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JAMES HOWARD KNAPP

Professor
Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences
School of the Earth, Ocean, and Environment
Room 204 EWS Building 
701 Sumter Street 
University of South Carolina
Office Phone: (803) 777-6886 
Lab Phone: (803) 777-3272 
Fax: (803) 777-6082 
knapp@geol.sc.edu

 


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Analysis of the structural and geodynamic evolution of the continental lithosphere through integration of seismic reflection and refraction data, structural analysis, and geologic data. Application of geological and geophysical analysis to exploration and production of hydrocarbons. Current projects: URSEIS and CASPIANSEIS.


EDUCATION

1989 - Ph.D., M.I.T. (Structural geology and tectonics)
1983 - B.S., Stanford University (Geology, graduation with distinction)


EMPLOYMENT

8/04 present    University of South Carolina Professor

6/98 7/04          University of South Carolina Associate Professor
                              Cornell University Adjunct Associate Professor

12/97 5/98       Cornell University - Senior Research Associate

11/91 12/97     Cornell University - Research Associate

12/90 9/91       Shell Offshore Inc. - Exploration geologist

12/88 12/90    Shell Development Co. - Research geologist

 8/83 6/84        U.S. Geological Survey - Physical Science Technician


SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP

Geological Society of America - member since 1984
American Geophysical Union - member since 1983
Geological Society of Houston - member since 1988
New Orleans Geological Society - member since 1991
American Association of Petroleum Geologists - member since 1991
European Geophysical Society - member since 1996


EXTRACURRICULAR INTERESTS

Language (Spanish, German, and Russian), mountain climbing, business and finance; Stanford University men's volleyball team member, 1980-81


PUBLICATIONS

Complete list


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