Aaron M. Barth

Assistant Professor Geography, Earth, & Environmental Sciences


Ph.D., Oregon State University, 2016

B.S., George Mason University, 2012

A.S., Northern Virginia Community College, 2009


Physical Geology (ESCI 111)

Weather & Climate (ESCI 202)

Climate: Past & Present (ESCI 350)


Glaciers, ice sheets, and paleoclimatology


Recent publications:

  • Barth, A. M., Clark, P. U., Bill, N. S., He, F., Pisias, N. G., 2018. Climate evolution across the Mid-Brunhes transition. Climate of the Past, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-14-2071-2018.
  • Reusche, M. M., Marcott, S. A., Ceperley, E. G., Barth, A. M., Brook, E. J., Mix, A. C., Caffee, M. W., 2018. Latest Pleistocene to Late Holocene surface exposure ages from two marine terminating outlet glaciers from northwest Greenland. Geophysical Research Letters, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL078266.
  • Barth, A. M., Clark, P. U., Clark, J., Roe, G. H., Marcott, S. A., McCabe, A.M., Caffee, M., Cuzzone, J. K., He, F., Dunlop, P., 2018. Persistent millennial-scale glacier fluctuations in Ireland between 24 ka and 10 ka. Geologydoi:10.1130/G39796.1.
  • Leydet, D., Carlson, A., Teller, J., Breckenridge, A., Barth, A. M., Ullman, D., Sinclair, G., Milne, G. Caffee, M., 2018. Eastward routing of glacial Lake Agassiz at the start of the Younger Dryas cold period. Geology, ​doi:10.1130/G39501.1.

Professional Experience

2016 - 2018: Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Wisconsin - Madison

2011 - 2012: Lab Technician at the United States Geological Survey

  • Glacier Lake, Beartooth Mtns, MT
    Glacier Lake, Beartooth Mtns, MT
    Dr. Shaun A. Marcott


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