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Taylor, Fred

The University of Texas at Austin, USA (neotectonics)

Current affiliation, academic qualifications and contact details

NAME:  Frederick Wiley Taylor, Jr.        
TELEPHONE:    Fax: (512) 471-8844, Office: (512) 471-0453
ADDRESS: 6405 Dry Bend Cove
Austin, TX  78731, U.S.A.
EMAIL: fred@ig.utexas.edu
PRESENT POSITION:                                            
Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Geophysics
The John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences
The University of Texas at Austin
Bldg. 196 (ROC) 10100 Burnet Rd.
Austin, TX 78758-4445, U.S.A.

B.S.  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1971, Geology
M.S.  Brown University, Providence, RI, 1974, Geology
Ph.D. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1978, Geology; minor: aquatic ecology



Mann et al ( 1998) Quaternary uplift of the New Georgia group (article) (5.5MB) .pdf

Schmidt et al (2004). A semi-annual radiocarbon record of a modern coral from Solomon Islands (article).pdf

Taylor et al (2005) Rapid forearc uplift and subsidence caused by impinging bathymetric features (article).pdf

Taylor et al (2007) Crustal deformation in Gizo great earthquake (report).pdf

Taylor, F. W., R. W. Briggs, C. Frohlich, A. Brown, M. Hornbach, A. K. Papabatu, A. Meltzner, and D. Billy, 2008, Rupture across arc segment and plate boundaries in the 1 April 2007 Solomons earthquake, Nature Geoscience, 1, 253-257.
Fisher, M.A., Geist, E.L.., Sliter, R., Wong, F.L., Reiss, C., and Mann, D.M., 2007, Preliminary analysis of the earthquake  (MW 8.1) and tsunami of April 1, 2007, in the Solomon Islands, Southwestern Pacific Ocean, Science of Tsunami Hazards, 26, 20 pp.

Hermann Fritz is at Georgia Tech University in Savannah, Georgia, USA.
Fritz, H.M., and Kalligeris, N., 2007, Ancestral heritage saves tribes during 1 April 2007
Solomon Islands tsunami, Geophys. Res. Letts., 35, L01607, doi:10.1029/2007GL031654.

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