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About Bernard A. Housen

Areas of Expertise
Applications of geophysics to structural and tectonic problems, paleomagnetism and plate motions, deformation fabrics and tectonics of active accretionary prisms and mélanges, magnetic mineral diagenesis and environmental magnetism of marine sediments, emplacement and deformation fabrics in granitic rocks, magnetic anisotropy, biomagnetism, paleomagnetism of deformed rocks. Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and near-surface geophysics (seismic, electrical resistivity) applied to geological, hydrological, and forensic studies.

Positions

Present Chair, Department of Geology, Western Washington University Department of Geology
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Present Professor, Department of Geology, Western Washington University
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Research Interests


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Courses

  • Paleomagnetism Seminar (558)
  • Magnetic Fabrics (454/554)
  • Practical Paleomagnetism (457/557)
  • Plate Tectonics (453/553)
  • Applied Geophysics (452/552)
  • Field Camp (410)
  • Geophysics (352)
  • Marine Geology (340)
  • Structural Geology (318)
  • Introduction to Geology (101 and 211)

Education

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1994 Ph.D., University of Michigan
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1990 M.S., University of Michigan
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1988 B.S., University of Washington
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Contact Information

Phone: (360) 650-6573
Fax: (360) 650-7302
Alternate email: bernieh@wwu.edu
Office: ES 425
Lab: ES 429
Mailcode: 9080

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Books (3)

Articles (44)