Geophysics and Seismology



A program that focuses on the scientific study of the physics of solids and its application to the study of the earth and other planets. Includes instruction in gravimetric, seismology, earthquake forecasting, magnetrometry, electrical properties of solid bodies, plate tectonics, active deformation, thermodynamics, remote sensing, geodesy, and laboratory simulations of geological processes.

Leaders Who Majored in Geophysics and Seismology

Jim Kauahikaua


U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO)

Carolyn Parcheta

Postdoctoral Fellow,

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory