Geoscience Seminar: Peter Decelles

When

Feb. 20, 2019, 4pm to 5:15pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Room 102
Geoscience Spring 2019 Seminar Series poster

Description

The geoscience department weekly seminar presents: 

Speaker: Peter Decelles

Topic: Kinematic and Erosional Histories of the Himalayan Thrust Belt: Lessons for How Thrust Faults Propagate

Peter DeCelles’ research focuses on the origins of major mountain belts and associated sedimentary basins. Decelles combines stratigraphy and sedimentology with field mapping and regional structural geology to understand the structure and kinematic history of major thrust belts in the Himalaya, Tibet, central Andes, western USA, and the central Mediterranean.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

UNLV
Maria Rojas

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