News - Geology
Monday, January 23, 2017
»Andrew G. Fountain, Geology faculty, authored an article entitled, "The Scientific Discovery of Glaciers in the American West," which summarizes the earliest explorations of glaciers in Washington and California and who got the credit for the discovery an
Monday, December 5, 2016
»Portland Business Journal: Former PSU executive on how urban planning expertise could lift the University
Monday, November 7, 2016
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, co-authored a chapter, "Soils of the Pacific Coast Region," published in the new book, The Soils of the USA, Springer.
Monday, October 17, 2016
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented a talk, "Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Expert Witness Work in Geology," at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Denver, Sept. 26.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Monday, October 10, 2016
»John Bershaw, Geology faculty, co-authored the article "Stable Isotope Variations (δ18O and δD) in Modern Waters Across the Andean Plateau," Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 194, December 1, 2016, pp. 310-324.
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, conducted the International Council meeting of the International Association of Engineering Geologists and the Environment in Cape Town, South Africa, Aug. 26-28. He is president of the 4,000-member society.
Monday, October 3, 2016
»Martin Streck, Geology faculty, received a $194,000 National Science Foundation grant for Mid-Miocene Rhyolites of Eastern Oregon: Constraints for the Timing of Columbia River Basalt Volcanism and Associated Rhyolite Flare-up.
»Andrew Fountain, Geology faculty, co-authored "Response of Antarctic Cryoconite Microbial Communities to Light" published in FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 2016.
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented "Terroir, the Importance of Geology, Soils and Climate to Wine" at the International Geological Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, September 1.
Monday, September 26, 2016
»Andrew Fountain, Geology faculty, received a $282,431 National Science Foundation grant for Stochasticity and Cryoconite Community Assembly and Function, in collaboration with the University of Colorado.
»Andrew Fountain, Geology faculty, co-authored "Glaciers in Equilibrium, McMurdo Dry Valleys Antarctica" published in the Journal of Glaciology, 2016.
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented "Importance of Soil and Geology in Tasting the Differences in Wine Terroir" and was co-author of three other talks, "Terroir of Pinot Noir Wine in the Willamette Valley," "Defining Terroir in the Columbia G
»Ashley Streig, Geology faculty, student Kris Hornsby, and a United States Geological Survey research (USGS) scientist responded to the M 5.8 earthquake in Pawnee, Okla., as part of the USGS earthquake rapid response team. Streig was leading paleoseismic i
Friday, September 16, 2016
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Monday, May 30, 2016
»Andrew Fountain, Geology faculty, co-authored with graduate student Gunnar Johnson "The Differing Biogeochemical and Microbial Signatures of Glaciers and Rock Glaciers" in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, Vol. 121: pp. 919-932.
»Andrew Fountain, Geology faculty, co-authored "Distributed Modeling of Ablation (1996-2011) and Climate Sensitivity on the Glaciers of Taylor Valley, Antarctica," published in the Journal of Glaciology.
Monday, May 16, 2016
»Martin Streck, Geology faculty, received a $17,500 grant from the U.S. Geological Survey EdMap Program to undertake a mentor-guided geologic mapping project with a graduate student.