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...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Barrett Salisbury

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LiDAR and Field Observations of Earthquake Slip Distribution for the Central San Jacinto Fault -- Barrett Salisbury, M.S. Candidate, Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, Advisor Dr. Tom Rockwell -- We mapped the tectonic geomorphology of 80 km of the Clark strand of the San Jacinto fault (SJF) to determine slip per event for the past several surface ruptures. We identify 203 offset features from which we make over 560 measurements using B4 LiDAR imagery,...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Holly Olsen

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The early Miocene Quechan volcanics, SE California, U.S.A.: slab-window or continental-margin arc volcanics? -- Holly Olsen, M.S. Candidate, Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, Advisor Dr. Gary Girty -- Located between Indian Pass and Picacho State Recreation Area, SE California are widespread exposures of an ~4 to 1.2 km thick early Miocene volcanic and epiclastic unit. The 23.4 ± 0.4 Ma Quechan volcanics form the lowest and thickest part of the volcanic...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Lauren Sutton

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The Copper Basin fault, a newly recognized reverse fault in the lower Colorado River region, SE California: Implications for Miocene-Pliocene N-S shortening within the Eastern California Shear Zone -- Lauren Sutton, M.S. Candidate, Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, Advisor Dr. Gary Girty -- Located just south of Picacho State Recreation Area, SE California, a prominent E-W trending structure that has been referred to in the literature as an arcuate...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Kathryn Anderson

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Chemical and Physical changes within the damage and pulverized zones of the Mojave segment of the San Andreas fault: implications for the origin of pink potassium feldspar grains - Kathryn Anderson - M.S. Candidate - Department of Geological Sciences - San Diego State University - Advisor Dr. Tom Rockwell, Gary Girty, Neta Wechsler ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We mapped a tabular zone of pink potassium feldspar alteration in granitic...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Nicholas Teague

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Near Surface Infiltration Measurements and the Implications for Artificial Recharge - Nicholas Teague, M.S. Candidate, Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, Advisor Kathy Thorbjarnarson, Co-chair: John Izbicki, 3rd committee member: Jenny Quintana - http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/people/students/theses/spring2010/nick_teagu...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Zachary Hasten

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Tertiary Volcanism in the Southern Buffalo Hills, Smoke Creek, Nevada - Zachary Hasten, B.S. Candidate, Department of Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, Advisor Dr. Vic Camp - http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/people/students/theses/spring2010/zachary_ha...