EARTHtalk! – Dr. van der Pluijm



Dr. Ben van der Pluijm is a professor of Geology and the Environment  at the University of Michigan.  His research focuses on the deformation of the Earth’s crust using X-ray analysis, thermochronology and rock magnetism.

In this lecture, Dr. van der Pluijm explains how the San Andreas Fault in California exhibits different types of slip behavior, including large damaging earthquakes and steady, creeping motion.


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