Director of the Keck Geology Consortium (2007-2010)


B.Sc. Geology 1981, University of Natal, SA

B.Sc. (Hons) Geology 1982, University of Natal, SA

Ph.D. 1989, University of Cambridge, England


Environmental geology: water resources (Vinalhaven, Maine)

Planetary geology: channels on Tharsis montes

Geographic Information Systems (GIS): geological and environmental applications.

Remote sensing and land-use issues.

Grants & Awards

Keck (NSF REU): Tephrastratigraphy in Iceland, 2016

Andrew de Wet (F&M) and Christopher Hamilton (University of Arizona)

Keck (NSF REU): Pāhoehoe lava on Mars and the Earth: A comparative study of inflated and disrupted flows, 2013

Andrew de Wet (F&M), Christopher Hamilton, Brent Garry, and Jake Bleacher (GSFC-NASA)  

Keck (NSF REU): Origin of Sinuous and Braided Channels on Ascraeus Mons, Mars, 2011

Andrew de Wet (F&M), Jake Bleacher (NASA) and Brent Garry (Smithsonian Institute)  

Keck (NSF REU): Lake Hovsgol: An Integrative Natural Laboratory for Quaternary Tectonics, Glaciation, and Climate Change in Northern Mongolia.
PI: Karl Wegmann (North Carolina State University); Faculty: Amgalan B Bayasgalan (Tethys Mining LLC & Mongolian University of Science and Technology), Kurt Frankel (Georgia Institute of Technology), Andy de Wet (F&M)

NSF-REU: Keck Geology Consortium (2010-2011)

NSF-REU: Keck Geology Consortium (2007-2010)

ExxonMobil Foundation (grant to Keck Geology Consortium, 2009, 2010)

Keck (NSF REU): Water resources on Vinalhaven (2006)

Keck (NSF REU): Hydrology, Geochemistry and Geophysics of the Baker Woodlands Environmental Research Site, Lancaster, PA. (1999)

NSF-RUI: 1998-2000: Acquisition of Magnetic mapping System for Environmental, Archaeological and Geologic Surveys. NSF, Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program, RUI Research Instrumentation, EAR-9810581 


Course Information

Geo114: Introductory Environmental Geology (Earth, Environment and Humanity)
Geo250: Environmental Resources and GIS
Fnd149: Life on Mars?