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Michael Bevis
Professor, Ohio Eminent Scholar
Ph.D. - Cornell University 1982
Michael Bevis
Office: ML 323
Phone: (614) 247-5071
Division: Geodedic Science

  • Crustal Motion Geodesy
  • Geodynamics
  • Geophysics
  • GPS Meteorology
  • Climate Change
  • Michael Bevis leads the Geodesy and Geodynamics (G2) group in the Division of Geodetic Science. We use GPS geodesy to investigate many aspects of earth system dynamics, including plate tectonics, the earthquake deformation cycle, mountain building, postglacial rebound, elastic loading phenomena, sea level change, water vapor dynamics and climate change. We also work on kinematic positioning for LIDAR surveys, and gravity measurement. Bevis's more theoretical interests include elasticity theory, inverse theory and reference frame realization. The G2 group has long been recognized as one of the leading innovators in geodetic field engineering. We are presently working in the Central and Southern Andes, Greenland, Antarctica, and the South Pacific. Bevis is the geophysics editor for Reviews of Progress in Physics (impact factor 14.72) and a Fellow of the International Association of Geodesy.