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Timothy  Dixon

Timothy Dixon

Timothy Dixon
Professor

Contact

Office: SCA 220
Phone: 813/974-0152
Lab: SCA212
Fax: 813/974-2654
Email: thd@usf.edu

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Bio

Education:

B.Sc. 1974 University of Western Ontario in London, Canada

Ph.D. 1979 Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.

1979­ - 1992 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California.

1992 - ­2010 University of Miami, co-­founder of the Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS)

2011 - Present USF Department of Geology, then USF School of Geosciences. Distinguished Lecturer for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (2006­2007), is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and the Geological Society of America (GSA), received a GSA “Best Paper” award in 2006, and received GSA’s Woollard award in 2010.

Research

My research uses satellite geodesy and remote sensing data (GPS, InSAR) to study Earth surface and sub­surface processes, including earthquakes and volcano deformation, mountain building, coastal subsidence, ground water extraction and glacier motion.

Lab website

Graduate Students

Makan Abdollahzadeh Karegar, Nicholas (Nick) Voss, Surui Xie

Specialty Area

Geodesy