Thorsten W. Becker

Jackson School of Geosciences
The University of Texas at Austin

Research projects

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research: [geodynamics] [seismology] [fieldwork]
We focus on the dynamics of the lithosphere/mantle system, including the general workings of plate tectonics and Earth evolution.
heat flow in the Cenozoic crustal stress model volatiles from radial anisotropy
3-D subduction3D model visualizations field work
Research projects are here divided broadly into geodynamics and seismology, and more information can be found by clicking on the navigation bars above. You might also be interested in our field projects, the Solid Earth Teaching and Research Environment, iGMT, the Unified Geodynamics Earth Science Computing Environment, or other data, visualizations, and software.

Also make sure to check out the Modeling Collaboratory for Subduction RCN web page.

We are always looking for motivated undergraduate and graduate students and highly talented post-docs from the natural and computer sciences and engineering, please see the News: Research Opportunities page.

Our research has been funded by NSF, NASA, USGS, NASA, Chevron, DAAD, and the Humboldt Foundation. Their support is greatfully acknowledged.

For more information or if you are interested in reprints of journal articles, please follow the links to PDF files, or contact me directly.

Updated: October 27, 2021. (c) Thorsten W. Becker, 1997-2021.