Kerry Key

Associate Professor


Research Interests
Electromagnetic geophysics, marine geophysics, numerical and computational geophysics,  hydrocarbon exploration, mid-ocean ridges, subduction zones, volcanoes,  mantle dynamics, instrumentation design.

Education
Ph. D., Geophysics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, 2003
B.S., Earth Sciences, University of California San Diego, 1998
Palomar Community College,  1992-1995

Professional Experience
Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences,  Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 2017-present
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 2017
Associate Professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, 2013-2017
Associate Researcher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, 2012-2013
Visiting Scientist, Institute de Physique du Globe de Paris, 2009
Assistant Researcher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, 2008-2012
Postdoctoral Researcher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, 2004-2008

Selected Publications

Gustafson, Chloe; Key, Kerry; Evans, Rob L

Aquifer systems extending far offshore on the U.S. Atlantic margin Journal Article

Scientific Reports, 9 (1), 2019.

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Blatter, Daniel; Key, Kerry; Ray, Anandaroop; Gustafson, Chloe; Evans, Rob

Bayesian Joint Inversion of Controlled Source Electromagnetic and Magnetotelluric Data to Image Freshwater Aquifer Offshore New Jersey Journal Article

Geophysical Journal International, 2019, ISSN: 0956-540X.

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Werthmüller, Dieter; Key, Kerry; Slob, Evert C

A tool for designing digital filters for the Hankel and Fourier transforms in potential, diffusive, and wavefield modeling Journal Article

Geophysics, 84 (2), pp. F47-F56, 2019.

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Key, Kerry

MARE2DEM: a 2-D inversion code for controlled-source electromagnetic and magnetotelluric data Journal Article

Geophysical Journal International, 207 (1), pp. 571–588, 2016.

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Naif, Samer; Key, Kerry; Constable, Steven; Evans, Rob L

Porosity and fluid budget of a water-rich megathrust revealed with electromagnetic data at the Middle America Trench Journal Article

Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 17 (11), pp. 4495–4516, 2016.

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Key, Kerry; Constable, Steven; Liu, Lijun; Pommier, Anne

Electrical image of passive mantle upwelling beneath the northern East Pacific Rise Journal Article

Nature, 495 (7442), pp. 499–502, 2013.

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Naif, Samer; Key, Kerry; Constable, Steven; Evans, Rob L

Melt-rich channel observed at the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary Journal Article

Nature, 495 (7441), pp. 356–359, 2013.

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