Research | Geophysics

Geophysics faculty members, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students work in the areas of global seismology, reflection seismology, geodynamics, geodesy, tectonics, remote sensing, gravity, climate dynamics, numerical modeling and landscape evolution.



Susan Beck - Global seismology and tectonics
Rick Bennett - Geodesy, tectonics
Chris Harig - Geodesy, geodynamics, and the cryosphere
Roy Johnson - Reflection seismology, crustal and lithospheric structure
Eric Kiser - Global and active-source seismology, earthquake sources and volcanic systems
Jack Holt - Remote sensing; Ice sheets on Earth and Mars; Field Geophysics 
Luke McGuire - Earth surface processes, numerical modeling and remote sensing
Jon Pellitier - Geomorphology, fluid flow and modeling
Joellen Russell - Climate dynamics
Jianjun Yin - Fluid dynamics and Earth System modeling
Adjunct Faculty
Marc Sbar
Emeritus Faculty
Randy Richardson - Solid-earth geophysics
Clem Chase
George Zandt
Faculty with related interests
George Davis - Structural geology
Peter DeCelles - Sedimentology, tectonics
Mihai Ducea - Tectonics
Paul Kapp - Structure, tectonics
Paul Goodman - Climate modeling
Amanda Hughes - Structural geology
Colton Lynner - Global seismology
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