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Fernando Martinez
Researcher

Ph.D,. Columbia University, 1988

Email: fernando@hawaii.edu
Office: POST 814A
Phone Number: (808) 956-6882
Fax Number: (808) 956-3188

University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
1680 East-West Road, POST 602
Honolulu, HI 96822
USA


Research Interests:
Marine geophysics, Tectonics, Backarc basins, Mid-Ocean Ridges

Projects:
I am a marine geophysicist and my research centers on understanding rifting and seafloor spreading processes. I have worked in backarc basins (Manus, Lau, Mariana), mid-ocean ridges (East Pacific Rise, Chile Ridge) and areas undergoing rift-to-spreading transitions (Woodlark Basin, Red Sea). My work uses various methods including multibeam, side-scan sonar, geophysical mapping and heat flow measurements broadly aimed at understanding tectonics processes and the geologic evoution these areas.

Publications Link:  http://www.higp.hawaii.edu/publications/faculty/Martinez_Pubs.pdf


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