J. Stephen Schindler

Stephen Schindler is an Emeritus Research Geologist in the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center specializing in regional geology.


Stephen has studied earth processes and conducted geologic mapping in a variety of areas: the Coastal Plain in the Gulf and Atlantic Coastal Plain provinces, Proterozoic terranes of the Blue Ridge in Virginia and Georgia; Paleozoic terrane of the Valley and Ridge Province in the mid-Atlantic States. Stephen has also studied: neotectonics and related geomorphology in Virginia and Georgia; lithostratigraphic relations to earthquake hazards in Cyprus; structural relations to rock mechanics and seismic propagation in Kazakhstan and in China Lake, California.