Faculty Activity Report

September 2011 to December 2017

 

This is a listing of publications and other activities of the geology department faculty during the period of September 2011 through December 2017.  PDF versions of these and other past reports are available in our Faculty Activity Report Archive

Published Papers

Books

Media Publications

Grants and Awards

Published Abstracts

Technical Presentations

Reviewing and Editorial Service

Other Professional Service

Professional Travel

Consulting

 *Bold names are SJSU geology faculty.  Bold italicized names are SJSU students.


Published Papers

  • Langenheim, V.E., Jachens, R.C., Wentworth, C.M., Graymer, R.W., Stanley, R.G., McLaughlin, R.J., Simpson, R.W., Williams, R.A., Andersen, D.W., and Ponce, D.A., 2015, A summary of the late Cenozoic stratigraphic and tectonic history of the Santa Clara Valley, California: Geosphere, v. 11, p. 50-62.
  • Andersen, D.W., Shostak, N.C., Locke, K.M., Ramstetter, N.P., and Metzger, E.P., 2016, Composition of sediment records late Quaternary paleogeographic evolution of Santa Clara Valley, California: Geosphere, v. 12, no. 2, DOI: 10.1130/GES01259.1.
  • Robinson, A.C., Owen, L.A., Jie, C., Schoenbohm, L., Hedrick, K.A., Blisniuk, K.D., Sharp, W., Imrecke, D.B., Yuan, Z., and Li, W., 2015, No late Quaternary strike-slip motion on the northern Karakoram fault: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 409, p. 290-298.
  • Robinson, A.C., Owen, L.A., Jie, C., Schoenbohm, L., Hedrick, K.A., Blisniuk, K.D., Sharp, W., Imrecke, D.B., Yuan, Z., and Li, W., 2016, Response to comment on: No late Quaternary strike-slip motion on the northern Karakoram fault: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 443, p. 220-223.
  • Oskin, M.E., Longinotti, N.E., Peryam, T., Dorsey, B., DeBoer, C., Housen, B., and Blisniuk, K., 2017, Steady 10Be-derived paleo-erosion rates across the Plio-Pleistocene climate transition, Fish Creek-Vallecito basin, California: Journal of Geophysical Research.
  • Redd, J. and Blisniuk, K., 2017, Teaching photogrammetry and Agisoft in the classroom to assess earthquake hazard: Geospatial Review.
  • Burbank, D.W., Bookhagen, B., Gabet, E.J., and Putkonen, J., 2012, Modern climate and erosion in the Himalayas: Comptes Rendues Geosciences, v. 344, p. 610-626.
  • Constantine, J., Schelhaas M., Gabet, E.J., and Mudd S.M., 2012, Limits of windthrow-driven hillslope sediment flux due to varying storm frequency and intensity: Geomorphology, v. 175/176, p. 66-73.
  • Mudd, S.M., Yoo, K., and Gabet, E.J., 2012, Influence of chemical weathering on hillslope forms, in R. Marston and M. Stoffel (eds), Treatise on Geomorphology: Amsterdam, Elsevier.
  • Gabet, E.J., and Mendoza, M., 2012, Particle transport over rough hillslope surfaces by dry ravel: Experiments and simulations with implications for nonlocal sediment flux: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 117, doi:10.1029/2011JF002229.
  • Riley, K. L., Bendick, R., Hyde, K.D., and Gabet, E.J., 2013, Frequency-magnitude distribution of debris flows compiled from global data, and comparison with post-fire debris flows in the western U.S.: Geomorphology, v. 191, p. 118-128.
  • Burns, K. and Gabet, E.J., 2015, The effective viscosity of slurries laden with vegetative ash: Catena v. 135, p. 182-192.
  • Gabet, E.J., Mudd, S.M., Milodowski, D.T., Yoo, K., Hurst, M.D., and Dosseto, A., 2015, Local topography and erosion rate control regolith thickness along a ridgeline in the Sierra Nevada, California.
  • Short, L.* and Gabet, E.J., 2015, The role of large woody debris in modulating the dispersal of a post-fire sediment pulse: Geomorphology v. 246, p. 351-358.
  • Gabet, E.J., Burnham, J.L.H., and Perron, J.T., 2016, Critiques of the seismic hypothesis and the vegetation sabilization hypothesis for the formation of Mima mounds along the western coast of the U.S.: Geomorphology v. 269, p. 40-42.
  • Hendricks, J.R., 2012, Larvae, dispersal ability, and the evolution and persistence of species: examples from marine snails: Evolution: Education and Outreach, v. 5, p. 534-540.
  • Hendricks, J.R., 2013, Global distributional dynamics of Cambrian clades as revealed by Burgess Shale-type deposits, in Harper, D.A.T., and Servais, T. eds, Early Palaeozoic Palaeobiogeography and Palaeogeography: Geological Society, London, Memoir 38, p. 33-41 (doi: 10.1144/M38.4).
  • Smith, U.E., and Hendricks, J.R., 2013, Geometric morphometric character suites as phylogenetic data: extracting phylogenetic signal from gastropod shells: Systematic Biology, v. 62, p. 366-385 (doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt002).
  • Hendricks, J.R., 2013, Episodes from the history of paleontology and geology: elucidated using culturomics, Evolution: This View of Life Webpage (online only; not peer-reviewed).
  • Chapman, A.D., Ernst, W.G., Gottlieb, E., Powerman, V. and Metzger, E.P., 2015, Detrital zircon geochronology of Neoproterozoic-Lower Cambrian passive-margin strata of the White-Inyo Range, east-central California: implications for the Mojave-Snow Lake fault hypothesis: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 127, p. 926-944.
  • Metzger, E.P., Miller, R.B., Harper, G.D., and MacDonald, J.H., Jr., 2015, Geochemistry of mafic rocks in the Crystalline core of the north Cascades and possible correlatives: Tectonic implications: in, Cheney, E.S., ed., the Geology of Washington and Beyond: from Laurentia to Cascadia: University of Washington Press, p. 156-180.
  • Metzger, E.P., Miller, R.B., Harper, G.D., and MacDonald, J.H., 2016, Synthesis of geochemical data for mafic rocks in the crystalline core of the North Cascades and potential correlatives: Tectonic implications, in Cheney, E., ed., The Geology of Washington and Beyond: Seattle, University of Washington Press, p. 156-180.
  • Chang, H.C., Kelly, R.M., and Metzger, E.P., 2016, A qualitative study of teachers' Understanding of Sustainability: Education for sustainable development (ESD), dimensions of sustainability, environmental protection: in Urban, M.J.; Falvo, D.A. eds., Improving K-12 STEM Education Outcomes through Techynological Integration, Hershey, PA: IGI Global, p. 1-436.
  • Curren, R., and Metzger, E., 2017, Living Well Now and in the Future: Why Sustainability Matters: Cambridge, The MIT Press, 312 p.
  • Curren, R, and Metzger, E., 2017, Preserving opportunity: A précis of living well now and in the future: why sustainability matters: Ethics, Policy, and Environment, v. 20, p. 227-239.
  • Metzger, E.P., Blockstein, D.E., Callahan, N., 2017, Interdisciplinary teaching and sustainability: An introduction: Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 65, p. 81-85.
  • Metzger, E.P. and Curren, R.R., 2017, Sustainability: Why the language and ethics of sustainability matter in the geoscience classroom: Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 65, p. 93-100.
  • Colombini, L.L., Miller, C.F., Gualda, G.A.R., Wooden, J.L., and Miller, J.S., 2011, Sphene and zircon in the Highland Range volcanic sequence (Miocene, southern Nevada, USA): elemental partitioning, phase relations, and influence on evolution of silicic magma: Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 102, p. 29-50.
  • McDowell, S.M., Overton, S., Fisher, C.M., Frazier, W.O., Miller, C.F., Miller, J.S., and Economos, R.C., 2016, Hafnium, oxygen, neodymium, strontium, and lead isotopic constraints on magmatic evolution of the supereruptive southern Black mountains volcanic centrer, Arizona, U.S.A.: A combined LASS zirocn-whole rock study: American Mineralogist, v. 101, p. 311-327.
  • Miller, J.S., Miller, R.B., and Stock, G., 2012, Day 3, Sentinel Granodiorite, Yosemite Creek Granodiorite and Yosemite Valley Intrusive Suite: western host units of the Tuolumne Intrusive Complex, in Paterson, S.R., Lackey, J.S., Memeti, V., Miller, R.B., Miller, J.S., Mundil, R., and Putirka, K., convenors, Formation of the Sierra Nevada batholith: Magmatic and tectonic processes and their tempos: Geological Society of America Field Forum Field Trip Guidebook, p. 3-1–3-15.
  • Paterson, S.R., Lackey, J.S., Memeti, V., Miller, J.S., Miller, R.B., Mundil, R., and Putirka, K.D., 2013, Field Forum Report: Formation of the Sierra Nevada batholith: Magmatic and tectonic processes and their tempos: GSA Today, v. 23, no. 2, p. 15-17.
  • Shea, E.K., Miller, J.S., Miller, R.B., Bowring, S.A., and Sullivan, K.M., 2016, Growth and maturation of a mid-to shallow-crustal intrustive complex, North Cascades, Washington: Geosphere, v. 12, p. 1489-1516; DOI: 10.1130/GES01290.1.
  • Chan, C.F., Sheak, E.K., Kent, A.J.R., Miller, R.B., Miller, J.S., and Bowring, S.A., 2017, Formation of a sheeted intrusive complex within the deep-crustal Tenpeak pluton: Geopshere, v. 13, no. 5, doi: 10.1130/GEOS01323.1.
  • Memeti, V., Paterson, S.R., Economos, R., Erdman, S., and Miller, R.B., 2012, Geology of the Benson Lake pendant, Western Yosemite National Park, Central Sierra Nevada: Geological Society of America Digital Map and Chart Series 13, doi:10.1130/2012 DMCHO13.
  • Rioux, M., Bowring, S., Kelemen, P., Gordon, S., Dudas, F., and Miller, R.B., 2012, Rapid crustal accretion and magma assimilation in the Oman-U.A.E. ophiolite: High precision U-Pb zircon geochronology of the gabbroic crust: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 117, doi:10.1029/2012JB009273.
  • Rioux, M., Bowring, S., Kelemen, P., Gordon, S., Miller, R.B., and Dudas, F. 2013, Tectonic development of the Samail ophiolite: High-precision U-Pb zircon geochronology and Sm-Nd isotopic constraints on crustal growth and emplacement: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 118, p. 1–17, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50139.
  • Miller, R.B., Gordon, S.M., Bowring, S.A., Doran, B.A., Michels, Z., Shea, E.K., and Whitney, D.L., 2016, Linking deep and shallow crustal processes during regional transtension in an exhumed continental arc, North Cascades, northwestern Cordillera (USA): Geosphere, v. 12, p. 900-924; DOI: 10.1130/GES01262.1.
  • Paterson, S.R., Okaya, D., Memeti, V., Economos, R., and Miller, R.B., 2011, Magma addition and flux calculations of incrementally constructed magma chambers in continental margin arcs: Combined field, geochronologic, and thermal modeling studies: Geosphere, v. 7. p. 1439-­1468; doi: 10.1130/GES00696.1.
  • Eddy, M.P., Bowring, S.A., Miller, R.B., and Tepper, J.H., 2016, Rapid assembly and crystallization of a fossil large-volume silicic magma chamber: Geology, v. 44, p.341-344.
  • Eddy, M.P., Bowring, S.A., Umhoefer, P.J., Miller, R.B., McLean, N.M., and Donaghy, E.E., 2016, High-resolution temporal and stratigraphic record of microplate accretion and ridge-trench interactiion preserved in non-marine sedimentary basins in central and western Washington: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 128, p. 425-441.
  • Sauer, K.B., Gordon, S.M., Miller, R.B., Vervoort, J.D., and Fisher, C.M., 2017, Transfer of metasupracrustal rocks to midcrustal depths in the North Cascades continental magmatic arc, Skagit Gneiss Complex, Washington: Tectonics, 10.1002/2017TC004728.
  • Sauer, K.B., Gordon, S.M., Miller, R.B., Vervoort, J.D., and Fisher, C.M., 2017, Evolution of the Jura-Cretaceous North American Cordilleran margin: Insights from detrital-zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopes of sedimentary units of the North Cascades Range, Washington: Geopshere, v.13, no. 6, p. 2094-2118, doi. doi.org/10.1130/GES01501.1.
  • Eddy, M.P., Umhoefer, P.J., Miller, R.B., Donaghy, E.E., Gundersen, M., and *Senes, F.I., Sedimentary, volcanic, and structural processes during triple-junction migration: Insights from the Paleogene record in Central Washington, in Haugerud, R.A., and Kelsey, H.M., eds., From the Puget Lowland to East of the Cascade Range: Geological Excursions in the Pacific Northwest: Geological Society of America Field Guide 49, p. 143-173.
  • Gordon, S.M., Miller, R.B., and Sauer, K.B., 2017, Incorporation of sedimentary rocks into the deep levels of continental magmatic arcs: Links between the North Cascades arc and surrounding sedimentary terranes, in Haugerud, R.A., and Kelsey, H.M., eds., From the Puget Lowland to East of the Cascade Range: Geological Excursions in the Pacific Northwest: Geological Society of America Field Guide 49, p. 101-141.
  • Povinec, P.P., Burnett, W.C., Beck, A., Bokuniewicz, H., Charette, M., Gonneca, M.E., Groening, M., Ishitobi, T., Kontar, E., Liong Wee Kwong, L., Marie, D.E.P., Moore, W.S., Oberdorfer, J.A., Peterson, R., Ramessur, R., Rapaglia, J., Stieglitz, T., and Top, Z., 2012, Isotopic, geophysical and biogeochemical investigation of submarine groundwater discharge: IAEA-UNESCO intercomparison exercise at Mauritius Island: Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, v. 104, p. 24-45.
  • Pietsch, C., Ritterbush, K.A., Thompson, J.R., Petsios, E., and Bottjer, D.J., 2017, Evolutionary models in the Early Triassic marine realm. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.
  • Portner, R.A., Clague, D.A., Helo, C., Dreyer, B.D., and Paduan, J.B., 2015, Contrasting styles of deep-marine explosive eruptions revealed from Axial Seamount push core records: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 423, p. 219-231.
  • Clague, D.A., Paduan, J.B., Caress, D.W., Chadwick Jr, W.W., Le Saout, M., Dreyer, B.M., and Portner, R.A., 2017, High-resolution AUV mapping and targeted ROV observations of three historical lava flows at Axial Seamount: Oceanography, v. 30, no. 4, p. 82-99.

