Scott Burns Full Vita updated 2016

CURRICULUM VITAE        updated 3/30/2016

SCOTT F. BURNS

 

email: burnss@pdx.edu

Office: 503-725-3389

Fax: 503-725-3025

 

Portland State University

Dept. of Geology

P.O. Box 751

Portland, OR 97207

 

EDUCATION

1980 PhD - Geology, University of Colorado

1970 MS - Physical Science, Stanford University

1969 BS - Chemistry, Stanford University

 

REGISTRATION & LICENSES

Oregon - RG, CEG

Washington - LG,

 

EMPLOYMENT

  • Professor Emeritus, Portland State University, 2014-present
  • Professor and Department Chair, Portland State University, 2008-2009
  • Professor, Portland State University, 1999-2013
  • Professor and  Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, 1997-99
  • Associate Professor, Portland State University, 1990-97
  • Associate Professor, Louisiana Tech University, 1982-90
  • Visiting Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1982
  • Visiting Professor, Western Washington University, 1981
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Lincoln College, New Zealand, 1980-81
  • Research Assistant, University of Colorado, 1977-80
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Colorado, 1976-77
  • Laboratory Associate, Community College of Denver, 1976
  • Head of the Dept. of Natural Sciences, American College of Switzerland, 1971-75
  • Assistant Professor, American College of Switzerland, 1970-75
  • Teaching Assistant, Stanford University, 1969-70

 

THESIS AND DISSERTATION

 

Dissertation

Alpine Soil Distribution and Development, Indian Peaks, Colorado Front Range, (1980) University of Colorado, Boulder, Advisor: Peter W. Birkeland

 

Thesis

Origin of Optical Activity in Living Organisms, (1970) Stanford University, Palo Alto, Advisor: William Bonner

 

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (Journals with two referees)

Books

Allen, J.E., Burns, M., and Burns, S.F., (2009) Cataclysms on the Columbia, The Great Missoula Floods (revised Second Edition, 3rd printing), Ooligan Press, 204 pages

 

Burns, S.F., Editor, (1998) Environmental, Groundwater and Engineering Geology: Applications from Oregon, Star Publishing Co., Belmont, California, 689 pages

 

 

Chapters

 

Southard, Susan, Burns, SF, and Southard, Randy (in press) “Land Resource A and C – Soils of the Pacific Coast” in Larry T. West, editor, Soils of the USA,  Springer Verlag, Germany

 

Burns, S.F.,  R. Pirot, K. Williams, & S. Sobiechezk (2014) “Massive debris flow event in Pacific Northwest Volcanoes, USA, November 2006; causes, effects and relationship to climate change. Engineering Geology of Society and Territory, Volume 2: Landslide Processes, Springer Verlag, Germany, pages 545-552.

 

S.F. Burns (2014) Urban landslides: challenges for the forensic engineering geologist and engineer. Engineering Geology for Society and Territory, Volume 5: Urban Geology, Sustainable Planning and Landscape Exploitation: pages 3-10.

 

Burns, S.F., (2013) “Mountain and Hillslope Geomorphology: Processes, Transport, and Deposition Landforms: Slides” in treatise in Geomorphology, Elsevier Inc.,, New York, N.Y., Chapter 7.17, p. 152-157, online version: www.sciencedirect.com/science/referenceworks/9780080885223

 

Burns, S.F. (2012) The importance of soil and geology in tasting terroir with a case history from the Willamette Valley, Oregon. In P.H. Dougherty (ed), The Geography of Wine: Regions, Terroir, and Techniques, Springer Science and Business Media, New York. P. 95-108

 

Burns, S.F., Pirot, R., Williams, W., and Sobieszczyk, S., (2012) Massive debris flow event on Pacific Northwest volcanoes, USA. November 2006: causes, effects and relationship to climate change, 11th International Symposium on Landslides (ISL) and the 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides, Banff, Alberta, Canada, June 2-8, 2012, p. 61

 

Burns, S.F., (2012) “Urban Landslides: Challenges for Forensic Engineering Geologists and Engineers, 11th International Symposium on Landslides (ISL) and the 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides, Banff, Alberta, Canada, June 2-8, 2012, p. 39

 

Burns, S.F., (2011) “After 8,000 Aftershocks: When Will it Stop? The untold story of life after a major earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, Earth Magazine, December 2011, p. 38-40

 

Burns, S. F., (2010) Terroir and the geology of wine, Williams, A.L., Pinches, G.M., Chin, C.Y., McMorran T.J., Massey, C.I. eds, in Geologically Active, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, p. 321-331

 

Haughland, J.E., Burns, S.F., (2006) Soils and Geomorphology in the Oregon Cascades: A Comparative Study of

Illinoian-Aged and Wisconsin-Aged Moraines, Physical Geography, Bellwether Publishing, Vol. 27(4)

 

Taylor, J., and Burns, S.F., (2006) Slope and seismic stability of Castle Lake Debris Dam, Mt. St. Helens, Washington, Landslides and Avalanches, Taylor and Francis publishers

 

Taylor, J.M. and Burns S.F., (2005) Slope and Seismic Stability of Castle Lake Debris Dam, Mt. St. Helens, Washington, Taylor and Francis, London, p. 349-356

 

Burns, S.F., (2002) Reactivation of Ancient Landslides in the Pacific Northwest, USA from 1996-2002 in: J. Ciesielczuk and S. Ostaficzuk, editors, Landslides, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland, p. 35-47

 

Burns, S.F., Ashbaugh, S.G., Paris, R. and Toombs, G., (1998) Presentation of radon potential maps to the public: a case history for Portland, Oregon in: Welby, C.W. and Gowan, M.E., eds, A Paradox of Power: Voices of Warning and Reason in the Geosciences, Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado, Reviews in Engineering Geology, 12:43-52

 

Burns, S.F., (1998) Formation of Soils, Webster Parish in: W.E. Kilpatrick, Soil Survey of Webster Parish, Louisiana, USDA Soil Conservation Service, Washington, D.C., p. 89-98

 

Burns, S.F., (1998) “Landslide hazards in Oregon” in Burns, S.F., Editor (1998) Environmental, Groundwater and Engineering Geology: Applications from Oregon, Star Publishing Co., Belmont, California, p. 303-317

 

Burns, S.F., (1998) “Landslides in the Portland area resulting from the winter storm of 1996” in: Burns, S.F., Editor, (1998) Environmental, Groundwater and Engineering Geology: Applications from Oregon, Star Publishing Co., Belmont, California, p. 367-372

 

Burns, S.F., (1998) “Geologic and physiographic provinces of Oregon” in: Burns, S.F., Editor, Environmental, Groundwater and Engineering Geology: Applications from Oregon, Star Publishing Co., Belmont, California, p. 3-15

 

Autin, W.J., Burns, S.F., Miller, B.J., Saucier, R.A., and Sneed, J.N., (1991) "Quaternary geology of the Lower Mississippi Valley" in: R.B. Morrison, ed, Quaternary Nonglacial Geology: Conterminous United States: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America, The Geology of North America, Volume K-2,  p. 547-582

 

Burns, S.F. and Tonkin, P.J., (1982) Soil-Geomorphic Models and the Spatial Distribution and Development of Alpine Soils in: C.E. Thorn, Ed., Space and Time in Geomorphology, International Series No. 12, Allen and Unwin, London, p. 25-44

 

Articles

 

Retallack, G.J. and S.F. Burns (2016) The effects of soil on the taste of wine. GSA Today. V.26,  number 5, 4-9.

 

Burns, S.F., (2013) “Mountain and Hillslope Geomorphology: Processes, Transport, and Deposition Landforms: Slides” in treatise in Geomorphology, 7.17, Elsevier, New York, N.Y.

 

Burns, S.F. (2012) Urban Landslides: Challenges for forensic engineering geologists and engineers, Proceedings of the 11th International and 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides and Engineered Slopes, Banff, Canada, 3-8 June 2012, Landslides and Engineered Slopes, Protecting Society through Improved Understanding, Eberhardt, E., Froese, C., Turner, A.K. and Leroueil, S. eds., CRC Press, Vol.1, p. 129-134

 

Burns, S.F., Pirot, R., Williams, Sobieszczyk, S. (2012) Massive Debris Flow Event on Pacific

Northwest Volcanoes, USA. November 2006: causes, effects and relationship to climate change,

Proceedings of the 11th International and 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides and Engineered Slopes, Banff, Canada, 3-8 June 2012, Landslides and Engineered Slopes, Protecting Society through Improved Understanding, Eberhardt, E., Froese, C., Turner, A.K. and Leroueil, S., eds., CRC Press, Vol. 1, p. 443-448

 

Burns, S.F. (2011) After 8,000 Aftershocks: When Will it Stop? The untold story of life after a

major earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, Earth Magazine, December 2011, p. 38-40

 

Burns, S. F., (2010) What causes landslides, AEG News, Vol. 53(2):30

 

Burns, S.F., Burns, W.J.,  Hinkle, J.C., and James, D.H., (2009) Landslides geohazard map for Portland, Oregon, USA, in Engineering Geology for Tomorrow’s Cities, edited by M.G. Culshaw, H.J. Reeves, I. Jefferson & T.W. Spink,) Geological Society Engineering Geology Special Publication No. 22, Geological Society of London, IAEG 2006, Paper No. 520, p. 1-12

 

Burns, S.F., (2010) Landslides: The Uninsurable Hazard, Earth, March, 2010, p. 86

 

Burns, S.F., (2009) [A Political Comment] Infrastructure Needs–and Gets–Help, Earth, May 2009, p. 86

 

Burns, S.F., (2007) Prevention is the best medicine: Doing site evaluations to prevent geological hazard catastrophie, Geotimes, Feb., 2007, p. 19-22

 

Haughland, J.E., Burns, S.F. (2006) Soils and Geomorphology in the Oregon Cascades: A Comparative Study of Illinoian-Aged and Wisconsin-Aged Moraines, Physical Geography Vol. 27(4):363-377

 

Birkeland, P.W., Shroba, R.R., Burns, S.F., Price, A.J., and Tonkin, P.J., (2003) Integrating Soils and Geomorphology in Mountains – example from the Front Range of Colorado. Geomorphology, Vol. 55:329-344

 

Burns, S.F., Sanchez, T, Dorwart, J, and Merrick, M., (2002) Natural hazards: are you at risk? Metroscape, p. 13-19

 

Allen, C.E., and Burns, S.F., (2000) Characterization of Alpine Soils, Eagle Cap, Wallowa Mountains, Oregon. Physical Geography, Vol. 21 (3):212-222

 

Wilson, D.C., Burns, S.F., Jarrell, W., Lester, A., and Larson, E., (1999) Natural groundwater discharge of orthophosphate in the Tualatin Basin, Northwest Oregon. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, Vol. 5 (2):189-197

 

Burns, S.F. (1996) Landslides in the West Hills of Portland: A preliminary look, Oregon Geology, Vol. 58 (2):42-43

 

Meriwether, J.R., Burns, S.F., Thompson, R.H., and Beck, J.N., (1995) Evaluation of soil radionuclides using pedagogically based sampling techniques, Health Physics, Vol. 69 (3):406-409

 

Burns, S.F., (1994) Extra credit adds excitement to introductory science courses, Journal of College Science Teaching, Vol. 23 (3):62-165

 

Allen, J.E., and Burns, S.F., (1994) The important first lecture to an introductory geology class, Journal of Geological Education, 42:1-4

 

Peterson, C.D., Darienzo, M.E., Burns, S.F., and Burris, W.K., (1993) Field trip guide to Cascadia paleoseismic evidence along the northern Oregon coast: evidence of subduction zone seismicity in the central Cascadia margin, Oregon Geology, Vol. 55 (5):99-114

 

Burns, S.F., Hadley, W.O., Mutchler, J.W., Smith, S.M., Hernandez, M.W., and Siddiqui, A.S., (1992) Development of design criteria for prevention of slope failures. Louisiana Transportation Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Report 210, 231 pages

 

Bockheim, J.G. and Burns, S.F., (1991) Pergelic soils of the continental United States: distribution and taxonomy, Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 23 (2):206-212

 

Burns, S.F., Thompson, R.H., Beck, J.N. and Meriwether, J.R., (1991) Thorium, uranium, and cesium-137 in Louisiana soils: migration trends in a soil catena near Dubach, Louisiana, USA, Radiochimica Acta et Cosmochimia Acta, 52/53:241-247

 

Burns, S.F., (1990) Alpine Spodosols: Cryaquods, Cryohumods, Cryorthods, and Placaquods above treeline", in J.M. Kimble and R.D. Yeck, eds, Proceedings of Fifth International Soil Correlation Meeting, ISCOM: Characterization, Classification and Utilization of Spodosols, USDA, Soil Conservation Service, Lincoln, Nebraska, p. 46-62

 

Schaetzl, R.J., Burns, S.F., Small, T.W., and Johnson, D.L., (1990) Tree uprooting: review of types and patterns of soil disturbance, Physical Geography, Vol. 11 (3):277-291

 

Schaetzl, R.J., Johnson, D.L., Burns, S.F., and Small, T.W., (1989) Tree Uprooting: Review of Terminology, Process and Environmental Implications, Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 19:1-11

 

Schaetzl, R.J., Burns, S.F., Johnson, D.J., and Small, T.W., (1989) Tree Uprooting: Review of Impacts on Forest Ecology Vegetatio, 79:165-176

 

Burns, S. F., (1976), Science Can Be Fun and Tasty: Winemaking in the Lab, Journal of College Science Teaching, Vol. 5 (3):160-164

 

Maps

Walsh, K., Peterson, G.I., Wells, R.E., Fleck, R.J., Evarts, R.T., Duvall, A., Blakely, R.J., and Burns, S.F., (2011)

A tunnel Runs Through it – an Inside View of the Tualatin Mountains, Oregon, U.S.G.S., Scientific Investigations Map 3144

 

Burns, S.F., Growney, L.D., Brodersen, B., Yeats, R.L., and Popowski, T., (1997) Map showing faults, bedrock Geology, and sediment thickness of the western half of the Oregon City 1:100,000 Quadrangle, Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, IMS 4 Interpretive Map Series, Portland, OR

 

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS Proceedings, Guidebooks, Encyclopedias (one reviewer)

 

Articles

 

 

Burns, S.F. and Hilary Whitney, (2015) From Burgundy to Bordeaux in Forty Miles: The Exciting Wine Terroirs of the Columbia Gorge. The Gorge Magazine. Winter 2015-2016,  Pages 34-37

 

Burns, S.F. (2015) Urban Landslides: Challenges for Forensic Engineering Geologists and Engineers. Proceedings of the 63rd Annual Geotechnical Engineering Conference, University of Minnesota,  p.81-88.

