Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A student of geophysics; one who studies the relations between the features of the earth and the laws of physics.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a specialist in geology.
- n. a geologist who uses physical principles to study the properties of the earth
“I am a geophysicist, that is why I know these things. you're full of yourself, please educate us poor dumb mortals as to why we'd expect impacts to be the same given the vast difference in the human role on the planet today vs. the Holocene.”
“Glenn Morton says "I am a geophysicist, that is why I know these things.”
“I am a geophysicist, that is why I know these things.”
“Worst of all is what Raymond Pierrehumbert, a geophysicist at the University of Chicago, calls the “Sword of Damocles” scenario.”
“The quake is the largest in Colorado since a magnitude 5.7 was recorded in 1973, U.S. Geological Service geophysicist Amy Vaughn said.”
“Because Virginia's center is lightly populated, "We kind of dodged a bullet," says geophysicist Tony Crone of the U.S. Geological Survey.”
“Another USGS geophysicist, Shengzao Chen, said the information center had received calls from more than 70 people in Trinidad and several dozen people in New Mexico who felt the shaking.”
“The rocks cracked under the pressure," causing the plates to jerk forward again, said John Elliott, an earthquake geophysicist at the Centre for the Observation and Modelling of Earthquakes and Tectonics at Oxford University in England.”
“Philip Christensen, a geophysicist at Arizona State University, Tempe, focuses his attentions on Mars and Earth.”
“The report considered a quake of that magnitude because among the "pool of possible large earthquakes that might affect San Francisco in the next 30 years, this is the scenario which gives the strongest amount of shaking," said Jack Boatwright, a U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist.”
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