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Schulte-Pelkum, Vera Assoc Research Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Vera Schulte-Pelkum uses seismic methods to image structure and deformation processes in the Earth's crust and mantle, with a focus on linking laboratory and field data to seismic interpretation.

keywords

  • seismic anisotropy, structural imaging, convergent boundaries, receiver functions, seismotectonics, array processing, seismic noise wavefield, lithosphere, basin resonance, near-surface characterization for seismic hazard, volcanic systems imaging

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • GEOL 1010 - Exploring Earth
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2020 / Spring 2021
    Introductory geology for majors and non-majors. Studies Earth, its materials, its characteristics, its dynamic processes, and how it relates to people. Separate lab (GEOL 1030) is recommended. Degree credit not granted for both GEOL 1010 and GEOL 1012.
  • GEOL 3330 - Principles of Geophysics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Provides an introduction to fundamental geophysics including seismology, geomagnetism, gravity, and electromagnetic methods with applications to plate tectonics and exploration of the subsurface.
  • GEOL 4714 - Field Geophysics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Applies geophysical field techniques and data interpretation to studying geological and engineering problems. Fieldwork includes seismic, gravity, magnetic, and electrical measurements.
  • GEOL 5714 - Field Geophysics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Applies geophysical field techniques and data interpretation to studying geological and engineering problems. Fieldwork includes seismic, gravity, magnetic and electrical measurements. Department enforced prerequisite: restricted to graduate students only and GEOL 2001 or GEOL 2700 and MATH 1300 and PHYS 1110. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.

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