Kevin M. Yeager

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  • Associate Professor
  • Director - SERRL
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
Slone Research Building, Rm. 107, SERRL - Slone Research Building, Ste. 104
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Research Interests:
Ph.D. - Geology and Geophysics - Texas A&M University
M.S. - Geology - University of Toledo
B.S. - Geology - Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Sedimentary processes in and climate change- and human-driven impacts on rivers, lakes, coastal and marine environments
Fates and impacts of terrestrial and aquatic contaminants
Radiochemical and geochemical methods applied to questions in geology, geomorphology, limnology, and marine science
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Selected Publications: 


  • Zhang, H., S. Huo, Z. Xiao, K.M. Yeager, J. Zhang, X. Li, 2020. Sedimentary DNA record of eukaryotic algal and cyanobacterial communities in a shallow lake driven by human activities and climate change. Science of the Total Environment in press.
  • Lucas, J.S., M.M. McGlue, I.A. Kimirei, M.J. Soreghan, A. Mbonde, K.M. Yeager, P. Limbu, C. Apse, P. McIntyre, 2020. Geophysical benthic habitat mapping in Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania): Implications for spatial planning of small-scale coastal protected areas. J. of Great Lakes Research 46(2): 243-254.
  • Lo, E., M.M. McGlue, A. Silva, I. Bergier, K.M. Yeager, H. Macedo, M. Swallom, M.L. Assine, 2019. Fluvio-lacustrine sedimentary processes and landforms on the distal Paraguay fluvial megafan (Brazil). Geomorphology 342: 163-175.
  • Buongiorno, J., L. Herbert, L. Wehrmann, A. Michaud, K. Laufer, H. Roy, B.B. Jorgensen, A. Szynkiewicz, A. Faiia, K.M. Yeager, K.J. Schindler, K. Lloyd, 2019. Complex microbial communities drive iron and sulfur cycling in Arctic fjord sediments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology DOI:10.1128/AEM.00949-19. 
  • Zhang, H., S. Huo, K.M. Yeager, C. Li, B. Xi, J. Zhang, Z. He, C. Ma, 2019. Apparent relationships between anthropogenic factors and climate change indicators and POPs deposition in a lacustrine system. J. of Environmental Sciences 83: 174-182.
  • Zhang, H., S. Huo, K.M. Yeager, B. Xi, J. Zhang, F. Wu, 2019. A historical sedimentary record of mercury in a shallow eutrophic lake: Impacts of human activities and climate change. Engineering 5(2): 296-304.
  • Yan, D., H. Xu, J. Lan, K. Zhou, Y. Ye, J. Zhang, Z. An, K.M. Yeager, 2019. Solar activity and the westerlies dominate decadal hydroclimate changes over arid central Asia. Global and Planetary Change 173: 53-60.
  • Yeager, K.M., P.C. Wolfe, R.A. Feagin, C.A. Brunner, K.J. Schindler, 2019. Active near surface growth faulting and late Holocene history of motion: Matagorda Peninsula, Texas. Geomorphology 327: 159-169.
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