Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

Alumni Yearbook

Name Degreesort ascending Year Major Current Position Thesis Topic
Gregory Harper Ph.D. 1980 Geology Structure and petrology of the Josepine ophiolite and overlying metasedimentary rocks, Northwestern California
T Kyser Ph.D. 1980 Geology Stable and rare gas isotopes and the genesis of basic lavas and mantle xenoliths
James Luhr Ph.D. 1980 Geology The Colima volcanic complex, Mexico
Gail Mahood Ph.D. 1980 Geology The geological and chemical evolution of a late Pleistocene rhyolitic center : The Sierra La Primavera, Jalisco, Mexico
William McKenzie Ph.D. 1980 Geology Theoretical calculation of equilibrium constraints in geochemical processes to 900°C
Richard Reeder Ph.D. 1980 Geology Phase transformations in dolomite
Gerald Simila Ph.D. 1980 Geophysics Seismic velocity structure and associated tectonics of northern California
Brian Wiggins Ph.D. 1980 Geology Volcanism and sedimentation of a late Jurassic to early Cretaceous Franciscan terrane near Bosley Butte, Southwestern Oregon
Victor Kress Ph.D. 1990 Geology Experiments in silicate liquids : redox state and sound speeds
Scot Krueger Ph.D. 1990 Geology
Xiaoyuan Li Ph.D. 1990 Geophysics Electrical conductivity of lower mantle minerals
Charles Meade Ph.D. 1990 Geology New experiments on the mechanical properties of minerals at high pressures :$bimplications for the strength of the Earths mantle and the mechanism of deep-focus earthquakes
Peter Whiting Ph.D. 1990 Geology Bar development and channel morphology
Michael Wopat Ph.D. 1990 Geology Quaternary alkaline volcanism and tectonics in the mexican volcanic belt near Tequila, Jalisco, Southwestern Mexico
Shyh-Jeng Chiou Ph.D. 1991 Geophysics Estimation of seismic source processes using strong motion array data
Kathy Ehrig Ph.D. 1991 Geology
Alice Jones Ph.D. 1991 Geology Tectonic significance of Paleozoic and Earley Mesozoic Terrane accretion in Northern Nevada
Michael Leonard Ph.D. 1991 Geophysics Array analysis of regional Pn and Pg wavefields from the Navada test site
Deborah Loewenherz Ph.D. 1991 Geology
Alberto Michelini Ph.D. 1991 Geophysics Fault zone structure determined through the analysis of earthquake arrival times
David Montgomery Ph.D. 1991 Geology Channel initiation and landscape evolution
Richard Murray Ph.D. 1991 Geology
R Pulliam Ph.D. 1991 Geophysics Imaging Earth's interior : tomographic inversions for mantle P-wave velocity structure
Barbara Ransom Ph.D. 1991 Geology A chemical and thermodynamic model of Dioctahedral 2:1 layer clay minerals in diagenetic processes
Donald Snyder Ph.D. 1991 Geology Phase equilibria in natural basic liquids and the evolution of layered mafic intrusions
Lars Stixrude Ph.D. 1991 Geophysics The atomic structure of liquid, vitreous and crystalline tectosilicates and their response to pressure
Paul Wallace Ph.D. 1991 Geology Studies on Basic Magmas : petrologic diversity in the western Mexican Volcanic Belt : Sulfur in oceanic lavas
William Foxall Ph.D. 1992 Geophysics Heterogeneous slip and rupture models of the San Andreas Fault Zone based upon three-dimensional earthquake tomography
Russell Graymer Ph.D. 1992 Geology Structural evolution of the central part of the foothills terrance, Sierra Nevada, California
Joel Ita Ph.D. 1992 Geophysics Petrology, density, and velocity structure of subducting lithosphere and the mantle