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Postdoc Position in Computational Geophysics at Stanford University

We are looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join the SIGMA group at the Department of Geophysics, Stanford University.

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Under the Macroscope

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Injection Model

Slug or Plug: Why does Stromboli volcano erupt?

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Photo by Tim Pfeiffer

SIGMA group

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Crystals stirred not shaken

Rethinking tsunami preparedness

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Ice Streams and the Physics of Meltdowns

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Photo taken by the Ice Bridges Project, NASA

The research of the SIGMA group aims at advancing our basic understanding and predictive capabilities of complex multi-phase flows that are fundamental to Earth science. We pursue this goal by developing original computational methods customized for the problem at hand. The phenomena we explore range from the microscopic to the planetary scale and space a wide variety of geophysics systems such as volcanoes, glaciers, and magma oceans. |More|