University of Vermont

Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory and Geomorphology Research Group

Patrick Larsen



Patrick came to UVM in 1993 and worked on the Laurentide ice margin in New Jersey calibrating cosmogenic nuclide production rates. His work was the first to suggest that the nominal rate of 6 atom per gram of 10Be per year in quartz was too high.
MS Thesis (University of Vermont, 1995)
MS thesis Production rate estimates of 10Be and 26Al from erratics and bedrock near the Wisconsinan glacial terminus New Jersey
MS thesis proposal (download pdf)
MS thesis (download pdf)
Projects
10-Be Production Rates, Laurentide Moraines
Undergraduate Degree
University of Utah, B.S. Geology and Geophysics, 1993
Other Related Links
Larsen Applied Earth Science homepage
Email Address
patrick@larsengeology.com
Current Position and Contact Information (5/2008)
Hydrogeologist
Larsen Applied Earth Science, LLC
656 Dimick Road
East Hardwick, VT 05836
802-472-5171
First-Authored, Meeting Abstracts Based on UVM Research

Larsen, P.L., Bierman, P.R., and Caffee, M., 1995, Cosmogenic 26Al chronology of the late Wisconsinan glacial maximum in north-central New Jersey: Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section, 30th annual meeting Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, v. 27, p. 63. (download pdf)

Larsen, P.L., Bierman, P.R., and Caffee, M., 1995, Preliminary in-situ production rates of cosmogenic 10Be and 26Al over the past 21.5 ky from the terminal moraine of the Laurentide ice sheet, north-central New Jersey: Geological Society of America, 1995 annual meeting Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, v. 27, p. 59. (download pdf)
Junior-Authored, Refereed Publications Based on UVM Research

Clapp, E., Bierman, P.R., Church, A.B., Larsen, P.L., Schuck, R.A., and Hanzas, J.P., 1996, Teaching geohydrology through analysis of groundwater resources and glacial geology, northwestern Vermont: Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 44, p. 45-51. (download pdf)

Clark, D., Bierman, P.R., and Larsen, P., 1995, Improving in situ cosmogenic chronometers: Quaternary Research, v. 44, p. 366-376. (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)

Bierman, P.R., Larsen, P., Clapp, E., and Clark, D.H., 1996, Refining estimates of 10Be and 26Al production rates, in Gosse, J.C., Reedy, R.C., Harrington, C.D., and Poths, J., eds., Workshop on Secular variations in production rates of cosmogenic nuclides on Earth Radiocarbon 38, no. 1 (1996), University of Arizona, Department of Geosciences, Tucson, AZ, p. 149. (download pdf)

Baldwin, L., Bierman, P., Schwartz, A., Church, A., and Larsen, P., 1995, The effects of colonial disturbance and subsequent reforestation on the Vermont landscape: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 27, p. 28. (download pdf)

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