Marine Physical Laboratory

Research Geophysicist

Research Interests

  • Coupling between seismic fields on land and offshore underwater acoustic fields, including those created by land vehicle activity and nuclear tests.
  • Geophysical inversions with sources of opportunity.
  • Properties of naturally occurring sounds in the ocean, including surf zone activity.
  • Underwater vocalizations by marine mammals.
  • Acoustic particle velocity and other measurable physical phenomena associated with underwater acoustic fields.
  • Matched field processing.
  • Infrasonic air acoustics.
  • Interference patterns due to waveguide propagation.


  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A., University of California, Berkeley
  • Ph.D., UCSD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography