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Dr. Aaron S. Yoshinobu

Professor, Structural Geology & Tectonics.

Ph.D. 1999 University of Southern California.

Office: SCI-231 and/or SCI 201 "Structure lab"

FALL 2016 Weekly Schedule & Office Hours

I am a structural geologist who explores questions relating to all aspects of structural analysis from brittle failure and fracture formation to the nature of magma/melt migration and emplacement in the lithosphere to the structural/tectonic evolution of arcs, oceanic spreading centers, and icy satellites. I combine field work with microstructural observations and theoretical models to explain the structural history of these systems. In collaboration with petrologists, geochemists, and geochronologists, I study arc evolution & tectonics in the US Cordillera (CA, OR, NM) and central Norway. My passion is to combine a variety of datasets, observations, and collaborators, to optimally inform our understanding of geologic structures. In addition, I am also interested in the intersection of geology, stone masonry, and the poetics of 20th century American poet Robinson Jeffers. I'm a HUGE SOCCER ADVOCATE (coach/player/observer) and I use to love to run trails for miles and miles and miles...

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