Timothy Thorpe Allen, Professional Geologist

and Professor of Environmental Studies at Keene State College

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION and CREDENTIALS

Ph.D. in Geology, 1992, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA.
Dissertation: Migmatite Systematics and Geology, Carter Dome - Wild River Region, White Mountains, New Hampshire

M.S. in Geology, 1990, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA.
Thesis: Part I, Thermal Consequences of Mantled Gneiss Dome Emplacement; Part II, Petrologic Constraints on the Tectonic History of the Northern-Shyok Suture and the Main Karakorum Thrust, Baltistan, Northern Pakistan

B.A. cum laude in Geological Sciences, 1984, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.
Thesis: The Fall Mountain Outlier, a piece of the Fall Mountain Nappe

State of New Hampshire Licensed Professional Geologist No. 3


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Professor of Environmental Studies, 2009-present, Keene State College, Keene, NH.
  • Professor of Geology & Environmental Studies, 2002-2009
  • Associate Professor of Geology & Environmental Studies, 1997-2002, tenured 1998
  • Assistant Professor of Geology & Environmental Studies, 1992-1997

Current courses: The Environment of Central New England, Matter and Energy in the Environment, Groundwater and the Environment, Environmental Geology, Environmental Geochemistry, Energy and Sustainability, Junior and Senior Seminars in Environmental Studies.

Past courses: Perspectives of Earth (and Lab), Physical Geology (with integrated lab), Introduction to Environmental Studies, Global Environmental Change, Integrative Quantitative Literacy, Investigating Environmental Problems, The Hydrologic Cycle, Meteorology, Geochemistry, Hydrogeology, and Structural Geology, as well as seminars in the Geology of the Northern Appalachians and the Geology of Wyoming.

I have also organized and led geological field trips throughout New England, to Wyoming and adjacent states, and to northern Arizona and southern Utah.

External Undergraduate Honors and Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Advisory Committees on which I have served:

  • Janna Levin: The origins of migmatites in the Presidential Range, New Hampshire, B.S., 1998, Bates College, Lewiston, ME.
  • Thomas Weymouth: The stratigraphy and structural geology of the Pinkham Notch area, Presidential Range, New Hampshire, B.S., 1998, Bates College, Lewiston, ME.
  • Charles M. Kerwin: Structure and Bedrock Geology of the Massabesic Gneiss Complex in Southern New Hampshire, M.S., 2000, Univeristy of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
  • Charles M. Kerwin: Mapping, Petrological and Geochemical Explorations of the Massabesic Gneiss Complex in New Hampshire, Ph.D., 2007, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.

Teaching Assistant, Department of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (1987-1992)
Courses included Hydrogeology, Structural Geology (3 terms), Exploration Geophysics (3 terms), Physical Geology (2 terms), Remote Sensing, Earth History, and Marine Geology.

Mathematics Teacher and Athletics Coach, Kearsarge Regional High School, North Sutton, NH (1984-1986)
Courses included: Introductory Algebra, Plane Geometry, General Math, and Basic Math. Teams coached included Cross-Country Skiing for boys and girls, and Nordic Ski Jumping for boys. I also served as an Assistant Coach for Cross-Country Running (fall) and Track (spring) teams.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Consulting Professional Geologist, Keene, NH (1992-present)
Occaisional consultant on hydrologic and geologic issues of concern to public and private clients.

Professor of Geology and Environmental Studies, Keene State College, Keene, NH (1992-present)
Conduct research in hydrology and hydrogeology, geochemistry, environmental issues, and the bedrock geology of New Hampshire; supervise student Independent Study projects.

Co-director of the Center for Environmental BioGeoChemistry, Keene State College, Keene, NH (2000-present)
Oversight of environmental sample preparation laboratory, and operation and maintenance of a wavelength dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectrometer and a stable isotope ratio mass spectrometer with both dual bellows and continuous flow inlet systems; recent projects includ analysis of heavy metasl in river sediment and soils.

Geological Field Technician, Kennecott Exploration, Camden, SC (1989)
Precious metal exploration project in northern New Hampshire, including grid-scale mapping and outcrop sampling; geological, structural, geophysical and geochemical data analysis and interpretation; and map and cross-section drafting.

