Kristine Crossen, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Professor of Geological Sciences
Office: CPISB 301L
Phone: (907) 786-6838
- Ph.D. in Geological Sciences, University of Washington
- M.S. in Quaternary Studies, University of Maine
- B.A. in Geology and Anthropology (double major), University of Southern Maine
Dr. Crossen conducts research in the field of glacial geology and geoarcheology. She has conducted research in the following areas:
- The Holocene history of the Bering Glacier-Alaska
- The Little Ice Age Chronology and Dynamics of Portage Glacier-Alaska
- Little Ice Age History of the Spencer-Blackstone
- Ice Complex Kenai Mountains-Alaska, the deposition of Pleistocene glaciomarined deltas in Southern Maine
- Neotectonics of uplifted glacial marine deltas in coastal Maine
In the field of geoarcheology, Dr. Crossen has studied the following: "Broken Mammoth Early Man Site" within Delta, Alaska Holocene Mammoths from Qagnax Cave of Pribilof Islands, Alaska.
- Crossen, K.J., and Lowell, T.V., 2010, Holocene History Revealed by Post-surge Retreat: Bering Glacier Forelands, Alaska, in Shuchman, R.A., and Joshberger, E.G., eds., Bering Glacier: Interdisciplinary Studies of the Earth's Largest Temperate Surging Glacier: Geological Society of America Special Paper 462, p. 235-250, doi:10.1130/2010.2462(12).
- Crossen, K.J., and Noyles, C., 2010, The Raw Beauty of Bering Glacier, in Shuchman, R.A., and Joshberger, E.G., eds., Bering Glacier: Interdisciplinary Studies of the Earth's Largest Temperate Surging Glacier: Geological Society of America Special Paper 462, p. 1-12, doi: 10.1130/2010.2462(01).