 

Burns, S.F., (2007) Man Meets Nature in the Built Environment, Geotimes, Vol. 52 (12):36-38

 

Burns, S.F., (2007) Prevention is the best medicine: Doing site evaluations to prevent geological hazard catastrophes, Geotimes, Vol. 52 (2):19-22

 

Taylor, J., Burns, S.F., (2005) Slope and seismic stability of Castle Lake Debris Dam, Mt. St. Helens, Washington, Landslides and Avalanches, Taylor and Francis publishers, p. 349-355

 

Burns, S.F., (2005) Landslide, Encyclopedia of Geology, R.C. Selley, L.R.M., Cocks & I.R. Plimer, eds, Elsevier, Oxford, 4:687-692

 

Burns, S.F., (2003) Weathering of Rocks in: E.J. Dasch, editor, Encyclopedia of Water Science, MacMillan Reference Library, Farmington, MI., p. 234-236

 

Burns, S.F., (2003) James Hutton in: E.J. Dasch, editor, Encyclopedia of Water Science, MacMillan Reference Library, Farmington, MI., p. 186-187

 

Burns, S.F., (2003) Landslides, in: E.J. Dasch, editor, Encyclopedia of Water Science, MacMillan Reference Library, Farmington, MI., p. 14-17

 

Burns, S.F., (2003) Careers in Soil Science in: E.J. Dasch, editor, Encyclopedia of Water Science, MacMillan Reference Library, Farmington, MI., p.131-132

 

Burns, S.F., (1996) When the Rivers Rise the Slopes Will Slide: Landslides in the Portland Area Resulting From the Storm of February 1996, Proceedings of the Pacific Northwest Floods of February 1996 Water Issues Conference October 7-8, 1996, Portland, OR

 

Burns, S.F., (1996) Earthflows, debris flows and roads: The aftermath of the winter storm of 1996, Portland, Oregon, Proceedings 47th Annual Highway Geology Symposium, Cody, Wyoming, p.1-9

 

O'Connor, J.E., Waitt, R.B., Benito, G., Cordero, D., and Burns, S.F., (1995) Beyond the Channeled Scabland, Part 1. Oregon Geology, Vol. 57 (3):51-60

 

O'Connor, J.E., Waitt, R.B., Benito, G., Cordero, D., and Burns, S.F., (1995) Beyond the Channeled Scabland, Part 2. Oregon Geology, Vol. 57 (4):75-86

 

O'Connor, J.E., Waitt, R.B., Benito, G., Cordero, D., and Burns, S.F., (1995) Beyond the Channeled Scabland, Part 3. Oregon Geology, Vol. 57 (5):99-115

 

Burns, S.F., Editor, (1994) Proceedings of 45th Highway Geology Symposium, Portland, OR, August 17-19, 1994

 

Burns, S.F., (1993) Fire, ice and tectonics: Geological setting for Oregon, California and Nevada, in: J.M Kimble, editor, Proceedings, VIII International Soil Management Workshop: Utilization of Soil Survey Information for Sustainable Land Use, Portland, July 11-24, 1992, p. 83-86

 

Burns, S.F., Caldwell, R.R., and Mulder, R.A., (1992) Mapping geological earthquake hazards, Salem, Oregon. Proceedings, 35th Annual Meeting of Association of Engineering Geologists, October 2-9, 1992, p. 291-296

 

Burns, S.F., Caldwell, R.R., Mulder, R.A., Mabey, M., and Madin, I., (1992) Earthquake Hazard Determinations from Sediment and Soil Mapping: Case History of Salem Oregon, Proceedings of the 28th Symposium on Engineering Geology and Geotechnical Engineering, April 1-3, Boise, Idaho, p. 18-26

 

Burns, S. F., (1990) The Alps, in: Frank N. Magill, ed., Magill's Survey of Science Encyclopedia; Earth Science Series, 1:37-45, Salem Press, Pasadena

 

Burns, S. F., (1990) in: Frank N. Magill, ed., Soil Profiles, Magill's Survey of Science Encyclopedia, Earth Science Series, 4:2394-2401, Salem Press, Pasadena

 

Burns, S. F., (1990) Soil Formation in: Frank N. Magill, ed., Magill's Survey of Science Encyclopedia, Earth Science Series, 4:2409-2414, Salem Press, Pasadena

 

Burns, S. F., Hadley, W.O., Griffin, P.M., Mutchler, J.W. and Smith, S.M., (1989) Slope Failures on Highway Embankments High in Shrink Swell Clays: Prevention and Repair, Proceedings of 40th Annual Highway Geology Symposium, Birmingham, p. 111-130

 

Thompson, R. H., Burns, S.F., Beck, J.N., and Meriwether, J.R., (1988) Radionuclides in Louisiana Soils in: M.W. Rowe, ed., Essays in Nuclear, Geo/Cosmo-chemistry, Burgess International, Edina, MN, p. 448-460

 

Burns, S. F. and Tonkin, P.J.,  (1987) Erosion and Sediment Transport by Windthrow in a Mountain Beech Forest, New Zealand in: R. L. Beschta, T. Blinn, G. E. Grant, G. G. Iceland and F.J. Swanson eds. Erosion and Sedimentation in the Pacific Rim, International Association in Hydrological Sciences Publication #165,  p. 269-270

 

Burns, S.F. and Herrmann, L.A., (1987) Teaching of an undergraduate course in computer applications in geology in: K.K. Rekoske and B.J. Smith, eds, Proceedings of Houston Geotech 86, Houston Geological Society, p. 68-70

 

Burns, S. F., (1985) Classification and Development of Alpine Soils, Southern Rocky Mountains, USA. Proceedings of International Meeting on classification and Management of soils in Mountain Regions, Sofia, Bulgaria, N. Poushkarov Institute of Soil Science and Yield Production, p. 72-85

 

Burns, S. F., (1980) Alpine Soil Factors in Disturbance and Revegetation in: C. L. Jackson and M.A. Schuster, eds, Proceedings: High Altitude Revegetation Workshop No. 4., Series No. 42, Colorado State University, p. 210-227

 

Burns, S. F., (1980) Mapping Alpine Soils Using Color Positive and Color Infrared Photographs. Proceedings on Machine Processing of Remotely Sensed Data and Soil Information System and Remote Sensing and Soil Survey, LARS, Purdue University, p. 214-220

 

Guidebooks

O’Connor, J.E., and Burns, S.F., (2009) Cataclysms and controversy – Aspects of the geomorphology of the

Columbia River Gorge, The Geological Society of America Field Guide 15, 2009 [in] O’Connor, J.E., Dorsey, R.J.,

and Madin, I.P., eds., Volcanoes to Vineyards: Geologic Field Trips Through the Dynamic Landscape of the Pacific

Northwest: GSA Field Guide 15, p. 237-251.

 

Burns, S.F., Harden, T.M., and Andrew, C.J., (2008) Homeowners Guide to Landslides- Recognition, Prevention,

Control, and Mitigation, FEMA booklet, 12 pages

 

Burns, S.F., Burns, W., and Hinkle, J. (2007) Landslides in Oregon City and Coastal Lincoln County, Oregon, 2007, DOGAMI Landslide Symposium Field Trip Guide, 23 pages

 

Burns, S.F., (1996) Mt. St. Helens: Engineering Geology of Highway 504, Sediment Retention Structure, and Spirit Lake Tunnel, Cordilleran Section of Geological Society of America, Portland, OR

 

Burns, S.F., (1996) Landslides of the Oregon Coast Range, Cordilleran Section of Geological Society of America, Portland, OR

 

Burns, S.F., (1996) Evidence of the Missoula Floods and Quaternary Geology in the Portland Area, Cordilleran Section of Geological Society of America, Portland, OR

 

Kuper, H.T., MacDonald, A., Burns, S.F., Kuper, D.E., Schuster, R.L. Logan, P.T. and Pringle, P., (1994) Character of landslides in western Oregon and Washington in: D.A. Swanson and R.A. Haugerud, eds, Geologic Field Trips in the Pacific Northwest, Volume 1, Geological Society of America, Seattle Annual Meeting

 

Peterson, C.D., Darienzo, M.E., Burns, S.F., and Burris, W.K., (1993) The Paleoseismic Record of Subsidence, Tsunamis, Liquefaction and Landslides from the Northern Oregon Coast: Evidence of Subduction Zone Seismicity in the Central Cascadia Margin, 26th Annual Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip Guide, Pacific Cell Meeting, April 23-25, 1993

 

Davis, P. T., Burns, S.F., and Caine, N., (1984) Holocene Deposits in Arapaho Cirque, Front Range, Guidebook for Field Trip Number 10, American Quaternary Association Biennial Meeting, Boulder CO, 28 pages

 

Burns, S. F., and Thorn, C.E., (1984) Niwot Ridge Soils, Weathering, and Periglacial Features, Guidebook for Field Trip No. 4, American Quaternary Association Biennial Meeting, Boulder, CO, 28 pages

 

Burns, S. F., (1979) Alpine Soils of Niwot Ridge, Colorado Front Range, p. 1-56, in: P.W. Birkeland, S.F. Burns, Amen, A. and Price, A., Soil-Geomorphology Field Trip to Study a Transect from the Plains to the Alpine Region, Field trip guide for the Pre-meeting Tour for the 71st Annual Meeting of the Soil Science Society of America, Ft. Collins, CO

 

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS (Abstracts, photos, paper and book reviews)

 

Book Reviews

Burns, S.F., (2006) Book Review: “Landslides in Practice: Investigation, Analysis and Remedial/Preventative Options in Soils” by Derek Cornforth, Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, 12(1):81-82

 

Burns, S.F., (1995) Book Review: History of the Earth, by Rogers, J.J.W., Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, Vol. 1 (2):251

 

Burns, S.F., (1992) Book Review, “Fire Mountains of the West: Cascade and Mono Lake Volcanoes,” by S.L. Harris, Bulletin of Engineering Geology, Vol. 29 (1):91-92

 

Burns, S. F., (1986) Book Review of "The Genesis and Classification of Cold Soils", by Samuel Rieger, Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 18 (4):440

 

Paper Reviews (outside reviewer)

2008 George Moore’s “Geology of Wines”   

2007 Arctic & Alpine Research

2007 Geomorphology

2006 Reviewed 10 papers for AEG North American Landslide Conference

2006 Engineering Geology Dept, Seattle CS

2006 Reviewed AGI Soil Data pages

2005 Reviewed Rogers et al, paper for “Geology”

2004 Review pubs-hazard maps, Kansas

2004 Arctic & Alpine Research

2004 Jim Benedict Paper - archeology

2003 Environmental & Engineering Geology

2003 Geological Society of America – Badger paper

 

Citations

Citation by Scott Burns for Gerard Shuirman and James E. Slosson for the E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award in GSA Today, (1997) Vol. 7 (3):21

Citation by Scott Burns for Robert Schuster and Keith Turner for the E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award in GSA Today, (1998)

Citation by Scott Burns for Jim McCalpin for the E.B. Burwell, Jr., Award in GSA Today, (2000)

 

Photos

Burns, S.F. (2013) Landslide photo on Newell Canyon scarp, Geology of Oregon, 6th ed, Orr & Orr p. 204

 

Birkeland, P.W. and Larson, E.E., (1978) Putnam's Geology, 3d edition, Oxford Press, New York, p. 242

 

Open File Reports

Burns, S.F., editor, (1993) Environmental Assessment of Newell Creek Canyon, Oregon City, Oregon, Dept. of Geology, Portland State University, 180 pages

 

Benedict, J. B., (1977) A Master Plan for the Bunker Hill Placer Preserve, Boulder County, Colorado, Open File Report, Rocky Mountain Field Office, Nature Conservancy, Denver, Colorado. (soil section of the report)

 

 

Professional Journal Articles

Burns, S.F., (2003) On track to a bright future. AEG News, Vol. 46 (1):2

Burns, S.F., (2003) Board Meeting update. AEG News, Vol. 46 (2):2-3 

Burns, S.F., (2003) It’s been a busy year-a year in summary for AEG. AEG News, Vol. 46 (3):2

Burns, S.F., (2003) The final move from TAMU to Denver: Hot Teamwork. AEG News, Vol. 46 (3):4

Burns, S.F., (2003) Ingredients for good leadership in engineering geology. AEG News, Vol. 46 (3):5

Burns, S.F., (2002) Serving our membership. AEG News, Vol. 45 (4):2

 

 

Presentations and Published Abstracts

 

Burns, S.F. (2016) Terroir of the Umpqua Valley, Oregon.  Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, Volume 74, page 20

 

Burns, S.F. and Jon Ingram (2016) Terroir of Southern Oregon: The Rogue, Applegate and Illinois Valleys.

Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, Volume 74: page 20

 

Retallack, Greg and S.F. Burns (2016) The effects of soil on the taste of wine. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, Volume 74, Page 21

 

Burns, S.F. (2015) A model for predicting embankment slope failures in clay rich soils: a Louisiana example.

Abstracts on line, American Geophysical Union, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Dec. 16, 2015; no pages since electronic

 

Burns, S.F. (2015) A model for predicting embankment slope failures in clay rich soils: a Louisiana example.  Abstracts with Programs, Geological Society of America, Vol. 47, Number 7: 606, Annual Meeting, Baltimore,

 

Burns, S.F. (2015) Site characterization of critical facilities in Oregon on Cascadian Margin. In AEG News, Program with Abstracts, p.36, National meeting in Pittsburgh, PA

 

Burns, S.F. (2015) Detailed radon mapping in Portland, Oregon and its use in risk communication. 25th National Radon Training Conference, CRCPD, Bloomington, Minnesota, Sept. 23, 2015, page 22

 

Burns, SF and Hilary Whitney (2015) Terroir of the Columbia Gorge wine region, Northwest, USA. Abstracts with Programs, 2015 GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska. Vol 7, Number 4, Page 7

 

Lindsey, K.O., S.F. Burns, and David Dreher (2015) Radon on Alameda Ridge, Portland, Oregon and the relationship with geology.  Abstracts with Programs, 2015 GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska. Vol 7, Number 4, Page 13

 

Burns, SF and Cameron Webb (2015) Indoor radon in Clark County, Washington. Abstracts with Programs, 2015 GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska. Vol 7, Number 4, Page 16

 

 

 

Barnard, K.N. and S.F. Burns (2015) Terroir of Pinot Noir Wine in the Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon – Broad analysisof vineyard soil physical and chemical characteristics, grape juice and wine chemistry and wine sensory characteristics, Abstrract Volume,  2015 Annual Meeting of AAG in Chicago, Illinois

 

S.F. Burns (2015) Soils, geology and terroir of the Umpqua Valley AVA, Oregon, Abstract Volume, 2015 Annual Meeting of AAG in Chicago, Illinois

 

Hilary Whitney, S.F. Burns (2015) Terroir of the Columbia Gorge AVA: an update on trends in the soils, geology, soils and climate. Abstract Volume, 2015 Annual Meeting of AAG in Chicago, Illinois

 

Lindsey, Kassandra, Burns, SF, and Dreher, David (2015) Radon on Alameda Ridge, Portland, Oregon and the relationship with geology. Proceedings of the  Oregon Academy of Sciences, Volume 74, page 23

Webb, Cameron and Scott Burns (2015) Indoor radon distribution in Clark County, Washington. Proceedings of the  Oregon Academy of Sciences, Volume 74, page 24

 

Whitney, Hilary and Scott Burns (2015) Terroir of the Columbia Gorge Wine Region, Northwest, USA. Proceedings of the  Oregon Academy of Sciences, Volume 74, page 25

 

Burns, SF (2015) Urban Landslides: Keynote talk. 63rd Annual Geotechnical Engineering Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Feb. 20, 2015.

 

Burns, SF (2015) Landslides: the poor stepchild of geological hazards; whatwe can do and what other countries are doing to solve this situation. AEG Professional Forum, Feb. 26-28, 2015, Seattle, Washington: “Time to face the landslide dilemma: Bridging the science, policy, public safety and potential loss”, page 27

 

S.F. Burns, (2014) Field based  landslide risk of deep-seated landslides reactivating based on changes in infrastructure: an example from Kelso, Washington, 2014, AGU Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Abstract 20367

 

Lindsey, K.O. and S. F. Burns (2014) Debris flow initiation on Mt. Rainier as a result of record precipitation from November 2006 Pineapple Express Rainstorm, Abstracts with Programs, GSA Meeting 2014, Vancouver, B.C., Vol 46, No. 6, p. 342.

