Harland Goldstein

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



1997: B.S., Geology, Humboldt State University

2000: M.S., Geology, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology


Membership in Professional Societies

  • Geological Society of America
  • International Society for Aeolian Research


Professional Experience

2000-present: Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey