Robert White (geofísico)

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Robert White
Nascimento 12 de dezembro de 1952 (68 anos)
Alma mater Emmanuel College
Ocupação geólogo, geofísico
Prêmios membro da Royal Society, Medalha Bigsby, Medalha de Ouro da Royal Astronomical Society

Robert White (12 de dezembro de 1952) é um geofísico britânico, desde 1989 professor de geofísica do Departamento de Geofísica (Department of Earth Sciences) da Universidade de Cambridge, eleito membro da Royal Society (FRS) em 1994.

Recebeu a Medalha de Ouro da Royal Astronomical Society de 2018.[1]

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Publicações científicas selecionadas[editar | editar código-fonte]

  • White, R. & McKenzie, D. (1989). Magmatism at rift zones: The generation of volcanic continental margins and flood basalts. Journal of Geophysical Research, 94, 7685–7729.
  • White, R. S., McKenzie, D. & O'Nions, R. K. (1992). Oceanic crustal thickness from seismic measurements and rare earth element inversions. Journal of Geophysical Research, 97, 19,683–19,715.
  • Bown, J. W. & White, R. S. (1994). Variation with spreading rate of oceanic crustal thickness and geochemistry. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 121, 435–449.
  • White, R. S., Minshull, T. A., Bickle, M. J. & Robinson, C. J. (2001). Melt generation at very slow-spreading oceanic ridges: constraints from geochemical and geophysical data. Journal of Petrology, 42, 1171–1196.
  • White, R. S., Christie, P. A. F., Kusznir, N. J., Roberts, A., Davies, A., Hurst, N., Lunnon, Z., Parkin, C. J., Roberts, A. W., Smith, L. K., Spitzer, R., Surendra, A. & Tymms, V. (2002). iSIMM pushes frontiers of marine seismic acquisition. First Break, 20, 782–786.
  • White, R. S., Smallwood, J. R., Fliedner, M. M., Boslaugh, B., Maresh, J. & Fruehn, J. (2003). Imaging and regional distribution of basalt flows in the Faroe-Shetland Basin. Geophysical Prospecting, 51, 215–231.
  • Harrison, A. J. & White, R. S. (2004). Crustal structure of the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand: stretching and igneous intrusion, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 31, L13615, doi:10.129/2004GL019885.2004.
  • White, R. S., et al. (2008). Lower-crustal intrusion on the North Atlantic continental margin, Nature, 452, 460–464 plus supplementary information at, doi:10.1038/nature06687
  • White, R. S. and Smith, L. K. (2009). Crustal structure of the Hatton and the conjugate east Greenland rifted volcanic continental margins, NE Atlantic, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B02305, doi:10.1029/2008JB005856
  • White, R. S., Drew, J., Martens, H. R., Key, A. J., Soosalu, H. &Jakobsdóttir, S. S. (2011). Dynamicsof dyke intrusion in the mid-crust of Iceland, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 304, 300–312, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.02.038
  • Tarasewicz, J., Brandsdóttir, B., Robert S. White, R.S., Hensch, M. & Thorbjarnardóttir, B. (2012). Using microearthquakes totrack repeated magma intrusions beneath the Eyjafjallajökull stratovolcano,Iceland, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B00C06,doi:10.1029/2011JB008751
  • Martens, H. R. & White,R. S. (2013). Triggering of microearthquakes in Iceland by volatiles released from a dyke intrusion, Geophysical Journal International, 194 (3), 1738‒1754, doi:10.1093/gji/ggt184

Publicações científico-religiosas selecionadas[editar | editar código-fonte]

  • White, Robert (2001). Science: Friend or Foe? The Church of England Newspaper, Friday 24 August 2001, p. 11 (also published on Christians in Science web site
  • Alexander, D. & White, R. S. (2004). Beyond Belief: Science, Faith and Ethical Challenges, Lion, Oxford, 219pp.
  • White, R. S. (2005). Truth in the geological sciences, in Can We Be Sure About Anything? Science, Faith and Postmodernism (ed. Denis Alexander), Apollos (an imprint of Inter-Varsity Press), Leicester, pp. 187–213.
  • White, R. S. (2005). "Genesis and Creation, Truth Matters", Reform
  • White, R. S. (2007). "The Age of the Earth", Faraday Paper 8 [see also Evangelicals Now, December 2002, 18].
  • Spencer, Nick and White, Robert (2007). Christianity, Climate Change and Sustainable Living, SPCK, 245pp. [published in USA as Spencer, Nick, White, Robert and Vroblesky, Virginia, by Hendrickson].
  • White, Robert S. (editor) (2009) Creation in Crisis: Christian Perspectives on Sustainability, SPCK, 298pp.
  • Jonathan A. Moo and Robert S. White (2013) Hope in an Age of Despair: The Gospel and the Future of Life on Earth, Inter-VarsityPress, 224 pp., ISBN 978-1844748778.


Precedido por
Nicholas Kaiser e Michele Dougherty
Medalha de Ouro da Royal Astronomical Society
com James Hough
Sucedido por
Robert Kennicutt e Margaret Kivelson

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