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Dr. Jason Polk
Dr. Jason Polk
- Professor, Director of CHNGES, Geoscience Program Coordinator
  • jason.polk@wku.edu
  • EST 407
  • 270-745-5015
  • Areas of Interest: Groundwater, caves & karst, climate change, environmental management, international development, service learning

Dr. JASON POLK  is an Associate Professor of Geoscience and and Director of the Center for Human GeoEnvironmental Studies (CHNGES) and the HydroAnalytical Lab . Dr. Polk's current research investigates climate change, water resources and sustainability, isotope hydrology and geochemistry, karst resource management, and global climate dynamics. He conducts research in various places all over the world, including the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, South America, and Iceland with expertise karst geoscience, paleoclimate reconstruction, climate teleconnection dynamics, multi-proxy climate record analytics, hydrologic monitoring, water quality and quantity assessment, and isotope geochemistry. Dr. Polk aims to engage students in applied research that addresses both global and local geoenvironmental challenges related to water resources, climate change, and cave and karst processes. Please contact him at jason.polk@wku.edu or 270.745.5015 or visit www.wkuchnges.com for more information.

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