Jacqueline A. Smith

Environmental Geology – Geomorphology – Glacial Geology

Research Professor of Geology
Union College, Schenectady NY



Ph.D. Geology – Syracuse University (2005)
M.S. Geology – University of Washington
B.A. Geology – University of Maine


Area of Specialization:

Environmental geoscience, geomorphology, glacial geology, and paleoclimatology

Field Areas:

New York State Watersheds, San Juan Mountains of Colorado, Peruvian Andes

Research Interests:

My primary research interests lie in the fields of environmental geoscience, geomorphology, glacial geology, and paleoclimatology. I am currently investigating 1) microplastic pollution in New York State watersheds; 2) the timing and extent of landsliding, glaciation, and fluvial terrace development in the southern San Juan Mountains, Colorado; and 3) the long-term record of glaciation, climate change, and faulting in the Peruvian Andes.


Full Curriculum Vitae



Office:  F.W. Olin 317

Mailing Address:  Geology Department, Union College, 807 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308

Fax:  518-388-6417

Office Phone:  518-388-7195

Email: smithj4@union.edu

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