Rocks and Water

Low-angle Normal Fault Likelihood IPython Notebook

This is an IPython Notebook version of a paper I have just submitted to Geophysical Research Letters. This is the complete paper, but with all the code embedded, and is executable. However, it does need a Python module called eq_stats.py as well as some of the typical Python scientific ...

A new open-source GIS file for active(?) low-angle normal faults

TL;DR: I made a GIS file (SHP, KML, GeoJSON) of potentially-active low-angle normal faults. You can get it at github here, and contribute if you'd like.

I'm finishing up a project estimating the maximum likelihood of observing an earthquake on a low-angle normal fault (LANF). Basically, observations ...

HimaTibetMap now on GitHub

This was a post that appeared on my old blog.

edit 9 June 2013: HimaTibetMap repo on GitHub updated to new address

I maintain HimaTibetMap, an open-source database of active faults in the Indo-Asian collision zone. While I was in phd school, we hosted the data on KU’s proprietary ...

International field geology campaign checklist

This is a post that appeared on my old blog on 20 April 2011. It is very slightly modified from that post.

It’s getting close to summer, and various geologists around me are gearing up for field campaigns to exotic locations. Doing this while trying to get the normal ...