Carlos Aiken


  • geographic information systems (GIS)
  • tectonics
  • geophysics
  • digital mapping
  • GPS
  • geology
  • sinkholes
  • three-dimensional mapping


Katherine Morales

Expert at a Glance

Carlos Aiken, Ph.D. School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Professor of Geosciences

Dr. Aiken is a geophysicist whose expertise is in global positioning systems. He can create 3-D maps of the Earth's surface using digital mapping technology to detail land surfaces, structures and elements. He has built geographic information systems (GIS) databases of Venezuela, China and Ecuador and multi-layer GIS databases of Mexico. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.


Updated: November 6, 2008