Faculty Researchers

Quaternary and glacial geochronology, Antarctic ice sheet history, cosmogenic-nuclide geochemistry, quantitative geomorphology.

Greg Balco

Ph.D Geological Sciences, 2002, University of Washington.

Alan L. Deino

Ph.D. Geology, 1985
University of California at Berkeley.

⁴⁰Ar/³⁹Ar geochronology, climate change, volcanology, evolution, timescale, East Africa.

Roland Mundil

Ph.D. Geology, 1996
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich.


Time scales of evolution, climate signals in sediments, pluton assembly, U/Pb zircon geochronology

rmundil@bgc.org

Paul R. Renne

Ph.D. Geology, 1987

University of California at Berkeley.

 

Applications of geochronology and paleomagnetism to various problems in the evolution of the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere

Warren D. Sharp

Ph.D. Geology, 1984
University of California at Berkeley.


U-series Dating, Quaternary Geochronology, Paleoclimate, Geomorphology, Paleoanthropology, Archaeology

David L. Shuster

Ph.D., Geochemistry, 2005
California Institute of Technology.


Low-temperature and ⁴He/³He thermochronometry, deciphering influences of long-term climate variability on planetary surfaces, erosion histories of mountain ranges, near-surface thermal history of Mars, geochronology of chemical weathering, kinetics of noble gas diffusion.

dshuster@bgc.org