The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Timothy
Timothy "Tip" A Meckel Research Scientist Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
E-mail: tip.meckel@beg.utexas.edu Telephone: 512-471-4306 Fax: 512-471-0140
Professional Summary
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Research Interests
Stratigraphy
Structural Geology
Tectonics
Education
Ph.D., 2003, Institute for Geophysics and Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin.

M.S., 1998, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT.

B.A., 1995, with Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, Department of Geology, Colby College, Waterville, ME.
Selected Publications
Meckel, T. A., 2008, An attempt to reconcile subsidence rates determined from various techniques in southern Louisiana: Quatermary Science Reviews, v. 27, p. 1517–1522.

Meckel, T. A., ten Brink, U., and Williams, S. J., 2007, Sediment compaction rates in deltaic plains: numerical contstraints and stratigraphic influences: Basin Research, v. 19, p. 19–31, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2006.00310.x

Meckel, T. A., ten Brink, U., and Williams, S. J., 2006, Current subsidence rates due to compaction of Holocene sediments in southern Louisiana: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 33, L11403, doe:10.1029/2006GL026300.

Meckel, T. A., Mann, P., Mosher, S., and Coffin, M., 2005, Influence of cumulative convergence on lithospheric thrust fault development and topography along the Australian-Pacific plate boundary south of New Zealand: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 6, no. 9, p. 1–20.

Daczko, N., Mosher, S., Coffin, M., and Meckel, T. A., 2005, Tectonic implications of fault-scarp-derived volcaniclastic deposits on Macquarie Island; sedimentation at a fossil ridge-transform intersection? Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 117, no. 1/2, p. 18–31.

Meckel, T. A., Coffin, M., Mosher, S., Symonds, G., Bernardel, G., and Mann, P., 2003, Underthrusting at the Hjort Trench, Australian-Pacific plate boundary: incipient subduction? Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 4, no. 12, p. 1–30.

Daczko, N., Wertz, K., Mosher, S., Coffin, M., and Meckel, T. A., 2003, Extension along the Australian-Pacific transpressional transform plate boundary near Macquarie Island: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 4, no. 9, p. 1–22.
Awards
Best Presentation by Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Gale White Fellowship, Institute for Geophysics, The University of Texas at Austin, 2001 - 2002

Banks Scholarship, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002

Best Presentation by a Fellowship Recipient, Institute for Geophysics, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002

Research Grant, Geological Society of America, distinguished for exceptional merit in conception and presentation, 2000

Departmental Award for Academic Scholarship, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Scholarship, Academic Excellence and Field Research, Billings Geophysical Society, Billings, Montana, 1997

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