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  • Alumna
  • MS Summer '06

Thesis
Beach Asphalt (Tar) Accumulation at Coal Oil Point, CA: Identification of Processes Controlling Temporal Variations

Advisor
Bruce Luyendyk

  • Professor Emeritus
  • Alumna
  • MS Summer 2015

Thesis/Dissertation
Stress drop and its Uncertainty for Earthquakes M3.8-5.5 in Central California and Oklahoma

Research Area
Geophysics

Advisor
Ralph Archuleta & Toshiro Tanimoto

  • Professor

Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

 

  • 805-893?7557
  • Bren 3510
  • Alumna
  • MS June 2017

Thesis/Dissertation
Timing and Mechanisms of REE Mineralization at Central City, CO

Research Area
Geochemistry

Advisor
John Cottle

  • MS Summer 2018

Thesis

EXTREME ENRICHED AND HETEROGENEOUS 87SR/86SR RATIOS RECORDED MAGMATIC PLAGIOCLASE FROM THE SAMOAN HOTSPOT

Research Area

Advisor
Matt Jackson

  • Assistant Professor

Seismology, Tectonophysics, Inverse Theory

  • Alumna
  • MS Winter 2011

Research Area
Crustal Evolution and Development

Advisor
Brad Hacker

 

  • PhD candidate

Thesis/Dissertation
In progress

Research Area(s)
Geochronology, Geochemistry

Advisor
John Cottle

  • MS candidate
  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area

Advisor
Andy Wyss

  • Alumna
  • PhD 2017

Thesis/Dissertation
Character and significance of volcanism in the lower Colorado River extensional corridor; insight into extensional tectonics

Research Area
Structural Geology, Tectonics, Volcanology, Igneous Petrology

Advisor
Phil Gans

  • Alumna
  • MS Fall 2011

Research Area
Marine Science

Advisor
Dave Valentine

 

  • Alumna
  • MS Spring 2016

Thesis/Dissertation
The Geomorphic Transition between the Santa Barbara and Ventura Fold Belts near Rincon Point, California

Research Area
Geomorphology

Advisor
Ed Keller

  • Professor

Structural Geology, Regional Geology and Tectonics, Argon Geochronology

  • 805-893-2642
  • Webb 1034
  • Affiliated Professor

Geomorphology & Land-Surface Processes, Geography

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  • Ellison 4810
  • Alumnus
  • PhD Fall 2017

MS Thesis:
Localization of Deformation in a Lower to Mid-Crustal Convergent Margin, Sierra de Pie de Palo, Argentina.

PhD Dissertation:
Titanite Geochronology and Geochemistry of the Western Gneiss Region, Norway: Constraints on UHP Continental Subduction and Emplacement.=

Research Areas
Geochronology, Tectonics, Metamorphic Petrology, Rheology, Structural Geology

Advisor
Brad Hacker

  • Alumnus
  • MS Summer 2015

Thesis/Dissertation
Tectonic Significance of the Chambers Well Dike Swarm Whipple Mountains Metamorphic Core Complex, CA

Research Areas
Field Geology/Mapping, Geochronology, Structural Geology, Tectonics

Advisor
Phil Gans

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area

Advisor
Jordan Clark

  • MS candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area
Sedimentology

Advisor
Alex Simms

  • Alumnus
  • MS Fall 2011

Research Areas
Metamorphic Petrology, Tectonics

Advisor
Hacker

 

  • Alumnus
  • PhD Spring 2011

Research Areas
Geomorphology, Tectonics

Advisor
Doug Burbank

  • PhD Fall 2018

Thesis/Dissertation

Geochemistry of Molybdenum and Other Variably Chalcophile Elements

Research Area
Geochemistry

Advisor
Roberta Rudnick

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  • Systems & Network Administrator
  • 805-893-8203
  • Webb 1015b
  • Alumna
  • MS Summer 2015

Thesis/Dissertation
Paleoceanography of the Eastern Equatorial Pacific: Insights from a new Carnegie Platform stratigraphic record

Research Areas
Climate Change-Climatology, Geochemistry, Marine Geochemistry-Geophysics-Geology, Paleoclimatology, Paleoceanography

Advisor
David Lea

  • Professor

Metamorphic Petrology, Tectonics, Geochronology

 

