“Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice.” -Will Durant

Small steps atop large boulder transported during the 2010 eruption of Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat.


Ophelia A George

PhD, Geology, University of South Florida, Dec 2016


M.S, Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Dec 2010


B.S. Geosciences, Florida International University, Dec 2007


Advanced Level Mathematics and Biology, Dominica State College (formerly Clifton Dupigny Community College), June 2001



From the Tropics to the Arctic!!!!

Latest News

· Feb, 2015: 1st First Author article published in the Journal Statistics in Volcanology explores the use of magnetic data to uncover buried volcanoes. Check it out here

· Aug, 2014: I was one of the 2014-2015 recipients of the McKnight Dissertation fellowships. FEF webpage

· Aug, 2014: My Volcanic Hazard project on Dominica was funded by UNAVCO’s COCONet project for the second year. Press release

· Sep, 2013: Following the awarding of my 2013 COCONet Graduate scholarship, the following article appeared in an Online Newspaper back in Dominica.

· Apr, 2011: I was interviewed by journalist in Montserrat while attending the SHV15 conference.