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Paul Pinet

Paul Pinet

Professor of Geology and Environmental Studies
Geology, 338 Ho Science Center
p 315-228-7656

Degree

BA, University of New Hampshire, 1965; MS, University of Massachusetts, 1967; PhD, University of Rhode Island, 1972

Teaching Experience

University of Georgia, Athens

Specialties

Oceanography, coastal geology, marine geology, origin of petroleum resources, wilderness ethics

Interests

  • Origin and evolution of continental margins
  • Coastal processes along Lake Ontario
  • Science and wilderness ethics (and how they can be informed by geologic principles)

Publications

Articles in Geology, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Journal of Geologic Education

Professional Experience

Marine geologist for USGS

Distinctions

  • Included in the Princeton Review's The Best 300 Professors, 2012
  • Colgate Presidential Scholar in the Department of Geology, 2003-2005
  • Distinguished speaker for National Association of Geoscience Teachers, 1994-1999
  • Sears Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence, 1991
  • Congressional Medal for Antarctic Service
  • Phi Eta Sigma Professor of the Year, 1986