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   California State University, Long Beach
Geoscience Diversity Enhancement Program
Geology, Geography, Geoarchæology,
Environmental Science and Policy
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   Geological Sciences
   Env Science & Policy

   Dr. Courtney Ahrens
   Dr. Richard J. Behl
   Dr. Robert D. Francis
   Dr. Gregory Holk
   Dr. Tom Kelty
   Dr. Paul S. Laris
   Dr. Daniel O. Larson
   Dr. Christopher Tom Lee
   Dr. Carl Lipo
   Dr. Hector Neff
   Dr. Christine M. Rodrigue
   Dr. Lora R. Stevens
   Dr. Suzanne P. Wechsler
   Ms. Gabriela Valenzuela

   Avalon Schools
       Ms. Chelsea McCormick
   Lakewood High School
       Mr. Myles Loveall
   Wilson High School
       Mr. Randy Peterson

   Teaching Workshop

   Geoscience jobs





[ smoky quartz cluster, Wikipedia, modified by C.M. Rodrigue ]

GDEP student authors' names in teal;
CSULB graduate assistants' names in brown
community college and high school faculty partners' names in red
Laris, Paul, and Aziz Bakkoury. 2008. Nouvelles leçons d'une vieille pratique: mosaïque du feu dans la savane du Mali. Bois et Forêts des Tropiques 296, 2: 5-16.
Legg, M.R., and Behl, R.J. 2008. Field Guide: Neogene Extensional Tectonics and Sedimentation, Coastal Southern California, Los Angeles Basin Geological Society, 38 pp.
Fritsche, A.E.; Behl, R.J.; and Colburn, I.P. 2008. Roadlog for a Two-Day Geology fieldtrip in Orange County, California. In Geology of Orange County, California, and the Irvine Ranch National Natural Landmark, ed. Fritsche, A.E., and Behl, R.J., pp. 153-184. Pacific Section SEPM Book 106.
Rodrigue, Christine M. 2008. Geography from the back of the AAG program: Is geography what we say or what we do? The California Geographer 48.
Wechsler, Suzanne P. 2007. Uncertainties associated with digital elevation models for hydrological applications: A review. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 11: 1481-1500.

Escobedo, D.K., and Behl, R.J. 2007. Extreme erosional events recorded by flood deposits in the Late Quaternary Santa Barbara Basin, Coastal Southern California. Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 88, 23, Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract PP43B-02.

Behl, R.J.; Escobedo, D.K.; Kennett, J.P.; Nicholson, C.; and Sorlien, C.C. 2007. Decadal to million-year sedimentation rates and the ultra-high-resolution marine record from Santa Barbara Basin. Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union 88, 23, Joint Assembly Supplement, Abstract PP41C-0677.

Rodrigue, Christine M. 2007. Geography diversity initiatives at California State University, Long Beach: The Geoscience Diversity Enhancement Program. Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers 69: 160-167.
Behl, R.J., and Morita, S. 2007. The Monterey Formation of the Palos Verdes Hills, California: Stratigraphy and diagenetic implications for burial and uplift history. In Geology and Paleontology of the Palos Verdes Hills, California: A 60th Anniversary Revisit to Commemorate 1946 Publication of U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 207, ed. Brown, A.R.; Shlemon, R.J.; and Cooper, J.D., pp. 51-72. Pacific Section SEPM Book 103.
Wechsler, Suzanne P. and Kroll, Charles N. 2006. Quantifying DEM uncertainty and its effect on topographic parameters. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 72, 9: 1081-1090.

Sample, J.; Woods, S.; Bender, E.; and Loveall, M. 2006. Relationships between deformation bands and petroleum migration in an exhumed reservoir rock, Los Angeles Basin, California, USA. Geofluids 6: 105-112.
Whitney, David J.; Behl, Richard J.; Ambos, Elizabeth L.; Francis, Robert D.; Holk, Gregory; Larson, Daniel O.; Lee, Christopher T.; Rodrigue, Christine M.; and Wechsler, Suzanne P. 2005. Ethnic differences in geoscience attitudes of college students. EOS 86, 30 (26 July): 277, 279.
Wechsler, Suzanne P.; Whitney, David J.; Ambos, Elizabeth L.; Rodrigue, Christine M.; Lee, Christopher T.; Behl, Richard J.; Larson, Daniel O.; Francis, Robert D.; and Holk, Gregory. 2005. Enhancing diversity in the geosciences. Journal of Geography 104, 4 (July/August): 141-149
Rodrigue, Christine M. 2005. The state of geography and its cognate disciplines in the California State Universities from Fall 1992 through Fall 2004. The California Geographer 45: 59-85.
Ambos, Elizabeth L.; Rodrigue, Christine M.; Behl, Richard J.; Lee, Christopher T.; Wechsler, Suzanne P.; Holk, Gregory; Larson, Daniel O.; Francis, Robert D.; and Whitney, David J. 2005. Geoscience field studies at California State University at Long Beach: Urban applied research with a community focus. CUR Quarterly 26, 2: 56-61.
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Research Assistants

   Mr. Koang Chea
   Ms. Nancy Ko
   Ms. Samantha Lough
   Ms. Trina Ming
   Ms. Karina Moguel
   Ms. Tierra Moore
   Mr. Darrell Peterson
   Ms. Hanna Vu

Immersion Participants

   Ms. Lee Torrence
   Mr. Torrence Lee
   Ms. Dominique Sum
   Mr. Troy Mars
   Ms. Serena Massrey
   Mr. Luis Deniz

GDEP 2009 Mentors

   Ms. Terry Burns
   Ms. Jade Dean

Graduate Students
   Mr. Brian Nagy
   Ms. Conni Stuehler
   Ms. Gabriela Valenzuela

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   Geological Soc of America
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   Soc Am Archæology
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   US Geological Survey
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