Michael Taylor

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Professor
Primary office:
785-864-5828
114 Lindley Hall


Dr. Taylor uses remote sensing, geodesy, isotope geochemistry, and structural geology to understand the dynamics of continental deformation.

Teaching

Dr. Taylor teaches structural geology, field camp, advanced mapping, and neotectonics. 

Teaching Interests

  • Structural Geology
  • Field Mapping
  • Neotectonics
  • Tibet
  • Himalaya

Research

Dr. Taylor's research interests lie in studying active fault systems, orogenesis, and development of continental orogenic plateaus.  He uses remote sensing, geodesy, isotope geochemistry, and structural geology to understand the dynamics of continental deformation.

Data

  • Database of active structures for the Indo-Asian collision zone is available here.
  • Database of Active Tectonics of the Andes (ATA) is available here.

Research Interests

  • Geometry
  • Kinematics
  • And earthquake potential for active fault systems
  • Mechanics of continental deformation with emphasis on the Himalaya
  • Tibet
  • And the Andes
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