United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Weisen Shen

Assistant Professor
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Research Interests
Dr. Weisen Shen is an Assistant Professor of Geophysics at the Department of Geosciences, Stony Brook University. His research interests are seismic tomography and the seismic, thermal, and compositional structure of the earth’s lithosphere. Dr. Shen has published on topics ranging from the geothermal heat flux of the continent to the uplift history of the Transantarctic Mountains. Dr. Shen has participated in fieldtrips to the Ross Ice Shelf and the South Pole to collect seismic data for Ross Ice Shelf and POLENET projects.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
McMurdo Station
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
Field camp - fixed wing access
Research Keywords
Seismic structure; Continental Crust; Geothermal Heat Flux.
NSF Antarctic Program
Antarctic Earth Sciences
Other NSF Antarctic Programs
Antarctic Glaciology
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Geosciences Group