SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Shane Peterson

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Provenance of mid-Tertiary sandstones and conglomerates from the California Continental Borderland; implications for paleogeographic reconstructions Shane Peterson M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisors Dr. David Kimbrough ABSTRACT The reconstruction of the Southern California Continental Borderland is constrained by interpretation of widespread Tertiary fluvial-deltaic systems, which contain a primary record of tectonics and...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Daniel Pelikan

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Fault zone architecture of the San Jacinto fault zone in Blackburn Canyon: evidence for fluid flow in the shallow brittle crust during rupture events Daniel Pelikan M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisors Dr. Gary Girty ABSTRACT The San Jacinto fault zone is exposed in Blackburn Canyon in a stream cut channel 15 km SE of Hemet, California. The fault is bounded on the NE by the Thomas Mountain Tonalite, and the Bautista Metamorphic...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Thomas Colby

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Determination of Volume Loss and Element Mobility Patterns Associated with the Development of the Copper Basin Fault, Picacho State Recreation Area, Se California, USA Thomas Colby M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisors Dr. Gary Girty ABSTRACT Since it was originally mapped in the 1970’s, the structure referred to herein as the Copper Basin fault has been incorrectly interpreted as an “arcuate”, north-dipping normal fault....

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Beckie Biagini

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Exploring Magnetotelluric Data as a Geothermal Assessment Tool in the Caja del Rio Near Santa Fe, New Mexico Beckie Biagini B.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kim Bak Olsen -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Magnetotelluric (MT) data collected during June 2011 at Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience (SAGE) was used as a geothermal assessment tool in the Caja del Rio....

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Anayeli Picasso

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Chloride and Nitrate Distributions in Unsaturated Alluvium, Joshua Tree, California Anayeli Picasso B.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT The current study will advance the evaluation of ground-water recharge within arid environments such as Joshua Tree National Park. The dry conditions of the Joshua Tree area contribute...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Mike Verrier

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Developing a Scientific Procedure for Community-Based Landslide Hazard Mapping and Introducing Landslide Education Methods for Rural Communities in Central Java, Indonesia Mike Verrier B.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisors Dr. Eric Frost and Dr. Dwikorita Karnawati -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Central Java, Indonesia is located north of the Sunda arc where the...