Emily Peterman

Earth and Oceanographic Science

Bowdoin College

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor, Reviewer

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Tension gashes with Jell-O part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
The purpose of this activity is to help students visualize how tensions gashes form.

Magnetic anomalies and superplumes: is there a connection? part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
What causes magnetic anomalies? Is there a relationship between superplumes and changes in polarity on the magnetic time scale?

Course (1)

The Plate Tectonics Revolution part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Courses
Although only ~40 years old, the theory of plate tectonics provides a global framework to understand such varied phenomena as earthquakes, volcanoes, ocean basins and mountain systems both on continents (e.g. the ...