Guidebook to Geology of Anchorage, Alaska

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Anchorage is located in a dynamic geologic setting. Almost every type of geologic process affects the Anchorage Bowl. Guidebook to Geology of Anchorage, Alaska is intended through photographs and diagrams to present the geologic setting and the processes that shaped and continue to create this amazing landscape. It is written for a person with little to no prior knowledge of geology, but we feel that even if you have a geology background you may find this book useful in discovering what lies in your backyard. The book is made to be taken with you on your explorations of the natural world. Use it to discover the cycles of the earth and the forces that have shaped present day Anchorage.

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L orie and Tom Dilley grew up in the Anchorage area, and both have taught as geology instructors at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Their numerous field trips form the basis for this book.

Lorie has worked as a professional geologist and engineer for more than 14 years. She has a master’s degrees in geochemistry and has worked extensively in professional geology positions in the mineral and petroleum industries, in academia, and a consultant. She is a registered professional engineer (PE) and a certified professional geologist (CPG). She is the general manager and principal of the consulting firm, Hattenburg & Dilley.

Tom has studied geology for more than 20 years. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in Tucson. His research interests include the Ice age, soils, geoarcheology, and past environments. A primary emphasis of his research has been the Broken Mammoth archeological site in Delta, Alaska. Tom is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science at Southwest State University in Marshall, Minnesota.

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