University of Texas Institute for Geophysics
Research Unit Profile
The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) is an academic research center best known for projects with an international scope. Prominent research areas include marine geology and geophysics, tectonics, terrestrial and lunar seismology, quantitative and exploration geophysics, and geophysical studies of ice sheets and of climate.
Web Site: http://www.ig.utexas.edu/
Research Unit Affiliated Faculty
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|Cook, Kerry||Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences||Climate dynamics, atmospheric dynamics, global climate change, paleoclimate, climate and weather of Africa and South America, climate system modeling|
|Dalziel, Ian||Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences; Institute for Geophysics; Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies||Tectonic history of the earth before the amalgamation of Pangea; global tectonic processes; recently working to unravel the complicated tectonic history of Scotland, his homeland|
|Ghattas, Omar||Biomedical Engineering; Computer Science; Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences; Mechanical Engineering||Dr. Ghattas' interests are in forward and inverse modeling, and optimal design and control, of complex systems in the geophysical, mechanical, and biomedical engineering sciences, with particular …|
|Grand, Stephen||Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences; Institute for Geophysics||General geophysics; seismically imaging the mantle of the earth; developing a three-dimensional image of shear velocity throughout the mantle of the earth; determining the dynamics of flow in the …|
|Gulick, Sean||Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences||Tectonic processes, tectonic-climate interactions and geohazards of convergent margins and transitional tectonic environments Role of catastrophism in the geologic record including impact cratering, …|
|Horton, Brian||Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences; Institute for Geophysics||Tectonics of sedimentary basins, evolution of orogenic systems, sediment provenance and routing systems, and nonmarine depositional processes. Horton combines field-based basin analysis with …|
|McIntosh, Kirk||Institute for Geophysics||Research interests include: the structure and development of continental margins along convergent and transpressive plate boundaries; investigating the structures and processes ranging from crustal …|
|Quinn, Terrence||Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences; Institute for Geophysics||Dr. Quinn is the Director of the Institute for Geophysics and a professor in the Department of Geological Sciences. His field of study includes climate change, paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, …|
|Sen, Mrinal||Department of Geological Sciences of the Jackson School of Geosciences; Institute for Geophysics||Seismic wave propagation including anisotropy, geophysical inverse problems, earthquakes and earth structure, applied seismology, petroleum exploration including 4D seismology, computational and …|