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12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 926A
Reston, VA 20192-0002
Phone: (703) 648-4120
Fax: (703) 648-6953

Bruce Molnia Affiliate Faculty

Research Overview

Dr. Molnia, a research geologist at the USGS, Reston, VA, has conducted marine, coastal, glacial, and remote sensing research for more than 35 years. From 1999-2003, Molnia served as a Senior Legislative Fellow in the Office of Congressman Curt Weldon (R-PA), operating the House Oceans Caucus. Previously, Molnia served as the USGS Chief of International Programs. Most of Molnia's research has been in Alaska. Molnia has authored, coauthored, or edited more than 200 articles, abstracts, maps, and books, as well as several CD-ROMs.. In his capacity as the Forum Editor of GSA TODAY, the newspaper of the Geological Society of America, Molnia wrote more than 100 monthly columns. Books that Molnia has authored include: Glaciers of Alaska, Glacial-Marine Sedimentation, Alaska's Glaciers, and the Alaska chapter of the Satellite Image Atlas of the Glaciers of the World.