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Mathieu Dumberry

email: dumberry@ualberta.ca

Professor

Department of Physics
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2E1
Canada
Office: CCIS 3-093

My Publications

You can also browse my Google Scholar profile.

Peer-reviewed articles

  • Organowski, O. and Dumberry, M., 2020, Viscoelastic relaxation within the Moon and the phase lead of its Cassini state, Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, in press.

  • Stys, C. and Dumberry, M., 2020, A past lunar dynamo thermally driven by the precession of its inner core, Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 125, e2020JE006396.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{stys20,
      author = {Stys, C. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {A past lunar dynamo thermally driven by the precession of its inner core},
      journal = {Journal of Geophysical Research Planets},
      year = {2020},
      volume = {125},
      pages = {e2020JE006396}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and More. C., 2020, Weak magnetic field changes over the Pacific due to high conductance in lowermost mantle, Nature Geoscience, 13, 516-520.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf] [SI pdf]

    @Article{dumberry20,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and More, C.},
      title = {Weak magnetic field changes over the {P}acific due to high conductance in lowermost mantle},
      journal = {Nature Geoscience},
      year = {2020},
      volume = {13},
      pages = {516--520}
    }
    
  • Stys, C. and Dumberry, M., 2018, The Cassini state of the Moon's inner core, Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 123, 2868-2892.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{stys18,
      author = {Stys, C. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {The {Cassini} state of the {Moon}'s inner core},
      journal = {Journal of Geophysical Research Planets},
      year = {2018},
      volume = {123},
      pages = {2868--2892}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2018, Earth Rotation, Excitation, Core, In: Grafarend E. (eds) Encyclopedia of Geodesy , Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, Springer, Cham.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Inbook{dumberry18,
    author= {Dumberry, M.},
    editor= {Grafarend, E.},
    title= {{E}arth {R}otation, {E}xcitation, {C}ore},
    bookTitle={Encyclopedia of Geodesy},
    year={2018},
    publisher={Springer International Publishing},
    address={Cham},
    pages={1--5}
    }
    
  • More, C. and Dumberry, M., 2018, Convectively driven zonal flow accelerations in the Earth's fluid core, Geophysical Journal International, 213, 434-446.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{more18,
      author = {More, C. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Convectively driven zonal flow accelerations in the {E}arth's fluid core},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2018},
      volume = {213},
      pages = {434--446}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Wieczorek, M. A., 2016, The forced precession of the Moon's inner core, Journal of Geophysical Research Planets, 121, 1264-1292.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry16,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Wieczorek, M. A.},
      title = {The forced precession of the {M}oon's inner core},
      journal = {Journal of Geophysical Research Planets},
      year = {2016},
      volume = {121},
      pages = {1264--1292}
    }
    
  • Mitrovica, J. X., Hay, C.C., Morrow, E., Kopp, R. E., Dumberry, M. and Stanley, S., 2015, Reconciling past changes in Earth's rotation with 20th century global sea-level rise: resolving Munk's enigma, Science Advances, 1, e1500679.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{mitrovica15,
      author = {Mitrovica, J. X. and Hay, C.C. and Morrow, E. and Kopp, R. E. and Dumberry, M. and Stanley, S.},
      title = {Reconciling past changes in {E}arth's rotation with 20th century global sea-level rise: resolving {M}unk's enigma},
      journal = {Science Advances},
      year = {2015},
      volume = {1},
      pages = {e150067}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Rivoldini, A., 2015, Mercury's inner core size and core-crystallization regime, Icarus, 248, 254-268.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{dumberry15,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Rivoldini, A.},
      title = {{M}ercury's inner core size and core-crystallization regime},
      journal = {Icarus},
      year = {2015},
      volume = {248},
      pages = {254--268}
    }
    
  • Davies, C. J., Stegman, D. R. and Dumberry, M., 2014, The strength of gravitational core-mantle coupling, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 3786-3792.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{davies14,
      author = {Davies, C. J.and Stegman, D. R. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {The strength of gravitational core-mantle coupling},
      journal = {Geophysical Research Letters},
      year = {2014},
      volume = {41},
      pages = {3786--3792},
    }
    
