John A. Rayburn
Hello friends and visitors...... My name is
John Rayburn and:
I am an associate professor in the Department of
Geological Sciences at SUNY
New Paltz specializing in Geomorphology and Environmental
Geology. I am also a faculty member in the Environmental
Geochemical Science program.
I am the current editor of the New York Glaciogram, and a co-PI for our NSF funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program "A Comprehensive Approach to Watershed Characterization Focusing on the Source of New York City Water".
Courses I have taught at New Paltz:
- GLG201 - Physical Geology
- GLG211 - Physical Geology Lab
- GLG299 - Physical Geology Field Excursion
- GLG303 - Geomorphology
- GLG370 - Environmental Geochemical Science
- GLG475 - Geology Research Project
- GLG481 - Field Excursion
- GLG492 - Research in Geology
- GLG501 - Economic Geology
- GLG502 - Advanced Geomorphology
- GLG593 - Paleoclimatology
Before arriving at New Paltz I was a Mendenhall Fellow
at the United States
Geological Survey studying the record and
mechanisms of abrupt climate change.
My academic degrees are (in correct stratigraphic order):
- Ph.D. (2004) geology , Binghamton University
(State University of New York) - Binghamton, New York
- M.Sc. (1997)
geology , University
of Manitoba - Winnipeg, Manitoba
- B.S. (1994) geology
, State University
of New York at Plattsburgh - Plattsburgh, New York
- B.A. (1987)
economics (and one geology class), St.
Lawrence University - Canton, New York
- High School (1983), St.
John's-Ravenscourt School - Winnipeg, Manitoba