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					               2007 Curriculum Vitae: Dr. Sheryl Luzzadder Beach

Address:
Earth Systems and GeoInformation Sciences Department
Center for Earth Observing & Space Research
College of Science, RB I, Rm. 362A
George Mason University, MSN 6A2                        E-mail: slbeach@gmu.edu
4400 University Drive                                   Phone: 703/993-1213
Fairfax, VA 22030 USA                                   Fax: 703/993-9299
                                   EDUCATION

Ph.D., Geography 1990. University of Minnesota-Minneapolis. Concentration: Water
       Resources, Physical Geography, Spatial Analysis. Dissertation: Geographic
       Sampling Strategies for Ground Water Quality Evaluation.

M.A., Geography 1984. University of Minnesota-Minneapolis. Minor: Related Fields-
      Geology and Statistics. Thesis: Comparative Geographic Evaluation of Water
      Quality in the Alturas and Surprise Valley Ground Water Basins, 1982-83.

B.A., Geography 1982. California State University-Chico. Minors: History of
      Classical Civilizations, and Art History. Other Concentrations: Asian Studies,
      English.

                         PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

George Mason University Appointments:
College of Science, Department of Earth Systems & GeoInformation Sciences, and
Center for Earth Observing and Space Research
        2006-2007 Associate Chair, ESGS Department
        2002- Associate Professor of Computational Sciences and Geography with Tenure
        2007- Undergraduate Coordinator, BS Global and Environmental Change
Office of the Provost
        2000-2003 Associate Provost for General Education
Department of Geography and Earth Science
        2001 (May-September) Summer and Acting Chair
        1999-present. Associate Professor of Geography with Tenure.
        1993-1999. Asst. Prof. of Geographic and Cartographic Sciences, Tenure Track.
        1993-97; 1999-2000. Undergraduate Coordinator, GEOG Department.
GMU Center for Global Studies
        2003- present. Faculty Appointment
Environmental Science & Policy; Women's Studies.
        1993- present. Faculty Appointments

Other Academic Teaching Appointments:
University of Georgia, Geography Department, Athens GA.
       1991-93. Temporary Assistant Professor of Geography. Leave Replacement.
Humboldt State University, Geography Department, Arcata, CA.
       1990-91. Temporary Assistant Professor of Geography. Leave Replacement.
Univ. of Minnesota, Geography Department, Minneapolis, MN.
       1987-89. Instructor.
       1982-86. Teaching Assistant
Univ. of Minnesota, Composition Program, Minneapolis, MN.
       1986-88. Instructor.
Research Positions:
1989. Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources, Office of Planning, St. Paul, MN. GRA.
1986-89. Geography Department, University of Minnesota. GRA
1988. Composition Program, Univ. of MN. Spring/Summer 1988. GRA 1983. Center
       for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), Univ. of MN. Graduate Research
       Assistant. Parking Study for Cedar-Riverside Project Area Committee.
1982-87. California Dept. of Water Resources, Northern District, Red Bluff, CA.
       Graduate Assistant.
1978, 1980-82. California Dept. of Water Resources, Northern District, Red Bluff CA.
       Student Assistant.

                                    RESEARCH
PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Book Chapters, In Print or In Press:

Dunning, N., T. Beach, and S. Luzzadder-Beach. Forthcoming in 2008. “Creating a
      stable landscape: soil conservation among the ancient Maya.: In: C. Fisher, B.
      Hill, and G. Feinman (eds) The Socio-Natural Connection: Integrating
      Archaeology And Environmental Studies For 21st Century Conservation.
      Accepted by: University of Arizona Press, Tucson. In Press.

Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach and Timothy Beach. 2006. “Wetlands as the Intersection of
       Soils, Water, and Indigenous Human Society: Patterns in the Americas” Chapter 5
       in book: Soils and Societies: Perspectives from Environmental History, Edited by
       John McNeill and Verena Winiwarter. The White Horse Press: Isle of Harris,
       UK. pp. 90-117.

Timothy Beach, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, and Nicholas P Dunning. 2006. “Soils and
      History in Meso- and North America” Chapter 4 in book: Soils and Societies:
      Perspectives from Environmental History, Edited by John McNeill and Verena
      Winiwarter. The White Horse Press, Isle of Harris, UK., pp. 51-90.

