Structural Geology & Tectonics Group: Publications

Articles

A78: 2016: Benchmarking analog models of brittle wedges, by Guido Schreurs, Susanne J.H. Buiter, Jennifer Boutelier, Caroline Burberry, Jean-Paul Callot, Cristian Cavozzi, Mariano Cerca, Jian-Hong Chen, Ernesto Cristallini, Alexander R. Cruden, Leonardo Cruz, Jean-Marc Daniel, Gabriela Da Poian, Victor H. Garcia, Caroline J.S. Gomes, Céline Grall, Yannick Guillot, Cecilia Guzmán, Triyani Nur Hidayah, George Hilley, Matthias Klinkmüller, Hemin A. Koyi, Chia-Yu Lu, Bertrand Maillot, Catherine Meriaux, Faramarz Nilfouroushan, Chang-Chih Pan, Daniel Pillot, Rodrigo Portillo, Matthias Rosenau, Wouter P. Schellart, Roy W. Schlische, Andy Take, Bruno Vendeville, Marine Vergnaud, Matteo Vettori, Shih-Hsien Wang, Martha O. Withjack, Daniel Yagupsky, Yasuhiro Yamada: Journal of Structural Geology, in press, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2016.03.005. Request a reprint.

A77: 2016: Spatial distribution and evolution of fault-segment boundary types in rift systems; observations from experimental clay models, by Paul S. Whipp, Christopher A.L. Jackson, Roy W. Schlische, Martha Oliver Withjack, and Rob Gawthorpe, in Childs, C., Holdsworth, R.E., Jackson, C.A.L., Manzocchi, T., Walsh, J.J., Yielding, G., eds., The geometry and growth of normal faults: Geological Society of London Special Publication, 439, http://doi.org/10.1144/SP439.7. Request a reprint.

A76: 2014: Quantifying the geometry, displacements, and subresolution deformation in thrust-ramp anticlines with growth and erosion, by Roy W. Schlische, Richard H. Groshong, Jr., Martha Oliver Withjack, and Triyani Nur Hidayah, Journal of Structural Geology, in press. Unofficial reprint>>.

A75: 2013: Rift-basin development—lessons from the Triassic-Jurassic Newark basin of eastern North America, by Martha Oliver Withjack, Roy W. Schlische, MaryAnn Love Malinconico, and Paul E. Olsen, in Mohriak, W.U., Danforth, A., Post, P.J., Brown, D.E., Tari, G.C., Nemcock, M., and Sinha, S.T., editors, Conjugate Divergent Margins, Geological Society (London) Special Publication 369, p. 301-321. Unofficial reprint>>.

A74: 2012: Development of the passive margin of eastern North America—Mesozoic rifting, igneous activity, and drifting, by Martha Oliver Withjack, Roy W. Schlische, and Paul E. Olsen, in Roberts, D.G., and Bally, A.W., eds., Regional Geology and Tectonics, Volume 1B—Phanerozoic Rift Systems and Sedimentary Basins: New York, Elsevier, p. 301-335. [DOI:10.1016/B978-0-444-56356-9.00012-2]. Unofficial reprint>>.

A73: 2012: Bed length does not remain constant during deformation: recognition and why it matters: by Richard H. Groshong, Jr., Martha Oliver Withjack, Roy W. Schlische, and Triyani Nur Hidayah, T.N., Journal of Structural Geology, v. 41, p. 86-97, 10.1016/j.jsg.2012.02.009. Unofficial reprint>>.

A72: 2011: How do the properties of a pre-existing normal-fault population influence fault development during a subsequent phase of extension? by Alissa A. Henza, Martha Oliver Withjack, and Roy W. Schlische, Journal of Structural Geology, v. 33, p. 1312-1324, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsg.2011.06.010. PDF file >>

A71: 2010: Recent developments regarding the structure, mechanics and fluid-flow properties of fault zones, by Dan Faulkner, Chris Jackson, Rebecca Lunn, Roy W. Schlische, Zoe Shipton, Christopher Wibberly, and Martha Oliver Withjack: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 32, p. 1557-1575, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2010.06.009.PDF file >>

A70: 2010: Influence of preexisting fault fabric on inversion-related deformation: A case study of the inverted Fundy rift basin, southeastern Canada, by Martha Oliver Withjack, Mark S. Baum, and Roy W. Schlische:Tectonics, v. 29, TC6004, 22 pages, doi:10.1029/2010TC002744. Unofficial reprint>>.

