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a geologist who uses physical principles to study the properties of the earth

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Up until just quite recently, the inner core has been thought to be an uninteresting, featureless place," says Bruce Buffett, a geophysicist at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
Geophysicists attribute the changes mostly to slight differences in mantle temperature, with slow regions corresponding to warmer rocks (SN: 7/19/97, p.
Hoover served as Principal Research Geophysicist with Phillips in Bartlesville, Oklahoma with over 30 years of service.
He holds the designation of Professional Geologist and Professional Geophysicist as granted by the Association of Petroleum Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) and is a member of a number of other professional associations.
Geophysicists have identified relatively minor instances of true polar wander in recent geologic times, but they have never documented such a dramatic case.
Roy Whiting, an expert Geophysicist is now working full time on the reinterpretation.
Geophysicists believe that these two quakes and perhaps all other Parkfield quakes ruptured the same section of the San Andreas fault, with nearly identical characteristics each time.
USGS geophysicist Susan Hoover said an even larger aftershock - a magnitude 6.
Forsyth, a marine geophysicist at Brown University in Providence, R.
NASDAQ OTC BB: FNGC), Houston, Texas, has received geophysicist analysis on its three new natural gas prospects located in Louisiana's Gulf Coast Basin.
The sky show starts when searing gas particles ejected from the Sun--solar winds--speed toward Earth, explains geophysicist Hans Nielsen at the University of Alaska's Geophysics Institute.
Welper is recognized by Continental Who's Who in the field of Oil and Gas as a result of his role as CEO and Geophysicist with Viking International Petroleum, LLC.
Many of those speedups appear at depths of around 2,900 kilometers, says Jung-Fu Lin, a geophysicist at the Lawrence Livermore (Calif.
The prediction of UCLA seismologist and mathematical geophysicist Vladimir Keilis-Borok, who is known to colleagues as a ``big shot in our field,'' is viewed as credible because last June his team predicted the magnitude-6.
Loihi is an island in the womb," says Alexander Malahoff, a geophysicist and director of the Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory.