Douglas A. Wiens

Robert S. Brookings Distinguished Professor
PhD, Northwestern University
research interests:
  • Seismology
  • Geophysics

contact info:

mailing address:

  • CB 1169
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Professor Wiens specializes in seismology and geophysics and has done extensive research on large deep earthquakes in the Pacific Ocean.

Wiens also is researching the seismology of Antarctica. He has taught courses on earth forces, seismology, environmental geophysics and geodynamics. 

For more information, visit Douglas A. Wiens' department profile.


From our podcast:

Hold That Thought Podcast

Exploring Antarctica

Doug Wiens describes his explorations of Antarctica-including the work Wiens and colleagues have been doing studying the physics behind ice movement in the Antarctic.