Thread: Registration is now open for the 5th Biennial Structural Geology and Tectonics Forum!

Started: 2017-10-09 23:07:29
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Dear all,

Registration is now open for the 5th Biennial Structural Geology and
Tectonics Forum!

Please join us for field trips, workshops and plenary sessions.

When: January 4th-7th with an optional San Andreas Fault Field Trip 8-9th.

Where: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

We hope to see you there!

Ramon and Kim

Click here to register and learn more about the forum:

Forum at a glance:

*Field Trips:*

*1. **Overview of Phoenix Basin* *(led by Ramón Arrowsmith, ASU)*

*2. **Proterozoic Construction of Continental Crust, Extreme Cenozoic
Crustal Extension** (**Led by Stephen Reynolds and Julia Johnson, School of
Earth and Space Exploration, ASU*)

*3. Southern San Andreas Fault *(Led by *Kim Blisniuk, SJSU and Ramon
Arrowsmith, ASU*)


1. *Teaching Structural Geology and Tectonics **(TBA)*

2. *Geometric statistics for geologic data* (*Josh Davis, Carleton College*)

3. *Build your own rock deformation apparatus: Experimental rock
deformation* (*Phil Skemer, Washington University in St. Louis*)

4. *Review and demonstration of available geodetic imaging resources -
OpenTopography, NCALM, UNAVCO + teaching curricula developed for GETSI*
(*Chris Crosby and colleagues–UNAVCO*)

5. *Google Earth for On-Site and Distance Education* *(Steve Whitmeyer,
James Madision)*

*Plenary sessions:*

1. *Effective teaching structural geology and tectonics* (*Organizers: Rick
Allmendinger–Cornell and Pete Lippert–Utah*)

*2. Shear zones* (*Organizers: Daniel Lao Davila–Oklahoma State, Elisabeth
Nadin–Alaska, and Sarah Roeske–UC Davis*)

3. *Tectonics of Western North America: What's new?* (*Organizers: Amanda
Hughes–Arizona and Barbara Carrapa–Arizona*)

*Dr. Kim Blisniuk*
*Assistant Professor*

San Jose State University
Department of Geology
One Washington Square, Duncan Hall Room 222
San Jose, CA 95192-0201

Phone: (408) 924-5045
e-mail: kimberly.blisniuk@ <kimberly.blisniuk<at>>

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