Dunning, N., T. Beach, & S. Luzzadder-Beach. 2006. “Environmental Variability
     among Bajos in the Southern Maya Lowlands and its Implications for Ancient
     Maya Civilization and Archaeology”. Chapter 5 in book PreColumbian Water
     Management: Ideology, Ritual, and Power, eds. Lisa Lucero and Barbara Fash.
     Tucson: AZ: University of Arizona Press, Tucson. December 2006, pp. 81-99.

Dunning, N., J. Jones, T. Beach, & S. Luzzadder-Beach. 2003. “Ancient Maya
      Landscapes of Northwestern Belize.” In Hierarchy, Political Economy, and the
      Ancient Maya: The Three Rivers Region of the East-Central Yucatan Peninsula,
      eds. V. Scarborough, F. Valdez, Jr., and N. Dunning. 14-24. Tucson AZ:
      University of Arizona Press.

Beach, T. P., S. Luzzadder-Beach, N. Dunning, V. Scarborough. 2003. “Depression
       Soils in the Lowland Tropics of NW Belize: Anthropogenic and Natural Origins,
       In Lowland Maya Area: Three Millennia at the Human-Wildland Interface, ed.
       A. Gomez-Pompa, M. Allen, & S. Fedick. Binghamton NY: The Haworth Press.


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T. Beach and S. Luzzadder-Beach. 2000. "The Physical Geography and Environmental
       Archaeology of the Alanya Region (Turkey)”. Chapter 4 in Landscape and the
       State in Medieval Anatolia: Seljuk Pavilions and Gardens of Southern Turkey. S.
       Redford, Editor; Oxford UK: Archaeopress, December 2000, pp. 115-136, 286-
       293.

S. Luzzadder Beach. 1987. "Ground Water Data Collection for a Water Resources
      Geographic Information System." Chapter 14 in File Structure Design and Data
      Specifications for Water Resources Geographic Information Systems, D. Brown &
      P. Gersmehl eds., Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), St. Paul MN:
      University of Minnesota. Pp. 14-1 to 14-22. June 1987.

Refereed Journal Articles, In Print or In Press:

Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, Timothy Beach. Forthcoming in 2008. “Arising from the
      Wetlands: Mechanisms and Chronology of Landscape Aggradation in the
      Northern Coastal Plain of Belize”. Accepted by The Annals of the Association of
      American Geographers. In Press.

Timothy P. Beach and Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach.              Forthcoming in 2008.
      Geoarchaeology and Plain Aggradation near Kinet Höyük, Eastern Mediterranean,
      Turkey. Accepted by Geomorphology. In Press.

T. Beach, N. Dunning, S. Luzzadder-Beach , J. Lohse, D.E. Cook*. 2006. “Impacts of
      the Ancient Maya on Soils and Soil Erosion in the Central Maya Lowlands. Catena
      65 (2): 166-178. *Post Doc.

Bruce Dahlin, T. Beach, S. Luzzadder-Beach, S. Hutson*, A Magnoni*, D. Mazeau*, G.
       Mansell*. 2005. “Reconstructing Agricultural Self-Sufficiency at Chunchucmil.”
       Ancient Mesoamerica. 16(2): 229-247. *Students.

Timothy Beach, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, Jon Hageman, Jon Lohse. 2002 (Published
      April 2003). “Upland Agriculture in the Maya Lowlands: Ancient Conservation
      in Northwestern Belize.” The Geographical Review. 92(3): 372-397.
Nicholas P. Dunning, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, Timothy Beach, John G. Jones, Vernon
       Scarborough, and T. Patrick Culbert. 2002. “Arising from the Bajos: The
       Evolution of a Neotropical Landscape and the Rise of Maya Civilization.” Annals
       of the Association of American Geographers. 92(2): 267-283.

Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach. 2000 (Published 2001).       "Water Resources of the
      Chunchucmil Maya.” The Geographical Review. 90(4): 493-510.

Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach and Allison Macfarlane. 2000. “The Environment of Gender
       and Science: Progress in Physical Geography.” The Professional Geographer.
       52(3): 407-424.

