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ROWE Christie

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Géologie des systèmes faillés,
McGill U.


Earth & Planetary Sciences
3450 University St.
Montréal, Québec
Canada H3A 2A7

Téléphone : 514-398-2769
Bureau : FD Adams Bldg, room 130B

Ph.D., University of California Santa Cruz (2007)
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, U. McGill


Thèmes de recherche

voir le Site Web Field Rheology Rowe research Group



Backeberg, N.R., Rowe, C.D., Van Hinsberg, V.J., Bellefroid, E.J. 2014, Structural and metamorphic evidence for Mesoarchaean subduction in the Finlayson Lake greenstone belt, Superior Province, Ontario, Precambrian Research, vol. 249, pp. 100-114.

Fagereng, T., Smith, Z., Rowe, C.D., Makhubu, B., Sylvester, F.Y.G. 2014, Stress, strain, and fault behavior at a thrust ramp: Insights from the Naukluft thrust, Namibia, Journal of Structural Geology, vol. 58, pp. 95-107.

Savage, H. M., Polissar, P. J., Sheppard, R. E., Rowe, C. D. and Brodsky, E. E. 2014, Biomarkers heat up during earthquakes: new evidence of seismic slip in the rock record. Geology, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 99-102.


Chester, F.M., Rowe, C., Ujiie, K., Kirkpatrick, J., Regalla, C., Remitti, F., Moore, J.C., Toy, V., Wolfson-Schwehr, M., Bose, S., Kameda, J., Mori, J.J., Brodsky, E.E., Eguchi, N., Toczko, S. 2013, Structure and composition of the plate-boundary slip zone for the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake, Science, vol. 342, no. 6163, pp. 1208-1211.

Fulton, P. M., Brodsky, E., Kano, Y., Mori, J., Chester, F., Ishikawa, T., Harris, R., Lin, W., Eguchi, N., Toczko, S., and Expedition 343, 343T and KR13-08 Science Party 2013, Low coseismic friction on the Tohoku-oki fault determined from temperature measurements. Science, vol.  342, pp. 1214-1217.

Kirkpatrick, J.D.,  Rowe, C.D. 2013, Disappearing ink: How pseudotachylytes are lost from the rock record, Journal of Structural Geology, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 183-198. 

Kirkpatrick, J.D., Rowe, C.D., White, J.C., Brodsky, E.E. 2013, Silica gel formation during fault slip: Evidence from the rock record, Geology, vol. 41, no. 9, pp. 1015-1018. 

Lin, W., Conin, M., Moore, J.C., Chester, F.M., Nakamura, Y., Mori, J.J., Anderson, L., Brodsky, E.E., Eguchi, N., Cook, B., Jeppson, T., Wolfson-Schwehr, M., Sanada, Y., Saito, S., Kido, Y., Hirose, T., Behrmann, J.H., Ikari, M., Ujiie, K., Rowe, C., Kirkpatrick, J., Bose, S., Regalla, C., Remitti, F., Toy, V., Fulton, P., Mishima, T., Yang, T., Sun, T., Ishikawa, T., Sample, J., Takai, K., Kameda, J., Toczko, S., Maeda, L., Kodaira, S., Hino, R., Saffer, D. 2013, Stress state in the largest displacement area of the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake, Science, vol. 339, no. 6120, pp. 687-690. 

Macey, P.H., Miller, J.A., Rowe, C.D., Grantham, G.H., Siegfried, P., Armstrong, R.A., Kemp, J., Bacalau, J. 2013, Geology of the Monapo Klippe, NE Mozambique and its significance for assembly of central Gondwana, Precambrian Research, vol. 233, pp. 259-281. 

Miller, J.A., Faber, C., Rowe, C.D., Macey, P.H., du Plessis, A. 2013, Eastward transport of the Monapo Klippe, Mozambique determined from field kinematics and computed tomography and implications for late tectonics in central Gondwana, Precambrian Research, vol. 237, pp. 101-115.

Rowe, C.D. 2013, Shaking Loose: Sand volcanoes and Jurassic earthquakes, Geology, vol. 41, no. 10, pp. 1135-1136.

Rowe, C.D. 2013, Research Matters 1. Funding for Structural Geology and Tectonics Research in Three Nations. Geoscience Canada, vol. 40, pp. 366-370.

Rowe, C.D., Moore, J.C., Remitti, F. 2013, The thickness of subduction plate boundary faults from the seafloor into the seismogenic zone, Geology, vol. 41, no. 9, pp. 991-994.

Ujiie, K., Tanaka, H., Saito, T., Tsutsumi, A., Mori, J. J., Kameda, J., Brodsky, E., Chester, F. M., Eguchi, N., Toczko, S., and Expedition 343, 343T and KR13-08 Scientists 2013, Low coseismic friction on the Tohoku megathrust determined from laboratory experiments. Science, vol. 342, pp. 1211-1214.

Yang, T., Mishima, T., Ujiie, K., Chester, F. M., Mori, J. J., Eguchi, N., Toczko, S., and Expedition 343 Scientists 2013, Strain decoupling across the decollement in the region of large slip during the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake from anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility. Earth & Planetary Science Letters, vol. 381, pp. 31-38.


Sherry, T.J., Rowe, C.D., Kirkpatrick, J.D., Brodsky, E.E. 2012,  Emplacement and dewatering of the world's largest exposed sand injectite complex, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, vol. 13, no. 8.