Dr Sebastien Allgeyer


Research interests



  • Session Organiser:  Tsunami observations and simulations: a multidisciplinary science (Conveners: S. Allgeyer, S. Watada, T. Baba, P. Cummins, K. Satake), Asia and Oceania Geoscience Society (Singapore, 02-07 Aug 2015)
  • Session Organiser: Advances in Tsunami Observation, Modeling and Forecasting. (Conveners: S. Allgeyer, T. Baba, J. Borrero, P. Cummins), American Geophysical Union (aka. AGU) Fall Meeting, 14-18 December 2015.



  • Tsunami
  • Tsunami observation on seismometers
  • Numerical Simulation
  • High Performance Computing


Current students


  • Tian, S. (PhD Candidate), P. Tregoning, L.J. Renzullo, A.I.J.M. van Dijk, J.P. Walker, V.R.N. Pauwels and S. Allgeyer, Improved water balance estimation through joint assimilation of GRACE water storage and SMOS soil moisture observations, Water Resourc. Res., accepted January 2017
  • Baba, T., S. Allgeyer, J. Hossen, P. Cummins, H. Tsushima, K. Imai, K. Yamashita and T. Kato, Accurate numerical simulation of the far-field tsunami from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake including Boussinesq effect, elastic loading and density stratification, Ocean Modeling, accepted January 2017
  • J. Hossen (PhD Candidate), P. Cummins, S. Roberts, S. Allgeyer, Time Revetrsal Imaging of the Tsunami Source, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 2015 (Link the publication)
  • S. Allgeyer, P. Cummins, Numerical Tsunami Simulation Including Elastic Loading And Sea Water Density Stratification, Geophysical Research Letters, 2014 (Link to the publication)

Highlighted on the National Computational Infrastucture (research story), ANU RSES, and local newspaper

  • F. Boudin, S. Allgeyer, P. Bernard, H. Hebert, M. Olcay, M. El-Madani, B. Schurr, M-F. Esnoult, R. Madariaga, G. Asch, M. Kammenthaler, Analysis and modeling of tsunami-induced tilt for the 2007, M=7.6, Tocopilla and the 2010, M=8.8 Maule earthquakes, Chili, from long base tiltmeter and broad-band seismometer records., Geophysical Journal International, 2013  (Link to the publication)
  • S. Allgeyer, H. Hébert, R. Madariaga, Modelling the tsunami free oscillations in the Marquesas (French Polynesia), Geophysical Journal International, 2013 (Link to the publication)
  • H. Hébert, P.-E. Burg, S. Allgeyer, R. Binet, F. Lavigne, F. Schindelé, The 17 July 2006 tsunami in Java (Indonesia) studied from satellite imagery and numerical modelling, Geophysical Journal International, 2012 (Link to the publication)
  • S. Allgeyer, C. Daubord, A. Loevenbruck, H. Hébert, F. Schindelé, Could a 1755-like tsunami reach the French atlantic coastline? Constraints from 20th century observations and numerical modeling, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 2012 (Link to the publication)
  • J. J. Makela, P. Lognonné, H. Hébert, T. Gehrels, Rolland, S. Allgeyer, A. Kherani, G. Occhipinti, E. Astafyeva, P. Coïsson, A. Loevenbruck, E. Clevede, M. C. Kelley, J. Lamouroux, Imaging and modeling the ionospheric airglow response over Hawaii to the tsunami generated by the Tohoku earthquake of 11 March 2011, Geophysical Research Letter, 2011 (Link to the publication)
  • G. Occhipinti , P. Coisson , J. J. Makela , S. Allgeyer, A. Kherani , H. Hébert , and P. Lognonné, Three-dimensional numerical modeling of tsunami-related internal gravity waves in the Hawaiian atmosphere, Earth Planets Space, 2011 (Link to the publication)
  • J. Roger, S. Allgeyer, H. Hébert, M.A. Baptista, A. Loevenbruck, F. Schindelé, The 1755 Lisbon tsunami in Guadeloupe Archipelago : source sensitivity and investigation of resonance effects . The Open Oceanography Journal, 2010  (Link to the publcation)
  • J. Roger, M.A. Baptista, A. Sahal, S. Allgeyer, H. Hébert The transoceanic 1755 Lisbon tsunami in the Martinique . Pure and Applied Geophysics, Proceedings of the International Tsunami Symposium, Novosibirsk, Russia, July 2009 (Link to the publication)
  • A. Sahal, J. Roger, S. Allgeyer, B. Lemaire, H. Hébert, F. Schindelé, F. Lavigne The tsunami triggered by the 21 May 2003 Boumerdes-Zemmouri (Algeria) earthquake : field investigations on the French Mediterranean coast and tsunami modeling, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 2009 (Link to the publication)

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