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Books

  • Messina, P. et al., 2013, Next Generation Science Standards, Achieve, Inc. http://www.nextgenscience.org, 95 p.
  • Messina, P. et al., 2013, Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States: Washington DC, The National Academies Press, 324 p.

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Media Publications

  • Messina, P., 2012, Television interview for the Travel Channel’s “Mystery of the Monument,” a series highlighting scientific research of natural phenomena in the U.S. National Park sites.
  • Messina, P., 2011, On-site interview (Death Valley) for an episode of the National Geographic Channel’s “Wild Case Files” series.

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Grants and Awards

  • Andersen, D.W., 2011, Awarded Honorary Life Membership in Pacific Section Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM).
  • Blisniuk, K.D., Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity, SJSU 0.2 release time 2016-2017.
  • Blisniuk, K.D., SJSU Undergraduate Research Grants ($1000) 2017-2017.
  • Blisniuk, K.D., "Evaluating Active, Rapid late Qiaternary Fault Slip on the Mission Creek fault near San Gorgonio", Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) Grant ($28,000) 2015-2016.
  • Blisniuk, K.D., Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity, SJSU grant ($4997) 2015-2016.
  • Blisniuk, K.D., SJSU e-campus Technology Equipment Program ($7000) 2015-2016.
  • Blisniuk, K.D., "Determining Long-Term Slip Rate Estimates for the Santa Cruz Mountains section of the Northern San Andreas Fault". National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program (NEHRP) Grant ($59,254) 2015-2017.
  • Blisniuk, K.D., "Investigating slip distribution over multiple timescales across the central Walker Lane: implications for the evolution of an active tectonic plate boundary", National Science Foundation (grant funded through the Berkeley Geochronology Center) ($82,853) 2014-2018.
  • Blisniuk, K., “Understanding Strain Accumulation and Transfer between the SSAF, San
    Gorgonio Pass and the ECSZ”, Southern California Earthquake Center/USC ($50,000,
    0/4/01/2017-04/31/2018).
  • Buerer, B., “Structure, Construction, and Emplacement of Jurassic and Cretaceous Plutons in the Crystal Range, Southwest of Lake Tahoe, CA”, Geological Society of America Research Grant ($2,350, 6/1/2012-5/31/2013); recognized as one of top 20 proposals out of >600 submitted.
  • Hendricks, J.R., “Digitization TCN: Collaborative Research: Digitizing Fossils to Enable New Syntheses in Biogeography - Creating a PALEONICHES-TCN”, National Science Foundation ($157,975, 7/1/2012 to 6/30/2015).
  • Leopold, M., "Structure and Construction of the Cretaceous Sonora Pass Intrusive Suite, Sierra Nevada Batholith, California”, Northern California Geological Society ($1,000, December 2012).
  • Metzger, E.P., “Improving 6th Grade Climate Literacy Using New Media and Teacher Professional Development”, NASA ($385,981, 9/01/2011-8/31/2014).
  • Metzger, E.P., “Bay Area Earth Science Institute”, Chevron ($106,300, 2010-2012).
  • Metzger, E.P., “California Alliance for Sustainability (CASE) at SJSU”, Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation ($71,333, 1/15/2012-6/15/13).
  • Metzger, E.P. and Williams, D.W. (undergraduate), “Geochemical and Petrographic Investigation of Miocene Volcanic Rocks Near San Luis Reservoir, Central Diablo Range, California”, San Jose State University Undergraduate Research Grant ($997, 7/1/13 - 6/30/14).
  • Metzger, E.P. and Williams, D.W., "Geochemical and Petrographic Investigation of Miocene Volcanic Rocks Near San Luis Reservoir, Central Diablo Range, California”, San Jose State University Undergraduate Research Grant ($997, 7/1/13 - 6/30/14).
  • Metzger, E.P., April 2013, Pacific Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Educator Award.
  • Cordero, E., Metzger, E.P., and Walsh, E., “The Green Ninja Project”, City of San Jose - Silicon Valley Energy Watch ($59,932, 8/1/2013 - 12/31/2014).
  • Metzger, E.P., "The Next Generation Science Standards Implementation Collaborative", All points North Foundation ($50,000) 06/2017-05/2017.
  • Metzger, E.P., "Collaborative Resources in Education to Advance Technology Engineering and Science (CREATES)", California Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant Program ($77,650) 2015-2016.
  • Metzger, E.P., "Collaborative Resources in Education to Advance Technology Engineering and Science (CREATES)", California Methmatics and Science Partnership Grant Program ($440,000) 2-15-2016.
  • Metzger, E.P., "The Youth Digital Storytelling STEM Academy", National Science Foundation ($1,099,567) 09/2015-08/2018.
  • Metzger, E.P. (E. Cordero, PI, with D. Chai, G. Smith, and E. Walsh), “The Youth Digital
    Storytelling STEM Academy”, National Science Foundation ($1,099,567, 9/15/15-8/31/18),
  • Miller, J.S., “Collaborative Research: Supereruptions, Magma Chambers, & Plutonic Residue: Insights from Peach Spring Tuff, significance of sphene”, National Science Foundation ($150,913, 8/2009-7/2013).
  • Miller, J.S., “Collaborative Research: Deciphering Sierran Magma Sources and Modes of Diversification Using Trace Element, O, and Hf Isotopic Analyses of Zircon”, National Science Foundation ($146,011, 3/2010-2/2014).
  • Miller, J.S., “Collaborative Research: Tectonic Links, Magma Fluxes, and Single Mineral Geochemistry in Plutonic Systems From 5-30 km Depth, North Cascades Core, Washington” (with colleague Bob Miller, SJSU), National Science Foundation ($171,532, 6/1/2010-5/31/2014).
  • Miller, J.S., "Deciphering Sierran magma sources and modes of diversification using trace element, O, and Hf isotopic analyses of zircon", National Science Foundation ($146,011) 03/2010-02/2015.
  • Miller, R.B., “Collaborative Research: Tectonic Links, Magma Fluxes, and Single Mineral Geochemistry in Plutonic Systems From 5-30 km Depth, Cascades Core, Washington” (with J.S. Miller, SJSU), National Science Foundation ($171,532, 6/1/2010–5/31/2014).
  • Miller, R.B., “Evaluating the Influence of Eocene Ridge Subduction on Magmatism, Deformation, and Basin Evolution in the Pacific NW”, National Science Foundation ($96,000, 1/1/2012-12/31/2014).
  • Miller, R.B., “Structure and Construction of the Sonora Pass Intrusive Suite, Sierra Nevada, California”, U.S. Geological Survey (EDMAP) ($11,448, 6/1/2013-5/31/2014).
  • Miller, R.B., "Incorporation of Metasedimentary Rocks into the Deel Levels of Continental Ares: Insights from the North Cascades", National Science Foundation ($79,956) 08/2014-07/2017.
  • Miller, R.B., "Structure and Construction of Cretaceous plutons in the North-Central Sierra Nevada Batholith, California", U.S. Geological Survey (EDMAP) ($25,173) 06/2015-08/2016.
  • Miller, R.B., "Evaluating the Influence of Eocene Ridge Subduction on Magmatism, Deformation, and Basin Evolution in the Pacific Northwest", National Science Foundation ($96,000) 01/2012-12/2015.
  • Miller, R.B., "Tectonic Links, magma Fluxes, and Single Mineral Geochemistry in Plutonic Systems from 5-30 km Depth. Cascades Core, Washington", National Science Foundation ($171,532) 06/2010-05/2015.
  • Miller, R.B., Evaluating the Influence of Eocene Ridge Subduction on Magmatism, Deformation, and Basin Evolution in the Pacific Northwest", National Science Foundation ($96,000) 01/2012-12/2015.
  • Miller, R.B., Structure and Construction of Cretaceous plutons in the North-Central Sierra Nevada Batholith, California", U.S. Geological Survey (EDMAP) ($25,173) 06/2015 05/2016.
  • Miller, R.B., “Incorporation of Metasedimentary Rocks into the Deep Levels of Continental Arcs: Insights From the North Cascades”, National Science Foundation ($79,956, 8/1/2014-7/31/2018).
  • Miller, R.B., “Movement History of the Pasayten Fault Zone: Implications for Large-scale Transport of Terranes Along the Margin of Western North America”, SJSU RSCA ($4999, 6/1/2017-5/31/2018
  • Portner, R.A., "Fingerprinting source-to-sink associations for deep-marine vitriclastic deposits and their association to caldera formation on Axial Seamount", National Science Foundation ($198,640) 09/2016-08/2019.
  • Portner, R.A., "Dynamics and origins of explosive silicic volcanism at 2300 mbsl on a mid-ocean ridge spreading center", National Science Foundation ($149,892) 3/2014-02/2016.
  • Portner, R.A., "Dynamics and origins of explosive silicic volcanism at 2300 mbsl on a mid-ocean ridge spreading center", National Science Foundation ($11,213) 03/2016-02/2017.
  • Portner, R.A., “Fingerprinting Source-to-Sink Associations for Deep-marine Vitriclastic
    Deposits and Their Association to Caldera Formation on Axial Seamount”, National Science
    Foundation ($198,640; 9/12/2017-9/11/2020).
  • Portner, R.A., “Hydrothermal Sedimentation in the Gulf of California”, SJSU RSCA ($5,000; 5/15/17-5/14/18).
  • Reed, D.L., 2012, “Using COAST Research to Promote Ocean Science Foundation Through Integrated Video Podcasting, Research Data-Driven Exercises and Social Media: Curriculum Development Across the CSU system, COAST Faculty Research Incentive Program” ($12,000, 1/1/12-5/31/12).
  • Reed, D.L., 2013, “SJSU Innovative Teaching – Course Redesign Award,” Office of Provost, SJSU Center for Faculty Development ($4,500, 7/1/13-6/30/14).
  • Reed, D.L., 2013, “GEOL 112, Hazards and Risks of Earthquakes and Volcanoes Activity Workbook,” SJSU Textbook Alternative Program, ($1,000, 7/31/13-12/31/13).

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Published Abstracts

  • Andersen, D.W., Holland, P.J., andAlbert, K.A., 2016, Composition and significance of Pleistocene gravel units in the foothills southeast of San Francisco Bay, California: Geological Society of America Abstract with programs, v. 48, no. 4, DOI: 10.1130/abs/2016CD-274573.
  • Scharer, K.M., Blisniuk, K.D., Sharp, W.D., Mudd, and S.M., 2015, Slip Transfer and the Growth of the Indio and Edom Jills, Southern San Andreas Fault: American Geophysical Meeting, Fall Meeting 2015, abstract T51H-07.
  • Guns, K.A., Prentice, C.S., DeLong, S.B., Kiefer, K., and Blisniuk, K.D., 2015, Northern San Andreas Fault slip rates on the Santa Crusz Mountain section: 10Be dating of an offset alluvial fan complex, Sanborn County Park, Saratoga, CA: American Geophysical Meeting, Fall Meeting 2015, abstract T31A-2821.
  • Young, H., Hilley, G.E., Kiefer, K., and Blisniuk, K.D., 2015, Millennial-scale Denudation Rates of the Santa Lucia Mountains, CA: Implications for Landscape Thresholds from a Steep, High Relief, Coastal Mountain Range: American Geophysical Meeting, Fall Meeting 2015, abstract EP53B-1016.
  • Blisniuk, K.D. and Sharp, W.D., 2015, Evaluating the reliability of Late Quaternary landform ages: Integrating 10Be cosmogenic surface exposure dating with U-series dating of pedogenic carbonate on alluvial and fluvial deposits, Sonoran desert, California: American Geophysical Meeting, Fall Meeting 2015, abstract PP11A-2212.
  • Emmons, B., Moon, S., Brown, N.D., Blisniuk, K.D., and Rhodes, E.J., 2016, Applying newly developed luminescence dating to alluvial fans in the Anza Borrego Desert, southern California: Proceedings of SCEC 2016 Annual Meeting, poster presentation 117, p. 172-173.
  • Fosdick, J.C., Blisniuk, K.D., and Wersan, L., 2016, Sedimentary provenance constraints on the Quaternary faulting history of the Mission Creek fault strand, southern San Andreas Falt Zone, CA: Proceedings of SCEC 2016 Annual Meeting, poster presentation 112, p.175-176.
  • Garapaty, Charusheela., Blisniuk, K.D., Bella-Pratt, K., 2016, Finding paleoclimates using pedogenic carbonates: American Geophysical Meeting, Fall Meeting 2016, abstract ED41A-0766.
  • Blisniuk, K. D., Washburn, H., Guns, K.M., and Prentice, C.S., 2016, New observations on the northern San Andreas Fault system: Fast slip rates on the Santa Cruz Mountain section of the San Andreas fault and creeping on the San Gregorio fault?: Teach the Earth, Structural Geology, 2016 Structure and Tectonics Forum: http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/structure/2016-Forum/abstracts/153809.html
  • Langille, J., Lee, J., Blisniuk, K.D., Sharp, W.D., Gosse, J., and Torres, A., 2016, Rates Of Quaternary Dextral Slip Within The Central Walker Lane, Western Nevada: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7.
  • Guns, K., Bennett, R., and Blisniuk, K., 2017, Investigating strain transfer along the southern San Andreas fault: A geomorphic and geodetic study of block rotation in the Eastern Transverse Ranges, Joshua Tree National Park, CA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6.
  • Blisniuk K., Re-evaluating fault zone evolution, geometry, and slip rate along the restraining bend of southern San Andreas Fault zone: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6 (invited presentation).
  • Waco, J., and Blisniuk, K., 2017, Evidence for an active and evolving left-stepping San Andreas fault (Mission Creek fault strand) from the Little San Bernardino Mountains to Yucaipa Ridge: Southern California Earthquake Center Meeting.
  • Gabet, E.J., Mudd, S.M., Yoo, K., Hurst, M.D., and Dossetto, A., 2012, Topographic and erosional controls on soil thickness and texture along a ridge in a transient landscape: Abstract EP41D-0827, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Yoo, K., Weinman, B.A., Mudd, S.M., Hurst, M.D., Gabet, E.J., Singhvi, A.K., and Maher, K., 2012, Soil mixing coupled to soil production and transport on hillslopes: Responses to channel incision, Feather River, California: Abstract EP41D-8026, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Riley, K.L., Bendick, R., Hyde, K., and Gabet, E.J., 2013, Frequency-magnitude distribution of non-fire-related and post-fire debris flows in the Western U.S.: First steps toward global risk prediction. AGU Chapman Conference.
  • Gabet E.J., Perron J.T., and Johnson, D.L., 2013, Biotic origin for Mima mounds supported by numerical model: AGU Fall Meeting EP41D-8027.
  • Short, L., and Gabet, E.J., 2013, The relationship between large woody debris and a decrease of median bed material size in a gravel bed channel after post-fire debris flows: GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting, v. 45, no. 6.
  • Gabet, E.J., and Tipp, C., 2017, Late Cenozoic uplift of the northern Sierra Nevada is not supported by the geomorphic evidence: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 4.
  • Hendricks, J.R., 2012,Conus (cone snail) species diversity in coral reef associated fossil assemblages from the Neogene of the northern Dominican Republic: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 624.
  • Hendricks, J.R., 2011, The relationship between local species abundance and larval developmental mode in a remarkable sample of Conus (Neogastropoda) from the early Pliocene of the Dominican Republic: Geological Society of American Abstracts with Programs, v. 43, no. 5, p. 208.
  • Hendricks, J.R., and Dietl, G.P., 2011, A standardized test of the inverse relationship between drilling and repair frequencies: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 43, no. 5, p. 86.
  • Saupe, E.E., Hendricks, J.R., Halloran, P., and Lieberman, B.S., 2011, Climate change and marine mollusks: a tale of invasions, immigration and extirpation: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 43, no. 5, p. 502.
  • Hendricks, J.R., Portell, R.W., Lenci, E.M., Abdollahian, N., Lenci, A.M., Kittle, B.A., and Roberts, S.W., 2013, The digital atlas of Neogene life: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, v. 45, no. 7.
  • Hendricks, J.R., Stigall, A.L., Portell, R.W., Saupe, E.E., and Lieberman, B.S., 2013, Biogeographic responses of mollusk species to Plio-Pleistocene environmental change in the western Atlantic: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7.
  • Levy, M.G., Nirody, J.A., Neu, J.C., Hendricks, J.R., Slatkin, M., and Oster, G.R., 2013, A neural-field model for the evolution of Conus shell patterns: Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, e126. http://icb.oxfordjournals.org/content/53/suppl_1/e1.full.pdf+html
  • Saupe, E.E., Hendricks, J.R., Portell, R.W., Dowsett, H., Haywood, A., Hunter, S., and Lieberman, B.S., 2013, Macroevolutionary consequences of profound climate change on niche evolution: an examination of marine mollusks over the past 3 million years: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7.
  • Wysession, M., Colson, M., Duschl, R.A., Messina, P., Lopez, R., and Speranza, P., 2013, Challenges of the NGSS for future Geoscience education: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstracts.
  • Wysession, M., Colson, M, Duschl, R.A., Messina, P., Lopez, R., and Speranza, P., 2013, Implications of the NGSS for future Geoscience education: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7.
  • Gervais, S.M. and Metgzer, E.P., 2012, A multi-method study of metamorphism and fluid flow through the May Lake interpluton screen, Yosemite National Park, CA: Abstract #V11A-2742, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Metzger, E.P., Smith, G., Cordero, E. C., and Santone, S., 2012, The California Alliance for Sustainability: A collaborative pilot project to build regional advocacy and leadership for sustainability education, Abstract #ED51E-06, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Smith, G., Schmidt C., Metzger, E.P., and Cordero, E.C., 2012, Improving 6th Grade Climate Literacy using New Media (CLINM) and teacher professional development, Abstract #ED11E-02, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Gervais, S.M., and Metzger, E.P., 2011, Preliminary analysis of Borosilicate minerals in pegmatitic leucosomes within aluminous granulites at Ledge Mountain, Central Adirondack Highlands, New York, Abstract #V31F-2594, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Metzger, E.P., 2013, A model for long-term teacher teacher professional development: reflections from twenty-three years of the Bay Area Earth Science Institute: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7, p. 795.
  • Metzger, E.P., Santone, S., Smith, G., and Cordero, E., 2013, A self-paced online module for teachers using climate change as a context for bringing sustainability education to the classroom: Abstract ED11A-0708, 2013 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.
  • Cordero, E., Metzger, E.P., and Smith, G., 2013, Promoting action on climate change through scientific storytelling and the Green Ninja Film Academy: Abstract ED13B-0771, 2013 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.
  • Metzger, E.P. and Curren, R.R., 2015, An education in sustainability: Perspectives from a geologist-philosopher collaboration: Earth Educators’ Rendezvous, University of Colorado, Boulder, http://serc.carleton.edu/earth_rendezvous/2015/program_table/abstracts/105107.html.
  • Metzger, E.P., Cordero, E., and Santone, S., 2015, integrating sustainability into teacher
    education: Examples from San Jose State University: Earth Educators’ Rendezvous, University of Colorado, Boulder,
    http://serc.carleton.edu/earth_rendezvous/2015/program_table/abstracts/100972.html.
  • Reeder, J., Metzger, E.P., Bickford, M.E., and Leech, Mary L., 2016, Kyanite-bearing migmatites in the central Adirondack Mountains: Implications for late to post-orogenic metamorphism and melting in a collisional orogen: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2016, abstract V23D-3009.
  • Reeder, J., Metzger, E.P., Bickford, M.E., and Leech, Mary L., 2016, Kyanite-bearing migmatites from the Central Adirondack Mountains: A new P-T-t path and implications for tectonic models: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 48, no. 7.
  • Metzger, E.P. and Curren, R.R., Investigating the wicked problems of (un)sustainability through three case studies around the water-energy-food nexus: Abstract ED13E-0955 presented at 2016 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, Calif., 12-16 Dec.
  • Curren, R.R., and Metzger, E.P., 2017, How Earth Educators Can Help Students Develop a holistic understanding of sustainability (Abstract ED44A-0): 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Swanson, B., Leech, M., and Metzger, E.P., 2017, Kyanite-bearing migmatites at Ledge Mountain, Adirondack Highlands (Abstract V31B-0512): 2017 AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Johnson, B.M., Miller, J.S., Miller, C.F., Wooden, J.L., and Colombini, L.L., 2011, Thermal and compositional evolution of the Mid-Miocene Searchlight magmatic system recorded by zircon: Abstract V43A-2554, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Lackey, J.S., Miller, J.S., Murphy, B.S., Coleman, D.S., Schmitt, A., and Davies, G.R., 2011, Sources and assembly of the John Muir intrusive suite, Sierra Nevada, USA: Single zircon oxygen and hafnium isotope records: Abstracts VII Hutton Symposium on Granites and Related Rocks, Avila, Spain, p. 85.
  • Ryan, M., Miller, J.S., Miller, C.F., Bromley, S., Davies, G.R., and Schmitt, A.K., 2011, Mixing and melt sources in the Miocene Aztec Wash pluton (Nevada, USA) as revealed by zircon Hf and O and whole rock Sr, Nd, and Hf isotopes: Abstract V53B-2605, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Miller, J.S., Lackey, J.S., Memeti, V., Hirt, W.H., and Wooden, J.L., 2011, Geochronologic, isotopic, and trace element constraints on zircon recycling in Sierra Crest Intrusive Suites, Sierra Nevada Batholith, USA: Abstract V51H-01, American Geophysical Union Meeting (Invited).
  • Miller, C., Pamukcu, A.S., Ferguson, C.A., Carley, T.L., Gualda, G.A.R., Wooden, J.L., McIntosh, W.C., Lidzbarski, M.I., Miller, J.S., and McDowell S.M., 2012, Peach Spring Tuff, Arizona-California-Nevada, USA: generating an isolated supereruption: Mineralogical Magazine, v. 76, p. 2109.
  • Miller, C.F., Frazier, W.O., McDowell, S.M., Pamukcu, A.S., Carley, T.L., Gualda, G.A.R., Miller, J.S., Ferguson, C.A., Fisher, C.M., and Vervoort, J.D., 2012, Peach Spring Tuff, Az-Ca-Nv: Supereruption of a stratified, mush-based magma chamber: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 320.
  • MacDonald, J.H. Jr, Miller, J.S., Dragovich, J.D., Miller, R.B., and Harper, G.D., 2012, Detrital zircon age populations and geochemistry of selected Late Jurassic sedimentary basins in the North American Cordillera: Links Between the Klamath and Cascade Mountains: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 383.
  • Frazier, W.O., Miller, C.F., Fisher, C., Miller, J.S., McDowell, S.M., Pamukcu, A.S., Gualda, G.A.R., Vervoort, J.D., and Overton, S., 2012, Peach Spring Tuff, Az-Ca-Nv: petrochemical constraints on generation of supereruption magma: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 321.
  • Lidzbarski, M.I., Miller, J.S., Miller, C., Wooden, J.L., Vazquez, J.A., Pamukcu, A.S., Carley, T.L., and Gualda, G.A.R., 2012, Geochronology and trace element analysis of Peach Spring Tuff zircons and their bearing on growth of the Peach Spring Tuff magma chamber and eruption: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 3, p. 60.
  • Lidzbarski, M.I., Mundil, R., Miller, J.S., and Vazquez, J.A., 2012, Comparing pre- and post-chemical abrasion ages for Miocene Peach Springs Tuff zircon from ID-TIMS and SIMS analyses: Abstract V23A-2788, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Shea, E.K., Bowring, S.A., Miller, R., and Miller, J.S., 2012, Punctuated growth of a ca 90 Ma shallow-crustal intrusive complex, North Cascades Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p.322.
  • McDowell, S.M., Miller, C.F., Furguson, C.A., Fisher, C., Frazier, W.O., Miller, J.S., Mundil, R., Overton, S., and Vervoort, J., 2012, Geochemical insights into the evolution of a supereruptive volcanic center: Magmatic precursors and successors of the Miocene Peach Spring Tuff, Southern Black Mountains, Western AZ: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 320.
  • Miller, C.F., Padilla, A.D.J., Pamukcu, A., Carley, T.L., Claiborne, L.L., Flanagan, D.M., Gualda, G.A.R., Wooden, J.L., Miller, J.S., and Lidzbarski, M., 2012, Reinvigorating stagnant silicic magma systems: Volcanic and plutonic views: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 3, p. 22.
  • Miller, J., Ryan, M., Miller, C., Claiborne, L.L, Johnson, B., Colombini, L.L.S., Wooden, J.L., Walker, B.A. Jr, and Lidzbarski, M., 2012, Insights into the growth of silicic magma systems from the geochronologic, elemental, and isotopic record of zircon in Miocene plutons and volcanic rocks of the Colorado River extensional corridor, Nevada, 2012: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 3, p. 22.
  • McKee, R.A., and Miller, J.S., 2012, Stratigraphy and structure of the Northern Highland Range, Colorado River extensional corridor, southern Nevada: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 3, p. 68.
  • Boyles, J.L., Sisson, T.W., and Miller, J.S., 2017, Experimental petrology of the K feldspar megacryst-bearing Cathedral Peak Granodiorite, Tuolumne Intrusive Suite, Yosemite National Park, CA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6.
  • Miller, J.S., Lackey, J.S., Sendek, C.L., and Davies, G.R., 2017, Zircon trace element and isotopic records of Sierra Nevadan arc magmatism during an archetypal magmatic flare up: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 4.
  • Chan, C.F., Kent, A.J., Miller, R.B., Miller, J.S., Shea, E.K., and Paterson, S.R., 2012, Construction of a sheeted magmatic complex within the lower arc crust: Insights from the Tenpeak pluton, North Cascades, Washington: Abstract V33B-2864, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Shea, E.K., Bowring, S.A., Miller, R.B., Miller, J.S., Kent, A.J., and Chan, C.F., 2012, The role of mush in construction of magmatic complexes at different crustal levels: Abstract V43D-2875, American Geophysical Union Meeting.
  • Shea, E.K., Bowring, S.A., Miller, R.B., and Miller, J.S., 2012, Punctuated growth of a ca 90 Ma shallow-crustal intrusive complex, North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 322.
  • Lackey, J.S., Miller J.S., Davies, G.R., Eisenberg, J.L., and Murphy, B.S., 2013, Deconvoluting magma mixing and source characteristics of a long lived (~9 M.Y.) Sierra Nevada magmatic momplex: O, Hf and Trace Elements of zircon from the John Muir Suite: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 45, No. 7, p. 390.
  • Lackey, J.S., Sendek, C., Miller J.S., Murphy, B.S., Fulton, A.A., Bindeman, I.N., Economos, R., Kylander-Clark, A., and Davies, G.R., 2013, A Mojave perspective on volcanic-plutonic systems In California’s Middle Jurassic arc: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 45, No. 7, p. 691.
  • Leopold, M., Sendek, C., Miller, R.B., Miller, J.S., and Baker, N., 2013, Field observations from the Sonora Pass Intrusive Suite: structure and construction of a Cretaceous zoned intrusive suite in the central Sierra Nevada Batholith, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 45, No. 7, p. 390.
  • Miller, J.S., and Lackey, J.S., 2013, Are the Late Cretaceous K-feldspar megacrystic intrusions of the Sierra Nevada Batholith cold, wet granitoids?: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 45, No. 7, p. 231.
  • Overton, S., Frazier, W.O., McDowell, S.M., Lidzbarski, M., Miller, J.S., Miller, C.F., Fisher, C.M., Economos, R., and Davies, G.R., 2013, The evolution of the Peach Spring Tuff and Silver Creek Volcanic Center as revealed by Hf and O isotopes in zircon: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, No. 7, p. 389.
  • Denton, K.M., Ponce, D. A., Miller, D. M., Peacock, J., Miller, J. S., 2015, Geophysical Investigations of a Proterozoic Carbonatite Terrane, southeast Mojave Desert, California: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2015, abstract GP13B-1293.
  • Baker, N., Miller, J.S., Vazquez, J.A., Marcaida, M., Lidzbarski, M.I., 2015, Zircon trace element geochemistry and growth of the Pleistocene to Holocene Mono Craters rhyolite magma system, California (USA): American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2015, abstract V23B-3129.
  • Sendek, C., Lackey, J.S., Miller, J.S., Davies, G.R., Valley, J.W., Kitajima, K., 2015, Zircon Geochemical and Isotopic Constraints on the Evolution of the Mount Givens Pluton, Central Sierra Nevada Batholith: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2015, abstract V41D 04.
  • Marcaida, M., Vazquez, J.A., Calvert, A.T., and Miller, J.S., 2016, Late Pleistocene eruptive history of the Mono Craters rhyolites, eastern California, from U-Th dating of explosive and effusive products: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2016, abstract V11A-2748.
  • Lackey, J.S., McCarty, K.R., Fulton, A.A., Ryan-Davis, J., Sendek, C., Miller, J.S., Davies, G.R., Bindeman, I.N., and Cottle, J.M., 2016, Systematic Middle To Late Jurassic Changes In Magma Source In The Mojave Segment Of California’s Continental Arc: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 48, no. 4.
  • Miller, R.B., DeBari, S.M., and Paterson, S.R., 2011, Deep-crustal plutonism and the development of arc magmatic systems: Tenpeak pluton, NW USA: Abstract #T53A-2489, American Geophysical Union.
  • Dustin, K.N., Miller, R.B., and Shea, E.K., 2011, Intrusive relationships and deformation of mafic and tonalitic rocks in part of the Seven Fingered Jack pluton, North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 3, p. 2.
  • Miller, R.B., and Umhoefer, P.J., 2013, Evidence for collision of Siletzia in the central and North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7, p. 166.
  • Miller, R.B., 2013, Structure of the Yosemite Valley Intrusive Suite: Regional strain fields and influence on emplacement of younger intrusions in the central Sierra Nevada batholith: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 6, p. 12.
  • Sauer, K., Gordon, S., and Miller, R.B., 2013, Sediment incorporation into arc systems: A detrital zircon study: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 7, p. 812.
  • Buerer, B., and Miller, R., 2013, Foliation development and intrusive relationships in the Cretaceous Wrights Lake and Jurassic Pyramid Peak plutons of the northern Sierra Nevada batholith, Desolation Wilderness, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 6, p. 12.
  • Dustin, K.N., and Miller, R.B., 2013, Construction and relationships of mafic and tonalitic rocks in the Seven Fingered Jack pluton, North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 6, p. 12.
  • Elkins, S.W., and Miller, R., 2013, Structure and construction of the highly elongate, Cretaceous Seven-Fingered Jack pluton in the Devil’s Smokestack area, North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 45, no. 6, p. 12.
  • Shea, E.K., Bowring, S.A., Miller, R.B., and Miller, J.S., 2013, Magmatism at different crustal levels in the ancient North Cascades magmatic arc: Abstract V13E-2656, 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.
  • Cruze, R.W., Kent, A.J.R., Miller, R.B., and Shea, E.K., 2016, U-Pb zircon age of dykes in the roof of the Black Peak Intrusive Complex, North Cascades: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2016, abstract V53D-3159.
  • Sauer, K., Gordon, S.M., and Miller, R.B., 2016, Detrital zircon U-Pb and Hf results from the Swakane Gneiss and Pelona-Orocopia-Rand Schists: Mechanisms of sediment incorporation into arc systems and implications for margin-parallel translation: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2016, abstract V13D-2876.
  • Turner, G. and Miller, R.B., 2016, Structure and construction of Cretaceous plutons in the Sonora Pass Region of the North-Central Sierra Nevada batholith, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 4.
  • Loeb, K. and Miller, R.B., 2016, Structure, construction, and emplacement of the northern part of the Cretaceous Sonora Pass intrusive suite, Central Sierra Nevada batholith, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 4.
  • Hogan, L.D., Sauer, K.B., and Miller, R.B., 2016, Origins and relationships of units in and adjacent to the Ross Lake fault zone, North Cascades, Washington: Implications for burial of meta-supracrustal rocks to deep levels of arcs: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no 4.
  • Godfrey, K., Miller, R.B., Gordon, S.M, and Sauer, K.B., 2016, Structure and tectonic origin of the Swakane Gneiss in the Wenatchee block, North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 4.
  • Sauer, K.B., Gordon, S.M., and Miller, R.B., 2016, U-Pb and Hf isotope signature of detrital zircons from the Swakane Gneiss of the North Cascades, WA: Implications for rapid burial and margin-parallel translation: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 48, no. 4.
  • Senes, F.I., Miller, R.B., and Gunderson, M., 2016, Ages and provenance of the Swauk and Chumstick Formation units near the Eocene Leavenworth fault zone, North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 4.
  • Gunderson, M., Umhoefer, P.J., Smith, M., and Senes, F.I., 2016, Sedimentology and provenance of the early Eocene Swauk Formation, Central Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 4.
  • Miller, R.B., Gordon, S.M., and Sauer, K.B., 2015, Flow and deformation in deep-arc crust: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 7, p. 495.
  • Sauer, K.,B., Gordon, S.M., and Miller, R.B., 2015, Hf characterization of detrital zircons from the metasedimentary rocks of the North Cascades crystalline core, WA: Implications for sedimentary incorporation into arc systems: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 7, p. 766.
  • Umhoefer, P.J., Skinner, L.A., Miller, R.B., Eddy, M.P., and Bowring, S.A., 2015, Eocene paleogeography of the Washington – Vancouver Island region during strike-slip faulting before and after a major 50 Ma transition: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, v. 47, no. 7, p. 444.
  • Miller, R.B., Eddy, M., Gordon, S.M., Umhoefer, P.J., and Sauer, K., 2015, Strike slip in the Southern Coast Mountains – Cascades orogen: The Ross Lake fault system and implications for “Baja BC”: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 4, p. 50.
  • Senes, F.I., Miller, R.B., and Umhoefer, P.J., 2015, Deformation in and near the Eocene Leavenworth fault zone, North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs., v. 47, no. 4, p. 60.
  • Pence, J.E., and Miller, R.B., 2015 Structural analysis and evolution of the Entiat fault zone, a major Eocene structure of the North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 4, p. 59.
  • Eddy, M.P., Bowring, S.A., Umhoefer, P.J., and Miller, R.B., 2015, Precise temporal constraints on Eocene strike-slip faulting in Washington and its relationship to triple junction migration and terrane transport: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 4, p. 50.
  • Ratajeski, K., Barth, A.P., Miller, R.B., and Pignotta, G., 2015, How deep was the Intrusive Suite of Buena Vista Crest? Contrasting results from hornblende-plagioclase thermobarometry of granodiorites and zircon geochronology of broadly coeval volcanics (Minarets and Merced Peak Complexes), Sierra Nevada batholith: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 4, p. 47.
  • Miller, R.B., Bryant, K., Doran, B., Eddy, M.P., Sylva, N., Raviola, F., and Umhoefer, P.J., 2017, Eocene transtension and strain patterns from dike swarms and strike-slip faults in the Washington Cascades: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6.
  • Gordon, S.M., Sauer, K.B., Miller, R.B., Vervoort, J.D., and Fisher, C.M., 2017, Contributions of metasedimentary rocks to small scale melts within the deep levels of continental arcs: Insights from the Swakane and Skagit metasedimentary rocks and associated melt generations: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6.
  • Shea, E.K., Miller, J.S., Miller, R.B., Chan, C., and Kent, A.J., 2017, Geochemical evidence for the development of a garnet-bearing crustal root in the Cretaceous North Cascades magmatic arc, WA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6.
  • Umhoefer, P.J., Eddy, M.P., Miller, R.B., Tepper, J., and Skinner, L.A., 2017, Upper plate response to ridge and plateau subduction, Washington Cascades, USA: Implications for plate tectonic evolution of the Pacific Northwest: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6.
  • Umhoefer, P.J., Donaghy, E.E., Eddy, M.P., and Miller, R.B., 2017, Stratigraphic record of the middle Eocene fault-bounded Chumstick basin, central Washington, synchronous with an episode of major strike-slip faulting across the Cascades: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6.
  • Sauer, K.B., Gordon, S.M., Miller, R.B., Vervoort, J.D., and Fisher, C.M., 2017, Incorporation of metasedimentary units into the deepest exposed levels of the North Cascades continental arc: Comparison of the Skagit and Swakane Gneisses: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6.
  • Budimirovic, N., and Miller, R.B., 2017, Displacement history of the Pasayten fault zone in the North Cascades, Washington and British Columbia: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 4.
  • Attia, S., Paterson, S.R., Jiang, D., and Miller, R.B., 2017, Deformation partitioning: The missing link between outcrop-scale observations and orogen-scale processes: Fall Meeting, AGU, New Orleans, LA.
  • Petsios, E., Thompson, J. R., Pietsch, C., and Bottjer, D. J., 2017. Biotic impacts of temperature before, during, and after the end-Permian mass extinction: A multi-metric and multiscale approach to modeling extinction and recovery dynamics: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6.
  • Pietsch, C., Brendan, A. M., Maistros, L. M., Aglevis, M., and Allmon, W. D., 2017, Evaluating ecological function and convergent evolution of extreme parietal callus in marine gastropods: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6.
  • Portner, R.A., Dreyer, B.D., Clague, D.A., Spelz, R., Lowenstern, J.B., Paduan, J. B., Carey S., Head, J.W., 2015, Rhyolite eruption on a mid-ocean ridge: Alarcon Rise, Gulf of California: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting (Baltimore), abstract T219-145-5.
  • Portner, R.A., Dreyer, B.D., Clague, D.A., 2016, Widespread hydrothermal-ash deposits in sediment cores from Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge record deep-marine caldera formation 1300-800 yr BP: American Geophysical Union Annual Fall Meeting (San Francisco), abstract V11A-2764.
  • Reed, D.L., 2011, Online resources encourage role-playing in a self-paced learning environment in the ocean sciences, Abstract ED52A-02: American Geophysical Union Meeting (Invited).
  • Reed, D.L., Edwards, B.E., and Gibbons, H., 2011, Mapping the Arctic: Online undergraduate education using scientific research in international policy: Abstract ED21D-0603, American Geophysical Union Meeting
  • Reed, D.L., 2013, Online teaching and learning in oceanography: A look back at 15 years of undergraduate general education: 2013 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, Abstract ED23E-07 (Invited).
  • Treece, B., Catchings, R., Reed, D., and Goldman, M., 2013, Seismic imaging of a slope stability mitigation project at Newby Island Sanitary Landfill, San Jose, California: 2013 Fall Meeting Program, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, Abstract NS33A-1692.

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Technical Presentations (No Published Abstract)

  • Gabet, E.J., 2012, UC Davis; If a tree falls in the forest, does it make a soil?
  • Blisniuk K., 2017, “Re-evaluating fault zone evolution, geometry, and slip rate along the restraining bend of southern San Andreas Fault zone”, presented to Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, UC Santa Cruz (invited presentation).
  • Blisniuk, K.D., 2016, “New geomorphic and sedimentologic insights on fault activity, slip rates, and seismic hazard along the San Andreas fault system in the San Gorgonio Pass and the Santa Cruz Mountains: What we know and what we think we know” presented at United States Geological Survey, Menlo Park (invited presentation).
  • Blisniuk, K. D., 2016, “A ~100,000 year geomorphic history of rapid displacement on the San Andreas fault in southern California” presented at San Francisco State University, San Francisco (invited presentation).
  • Blisniuk, K.D., 2016, “~100,000 year geomorphic history of rapid displacement on the San Andreas fault in southern California.” presented at Humboldt State University, Arcata (invited presentation).
  • Blisniuk, K.D., 2016, Innovation and Collaboration Technology Expo, “Applying Structure from Motion (SfM) Digital Photogrammetry in the classroom” presented at San Jose State University, San Jose (invited presentation).
  • Blisniuk, K.D., 2015, “Tectonic Geomorphology of the San Andreas fault: New Insights on Earthquakes, Slip Rates and Quaternary kinematics of southern California.” presented at University of California, Los Angeles (invited presentation).
  • Blisniuk, K.D., 2015, “Quantifying Active landscapes: a case study from the San Andreas fault system, CA.” presented at San Jose State University, San Jose (invited presentation).
  • Hendricks, J.R., February 2012, “Integrating paleontological, morphological, and molecular sequence data to reconstruct the phylogenetic positions of extinct species” presented to the Department of Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley (invited presentation).
  • Hendricks, J.R., May 2013, “Digitization, diverse data, and deadly snails: revealing the ancient history of a hyperdiverse molluscan clade,” American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York (invited presentation).
  • Jurek, Anne, 2012, Identification of past and present dry cleaners as potential sources of Perchloroethylene (PCE) in the Niles Cone Groundwater Basin in southern Alameda County, California: Groundwater Resources Association of California Investigation and Remediation of Dry Cleaner Release Sites.
  • Messina, P. April 2013 and November 2013, “Next Generation Science Standards Workshops for Teachers,” SJSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, >150 participants from regional schools.
  • Metzger, E.P., October 2013, “Improving climate literacy with new media and the Green Ninja”, 42nd Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Environmental Education, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Metzger, E.P., October 2013, “Teacher education for sustainability: examples from San José State University”, 42nd Annual Meeting of the North American Association of Environmental Education, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Miller J.S., March 2013, Probing zircon for insights into the growth and evolution of Miocene magma systems in southern Nevada, San Jose State Geology Club (invited presentation)
  • Miller, J.S., March 2015, “Using zircon to evaluate sources and magmatic processes during the Late Cretaceous Sierra Nevada magmatic flare-up.” presented at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (invited presentation).
  • Miller, R.B., April, 2012, National Science Foundation, GeoPrisms Cascadia Workshop, Portland, OR; presentation on importance of basement on modern Cascadia volcanism and seismicity.
  • Portner, R.A., November 2015, “Rhyolitic volcanism on a mid-ocean ridge: Alarcon Rise” presented at Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Brown University, Providence (invited presentation).
  • Portner, R.A., April 2016, “What can mid-ocean ridge sediments tell us about deep-sea explosive volcanism?” presented at Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia (invited presentation).
  • Portner, R.A., May 2016, “MOR Rhyolitic volcanism at 2300 mbsl” presented at Earth Sciences Department, University of Tasmania, Hobart (invited presentation).
  • Portner, R.A., June 2016, “Eruption dynamics on the mid-ocean ridge” presented at Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney (invited presentation).
  • Portner, R.A., June 2016, “The depths of mid-ocean ridge sedimentology (MOR-SED)” presented at Earth Sciences Department, University of New England, Armidale (invited presentation).
  • Portner, R.A., June 2016, “Rhyolite eruption on a nascent mid-ocean ridge: Gulf of California” presented at School of Geosciences, University of Sydney, Sydney (invited presentation).
  • Portner, R.A., October 2016, “Mid-ocean ridge (MOR) sediment” presented at Department of Earth, Environment and Physics, Worcester State University, Worcester (invited presentation).
  • Portner, R.A., 2017, “What can mid-ocean ridge sediments (MOR_SED) tell us about deep sea volcanism?”, presented to Earth and Planetary Sciences UC Santa Cruz (invited presentation).
  • Reed, D.L., 2012, Leveraging COAST research for use in the undergraduate classroom across the CSU, 2012 CSU COAST Annual Meeting, Office of CSU Chancellor, Long Beach, CA, (invited presentation).
  • Reed, D.L., December 2013, “GEOL 112 – Course Redesign Using Canvas, Panel Member: High touch, high tech, high impact" Teaching and Learning Conference,” SJSU Center for Faculty Development, SJSU King Library (invited presentation).
  • Reed, D.L., June 2013, “Online teaching and learning in oceanography,” NSF-NAGT On the Cutting Edge workshop on Teaching Oceanography, San Francisco, CA, (invited presentation).

