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Stephen C Phillips, PhD

Steve Phillips is fascinated by gas hydrate systems and early diagenesis in marine sediments. He aims to better understand these systems by integrating sedimentology, geochemistry, and physical property measurements as part of multidisciplinary scientific drilling expeditions. He has worked in the Gulf of Mexico, Bay of Bengal, Cascadia Margin, and offshore Japan.

Professional Experience

  • 2020 – present  Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey

    2019 – 2020      Research Associate, University of Texas at Austin – Institute for Geophysics

    2015 – 2019      Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin – Institute for Geophysics

Education and Certifications

  • 2015   PhD Oceanography, University of New Hampshire

    2007     MS Earth Sciences: Geochemical Systems, University of New Hampshire

    2004     BS Geology, Michigan Technologic

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