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I earned my Ph.D. in 2009 from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, then moved to Woods Hole, MA, for a Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship. In 2013 I moved to Santa Cruz, CA, where I currently work as a Research Geophysicist at the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center.
PublicationsSkarke, A., C. Ruppel, M. Kodis, D. Brothers, E. Lobecker, Widespread methane leakage from the sea floor on the northern US Atlantic margin, 2014, Nature Geoscience, 7, 657–661. [Download File]
Brothers, D.S., C. Ruppel, J. Kluesner, J.D. Chaytor, U.S. ten Brink, J.C Hill, C. Flores, B. Andrews, 2014, Evidence for seabed fluid expulsion along the upper slope and outer shelf of the U.S. Atlantic margin, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1002/2013GL058048. [Download File]
Obelcz, J., D.S. Brothers, J.D. Chaytor, U.S. ten Brink, S. Ross, S. Brooke, 2014, Geomorphic characterization of four shelf-sourced submarine canyons, U.S. Atlantic margin, Deep Sea Research II, v. 104, p. 106–119. [Download File]
U.S. ten Brink, J.D. Chaytor, E. Geist, Brothers, D.S., B. Andrews, 2014, Assessment of tsunami hazards to the U.S. Atlantic margin, Marine Geology, v. 353, p. 31–54. [Download File]
Brothers, D.S., K. Luttrell, J. Chaytor, 2013, Sea-level–induced seismicity and submarine landslide occurrence, Geology, v. 41, no. 9, 979–982. [Download File]
Brothers, D.S., U. ten Brink, B. Andrews, 2013, Geomorphic process fingerprints in submarine canyons, Marine Geology, v. 338, p.46–63. [Download File]
Brothers, D.S., U. ten Brink, B. Andrews, J. Chaytor, D. Twichell, 2013, Geomorphic characterization of the US Atlantic continental margin, Marine Geology, v. 337, p.53–66. [Download File]
Brothers, D.S., A.J. Harding, A. Gonzalez-Fernandez, W.S. Holbrook, G.M. Kent, N.W. Driscoll, J. Fletcher, D. Lizarralde, P.J. Umhoeffer, G. Axen, 2012, Farallon slab detachment and deformation of the Magdalena Shelf, southern Baja California:Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/2011GL050828. [Download File]
Kleppe, J.A., D.S. Brothers, G.M. Kent, F. Biondi, S. Jensen, N.W. Driscoll, 2011, Timing and severity of Medieval drought in the Lake Tahoe Basin: Quaternary Science Reviews, 30, 3269–3279. [Download File]
Brothers, D.S., D.K. Kilb, K. Luttrell, G. Kent, N. Driscoll, 2011, Flood induced rupture of faults beneath the Salton Sea: Nature Geoscience, 4, 486-492. [Download File]
Brothers, D.S., N.W. Driscoll, G.M. Kent, A.J. Harding, J.M. Babcock, R.L. Baskin, 2009, Tectonic evolution of the Salton Sea inferred from seismic reflection data: Nature Geoscience, 2, 581-584. [Download File]
Brothers, D.S., G.M. Kent, N.W. Driscoll, S.B. Smith, R. Karlin, J.A. Dingler, A.J. Harding, G.G. Seitz, J.M. Babcock, 2009, New constraints on deformation, slip rate, and timing o the most recent earthquake on the West Tahoe-Dollar Point Fault, Lake Tahoe Basin, California: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 99, 2A, 499–519. [Download File]
1) Andrews, B.D., Chaytor, J.D., ten Brink, U.S., Brothers, D.S., Gardner, J.V., 2013, Bathymetric terrain model of the Atlantic Margin for marine geological investigations. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report.
2) Obelcz, J. D. Brothers, U. ten Brink, J. Chaytor, C. Worley, E. Moore, Chirp seismic reflection data from Baltimore, Washington, and Norfolk Canyons, U.S. Mid-Atlantic Margin, USGS Open File Report, 2014-1118.
3) Brothers, D.S., 2009, New insights into tectonic deformation along the North America-Pacific plate boundary: Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, San Diego.
4) Maloney, J., D. Brothers, J. Babcock, A. Harding, 2009, Integrated earthquake potential offshore San Diego: A marine paleoseismic investigation, USGS National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, Final Report.
My Science Topics
My USGS Science Strategy AreasA National Hazard, Risk, and Resilience Assessment Program
Continental Margins Research
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