Joel Edwards
Chad W. Carlson

Graduate Student – Ph.D.
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno

E-mail: ameanchad@hotmail.com

 
Education

B.S., Geology, California State University, Fresno, 2009
M.S., Geology, California State University, Fresno,
scheduled Spring 2012

 

Areas of Expertise

Field geology
Structural geology
Paleomagnetism
Geochemistry
Geomorphology

 

Professional Work Experience

2011-Present – Teaching Assistant, Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering,
University of Nevada, Reno.
2009-2011 – Teaching Assistant, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences,
California State University, Fresno.
2010 – Student Researcher, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Center for Habitat Studies.
2008 – Research Assistant, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories.

 

Major Ongoing Projects

Interpretation of central Walker Lane tectonics and kinematics using Miocene-aged
volcanics as spatial and temporal markers.
Geomorphic approach to constrain the timing, magnitude, and variation of Sierra Nevada
uplift utilizing Sierran drainage incision.

 

Publications

In prep: Carlson, Chad W., Pluhar, Christopher J., Glen, Jonathan M., (201X). Changes in
Central Walker Lane Strain Accommodation near Bridgeport, California; as told by the
Stanislaus Group.
In prep: Carlson, Chad W., Wakabayashi, John, Pluhar, Christopher J., Putirka, Keith, (201X)
Getting to the bottom of things: Mid-Pliocene Paleochannel and Incision Rates of the
Upper San Joaquin River, CA.
In review: Putirka, K., Jean, M., Sharma, R., Torrez, G., Carlson, C. (2011) Cenozoic volcanism
of the Sierra Nevada, and a new model for lithosphere degradation, submitted to Geosphere.
Endris, C, Dieter, B., Maher, N. and Carlson, C. (Compilers), 2011. Sun-illuminated (315o azimuth)
Bathymetry, Map 1 of 6. In Greene, H.G., (ed.), Point Reyes National Seashore, Seabed
Classification Map Series Final Report to NPS/PORE, Point Reyes Station, scale 1:48,000.
Endris, C., Dieter, B., Maher, N., and Carlson, C. (Compilers), 2011. Color-coded Bathymetry with
Contours, Map 2 of 6. In Greene, H.G., (ed.), Point Reyes National Seashore, Seabed Classification
Map Series Final Report to NPS/PORE, Point Reyes Station, scale 1:48,000.
Endris, C., Dieter, B., Maher, N., and Carlson, C., 2011 (Compilers). Acoustic Backscatter Imagery,
Map 2 of 6. In Greene, H.G., (ed.), Point Reyes National Seashore, Seabed Classification Map
Series Final Report to NPS/PORE, Point Reyes Station, scale 1:48,000.
Endris, C., H.G., Dieter, B., Maher, N., and Carlson, C. (Compilers), 2011. Onshore-Offshore Geology
Map, Map 4 of 5. In Greene, H.G., (ed.), Point Reyes National Seashore, Seabed Classification Map
Series Final Report to NPS/PORE, Point Reyes Station, scale 1:48,000.
Endris, C., Dieter, B., Maher, N, and Carlson, C. (Compilers), 2011. Potential Marine Benthic Habitats.
In Greene, H.G., (ed.), Point Reyes National Seashore, Seabed Classification Map Series Final
Report to NPS/PORE, San Francisco, scale 1:48,000.
Endris, C., Dieter, B., Maher, N., and Carlson, C. (Compilers), 2011. Data Sources Map. In Greene,
H.G., (ed.), Point Reyes National Seashore, Seabed Classification Map Series Final Report to
NPS/PORE, Point Reyes Station, scale 1:48,000.
Endris, C., Dieter, B., Maher, N., and Carlson, C. (Compilers), 2011. Perspective views of potential
marine benthic habitat classifications. In Greene, H.G., (ed.), Point Reyes National Seashore,
Seabed Classification Map Series Final Report to NPS/PORE, Point Reyes Station, scale 1:48,000.