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Jonathan Perry-Houts
Rock Wall

Eclogite-driven subsidence of the Columbia Basin (Washington State, USA) caused by deposition of Columbia River Basalt

I recently published a paper with my adviser about the geophysical mechanism we believe created the Columbia Basin, a large low-lying region of central Washington and Oregon. Read more

Anisotropic Viscosity

I've been working a bit lately on fluid flow problems involving materials with anisotropic viscosities. That is, deforming such a material in one direction is easier than in another direction. An example of such a material in the real world is a sequence of rock layers with varying strengths. In simple shear along the layered plane the stronger ... Read more