Research and publications

Publications

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., Dorsey, R.J., and Housen, B. (2016) Response of deformation patterns to reorganization of the southern San Andreas fault system since ca. 1.5 Ma, Tectonophysics, v. 693, Part B, p. 474-488, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2016.05.035.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., and Dorsey, R.J. (2014) Sensitivity of uplift patterns to dip of the San Andreas fault in the Coachella Valley, California, Geosphere, v. 10, p. 1235-1246, doi:10.1130/GES01050.1

Thesis

Fattaruso, L.A. (2014) From ~1.5 Ma to Today: Insights into the Southern San Andreas fault system from 3D Mechanical Models, Master’s Thesis, UMass Amherst Geoscience Dept., September.

Conference Abstracts

Fattaruso, L.A., (2018) Lab Talk with Laura: Producing a STEM Podcast for a Non-Scientist Audience. eLightning talk and poster at American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., McBeck, J.A., (2018) Simulating the Propagaßtion and Linkage of Cracks at the Onset of Failure Using Work Optimization. Poster at American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Fattaruso, L.A., (2018) Lab Talk with Laura: STEM research meets comedy on the radio, Laura A Fattaruso. Poster 319 at Southern California Earthquake Center Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., McBeck, J.A., (2018) Exploring the influence of small flaws on crack propagation paths at the onset of failure using work optimization. Poster at Gordon Rock Deformation Conference, Andover, NH.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., (2018) Modeling fracture coalescence using Growth by Optimization of Work (GROW). Poster at Northeast GSA Annual meeting, Burlington, VT.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., Dorsey, R.J., Housen, B.A., (2014) Mechanical insights into tectonic reorganization of the southern San Andreas fault system since ca. 1.5 Ma. Poster Session: Southern San Andreas Fault Evaluation (SoSAFE). SCEC Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., Dorsey, R.J., (2013) Mechanical insights into tectonic reorganization of the southern San Andreas fault system at ca. 1.1-1.5 Ma; Poster Session: The Pacific-North America Plate Boundary Through Time: Translation, Rotation, Erosion, and 4-D. AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Housen, B.A., Fattaruso, L.A., McNabb, J.C., Dorsey, R.J., Messe, G.T., Cooke, M.L., (2013) Magnetostratigraphy and Paleomagnetism of the Palm Spring and Mecca Formations, Mecca Hills, CA: spatial variation of vertical axis rotation in the Coachella Valley; Poster Session: The Pacific-North America Plate Boundary Through Time: Translation, Rotation, Erosion, and 4-D. AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Mejia, H., Hooft, E.E., Fattaruso, L.A., (2013) Student Experiences: the 2013 Cascadia Initiative Expedition Team’s Apply to Sail Program; Poster Session: Understanding the Cascadia Subduction Zone: Contributions from the Cascadia Initiative. AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., Dorsey, R.J., McNabb, J.C., (2013) The interplay of fault geometry and uplift in the Coachella Valley and Mecca Hills. Poster Session: Southern San Andreas Fault Evaluation (SoSAFE). SCEC Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., Dorsey, R.J., (2012) The influence of complex fault geometry on uplift patterns in the Coachella Valley and Mecca Hills of Southern California; Poster Session:Earthquake Deformation: Integrating Observations and Mechanics. AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., Dorsey, R.J., (2012) The influence of complex fault geometry on uplift patterns in the Coachella Valley and Mecca Hills of Southern California; Poster Session: Modeling Crustal Deformation. SCEC Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., (2012) The influence of fault geometry on uplift patterns in Coachella Valley; Poster Session: San Gorgonio Pass SCEC Special Fault Zone Workshop, June 2012, Palm Springs, CA.

Fattaruso, L.A., Cooke, M.L., (2012) Uplift patterns associated with the Coachella Valley segment of the San Andreas Fault; Poster Session: Modeling Crustal Deformation, 2012 NEGSA Meeting, Hartford, CT.

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