|Margaret S Boettcher|
I am interested in the mechanics of earthquakes and faulting, frictional properties of faults, and earthquake triggering. In particular, I have focused on earthquake processes on oceanic ridge transform faults.
Ph.D. Marine Geology and Geophysics, MIT/WHOI Joint Program 1999-2005
"Slip on Ridge Transform Faults: Insights from Earthquakes and Laboratory Experiments"
ScB. Geology-Physics/Mathematics, Brown University 1994-1998
"A see-through rotary shear apparatus for In Situ observation of granular aggregate deformation"