Colin Robins, Ph.D.

I am an environmental scientist, physical geographer, soil scientist, and geologist. Soils, sediments, and landforms are brilliantly puzzling, complex palimpsests that reflect both ancient and present-day environmental conditions. I study the ways in which landscape components record surface, climate, and ecosystem histories at scales ranging from the nanometer to the kilometer. My chief research interests are currently: (1) the pursuit of new, quantitative, isotopic measures of arid soil minerals and geomorphic surface ages, and (2) applications of soil science to challenges in species conservation and/or land management efforts.


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Colin Robins, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D., University of Nevada Las Vegas (Geoscience)
M.S., Oregon State University,(Soil Science)
B.A., Macalester College (Geology & Spanish)
Department: Keck Science - Chemistry
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Email: crobins@kecksci.claremont.edu
Phone: (909) 607-7170
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Address: Keck Science Center 238
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