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Geology's Brady Foreman publishes new article in Science Advances

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 9:53am

WWU Assistant Professor of Geology Brady Foreman has published "Autogenic geomorphic processes determine the resolution  and fidelity of terrestrial paleoclimate records" in Science Advances magazine, along with Kyle Straub of Tulane University.

The full article can be viewed here: http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/3/9/e1700683.full

 

 

Climate Change, Snowmelt, and Salmon: WWU Faculty Probe for Answers on How to Save a Pacific Northwest Icon

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 1:44pm

Jim Helfield is in a race against time, and he knows it.

Helfield, an associate professor of Environmental Science at Western Washington University,  is researching ways improve the habitat for spring- and summer-run Chinook salmon on the South Fork of Whatcom County’s Nooksack River. Also known as king salmon, Chinook are the largest Pacific salmon species, growing to sizes upwards of 100 pounds in some rivers.

Geology's Liz Schermer publishes new article in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:34am

Geology's Liz Schermer has co-authored a new article in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America titled "Holocene Earthquakes of Magnitude 7 during Westward Escape of the Olympic Mountains, Washington."

The article was co-written by Alan Nelson, Ray Wells, Nadine Reitman, Lee-Ann Bradley and Stephen Personius of the US Geological Survey and Jason Buck of SHN Consulting Engineers & Geologists.

Geology's Liz Schermer publishes new article in GeoScienceWorld

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 9:30am

Geology's Liz Schermer has co-authored a new article in GeoScienceWorld, the bulletin of the Seismological Society of America titled "Holocene Earthquakes of Magnitude 7 during Westward Escape of the Olympic Mountains, Washington."

The article was co-written by Alan Nelson, Ray Wells, Nadine Reitman, Lee-Ann Bradley and Stephen Personius of the US Geological Survey and Jason Buck of SHN Consulting Engineers & Geologists.

The article's Acknowledgments reads: