Stanford QUAKE Seminar

Wednesdays at 2:15 p.m., Mitchell 350

This quarter's topic: Deep Roots of Fault Zones
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Course credit for the seminar. If you are enrolled in the seminar for course credit, please follow the guidelines for summarizing the weekly paper and email your summary to the discussion leaders, copy Eric Dunham. Summaries are due on Monday evening at 5.

Course Syllabus

Guide to writing summaries

Spring 2015 Schedule

Date Leaders Topic Paper PowerPoint
April 1 Faculty Introduction    
April 8 Katie, Curtis Structure of faults and mylonites Frostetal_2011 (primary), Frostetal_2009, Coleetal_2007 [download]
April 15 Yixiao, Meredith Brittle Micromechanics Griffith_2008 [download]
April 22 Nik, Jeremy Ductile Micromechanics Evans & Kohlstedt (1995) [download]
April 29 Josie, Jeremy Christmas tree diagrams, strengh envelopes

Burgmann & Dresen (2008)

May 6 Ying-Qi, Rob Mechanics of multi-phase rocks Montesi (2007) [download]
May 13 Lucile, Felipe Depth dependence of friction TseRice1986  
May 20 Sam, Shanna Oceanic vs. Continental Tranform faults Weietal14  
May 27 Andreas, Chao Transient vs. Steady-state rheology TakeuchiFialko (2012) [download]
June 3 Gabe, Kali Penetration of ruptures below the seismogenic zone    

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