Nick Van Buer, Associate Professor of Geology
Cal Poly Pomona
Stanford University, Stanford, California, 2005-2012
Ph.D., Geology; advisor: Elizabeth Miller.
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 2001-2005
Bachelor of Science with Honor, Geology
I research the geologic history of the Mojave Desert, with a focus on Cretaceous plutonic rocks.
Courses Regularly Taught
I regularly lead field trips to the desert for Mineralogy, Structural Geology, Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Volcanology, and various geologic mapping classes.