Queen's University

Earthquake rocks Canada and U.S.

2010-06-28

Queen’s University geology professor Laurent Godin is available to speak about the estimated 5.5 magnitude earthquake that was felt in Ottawa, Toronto, Kingston, Muskoka and Buffalo, NY.

Dr. Godin specializes in structural geology and continental tectonics, with a special focus on the evolution of orogenic belts, namely the Himalayan system. He is particularly interested in field-oriented studies dealing with ductile deformation processes, evolution of crustal-scale shear zones and associated microstructural fabric development, fold/fault relationships, and neotectonic features.

To arrange an interview, please contact Kristyn Wallace at (613)533-6000 ext 79173 or (613)331-0939 kristyn.wallace@queensu.ca or Michael Onesi at (613)533-6000 ext 77513 michael.onesi@queensu.ca,
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