Keck Geology Consortium Projects: 2009-2010
Keck Geology Consortium projects for 2009/2010. Locations of projects here.
Title: Source to Sink – Weathering of volcanic rocks and their influence on soil and water chemistry in Central Oregon.
Project faculty: Holly Frey (Union) and Kathryn Szramek (WLU)
Title: The Geology and Ecohydrology of Springs in the Driftless Area of Southwest Wisconsin
Project Faculty: Susan Swanson (Beloit) and Maureen Muldoon (UW-Oshkosh)
Title: Paleobiogeographic Reconstruction of the Gobi-Altai Terrane, Mongolia.
Faculty: Connie Soja (Colgate), Paul Myrow (Colorado College), and Jeff Over (SUNY-Geneseo)
Title: Exhumation of the Coast Mountains Batholith during the Greenhouse to Icehouse transition in Southeast Alaska: A multidisciplinary study of the Paleogene Kootznahoo Formation.
Faculty: Cameron Davidson (Carleton College); Karl Wirth (Macalester College); Tim White (Penn State University)
Title: Late Cenozoic Volcanism in the Aleutian Arc: Examining the pre-Holocene record on Unalaska Island.
Faculty: Kirsten Nicolaysen (Whitman College) and Rick Hazlett (Pomona College)
Alaska - Kenai Peninsula Project
Title:The Geomorphology and Dating of Holocene high-water levels on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
Faculty: Greg Wiles, Geology (The College of Wooster), Ed Berg, Ecologist (US Fish & Wildlife Service, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Soldotna, Alaska) and Dick Reger (Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys - retired).
Title: Holocene and Modern Climate Change in the High Arctic, Svalbard, Norway.
Faculty: Al Werner (Mount Holyoke College), Steve Roof (Hampshire College), Mike Retelle (Bates College)
Title: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Critical Zone, Boulder Creek Catchment, Front Range, Colorado.
Director: David Dethier (Williams College)