CARC – Scientist Profile – Richard W. Griffin

Richard Griffin

Richard W. Griffin Ph.D.
Professor/ Research Scientist


Ph.D., Texas A&M University (Pedology/Soil Science)
M.S., North Carolina State University (Soil Science/Public Administration)
B.S., North Carolina State University (Soil Science)

Key Interests

Accretion or loss of sediments in marsh soil systems; Wetland-Pond ecosystems impacted by agriculture; Environmental and natural resources education; Dynamic soil processes associated with fluctuating water tables in seasonally wet and wetland soils; Effects of added organic carbon and altered pH levels on microbiological activities in soil systems; Measurement of pH, Eh, and Ferrous Iron levels in seasonally wet soils; Wetness conditions and redoximorphic features in microtoposequences; Red dust accumulation in soils and its bioenvironmental and biomedical impacts; Land-use regulation and control.

Contact Information

Office: P.O. Box 519; MS 2008, Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: 936.261.5039

Recent Publications