[ES_JOBS_NET] hD Studentship: Eolian process and climate variability on the Great Plains, USA

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PhD studentship: Eolian processes and climate variability on the Great Plains, USA


A PhD studentship is available in fall 2017 to study historic and prehistoric records of drought induced eolian activity on the Great Plains, USA. Competitive funding is available for up to 5 years on this project.  Deadline for graduate applications is January 15, 2017, but an early submittal is advised. Research is focused on better understanding atmosphere–land surface interactions through changes in dust emissivity. Student should have a strong background in GIS/remote sensing, sedimentology, stratigraphy, pedology, paleoclimatology, geochronology and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a large research group. Strong quantitative and scholarly skills are desired. Students across the geosciences and environmental sciences are encouraged to apply.  Please contact Prof. Steven L. Forman if interested at the Dept. of Geosciences, Baylor University, Waco, Texas 76710; email: Steven_Forman@Baylor.edu.


Steven L. Forman, professor

Geoluminescence Dating Research Laboratory

Dept. of Geosciences

Institute of Archaeology

One Bear Place #97354

Baylor University

Waco,TX 76798


Email: Steven_Forman@Baylor.edu

Department website: http://www.baylor.edu/geology/

Phone: 254-710-2495

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