Larry D Stetler (1997)


B.S., M.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Ph.D., Washington State University

(605) 394-2461
MI 315 (campus map)
Research Expertise

Research areas remain broad covering all aspects of geological engineering and geologic sciences. Geological Engineering: Recent projects have included geomechanical assessment of fine-grained materials, including claystone to fine sandstone, shale, and marl. Slope stability modeling utilized geomechanical properties and climate to create potential stability scenarios. Currently, a sedimentological characterization of a thin, coarse-grained clastic sand bed in a marine shale is being conducted. This unit was deposited in the Western Interior Cretaceous Seaway, potentially by an impact-generated tsunami wave crossing the sea.

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