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Heather DeShon

Associate Professor of Geophysics and Department Chair

Professor Heather DeShon is leader of the Reno-Azle research team, which is researching the cause of recent earthquakes in the North Texas area. 

Her research interests include earthquake generation, volcano seismology and plate tectonics. 

Can Discuss:

  • Earthquake generation within subduction zones and intraplate settings
  • Seismogenic zone processes
  • Local earthquake tomography and waveform cross-correlation
  • Volcano seismology


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