Gary Bard

Professor Emeritus

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Professional Education

  • Ph.D., Geology, Iowa State University – 1982
  • MA, Earth Science, University of Northern Iowa – 1976
  • BA, Science and Religion, University of Northern Iowa – 1975

Areas of Specialization

  • Mineralogy and Volcanology
  • Meteorology

Professional Memberships

  • Geological Society of America
  • Air Weather Association
  • Air Force Association


  • Paradigms in the Christian Missionfield, Workshop presented at the International Conference for Computers in Missions, Taylor University, 1995.
  • Forecasting  Severe Weather, Air Weather Service technical training video production,1990.
  • Petrology  and Diagenetic Features of the Fort Dodge Gypsum Beds, PhD thesis, 1982.
  • Geologic History of the Arcadia Province on Mars, Master’s thesis, 1976.


  •  Use of Artificial Intelligence in the Identification of Minerals and Examination of  Retardation, Paper presented to the Indiana Academy of Science, 1995.
  • Jurassic Geology  of the United States, Visiting Lecturer Series at Oxford University, England, 1984.
  • The Banbury  Ironstones: Jurassic Ironstones of Central England, Visiting Lecturer Series University of Southampton, England, 1986.
  • Glaciation on Mars, Paper presented to the Iowa Academy of Science, 1976.

Curriculum Vitae

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