Petrology, tectonics, and geochronology

Petrology, Tectonics, and Geochronology

Faculty:

Dr. David A. Foster – Tectonics, thermochronology, structural geology, and 40Ar/39Ar dating.

Dr. John M. Jaeger – Coastal and marine sedimentology, glacial sedimentary processes, and continental margin stratigraphy.

Dr. Kyle Min – Thermochronology, geochronology, isotope geochemistry, and planetary geology.

Dr. Joseph Meert – Paleomagnetism and geochronology of the Mesoproterozoic to earliest Palaoezoic, plate configurations, paleoclimate and evolution of life on Earth.

Dr. Paul A. Mueller – Crustal evolution, geochemistry, isotope geology, geochronology, tectonics, and petrology.

Dr. Michael R. Perfit – Petrogenesis of mid-ocean ridge basalts (MORB), island arc lavas, and plutons.

Dr. Raymond Russo – Tectonics and seismology, with emphasis on upper mantle flow and lithosphere-asthenosphere interactions.

Dr. Elizabeth J. Screaton – Groundwater flow in geologic processes, exchange of surface and groundwater in karst aquifer systems, and interactions between water flow and deformation in subduction zone sediments.

Dr. James Vogl – Tectonics, structural geology, thermochronology, and metamorphic petrology