Sand dunes and dune mobilityDr. Margaret Hiza Redsteer is a staff scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Earth Surface Processes Team. She has worked extensively on the Navajo Nation investigating landscape vulnerability to climate change, and in particular, sand dune mobility. Most recently, Dr. Hiza was named as one of the lead authors of the next Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, which will be released in 2014. Dr. Hiza originally hails from Montana and is of Crow descent.
News articles and publications on Margaret Hiza Redsteer:
High Country News, Shifting sands in Navajoland
US Geological Survey Podcast, Sand Dunes on the Loose Due to Climate Change
Science, Margaret Hiza Redsteer: Passing on Goodwill
Haskell Indian Nations University, American Indian and Alaska Native Climate Change Working Group
Indian Country, Today Media Network—Renowned Native American Environmental Researcher to Speak at Montana State University
Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Science (MS PHS’S), Dr. Margaret Hiza
SACNAS Biography Project, Dr. Margaret Hiza - Geologist
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Last updated: December 16, 2011