[unav_all] EarthScope Speakers Available

Jaime Magliocca magliocca at unavco.org
Thu Jan 10 12:14:51 MST 2008



Applications are being accepted for the 2008 EarthScope Speaker Series.
EarthScope is a nationwide program to explore the structure and evolution of
the North American continent and understand the physical processes that
cause earthquakes and volcanic eruptions (www.earthscope.org). The 2008
EarthScope Speakers are presenting scientific results of EarthScope research
to faculty and students at colleges and universities. Travel and lodging for
the speakers is provided by funds from the National Science Foundation.


Please encourage your local college or university to apply for an EarthScope
speaker. They can do so online at: www.earthscope.org/speakers.


Application deadline is February 1, 2008 for presentations during the
2007-08 academic year and April 1, 2008 for fall, 2008. Late applications
will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.


2008 EarthScope Speakers:


Judith Chester, Texas A&M University, "Structural-petrologic
characterization of the San Andreas Fault Zone from the SAFOD deep drill


Matthew Fouch, Arizona State University, "EarthScope explores the depths of
western North America".


Tim Melbourne, Central Washington University, "EarthScope imaging of
Cascadia megathrust slow-slip events"


Suzan van der Lee, Northwestern University, "Cenozoic history of the western
United States: A data integration strategy for EarthScope".


George Zandt, University of Arizona, "Insights on lithospheric foundering
from the Sierra Nevada EarthScope Project (SNEP)".


Questions or further information:

Robert J. Lillie, EarthScope Education and Outreach Manager

(541)-737-1242; lillier at geo.oregonstate.edu




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