Dr. Thomas M. Tharp - Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences - Purdue University

Dr. Thomas M. Tharp

Dr. Thomas M. Tharp

Associate Professor Emeritus
E-mail: ttharp1@purdue.edu
Curriculum Vitae 


Education
Ph.D.- University of Wisconsin

Research Interests
Rheology of Earth materials, numerical modeling, numerical modeling in tectonics, structural and engineering geology.

Teaching Interests

  • EAS 120 Introduction to Geography
  • EAS 191T American Landscapes

Selected Publications

  • Tharp, T.M., 2004. Agriculture. Chap. 14 in Introduction to Geography, 2nd Ed. - Custom Edition for Purdue University, Pearson Custom Publishing, 367-393.
  • Tharp, T.M., 2004. Mineral Resources. Chap. 10 in Introduction to Geography, 2nd Ed. - Custom Edition for Purdue University, Pearson Custom Publishing, 241-276.
  • Tharp, T.M., 2003. Cover-collapse sinkhole formation and soil plasticity. In: B.F. Beck (ed). Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, Geotechnical Special Pub. No. 122, ASCE. 110-123.
  • Tharp, T.M., 2002. Poroelastic analysis of cover-collapse sinkhole formation by piezometric surface drawdown. Environmental Geology, 447-456.
  • Tharp, T.M., 2002. Economic and Military Geography. Chap. 14 in Introduction to Geography – Custom Edition for Purdue University, Pearson Custom Publishing, 363-380.
  • Tharp, T.M., 2002. Medical Geography. Chap. 12 in Introduction to Geography – Custom Edition for Purdue University, Pearson Custom Publishing, 311-328.
  • Salvati, R., Tharp, T.M. and Capelli, G., 2001. Conceptual model for geotechnical evaluation of sinkhole risk in the Latium Region. In: B.F. Beck and J.G. Herring (eds.) Geotechnical and Environmental Applications of Karst Geology and Hydrology, 163-167.
  • Tharp, T.M., 2001. Cover-collapse sinkhole formation and piezometric surface drawdown. In: B.F. Beck and J.G. Herring (eds.) Geotechnical and Environmental Applications of Karst Geology and Hydrology, 53-58.

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