Jay and his research groups have studied
I am no longer taking on new graduate students
Jay is professor of landscape pedology, with research involving the disciplines of soil science, geomorphology, art and archaeology. His research focuses on morphologistics (the art‐science of shape and form) and human interactions with soils in modern and ancient agricultural and forest landscapes of the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. His experience includes more than 35 large projects, spanning much of North and South America, southern Europe, southwest Asia, and Africa. He has published more than 180 papers and maps, six books and has made contributions to many more works. He is also an internationally known soil artist creating large eco‐artwork installations and fine‐art paintings on display and in collections around the world.
B.S. Geology, California State University, Los Angeles
M.S. Geology, California State University, Los Angeles
Ph.D. Soil Geomorphology of the Peruvian-Atacama Desert, University of Colorado, Boulder
College of Agricultural Sciences
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
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