 

Burns, S.F. (2014) Willamette Valley, Oregon: best place in the world to taste the differences in terroir of pinot noir wines, Abstracts with Programs, GSA Meeting 2014, Vancouver, B.C., Vol 46, No. 6, p. 463

 

Hanna, Teresa and S.F. Burns (2014) Terroir and soils of the vineyards of Clark County, Washington. Abstracts with Programs, GSA Meeting 2014, Vancouver, B.C., Vol 46, No. 6, p. 463

 

Whitney, Hilary and S. F. Burns (2014) Terroir of  the Columbia River Gorge Wine Region, Abstracts with Programs, GSA Meeting 2014, Vancouver, B.C., Vol 46, No. 6, p. 463

 

Barnard, K.N. and S. F. Burns (2014) Terroir – physical characteristics, clay mineralogy, and elemental finger printing of pinot noir vineyard soils, grapes and wine in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, Abstracts with Programs, GSA Meeting 2014, Vancouver, B.C., Vol 46, No. 6, p. 464

 

Pluhars, C.J., Carpenter, Burl, Yazzie, Kimberly, Melton, Dale and S.F. Burns (2014) Early and middle Pleistocene cataclysmic flood deposits at the Dalles, Oregon, Abstracts with Programs, GSA Meeting 2014, Vancouver, B.C., Vol 46, No. 6, p. 591

 

Burns, S.F. (2014) The Oso landslide, Washington, March 22, 2014 shows the need for susceptibility maps and insurance. Abstracts with Programs, GSA Meeting 2014, Vancouver, B.C., Vol 46, No. 6, p. 610

 

Burns, S.F. (2104) Secondary processes of deep seated landslides: reactivation.  How to determine if an ancient landslide has reactivated using an example from Kelso, Washington, 2014?  Abstracts with Programs, GSA Meeting 2014, Vancouver, B.C., Vol 46, No. 6, p. 715

 

Burns, SF (2014) A list of 17 items to check if a landslide has reactivated with houses on it: an example from Kelso, Washington, AEG News, Program with Abstracts, Annual Meeting, Arizona, page 46

 

Burns, SF (2014) The Oso Landslide, March 22, 2014, Washington, shows the need for susceptibility maps and insurance. AEG News, Program with Abstracts, Annual Meeting, Arizona, page 47

 

Lindsey, Kassandra and S.F. Burns (2014) Debris flow initiation on Mt. Rainier as a result of record precipitation from the November, 2006 Pineapple Express Rainstorm. AEG News, Program with Abstracts, Annual Meeting, Arizona, page 65

 

 

Burns, S.F. (2014) Teaching terroir of wines in geology classes, Abstracts with programs, GSA, Cordilleran Section meeting Bozeman, 46(5): 30

 

Icefire, S., Linde, T. and Burns S.F.  (2014) The importance of season in the testing of radon using short term tests in residential structures in Portland, Oregon, Abstracts with programs, GSA, Cordilleran Section meeting Bozeman, 46(5): 85

 

Burns, S.F., Carpenter, Burl, Yazzie, Kim, and Melton, Dale (2014) Revisiting ancient cataclysmic flood deposits at the Dalles, Oregon, Abstracts with programs, GSA, Cordilleran Section meeting Bozeman, 46(5): 85

 

Lindsey, K.O., Burns, S.F. (2014) Debris flow initiation on Mt. Rainier as a result of increased precipitation from the November 2006 Pineapple Express rainstorm, Abstracts with programs, GSA, Cordilleran Section meeting Bozeman, 46(5): 86

 

Burns, S.F., Yazzie, K, Melton, D. and Carpenter, B., (2014) Revisiting ancient cataclysmic flood deposits at the Dalles, Oregon, Oregon Academy of Sciences, Proceedings, Volume 73: 38-39

 

Icefire, S., Linde, T. and Burns, S. (2014) Importance of Season in the testing of radon using short-term tests in residential structures, Oregon Academy of Sciences, Proceedings, Volume 73: 37

 

Burns, SF, Lindsey, K., Linde, T, Whitney, H. Icefire, S, (2014) An update on radon in homes in Oregon, 2014, Oregon Academy of Sciences, Proceedings, Volume 73: 28

 

Burns, S.F., (2013) Keynote: Urban Landslides, 45th Annual Geotechnical Conference, University of Kansas, November 14, 2013

 

Burns, S.F., (2013) Advances in the study of landslides in the last 50 years in engineering geology, GSA Annual

Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Denver, Colorado, October 27-30, 2013, Vol. 45 (7):719

 

Icefire, S., Linde, T., and Burns, S.F., (2013) The importance of season in the testing of radon using short-

term tests in residential structures, Portland, Oregon, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs,

Denver, Colorado, October 27-30, 2013, Vol. 45 (7):101

 

Linde, T.C., Lindsey, K.O., Whitney, H., and Burns, S.F.,  (2013) A comparison of geology to long term and short term radon tests in the metro area of Portland, Oregon, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Denver, Colorado, October 27-30, 2013, Vol. 45 (7):785

 

Lindsey, T.C., Whitney, H., Linde, T., and Burns, S.F., (2013) Radon hot spots in Oregon and the underlying

Geology, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Denver, Colorado, October 27-30, 2013, Vol. 45 (7):785

 

Whitney, H., Linde, T., Lindsey, K., and Burns, S.F., (2013) Radon in homes of the Portland, Oregon area: Radon

data from local radon testing companies collected by CRM (continuous radon measurement) machines, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Denver, Colorado, October 27-30, 2013, Vol. 45 (7):101

 

Burns, S., Burns, W, Mickelson, K, English, J., and Madin, I., (2013), Risk estimation and reduction of geological hazards with an example from Oregon, USA, in Abstracts with Program, IAEG International Symposium and 9th Asian Regional Conference of IAEG, Beijing, China, 23-25 September 2013, p.14

 

Burns, S.F., Pirot, R., Williams, K., Olsen, K., and Sobieszczyk, S., (2013) Initiation of Massive Debris Flows on Pacific Northwest Volcanos, USA, November 2006, AEG News, 2013 Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, September, Vol. 56:50

 

Cole, R., and Burns, S.F., (2013) Map Based Probabilistic Slope Infinite Slope Analysis of the Stephens Creek Watershed, Portland, Oregon, AEG News, 2013 Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, September, Vol. 56:52

 

Linde, T., Lindsey, K., Whitney, H., and Burns, S.F., (2013) A Comparison of Geology to Radon Test Data in Portland, Oregon, AEG News, 2013 Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, September, Vol. 56:69

 

Lindsey, K., Whitney, H., Linde, T., and Burns, S.F., (2013) Radon Hot Spots in Oregon and the Underlying Geology, AEG News, 2013 Annual Meeting, Program with Abstracts, September, Vol. 56:69

 

Whitney, H., Lindsey, K., Linde, T., and Burns, S.F., (2013) Radon in Homes of the Portland, Oregon Area: Radon Data from Local Radon Testing Companies Collected by CRM (Continuous Radon Measurement) Machines, AEG News, 2013 Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, September, Vol. 56:91

 

Burns, S.F., (2013) Teaching about radon in geology classes in the Pacific Northwest, NAGT, PNW section, Coos Bay, Oregon, SWOCC Guidebook with abstracts, p. 4

 

Linde, T.C., Lindsey, K.O., Whitney, H., and Burns, S.F., (2013) A Comparison of Geology to Radon Test Data in Portland, Oregon, Cordilleran Section - 109th Annual Meeting (20-22 May 2013), Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, Fresno, California, Vol. 45 (6):24

 

Lindsey, K.O., Whitney, H., Linde, T.C., and Burns, S.F., (2013) Radon Hot Spots in Oregon and the Underlying Geology, Cordilleran Section - 109th Annual Meeting (20-22 May 2013) Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, Fresno, California, Vol. 45 (6):24

 

Medley, E. and Burns, S.F. (2013) Ancient Cataclysmic Floods in the Pacific Northwest: Ancestors to the Missoula Floods, Cordilleran Section - 109th Annual Meeting (20-22 May 2013) Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Fresno, California, Vol. 45 (6):45

 

Ricker, T.R. and Burns, S.F., (2013) Arsenic in Soils of Northwestern Oregon, Cordilleran Section - 109th Annual Meeting (20-22 May 2013) Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, Fresno, California, Vol. 45 (6):24

 

Whitney, H., Lindsey, K.O., Linde, T.C., and Burns, S.F., (2013), Radon in Homes in the  Portland, Oregon Area: Radon Data From Local Radon Testing Companies Collected by CRM (Continuous Radon Measurement) Machines, Cordilleran Section - 109th Annual Meeting (20-22 May 2013), Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, Fresno, California, Vol. 45 (6):24

 

Burns, S.F. and Cole, K., (2013) Seven Factors of Wine Terroir – The Winemaker Just Might be the Most Important; Case History from the Cube Project on Oregon and California, Annual Meeting Abstracts, AAG 2013, Los Angeles, p 118

 

Burns, S.F., (2013) Urban Landslides in the Pacific Northwest, 84th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Scientific Association with the Cascadia Prairie-Oak Partnership and Northwest Lichenologists, NWSA Symposium: The Urban Environment, Part II, University Place, March 20-23, 2013

 

Medley, E., and Burns, S.F., (2013) Ancient Cataclysmic Floods in the Pacific Northwest: Ancestors to

the Missoula Floods, Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette University, Vol. 72:42        

 

Ricker, Tracy, R., and Burns, S.F., (2013) Arsenic in the Soils of Northwest Oregon, Oregon Academy

of Science, Willamette University, Vol. 72:44 

 

Sobieszczyk, S., and Burns, S.F., (2013) Investigation of Rising Water Level Observed at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon, Stansbeary, A., Jenkins, E., Carnes, A., Conrath, K., Burns, S.F., Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette University, Vol. 72:46

 

Linde, T., Lindsey, K., Whitney, H., Icefire, S., Theisen, D., and Burns, S.F., (2013) A Comparison of Geology to Radon Test Data in Portland, Oregon, Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette University, Vol. 72:48 

 

Lindsey, K., and Burns, S.F., (2013) Radon Values for Oregon, Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette University, Vol. 72:49 

 

Whitney, H., Lindsey, K., Linde, T., Theisen, D., and Burns, S.F. (2013) Radon in Homes of the Portland, Oregon Area: Radon Data From Local Radon Testing Companies Collected by CRM (Continuous Radon Measurement) Machines, Oregon Academy of Science, Willamette University, Vol. 72:51   

 

Harrison, R., Tomasin, E., Tonkin, P., Webb, T., Burns, S.F., (2012): A Unique     Laboratory to Explore Soil-Wine Relationships, North Canterbury, New Zealand, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 3-7, 2012, H53F-1589, fallmeeting.agu.org/2012/eposters/eposter/h53f-1589/

 

Burns, S.F., (2012) Terroir, the relationship of geology, soils, and climate to wine: An example from the Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA, Abstracts with Programs, AGU Fall Meeting San Francisco, December 3-7, 2012, H5SF-1588, fallmeeting.agu.org/2012/eposters/eposter/h53f-1588/

 

Williams, K., and Burns, S.F., (2012) Debris Flows on Mt Adams, Washington, initiated by the November, 2006 storms: Characterization, Initiation Zones and Hazard Mapping, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Charlotte, North Carolina, Charlotte, November, 4-7, 2012, p. 190

 

Burns, S.F., Richard J. Jahns Distinguished Lecturer, (2102) Urban Landslides – Challenges for Forensic Engineering Geologists and Engineers, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition Programs with Abstracts, Charlotte, North Carolina, November, 4-7, 2012, Vol. 44 (7):468

 

Barnard, K.N., Burns, S.F., (2012)    Terroir Differentiation of Pinot Noir Vineyards in the Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon – a Soil Analysis, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition Programs with Abstracts, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 4-7, 2012, Vol. 44  (7):497

 

Barnard, K.N., and Burns, S.F., (2012) Terroir Differentiation of Pinot Noir Vineyards in the Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon – A Soil Analysis, AEG 2012 Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, Salt Lake City, UT., September 15-23, 2012, Vol. 55:70

 

Medley, E., and Burns, S.F., (2012) Ancient Cataclysmic Floods in the Pacific Northwest: Ancestors to the Missoula Floods, AEG 2012 Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, Salt Lake City, UT., September 15-23, 2012, Vol. 55:54

 

Williams, K., and Burns, S.F., (2012) Debris Flow Initiation on Mt. Adams, WA 2006, AEG 2012 Annual Meeting, Program with Abstracts, Salt Lake City, UT., September 15-23, 2012, Vol. 55:84

 

Burns, S.F., Pirot, R., Williams, K., and Sobieszcyzk, S., (2012) Massive debris flow event on Pacific Northwest volcanoes, USA. November 2006: causes, effects and relationship to climate change, 11th International Symposium on Landslides (ISL) and the 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides Programs with Abstracts, June 3-8, 2012, Banff, Alberta, Canada, p.61

 

Burns, S.F., (2012) “Urban Landslides: Challenges for Forensic Engineering Geologists and Engineers, 11th International Symposium on Landslides (ISL) and the 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides, Programs with Abstracts, June 3-8, 2012, Banff, Alberta, Canada, p. 39

 

Barnard, K.N., and Burns, S.F., (2012) Analysis of Prominent Pinot Noir Vineyards Soils in Order to Understand the Terroir, Willamette Valley, Oregon, AAG Annual Meeting, Programs with Abstracts, February 24-28, 2012, New York, New York, p.208 

 

Burns, S.F., Simpkins, S., and Brown, M., (2012) Terroir of the Helvetia Winery, Oregon: Influence of Fragipans and Pisolites, AAG Annual Meeting, Programs with Abstracts, February 24-28, 2012, New York, New York, p. 281 

 

Burns, S.F., (2011) “Massive Erosion of Floras Creek and New River in Curry County, Oregon, Resulting from the breaching of Nearby Sand Dunes, AEG, News Annual Meeting, Program with Abstracts, Vol.54:74

 

Barnard, K.N., Beard, C.M., and Burns, S.F., (2011) Soil Analysis of a Catena in Order to Understand the Terroir oat Johnson School Vineyard, Washington County, Oregon, 2011 GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, GSA Abstracts with Programs, October 9-12, 2011, Vol. 43 (5):520

 

Burns, S.F. and Garland, S., (2011) Alpine Wetland Soil Development, Niwot Ridge, Colorado, Agronomy Abstracts, SSA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Vol. LXXX, p. 3400 https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2011am/webprogram/Paper68622.html  audio file

 

Burns, S.F., (2011) “Massive Erosion of Floras Creek and New River in Curry County, Oregon Resulting from the breaching of Nearby Sand Dunes, AEG, News Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, Vol. 54:74

 

Olson, K., and Burns, S.F., (2011) “Analysis of Debris Flow Hazards for Mount St. Helens, WA. Based on the Major Rainfall Event of November 6-9, 2006 WA, AEG News Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, Vol.54:100

 

Williams, K.J., and Burns, S.F., (2011) “Characterization of Drainages Associated with Debris Flow Producing Storm of November, 2006, Mt Adams, WA, AEG News Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, Vol. 54:117

 

Burns, S.F., and Medley, E.A., (2011) Caliche Paleosols of Ancient Cataclysmic Flood Deposits of the Ice Age Floods, Washington, Rocky Mountain and Cordilleran Sections of GSA, GSA Abstracts with Programs, May 18-20, 2011, Vol. 43 (4):8

 

Burns, S.F., and Wagner, D., (2011) Massive Erosion of Floras Creek and New River in Curry County, Oregon Resulting From Breaching of Nearby Sand Dunes, Rocky Mountain and cordilleran Sections of GSA, GSA Abstracts with Programs, May 18-20, 2011, Vol. 43 (4):10

 

Burns, S.F., (2011) Terroir of New Zealand Wines, 2011 Annual Meeting Program, Association of American

Geographers, Seattle, Washington, April 14, 2011, p. 3200

 

Barnard, K.N., and Burns, S.F., (2011), The effect of the Missoula Floods on Vineyard Soils in the Pacific Northwest, 2011 Annual Meeting Program, Association of American Geographers, Seattle, Washington, April 14, 2011, p. 3400

 

 

Burns, S.F., Wagner, D., DeGrood, S., and Forouzan, A., (2011) Massive Erosion of Floras Creek and New River in Curry County, Oregon Resulting From Breaching of Nearby Sand Dunes, Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. LXXX, p. 29

 

Sobieszczyk, S., and Burns, S.F., (2011) Role Landslides Play in Reducing Drinking Water Quality in the Western Cascades – Case Study in the Little Santiam River Basin, Oregon, Oregon Academy of Science, February 26, 2011, Vol. LXXX, p. 29

 

Medley, E., Ohlschlager, J., and Burns, S.F., (2011) Characterization of the Caliche Paleosol Overlaying the Ancient Cataclysmic Flood Deposits at Avery Gravel Pit, WA, Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. LXIX, p. 33

 

Barnard, K.N., Beard, C.M., and Burns, S.F., (2011) Soil Analysis of a Catena in Order to Understand the Terroir oat Johnson School Vineyard, Washington County, Oregon, 2011 GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43 (5):520

 

Burns, S.F., (2011), “Massive Erosion of Floras Creek and New River in Curry County, Oregon Resulting from the breaching of Nearby Sand Dunes, AEG News Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, Vol. 54:74

 

Burns, S.F., and Medley, E.A., (2011) Caliche Paleosols of Ancient Cataclysmic Flood Deposits of the Ice Age Floods, Washington, Rocky Mountain and Cordilleran Sections of GSA, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43 (4):8

 

Burns, S.F., and Wagner, D., (2011) Massive Erosion of Floras Creek and New River in Curry County, Oregon Resulting From Breaching of Nearby Sand Dunes, Rocky Mountain and cordilleran Sections of GSA, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43 (4):10

 

Burns, S.F., (2011) Terroir of New Zealand Wines, Seattle, Washington, 2011 Annual Meeting Program,

Association of American Geographers, p. 3200

 

Barnard, K.N., and Burns, S.F., (2011), The effect of the Missoula Floods on Vineyard Soils in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle, Washington, 2011 Annual Meeting Program, Association of American Geographers, p. 3400

 

Burns, S.F., Wagner, D., DeGrood, S., and Forouzan, A., (2011) Massive Erosion of Floras Creek and New River in

Curry County, Oregon Resulting From Breaching of Nearby Sand Dunes, Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. LXXX,

29

 

Sobieszczyk, S., and Burns, S.F., (2011) Role Landslides Play in Reducing Drinking Water Quality in the Western

Cascades – Case Study in the Little Santiam River Basin, Oregon, Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. LXXX, 29

 

Medley, E., Ohlschlager, J., Burns, S.F., (2011) Characterization of the Caliche Paleosol Overlaying the Ancient

Cataclysmic Flood Deposits at Avery Gravel Pit, WA, Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. LXIX, 33

 

Barnard, K.N., Beard, C. M., and Burns, S.F., (2011) Soil Analysis of a Catena in Order to Understand the Terroir at Johnson School Vineyard, Washington County, Oregon, Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. LXXX, 34

