SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Monte Murbach

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Career Seminar A Career in Geotechnical Consulting & Engineering Geology Monte Murbach Alumni SDSU Geological Sciences Monte Murbach is a Principal Engineering Geologist and co-owner of Murbach Geotech, located in San Diego, CA. He is registered as an Engineering Geologist in California, Oregon and Washington. Mr. Murbach earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Geology from Eastern Washington University in 1982 and a Master’s in Geology (emphasis on earthquakes) from SDSU in 2000....

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - John Turbeville

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Career Seminar From the Oil Patch to the Classroom John Turbeville Alumni SDSU Geological Sciences Mr. John Turbeville has been a Professor of Geology and Oceanography at Mira Costa College for the past 16 years, and taught honors courses for 12 years. His undergraduate was completed at SDSU and graduate work at the University of New Orleans. Before working in academia, Mr. Turbeville worked for 14 years as a Petroleum Geologist/Geophysicist in the Rocky Mountains and the Gulf Coast...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Greg Cranham

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Career Seminar Hydrogeology / Consulting Career Overview Greg Cranham Alumni SDSU Geological Sciences Greg Cranham is a California Certified Engineering Geologist with Hargis + Associates, Inc., a hydrogeology and engineering consulting firm based in San Diego. After earning a degree in Geology from SDSU, he has conducted geological work for corporate clients in southern and central California, Arizona and Nevada. He has been with H+A for over 21 years, working on contaminated...

AMIA Board White Paper on Biomedical Informatics Definition and Core Competencies

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Abstract The AMIA biomedical informatics (BMI) core competencies have been designed to support and guide graduate education in BMI, the core scientific discipline underlying the breadth of the field's research, practice, and education. The core definition of BMI adopted by AMIA specifies that BMI is ‘the interdisciplinary field that studies and pursues the effective uses of biomedical data, information, and knowledge for scientific inquiry, problem solving and decision making, motivated...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Rose Turnbull

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The 370 Ma Karamea Suite plutonic ‘flare-up’ event in New Zealand: the world’s hottest S-type? Rose Turnbull Associate Lecturer Geological Sciences University of Canterbury -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- High-precision U-Pb ID-TIMS geochronology from the voluminous (≥37,500km3) Devonian Karamea Suite in western New Zealand suggest that the entire suite of ‘S-type’ granites were emplaced within a ~2.1 Ma burst of...

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...