Jon Riedel, PhD

He/Him/His, Research Associate


Areas of Expertise

  • Alpine Climate, Hydrology, and Glacial mass balance
  • Glacial Geology and History
  • Geomorphology

Educational & Professional Experience:


  • Ph.D. Simon Fraser University 2007
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison 1987
  • B.S. University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse 1982

Work Experience

  • Skagit Quaternary Consulting 2021-Present
  • Geologist North Cascades National Park 1991-2021

Professional Affiliations

  • Geological Society of America Member Since 1985
  • Chairman Skagit Climate Science Consortium
  • Board of Directors Northwest Scientific Association
  • Alternate Commissioner Skagit Environmental Endowment Commission

Research Interests

Current Research Activity

  • Middle Skagit Groundwater Geology (R. Mitchell)
  • Skagit River Geomorphology and Holocene History (A. Pfeiffer)
  • Sauk River Geomorphology