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Publications

Papers (underline = student co-author):

Foy, T.A., Frankel, K.L., Lifton, Z.M., Johnson, C., and Caffee, M.W., in review, Distributed extensional deformation in a zone of right-lateral shear: Implications for geodetic vs. geologic rates of deformation in the eastern California shear zone-Walker Lane: Tectonics.

Ganev, P.N., Dolan, J.F., McGill, S., and Frankel, K.L., in review, Constancy of geologic slip rate along the central Garlock fault: Implications for strain accumulation and release in southern California: Geophysical Journal International.

Frankel, K.L., and Owen, L.A., in review, Continental-scale tectonic geomorphology: Transform plate margins and strike-slip fault systems, in Shroder, J., ed., Treatise on geomorphology: Tectonic geomorphology, v. 5.

Gallen, S.F., Wegmann, K.W., Frankel, K.L., Hughes, S., Lewis, R.Q., Lyons, N., Maas, J., Paris, P., Ross, K., Bauer, J., and Witte, A., in press, Hillslope response to knickpoint migration in the southern Appalachians: Implications for the evolution of post-orogenic landscapes: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, doi:10.1002/esp.2150.

Frankel, K.L., Dolan, J.F., Owen, L.A., Ganev, P.N., and Finkel, R.C., 2011, Spatial and temporal constancy of seismic strain release along and evolving segment of the Pacific-North America plate boundary: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 304, p. 565-576, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.02.034. [pdf]

Owen, L.A., Frankel, K.L., Knott, J.R., Reynhout, S., Finkel, R.C., Dolan, J.F., and Lee, J., 2011, Beryllium-10 terrestrial cosmogenic nuclide surface exposure dating of Quaternary landforms in Death Valley: Geomorphology, v. 125, p. 541-557, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.10.024. [pdf]

Hoeft, J.S., and Frankel, K.L., 2010, Temporal variations in extension rate along the Lone Mountain fault and strain partitioning in the eastern California shear zone-Walker Lane: Geosphere, v. 6, p. 917-936, doi:10.1130/GE00603.1. [pdf]

Frankel, K.L., Wegmann, K.W., Bayasgalan, A., Carson, R.J., Bader, N.E., Adiya, T., Bolor, E., Durfey, C., Otgonkhuu, J., Spracjar, J., Sweeney, K., Walker, R.T., Marstellar, T., and Gregory, L., 2010, Late Pleistocene slip rate of the Höh Serh-Tsagaan Salaa fault zone, Mongolian Altai and intracontinental deformation in central Asia: Geophysical Journal International, v. 183, p. 1134-1150, doi: 0.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04826.x. [pdf]

Ganev, P.N., Dolan, J.F., Frankel, K.L., and Finkel, R.C., 2010, Rates of extension along the Fish Lake Valley fault and transtensional deformation in the eastern California shear zone-Walker Lane: Lithosphere, v. 2, p. 33-49. [pdf]

Frankel, K.L., Finkel, R.C., and Owen, L.A., 2010, Terrestrial cosmogenic nuclide data reporting standards needed: Eos, v. 91, p. 31-32, doi:10.1029/2009ES002782. [pdf]

Zechar, J.D., and Frankel, K.L., 2009, Incorporating and reporting uncertainties in fault slip rates: Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, v. 114, doi:10.1029/2009JB006325. [pdf] [correction] [Matlab codes]

Stock, G.M., Frankel, K.L., Ehlers, T.A., Schaller, M., Briggs, S.M., and Finkel, R.C., 2009, Spatial and temporal variations in denudation of the Wasatch Mountains, Utah, USA: Lithosphere, v. 1, p. 34-40, doi:10.1130/L15.1. [pdf]

Frankel, K.L., Dolan, J.F., Owen, L.A., Finkel, R.C., and Hoeft, J.S., 2007, Spatial variations in slip rate along the Death Valley-Fish Lake Valley fault system from LiDAR topographic data and cosmogenic 10Be geochronology: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 34, doi:10.1029/2007GL030549. [pdf]

Frankel, K.L., Brantley, K.S, Dolan, J.F., Finkel, R.C., Klinger, R., Knott, J., Machette, M., Owen, L.A., Phillips, F.M., Slate, J.L, and Wernicke, B.P., 2007, Cosmogenic 10Be and 36Cl geochronology of offset alluvial fans along the northern Death Valley fault zone: Implications for transient strain in the eastern California shear zone: Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, v. 112, doi:10.1029/2006JB004350. [pdf]

Frankel, K.L., and Dolan, J.F., 2007, Characterizing arid-region alluvial fan surface roughness with airborne laser swath mapping digital topographic data: Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, v. 112, doi:10.1029/2006JF000644. [pdf]

Frankel, K.L., Pazzaglia, F.J. and Vaughn, J.D., 2007, Knickpoint evolution in a vertically bedded substrate, upstream dipping terraces, and Atlantic slope bedrock channels: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 119, doi: 10.1130/B25965.1. [pdf]

Frankel, K.L., and Pazzaglia, F.J., 2006, Mountain fronts, base level fall, and landscape evolution: Insights from the southern Rocky Mountains, in Willett, S., Hovius, N., Brandon, M., and Fisher, D., eds., Tectonics, climate, and landscape evolution: Geological Society of America Special Paper 398, p. 419-434. [pdf]

Frankel, K.L., and Pazzaglia, F.J., 2005, Tectonic geomorphology, drainage basin metrics, and active mountain fronts: Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria, v. 28, p. 7-21. [pdf] 

 

Field Trip Guidebooks (underline = student co-author):

 

