Tony Lowry: Talks

Upcoming Talks:

  • 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.

  • Thu-Fri (TBA), 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.

Recent Invited Talks:

  • 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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