ADL Alexander Dmitri Lusk
Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., 2020. The deep structure and rheology of a plate boundary-scale shear zone: constraints from an exhumed Caledonian shear zone, NW Scotland. Lithosphere. doi:10.2113/2020/8824736

Lusk, A. D., Ratschbacher, B. C., Larrovere, M., Alasino, P. H., Memeti, V., Paterson, S. R., Upper-Crustal Architecture and Record of Famatinian Arc Activity in the Sierra de Narváez and Sierra de Las Planchadas, NW Argentina. South American Journal of Earth Sciences. In press.

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., Reconciling experimental and natural deformation: a naturally-calibrated flow law for wet quartz-rich rocks. Submitted.


The following manuscripts are nearing submission:

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., Quartz crystallographic preferred orientation transitions across an actively-exhuming shear zone. In preparation.


The following manuscripts are in preparation:

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., The role of weak layer interconnectivity in strain localization within the crustal lithosphere. In preparation.

Lusk, A. D., Okaya, D., Platt, J. P., Thermal evolution of a foreland propagating orogenic wedge constrained by 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology and thermal modeling. In preparation.



Conference Abstracts (first author)

Lusk, A.D., Duncan, C.J., Chan, M.A., Tikoff, B., StraboSpot for teaching virtual field experiences: a summer 2020 response to COVID-19. Oral presentation. GSA online 2020.

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., Polyphase ultramylonite development during shear zone evolution. Poster and lightning talk. CIG Shear Zone Conference.

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., Development of interconnected fine-grained polyphase networks during progressive exhumation of a shear zone. Accepted as oral presentation. EGU online 2020.

Lusk, A. D., Cawood, T. K., Platt, J. P., Evaluating Flow Laws for Dislocation Creep in Quartz: A Critical Comparison to Natural Shear Zones. Oral presentation. GSA, Phoenix, AZ.

Lusk, A. D., Cawood, T. K., Platt, J. P., Investigating Controls on Fault Zone Width Below the Brittle-to-Ductile Transition. Oral presentation. GSA, Phoenix, AZ.

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., The deep structure and rheology of a plate boundary-scale shear zone: constraints from an exhumed Caledonian shear zone, NW Scotland. Oral presentation. Deformation, Rheology, and Tectonics Conference, 2019, Tübingen, Germany.

Lusk, A. D., Schmidt, W. L., Cawood, T.K., Hervig, R.L., Attia, S., Paterson, S. R., Trace element distribution and mobility in naturally-deformed quartz. Poster. AGU 2018, Washington, D.C.

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., Reconciling experimental and natural deformation: a naturally-calibrated flow law for quartz. Poster. Gordon Research Conference in Rock Deformation 2018, Andover, NH.

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., Quantifying variability in rheology and structure across an exhumed Caledonian shear zone, NW Scotland. Poster. Structural Geology and Tectonics Forum 2018, Tempe, AZ.

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., A naturally-calibrated flow law for quartz. Poster. AGU 2017, New Orleans, LA.

Lusk, A. D., Paterson, S. R., Ratschbacher, B. C., Larrovere, M, Memeti, V., Alasino, P. H., Cawood, T., Hernandez, R., Deformation of the uppermost Famatinian Orogen: mapping and structural analysis from the Sierra de Narváez and Sierra de Las Planchadas, NW Argentina. Poster. GSA 2017, Seattle, WA.

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., Temperature-stress profile across an exhumed Caledonian shear zone, NW Scotland. Poster. AGU 2016, San Francisco, CA.

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., Variation in magnitude of differential stress and development of quartz crystal fabrics across an exhumed continental-scale thrust zone. Oral presentation. Microanalysis Society EBSD 2016, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Lusk, A. D., Platt, J. P., Variation in magnitude of differential stress across an exhumed continental-scale thrust zone. Poster. AGU 2015, San Francisco, CA.

Lusk, A. D., Gorman-Lewis, D., Toxicity of carbon nanotubes to Bacillus subtilis. Poster and oral presentation. Mary Gates Undergraduate Research Symposium 2010, Seattle, WA.
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