Jean-Philippe Avouac photoJean-Philippe Avouac Professor of Geology:Director of the Tectonics Observatory:CaltechCaltech logo
Jean-Philippe Avouac

My research aims mainly at understanding better the relationship between crustal deformation, earthquakes, and landscape evolution.

I am interested in developing new approaches combined from field observations, satellite imagery, and physically based models.
I am particularly interested in orogenic context and am currently involved in research programs in the Himalaya, Taiwan, Tien Shan, and Sumatra.


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