valley from the top of Mt. Si. The city of
was at the edge of a glacial delta. Glaciation
of western Washington 10,000 years ago
Puget Sound as well as U-shaped valleys all
Puget sound area.
and students engage in a broad range of research projects involving field, laboratory, and
theoretical studies. Research has been carried out on every continent, in a variety of
natural environments. Check out the links to current QRC-affiliated
research on the left, or go to individual faculty web pages.