EarthScope Announces its 2009-10 Speaker Series

published Jun 1, 2009 12:00am
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. The 2009-10 EarthScope Speaker Series presents scientific results of EarthScope research to faculty and students at colleges and universities. Travel and lodging for EarthScope speakers is provided by funds from the National Science Foundation.

To apply for an EarthScope speaker, go to:

Questions or further information: Robert J. Lillie, EarthScope Education and Outreach Manager (541) 737-1242;

2009-2010 EarthScope Speakers

Ramon Arrowsmith, Arizona State University
"High spatial resolution tectonic geomorphology of active fault zones of western North America"

Emily Brodsky, University of California at Santa Cruz
"Earthquakes Triggered by Seismic Waves"

Eugene Humphreys, University of Oregon
"Looking Deep for the Causes of Recent Tectonic and Magmatic Activity in the Western United States"

Robert Smith, University of Utah
"The Yellowstone Hotspot: Past, Present and Future"

Mark Zoback, Stanford University
"Structure, Composition and Properties of the San Andreas Fault in Central California: Results from SAFOD's First Five Years"