Institute for Crustal Studies
1997/98 Annual Report

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  • A Principal Institution of the proposed NSF S&T Center - California Earthquake Research Center (A consortium of 21 research universities and government agencies to study the physics and hazards of earthquakes with particular emphasis on California)

  • A Partner in the proposed KECK Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Material Science and Earthquakes. A proposal for a UCSB center focused on understanding the physics of friction on the micro-, meso- and macro-scale as observed in the laboratory and the earth

  • A Principal Institution in a proposal to UCOP for estimating the effects of major earthquakes on the campuses of UCSB, UCSD and UCR

  • Increased collaboration with the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

  • Three dimensional analysis of the geological structure and processes in the crust of Southern California, in particular Ventura Basin, Santa Barbara Channel and the Western Transverse Ranges

  • On-going search for a Director of ICS: Nov. 1998 - Jan. 1999. External Review of ICS: Nov. 1998

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