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ABOUT THE ALASKA
SCIENCE CENTER

SCIENCE OFFICES

CONFERENCES

USGS ALASKA DATA RESOURCES

OTHER ALASKA AREA
SCIENCE OFFICES

Chad P. Hults

Title: Geologist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7417
Fax: (907) 786-7401
Email: chults@usgs.gov

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Education and/or Training

M.S.2002Western Washington UniversityGeology
B.S.1998Western Washington UniversityGeology

Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests

Plate tectonic modeling and reconstructions related to cordilleran terrane transport history.
Sedimentary provenance for deciphering terrane transport histories.
Geologic mapping and integration of geologic datasets.

Professional Experience

2006 - PresentGeologist, USGS Alaska Science Center – Geology Office
2001 - 2006Physical Scientist, Denali National Park and Preserve
2000 - 2001Research Assistant, Western Washington University
1999 - 2000Teaching Assistant, Western Washington University

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

Geological Society of America
Alaska Geological Society—Board of Directors and Field Trips Coordinator

Significant Recent Publications

Wilson, F.H., Hults, C.P., Schmoll, H.R., Haeussler, P.J., Schmidt, J.M., Yehle, L.A., and Labay, K.A., 2012, Geologic map of the Cook Inlet region, Alaska; including parts of the Talkeetna, Talkeetna Mountains, Tyonek, Anchorage, Lake Clark, Kenai, Seward, Iliamna, Seldovia, Mount Katmai, and Afognak 1:250,000-scale quadrangles: U. S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3153, 71 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1108/

Harrison, J.C., St-Onge, M.R., Petrov, O.V., Strelnikov, S.I., Lopatin, B.G., Wilson, F.H., Tella, S., Paul, D., Lynds, T., Shokalsky, S.P., Hults, C.K., Bergman, S., Jepsen, H.F., and Solli, A., 2011, Geological Map of the Arctic: Geological Survey of Canada, “A” Series Map 2159A, scale 1:5,000,000 scale, 9 sheets. http://geopub.nrcan.gc.ca/moreinfo_e.php?id=287868

Wilson, F.H., Hults, C.P., 2008, Preliminary reconnaissance geologic map for Prince William Sound and the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1002, 66 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:350,000. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1002.

Wilson, F.H., Hults, C.P., Mohadjer, Solmaz, Coonrad, W.L. 2008, Preliminary reconnaissance geologic map for the Kuskokwim Bay region of southwest Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1001, 72 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:500,000. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1001

Yocum, L.C., Adema, G.W., Hults, C.K., 2006, A baseline study of permafrost in the Toklat basin, Denali National Park and Preserve: Alaska Park Science, v. 6 issue 2, p. 37-40. http://www.nps.gov/akso/AKParkScience/symposium2006/yokum.pdf

Hults, C.K., and Burson, Shan, 2006, Soundscapes of Denali National Park and Preserve: Alaska Park Science, v. 5, issue 1, p. 20-22. http://www.nps.gov/akso/AKParkScience/Denali/Soundscapes.pdf

Hults, C.K., 2002, Paleomagnetism of the Jura-Cretaceous Kyuquot Group, Vancouver Island, British Columbia: MS thesis, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, 89 p.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Hults, C.P., Wilson, F.H., Donelick, R.A., and O’Sullivan, P.B., 2011, Provenance of Jurassic to Cretaceous flysch along the Talkeetna-Chilchitna fault system highlights the northern boundary of the Wrangellia composite terrane, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 43, no. 5, p. 552.

Hults, C.P., and Athey, J.E., 2011, Similarities between early Tertiary conglomerates along the Slate Creek and Duke River faults, Alaska and Yukon, in Colpron, M. ed., 2011 Cordilleran Tectonics Workshop Program and Abstracts Volume, Yukon Geological Survey Miscellaneous Report 3, p. 11–12.

Hults, C.P., and Wilson, F.H., 2010, Investigation of faults in the western Alaska Range: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 5, p. 477.

Hults, C.P., and Wilson, F.H., 2009, Chakachamna fault-an older extension of the Castle Mountain fault splitting the Alaska Peninsula terrane: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 5, p. 28.

Hults, C.P., Wilson, F.H., and Shew, Nora, 2008, Geologic Map of the Prince William Sound and Kenai Peninsula Region, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, n. 1, p. 83.

Hults, C.P., Wilson, F.H.,and Shew, Nora, 2008, Geologic Map of the Prince William sound and Kenai Peninsula Region, Alaska: Alaska Geological Society Abstracts with Programs, p. 26.

Hults, C.P., Wilson, F.H., and Saltus, Richard, 2007, Application of the National Surveys and Analyses national digital datasets--Example merger of the aeromagnetic and geologic datasets of Alaska: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs - v. 39, no. 4, p. 5.

Hults, C.K., Adema, Guy, and Yocum, L.C., 2006, Retreating and thinning glaciers in Denali National Park and Reserve: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 38, no. 5, p. 30.

Yocum, L.C., Adema, Guy, and Hults, C.K., 2006, A baseline study of permafrost in the Toklat Basin, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 38, no. 5, p. 30.

Hults, C.K., and Housen, B.A., 2002, Paleomagnetism of the Jura-Cretaceous Kyuquot Group, Vancouver Island, British Columbia: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 5, p. 103.

Hults, C.K., and Housen, B.A., 2000, Preliminary paleomagnetic results of the Jura-Cretaceous Kyuquot Group, Vancouver Island: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, no. 7, p. 170.

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