Peter Shearer's home page

Peter M. Shearer, Professor of Geophysics
Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego

IGPP 0225
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0225

Phone: (858) 534-2260
FAX: (858) 534-5332
E-mail: pshearer AT ucsd DOT edu

List of publications (with PDF links)
Basic 1-page cv (html)
Longer 2-page cv (PDF)
Why you should study geophysics at Scripps


  • Earthquake locations
  • 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake
  • Topography on the transition zone seismic discontinuities
  • Teaching:

  • "Introduction to Seismology" textbook
  • Introduction to Computing (SIO 233)
  • Seismo:

    SCEC   SCEDC   NCEDC   Recent Calif. quakes   Live global seismograms   IRIS   USArray   NEIC   AGU   SSA   ORFEUS

    Hiking trips   Comet pictures   Seismology in popular culture