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Susan Schnur

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Ph.D. Graduate Student
Degree Major: Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
Major Professor/Advisor(s): Anthony Koppers
Discipline: Geology and Geophysics
Office: Dawes 21
Email: sschnur@coas.oregonstate.edu


Marine Geology, GIS

Research Interests

Seamount formation, physical volcanology of subaqueous eruptions, rheology of subaqueous lava flows, porosity structure of volcanic rocks, digital terrain analysis, seafloor mapping, image analysis, geovisualization and information visualization.

Current Research

Origin and Evolution of Volcanic Edifices of the Young Walvis Ridge Seamount Trail

M.Sc. Thesis (GIS): Assessing the Effects of Extraction Method and Resolution on the Accuracy of Automatic Fault Extraction at Mid-Ocean Ridges

B.A. Thesis (Geology): An Analysis of the Morphology and Physical Properties of Pillow Lavas of the Nicasio Reservoir Terrane, Marin County, California: Implications for Seamount Formation and Structure


2011 - M.Sc. Geography with specialization in GIS - University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

2007 - B.A. Geology - Carleton College, Northfield, MN, USA

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