Planes, Boats, and Automobiles

Authored by Lonnie Hufford. This post is about my second field season in Alaska. You can read about my first field season here: https://structuretectonics.org/2019/08/22/fire-and-seagulls-a-game-of-rocks/ Prof. Whitney Behr, Dr. Mark Helper, Dr. Zoe Braden, and I completed another field season this past summer in southern Alaska. Over the course of a month, we traveled the Kenai Peninsula using boats, planes, and

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SGT @ AGU2020

Everyone’s tuning into AGU2020 over the next couple of weeks! If you want to catch up with what the Structure and Tectonics Group is up to, click on the titles below to check out our posters and talks. Thursday, 10 DecComparing quartz-in-garnet elastic barometry to conventional thermobarometers for rocks from diverse tectonic settingsMiguel Cisneros & Whitney Behr Friday, 11 DecModelling

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SGT @ SGM

The 18th Swiss Geoscience Meeting will be hosted by the Department of Earth Sciences at ETH Zürich on 6-7 Nov. If you’re attending, be sure to stop by the talks and posters of the Structural Geology and Tectonics Group! Dr. Zoe Braden, “Deformation processes and weakening mechanisms along a sediment-starved subduction megathrust”16.00-16.15, 7 Nov, Session 1: Structural Geology, Tectonics, &

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PackRafts on the Limmat

No field work in Alaska for SGT this year, but that means that our research team has extra time to practice their water-based field techniques. This past week, the Alaska team – along with a couple of other intrepid SGT explorers – tested out their Alpacka pack rafts on the Limmat here in Zürich. Their serene two hour float in

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