Lindsay Lowe Worthington

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2010 (Assistant Professor)
512 779-4565,Email: lworthington@unm.edu

Research and Academic Interests:

Geophysics, active-source seismology, applications to structural geology and tectonics. Research focuses on subsurface imaging of the Earth’s crust in order to understand geologic processes such as mountain-building and feedback between surface processes and tectonics. Current projects include imaging the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming and looking at the offshore record of glacial climate transitions in the Gulf of Alaska.


List of Related Web Links:

Lindsay Worthington's Personal Web Pages

Worthington's group uses Paradigm software.


Recent publications:

Gulick, S.P.S., Reece, R.S., Christeson, G.L., van Avendonk, H, Worthington, L.L., Pavlis, T.L., Seismic images of the Transition fault and the unstable Yakutat–Pacific–North American triple junction, Geology, 41, 5, doi: 10.1130/G33900.1

Van Avendonk, H., Gulick, S.P.S., Christeson, G.L., Worthington, L.L., Pavlis, T.L., Ridgway, K.D., Subduction and accretion of sedimentary rocks in the Yakutat collision zone, St. Elias orogen, Gulf of Alaska, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 381, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.08.049



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