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    Susan Schnur

    Susan Schnur photo
    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
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    Specialty

    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

    Education

    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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