Earth

Marine Geology and Geophysics

Understanding the geomorphology, sedimentation, stratigraphy, volcanism, structural geology, tectonics, and geological history of the oceans and the forces that affect them.

Academics

LeRoy Dorman
Emeritus
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Emeritus
Vashan Wright
Assistant Professor
Neal Driscoll
Professor
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Researcher
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Ross Parnell-Turner
Associate Professor
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Gabi Laske
Professor
Wenyuan Fan
Associate Professor
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

The group focuses on observing and modeling coastal processes including beach evolution, cliff erosion, and nearshore waves.

Archiving and providing access to marine geological data, particularly from Scripps vessels.

A physical library of geological samples from the seafloor and subseafloor of the world’s oceans.

Develops geophysical instruments including sensors for detection of seismic, infrasonic, and crustal deformation signals.