2022 Research Projects

Experimental Mineralogy: Modeling or Simulating Mineralogical Processes Within the Laboratory 

Project: Materials science under extreme (deep Earth) conditions

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Geodesy: Movement of the Earth's Surface

Project: Studying the movement of Earth's tectonic plates that lead to volcanoes and earthquakes

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Vertebrate Paleontology: The Study of Ancient Fossilized Remains of Animals with Backbones

Project: Investigating what the fossil record can tell us about deep-time environment change at high latitudes

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Paleoclimatology: Climate of Ancient Climates

Project: Reconstructing ancient ocean chemistry on a sphere

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Planetary Science 

Project: Large planetary impacts on ocean geochemistry

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Landscape Hydrology

Project: Terrestrial hydrologic cycle and its relationship to climate, vegetation, and biogeochemical cycles. 

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Geocognition: How People Perceive, Understand, and Make Decisions About the Planet

Project: Using eye-tracking to understand visual science communication

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Geomicrobiology: The Role of Microbes on Geological and Geochemical Processes

Project: What’s in your Water? 

A holistic view of water quality incorporating physical, chemical, and biological perspectives 

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