Ph.D., Geology, Syracuse
Plyler Hall 119D,Phone: 864.294.3366
Biogeochemical processes that control the chemical composition rivers; biogeochemical cycles of carbon, nitrogen, and silicon; sediment transport and trace metal geochemistry. See River Basin Research Initiative
Ph.D., Geography, University of
Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, 2011.
Plyler Hall- 119 APhone: 864.294.2505
Geography, Political Ecology, and Social-Ecological Resilience.
Ph.D., Geology and Geophysics
University of Wisconsin Madison,
Watershed Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Food Systems
Ph.D. Geology, Pennsylvania State
Plyler Hall 119C, Phone: 864.294.3363
Geologic mapping at 1:24,000 scale of metamorphic rocks in the Inner Piedmont of the Carolinas; structural analysis of polyphase folding and thrust sequencing; geochronology and tectonic history of upstate South Carolina.
Director, David E. Shi Center for
Ph.D., Environmental Policy,
University of Florida, 1997.
Center for Sustainability, Phone: 864.294.3670
Public perceptions of sustainability issues, community governance, and environmental decision-making.
DR. SURESH MUTHUKRISHNAN,
Director, GIS and Remote Sensing
Ph.D., Earth Sciences. Purdue
Plyler Hall-119F,Phone: 864.294.3361
Land use land cover change and hydrologic impacts, urban sprawl issues, landslides, applied research using remote sensing and GIS.
M.S., Analytical Chemistry, Furman
M.P.H., Environmental Health
Sciences, Toxicology, UC Berkeley,
Plyler Hall- 111A, Phone: 864.294.3481
Biogeochemistry, water quality.
DR. BILL RANSON, PROFESSOR
Ph.D., Geology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1979
Plyler Hall- 119B, Phone: 864.294.3364
Current research invovles petrology, bedrock mapping, and geologic history of the southern Appalachian Mountains; sustainability in curriculum and administration.
Ph.D., Marine Science, University of
South Carolina, 2009.
153 Rinker Hall, Phone: 864.294.3647
Current research involves assessing the threat of invasive/non-indigenous species in Greenville County, phytoplankton ecology, and phosphorus cycling in estuarine environments.
DR. KEN SARGENT,
Ph.D., Geology University of
Oklahoma, 1974. Phone: 864.294.2052
Watershed hydrology, water quality vs land cover/land use, factors governing surface water quality.