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Dr. Robert Behling
Professor of Geology

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E-mail: Office: G41 Brooks Hall
Phone: (304) 293-9818


Doctor of Philsophy, Geology, The Ohio State University, 1971
M.S. Geology, Miami University of Ohio, 1965
B.S. Geology and Math, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1963

Specialty: Quaternary events, wetlands, wetland reconstruction, AMD Amelioration, Earth Science Education K-12, Field Trips


Telecourse offering Coordinated and Thematic Earth Science and Environmental Geology

Wetland Reconstruction following surface mining of coal

Seven years of Rock Camp, an offering for teachers in WV (K-12).  We have trained over 200 teachers in the details of the Geology of WV.  My role is to lead the field experiences and reserach.  A cooperative venture with the West Firginia Geological Survey and the WV Department of Education.  Initial funding by NSF and now followed by support from the State of West Virginia.

Eleven consecutive summers of leading teachers (K-12) on field-based opportunities across the United States.  Funding through the DEMSEA funds.

Recent Publications

Rock Camp III Field Guide:  The New River

Field Guide for Teachers: Arizona; the Grand Canyon and Water Issues


Geological Society of America
Clay Minerals Society

Dr. Behling's Teaching and Instructional Page