Nicholas Dunning, Vern Scarborough, Fred Valdez, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, Tim
       Beach, John Jones. 1999. “Temple Mountains, Sacred Lakes, and Fertile Fields:
       Ancient Maya Landscapes in Northwestern Belize.” Antiquity. 73(281):650-660.



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Allison Macfarlane and Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach. 1998. "Achieving Equity Between
       Women and Men in the Geosciences." Geological Society of America Bulletin.
       110(12):1590-1614.

B. Dahlin, T. Andrews, T. Beach, *C. Bezanilla, *P. Farrell, S. Luzzadder-Beach, and
      *V. McCormick. 1998. "Canbalam in Archaeological Context: A Peripatetic
      Coastal Site in Campeche, Mexico." Ancient Mesoamerica. Vol. 9(1):1-15.
      *Students.

N. Dunning, T. Beach, P. Farrell & S. Luzzadder-Beach. 1998. "Prehispanic
     Agriculture and Adaptive Systems in the Maya Lowlands.” Culture and
     Agriculture (American Anthropological Association). Vol. 20(4):87-101.

S. Luzzadder-Beach. 1997. "Spatial Sampling Strategies for Detecting a Volcanic
      Ground Water Plume in Sierra Valley, California." The Professional Geographer.
      Vol. 49(2):179-192.
S. Luzzadder-Beach. 1995. "Evaluating the Effects of Spatial Monitoring Policy on
      Ground Water Quality Portrayal." Environmental Management. Vol. 19:383-392.

S. Luzzadder-Beach. 1992. "Come Taste this Cool, Clean Water: History of California's
       Ground Water Quality Monitoring Program." California Geographer. Vol.
       XXXII: 51-60.

S. Luzzadder Beach. 1989. "Comparison and Evaluation of Ground Water Quality in
       Surprise Valley and Alturas Basin using Thornthwaite's Evapotranspiration
       Model." California Geographer. Vol. XXIX: 103-117. Ralph H. Brown Award.


PRESENTATIONS
2006-2007 Conferences Papers, Posters, and Abstracts:
Luzzadder Beach, S. and T. Beach. “Why Did the Ancient Maya Build Wetland Fields
       at Blue Creek, Belize?” Paper Presented at the Society of American Archaeology
       Meetings, Austin, TX, April 2007.
Beach, T., S. Luzzadder-Beach (presenter), and N. Dunning. “Human and Natural
       Mechanisms of Wetland Change in the Maya Lowlands” Paper Presented at the
       Society of American Archaeology Meetings, Austin, TX, April 2007.
Dunning, N. S. Luzzadder-Beach (presenter), and T. Beach. “Environmental Instability
       and Human Response in the Late Preclassic Southern Maya Lowlands.” Paper
       Presented at the Society of American Archaeology Meetings, Austin, TX, April
       2007.
Beach, T., and S. Luzzadder-Beach. “Ancient Maya Wetland Agriculture: Proxies and
       Formation Processes”. Paper Presented at 2007 Developing International
       Geoarchaeology Conference and Micromorphology Workshop, Cambridge
       University; Cambridge, UK. April 2007.
Luzzadder Beach, S., T. Beach, and D. Howard*. "The Role of Water Chemistry in
       Wetland Morphology in Northwestern Belize", Poster presented at the 2006
       American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 11-15 December
       2006. * GMU Student.



