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About João Santos

Dr. João Santos is a geomorphologist with research interests in glacial geomorphology, paleoclimatology and remote sensing. His research areas are in south-central Alaska and northern Portugal. His work has appeared in numerous scholarly journals. He serves on the editorial board at the Journal of Polar Geography. Prior to joining SJSU, he held faculty positions at South Dakota State University and Bridgewater State University. He has professional memberships in the International Geographic Honor Society, Geological Society of America, American Quaternary Association and Association of Portuguese Geomorphologists. Dr. Santos is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Italian.


Positions

Present Lecturer, San Jose State University Geology
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Professional Service and Affiliations

Present Member, American Quaternary Association
Present Member, Geological Society of America
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Courses

  • Hazards, Risks of Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  • Environmental Geology
  • Planet Earth
  • Geology for Engineers

Education

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2009 PhD, Geography, University of Coimbra, Portugal
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2003 MS, Geography, Kent State University, Ohio
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2001 BS, Geography, Brigham Young University
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Contact Information

joao.santos@sjsu.edu


Journal Articles (9)

Conference Proceedings (18)