Summer Brown

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  • Lecturer
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
310 Slone
Research Interests:

M.S. Geoscience, Virginia Tech, 2010
B.S. Geology, Virginia Tech, 2005

Professional Experience
SeisWare, Geoscience Consultant, 2010-2015
Oregon Department of Transportation, Unstable Slopes Project Field Geologist, 2007
Selected Publications: 

BROWN, S.J., THIGPEN, J.R., SPOTILA, J.A., TRANEL, L.M., KRUGH, AND W.C., ORME, D. 2017 Apatite fission track and (U-Th)/He thermochronologic evidence for a Basin and Range origin of the Teton fault, Wyoming, Tectonics, Vol. 36, No. 11, pp. 2669.

THIGPEN, J.R., MERSCHAT, A.J. AND BROWN, S.J. 2014. Linkages and feedbacks in orogenic systems: A Geological Society of America Penrose Conference honoring the career of Robert D. Hatcher, Jr, Conference Field Guide and Technical Program: Geological Society of America, Boulder.

BROWN, S.J., SPOTILA, J.A., TRANEL, L.M., KRUGH, W.C., ORME, CARRAPA, B., AND THIGPEN, J.R. 2009, Combining apatite (U-Th)/He and fission-track dating: Implications for differential uplift of the Teton Range and initiation of the Teton fault, Wyoming, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 41, No. 7, pp.54.

THIGPEN, J.R., LAW, R.D., LLOYD, G.E., BROWN, S.J. AND COOK, B. 2010. Deformation temperatures, vorticity of flow, and strain symmetry in the Loch Eriboll region, NW Scotland: Implications for the kinematic and structural evolution of the northernmost Moine thrust zone. In: Law, R.D., Butler, R.W.H., Holdsworth, R., Krabbendam, M. & Strachan, R. (eds) Continental Tectonics and Mountain Building – The Legacy of Peach and Horne: Geological Society Special Publications 335, 623-662, London.

THIGPEN, J.R. LAW, R.D., LLOYD, G.E., AND BROWN, S.J. 2010. Deformation temperatures, vorticity of flow, and strain in the Moine thrust zone: Reassessing the tectonic evolution of the Scandian foreland- hinterland transition zone. Journal of Structural Geology 32, 920-940.

BROWN, S.J., SPOTILA, J.A., THIGPEN, J.R., AND TRANEL, L.M. 2008, Refining the temporal and spatial evolution of the Teton Range, Wyoming, from integrated apatite (U-Th)/He and structural analyses: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40, No. 6, p. 148.

BROWN, S.J., LOEHN, C.W., TRACY, R.J., AND HUDSON, M.R. 2006, U-Th-Pb Geochronology of Monazite in a quartz-sillimanite nodular leucogranite from the Carthage-Colton Mylonite Zone (CCMZ), Northwestern Adirondack Highlands, New York: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 38, no. 7, pp.352. 


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