Vic Camp

Lecturer

Department of Geological Sciences
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182-1020

Office: GMCS-228K
Phone: 619.594.7170
Fax: 619.594.4372
email: vcamp@mail.sdsu.edu
website: http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~vcamp/
How Volcanoes Work: http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/

EDUCATION
  • Ph.D. – 1976 – Washington State University
  • M.S. – 1972 – Miami University
  • B.S. – 1970 – Marshall University
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Volcanology
  • Tectonomagmatic evolution of continental volcanic terrains
  • Field mapping and the development of coherent volcanic stratigraphies
RESEARCH PROJECTS
  • Plume emplacement in the Columbia River Basalt province and the northern Basin and Range
  • Mantle upwelling in the Cenozoic harrat volcanic province of western Saudi Arabia
  • Terrane accretion in the early Proterzoic mobile belts of the Arabian shield
  • Ocean closure along a Mesozoic continental suture zone in the Neo-Tethyan belt of eastern Iran
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Camp, V.E., Ross, M.E., Duncan, R.A., Jarboe, N.A., Coe, S.C., Hanan, B.B., and Johnson, J.A., 2013, The Steens Basalt: Earliest lavas of the Columbia River Basalt Group, in Reidel, S.P., Camp, V.E., Ross, M.E., Wolff, J.A., Martin, B.S., Tolan, T.L., and Wells, R.E., eds., The Columbia River Flood Basalt Province: Geological Society of America Special Paper 497, doi: 10.1130/2013.2497(04)
  • Camp, V.E., 2013, Origin of the Columbia River Basalt: Passive rise of shallow mantle, or active upwelling of a deep-mantle plume?, in Reidel, S.P., Camp, V.E., Ross, M.E., Wolff, J.A., Martin, B.S., Tolan, T.L., and Wells, R.E., eds., The Columbia River Flood Basalt Province: Geological Society of America Special Paper 497, doi: 10.1130/2013.2497(07).
  • Camp, V.E., and Hanan, B.B, 2008, A plume-triggered delamination origin for the Columbia River Basalt Group, Geosphere; June 2008; v. 4; no. 3; p. 480–495; doi: 10.1130/GES00175.1.
  • Camp, V.E., and Ross, M.E., 2004, Mantle Dynamics and Genesis of Mafic Magmatsim in the Intermontane Pacific Northwest, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 109, no. B8, B)8204, d.o.i. 10.1029/2003JB2838 [printed 109(B8), 2004].
  • Camp, V.E., Ross, M.E., and Hanson, W., 2003, Genesis of flood basalts and basin-and-range volcanics from SteensMountain to the Malheur River Gorge, Oregon, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 115, p.l05-128.