 

Barnard, K.N., and Burns, S.F., (2011) The effect of the Missoula Floods on Vineyard Soils in the Pacific Northwest, 2011 Annual Meeting Program, Association of American Geographers, p. 34

 

Burns, S.F., and Garland, S., (2010) Alpine Wetland Soil Development, Niwot Ridge, Colorado, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42 (5):231

 

Duplantis, S., Hulbe, C.L., Burns, S.F., and Madin, I.P., (2010) Remote Dating of Landslides Based on Lidar, Analysis of Soils, and Statistical Comparison of Surface Morphology Using Spectral Analysis, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42 (5):283

 

Medley, E.A., Burns, S.F., and Burns W.J., (2010) Ancient Cataclysmic Floods in the Pacific Northwest; Ancestors to the Missoula Floods, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42 (5):310

 

Mickelson, K.A., Burns, S.F., and Burns W.J., (2010) Lidar Based Landslide Inventory and Susceptibility Mapping for the Panther Creek Watershed Coast Range, Oregon, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42 (5):613

 

Williams, J. and Burns, S.F., (2010) “Supply and demand for new engineering geologists”, AEG News Annual Meeting Programs with Abstracts, Charleston, Vol. 53:98

 

Duplantis, S., Burns, S.F., Madin, I., and Burns, W. (2010) “Mapping and Dating of Landslides in Clackamas County, Oregon, using LIDAR, Spectral Analysis, and a soil chromosequence.” AEG News Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, Vol. 53:68

 

Mickelson, K., Burns, S.F., and Burns, W., (2010) “Lidar-based landslide inventory and susceptibility mapping for the Panther Creek Watershed, Coast Range, Oregon”, AEG News Annual Meeting Program with Abstracts, Vol. 53:82

 

Burns, S.F., (2010) Ancient Cataclysmic Floods: Ancestors of the Missoula Floods in the Pacific Northwest, USA, Joint Meeting Cordilleran Sections, GSA and Pacific Section, AAPG with Western North America Regional, SPE, 2010 Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42 (4):77

 

Burns, S.F., (2010) Landslides in Portland, Oregon During the Fall and Winter of 2008-2009: Broken Water Pipes and Heavy Rainfall as Triggers, Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. LXIX, p. 34-35

 

Punke, M., and Burns, S.F., (2009) Holocene-aged Loess Deposits in the Uplands of the Portland Basin, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31(7):203

 

Clauge, J., and Burns, S.F., (2009) Envisioning and Preparing for a Landslide Catastrophe in the Pacific Northwest, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31 (7):212

 

Duplantis, S., and Burns, S.F.,(2009) Landslides in Portland, Oregon 2008-2009: Broken Pipes and Heavy Rainfall as Triggers, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31 (7):497

 

Theule, J., and Burns, S.F., (2009) A New Approach to Landslide Susceptibility Mapping Using Inventory Maps: A Case History of Natural Gas Pipelines in Northwest Oregon, USA, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31 (7):498

 

Chappell, B., and Burns, S.F., (2009) Terroir of the Vidon Vineyard, Newberg, Oregon: Both Jory and Willakenzie Soils, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31 (7):695

 

Simpkins, S., Burns, S.F. (2009) Terroir of the Helvetia Winery, Washington County, Oregon: The Influence of Fragipans and Pisolites, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31 (7):696

 

Burns, S.F., (2009) Northern Willamette Valley – The Best Place in the World to Taste the Difference in Terroir, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31 (7):696

 

Burns, S.F., (2009) Massive Debris Flow Events on Pacific Northwest Volcanoes, November 2006: As the Climate Changes, More Debris Flow Events to Come, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31 (7):716

 

Pirot, R., and Burns, S.F., (2009) Characterization and Comparison of Debris flow Initiation Zones on Mount Hood, Oregon, November, 2006, GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31 (7):716

 

Theule, J., and Burns, S.F., (2009) Determining Landslide Susceptibility Along Natural Gas Pipelines in Northwest Oregon, AEG, 2009 Annual Meeting, Program with Abstracts, Vol. 52

 

Burns, S.F., (2009) Broken Pipes and Heavy Rainfall Cause Landslides in Portland, AEG, 2009 Annual Meeting, Program with Abstracts, Vol. 52

 

Theule, J., and Burns, S.F., (2009) Determining Landslide Susceptibility Along Natural Gas Pipelines in Northwest Oregon, IAEG, Chengdu, China

 

Burns, S.F., (2009) Massive Debris Flow Event on Pacific Northwest Volcanoes, November, 2006: More to come as the Climate Changes, IAEG, Chengdu, China

 

Burns, S.F., (2008) Landslides in Louisiana, AEG News, Program with Abstracts, Annual Meeting, Vol. 51:60

 

Burns, S.F., (2008) Massive Debris Flow Event on Pacific Northwest Volcanoes, November, 2006: More to come as the Climate Changes, AEG News, Program with Abstracts, Annual Meeting, Vol. 51:60

 

Drazba, M. and Burns, S.F., (2008) Landslide Susceptibility Map for Shallow Landslides for the West Hills of Portland, Oregon Using GIS and LIDAR, AEG News, Program with Abstracts, Annual Meeting, Vol. 51:62

 

Pirot, R., Burns, S.F., and DeRoo, T., (2008) Initiation Zone Characterization of Massive Debris Flows Generated on Mount Hood, OR, November 2006, AEG News, Annual Meeting, Program with Abstracts, Vol. 51:80

 

Theule, J., Burns, S.F., and Meyer, H.J., (2008) Determining Landslide Susceptibility Along Natural Gas Pipelines in Northwest Oregon, AEG News, Program with Abstracts, Annual Meeting, Vol. 51:86

 

Drazba, M. and Burns, S.F., (2008) Landslide Susceptibility Map for Shallow Landslides for the West Hills of Portland, Oregon Using GIS and LIDAR, GSA Annual Meeting, Abstracts with programs, Vol. 40(6):218

 

Pirot, R. Burns, S.F., and Deroo, T., (2008) Initiation Zone Characterization of Massive Debris Flows on Mount Hood, Oregon, November, 2006, GSA Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40 (6):217

 

Garland, S. and Burns, S.F., (2008) Alpine Wetland Soil Development, Colorado, GSA Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40 (6):163

 

Burns, S.F. and Garland, S., (2008) Alpine Wetland Soils, Niwot Ridge, Front Range, Colorado, GSA Annual Meeting, Abstracts with programs, Vol.  40 (6):429

 

Mukome, F., Burns, S.F., and Bellingham, K., (2008) Vadose Zone Monitoring with a Stevens Hydra Probe II in a Typic Fragixeralf Sand Clay Loam Soil, GSA Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40 (6):429

 

Drazba, M., and Burns, S.F. , (2008) Landslide Susceptibility Map for Shallow Landslides for the West Hills of Portland, Oregon Using GIS and LIDAR, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. LXVI, p.20

 

Theule, J., and Burns, S.F. (2008) Determining Landslide Susceptibility Along Natural Gas Pipelines in Northwest Oregon, USA, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. LXVI, p.21

 

Burns, S.F., (2007) The importance of geology terroir in making great wine, Denver, Colorado, GSA Annual

Meeting, Abstracts with Programs

 

Burns, S.F., (2007) Reactivation of Landslides in the Portland, Oregon Area During the Winter of 2006-2007, Los

Angeles, California, GSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Abstracts with programs, Vol. 39 (6):362

 

Pirot, R., and Burns, S.F., (2007) Massive debris flow generation on Mt. Hood, Oregon, 2006, Denver, Colorado, GSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Abstracts with programs, Vol. 39 (6):363

 

Theule, J.I., and Burns, S.F., (2007) Analysis of Haven Acres Landslide, Clatskanine, Oregon, Denver, Colorado, GSA Annual Meeting, Abstracts with programs, Vol. 39 (6):362

 

Burns, S.F., (2007) Reactivation of Landslides in the Portland, Oregon Area During the Winter of 2006-2007, Los

Angeles, California, AEG Program with Abstracts, Vol. 50:75

 

Drazba, M.C., Inglish, A.R., and Burns, S.F., (2007) Mapping Thresholds Using LIDAR, West Hills of Portland, Oregon, 1st North American Landslide Conference, Program with abstracts, Vail, Colorado, June 2007

 

Reese, A., Rhea, C., Block, B., and Burns, S.F., (2007) Facing a grave issue: Assessment of the Mt Calvary Cemetery Shopyard landslide, Portland, OR, Oregon Academy of Science

 

Drazba, M.C., Theule, J.I., Gillam, A., and Burns, S.F., (2007) A soil catena from Rock Flour Vineyard, The Dalles, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with programs, Vol. 39 (4):79

 

Burns, S.F., (2007) The great terroir debate in Oregon: which soil in the northern Willamette Valley produces the best Pinot Noir, GSA Abstracts with programs, Vol. 39 (4):80

 

Burns, S.F., (2007) Facing a grave issue: Assessment of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery Shopyard landslide, Portland, OR, GSA Abstracts with programs, Vol. 39 (4):24

 

Brown, M., Simpkins, S., and Burns, S.F., (2007) Characterization of Fragipan Soils at Helvetia winery, Washington County, Oregon, GSA Cordilleran Section, Abstracts with programs, Vol. 39 (4):80

 

Drazba, M., Inglish, A., and Burns, S.F., (2007) Mapping landslide thresholds using LIDAR, West Hills of Portland, Oregon, International landslide conference

 

Burns, S.F., (2007) Terroir of Wines in Switzerland, Association of American Geographers, 2007 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

 

Reese, A., Rhea, C., Block, B., and  Burns, S.F., (2007) Facing a grave issue: assessment of the Mount Calvary Cemetery Shopyard Landslide, Portland, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. XLIII

 

Carroll, K., Dietrich, M., and Burns, S.F., (2007) Movement of iron and aluminum in a series of paleosols on a parabolic dune at Cape Kiwanda., Oregon, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, Vol. XLIII

 

Burns, S.F., (2006) Landslide Geohazard Map for Portland, Oregon, USA, 10th International Congress of the International Association of Engineering Geologists, Nottingham, England

 

Burns, S.F., (2006) The Newell Creek Village Apartment Landslide, Oregon City, Oregon, 2006 Cordilleran Section of GSA, Alaska

 

Burns, S.F., and Starr-Peace, D., (2006) Terroir in Vineyards of the Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon, Association of American Geographers, Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, p. 84-85

 

Burns, S.F., (2006) The Newell Creek Village Apartment Landslide, Oregon City, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 42:32

 

Drazba, M., Simpkins, and S., Burns, S.F. (2006) Landslide Risk in West Hills, Portland, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 42:34

 

Gin, M., Sheridan, C., and Burns, S.F., (2006) Relationship Between Residential Radon and Lung Cancer Rates from 1997-2003 in the Metropolitan Area of Portland, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 42:35

 

Burns, S.F., (2005) Landslides Resulting from Clearcutting: the Bedrock Geology is so Important in the Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest, AEG Programs with Abstracts, 48:60

 

Burns, S.F., (2005) Environmental Site Assessment: Choosing the Best Soil for a Winery in the Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon, AEG Programs with Abstracts, 48:7

 

Burns, S.F., (2005) Landslide Susceptibility Mapping Along Gas Pipelines in the Coast Range, Oregon, USA, Geoline 2005 Conference of the International AEG, Lyons, France

 

Burns, S.F., and Taylor, J.M., (2005) Slope Stability of the Castle Lake Debris Dam, Mt. St. Helens National Monument, Washington. Annual Meeting Abstracts, Association of American Geographers, p.68-69

 

Burns, S.F., and Sanford, B.A., (2005) The West Tidewater Earthflow, 1994, Northern Oregon Coast Range, 101st Annual Meeting Cordilleran Section GSA/80th Annual Meeting AAPG, Vol. 100 (43):4

 

Burns, S.F., (2005) Using Music, Videos and Field Trips to Enhance Geology of National Park Classes, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36 (5):487

 

Burns, S.F., (2005) Geology Can Be Fun And Exciting: Successful Strategies Developed for Large Introductory Geology Lectures in 35 Years of Teaching, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37 (7):264

 

Sanford, B.A., and Burns, S.F., (2005) The West Tidewater Earthflow, 1994, Northern Oregon Coast Range, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 41:51

  

Rapp, E.K., and Burns, S.F., (2005) Holocene Stratigraphy of the Sandy River Delta and Surrounding Areas, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 41:49

 

Burns, S.F., (2005) The West Tidewater Earthflow, 1994, Northern Oregon Coast Range, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37 (4):100

 

Taylor, J.M., and Burns, S.F., (2004) Slope And Seismic Stability of the Castle Lake Debris Dam, Mt. St. Helens National Monument, Washington. GSA, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36 (5):518

 

Burns, S.F., (2004) Soil Chronosequence for the Willamette Valley, Oregon, Agronomy Abstracts, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, p. 237.

 

Burns, S.F., (2004) The Great Debate in the Willamette Valley of Oregon: Which Soil Produces the Best Pinot Noir Wine? Agronomy Abstracts, Soil Science Society of America, Annual Meeting, p. 325.

 

Burns, S.F., (2004) Urban Stream Study, Newell Creek, Oregon City, Oregon, Urban Ecology & Conservation Symposium, Abstract with programs, p.8

 

Burns, S.F., (2004) Geology of Central Oregon & the “Bulge” on the South Sister, Oregon Soil Science Society, Winter Meeting, Redmond, Oregon

 

Burns, S.F., (2004) Teaching Terroir in the Pacific Northwest, an Oregon Example of the Relationship Between Geology, Soils, and Wine, 2004 Pacific Northwest NAGT Annual Conference, Wenatchee, Washington, p.8.

 

Burns, S.F., (2004) The Role of AEG in Accreditation of University Geoscience Programs: Part II, AEG Annual Meeting, Program with Abstracts, 47:40

 

Taylor, J.M., and Burns, S.F., (2004) Slope and Seismic Stability of the Castle Lake Debris Dam, Mt. St. Helens National Monument, Washington. AEG Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 47:55

 

Burns, S.F., (2004) 3-D Hazard Maps for Portland, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36 (4):30

 

Burns, S.F., (2004) Using Music, videos and fieldtrips to enhance geology of National Park classes, Geoscience Education II, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36 (5):210

 

Burns, S.F., (2004) 3-D Natural Hazard Maps for Portland, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 40:28

 

Burns, S.F., (2004) 3-D Natural Hazard Maps for Portland, Oregon, Oregon Academy of Science, International Geological Conference, Vol. 36 (4):30

 

Burns, S.F., Cordero, D., and Lawes, J., (2003) Quaternary History of Missoula Floods in Oregon Based on Soils, 16 INQUA Congress, Program with Abstracts, p. 203

 

Burns, S.F., (2003) The Great Debate in Oregon: Is the Best Pinot Noir Produced on Soils from Sedimentary or Volcanic Rocks? GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 35 (6):186

 

Burns, S.F., (2003) The Great Debate in Oregon: Is the Best Pinot Noir Produced on Soils from Sedimentary or Volcanic Rocks in Oregon? AEG Programs with Abstracts, 46:53

 

Burns, S.F., (2003) Understanding Alpine Soils: A Key to Proper Alpine Development and Prevention of Geohazards, AEG Programs with Abstracts, 46:53

 

Burns, S.F., (2003) 3-D Natural Hazard Maps for Portland, Oregon, AEG Programs with Abstracts, 46:53

 

Hemple, S., and Burns, S.F., (2003) Updated Radon Hazard Maps for Portland, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 35 (4):13

 

Hemple, S., and Burns, S.F., (2003) An Update on Radon Potential in the Portland Metropolitan Area, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 39:22

 

Burns, S.F., (2002) The Canterbury Castle Landslide, Portland, Oregon: A Case History of When it is good to Build on an Old Landslide Site, AEG Abstracts with Programs, 45:57

 

Burns, S.F., (2002) The Canterbury Castle Landslide, Portland, Oregon: A Case History of When it is good to Build on an Old Landslide Site, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 34 (5):94

 

Burns, S.F., (2002) The Role of Higher Education Curricula in the Future of Engineering Geology, AEG Abstracts with Programs, 45:58

 

Rapp, B., and Burns, S.F. (2002) Geomorphic and Pedologic Origins of the Rooster Rock Dune, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 34 (5):77

 

Burns, S.F., (2002) The Great Debate - Is the Best Pinot Noir in Oregon Produced on Soils from Sedimentary or Volcanic Rocks? GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 34(5):21

 

Burns, S.F., (2002) The Great Debate - Is the Best Pinot Noir in Oregon Produced From Sedimentary or Volcanic Rocks in Oregon? Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 38:29

 

