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Susan Karl

Sedimentology, stratigraphy, tectonics, geochemistry, and economic geology of southeast Alaska

Professional Experience

  • 1977-Present Research Geologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK

  • 1976 Earth Science Associates, Palo Alto, CA

  • 1975 WGM mining, Brooks Range, AK

  • 1974 Rio Tinto mining, Wrangell Mts, AK

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. 1982 Stanford University

  • Classes 1975-1976 University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • B.A. 1973 Middlebury College

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Fellow: Geological Soc. America, Geological Assoc. Canada

  • Member: American Geophysical Union, American Assoc. Petrol. Geol.

  • President: Alaska Geological Society

Honors and Awards

  • UAF 1976

  • Shell grants 1978, 1980

  • GSA Harold Stearns best student proposal award 1978

  • USGS achievement 1979

  • Sigma XI grants1980, 1981

  • GSA grant 1981

  • UNESCO grant 1986

  • USGS star 1999

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government