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Dolores van der Kolk

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Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Geology, The University of Texas at Austin, 2016
Office:  ELA 368
Phone: 512.245.7980
Vita      HB2504 information
Research Interests: Sedimentology, stratigraphy, paleoenvironment reconstructions, basin analysis, Arctic and petroleum geology


Suarez, C.A., Flaig, P.P., Ludvigson, G.A., Gonzalez, L.A., Tian, R., Zhou, H., McCarthy, P.J., van der Kolk, D.A., and Fiorillo, A.R., 2016, Reconstructing the paleohydrology of a Cretaceous Alaskan paleopolar coastal plain from stable isotopes of bivalves: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 441, p. 339– 351.

van der Kolk, D.A., Flaig, P.P., and Hasiotis, S.T., 2015, Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of a Late Cretaceous, Muddy, River-Dominated Polar Deltaic System: Schrader Bluff-Prince Creek Formation Transition, Shivugak Bluffs, North Slope of Alaska, U.S.A.: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 8, p. 903–936.

Clemens-Knott, D., van der Kolk, D.A., Sturmer, D.M., and Saleeby, J.B., 2013, The Goldstein Peak Fm, central CA: Record of a Nonmarine Intra-arc Basin within the Early Cretaceous Sierra Nevada arc: Geosphere, v. 9, p. 718–735.

Courses Taught:

GEOL 1410: Physical Geology
GEOL 1420: Historical Geology (Fall and Spring Semesters)
GEOL 3410: Sedimentation and Stratigraphy (Spring Semesters)
GEOL 4121: Petroleum Geology Lab
GEOL 4330: Petroleum Geology
GEOL 4321: Directed Studies (Student Independent Projects)