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Associate Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
303B Oceanography
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
(845) 365-8791
(845) 365-8156


Fields of interest: 
Marine Geophysics
List of degrees from highest to lowest:
B.Sc. Honors Geophysics
University of Edinburgh
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD

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Selected Publications:

Seismic identification of along-axis hydrothermal flow on the East Pacific Rise Tolstoy, M.; Waldhauser, F.; Bohnenstiehl, D. R.; Weekly, R. T.; Kim, W. Y. Nature Jan 10 Volume: 451 Issue: 7175 p.: 181-U7 (2008) Doi 10.1038/Nature06424
A sea-floor spreading event captured by seismometers Tolstoy, M.; Cowen, J. P.; Baker, E. T.; Fornari, D. J.; Rubin, K. H.; Shank, T. M.; Waldhauser, F.; Bohnenstiehl, D. R.; Forsyth, D. W.; Holmes, R. C.; Love, B.; Perfit, M. R.; Weekly, R. T.; Soule, S. A.; Glazer, B. Science Dec 22 Volume: 314 Issue: 5807 p.: 1920-1922 (2006) DOI 10.1126/science.1133950
Hydroacoustic constraints on the rupture duration, length, and speed of the Great Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake Tolstoy, M.; Bohnenstiehl, D. R. Seismological Research Letters Jul-Aug Volume: 76 Issue: 4 p.: 419-425 (2005)
Broadband calibration of R/V Ewing seismic sources Tolstoy, M.; Diebold, J. B.; Webb, S. C.; Bohnenstiehl, D. R.; Chapp, E.; Holmes, R. C.; Rawson, M. Geophysical Research Letters Jul 27 Volume: 31 Issue: 14 p.: - (2004) Doi 10.1029/2004gl020234
Breathing of the seafloor: Tidal correlations of seismicity at Axial volcano Tolstoy, M.; Vernon, F. L.; Orcutt, J. A.; Wyatt, F. K. Geology Jun Volume: 30 Issue: 6 p.: 503-506 (2002)
Seismic character of volcanic activity at the ultraslow-spreading Gakkel Ridge Tolstoy, M.; Bohnenstiehl, D. R.; Edwards, M. H.; Kurras, G. J. Geology Dec Volume: 29 Issue: 12 p.: 1139-1142 (2001) Doi 10.1038/Nature06424
Crustal Thickness on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge - Bulls-Eye Gravity-Anomalies and Focused Accretion Tolstoy, M.; Harding, A. J.; Orcutt, J. A. Science Oct 29 Volume: 262 Issue: 5134 p.: 726-729 (1993)