Dr. Julie Elliott - Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences - Purdue University

Dr. Julie Elliott

Dr. Yutian Wu

Assistant Professor 
julieelliott@purdue.edu
Curriculum Vitae / Google Scholar
Associated Website: Geology and Geophysics
Education
  • Ph.D. (Geophysics) August 2011- University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska
  • M.Sc. (Geophysics)-  August 2005 University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • B.A. (Physics) - May 1999 Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington
Research Interests
  • Active Tectonics 
  • Geodesy
  • Glacier change
Professional Experience
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate 2011 – present: Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University
  • Graduate Research Assistant 2002 – 2005, 2006 – 2011: Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant 2005 – 2006: Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Selected Publications
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and C. F. Larsen (2013), Active tectonics of the St. Elias orogen, Alaska, observed with GPS measurements, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, 56255642, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50341 (cited 3 times).
  • Elliott, J. L., C. F. Larsen, J. T. Freymueller, and R. J. Motyka (2010), Tectonic block motion and glacial isostatic adjustment in southeast Alaska and adjacent Canada constrained by GPS measurements, J. Geophys. Res.. 115, B09407, doi:10.1029/2009JB007139. (cited 21 times)
  • Pearson, C., R. McCaffrey, J. L. Elliott, R. Snay (2010), HTDP 3.0: Software for coping with the coordinate changes associated with crustal motion, J. Survey Eng., 136(2), 80-90.
  • Elliott, J. L., C. F. Larsen, J. T. Freymueller, and R. J. Motyka (2009), Tectonic block motions in southeast Alaska and adjacent Canada, Earthscope OnSite Fall Newsletter, p. 3.
  • Freymueller, J.T., H. Woodard, S. Cohen, R. Cross, J. Elliott, C. Larsen, S. Hreinsdottir, and C. Zweck (2008), Active deformation processes in Alaska, based on 15 years of GPS measurements, in Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska, AGU Geophysical Monograph, 179, J.T. Freymueller, P.J. Haeussler, R. Wesson, and G. Ekstrom, eds., AGU, Washington, D.C., pp. 1-42.
Selected Conference Abstracts
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and C. F. Larsen (2012), GPS Constraints on Strain Partitioning and Transfer in Alaska, 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU. (Invited Presentation)
  • Elliott, J., M. Pritchard, and A. Melkonian (2012), Satellite Observations of Glacier Change in Southeast Alaska, presented at the IGS Symposium on Glaciers and Ice Sheets in a Warming Climate, Fairbanks, AK, 24-29 June. (Poster Presentation)
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and C. F. Larsen (2011), Active Tectonics of Southern Alaska and the Role of the Yakutat Block Constrained by GPS, Abstract T33A-2375 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 5-9 Dec. (Poster Presentation)
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, C. F. Larsen, and R. J. Motyka (2010), The Mobile Margin of Far North America: GPS Constraints on Active Deformation in Alaska and the Role of the Yakutat Block, Abstract T13C-2213 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 13-17 Dec. (Poster Presentation)
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and C. F. Larsen (2009), Deformation styles along the southern Alaska margin constrained by GPS, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G23D-05. (Oral Presentation)
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and C. F. Larsen (2009), Accretionary tectonics of southern Alaska constrained by GPS, Earthscope National Meeting, Boise, Idaho. (Poster Presentation)
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and C. F. Larsen (2008), Collisional tectonics in the St. Elias orogen, Alaska observed by GPS, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T44A-04. (Oral Presentation)
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and C. F. Larsen (2007), Crustal deformation and strain localization in the Saint Elias orogen, Alaska, observed by GPS, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G14A-02. (Oral Presentation)
  • Freymueller, J. T., and J. Elliott (2007), Uncertainty in the motion of the North American plate and its impact, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G21B-0497.
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and C. F. Larsen (2006), Using GPS to untangle the tectonics of the Saint Elias orogen, Alaska, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G42A-03. (Oral Presentation)
  • Larsen, C. F., R. Motyka, J. L. Elliott, J. T. Freymueller, K. A. Echelmeyer, and E. R. Ivins (2006), Combined datasets from GPS, raised shorelines, tide gauges and glacier volume changes used to differentiate between GIA, elastic rebound and tectonics in Glacier Bay, Alaska, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G23C-02.Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and C. F. Larsen (2006), Using GPS to untangle the tectonics of the Saint Elias orogen, Alaska, Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 38(5), p. 95. (Poster Presentation)
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and C. F. Larsen (2005), Collisional tectonics of the Saint Elias orogen, Alaska, observed by GPS, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T24A-04. (Oral Presentation)
  • Elliott, J., J. T. Freymueller, and B. T. Rabus (2004), Coseismic deformation from the 2002 Mw7.9 Denali Fault earthquake: Insights from SAR speckle tracking, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G21A-0120. (Poster Presentation)
  • Elliott, J., E. J. Price, and J. T. Freymueller (2003), Crustal deformation associated with the 2002 Denali Fault earthquake sequence observed by SAR interferometry, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S12A-0371. (Poster Presentation)
Professional Societies
  • American Geophysical Union 2003 – present
  • Geological Society of America 2006 – present
Teaching Experience
  • Teaching Assistant for Geoscience Applications of Remote Sensing (UAF), one semester - 2005
  • Teaching Assistant for Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Glaciers (UAF), two semesters - 2005 – 2006
Guest Teaching
  • Elliott, J. (2012), Seismic Records of Calving Events at Tidewater Glaciers, substitute teaching in Earthquake Record Reading (Prof. Rowena Lohman), Cornell University.
  • Elliott, J. (2012), Past and Present Tectonics in South Central Alaska, guest lectures in the Alaska Wildlands Studies Program (field course through Cal. State Univ. Monterey Bay).
  • Elliott, J. (2012), How GPS Works and some of its Applications, substitute teaching in The Next Generation of NASA Missions (Prof. Rowena Lohman), Cornell University.
  • Elliott, J. (2012), An Introduction to Geodetic Techniques and their Application to Plate Tectonic Studies, substitute teaching in Global Geophysics (Prof. Matt Pritchard), Cornell University.
  • Elliott, J. (2008), Active Tectonics in Southern Alaska, guest lecture in the Alaska Wildlands Studies Program (field course through Cal. State Univ. Monterey Bay).
Invited Talks
  • Elliott, J. (2013), Active Tectonics in Southern Alaska and Western Canada Constrained by GPS Measurements, Weekly seminar series, University of Iowa.
  • Elliott, J. (2012), Active Tectonics in southern Alaska and the role of the Yakutat Block Constrained by GPS measurements, Weekly seminar series, Purdue University.
  • Elliott, J. (2012), Active Tectonics in southern Alaska and the role of the Yakutat Block Constrained by GPS measurements, Weekly seminar series, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
  • Elliott, J. (2011), The Mobile Margin of Far North America: GPS Constraints on Active Tectonics in Southern Alaska and Northwestern Canada, Weekly seminar series, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University.
  • Elliott, J. (2010), The Mobile Margin of Far North America: GPS Constraints on Active Deformation in Alaska and the Role of the Yakutat Block, Weekly seminar series, Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas at Austin.
  • Elliott, J., A. Berger, C. Larsen, T. Pavlis, N. Ruppert, and L. Worthington (2009), The St. Elias Erosion/Tectonics Project (STEEP), Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Research Summit, McCarthy, Alaska.
  • Elliott, J. (2008), Using GPS to Untangle the Tectonics of the Saint Elias Orogen, Alaska, Wrangell Mountains Center/Wrangell – St. Elias National Park Arts and Lectures Series, Kennecott, Alaska.

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