A69: 2009: The extensional development of the Fundy rift basin, southeastern Canada, by Martha Oliver Withjack, Roy W. Schlische, and Mark S. Baum: Geological Journal, v. 44, p. 631-651. doi: 10.1002/gj.1186. Unofficial reprint>>.

A68: 2009: Normal-fault development during two phases of non-coaxial; an experimental study, by Alissa A. Henza, Martha Oliver Withjack, and Roy W. Schlische: Journal of Structural Geology, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2009.07.007.   PDF file >>

A67: 2009: Origin of fault domains and fault-domain boundaries (transfer zones and accommodation zones) in extensional provinces: result of random nucleation and self-organized fault growth, by Roy W. Schlische and Martha Oliver Withjack: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 31, p. 910-925. doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2008.09.005. PDF file >>

A66: 2008: The ins and outs of buttress folds: examples from the Fundy rift basin, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Canada, by Mark S. Baum, Martha Oliver Withjack, and Roy W. Schlische. In: Brown, D.E. (editor), Central Atlantic Conjugate Margins, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, p. 53-61.  PDF file >>

A65: 2007: Scaled experimental models of extension: dry sand vs. wet clay, by Martha Oliver Withjack, Roy W. Schlische and Alissa A. Henza: Houston Geological Survey Bulletin, v. 49 (8), p. 31-49. PDF file >>

A64: 2007: Groundwater flow and groundwater-stream interaction in fractured and dipping sedimentary rocks: Insights from numerical models, by Ying Fan, Laura Toran, and Roy W. Schlische: Water Resources Research, v. 43, W01409, doi:10.1029/2006WR004864.  PDF file >>

A63: 2006: Geometric and experimental models of extensional fault-bend folds, by Martha Oliver Withjack and Roy W. Schlische: Geological Society (London) Special Publication 253, p. 285-305. PDF file >>

A62: 2006: Analogue benchmarking-results of shortening and extension experiments, by G. Schreurs, S.J.H. Buiter, D. Boutelier, G. Corti, E. Costa, A.R. Cruden, J.-M. Daniel, S. Hoth, H. Koyi, N. Kukowski, J. Lohrmann, A. Ravaglia, R.W. Schlische, M.O. Withjack, Y. Yamada, C. Cavozzi, C. DelVentisetti, J.A. Elder Brady, A. Hoffmann-Rothe, J.-M. Mengus, D. Montanari, and F. Nilfouroshan: Geological Society (London) Special Publication 253, p. 1-27.  PDF file >>

A61: 2005: The early Mesozoic Birdsboro central Atlantic margin basin in the Mid-Atlantic region, eastern United States: Discussion, by Roy W. Schlische and Martha Oliver Withjack: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 117, p. 823-828.  PDF file >>

A60: 2005: Normal faults in the Passaic Formation at Haycock Mountain, by Roy W. Schlische and Martha Oliver Withjack: in Gates, A.E., ed., Newark Basin-View from the 21st Century: 22nd Annual Meeting of the Geological Association of New Jersey, Field Guide and Proceedings, p. 120-124. PDF file >>

A59: 2005: A review of tectonic events on the passive margin of eastern North America, by Martha Oliver Withjack and Roy W. Schlische: in Post, P., ed., Petroleum Systems of Divergent Continental Margin Basins: 25th Bob S. Perkins Research Conference, Gulf Coast Section of SEPM, p. 203-235. Unofficial reprint>>

A58: 2004: Geometric and experimental models of extensional fault-bend folds, by Martha Oliver Withjack and Roy W. Schlische: Bollettino di Geofisica, Teorica ed Applicata, v. 45, no. 1, p. 287-290. PDF file >>

A57: 2004: Structural and Climatic Controls on Sedimentation in the Newark Rift Basin--Field Guide to Classic Outcrops Along and Near the Delaware River, NJ and PA, by Roy W. Schlische: National Association of Geoscience Teachers Eastern Section Meeting, Newark, NJ. PDF file >>