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Beach, T. and S. Luzzadder-Beach. Human and Natural Impacts on Ancient Maya
       Wetland Formation, Northern Coastal Plain, Belize. Poster presented at the
       American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 11-15 December
       2006.
Howard, D.*, S. Luzzadder Beach, and T. Beach. "Mapping and Morphology of
       Patterned Ground in the Wetlands of Northwestern Belize", Poster presented at
       the 2006 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 11-15
       December 2006 *GMU Student.
Beach, T. and S. Luzzadder-Beach. “Human & Natural Impacts on Landscape
       Aggradation in the Maya Lowlands”. Poster Presented at the Binghamton
       International Geomorphology Symposium, Columbia, SC. October 2006.
Luzzadder Beach, S. and T. Beach: "Water Chemistry Constraints and Possibilities for
       the Ancient and Contemporary Maya Lowlands." Paper Presented at the
       International Congress of Americanists Meetings, Seville, Spain, July 2006.
Beach, T., S. Luzzadder-Beach, J. Lohse, and N. Dunning. “Ancient Maya Wetland and
       Bajo Fields in Northern Belize: Formation and Evidence about Forest Gardens.”
       Paper Presented at the International Congress of Americanists Meetings, Seville,
       Spain, July 2006
Luzzadder Beach, S., T. Beach, and J. Lohse. “Water Chemistry and Human Impacts on
       Environmental Change in Blue Creek, Belize.” Paper Presented at the Society of
       American Archaeology Meetings, San Juan, PR, April 2006.
Beach, T. S. Luzzadder-Beach, N. Dunning, and J. Jones. “Bajo and Wetland
       Agriculture around Blue
       Creek and the Three Rivers Region, Belize” Paper Presented at the Society of
       American Archaeology Meetings, San Juan, PR, April 2006.
Luzzadder Beach, S., and T. Beach. “Field Patterns of Paradise: Surface Patterns of
       Ancient Maya Wetland Fields.” Paper Presented at 2006 Annual Meetings of the
       Association of American Geographers (AAG). Chicago, IL.

2007 Invited Lecture:
“Water Quality, Treatment, and Resources of the Eastern Mediterranean Region:
      Turkey’s Environmental Case for EU Accession.” Class Lecture at Georgetown
      University’s Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, McGhee Center, Alanya,
      Turkey. May 2007.

PRIOR PRESENTATIONS:

1987-2005. Over 50 Professional Papers, Posters, and Published Abstracts at
Regional, National and International Professional Meetings.


1988-2006. Over 30 Invited Lectures and Readings at Universities, Professional
Societies, Agencies & Field Schools.




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GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

Extramural, Funded:
2006-07 National Aeronautics and Space Administration “Project Geo-START: Geo-
      Spatial Thinking Activities and Resources for Teachers of Geography and Earth
      Science” NN-H-04-Z-YO-006-N: INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF
      EARTH EXPLORERS: INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS FOR K-16 AND
      INFORMAL EDUCATION, Diversity Focus. Sheryl Luzzadder Beach, PI
      (AAG and GMU); M. Solem, Co-I (AAG); Collaborators at Howard University
      and Hunter College, + GRAs. Awarded 16 March 2005. Amount Awarded 1 April
      2006: $93,000.000 (AAG); GMU share: $21,000.00 (1.5 yr award, performance
      period 01 April 2006-30 September 2007.)
2005-06. National Geographic Society. S. L. Beach, Co-Investigator. (Investigator:
      Timothy Beach, Georgetown University, Co-I: Jon Lohse, UT Austin Arch. Lab)
      Blue Creek Archaeological Project. Ancient Maya Wetland Agricultural
      Investigation. Awarded May 2005. $19,955. Performance Period: 15 May 2005-1
      April 2006.
2003-04. National Geographic Society. S. L. Beach, Co-Investigator. (Investigator:
      Timothy Beach, Georgetown University, Co-I s: Jon Lohse, UT Austin Arch. Lab
      and John Jones, Central Washington U.) Blue Creek Archaeological Project.
      Ancient Maya Wetland Agricultural Investigation. Awarded July 2003. $18,900.
2003. National Science Foundation, Archaeology. S. L. Beach, Collaborating
      Scientist: Hydrologist. (PI Dr. Marilyn Masson, Anthropology Dept., SUNY
      Albany.). Mayapan- Maya Archaeology Program.
1999-2002. National Science Foundation, Archaeology. S. L. Beach, Collaborating
      Scientist: Hydrologist. (PI Dr. Bruce Dahlin, Soc./Anth. Dept., Howard Univ.).
      Chunchucmil Regional Economic and Environmental Project- Maya Archaeology.
1998. National Geographic Society. S. L. Beach, Co-Investigator. Geoarchaeology
      field project in Yucatan MX. “Environmental Investigation of Maya
      Archaeological Site, Chunchucmil, MX.” (PI Dr. Bruce Dahlin, Soc./Anth. Dept.,
      Howard Univ., Co-I Dr. T. Beach, Georgetown Univ.) Total: $21,597.
1998. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. S. L. Beach, Research Faculty
      Contract. (Co Investigator: David Wong. PI: Menas Kafatos, Dir., CEOSR,
      GMU) “Protocol for Packaging and Disseminating TRMM and DAAC Global
      Change Data for Use by Earth Science, GIS and Remote Sensing Communities.”
      GMU GES Total: $12,000. Summer 1998.
1998. A. W. Mellon Foundation.          “Geography, Exploration, and Observation.”
      Discussant, Mellon Seminar Georgetown University (PI: Dr. James Collins,
      History Dept. Georgetown University). GMU: $500 Stipend. 30 June 1998.
1997-1998. National Science Foundation, Archaeology. S. L. Beach, Collaborating
      Scientist: Hydrologist. La Milpa Archaeological Site, Belize, Central America.
      “An Accretive Model of Ancient Maya Land and Water Use.” (PIs: Dr. Nick
      Dunning, V. Scarborough, U. Cincinnati Geography & Anth. Depts.). Total:
      $249,514. GMU: ca. $3,000.
1997. National Geographic Society. S. L. Beach, Co- Investigator. Geoarchaeology
      field project in Yucatan MX. “Environmental Investigation of Maya
      Archaeological Site, Chunchucmil, MX.” (PI Dr. Bruce Dahlin, Soc./Anth. Dept.,
      Howard Univ; Co-I Dr. T. Beach, Georgetown Univ.) Total: $20,122.
1996. National Geographic Society. S. L. Beach, Collaborating Scientist: Hydrologist.
      Environmental Archaeology field project (Bronze Age site Tell Um Al Marra) in
      Aleppo, Syria. “Archaeological Survey of Jabbul Plain, Western Syria.” (PI Dr. G.



