Eva Lyon Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology

Eva Lyon

Science Addition 117


Ph.D., Geology, University of Kentucky (2020)
M.S., Geology, Utah State University (2011)
B.A., Geology, The College of Wooster (2007)


Paleoclimatology, geochemistry, and sedimentology


GEOL 102 Sustainable Earth: Introductory Environmental Geology (Winter 2022)
GEOL 101 Dynamic Earth: Introductory Geology (Winter 2020 and 2021)
GEOL 105 Earth Lab (Spring 2020, 2021, and 2022)
GEOL 155 Oceanography (Winter 2020, 2021, and 2022)
GEOL 247 Geomorphology (Fall 2020)
GEOL 205 History and Evolution of the Earth (Fall 2019)
GEOL 209 Fossil Lab (Fall 2019)

Selected Publications

In prep: Lyon, E., McGlue, M., Erhardt, A., and Zimmerman, S. A high-resolution record of late Holocene hydroclimate cyclicity and hydrologic connectivity at June Lake, CA.

2021. Streib, L. C., Stone, J. R., Lyon, E. C., Quang, H. H., Yeager, K. M., Zimmerman, S. R., & McGlue, M. M. Anthropogenic climate change has altered lake state in the Sierra Nevada (California, USA). Global Change Biology.

2020. Lyon, E., McGlue, M., Erhardt, A. Kim, S., Stone, J., and Zimmerman, S. Late Holocene hydroclimate changes in the eastern Sierra Nevada revealed by a 4600-year paleoproduction record from June Lake, CA. Quaternary Science Reviews.

2019. Lyon, E., McGlue, M., Kim, S., Woolery, E. and Zimmerman, S. Sublacustrine geomorphology and modern sedimentation in a glacial scour basin, June Lake, eastern Sierra Nevada, USA. Journal of Sedimentary Research.

2019. Lyon, E., Freeman, R., Bathon, J., Fryar, A., McGlue, M., Erhardt, A., Rosen, A., Sampson, S., Nelson, A., and Parsons, J. Attitudinal impediments to geoscience major recruitment among ninth graders at a STEM high school. Journal of Geoscience Education.

2011. Wiles, G., Lawson, D., Lyon, E., Wiesenberg, N. and D’Arrigo, R.D. Tree-ring dates on two pre-Little Ice Age advances in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska, USA. Quaternary Research 76: 190-195.