Yann Gavillot


Geologist

Associate Professor


Education
Ph.D., Geology
M.S., Geology and B.S., Geosciences
Contact Information

(406) 496-4890 (tel)

Email Yann Gavillot ygavillot@mtech.edu

Program Affiliations
Geology, Geohazards, Earthquake Studies
Research Interests
Geology, Geologic Hazards Assessment, Active Fault Studies, Earthquake Geology, Paleoseismology, Neotectonics, Tectonic Geomorphology, Mapping, Structural Geology, Quaternary Geology, Tectonics
Outreach & Presentations
Year Type Citation
2021 Presentation Gavillot, Y., DeLong S., Pickering, A., Sickler, R., and Meigs, A., 2021, Paleoseismic trench investigations on the Black Butte fault: Evidence of late Pleistocene and Holocene surface rupture events near the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, Northern California Earthquake Hazards Workshop, February 2-4, 2021
2019 Presentation Yu, W., Aung, L., Shi, X., Khaing, S., Weldon, E., Min, S., Dawson, T., Gavillot, Y., Meltzner, A., Weldon, R., and Thant, M., 2019, The Short Rupture Interval of The Westernmost Nam Ma Fault in the Past Millennium, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2019.
2019 Presentation Gavillot, Y., DeLong S., Pickering, A., and Cyr, A., 2019, Reevaluating seismic hazards from new mapping of the Back Butte-San Joaquin fold-thrust belt, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, Northern California Earthquake Hazards Workshop, May 1-2, 2019.
2019 Presentation Gavillot, Y., Weldon, R., Wiwegwin., W., Owen, L., Weldon., E., Xuhua, S., Kosuwan, S., Wang, Y., Streig, A., and Hidy, A., 2019, Integrating tectonic geomorphology with seismic hazards on the Mae Chan fault, Northern Thailand: Deciphering land surface change from tectonics and human activity, Geological Society of America, Cordilleran Section, 115th Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs # 329237.
2018 Presentation Gavillot, Y., DeLong, S., Pickering, A., and Cyr, A., 2018, Reevaluating seismic hazards from new mapping of the Back Butte-San Joaquin fold-thrust belt, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 10-14, 2018.
2017 Presentation Gavillot, Y., Meigs, A., Rittenour, T., Sousa, F., Stockli, D., and Malik, M., 2017, Linking bedrock exhumation, fluvial terraces, and geomorphic indices to constrain deformation rates at multiple timescales across the Himalayan deformation front in the Kashmir Himalaya, northwest India, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 4-8, 2017.
2017 Presentation Gavillot, Y., Meigs, A., Rittenour, T., Sousa, F., Stockli, D., and Malik, M., 2017, Linking bedrock exhumation, fluvial terraces, and geomorphic indices to constrain deformation rates at multiple timescales across the Himalayan deformation front in the Kashmir Himalaya, northwest India, Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-304914.
Outside Publications
Citation
Gavillot Y., Meigs, A., DeLong, S., Pickering, A., and Cyr, A., 2021, Deformation rates, detailed mapping and seismic hazard of the Black Butte San Joaquin fold-thrust belt adjacent to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: Collaborative Research with Oregon State University and the U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, Award Number, Final Technical Report - G18AP00093.
Rotzien, J., Sincavage, R., Pellowski, C., Gavillot, Y., Filkorn, H., Cooper, S., Shannon, J., Yildiz, U., Sawyer, F., Uzunlar, N., 2021, Field Based Geoscience Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Planning, Execution, Outcomes, and Forecasts. GSA Today, v. 31, https://doi.org/10.1130/GSATG483A.1.
Zuza, A., Gavillot, Y., Haproff, P., and Wu, C., 2020, Kinematic evolution of a continental collision: Constraining the Himalayan Tibetan orogen via bulk strain rates, Tectonophysics, 797, 228642, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2020.228642.
Gavillot, Y., Meigs, A., Sousa, F., Stockli, D., Yule, D., & Malik, M., 2018, Late Cenozoic foreland‐to‐hinterland low‐temperature exhumation history of the Kashmir Himalaya. Tectonics, 37, 3041-3068. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017TC004668.
Gavillot, Y., Meigs, A., Yule, D., Heermance, R., Rittenour, T., Madugo, C., and Malik, M., 2016, Shortening rate and Holocene surface rupture on the Riasi thrust in the Kashmir Himalaya: Active thrusting within the Northwest Himalayan orogenic wedge, GSA Bulletin, 128 (7-8), 1070?1094, doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/B31281.1.
Gavillot, Y., 2014, Active Tectonics and Earthquake Potential on Folds, Out-of-Sequence Thrusts, and Duplexes in the Kashmir Himalaya (NW India) [Ph.D. thesis]: Corvallis, Oregon, Oregon State University, 231 p.
Meigs A., Madden, C., Yule, J., Gavillot, Y., Hebeler, A., Hussain, A., Bhat, M., Kausar, A., Malik, M., Ramzan, S., Sayab, M., and Yeats, R., 2012, Pattern, rate, and timing of surface rupturing earthquakes across the northwest Himalaya, Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, v. 45, 2, pp 111-114.
Gavillot, Y., Axen, G., Stockli, D., Horton, B., and Fakhari, M., 2010, Timing of thrusting in the High Zagros fold-thrust belt, Iran from (U-Th)/He thermochronometry, Tectonics, 29, TC4025, https://doi.org/10.1029/2009TC002484.
Gavillot, Y., 2008, Age of thrusting in the High Zagros fold-thrust belt, Iran from (U-Th)/He thermochronometry [M.S. thesis]: Los Angeles, California, University of California, 62 p.