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Bernard Giroux

Areas of expertise

Applied geophysics , Emerging energies in the subsurface

  • Full Professor

Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre

490 rue de la Couronne Street
Québec City, Quebec  G1K 9A9

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Research interests

Professor Giroux is interested in modelling and imaging in applied geophysics, particularly for the development of geophysical tools that enable the quantitative characterization of aquifer reservoirs. Geological sequestration of CO2 is one of the many potential applications of this work.


Vosoughi, Ehsan, Giroux, Bernard, Duchesne, Mathieu J. & Dupuis, Christian J. (2024). Understanding the effects of permafrost degradation through a multi-physics approach. Geophysics, ONLINE.
DOI: 10.1190/geo2023-0071.1

Bavand-Savadkoohi, Mojata, Cedou, Matthieu, Blouin, Martin, Gloaguen, Erwan, Tirdad, Shiva & Giroux, Bernard (2023). High-resolution aeromagnetic map through Adapted-SRGAN: A case study in Québec, Canada. Computers & Geosciences, 176: Art. 105363.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2023.105363

Mardan, Amir, Giroux, Bernard & Fabien-Ouellet, Gabriel (2023). Pyfwi: A python package for full-waveform inversion and reservoir monitoring. SoftwareX, 22: Art. 101384.
DOI: 10.1016/j.softx.2023.101384

Mardan, Amir, Giroux, Bernard & Fabien-Ouellet, Gabriel (2023). Weighted-average time-lapse seismic full-waveform inversion. Geophysics, 88 (1): 1JF-Y3.
DOI: 10.1190/geo2022-0090.1

Mardan, Amir, Giroux, Bernard, Fabien-Ouellet, Gabriel & Saberi, Mohammad Reza (2023). Monitoring fluid saturation in reservoirs using time-lapse full-waveform inversion. ArXiv, ONLINE.
DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2303.03136

Mercier, Arnaud, Dupuis, Christian & Giroux, Bernard (2023). Geophysical open seismic hardware: Design of a vertical seismic profiling instrument. Journal of Open Hardware, 7 (1): Art. 3s.
DOI: 10.5334/joh.50

Nasr, Maher, Giroux, Bernard, Fabien-Ouellet, Gabriel, Vergniault, Christophe &Simon, Cyril (2023). Robust quantitative estimation of the seismic attenuation from shallow geotechnical borehole VSP data. Geophysics, 89 (1): KS1-KS11.
DOI: 10.1190/geo2022-0752.1

Hassan Aden, Abdek, Raymond, Jasmin & Giroux, Bernard (2022). Numerical modeling of hydrothermal system circulation beneath asal rift, Republic of Djibouti. Energies, 15 (24): Art. 9310.
DOI: 10.3390/en15249310

Liu, Hejuan, Ban, Shengnan, Bédard, Karine & Giroux, Bernard (2022). Characteristics of Precambrian basement intruded by Cretaceous geological intrusions in Monteregian Igneous Province and their impacts on regional thermal structure. Advances in Geo-Energy Research, 6 (3): 206-220.
DOI: 10.46690/ager.2022.03.04

Nasr, Maher, Giroux, Bernard & Dupuis, Christian J. (2022). Python package for 3D joint hypocenter-velocity inversion on tetrahedral meshes: Parallel implementation and practical considerations. Computational Geosciences, 26 (2): 437-461.
DOI: 10.1007/s10596-021-10122-6

Dip, Ana Cecilia, Giroux, Bernard & Gloaguen, Erwan (2021). Microseismic monitoring of rockbursts with the ensemble Kalman filter. Near Surface Geophysics, 19 (4): 429-445.
DOI: 10.1002/nsg.12158

Giroux, Bernard (2021). ttcrpy: A Python package for traveltime computation and raytracing. SoftwareX, 16: Art. 100834.
DOI: 10.1016/j.softx.2021.100834

Hassan Aden, Abdek, Raymond, Jasmin, Giroux, Bernard & Sanjuan, Bernard (2021). New insights into hydrothermal fluid circulation affected by regional groundwater flow in the Asal Rift, Republic of Djibouti. Energies, 14 (4): Art. 1166.
DOI: 10.3390/en14041166

Nasr, Maher, Giroux, Bernard & Dupuis, Christian J. (2021). A novel time-domain polarization filter based on a correlation matrix analysis. Geophysics, 86 (2): V91-V106.
DOI: 10.1190/geo2020-0002.1

Ross, Pierre-Simon, Giroux, Bernard & Latutrie, Benjamin (2021). Precision and accuracy of modal analysis methods for clastic deposits and rocks: A statistical and numerical modeling approach. Geosphere, 17 (4): 987-1006.
DOI: 10.1130/GES02374.1

Nasr, Maher; Giroux, Bernard & Dupuis, Christian J. (2020). A hybrid approach to compute seismic travel times in 3D tetrahedral meshes. Geophys. Prospect., 68 (4): 1291-1313.
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2478.12930

