Emeriti Faculty Directory

Suzanne Beske-Diehl

Professor Emerita, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

906-487-2665
sbeske-d@mtu.edu
Dow 204

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Use of rock magnetic properties to identify volcanic ash and as indicators of atmospheric fractionation
  • Rock magnetic properties as an indicator of environmental change with special interest in Lake Superior
  • Effect of alteration on the magnetization of basalts
  • Magnetostratigraphy of the Pliocene sediments in Anza-Borrego State Park, California
  • Paleomagnetism and polar wander for North America at about 1.1 Ga concentrating on Keweenawan rocks

Jimmy F. Diehl

Professor Emeritus, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

906-487-2665
jdiehl@mtu.edu
Dow 204

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Late cretaceous/early tertiary apparent polar wander for North America
  • Environmental magnetism and paleoclimate records from cave and lake deposits
  • Paleomagnetism of keweenawan rocks and their geomagnetic and tectonic implications
  • Paleosecular variation of Plio-Pleistocene volcanic rocks
  • Application of seismic, resistivity, gravity, and magnetic methods to geological engineering problems
Rudolph Greuer

Rudolph E. Greuer

Professor Emeritus, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

906-487-2854
regreuer@mtu.edu
M&M 319
Allan Johnson

Allan M. Johnson

Professor Emeritus, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

906-487-2072
amj@mtu.edu
Dow 314

S. Douglas McDowell

Professor Emeritus, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

906-487-2365
smcdowe@mtu.edu
Dow 425

Research Interests

  • Clay mineralogy and low temperature diagenetic/geothermal/metamorphic systems

Charles T. Young

Professor Emeritus, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences

906-487-2072
ctyoung@mtu.edu
Dow 315

Research Interests

  • Aquifer heterogenetity estimation using ground penetrating radar
  • Three dimensional visualization of geophysical data
  • Novel uses of electrical resisitivity to reveal fracture patterns in limestone
  • Application of geophysics to archaeology (non-destructive archaeology)
  • Table top models for teaching geophysics
  • Signal analysis for geophysical interpretation