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 Francisco "Paco" Gomez

  Associate Professor
  Department of Geological Sciences
  University of Missouri-Columbia

  phone: (573) 882-9744
  fax:    (573) 882-5458
  e-mail:  fgomez@missouri.edu



My research interests involve the sculpting of the landscape by tectonic and surficial processes, and using this information to understand processes of crustal deformation.  I apply geological methods such as structural, geomorphic, and paleoseismic analyses to these neotectonic problems, as well as remote sensing and geophysical tools (such as GPS, InSAR, and topographic modeling).  Lately, my research has focused around the Mediterranean region including activities in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Morocco, as well as new research focusing on intracontinental earthquakes in northern China, and monitoring anthropogenic ground subsidence and downslope transport at several locations in the central US using InSAR.  In collaboration with colleagues in the College of Engineering, I am also applying Ground-Based Interferometric Radar to landslide and structural problems.  

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