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University of Wisconsin–Madison
David Mickelson

David Mickelson

Expert on glacial deposits and shoreline processes

Emeritus professor, geology and geophysics Work: 608-262-7863 — Home and cell phones available upon request mickelson@geology.wisc.edu Home page

Topics

  • Glacial deposits including the origin and distribution of clay, sand and gravel
  • Coastal geomorphology including shoreline erosion, particularly on the Great Lakes, also on inland lake and river settings
  • Hillslope processes such as bluff failure, landslides and mudflows, particularly of Great Lakes bluffs

Achievements

  • Author of numerous papers on the glacial geology of Wisconsin and other areas worldwide
  • 34 years of research, teaching and service at UW-Madison

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