Curriculum Vita
Miriam Lee Fearn
Associate Professor of Geography
Department of Earth Sciences
University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688
phone (251) 460-6381, fax 251) 461-1487

mfearn@usouthal.edu
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Publications:  Bold are peer reviewed publications.
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Fearn, M.L. 2004. Changes in water conditions and sedimentation rates associated with construction of the Mobile Bay Causeway. In: Geology and Hydrology of the Alabama Gulf Coast, D. Haywick (ed.), A Guidebook for the 41st Annual Field Trip of the Alabama Geological Society in conjunction with the Southwest Alabama Geological Society, November 11-13, 2004.

Fearn, M.L. 2004. Paleoecology of Weeks Bay: Pollen. In: Geology and Hydrology of the Alabama Gulf Coast, D. Haywick (ed.), A Guidebook for the 41st Annual Field Trip of the Alabama Geological Society in conjunction with the Southwest Alabama Geological Society, November 11-13, 2004.

Fearn, M.L. 2003. Dog River – a classic erosion problem. In Where the Rivers Meet the Sea: a report from the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program., special Mobile Register supplement, March 30, 2003, p.12.

Liu, K.B. and Fearn, M.L. 2002. Lake sediment evidence of coastal geologic evolution and hurricane history from Western Lake, Florida: reply to Otvos. Quaternary Research 57:429-431.

Fearn, M.L. and Urbatsch, L.E. 2001. Glochidion puberum (Euphorbiaceae) naturalized in southern Alabama. Sida -Contributions to Botany 19(3); 711-714.

Fearn, M.L. 2001. Field methods, writing, and service learning in geography. Journal of College Science Teaching 30(7): 470-473.

Fearn, M. L. 2001. Dog River Clearwater Revival Update. Alabama Nonpoint Source Newsletter 3(4): 5.

Liu, K.B. and Fearn, M.L. 2000. Reconstruction of prehistoric landfall frequencies of catastrophic hurricanes in northwestern Florida from lake sediment records. Quaternary Research 54(2):238-245.

Liu, K.B. and Fearn, M.L. 2000. Holocene history of catastrophic hurricane landfalls along the Gulf of Mexico coast reconstructed from coastal lake and marsh sediments. In: Ning, Z.H. and Abdollahi, K.K. (eds.) Current Stresses and Potential Vulnerabilities: Implications of Global Climatic Change for the Gulf of Mexico Region of the United States, Franklin Press, Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, pp. 38-47.

Fearn, M.L. 2000. A morning on Bayou Heron. The Nature Conservancy Alabama News, Winter 2000: 6-7.

Fearn, M.L. 2000. Engineering students design water sampler for Dog River Clearwater Revival. Alabama Water Watch: 8(1), Spring-Summer 2000.

Fearn, M.L. 1998. Phytoliths in sediment as indicators of grass pollen source. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 103: 75-81.

Liu, K.B. and Fearn, M.L. 1997. Lake sediment records of Hurricane Opal and prehistoric hurricanes from the Florida Panhandle. Preprint volume, American Meteorological Society, 22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Fort Collins, Colorado, May 19-23, 1997, pp. 397-398. 

Fearn, M.L. and Liu, K.B. 1997. Identification of maize pollen: a reply to Eubanks. American Antiquity 62(1): 146-148.

Pizzolato, W.N., Kleiss, B.A., and Fearn, M.L. 1995. Pilot Study of Sediment Accretion Methods and Rates in Prairie Potholes, Wetlands Research Program Technical Report WRP-CP-4, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi..

Fearn, M.L. and Liu, K.B. 1995. Maize pollen of 3500 B.P. from southern Alabama. American Antiquity 60(1): 109-117.

Liu, K.B. and M.L. Fearn. 1993. Lake sediment record of late Holocene hurricane activities from coastal Alabama. Geology 21(9): 793-796..

 

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