Earth Sciences at Centralia College, Faculty Information







Pat Pringle

Professor of Earth Science

B.A., The University of Akron;    M.S., The University of Akron

US Geological Survey, Cascades Volcano Observatory, 1982–1990

Washington Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Geology, 1990–2005

Office: Walton Science Center (WSC 318-F)

Phone: 360-736-9391 x550  (toll free from Olympia: 753-3433)

E-mail: ppringle 'at'    

Leslie and Pat Pringle doing some volcano watching at
Mount St. Helens, 1996. View is to the east from Elk Rock Viewpoint on SR 504.

Photo by Holly Kidney.

Selected publications

All publications (by year)

Mount Rainier book! Roadside geology of Mount Rainier National Park and vicinity by Pat Pringle, winner of Geoscience Information Society's "Best Guidebook Award" for 2009

Professional affiliations, presentations and outreach, awards, and interviews     

Pat's CV     Google Scholar profile 

Link to my 2011 interview with Tim Oleson of Earth Magazine


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Page updated August 18, 2015

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