Michael Kaplan

After obtaining a B.A. summa cum laude from SUNY Buffalo (1992), I earned an M.Sc. at the University of Maine-Orono and a Ph.D. at the University of Colorado-Boulder. After a short stint as a Research Associate in Boulder, I was a Postdoc at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Edinburgh (Royal Society of London Postdoctoral Fellow), and at LDEO. Since 2006, I have been at LDEO.

Fields of Interest

How mountain glaciers, ice sheets, and associated landscapes changed in the past, cosmogenic surface exposure dating and geochronology, paleoclimate, and geomorphology.

Honors & Awards

Fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA)

Fulbright Scholar 2017

Visiting Scientist, Universidad de Magallanes, Chile