Karen Marks has worked as a Geophysicist since 1990 at the
NOAA Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry of the U.S. National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. She received a
B.S. in Geology from the University of Florida, an M.S. in Geophysics from
Boston College, and a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University of Houston,
with a dissertation on the geophysics of the Australian-Antarctic
Discordance Zone. Her current research includes analyzing errors in
altimetric bathymetric models, evaluating bathymetric datasets for United
Nations Law of the Sea applications, and the detection of seamounts in
satellite gravity and satellite-derived bathymetry. Her research also
encompasses marine tectonic and geodynamic applications of satellite
altimetry with emphasis on plate tectonic histories and seafloor
spreading. She advises the General Bathymetric Charts of the Oceans
(GEBCO) Technical Sub-Committee on Ocean Mapping (TSCOM).
Weatherall P., K. M. Marks, M. Jakobsson, T. Schmitt, S. Tani, J. E.
Arndt, M. Rovere, D. Chayes, V. Ferrini, and R. Wigley (2015), A new
digital bathymetric model of the world's oceans, Earth and Space Science,
2, DOI: 10.1002/2015EA000107.
K. M. Marks and W. H. F. Smith, Radially symmetric coherence between
satellite gravity and multibeam bathymetry grids, Marine Geophysical
Research, 33(3), pp. 223-227. DOI: 10.1007/s11001-012-9157-1, (abstract at link)
K. M. Marks and W. H. F. Smith, Accuracy of the 2500 m Isobath from
Satellite Bathymetry, Abstract and Poster, 15 Years of Progress in Radar
Altimetry Symposium, Abstract Book, Venice, Italy, March 13-18,
2006, pg. 73.
K. M. Marks and W. H. F. Smith, Accuracy of the 2500 meter
Isobath from Satellite Bathymetry, MTS/IEEE Oceans 2005 Conference
Proceedings, Technical Paper, Washington DC, Sept. 18-23, 2005.
V. A. Childers, D. C. McAdoo, K. M. Marks, and J. M. Brozena, GRACE
Gravity and Airborne Surveys in the Arctic: How They Agree,
Differ and Complement Each Other, EOS Trans. AGU, 86(18), Jt. Assem.
Suppl., Abstract G23B-02, 2005.
K. M. Marks and J. M.
Correction to "Variations in Ridge Morphology and Depth-Age Relationships on the Pacific-Antarctic
Ridge", J. Geophys. Res., 99, B9, 18,049-18,049, 1994.
K. M. Marks and J. M.
Variations in Ridge Morphology and Depth-Age Relationships on the Pacific-Antarctic
Ridge, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 531-541, 1994.
K. M. Marks and D. T. Sandwell,
Analysis of Geoid Height versus
Topography for Oceanic Plateaus and Swells using Non-Biased Linear
Regression, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 8045-
8055, 1991. DOI: 10.1029/91JB00240
K. M. Marks, D. T. Sandwell, P. R. Vogt, and S. A. Hall,
Mantle Downwelling Beneath the Australian-Antarctic Discordance Zone: Evidence
from Geoid Height versus Topography, Earth and Planet. Sci.
Lett., 103, 325-338, 1991.
K. M. Marks, P. R. Vogt, and S. A. Hall, Residual Depth Anomalies
and the Origin of the Australian-Antarcic Discordance Zone, J.
Geophys. Res., 95, 17, 325-17, 337, 1990.
K. M. Marks and R. V. Sailor,
Comparion of GEOS-3 and SEASAT Altimeter Resolution Capabilities,
Geophys. Res. Lett., 13(7), 697-700, 1986.