Research Assistant, Stable Isotope Geochemistry Laboratory, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (1987-1992)
Operated silicate-oxygen extraction line apparatus and gas-source isotope-ratio mass-spectrometer; designed and built new reaction-vessel manifold and cooling jacket.

Geological Mapper, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (1987-1992)
geologic mapping in the Karakorum Mountains of Baltistan, Pakistan, and in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and Maine.

Geological Mapping Assistant, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA (1983)
Geological mapping in southwestern New Hampshire.

Geological Mapping Field Camp, Sierra Madre Foundation, Saratoga, Wyoming (1983).

Reviewer
- of grant proposals for the Hydrologic Sciences Program (1997) and for the Tectonics Program (1996) at the National Science Foundation
- of hydrogeology textbooks for McGraw-Hill (2000) and for Simon & Schuster/Prentice-Hall Publishers (1996)
- of manuscripts for the Vadose Zone Journal (2003), for an ASTM Symposium on Subsurface Fluid Flow Modeling (1995), and for the Journal of Structural Geology (1992).

LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT and SERVICE EXPERIENCE

  • Keene State College, Keene, NH (1992-present)
    • Chair, Department of Environmental Studies (2009-2012)
    • Chair, Search Committee for Faculty Positions in Environmental Studies (2009, 2010, 2012)
    • Environmental Studies Program Steering Committee (1993-2009; Chair, 2001-2006 & 1995-1999): oversaw curricular and program development, led program through KSC's Academic Program Review process (1995, 2002), organized the Environmental House living-learning program.
    • Science Buildig Campaign Steering Committee (2003-2005): helped to raise $4,000,000 contributed toward the construction of KSC's new Science Center, and was a featured speaker at the final Campaign celebration event.
      Remarks (HTML)
    • Science Building Committee (2001-2004), participated in the selection of Architects, and Construction Managers; represented interests of ENST and Geology in programming, planning, and design meetings.
    • Faculty Evaluation Advisory Committee (2002-2004; Chair, 2003-2004): made recommendations regarding promotion and tenure applications from faculty across the campus.
    • Interdisciplinary Program Council (Chair, 2003-2004)
    • Geology Department, 1992-2009 (Interim Chair, 1999); author of Academic Program Review Self-Study document (2000).
    • Chair, Instruction & Scholarship subcommittee of the College Information Technology Committee, 1994-1997, lead author of College's initial 5-year technology plan (1996);
    • Search Committee for Vice President of Academic Affairs, 1994-1995.
    • Faculty Search Committees (Physics, 2015; Chemistry--2003; Biology/ENST--1998; Geography/ENST--1996)
    • Service on many Discipline Peer Evaluation Committees, evaluating faculty in Geology, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, and Physical Education, both in regular performance reviews, as well as for promotion and tenure reviews.
    • MonadNet Technical Advisory Group, 1993-1995; MonadNet was a non-profit community-based local internet service provider startup established in 1994 by a collaboration between the College, local businesses, and other community organizations.
    • Council for a Sustainable Future, 2001-2006, 2009-2012
    • Academic Standards Committee, 1998-1999
    • Faculty Development Fund Committee, 1997-1998, 2009-2011
    • Continuing Education Committee, 1994-1996
    • Orientation Advising, 1994-1997
    • First Year Experience Program, 1993-1997

  • Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH.
    • Assistant/Co-Leader, EduTrip on glacial geology and climate change, 1997-2012. Help ensure the safety and well-being of guests to the Observatory's summit facilities on overnight trips in winter.
    • Member of Committee, Billings Fund for Geological Research in New England, 1996-present. Review grant proposals and make recommendations on funding.

  • Southwest Regional Planning Commission, Keene, NH.
  • State of New Hampshire Board of Professional Geologists, 2000-2009
    • Chair, 2006-2007
    • Vice-Chair, 2002-2006;
    • Secretary, 2000-2002
    • Establish and review administrative rules, review applications for licensure, adjudicate disciplinary matters. Appointed by the Governor. Term limited by statute.