A56: 2003: Relative timing of CAMP, rifting, continental breakup, and inversion: tectonic significance, by Roy W. Schlische, Martha Oliver Withjack, and P.E. Olsen, in Hames, W.E., McHone, G.C., Renne, P.R., and Ruppel, C., eds., The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province, American Geophysical Union Monograph 136, p. 33-59. PDF file>>

A55: 2003: Fracture populations on the Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland: Comparisons with experimental clay models of oblique rifting, by Amy E. Clifton and Roy W. Schlische, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 108, No. B2, 10.1029/2001JB000635. PDF file>>

A54: 2003: A Lagerstaette of rift-related tectonic structures from the Solite Quarry, Dan River/Danville rift basin by Rolf V. Ackermann, Roy W. Schlische, Lina C. Patino, and Lois A. Johnson, in LeTourneau, P.M., and Olsen, P.E., eds., The Great Rift Valleys of Pangea in Eastern North America--Volume 1--Tectonics, Structure, and Volcanism: New York, Columbia University Press, p. 118-133. [PDF file>>]

A53: 2003: Progress in understanding the structural geology, basin evolution, and tectonic history of the eastern North American rift system, by Roy W. Schlische: in LeTourneau, P.M., and Olsen, P.E., eds., The Great Rift Valleys of Pangea in Eastern North America--Volume 1--Tectonics, Structure, and Volcanism: New York, Columbia University Press, p. 21-64. [PDF file>>]

A52: 2003: Introduction to tectonics and structural geology of supercontinent breakup by Martha Oliver Withjack and Roy W. Schlische, in LeTourneau, P.M., and Olsen, P.E., eds., The Great Rift Valleys of Pangea in Eastern North America--Volume 1--Tectonics, Structure, and Volcanism: New York, Columbia University Press, p. 7-10. [PDF file>>]

A51: 2002: An experimental study of the secondary deformation produced by oblique-slip normal faulting, by Roy W. Schlische, Martha Oliver Withjack, and Gloria Eisenstadt: AAPG Bulletin, v. 86, p. 885-906. [PDF file>>]

A50: 2002: Rift-basin structure and its influence on sedimentary systems, by Martha Oliver Withjack, Roy W. Schlische, and Paul E. Olsen, in Robin Renaut and Gail M. Ashley, eds., Sedimentation in Continental Rifts: SEPM Special Publication 73, p. 57-81. Unofficial reprint with color figs.>>

A49: 2001: The geometric and statistical evolution of normal fault systems: an experimental study of the effects of mechanical layer thickness on scaling laws, by Rolf V. Ackermann, Martha Oliver Withjack, and Roy W. Schlische: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 23, p. 1803-1819. [PDF file>>]

A48: 2001: Nucleation, growth and linkage of faults in oblique rift zones: results from experimental clay models, by Amy E. Clifton and Roy W. Schlische: Geology, v. 29, p. 455-458. [PDF file>>]

A47: 2000: Active normal faulting beneath a salt layer -- an experimental study of deformation in the cover sequence, by Martha Oliver Withjack and J. Sybil Callaway:  AAPG Bulletin, v. 84, p. 627-651. [PDF file>>]

A46: 2000: Influence of rift obliquity on fault-population systematics: results of clay modeling experiments, by Amy E. Clifton, Roy W. Schlische, Martha Oliver Withjack, and Rolf V. Ackermann: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 22, p. 1491-1509. [PDF file>>]

A45: 2000: Implications of a comparison of the stratigraphy and depositional environments of the Argana (Morocco) and Fundy (Nova Scotia, Canada) Permian-Jurassic basins by Paul E. Olsen, Dennis V. Kent, Sarah J. Fowell, Roy W. Schlische, Martha Oliver Withjack, and Peter M. LeTourneau IN in Oujidi, M., and Et-Touhami, M., eds., Le Permien et le Trias du Maroc, Actes de la Premièr Réunion su Groupe Marocain du Permien et du Trias: Oujda, Hilal Impression, p. 165-183. [PDF file>>]

A44: 1999: Rift basin architecture and evolution by Roy W. Schlische and Martha Oliver Withjack IN Climatic, Biotic, and Tectonic Pole-to-Pole Coring Transect of Triassic-Jurassic Pangea edited by P.E. Olsen and D.V. Kent, International Continental Drilling Program. [PDF file>>]