  • Koot, L. and Dumberry, M., 2013, The role of the magnetic field morphology on the electromagnetic coupling for nutations, Geophysical Journal International, 195, 200-210.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{koot13,
      author = {Koot, L. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {The role of the magnetic field morphology on the electromagnetic coupling for nutations},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2013},
      volume = {195},
      pages = {200--210}
    }
    
  • Yseboodt, M., Rivoldini, A., Van Hoolst, T. and Dumberry, M., 2013, Influence of an inner core on the long period forced librations of Mercury, Icarus, 226, 41-51.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{yseboodt13,
      author = {Yseboodt, M. and Rivoldini, A. and Van Hoolst, T. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Influence of an inner core on the long period forced librations of {M}ercury},
      journal = {Icarus},
      year = {2013},
      volume = {226},
      pages = {41--51}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., Rivoldini, A., Van Hoolst, T. and Yseboodt, M., 2013, The role of Mercury's core density structure on its longitudinal librations, Icarus, 225, 62-74.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{dumberry13,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Rivoldini, A. and Van Hoolst, T. and Yseboodt, M.},
      title = {The role of {M}ercury's core density structure on its longitudinal librations},
      journal = {Icarus},
      year = {2013},
      volume = {225},
      pages = {62--74}
    }
    
  • Koning, A. H., and Dumberry, M., 2013, Internal forcing of Mercury's long period free librations, Icarus, 223, 40-47.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{koning13,
      author = {Koning, A. H., and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Internal forcing of {M}ercury's long period free librations},
      journal = {Icarus},
      year = {2013},
      volume = {223},
      pages = {40--47}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Koot, L., 2012, A global model of electromagnetic coupling for Earth nutations, Geophysical Journal International, 191, 530-544.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry12,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Koot, L.},
      title = {A global model of electromagnetic coupling for {E}arth nutations},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2012},
      volume = {191},
      pages = {530--544}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2011, The free librations of Mercury and the size of its inner core, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L16202.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry11,
      author = {Dumberry, M.},
      title = {The free librations of {M}ercury and the size of its inner core},
      journal = {Geophysical Research Letters},
      year = {2011},
      volume = {38},
      pages = {L16202}
    }
    
  • Koot, L. and Dumberry, M., 2011, Viscosity of the Earth's inner core: Constraints from nutation observations, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 308, 343-349.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{koot11,
      author = {Koot, L. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Viscosity of the {E}arth's inner core: Constraints from nutation observations},
      journal = {Earth and Planetary Science Letters},
      year = {2011},
      volume = {308},
      pages = {343--349}
    }
    
  • Veasey, M. and Dumberry, M., 2011, The influence of Mercury's inner core on its physical libration, Icarus, 214, 265-274.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{veasey11,
      author = {Veasey, M. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {The influence of {M}ercury's inner core on its physical libration},
      journal = {Icarus},
      year = {2011},
      volume = {214},
      pages = {265--274}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2011, A new twist on inner-core spin, Nature Geoscience, 4, 216-217.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{dumberry11b,
      author = {Dumberry, M.},
      title = {A new twist on inner-core spin},
      journal = {Nature Geoscience},
      year = {2011},
      volume = {4},
      pages = {216--217}
    }
    
  • Aubert, J. and Dumberry, M., 2011, Steady and fluctuating inner core rotation in numerical geodynamo models, Geophysical Journal International, 184, 162-170.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{aubert11,
      author = {Aubert, J. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Steady and fluctuating inner core rotation in numerical geodynamo models},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2011},
      volume = {184},
      pages = {162--170}
    }
    
  • Finlay, C.C., Dumberry, M., Chulliat, A. and Pais, A., 2010, Short timescale core dynamics: theory and observations, Space Science Reviews, 155, 177-218.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{finlay10,
      author = {Finlay, C.C. and Dumberry, M. and Chulliat, A. and Pais, A.},
      title = {Short timescale core dynamics: theory and observations},
      journal = {Space Science Reviews},
      year = {2010},
      volume = {155},
      pages = {177--218}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2010, Gravitationally driven inner core differential rotation, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 297, 387-394.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{dumberry10,
      author = {Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Gravitationally driven inner core differential rotation},
      journal = {Earth and Planetary Science Letters},
      year = {2010},
      volume = {297},
      pages = {387--394},
    }
    
