Kathleen Warrell

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Kathleen Warrell
Ph.D. Candidate

Rutgers University
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
610 Taylor Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8066 U.S.A.

email: kfw24 at eps dot rutgers dot edu

Education

  • Ph.D. - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, (anticipated graduation 2017)
  • M.S. - University of Tennessee, 2013, Knoxville, TN
  • B.S. - Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011, Atlanta, GA

Honors and Awards

  • (2017-2013) Excellence Fellowship, Rutgers University
  • (2016) GSA Graduate Student Research Grant
  • (2016) Student Assistance Grant from the Society for Sedimentary Geology
  • (2014) AAPG-SEG Student Expo Travel Grant
  • (2011) George Swingle Fellowship for Excellence in Geologic Field Research, University of Tennessee
  • (2010) Keck Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Georgia Tech
  • (2010) Rutt Bridges Undergraduate Research Award, Georgia Tech

Research Interests

  • Structural geology and tectonics
  • Fault reactivation and faulting in heterogeneous rock
  • Quantitative analysis applied to structural geology
  • Appalachian geology
  • Lab website

Advisor and Dissertation Committee

Publications

  • Warrell, K.F., Cox, R.T., Hatcher, Jr., R.D., Vaughn, J.D., and Counts, R., accepted for publication, Paleoseismic evidence for multiple Mw ≥ 6 earthquakes in the Eastern Tennessee seismic zone during the late Quaternary: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.

Meetings / Abstracts

  • Warrell, K.F., Schlische, R.W. and Withjack, M.O., 2017, The influence of pre-existing thrust faults on normal-fault development in two-phase experimental models: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Conference and Exhibition, Houston, TX. Abstract
  • Cox, R.T., Hatcher Jr., R.D., Counts, R., Gamble, E., Glasbrenner, J.C. and Warrell, K.F., 2017, A seismicity/quaternary faulting corridor in the Eastern Tennessee seismic zone: An update: Geological Society of America Southeastern Section Annual Meeting, Richmond, VA. Abstract
  • Hatcher, R. D., Jr., Cox, R. T., Counts, R. C., Glasbrenner, J. C., Warrell, K. F., and Vaughn, J. D., 2015, New data to help understand the paleoseismic history of the East Tennessee seismic zone: Geological Society of America Southeastern Section Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, TN. Abstract
  • Hatcher, R. D., Jr., Cox, R. T., Vaughn, J. D., Glasbrenner, J. C., and Warrell, K. F., 2014, Progress in understanding the paleoseismology of the East Tennessee seismic zone: Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC.
  • Warrell, K.F., Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W., 2014, Normal-fault development in two-phase experimental models of shortening followed by extension and comparison to natural examples: presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 15-19. Abstract
  • Warrell, K. F., Cox, R. T., Hatcher, R. D., Counts, R. C., Vaughn, J. D., and Obermeier, S. F., 2012, Paleoseismic evidence for large, prehistoric earthquakes in the East Tennessee seismic zone: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 291. Abstract
  • Warrell, K. F., Hatcher, R. D., Blankenship, S. A., Howard, C. W., Derryberry, P. M., Wunderlich, A. L., Obermeier, S. F., Counts, R. C., and Vaughn, J. D., 2012, Detailed geologic mapping of paleoseismic features: An added tool for seismic hazard assessment in the East Tennessee seismic zone, Geological Society of America Southeastern Section 61st Annual Meeting, Volume 44, No. 4, p. 19: Asheville, NC. Abstract