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Dr. Charles Ver Straeten

Curator of Sedimentary Rocks
518-486-2004

My focus is on Devonian Period Sedimentation and Stratigraphy, including sea level history, mountain building and sedimentation, paleoecology, and Devonian volcanic ash layers. In addition, I also study the deposition and preservation of volcanic ash layers in shallow seas and lakes through time.

Publications

2012
Ver Straeten, C.A., 2012. The Collapse of 'Chimney Rock'--The Cliffs in Action at Thatcher Park. Friends of Thacher and Thompsons Lake State Parks Newsletter 16, 1.
2011
2010
Ver Straeten, C.A., 2010. Lessons from the Foreland Basin: Northern Appalachian Basin Perspectives on the Acadian Orogeny, in: Tollo, R.P., Bartholomew, M.J., Hibbard, J.P., Karabinos, P.M. (Eds.), From Rodinia To Pangea: The Lithotectonic Record Of The Appalachian Region. Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado, pp. 251-282. doi:10.1130/2010.1206(12)
2009
Ver Straeten, C.A., 2009. Berne Earthquakes. Friends of Thacher and Thompsons Lake State Parks Newsletter 1.