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Kathy Goetz Troost
Senior Lecturer
Office: JHN 333
Phone: 206-221-1770
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Website: http://geomapnw.ess.washington.edu/
Interests: GeoMapNW; The Pacific Northwest Center for Geological Mapping; A 12-yr research center is being updated to become a better resource for the community and the department.
Research Groups: AEG, NWGS

Current Research:
Quaternary geology of the Pacific Northwest, clay mineralogy and shear strength
Recent Publications:
Troost, K.G., Booth, D.B., Wisher, A.P., and Shimel, S.A., 2005, The geologic map of Seattle – a progress report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 2005-1252, scale 1:24,000. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1252/

Troost, K.G. and Booth, D.B., 2008, Geology of Seattle and the Seattle Area, in Baum, R., Godt, J, and Highland, L. eds., Landslides and Engineering Geology of the Seattle, Washington, Area, Geol. Soc. Amer., Special Papers XX, p.1-37, 2 plates. Peer Reviewed.

Troost, K.G., 2011, Geomorphology and shoreline history of Lake Washington, Union Bay, and Portage Bay, Technical Memorandum, SR-520 I-5 to Medina Bridge Replacement and HOV Project, Prepared for Washington State Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, September 2011, 92p. Peer Reviewed.

Booth, D.B., Troost, K.G., Clague, J.J., and Waitt, R.B., 2004, The Cordilleran ice sheet: Chapter 2, in Gillespie, A., Porter, S.C., and Atwater, B., eds., The Quaternary Period in the United States: International Union for Quaternary Research, Elsevier Press, p. 17-43. Peer Reviewed.

Booth, D.B., Haugerud, R.A., and Troost, K.G., 2003, Geology, Watersheds, and Puget Lowland Rivers: chapter in Montgomery, D.M., Bolton, S., and Booth, D. ., eds., Restoration of Puget Sound Rivers: Seattle, Society for Ecological Restoration, University of Washington Press, p. 14-45.


Hagstrum, J.T., Booth, D.B., Troost, K.G., and Blakely, R.J., 2002, Magnetostratigraphy, paleomagnetic correlation, and deformation of Pleistocene deposits in the south-central Puget Lowland, Washington, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth v. 107, no. B4, art. No. 2079, 10.1029/2001JB000557, paper EPM 6, 14 p. Peer Reviewed.