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Kyle Dittmer

Kyle Dittmer

Department of Science and Mathematics


MS, Geology-College Instruction, Eastern Washington University
BS, Meteorology, United States Department of Agriculture-Grad School
BS, Oceanography, University of Washington
BS, Geological Sciences, University of Washington

Classes Taught

Portland Rocks! Exploring the Geology Under Our Feet


Kyle has traveled all over the world on geological and climate change projects. He is currently conducting climate change impact work from the Iceland volcanic eruption of 2010. That same year, he traveled to Wuppertal, Germany, to discover the latest climate change research by their scientists. In 2006, Kyle traveled to Copenhagen to initiate collaboration with scientists at the Danish Climate Center to study climate change in Greenland.

Professional Activities

Hydrologist-Meteorologist, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Meteorology Instructor, Portland Community College, Southeast Center

Professional Associations

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
American Institute of Hydrology
American Meteorological Society, President, Oregon Chapter (2005-09)
American Water Resource Association
National Speleological Society

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Kyle Dittmer Contributes to Climate Change Book

Kyle Dittmer, science and mathematics faculty, contributed to the book Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples of the United States, published by Springer in May 2014.


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October 15, 2014 – October 29, 2014

NW Earth Institute EcoChallenge, Join Marylhurst's EcoChallenge Team

Join the Marylhurst University Sustainability Advisory Council and members of our university community for this opportunity presented by Portland's...


October 22, 2014

MUSAC Brown Bag: A Marylhurst Conversation for Campus Sustainability Day

Join members of MU's Sustainability Advisory Council for a discussion of campus initiatives and current proposals. For more information, email musa...


November 06, 2014

Early Registration Event

New students starting fall term at Marylhurst University can earn one free credit* (CAR 101 College Success) toward their general electives while r...


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