  • 805-893-4688
  • Webb 2120
  • Alumnus
  • PhD Summer 2015

Dissertation
The Metamorphic and Magmatic History of the Ross Orogen in Southern Victoria Land, Antarctica

Research Areas
Geochemistry, Geochronology, Tectonics

Advisor
John Cottle

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area
Geochemistry

Advisor
Roberta Rudnick

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area

Advisor
Kristin Morell

  • Alumnus
  • PhD Summer 2015

MS Thesis
Reconciling Holocene Alluvial Records in Buckskin Wash, Southern Utah

PhD Dissertation
Along-strike tectonic variability in the central Himalaya

Research Areas
Geomorphology, Neotectonics

Advisor
Doug Burbank

  • Professor Emeritus

Marine Geology and Geochemistry, Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems, Mid-Ocean Ridges, Seafloor Volcanism

  • Alumna
  • PhD Spring 2011

Research Area
Marine Hydrothermal Systems

Advisor
Dave Valentine

 

  • Alumnus
  • MS Winter 2013

Research Area
Geothermal and mineral exploration

Advisor
Phil Gans

  • MS Program
  • Lapsed

Thesis/Dissertation
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Research Area
Geomorphology

Advisor
Ed Keller

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area
Paleoclimatology

Advisor
Lorraine Lisiecki

  • Professor

Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

 

  • 805-893?3195
  • MSRB 2312
  • Alumnus
  • PhD Summer 2018
  • MS Winter 2014

MS Thesis:
Monazite Trace-Element and Isotopic Signatures of Ultrahigh- Pressure Metamorphism: Examples from the Western Gneiss Region, Norway

PhD Dissertation:
What Causes Ultrahigh-Temperature Metamorphism? A Case Study fromSouthern Madagascar 

Research Areas
Metamorphic Petrology, Geochronology, Geochemistry

Advisor
Brad Hacker

  • Alumna
  • MS Fall 2006

Thesis
Geometry and Quaternary evolution of a laterally propagating fold and fault system, Santa Barbara Channel, California

Research Area

Geophysics

Advisor
Bruce Luyendyk

  • Professor Emeritus

Igneous Petrology (Ophiolites, Granitic Plutons and Migmatites, Cascade Volcanoes)

 

  • 805-893-3149
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  • Alumnus
  • PhD Spring 2015

Thesis/Dissertation
Himalaya gneiss dome formation, focused radiogenic heating in southern Madagascar, and fertilization of the Neoproterozoic ocean by mantle-derived phosphorus

Research Areas
Geochronology, Tectonics

Advisor
Brad Hacker

  • Financial Assistant
  • 805-893-4499
  • Webb 1006
  • Alumnus
  • MS Spring 2017

Thesis/Dissertation
In Situ Observations of Seismic wave propagation

Research Area
Seismology

Advisor
Jaimie Steidl

  • Professor

Geochemistry and Igneous Petrology

 

  • 805-893-5031
  • Webb 2022
  • Professor

Geophysics

  • 805-893-2923
  • Webb 2036
  • Alumna
  • PhD Summer 2015

Thesis/Dissertation
Interactions of tectonics, climate, and deposition in intermontane basins on the margin of the Puna Plateau, NW Argentina

Research Area
Tectonics, Geomorphology, Structural Geology, Stratigraphy

Advisor
Doug Burbank

  • PhD candidate

Dissertation
In progress

Research Area

Advisor
John Cottle

  • Alumnus
  • MS June 2017

Thesis/Dissertation
A comparison of four age model techniques for Iberian Margin sediment cores from 0 to 140,000 years ago

Advisor
Lorraine Lisiecki

  • Alumnus
  • MS Winter 2018

Thesis/Dissertation
Stratigraphy and geochronology of the Nacientes del Teno and Rio Damas formations: insights into Middle to Late Jurassic Andean volcanism

Research Areas
Tectonics, Structural Geology

Advisor
Phil Gans

  • Professor

Earth Surface Processes, Environmental Geology

  • 805-893-4207
  • Webb 1109
  • Professor Emeritus

Marine Geology, Paleoceanography, Stratigraphy, Micropaleontology, Paleobiology

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  • (805) 893-4187
  • Webb 2026

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