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Paul is an expert in the development and application of electromagnetic geophysical methods to framework tectonics, resource assessment, natural hazards and fundamental Earth processes. His work has investigated seismic variability along the San Andreas Fault, tectonics of the Pacific Northwest and Upper Midwest, and the structure of Mount St. Helens. His current research is on regional-scale mine
2008-present, Research Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado
2005-2007, Mendenhall Fellow, U.S Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado
2002-2004, Humboldt Fellow, GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam Germany
1998-2002, Research Assistant, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Ph.D. Physics, University of Washington, 2002
M.S. Physics, University of Washington, 1998
B.S. Physics, University Of Minnesota, 1996
B.S. Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 1996
2010-present, Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience (faculty)
2018-present, Earth, Planets and Space Journal (editor)
American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America
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