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      Schwartz, Nr. Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins Univ.) Total: $18,479. GMU:
      $1,000.
1996. National Geographic Society. S. L. Beach, Collaborating Scientist: Hydrologist.
      Geoarchaeology field project in Alanya, Turkey. “Agricultural and Hydrologic
      Potentials of 14th Century Seljuk Walled Gardens of Alanya.” (PI Dr. Scott
      Redford, SFS, Georgetown Univ.) Total: $9,000. GMU: ca $2,000.
1995-96. Association of American Geographers, Anne U. White Fund. S. L. Beach,
      Principal Investigator. (Co-PI, Dr. T. Beach, Georgetown U.). “Dry Season
      Investigation of Ancient Maya Land and Water Resources in Northwestern
      Yucatan, Mexico.” Field work funding award for dual career couples. Total $500.
      GMU: $500.
1995. AAG/Gamma Theta Upsilon. Visiting Geographical Scholar Program. S. L.
      Beach, Principal Investigator. (Co-PI, Dr. Dewitt Davis, UDC.) Visit and
      Lecture, Dr. Larry Brown, for Geography Awareness Week. Total: ca $300.
      GMU: ca $ 300.
1994. National Science Foundation, Archaeology. S. L. Beach, Collaborating
      Scientist: Hydrology and GIS. Geoarchaeology field project in Yucatan MX.
      “Environmental Investigation of Maya Archaeological Sites Canbalam and
      Chunchucmil, MX.” (PI Dr. Bruce Dahlin, Soc./Anth. Dept., Howard Univ.)
      GMU: ca. $2,000.

