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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Faculty

Faculty Table
Name Area
Sedimentology & Stratigraphy, Taphonomy, Quantitative Stratigraphic Methods, Paleobiology.
(Department Chair) Paleontology, Faunal Analysis, Paleoecology, Biostratigraphy, Mass Extinctions, Quaternary Mammals.
Biogeochemistry, Environmental Science, Geobiology.
(Graduate Coordinator) Engineering and Environmental Geology (especially landslides); Tectonics; Paleomagnetism; Geochronology.
Mantle melting and volcanic plumbing systems; mineral-melt equilibria, with applications to barometry and thermometry of igneous processes.
Paleoceanography, global biogeochemical cycles, micropaleontology (foraminifera). 
Dr. John Wakabayashi Tectonics, Structural Geology, Geomorphology, Metamorphic Petrology, Engineering and Environmental Geology.
Dr. Zhi (Luke) Wang Surface and subsurface hydrology, contaminant hydrogeology, water resources and irrigation engineering, watershed modeling, GIS.
Dr. Beth Weinman Fluvial and Deltaic Quaternary Geology, Hydrogeology, Geochemistry, Soil Formation, and Optical Luminescence Geochronology.