Dr. Patricia E. Videtich, Ph.D.                  

Patricia E. Videtich, Ph.D.
Geology

The Seymour K. & Esther R. Padnos Hall of Science # 134
One Campus Drive
Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403
Office Telephone: (616)-331-3887
Office Fax: (616)-331-3740
Electronic Mail: VideticP@GVSU.edu
WWW site: http://faculty.gvsu.edu/videticp/

 


Patricia Videtich , PhD, Brown University, 1982
  • EDUCATION
         B.S., Grand Valley State University
         M.Sc., Ph.D., Brown University
  • CURRENT POSITION
         Associate Professor of Geology, Grand Valley State
         University, 1992 - present.
  • SELECTED EXPERIENCE
         Council on Undergraduate Research Geology Councilor,
         1993 - present.

         NSF Marine Science Short Course, San Diego, CA, 
         June 20- July 10, 1993.

         Assistant Professor of Geology, University of North
         Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 1988-1992.

         Consultant for Dubai Petroleum Co. (subsidiary of
         Conoco Inc.), 1988-1990.

         Research Geologist, Exploration Research Division,
         Conoco Inc., Ponca City, OK, 1981-1988.
  • CLASSES TAUGHT
         Physical Geology, Environmental Geology, Living with
         the Great Lakes, Sedimentation-Stratigraphy,
         Oceanography, Geochemistry.
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
         Carbonate diagenesis, carbonate petrology, low
         temperature geochemistry, evaporite depositional
         environments and diagenesis, marine geology,
         petroleum geology.
  • PAST RESEARCH LOCATIONS
         Cretaceous and Permian of Dubai U.A.E.; Jurassic of
         England; Ordovician of North Dakota; Jurassic of the
         U.S. Gulf Coast; Pleistocene of Barbados and Eniwetok;
         Recent of Belize.
  • PRESENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

         Depositional environments and diagenesis of dolomite
         and gypsum (Mississippian Michigan Formation) exposed
         in gypsum mines in the Grand Rapids area.

         Water quality on the Meadows Golf Course, Grand Valley
         State University.
  • *SPONSORED STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS (1993 - PRESENT)
         Eric Chatterson - Origin of Dolomite in the
            Mississippian Michigan Formation, Michigan

         Dean South - Stratigraphy of the Mississippian Michigan
            Formation, Michigan

         Tom Long - Geochemistry of Dolomite in the
            Mississippian Michigan Formation, Michigan

         Cathy Baisden - Quality of Surface Water at the Meadows
            Golf Course, Ottawa County, Michigan

    *Students interested in doing a research project should see
    me or any of the other geology faculty.  (Funding for
    student research projects is available on a competitive basis.)

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