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Laura Brothers

Research Geologist

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Dr. Brothers is a marine geologist with interests in coastal and shelf evolution, seafloor mapping and seabed fluid flow.


  • Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA  (September  2012-present)
  • National Energy Technology Laboratory/National Research Council Postdoctoral Methane Hydrate Fellow (2010-2012)


  • University of Maine                 Earth Sciences                    Ph.D.                 2010
  • University of Maine        Oceanography, Marine Policy   M.S./M.S.             2006
  • West Virginia University                                                      B.S.                   2002
  • Bryn Mawr College                                                             A.B.                   2001

Contact Information

Laura Brothers
384 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543
508-457-2310 - Fax
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