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Katherine J. Kendrick

Katherine J. Kendrick

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Earth Sciences
Geology 454A
(951) 827-4418

Research Areas

  • Tectonic Geomorphology

Research Interests:
Tectonic geomorphology; fault activity and interactions in Southern California; pedogenic processes as applied to neotectonics; paleoseismicity.

Recent Projects:
Tectonic deformation surrounding a restraining fault bend, northern San Jacinto fault, southern California; fault rupture associated with the 1999 Hector Mine earthquake, southern California; uplift and fault history of the Gurvan Bulag and Bogd faults, Mongolia.


Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 1999


  • Hecker, S., Kendrick, K.J., Ponti, D.J., and Hamilton, J., 1998, Digital Fault and Fold Map and Database for Southern California: Phase I - Faults of Long Beach 30' x 60' quadrangle; U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 98-129.
  • Kendrick, K.J., and McFadden, L.D., 1996, Comparison and contrast of processes of soil formation in the San Timoteo Badlands with chronosequences in California; Quaternary Research, v. 46, p. 149-160.

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department of Earth Sciences
Geology Building

Tel: (951) 827-3434
Fax: (951) 827-4324