geophysicist


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geophysicist

[¦jē·ə′fiz·ə·sist]
(geophysics)
An individual who specializes in geophysics.
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Falcon's Avoca Mineral Prospects have perfect location, very attractive potential reserve numbers and involve relatively low exploration risks," said Kevin Hill, Geophysicist.
The geophysicists published their research this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
Earthquake experts and geophysicists said Friday that they are taking seriously a prediction that a magnitude-6.
Jacobsen, a geophysicist at the Carnegie Institution of Washington (D.
The map looks like someone drained all the water from the ocean, adds Jian Lin, a geophysicist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
For instance, seismic waves slow down when they travel through low-density rocks, says Raffaella Montelli, a geophysicist at Princeton University.
and south of the San Gabriel Mountains,'' said Frank Webb, a JPL geophysicist and chairman of the Southern California Integrated Global Positioning System Network.
What makes the seismic waves useful to a geophysicist is that the waves zip through Earth at different speeds, depending on what they're traveling through.
has been selected by the Executive Committees of the Society for Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) as Distinguished Lecturer for fall 2008.
By measuring the overall magnetic field only at certain very long wavelengths, the portion of the field due to the rocks of Earth's crust stands out from the core's contribution, says Cathrine Fox Maule, a geophysicist at the Center for Planetary Science in Copenhagen.
Ross Stein, a USGS geophysicist and study co-author, said the new findings, which pinpoint flaws in a document used for state earthquake policy, hold important implications for earthquake insurance.
What happens is the ocean bottom is uplifted," says geophysicist Kenji Satake of the University of Michigan.