  • New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference
    • Co-organizer, 2012 conference;
    • Field Trip Leader or Co-Leader, 1989, 1996, 1997, 2003 and 2012 conferences;
    • Maintain NEIGC web pages, 1996-2008

  • Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO.
    • Field Trip Co-Leader, Northeast Section 2013 and 2015 Annual Meetings, Bretton Woods, N.H.
    • Chair, Northeast Section, 2007-2008
    • Vice Chair, Northeast Section, 2006-2007
    • Technical Program Chair, Northeast Section 2007 Annual Meeting, Durham, N.H.
    • Field Trip Co-Leader (and logistics manager), 2001 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

  • State of New Hampshire Commission to Study Issues Relevant to Groundwater Withdrawals (SB155)
    • member representing the Joint Board of Licensure and Certification, 2003-2006. Appointed by the Governor.

  • Geological Society of New Hampshire
    • Member-at-Large, Board of Directors, 1993-2001;
    • Editor and Publisher of The Granite State Geologist, 1991-2001;
    • Maintain NHGS web pages, 1996-2004

  • NEES (Northeast Environmental Studies Group)
    • External Review Team, Center for Earth and Environmental Science, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, 2004.
    • Organizer, 1998 Annual Meeting of Environmental Studies program directors from colleges across the country, held at Keene State College, Keene, NH.

  • Other Leadership, Management and Service
    • Harborfields, Inc., West Boothbay Harbor, ME., 2006-present
      • Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, 2012-present.
      • Co-Proprietor (together with my wife, Wendy), 2011-present.
      • Webmaster, 2006-present.

    • West Harbor Recreation, Inc., West Boothbay Harbor, ME., 2013-present
      • President, 2013-present.

    • Keene High School Alpine Ski Boosters Club
      • Treasurer, 2012-present.

    • Skipper of GREYHAWK, an offshore cruising-racing sailboat, 2006-present
      • responsibilities include leading and managing the boat’s crew so as to ensure a safe and successful voyage, whether the mission be a race, a delivery, or a pleasure cruise.
      • Sailing Resume and Race Results

    • Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
      • Graduate Student Representative, Department of Earth Sciences, 1988-1989; attend departmental faculty meetings.

    • Fuller School Association, Keene, NH, 2003-2009
      • Treasurer, 2007-2009; manage the Association's finances, which involve cash flows on the order of $50,000 per year. Responsibilities also include all filings with the IRS and the State of New Hampshire.

    • Keene State College, Keene, NH
      • Head Coach of Skiing, 1986-1987; While I oversaw the whole program (alpine and nordic), I was personally directly responsible for men's and women's cross-country skiing. We competed in NCAA/EISA Division I. (Note that my time as ski coach pre-dates by five years, and is independent of, my appointment as a member of the faculty.)

    • Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
      • Co-Captain and Manager of the Varsity Ski Team, 1982-1984; oversaw all spending and expense reporting for the team, and received special recognition from the Harvard Department of Athletics for my service.


  • Other Employment Experience
    • Farm Carpenter
    • Digitizer of Oil Well Logs
    • Ski Trail Groomer
    • Audio-Visual Media Services Technician
    • Computer Consultant
    • Bicycle Mechanic


AWARDS and ACCOLADES

Campus Compact for New Hampshire President's Good Steward Award, April 12, 2011: award poster (PDF)

Commendation from Governor John H. Lynch for service on the New Hampshire Board of Professional Geologists, October 14, 2009.

PUBLICATIONS and PRESENTATIONS

* indicates undergraduate student co-authors

Refereed Journals

  • Allen, T., M. Comeau*, H. Carson*, and E. Hurd*, 2003, A Reconnaissance of the Heavy Metal Content of Ashuelot River Sediments, Studies in New England Geography, Number 17, 23 pages.
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Allen, T. and C. P. Chamberlain 1991. Metamorphic evidence for an inverted crustal section, with constraints on the Main Karakorum Thrust, Baltistan, northern Pakistan. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 9: 403-418.
  • Allen, T. and C. P. Chamberlain 1989. Thermal consequences of mantled gneiss dome emplacement. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 9(3): 392-404.

