Earth

Tectonics and Structural Geology

Studying the tectonic forces within the Earth give rise to continents, ocean basins, mountain ranges, earthquake belts, and most volcanoes, along with the resulting deformation of geological structures.

Academics

Emily Chin
Associate Professor
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Professor
Thomas Capaldi
Assistant Professor
David Stegman
Professor
Margaret Odlum in the field with dog.
Assistant Professor
Professor
Debi Kilb
Academic (Project Scientist)
Neal Driscoll
Professor
Vashan Wright
Assistant Professor
Gabi Laske
Professor
Ross Parnell-Turner
Associate Professor
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

Processes and archives high-precision GPS data for the study of earthquake hazards, tectonic plate motion, crustal deformation and meteorology.