Gary Axen

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Professor of Geology

Expertise: Structural Geology and Tectonics, especially of brittle rocks. Emphasis on extensional tectonism and evolution and mechanics of slip on low-angle normal faults (misoriented faults). Expertise on evolution of the Gulf of California and Gulf Extensional Province; extensional and thrust tectonics in the Great Basin; tectonic evolution of Iran.
About Me Publications
Axen, G., Soundy, K., & Leuth, V. (2017, 08). Comparison of fault rocks formed paleoseismically and by paleocreep(?): Initial results from the West Salton detachment fault, southern California. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7724
Sagy, A., Brodsky, E. E., & Axen, G. (2007). Evolution of Fault-Surface Roughness with Slip. Geology, 35(3), 283-286. doi: 10.1130/G23235A.1. SCEC Contribution 1041

Last updated Aug 28, 2017.