Proceedings

  • Allen, T., 2017, “Stratigraphic and Structural Traverse of Mount Moriah and the Wild River Wilderness Area,” (revised from 1996) in Guidebook for Field Trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire, Johnson, B., and Eusden, J. D., editors, New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 109th Annual Meeting, pp. 105-118.
  • Allen, T. 2017, “Migmatites in Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire,” (revised from 1996), in Guidebook for Field Trips in Western Maine and Northern New Hampshire, Johnson, B., and Eusden, J. D., editors, New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference 109th Annual Meeting, pp. 327-344.
  • Allen, T., 2012, Bedrock Geology of the Lake Sunapee Area, West-Central New Hampshire, in Thompson, P.J. and Thompson, T.B., eds., Guidebook to Field Trips in Western New Hampshire and Adjacent Vermont and Massachusetts, New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 104th Annual Meeting. pp. 195-208.
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Allen, T., Vernon, J., and Pendelton, R., 2012, Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology of the Keene Area, New Hampshire, in Thompson, P.J. and Thompson, T.B., eds., Guidebook to Field Trips in Western New Hampshire and Adjacent Vermont and Massachusetts, New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 104th Annual Meeting. p. 323.
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Allen, T., 2003, Bedrock Geology of the Lake Sunapee Area, West-Central New Hampshire, in Brady, J.B., and Cheney, J.T., eds., Guidebook to Field Trips in the Five College Region, New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 95th Annual Meeting. pp. A4.1-A4.14.
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Allen, T., Creasy, J., Davis, P.T., Eusden, J.D., Fowler, B.K., and Thompson, W.B., 2001, The Notches: Bedrock and Surficial Geology of New Hampshire's White Mountains. David P. West and Richard H. Bailey, editors, Guidebook for Geological Field Trips in New England, Geological Society of America, 2001 Annual Meeting. pp. C1-C33.
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Allen, T., 1997, Nappes, Gneiss Domes, and Plutonic Sheets of West-Central New Hampshire. Timothy W. Grover, Helen N. Mango, and Edward J. Hasenohr, editors, Guidebook to Field Trips in Vermont and Adjacent New Hampshire and New York, New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 89th Annual Meeting. pp. A2.1 - A2.19.
    Webpage (HTML)
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Allen, T., 1996, A Stratigraphic and Structural Traverse of Mount Moriah, New Hampshire. Mark Van Baalen, editor, Guidebook to Field Trips in Northern New Hampshire and Adjacent Regions of Maine and Vermont, New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 88th Annual Meeting, pp. 155-169.
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Allen, T., 1996, Petrology and Stable Isotope Systematics of Migmatites in Pinkham Notch, NH. Mark Van Baalen, editor, Guidebook to Field Trips in Northern New Hampshire and Adjacent Regions of Maine and Vermont, New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 88th Annual Meeting, pp. 279-298.
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Chamberlain, C. P., J. B. Thompson and T. Allen 1988. Stratigraphic and Structural Relationships of the Fall Mountain Nappe. Bothner, W. A., editor, Guidebook for Field Trips in Southwestern New Hampshire, Southeastern Vermont and North-Central Massachusetts. New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 80th Annual Meeting, pp. 32-39.

Abstracts (papers presented at meetings)

