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19942019
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Personal profile

Research interests

Active tectonics, quantitative structural geology and geomorphology; fault zone structure and geomorphology; earthquake surface rupture and paleoseismology; tectonic geomorphology; theoretical studies of faulting and hillslope development; the San Andreas Fault system; active deformation in central Asia; regional geology and stratigraphic context for paleoanthropology in the Afar region of Ethiopia; Gulf of California tectonics and surface processes; integrated investigation of earthquake hazards; high resolution topography derived from LiDAR technology; engineering geologic field methods; Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, and Geoinformatics; Cyberinfrastructure; and Quaternary Geology and desert surface processes (esp. in the southwestern US and Mexico).

Education/Academic qualification

PHD, Stanford University

… → 1994

BA, Whittier College

… → 1989

External positions

Associate Director for Operations, Unknown

Jan 1 2013 → …

Associate Director for Operations, Unknown

2013 → …

Geophysics Faculty Search Committee, Unknown

Jan 1 2012Jan 1 2013

Geophysics Faculty Search Committee, Unknown

20122013

Remote sensing Faculty Search Committee, Unknown

Jan 1 2011Jan 1 2012

EarthScope Steering Committee chairman, Unknown

Jan 1 2011 → …

EarthScope National Office Director, Unknown

Jan 1 2011 → …

Southern California Earthquake Center Planning Committee (SoSAFE), Unknown

Jan 1 2011 → …

Remote sensing Faculty Search Committee, Unknown

20112012

EarthScope Steering Committee chairman, Unknown

2011 → …

EarthScope National Office Director, Unknown

2011 → …

Southern California Earthquake Center Planning Committee (SoSAFE), Unknown

2011 → …

Professor of Geology, Arizona State University, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Unknown

Jul 1 2010 → …

Professor of Geology, Arizona State University, School of Earth and Space Exploration , Unknown

Jul 2010 → …

Associate Director for Graduate Studies, Unknown

Jan 1 2010Jan 1 2013

Academic Program Review Committee, Unknown

Jan 1 2010Jan 1 2011

Scientific Review Panel, Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast 3, Unknown

Jan 1 2010Jan 1 2013

Associate Director for Graduate Studies, Unknown

20102013

Academic Program Review Committee, Unknown

20102011

Scientific Review Panel, Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast 3, Unknown

20102013

EarthScope Speaker, http://www.earthscope.org/speakers, Unknown

Jan 1 2009Jan 1 2010

MARGINS/GeoPrisms Steering Committee, Unknown

Jan 1 2009Jan 1 2010

EarthScope Speaker, http://www.earthscope.org/speakers, Unknown

20092010

MARGINS/GeoPrisms Steering Committee , Unknown

20092010

Committee on Seismology and Geodynamics, a standing committee within the National Research Council’s Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Unknown

Jan 1 2008 → …

Earthscope Education and Outreach Steering Committee, Unknown

Jan 1 2008Jan 1 2011

Dual bachelor of science degree in international field geosciences US Department of Education project, (University of Montana, University of Potsdam, and University of Cork) external evaluator, Unknown

Jan 1 2008Jan 1 2013

Committee on Seismology and Geodynamics, a standing committee within the National Research Council’s Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Unknown

2008 → …

Earthscope Education and Outreach Steering Committee, Unknown

20082011

Dual bachelor of science degree in international field geosciences US Department of Education project, (University of Montana, University of Potsdam, and University of Cork) external evaluator , Unknown

20082013

Annual Review Committee, Unknown

Jan 1 2007Jan 1 2009

National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (appointed by Director of US Geological Survey), Unknown

Jan 1 2007 → …

Annual Review Committee, Unknown

20072009

National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (appointed by Director of US Geological Survey), Unknown

2007 → …

Associate Professor of Geology, Arizona State University, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Unknown

Jul 1 2006Jun 30 2010

Associate Professor of Geology, Arizona State University, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Unknown

