Associate Professor of Geology
BA, University of Tennessee
MS, University of Tennessee
View: Vitae / Evaluation
GEOL 1103. PHYSICAL GEOLOGY LABORATORY (0-3-1) 4006015139
Recognition, distribution, and origin of common minerals and rocks; experience with maps, aerial photographs, remote sensing images, and field applications. GEOL 1303 recommended companion course. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.
GEOL 1303. PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (3-0-3) 4006015139
Internal and plate-boundary processes, earthquakes, spreading, subduction, and mountain-building; surface processes of gravity, water, and wind; earth resources, landscapes, and nearshores. GEOL 1103 recommended companion course. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.
GEOL 1404. EARTH HISTORY (3-3-4) 4006015139
Introduction to geologic time; relative and absolute dating methods; stratigraphic principles; origin of the universe, solar system, atmosphere, oceans, life; changes on the earths surface and development of organisms through geologic time. Prerequisite: GEOL 1303 or permission of instructor. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M2.
GEOL 2409. MINERALOGY AND CRYSTALLOGRAPHY (3-3-4) 4006015239
The study, classification, and identification of minerals and their internal and external structures, physical and chemical properties, occurrences, and uses. Prerequisite: Three hours of chemistry or GEOL 1303 or instructors permission. Assessment Levels: R3, E3, M3.