Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Benjamin Andrews

Geologist and Associate Curator of Rocks and Ores
Education
  • B.A., University of Oregon
  • M.S., University of Alaska
  • Ph.D., University of Texas Austin
Research Interests
Volcanic processes and hazards ranging from magmatic storage and recharge conditions, through eruption, to deposition; rates of mass, momentum, and energy transfer in different volcanic and geologic processes; analog modeling, optical flow velocimetry, turbulence analysis, sample grain size and component analysis, experimental petrology, electron microscopy, and crystal isotope stratigraphy.