Director

Ben Fitzhugh

Dept. of Anthropology

Human/environmental dynamics


Faculty
| Staff | Emeritus Faculty | QRC Alumni

Name

Department

Interests

Atwater, Brian

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences
USGS

Quaternary Geology
Paleoseismology

Booth, Derek

Pacific Northwest Center for Geologic Mapping Studies (GeoMapNW)
Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences
Dept of Civil Engineering
Dept. of Landscape Architecture
Dept. of Forest Resources

Geomorphology
Quaternary Research
Seattle Geological Mapping Project

Bourgeois, Jody

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Sedimentation in tectonically active areas
Paleoseismology and neotectonics, esp. tsunami and Paleotsunami studies;
interpretation of sedimentary structures

Close, Angela E.

Dept. of Anthropology

North African Stone Age
Journal of World Prehistory

Fitzhugh, Ben

Dept. of Anthropology

Kuril Paleobiology and Biogeography Project
Kodiak Cultural Evolution

Gillespie, Alan

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Remote Sensing

Grayson, Donald K.

Dept. of Anthropology
Environmental Archaeology, Curator, Burke Museum

Human Paleoecology

Hallet, Bernard

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Field, Theoretical, and Laboratory Studies of Processes that shap Alpine and Arctic Landscapes

Heath, Ross

Dept. of Oceanography

Isotopic and Chemical Signatures of Marine Sediments

Montgomery, David

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Geomorphology

Nittrouer, Charles

Dept. of Oceanography

Sediment Strata

Putkonen, Jaakko

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Geomorphology

Quay, Paul D.

Dept. of Oceanography

Radioisotope

Roe, Gerard

Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences

Atmospheric and Climate Dynamics

Richey, Jeffrey

Dept. of Oceanography

Biochemistry

Shreve, Ron

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Geomorphology
Quaternary Geology
Glaciology
Geological Physics

Sletten, Ronald S.

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Chemical Processes in Soils

Steig, Eric

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Paleoclimatology
Glaciology
Isotope Geochemistry

Stein, Julie

Dept. of Anthropology
Archeology, Curator, Burke Museum

Geoarchaeology
Coastal Adaptions

Stone, John

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Isotope Geochemistry

Swanson, Terry

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Geology

Waddington, Ed

Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Paleo-climatology

Warren, Stephen

Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences
Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences

Climatology

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Faculty | Staff | Emeritus Faculty | QRC Alumni

Name

Department

Interests

Barton, Bax R. Quaternary Research Center
Curator, QRC Special Collections Resource Center
Associate Editor & Book Review Editor, Quaternary Research
QRC Special Collections Resource Center
Quaternary Research Editor
Quaternary palaeoecology
Pleistocene megafauna and extinctions
Geoarchaeology
Terrestrial/aquatic molluscs
Greenberg, Harvey Quaternary Research Center GIS
Programming Support
Perring, Karin Quaternary Research Center Program Coordinator
Managing Editor Quaternary Research
Sheikh, Amir Quaternary Research Center GIS Analyst, Research Support

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Faculty | Staff | Emeritus Faculty| QRC Alumni

Name

Department

Interests

Anderson, Patricia Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences Palynology
Paleoecology
Brubaker, Linda B. Dept. of Forest Resources Dendrochronology
Palynology
Kohn, Alan Department of Botany Paleobiology
Leopold, Estella Dept. of Botany (Biology) Reconstructioning past climates, vegetation, and associated earth processes.
Porter, Stephen C. Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences Glacial and Quaternary Geology
Raymond, Charles F. Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences Glaciology and ice sheet dynamics
Stuiver, Minze Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences Isotope Geology
UW Quaternary Isotope Laboratory
Tsukada, Matsuo Department of Botany Late Quaternary Ecology; Paleoclimatology
Washburn, A. L. Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences Quaternary Geology

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Faculty | Staff | Emeritus Faculty |QRC Alumni

Name

Location

Information

Aalto, Rolf Dept. of Geography, University of Exeter Geomorphology, Sedimentary Processes
Amerson, Byron Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Apostle, Peter F.
MS 2004


Anders, Alison Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Anderson, Robert and Suzanne UC Santa Cruz Geomorphology and Earth Surface Processes
Balco, Greg Department of Earth and Space Sciences Cosmogenic isotope geochronology
Beget, James E.,
MS 1977, PhD 1981
University of Alaska
Volcanology
Biederman, Donald D.
MS 1967
Peninsula Junior College (California)

Bierman, Paul University of Vermont Geomorphologist
Brown, Tom Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Center for Accelerator mass Spectrometry Climate Change
Brummer, Chris Department of Earth and Space Sciences Fluvial Geomorphology
Bunn, Jeremy Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Burbank, Douglas W.
MS 1979
University of California, Santa Barbara
Tectonic geomorphology; active tectonics; structural and stratigraphic evolution of fold-and-thrust belts and foreland basins; physiographic evolution of mountain ranges; kinematics of folding; basin analysis and modeling; analysis of digital topography; sedimentology; magnetostratigraphy; fission-track dating; Quaternary paleoclimatology; glacial geology.
Carson, Robert J., III
PhD 1970
Whitman College
Geololgy and Environmental Studies
Carver, Gary A.
PhD 1973
Humbolt State University (retired)
Paleoseismology, Neotectonics, Geo-archaeology
Catania, Ginny Department of Earth and Space Sciences Scar features surrounding ice streams
Clark, Doug Western Washington University Paleoclimatic significance of alpine and lacustrine deposits
Collins, Brian Department of Earth and Space Sciences Puget Sound River History Project
Croll, Timothy C.
MS 1980
Seattle City Light

Crossen, Kristine
PhD 1997
University of Alaska, (Anchorage)
Glagial geology and geoarcheology
Cuffey, Kurt UC Berkeley Environmental Changes
Dethier, David Williams College Geosciences
Dietrich, William UC Berkeley Geomorphology
Feng, Zhaodong
MS 1987


Finnegan, Noah Department of Earth and Space Sciences Controls on channel width in bedrock rivers
Frederick, Jan E.
MS 1980


Gendaszek, Andrew Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Gran, Karen Department of Earth and Space Sciences Fluvial Recovery
Graumlich, Lisa
The University of Arizona
School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Climate change, protected areas, adaptation
Harbor, John Purdue University Glacial Geomorphology, Applied geomorphology/hydrology, Environmental education
Haase, Paul C.
MS1987


Hawley, Bob

Heine, Jan T.
PhD 1997


Henck, Amanda Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Herd, Darrell G.
MS 1972, PhD 1974
USGS (Reston)

Heuser, Heather Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Higman, (Hig) Bretwood Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Hirsch, Robert M.
MS 1975
USGS (Reston)

Hopkins, Kenneth D.
MS 1966, PhD 1976
University of Northern Colorado, Emeritus

Hoppe, Kathryn Dept. of Earth and Space Sciences Isotope Paleoecology, Geobiology
Humphrey, Neil University of Wyoming Himalayan Erosion
Hurley, Todd
MS 1996


Hyde, Jack H. (deceased)
PhD 1973
Tacoma Comunity College, Mayor of Tacoma

Kaufman, Darrell S.
MS 1987
Northern Arizona University
Geology and Environmental Science
Kay, Jennifer Department of Earth and Space Sciences Lidar, Radiosonde, Radiometer data for cirrus cloud formation and evolution
Knoll, Kenneth
MS 1967


Koppes, Michele Department of Earth and Space Sciences Ice dynamics and glacial geomorphology
Kuharic, Matthew Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Lea, Peter
MS 1984
Bowdoin College
Watershed hydrology, glacial processes and landforms, sedimentology
Linkletter, George O., II
PhD 1971
ENVIRON, Irvine, CA
Geochemistry and environmental, mathematical, engineering and seismic geology
Garrison-Laney, Carrie
Department of Earth and Space Sciences Young subsidence events in Puget Sound
Markham, Deborah R.
MS 1971


McCrumb, Daniel

Merrand, Yann

Mertes, Leal UC Santa Barbara Fluvial geomorphology
Miller, C. Dan
MS1967
USGS (Vancouver)

Mills, Hugh H., III
PhD 1975
Tennessee Technological University
Glacial landforms, sedimentology, humid-region fans and fan deposits, sedimentology of mass-movement deposits, erosional development of volcanic landforms, hillslope evolution and processes, tectonic geomorphology
Minning, Gretchen V.
MS 1967


Mitchell, Sara Department of Earth and Space Sciences Cascade Mountain Range
Neumann, Tom

Nimick, David A.
MS 1977


O'Neal, Michael Pacific Northwest Center for Geologic Mapping Studies
Pavish, Maria S.
MS 1973


Porter, Lee (deceased)
MS 1979


Quintana, Carlos W.
MS 1983


Reimer, Paula CAMS-Lawrence Livermore National Laoratory Soil carbon sequestration and turnover times in California marine terraces
Rupper, Summer

Scott, William E.
MS 1971, PhD 1974
USGS (Vancouver)

Sherrod, Brian US Geologic Survey Puget Sound Fault Zones
Shipley, Susan
MS 1983
USGS (Menlo Park)

Skinner, Robert
MS 1970
Canadian Government (Ottawa)
Natural gas, nuclear and uranium, petroleum, economic regulation and enviromnent
Smith, Meg

Spicer, Richard C.
MS 1986


Spooner, Alecia M. Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Stolar, Drew Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Swanson, Terry W.
PhD 1994
University of Washington
Geo-Chronology, Quaternary Geology, Environmental Geology
Thackray, Glenn D.
PhD 1996
Idaho State University
Quaternary geology and geomorphology for paleoclimatic investigations.
Thorson, Robert M.
PhD 1979
University of Connecticut
Teaching and research, cultural geology and science journalism
Troost, Kathy Pacific Northwest Center for Geologic Mapping Studies
Tucker, Glenda R.
MS 1977


Vanderwal, Kathy S.
MS 1985
USGS (Denver)

Waitt, Richard B., Jr.
PhD 1972
USGS (Vancouver)

Ward, Alexander W., Jr.
PhD 1978
USGS (Flagstaff)

Weber, William M.
PhD 1971
Minot State University



Whipple, Kelin
MIT Tectonic Geomorphology, Processes of River Incision into Bedrock, Dynamic Interactions between Climate and Tectonics, Topography and Structural Evolution of Orogenic Belt
Williams, Van S.
MS 1971, PhD 1977
USGS (Denver)

Zehfuss, Paul Department of Earth and Space Sciences

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