SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis - Andrew Gritz

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Effect of Heterogeneous Prestress on Near-Field Rupture Directivity Andrew Gritz M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Steven Day To supplement the very limited number of strong motion recordings in areas near to earthquake sources, numerical modeling of the rupture process and radiated seismic energy was carried out to study such ground motion. The near fault region is susceptible to very strong shaking both because of proximity to the...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Jared Kluesner

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Geologic and Hydrologic Role of Sill Intrusion and Delineation of the Oceanic Crustal Boundary in the Central Gulf of California; Jared Kluesner, Marine Physical Laboratory, Scripps Institution of Oceanography: Geologic and Hydrologic Role of Sill Intrusion and Delineation of the Oceanic Crustal Boundary in the Central Gulf of California High-resolution multichannel profiles recently shot in the central Gulf of California display concordant and discordant (concave-upwards) sills intruded...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Stephen T. Hasiotis

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Ichnology for the 21st Century: Understanding the differences between continental and marine trace fossils, with implications to the diversity, distribution, and evolution of soil biota ; Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, Seminar Series ; The study of ichnology has come a long way since its inception and it continues to evolve. In particular, progress is being made in understanding the implications of trace fossils in the continental realm and how they can be...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis - Matt Burgess

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Characterizing an Artificial-Recharge Site in a Desert Environment Using Time-Domain Electromagnetics - Matt Burgess; M.S. Candidate, Advisors Dr. George Jiracek, Dr. Paul Bedrosian (USGS): Time-domain electromagnetics (TEM) were applied to characterize the subsurface in the vicinity of a proposed artificial hydraulic recharge site. Because of the investment involved, it is important to know the possible barrier effect of a major fault situated near the proposed recharge site. In this...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis - Afton Van Zandt

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Southern Coyote Creek Fault to Superstition Hills Fault: New Insight to the San Jacinto Fault System - Afton Van Zandt; M.S. Candidate, Advisors Dr.Rob Mellors , Dr. Thomas K. Rockwell, and Dr. Douglas A. Stow: The Superstition Hills fault (SHF) is an active fault in the San Jacinto fault zone that also creeps aseismically. 58 interferograms from ERS-1 and ERS-2 satellite data (descending, track 356, frame 2943) spanning a time period from 1992 to 2000 were analyzed to measure surface...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis - Rumi Takedatsu

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Study of crustal structure in the Caucasus and Caspian regions using receiver functions - Rumi Takedatsu; B.S. Candidate- Advisor Dr.Rob Mellors: The Eurasia-Arabia collision has created complex tectonics and structure in the Caucasus and Caspian region. In particular, Caspian Basin has a very different lithospheric structure from the surrounding region and the origin of the basin and nearby structures, such as the Kura Depression, are not well understood. This study will map the main...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis - Tiffany Schillereff

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Potential Controls Affecting Gastropod Biomass in the the High Intertidal Zones at Neighboring Locations - Tiffany Schillereff; B.S. Candidate, Advisor Dr.Stephen Schellenberg: San Diego California’s coastlines include rocky intertidal zones that contain an abundance of the Class Gastropoda. What are the potential controls on gastropod abundance and size? Do wave energy, anthropogenic impact, substrate lithology and predation play a role? The locations in this study were Bathtub Rock...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis - Jason Ricketts

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Crustal Structure of the Caucasus/Caspian region using gravity and receiver functions - Jason Ricketts; B.S. Candidate, Advisor Dr.Rob Mellors: The area west of the South Caspian basin is an area of complex and uncertain tectonic structure. Thick sediments within the Kura Depression mask the basement and its subsurface geology is poorly constrained. Forward modeling of receiver functions provides initial constrains. However, a good match is sometimes difficult due to the thick sediments....

SDSU Geological Sciences - Seminar - Robert Gaines

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Paleoenvironments, Paleoecology, and Exceptional Preservation in Burgess Shale-type Deposits - Robert Gaines; Department of Geology, Pomona College: Cambrian Burgess Shale-type (BST) deposits occur worldwide and offer a remarkable window on the initial Phanerozoic radiation of the Metazoa. However, BST deposits also represent significant deviations from the constraints that govern the typical operation of the fossil record. These deviations remain to be adequately accounted for,...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Seminar - Kim Bak Olsen

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LA's Future Earthquake;
Kim Bak Olsen -
Department of Geological Sciences,
San Diego State University