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Geology Faculty

Robert S. Anderson
Geomorphology, mechanics and timing of landscape evolution
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(303) 735-8169
Roger Bilham website

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(303) 492-6189
David Budd
Sedimentology, diagenesis, and geochemistry of carbonates applied to rock-water interaction and the evolution of pore systems in subsurface reservoirs
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(303) 492-3988
Karen Chin
Mesozoic paleontology, trace fossil analysis, taphonomy
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(303) 735-3074
Jaelyn Eberle
Vertebrate Paleontology, Late Cretaceous and early Tertiary mammalian biostratigraphy, phylogenetics, and evolution in the Rocky Mountain region; Paleogene High Arctic vertebrate evolution, paleobiogeography, and paleoclimate
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(303) 492-8069
G. Lang Farmer - Department Chair
Radiogenic isotope geochemistry and geochemical evolution of the western U.S.
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(303) 492-6534
Rebecca Flowers
Geochronology, thermochronology, tectonics
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(303) 492-5135
Shemin Ge
Subsurface hydrodynamics in porous media, role of groundwater flow in heat transport, interaction between groundwater flow and rock deformation
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(303) 492-8323
Brian Hynek
Planetary geology, Mars, astrobiology
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(303) 735-4312
Bruce Jakosky
Planetary processes and evolution,Mars climate and climate change, and astrobiology
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(303) 492-8004
Craig Jones
Geophysics and tectonics, mostly of the western U.S.
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(303) 492-6994
Mary Kraus
Sedimentology of fluvial depositional systems; continental paleoenvironments, and alluvial paleosols
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(303) 492-7251
Kevin Mahan
Structural geology, tectonics, metamorphic petrology, deep crustal processes
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(303) 492-2755
Tom Marchitto
Paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, carbonate geochemistry, rapid climate change
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(303) 492-6388
Giff Miller
Director, Center for Geochronological Research at INSTAAR. Quaternary stratigraphy and geochronology; glacial geology and climate change; amino acid racemization (Svalbard, Arctic Canada, Australia)
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(303) 492-8437
Stephen J. Mojzsis
Geobiology, Metamorphic Petrology, Geochemistry, Geochronology, Astrobiology
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(303) 492-5014
Peter Molnar
Seismology, Geophysics, Tectonics
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(303) 492-4936
Karl Mueller
Tectonics of Active Thrust Belts, Earthquake Hazards, Compressive Structures on Mars
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(303) 492-7336
Julio SepĂșlveda
Organic and isotope biogeochemistry, geobiology, biomarker research, paleoenvironmental sciences, extreme climates and mass extinction
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(303) 735-6877
Anne Sheehan
Seismology, geodynamics, geophysics and plate tectonics
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(303) 492-4597
Eric Small
Surface hydrology, water-plant-soil interactions, climate
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(303) 735-5033
Dena Smith - On Leave Until 2016
Invertebrate Paleontology, Evolution of Insects, Plant-Insect Interactions and Climate and Taphonomy
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(303) 735-2011
Joseph Smyth
Mineral Physics: crystal structure controls on physical and chemical properties of minerals as related to the structure and composition of the Earth's mantle
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(303) 492-5521
Charles Stern
Geochemical evolution and volcanism of central and southern South America
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(303) 492-7170
James Syvitski
Executive Director of CSDMS; Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System. Sediment transport, oceanography, marine geophysics, numerical modeling (climate-ice-water-sediment interactions)
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(303) 735-5482
Alexis Templeton
Low Temperature Geochemistry, Geomicrobiology, Environmental Biogeochemistry
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(303) 735-6069
Greg Tucker
Geomorphology and landscape evolution; erosion and sedimentation; numerical modeling; scientific software design and development
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(303) 492-6985
Paul Weimer
Director, Energy and Minerals Applied Research Center: and Interactive Geology Project.
Sequence stratigraphy and basin analysis, 3-D seismic interpretation, reservoir geology, petroleum systems of deep-water continental margins, animations for geologic outreach
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(303) 492-3809
James White
Light stable-isotope geochemistry; climate dynamics; paleoclimate from ice cores; carbon-cycle dynamics; isotopic fractionation in plants; mixing histories and formation of ground waters
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(303) 492-5494
Many CU Geophysics Faculty have appointments in Departments other than Geological Sciences,
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Instructors/Advisors

Lon Abbott
Undergraduate student advisor
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(303) 492-6172
Alan Lester
Geochronology, igneous petrology, and education (intro courses, field geology, online learning, and outreach)
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(303) 492-5251
Jennifer Stempien - Lecturer
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(303) 735-4953

Adjoint Faculty

Jonathan Caine
US Geological Survey - Denver.
Structural geology, fault-zone hydrology
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Emeritus Faculty

John Andrews William Atkinson, Jr Bill Bradley
Peter Birkeland William W. Hay Don Eicher
Alexander Goetz Edwin Larson Donald Runnels
Harmut Spetzler Theodore Walker  

Geological Sciences
University of Colorado Boulder
UCB 399
Boulder, CO 80309-0399