Burns, S.F., (2001) The Canterbury Castle Landslide, Portland, Oregon: A Case History of When it is Good to Build on an Old Landslide Site and Recent Crack Monitoring of the Castle, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 34 (6):256

 

Burns, S.F., (2001) A Geoecological Investigation of Newell Canyon, Oregon City, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 34 (6):546

 

Burns, S.F., (2001) Portland’s Westside Light Rail Tunnel: An Evaluation Five Years After Completion, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 33 (6):A47

 

Burns, S.F., Beckstrand, D., Lunney, M., Taylor, J., Robinson, C., and Schick, J., (2001) Is Your House Creeping on a Reactivated Landslide? Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 37:42

 

Burns, S.F., Beckstrand, D., Lunney, M., Taylor, J., Robinson, C., and Schick, J., (2001) Is Your House Creeping on a Reactivated Landslide? GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 33 (3):75

 

Burns, S.F., Beckstrand, D., Lunney, M., Taylor, J., Robinson, C., and Schick, J., (2001) A Simple Test for Determining if a House is Creeping on a Reactivated Landslide? AEG Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 44 (4):56

 

Burns, S.F., (2000) Reactivation of the Apple Lane Ancient Landslide in Kelso, Washington: Characterization and Mitigation, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 32 (6):6

 

Burns, S.F., (2000) Reactivation of the Apple Lane ancient landslide in Kelso, Washington: Characterization and Mitigation, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 36:32

 

Burns, S.F., (2000) The Aberfan Coal Tip Failure, South Wales, AEG / GRA Abstracts with Programs Vol. 43 (4):53

 

Burns, S. F., (2000) Rubber Chicken and Geological Hazards: Suggestions in Effectively Communicating Local Geohazards to the Public, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 32(7):A333

 

Burns, S. F., (1999) Reactivation of Ancient Landslides in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 35:42

 

Birkeland, P. W., and Burns, S.F., (1999) Soil Transect from Mountains to Plains, Colorado Front Range: an Integration of the Soil-forming Factors, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31(7):442

 

Burns, S. F., Burns, W., James, D., and Hinkle, J., (1999) Reactivation of Ancient Landslides in Northwest Oregon from 1996 to 1999, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 31(7):287

 

Percy, D.C., Beeson, M. H., James, D.H., Nouzillier, F.S. Cowburn, T.L. Tolan, and Burns, S.F., (1998) Geochemical Stratigraphy of Missoula Flood Rhythmites, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 30(5):59

 

Percy, D.H., Haug, D.C., Beeson, B.J., Burns S.F., and Cowburn, S., (1998) Geochemical Variation in Inferred Missoula Flood Rhythmites Near Dayton, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 30(5):22

 

Burns, S. F., Burns, W.J., Hinkle, J.C., and James, D.H., (1998) Landslide mapping in Portland, Oregon: processes, causes, damages, remediation, and resulting land use planning, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 30(5):7

 

Burns, S.F., Burns, W.J., Ames, D.K., and Hinkle, J.C., (1998) Landslide Mapping in Portland, Oregon:  Processes, Causes, Damages, Remediation, and Resulting Land Use Planning, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 34:26

 

Burns, S.F., Burns, W.J., Ames, D.K., Hinkle, J.C., (1998) 1996 Landslides in Portland, Oregon: Processes, Damages, Remediation, and Resulting Land Use Planning, AEG Abstracts with Programs, p. 81

 

Burns, S.F.,  (1998) Coastal Erosion and Landslides Resulting from El Nino in 1997-98 on the Oregon Coast, AEG Abstracts with Programs, p. 81

 

Burns, S.F., (1998) Coastal Erosion and Landslides Resulting from El Nino in 1997-98 in Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 30(7):251

 

Burns, S.F., (1998) Teaching Case History Courses in Environmental and Engineering Geology, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 30(7):274

 

Burns, S.F., (1997) Development of Landslide Susceptibility Maps for the Portland Metro Area Based on Events from the 1996 Winter Storm, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 33:34

 

Burns, S.F., (1997) Soil Geomorphology of the Cheadle Marsh Archaeological Site (35BE58), Finley Refuge, Willamette Valley, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with programs, Vol. 29(6):145

 

Khandoker, R.A., Burns, S.F., and Ashbaugh, S.G., (1997) Sampling of Natural Background Levels of Heavy Metals, Trace Elements, and Radionuclides in Soils: Lessons from Western Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 29(6):A434

 

Burns, S.F., and Peterson, C.D., (1996) Holocene Stratigraphy of the Parabolic Dune at Cape Kiwanda, Pacific City, Northern Oregon Coast, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 28 (5):52

 

Burns, S.F., (1996) A New Approach to Geologic Mapping Using Basic Geology to Stress Earthquake Hazards, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 2 Vol. 8(5):52

 

Burns, S.F., (1996) Updated Geomorphic Surface Map of Portland, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 28(5):108

 

Burns, S.F., and Peterson, C.D., (1996) Holocene Stratigraphy of the Parabolic Dune at Cape Kiwanda, Pacific City, Oregon Coast, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 32:27

 

Fiedorowicz, B.K., Doyle, D.L., Ashbaugh, S., and Burns, S.F., (1996) Allophane content in soils of northwestern Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 32:29

 

Sanford, B., Burns, S.F., Hawkins, S.J., and Woodward, S.P., (1996) Updated geomorphic Surface Map of Portland Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 28 (5):108

 

Fiedorowicz, B.K., Doyle, D.L., Ashbaugh, S., and Burns, S.F., (1996) Allophane content in soils of northwestern Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 28 (5):65

 

Burns, S.F., Growney, L.D., Beeson, M., and Yeats, R.S., (1996) A New Approach to Geologic Mapping Using Basic Geology to Stress Earthquake Hazards, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 28 (5):52

 

Burns, S.F., and Peterson, C.D., (1996) Holocene Stratigraphy of the Parabolic Dune at Cape Kiwanda, Pacific City, Northern Oregon Coast, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 28 (5):52

 

Wilson, D.C., Burns, S.F. (1995) Naturally Occurring Phosphorus in the Tualatin Valley, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 31:33

 

Cordero, D., and Burns, S.F., (1995) Relevance of the Dibekulewe Tephra in the Dalles to the Missoula Floods and Mt. Adams, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 31:36

 

Burns, S.F., (1995) Environmental Site Analysis of Newell Creek Canyon, Oregon City, Oregon: Influence on Local Decision Making, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 27 (5):8

 

Wilson, D.C., Burns, S.F., and Jarrell, W.M., (1995) Environmental Decisions About Phosphate Pollution in the Tualatin River, Oregon: They Forgot the Preliminary Geology, AEG Abstracts with Programs, p. 96

 

Burns, S.F., Hernandez, M., Mutchler, J., Smith, S., and Siddiqui, A., (1995) Landslides in Louisiana, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 27 (6):A142

 

Khandoker, R.A., and Burns, S.F., (1994) Four Periods of Sand Dune Stabilization Noted in Buried Soils, Cape Kiwanda, Oregon Coast, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 30:31

 

Burns, S.F., and Dana, M., (1994) Missoula Flood Rhythmites Located at the Memorial Coliseum Site, Portland, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 30:32

 

Ashbaugh, S.G., and Burns, S.F., (1994) Radon Potential Map of Portland, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 30:45

 

Hamilton, D.M., Peterson, C.D., and Burns, S.F., (1994) The Use of Historical Catchment Rates to Estimate Sediment Yield in the Bull Run Reservoir #1, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 30:46

 

Burns, S.F., and Ashbaugh, S.G., (1994) Radon Potential Map of Portland, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 26 (2):42

 

Hamilton, D.M., Peterson, C.D., and Burns, S.F., (1994) Estimates of Sediment Yield in a Managed Critical Watershed Based on Historic Reservoir Catchment, Bull Run, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 26 (2):56

 

Burns, S.F., Meriwether, J.R., Thompson, R.H., and Beck, J.N., (1994) Distribution of Heavy Metals and Trace Elements Along a Catena of Well-drained Soils, Northern Louisiana, Agronomy Abstracts of Soil Science Society of America, p. 64

 

Cordero, D.I., and Burns, S.F., (1994) Five paleosols in Ancient Missoula Flood Deposits, Dalles, Oregon, Agronomy Abstracts of Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle, p. 339

 

Wilson, D.C., and Burns, S.F., (1994) Environmental Decisions for the Polluted Tualatin River, Oregon: They Forgot the Geology, GSA Abstracts With Programs, Vol. 26( 7):A387

 

Burns, S.F., and Ashbaugh, S.G., (1994) Presentation of Radon Potential Maps to the Public: Case History of Portland, Oregon, GSA Abstracts With Programs, Vol. 26 (7):317

 

Burns, S.F., and Cordero, D.I., (1993) Ancient Missoula Flood Deposits in Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 29:38

 

Ashbaugh, S.G., and Burns, S.F., (1993) Radon Potential of Soils in Northwest Oregon Based on Soil Radionuclides, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 29:39

 

Ashbaugh, S.G., and Burns, S.F., (1993) NW Oregon Radon Potential Based on Soil Radionuclides, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 25 (5):4

 

Burns, S.F., (1993) Paleosol and Stratigraphic Failure Surfaces of Landslides in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 25 (5):16

 

Cordero, D.I., and Burns, S.F., (1993) Unconformities, Paleosols, and Tephra Exposed in Ancient Missoula Flood Deposits, The Dalles, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 25 (5):23

 

Burns, S.F., and Cordero, D.I., (1993) Ancient Missoula Flood Deposits in Oregon, Program with Abstracts, 3rd International Geomorphology Conference, p. 116

 

Burns, S.F., (1993) Landslides in Louisiana, USA; Abstracts with Programs, 7th International Landslide Conference, p. 42

 

Burns, S.F., Caldwell, R.R., and Mulder, R.A., (1992) Geology of the Salem East and West Quadrangles, Oregon, Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, p.36

 

Burns, S.F., Caldwell, R.R., and Mulder, R.A., (1992) Earthquake Hazard Determination Based on Sediment and Soil Mapping, Salem, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 24 (5):12

 

Burns, S.F., Meriwether, J.R., Thompson, R.H., and Beck, J.N., (1992) Radon Potential Map Based on Soil Sampling for Louisiana, USA, Abstracts, 29th International Geological Congress, Vol. 3:916

 

Burns, S.F., Caldwell, R.R., and Mulder, R. A., (1992) Earthquake Hazard Determinations Based on Sediment and Soil Mapping, Salem, Oregon, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 24 (5):12

 

Burns, S.F., Beck, J.N., and Thompson, R.H., (1990) Distribution of Radionuclides in the Soils of the Tertiary Uplands of Louisiana, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, 53:63

 

Beck, J.N., Thompson, R.H., Meriwether, J.R., and Burns, S.F., (1991) Migration and deposition of thorium and uranium by fluvial and eolian processes in Louisiana, USA, Migration 91, Third International Conference on Chemistry and Migration Behavior of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere, Madrid, Spain

 

Thompson, R.H., Meriwether, J.R., Beck, J.N., and Burns, S.F., (1991) Sampling Procedures to Determine the Distribution of Radionuclides in the Environment, 37th Annual Conference on Bioassay, Analytical and Environmental Radiochemistry, Ottawa, Canada

 

Meriwether, J.H., Sheu, W., Beck, J.N., Burns, S.F., and Thompson, R.H., (1991) The Determination of Sedimentation Rates in the Marshes at Chenier Au Tigre, Louisiana, 37th Annual Conference on Bioassay, Analytical and Environmental Radiochemistry, Ottawa, Canada

 

Meriwether, J.H., Xu, X., Lee, R., Sheu, W., Broussard, M., Burns, S.F., Thompson, R.H., and Beck, J.N., (1991) Pb-210 Chronologies of Recent Sediments in Tidal Lakes of the Chenier Marshes of Louisiana, RADSTOMP 91, International Symposium on Radionuclides in the Study of Marine Processes, Norwich, United Kingdom, September 9-14, 1991

 

Burns, S.F., Meriwether, J.R., Thompson, R.H., and Beck, J.N., (1991) Using Soil Radionuclides as Tools in Applied Quaternary Research, Programme and Abstracts, Biennial Meeting of American Quaternary Association, Waterloo, Canada, p. 15

 

Burns, S.F., Meriwether, J.R., Thompson, R.H., and Beck, J.N., (1990) Application of Soil Radionuclides and Heavy Metals to Soil Geomorphic Research: a Louisiana example. Program and Abstracts, 21st Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, Binghamton, New York, p. 24

 

Burns, S.F., Hadley, W.O., Mutchler, J.W., and Smith, S.M., (1990) Prediction of Slope Failures on Embankments Containing Expansive Soils. AEG Program and Abstracts, p. 108

 

Burns, S.F., (1990) Don't Treat Soils Like Dirt in Introductory Geology Courses. GSA Abstracts with Programs, 22(7):353 (This paper was highlighted in the daily GSA newspaper, "Down to Earth")

 

Meriwether, J.R., Xie, X, Beck, J.N., Burns, S.F., and Thompson, R.H., (1990) The Determination of Sedimentation Rates in North Lake, Louisiana Using Pb-210 and Cs-137. 36th Annual Conference on Bioassay, Analytical and Environmental Radiochemistry, p. 36-40

 

Burns, S.F., (1990) Computer Applications in Geology: a Classroom Approach, Symposium on Software in Engineering Geology, AEG Abstracts with Programs, p. 7

 

Thompson, R.H., Meriwether, J.R., Beck, J.N., and Burns, S.F., (1989) Recommendations for Sampling Radionuclides in the Environment, First Annual Exposition on Environmental Research in the Sunbelt, Raleigh, North Carolina

 

Thompson, R.H., Meriwether, J.R., Beck, J.N., and Burns, S.F., (1989) The determination of Sedimentation Rates in White Lake, Louisiana Using Pb-210 and Cs-137, Thirty-Fifth Annual Conference on Bioassay, Analytical and Environmental Radiochemistry, Charleston, South Carolina

 

Burns, S.F., (1989) Utilization of Soils in Mountain Hazard Geomorphic Research, International Symposium on Mountain Hazard Geomorphology, Salzburg, Austria, Abstracts, p. 12

 

Burns, S.F., Mutchler, J.W., and Smith, S.E., (1989) A Predictive Failure Model for Slopes Containing Shrink-swell Clays, Second International Conference on Geomorphology, Abstracts of Papers and Posters, p. 46

 

Burns, S.F., and Thompson, R.H., (1989) Radionuclides in a North Louisiana Soil Catena: Keys to Geologic History of the Site, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, 52:74

 

Burns, S.F., Mutchler, J.W., and Smith, S.E., (1988) Predictive Failure Model for Slopes Containing Expansive Soils, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 20 (7):64

 

Burns, S.F., (1988) Influence of Pocket Gopher Burrowing Activities on Soil Development on Alpine Soils of Colorado, Agronomy Abstracts, Annual Meeting of Soil Science Society of America, p. 254

 

Burns, S.F., (1988) Using Organo-Cutans in Subalpine Soils as Indicators of a Past Lower Treeline, Program and Abstracts, American Quaternary Association 10th Biennial meeting, p. 57

 

Burns, S.F., (1988) Influence of Pocket Gopher Burrowing Activities on Soil Development in Alpine Soils of Colorado, Agronomy Abstracts, Annual Meeting of Soil Science Society of America, p. 254

 

Burns, S.F., Mutchler, J.W., and Smith, S.M., (1988) A Predictive Model for Slopes Expansive Soils, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 20 (7):64

 

Burns, S.F., Mutchler, J.W., and Smith, S.M., (1988) Causes of Landslides on Highway Embankments in Louisiana, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 20 (2):92

 

Siddiqui, A., and Burns, S.F., (1988) Channelization of Shepherd Creek, North Central Louisiana. Louisiana Academy of Sciences, 51:69

 

Burns, S.F., (1988) Duty Landslide, Largest Slope Failure in Louisiana, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, 51:69

 

Kerr, C., and Burns, S.F., (1988) Clay Mineralogy of Eocene Sediments in North Central Louisiana, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, 51:69

 

Smith, S.M., Burns, S.F., and Mutchler, J.W. (1988) Prediction of Landslides Along Interstate Highways in Louisiana, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, 51:68

 

Mutchler, J.W., and Burns, S.F., (1987) Use of Clay Mineralogy in Predicting Embankment Slope Failures, Agronomy Abstracts, Annual Meeting of Soil Science Society of America, p. 275

 

Burns, S.F., (1987) Use of Alpine Soil Organo-cutans as Indicators of a Past Lower Treeline, Agronomy Abstracts, Annual Meeting of Soil Science Society of America, p. 221

 

Burns S.F., (1987) Engineering Geology at Louisiana Tech Univ. Abstracts, Annual Meeting of Lower Mississippi Valley Section of Association of Engineering Geologists, p. 5

 

