News Archive

– August, 2014.  John Dewey leads a UT field trip to Connemara, Ireland, with Whitney Behr, Danny Stockli and Mark Cloos.

Field trip participants (left to right: William McCarthy, Danny Stockli, Nikki Seymour, Steffi Wafforn, Rachel Bernard, Whitney Behr, Doug Barber, John Dewey, Michael Prior, Peter Laciano, Spencer Seman, Jonathan Major, Mark Cloos, Adam Goldsmith (out of photo))

 

Field trip leaders (left to right: Danny Stockli, John Dewey, Mark Cloos, Whitney Behr)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

–June, 2014.  Beginning Ph.D. student Alissa Kotowski started her Ph.D. project on Syros Island, Greece, with Whitney Behr, Danny Stockli, and Jaime Barnes.  See photos from the Greece trip here.

–May, 2014.  Whitney and Ph.D. Candidate Peter Gold spent a week in Baja California, Mexico searching for slip rate sites on the Agua Blanca fault.

–May, 2014.  Whitney and Ph.D. student Rachel Bernard went xenolith hunting in the Mojave desert of California as part of Rachel’s Ph.D. project funded by the NSF.

–March, 2014.  Dr. Behr takes the Microstructure and Rock Rheology class to the Whipple Mountains in eastern California.

–January, 2013.  Two JSG undergraduate honors students, Emily Gentry and Taylor Canada, join the Behr Research Group.

–December, 2013.  Dr. Behr, Ph.D. student Peter Gold, and undergraduate honors student Aaron Salin conduct field work in the Coachella Valley of southern California.

–August, 2013. New paper just out in Journal of Structural Geology entitled: ‘Rheological evolution of a Mediterranean subduction complex’ by Whitney Behr and John Platt.  Download it here.

–August 2013.  New Ph.D. student Rachel Bernard joins the Behr Research Group.

–May 2013.  Dr. Behr and M.S. student Kory Kirchner spend 2.5 weeks doing field work in southern Spain.  Check out Kory’s blog for photos.

–March 2013.  Dr. Behr takes the Microstructure and Rock Rheology students to southern California for spring break.