Category Archives: research

I Just Uploaded My Dissertation

woot woot I will be submitting the remaining two papers in the coming weeks. I am still “on target” until then. Below are links to the two files I uploaded to the digital scholar. The final signature page needs to … Continue reading

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IPCC 5th Assessment Report Forthcoming

Coming out later this month here http://www.climatechange2013.org/report/ i pasted some text from the group I fact sheet that demonstrates why the IPCC assessment reports are the most comprehensive and peer reviewed science ever. 9,200 references! ~55,000 comments! no single paper … Continue reading

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Updated Dissertation Files

I have organized my three papers. These are in a state of flux and I hope to submit them to my committee shortly. Here is the draft of my first paper, I will be submitting this to Geosphere shortly. Here … Continue reading

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Latest Paper on Cascadia Seismoturbidites is now released

Our paper has recently been published online and open source. Please find this here. This paper is part of a Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences special issue on submarine paleoseismology. Spatially Limited Mud Turbidites on the Cascadia Margin: Segmented … Continue reading

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Draft Dissertation is online

I have placed my dissertation online here The main dissertation is a single document, but there are additional appendices that are separate links. I will defend my work at 2PM on Wed. May 29, 2013 in Burt Hall Room 193. … Continue reading

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4/29/31 HSU Dept. Geology Student Colloquium

Here is the page for this presentation, though the links below work also. PowerPoint: Here is the PowerPoint from this talk about Seismoturbidite Chronostratigraphy and Slope Stability offshore Sumatera, Indonesia: HSU Student Colloquium PowerPoint (110 MB) These videos are in … Continue reading

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Paper Published: Seismoturbidite record as preserved at core sites at the Cascadia and Sumatra–Andaman subduction zones”

My paper has recently been published online and open source. Please find this here. This paper is part of a Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences special issue on submarine paleoseismology. Seismoturbidite record as preserved at core sites at the … Continue reading

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another large aftershock M7

Here is a large aftershock M7 near the island closest to the mainshock M8. USGS site page Here is a summary poster of the tectonics in the region: USGS site page USGS poster (68MB pdf)

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press release for Sumatra volcanism paper

Greetings all, here is the press release for our paper on Sumatra Late Pleistocene to Holocene deep-sea tephra (volcanic ash) deposits. Thanks go out to Morgan Salisbury for being so diligent as to result in this publication. For more information … Continue reading

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sumatra volcanism paper

Greetings, our volcanism paper has been published. i have placed the author’s version here . we discuss the tephra deposits (volcanic ash) that we found in the cores i collected offshore Sumatra the summer of 2007. i worked primarily on … Continue reading

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