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Past and Present USU Luminescence Lab Projects

A generalized list of locations, sedimentary environment, and technique applied:

United States:

AK- dunes, marine sediments, and thermokarst: small-aliquot quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

AR- fluvial deposits and volcanic flows: small-aliquot quartz OSL and TL

AZ- fluvial deposits and archaeological sites: small-aliquot and single-grain quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

CA- paleoseismic trenches and alluvial fans: small-aliquot and single-grain quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

CO- glacial-fluvial and archaeological sites: small-aliquot quartz OSL

ID- dunes, alluvial fans, fluvial deposits, and archaeological sites: small-aliquot and single-grain quartz OSL

KS- dunes and alluvial aquifer sediments: small-aliquot quartz OSL

MA- glacial deposits: small-aliquot and single-grain quartz OSL

MD- marine and estuarine sediments: small-aliquot quartz OSL

MI- fluvial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL

MN- fluvial and glacial deposits: small-aliquot and single-grain quartz OSL

MS- fluvial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL

MT- glacial outwash and archaeological sites: small-aliquot quartz OSL

NC- coastal marine and dune sediments: small-aliquot quartz OSL

NM- dunes and fluvial deposits, and archaeological sites: small-aliquot and single-grain quartz OSL

NV- pluvial lake sediments: small-aliquot quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

NY- glacial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL

OR- fluvial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

SC- archaeological sites: single-grain quartz OSL

UT- dunes, pluvial lake sediments, alluvial fans, fluvial deposits, paleoseismic trenches and archaeological sites: small-aliquot and single-grain quartz OSL

VA- fluvial deposits: feldspar IRSL

WA- glacial and fluvial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

WI- dunes and fluvial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL

WY- fluvial deposits and archaeological sites: small-aliquot and single-grain quartz OSL


International highlights:

Alberta, Canada- dunes and fluvial sediments: small-aliquot quartz OSL

Antarctica- deltaic sediments: small-aliquot quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

British Columbia, Canada: paleoseismic and fluvial sediments: small-aliquot quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

China- paleoseismic, dunes, and fluvial sediments: small-aliquot quartz OSL

Corsica, France- marine and fluvial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

Iraq- geoarchaeology: small-aliquot quartz OSL Jordan- archaeological sites: small-aliquot quartz OSL

Kashmir- alluvial fans and fluvial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

Malaysia- marine and fluvial deposits: small-aliquot and single-grain quartz OSL

New Zealand- glacial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL and feldspar IRSL

South Africa- colluvium: small-aliquot quartz

Pakistan- alluvial fans and fluvial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL

Thailand- marine and fluvial deposits: small-aliquot quartz OSL