  • Koot, L., Dumberry, M., Rivoldini, A., de Viron, O and Dehant, V., 2010, Constraints on the coupling at the core-mantle and inner core boundaries inferred from nutation observations, Geophysical Journal International, 182, 1279-1294.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{koot10,
      author = {Koot, L. and Dumberry, M. and Rivoldini, A. and de Viron, O and Dehant, V.},
      title = {Constraints on the coupling at the core-mantle and inner core boundaries inferred from nutation observations},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2010},
      volume = {182},
      pages = {1279--1294}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Mound, J., 2010, Inner core-mantle gravitational locking and the super-rotation of the inner core, Geophysical Journal International, 181, 806-817.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry10b,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Mound, J.},
      title = {Inner core-mantle gravitational locking and the super-rotation of the inner core},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2010},
      volume = {181},
      pages = {806--817}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2010, Gravity variations induced by core flows, Geophysical Journal International, 180, 635-650.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry10c,
      author = {Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Gravity variations induced by core flows},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2010},
      volume = {180},
      pages = {635--650}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2009, Influence of elastic deformations on the inner core wobble, Geophysical Journal International, 178, 57-64.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry09,
      author = {Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Influence of elastic deformations on the inner core wobble},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2009},
      volume = {178},
      pages = {57--64}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2009, Taylor's constraint and torsional oscillations, Chapter 7 in Les Houches, session LXXXVIII: Dynamos . Editors P. Cardin and L. F. Cugliandolo, Elsevier, p383-401.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @InBook{dumberry09b,
      author = 	 {Dumberry, M.},
      title = 	 {Les Houches, Session {LXXXVIII}, Dynamos},
      chapter = 	 {7: Taylor's constraint and torsional oscillations},
      publisher = 	 {Elsevier},
      year = 	 {2009},
      address = 	 {Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
      pages = 	 {383--401}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Mound, J. 2008, Constraints on core-mantle electromagnetic coupling from torsional oscillations normal modes, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, B03102.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry08,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Mound, J.},
      title = {Constraints on core-mantle electromagnetic coupling from torsional oscillations normal modes},
      journal = {Journal of Geophysical Research},
      year = {2008},
      volume = {113},
      pages = {B03102}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2008, Gravitational torque on the inner core and decadal polar motion, Geophysical Journal International, 172, 903-920.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry08a,
      author = {Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Gravitational torque on the inner core and decadal polar motion},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2008},
      volume = {172},
      pages = {903--920}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2008, Decadal Variations in gravity caused by a tilt of the inner core, Geophysical Journal International, 172, 921-933.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry08b,
      author = {Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Decadal Variations in gravity caused by a tilt of the inner core},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2008},
      volume = {172},
      pages = {921--933}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2007, Geodynamic constraints on the steady and time-dependent inner core axial rotation, Geophysical Journal International, 170, 886-895.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry07,
      author = {Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Geodynamic constraints on the steady and time-dependent inner core axial rotation},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2007},
      volume = {170},
      pages = {886--895}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Finlay, C. C., 2007, Eastward and westward drift of the Earth's magnetic field for the last three millennia, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 254, 146-157.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{dumberry07b,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Finlay, C. C.},
      title = {Eastward and westward drift of the Earth's magnetic field for the last three millennia},
      journal = {Earth and Planetary Science Letters},
      year = {2007},
      volume = {254},
      pages = {146--157},
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2007, Torsional oscillations, in Encyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism, Gubbins, D. and Herrero-Bervera, E. Eds., Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 746-748.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @InCollection{dumberry07c,
      author = 	 {Dumberry, M.},
      title = 	 {Torsional oscillations},
      booktitle = 	 {Encyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism},
      pages = 	 {746--748},
      publisher = {Springer},
      year = 	 2007,
      editor = 	 {Gubbins, D. and Herrero-Bervera, E.},
      address = 	 {Dordrecht, The Netherlands}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Bloxham, J., 2006, Azimuthal flows in the Earth's core and changes in the length of day at millennial timescales, Geophysical Journal International, 165, 32-46.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry06,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Bloxham, J.},
      title = {Azimuthal flows in the Earth's core and changes in the length of day at millennial timescales},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2006},
      volume = {165},
      pages = {32--46}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M., 2005, Comment on "Could the M=9.3 Sumatra earthquake trigger a geomagnetic jerk?", EOS, 86, 343.
    [BibTeX] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry05,
      author = {Dumberry, M.},
      title = {Comment on "Could the M=9.3 Sumatra earthquake trigger a geomagnetic jerk?"},
      journal = {EOS},
      year = {2005},
      volume = {86},
      pages = {343}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Bloxham, J., 2004, Variations in the Earth's gravity field caused by torsional oscillations in the core, Geophysical Journal International, 159, 417-434.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry04,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Bloxham, J.},
      title = {Variations in the {E}arth's gravity field caused by torsional oscillations in the core},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2004},
      volume = {159},
      pages = {417--434}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Bloxham, J., 2003, Torque balance, Taylor's constraint and torsional oscillations in a numerical model of the geodynamo, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 140, 29-51.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{dumberry03,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Bloxham, J.},
      title = {Torque balance, {T}aylor's constraint and torsional oscillations in a numerical model of the geodynamo},
      journal = {Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors},
      year = {2003},
      volume = {140},
      pages = {29--51}
    }
    
