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Northwest Missouri State University


Aaron Johnson

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Email

Office

1335 Garrett-Strong

Phone

660.562.1569
660.562.1055 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2007

Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Geological Sciences; University of Missouri-Columbia, 2003
  • B.S. Geology (with honors); Missouri State University, 1997

Courses Taught

  • General Earth Science (Lecture/Lab)
  • General Geology (Lecture/Lab)
  • Historical Geology
  • Geochemistry
  • Structural Geology
  • Economic Geology
  • Teaching Practicum in Earth Science
  • Geology Field Trip
  • Field Geology of the British Isles

Academic Interests

  • Geology and Genesis of Mississippi Valley-Type and Irish-Type Base Metal Deposits
  • Geochemistry of Mineralizing Fluids
  • Structural Controls on Ore Mineralization
  • Relationship of Continent-scale Tectonics to Ore Localization
  • Geochemistry
  • Geochronology and Structural Geology of the Missouri Granite-Rhyolite Terrane
  • The Evolution/Intelligent Design ‘Debate' and Effects on Education

Scholarly Activity

  • Shelton, K.L., Gregg, J.M., and Johnson, A.W., (2009), Replacement dolomites and ore sulfides as recorders of multiple fluids and fluid sources in the southeast Missouri Mississippi Valley-Type district:  Halogen-87Sr/86Sr-δ18O-δ34S systematics in the Bonneterre Dolomite: Economic Geology, v.104, no.5, p. 733-748
  • Johnson, AW, Shelton, KL, Gregg, JM, Somerville, ID, Wright, WR, and Nagy, ZsR, (2009), Regional studies of dolomites and their included fluids:  Recognizing multiple chemically distinct fluids during the complex diagenetic history of Lower Carboniferous (Mississippian) rocks of the Irish Zn-Pb ore field:  Mineralogy and Petrology, v.96, p. 1-18.
  • Marek, E.A., Carrington, M., Everson, D.P., Johnson, A., and Mescolotto, L.M., (2007), Why we shouldn't 'teach the controversy' in science: Forum on Public Policy: Forum on Public Policy Online, 7pp.
  • Johnson, AW, and Rohs, CR, (2010), Assessing the effect of international field experiences on learning in the geosciences, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v,42, n. 5, Denver, CO, October 31-Novmber 3, 2010.
  • Rohs, CR, and Johnson, AW, (2010), Field geology of the British Isles: combining faculty and student research with course development opportunities to create an international geology field course, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v.42, n.5, Denver, CO, October 31-November 3, 2010.
  • Hamlin, D.B, Johnson, A.W., and Rohs, C.R., (2010) Field reconnaissance in the British Isles: An undergraduate perspective, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs Branson, MO, April 11-13, 2010
  • Aldieri, M.A., and Johnson, A.W., (2010), Petrology of the non-felsic rocks associated with the Silvermines (MO) Granite, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs Branson, MO, April 11-13, 2010
  • Johnson, A.W., Shelton, K.L., Gregg, J.M., Somerville, I.D., Nagy, Zs.R., Wright, W.R., and Becker, S.R., (2009), Regional and localized fluid flow in the southern Irish Midlands: A hybrid fluid-flow model for the Rathdowney Trend, in, Smart Science for Exploration and Mining: Proceedings of the 10th Biennial SGA Meeting, Townsville, Australia, v.1, p. 451-453.
  • Aldieri, M.A., and Johnson, A.W., (2008), Petrology of the non-felsic rocks associated with the Silvermines (MO) Granite, Proceedings of the Missouri Academy of Science, Maryville, MO.
  • Smith, A.D., and Johnson, A.W, (2007), Combining remote sensing with ground monitor data to predict short-term atmospheric distribution of fine particulate matter in southwest Virginia: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, n. 6, p. 567.

Student Group Advisement

  • Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Faculty Advisor

Other Professional Experiences

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, E.B. Branson Field Laboratory, University of Missouri at Columbia, 2011
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University Field Camp, 2006
  • Member of the Geological Society of America
  • Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
  • Member of the Association of Missouri Geologists
  • Northwest Missouri State University Campus Representative for the Geological Society of America

Other

  • Nodaway County Fair Board
  • Volunteer, Friends of International Students, Northwest Missouri State University