Educational & Professional Experience
A.B. Dartmouth College, 1960
M.Sc. University of Otago, New Zealand, 1962
PhD University of California, Berkeley, 1966
Areas of specialization
Metamorphic petrology, structural geology, tectonics
Current research interest:
My current interest is analysis and understanding of the Mesozoic tectonic evolution of northwest Washington.
Brown, E.H., and Dragovich, J.D., 2003, Tectonic elements and evolution of northwest Washington: Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources map GM 52.
Brown, E.H., and McClelland, W.C., 2000, Pluton emplacement by sheeting and vertical ballooning in part of the southeast Coast Plutonic Complex, British Columbia: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 112, p. 708-719.
Brown, E.H., Talbot, J.L., McClelland, W.C., Feltman, J.A., Lapen, T.J., Bennett, J.D., Hettinga, M.A., Troost, M.L., Alvarez, K.M., and Calvert, A.T., 2000, Interplay of plutonism and regional deformation in an obliquely convergent arc, southern Coast Belt, British Columbia: Tectonics, v. 19, p. 493-511.
Brown, E.H. and Gehrels, G.E., 2007, Detrital zircon constraints on terrane ages and affinities and timing of orogenic events in the San Juan Islands and North Cascades, Washington. Canadian Journal of Earth Science: v. 44, p.1375-1396.
Brown, E.H., Gehrels, G.E., Valencia, V.A. 2010, Chilliwack composite terrane in northwest Washington: Neoproterozoic-Silurian passive margin basement, Ordovician-Silurian arc inception: Canadian Journal of Earth Science v. 47, p. 1347-1366.
Brown, E.H., 2012, Obducted nappe sequence in the San Juan Islands-northwest Cascades thrust system, Washington, Canadian Journal of Earth Science, v.49 p. 896-817.
Ned Brown, 2014, "Geology of the San Juan Islands" (book), Village Books, Bellingham, Wa.