A registered professional geologist, Dr. Doug Gouzie is professor of geology and director of graduate studies in the department of geography, geology and planning.
He teaches geology and environmental courses, and his research interests include: carbon sequestration, environmental geochemistry of karst, environmental science, quantitative dye tracing of karst and sinkhole development and prediction. Gouzie serves as a statewide resource expert for sinkhole issues.
Johnson, Aaron W., Gutierrez, Melida, Gouzie, Douglas, and McAliley, L. Rex, 2016. State of remediation and metal toxicity in the Tri-State Mining District, USA. Chemosphere, v144, p1132- 1141, Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.09.080.
Gouzie, Douglas, Berglund, James, and Mickus, Kevin, 2015. The Application of Quantitative Fluorescent Dye Tracing to Evaluate Karst Hydrogeologic Response to Varying Recharge Conditions in an Urban Area. Environmental Earth Sciences, v.74, p 3099-3111, Springer. DOI :10.1007/s12665-015-4348-0.
Berglund, James, Mickus, Kevin, and Gouzie, Douglas, 2014. Determining the Relationship Between A Newly Forming Sinkhole and a Former Dry Stream using Electrical Resistivity Tomography and VLF-EM in an Urban Karst Setting. Interpretation (Soc of Exploration Geophysicists & AAPG). V2, n3, p1-11, August 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1190/INT-2013-0064.
Gouzie, Douglas, Mickus, Kevin, and Mayle, Micah, 2014. Challenges to a Karst Dye-Tracing Investigation in an Urban Brownfields Area, Springfield, Missouri. In: Kuniansky, E.L., and Spangler, L.E., 2014, U.S. Geological Survey Karst Interest Group Proceedings, Carlsbad, New Mexico, April 29 – May 2, 2014: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014- 5035, http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sir20145035. p 44 – 53.
Graduate Studies Departmental Director Dr. Doug Gouzie offers tips and advice for graduate school applicants with a low GPA.
Geologist Dr. Doug Gouzie advises how to prepare for an earthquake.
Geologist Dr. Doug Gouzie explains probable causes for loud booms.
Geologist Dr. Doug Gouzie explains why sinkholes form.
Geologist Dr. Doug Gouzie discuss both past activity and implications for the future.
Geologist Dr. Doug Gouzie discusses sinkholes.
Geologist Dr. Doug Gouzie answers questions about sinkholes.