Jul 1 2006Jun 30 2010

Sedimentary Geology Faculty Search Committee, Unknown

Jan 1 2004Jan 1 2005

Sedimentary Geology Faculty Search Committee, Unknown

20042005

Graduate Advisor, Unknown

Jan 1 2003Jan 1 2005

Associate Chairman, Unknown

Jan 1 2003Jan 1 2005

Geological Sciences Academic Program Review committee, Unknown

Jan 1 2003Jan 1 2004

Geodynamics Faculty Search Committee, Unknown

Jan 1 2003Jan 1 2004

Graduate Advisor, Unknown

20032005

Associate Chairman, Unknown

20032005

Geological Sciences Academic Program Review committee, Unknown

20032004

Geodynamics Faculty Search Committee, Unknown

20032004

Associate Professor of Geology, Arizona State University, Department of Geological Sciences, Unknown

Jul 1 2001Jun 30 2006

Visiting Associate Professor (sabbatical), University of Potsdam (Germany), Department of Geosciences, Unknown

Jul 1 2001Jun 30 2002

Associate Professor of Geology, Arizona State University, Department of Geological Sciences, Unknown

Jul 1 2001Jun 30 2006

Visiting Associate Professor (sabbatical), University of Potsdam (Germany), Department of Geosciences, Unknown

Jul 1 2001Jun 30 2002

Graduate Committee, Unknown

Jan 1 2001Jan 1 2006

Graduate Committee, Unknown

20012006

Vice Provost for Research Greater Phoenix 2100 project , http://www.gp2100.org/, Unknown

Jan 1 2000Jan 1 2005

Vice Provost for Research Greater Phoenix 2100 project , http://www.gp2100.org/ , Unknown

20002005

Geophysics Faculty Search Committees, Unknown

Jan 1 1999Jan 1 2000

Geophysics Faculty Search Committees, Unknown

19992000

Vice Provost for Research special rock varnish project, Unknown

Jan 1 1997Jan 1 1998

Vice Provost for Research special rock varnish project, Unknown

19971998

Computing Committee, Unknown

Jan 1 1996Jan 1 2009

Computing Committee , Unknown

19962009

Assistant Professor of Geology, Stanford University, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Unknown

Aug 1 1995Jul 31 2001

Assistant Professor of Geology, Stanford University, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Unknown

Aug 1 1995Jul 31 2001

Post-Doctoral Scholar, Stanford University, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences , Unknown

Apr 1 1995Jul 31 1995

Post-Doctoral Scholar, Stanford University, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Unknown

Apr 1 1995Jul 31 1995

School of Earth and Space Exploration Structure and Governance subcommittee member, Unknown

… → 2004

Sustainable Technologies program of Center for Study of Rapidly Urbanizing Regions, Data and visualization group co-leader, Unknown

… → 2003

roposition 301 Information Sciences/Information Technology committee, Unknown

… → 2002

Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Seismic Hazard Review (SSHAC level 3) Resource Expert, Unknown

… → 2013

GeoPrisms Rift Initiation and Evolution implementation plan meeting and writing team, Unknown

… → 2010

Margins Program Successor Planning Science Plan writing team, Unknown

… → 2010

Margins Program Successor Planning Workshop organizing committee, Unknown

… → 2010

UNAVCO Science Workshop Organizing Committee, Unknown

… → 2010

Seismological Society of America Board of Directors Nomination Committee, Unknown

… → 2008

National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM), steering committee member, (2003–2005; Chairman 2005-2006), Unknown

Workshop organizer: GEON Visualization Workshop, Unknown

… → Mar 2005

Workshop organizer: ”Integrated studies of fault zones; LiDAR and other hi res imaging of fault systems; Information technology: enabling infrastructure”, 2004 Southern California Earthquake Center , Unknown

School of Earth and Space Exploration Structure and Governance subcommittee member, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2004

