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Martitia Tuttle: Curriculum Vitae

Education

1999 Ph.D. in Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Dissertation: Late Holocene Earthquakes and their Implication for Earthquake Potential of the New Madrid Seismic Zone, Central United States
1985 M.S. in Earth Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Thesis: Earthquake Potential of the San Gregorio-Hosgri Fault Zone, California
1983 B.S. in Earth Sciences, Portland State University, Portland, OR
American Association of Earth Scineces Teacher Field Camp Scholarship
1979 B.S. in Soil Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
High Scholarship




Professional Award

 2010 Recipient of the Jesuit Seismological Association Award for outstanding contributions to observational seismology from the Eastern Section of the Seismological Society of America.
Professional Experience

 12/2009- Director and Principal Investigator, M. Tuttle & Associates, Georgetown, Maine
 2-10/2009 Regional Coordinator of Central and Eastern U.S. Earthquake Hazards Program, U.S. Geological Survey, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee
 1998-09 Director and Principal Investigator, M. Tuttle & Associates, Georgetown, Maine
 2004- Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
 2000- Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Applied Science, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas; Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee
 1993-98 Assistant Research Scientist, Geology Department, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, New York
 1986-93 Senior Staff Associate of Research Staff Associate of Research, Research Staff Scientist, Senior Research Assistant, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, New York
 1983-85 Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant, University of California, Santa Cruz, California
 1980-82 Soil Scientist, Bureau of Land Management, Roseburg, Oregon
Recent Invited Presentations

 2010 New Madrid seismic zone and the geological record of large paleoearthquakes, Earthquake Awareness Conference, College of Engineering, University of Arkansas, Jonesboro, AR.
 2009 The New Madrid seismic zone, Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Memphis, TN.
 2009 Geological record of ancient earthquakes in the central United States, Association of Engineering Geologists, Shlemon Specialty Conference on Advancing New Madrid Region Time-History Determination, Memphis, TN.
 2009 Clustered model for New Madrid earthquakes, Central and Eastern U.S. Seismic Source Characterization Project Workshop II, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA.
 2008 Paleoliquefaction data and databases, Central and Eastern U.S. Seismic Source Characterization Project - Workshop I, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA.
 2008 Paleoseismology and long-term deformation in the central U.S.: Implications for earthquake sources, Association of Engineering Geologists, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Professional Activities

Served on editorial board of Geology (1992-1997, 2007-2009). Review scientific articles for Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Caribbean Journal of Science, Engineering Geology, Geographie, Physique et Quaternaire, Geology, Geophysical Journal International, Journal of Geophysical Research, Nature, PAGEOPH: Pure and Applied Geophysics, Quaternary Research: Interdisciplinary Journal, Science, Sedimentology, and Seismological Research Letters. Review book manuscripts for Geological Society of America. Review proposals for National Science Foundation, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and University of Puerto Rico Sea Grant College Program. Served on 1992, 1995, 1997, 2002, and 2003 peer review panels of National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program for U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Served on site review panel of Southern California Earthquake Center for National Science Foundation and USGS. Served on 2003 nominating committee for Board of Directors of Seismological Society of America. Member of American Geophysical Union, Geological Society of America, and Seismological Society of America.




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