R. Randall Schumann

Biography

Education:
B.A., Geography, University of Colorado, 1979
M.S., Geology, Colorado State University, 1985

About Me:
I began my career at the USGS in 1980 with research focusing on fluvial geomorphology and sedimentology of anastomosing river channels; wetland hydrology; surficial uranium deposits; and the geology and geochemistry of radon in rocks and soils.  I received the Department of Interior's Superior Service Award for my work on radon. I was a member of the Central Publications Group from 1995-1997 and was coordinator of computer support, GIS, and web services for the Earth Surface Processes Team from 1997-2000.  I served as Team Chief Scientist (Center Director) of the Earth Surface Processes Team from 2002-2008 and was director of the National Ice Core Laboratory from 2007-2008. I am currently a geologist in the Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center in Denver, Colorado, conducting studies on the effects of climate change on landscape dynamics in coastal and fluvial environments.