Burns, S.F., (1987) Windthrow as a Pedological Agent, Southern Alps, New Zealand. AAG Program Abstracts, Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers, p. 12

 

Hernandez, M.W., and Burns, S.F., (1987) Distribution and Development of Landslides in North-Central Louisiana, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, 50:59

 

Mutchler, J.W., and Burns, S.F., (1987) Distribution and Development of Slope Failures, Madison Parish, Northeast Louisiana, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, 50:69

 

Burns, S.F., Hadley, W.O., and Siddiqui, A., (1987) Distribution and Development of Landslides in South Central Louisiana, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, 50:59

 

Burns, S.F., (1986) Introducing Students to the Physical Environment of Their Backyards, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 1 Vol. 8 (7):554

 

Burns, S.F., and Thompson, R.H., (1986) Use of Radionuclides to Study Soil Development on a North Louisiana Catena, Agronomy Abstracts, Annual Meeting, American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America, p. 222

 

Burns, S.F., (1986) Landslide Activity in Northern Louisiana, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 18 (3):213

 

Burns, S.F., (1986) Landslides in Northern Louisiana, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, 49:64

 

Burns, S.F., Tonkin, P.J., Campbell, A.S., and Evans, G., (1985) Alpine Catena Under Various Snow covers, Craigieburn Range, New Zealand, Agronomy Abstracts, Annual Meeting, American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America, p. 189

 

Burns, S.F.,(1985) Teaching a Successful Course in Computer Applications in Geology, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 17 (7):535

 

Burns, S.F., and Jordan, J.K., (1985) Effects of Windthrow on Soil Chronosequences, North Central Louisiana, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 17 (3):153

 

Burns, S.F., Evans, G. (1984) Alpine Tussock Grassland Plant-Soil Relationships Under Various Snow cover Regimes, Craigieburn Range, New Zealand, Bulletin of Ecological Society of America, Vol. 65 (2):257

 

Burns, S.F., Campbell, A.S., Tonkin, P.J., and Espie, P.R., (1984) Alpine Soil Development, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand, Agronomy Abstracts, 1984 Annual Meeting, Soil Science Society of America, p. 228

 

Burns, S.F., Tonkin, P.J., Campbell, A.S., and Delroy, N.D., (1984) A Study of the Effects of Episodic Forest Windthrow on the Genesis of High Country Yellow Brown Earths and Related Podzolized Soils, New Zealand Soil News, Vol. 32 (5):210

 

Burns, S. F., and Wheeler, C.W., (1983) Soil Stratigraphy Related to Daub Features of the Windy Gap Archeological Site 5GA151, Granby, Colorado, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 15 (6):537

 

Burns, S.F., Tonkin, P.J., Campbell, A.S., and Delroy, N., (1983) Soil Development in Windthrow Generated Pit and Mound Microtopography, New Zealand, Agronomy Abstracts, American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America, 1983 Annual Meetings, Washington, D.C., p. 184

 

Burns, S.F., (1982) Silt Translocation in Alpine Soils, Agronomy Abstracts, American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America, 1982 Annual Meetings, Anaheim, p. 227

 

Burns, S.F., and Tonkin, P.J., (1982) Influence of Eolian Sediments on Alpine Soil Development, Abstracts: International Association of Sedimentologists, 11th International Congress, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, p. 81

 

Burns, S.F., (1982) Revegetation of Eroded Mountain Lands of New Zealand Using Pinus Contorta from Colorado, Journal of Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Science, 14:46

 

Burns, S.F., Tonkin, P.J., (1982) Windthrow as a Geomorphic Agent, Craigieburn Range, New Zealand, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 14 (7):456

 

Burns, S.F., (1982) Silt Translocation in Alpine Soils – A Periglacial Phenomena? GSA Abstracts with Programs, 14:305

 

Burns, S.F., (1981) Cover Photograph of the Vaughan Lewis Glacier, Journal of Geological Education, 29:4

 

Burns, S.F., (1980) Using Buried Soils Beneath Perennial Alpine Snowbanks to Date Past Climatic Changes, Journal of Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Science, Vol. 12 (1):24.

 

Burns, S.F., (1980) A Comparison of Mountain Life Zones of the Swiss Alps with the Colorado Front Range, Journal of Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Sciences, Vol. 12 (1):31

 

Ives, J.D., Baumgartner, R., Burns, S., Dow, V., Hansen, K., Ketchin, A., Luff, D., McCord, B., and Plam, M., (1979) The Indian Peaks Environmental Atlas, Colorado Front Range, Proceedings of Second Conference on Scientific Research in National Parks, AIBS, p. 322

 

Burns, S.F.,(1979) Buried Soils Beneath Alpine Perennial Snowbanks May Date The End of the Altithermal, GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 11 (6):267

 

Burns, S.F., (1979) The Influence of Snow Cover on Alpine soil Distribution of the Indian Peaks Region, Colorado Front Range, Journal of Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Science, 11(1):57

 

Burns, S.F., (1979) The Northern Pocket Gopher (Thomomys talpoides): A Major Geomorphic Agent on the Alpine Tundra, Journal of Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Science, 11:86

 

Ives, Baumgartner, Plam, Hansen, and Burns, S.F., (1979) Indian Peaks Wilderness Area Environmental Atlas (Colorado Front Range), American Association of Geographers, Program Abstracts, 75:113

 

Burns, S.F., (1978) Identification of Mammalian Scat from the Colorado Front Range Using a Polyclave Key Approach, Journal of Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Science, Vol. 10 (1):49

 

Burns, S.F., (1976) Mountain Ecology: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of a Specific Ecosystem, American Biology Teacher, Vol. 38 (6):367

 

Burns, S.F., (1976) Ecology Students Need More Earth Science, American Biology Teacher, Vol. 38 (6):367

 

TEACHING ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Teaching Assignments at PSU

Geology 200: Field trip to Columbia Gorge

Geology 200: Field trip to North Oregon Coast

Geology 200: Field trip to Mt. St. Helens, North Side

Geology 200: Field trip to Mt. St. Helens, South Side

Geology 201: Physical Geology I

Geology 202: Physical Geology II

Geology 301: Geology for Engineers

Geology 318: Surficial Processes

Geology 410/510: Landslides Analysis

Geology 410: 510:Urban Geology

Geology 410/510: Basin Analysis

Geology 410/510: Physical Environment of Portland, w/Joe Poracsky & Dan Johnson

Geology 460/560: Morphology and Genesis of Soils

Geology 461/561: Environmental Geology

Geology 470/570: Engineering Geology

Geology 474/574: Geomorphology

Geology 507: Graduate Seminar in "Global Change"

Geology 571/671: Case Histories in Engineering Geology

Review Course for Oregon Registered Geologist Exam

 

New Classes Developed at PSU

G200: Field Trip to Mt. St. Helens, North and South Sides

G410: Urban Geology

G410/510: Basin Analysis

G410/510: Analysis of Landslides

G460/560: Morphology and Genesis of Soils with a lab

G461/561: Environmental Geology with a lab

G474/574: Geomorphology Course with laboratory

G571/671: Case Histories in Engineering Geology

 

PSU GRADUATE STUDENTS & COMMITTEES

 

Current Graduate Students (main advisor)

 

Kat Barnard: PhD, Terroir

Matt Poole

Kim Yazzie

Scott Waibel (supervisor of Christina Hulbe)

Shana Kendall (supervisor for Sherry Cady)

 

Completed Graduate Students (main advisor)

 

2016, Heather Hurtado,

2015,  Shana Kendall,

2015, Mike Marshall,

2015, Hilary Whitney.

2015 Kassie Lindsey,

2013 Tracy Ryan: Background Levels of Arsenic in Soils of Northwest Oregon

2013 Ryan Cole: Groundwater and Slope Stability Modeling of Watershed in SW Portland, West Hills, Oregon

2012 Erica Medley: Ancient Cataclysmic Floods

2012 Keith Olson: Debris Flows, Mt. St. Helens, November, 2006

2012 Jim Randall: Red Bluff Landslide within the Cascade Landslide Complex, Washington

2011 Kendra Williams: Debris Flows at Mt. Adams, Washington November 2006

2011 Kate Mickelson: Landslide Differential and Susceptibility Mapping Using Lidar Imagery, Panther Creek

 Watershed, Oregon Coast Range

2011 Serin Duplantis: Landslide Inventory Mapping and Dating using LiDAR-Based Imagery and Statistical

                Comparison Techniques in Milo McIver State Park, Clackamas County, Oregon

2011 Steve Sobieszczyk: Using Turbidity Monitoring and LiDAR-Derived Imagery to Investigate Sources of Suspended Sediment in the Little North Santiam Rive Basin, Oregon, Winter 2009-2010

2010 Rachel Pirot: Initiation Zone Characterization of Debris Flows in November, 2006, Mount Hood, Oregon

2008 Joshua Theule: Determining Landslide Susceptibility Along Natural Gas Pipelines in Northwest Oregon

2007 Marina Drazba: Landslide Hazard Mapping Using LIDAR and Inventories, W. Hills, Portland, OR

2007 Susan Garland: Alpine Wetland Soil Development, Colorado Range

2005 Dionne Starr-Peace: The Geography of Vineyard Soils and Terroir in the North Willamette Valley, Oregon (co-advisor)

2005 Beth K. Rapp: Stratigraphy and Quaternary Geology of the Sandy River Delta area, Columbia Gorge, Oregon

2003 Jason C. Hinkle: Identification and Prediction of Debris Slides in the Hot Springs Basin, Cascade Range, Northwest Oregon

2002 Adam T. Barber: A Rock Quarry Evaluation of Lone Mountain, Southwestern Olympic Peninsula, Washington

2002 Barry A. Sanford: West Tidewater Earthflow, Northern Oregon Coast Range

2002 David James: Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, and Geochemistry of Missoula Flood Rhythmites in the Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon

2002 Katherine C. Leonard: The Role of Harvester Ants (Pogonomyrmex owyheei) in Desert Pavement Formation in the Summer Lake Sand Dunes, South Central Oregon

2002 Jason M. Taylor: Slope and Seismic Stability of the Castle Lake Debris Dam, Mt. St. Helens National Monument, Washington

1999 William J. Burns: Engineering Geology and Relative Stability of the Southern Half of Newell Creek Canyon, Oregon City, Oregon (Co-Advisor with Ken Cruikshank)

1999 Laura Burris: Landslide Inventory and Susceptibility in the Salmonberry River Drainage Basin, Northern Oregon Coast Range

1998 Bill Douglas: Radon Potential Map and Soil Radionuclides of Southwestern Oregon

1998 David I. Cordero: Paleosols of the Ancient Missoula Floods, Dalles, Oregon

1998 Jason E. Haugland: Soil Catenas on Glacial Moraines of the Central Oregon Cascades

1998 Charles E. Allen: Alpine Soil Geomorphology: The Development of Soil in the Alpine-Subalpine Zone of the Wallowa Mountains, Oregon (Geography)

1997 Doyle Wilson (PHD): Basin Analysis of the Tualatin Valley

1997 John L. Lawes III: Engineering Geology/Quaternary Stratigraphy of the Portland Hills Silt

1996 Janine Boer: Certificate in Environmental Geology

1996 Rafiq A. Khandoker: Heavy Metals and Trace Elements in Soils of Southwestern Oregon

1996 Tom Boyd: Groundwater Recharge of the Middle Deschutes Basin, Oregon

1995 Stuart Ashbaugh: The distribution of naturally occurring soil radionuclides and radon potential of NW Oregon

 1995 Lawrence P. Growney: Landslide Inventory and Susceptibility Mapping of the Upper Canyon Creek Basin, Cascade Range, Skamania County, Oregon

 1994 Douglas A. Smith: Soil Properties and Behavior of Earthflows in the Mt. Hood National Forest, Oregon (Geography)

1990 Michael W. Hernandez: Distribution, Development, and Risk Mapping of Landslides in Northeastern Louisiana

1987 Jack W. Mutchler: Causes of Instability on Embankments in Northeast Louisiana

1987 Schaun M. Smith: Properties of Embankment Slope Instability in Southwestern Louisiana

 

 

 

Graduate Committees

 

2015 Mahmud Panda, India, Engineering Geology

2015Justin Ohlshlager, Geology

2010 Ed Kaiser, PhD, Computer Science

2010 Rachel Pirot, MS, Geology

2010 Steve Sobieszczyk, MS, Geology

2009 Sam Hartsfield, MS, ESR

2008 Joshua Theule, MS, Geology

2007 Marina Drazba, MS, Geology                

2007 Shelly Moore, MS, Geography

2005 Dionne Star-Peace, MS, Geography (co-advisor)

2005 Amy Ebnet, MS, Geology

2005 Shawn Marcott, MS, Geology

2004 Julie Griswald, MS, Geology

2003 Don Lindsay, MS, Geology

2003 Tricia Sears, MS, ESR

2003 Chris Rhea, MS, Education

2002 Matt Gordon, MS, Biology

2002 Russ Lawrence, MA, Geography

2002 Christy Brown, MS, Biology

2002 Stephanie Merkes, MS, Biology

2002 Tim McGuire, MA, Geography

2001 Sherry Spencer, Ph.D, Biology

1999 Tamara Kimble, MS, Civil Engineering OSU

1997 Chris Odlum, MS, Physics

1996 Tom McCormack, PhD, Civil Engineering

1996 We Li, MS, Civil Engineering

1996 Kristi Meyer, MS, Geography

1995 Brett Brodersen, MS, Geology

1995 Doann Hamilton, MS , Geology

1995 Heather Schuck, MAT

1995 Thom Powell, MAT, Education

1994 Greg Briggs, MS, Geology

1994 Ned Gates, MS, Geology

1994 Robert Kimmerling, MS, Civil Engineering

1994 Richard Barrows, MS, Civil Engineering

1994 Xueqing Zhou, MS, Civil Engineering

1992 Rick Mulder, MS, Geology

1992 Martha Denham, MS , Civil Engineering

1991 Stanley Solliday, MS, Civil Engineering

1991 Sarah Meyer, MS, Geology

1991 Kelly Uhasz, MS, Civil Engineering

 

SIGNIFICANT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES (conferences, workshops, meetings attended at PSU, not listed in abstracts above)

 

10/18/15: Workshop on terroir, Brazilian Association of Engineering Geologists, 85 people

8/1995 Oregon Society of Soil Scientists, Eugene

1/1994 Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington, DC,

10/1994 Kellogg National Fellowship Foundation, Conference on the "Future of Higher Education in America", Ypsilanti, MI

3/1993 Kellogg National Fellowship Program, Leadership and Community, Little St. Simons Island, Georgia

5/1993 Kellogg National Fellowship Program, Leadership and Corporate Responsibility, New York City,

5/1993 Kellogg National Fellowship Program, Leadership in a Diverse Society, Princeton, New Jersey

7/1993 Kellogg National Fellowship Program, Leadership and the Family, Bend, Oregon

8/1993 International Paleopedology Conf., U of Ill., Champaign, Illinois

11/1993 Water Quality Conference, OSU: Management of Over-Utilized Streams: Lessons from Tualatin Watershed, Corvallis, OR

11/1992 Kellogg National Fellowship Program, seminar, Seattle, Washington

10/1992 AEG, Annual Meeting, Long Beach, Chair of Faults and Earthquake Hazard Session

9/1992 Kellogg National Fellowship Program, seminar, Monterey, California

6/1992 Kellogg National Fellowship Program, seminar, Little St. Simons Island, Georgia

6/1992 Friends of the Pleistocene, West Coast Cell, Arcata, California

4/1992 Kellogg National Fellowship Program, seminar, Battle Creek, Michigan

3/1992 Friends of the Pleistocene, South Central Cell, San Antonio, Texas

3/1992 Kellogg National Fellowship Program, seminar, Washington, D.C.

