PI: Melodie French, Assistant Professor
(CV; Google Scholar)
Office: KWG 203
Phone: (713) 348-5088
Dept of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
Rice University MS-126
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
We study rocks from fault zones to understand how and why faults slip and what conditions lead to or inhibit earthquakes. We try to understand what causes earthquakes and other slip modes to nucleate, grow, and arrest. We work in the lab a lot and in the field sometimes.