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Faculty Researchers

William Cassata


Ph.D Earth & Planetary Science, 2012, University of California at Berkeley

Evolution of Mars’ atmosphere and climate, Formation and history of the Moon, Planetary volatile sources and evolution, Methodological advances in geochronology

Alan L. Dieno
Alan L. Deino

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

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

Roland Mundil
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

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
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.

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