Sand dunes and dune mobility

Dr. Margaret Hiza Dr. 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
   » http://www.hcn.org/issues/373/17770/print_view

US Geological Survey Podcast, Sand Dunes on the Loose Due to Climate Change
   » http://gallery.usgs.gov/audios/268

Science, Margaret Hiza Redsteer: Passing on Goodwill
   » http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2005_03_18/noDOI.802786469421881191

Haskell Indian Nations University, American Indian and Alaska Native Climate Change Working Group
   » http://www.haskell.edu/climate/mhiza.html

Indian Country, Today Media Network—Renowned Native American Environmental Researcher to Speak at Montana State University
   » http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/04/13/renowned-native-american-environmental-researcher-to-speak-at-montana-state-university-28207

Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Science (MS PHS’S), Dr. Margaret Hiza
   » http://www.msphds.org/profiles.asp?ind=HizaRMarga

SACNAS Biography Project, Dr. Margaret Hiza - Geologist
   » http://bio.sacnas.org/beta/pdf/Hiza%20MS.pdf

For more information please contact:
Mansel Nelson, Program Coordinator, Sr.
Tel: 928/523-1275
Email: Mansel.Nelson@nau.edu


Last updated: December 16, 2011

 

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