Daniel J. Fornari
Geology & Geophysics
Chair - Ridge 2000 Program for NSF
Office Phone: +1 508 289 2857
Fax: +1 508 457 2187
WHOI Mailing Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1972, Geology
M.A. Columbia University, 1975, Geology
M.Phil. Columbia University, 1975, Marine Geology
Ph.D. Columbia University, 1978, Marine Geology
Morphology and structure of mid-ocean ridges and transform faults; mid-ocean ridge hydrothermal processes; collection and interpretation of marine geophysical data including multibeam bathymetry and high resolution side scan sonar; geochemistry and petrology of ocean floor rocks, magmatic processes and petrochemical evolution of spreading centers, ridge-transform intersections, and intra-transform spreading centers; seamounts, their morphology, volcanic history, structure, and volcanic products; Alvin submersible, ROV, and AUV based deep sea research and technology development.