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Assistant Professor Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 223 Bessey Hall

Irina Filina is a Geophysicist leading the UNL Geophysics Research Group. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007 with a PhD in Geophysics. She worked in the petroleum industry for 8 years before joining the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2016.

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Welcome to the Geophysics Research Group at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln!

Please use the links on the right to find the general information about our group, the latest updates on the ongoing research projects, new geophysical courses offered at UNL and some research opportunities within our group. Please contact Irina Filina if you have any questions.

UNL Geophysics annual newsletters:

2022-2023       2021-2022         2020-2021

Seismic spread demonstration in GEOL101 class, November 9, 2022

Video (thanks to Nick Richard)

We are in the news!

Nebraska geophysicist studying new tectonic theory in North Atlantic

Guthrie expands gravity research, teaching, outreach opportunities

Two-month expedition at sea proves adventure of lifetime for Husker geologist

Spate of Nebraska Earthquakes might be linked to Kansas tremors, UNL student researcher says

UNL geology class measures seismic activity of fans at Husker football games

UNL profs hope to land 10 seismometers, learn why Sandhills is shaking