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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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December 02, 2014

Prior Learning Assessment Information Session

For those interested in receiving college credit for documented college-level learning from employment, volunteer work, or other learning experienc...


February 21, 2015

Undergraduate Information Session

Learn about bachelor's degree programs, financing your education, earning college credit for life learning, and your career options. Take a campus ...


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