Brent GoehringBrent Goehring
Assistant Professor / Arnold early career professor

Phone: 504-862-3196
Fax: 504-865-5199

Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
210 Blessey Hall
New Orleans, LA 70118

Tulane Cosmogenic Nuclide Lab


Ph.D., Columbia University, 2010
M.S., Oregon State University, 2006
B.S., University of Washington, 2004

Research Interests

Cosmogenic nulcides and surface exposure dating
Glacial geology and geomorphology

Selected Publications

Menounos, B., Clauge, J., Osborn, G., Ponce, F., Davis, P.T., Goehring, B.M., Maurer, M., Rabassa, J., Andrea, Maar, R., 2013. Latest Pleistocene and Holocene Glacier Fluctuations in southernmost Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Quaternary Science Reviews. 77, 70-79.

Mangerud, J., Goehring, B.M., Lohne, Ø.S., Svendsen, J.-I., Gyllencreutz, R., 2013. The chronology and rate of ice-margin retreat in the major fjords of Western Norway during the Early Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews. 67, 8-16.

Goehring, B.M., Muzikar, P., Lifton, N.A., 2013. An in situ 14C-10Be Isochron Approach to Interpreting Complex Glacial Histories. Quaternary Geochronology. 15, 61-66.

Goehring, B.M., Vacco, D., Alley, R., 2012. Holocene Dynamics of the Rhone Glacier, Switzerland, Deduced from Ice Flow Models and Cosmogenic Nuclides. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 351-352, 27-35. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.07.027.

Sasnett, P.J., Goehring, B.M., Christie-Blick, N., Schaefer, J.M., 2012. Do phreatomagmatic eruptions at Ubehebe Crater (Death Valley, California) relate to a wetter than present hydro-climate?. Geophysical Research Letters. 39(2). doi: 10.1029/2011GL050130.

Goehring, B.M., Schaefer, J.M., Schluechter, C., Lifton, N.A., Finkel, R.C., Jull, A.J.T., Ackçar, N., Alley, R., 2011. The Holocene Rhone Glacier was smaller than today for most of the Holocene. Geology. 39, 679-682.

Goehring, B.M., Kurz, M.D., Balco, G., Schaefer, J.M., and Licciardi, J.M. and Lifton, N.A., 2010. A reevaluation of cosmogenic Helium-3 production rates. Quaternary Geochronology. 5, 410-18.

Courses Taught

EENS 1110/1115 – Physical Geology
EENS 4250 – Isotopes in the Environment

101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, 504-865-5198