geophysicist


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geophysicist

[¦jē·ə′fiz·ə·sist]
(geophysics)
An individual who specializes in geophysics.
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The Society of Exploration Geophysicists is headquartered in Tulsa, United States of America.
Using variations in the planet's gravitational tug, geophysicists have discovered that the viscosity of Earth's mantle rapidly increases about 1,000 kilometers below ground.
"Falcon's Avoca Mineral Prospects have perfect location, very attractive potential reserve numbers and involve relatively low exploration risks," said Kevin Hill, Geophysicist. "A discovery in the Marg 3 prospect, which has a maximum reserves potential of 500 BCF, would become a company maker.
Geophysicists instead typically study the deep Earth by listening to earthquake waves moving through the ground.
Last year the subject of a Hollywood disaster movie, this year the San Andreas Fault is getting attention from geophysicists at NNSAs Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Where that ice happens to sit atop active volcanoes, the changes can trigger eruptions below, said Fabien Albino, a geophysicist at the University of Iceland in Reykj avik.
Forsyth, a marine geophysicist at Brown University in Providence, R.I.
"Loihi is an island in the womb," says Alexander Malahoff, a geophysicist and director of the Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory.
Aquatic creatures may not be as disturbed by noise from seismic tests as people have presumed, says Penny Barton, a marine geophysicist at the University of Cambridge in England.
"This is the first map of the entire ocean floor," which covers 70 percent of the globe, says Charles De Met, a geophysicist at the University of Wisconsin.
Vibrations spreading from large earthquakes slow significantly as they pass through some patches of rock just above that core-mantle boundary, says Ho-kwang Mao, a geophysicist at the Carnegie Institution of Washington (D.C.).