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Kyle Dittmer

Kyle Dittmer

Department of Science, Religion and Interdisciplinary Studies


MS, Geology-College Instruction, Eastern Washington University
BS, Meteorology, United States Department of Agriculture-Grad School
BS, Oceanography, University of Washington
BS, Geological Sciences, University of Washington

Classes Taught

Portland Rocks! Exploring the Geology Under Our Feet


Kyle has traveled all over the world on geological and climate change projects. He is currently conducting climate change impact work from the Iceland volcanic eruption of 2010. That same year, he traveled to Wuppertal, Germany, to discover the latest climate change research by their scientists. In 2006, Kyle traveled to Copenhagen to initiate collaboration with scientists at the Danish Climate Center to study climate change in Greenland.

Professional Activities

Hydrologist-Meteorologist, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Meteorology Instructor, Portland Community College, Southeast Center

Professional Associations

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
American Institute of Hydrology
American Meteorological Society, President, Oregon Chapter (2005-09)
American Water Resource Association
National Speleological Society

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Vieda Baker Recognized for Volunteer Service

Vieda Baker, M.Div. student, was recognized for 100 hours of volunteer service to the Portland Veterans Administration Health Care System in June 2015.

Jason Seibert Named General Counsel at CoinOutlet

Jason Seibert, interdisciplinary studies alum, was named general counsel for CoinOutlet, a manufacturer of BitCoin ATMs, in May 2015.


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