Alan R. Nelson focuses on Subduction, Seismology, Plate tectonics, Sea level and Radiocarbon dating. His Subduction study is focused on Paleontology in general. His Seismology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Quaternary and Subsidence.
Alan R. Nelson conducted interdisciplinary study in his works that combined Plate tectonics and Magnitude. The various areas that Alan R. Nelson examines in his Sea level study include Assemblage, Ecology and Stratigraphy. His research on Bay also deals with topics like
His scientific interests lie mostly in Seismology, Subduction, Oceanography, Holocene and Radiocarbon dating. His research in Seismology intersects with topics in Subsidence and Deformation. The study incorporates disciplines such as Bay, Paleoseismology, Plate tectonics and Subsidence in addition to Subduction.
In his study, Series and Vegetation is inextricably linked to Period, which falls within the broad field of Plate tectonics. As a member of one scientific family, Alan R. Nelson mostly works in the field of Holocene, focusing on Sea level and, on occasion, Deposition. His Radiocarbon dating study improves the overall literature in Paleontology.
Alan R. Nelson mainly investigates Seismology, Subduction, Oceanography, Estuary and Marsh. As part of one scientific family, Alan R. Nelson deals mainly with the area of Seismology, narrowing it down to issues related to the Deformation, and often Tectonophysics. His study in Radiocarbon dating extends to Subduction with its themes.
The Foraminifera and Salt marsh research Alan R. Nelson does as part of his general Oceanography study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Environmental resource management, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science. His Estuary research incorporates elements of Sediment transport, Paleoseismology, Holocene, Intertidal zone and Earthquake rupture. His Marsh study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Sedimentary rock, Peninsula and Lithology.
His primary scientific interests are in Seismology, Coastal hazards, Sedimentary rock, Oceanography and Subduction. His study ties his expertise on Holocene together with the subject of Seismology. His Coastal hazards study spans across into fields like Stratigraphy, Peninsula, Marsh and Lithology.
His Sedimentary rock research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Prehistory and Archaeology. His Oceanography research incorporates themes from Paleontology and Radiocarbon dating. Alan R. Nelson studies Megathrust earthquake which is a part of Subduction.
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Summary of Coastal Geologic Evidence for past Great Earthquakes at the Cascadia Subduction Zone
Brian F. Atwater;Alan R. Nelson;John J. Clague;Gary A. Carver.
Earthquake Spectra (1995)
The Wasatch fault zone, utah—segmentation and history of Holocene earthquakes
Michael N Machette;Stephen F Personius;Alan R Nelson;David P Schwartz.
Journal of Structural Geology (1991)
Identifying coseismic subsidence in tidal‐wetland stratigraphic sequences at the Cascadia subduction zone of western North America
Alan R. Nelson;Ian Shennan;Antony J. Long.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1996)
Tsunami history of an Oregon coastal lake reveals a 4600 yr record of great earthquakes on the Cascadia subduction zone
Harvey M. Kelsey;Alan R. Nelson;Eileen Hemphill-Haley;Robert C. Witter.
Geological Society of America Bulletin (2005)
Great earthquakes of variable magnitude at the Cascadia subduction zone
Alan R. Nelson;Harvey M. Kelsey;Robert C. Witter.
Quaternary Research (2006)
Radiocarbon evidence for extensive plate-boundary rupture about 300 years ago at the Cascadia subduction zone
Alan R. Nelson;Alan R. Nelson;Brian F. Atwater;Peter T. Bobrowsky;Lee-Ann Bradley.
Foraminiferal assemblage zones in Oregon tidal marshes; relation to marsh floral zones and sea level
Anne E. Jennings;Alan R. Nelson.
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (1992)
An earthquake history derived from stratigraphic and microfossil evidence of relative sea-level change at Coos Bay, southern coastal Oregon
Alan R. Nelson;Anne E. Jennings;Kaoru Kashima.
Geological Society of America Bulletin (1996)
Diatom zonation in southern Oregon tidal marshes relative to vascular plants, foraminifera, and sea level
Alan R. Nelson;Kaoru Kashima.
Journal of Coastal Research (1993)
Holocene fault scarps near Tacoma, Washington, USA
Brian L. Sherrod;Thomas M. Brocher;Craig S. Weaver;Robert C. Bucknam.
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