University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Christopher L Coughenour, PhD

  • Department Chair, Energy and Earth Resources
  • Assistant Professor
  • Expertise/Interests: Surface processes, particularly sedimentology and cyclostratigraphy of macrotidal systems and process geomorphology.  
  • Time-series analysis in geology and sedimentology/paleoecology of several Late Cretaceous vertebrate-bearing systems 
  • Courses taught: Sedimentation and Stratigraphy, Geomorphology, Paleontology, Environmental Geology, and more.

Education & Training

  • BS, Drexel University, 2004: Physics
  • PhD (2009) Drexel University: Geoscience

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