California Institute of Technology
Seismological Laboratory Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences

People

Don L. Anderson

Don L. Anderson

Emeritus Professor

Eleanor and John R. McMillan Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus
Ph.D., 1963-2002

California Institute of Technology
Seismological Laboratory
1200 E. California Blvd., MS 252-21
So. Mudd Building, Rm 263A
Pasadena, CA 91125

Phone: (626) 395-6901
Fax: (626) 564-0715
Email: dla@gps.caltech.edu
Website: http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~dla

Research

Interpretation of deep Earth seismic data, including tomography, to derive models for the composition, physical state and evolution of the Earth's interior; derivation of global geodynamic models; synthesis of geochemical, geophysical and geodynamic data; interactions of lithosphere and asthenosphere.

Past

Director, Seismological Laboratory, 1967-1989