Professor of Geophysics

  • BA, Natural Sciences, Cambridge University, 1986
  • PhD Earth Sciences, Cambridge University, 1991
  • Professor, University of Alberta, 2004-present
  • Recent papers (PDFs) Biography Publication list


    Tectonics Mineral exploration Environmental geophysics Hydrocarbon exploration Volcanology

    Helmholtz Alberta Initiative


  • How magntotellurics (MT) works
  • Software for MT data analysis
  • University of Alberta MT systems
  • University of Alberta MT station locations
  • Online archives of MT data
  • MT research group at the University of Alberta
  • MT research group : Media coverage
  • Magnetotelluric studies of continental dynamics : Earthscope lecture at ASU, February 18, 2015
  • Geophysical transects in the Peruvian Andes : Lecture at PERUMIN September 21 2017
  • Teaching at the University of Alberta

  • Classes at the University of Alberta
  • Graduate students
  • MSc and PhD theses

  • Other links

  • Oil and gas - facts and figures

  • Definition of a geophysicist
  • Geophysicists rock collection
  • Do geologists need to do math? (Calvin and Hobbes)
  • Are geophysicists worth more than geologists?
  • Photos
  • Some interesting animations .....
  • Google Earth
  • Interview with George Garland - geophysics at the University of Alberta in the 1960s

  • Strange Maps

  • Software documentation

  • Introduction to MATLAB by D.F. Griffiths (Dundee University)
  • Introduction to GMT by Wolfgang Soyer
  • F-Secure (download from University of Alberta)

  • Last updated December 2013