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Matthew Dorsey
Matthew Dorsey
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Department of Geology and Geophysics
Texas A&M University
3115 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-3115


M.S. Geology, San Diego State University (2017)

B.S. Geology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2015)

Matthew Dorsey

Graduate Student

Research Interests

Structural geology

Fault zone evolution, properties, and architecture

Field geology

Selected Publications

Dorsey, M. T., Rockwell, T. K., Girty, G. H., Ostermeijer, G., Mitchell, T. M., & Fletcher, J. M. (2017, 08). Evidence of Na- and Mg-rich Hydrothermal Brines Driving Chloritization and Albitization in an Active Fault Zone: Case Study of the Borrego Fault, Baja CA, Mexico. Poster Presentation at 2017 SCEC Annual Meeting.

Azevedo, M., Parizek, J.R., Webb, H.N., Dennis, K.N., Dorsey, M.T., Fenton, N.C., Hall, C.M. and Girty, G.H., 2017. Recognizing Non-Steady-State Weathering Conditions In Ancient Submarine Fan Systems: Correcting For K-Metasomatism Reveals A Late Cretaceous Non-Steady-State Weathering Regime, Point Loma Formation, Southwestern California, USA. Journal of Sedimentary Research87(7), pp.707-721.

Azevedo, M., Parizek, J., Webb, H., Dennis, K., Dorsey, M., Fenton, N., Hall, C., Girty, G., 2017. CORRECTING FOR K-METASOMATISM REVEALS A LATE CRETACEOUS NON-STEADY-STATE WEATHERING REGIME, POINT LOMA FORMATION, SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA, USA, GSA Cordilleran Section - 113th Annual Meeting - 2017. Geological Society of America.

Additional Information

Advisor: Judith Chester
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