  • Endrich*, A., Revette*, R., Roden-Tice, M., and Allen, T., 2015, Early Cretaceous Displacement on the Georges Mills Fault, Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire, Based on Apatite Fission-Track Analysis, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 47(3):93
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T., 2013, Metal Contamination of Sediments in the Ashuelot River, Keene, N.H, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 45(1):126
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Geer*, P.S., Currier*, L.B., Allen, T., 2013, Assessment of a Storm Drain Outfall to the Metal Contamination of Sediments in the Ashuelot River, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 45(1):55
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen , T., 2008, Contamination of Soils and Sediments in Keene, NH, from Lead Paint, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 40(2):8
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T.T., Ferrigno*, S., and Renfrew, R.B., 2007, Trace Element Fingerprinting of Bird Feathers by WD-XRF, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 39(1):47
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T.T., and Burns*, E., 2006, Occurrence and Distribution of Trace-Metal-Contaminated Sediments in the Ashuelot River, Keene, N.H., Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 38(2):12
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Burt*, C., Saxon*, D., and Allen, T.T., 2002, Bedrock Geology of the Lake Sunapee Area, New Hampshire, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 34(1):A-68
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Saxon*, D., Allen, T. T., Burt*, C., King*, J., and Lindberg*, J., 2001, Geology of the Lake Sunapee Area, New Hampshire, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 33(1):A-12
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T. T. 1998. Field Laboratories in Environmental Geology and Hydrogeology. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, 30(7): A306. (co-convener of theme session)
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T. 1998. Structure and Stratigraphy of Migmatite Gneisses in the Gorham, NH-ME, Quadrangle. (invited; Billings Symposium) Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, 30(1): 1.
    Abstract (HTML)
  • O'Rourke*, J; Ravella*, M; Lance*, D; Smith*, M; Gruneaur*, A; Stiles*, T; Martin, J; Allen, T; Villanova*, J; and Drobat*, P, 1998. Field Studies of Sub-Surface Hydrologic Dynamics. (Special Undergraduate Research Poster Session) Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program, 30(1): 64.
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T. 1997. Geophysics in an Environmental Geology Context. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program 29(6): A368.
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T. 1994. New Hampshire Migmatites: Oxygen Isotope Fractionation During Partial Melting, and Suggestions of Structurally Enhanced Magma Migration. (invited) EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Unions 75(16): 360-361.
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T. 1994. Outcrop Modal Analysis: A Petrographic Application of Digital Image Processing Techniques. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program 26(3): 2.
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Smith, H. A., C. P. Chamberlain, T. Allen and P. K. Zeitler 1993. Relationship Between Deformation and Monazite Ages: Two Counter-Examples from the Himalaya. EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Unions 74(16): 123.
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T. and C. P. Chamberlain 1993. Stable Isotope Fractionation During Partial Melting in Migmatites. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program 25(6): A448.
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T. and C. P. Chamberlain 1992. Pluton Migration Through Crust Leaves Migmatites Behind. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program 24(7): A338.
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T. and C. P. Chamberlain 1989. Petrologic Constraints on the Tectonic History of the Northern-Shyok Suture in Baltistan, Northern Pakistan. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program 21(6): A181.
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T. and C. P. Chamberlain 1988. Thermal Consequences of Gneiss Dome Formation. EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Unions 69(16): 509.
    Abstract (HTML)
  • Allen, T. 1985. A reinterpretation of the Fall Mountain Nappe, as seen from Fall Mountain, North Walpole, New Hampshire, abstract. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Program 17(1): 2.

Reports

  • Allen, T., 2011, Monitoring Well Locations, for Mitchell Sand and Gravel, 1 page.
  • Allen, T., 2011, Hydrologic Report, for a private property owner in a dispute with a neighbor.
  • Allen, T., 2010, Hydrogeology Report, for Mitchell Sand and Gravel, 6 pages. Included testimony before town zoning and planning boards.
  • Allen, T., 2010, Hydrogeology Report, for a golf-course developer, 10 pages.
  • Allen, T., 2010, Hydrogeology of the Atherton Hill Area, for the Friends of Atherton Hill Road, 16 pages. Included testimony before town planning board.
  • Allen, T., 2008, Uranium Potential of the Pullen Property, for the Monadnock Conservancy, 4 pages.
  • Allen, T., 2005, Hydrologic Report, for a private property owner concerned about the impact of development on an abutting property, 17 pages and 2 maps.
  • Allen, T., 2002, Keene State College Environmental Studies Program Self-Study Report, 34 pages plus appendices.
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Allen, T., 2000, Keene State College Geology Program Self-Study Report, 82 pages, including appendices.
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Allen, T. 1999. Preliminary Report on the Hydrogeology of the Harrisville Spring. for the Conservation Commission, Town of Harrisville, NH. 6 pages.
  • Allen, T. 1997. Third Annual Report, Test Wells off Krif Road, for Planning Director, City of Keene, NH. 2 pages.
  • Keene State College Information Technology Committee, 1996. Keene State College 5-Year Technology Plan, 12 pages, plus appendices.
  • Allen, T. 1996. Second Annual Report, Test Wells off Krif Road, for Planning Director, City of Keene, NH. 1 page.
  • Allen, T., 1995, Keene State College Environmental Studies Program Self Study Report, 33 pages plus appendices.
  • Allen, T. 1995. First Annual Report, Test Wells off Krif Road, for Planning Director, City of Keene, NH. 11 pages.

