Richard O Lease, Ph.D.

Orogen-scale interactions between tectonics, climate, and geodynamics; kinematic and physiographic evolution of mountain ranges; structural and stratigraphic evolution of fold-and-thrust belts and foreland basins; paleotopography; thermochronology; magnetostratigraphy; basin analysis; tectonic geomorphology

Biography

Education

Ph.D.      2010             University of California, Santa Barbara, CA         Geology
A.B.        2005             Princeton University, Princeton, NJ                      Geosciences

Professional Experience

2012 - Present             Research Geologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
2011 - 2012                  Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America