John Behrendt

John Behrendt

Senior Research Associate Emeritus

Departments / Academic Programs

Education

  • PhD Geophysics: University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1961
  • MS Geology: University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1956
  • BS Physics: University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1954

Contact Information

(Office) 303 492-3733
INSTAAR, University of Colorado, Boulder, 80309-0450

Specialty

Geophysics (aeromagnetics, gravity, seismology); tectonics, glaciology, polar geophysics, marine geophysics, Antarctic history.

Research Interests

Aerogeophycal surveys of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Subglacial volcanism in Antarctica.
Tectonics of continental rifts and rifted continental margins.

Awards

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2002