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Stephen A. Swift

Stephen A. Swift

Emeritus Research Scholar

Geology & Geophysics

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2626

Fax: +1 508 457 2150

WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 24

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.A. Dartmouth College, 1973, Earth Sciences
M.S. Oregon State University, 1976, Oceanography and Marine Geology
Ph.D. MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 1986, Marine Geology and Geophysics

Research Interests

Seismic structure of oceanic crust, borehole seismology, depositional patterns and facies models of deep marine sediments, development of continental slopes, rises, and marginal seas; erosion, transport, and deposition of deep-sea sediment; environmental impact of deep-sea manganese nodule mining; marine geology and tectonics in the Middle East.