Kurtis Burmeister

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Sacramento, California


California State University, Sacramento


Asst Professor of Field Geology

About Me:

Kurt is the current Executive Secretary of the NAGT-USGS Cooperative Field Training Program, Director of the Wasatch-Uinta Field Camp (WUFC), Assistant Professor of Field Geology at Sacramento State University (CSUS), Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Illinois, and has more than two decades of experience leading field- based activities. After 15 years at the University of Pacific, Kurt moved to CSUS, where he teaches courses in Geologic Field Methods & field-intensive Introductory Geology courses. He routinely leads extended, multi-state & international field trips for large groups. Kurt has been on the faculty of the WUFC since 2003 and served as the program’s Director since 2007. The WUFC program won the 2013 Geological Society of America–ExxonMobil Field Camp Excellence Award for the health & safety protocols he implemented. Kurt is trained in Mental Health First Aid and a certified American Red Cross Instructor for First Aid/CPR/AED and Wilderness & Remote First Aid.

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Disclaimer: This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0939645. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.


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