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Harland Goldstein

Harland Goldstein is the Deputy Center Director of the Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center in Denver, Colorado.

​​​​Current Research and Activities:

  • Climatic, geologic, biologic, and human controls on dust generation
  • Effects of dust emission and transport: Ecologic, geomorphic, and human health
  • Soil-geomorphic controls on ecosystems including distributions of threatened and endangered plants
  • Environmental magnetism
  • Dust on snow: Composition and effects on snow melt rates and timing


*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government