Our group had a successful showing recently at the Geological Society of America (GSA) National Meeting in Baltimore, MD.

  • Will Ouimet (with co-authors David Dethier, Kate Johnson, Maneh Kotikan and Will Wicherski) presented “QUANTIFYING 18TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY HUMAN IMPACTS ON HILLSLOPES AND SEDIMENT MOBILIZATION IN SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND COLORADO FRONT RANGE” in session ‘T9: Developing Proxies for Human Impact on Soil and Sediment Mass Transfer throughout the Holocene’
  • UConn PhD student Kate Johnson (with co-author Will Ouimet) presented “IMPACTS OF TERRAIN ROUGHNESS ON 18TH-20TH CENTURY LAND USE DISTRIBUTION AND SEDIMENT MASS TRANSFER IN SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND” in session ‘T9: Developing Proxies for Human Impact on Soil and Sediment Mass Transfer throughout the Holocene’
  • Williams College and Colorado Research colleague David Dethier (with co-authors Will Ouimet and Neil Shea) presented “FROM ROCK TO DUST: DENSITY CHANGES DURING THE TRANSFORMATION OF FRONT RANGE GRANITE TO SAPROLITE AND SOIL” in session ‘T57: Soil to Sediment—From Geologic to Modern Time Scales: A Session to Honor the Work of Milan Pavich’
  • 2014-2015 Colorado Keck student Will Wicherksi (with co-authors Will Ouimet, David Dethier and James Kaste) presented “FIRE AND FLOOD IN FOURMILE CANYON, COLORADO —ANALYZING THE GEOMORPHIC EFFECTS OF CATASTROPHIC EVENTS USING LIDAR AND FIELD STUDIES” in session ‘T54: Geomorphology and Hydrology of Wildland Fires’
  • 2014-2015 Colorado Keck student Greg Harris (with co-authors Mike Hren, Will Ouimet and David Dethier) presented “INVESTIGATING THE USE OF POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS (PAHS) AS A PROXY FOR HOLOCENE FOREST FIRES ON THE COLORADO FRONT RANGE” in session ‘T54: Geomorphology and Hydrology of Wildland Fires (posters)’
  • Oberlin College and Eastern Tibet research colleague Amanda Schmidt (with co-authors Tom Neilson, Paul Bierman, Veronica Sosa-Gonzalez, Dylan Rood and Will Ouimet) presented “EFFECTS OF GRAIN SIZE AND MINERALOGY ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF FALLOUT RADIONUCLIDES 7BE, 10BE, 137CS, AND 210PB IN SEDIMENT” in session ‘T9: Developing Proxies for Human Impact on Soil and Sediment Mass Transfer throughout the Holocene’
  • UConn Geosciences colleague Robert Thorson (with co-authors Lisa Park-Boush, Patrick Getty and Will Ouimet) presented “FIVE PATHWAYS TO INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE AT UCONN: A NEW MODEL” in session ‘T84: Practical Faculty-Related Issues & Trans-Disciplinary Pedagogical Strategies Associated with Classroom Transformation’