William Menke
Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Professional Preparation
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology Earth and Planetary Science BS, MS 1976
Columbia University Geological Sciences M.Phil 1978, PhD 1982

ChairDept of Earth & Env. Sci.2002-2004
ProfessorColumbia University1992-
Associate DirectorLamont-Doherty Earth Obs.1989-1992
Associate ProfessorColumbia University1986-1992
Assistant ProfessorOregon St. University1982-1986

Relevant Publications
Hong, T-K and W. Menke, Constituent energy of regional seismic coda, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 98, 454-462, 2008.
Menke, W., V. Levin and R. Sethi, Seismic attenuation in the crust at the mid-Atlantic plate boundary in south-west Iceland, Geophys. J. Int. 122, 175-182, 1995.
Menke, W. L. Shengold and B. Busby, Precison of broadband velocity measurements made with IRIS/PASSCAL instrumentation, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 82, 2256-2262, 1992.
Menke, W., A. Lerner-Lam and R. Mithal, Spatial coherence of 5-25 Hz seismic wavefields at a hard rock site, Structural Safety 10, 163-179, 1991.
Menke, W., A. Lerner-Lam, B. Dubendorff, and J. Pacheco, Polarization and coherence of 5-30 Hz seismic wavefields at a hard rock site and their relevance to velocity heterogenities in the crust, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 80, 430-449, 1990.

Other Publications
Menke, W., Case studies of seismic tomography and earthquake location in a regional context, in Seismic Earth: Array Analysis of Broadband Seismograms, Alan Levander and Guust Nolet, Eds., Geophysical Monograph Series 157. American Geophysical Union, 7-36, 2005.
Menke, W., Geophysical Data Analysis: Discrete Inverse Theory, Revised Edition (textbook), Academic Press, Inc., New York, 1989.
Menke, W. and D. Abbott, Geophysical Theory (Textbook), Columbia University Press, 458p, 1989.

Synergistic Activities
Seismological Field Experiments: SIST (Iceland), ONYNEX (NY-New England), Katla Undershooting (Iceland), FIRE (Iceland), Baradalur '96 (Iceland), Axial Volcano (Juan de Fuca Ridge).
IRIS/PASSCAL Standing Committee, 1996-1997
Development of 3-semester "The Earth System" undergraduate course at Columbia University, 1994-1996.
Ridge Multibeam Synthesis Project and associated database, 1995.
Team Leader, United States Womens Sprint Canoe Team, Pan American Games, 2005.

Collaborators: B. Brandsdottir (U. Iceland), Evgeni Chesnokov (U. Oklahoma), P. Einarsson (U. Iceland), V. Levin (Rutgers U.), J. Park (Yale U.), W. Wilcox (U. Washington)
Graduate Advisors A. Brecher (Undergraduate), P. Molnar (Masters), P. Richards (PhD)
Advisor and Sponsor V. Levin (Yale), M. West (LDEO), K. Rodriguez Czuchlewski (LDEO). Total: 8.