Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience Reading List

A National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates program


  • Institute Director
  • Reinhard Friedel-Los Alamos
  • SAGE Co-Director
  • W. Scott Baldridge-Los Alamos
  • SAGE Co-Director
  • Larry Braile-Purdue University
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  • Georgia Sanchez
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  • Keller, R., Khan, M. A., Morgan, P., et al., 1991, A Comparative Study of the Rio Grande and Kenya rifts, Tectonophys., 197, 355-371.
  • Olsen, K. H., Baldridge, W. W., and Callendar, J. F., 1987, Rio Grande rift and overview. Tectonophysics, v. 143, pp. 119-139.
  • Baldridge, W. S., Perry, F. V., Vaniman, D. T. et al., 1991, Middle to late Cenozoic Magmatism of the Southeastern Colorado Plateau and Central Rio Grande rift (New Mexico and Arizona, U.S. A.); A Model for Continental rifting, Tectonophysics, 197, 327-354.
  • Baldridge, W. S., Keller, G. R., and Braile, L. W., 1995, Continental rifting: A final perspective. In: K. H. Olsen (ed.), Continental Rifts: Evolution, Structure, and Tectonics, Developments in Geotectonics Volume 25, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 453-460.
  • Keller, G.R., and Baldridge, W.S., 1999. The Rio Grande Rift: A Geological and Geophysical Overview, Rocky Mountain Geology, V.34, p. 121-130.
  • Baldridge, W. S., Ferguson, J. F., Braile, L. W., Wang, B., Eckhardt, K., Evans, D., Schultz, C., Gilpin, B., Jiracek, G. R., and Biehler, S., 1994, The western margin of the Rio Grande rift in northern New Mexico: An aborted boundary?, Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 106, 1538-1551.
  • Ingersol, R. V., Cavazza, W., Baldridge, W. S., and Shafiquallah, M., 1990, Cenozoic sedimentation and paleotectonics for north-central New Mexico: implications for initiation and evolution of the Rio Grande rift, Gol. Soc. Ameri. Bulletin, 102, 1280-1296.
  • Biehler, S. Ferguson, J., Baldridge, W. S., Jiracek, G. R., Aldern, J. L., Martinez, M., Fernandez, R., Romo, J., Gilpin, B., Braile, L. W., Hersey, D. r., Luyendyk, B. P., and Aiken, C. L. 1991, A geophysical model of the Espanola basin, Rio Grande rift, New Mexico, Geophysics, p. 56, 340-353.
  • West, M., Ni, J., Baldridge, W., Wilson, D., Aster, R., Gao, W., and Grand, S. 2004, Crust and upper mantle shear wave structure of the southwest United States: Implications for rifting and support for high elevation, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 109.
  • Smith, G., Middle to late cenozoic development of the Rio Grande rift and adjacent regions in northern New Mexico, University of New Mexico, A Geologic History, New Mexico Geological Society, p. 331-358.
  • Gao, W., Grand, S., Baldridge, W., Wilson, D., West, M., Ni, J., and Aster, R. 2004, Upper mantle convection beneath the central Rio Grande rift imaged by P and S wave tomography, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 109.
  • Ferguson, J. F., Baldridge, W. S., Braile, L. W., Biehler, S., Gilpin, B., and Jiracek, G. H., 1995, Structure of the Espa–ola basin, Rio Grande rift, New Mexico, from SAGE seismic and gravity data, New Mex. Geol. Soc. Guidebook 46, 105-110.
  • Jiracek, G. R, Kinn, C. L., Scott, C. L, Kuykendall, M.G., Baldridge W. S., Biehler, S., Braile, L. W., Ferguson, J. F., and Gilpen, B., Tracing Crustal Isotherms under the western margin of the Jemez Mountains using SAGE and Industry magnetotelluric data, New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 47, 1996.
  • Hodges, J., John Ferguson, J., and Pellerin, L., 2005 An Archaeological Investigation of the San Marcos Pueblo, New Mexico, USA, Symposium for the Application of Geophysics to Environmental and Engineering Problems (SAGEEP), Atlanta, GE.
  • Padilla, M., 1999, The Secrets of San Marcos Pueblo - UNM archaeologists use old and new technologies to uncover answers to questions about an ancient Pueblo.
  • Pellerin, L. 2002, Applications of Electrical and Electromagnetic Methods for Environmental and Geotechnical Investigations: Surveys in Geophysics, 23, 101-132.
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