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Sonia A. Nagorski, Ph.D.

Sonia A. Nagorski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Geology

Arts and Sciences — Natural Sciences

Education

  • Ph.D. Geology, 2001, University of Montana, Missoula, MT
  • M.S. Geology, 1997, University of Montana, Missoula, MT
  • B.A. Geology and History, 1994, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Research Interests

Environmental geochemistry, including:

  • Trace metal occurrence and dynamics in hydrological systems, including water, sediment, and biota
  • Atmospheric mercury deposition and cycling
  • Water quality assessment and monitoring

Courses Taught

  • Geology 104: Physical Geology
  • Geology 105: Geological History of Life
  • Geology 301: Geomorphology
  • Geology 320: Mineral, Energy, & Renewable Resources
  • Environmental Science 213: Natural Hazards
  • Environmental Science 375: Current Topics: The Anthropocene
  • Environmental Science 375: Current Topics: Plastics in the Environment
  • Environmental Science 375: Current Topics: Mass Extinctions
  • Environmental Science 475: Field Studies- Death Valley Geology
  • Humanities 120: Alaska: A Sense of Place
  • Humanities 193: Environment, Ethics, and the UAS Experience

Sonia A. Nagorski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Geology

Arts and Sciences — Natural Sciences

Sonia A. Nagorski, Ph.D.