University of Vermont

Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory and Geomorphology Research Group

Paul Zehfuss



Paul Z. came to UVM in 1992 and spent a summer and the following year studying alluvial fans in the Huntington River Valley. He trenched fans and river terraces and came up with one of the first records of alluvial fan deposition in the humid northeastern North America.
PhD dissertation, University of Washington (2003)
PhD dissertation Lowland deposits derived from Mount Rainier lahars
MS Thesis Humboldt State University (1998)
MS thesis 10Be and 26Al ages used to estimate slip rates and soil development rates along the Fish Springs Fault, Owens Valley, CA
Undergraduate Degree
University of Vermont, B.S. Geology, 1996
Undergraduate Honors thesis: Alluvial fans in Vermont as recorders of changes in sedimentation rates due to deforestation (download pdf)
Projects
Vermont Alluvial Fans
Fish Springs Fans and Earthquakes
Other Related Links
Shannon & Wilson Geotechnical and Environmental Consultants homepage
Email Address
PHZ@shanwil.com
Current Position and Contact Information (3/2008)
Geologist
Shannon & Wilson
400 N 34th St., Suite 100
P.O. Box 300303
Seattle, WA 98103-8600
First-Authored, Refereed Publications Based on UVM Research

Zehfuss, P.H., Bierman, P.R., Gillespie, A.R., Burke, R.M., and Caffee, M.W., 2001, Slip rates on the Fish Springs fault, Owens Valley, California, deduced from cosmogenic 10Be and 26Al and soil development on fan surfaces: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 113, p. 241-255. (download pdf)
First-Authored, Meeting Abstracts Based on UVM Research

Zehfuss, P.H., Burke, R., Bierman, P.R., Gillespie, A., and Caffee, M., 1998, A comparison of relative and numerical dating techniques applied to tectonically offset fan surfaces, Owens Valley, CA: Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, v. 30, p. 141. (download pdf)

Zehfuss, P., and Bierman, P., 1996, Alluvial fans in Vermont as recorders of changes in sedimentation rates due to deforestation: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 28, p. A-112. (download pdf)
Junior-Authored, Refereed Publications Based on UVM Research

Bierman, P.R., Brown, S., Bryan, K., Lini, A., Nichols, K.K., Wright, S., Whalen, T., Zehfuss, P., and Davis, P.T., 2001, Post-glacial surface processes of northern New England, GSA Field Trip, Boston 2001. (download pdf)

Bierman, P., Lini, A., Davis, P.T., Southon, J., Baldwin, L., Church, A., and Zehfuss, P., 1997, Post-glacial ponds and alluvial fans: recorders of Holocene landscape history: GSA Today, v. 7, p. 1-8. (download pdf)

Other Meeting Abstracts Based on UVM Research

Bierman, P.R., Nies, S., Zehfuss, P., Burke, R., Gillespie, A., and Caffee, M., 1998, 10-Be and 26-Al age estimates for five tectonically offset fan surfaces, Owens Valley, CA: Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, v. 30, p. 141. (download pdf)

Bierman, P.R., Nies, S., Zehfuss, P., Burke, R., Gillespie, A., and Caffee, M., 1998, 10Be and 26Al age estimates for five tectonically offset fan surfaces, Owens Valley, CA: Geological Society of America, 1998 annual meeting Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, v. 30, p. 141. (download pdf)

Bierman, P.R., Lini, A., Brown, S., Davis, P.T., and Zehfuss, P., 1997, Fans and pond sediments record concurrent episodes of hillslope erosion: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 29, p. A-411. (download pdf)
Other Publications Based on UVM Research

Wright, S.F., Whalen, T.N., Zehfuss, P.H., and Bierman, P.R., 1997, Late Pleistocene-Holocene history: Huntington River and Miller Brook valleys, northern Vermont, New England Intercollegiate Geologic Conference Guidebook, Volume C4, p. 1-30. (download pdf)

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