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College of the Sciences

Karl Lillquist Current Research Interests

  • Geomorphology and landscape evolution in mountain and arid watersheds
  • Historic and prehistoric glacier fluctuations in mountainous Western North America
  • Protalus features in the Cascade Range
  • Rock glaciers in the Cascade Range
  • Permafrost in the Cascade Range
  • Glacial geomorphology, chronology, and landscape evolution on the Columbia Plateau
  • Arroyo incision on Washington's Columbia Plateau
  • Glacial lake history and spatial extent on Washington’s Columbia Plateau
  • Landscape degradation in Iceland and Central Washington
  • Using catastrophe and historically significant events to teach physical geography


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