P. Kyle House, PhD


Kyle is a Research Geologist at the Flagstaff Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center.  Kyle received his MS and PhD degrees in Geosciences from the University of Arizona in 1991 and 1996. He received a BS degree in Environmental Geology and a BA degree in Geography from Western Washington University in 1989. Since joining the USGS in 2010, he has devoted his career to studying the geologic history of the lower Colorado, Verde, and Owyhee River (Oregon) corridors.

Professional Experience

  • 2010-present, Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff, Arizona

  • 1998-2010, Research Geologist, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Reno, Nevada

  • 1996-1998, Research Professor, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada

  • 1990-1996, Geologist, Arizona Geological Survey, Tucson


  • Ph.D, Geosiciences, The University of Arizona 1996

  • MS, Geosciences, The University of Arizona, 1991

  • BS, Environmental Geology, Western Washington University, 1989

  • BA, Geography, Western Washington University, 1989

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