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NSF/UVM Community Cosmogenic Facility (CCF)

Liz Safran

Liz is a geomorphologist with interests in mountain ranges and the ways and rates at which they erode. We collaborated with her in Bolivia, supplying the isotopic data with which she could decipher spatial patterns of erosion.
Doctoral Degree
University of California Santa Barbara, Ph.D., 1998
Other Related Links
Liz's Lewis & Clark College web page
Lewis and Clark College Environmental Studies web page
Lewis & Clark College web site
Email Address
Current Position and Contact Information (4/2008)
Associate Professor of Geological Science, Geology Coordinator
Department of Geology
234 Olin Center
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Rd
Portland, Oregon 97219
First-Authored, Refereed Publications Based on UVM Research

Safran, E.B., Bierman, P.R., Aalto, R., Dunne, T., Whipple, K.X., and Caffee, M., 2005, Erosion rates driven by channel network incision in the Bolivian Andes: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, v. 30, p. 1007-1024. (download pdf)
First-Authored Meeting Abstracts Based on UVM Research

Safran, E.B., Whipple, K.X., Dunne, T., Bierman, P., Aalto, R., and Caffee, M., 2004, Erosion rates, landscape morphology, and hillslope processes in the upper Beni River region, Bolivian Andes: EOS Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 85. (download pdf)

Safran, E., Aalto, R., Dunne, T., Bierman, P., and Finkel, R., 2003, Spatial patterns of erosion in the Bolivian Andes from in situ 10Be, AGU Fall Meeting: San Francisco. (download pdf)
Junior-Authored, Refereed Publications Based on UVM Research

Riihimaki, C.A., Anderson, R.S., Safran, E.B., Dethier, D.P., Finkel, R.C., and Bierman, P.R., 2006, Longevity and progressive abandonment of the Rocky Flats surface, Front Range, Colorado: Geomorphology, v. 78, p. 265-278. (download pdf)

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