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Owen, Lewis A
Associate Professor of Geology
- College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
- Earth Sciences
University of London
- BS Geology 1985
- University of London
- PhD Geomorphology 1988
- University of Leicester, England
Cressey Marcks Fisher Traveling Scholarship, Royal Geographical Society, 1987
President's Award, Geological Society of London, 1992
Guest Professorship at the Quaternary Glacier and Environmental Research Center of China, Lanzhou University, 2000
Quaternary palaeoenvironmental change in central Asia, mountain geomorphology and intermontane basin sedimentation, tectonic geomorphology and Quaternary geochronology.
Owen, L. A., W. D. Cunningham, B. Richards, E. J. Rhodes, B. F. Windley, D. Dorjnamjaa and J. Badamgarov. 1999. Timing of formation of forebergs in the northeastern Gobi Altai, Mongolia: implications for estimating mountian uplift rates and earthquake recurrence intervals. Journal of the Geological Society 156(3):457-464.
Owen, L.A., W. D. Cunningham, B. F. Windley, J. Badamgarov, and D. Dorjnamjaa. 1999. The landscape evolution of Nemegt Uul: a late Cenozoic transpressional uplift in the Gobi Altari, southern Mongolia. Geological Society, London Special Publication, 162:201-218.
Owen, L.A., C. H. Scott, and E. Derbyshire. 2000. The quaternary glacial history of Nanga Parbat, Quaternary International 65/66, 63-79.
Richards, B. W., L. A. Owen and E. Rhodes. 2000. Timing of Late Quaternary glaciations in the Himalayas of northern Pakistan. Journal of Quaternary Science, 15:283-297.
Richards, B. W. M., D. I. Benn, L. A. Owen, E. J. Rhodes, and J. Q. Spencer. 2000. Timing of Late Quaternary glaciations south of Mount Everest in the Khumbu Himal, Nepal. Geol. Soc. of America Bull., 112:1621-1632.
Barnard, P. L., L. A. Owen, M. C. Sharma, and R. C. Finkel. 2001. Natural and human-induced landsliding in the Garhwal Himalaya at Northern India. Geomorphology, in press.