- Lehigh University, PhD, Geology, 2001
Areas of Expertise
- Coastal Processes
- Sedimentary Processes
Zaprowski, Brent J., Parnell, Darren B., Bailey, Matthew A., Harris, Daniel W. and Smullen, Vanessa S. (2015) Earth and Beyond: An Introduction to Earth-Space Science. no. 3rd. pp. 374. Kendall-Hunt.
Zaprowski, Brent J. (2017) An Introduction to Earth-Space Science Laboratory Manual. no. 6th edition. pp. 102 pages. Kendall Hunt.
Zaprowski, Brent J. (2013) An Introduction to Oceans and Coasts. pp. 159 pages. Kendall Hunt.
Geleta, Samuel B., Briand, Christopher H., Folkoff, Michael E. and Zaprowski, Brent J. (2014) Cemeteries as Indicators of Post-Settlement Anthropogenic Soil Degradation on the Atlantic Coastal Plain. vol. 42. pp. 625-635. Human Ecology.
Stamm, John F., Hendricks, Robert R., Sawyer, J. Foster, Mahan, Shannon A., Zaprowski, Brent J., Geibel, Nicholas M. and Azzolini, David C. (2013) Late Quaternary stream piracy and strath terrace formation along the Belle Fourche and lower Cheyenne Rivers, South Dakota and Wyoming. vol. 197. pp. 10-20. Geomorphology.
Fall 2019ENGR 399 INTERMED SPEC TOPICS IN ENGR (Fall 2019)Study of specific area of engineering at the sophomore or junior level. Topic varies semester to semester. May be repeated for up to six credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. One hour lecture per week per credit.GEOG 104 EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE (Fall 2019)An introductory course in earth and space science for prospective elementary school teachers. An examination of the physical character of the Earth and its place in the solar system. Students can not receive credit for both GEOG 104 and GEOG 105. Prerequisite: Intended for elementary education majors. Three hours lecture and one two-hour lab per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB.GEOG 111 INTRO TO OCEANS & COASTS (Fall 2019)The study of coastlines, coastal landforms, and the tectonic and oceanographic forces that shape them. One mandatory Saturday half-day field trip to Assateague Island is required. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IVB.GEOG 311 COASTAL PROCESSES (Fall 2019)A detailed study of coastlines, the physical processes that shape them and the scientific methodologies used to measure them. Two mandatory Saturday half-day field trips are required. Prerequisite: GEOG 111. Corequisite: GEOL 211. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week.GEOL 211 SEDIMENT ANALYSIS (Fall 2019)Lab-based course designed to introduce students to the most common methodologies field scientists use to measure, analyze and classify sediments. Prerequisite/corequisite: GEOL 103 or permission of the instructor. Two hours laboratory per week.GEOL 450 TOPICS IN GEOLOGY (Fall 2019)Analysis of a selected geologic topic to be entered on the student's transcript. May be taken three time for credit under different subtitles. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair. One to four hours per week.GEOL 465 EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR (Fall 2019)Discussions of the scientific process and timely topics in earth science and related fields. Requires participation and presentations. Prerequisites: GEOL 103 and junior standing or permission of instructor. Two hours per week.Winter 2020GEOG 104 EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE (Winter 2020)An introductory course in earth and space science for prospective elementary school teachers. An examination of the physical character of the Earth and its place in the solar system. Students can not receive credit for both GEOG 104 and GEOG 105. Prerequisite: Intended for elementary education majors. Three hours lecture and one two-hour lab per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB.Spring 2020GEOG 111 INTRO TO OCEANS & COASTS (Spring 2020)The study of coastlines, coastal landforms, and the tectonic and oceanographic forces that shape them. One mandatory Saturday half-day field trip to Assateague Island is required. Three hours per week. Meets General Education IVB.GEOG 411 GEOMORPHOLOGY (Spring 2020)Study of the surface of the earth and the geologic processes that modify it. Topics include the weathering and erosion of rocks, the deposition of sediments, the classification of landforms, and the long-term evolution of landscapes. One three-day field trip is optional. Prerequisites: GEOL 103 and junior standing. Three hours lecture, two hours lab per week.GEOL 206 HISTORICAL GEOLOGY (Spring 2020)Study of the history of the earth and the principles used to decipher the earth's past from the rock record. Includes study of stratigraphic principles, key fossil groups and relative and absolute dating techniques. One weekend field trip is required. Prerequisite: C or better in GEOL 103. Three hours lecture, two hours lab per week.
- PresentationsUsing Walther’s Principle to Visualize the Geomorphic Evolution of an Estuarine Freshwater SwampNovember, 9 20182018 Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Geographical Society, Villanova University, Radnor, PA
A Sedimentological Study of Cores Extracted from an Existing Mill Pond in Wicomico County, MDNovember, 2 20132013 Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Geographical Society, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
Adventures in Canvas: An Instructor's PerspectiveApril, 7 2017MAGIC conference, Howard Community College
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SU Celebrates Faculty and Staff Successes
Friday, November 01, 2019
'SU @ the Beach' Lifelong Learning Series Continues
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
SU Hosts Pennsylvania Geographical Society Meeting October 27-28
Thursday, October 12, 2006
Zaprowski Presents at GSA's Largest Meeting
Tuesday, October 14, 2003