles of the publication Barde-Cabusson et al., GRL (2013):

  • Selected Research Spotlights in EOS:
  • Live Science (in English):
  • CSIC (in English, Spanish, and Catalan):

Contribution to popularization article in the boletín del Instituto Geográfico Nacional about the ESTEPA project:

Contribution to popularization article of the publication Villasante-Marcos et al. (2014) in Servicio de Información y Noticias Científicas (Spanish) :






Revil A., Finizola A., Johnson T., Ricci T., Gresse M., Delcher E., Barde-Cabusson S., Duvillard P.A., Ripepe M. (2023, in press) The thermal plumbing system of Stromboli volcano, Aeolian Islands (Italy) inferred from electrical conductivity and induced polarization tomography. J. of Geophys. Res. Solid Earth.

Barde-Cabusson S., Bolós X., Graettinger AH., Nemeth K., (2023) Editorial: From magma generation to surface processes in monogenetic volcanism. Front. Earth Sci. 11:1155137. doi: 10.3389/feart.2023.1155137

Revil A., Qi Y., Barde-Cabusson S., Gresse M. (2021) Induced polarization of volcanic rocks.7. Induced polarization of a monogenic dome. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 420, 107410.

Grobbe N., Mordret A., Barde-Cabusson S., Ellison L., Lach M., Seo Y.-H., Viti T., Ward L., Zhang H. (2021) A multi-hydrogeophysical study of a watershed at Kaiwi Coast (O`ahu, Hawai`i), using seismic ambient noise surface wave tomography and self-potential data. Water Resource Research 57 -4.

Barde-Cabusson S., Finizola A., Grobbe N. (2021) A practical approach for self-potential data acquisition, processing, and visualization. Interpretation Vol. 9, No. 1, p. 1–21.

Dumont M., Peltier A., Roblin E., Reninger P.-A., Barde-Cabusson S., Finizola A., Ferrazzini V. (2019) Imagery of internal structure and destabilization features of active volcano by 3D high resolution airborne electromagnetism. Scientific Reports 9, 18280.

Grobbe N. and Barde-Cabusson S. (2019) Self-potential studies in volcanic environments: a cheap and efficient method for multi-scale fluid flow investigations. Int. J. Geophys. Vol. 2019.

Chaput M., Finizola A., Peltier A., Villeneuve N., Crovisier M., Barde-Cabusson S. (2019) Where does a volcano break? Using self-potential reiteration to forecast the precise location of major destructive events on active volcanoes: the case study of the Piton de la Fournaise 2007 caldera collapse”, Volcanica, 2(2), pp. 151-159.

Poret M., Finizola A., Ricci T., Ricciardi G.P., Linde N., Mauri G., Barde-Cabusson S., Guichet X., Baron L., Shakas A., Gouhier M., Levieux G., Morin J., Roulleau E., Sortino F., vassallo R., di vito M.A., Orsi. G. (2019) The buried boundary of Vesuvius 1631 caldera revealed by present-day diffuse degassing. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 375, p. 43-56.

Roulleau E., Bravo F., Pinti D.L., Barde-Cabusson S., Pizarro M., Tardani D., Munoz C., Sanchez J., Sano Y., Takahata N., de la Cal F., Esteban C., Morata D., (2017) Structural controls on fluid circulation at the Caviahue-Copahue Volcanic Complex (CCVC) geothermal area (Chile-Argentina), revealed by soil CO2 and temperature, self-potential, and helium isotopes. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. Vol. 341, p. 104-118.

Gaudin D., Ricci T., Finizola A., Delcher E., Alparone S., Barde-Cabusson S., Brothelande E., Di Gangi F., Gambino S., Inguaggiato S., Milluzzo V., Peltier A., Vita F. (2017) Heat flux-based strategies for the thermal monitoring of sub-fumarolic areas: examples from Vulcano and La Soufrière de Guadeloupe. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. Vol. 343, p. 122-134.

Pucci S., Civico R., Ricci T., Delcher E., Finizola A., Marco De Martini P., Pantosti D., Villani F., Sapia V., Barde-Cabusson S., Brothelande E., Gusset R., Mezon C., Orefice S., Peltier A., Poret M., Torres L., Suski B.. (2016) Deep Electrical Resistivity Tomography along the tectonically active Middle Aterno Valley (2009 L’Aquila earthquake area, central Italy). Geophys. J. Int.

Pedrazzi D., Bolós X., Barde-Cabusson S., Martí J. (2016) Reconstructing the eruptive history of a monogenetic volcano through a combination of fieldwork and geophysical surveys: the example of Puig d'Àdri (Garrotxa Volcanic Field). J. Geol. Soc.

Brothelande E., Lénat J.-F., Chaput M., Gailler L., Finizola A., Dumont S., Peltier A., Bachèlery P., Barde-Cabusson S., Byrdina S., Menny P., Colonge J., Douillet G., Letort J., Letourneur L., Merle O., Di Gangi F., Nakedau D., Garaebiti E. (2016) Geophysical structure of an active resurgent dome: the Yenkahe resurgent dome-Yasur volcano system, Siwi caldera, Tanna Island, Vanuatu. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res.

Ricci T., Finizola A., Barde-Cabusson S., Delcher E., Alparone S., Gambino S., Milluzzo V. (2015) Hydrothermal system pressurization evidenced by sub-surface changes in heat transfer modality: the La Fossa cone of Vulcano case study. Geology

Oms O., Bolós X., Barde-Cabusson S., Martí J., Casas A., Lovera R., Himi M., Gómez de Soler B., Campeny Vall-llosera G., Pedrazz D., Agustí J. (2015) Structure of the Pliocene Camp dels Ninots maar-diatreme (Catalan Volcanic Zone, NE Spain). Bull. Volcanol. 77:98.

