Deep Sea Exploration
Feb 22, 2018
Dan Fornari
Deep Sea Exploration

Dan Fornari is a marine geologist and senior scientist in the Geology & Geophysics Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He is probably best known for his research on volcanic and hydrothermal processes and mapping at mid-ocean ridges, and also studies of the structure and magmatic processes at oceanic transforms and oceanic islands such as Hawaii and the Galápagos. He's participated in over 70 research cruises in the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans, and has completed over 100 dives in Alvin and other Navy submersibles.