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Kelly Bradbury

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Structural Geology | Graduate Program Coordinator

Research Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Geology 112
DialPhone: 435-797-0515

Educational Background

PhD, Geology, Utah State University, 2012
Rock properties and structure within the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) borehole northwest of Parkfield California: in situ observations of rock deformation processes and fluid-rock interactions of the San Andreas Fault zone at 3 km depth
MS, Geology, (Hydrogeology), Utah State University, 1999
Structural and Hydrogeological Analyses of Deformed Sedimentary Bedrock Aquifers in the Pinebrook Subdivision, Western Summit County, Utah
BS, Geology, (Mathematics), Western Michigan University, 1993

Licensures & Certifications

Professional Geologist, State of Utah, 2004

Teaching Interests

Structural geology, Earth System Science, Natural Hazards, Laboratory techniques. Using experiential approach to teach field and laboratory methods common to industry and academic research.

Research Interests

Fault zone studies, earthquake geology, structurally controlled hydrothermal mineralization, meso-to nano-scale analysis of textures and chemical alteration related to fault zone deformation.

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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      Publications - Fact Sheets

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        Publications - Curriculum

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          Publications - Journal Articles

            Academic Journal

          • Moser, A.K, Evans, J.P, Ault, A., Janecke, S.U, Bradbury, 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, 476, 87–99.
          • Bradbury, K., (2015). Micro-scale composition & texture of fault related rocks from SAFOD core and natural analogs: evidence for deformation processes and fluid-rock interactions. PAGEOPH, 172:5
          • Bradbury, K., (2012). Hydrogeologic heterogeneity of faulted & fractured Glass Mountain bedded tuffaceous sediments & ash-fall deposits: The Crucifix site near Bishop, California.
          • Bradbury, K., (2011). Lithology & internal structure of the San Andreas fault based on characterization of Phase 3 whole-rock core in the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) borehole, Earth & Planetary Science Letters.
          • Bradbury, K., (2007). Mineralogical & textural analyses of drill cuttings from the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) boreholes: Initial interpretations of fault zone composition & constraints on geologic models.

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          Publications - Literary Journal

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            Publications - MultiMedia

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              Publications - Technical Reports

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                Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                  Publications - Other

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                    Scheduled Teaching

                    GEO 6820 - Graduate Seminar Series, Fall 2017

                    GEO 4800 - Senior Seminar, Fall 2017

                    GEO 6800 - Graduate Seminar, Spring 2017

                    Graduate Students Mentored