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Jim Merriam

Jim Merriam

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Professor and Department Head

Office: Geology 228/114
Phone: 5716/5695


I work on problems in electromagnetics in exploration geophysics and in global geodynamics. Currently I am working on a technique called induced polarization ( IP) .  This technique is used in exploration for minerals as well as in environmental investigations.