tectonophysicist

tectonophysicist

[¦tek·tə·nō′fiz·ə‚sist]
(geophysics)
One who studies elastic deformation of flow and rupture of constituent materials of the earth's crust and makes deductions concerning the forces that cause these deformations.
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"It really helped us understand the processes involved with rifting," says Cecile Doubre, a tectonophysicist at the Institut de Physique du Globe in Strasbourg.
The readership for the book includes seismologists, tectonophysicists, geodesists, geophysicists, geologists, geodynamicists, and students of the deformation of tectonic plates.