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About Jeffrey B. Johnson

Dr. Jeffrey B. Johnson came to Boise State University in 2012 as faculty in the Department of Geosciences. His Ph.D. in Geophysics is from the University of Washington, Seattle, and his M.S. in Geophysics and B.S. in Geological and Environmental Sciences are both from Stanford University. Before coming to Boise State, Dr. Johnson was a research professor at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, where he was pursuing research related to multi-disciplinary geophysical volcano studies, atmospheric tomography, and thunder from electrical storm activity. His research has taken him to field locations throughout the world including Equador, Guatemala, Chile, Costa Rica, Antactica, Russia, Pakistan, Idaho, New Mexico, and Hawaii. His recent work has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic Society.


2012 - Present Assistant Professor, Boise State University Department of Geosciences

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Honors and Awards

  • 2012 - CAREER Award, National Science Foundation


  • Volcano Geophysics
  • Volcanoes
  • Whole Earth Structure and Composition
  • Volcano Geophysical Field Methods
  • Field Volcano Seismology and digital Signal Processing
  • Wilderness Skills

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