John Weber

Geology

Grand Valley State University

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Activities (5)

Mapping extensional crack arrays in asphalt as normal fault system physical analogues part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
Students map extensional crack arrays in asphalt, at full-scale, using long pieces of inexpensive craft paper and markers, map the connections between individual cracks in the arrays, and study (descriptively) ...

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Maps, Folds, Stereonets, and Simple Fabric Analysis part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
This analysis involves analyzing structures shown on beautiful, rich, detailed, and well-prepared outcrop bedrock geology of a real region. Students construct a number of stereonets step-by-step, and the map-scale ...

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Radiometric Dating Isochron exercise part of Cutting Edge:Rates and Time:Teaching Activities
Hands-on introduction to using the isochron method to determine radiometric ages.

Maps, Folds, Stereonets, and Complex Fabric Analysis part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities
This analysis involves analyzing meso- and macro- structures shown on beautiful, rich, detailed, and well-prepared outcrop bedrock geology of a real region. Students construct a number of stereonets step-by-step, ...

The science behind Plate Tectonics part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Activities
Plate tectonics is a quantitative, robust and testable, geologic model describing the surface motions of Earth's outer skin. It is based on real data and assumptions, and built using the scientific method. New ...

Course (1)

Global tectonics part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Structure, Geophysics, and Tectonics 2012:Courses
Global Tectonics is our capstone course. Half of the course is devoted to getting a handle on basic plate kinematics (which is not covered explicitly in any other courses). Half of the course explores topics that ...

Essay (1)

Plate tectonics: A deep time and planetary perspective part of Workshop 2012:Essays
John Weber, Geology Department, Grand Valley State University James Lawrence Powell, in his poignant and insightful popular science book, Mysteries of Terra Firma, lists and discusses the three big ideas ...

Other Contributions (2)

New GPS Evidence for Continental Transform Fault Creep, Central Range Fault, Trinidad, Caribbean-South American Plate Boundary and Geological/Hazard Implications part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:2014 Structure and Tectonics Forum Abstracts
John Weber, Grand Valley State University Chris Churches, Grand Valley State University Richard Robertson, UWI-SRC Pete La Femina, PSU Halldor Geirsson, PSU Most continental plate boundary transform faults exhibit ...

New Thermochronologic, Paleomagnetic, and Fault-Slip Constraints on Pliocene Tectonics and Provenance, North Coast Marine area, Trinidad and Tobago part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:2014 Structure and Tectonics Forum Abstracts
John Weber, Grand Valley State University Jenny Arkle, University of Cincinnati Scott Giorgis, SUNY-Geneseo Jean-Claude Hippolyte, Aix-Marseille Université Many important gas reservoir units in the North Coast ...

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