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ARPA         MRL/NSF        NSF         USGS/NEHRP

ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Administration)

1970-71 $10,000 X-Ray generator and goniometer

1971-72 $28,000 Experimental and observational study of preferred orientations indeformed micaceous rocks (100% equipment: Hot-creep tester, recorder, x-ray electronics, saw)

MRL/NSF (Materials Research Lab, Brown University, supported by National Science Foundation)

1972-73 $5,000 Orienting mechanics in hot worked mica aggregates

1972-74 $5,000 Solid state processes affecting creep

NSF (National Science Foundation)

1972-76      $19,900    Relationship between finite strain and preferred orientation in slate

1976-77      $20,600    Construction of a modified hot creep tester (with Jan Tullis)

1976-80    $225,300    Research initiation and support in Tectonophysics

1977-80      $65,000    Experiments for understanding upper mantle deformation

1978-79      $14,900    Microcomputer system for rock deformation equipment and related computing (with Jan Tullis)

1981-82      $85,000    Rock Friction Constitutive Experiments as Related to Theory of Earthquake Instability (with James Rice and John Weeks)

1981-83      $55,200    Mechanics of Fold-and-Thrust Belts and Accretionary Wedge Investigated Using Rigid-Plastic Numerical Models (extension of grant originally made to William Chapple, extension was jointly with E.M. Parmentier)

1982-84    $200,000    Rock Friction Constitutive Experiments as Related to Theory of Earthquake Instability (with John Weeks)

1984-87    $300,000    Rock Friction Constitutive Experiments as Related to Theory of Earthquake Instability (with John Weeks)

1985-86       $45,000   Quantitative Measurements of Fault Surfaces: Implications for Stability of Fault Slippage and Earthquake Mechanics.

1986-88     $120,000   Quantitative Measurements of Fault Surfaces: Implications for Stability of Fault Slippage and Earthquake Mechanics.

1988-89     $117,575    A Departmental Research Computer Network: Shared Resources and Economics of Scale (with E. M. Parmentier, J. Imbrie, and P. H. Schultz)

1988-91     $241,000    Rock Friction Constitutive Experiments as Related to Theory of Earthquake Instability (with John Weeks)

1991-93        $91,761   Origin of Aseismic Slip on Oceanic Transform Faults

1992-93        $39,500   Supplement to Rock Friction Constitutive Experiments as Related to Theory of Earthquake Instability (with John Weeks)

1993-94        $80,817   Supplement to Rock Friction Constitutive Experiments as Related to Theory of Earthquake Instability (with John Weeks)

1993-97        $86,973   Development of High Temperature Capability for Rotary Direct Shear Rock Deformation (with John Weeks)

1994-98      $310,000  Rock Friction Constitutive Experiments as Related to Theory of Earthquake Instability (with John Weeks)

1998-99      $117,000  Understanding Processes of Rock Friction Relevant to Earthquake Mechanics (with David Goldsby)

USGS-EHRP  (U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Reduction Program)

1975-76        $39,068   An experimental study of the rheology of granitic rocks (with Jan Tullis and Richard Yund)

1980-81        $35,561   An experimental study of the rheology of crustal rocks (with Jan Tullis)

1982-83        $75,000    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1983-84        $80,000    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1984-85      $107,480    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1985-86      $117,278    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1986-87      $108,878    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1987-88      $115,228    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1988-89      $135,840    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1989-90      $130,000    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1989-90        $28,000    Fault Instability Model for the Loma Prieta Earthquake

1990-91      $168,779    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1991-92      $148,500    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1992-93      $183,066    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1993-94      $133,675    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1994-95      $147,000    Experiments on Rock Friction Constitutive Laws Applied to Earthquake Instability Analysis (with John Weeks)

1997-98        $89,000    Laboratory Experiments on Rock Friction Focused on Understanding Earthquakes

1997-98        $55,000    Identifying Foreshocks by Their Sensitivity to Remote Triggering

1998-99        $85,000    Laboratory Experiments on Rock Friction Focused on Understanding Earthquake Mechanics (with David Goldsby)

1999-2000    $80,000    Laboratory Experiments on Rock Friction Focused on Understanding Earthquake Mechanics (with David Goldsby)