2/1992 Oregon Soil Science Society, Annual Meeting, Eugene

12/1991 Desktop publishing conference, PCC, Portland, Oregon

10/1991 Kellogg National Fellowship Seminar, Mexico, 2 weeks

10/1991 Coastal Hazards Conference, Newport, Oregon

8/1991 Kellogg National Fellowship Seminar, Montana, 1 week

4/1991 Harvard Graphics Workshop, University of Oregon, Portland, Oregon

4/1991 SMOG Meeting, Albany

4/1991 Kellogg National Fellowship Seminar, Chicago, 1 week

3/1991 OSSS & OR Soil and Water Conservation Society, Annual Meeting, Bend, Oregon

3/1991 Earthquake Hazard Workshop, AEG, Portland - took 12 students

1/1991 Transportation Research Board, Annual Mtg., WA. D.C., Meeting of A2LO5 Committee on Engin. Geology

 

SERVICE TO COMMUNITY WHILE AT PSU

 

Presentations (Guest speaker in PSU classes, public schools, government agencies, science clubs, Rotary, Kiwanis, community groups, realtors, etc)

 

 

 

2016: 18

2015: 73

2014: 76

2013: 32

2012: 5 + 150+ Jahns Lectures

2011: 37

2010: 49

2009: 51

2008:  35

2007:  25

2006:  17

2005:  20

2004:  22

2003:  14

2002:  11

2001:  36

2000:  27

1999:  27

1998:  18

1997:  22

1996:  13

1995:  13

1994:  19

1993:  22

1992:   9

1991:   8

1990:   1

 

 

Service to Community Groups

 

 

12/12/14                               Portland Rotary – Organizer of Bellringing for Salvation Army – 14th year in a row  - 115 ringers

12/7/14                  Master of Ceremonies – Scanfair – Scandinavian Heritage Foundation

09/2011                 President of ICFL

6/10/2009             MC Oregon Ethics Committee Business Awards Governor Hotel

4/28/2009             Testified before State Legislature on Jory Soil Bill

4/10/2009             Judge – 5th Annual Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium     

4/8/2009               Raleigh Park Elemtary - 3rd graders – rock and geology presentation

4/3-5/2009            AEG Foundation Board - Denver

4/3/2009               Intel State Science Fair, Head Earth Science and Chemistry Judge, Middle School

4/1/2009               OMSI Book Discussion Leader at Belmont Library ‘What a wonderful life”

1/12/8/2009         OR/WA Engineering Geology Exam Committee

12/4/2008             Maplewood/Stephenson Lego group 4th grade erosion/landslide in PDX project

11/10/2008           Lego Robotics team in SW PDX team project – Climate connection/global warming, rain in

climate associated with flooding/mudslides

7/11/2008             NESTA Sare-a-thon coordinator

12/2008                                 Master of Ceremonies ScanFair Scandinavian heritage foundation

7/08-2009             Rotary President

2007-2008            Rotary Vice President

5/2008                   Past President Sigma Xi Association

4/2008                   Sherwood High School – Career Quest Day of Discovery participant

3/2008                   Head Middle School Judge of Oregon State Science Fair for chemistry/earth science division

1998-Current        Rotary Chair of Bellringers

                                Rotary Chair of Planet Earth committee

                                Pres. advisory committee – PSU

                                IASC committee

                                AEGF Board

2006-2007            Advisor for Science Fair 3 OES students

2/2007                   Honorary life member or OSSS

1/2007                   Soil Seminar Clean Water Services, Hillsboro

2006-2007            Science Advisor to the IMAX movie “The Alps”

2006-2007            Presidential Advisory Council – Chair

2005-2006            Chair – Committee of Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, COGGE, National Academy of Science, Washington

12/2006                 AGI’s Workforce Development Committee

11/2006                 SOLV and City of Tualatin, Tree for All, Brown’s Ferry Park, volunteer

11/16/2006           Open Meadow CRUE, Geology of Portland Project, high school visit

3/29/2006             Oregon Water Resource Dept, review course for well drillers, Wilsonville

3/2006                   OWR workshop Wilsonville -Geol. of OR, Geol. of Willamette, Valley, Drill cuttings descriptions

3/2006                   Hahn Co. – review course in soils

3/2006                   Oregon Water Resource Dept, review course for well drillers, Salem, OR

3/2006                   Intel NW Science Fair judge

3/2006                   OWR workshop Salem, Geol. of OR, Geol. of Willamette Valley, Drill cuttings descriptions

2/2006                   Chaired Geology Session of Academy of Sciences, Eugene

2/2006                   EPA – Review panel on grant proposals, Washington, D.C.

1/2006                   Seminar to Clean Water Services, Hillsboro – Geology & Soils of WA CO

2004-2006            AEG Foundation Board member

2003-2005            Downtown Portland: Rotary Board of Directors

5/2005                   IAEG board

12/2005                 IFS President

11/2005                 Geoarcheology Workshop, co-organizer and 2 talks soils, 1 ft, Geo of OR

4/2005                   Judge – Intel Science Fair, State Fair

12/2004                 Clark County Geohazards Report – outside review

12/2004                 City of Vancouver, WA Geohazards review

12/2004                 Reviewed ordinances for Vancouver and Clark County

12/2004                 External reviewer San Francisco State University Geology Dept.

11/2004                  Site evaluation 1991 SW Mill St Terrace PDX

11/2004                  Reelected treasurer of Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division

11/2004                  Appointed Chair of National Committee on Applied Geology

10/2004                 Outside reviewer of candidate Non-PSU, promotion and tenure

9/2004                   Hosted Rotary at Simon Benson House

6/2004                   Landslide Mitigation Plan Sub-Committee for City of Portland

6/2004                   Portland Public Schools Workshop - earthquakes

5/2004                    Host to visiting earthquake specialist from Turkey

12/2004                  Clark County Geohazards Report – outside review

3/2004                    Sigma Xi student poster forum committee

2003-2005             Downtown Portland: Rotary Board of Directors

2002                        Speaker at Senior Student Recognition Reception, PSU

2002                        Speaker at the Simon Benson Award Dinner, PSU

2002                       Master of Ceremonies, ScanFeast, Scandinavian Heritage Foundation

2001-2002            Science Advisor to Thuy Li, student from North Viet Nam, at Oregon Episcopal School;

                                She won State Science Fair Project in Earth Sciences and Intel Scholarship for Oregon

1996                        Portland Urban Parks Project Advising Council, Urban League of Portland

1996                        Assisted high school students with science projects: Ken Oldham, McNary High School (winner at

 State Science Fair), Christina Stetson, Vancouver, and Leona Kassel, Elmira High School

1995-1996            Chair, Scholarship Committee, Burns Bros. Inc.

1995                       Helped students get grants from Sigma Xi, GSA, Mazamas

1992-1995            Basketball Coach, Tigard Basketball Association

1994-1995            Helped  McNary High School students with on science projects: (1994) Heavy metals and trace

elements in ashes of fireplaces, (1995) The origin of the Malpass clay

7/1994                   Engineering geology consultant to repair of First Congregational Church columns on South Park

Blocks

1994                       Volunteer, USGS, Western Regional Geology Branch

2/1994                                   Organizer of the Science Attache of the Swiss Embassy in Washington, D.C. visit to PSU and OGI

1993-1994            Helped the Science Olympiad Team from Beaverton High School (state champions) prepare for the

National competition; their team placed 6th in the nation in geology and 12th overall in science

1992-2002            Viking Club Board of Directors

10/1992                 Helped students from McNary High School in Salem on science fair projects: Ben Bush (radon in

Salem) and Janelle Curtis (Missoula Flood Boulders in Troutdale)

5/1992                   Score Keeper for Little League Baseball, Tualatin 1992 Boy Scouts Troop 35, Tualatin, Review

Board for Court of Honor and merit badge instructor

4/1991                   Coach for Whitford Jr High Science Olympic Team (Oregon Champions) in Earth Science – placed 4th in nation

 

Service to PSU Committees, College of Liberal Arts, and Geology Department

 

Portland State University Committees

 

2009-2014            Terroir Tasting with students (30-35) fall and spring – AEG student chapter

2009-2011            Smith Memorial Student Union Committee

2009-2010            Selection Committee for University Vice President

2009-2010            NCAA Review Committee

2008-2010            Committee on Committees

2008-2009            Athletic Department Committee on Academics

2/2007                   Geology Section Chair, Oregon Academy of Science, 65th mtg, Feb, 24, 2007, Astoria, OR

2005-2007            President’s Advisory Committee (Chair in 2006-07) 

2006                       PSU Student Government moderator at Forum, State spending limit ballot 

2005-2006            Chair, Committee of Geology. & Geotechnical Engineering, COGGE, NAS, WA

2/2006                  EPA, Review panel on grant proposals, Washington, D.C.

2005-2006            Scholastic Standards Committee

5/2005                   ITR/RTDF training course - organized event at PSU

10/2005                                 Official Faculty Host for PSU re-accreditation team

11/2005                                 Geoarcheology Workshop, co-organizer, 2 talks, 1 ft, Geology of Oregon

11/2005                                 Umbrella Tour, PSU, Host

10/2005                 PSU Accreditation Leadership Team, pre-site meeting

10/2005                                 Official Faculty Host for PSU re-accreditation team

10/2005                                 Umbrella Tour, Landslide Characterization and Hazard Mapping Landslides, Radon, Wines,

                                Quake Faults

5/2005                                   ITR/RTDF training course - organized event at PSU

4/2005                                   Judge, Intel Science Fair, State Fair

2003-2005            SHF Parking Committee

12/2004                                 City of Vancouver, WA Geohazards Review

12/2004                                 Reviewed ordinances for Vancouver and Clark County

12/2004                                 External Reviewer for San Francisco State University Geology Department

12/2004                                 IFS vice president

10/2004                                 Outside reviewer of candidate Non-PSU, promotion and tenure

3/2004                                   Section Chair Oregon Academy of Science - Geology

9/2004                                   Hosted Rotary at Simon Benson House

6/2004                                   Portland Public Schools Workshop – earthquakes

6/2004                                   Landslide Mitigation Plan Sub-Committee for City of Portland

5/2004                                   International Science Fair – Judge and Co-Chair

5/2004                                   Host to visiting earthquake specialist from Turkey

3/2004                                   Section Chair Oregon Academy of Science - Geology

2003-2006            SHF Parking committee

2002                                       Professor and Speaker on Umbrella Tours at PSU

1998-2001            Mentoring of New Faculty (CAE)

1998-2001            Scholarship of Teaching Resource Team Committee (CAE)

2000-current         Ad Hoc Committee of Cross-Listing of Courses

1999-current          Chair, Carnegie Conversations, Teaching Excellence Committee

1995-1997            Committee of Review of Graduate Education (1995-97)

1/1994                   Pew Roundtable Committee

1991-1992            President's Task Force on Liberal Arts Education and Business

1990-1996            Advisory Committee on Computing Services

 

Department and CLAS Committees

Undergrad Advisor, 2007-2008

Promotion and Tenure committee, 1994-present

Dept. Colloquium Convener, 1993-1994, 1997-2005; Fall 2006-2010

Chair, Graduate Committee, 1/91-6/1997, 2000-2001; 2007-present member

Combined (United Way) Campaign Chair, 1990-1997

Undergraduate Committee, 2006-now; chair

50th Anniversary Committee (chair of the Wine and Soils Fund Raiser): 2007-2008

 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Committees

John Eliot Allen Teaching Awards Committee, 1997-present (Chair)

Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1997-2004

Curriculum Committee, 1997-2001 (Chair) 2002-2005

Space Committee, 1999-2001

Dean’s Advisory Council, 1997-1999

 

Student Recommendations

 

2016: 2

2015: 25

 

2014: 28

2013: 24

2012: 27

2011: 29

2010:36

2009: 12

2008: 16

2007: 26

2006: 28

2005: 15

2004: 16

2003: 12

2002: 48

2001: 36

2000: 29

1999: 39

1998: 31

1997: 29

1996: 26

1994-5: 45

1993: 19

1992: 6

1991: 37

 

 

 

 

 

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

(Professional Organizations)

 

Portland State University

  • Creating Futures Committee, Development, 2012-2015
  • Search Committee for new Athletic Director, PSU, 2014
  • PSU President’s Council 2010-2012
  • Sigma Xi: President, 2005-2008 (International Scientific Honorary) Columbia Willamette Chapter
  • Sigma Xi Student Poster Forum Committee 2004
  • Sigma Xi: Board: 1997-present
  • Ferdinand Society: Program Chair and President 1999-2008
  • AEG Student Chapter: faculty advisor, 1992-present (National award winners - 2004, 2005)
  • President’s Advisory Board, 2002-04, 2005-2007
  • IASC Committee, 2005-2006
  • Viking Club: Past president, 2002-2003
  • Viking Club: Board 1992-2002
  • Viking Club: President 1998-2002
  • Faculty Senate, 1992-present, President, 2001-2002
  • Graduate Council, 1996-2001
  • Ferdinand Society: Program Chair 1997-1999
  • Triboard Executive Committee, 1997-1999
  • Sigma Xi: Secretary and Newsletter Editor, 1993-1997
  • Ferdinand Society: President 1996-1997
  • Ferdinand Society: Program Chair, 1995-1996

 

Oregon

  • Oregon State Board of Geologist Examiners 2014-2018
  • AEG Foundation Board of  Directors, 2010
  • Oregon Academy of Science, Geology Section Chair, 2004-2007
  • Interinstitutional Faculty Senate: Oregon University System, Board member, 1993-95; 2000-07, President 2006-2007
  • Interinstitutional Faculty Senate: OUS, President: 2006-2007
  • Portland Downtown Rotary: Oregon’s largest club, 1998-present
  • Portland Downtown Rotary: Chair of Bellringer Committee 2000-present
  • Portland Downtown Rotary:  President elect 2007-2008
  • Portland Downtown Rotary: Treasurer 2006-2007
  • Portland Downtown Rotary: 2002-05: Chair, Planet Earth Committee
  • Portland Downtown Rotary: 2003-05: Board member
  • Northwest Museum of Natural History: Portland: Board of Directors, 1993-1995
  • Scandinavian Heritage Foundation: Vice-President, 2001-2002
  • Scandinavian Heritage Foundation: Board of Directors, 1999-2000
  • AEG 1996-1998: President of Oregon Section
  • AEG 1994-1995: Vice President of Oregon Section
  • AEG 1994-1995: Exec. committee for planning national mtg. in Portland, 1997
  • AEG 1993-1994: Secretary and Newsletter Editor
  • Oregon Society of Soil Scientists 1995: Past President
  • Oregon Society of Soil Scientists 1994: President
  • Oregon Society of Soil Scientists 1993: Vice President
  • Oregon Dept of Transportation: State committee on Liquefaction (Technical Advisory Committee) 1993-1995
  • Oregon Dept of Forestry: Slope Stability Project Team for the State of Oregon; 1993-1995

 

National

  • NAGT: Organizer, Pacific Northwest NAGT Annual Conference, Portland, 2007
  • GSA: President, Cordilleran Section (West Coast) 2007-2008
  • GSA: Meritorius Service Award Engineering in Engineering Geology Division
  • GSA: National chair for Committee on Applied geology, current
  • GSA: Treasurer, 1999-present, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology Division
  • GSA: Geology and public policy on licensure and accreditation, San Jose, 4/2005
  • GSA: Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division, 1996-1998, Board of Directors
  • AEG: Foundation board, 2005-present 
  • AEG: National President, 2002-2003
  • AEG: National Vice President, 2001-2002
  • AEG: National Secretary 2000-2001
  • AEG: Judge of talks at national meeting, 10/4-6/1995
  • GSA: Engineering Geology Division, Member at large of Board, 1995; Chair, Burwell Award Selection Committee; 1996-1997: Treasurer; 1998-99: National Chair of the Section
  • GSA: Cordilleran Sec. (Chair, 1993-1994, Public Policy Committee; Field Trip Chairman for 1996 meeting)
  • National Association of Geology Teachers: 1993-1994, Editor of NW Section Newsletter
  • Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences: two national committees: A2LO5 (Engineering Geology) and A2LO1 (Exploration & Classification of Earth Materials), 1988-1994
  • Highway Geology Symposium: Organizer of National Meeting, 1993

 

International

 

        ICFL (International Committee on the Study of Landslides in the Field) – President, 2011-2016

IAEG (International Association of Engineering Geologists): Council Member, 2000-present; Vice President, 2006-2010; President, 2014 2018 (first American President in 50 years of history of the organization)

  • INQUA (International Quaternary Association): committee on Applied Quaternary Stratigraphy
  • FEDIGS (Federation of International Geo Societies): on the 9 person board: 2014-2018

 

Prior to Portland State University

President, Sigma Xi, Louisiana Tech University, 1989

Vice President, Sigma Xi, Louisiana Tech University, 1988

President, Faculty Senate, Louisiana Tech University, 1988

Vice President, Faculty Senate, Louisiana Tech University, 1987

Treasurer, Sigma Xi, Louisiana Tech University, 1987

President, Faculty Senate, American College, 1975

 

Articles Reviewed for Professional Journals

(Bulletin of GSA, Bulletin AEG, Quaternary Research, J. Environmental Quality, Geomorphology, Transportation Research Record, Arctic and Alpine Research, International Soil Workshop, J. Soil Science Society of America)

 

2010: 3

2009: 3

2008: 4

2007: 3

2006: 12

2005: 6

2004: 4

2003: 5

2002: 8

2001: 6

2000: 6

1999: 7

1998: 5

1997: 6

1996: 8

1994-5: 7

1993:  3

1992:  8

1991: 10

 

 

Courses, Field Trips and Symposia Organized while at PSU (Field Trips Organized: Outside of Classes)

