Alexander E. Gates

Alexander E. Gates

Email

agates [at] newark.rutgers.edu

Phone

973-353-5034

Office Location

101 Warren Street,
Smith Hall Room 135
Newark, New Jersey, 07102

Field of specialization:  Tectonics with emphasis on structural geology and deformational-chemical interactions.

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Courses Taught

Awards

Myron Fuller Award for undergraduate achievement, S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook ­(1979).

C. G. Tillman Award for outstanding teaching by a TA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1985).

Henry Rutgers Research Fellowship (1987-89).

Warren I. Susman Award for teaching Excellence, Rutgers University (2001)

Palisades Award, Palisades Interstate Park Commission (2002)

Presidential Public Service Award (Class of 1962), Rutgers University (2003)

Who’s Who in America (2006-)

Charles Pine Outstanding Teacher Award (2006)

Education

B.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1979

M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1981

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1986

Publications

Publications from the past five years. For a complete list see CV.

Books

Gates, A.E. and Ritchie, D., 2006, Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanoes, Third Edition, Facts On File, Inc., New York, ISBN 0-8160-6302-8, 346 p.

Gates, A.E. and Blauvelt, R.P., 2009, Encyclopedia of Pollution, Facts On File, Inc., New York, in press.
 

Papers in refereed journals

Wishart, D.N., Slater, L., and Gates, A.E., 2006, Self potential improves characterization of hydraulically-active fractures from azimuthal geoelectrical measurements, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 33, 17314,doi:1029/2006GL027092, 5 p.

Gilchrist, S., Gates, A.E., Szabo, Z., and Lamothe, P., 2008, Impact of AMD on water quality in critical watershed in the Hudson River Drainage Basin: Phillips Mine, Hudson Highlands, New York, Environmental Geology, in press.

Wishart, D.N., Slater, L., and Gates, A.E., 2008, Fracture Anisotropy Characterization in Crystalline Bedrock Using Field-Scale Azimuthal Self Potential Gradient; Journal of Hydrology, in press.

Chapters in Volumes and Books

Gates, A.E., 2006, Chapter 9: Geotourism: A Perspective from the USA, in Dowling, R. and Newsome, D. (eds.), Geotourism, Elsevier, Ltd., p. 157-179.

Chapters in Field Guides

Gilchrist S. and Gates, A.E., 2006, Geochemistry of acid mine drainage from sulfide-rich spoils at Phillips Mine, Putnam County, NY, Geological Association of New Jersey Field Guide and Proceedings, vol. 23, p. 15-25.

Lupulescu, M. and Gates, A.E., 2006, Iron deposits from Hudson Highlands, NY: Systematics, mineralogy, mineral chemistry and tectonic setting, Geological Association of New Jersey Field Guide and Proceedings, vol. 23, p.46-59

Gates, A. E., and Valentino, D.W., 2006 Stop 2: Joints and Faults in the Hudson Highlands, Geological Association of New Jersey Field Guide and Proceedings, vol. 23, p. 103-109.
Shook, M. and Gates, A.E., 2008, Iron Mine Trail; National Association of Geoscience Teachers, Eastern Section Annual Convention, Field Guide, 14 p.
 

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Books
Gates, A.E., and Kush, E., 2007, Geologic map of the Maywood 7.5 minute quadrangle, NY; New York State Geological Survey Open-file Report, in press

Mcnamara, I., Cirmo, A., and Gates, A.E., 2008, Geologic map of the Cornwall 7.5 minute quadrangle, NY; New York State Geological Survey Open-file Report, in press
 

Miscellaneous Articles

Gates, A.E., 2007, Bedrock Geology of the Hudson Highlands; Trail Walker, January/February, p. 7.