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Delhi University, Physics B.Sc. (Honors) 1951
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MEMBER Sigma XI, 1960
Interpreting the results of an airborne gravity gradiometer survey over the San Andreas Fault drill site.
Examining the potential application of a very sensitive gravity gradiometer to trace the leakage of CO2 sequestered in drill holes.
Studying the feasibility of increased use of Venezuelan heavy oil.
Investigating the structure of continental margins.
Talwani, Manik, J. Lamar Worzel, and Mark Landisman, Rapid gravity computations for two-dimensional bodies with application to the Mendocino submarine fracture zone, J. Geophys. Res., 64(1), 49–59, 1959.
Talwani, Manik and Maurice Ewing, Rapid computation of gravitational attraction of three-dimensional bodies of arbitrary shape, Geophysics, 25(1), 203–225, 1960.
Talwani, Manik and James R. Heirtzler, Computation of magnetic anomalies caused by two-dimensional structures of arbitrary shape. Computers in the Mineral Industries, George A. Parks (ed.), School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University (Publc.), 464–480, 1964.
Talwani, Manik, Computation with the help of a digital computer of magnetic anomalies caused by bodies of arbitrary shape, Geophysics, 30(5), 797–817, 1965—Reprinted in Golden Anniversary issue of Geophysics, 1985, as one of top papers in Geophysics, 1960–1985.
Talwani, Manik, James H. Dorman, J. Lamar Worzel, and George M. Bryan, Navigation at sea by satellite, J. Geophys. Res., 71(24), 5891–5902, 1966.
Talwani, Manik, Charles C. Windisch, and Marcus G. Langseth, Jr., Reykjanes Ridge Crest: A detailed geophysical study, J. Geophys. Res., 76(2), 473–517, 1971. Citation index selected this as one of most cited papers in Geophysics, 1972–1981.
Pitman, Walter C., III, and Manik Talwani, Sea–floor spreading in the North Atlantic, Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 83, 619–646, 1972.
Talwani, Manik, Lunar gravity traverse equipment, The Moon, D. Reidel Publishing Co., 4, 307, 1972.
Talwani, M., and Olav Eldholm, Evolution of the Norwegian-Greenland Sea, Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 88, 969–999, 1977.
Mutter, J.C., M. Talwani, and P.L. Stoffa, Origin of seaward-dipping reflectors in oceanic crust off the Norwegian margin by 'sub–aerial sea–floor spreading,' Geology, 10, 353–357, 1982.
Naini, B.R., and M. Talwani , Structural framework and the evolutionary history of the continental margin of western India, Proc. of the Hollis Hedberg Symposium, Galveston, TX, January 12–16, 1981, Studies in Continental Margin Geology, AAPG Memoir 34, 167–191, 1983.
Alsop, L.E. and M. Talwani, The East Coast Magnetic Anomaly, Science 226, 1189–1191, 1984.
Austin, James A. Jr., and M. Talwani, EDGE—An Initiative to Study Submerged Continental Lithosphere Around the U.S., EOS, 70v12, 177, 1989.
Talwani, M., J. Ewing, R.E. Sheridan, W.S. Holbrook, and L. Glover, III. The EDGE experiment and the U.S. Coast Magnetic anomaly, in NATO/ARW Series book 'Rifted Ocean–Continent Boundaries,' E. Banda, M. Talwani and M. Torne (eds), 155–181, 1995.
Talwani, Manik, and Vitor Abreu, Inferences regarding initiation of oceanic crust formation from the U.S. East Coast Margin and Conjugate South Atlantic Margins, in Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins, Geophysical Monograph 115, American Geophysical Union, 1999.