Home Page of Frank D. Granshaw

Adjunct Faculty - Department of Geology

Faculty Fellow - Institute for Sustainable Solutions

Portland State University


< fgransha@pdx.edu >


Academic background


  • PhD (Geology / Geoscience Education) – Portland State University, Portland Oregon
  • MS (Geology) – Portland State University, Portland Oregon
  • MAT (Science Education) – Lewis and Clark College, Portland Oregon
  • BA (Physics / Psychology) – Linfield College, McMinnville Oregon


Areas of interest, major publications, and on-line resources


Geoscience education and visualization

  • Virtual Northwest: Virtual Field Environments for Geoscience Education
  • Digital Reference Shelf for Earth Science
  • Granshaw, F. & Duggan-Haas, D. 2012, Virtual fieldwork in geoscience teacher education: Issues techniques and models; in Google Earth and Virtual Visualizations in Geoscience Education and Research – GSA Special Paper 492, p. 285-304
  • Granshaw, F., 2011, Designing and Using Virtual Field Environments to Enhance and Extend Field Experience in Professional Development Programs in Geology for K-12 Teachers, Doctoral Dissertation – Portland State University


Sustainability education


Glacier – climate interactions



Created 24 August 2017