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Allegra Hosford Scheirer

Physical Sci Res Scientist
A physical science research scientist with the Basin and Petroleum System Modeling Group at Stanford, Allegra spent ~6 years at the U. S. Geological Survey following her Ph.D. from the MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography. Her research at the USGS focused on building computerized three-dimensional models of sedimentary basins, assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in California, and potential field analysis. She served as a member of the AAPG Research Committee and as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth. She is the editor of USGS Professional Paper 1713. At Stanford, Allegra advises graduate students, teaches courses, engages with industrial affiliates, and does research.


Ph.D., MIT-Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Marine Geology and Geophysics (2001)
B.S., Brown University, Geology-Physics/Mathematics (1995)


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