James Davis

Lamont Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Seismology Geology and Tectonophysics
213 Seismology
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
(845) 365-8425
(845) 365-8150

Positional and physical geodesy using space-based and satellite techniques.  Applications of space geodesy to studies of geophysics, climate, ice sheets, glacier dynamics and kinematics, and the atmosphere. Development and geophysical applications of permanent GPS networks.  Research and development of technology aimed at the improvement of the accuracy of satellite geodetic systems.

List of degrees from highest to lowest:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michigan State University
Selected Publications: 
Spatial and temporal melt variability at Helheim Glacier, East Greenland, and its effect on ice dynamics, Andersen, M. L.; Larsen, T.B; Nettles, M.; Elósegui, P.; van As, D.; Hamilton, G. S.; Stearns, L. A.; Davis, J. L.; Ahlstrøm, A. P.; de Juan, J.; Ekström, G.; Stenseng, L.; Khan, S. A.; Forsberg, R.; Dahl-Jensen, D. , J. Geophys. Res., Volume 115, (2010), 10.1029/2010JF001760

Combination of geodetic observations and models for glacial isostatic adjustment fields in Fennoscandia, Hill, E. M.; Davis, J. L.; Tamisiea, M. E.; Lidberg, M , J. Geophys. Res., Volume 115, (2010), 10.1029/2009JB006967

Geodetic observations and global reference frame contributions to understanding sea-level rise and variability, Blewitt, G.; Altamimi, Z.; Davis, J. L.; Gross, R.; Kuo, C.-Y. ; Lemoine, F. G.; Moore, A. W.; Neilan, R. E.; Plag, H.-P.; Rothacher, M.; Shum, C. K.; Sideris, M. G.; Schöne, T.; Tregoning, P.; Zerbini, S. , Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability, p.428, (2010)

Detecting large-scale intracontinental slow-slip events (SSEs) using geodograms, Wernicke, B. P.; Davis, J. L. , Seismol. Res. Lett., Volume 81, p.694-698, (2010), 10.1785/gssrl.81.5.694

Sudden increase in tidal response linked to calving and acceleration at a large Greenland outlet glacier, de Juan, J.; Elosegui, P.; Nettles, M.; Larsen, T. B.; Davis, J. L.; Hamilton, G. S.; Stearns, L. A.; Andersen, M. L.; Ekström, G.; Ahlstrøm, A. P.; Stenseng, L.; Khan, S. A.; Forsberg, R. , Geophys. Res. Lett., Volume 37, (2010), 10.1029/2010GL043289

Precise Geodetic Infrastructure: National Requirements for a Shared Resource, Minster, J. B.; Altamimi, Z.; Blewitt, G.; Carter, W. E.; Cazenave, A.; Dragert, H.; Herring, T. A.; Larson, K. M.; Ries, J. C.; Sandwell, D. T.; Wahr, J. M.; Davis, J. L. , Washington, D.C., p.156, (2010)