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J. Andrew G. Cooper and Orrin H. Pilkey1-1-2012
Georgia Southern University faculty member Chester W. Jackson co-authored “Documenting Beach Loss in Front of Seawalls in Puerto Rico: Pitfalls of Engineering a Small Island Nation Shore” in the publication Pitfalls of Shoreline Stabilization.
Book Summary: The island of Puerto Rico is densely populated and heavily developed in some places, particularly along the shore and in coastal lowlands. Hard shoreline engineering is commonplace, even in low development density portions of the island. There are many examples of small trash revetments or cemented rock seawalls in front of individual buildings. In some cases, buildings themselves located within reach of waves and ... Read more
Randel Tom Cox and Martitia P. Tuttle12-1-2012
Georgia Southern University faculty member Frederick J. Rich co-authored “Pleistocene Shorelines and Coastal Rivers: Sensitive Potential Indicators of Quaternary Tectonism along the Atlantic Coastal Plain of North America” in the publication Recent Advances in North American Paleoseismology and Neotectonics East of the Rockies.
Georgia Southern University faculty member Wei Tu co-authored “Urban Environmental Management in Shanghai: A Multi-Scale Perspective” in the publication Urban Stability: A Global Perspective.
Book Summary: Since the late 1970s, Shanghai—China’s economic capital and the largest city—has transformed rapidly from a deteriorating industrial center of the Maoist era to one of the most dynamic, vigorous, and fastest-growing metropolitan areas of the Asia-Pacific Rim.1 ...
Charles E. Pearson and Fred C. Cook1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Frederick J. Rich authored “Identification of Silicified Wood Samples, Appendix B in Excavation at the "Bead Maker's Midden," Ossabaw Island, Georgia” in the publication An Examination of Mississippian Period Craft Production on the Georgia Coast.
James S. Reichard, Georgia Southern University1-1-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member James S. Reichard authored Environmental Geology.
Book Summary: Environmental Geology is an exciting new entry for introductory geology courses. This text skillfully weaves the important themes of energy, human interactions, and global climate systems into a readable and contemporary view of geologic processes within the environmental framework. In addition, the author has utilized specific learning aids to pique student interest and to enhance the learning experience.
Barney Barney Warf9-16-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert A. Yarbrough authored “Racial Segregation” in the publication The Encyclopedia of Geography.
Janet S. Kettlewell and Ronald J. Henry1-1-2009
Georgia Southern University faculty member Frederick J. Rich co-authored “Engaging Higher Education Faculty in K-16 STEM Education Reform” in the publication Increasing the Competitive Edge in Math and Science.
Steven J. Whitmeyer, David W. Mogk, and Eric J. Pyle2009
Georgia Southern University faculty members R. Kelly Vance, Charles H. Trupe, and Frederick J. Rich co-authored “Integrating Ground-Penetrating Radar and Traditional Stratigraphic Study in an Undergraduate Field Methods Course” and “Evolution of Geology Field Education for K-12 teachers from field education for Geology Majors at Georgia Southern University: Historical Perspectives and Modern Approaches” in the publication Field Geology Education: Historical Perspectives and Modern Approaches.
Chapter Summary: Georgia Southern University maintains a traditional geology curriculum for both bachelor of science (B.S.) and bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree candidates. Field experiences figure prominently in our curricula, and students have been taught to ... Read more
Guide to Fieldtrips – 56th Annual Meeting Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, Statesboro, Georgia, Georgia Southern University Department of Geology and Geography Contribution Series No. 1
Fredrick J. Rich1-1-2007
Georgia Southern University faculty member Frederick J. Rich co-authored “Preliminary Interpretation of Mesozoic and Cenozoic Fracture Sets in Piedmont Metamorphic Rocks and in Coastal Plain Strata near the Savannah River, Georgia and South Carolina” in the publication Guide to Fieldtrips – 56th Annual Meeting Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, Statesboro, Georgia, Georgia Southern University Department of Geology and Geography Contribution Series No. 1.
Proterozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Grenville Orogen in North America: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Memoir 197
Richard P. Tollo, Louise Corriveau, James McLelland, and Mervin J. Bartholomew1-1-2004
Georgia Southern University faculty member Charles H. Trupe co-authored “Deciphering the Grenville of the Southern Appalachians through the Post-Grenville Tectonic History in Northwestern North Carolina” in the publication Proterozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Grenville Orogen in North America: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Memoir 197.