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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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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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Fire and Seagulls: A Game of Rocks

Authored by Lonnie Hufford. When asked what you did over the summer, it is common to talk about the camping trips, picnics, or vacations you took. However, as a geologist who does field work you can almost always respond with, “I was in the field.” What this statement means is completely different to each geoscientist, as it may encompass months

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