A physical library of geological samples from the seafloor and subseafloor of the world’s oceans.
Paleoceanography and Paleoecology
The study of the oceans and ecology of marine organisms in the geologic past, largely through the marine sedimentary record.
Centers, Labs, and Programs
The Human Ecology Laboratory groups together students and researchers to explore the relationships between people and the environment through time. In particular, the lab focuses on understanding Social Vulnerability related to Climate Change.
The WECLIMA group studies relationships between regionally impactful weather extremes and large-scale climate variability and change. We also collaborate across disciplines to study impacts on public health, ecosystems, water resources, wildfire, energy, and air quality.
Colleen Petrik and Vashan Wright are among the most recent faculty hir...