 

5/22-24, 2014      GSA field trip of PSU students: Yellowstone, Craters of Moon, Hagerman

4/28-29/2011       2nd Annual Bretz Conference, H.J. Andrews Forest, Blue River, Oregon w/12 students

10/25/2010           Dundee Wine Tour , PSU Alumni Association

10/16-22/2009     GSA Terroir field trip guide: (2) Willamette Valley, (2) Columbia Gorge

10/2/2010             Mt. St. Helens, Portland Rotary

9/25/2010             Columbia Gorge and Dalles, IAFI

2/2009                   Chile, Stanford trip

12/5/2008             Beach Elementary 1st graders department field trip (class visit)

11/2008                 Field trip leader “Oregon Wine Country and Terroir and Soils” for National Assn. of Interpreters

9/2008                   Umbrella Tour, PSU

6/2008                   Willakenzie – wine tour of terroir, Western Culinary Institute

6/2008                   Columbia Gorge, IRIS

2/2008                   Gorge,    National Stream Restoration

10/2007                                 Gorge, PSU grad students

10/2007                                 Wine tasting tour, PSU Alumni Assn

9/2007                   Terroir of the Wine Country, NW Energy Association

9/2007                   Mt. St. Helens, Scandinavian Heritage Foundation

9/2007                   Eliot Glacier, Portland Rotary

6/2007                   6th Annual PSU Geology Terroir tour, fieldtrip leader

6/2007                   Colorado Wine Country tour, fieldtrip leader, Vail Colorado

3/2007                   Fieldtrip leader, Gorge, American Society of Gerontology

2/2007                   Host, PSU Umbrella Tour

10/2005                 Umbrella Tour, Landslide Characterization and Hazard Mapping Landslides, Radon, Wines, Quake faults

10/2005                                 Wine Tour, PSU Alumni

7/2005                   Fourth Annual Terroir Tour, PSU Geology Department

2/2005                   USGS Landslide Team, Landslide tour

10/2004                 Wine Tour, PSU Alumni

9/2004                   St. Helens, Rotary

9/2004                   St Helens tour, Scandinavian Heritage Foundation

8/2004                   Wine Tour Country, PSU Foundation

6/2004                   Terroir Tour 3, PSU Geology Department

6/2004                   Geological Society of Oregon, Landslides of Portland Hills

5/2004                   St. Helens, Viking Club

5/2004                   St. Helens, International Science Fair

11/2003                                 Wine Tour, PSU Alumni Association

10/2003                                 Wine Tour, PSU Alumni

6/2003                   Mt. St. Helens, Rotary

6/2003                   Wine Tasting, PSU Geology Department

8/2000                   Mt. St. Helens, OSSS

7/2000                   Mt. St. Helens, Rotary

1996                       summer Mt. St. Helens, GSA

5/1996                   Landslides of OR Country, GSA

4/1996                   Chairman for Cordilleran Section GSA meeting in Portland/led 3 field trips

1996                       “Geology of Portland", Geol. Dept. field trip for new grad students at PSU (almost every year since)

1995                       "West Tidewater Landslide", AEG Student Chapter

1995                       "Landslides along Skyline Blvd", AEG sStudent Chapter

1995                       "Landslides of the Coast Range", Oregon Section of AEG,

1995                       "Landslides of the Coast Range", GSOC

1995                       OR. AEG, visit to H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest to view the debris flow flume of CVO,

Vancouver

1995                       Co-leader of Friends of Pleistocene, "Beyond the Channeled Scablands, Columbia Gorge

1995                       "Soil landscape relationships of the OR Coast", annual field trip for OR. Society of Soil Scientists

1994                       "Soil Chronosequences of the Sandy River Gorge", OR Society of Soil Scientists

1994                       "Engineering Geology of the Oregon Coast", Highway Geology Symposium, Portland

1994                       "Engineering Geology of the St. Helens Hwy, Hwy 504", Highway Geology Symposium, Portland

1994                       "Engineering Geology of the Columbia Gorge", Highway Geology Symposium, Portland

1994                       "Engineered Wetlands of the Portland Area", Highway Geology Symposium"

1993                       "Landslides of the Columbia Gorge and Mt. St. Helens, Annual Meeting of GSA, Seattle

1993                       Co-Leader, Field trip of the Tualatin Valley, Oregon Soil Science Society

1992                       Organized and led "Landslides of the Portland area", for Cordilleran Section meeting of GSA, Eugene

1991                       Led 45 students to the Wilson River landslide site

 

Conferences, Symposia & Special Classes Organized

  • 1987-2003 Taught 21 courses for Stanford U. in: Switzerland, Montana, British Columbia, Alaska, Italy, Arizona, and Chile
  • 5/1996 Co-organizer of OR 1996 Landslide Mitigation Workshop, Portland, sponsored by FEMA
  • 7-8/1996 Taught for Stanford U in Switzerland: “Natural History of Swiss Alps” and lead daily hikes
  • 8/1996 Geohostel for Geological Society of America, “Geology of Wine Country of Western Oregon
  • 7/1996 Workshop for WA DOT on “Applications of Geology to excellent drill core logging”, Olympia WA
  • 5/1996 Taught Radon for Science Inquiry class for Don Howard
  • 4/1996 Rock Slope Stability Conference, AEG & Portland State
  • 2/1995 Annual Meeting of Oregon Society of Soil Scientists, Edgefield, Troutdale, Oregon
  • 10/1995 Organized National Landslide Awareness Day for Oregon (part of AEG National Awareness Day)
  • 8/1994 Summer conference, Oregon Society of Soil Scientists, Tillamook
  • 8/1994 Annual Meeting of the Highway Geology Symposium, Portland, National Meeting
  • 12/1994 3 Level Slope Stability Workshop, Regional conf. held in coordination with USFS, PSU
  • 6/1993 Taught mountain soils (1 day) for Larry Price's summer course, Mountain Geography Field Camp, E. OR
  • 6/1993 Organized Earthquakes workshop for Sellwood Middle School Science Teachers
  • 7/1993 Co-organizer of Kellogg National Fellowship Prog. Seminar on “Family/ Marriage/ Parenting/ Multiculturalism", Bend, OR
  • 8/1993 Soil Review, U.S. Forest Service, Wallowa Mountains, NW Oregon
  • 5/1992 Organized & chaired Quake Hazard Symposium for conf. at PSU: "Science, Tech. & Society: Issues in Sustainable Dev."
  • 6/1992 Taught Chautauqua course for NSF on Environmental Geology at PSU, for 13 geology profs from across USA
  • 7-8/1992 Taught class on mountain ecology for Stanford University in Swiss Alps; 40 students

 

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

            Grant to study glacial modeling on Antarctica to support Scott Waibel, 2014-2016, NSF, $363,669 with

                Christina Hulbe

  • Northwest Natural Gas, 2001, Landslide Potential in the Coast Range and Adjoining Valleys of NW Oregon, $15,687
  • Metro, Portland: 1998, Landslide Mapping of the Portland Area, $15,000
  • Oregon Community Foundation, 1998, Groundwater Modeling of the Tualatin Valley, $11,011
  • Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, 1995 Recreational impacts on the limnology of eight lakes located in the Mt. St. Helens National Monument"; $13,019, July; Co-PI with Richard Peterson in Biology
  • DOGAMI, 1994, Earthquake Hazard Map of Western Half of Oregon City 1 Degree Sheet: Emphasizing Faults; $7885, April
  • United Sewage Agency, Hillsboro, 1993, Phosphate distribution related to stratigraphy and geomorphology in the Tualatin Valley; USA, $15,000 (our portion of the grant is being done with OGI - Wes Jarrell)
  • Oregon Community Foundation, 1993, Tualatin Valley Geological Cores Investigation, $14,835, 7/1/93- 6/30/94
  • PSU, 1993, Faculty Dev. Grant, Spring 1993, $7500, "Geotechnical Judgment in Computing", Co-PI with Trevor Smith of Civil Engineering,
  • DOGAMI, 1992, Earthquake-induced landslide study of Portland's West Hills loess; $6000; PI
  • Oregon Dept. of Forestry, 1992, Geological Hazard Map of the Salmonberry River Drainage Basin, Oregon Coast Range; $18,006; PI
  • EPA through Oregon Health Division, 1992, Radon Potential Map of SW Oregon, $12,250; PI
  • DOGAMI, 1992, Earthquake induced landslides of the Portland Hills Silt, $6000. co-PI with Ansel Johnson
  • DOGAMI, 1991, Sediment mapping of the Salem East and West Quadrangles, Oregon", $5000. PI
  • EPA through Oregon Health Division /Radiation Control, 1991, Radon Potential Map of NW Oregon, $18,283, PI
  • Kellogg National Fellowship, 1990, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, Michigan, "National Leadership Development", 3 years, $35,000
  • U.S. Geological Survey, Grant to complete mapping of landslides in Louisiana, $1000, PI
  • Fund for the Advancement of Teaching, "Environmental and Engineering Geology Field Trips, Portland State University, 1991. $450
  • LA Tech U., Faculty Development Grant, 1989, money to present paper at International Geomorphological Symposium, Germany, $1000,
  • LA Ed. Quality Support Fund, 1988, Co-Investigator w/Ron Thompson, Jim Beck & John Meriwether, "A Study of the Distribution, Transport, and Deposition of Radionuclides in Louisiana Soils, 3 years, $346,000.
  • Louisiana Tech Faculty Research Award, 1988, Mapping Landslides in South Louisiana, $1,000. PI
  • Halliburton Grant, College of Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, 1988, Mapping Landslides in Central Louisiana, $850.
  • LA Tech U., Faculty Development Grant, 1988, to present paper at International Landslide Symposium in Lausanne, Switzerland, $500
  • Soil Science Society of America, 1986, Grant to be one of 50 U.S. representatives at International Soil Congress, Germany, $500.
  • DOT & Dev., 1986, Development of Design Criteria for Prevention of Slope Failures Along Highway Systems, $69,000. Co-PI w/William Hadley Halliburton Grant, College of Engineering, LA Tech University, Landslides in Louisiana, $500
  • Seed Grant, 1985, Louisiana Tech University, Landscape Stability in Louisiana, $500
  • Halliburton Grant, 1985, College of Engineering Louisiana Tech University, Landslides in Louisiana, $1,000
  • Seed Grant, 1984, Louisiana Tech University, Landscape Stability of Northern Louisiana, $1,000
  • Forest Research Institute, 1981, Christchurch, New Zealand, to study windthrow, $1,500.
  • Thompson Fund Grant, 1980, Department of Geology, University of Colorado, Outstanding Field Research, $500
  • Graduate School Grant for Research, 1979, University of Colorado, $500

 

HONORS

 

2015                 Outstanding Contribution to Public Understanding of the Geosciences Award, American Geosciences Institute, Washington, DC

2015                       Karl and Ruth Terzaghi Award for Outstanding Mentorship, Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, Pittsburgh National Meeting

2014                       Outstanding Scientist of Oregon Award for 2014, Oregon Academy of Sciences 

2012                       Distinguished Practice Award, GSA, Engineering Geology Division

2011                       Nomination for US Professor of the Year Award

2011                       Sigma Xi National Distinguished Member Award

2011                       Richard Jahns Award (top engineering geologist in the US) from AEG and GSA

2011                       GSA Public Service Award (Presidential Award)

2009                       College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Center for Academic Excellence for                                                               commitment and dedication to recognizing faculty for their outstanding teaching

2009                       American Men and Women of Science (biographical reference on North American Scientists)

2009                       PSU Civic Engagement Award

2008                       The 2008 Annual Global Business Award

2008                       Simon Benson Award Service to the Portland Community, PSU

2007                       George C. Hoffman Award for Faculty Excellence, PSU

2006                       Meritorious service award Engineering Geology Division GSA

2006                       America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals

2004-2005            Strathmore’s Who’s Who

2004                       Fellow of the Geological Society of America, GSA

2004                       Executive Council of Association of Engineering Geologists

2001                       Alumni Assoc. of PSU, Distinguished Faculty Award

1998-1999            Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 4th ed., 1998-99 By Marquis

1996                       Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteer Services in K-12 Geoscience Education,

                                by the “Partners for Education Program of the GSA”

1/1996                   Profnet Representative for PSU - 1 of 7 faculty to be selected

3/1996                   Grand Award, American Consulting Engineers Council of WA DC

1999                       National Project of the Year for Structural Design less than $500,000 (Consulting

                                Engineering Geologist on team of Kennedy Assoc., Inc.)

1998                       Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 3rd ed., 1996-97, 5th ed., 1998-99

1998                       Marquis Who's Who in the West, 25th ed., 1996-97, 26th ed. 1997-98

1995                       American Men and Women in Science, 1995

3/1994                   Excellent Teacher rating by Center for Academic Excellence at PSU

1990                       Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Award, College of Engineering, Louisiana

                                Tech University

1989                       Teacher of the Year, Alpha Chi Omega, Louisiana Tech University, 1989

1988                       Gamma Phi Beta (University Honorary Society), Teacher Spotlight Award for Outstanding Teaching

1987                       Faculty Chair Award Recipient (LTU Faculty Senate Award for outstanding research, teaching and

                                University service), (1 of 3 major awards)

1987                       Outstanding Faculty Member Award, Association of Women Students, Louisiana Tech

1987                       First Annual Cell Award, South Central Cell, Friends of the Pleistocene

1986                       Teacher of the Year Award, Alpha Chi Omega, Louisiana Tech University

1983                       Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Award, College of Engineering, Louisiana

                                Tech University

1980                       Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Lincoln College, New Zealand Best Student Paper, Phys.

                                Sciences Div., CO-WYO, Academy of Sciences, Denver, CO, Annual Meeting

4/1979                   Best Student Paper Presentation, Earth Sciences Section, SWARM (AAAS)

                                Conference in Durango, Colorado

1978                       Gordon B. Alexander Award for Mountain Ecology (EPO Bio. Dept., annual award,

                                University of Colorado

1975                       Yearbook Dedication, American College of Switzerland

1973                       NSF summer conf. award for college science teachers (through Michigan State

                                University) at Juneau Icefield in "Glaciological and Arctic Environmental Sciences

                                Institute"

1972                       NSF summer conf. award for CO. U. teachers to attend, "Summer Institute in field Biology and

                                Geology of the Rocky Mountains Campbell Award (awarded Geol. Dept. of CO. U. to top

                                graduate student with field related research)

 

CONSULTING

  •  
  • Expert Witness – Landslide trial – 2014 – Forest Edge Apartments
  • Expert Witness – landslide trial – 2013 – Flake Landslide
  • Expert Witness – landslide trial – 2009 – Terwillager Place Slide
  • Expert Witness – landslide trial – 2009 - Bazaz Case, Lake Oswego
  • David Hill Winery – terroir studies, Forest Grove, Oregon, fall, 2014
  • Own consulting firm in engineering and environmental geology est. 1996
  • Archeological Site, Finley Wildlife Preserve, Corvallis, July 16-17, 1996: soil survey Soil Survey of Lincoln Parish, 1989
  • Soil Survey of Winn and Webster Parishes, Quaternary Geology and Soil Landscape Relationships, 1987-88
  • Evaluation of Land for Sand and Gravel Resources, Minden, LA, 1985
  • Siting of Sewage Tx. Plant Sludge Farming Operation, Ruston, LA, 1985
  • Engineering Geology, Shreveport, Louisiana Highway Project, Meyer, Meyer, Lacroix & Hixon, Ruston, LA, 1983
  • Soil Scientist, Geologist consultant to Windy Gap Archeology Site, Granby, CO (Managed by Western Cultural Resources Management Inc., Boulder CO), 1982
  • Soil consultant to working group of the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area Management Plan, Boulder, CO, 1982

 

MEDIA QUOTES (Records after 1995): Appearances on TV, quotes in newspaper, radio interviews
 
2016: 20
2015: 25

 

2014: 54

2013: 29

2012: 9

2011: 39                                               

2010: 39

2009: 25

2008:  38

2007: 29

2006: 49

2005: 12

2004: 21

2003: 19

2002: 16

2001: 15

2000:  4

1999:  5

1998:  4

1997:  5

1996: 38

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Geological Institute

American Institute of Professional Geologists

American Quaternary Association

American Society of Agronomy

Association of Engineering Geologists

Friends of the Pleistocene

Geological Society of America

International Association of Engineering

International Landslide Research Group

International Mountain Society

International Quaternary Association

International Soil Science Society

National Association of Geology Teachers Oregon Academy of Sciences

National Earth Science Teachers Association

National Geographic Society

National Science Teachers Association

National Wildlife Federation

Nature Conservancy

New Zealand Soil Science Society

Oregon Soil Science Society Geologists

Sigma Xi

Soil Science Society of America

 

Wilderness Society