Dr. Marcos Moreno Switt

Marcos Moreno Switt
Dr. Marcos Moreno Switt

Function and Responsibilities:

Post-doctoral researcher
Section 3.1, Lithosphere Dynamics department 

Research Interests:

Research Interests
  • Geodynamics of tectonic processes at plate boundaries.
  • Geodesy and numerical modeling.
  • Earthquake cycle deformation processes at variable spatial and temporal scales.
  • Integration of short- and long-term crustal deformations.


  • Ÿ  MAule eaRthquake: Integration of Seismic Cycle Observations and Structural investigations (DFG, German Research Foundation).
  • Ÿ Neotectonics of the Pamir and western Tien Shan – active displacement field from GPS-geodesy (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, BMBF).
  • ZIP: Zoom in between the Plates (A european Initial Training Network- Marie Curie Actions).
  • AleChile: Numerical modeling of earthquake cycle in relation with long-term deformation of the Southern Andes (DAAD-Conicyt).

Research Boards and Committees:

Review activities
  • Reviewer for Nature Geoscience, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, International Journal of Earth Sciences, Geology, Journal of Geophysical Research, Geophysical Research Letter, Tectonophysics, Mathematical Geosciences and Geophysical Journal International.
  • Reviewer for the Chilean Government Research Funding Agency (CONICYT).