Other Products

  • Allen, T., 2008. Editor, GEODES 2008 Spring Field Trip Guidebook: Northern New Hamphsire and Western Maine Keene, NH: Keene State College.
  • Allen, T.T., 2006, Greyhawk's wicked good adventure: six men sail a leaky little boat to Maine
    Webpage (HTML)
  • Allen, T., 2005. Editor, GEODES 2005 Spring Field Trip Guidebook: Northern Arizona and Southern Utah Keene, NH: Keene State College.
  • Allen, T., 2001. Editor, GEODES 2001 Spring Field Trip Guidebook: Coastal Maine Keene, NH: Keene State College.
  • Allen, T., 2001, Energy Equations
    Manuscript (PDF)
  • Allen, T. T., 2000, Organization of Scientific Research Papers
    Webpage (HTML)
  • Allen, T. T., 2000, Citing References in Scientific Research Papers
    Webpage (HTML)
  • Allen, T., 1998. Editor, GEODES 1998 Spring Field Trip Guidebook: Wyoming and adjacent states Keene, NH: Keene State College.
  • Allen, D. H., 1998, Don't Die on the Mountain, Diapensia Press: New London, NH, 224 pages (I contributed several technical illustrations, and a photograph, to this book).
  • *Ravella, M., D. *Lance, and T. Allen, 1996. Potential Aquifer Recharge Locations in the Keene Area
    Webpage (HTML)
  • Allen, T. 1995. Editor, GEODES 1995 Spring Field Trip Guidebook: Northern New Hampshire and Western Maine Keene, NH: Keene State College.
  • Allen, T. 1994. Outcrop Modal Analysis: A Petrographic Application of Digital Image Processing Techniques
    Webpage (HTML)
  • Allen, T. 1993. Editor, Mount Washington, White Mountains of New Hampshire. Guidebook for Annual Field Trip, New Hampshire Geological Society.

Invited Presentations

  • Geology of the Lake Sunapee area, Lake Sunapee Protective Association, July 10, 2012, Knowlton House, Sunapee Harbor, N.H.
  • Energy and Transportation, Keene State College Biennial Symposium: What Sustains Us? Envisioning the Future, November 3, 2011, Keene State College, Keene, N.H.
  • Metals in Ashuelot River Sediments, Ashuelot River Local Advisory Committee, September 21, 2010, Keene Public Library, Keene, N.H.
  • Baltistan and the Karakorum Mountains, March 1, 2010, Keene State College, Keene, N.H.
  • Geology of the Sunapee-Kearsarge Area, Sunapee-Ragged-Kearsarge Greenway Coalition, March 9, 2008, Kearsarge Region Presbyterian Church, New London, N.H.
  • Geology of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Lakes Region Conservation Trust, July 13, 2005, Castle-in-the-Clouds, Moultonboro, N.H.
  • Geology of Lake Sunapee, Lake Sunapee Protective Association Scientific Workshop, April 4, 2005, New London, N.H.
  • Global Climate Change and the Oil Peak, Cheshire County Chapter of the American Association of University Women, February 28, 2005, Keene, N.H.
  • Geology of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club, February 8, 2003, White River Junction, VT.
  • Past and Current Work in the Karakorum Mountains of Northern Pakistan, New Hampshire Geological Society Spring Meeting, Bedford, NH, April 13, 2000.
  • Finite Difference Modeling and Mantled Gneiss Dome Emplacement, Keene State College Mathematics Department Colloquium, October 22, 1999.
  • Aquifers: what they are and how they work, Joint meeting of the Town of Swanzey, NH, Planning Board and Conservation Committee, September 17, 1998, Swanzey, New Hampshire.
  • Migmatites from Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire: observations on migmatization processes and relationships to orogeny, Boston University Department of Earth Sciences Lecture. March 30, 1998, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Migmatites in the White Mountains: Implications for Mountain-Building Processes, New Hampshire Geological Society Annual Meeting, October 8, 1992, Concord, New Hampshire.
  • Thermal Consequences of Mantled Gneiss Dome Emplacement, Geological Society of America Penrose Conference, Determining Criteria for Establishing the Relative Timing of Pluton Emplacement and Regional Deformation. September, 1988, Mariposa, California.