A43: 1999: Basin evolution by Roy W. Schlische, Martha Oliver Withjack, Jamie A. Austin, David E. Brown, Juan Contreras, Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch, Lubamir F. Jansa, MaryAnn L. Malinconico, Joseph P. Smoot, and Robert P. Wintsch, R.P., IN Climatic, Biotic, and Tectonic Pole-to-Pole Coring Transect of Triassic-Jurassic Pangea edited by P.E. Olsen and D.V. Kent, International Continental Drilling Program. [PDF file>>]

A42: 1999: Extracting tectonic information from cores in rift basins IN Climatic, Biotic, and Tectonic Pole-to-Pole Coring Transect of Triassic-Jurassic Pangea edited by P.E. Olsen and D.V. Kent, International Continental Drilling Program. [PDF file>>]

A41: 1998: Diachronous rifting, drifting, and inversion on the passive margin of eastern North America: An analogue for other passive margins by Martha O. Withjack, Roy W. Schlische, and Paul E. Olsen: AAPG Bulletin, v. 82, p. 817-835. [PDF file>>]

A40: 1998: Anisotropic behavior of compressional waves in fractured mudstones, Newark basin, New Jersey: applications to groundwater by Stefan Muszala, Robert E. Sheridan, and Roy W. Schlische: Northeastern Geology and Environmental Sciences, v. 20 (3), p. 222-226. [PDF file>>]

A39: 1998: Integrating computers into the field geology curriculum, by Roy W. Schlische and Rolf V. Ackermann: Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 46, p. 30-40. [PDF file>>]

A38: 1997: Anticlustering of smaller faults around larger normal faults by Rolf V. Ackermann and Roy W. Schlische: Geology, v. 25, p. 1127-1130. [PDF file>>]

A37: 1997: Book review of "Modern Developments in Structural Interpretation, Validation and Modelling", edited by P.G. Buchanan and D.A. Nieuwland, by Roy W. Schlische: Basin Research.

A36: 1997: Foreland crustal structure of the New York recess, northeastern United States, by Greg C. Herman, Don H. Monteverde, Roy W. Schlische, R.W., and David M. Pitcher: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 109, p. 955-977. [PDF file>>]

A35: 1996: Geometry and scaling relations of a population of very small rift-related normal faults by Roy W. Schlische, Scott S. Young, Rolf V. Ackermann, and Anupma Gupta: Geology, v. 23, p. 683-686. [PDF file>>]

A34: 1996: Stratigraphic effects and tectonic implications of the growth of normal faults and extensional basins by Roy W. Schlische and Mark H. Anders IN Reconstructing the Structural History of Basin and Range Extension Using Sedimentology and Stratigraphy edited by K.K. Beratan: Geological Society of America Special Paper 303, p. 183-203. [PDF file>>]

A33: 1996: High-resolution stratigraphy of the Newark rift basin (early Mesozoic, eastern North America) by Paul E. Olsen, Dennis V. Kent, Bruce Cornet, William K. Witte, and Roy W. Schlische: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 108, p. 40-77. [PDF file>>]

A32: 1996: 580 ky duration of the Early Jurassic flood basalt event in eastern North America estimated using Milankovitch cyclostratigraphy by Paul E. Olsen, Roy W. Schlische, and Michael S. Fedosh, IN The Continental Jurassic edited by M. Morales: Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 60, p. 11-22. [PDF file>>]

A31: 1996: A new occurrence of the ichnogenus Brachychirotherium: implications for the Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction event by Michael J. Szajna and ShayMaria M. Silvestri IN The Continental Jurassic edited by M. Morales: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin No. 4. [Abstract>>]

A30: 1996: Digital mapping of fractures in bedrock aquifers: A GIS geological framework for interpreting movement of ground-water contaminants by Gregory C. Herman: New Jersey Geological Survey Research Study Results, 32 p.

A29: 1995: Tectonic evolution of the Fundy basin, Canada: Evidence of extension and shortening during passive-margin development by Martha O. Withjack, Paul E. Olsen, and Roy W. Schlische: Tectonics, v. 14, p. 390-405. [PDF file>>]

A28: 1995: Geometry and origin of fault-related folds in extensional settings by Roy W. Schlische: AAPG Bulletin, v. 79, p. 1661-1678. [PDF file>>]

A27: 1995: Normal faults and their hanging-wall deformation--an experimental study, by Martha Oliver Withjack, Quati Islam, and Paul LaPointe: AAPG Bulletin, v. 79, p. 1-18.   [PDF file>>]

A26: 1995: Estimating inversion--results from clay-model studies, by Gloria Eisenstadt and Martha Oliver Withjack, in Basin Inversion: Geological Society of London, Special Publication 88, p. 119-136.   [PDF file>>]

A25: 1995: Kinematic significance of sediment-filled fissures in the North Mountain Basalt, Fundy rift basin, Nova Scotia, Canada by Roy W. Schlische and Rolf V. Ackermann: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 17, p. 987-996. [PDF file>>]

A24: 1995: Synsedimentary collapse of portions of the lower Blomidon Formation, Fundy rift basin, Nova Scotia by Rolf V. Ackermann, Roy W. Schlische, and Paul E. Olsen: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 32, p. 1965-1976.  [PDF file>>]

A23: 1994: Rifting in eastern North America by Roy W. Schlische: Virginia Explorer, v. 10, p. 20-23. [PDF file>>]

A22: 1994: Overlapping faults, intrabasin highs, and the growth of normal faults by Mark H. Anders and Roy W. Schlische: Journal of Geology, v. 102, p. 165-179. [PDF file>>]

A21: 1993: Anatomy and evolution of the Triassic-Jurassic continental rift system, eastern North America by Roy W. Schlische: Tectonics, v. 12, p. 1026-1042.  [PDF file>>]

A20: 1993: Architecture and evolution of the Triassic-Jurassic Newark rift basin, New Jersey, by Roy W. Schlische: JOIDES Planning Committee Field Trip Guidebook, 43 p.

A19: 1993: Prediction of normal-fault geometries--A sensitivity analysis, by Martha Oliver Withjack and Eric T. Peterson: AAPG Bulletin, v. 77, p. 1860-1873.   [PDF file>>]

A18: 1993: Origin of rollover--a discussion: by Martha Withjack & Q. Islam: AAPG Bulletin, v. 77, p. 657-658.

A17: 1993: Biostratigraphy of vertebrate footprints in the Late Triassic section of the Newark basin, Pennsylvania: reassessmant of stratigraphic ranges by ShayMaria M. Silvestri and Michael J. Szajna IN The Nonmarine Triassic edited by S.G. Lucas and M. Morales: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin No. 3, p. 439-445. [Abstract>>]

A16: 1992: Structural and stratigraphic development of the Newark extensional basin, eastern North America; Implications for the growth of the basin and its bounding structures by Roy W. Schlische: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 104, p. 1246-1263. [PDF file>>]

A15: 1991: Half-graben basin filling models: New constraints on continental extensional basin development by Roy W. Schlische: Basin Research, v. 3, p. 123-141. [PDF file>>]

A14: 1990: Quantitative filling model for continental extensional basins with applications to early Mesozoic rifts of eastern North America by Roy W. Schlische and Paul E. Olsen: Journal of Geology, v. 98, p. 135-155. [PDF file>>]

A13: 1990: Transtensional arm of the early Mesozoic Fundy rift basin: Penecontemporaneous faulting and sedimentation by Paul E. Olsen and Roy W. Schlische: Geology, v. 18, p. 695-698. [PDF file>>]

A12: 1990: Experimental models of extensional forced folds, by Martha Oliver Withjack, Jon Olson, and Eric Peterson:  AAPG Bulletin, v. 74, p. 1038-1054.

A11: 1989: Forced folding and basement-detached normal faulting in the Haltenbanken area, offshore Norway: in Extensional Tectonics and Stratigraphy of the North Atlantic Margins by Martha Withjack, Kris Meisling, and Lee Russell: AAPG Memoir 46, p. 567-575.