Sustainable Technologies program of Center for Study of Rapidly Urbanizing Regions, Data and visualization group co-leader, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2003

roposition 301 Information Sciences/Information Technology committee, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2002

Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Seismic Hazard Review (SSHAC level 3) Resource Expert, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2013

GeoPrisms Rift Initiation and Evolution implementation plan meeting and writing team, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2010

Margins Program Successor Planning Science Plan writing team, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2010

Margins Program Successor Planning Workshop organizing committee, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2010

UNAVCO Science Workshop Organizing Committee, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2010

Seismological Society of America Board of Directors Nomination Committee, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2008

National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM), steering committee member, (2003–2005; Chairman 2005-2006), Unknown

Workshop organizer: GEON Visualization Workshop, Unknown

… → Mar 1 2005

Workshop organizer: ”Integrated studies of fault zones; LiDAR and other hi res imaging of fault systems; Information technology: enabling infrastructure”, 2004 Southern California Earthquake Center, Unknown

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the experts' scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

San Andreas Fault Earth & Environmental Sciences
earthquake Earth & Environmental Sciences
earthquakes Physics & Astronomy
Earthquakes Chemical Compounds
slip Physics & Astronomy
slip rate Earth & Environmental Sciences
rupture Earth & Environmental Sciences
topography Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1994 2018

Mechanisms of lava flow emplacement during an effusive eruption of Sinabung Volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia)

Carr, B. B., Clarke, A., Vanderkluysen, L. & Arrowsmith, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indonesia
Volcanoes
lava
lava flow
volcanoes
1 Citations

Strong Paleoearthquakes along the Aksuu Border Fault according to the Results of Dating the Offset Terrace Complex of the Chon-Aksuu River, Northern Tien Shan

Korzhenkov, A. M., Arrowsmith, R., Crosby, C. J., Guralnik, B., Rogozhin, E. A., Sorokin, A. A., Abdieva, S. V., Fortuna, A. B., Yudakhin, A. S., Agatova, A. R., Deev, E. V., Mazeika, J. V., Rodkin, M. V. & Shen, J., Mar 1 2018, In : Izvestiya, Physics of the Solid Earth. 54, 2, p. 252-268 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

terrace
earthquake
seismic quiescence
river
Holocene

Structural relationship between the Karakoram and Longmu Co fault systems, southwestern Tibetan Plateau, revealed by ASTER remote sensing

Bohon, W., Hodges, K., Tripathy-Lang, A., Arrowsmith, R. & Edwards, C., Jan 1 2018, In : Geosphere. 14, 4, p. 1837-1850 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ASTER
plateau
remote sensing
extrusion
normal fault
1 Citations

The age and origin of small offsets at van matre ranch along the san andreas fault in the Carrizo Plain, California

Salisbury, J. B., Arrowsmith, R., Brown, N., Rockwell, T., Akciz, S. & Ludwig, L. G., Apr 1 2018, In : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. 108, 2, p. 639-653 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

San Andreas Fault
trucks
plains
Earthquakes
Catchments

The emplacement of the active lava flow at Sinabung Volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia, documented by structure-from-motion photogrammetry

Carr, B. B., Clarke, A., Arrowsmith, R., Vanderkluysen, L. & Dhanu, B. E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indonesia
photogrammetry
Volcanoes
Photogrammetry
lava

Activities 1998 2002

  • 4 Editorial activity

Geology (Journal)

Ramon Arrowsmith (Editor)
20022005

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Journal of Geodynamics (Journal)

Ramon Arrowsmith (Editor)
19982001

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Lithosphere (2008–2010) (Journal)

Ramon Arrowsmith (Editor)
1800

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Geosphere (Journal)

Ramon Arrowsmith (Editor)
1800

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Prizes

student
science

Arizona State University Geology Department Excellence in Teaching award

Ramon Arrowsmith (Recipient), 1996

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Teaching
student
school
student
school
student
school

Projects 1996 2019