Anterrieu, Olivier; Giroux, Bernard; Gloaguen, Erwan & Carde, Christophe (2019). Non-destructive data assimilation as a tool to diagnose corrosion rate in reinforced concrete structuresJ. Build. Eng., 23: 193-206.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jobe.2019.01.033

Pinet, Nicolas; Gloaguen, Erwan & Giroux, Bernard (2019). Introduction to the special issue on geophysics applied to mineral explorationCan. J. Earth Sci. / Rev. Can. Sci. Terre, 56 (5): v-viii.
DOI: 10.1139/cjes-2018-0314

Gloaguen, Erwan; Dupuis, Christian J. & Giroux, Bernard (2018). Portrait de la géophysique au Québec. Geologues, 198: 65-68.

Liu, Hejuan; Giroux, Bernard; Harris, Lyal B.; Quenette, Steve M. & Mansour, John (2018). Numerical analysis of the role of radiogenic basement on temperature distribution in the St. Lawrence Lowlands, QuébecGeoth. Energ., 6: Art. 30.
DOI: 10.1186/s40517-018-0115-2

McLeod, Joe B.; Ferguson, Ian J.; Craven, Jim; Roberts, Brian & Giroux, Bernard (2018). Pre-injection magnetotelluric surveys at the Aquistore CO2 sequestration site, Estevan, Saskatchewan, CanadaInt. J. Greenh. Gas Contr., 74: 99-118.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2018.04.024

Bouchedda, Abderrezak; Giroux, Bernard & Allard, Michel (2017). Down-hole magnetometric resistivity inversion for zinc and lead lenses localization at tobermalug, county Limerick, IrelandJ. Appl. Geophys., 137: 25-33.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2016.12.010

Bouchedda, Abderrezak; Giroux, Bernard & Gloaguen, Erwan (2017). Constrained electrical resistivity tomography Bayesian inversion using inverse Matérn covariance matrixGeophysics, 82 (3): E129-E141.
DOI: 10.1190/geo2015-0673.1

Fabien-Ouellet, Gabriel; Gloaguen, Erwan & Giroux, Bernard (2017). Time-domain seismic modeling in viscoelastic media for full waveform inversion on heterogeneous computing platforms with OpenCLComput. Geosci., 100: 142-155.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2016.12.004

Fabien-Ouellet, Gabriel; Gloaguen, Erwan & Giroux, Bernard (2017). Time domain viscoelastic full waveform inversionGeophys. J. Int., 209 (3): 1718-1734.
DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggx110

Perozzi, Lorenzo; Giroux, Bernard; Schmitt, Douglas R. & Gloaguen, Erwan (2017). Sensitivity of seismic response for monitoring CO2 math formula storage in a low porosity reservoir of the St Lawrence Lowlands, Québec, Canada: Part 2 – Synthetic modelingGreenhouse Gases: Sci. Technol., 7 (4): 613-623.
DOI: 10.1002/ghg.1670

Perozzi, Lorenzo; Giroux, Bernard; Schmitt, Douglas R.; Gloaguen, Erwan & Kofman, Randy S. (2017). Sensitivity of seismic response for monitoring CO2 storage in a low porosity reservoir of the St Lawrence Lowlands, Québec, Canada: Part 1 – Laboratory measurementsGreenhouse Gases: Sci. Technol., 7 (4): 602-612.
DOI: 10.1002/ghg.1671

Paradis, Daniel; Gloaguen, Erwan; Lefebvre, René & Giroux, Bernard (2016). A field proof-of-concept of tomographic slug tests in an anisotropic littoral aquiferJ. Hydrol., 536: 61-73.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.02.041

Paradis, Daniel; Lefebvre, René; Gloaguen, Erwan & Giroux, Bernard (2016). Comparison of slug and pumping tests for hydraulic tomography experiments: a practical perspectiveEnviron. Earth Sci., 75: Art. 1159.
DOI: 10.1007/s12665-016-5935-4

Perozzi, Lorenzo; Gloaguen, Erwan; Giroux, Bernard & Holliger, Klaus (2016). A stochastic inversion workflow for monitoring the distribution of CO2 injected into deep saline aquifersComput. Geosci., 20 (6): 1287-1300.
DOI: 10.1007/s10596-016-9590-3

Saint-Pierre, François; Philibert, Alain; Giroux, Bernard & Rivard, Patrice (2016). Concrete quality designation based on ultrasonic pulse velocityConstr. Build. Mater., 125: 1022-1027.
DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.08.158

Paradis, D.; Gloaguen, E.; Lefebvre, R. & Giroux, B. (2015). Resolution analysis of tomographic slug test head data: two-dimensional radial caseWater Resour. Res., 51 (4): 2356-2376.
DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014785