Whitney M. Behr

Department of Earth Sciences, ETH Zürich
Associate Professor

Expertise: structural geology, active tectonics, rheology
 
 
Work: +41783463460
About Me Publications
Becker, T. W., Schulte-Pelkum, V., Behr, W. M., Porritt, R., & Miller, M. S. (2018, 08). Orientation of faults, fault roots, rock fabric, stress, and deformation in Southern California: Geographical comparisons and field and numerical experiments. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8699
Hearn, E. H., Oskin, M. E., Thatcher, W. R., Hirth, G., Behr, W. M., & Legg, M. R. (2018, 08). Progress toward a Community Rheology Model of Southern California. Poster Presentation at 2018 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 8696
Ortega-Arroyo, D., Behr, W. M., & Gentry, E. (2017, 08). The rock record of seimic nucleation: a case study from the Whipple Mountains Detachment Fault, eastern California. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7686
Oskin, M. E., Behr, W. M., Morelan, A. E., Plesch, A., & Shaw, J. H. (2017, 08). Toward a Geologic Framework for the Community Rheology Model, with focus on the Mojave region. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7520
Gold, P. O., Behr, W. M., Rockwell, T. K., & Fletcher, J. M. (2017, 07). Quaternary Slip History for the Agua Blanca Fault, northern Baja California, Mexico. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7360
Gold, P. O., & Behr, W. M. (2016, 08). Published Quaternary geochronologic data show the importance of dating geomorphic surfaces with multiple geochronometers. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6800
Munoz, J. J., Behr, W. M., Sharp, W. D., Fryer, R., & Gold, P. O. (2016, 08). Holocene geologic slip rate for the Mission Creek fault at the Three Palms site in the Indio Hills. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6763
Behr, W. M., Platt, J. P., & Cooper, F. J. (2017). Rheological transitions in the middle crust: insights from Cordilleran metamorphic core complexes. Solid Earth, 8(1), 199-215. doi: 10.5194/se-8-199-2017. SCEC Contribution 8355
Cooper, F. J., Behr, W. M., & Platt, J. P. (2015). Metamorphic core complexes: windows into the mechanics and rheology of the crust. Journal of the Geological Society, 172(1), 9-27. doi: 10.1144/jgs2014-036. SCEC Contribution 8350
Gold, P. O., Behr, W. M., Rood, D. H., Sharp, W. D., Rockwell, T. K., Kendrick, K. J., & Salin, A. Z. (2015). Holocene geologic slip rate for the Banning strand of the southern San Andreas Fault, southern California. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120(8), 5639–5663. SCEC Contribution 6188
Gold, P. O., Behr, W. M., Rood, D. H., Sharp, W. D., Rockwell, T. K., Kendrick, K. J., & Salin, A. (2015). Holocene geologic slip rate for the Banning strand of the southern San Andreas Fault, southern California. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120(8), 5639-5663. doi: 10.1002/2015JB012004. SCEC Contribution 2083
Behr, W. M., & Platt, J. P. (2014). Brittle faults are weak, yet the ductile middle crust is strong: implications for lithospheric mechanics. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 8067-8075. doi: 10.1002/ 2014GL061349. SCEC Contribution 1977
Behr, W. M., Rood, D. H., Fletcher, K. E., Guzman, N. E., Finkel, R., Hanks, T. C., Hudnut, K. W., Kendrick, K. J., Platt, J. P., Sharp, W. D., Weldon, R. J., & Yule, D. (2010). Uncertainties in slip rate estimates for the Mission Creek strand of the southern San Andreas Fault at Biskra Palms Oasis, southern California. Geological Society of America Bulletin,. SCEC Contribution 1292
Fletcher, K. E., Sharp, W. D., Kendrick, K. J., Behr, W. M., Hudnut, K. W., & Hanks, T. C. (2009). 230Th/U dating of a late Pleistocene alluvial fan along the southern San Andreas fault. Geological Society of America Bulletin,. SCEC Contribution 1290

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