Geyer A., García-Sellés D., Pedrazzi D., Barde-Cabusson S., Martí J., Muñoz J.A. (2015) Studying monogenetic volcanoes with a terrestrial laser scanner: case study at Croscat volcano (Garrotxa Volcanic Field, Spain). Bull. Volcanol. 77:22.

Bolós X., Martí J, Becerril L., Planagumà Ll., Grosse P., Barde-Cabusson S., (2015) Volcano-structural analysis of La Garrotxa Volcanic Field (NE Iberia): implications for the plumbing system. Tectonophysics 642, p.58-70.

Bolós X., Barde-Cabusson S., Pedrazzi D., Martí J., Casas A., Lovera R., Nadal D. (2014) Geophysical exploration on the subsurface geology of La Garrotxa monogenetic volcanic field (NE Iberian Peninsula). Int. J. Earth Sci., online in June 2014.

Villasante-Marcos V., Finizola A., Abella R., Barde-Cabusson S., Blanco M.J., Brenes B., Cabrera V., Casas B., De Agustín P., Di Gangi F., Domínguez I., García O., Gomis A., Guzmán J., Iribarren I., Levieux  G., López  C., Luengo-Oroz  N., Martín  I., Moreno  M., Meletlidis S., Morin J., Moure D., Pereda J., Ricci T., Romero E., Schütze C., Suski-Ricci B., Torres  P., Trigo P. (2014) Hydrothermal system of Central Tenerife Volcanic Complex, Canary Islands (Spain), inferred from self-potential measurements. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 272, p.59-77,

Barde-Cabusson S., Gottsmann J., Martí J., Bolós X., Camacho A., Geyer A., Planagumà Ll., Ronchin E., Sánchez A. (2014) Structural control of monogenetic volcanism in the Garrotxa Volcanic Field (North-eastern Spain) from gravity and self-potential measurements. Bull. Volcanol. 76, p.788.

Barde-Cabusson S., Bolós X., Pedrazzi D., Lovera R., Serra G., Martí J., Casas A. (2013) Electrical resistivity tomography revealing the internal structure of monogenetic volcanoes. Geophys. Res. Lett. 40, 2544-2549.

Bolós X., Barde-Cabusson S., Pedrazzi D., Martí J., Casas A., Himi M., Lovera R.. (2012) Investigation of the inner structure of La Crosa de Sant Dalmai maar (Catalan Volcanic Zone, Spain). J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 247-248, p.37-48.

Barde Cabusson S., Finizola A., Peltier A., Chaput M., Taquet N., Dumont S., Duputel Z., Guy A., Mathieu L., Saumet S., Sorbadère F., Vieille M.. (2012) Structural control of collapse events inferred by self-potential mapping on the Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion Island). J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res. 209-210, p.9-18.

Revil A., Finizola A., Ricci T., Delcher E., Peltier A., Avard G., Bailly T., Barde Cabusson S., Bennati L., Byrdina S., Colonge J., Di Gangi F., Douillet G., Lupi M., Letort J., and Tsang Hin Sun E.. (2011) Hydrogeology of Stromboli volcano, Aeolian Islands (Italy) from the interpretation of resistivity tomograms, self-potential, soil temperature, and soil CO2 concentration measurements. Geophys. J. International 186, p. 1078-1094.

Finizola A., Ricci T., Deiana R., Barde-Cabusson S., Rossi M., Praticelli N., Giocoli A., Romano G., Delcher E., Suski B., Revil A., Menny P., Di Gangi F, Letort J., Peltier A., Villasante-Marcos V., Douillet G., Avard G., Lelli M. (2010) Adventive hydrothermal circulation on Stromboli volcano (Aeolian Islands, Italy) revealed by geophysical and geochemical approaches: implications for general fluid flow models on volcanoes. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 196, p.111-119,

Barde-Cabusson, S., Levieux G., Lénat J.-F., Finizola A., Revil A., Chaput M., Dumont S., Duputel Z., Guy A., Mathieu L., Saumet S., Sorbadère F., Vieille M. (2009) Transient self-potential anomalies associated with recent lava flows at Piton de la Fournaise volcano (Réunion Island, Indian Ocean), J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res. 187, p.158–166,

Merle O., Barde-Cabusson S., van Wyk de Vries B. (2009) Hydrothermal calderas. Bull. Volcanol.,

Barde-Cabusson, S., Finizola A., Revil A., Ricci T., Piscitelli S., Rizzo E., Angeletti B., Balasco M., Bennati L., Byrdina S., Carzaniga N., Crespy A., Di Gangi F., Morin J., Perrone A., Rossi M., Roulleau E., Suski B., Villeneuve N. (2009) New geological insights and structural control on fluid circulation in La Fossa cone (Vulcano, Aeolian Islands, Italy). J. Volcanol. Geoth. Res. 185, p.231-245,

Revil A., Finizola A., Piscitelli S., Rizzo E., Ricci T., Crespy A., Angeletti B., Balasco M., Barde Cabusson S., Bennati L., Bolève A., Byrdina S., Carzaniga N., Di Gangi F., Morin J., Perrone A., Rossi M., Roulleau E., Suski B. (2008) Inner structure of La Fossa di Vulcano (Vulcano Island, southern Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy) revealed by high-resolution electric resistivity tomography coupled with self-potential, temperature, and CO2 diffuse degassing measurements. J. Geophys. Res. 113, B07207,

Barde-Cabusson, S., and Merle O. (2007) From steep-slope volcano to flat caldera floor, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L10305,

Merle O., Barde-Cabusson S., Maury R. C., Legendre C., Guille G., Blais S. (2006) Volcano core collapse triggered by regional faulting. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 158, p.269-280.

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