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Charles DeMets

Charles DeMets

Expert on plate tectonics, earthquakes, use of global positioning satellites in studying plate movement

Professor, geoscience College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-8598 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • plate tectonics (movement of Earth's plates through time)
  • earthquakes, including in Caribbean
  • global positioning satellites in geoscience
  • earthquake hazards


  • One of most widely cited scientists based on citations of published scientific papers