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Department of Geography
UC Santa Barbara
Department of Geography
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Oliver Chadwick

Mailing Address:
Geography Department
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060

4803 Ellison Hall

Research Interests:
Pedology, geomorphology, quaternary geology, soil-water-vegetation interaction and landscape relationships, and isotropic fractionations during soil evolution
PhD, University of Arizona (Geology, emphasis on Soil Genesis and Quaternary Geology), 1985
Courses Taught:
114A, Introduction to Soil Science
114AL, Soil Science Lab
144B, Soil Genesis and Classification
144BL, Sampling and Analysis of Soils Lab
292, Mathematical Models in Physical Geography
295A, Soils and Ecosystems
Oliver is a professor in the UCSB Department of Geography and the Environmental Studies Program. He is considered one of the world's leading scientists in relating soils to ecology and Earth system science and is a Fellow of the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA); the award is the highest honor the Society bestows on its members. Oliver has served as the Chair of the Department since July 2006.
Complete CV: Oliver Chadwick's CV
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