Tony Lowry: Talks

Upcoming Talks:

  • 9 September, 2021: "What's up with the Cordillera? Mantle roots of uplift, tectonism and seismicity in the western U.S.", Geology Department seminar, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Recent Invited Talks:

  • 17 February, 2020: "Thermal, volatile and melt state of the Cordilleran lithosphere", Mackenzie Mountains and Northern Cordillera Workshop, 4:15pm, Warner College Conference Room (MSNR 402), Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.

  • 11-14 June, 2018: "Evidence for hydration and its role in dynamics of the western U.S. Cordillera", 2018 Canadian Geophysical Union Meeting, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

  • Tuesday, 16 May, 2017: "EarthScope illumination of melts, volatiles, dynamics and structure of a continent", EarthScope National Meeting 2017, 4:00pm, Dena'ina Convention Center, Anchorage, Alaska.

  • Thu-Fri, 11-12 February, 2016: "Thermo- & hydration dynamics of the lithosphere from combined seismic, potential field and petrophysical constraints", Workshop on Integrated Imaging of the Earth, Geological Society of London, Burlington House, London, UK.

  • Friday, 2 October, 2015: "Water Tectonics and the Roots of Utah's Earthquakes", Utah State University Sunrise Session, 8:00am, Little America Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Thursday, 4 December, 2014: "Water, Lithology, Temperature and Rheology of the U.S. Continental Lithosphere", Guy F. Atkinson Distinguished Lecture Series, Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Utah. 4:00pm, 295 FASB, Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Tuesday, 22 October, 2013: "What Controls Deformation in the Western United States", for the Earth Science Seminar, Utah Valley University. Noon, Department of Earth Science, UVU, Orem, Utah.

  • Wednesday, 4 September, 2013: "EarthScope Illuminates Ductile Flow Properties of the US Continental Lithosphere", for the Earth Science and Engineering Seminar Series, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. 4:15pm, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

  • Monday, 22 April, 2013: "Imaging Ductile Flow: What EarthScope Seismic Data Tell Us About Flow Rheology of the Lithosphere", for the National Geophysical Research Institute of India's AcSIR Talk series. 3:00-4:00 pm, New Conference Hall, Main Building, NGRI campus, Hyderabad, India.

  • Friday, 19 April, 2013: "GPS, Gravity and Seismic Expression of Postseismic Transient Deformation, Slow Fault Slip and Tectonic Tremor: Implications for the Seismic Cycle", for the National Geophysical Research Institute of India's Institute Talk series. 3:00-4:00 pm, S. B. Hall, NGRI campus, Hyderabad, India.

  • Thursday, 11 April, 2013: "Challenges (And Promise) of In-Situ Lithospheric Rheology from Isostatic Strength Analyses", Invited talk for the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2013. 8:30am, rm G10, Austria Center Vienna, Austria.

  • Friday, 13 January, 2012: "Why Mountains Are Where They Are: Quartz Marks the Spot", for Northwestern University's Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences' Seminar Series, Locy 301, 3:30-4:30pm, Evanston, Illinois.

  • Tuesday, 20 September, 2011: "Toward In-Situ Estimation of Lithospheric Rheology", Contributed Plenary Talk for the EarthScope Institute: The Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary. 2:10 pm, World Trade Center, Portland, Oregon.

  • Friday, 9 September, 2011: "Why Mountains Are Where They Are: Quartz Marks the Spot", for Southern Methodist University's Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences' Seminar Series, Heroy Bldg rm 153, noon-1pm, Dallas, Texas.

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2011: "Crustal Quartz Plays a Surprising Role in Cordilleran Tectonism", Contributed Plenary Talk for the 2011 EarthScope National Meeting. 10:10 am, AT&T Conference Center, Austin, Texas.

  • Monday, April 12, 2010: "Crustal Quartz: The Seeds of Mountains?", for the University of Wyoming's Distinguished Lecturer Series. 3:10 pm, Laramie, Wyoming.

  • Friday, 25 September, 2009: "Fire, Ice and Explosions: Volcanoes in Our Solar System", for the USU College of Science' Science Unwrapped: Windows on the Cosmos Series. 7pm, Emert Auditorium (Room 130), Eccles Science Learning Center, Logan, Utah.

  • Thursday, 6 November, 2008: "EARS: Requirements for Crustal Studies Research", Keynote address to the Workshop to evaluate EARS and community needs for mantle discontinuity research using EarthScope data, USC Campus, Columbia, South Carolina.

  • Friday, 30 May, 2008: "Improved Receiver Function Estimates of Moho Using Spatial Statistics and Gravity (Invited)", Joint Assembly Meeting of the AGU, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

  • Friday, 7 March, 2008: "Mass Loading and Rock Flow: New Insights from Isostatic Analysis", Department of Geological Sciences "Smith Lecture Series", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  • Tuesday, 26 February, 2008: "Slip Processes on Earthquake Faults: Some Recent Insights from Earth Deformation Measurements", Department of Physics Colloquium series, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.

  • Wednesday, 3 October, 2007: "A Tale of Two Subduction Zones: Geodesy, Fault Slip, and Implications for Frictional Rheology", Department of Geological Sciences Seminar, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

  • Tuesday, 13 March, 2007: "The Role of Fault Friction in Geodetic Transients: A Tale of Two Subduction Zones", Department of Geology and Geophysics "Seismo Seminar", University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Thursday, 14 December, 2006: "Gleaning Rheology from Lithospheric Flexural Strength (Invited)", AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.

  • Thursday, 14 September, 2006: "Periodic Slow Fault Slip: A Resonant Response to Small Stress Forcing?", Geosciences Department Colloquium Series, Arizona University, Tucson, Arizona.

  • Tuesday, 14 March, 2006: "Resonant Slow Fault Slip in Response to Climatic Load Stress", Keynote address to the 2006 UNAVCO Science Workshop, Denver, Colorado.
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