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Sean LaHusen
Graduate Student
Office: JHN 330
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Interests: Geomorphology, landslide hazards, landscape evolution

Awards
Award Name
Date
Awarding Body/Group
Description of Award
Parke Snavely, Jr. Cascadia Research AwardNov 2, 2015Geological Society of America
Anthony Qamar Memorial Fund AwardMay 21, 2015The Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington
Best Surface Processes PresentationApril 2, 2015The Department of Earth and Space Sciences Research Gala
Best field photo - ESS Gala photo contestMarch 31, 2016ESS Gala

Research Interests
I am interested in how dynamic Earth surface processes and tectonics shape landscapes and affect societies worldwide. My current research pertains to landslides, erosion, and geomorphology in the Pacific Northwest and New Zealand.
In The News
New analysis shows Oso landslide was no fluke (The Seattle Times) -- http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/science/new-analysis-shows-oso-landslide-was-no-fluke/ Oso slide was not an outlier, new research says (The Everett Herald) -- http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20151222/NEWS01/151229645 Landslides like the Oso tragedy happen more frequently than you think, UW scientists say (GeekWire) -- http://www.geekwire.com/2015/landslides-like-the-oso-tragedy-happen-more-frequently-than-you-think-scientists-say/ Landslide researcher digs into the past (The Columbian)-- http://www.columbian.com/news/2016/jan/18/landslide-researcher-digs-into-the-past/ Dating historic activity at Oso site shows recurring major landslides (UW Today) -- http://www.washington.edu/news/2015/12/22/dating-historic-activity-at-oso-site-shows-recurring-major-landslides/