Gordon Adams

Contact Information

Gordon Adams
Adjunct Instructor in Physics
Physics & Computer Science
Office location

Olin Hall 116

Office hours

Mon. Wed. Fri. 10:30-1:30

or by appointment


(402) 465-2247


Teaching Assistant, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2013-2014

IT Analyst, Atos Origin, 2007


M.S., Geology, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 2015

B.Sc. (Hons), University of Aberdeen - Scotland, 2010

Courses taught

Nebraska Wesleyan:
PHYS 1100: Earth Science

PHYS 1200: Energy and the Global Enviroment

PHYS1600/2000: Principles of Physics I / General Physics I

PHYS1700/2100: Principles of Physics II / General Physics II

PHYS 5900: Tectonics and the Rock Cycle


University of Nebraska - Lincoln:
Geol 100: Introduction of Geology

Geol 101: Physical Geology (Labs)

Course schedule

Physics 1700/2100 – Principle Physics II / General Physics II 8:00 – 9:50 MWF & 14:00 - 15:50 MWF (Spring 2019)

Research and academic interests

Sedimentology, stratigraphy, palynology, micropaleontology, the Mesaverde Formation, and use of information technology in geology.

Professional and community affiliations, certifications and awards

Geological Society of America

American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists

Society for Sedimentary Geology

University of Aberdeen Alumni Association

University of Nebraska Alumni Association


Summer Fellowship, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2014

Summer Fellowship, University of Aberdeen, 2009



Adams, G., Fielding, C.R., and Oboh-Ikuenobe, F. E. (2017) Stratigraphy and Depositional Environments of the Mesaverde Group in the Northern Bighorn Basin of Wyoming: Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, v. 485, p. 486-503.