GRANTS RECEIVED

  • National Science Foundation, MRI Program
    • "Upgrade of an XRF Spectrometer and Acquisition of an Ultrasonic Nebulizer Aerosol Deposition System for Research & Research Training in Environmental Geochemistry & Biogeochemistry"
    • Award #0520938
    • PI: Tim Allen
    • 2005-2008
    • $116,516
    • Proposal Narrative (PDF)
  • National Science Foundation, CCLI-A&I Program
    • "Integration of Stable Isotopes across the Sciences (ISIS): Instrumentation for BioGeoChemistry and Environmental Studies"
    • Award #0126706
    • PI: Renate Gebauer, Tim Allen, Steve Bill
    • 2002-2004
    • $180,737 (including matching funds from KSC)
    • Proposal Narrative (PDF)
  • United States Geological Survey, EDMAP 2001
    • Geologic Mapping of Lake Sunapee and Surrounding Area, New Hampshire
    • PI: Tim Allen (Christina Burt as Student)
    • 2001
    • $7328 (including matching funds from KSC)
    • Proposal Narrative (PDF)
  • National Science Foundation, CCLI-A&I Program
    • "Geochemical Analysis across the Geology Curriculum and in related courses in Chemistry and Environmental Studies"
    • Award #008760
    • PI: Tim Allen, Pete Nielsen, Steve Stepenuck
    • 2001-2005
    • $240,223 (including matching funds from KSC)
    • Proposal Narrative (PDF)
  • United States Geological Survey, EDMAP 2000
    • Geologic Mapping of Lake Sunapee and Surrounding Area, New Hampshire
    • PI: Tim Allen (Destiny Saxon as Student)
    • 2000
    • $5540 (including matching funds from KSC)
    • Proposal Narrative (PDF)
  • Keene State College, Faculty Development Fund
    • Construction of a Multi-Purpose Vacuum Line Laboratory for Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry
    • Co-PIs: Renate Gebauer and Tim Allen
    • 2000
    • $4995
    • Proposal Narrative (PDF)
  • Keene State College Faculty Development Fund
    • "Preliminary Investigation of Stable Isotope Fractionation as a Means of Quantifying Groundwater Recharge Rates."
    • PI: Tim Allen
    • 1994-1995
    • $1400.
  • Keene State College Instructional Innovation Center Mini-Grant
    • "Improving the Teaching of Large Lecture Classes."
    • PI: Tim Allen
    • July-August, 1993
    • $500
  • National Science Foundation Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Grant
    • "Teaching Lab for Remote Sensing and GIS for Geography."
    • PI: Klaus Bayr, Co-PI's: Al Rydant and Tim Allen
    • 1993-1994
    • $40,000.
  • Geological Society of America, Research Grant
    • "Controls on the Distribution of Heat Producing Elements in Metamorphic Terranes."
    • PI: Tim Allen
    • 1990
    • $500
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Grant-in-Aid of Research
    • "Petrologic and Cooling Age Constraints on the Tectonic and Uplift History of the Main Karakorum Thrust, Northern Pakistan."
    • PI: Tim Allen
    • 1988-1989
    • $600
  • Explorer's Club, Exploration Fund
    • "Petrologic Constraints on the Tectonic History of the Main Karakorum Thrust, Baltistan, Northern Pakistan."
    • PI: Tim Allen
    • 1988
    • $1000.

Contact Information
E-mail: tallen@keene.edu
Office Phone: 603-358-2571
Lab Phone: 603-358-2582
Mobile Phone: 603-209-9222
FAX: 603-358-2897
Mailing Address: Tim Allen, Mailstop 2001, Keene State College, Keene, NH 03435-2001

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