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Suzon Jammes

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Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Université of Strasbourg, Geology/GeoPhysics, 2009
Office: ELA 372
Phone: 512.245. 0377
Vita     HB2504 information
Research Interests: Tectonic, Rheology, deformation processes at lithospheric scale in extension and contraction


2016 Jammes, S., and L. L. Lavier, The effect of bimineralic composition on extensional processes at lithospheric scale, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 17, doi:10.1002/2016GC006399.

2015 Jammes, S., L. L. Lavier, and J. E. Reber, Localization and delocalization of deformation in a bimineralic material,J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 120, 3649–3663, doi:10.1002/2015JB011890.

2013 Jammes, S., R.S. Huismans, and J.A. Muñoz, Lateral variation in structural style of mountain building: controls of rheological and rift inheritance. Terra Nova, 2013, doi: 10.1111/ter.12087.

2012 Jammes, S. and R.S. Huismans, Structural styles of mountain building: Controls of lithospheric rheologic stratification and extensional inheritance. J. Geophys. Res., 2012. 117(B10): p. B10403.

2010 Jammes S., G. Manatschal & L. Lavier, Interaction between pre-rift salt and detachment faulting in hyper-extended rift systems: the example of the Parentis and Mauleon basins (Bay of Biscay-Western Pyrenees)
AAPG Bulletin, 94, 7, p. 957–975, doi:10.1306/12090909116.

2010 Jammes S., C. Tiberi & G. Manatschal, 3D architecture of a complexe transcurrent rift system: the example of the Bay of Biscay-Western Pyrenees Tectonophysics, 489, p. 210–226, doi:10.1016/j.tecto..04.023.s.

2010 Jammes S., L. Lavier & G. Manatschal, 2010, Extreme crustal thinning in the Bay of Biscay and the Western Pyrenees: from observation to modelling Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems (G3), 11, Q10016, doi:10.1029/2010GC003218.

2009 Jammes S., G. Manatschal & L. Lavier, Tectono-sedimentary evolution related to extreme crustal thinning ahead of a propagating ocean: the example of the Western Pyrenees Tectonics, 28, TC4012, doi:10.1029/2008TC002406.

Courses Taught:

Physical geology (Lecture, 3 semester)
Structural Geology (Lecture + Lab 2 semester)
Rock physics (Lab, 1 semester)
Geological field trip (Alpes) (2 semesters)
Petrology (Lab, 3 semesters)
Earth geometry (Lab, 3 semesters)