James P. Evans

Department of Geology
Utah State University
Professor

Expertise: structural geology
 
 
About Me Publications
Janecke, S. U., Belgarde, B. E., Bykerk-Kauffman, A., Evans, J. P., Kirby, S., Markowski, D., Steely, A., & Thornock, S. J. (2017, 08). Ladders, stair-steps, and crossing faults: Insights from southern California’s active strike-slip faults. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7834
Lindvall, S. C., Kerwin, S., Evans, J. P., Tyson, J., Chestnut, J., Heron, C., Mass, K., Scharer, K. M., McPhillips, D., Moore, D., Farr, M., Ballard, C., Williams, R. T., Bradbury, K. K., Rowe, C. D., & Savage, H. M. (2017, 08). San Andreas Fault Characterization at the LADWP Elizabeth Tunnel. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7668
Borhara, K., Bradbury, K. K., & Evans, J. P. (2017, 08). Carbonaceous fault-related rocks in SAFOD Phase III core: Indicators of fluid-rock interaction and structural diagenesis during slip. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7633
Ault, A. K., McDermott, R. G., Moser, A. C., & Evans, J. P. (2017, 08). Hematite nano- to micro-textures and (U-Th)/He thermochronometry inform seismic and aseismic fault damage zone processes. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7576
Evans, J. P., Borhara, K., & Webb, S. (2017, 08). Earthquake Petrology: Insights into Fault Slip Localization and Fault Heating via Micro X-Ray Fluorescence Mapping and X-Ray Absorption Near Edge Spectroscopy. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7548
McDermott, R., Ault, A. K., & Evans, J. P. (2017, 08). Examining earthquake processes with microtextural analysis and (U-Th)/He thermochronometry: a case study from hematite fault mirrors in the Wasatch fault zone. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7438
Moser, A. C., Evans, J. P., Ault, A. K., Janecke, S. U., Bradbury, K. K., & Reiners, P. (2017). (U-Th)/He thermochronometry reveals Pleistocene punctuated deformation and synkinematic hematite mineralization in the Mecca Hills, southernmost San Andreas Fault zone. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, (submitted). SCEC Contribution 7223
Forand, D. H., Evans, J. P., Janecke, S. U., & Jacobs, J. (2016). Cajon Pass Redux; ANALYSIS OF THE CAJON PASS DRILLHOLE 1 CORE INSIGHTS INTO 2 FAULT PROCESSES AND FAULT GEOMETRY OF THE SAN ANDREAS SYSTEM. Geological Society of America Bulletin, (under review). SCEC Contribution 7093
Moser, A. C., Evans, J. P., Ault, A. K., Bradbury, K. K., & Janecke, S. U. (2016). Spatiotemporal evaluation of the San Andreas Fault-related deformation in the Mecca Hills, southern California, from integrated fault zone characterization and low-temperature thermo-chronology. Oral Presentation at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7085
Bradbury, K. K., Moser, A. C., Schulthies, S. A., & Evans, J. P. (2016, 08). Multi-scale Structural Characterization of the Mecca Hills Fault System in the NE block of the Southern San Andreas Fault System, California. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7021
Janecke, S. U., Markowski, D., Bilham, R., Evans, J. P., Bunds, M., Wells, J., Andreini, J., & Quinn, R. (2016, 08). The East Shoreline strand of the San Andreas Fault and its implications for the next Big One in southern California. Poster Presentation at 2016 SCEC Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 6629
Janecke, S. U., Markowski, D., Thornock, S. J., Evans, J. P., Steely, A., & Bykerk-Kauffman, A. (2016). The strange geometries of strike slip faults: insights from southern California’s active faults. Poster Presentation at 2016 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. SCEC Contribution 7086
Evans, J. P., Prante, M. R., Janecke, S. U., Ault, A. K., & Newell, D. L. (2014). Hot faults: Iridescent slip surfaces with metallic luster document high-temperature ancient seismicity in the Wasatch fault zone, Utah, USA. Geology, 42(7), 623-626. doi: 10.1130/G35617.1. SCEC Contribution 6054
Prante, M. R., Evans, J. P., & Janecke, S. U. (2014). Evidence for paleoseismic slip on a continental low-angle normal fault: Tectonic pseudotachylyte from the West Salton detachment fault, CA, USA. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 387(1), 170-183. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.10.048. SCEC Contribution 1829
Jacobs, J., & Evans, J. P. (2006). Energetics of chemical alteration in fault zones and its relationship to the seismic cycle. In R. Abercrombie, A. McGarr, H. Kanamori, & G. Di Toro (Eds.), AGU Monograph on Earthquake energy budgets, (170, pp. 181-191) , : AGU SCEC Contribution 993
Jacobs, J., Howard, S., Forand, D. H., Dor, O., & Evans, J. P. (2006, 09). Field Guide to Exhumed Major Faults in Southern California. Oral Presentation at SCEC 2005 Meeting Field trip. . SCEC Contribution 7245

Last updated Sep 10, 2017.