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Blair R. Tormey

Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources
Researcher, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines
Adjunct, Geology

Blair Tormey


Phone: 828-227-2536
Office Address: Belk 285
Website: PSDS bio

Areas of Interest:

Stratigraphy, paleoclimate, coal and petroleum resources.


  • GEOL 140: "Investigations in Environmental Geology"


  • M.S., University of North Carolina, 1999
  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1996

Recent Publications & Presentations:

Tormey, B.R. (2008) Fenestral Porosity in Bahamian Eolianites: Evidence of Intensified Storms During the Last Interglacial; GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40, No. 4.

Tormey, B. R. and Neumann, A. C. (2007) Rapid Sea-level Change and Intensified Storms During the Last Interglacial: A High Resolution Record from the Bahamas; GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 6.

Duncan, L., LeBlanc, R, and Tormey, B., (2007) Evidence of Climate Change During the Last Interglacial from Eolian and Nearshore Carbonates: San Salvador Island, Bahamas; GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 2.

Hearty, P., Tormey, B., and Neumann, A., (2002) Discussion of Palaeoclimatic significance of co-occurring wind- and water-induced sedimentary structures in the last-interglacial coastal deposits from Bermuda and the Bahamas, (Kindler and Strasser, 2000, Sedimentary Geology, 131, 1-7); Sedimentary Geology, Vol. 147, 429-435.

Tormey, B. and Neumann, A., (2000) Storminess of the Last Interglacial: Geologic Evidence of Intensity From Eleuthera, Bahamas; GSA Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 32, No. 7.

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