Anthony Pivarunas is a Research Geophysicist at the GMEG Science Center. He received a degree in Geophysics from SUNY Geneseo, and a PhD in Geology from University of Florida. Since joining the USGS in 2020, Anthony has devoted his career to studying geophysics, and specializes in paleomagnetism. Presently, his research focuses on paleomagnetism in the Pacific Northwest and volcanic systems.
Anthony is a geophysicist who focuses on paleomagnetism and numerical methods. His research with the USGS uses the ancient record of the geomagnetic field to solve problems in geological correlations, temporal estimates, and deformation. He helps run the paleomagnetic laboratory, a unique analytical center with a storied history of American science and innovation.
2020 - Present, Research Geophysicist, Geology Minerals Energy and Geophysics Science Center, Moffett Field, CA
2019 – 2020, Visiting Assistant Professor, Geological Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2015 – 2019, Graduate Researcher, Geological Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Education and Certifications
Ph.D., Geology, University of Florida, 2019
B.A., Geophysics, Minor in Mathematics, SUNY Geneseo, 2015
Affiliations and Memberships*
2015 - Present, Geological Society of America
University of Florida
Cal State Sacramento
Science and Products
*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government