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Joe Mason

Professor of Geography

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Ph. D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1995 Full C.V.

Research Areas

Eolian and hillslope geomorphology, loess stratigraphy/sedimentology, soils and paleosols, Quaternary landscape evolution, Quaternary paleoenvironments of the Midwest, the Great Plains and northern China

Current Research

Linking Loess Landforms and Eolian Processes Effects of the Loess Mantle on Soil Catena Development in the Midwest Dunefield Records of Late Quaternary Climatic Change Data from completed projects: Peoria Loess Thickness Data from Nebraska Nebraska Holocene Loess and Soils Database (email me to check status)

Courses Taught

Geography 127: Physical Systems of the Environment
Geography 320: Geomorphology
Geography 329:
Landforms and Landscapes of North America
Geography 344:
The American West
Geography 525:
Soil Geomorphology
Geography 527: The Quaternary Period

Selected Publications

For a complete list of publications and citations, go to my Google Scholar profile

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
University of Wisconsin
Department of Geography
207 Science Hall 550 North Park Street
Madison, WI 53706-1404

Email: : mason@geography.wisc.edu