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David Backus

EDUCATION

Ph.D. University of Washington, Seattle
M.S. University of Washington, Seattle
B.A. Haverford College

BACKGROUND

I am a geologist with interests in coastal ecosystems, marine invertebrates (fossil & modern), ocean sediments, geographic information systems (GIS), and remote sensing. My research has taken me to Baja, Calif., to study marine deposits related to the opening of the Gulf of California.

TEACHING

ENV 201 Environmental Science
ENV 220 Climate Systems
ENV 235 Oceanography

In 2016: Geographic Information Systems (GIS)