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Rob Hawman

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Professor & Undergraduate Advisor

Current Research Interests

Ongoing field studies in the Southern Appalachians include broadband profiling across the proposed Alleghanian suture between Laurentian and Gondwanan lithosphere, wide-angle seismic reflection profiling of the crust and upper mantle using quarry blasts, shallow surface-wave profiling of karst, shallow reflection profiling across major fault zones and barrier islands, and monitoring of regional seismicity.


  • B.S., Dickinson College
  • M.S., Pennsylvania State University
  • Ph.D., Princeton University
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See website for more details: Hawman Lab

Articles Featuring Rob Hawman

Devon Verellen, Erik Alberts, Gustavo Larramendi, Horry Parker, and Rob Hawman just published a paper in the journal Geophysical Research Letters that studied the nature of the boundary between the tectonic plate beneath the southern Appalachians and…

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