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Shimon Wdowinski

Title: Associate Professor

Office: AHC5 388

Phone: (305) 348-6826

Email: swdowins@fiu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Department(s): Earth and Environment, Southeast Environmental Research Center

Education

  • Ph.D. in Geophysics and M.S. in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University
  • B.Sc in Earth Sciences and M.Sc. in Geology from the Hebrew University (Jerusalem, Israel)

Research Areas

Dr. Wdowinski research interests include the general areas of natural hazards, tectonics, wetland hydrology, climate change, and sea level rise. His work has focused on the development and usage of space geodetic techniques, mainly GPS and InSAR, that can detect very precisely small movements of the Earth’s surface. He successfully applied these technologies to study tectonic plate motion, earthquakes, land subsidence, sinkholes and environmental phenomena, such as climate change, sea level rise, and wetland surface flow.

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