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Department of Earth Sciences

Staff Profile

Dr Maxwell Wilkinson, BSc Hons (Edinburgh) 2008; PhD (Durham) 2012

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2012 - present - Research Geoscientist, Geospatial Research Ltd., Dept. of Earth Sciences, Durham University

2012 - PhD: 'The use of Terrestrial Laser Scanning in characterizing active tectonic processes from postseismic slip to the long term growth of normal faults', Durham University

2008 - BSc Hons, 1st class, The University of Edinburgh

Research Interests

  • Geospatial techniques & applications - development of equipment, acquisition & analysis methods
  • Active tectonics and deformation - monitoring & change detection
  • Fracture characterisation at outcrop
  • Tectonic geomorphology
  • Earthquake geology

Selected Publications

Journal article