Stratigraphy and Geochemistry Research
Stratigraphy and Geochemistry
Stratigraphy and geochemistry provide an interpreted approach that investigates the physical, chemical, and biological attributes of Earth’s sedimentary record in order to decipher important events in our planet’s incredible 4.56 billion-year history.
Ongoing Research Projects (faculty)
- Cylostratigraphy, Astrochronology, and the Geologic Time Scale (Hinnov)
- Ocean-Atmosphere Oxygenation During the Proterozoic Eon (Gilleaudeau)
- Devonian-Mississippian Ocean Redox, Basin Hydrography, and Land Plant Evolution (Gilleaudeau)
- Metal Isotope Stratigraphy of Critical Transitions in Earth History (Gilleaudeau)
- Basin analysis of the paleo-Brahmaputra Delta, northeast India (Betka, Hinnov)
- Effects of Sediment Mixing and Diagenesis on the Chemostratigraphy of Deep Sea Climate Records (Hupp)
- Stable Isotope Variability in the Northern California Current (Hupp)
- Development of Novel Trace Element Paleoproxies in Foraminifera (Hupp)
- Signals of Provenance & Paleoclimate in Appalachian Basin Mudrocks (Hupp)
Student opportunities described below; contact the indicated faculty for details.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Undergraduates may work with faculty on the above research projects, or on projects developed independently by the student, supported by OSCAR or as independent research credits.
Graduate Research Opportunities
Graduates may work with faculty on the research projects with support from a GRA (when available), a College of Science GTA, or a successful Graduate Fellowship.