Scott Babcock, Professor

Ph.D., University of Washington, 1970
Igneous petrology, geochemistry, hydrogeochemistry, soil geochemistry.

Research Interests:
Geochemistry and tectonic history of the Cresent Terrane, Geochemistry of crystalline rocks in the Cascades Range, Nitrate distribution in agricultural soils, Water quality in the Abbotsford-Sumas aquifer, and Regional geology of the Pacific Northwest.

Tel: (360) 650-3592


Selected Publications

Babcock, R. S., Suczek, C.A., and Engebretson, D. C., 1994, The Crescent Terrane, Olympic Peninsula and southern Vancouver Island: Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources Bulletin 80, p. 141-157

Babcock, R. S. and Ellestad, L. M., 1996, Seasonal variations of nitrate and ammonium in three different soil types, Northwest Washington State. Geological Society of America Abstract with Programs v28, p.44.

Babcock, R.S., 1996, Ancient Aires and Rock Romancing, Chapter 1 in J. Miles, ed. Impressions of a Cascades Landscape, Mountaineers Books, Seattle.

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