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Home page iconDon J. Easterbrook, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Geology

Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA

- Professional Interests

  • Glacial climate change

  • Glacial geology

  • Quaternary geochronology

  • Geomorphology

  • Environmental geology

- Research Activities

  • Global Climate Change
  • Glacial
  • Geomorphology
  • Other
  • Causes of climate changeClimate Change Below Average Temps symbol

  • Correlation of glacial fluctuations, the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, climate, and solar variation

  • 500 year record of temp changes using oxygen isotope data from the Greenland ice core

  • Effect of CO2 on climate change

  • Geologic history of climate change

  • Abrupt Pleistocene, global, climatic changes and their relationship to the cause of ice ages

  • Pleistocene geochronology, 14C and cosmogenic isotope dating of glaciations in the Puget Lowland, Cascade Range, Columbia Plateau, Rocky Mountains, and New Zealand

  • Global Younger Dryas abrupt climate change

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  • Origin of landforms

  • Surface processes

  • Lidar interpretation of landforms

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  • Volcanic ash and lahar chronology

  • Debris torrents

  • Large seismically-triggered landslides

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