Peter Olson

Peter Olson

Peter Olson is a professor of geophysical fluid dynamics in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. He has been involved with field work in seismic exploration for Petty Geophysical Co. and AMACO Production Co, and joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1977. His research interests include dynamics of Earth’s interior and the interiors of other planets and he has co-authored a major book, two treatise volumes, and more than 165 research papers. He is the former President of the Tectonophysics Section of the American Geophysical Union. In 2011 he received the Petrus Peregrinus Medal from the European Geosciences Union and in 2015 he was awarded the Inge Lehmann Medal from the American Geophysical Union.

Affiliations and Expertise

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA 1


Editor: Peter Olson Release Date: 19 Nov 2009
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Editor: Peter Olson Release Date: 19 Nov 2009
USD 101.00