Kim Marsella
Senior Teaching Associate
Department of Geosciences
Skidmore College
815 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone:
(518) 580-5195
Fax:
(518) 580-5199
kmarsell@skidmore.edu
Baffin Island  
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Publications
Courses:

Field Studies in Environmental Science
(ES105)

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Earth Systems Science (GE101)

Physical Geology (GE101)

Geomorphology (GE 304) 2001


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Kim Marsella

B.S., Geology, Bates College, 1994,
"The evolution of a hypersaline, meromictic lake from a marine inlet, Sophia Lake, Cornwallis Island, NWT,"
(cum laude, highest honors)

M.S., Geology, University of Vermont, 1998,
"Timing and extent of glaciation in the
Pangnirtung Fjord region, Baffin Island:
Determined using in-situ produced cosmogenic 10Be and 26Al"



Collecting samples for cosmogenic exposure dating at Crater Lake,
Pangnirtung Pass, Baffin Island

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*Click here to view pictures from the 1995 field season on Baffin Island and some results of my research*


Links to other projects I've been involved in: 
Science & Data Manager
PALE, Paleoclimates from Arctic Lakes and Estuaries
Research Associate
INSTAAR, Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research
 
TA, 2000
TA, 1996
Instructor,1996,1997
Participant, 1996
Desert Southwest Fieldtrip

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Publications:

Marsella, K.A., Bierman, P.R., Davis, P.T. and Caffee, M.W., 2000, Cosmogenic 10Be and 26Al ages for the Last Glacial Maximum, eastern Baffin Island, Arctic Canada: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 112, no. 7; p. 1296-1312.

 
Bierman, P.R., Marsella, K.A., Patterson, C., Davis, P.T., and Caffee, M.W., 2001, Response to discussion by Wolfe et al. on Bierman et al. (1999): Geomorphology, v. 39, p. 255-260.
 
Bierman, P.R., Marsella, K.A., Patterson, C., Davis, P.T., and Caffee, M.W., 1999, Mid-Pleistocene cosmogenic minimum-age limits for pre-Wisconsinan glacial surfaces in southwestern Minnesota ad southern Baffin Island: a multiple nuclide approach: Geomorphology, v. 27, p. 25-39.
 
Davis, P.T., Bierman, P., Marsella, K.A., Caffee, M., and Southon, J., 1999, Cosmogenic dating of glacial terrains in the Arctic: a test for inherited nuclides and the effectiveness of glacial erosion: Journal of Glaciology, v. 28, p. 181-188.
 
Eighmy, T.T., Krzanowski, J., Stampfli, D., Eusden, J.D., Marsella, K., Killeen, K., Gaurdenier, H., and Hogan, J., 1994, Particle petrogenesis and speciation of elements in MSW incinerator bottom ashes: in Goumans, J.J.R., van der Sloot, H., and Aalbers, Th.G., eds., Environmental aspects of construction with waste materials: Elsevier-North Holland, p. 111-136.
 
Eighmy, T.T., Krzanowski, J., Domingo, D, Stampfli, D., Eusden, J.D., Marsella, K., and Killeen, K., 1994, The nature of lead, cadmium and other elements in incineration residues and their stabilized products, U.S. EPA Final Report, U.S. EPA, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Selected Abstracts

Marsella, Kimberly A., 2001, Increasing student engagement in geomorphology through the use of the world wide web: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 33, no. 6, p. A-125. (National)

Marsella, K.A., Bierman, P.R., Davis, P.T., and Caffee, M.W., 1998, Revised glacial chronology of the Pangnirtung Fjord Region, Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island: Based on 10Be and 26Al exposure age dating: 28th International Arctic Workshop, Arctic and Alpine Environments, Past and Present, Program with Abstracts, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, Univ.of Colorado, Boulder, viii, p. 111-113.

Marsella, K.A., Bierman, P., Davis, P.T., and Caffee, M., 1997, Cosmogenic dating of surficial features on Baffin Island, 8th Biennial CANQUA Meeting, Montreal, 43. (International)

Marsella, K.A., Bierman, P., Davis, P.T., and Caffee, M., 1996, Stage 2 "big ice" on Baffin Island: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 28, no. 7, p. A-433. (National)

Davis, P. T., Marsella, K. A., Bierman, P. R., and Caffee, M., 1996, Deglacial dynamics of Baffin Island by cosmogenic exposure dating: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 28, no. 7, p. A-434. (National)

Bierman, P. R., Marsella, K. A., Davis, P. T., and Caffee, M. W., 1996, Old arctic bedrock surfaces have complex exposure burial and cosmogenic exposure histories: EOS (abs).

Davis, P. T., Marsella, K. A., Bierman, P. R., and Caffee, M. W., 1996, Paired glacial boulder and bedrock cosmogenic analyses: EOS (abs).

Marsella, K., Davis, P. T., Bierman, P. R., Finkel, R. C., Caffee, M., and Southon, J., 1995, Geologic test of weathering zone concept and nunatak hypothesis using cosmogenic isotope dating in Pangnirtung fjord area, Baffin Island, Nunavut Territory, Canada: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 27, no. 6, p. A-59. (National)

Marsella, K., Davis, P.T., and Bierman, P., 1995, Timing and extent of glaciation on southern Baffin Island, NWT, Canada determined using in-situ produced cosmogenic isotopes 10Be and 26Al: International Union for Quaternary Research XIV International Congress, Abstracts with Programs, Bonn, Germany, p. 179. (International)

Marsella, K. A., 1994, The evolution of a hypersaline, meromictic lake from a marine inlet, Sophia Lake, NWT, Canada: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 26, no. 23, p. A-59. (Regional)

Retelle, M.J. and Marsella, K., 1994, Late holocene evolution of a hypersaline coastal lake basin: Sophia Lake, Eastern Cornwallis Island, N.W.T., Canada: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 26, no. 7, p. A-326. (National)

Marsella, K.A., 1993, Chemical and petrographic analysis of bottom ash from a municipal waste incinerator, in The Maine Geologist: The Newsletter of the Geological Society of Maine, v. 19, no. 2, p. 6. (Regional)

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To send me mail directly

kmarsell@skidmore.edu

kmarsell@skidmore.edu