Daniel Fornari

Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Dr. Fornari was the first Chief Scientist of Deep Submergence at WHOI. He is a past Director of WHOI’s Deep Ocean Exploration Institute (DOEI), and was a Chair of the Ridge 2000 Program, a NSF-funded national program studying mid-ocean ridges. Dr. Fornari is the author or co-author of over 100 research publications and has participated in over 100 research cruises and as many dives in deep-sea submersibles. His research focuses on volcanic and hydrothermal processes along the global mid-ocean ridge, using a variety of surface and deep-towed sonar systems, submersibles, ROVs, and AUVs. Dr. Fornari received the 2014 American Geophysical Union’s Flinn Award.

Dr. Fornari was the first Chief Scientist of Deep Submergence at WHOI. He is a past Director of WHOI’s Deep Ocean Exploration Institute (DOEI), and was a Chair of the Ridge 2000 Program, a NSF-funded national program studying mid-ocean ridges. Dr. Fornari is the author or co-author of over 100 research publications and has participated in over 100 research cruises and as many dives in deep-sea submersibles. His research focuses on volcanic and hydrothermal processes along the global mid-ocean ridge, using a variety of surface and deep-towed sonar systems, submersibles, ROVs, and AUVs. Dr. Fornari received the 2014 American Geophysical Union’s Flinn Award.

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Lectures

5.02.2016 (17:31)

Deep Sea Volcanoes