Intramural, Funded:
2005-06. George Mason University Global Studies Faculty research grant, Office of the
      Provost. S. L. Beach, P.I. Ancient Maya Wetland Investigation in Northwestern
      Belize. .Support for summer field and laboratory research. $2000.00. Awarded
      May 2005.
2003-04. George Mason University Faculty Study Leave. S. L. Beach, P.I. Support for
      one-half time sabbatical leave.         Research projects: “Reconstructing the
      Environmental History of Southern Turkey” and “Gender and Earth Science.”
      Half-year course reduction, salary, benefits. (Awarded 12/99 for 2000-01,
      Postponed until 2003-2004, due to 3 year Administrative Appointment).
      Combined with half-time Administrative leave (Office of the Provost) for one
      year leave replacement, salary, benefits.
1999-2000. George Mason University Summer Faculty Research Award. S. L. Beach,
      P.I.    Support for Summer 1999 research project: “Reconstructing the
      Environmental History of Southern Turkey: Paleo-Hydrology of the Deliçay River
      System.” Amount awarded: $3,750. Awarded 12/98.
1998-99. George Mason University. Faculty Graduate Research Assistant. S. L. Beach,
      P.I.    “GIS/Geoarchaeology/Paleoecology Research Proposal.” Awarded 10
      hr/week RA, 9 months. Plus tuition.
1998-99. George Mason University, College of Arts and Sciences. S. L. Beach, Co-PI
      With D. Wong and J. Crampton, GES. Revision of GEOG 110 into a Technology
      Across the Curriculum Section. Teaching with Technology Working Group.
      $1,000 Stipend, 1 Course Release, and 1 Graduate Teaching Assistant.
1998. George Mason University, College of Arts and Sciences. Summer Stipend for
      “Teaching with Technology Summer Working Group.” Nominated by GES.
      $500.
1997. George Mason University CAS Summer Junior Faculty Research Award. S. L.
      Beach, P.I. Support for summer research projects: 1. Ancient Maya Land &
      Water Use (Continue field work, lab analyses, & writing) and 2. Completion of
      manuscript on Gender & Science: Physical Geography. $2,000.




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1996.  George Mason University, College of Arts and Sciences, Program for the
      Curriculum. S. L. Beach, Co-PI. (A. Macfarlane, Co-PI). “Women & Men in
      Earth Sciences Research Project.” Research support funds. $750.
1995-96.    George Mason Univ.           Faculty Graduate Research Assistant.      P.I.
      “GIS/Geoarchaeology/Paleoecology Research Proposal.” Awarded 10 hr/week
      RA, 9 months.
1995. George Mason University, College of Arts and Sciences, Program for the
      Curriculum. S. L. Beach, Co-PI. (A. Macfarlane, Co-PI). “Women in Earth
      Sciences Research Project.” Research support and conference travel funds.
      $2,530.
1994. George Mason University Summer Faculty Research Award. S. L. Beach, P.I.
      Support for summer research project: "Hydrologic Modeling of Ancient Maya
      Water Use at La Milpa Archaeological Site, Belize." $3,500.
1994. George Mason University College of Arts And Sciences. Summer Stipend for
      General Education Working Group. Nominated by GESS. ca. $500.
1993. University of Georgia Humanities Center Pilot Program Grant. S. L. Beach, P.I.
      Field research support for research in Belize. Project: "Environmental Effects of
      Ancient Maya Land and Water Use in La Milpa, Belize." $1,250.
1990-91. Humboldt State University Foundation Grant. S. L. Beach, P.I. Support for
      travel to and participation in professional meetings. $530.

FIELD RESEARCH

2001-07. Belize, Central America. Blue Creek Archaeological Project. Ancient Maya
       Wetland Agricultural Investigation. Water chemistry and soil samples, measure
       ground water table depths, map, and excavate archaeological wetland agricultural
       site. Guest Lecture in field school. May-June. P.I. Dr. T. Beach Georgetown U.,
       Co-I Dr. John Lohse, U.T. Austin. National Geographic Society Committee for
       Research and Exploration Funding (Co-I).
2007. Salmon and Snake Rivers, Idaho. Georgetown Alumni/Georgetown Travel
       Society, Field Trip Faculty Co-Leader, Idaho Natural History, Hydrology, and
       Geology Field Tour for Alumni. July 2007.
2005-06. North and South Islands New Zealand. Georgetown Alumni/Georgetown
       Travel Society, Field Trip Faculty Co-Leader, New Zealand, Natural History
       and Geology Field Tour for Alumni. Dec. 2005-Jan.2006.
2004. Grand Canyon, Arizona. Georgetown Alumni/Georgetown Travel Society, Field
       Trip Faculty Co-Leader, Grand Canyon, AZ Geology Field Tour for Alumni.
       June-July 2004.
1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003. Yucatan, Mexico. Mayapan Archaeological
       Site and Chunchucmil “Pak-Beh” Archaeological Site. Ancient Maya Land and
       Water Use. Water and soil samples, measure ground water table depths, map, and
       excavate archaeological site. Explore Ring of Cenotes. NGS GMU & NSF
       funding.
1999, 2000. Adana, Turkey. June-July 2000. Hydrologic Investigation of Kinet Hoyuk
       Archaeological Site and Delicay River Plain. GMU Funding.
1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998. Belize, Central America. La Milpa Archaeological Site.
       Ancient Maya Land and Water Use. Water and soil samples collected to confirm




