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Dan Frost

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: School of the Earth, Ocean, & the Environment
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-4530
Office: EWS 516

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Dan Frost has red hair, wears and pink and purple patterned shirt, and smiles at the camera.

Research Interests

Whole Earth structure, earth evolution, cross-disciplinary studies, influence of convection on mantle
structure, seismic scattering, core structure, anisotropy, chemical heterogeneity, D00 complexity, array
seismology, tomographic inversion, developing seismic methodologies

Selected Publications

Frost, Daniel A.; Avery, Margaret S.; Buffett, Bruce A.; Chidester, Bethany A.; Deng, Jie; Dorfman, Susannah M.; Li, Zhi; Liu, Lijun; Lv, Mingda; Martin, Joshua F.: Multidisciplinary constraints on the thermal-chemical boundary between Earth’s core and mantle, G3, 2022, 23, 3
Open access online doi: 10.1029/2021GC009764

Frost, Daniel A.; Romanowicz, Barbara; Lasbleis, Marine; Chandler, Brian: Seismic evidence of slow translation and preferential equatorial growth of the inner core, Nature Geoscience, 2021
Online access doi:10.1038/s41561-021-00761-w
Author’s copy and supplements

Frost, Daniel A.
; Romanowicz, Barbara; Roecker, Steve: Upper mantle slab under Alaska: contribution to anomalous core-phase observations on south-Sandwich to Alaska paths, Phys. Earth. Planet. Int., 2020, 299, 106427
doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2020.106427
Author’s copy and supplements

Frost, Daniel A.; Rost, Sebastian; Garnero, Edward J.; Li, Mingming; Seismic evidence for Earths crusty deep mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 2017, 470, p. 54-63
Author’s copy

Frost, Daniel A.; Rost, Sebastian; The P-wave Boundary of the Large-Low Shear Velocity Province beneath the Pacific, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 2014
Author’s copy and supplements


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