University of Vermont

Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory and Geomorphology Research Group

E-an Zen



E-an has guided much of our work on the Potomac River strath terraces. His earlier mapping and delineation of the straths as well as his knowledge of the local geology has been invaluable.
Doctoral Degree
Harvard University, Ph.D. Geology, 1955
Projects
River Incision, Eastern North America
Other Related Links
E-an's University of Maryland web page
USGS Reston, VA Eastern Earth Processes Team Staff web page
Email Address
ezen@erols.com
Current Position and Contact Information (3/2008)
Adjunct Lecturer
Department of Geology
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742
Phone:301-405-4081
Junior-Authored, Refereed Publications Based on UVM Research

Reusser, L.J., Bierman, P.R., Pavich, M.J., Zen, E.-a., Larsen, J., and Finkel, R., 2004, Rapid Late Pleistocene incision of Atlantic passive-margin river gorges: Science, v. 305, p. 499-502. (download pdf)
Other Meeting Abstracts Based on UVM Research

Bierman, P., Reusser, L., Pavich, M., Zen, E.-a., Larsen, J., and Finkel, R., 2004, Great Falls is 30,000 years old - Episodic incision along the Potomac River revealed using field mapping and 10-Be analysis, GSA Northeastern Section (39th Annual) and Southeastern Section (53rd Annual) Joint Meeting: Tyson's Corner, Virginia. (download pdf)

Reusser, L., Bierman, P., Pavich, M., Zen, E.-a., Larsen, J., and Finkel, R., 2004, Climate-driven bedrock channel incision of the Susquehanna River, Holtwood Gorge, Pennsylvania: Regional Similarities, GSA Northeastern Section (39th Annual) and Southeastern Section (53rd Annual) Joint Meeting: Tyson's Corner, Virginia. (download pdf)

Bierman, P.R., Pavich, M.J., Reusser, L.J., Zen, E.A., Finkel, R., and Larsen, J., 2002, Major, climate-correlative incision of the Potomac River Gorge at Great Falls about 30,000 years ago: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 34. (download pdf)
Other Publications Based on UVM Research

Bierman, P., Zen, E.-a., Pavich, M., and Reusser, L., 2004, The incision history of a passive margin river, the Potomac near Great Falls, Geology of the National Capital Region - Field Trip Guidebook. (download pdf)

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