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Steven Constable (Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics)


Ph.D., Geophysics, Australian National University


Steven Constable joined UCSD as a postdoc in 1983, and is currently Distinguished Professor at the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Constable’s research work involves the application of marine geophysical electromagnetic methods to the study of a variety of geological processes and systems, including the tectonics of plate boundaries, groundwater resources, geothermal energy, permafrost and gas hydrates, mineral and hydrocarbon exploration, and the deep structure of Earth’s mantle.  His work has been recognized through the Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ Distinguished Achievement Award, the R&D 100 Award, SEG Distinguished Lecturer, the SEG Reginald Fessenden Award, and American Geophysical Union Fellowship.

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