Educational & Professional Experience
B.S. – UC Davis (2002)
Areas of Expertise
Tectonic Geomorphology / Structural Geology
- Introductory Geology
- Structural Geology
- Tectonic Geomorphology
- Field Methods / Geologic Mapping
Recent M.S. Students
Gunnar Speth (MS, 2017) Testing the Time-Dependence of Slip on the Western Klamath Lake Fault Zone, Oregon
Benjamin Carlson, co-advised with Liz Schermer (MS, 2017) – Holocene Fault Reactivation and Landscape Evolution in the Eastern Cascades, WA
Jaime Delano (MS, 2016) – Comparing short and long-term deformation in the Wynoochee River valley, southern Olympic Mountains, WA
Adrian Bender (MS, 2015) – Differential uplift and incision of the Yakima River terraces
Elizabeth Haddon (MS, 2015) – Surface slip during large Owens Valley earthquakes
*denotes WWU MS student
*Speth, G., C. Amos, W. Amidon, G. Balco, A. Meigs (in press, 2018) Testing the time dependence of slip on the Western Klamath Lake fault zone, Geological Society of America Bulletin.
*Carlson, B., L. Schermer, C. Amos, B. Sherrod, W. Stephenson, S. Mahan (in press, 2018) Holocene fault reactivation in the Eastern Cascades, WA, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.
*Delano, J.E., C.B. Amos, J.P. Loveless, T. Rittenour, B. Sherrod, E. Lynch (2017) Influence of the megathrust earthquake cycle on active upper plate deformation in the Cascadia forearc of Washington State, Geology.
Morell, K. D., C. Regalla, L. Leonard, C.B. Amos, and V. Levson, (2017) Late Quaternary rupture of a crustal fault system beneath Victoria, British Columbia, GSA Today, v. 27, doi: 10.1130/GSATG291A.1.
*Haddon, E.K., C.B. Amos, O. Zielke, A.S. Jayko, and R. Bürgmann (2016) Surface slip during large Owens Valley earthquakes, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi: 10.1002/2015GC006033.
*Bender, A.M., C.B. Amos, P.R. Bierman, D.H. Rood, L. Staisch, H.M. Kelsey, and B.L. Sherrod (2016) Differential uplift and incision of the Yakima River terraces, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2015JB012303.