Ph.D., Wyoming, 1990.
316A Lindley Hall; Phone: (785) 864-2740, e-mail:
Geophysics applied to tectonic, resource exploration, and environmental problems, as well as research in Geoinformatics.
Tsoflias G. P., Christie M., Stockli D. and R. A. Black, 2009, Assessing Off-Fault Deformation at an Extensional Tectonic Setting Using 3-D GPR Imaging, Journal of Applied Geophysics,v.68, 9-16.
Vincent P. D., Tsoflias G. P., Steeples D. W. and R. A. Black, 2009, Evaluating the Effect of the Joining Platform to Seismic Data Acquired by Geophones Mounted to Rigid Media, Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 68, 246-250.
Gao, S.S., Niemi, T.M., Black, R.A., Liu, K.H., Anderson, R.R., Joeckel, R.M., Busby, R.W., and Taber, J., 2008, Rational for a permanent seismic network in the Central Plains utilizing USArray, EOS, American Geophysical Union.
Walker, J.D., Bowers, T.D., Black, R.A., Glazner, A.F., Farmer, G.L., and Carlson, R.W. , 2006, A geochemical database for western North American volcanic and intrusive rocks (NAVDAT), in Sinha, K., and others, editors, Geoinformatics: data to knowledge, GSA Special Paper, 397; Pages 61-71
Miller R. D., Xia J., Steeples D., Black R., and G. Tsoflias, 2005, Applied research in high-resolution seismic reflection at KU, EEGS Publication, Fast Times, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 26-27.
Rademacker T., Miller R., Xia J., Black R. and G. Tsoflias, 2005, Enhancing the Vibroseis Technique Through Equipment Noise Reduction and Optimizing the Weighted Sum Signal, Society of Exploration Geophysicists 75th Annual Meeting Transactions, p. 33-36.
Black, R.A., Walker, J.D., and Baker, G., 2002, Three-dimensional gravity modeling and crustal-density variation, Panamint Range to the eastern Sierra Nevada, southeastern California, in Glazner, A.F., Walker, J.D., and Bartley, J.M., editors, Tectonic History of the Mojave Desert and Southwestern Basin and Range, GSA Memoir 195, p. 229-243.
Selected Abstracts & Presentations
Black, R.A., 2009, Seismic imaging of alluvial fans, GSA Abstracts Paper 169-7, GSA Annual Meeting, Portland.
Black, R.A., and Anderson, R.R., 2007, Proterozoic Assembly of the Central Great Plains Region, USA, GSA Abstracts, GSA Annual Meeting, Denver.
Black R. A., Christie M. W., Tsoflias G. P. and Stockli, D.F., 2007, Near-Surface Seismic Reflection and GPR Imaging of the Active Emigrant Peak Fault, Fish Lake Valley, NV, EOS Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet.
Tsoflias G. P., Stockli D. F., Christie M. W. and Black, R.A., 2007, Assessing Off-Fault Deformation at an Extensional Tectonic Setting Using 3-D GPR, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 9, 08915.
Black, R.A. Christie, M.W., Tsoflias, G.P.,and Stockli, D.F., 2006, Shallow seismic reflection study of recently active fault scarps, Mina Deflection, western Nevada, AGU Annual Program w/Abstracts, AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, p. B21.
Christie, M.W., Tsoflias, G.P., Black, R.A. and Stockli, D.F., 2006, Ground penetrating radar imaging of the Emigrant Peak Fault Zone and alluvial fan, AGU Annual Program w/Abstracts, AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, p.B21.
Black, R.A. and Stockli, D.F., 2006, Potential field interpretation along the southern edge of the Mina deflection, Nevada, GSA Abstracts, GSA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.
Black, R.A., and 7 others., 2005, Gravity study of the Queen Valley pull-apart basin, Nevada, AGU Annual Program w/Abstracts, AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco.
Black, R.A. and Stockli, D.F., 2005, Potential field analysis of portions of the Walker Lane Belt/Eastern California Shear Zone, east-central California and west-central Nevada, GSA Abstracts, GSA Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City.
Black, R.A., 2005, Spatial trends in regional volcanic and geophysical parameters from data mining of the NAVDAT Database, in Kinematics and Geodynamics of Intraplate Dextral Shear in Eastern California and Western Nevada, Abstracts, GSA Penrose Conference, Mammoth Lakes, CA.