Professor of Geology
Department of Geosciences

The State University of West Georgia
Carrollton, Georgia 30118
Office: Callaway G8
Tel: (678) 839-4063
Fax: (678) 839-4071


The adjacent pictures were taken from the top of Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Peak (19340 ft.MSL, 5896 m.MSL) during the summer of 1997. We started off with a group of 26 climbers and 6 made it to the top (plus 1 guide). This was one of the most challenging events of my life. Additionally, I collected a complete suite of rocks from the mountain to torment the Petrology class and to share my geologic experiences of the climb with present and future geology and non-geology students.

 KATH'S CORNER- Dr. Kath's personal applications, course related material, and research projects.

Ph.D. Geology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota: Mineralogy and Petrology of the Homestake Iron Formation: Conditions and Assemblages of Metamorphism, P-T Paths, Fluid Evolution, and Gold Mineralization (1990)

MS Geology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee: Petrology of the Contact Metamorphic Rocks Beneath the Stillwater Complex, Montana: Conditions and Assemblages of Metamorphism (1986)

BS Geology, West Georgia College, Carrollton, Georgia (1984)

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 Geology and Hydrogeology-

 Quantitative X-Ray Diffraction-

 Geotechnical Consulting-

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Last updated: August 8, 2005 by Randy L. Kath

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