Assistant Research Professor, Luminescence
Kathleen is a Quaternary geochronologist that specializes in radiation exposure dating techniques including optically stimulated luminescence, thermally stimulated luminescence, and electron spin resonance. Her research interests are focused on the development and application of luminescence dating methods to address questions in Quaternary geomorphology, paleoclimatology, and archaeology. Her recent work has focused primarily on the development of novel methods for dating eruption events in the Great Basin and defining the timescales over which tephra reworking occurs in the landscape.
Year of Completion
|University of Nevada, Reno
||BSc Biology & Environmental Sciences
luminescence dating, OSL, TL, archaeometry, geochronology, geomorphology, Quaternary research
The role of lithology and climate on bedrock river incision and terrace development along the Buffalo National River, Arkansas, Quaternary Research, 1-15. Cambridge University Press
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Exploring the application of blue and red thermoluminescence for dating volcanic glasses, Radiation Measurements, 106731, Elsevier
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A 5700-year-old beach-ridge set at Cape Canaveral, Florida, and its implication for Holocene sea-level history in the southeastern USA, The Holocene, 1-17
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Evidence of an early projectile point technology in North America at the Gault Site, Texas, USA, Science advances, 4 (7), eaar5954. American Association for the Advancement of Science
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Chapter 9: Radiometric Dating of the Crvena Stijena SequenceChapter : . In , Crvena Stijena in Cultural and Ecological Context, 140-149. Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts
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OSL Ages of the Clovis, Late Paleoindian and Archaic Components at Area 15 of the Gault Site, Central Texas, U.S.A.
, Journal of Archaeological Sciences
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Cryptic magma storage in the Great Basin derived from Soda Lakes maar olivine crystal records. The IAVCEI Scientific Assembly: New Zealand, January 30, 2023-February 3, 2023
Exploring luminescence-based methods for dating phreatomagmatic eruptions: a case study from Soda Lakes, NV. GSA Cordilleran Section 119th Annual Meeting: Reno, NV, May 17, 2023-May 19, 2023
New luminescence age estimates for the Soda Lake maar eruption (Nevada, USA). 17th International Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating Conference: Copenhagen, June 26, 2023-June 30, 2023
Exploring the use of luminescence techniques for dating volcanic glasses. Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating (LED) 16th Annual Conference, September 13, 2021-September 17, 2021
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Testing the suitability of the TL signal for dating volcanic glass. Luminescence and Electron Spin Dating Conference (LED 2017): Cape Town, South Africa, September 11, 2017-September 15, 2017
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Testing the potential of thermoluminescence dating of volcanic glass with known-age samples. Geological Society of America: Seattle, October 22, 2017
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