Dr. James C. Walters
Professor of Geology
Ph. D. Geology (1975), Rutgers University
M. Phil. Geology (1973), Rutgers University
B. A. Geology (1970), Grand Valley State University
- Examines frozen ground and frost action processes and features produced through intensive freeze-thaw activity, both present day and relict.
- Investigates permanently frozen ground (permafrost) distribution and characteristics in arctic and subarctic environments and how these environments are changing with global warming.
- D. J. Weiss, and J. C. Walters. 2004. "Incorporating GPS Technology with a campus geology walking tour", Journal of Geoscience Education, vol. 52, n. 2., p. 186, 190.
- C. Racine, T. Jorgenson, J. Walters, M. Ferrick. 2004. "Ground temperatures and permafrost degradation on the Tanana Flats, interior Alaska, USA", U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, CRREL Report No. ERDC/CRREL MP-04-6189, Hanover, NH.
- J. C. Walters. 2002. "The Natural History of an Arctic Oil Field: Development and the Biota (Review)", Quarterly Review of Biology, vol. 77, no. 1, p.92-93.
- J. C. Walters. 2002. "Advising---Some Advice from a Chapter Advisor", The Compass, Journal of Earth Sciences of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, vol. 76, no. 3, p.57.
- C.H. Racine, J. C. Walters, and T.E. Jorgenson. 2002. "Thermokarst development in birch and black spruce forests on the Tanana Flats, Interior Alaska", 2nd International Workshop on Northern Peatlands; Roles of Permafrost and Climate Change; Montreal, PQ, Canada.