Heather R. DeShon
Roy M. Huffington Department
of Earth Sciences
Southern Methodist University
PO Box 750395
Dallas, TX 75275-0395
(214) 768-2916 (office)
(214) 768-2701 (fax)
Email: hdeshon at smu.edu
B.S., Geophysics and Mathematics, Southern Methodist University, May 1999
Ph.D., Earth Sciences (Geophysics), University of California Santa Cruz, June 2004
Dissertation title: Seismogenic zone structure along the Middle America
subduction zone, Costa Rica (link)
North Texas Earthquake
New Madrid Studies
Selected Recent Publications
C., H.R. DeShon, B. Stump, C. Hayward,
M.J. Hornbach, J.I. Walter (2016), A Historical
Review of Induced Earthquakes in Texas, Seismological
Research Letters, in press.
M., H.R. DeShon, W.L. Ellsworth, B.W.
Stump, C. Hayward, C. Frohlich, H.R. Oldham, J.E.
Olson, M.B. Magnani, C. Brokaw, J.H. Luetgert
(2015), Causal factors for seismicity near Azle,
Communications, 6, 6728,
B.M., C.A. Langston, H.R. DeShon, S.
Horton and M. Withers (2014), Mysterious
Tremor-like Signals Seen on the Reelfoot Fault,
Northern Tennessee, Bulletin of
the Seismological Society of America, 104
(5), 2194-2205, doi:10.1785/0120140030.
Bisrat, S.T., H.R. DeShon, J. Pesicek, C. Thurber (2014), High-resolution 3-D P-wave Attenuation Structure of the New Madrid Seismic Zone, Journal of Geophysical Research, 119 (1), 409-424, doi: 10.1002/2013JB010555.
Link to a complete publications listing with PDFs
Curriculum Vitae (link)
Graduate student opportunities: I am not looking for new students at this time, but students are welcome to apply to the geophysics graduate program at SMU. We have many cool research opportunities available. April 2016