Educational & Professional Experience
Ph.D. - Marine Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 2001
M.S. - Marine Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, 1997
B.A. - Geography, University of California, Berkeley, 1989
Areas of Expertise
Coastal Geology, Nearshore Processes
Quaternary Geology, Holocene Sea Level and Climate Change
Seafloor and Benthic Habitat Mapping, Shallow Geophysics
Coastal Hazards, Vulnerability Assessment/Modeling
Coastal and Estuary Ecosystem/Restoration Science and Monitoring
Carbonate Reef Geology and Diagenesis, Submarine Groundwater Discharge.
- Introduction to Geology
- Introduction to Geology Laboratory
- Guest lectures in Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, Oceanography, Marine Geology
Recent M.S. Students
M.S. Thesis, Meghan Weaver, Western Washington University, 2013, "Identification of Erosion Controls Acting on the Beaches and Bluffs of Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve, Washington "
M.S. Thesis, Anna Davenport, San Francisco State University, 2012, "Eelgrass dynamics in response to wetland restoration at Nisqually Delta"
Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, Karen Lisa-Knee, Stanford University, 2010, "Submarine Groundwater Discharge and Associated Nutrient Subsidies to the Hawaiian Coast"
M.S. Thesis, Joel Breems, Univ. of Washington, 2009, "Assessing the Impacts of Wood Waste on Nearshore Habitat Function in Thatcher Bay Washington" Degree conferred: Feb. 2009
Grossman, E.E. and Grossman, S.K. 2013. Salish Sea Surface Waters: 2012 Tribal Journey Water Quality Project. In, Puget Sound marine waters: 2012 overview. (Eds.) S.K. Moore, R. Runcie, K. Stark, J. Newton and K. Dzinbal.
Grossman, E.E., Finlayson, D., George, D., Stevens, A., Horne, P. In Review. Anthropogenic forcing of nearshore stratigraphic change and habitat disturbance in the bay-filling Skagit River Delta, Washington, USA. Submitted to Marine Geology.
Hamman, J.J., Hamlet, AF, Fuller, R, Grossman, E.E. In Review. Effects of Projected Twenty-First Century Sea Level Rise, Storm Surge, and River Flooding on Water Levels in the Skagit River Floodplain. Submitted to Climatic Change.
McGann, M., Grossman, E.E., Takesue, R.K. Penttila, D., Walsh, J.P., and Corbett R., 2012, Arrival and expansion of the invasive foraminifera T. hadai Uchio in Padilla Bay, Washington. Northwest Science, v. 86, no. 1, p. 9-26.
Grossman, E.E., George, D.A., Lam, A. 2011. Shallow stratigraphy of the Skagit River Delta, Washington, USA derived from sediment cores. USGS Open File Report 2011-1194, p 123.
Grossman, E.E., Logan, J.B., Presto, M.K., and Storlazzi, C.D. 2010. Submarine Groundwater discharge and fate along the coast of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Hawaii: Part III: Spatial and temporal properties of nearshore waters and coastal groundwater plumes. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5081, pp. 76. [http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5081/].
Knee, KL, Street, JH, Grossman, E.E., Boehm, AB, and Paytan, A. 2010. Nutrient inputs to the coastal ocean from submarine groundwater discharge in a groundwater-dominated system (Kona coast, Hawai`i, USA). Limnology and Oceanography. Vol. 55(3), pp. 1105-1122.
Grossman, E.E. 2008. Sea Level and its Effects on Reefs in Hawai'i. In, Field, ME, Cochran, SA, Logan, JB, and Storlazzi, CD (eds) The Coral Reef of South Molokai-Portrait of a Sediment-Threatened Fringing Reef. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5101. pp. 101-104. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5101/
Street, JH, Knee, KL, Grossman, E.E., and Paytan, A. 2008. Submarine groundwater discharge and nutrient addition to the coastal zone and coral reefs of leeward Hawaii. Marine Chemistry: 109:355-376.
Cullen, A., Labiosa,W., Levin, P., Grossman, E.E. 2007. Integrating the Sciences: Natural and Social Science Support for Decision-Making, in Sound Science. In Ruckelshaus, M.H. and McClure, M.M. (coordinators) Sound Science, NOAA/NMFS/NFSC. Seattle, Washington. 93 pp.
Grossman, E.E., Stevens, A, Gelfenbaum, G, and Curran, C. 2007. Nearshore circulation and water column properties in the Skagit River Delta, Washington - Juvenile Chinook salmon habitat availability in the Swinomish Channel: USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5120, 96 p.
Grossman, E.E., Eittreim, S.L., Field, M.E. and Wong, F.L. 2006. Shallow stratigraphy and sedimentation history during high-frequency sea-level changes on the central California shelf. Continental Shelf Research, 26: 1217-1239.
Grossman, E.E., Barnhardt, WA, Hart, P, Richmond, BM and Field, ME. 2006. Shelf stratigraphy and the influence of antecedent substrate on Holocene reef development, south Oahu, Hawaii. Marine Geology. 226(1-2): 97-114.
Grossman, E.E. 2004. Review of Douglas, B., Kearney, MS, and Leatherman, SP. (eds) 2001. Sea-level Rise: History and Consequences. San Diego: Academic Press, 232 pp. in The Holocene, v. 14: 637-638.
Grossman, E.E. and Fletcher, CH. 2004. Holocene reef development where wave energy reduces accommodation space, Kailua Bay, windward Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.A. Journal of Sedimentary Research. 74(1): 49-63.