A10: 1989: Tectonic, Depositional, and Paleoecological History of Early Mesozoic Rift Basins, Eastern North America, edited by P.E. Olsen, R.W. Schlische, and P.J.W. Gore: International Geological Congress Field Trip T-351, Washington, D. C., American Geophysical Union, 174 p. [Table of Contents>>] [PDF article>>]

A9: 1988: Structural evolution of the Newark basin by Roy W. Schlische and Paul E. Olsen, IN Geology of the Central Newark Basin edited by J.M. Husch and M.J. Hozik: Fifth Annual Meeting of the Geological Association of New Jersey, Proceedings and Field Guide, p. 43-65.

A8: 1988: Unraveling the rules of rifts by Paul E. Olsen and Roy W. Schlische: Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory [Yearbook] 1988, p. 26-31. [Abstract>>]

A7: 1986: Deformation produced by oblique rifting, by Martha Oliver Withjack and William Jamison:  Tectonophysics, v. 12, p. 99-124.  [PDF file>>]

A6: 1985: Rift structures and their seismic expression by Martha Oliver Withjack and D. Drickman-Pollock: Offshore Technology Conference, OTC 4871.

A5: 1984: Synthetic seismic-reflection profiles of rift-related structures, by Martha Oliver Withjack and D.J. Drickman Pollock, AAPG Bulletin, v. 68, p. 1160-1178.  [PDF file>>]

A4: 1982: Fault patterns associated with domes--an experimental and analytical study, by Martha Withjack and Cynthia Scheiner:  AAPG Bulletin, v. 66, p. 302-316. [PDF file>>]

A3: 1983: The rifted basins of eastern India by Martha Withjack and J. Gallagher: Southeast Asia Petroleum Exploration, Proceedings, v. 6, p. 41-57.

A2: 1979: A convective heat transfer model for lithospheric thinning and crustal uplift by Martha Oliver Withjack: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 84, p. 3008-3022.

A1: 1979: An analytical model of continental rift fault patterns by Martha Oliver Withjack: Tectonophysics, v. 53, p. 59-81.

THESES

Th38. Sequeira, Cesar., 2014, M.S.; "Field evidence for multiple phases of faulting in the Fundy rift basin, Nova Scotia, Canada"

Th37. Kinney, Sean, 2014, Henry Rutgers Research Project; "Influence of mechanical stratigraphy on the development of thrust faults and associated secondary structures: A scaled experimental approach"

Th36. Putra, Christian S., 2013, M.S.; "Influence of pre-existing strike-slip faults on fault development during a subsequent phase of extension"

Th35. Tedeschi, Nicholas, 2013, Independent Study Project; "Analysis of a mass-transport deposit (MTD) from the northwestern Jeanne d'Arc basin, offshore Newfoundland, Canada"

Th34. Serrano Sanchez, Beatriz E., 2013, M.S.; "Evolution of the Jeanne d'Arc basin, offshore Newfoundland, Canada: 3d seismic evidence for >100 m.y. of rifting"

Th33. Hanafi, Bari, 2013, M.S.; "The influence of basin architecture and synrift salt on structural evolution during and after rifting: A study case of the Orpheus rift basin, offshore Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Canada"

Th32. Etikha, 2012, M.S.; "Postrift deformation of the Scotian basin, offshore Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Canada: Insights from 2D and 3D seismic-reflection data"

Th31. Syamsir, Zulfitriadi, 2010, M.S.; "The Mesozoic Orpheus rift basin, offshore Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Canada: Synrift and early postrift evolution of a well-imaged North Atlantic rift basin"

Th30. Hidayah, Triyani N., 2010, M.S.; "Experimental modeling of focused shortening: Understanding the structural development of reverse fault zones"

Th29. Dell'Oro, Trent, 2010, Independent Study Project; "Corrugations on normal faults of the Gulf of Mexico"

Th28. Lovich, Michael, 2010, Independent Study Project; "Geometry of faults and folds in an experimental model of detached shortening; Results of serial sectioning and 3D visualization"

Th27. Poorvin, Emily, 2010, M.S.; "Experimental modeling of gravitational collapse structures"

Th26. Durcanin, Michael, 2009, M.S.; "Influence of synrift salt on rift-basin development; Application to the Orpheus basin, offshore eastern Canada"

Th25. Seunarine, Lisa, 2009, Independent Study Project; "Normal faults of offshore Nova Scotia: A 3D seismic study"

Th24. Henza, Alissa A., 2009, Ph.D.; "Normal-fault development during multiple phases of rifting"

Th23. Baum, Mark S., 2006, Ph.D.; "Controls on the Deformation Produced by Oblique Inversion of Rift Basins: Which Structures Reflect the Paleostrain State?"

