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Alex Nikulin


Assistant Professor of Energy Geophysics

PhD, 2011

Rutgers University

Office: Science 1, Room G-60C

Telephone: (607) 777-2518

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Research Interests:

  • Natural and Induced Seismicity
  • Subduction Zone Processes
  • Natural Resources Exploration and Development




GEOL 450/550 Geophysics I 



  • Iwasaki, T., V. Levin, A. Nikulin and Iidaka T., 2013, Constraints on
    the Moho in Japan and Kamchatka.

    Tectonophysics, (in press).

  • Nikulin, A., V. Levin, M. Carr, C. Herzberg and West M., 2012,

    Evidence for two upper mantle sources driving volcanism in Central Kamchatka. Earth and Planetary Sci. Lett. 321–322, 14–19, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.12.039

  • Nikulin, A., V. Levin, A. Shuler, and West M., 2010, Anomalous seismic

    structure beneath the Klyuchevskoy Group, Kamchatka. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L14311, doi:10.1029/2010GL043904

  • Nikulin, A., V. Levin, and Park J., 2009, Receiver function study of

    the Cascadia megathrust: Evidence for localized serpentinization. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10, Q07004, doi:10.1029/2009GC002376

Last Updated: 12/14/17