SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Daniel Heaton

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Short magma residence times for Kilauea Volcano based on high-precision Pb isotope ratios Daniel Heaton M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Aaron Petruszka Monday, April 25th, 2011 CSL 422, 2:00pm -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT We present new high-precision Pb isotopic analyses of 46 historical Kilauea summit lavas (1823-2008). These data are used here to investigate...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Didik Buluade

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Fractured Reservoir Identification on Seismic Data Using Seismic Curvature Attribute and FMI Logs in Teapot Dome, Wyoming Didik Buluade M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson Monday, April 25th, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT This study compares fractures characterization estimates based on seismic attribute analysis (curvature) with information...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - David O'Leary

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Movement of water infiltrated from a recharge basin to wells David O'Leary M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathy Thorbjarnarson Monday, April 25th, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Local surface water and stormflow runoff were infiltrated intermittently from a 40 hectare basin between September 2003 and September 2007 to determine the feasibility of recharging...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Sandra Kirtland

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Beyond the PETM: Are hyperthermals common features of a high CO2 world? Sandra Kirtland Ph.D. Candidate Scripps Institution of Oceanography University of California, San Diego Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Abstract: The early Eocene was a time of extreme global warmth, high atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations, and no permanent polar ice caps. During this epoch, Earth reached the highest...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Evan Martin

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San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Stephen Schellenberg, Dr. Tom Deméré Friday, December 10th, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT The study of shark evolution and relationships has always suffered from the fact that sharks possess cartilaginous skeletons and rarely, if ever, leave behind skeletal remains in the fossil record. Because of this, the evolutionary history of sharks has been cobbled together with the teeth...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Chris Martin

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Geothermal Evaluations in the Rio Grande Rift, New Mexico Using SAGE Magnetotelluric Soundings Chris Martin B.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Shuo Ma Friday, December 10th, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Magnetotelluric (MT) data were collected as part of the SAGE (Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience) 2010 program south of Santa Fe, New Mexico on the...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Marty Koehler

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The Accumulation and Distribution of Copper and Zinc on an Agricultural Field Fertilized With Liquid Swine Manure Marty Koehler M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. David Kimbrough Friday, December 10th, 2010 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Liquid swine manure fertilizer (LSM) replenishes micronutrients into cropland but also contributes heavy metals that accumulate...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Thomas Rockwell

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The Easter Day Baja California Earthquake Rupture: Could This Happen in San Diego? Dr. Thomas Rockwell Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University ABSTRACT The rupture of the Easter day El Mayor-Borrego M7.3 earthquake extends ~120 km from the northern tip of the Gulf of California to the international border and comprises two distinct geomorphologic and structural domains. The rupture is complex, with breaks along multiple fault strands, including minor re-rupture...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Brian Pierce

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Assessing the allogenic and autogenic controls on cyclothem deposition of an epeiric shelf: A case study from the Upper Pennsylvanian Finis Shale of Texas Brian Pierce M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisors Dr. Jared R. Morrow, Stephen A. Schellenberg, and Gary Girty -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT Geochemical (XRF) and paleocommunity analysis (Forcino et al., 2010) of the...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - John Abeid

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Late Cretaceous-Eocene landscape evolution and drainage reorganization along the southwest edge of the Cordillera; insight from volcanic clasts in conglomerates of the Cabrillo Formation and Poway-La Jolla Groups, San Diego County, California - John Abeid, M.S. Candidate, Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, Advisor Dr. David Kimbrough, Patrick Abbott -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT - The Late...