University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) research scientists apply geophysical methods to a wide range of investigations from studies of the entire Earth to the exploration of localized areas in the upper crust. With support from both government and industry, they routinely conduct field work across the globe, from the Arctic to the Antarctic. Their results are described in various papers, books, and technical reports. UTIG researchers also teach courses at the University of Texas at Austin.

The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics’s research broadly falls into the following categories. For specifics on what each discipline entails, click on one of the following links: