Stephen Taylor

Professor of Geology
Contact Information
Phone: 
503-838-8398
Fax: 
503-838-8072
Office: 
Natural Science, NS 210, Western Oregon University
Member of Graduate Faculty in: 
Water Resources Science
Willing to serve on Graduate Committees for: 
MS
Detailed Research Interest : 

watershed processes

geomorphology

hillslope hydrology

Current Research Interests: 


  • Geomorphology and Surficial Processes
  • Surficial Mapping, GIS Applications
  • Nonglacial Surficial Geology, Hillslope / Fluvial Processes, Debris Flow
  • Watershed Analysis
  • Appalachian Geomorphology, Humid-Mountainous Landscapes

Applied Interests and Experience

  • Contaminant Characterization at Industrial Processing Facilities
  • Hydrogeology / Aquifer Characterization
  • Acid-Mine Drainage Abatement
  • Landfill Design, Wastewater Treatment
  • Mine Permitting and Environmental Control
  • Water Resource Investigations
Other Information: 

Specialty:

  • Geomorphology and surficial processes
  • Surficial mapping
  • GIS applications
  • Nonglacial surficial Geology
  • Hillslope / fluvial processes
  • Debris flow
  • Watershed analysis
  • Appalachian geomorphology
  • Humid-mountainous landscapes