Assistant Professor of Research, Cooperative Research, Environmental Science Program
Office: 104 Foster Hall
Degrees Ph.D. Geology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. 1999 M.Sc. Remote Sensing/Geology, University of Dundee, Scotland 1988 Dip. Sc. Digital Mapping and Remote Sensing, University of Dundee, Scotland 1987 B.Sc. Geology, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia 1982
Geology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
Remote Sensing/Geology, University of Dundee, Scotland
Digital Mapping and Remote Sensing, University of Dundee, Scotland
Geology, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Assistant Professor of Research
Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO
January 2001-August 2002
St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO
February 2000-November 2000
Morrison Knudsen Corporation, Weldon Springs, MO
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Student Research Assistant
Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, MD
Senior Geologist (1988 - 1992)
Ethiopian Institute of Geological Surveys
American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Geological Society of America
Reviewer, Journal of African Earth Sciences
Reviewer, Journal of the Geological Society, London
1995-96 CIRES Graduate Fellowship, University of Colorado, Boulder
1986-88 United Nations Development Program Fellowship
Neotectonics of the Afar Depression Rift System. (Co-I, NASA-GSFC, $10, 854, 1994)
Fracture, Morphology and Neotectonics of the Afar Depression. (Co-I, NASA-GSFC, $30,594, 1995-1996).
Successful Undergraduates in Courses Connected to Earth System Science (SUCCESS). (Co-PI, NASA-CIPA, $270,168, 2003-2006)
Center of Excellence for Environmental Science at Lincoln University (Investigator, Dept. of Defense, $1, 375,806, 2005-2007)
Remote sensing (multi/hyper spectral), Environmental Science, Extensional tectonics
Aerial photo interpretation and map reading
Fundamentals of remote sensing
Environmental geology (new)
Introduction to global positioning system (new)
Tesfaye, S., 2005. Fault population investigation in the Dobe and Guma grabens, Central Afar, Ethiopia (Journal of African Earth Sciences, 41, 437-444).
Tesfaye, S., Harding, D.J., Kusky, T., 2003. Early Continental Breakup Boundary and Migration of the Afar Triple Junction, Ethiopia (Geological Society of America Bulletin, 115, 1053-1067).
Ebinger, C.J., Yemane, T., Harding, D.J., Tesfaye, S., Kelley, S., Rex, D.C., 2000. Rift deflection, migration and propagation: Linkage of the Ethiopian and Eastern Rifts, Africa (Geological Society of America Bulletin, 112, 163-176).
Yemane, T., WoldeGabriel, G., Tesfaye, S., Berhe, S.M., Ebinger, C., 1999. Temporal and geochemical characteristics of Tertiary volcanic rocks and tectonic history in the southern Main Ethiopian Rift and adjacent volcanic fields (Vulcanologica-Acta, 11, 99-119).
Bilham, R., Bendick, R., Larson, K., Braun, J., Mohr, P., Tesfaye, S., Asfaw, L., 1999. Secular and tidal strain across the Ethiopian Rift (Geophysical Research Letters, 26, 2789-2792).