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       1997 lab results, new lake cores and water samples, mapping, excavating
       archaeological site. NSF/GMU funding.
1996. Aleppo, Syria. Geoarchaeology: Environmental Investigation of Bronze Age Site
       Tell Um-al-Marra. June-July. Collect soil and water samples, survey of water
       resources, collect agricultural data from agency (ICARDA), excavate bronze age
       mound, reconnaissance of Lake Jabbul as future coring site. NGS funding.
1996. Alanya, Turkey. Geoarchaeology: Agricultural Potentials of 14th Century Walled
       Seljuk Gardens of Southern Anatolia. July. Mapping of historic garden and
       pavilion sites, exploration of water control structures (I discovered a previously
       unrecorded Roman aqueduct), interview farmers, field testing of water samples,
       soil samples taken, collect data and air photos from agencies. NGS funding.
1995. Taiwan, R.O.C. U.S. East Coast Scholars Delegation to Taiwan. International
       Relations Dept., Chengchi Univ., Sponsors & Funding. January. Participated in
       seminars with government agencies (including Taiwan EPA), university, trade
       organizations, and public institutions to hear case for United Nations membership
       for Taiwan. Provided background material and slides for teaching, and provided
       background that allowed me, for example, to review a journal manuscript relating
       to environmental water policy in Taiwan. Chengchi Univ. Funding.
1980-1987
Northern California. Surface and ground water quality field sampling and hydrologic
       measurements. California Dept. of Water Resources funding.
1982-2007
North America (US and Canada). Extensive field survey in support of teaching. (50
       states plus DC & PR, 7 Canadian provinces). Take slides and conduct field
       survey of geographic regions, cultural and physical features for lecture material.
Other International Experience: UK, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France, Czech
       Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Italy, Spain.

                                   TEACHING
COURSES TAUGHT:
George Mason University, Fall 1993-Fall 2007:
EOS 121 Dynamic Atmosphere and Hydrosphere
EOS 900 Colloquium in Earth Systems & GeoInformation Sciences
CSI 798 Research in Earth Systems Science: Impact Craters
EOS 792 Seminar: History of Earth Systems Science
EOS 759/GEOG 575 Seminar in Reconstructing Past Environments: Geoarchaeology
GEOG 102 Physical Geography
GEOG 103 Human/Cultural Geography
GEOG 110 Maps and Mapping
GEOG 300 Geographical Analysis-Quantitative Methods
GEOG 415 Senior Seminar in Geography (Writing Intensive)
GEOG 590/570-CSI/EOS 656 Environmental Hydrology/The Hydrosphere
GEOG 499/699 El Nino Research Seminar (Undergraduate and Graduate)
GEOG 499, 695, 698, 799; BIS 490; MAIS 798; BIOL 799; EVPP 998, 999
University of Georgia, Fall 1991-Spring 1993:
GGY 104 Earth Sci., GGY 120 Weather & Climate, GGY 801 Geographic Thought
Humboldt State University, Fall 1990-Spring 1991:
GEOG 104 Human/Cultural Geography
GEOG 110 Physical Geography


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GEOG 320 & 321 American/ Canadian East, and American/ Canadian West
GEOG 350 Water Resources
University of Minnesota, Fall 1982-Fall 1989:
COMP 1011 Freshman Writing Practice
GEOG 1301L Human Geography Recitations
GEOG 1401 & 1401L Physical Geography Lecture and Labs
GEOG 3985 Sr. Project Writing Seminar (Writing Across the Curriculum) linked with:
COMP 3014 Writing in the Quantitative Social Sciences (Writing Across the
      Curriculum)




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