  • Bloxham, J., Zatman, S. and Dumberry, M., 2002, The origin of geomagnetic jerks, Nature, 420, 65-68.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{bloxham02,
      author = {Bloxham, J. and Zatman, S. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {The origin of geomagnetic jerks},
      journal = {Nature},
      year = {2002},
      volume = {420},
      pages = {65--68}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Bloxham, J., 2002, Inner core tilt and polar motion, Geophysical Journal International, 151, 377-392.
    [BibTeX] [doi] [pdf]

    @Article{dumberry02,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Bloxham, J.},
      title = {Inner core tilt and polar motion},
      journal = {Geophysical Journal International},
      year = {2002},
      volume = {151},
      pages = {377--392}
    }
    
  • Marchand, R., Charbonneau-Lefort, M., Dumberry, M. and Pronovost, B., 2001, ARANEA, a program for generating unstructured triangular meshes with JAVA Graphics User Interface, Computer Physics Communication, 139, 172-195.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{marchand01,
      author = {Marchand, R. and Charbonneau-Lefort, M. and Dumberry, M. and
    Pronovost, B.},
      title = {{ARANEA}, a program for generating unstructured triangular meshes with {JAVA Graphics User Interface}},
      journal = {Computer Physics Communication},
      year = {2001},
      volume = {139},
      pages = {172--195}
    }
    
  • Dumberry, M. and Buffett, B. A., 1999, On the validity of the geostrophic approximation for calculating the changes in the angular momentum of the core, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 112, 81-99.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{dumberry99,
      author = {Dumberry, M. and Buffett, B. A.},
      title = {On the validity of the geostrophic approximation for calculating the changes in the angular momentum of the core},
      journal = {Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors},
      year = {1999},
      volume = {112},
      pages = {81--99}
    }
    
  • Marchand, R. and Dumberry, M., 1996, CARRE: a quasi-orthogonal mesh generator for 2D edge plasma modelling, Computer Physics Communication, 96, 232-246.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{marchand96,
      author = {Marchand, R. and Dumberry, M.},
      title = {{CARRE}: a quasi-orthogonal mesh generator for {2D} edge plasma modelling},
      journal = {Computer Physics Communication},
      year = {1996},
      volume = {96},
      pages = {232--246}
    }
    
  • Marchand, R., Dumberry, M., Demers, Y., Côté, C., Le Clair, G., Larsen, J.-M., Bonnin, X. and Braams, B. J., 1995, Up-down symmetry in double null divertor experiments and magnetic field topology, Nuclear Fusion, 35, 297-304.
    [BibTeX] [doi]

    @Article{marchand96b,
      author = {Marchand, R. and Dumberry, M. and Demers, Y. and C\^ot\'e, C. and Le Clair, G. and Larsen, J.-M. and Bonnin, X. and Braams, B. J.},
      title = {Up-down symmetry in double null divertor experiments and magnetic field topology},
      journal = {Nuclear Fusion},
      year = {1996},
      volume = {35},
      pages = {297--304}
    }
    

Written Theses

  • PhD thesis
    Torsional oscillations in the Earth's fluid core: theory, observation and geodynamic consequences
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, May 2004.
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  • M.Sc. thesis
    Electromagnetic coupling between the fluid core and its solid neighbours
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 1998.