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Reviewing and Editorial Service

  • Blisniuk, K.D., Peer Reviewer for:
    • National Science Foundation, Tectonics Program
    • National Science Foundation, GLD
    • Geophysical Research Letters
    • Geopshere
    • Tectonics
  • Gabet, E.J., Associate Editor for Journal of Geophysical Research (handled 7 manuscripts)
  • Gabet, E.J., Peer reviewer for:
    • Geomorphology (2)
    • Geology
    • Soil Science
    • Terra Nova
    • Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (2)
    • Journal of Geophysical Research
    • JGR - Earth Surface
    • National Science Foundation
    • Soil Science Society of America
    • Water Resources Research
  • Gabet, E.J., Journal reviewer (10 total) for:
    • Geology
    • Nature
  • Gabet, EJ., Reviewed 2 proposals for NSF and reviewed 2 proposals for the Council for Earth and Life Sciences
  • Gabet, E.J., Served as Associate Editor for the Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface. Handled ~12 papers.
  • Hendricks, J., Journal reviewer for:
    • Bulletin of Marine Science
    • Geology
    • Paleobiology
    • Palaeontology
    • Evolution: Education and Research
  • Hendricks, J.R., Peer reviewer of National Science Foundation proposal
  • Hendricks, J.R., 2013, three peer reviews (one book for University of Chicago Press and two articles for edited volumes).
  • Metzger, E.P., Associate Editor, Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Miller, J. S., Journal reviewer for:
    • Earth and Planetary Science Letters (2)
    • Journal of Petrology (1)
    • Geology
    • Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology (2)
    • Geochimica et Cosmochimca Acta (1)
    • Geological Society of America Books Series
  • Miller, J.S., Journal Review (2013)
    • Earth and Planetary Science Letters

    • Geosphere
  • Miller, J.S., Peer reviewer of National Science Foundation Proposals (3)
  • Miller, J.S., Peer reviewer for:
    • Chemical Geology
    • Earth and Planetary Science Letters
    • Geology
    • Geological Society of America Bulletin
    • Geosphere
    • G-cubed
    • Journal of Petrology
    • Condwana Research
    • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
    • Lithos
    • National Science Foundation (4)
  • Miller, J.S., 2013, Peer review of National Science Foundation Proposals (2)
  • Miller, R.B., Geology Editorial Board – 2010-2012
  • Miller, R.B., Associate Editor of Geopshere
  • Miller, R.B., Journal reviewer for:
    • Tectonophysics
    • Journal of Metamorphic Geology
    • Geology
    • Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences

  • Miller, R.B., Peer Reviewer
    • Geological Society of America Bulletin
    • Geological Society of America Special Paper
    • Geology
    • Geosphere (3)
    • Lithos (2)
    • National Science Foundation (8)
    • Tectonophysics
    • Economic Geology
    • Journal of Structural Geology
    • Lithosphere (2)
    • Tectonics
    • Petroleum Research Fund
  • Oberdorfer, J.A., 2016, Peer Reviewer for:
    • Applied Geochemistry
  • Pietsch, C.P., Peer Reviewer
    • National Science Foundation
    • Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology
  • Portner, R.A., 2016, Peer reviewer for:
    • Gechemistry, Gephysics, Geosystems (G-cubed)
    • National Science Foundation
    • Sedimentology
    • Science
  • Reed, D.L., Peer review of National Science Foundation proposals (3)
  • Reed, D.L., Peer review of Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Republic of China
  • Reed, D.L., 2013, Peer review of National Science Foundation proposals (2).
  • Reed, D.L., Proposal review, M.S. Student Research Award, CSU COAST program
  • Reed, D.L., 2013, Judge for the GeoPRISMS Best Student Paper Award, 2013 Fall Meeting Program, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

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Other Professional Service

  • Andersen, D.W., 2011, Hosted Bay Area Science Festival at Children's Discovery Museum, San Jose.
  • Andersen, D.W., January-December 2013, Ongoing documentation of fossil occurrences in outcrops, trenches, and boreholes in the Santa Clara Formation; collaboration with US Geological Survey, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, and CSU East Bay.
  • Blisniuk, K.D., 2017, Interviewed about seismic hazards by numerous media outlets including the New York Times, CBS, and ABC News
  • Blisniuk, K.D., 2017, Invited to National Center for Airborne Laserswath Mapping workshop: "Identifying future directions for LIDAR research". Houston, Texas.
  • Blisniuk, K.D., 2016, NSF Early Career Geoscience Faculty: Teaching, Research, and Managing your Career, University of Maryland.
  • Blisniuk, K.D., 2015, ABC News, Interview for movie "The San Andreas Fault."
  • Hendricks, J.R., May 2013, Online (Google Hangout) presentation on trilobites for 4th grade students at Glenbrook Elementary School, Pulaski, Wisconsin.
  • Messina, P., October 2011 and May 2012, Desertification and dune migration in northeastern Arizona, in conjunction with the USGS Flagstaff Field Office.
  • Messina, P., April and November 2013, Geoscience representative of the College Board’s Science Academic Advisory Council, New York, NY.
  • Messina, P., September – December 2013, Achieve, Inc., Washington, D.C. Worked in committee toward compiling metadata and evidence statements for the Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Metzger, E.P. (with SJSU lecturer LeAnne Teruya and Will Schweller), July 17-19, 2012, “California Geology and Geologic Hazards” workshop for 30 middle and high school teachers.
  • Metzger, E.P. (with Eugene Cordero and Grinell Smith), July 10-12, 2012,"Earth Science,
    Society and Sustainability” workshop for 20 middle and high school teachers and four teacher education faculty from SJSU and CSU East Bay.
  • Metzger, E.P. (with Eugene Cordero, Grinell Smith, and Cynthia Smith), June 25-29, 2012, “Climate Literacy” workshop for 20 middle school teachers.
  • Metzger, E.P. (with Jonathan Hendricks and lecturer LeAnne Teruya of the Geology Department, Chevron geologists, and SJSU faculty from the departments of Meteorology and Climate Science, Environmental Studies, Elementary Education and Biological Sciences), September 2011-September 2012: the Bay Area Earth Science Institute presented 10 full-day interdisciplinary Saturday workshops and field trips that addressed earth, life, and environmental science topics; each session served 20-25 teachers.
  • Metzger, E. P., April 2012 NASA-NOAA-NSF Climate Change Education Principal.
  • Metzger, E.P. (with Hendricks, J. and Teruya, L., of the Geology Department, and SJSU faculty from the departments of Meteorology and Climate Science, Elementary Education, Biological Sciences and Astronomy and Physics), January-November, 2013: the Bay Area Earth Science Institute presented six full-day interdisciplinary Saturday workshops that addressed earth and environmental science topics; each session served 15-25 teachers.
  • Metzger, E.P. (with Cordero, E., Smith, G., and others), two multi-day climate change education workshops for middle and high school teachers.
  • Metzger, E.P., and Cordero, E., March 2013, "Energy Detectives", a hands-on workshop for ~ 130 middle school students attending MESA (Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement) Day at San Jose State University.
  • Metzger, E.P., May 2017, Guest Associate Editor for special theme issue of the Journal of Geoscience Education; "Interdisciplinary Teaching and Sustainability"
  • Metzger, E.P., January 2016-present, Member of a team of California State University and Committee College faculty convened by the CSU Chancellor's office to develop a cross-campus Minor in Sustainability.
  • Miller, J.S., August 2017, Interview on KTVU about possible volcanic acvitiy in California.
  • Miller, J.S., April 2017, Co-participant in nomination of Calvin F. Miller for Distinguished Career Award from the Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, Volcanology Division of the Geological Society of America (nomination was successful and award will eb conferred in 2018).
  • Miller, R.B., External thesis committee member: MIT (Ph.D., 2005-Present), 2 current students; Oregon State University (M.S., 2010-2012); Western Washington University (M.S., 2011-Present).
  • Miller, R.B., 2012, External evaluator of promotion application, Texas Tech University.
  • Miller, R.B., 2012, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section Vice-Chair Nominating Committee.
  • Miller, R.B., November 2013, Ph.D. thesis defense at MIT; served as member of the thesis committee.
  • Miller, R.B., October 2013, Co-Convenor for session entitled “Rates and thermomechanical characteristics of processes controlling the rheologic evolution of arc systems” for annual Geological Society of America Meeting in Denver.
  • Miller, R.B., June - September 2013, Conducted field research for 7 weeks in Washington Cascades and Sierra Nevada with 4 M.S. students, 1 B.S. student, and colleagues from MIT, Northern Arizona University, Oregon State University, and the University of Southern California.
  • Miller, R.B., April 2015, External Reviewer for Fresno State University, Department of Earth and Environmental Science.
  • Miller, R.B., April 2016, External Reviewer for Portland Staet University, Department of Geology.
  • Miller, R.B., June – August, 2017, Field research in Washington Cascades and Coast Mountains of southern British Columbia; conducted with two SJSU M.S. students and colleagues from Northern Arizona University and the Geological Society of Canada.
  • Miller, R.B., September 2017, Evaluated tenure application for Idaho State University.
  • Miller, R.B., October 2017, Co-led a post-meeting 3-day field trip (~25 professional participants) to the central Washington Cascades associated with the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America.
  • Miller, R.B., October 2017, Co-led a pre-meeting 3-day field trip (~30 professional participants) to the North Cascades associated with the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America.
  • Miller, R.B., December 2017, Evaluated application for promotion to professor at the CSU Northridge.
  • Miller, R.B., December 2017, Nominating Committee for vice-chair of Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America.
  • Oberdorfer, J.A., 2006 to June 2013, Expert Witness for the U.S. Department of Justice in the Antelope Valley Groundwater Cases.
  • Oberdorfer, J.A., 2015-present, Technical Advisory Committee for the Geology and Geophysics registration, California Board of professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.
  • Portner, R.A., June 2015, Public outreach: Marine Science and Volcano demonstration to pre-K class in Providence YMCA.
  • Portner, R.A., November 2015, Recipient of award to participate on chief scientist training Cruise, supported by the National Science Foundation and University National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS), Lewes Delaware.
  • Portner, R.A., June 2016, Public outreach: Marine Science and Volcano demonstration to Kindergarten class in Providence Public School District.
  • Portner, R.A., March – December 2016, Program Committee member/conference organizer for American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference on submarine volcanology held in Hobart Tasmania January-February 2017.
  • Portner, R.A., 2017, Program Committee member, 2017 American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Reed, D.L.,2012, Globalyceum Review Team, San Jose State Foundation, July 2012.
  • Reed, D.L.,2012, Learning Management System (LMS) Committee, Office of the Provost, San Jose State University.
  • Reed, D.L., 2012, Advisory Committee, Ship to Shore Program, Deep Earth Academy, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Washington D.C.
  • Reed, D.L., 2012, Best Student Paper Judge, NSF-MARGINS-GeoPRISMs, 2012 Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union Meeting, December, 2012, San Francisco, California.
  • Reed, D.L.,2012, Online teaching, General Oceanography, Summer Session, 58 students (fee proceeds to university: $67,500).
  • Reed, D.L.,2012, Online teaching, General Oceanography, Winter Intersession 2012, 54 students (fee proceeds to university: $45,360).
  • Reed, D.L., 2011, Best Student Paper Judge, NSF-MARGINS-GeoPRISMs, 2011 Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union Meeting, December, 2011, San Francisco, California.
  • Reed, D.L., 2011, Session Chair, Games, Interactive Simulations, Virtual Labs, and Effective Online Tools for Diverse STEM Student Skills, 2011 Fall Meeting of American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA
  • Reed, D.L., 2013, GEOL 112, Hazards and Risks of Earthquakes and Volcanoes Activity Workbook, SJSU Textbook Alternative Program, version 1 at http://oceansjsu.com/112/activity_workbook_GEOL_112_f13.pdf; 137 p.
  • Reed, D.L., 2013, Six courses taught in Winter Intersession, Summer Session and Fall 2013 Spartans Online Special Session (Total Revenue to SJSU - $129,117).
  • Reed, D.L., June 2013, NSF-NAGT On the Cutting Edge Workshop on Teaching Oceanography, San Francisco, CA.
  • Reed, D.L., April 2013, COAST Annual Meeting, CSU Office of Chancellor, Long Beach, CA.
  • Reed, D.L., April 2013, EarthCube Education End User Workshop, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA.
  • Reed, D.L., January 4 – 22, 2016 Winter Intersession Course Offering – GEOL105, General Oceanography, online, 45 students, $47,250 in fee revenue.
  • Reed, D.L., January 4 – 22, 2016 Winter Intersession Course Offering – GEOL112, Hazards of Earthquakes and Volcanoes, online, 36 students, $37,800 in fee revenue.
  • Reed, D.L., March 7 – May 19, 2016 Spring Spartans Online Special Session Course Offering – GEOL105, General Oceanography, online, 20 students, $21,000 in fee revenue.
  • Reed, D.L., June 6 – July 8, 2016 Summer Course Offering – GEOL112, Hazards of Earthquakes and Volcanoes, online, 21 students, $28,875 in fee revenue.
  • Reed, D.L., June 6 – July 8, 2016 Summer Course Offering – GEOL105, General Oceanography, online, 20 students, $27,500 in fee revenue.
  • Reed, D.L., July 11 – August 12, 2016 Summer Course Offering – GEOL112, Hazards of Earthquakes and Volcanoes, online, 22 students, $30,250 in fee revenue.
  • Reed, D.L., July 11 – August 12, 2016 Summer Course Offering – GEOL105, General Oceanography, online, 21 students, $28,875 in fee revenue.
  • Reed, D.L., October 10 – December 16, 2016 Fall Spartans Online Special Session Course Offering – GEOL105, General Oceanography, online, 19 students, $19,950 in fee revenue.
  • Reed, D.L., 2017, Summer course offering – GEOL112, Hazards of Earthquakes and Volcanoes, online, July 10-August 11, 2017, 19 students, $25,650 in fee revenue
  • Reed, D.L., 2017, Summer course offering – GEOL105, General Oceanography, online, July 10-August 11, 2017, 20 students, $27,000 in fee revenue
  • Reed, D.L., 2017, Summer course offering – GEOL112, Hazards of Earthquakes and Volcanoes, online, June 5-July 7, 2017, 20 students, $27,000 in fee revenue
  • Reed, D.L., 2017, Summer course offering – GEOL105, General Oceanography, online, June 5-July 7, 2017, 20 students, $28,350 in fee revenue
  • Reed, D.L., 2017, Spring Spartans Online Special Session course offering – GEOL105, General Oceanography, online, March 13-May 26, 2017, 22 students, $23,100 in fee revenue
  • Reed, D.L., 2017, Winter Intersession course offering – GEOL112, Hazards of Earthquakes and Volcanoes, online, January 3-20, 2017, 35 students, $37,750 in fee revenue
  • Reed, D.L., 2017, Winter Intersession course offering – GEOL105, General Oceanography, online, January 3-20, 2017, 44 students, $46,200 in fee revenue

