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Fredrick J. Rich

Professor of Geology
Dept of Geology and Geography

Georgia Southern University

Geology and paleoecology of the Coastal Plain, palynology, Okefenokee Basin studies, ecology of the loggerhead sea turtle

Issues of Interest:
Structural geology of the Coastal Plain, aquifer integrity, wetland conservation, barrier island studies.

Current Projects:
1. Project manager, St. Catherines Island Sea Turtle Conservation Program, sponsored by Eisenhower Higher Education Program
2. Principal Investigator, Program Development for the Okefenokee Education and Research Center, Folkston, sponsored by the Georgia Wildlife Federation and Coastal Rivers Water Planning and Policy Center
3. Paleoecology and Depositional Environments of Quaternary Inland Dune Fields in Georgia, in cooperation with Fredric Pirkle, Gannett Fleming
4. Structural Controls on the Georgia and South Carolina Coastal Plains, in cooperation with M. J. Bartholomew, University of Memphis

I work mostly on the Outer Coastal Plain and barrier islands, through some of my work takes me as far inland as the Fall Line.

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