Dr Catherine Mottram stands in a science lab

Research by Dr. Catherine Mottram throws a new light on how faults developed

  • 26 November 2020
  • 9 min read

Faults in the Earth's crust result from huge plate tectonic forces, cause earthquakes and act as conduits for fluids that can create ore deposits. But how do we know when faults were active throughout geological time? Dr. Catherine Mottram joins us to discuss her recent work in the Yukon, Canada, which is helping to change the way we look at these important processes.

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