Th22. Granger, Amber B., 2005, M.S.; "Influence of Basal Boundary Conditions on Normal-fault Geometries in Scaled Physical Models of Extension"

Th21. Pieretti, Jason, 2004, Independent Study Project; "Outcrop-Scale Normal Faults in the Newark Rift Basin at Haycock Mountain, PA: Implications for Fault Growth"

Th20. Elder Brady, Jennifer A., 2003, M.S., "Effectiveness of Small-Scale Structures in Deciphering the Tectonic History of the Fundy Rift Basin"

Th19. Peterson, Holly, 2002, Henry Rutgers Honors Project; "Thickness-Displacement Scaling Relationships for Normal Faults in Triassic Mudstones of the Newark Basin"

Th18. Baum, Mark S., 2002, M.S.; "3-D Geometry of Inversion Structures, Fundy Rift Basin"

Th17. Granger, Amber B., George H. Cook Honors Project (2002); "3D Geometry of Normal Fault Populations in Experimental Clay Models"

Th16. Clifton, Amy E., 2000, Ph.D. "Laboratory and Field Studies of Oblique Rifting"

Th15. Fankhauser, Seth, 1999: Independent Study Project "Geological Controls on Fractures in the Newark Basin"

Th14. Orabone, Kevin D., 1997, M.S.; "Fracture Patterns in the Passaic Formation Near Piscataway, New Jersey: Their Effect on Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Migration"

Th13. Viersma, Michael G., 1997, Independent Study Project; "Variations in Strain Accommodated by Faults in a Scaled Physical Model"

Th12. Ackermann, Rolf V., 1997, Ph.D.; "Spatial Distribution of Rift-Related Fractures: Field Observations, Experimental Modeling, and Influence on Drainage Networks"

Th11. Herman, Gregory F., 1996, Ph.D.; "Structural Analyses of Exposed Pre-Cretaceous Bedrock Geology in the New Jersey Region"

Th10. Finn, Martin D., 1996, Independent Study Project; "Fracture Occurrence Correlations Between Core Data and Borehole Televiewer Data of the Somerset Core, Newark Extensional Basin, Eastern North America: Newark Basin Coring Project"

Th9. Young, Scott S., 1995, Henry Rutgers Scholars Project; "Micro-Normal Fault Populations in the Solite Quarry of the Dan River/Danville Basin: Length-Displacement Scaling Relations"

Th8. Jones, Brian D., 1994, M.S.; "Structure and Stratigraphy of the Hopewell Fault Block, Newark Basin, New Jersey and Pennsylvania"

Th7. Laden, Zev, 1993, Independent Study Project; "A Study on Karst Distribution in Dauphin County and Franklin County, Pennsylvania"

Th6. Thibodeau, Peter, 1991, Independent Study Project; "Rift Basin Filling Models Using Variable Sediment-Supply Rates"

Th5. Schlische, Roy W., 1990: Ph.D., Columbia University; "Aspects of the Structural and Stratigraphic Evolution of Early Mesozoic Rift Basins of Eastern North America" (Advisor: Paul E. Olsen)

Th4. Schlische, Roy W., 1989: M. Phil., Columbia University; "Rift Basins of the Atlantic Passive Margin: An Integrated Structural and Stratigraphic Approach" (Advisor: Paul E. Olsen)

Th3. Schlische, Roy W., 1987: M.A., Columbia University; "Geology of Wasson Bluff, Nova Scotia, Canada" and "Paleomagnetism of Diabase Dikes in Pennsylvania: Implications for the Structural Evolution of the Newark Basin" (Advisor: Paul E. Olsen)

Th2. Schlische, Roy W., 1985: Senior Honors Thesis, Rutgers University; "Faults of the Northern Newark Basin, New Jersey" (Advisor: Joseph Hull)

Th1. Withjack, Martha O., 1977: Ph.D., Brown University, "Mechanics of Continental Rifting, Crustal Uplift, and Lithospheric Thinning" (Advisor: William Chapple)

[Rutgers Earth & Planetary Sciences] [Structural Geology & Tectonics Group]

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