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Andrew McGuffin
3rd Floor OCSB, Carrel #15

1001 Texas Clipper Rd
Building 3029
Galveston, TX 77554 USA


B.S. Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University


Mary Mooney Travel Grant, Fall 2016

James Sharp Graduate Scholarship, Fall 2016

Texas Institute of Oceanography Fellowship, Summer 2016

Louis & Elizabeth Scherck Scholarship, Fall 2015


PHYS 201/PHYS 218: Physical Mechanics Lab; Fall 2015

MARS 306: Coastal Sedimentary Geology; Spring 2016

MARS 310: Field Methods in Marine Science; Spring 2016

CHEM 117: Introduction to Chemistry for Engineering Students; Fall 2016

OCNG 252: Introduction to Oceanography Lab; Fall 2016

GEOL 106: Historical Geology Lab, Spring 2017


Andrew McGuffin

Graduate Student

Research Interests

Research Interests:

  • Modern Coastal Sedimentary Processes
  • Coastal Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
  • River Delta Geomorphology


  • Tracing Modern Brazos River Flood Deposits

Selected Publications

Burpee, A. P., et al. (2015). "Grain-Size Controls On the Morphology and Internal Geometry of River- Dominated Deltas." Journal of Sedimentary Research 85(6): 699-714.

Poster Presentation, 2016 AGU Fall Meeting

McGuffin A., Carlin J., Dellapenna T. (2016) Establishment of Brazos River Flood Event Layer Proxies for Paleoclimate Reconstruction and Flood Layer Preservation on the Texas Continental Shelf

Additional Information

Advisor: Dr. Timothy Dellapenna
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