Samer Naif

Lamont Assistant Research Professor


Research Interests
Exploration of tectonic margins and oceanic plates with magnetotelluric, controlled- source electromagnetic, and active-source seismic imaging methods.

Education
Ph.D., Earth Sciences, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, 2015
B.S., Environmental Engineering, University of California San Diego, 2009
Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College,  2003-2005

Professional Experience
Lamont Assistant Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 2018-present
Postdoctoral Fellow, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, 2015-2018

Selected Publications

Naif, Samer

An upper bound on the electrical conductivity of hydrated oceanic mantle at the onset of dehydration melting Journal Article

Earth And Planetary Science Letters, 482 , pp. 357–366, 2018.

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Attias, Eric; Evans, Rob L; Naif, Samer; Elsenbeck, Jimmy; Key, Kerry

Conductivity structure of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary beneath the eastern North American margin Journal Article

Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 18 (2), pp. 676–696, 2017.

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

Water-rich bending faults at the Middle America Trench Journal Article

Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 16 (8), pp. 2582–2597, 2015.

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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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