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Melissa Foster

Melissa Foster CV

PhD, 2016

  • Graduate Student (Research Assistant)



  • PhD: University of Colorado Boulder, 2016
  • MS: Humboldt State University, 2010
  • BA: Humboldt State University, 2003

Contact Information

Campus Box 450
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0450


Geomorphology, Quaternary dating, hilllslope processes, fluvial geomorphology.

Research Interests

Critical zone processes, quantitative measurement of regolith production rates, changes in regolith production rates due to climate, incision history of the Colorado Front Range, Quaternary Dating methods (with cosmogenic radionuclides and optically stimulated luminescence).