Emanuel G. Bombolakis
earth and environmental sciences
Emanuel G. Bombolakis, Professor
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M. SC. Colorado School of Mines
Structural Geology, Engineering Geology, Rock Mechanics
Current Research: Caucasus mountain belt system
M.S. ALUMNI AND PROJECTS
Rethinking the tectonic model of the Caucasus: an investigation of the southern section of the proposed Borjomi-Kazbegi Fault Zone. (2006)
Eugene Szymanski Jr.
Structure and timing of thrust and nappe development within the Mtkvari River Basin, South Kartli Basin, Republic of Georgia. (2005)
Deformation in the Hogsback Thrust Sheet: Kemmerer, Wyoming. (1989)
An instability at a clay-siltstone interface as a possible mechanism for slope instability. (1982)
Thixotropic hardening of bentonite. (1980)
A study of frictional instability during deformation of brittle rock. (1976)
Crack growth in calcite. (1976)
Resistivity studeies of the effects of the intermediate principal stress on crack growth in westerly granite. (1973)
Structural geology of the Chelmsford Granite at Oak Hill. (1973)
Bombolakis, E. G., Adamia, S. A., and Dolginov, E. (1997) Some Major Problems of the Post-Cretaceous Structural Evolution of the Caucasus. European Geophysical Society, XXII General Assembly, Annales Geophysicae, Supplement 1, vol. 15, p C165.
Bombolakis, E. G., Adamia, S. A., and Dolginov, E. (1997) Post Oligocene Structural Evolution of the Caucasus: Major Problems, Preliminary Results. Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 29, no. 7, p A-222.
Bombolakis, E. G. (1994). Applicability of Critical-wedge Theories to Foreland Belts. Geology, Vol. 22, pp. 535-538.
Bombolakis, E. G. (1992). A Developmental Stage of a Foreland Belt, In McClay, K.R. (editor), Thrust Tectonics, 1990 Unwin-Hyman Publ. Co., pp. 33-40.
Bombolakis, E. G. (1992) Role of Elastic Stiffness and Fault Damping During Thrust Sheet Emplacement in a Foreland Belt. In: B. Evans & T.-f. Wong (editors), Fault Mechanics and Transport Properties in Rocks: A Festschrift in Honor of W. F. Brace, Academic Press, London, Ch. 17, pp. 417-434.
Bombolakis, E. G. (1989). Thrust Fault Mechanics and Dynamics During a Developmental Stage of a Foreland Belt, Journal of Structural Geology, vol. 11, p. 439-455.