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Maurice Tivey

Maurice TiveyMaurice Tivey
Senior Scientist
Department of Geology and Geophysics
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
360 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1542

(tel) 508-289-2265
(fax) 508-457-2023
(email) mtivey at whoi dot edu
orcid id: 0000-0003-0821-1155


Education
B.Sc. (Honours) Dalhousie University, 1979, Geology with minor in Physics
M.Sc. University of Washington , 1981 Geological Oceanography (Advisor H. P. Johnson)
Ph.D. University of Washington , 1988 Geological Oceanography (Advisor H. P. Johnson)
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Professional Experience
G&G Department Chair, WHOI, 2008-2013
Chief Scientist for Deep Submergence, WHOI, 2004-2005
Post Doctoral Scholar, WHOI, 1988-1989 (Advisor H. Schouten)
Exploration Geophysicist, Texaco Canada Resources Ltd., 1981-1984
Research Interests
Marine magnetism, deeptow and submersible magnetics, magnetization of oceanic crust, fine-scale magnetic signals, rock magnetism and geomagnetism. Physical properties of oceanic crust. Mid-ocean ridge processes including the formation and evolution of ocean crust and hydrothermal systems. Image processing, geophysical forward and inverse modelling techniques.

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