Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

Alumni Yearbook

Name Degree Year Major Current Position Thesis Topicsort ascending
George Plasil M.A. 1970 Geology X-ray crystallographic studies on ilmenite
Walter Silva Ph.D. 1978 Geophysics Wave propagation in anelastic media with applications to seismology
Laurence Beal B.A. 1957 Geology Wall-rock alteration in the western portion of the Robinson Mining District, Kimberly, Nevada
Diane Wolfgram Ph.D. 1977 Geology Wall rock alteration and the localization of gold in the Homestake Mine, Lead, South Dakota
Brian Wiggins Ph.D. 1980 Geology Volcanism and sedimentation of a late Jurassic to early Cretaceous Franciscan terrane near Bosley Butte, Southwestern Oregon
Francis Brown Ph.D. 1971 Geology Volcanic petrology of the Toro-Ankole region, western Uganda
Brent Grocholski Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Viscosity of Planetary Fluids and the Amorphization of Crystals at High Pressure
Lin Wunan Ph.D. 1977 Geophysics Velocities of compressional wave in rocks of central California at high pressure and high temperature, and applications to the study of the crustal structure of California Coast Ranges
Karen Prestegaard Ph.D. 1982 Geology Variables influencing water surface slope in gravel and coarse sand streams
Mei Xue Ph.D. 2008 Earth and Planetary Science Using Seismic Methods to Constrain Mantle Convection Proceses
Othis Huffman Ph.D. 1972 Geology Upper Miocene geology, displacement of the late Miocene rocks, and the history of slip along the San Andreas Fault in central California
Earl Hart B.A. 1971 Geology Upper Mesozoic rocks near Atascadero, Santa Lucia Range, California : with special reference to K-feldspar content of the sandstone
Raymond Torres Ph.D. 1997 Geology Unsaturated zone processes and the hydrologic response of a steep unchanneled valley
Mark Rivers Ph.D. 1985 Geology Ultrasonic studies of silicate liquids
Richard White Ph.D. 1965 Geology Ultramafic inclusions in basaltic rocks from Hawaii
Helen Dixon B.A. 1956 Geology Two petrographic studies
Virginia Gillerman Ph.D. 1982 Geology Tungsten and copper skarns of the railroad mining district, Nevada
Ernest Kendall Ph.D. 1972 Geology Trend orebodies of the Section 27 mine, Ambrosia Lake uranium district, New Mexico
William Eastwood B.A. 1969 Geology Trace element correlation of Tertiary volcanic ashes from western Nevada
Francisco Varela M.A. 1972 Geology Tourmaline in the Cananea district, Sonora, Mexico
Theodore Bohn M.A. 1994 Geophysics Time-lapse analysis of core-sensitive free oscillation
Joel Rowland Ph.D. 2007 Earth and Planetary Science Tie Channels
Christiane Stidham Ph.D. 1999 Geophysics Three-dimentional crustal structure influences on wave propagation and generation of strong ground motion in the greater San Francisco Bay Area
William Murphy Ph.D. 1985 Geology Thermodynamic and kinetic constraints on reaction rates among minerals and aqueous solutions
Per Aagaard Ph.D. 1979 Geology Thermodynamic and kinetic analysis of silicate hydrolysis at low temperatures and pressures
John Walther Ph.D. 1978 Geology Thermodynamic analysis of equilibrium phase relations among minerals and aqueous solutions in metasomatic processes
Jerry Eaton Ph.D. 1953 Geophysics Theory of the electromagnetic seismograph
William McKenzie Ph.D. 1980 Geology Theoretical calculation of equilibrium constraints in geochemical processes to 900°C
Anthony Lomax Ph.D. 1992 Geophysics The waveray method for approximating broadband wave propagation through complex, inhomogeneous media
John Stormer Ph.D. 1971 Geology The volcanic petrology of northeastern New Mexico