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Charles Cannon is a geologist at the Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center. Since joining the USGS in 2008, he has devoted his career to studying the geology and geomorphology of the Columbia River region and specializes in geographic information systems. While Charlie's current research focuses on mapping Quaternary geology in the region near The Dalles, Oregon,
Since 2010, he has been working to understand the geology of the lower Columbia River, primarily by way of detailed geomorphic mapping and hydrologic analyses of its tidally-influenced reaches between Bonneville Dam and the Pacific Ocean. Since 2014, he has been working to map Quaternary geology in the region near The Dalles, Oregon. His interests include using geographic information systems, remote sensing, and modeling for geologic and geomorphic studies.
2015 - Present, Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Portland, OR
2008 - 2015, Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Portland, OR
M.S., Geology, Portland State University, 2015
Graduate Certificate, Geographic Information Systems, Portland State University, 2010
B.S., Geology with Computer Applications Minor, Portland State University, 2008
2007 - present, Geological Society of America