Stanford University

School of Earth Sciences

Geophysics - Doctorate


450 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA 94305

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Geophysics - Doctorate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Graduate programs give specialized training for professional work in exploration, research, and education, and lead to degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. Current research activities include earthquake mechanics, rock physics, reflection, refraction and tomographicseismology, seismic studies of the continental lithosphere, isotopic age dating, paleomagnetic investigations, behavior of the geomagnetic field, and studies of crystal deformation (strain) and crystal force (stress).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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