Robert Ballard

Robert Ballard’s Full Research Profile


  • Ph.D. Geological Oceanography. University of Rhode Island, 1974
  • B.S. Physical Sciences. University of California, Santa Barbara, 1965

Research Themes

Research Interests

  • Volcanic, Tectonic and Hydro-thermal Processes of the Mid-Ocean Ridge
  • Ancient Trade Routes of the Mediterranean and Black Seas
  • Geology of Continental Margins with Emphasis Upon the Earth Formation of the North Atlantic Ocean in the New England Region
  • Robert Ballard’s Research Profile - Professor Ocean Engineering 401.874.6169 Office Location: Ocean Science and Exploration Center 103, Narragansett Bay Campus Website: Ocean Exploration Trust   Recent Publications1 Citation Sudek M, Spathias H, Coward G, et al. Expedition to the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa EXPLORING THE DEEP SEA IN THE AMERICAN SAMOA ARCHIPELAGO. OCEANOGRAPHY, 2020; 33(1), 42-43 Carey […]