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Professional Travel

  • Gabet, E.J. , 2013, Travelled to Scotland to do research for a book he is writing.
  • Hendricks, J.R., September 2012, attendance and presentation at the iDigBio “Public Participation in Digitization” workshop, Gainesville, Florida.
  • Hendricks, J.R., September 2012, attended “PaleoNiches” grant coordination meeting in Lawrence, Kansas.
  • Hendricks, J.R., June-July 2012, research at the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York.
  • Hendricks, J.R., March 2012, research at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Messina, P., March 2012 and November 2012, New York City: The College Board Science Academic Advisory Committee semi-annual meetings.
  • Messina, P., March 2012. New York City: The College Board SAT subject test meeting.
  • Messina, P., February 2011, April 2011, July 2011, November 2011, January 2012, April 2012, July 2012, August 2012: Achieve, Inc, Washington D.C. Travel associated with Next Generation Science Standards writing team meetings.
  • Messina, P., December 2013, Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.
  • Messina, P., October 2013, Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Denver, CO.
  • Metzger, E.P., December 2012, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Miller, J.S., December 2011, American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, California.
  • Miller, J.S., December 2012, American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, California.
  • Miller, J.S., September 2012, Co-leader of Geological Society of America Field Forum, Oakhurst, Yosemite, Mammoth, California.
  • Miller, J.S., June 2012, Lab Research, Stanford University SHRIMP-RG lab.
  • Miller, J.S., June 2012, Lab Research, Vrije University, laser ablation MC-ICP-MS facility, Amsterdam Netherlands.
  • Miller, J.S., April 2012, Cordilleran Geological Society of America Meeting.
  • Miller, J.S., April 2012, Lab Research, UCLA SIMS facility.
  • Miller, J.S., April 2013, Lab research, Vrije University, Department of Petrology, laser ablation MC-ICP-MS facility, Amsterdam Netherlands.
  • Miller, J.S., May 2013, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section Meeting, Fresno, CA
  • Miller, J.S., October 2013, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Miller, J.S., March 2015, Field research in southern Nevada with M.S. student Matt Leigh.
  • Miller, R.B., December 2011, American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Miller, R.B., December 2011, Ph. D Thesis exam, MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • Miller, R.B., December 2012, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
  • Miller, R.B., November, 2012, Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR); Committee member for thesis defense.
  • Miller, R.B., September 2012, Co-leader of Geological Society of America Field Forum, Oakhurst, Yosemite, Mammoth, California.
  • Miller, R.B., July-August 2012, Field research, North Cascades, Washington with 3 M.S. students.
  • Miller, R.B., August 2012, Field research in Sierra Nevada Mountains with 2 M.S. students.
  • Miller, R.B., April, 2012, National Science Foundation, GeoPrisms Cascadia Workshop, Portland, OR.
  • Miller, R.B., May 2015, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section Meeting and associated field trips, Anchorage, AK.
  • Miller, R.B., June - August 2015, Field research in Washington Cascades and Sierra Nevada batholith with SJSU M.S. students and colleagues from University of Nevada - Reno and MIT.
  • Miller, R.B., March 2016, Geological Society of Americal Cordillera Section field trip to the southern Sierra Nevada batholith.
  • Miller, R.B., June - August 2016, Field research in Washington Cascades and Sierra Nevada batholith with SJSU M.S. students and colleagues from MIT, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Nevada - Reno.
  • Miller, R.B., October 2016, Field research in Bhutan with colleagues from the University of Nevada - Reno and Washington State University.
  • Reed, D.L., December, 2012, American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA
  • Reed, D.L., April, 2012, COAST Annual Meeting, Office of the Chancellor, Long Beach, CA
  • Reed, D.L., 2012, One of SJSU representatives to CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science and Technology (COAST), 2008-2013.
  • Reed, D.L., December, 2011, American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA
  • Reed, D.L., August 2011-January 2012, Sabbatical leave at Romberg-Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, San Francisco State University, Tiburon, CA
  • Reed, D.L., December 2013, Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.
  • Reed, D.L., December 12–16, 2016 Attendance at 2016 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.

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Consulting

  • Oberdorfer, J.A., Provide investigational approach for study of impact to groundwater from phosphate mining activities, AECOM, Sacramento, California.
  • Oberdorfer, J.A., Advise on remedial approach to groundwater contamination at two bulk fuel plant sites, Arcadis, Seattle, Washington.
  • Oberdorfer, J.A., Peer evaluation of aquifer testing and remedial approach at a fuel leak site, Cornerstone, San Jose, California.
  • Oberdorfer, J.A., January – August 2013, Provide hydrogeologic interpretation of phosphate mine impacts to groundwater in southeastern Idaho, AECOM, Sacramento, CA.
  • Oberdorfer, J.A., June – August 2013, Numerical simulation of Facebook expansion site in Redwood City, CA, Cornerstone Environmental, Mountain View, CA.
  • Oberdorfer, J.A., 2015, Consulting with AECOM on groundwater impact from phosphate mining.

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