Patricia E Videtich
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.Sc., Ph.D., Brown University
Associate Professor of Geology, Grand Valley State University, 1992 - present
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.
Physical Geology, Environmental Geology, Living with the Great Lakes, Sedimentation-Stratigraphy, Oceanography, Geochemistry.
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
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.)