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Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory and Geomorphology Research Group

Patrick Colgan



Pat is a glacial geologist with whom we worked studying glacial erosion and inheritance in Wisconsin along with Dave Mickelson. Work on these outcrops showed that cold, near margin Laurentide ice was not effective at eroding rock.
Doctoral Degree
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Ph. D. Geology, 1996
Projects
Deglaciation and Inheritance, Wisconsin
Other Related Links
Grand Valley State University Geology Department web site
Pat's GVSU Geology Department web page
Email Address
colganp@gvsu.edu
Current Position and Contact Information (3/2008)
Associate Professor of Geology
Geology Department
Grand Valley State University
Padnos Hall of Science # 132
One Campus Drive
Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403
(616)331-3201
First-Authored, Refereed Publications Based on UVM Research

Colgan, P.M., Bierman, P.R., Mickelson, D.M., and Caffee, M.W., 2002, Variation in glacial erosion near the southern margin of the Laurentide Ice Sheet, south-central Wisconsin, USA: Implications for cosmogenic dating of glacial terrains: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 114, p. 1581-1591. (download pdf)
First-Authored Meeting Abstracts Based on UVM Research

Colgan, P.M., Mickelson, D.M., Bierman, P.R., and Caffee, M., 1998, Cosmogenic 10-Be and 26-Al evidence for an early deglaciation of the Green Bay Lobe, before 15,500 calendar years bp: Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, v. 30, p. 135. (download pdf)
Other Meeting Abstracts Based on UVM Research

Bierman, P.R., Davis, P.T., Marsella, K., Colgan, P.M., Mickelson, D.M., Larsen, P., and Caffee, M., 1998, What do glaciers take away? What do they leave behind?: Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, v. 30, p. 299. (download pdf)
Other Publications Based on UVM Research

Bierman, P.R., Caffee, M.W., Davis, P.T., Marsella, K., Pavich, M., Colgan, P., Mickelson, D., and Larsen, J., 2003, Understanding the rates and timing of Earth surface processes from in-situ produced cosmogenic 10Be, in: Beryllium: Mineralogy, Petrology, and Geochemistry, in Grew, E., ed., Reviews in Mineralogy, Volume 50, p. 147-196. (download pdf)

Bierman, P.R., Caffee, M.W., Davis, P.T., Marsella, K., Pavich, M., Colgan, P., Mickelson, D., and Larsen, J., 2002, Rates and timing of Earth surface processes from in situ-produced cosmogenic Be-10, in Grew, E.S., ed., Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry: Beryllium; mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry, Volume 50: Washington, DC, United States, Mineralogical Society of America and Geochemical Society, Washington, DC, p. 147-205. (download pdf)

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