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Earth Science


Dr. Jeff Chanton

Oceanography
Chemical oceanography, geochemistry, environmental geology

Dr. Munir Humayun

Geology
Cosmochemistry, laser ablation microanalysis, geochemistry of the platinum group elements, isotope systematics

Dr. Stephen Kish

Geology
Igneous and metamorphic petrology, isotope use in geochronological and geochemical studies

Dr. Mainak Mookherjee

Geology
Properties of Earth materials at deep Earth conditions using experiments, first principle simulations, understanding of the water budget in the deep Earth

Dr. Jaap Nienhuis

Geology
Morphodynamic modelling, sediment transport, river deltas and estuaries, tidal inlets and barrier islands, bedforms

Dr. Leroy Odom

Geology
Geochronology, ESR dosimitry and thermometry

Dr. Jeremy Owens

Geology
Paleooceanography and paleoclimatology, biogeochemistry, isotope geochemistry, stratigraphy and sedimentary geochemistry

Dr. William C. Parker

Geology
Evolutionary paleontology, paleoecology, multivariate data analysis

Dr. Vincent J.M. Salters

Geology
Trace element and isotope geochemistry

Dr. Robert Spencer

Oceanography
Biogeochemistry

Dr. James F. Tull

Geology
Structural and metamorphic core evolution, thrust belt evolution tectonic modeling of Paleozoic orogenic belts, emphasis on Appalachian and Caledonian mountain systems, successor basin formation and genesis

Dr. Yang Wang

Geology
Paleoclimate and paleoecology, food webs in modern and fossil ecosystems, biogeochemical cycling of carbon and nutrients

Dr. Ming Ye

Geology
Hydrogeology, groundwater reactive transport modeling, uncertainty quantiļ¬cation, geostatistics

Dr. Seth Young

Geology
Stratigragraphy and sedimentary geochemistry, stable isotope biogeochemistry, paleoceanography and paleoclimatology, carbon and sulfur cycling