University of Vermont

NSF/UVM Community Cosmogenic Facility (CCF)

Colleen Sullivan



Colleen arrived at UVM in summer 2005 and promptly began her research on the Appalachian Mountains. She investigated the erosional history in the Blue Ridge Escarpment in western North Carolina and Virginia using cosmogenic 10Be analysis.
MS Thesis (University of Vermont, 2007)
Using 10Be to investigate the long term behavior of the Blue Ridge Escarpment
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download pdf of MS thesis
Undergraduate Degree
Lafayette College, B.S. Geology, 2003
Related Links
Colleen's UVM IRWE page
Email Address
bearcrk1@sover.net
Current Position and Contact Information (4/2008)
Fluvial Geomorphologist
Bear Creek Environmental
1307 Junction Road
Berlin, VT 05602
Refereed papers

Linari (Sullivan), C. L., Bierman, P. R.R., Portenga, E., Pavich, M.J., Finkel, R.C. and Freeman, S. (2016) Rates of erosion and landscape change along the Blue Ridge escarpment, southern Appalachian Mountains, estimated from in situ cosmogenic 10Be. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. v. 42, p. 928-940. doi:10.1002/esp.4051
Abstracts

Bierman, P. R., Nichols, K. K., Sullivan, C., Duxbury, J., and Matmon, A. (2007) Little influence of grain size on cosmogenic 10Be concentration in river sediment. GSA Abstracts with Programs, Annual meeting, Denver, CO. v. 39(6), p. 137, Abstract 53-4. (download pdf)

Bierman, P. R., Duxbury, J., Jungers, M., Reusser, L., Reuter, J., Sullivan, C., Larsen, J., Pavich, M. and Finkel, R. (2007) A geochronologic glimpse into how ancient mountain ranges erode. GSA Abstracts with Programs, Annual meeting, Denver, CO. v. 39(6), p. 512, Abstract 190-3. (download pdf)

Sullivan, C., Bierman, P. R., Reusser, L., Pavich, M., Larsen, J. and Finkel, R. C. (2007) Cosmogenic erosion rates and landscape evolution of the Blue Ridge Escarpment, southern Appalachian Mountains. GSA Abstracts with Programs, Annual meeting, Denver, CO. v. 39(6), p. 512, Abstract 190-2. (download pdf)

Bierman, P. R., Pavich, M., Reusser, L., Matmon, A., Sullivan, C., Duxbury, J., Larsen, J., Finkel, R. and Reuter, J. (2006) Erosion in an old decaying mountain range-the Appalachians. GSA Abstracts with Programs, Annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA. v. 38(7), p. 175, Abstract 65-12. (download pdf)

Sullivan, C. L., Bierman, P. R., Pavich, M., Larsen, J. and Finkel, R. (2006) Cosmogenically derived erosion rates for the Blue Ridge Escarpment, Southern Appalachian Mountains. GSA Abstracts with Programs, Annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA. v. 38(7), p. 279, Abstract 112-9. (download pdf)

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