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Dr. Del BohnenstiehlAssociate Professor
Tel. (919) 515-7449
4138 Jordan Hall
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B.S., Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois (Geology), 1995
M.S., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (Geology), 1998
PhD, Columbia University, New York, NY (Marine Geology & Geophysics), 2002

Extensional tectonics and rifting; the distribution and scaling of fault populations and earthquakes; magmatic, tectonic and hydrothermal interactions at mid-ocean ridges, hydroacoustics with applications to seismic studies, explosion monitoring and marine mammal populations. Dr. Bohnenstiehl teaches classes in introductory and advanced Geophysics.

Dziak, R. P., M. Park, W. S. Lee, H. Matsumoto, D. R. Bohnenstiehl, and J. H. Haxel, Tectonomagmatic activity and ice dynamics in the Bransfield Strait back-arc basin, Antarctica, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B01102, doi:10.1029/2009JB006295, 2010.

Monigle, P. W., D. R. Bohnenstiehl, M. Tolstoy, and F. Waldhauser, Seismic tremor at the 9°50′N East Pacific Rise eruption site, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10, Q11T08, doi:10.1029/2009GC002561, 2009.

Stroup, D.F., M. Tolstoy, T.J. Crone, A. Malinverno, D. R. Bohnenstiehl and F. Waldhauser, Systematic Along-Axis Tidal Triggering of Microearthquakes Constrains Crustal Permeability, Gephys. Res. Lett., 36, doi:10.1029/ 2009GL039493, 2009.

Dziak, R. P., D. R. Bohnenstiehl, H. Matsumoto, M. J. Fowler, J. H. Haxel, M. Tolstoy, and F. Waldhauser, January 2006 seafloor-spreading event at 9°50′N, East Pacific Rise: Ridge dike intrusion and transform fault interactions from regional hydroacoustic data, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10, Q06T06, doi:10.1029/2009GC002388, 2009.

Tolstoy, M., J. Diebold, L. Doermann, S. Nooner, S. C. Webb, D.R. Bohnenstiehl, T.J. Crone, and R.C. Holmes, Broadband calibration of the R/V Marcus G. Langseth four-string seismic sources, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., doi: 10.1029/2009GC002451, 2009.

Nedimović, M.R., D. R. Bohnenstiehl, S.M. Carbotte, J.P. Canales and R.P. Dziak Faulting and hydration of the Juan de Fuca plate system, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 284, doi:10.1026/j.epsl.2009.04.013, 2009.

Bohnenstiehl D. R., #J. K. Howell, R. N. Hey, Distribution of axial lava domes along a superfast overlapping spreading center, 27–32°S on the East Pacific Rise, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q12016, doi:10.1029/2008GC002158, 2008.

Bohnenstiehl D. R., F. Waldhauser, M. Tolstoy, Frequency-magnitude distribution of microearthquakes beneath the 9°50′N region of the East Pacific Rise, October 2003 through April 2004, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q10T03, doi:10.1029/2008GC002128, 2008.

Tolstoy, M., F. Waldhauser, D.R. Bohnenstiehl, R.T. Weekly and W.-Y. Kim, Seismic identification of along-axis hydrothermal flow on the East Pacific Rise, Nature 451, 181-184, 2008.

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