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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Maurice Tivey
Maurice A. Tivey's photoMaurice Tivey
Senior Scientist
Geology & Geophysics

Contact Information:
Work: 508 289 2265
mtivey@whoi.edu
Building: Clark South 172

Mailing Address:
Mailstop 24
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Research Interests
Magnetism of the Earth. Marine magnetism, deeptow and submersible magnetics, magnetization of oceanic crust, high-resolution mapping of magnetic signals, rock magnetism and geomagnetism. Physical properties of oceanic crust. Mid-ocean ridge processes including the formation and evolution of ocean crust and hydrothermal systems. Image processing, geophysical forward and inverse modelling techniques.

Education
B.Sc. (Honours) Dalhousie University, 1979, Geology
M.Sc. University of Washington , 1981 Geological Oceanography
Exploration Geophysicist, Texaco Canada Resources Ltd., 1981-1984
Ph.D. University of Washington, 1988 Geological Oceanography


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