Frankel., K.L., Lee, J., Bishop, K., Dawers, N., Ganev, P., Unruh, J., and Owen, L., 2010, Miocene - Quaternary tectonic evolution of the northern eastern California shear zone, in Clifton, H.E., and Ingersoll, R.V., eds., Geologic excursions in California and Nevada: Tectonics, stratigraphy, and hydrogeology: Pacific Section, SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) Book 108,     p. 173-231. [pdf]

Frankel, K.L., Glazner, A.F., Kirby, E., Monastero, F.C., Strane, M.D., Oskin, M.E., Unruh, J.R., Walker, J.D., Anandakrishnan, S., Bartley, J.M., Coleman, D.S., Dolan, J.F., Finkel, R.C., Greene, D., Kylander-Clark, A., Marrero, S., Owen, L.A., and Phillips, F., 2008, Active tectonics of the eastern California shear zone, in Duebendorfer, E.M., and Smith, E.I., eds., Field Guide to Plutons, Volcanoes, Reefs, Dinosaurs, and Possible Glaciation in Selected Areas of Arizona, California, and Nevada: Geological Society of America Field Guide 11, p. 43-81, doi: 10.1130/2008.fld011(03). [pdf] 

Frankel, K.L., Jayko, A.S., and Glazner, A.F., 2001, Characteristics of Holocene fault scarp morphology, southern part of the Black Mountains fault zone, Death Valley, in Machette, M.N., and Johnson, M.L., eds., Field Trip Guidebook for the Pacific Cell of the Friends of the Pleistocene, Death Valley, CA: USGS Open File Report 01-51, p. M205-M216. [pdf]

 

 

Geologic Maps (underline = student co-author):

 

Foy, T.A., Lifton, Z.M., and Frankel, K.L., in review, Preliminary surficial geologic map of parts of the northwest Montezuma range piedmont, Esmeralda County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open File geologic map, scale 1:10,000.

 

Hoeft, J.F., and Frankel, K.L., in review, Preliminary surficial geologic map of parts of the northwestern Lone Mountain and Weepah Hills piedmont, Esmeralda County, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Open File geologic map, scale 1:10,000

Osburn, G.R., Kelley, S., Rampey, M., Ferguson, C., Frankel, K., and Pazzaglia, F., 2004, Preliminary geologic map of the Ponderosa 7.5 - minute quadrangle, Sandoval County, New Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Open-File geologic map OF-GM 57a, scale 1:24,000. [map pdf] [report pdf]

Frankel, K.L., and Pazzaglia, F.J., 2002, Quaternary geologic map of the Ponderosa 7.5 - minute quadrangle, Sandoval County, New Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Open-File geologic map OF-GM 57b, scale 1:24,000. [pdf]

 

Other:

Weber, J., and Frankel, K.L., submitted, Review of Haakon Fossen’s (2010) "Structural Geology" textbook, Ed. 1, Cambridge University Press: Eos, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union.

 

Thesis and Dissertation:

 

Frankel, K.L., 2007, Fault slip rates, constancy of seismic strain release, and landscape evolution in the eastern California shear zone [Ph.D. dissertation]: Los Angeles, University of Southern California, 179 p. [pdf]

 

Frankel, K.L., 2002, Quantitative topographic differences between erosionally exhumed and tectonically active mountain fronts: Implications for late Cenozoic evolution of the southern Rocky Mountains [M.S. thesis]: Bethlehem, Lehigh University, 138 p. [pdf]

 

Recent Abstracts/Conference Presentations (underline = student co-author):

Lifton, Z.M., Frankel, K.L., Newman, A.V., Foy, T.A., Feng, L., Johnson, C., and Dixon, T., 2010, Present-day rates of deformation across the southern Walker Lane from a densified regional GPS network: EOS Transactions: AGU Fall Meeting Supplement, v. 91, Abstract T33A-2213.

Foy, T.A., Lifton, Z.M., Frankel, K.L., and Johnson, C., 2010, Late Quaternary faulting in Clayton Valley, Nevada: Implications for distributed deformation in the eastern California shear zone-Walker Lane: EOS Transactions: AGU Fall Meeting Supplement, v. 91, Abstract T33A-2212.

Ganev, P.N., Dolan, J.F., McGill, S.F., and Frankel, K.L., 2010, Towards and understanding of the constancy of seismic strain release along the central Garlock fault: EOS Transactions: AGU Fall Meeting Supplement, v. 91, Abstract T33A-2210.

Marstellar, T.L., Frankel, K.L., and Belmont, P.W., 2010, Investigating source to sink processes with cosmogenic 10Be concentrations in multiple alluvial grain sizes: EOS Transactions: AGU Fall Meeting Supplement, v. 91, Abstract EP41C-0714.

Hoeft, J.S., and Frankel, K.L., 2010, Temporal variations in extension rate along the Lone Mountain fault and strain partitioning in the eastern California shear zone-Walker Lane: EOS Transactions: AGU Fall Meeting Supplement, v. 91, Abstract T33A-2211.

Frankel, K.L., and Wegmann, K.W., 2010, Hanging-wall topographic expression in oblique contractional orogens: EOS Transactions: AGU Fall Meeting Supplement, v. 91, Abstract EP53B-0622.

Frankel, K.L., 2010, Developing alluvial fan chronologies to determine rates and patterns of deformation in the eastern California shear zone-Walker Lane: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, Abstract 220-7.

Ganev, P.N., Dolan, J.F., McGill, S., and Frankel, K.L., 2010, New Holocene slip rates from the central Garlock fault: Implications for the eastern California shear zone and Pacific-North America plate boundary deformation: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, Abstract 49-10.