HAC Speakers: Glenn Minuth
Bio: Glenn Minuth
is a Department of Army Civilian employed at Fort Huachuca
as a technical integrator for the Network Enterprise Technology Command.
During the past 26 years, his
civil service assignments have been as a: cartographer for the Defense Mapping Agency Aerospace and Hydro-Topographic Centers
, instructor of acquisition law and project management in the National Defense University
, and US Air Force information management specialist.
bachelors and graduate degrees are in geography with concentrations in cartography, geomorphology, remote sensing, and geology.
Others areas of academic focus were biogeography (flora/fauna), weather/climate, and pedology (soils).
graduate research focused in the area of geomorphology and geology examining mound micro-relief (Mima-type mounds) on volcanic mudflows in the central Sierra Nevada foothills, California.
Glenn was an instructor in geography, geology, physical science, and biology in the Life and Physical Science Department of American River College , Sacramento for seven years.
He was an instructor in geography and geology for 10 years at Cochise College for credit and non-credit programs.
He now leads field trips and lectures for the City of Sierra Vista Parks and Recreation Department in the areas of--military history, ecology, weather/climate, geography, and geology.
He enjoys canoeing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing as a member of the National Ski Patrol for 38 years performing winter mountain rescue work and is a proficiency instructor in the areas of outdoor emergency care, avalanche rescue, and toboggan handling.
local academic interests in the greater southeastern Arizona area involve geology (ancient (fossilized) coral reefs, metamorphic core complexes, industrial copper mining, speleology (cave study), volcanic terrains); regional agriculture; forest fire ecology; sky island biogeography; monsoon season dynamics; and military history (such as the Apache Campaign).
speaks at the April 18, 2008 meeting of the Huachuca Astronomy Club