Grant R. Woodwell, Chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Professor of Geology, earned both a Ph.D. (1985) and an M.Phil. (1983) in geology from Yale University. He received a B.A. (1978) in geology and geography from Columbia University. The recipient of Yale’s Ford Prize for Excellence in Mineralogy, Dr. Woodwell is an expert in the areas of nuclear waste disposal, petroleum geology, seismology, and structural geology.
Areas of Expertise (4)
Nuclear Waste Disposal
Yale University: Ph.D., Post-Graduate Studies
Yale University: M.Phil, Graduate Studies
Columbia University: B.A., Undergraduate Studies
Media Appearances (1)
New report offers possible cause of 2011 earthquake in Louisa County
The Free Lance-Star print
“I think that’s an interesting preliminary model,” said Grant Woodwell, a geology professor at the University of Mary Washington.