Glen Fredlund

Associate Professor Emeritus


PhD, Interdepartmental Special Studies Degree Program, Quaternary Studies, Departments of Geology, Geography, and Systematics and Ecology, University of Kansas, 1992
MA, Anthropology, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, 1983
BA, Anthropology, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, 1977

Courses Taught

Geog 340 – Biogeography Syllabus
Geog 350 – Conservation of Natural Resources Online Syllabus
Geog 475 – Geography of Soils Syllabus

Research Interests

Biogeography: Quaternary Climate Change and Vegetation Response, Landscape Ecology, GIS, and Conservation
Geomorphology: Fluvial and Eolian Response to Climate Change
Soils Geography: Soil Development and Landscape Evolution
Geoarchaeology: Reconstruction of Vegetation and Climate for Archeology

Other Relevant Activities

Director, Conservation and Environmental Science Program

Representative Publications

Hapner, J. A., Reinartz, J. A., Fredlund, G. G., Leithoff, K. G., Cutright, N. J., & Mueller, W. P.(2011) Avian Succession in Small Created and Restored Wetlands.Wetlands, 31(6), 1089-1102. Wetlands.
Halfen, A. F., Fredlund, G. G., & Mahan, S. A.(2010) Holocene stratigraphy and chronology of the Casper Dune Field, Casper, Wyoming, USA.The Holocene, 20(5), 773-783.
Rawling, 3rd, J. E., Fredlund, G. G., Mahan, S. , & others, . (2003) Aeolian cliff-top deposits and buried soils in the White River Badlands, South Dakota, USA.The Holocene, 13(1), 121-129.
Fredlund, G. G., & Tieszen, L. L.(1997) Calibrating grass phytolith assemblages in climatic terms: application to late Pleistocene assemblages from Kansas and Nebraska.Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 136(1), 199-211.
Fredlund, G. G.(1995) Late Quaternary Pollen Record from Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas.Quaternary Research, 43(1), 67-79.
Fredlund, G. G., & Tieszen, L. T.(1994) Modern phytolith assemblages from the North American great plains.Journal of Biogeography, 21(3), 321-335.