Sedimentary Processes

The study of the production, transportation, and deposition of rock particles at varying time scales.


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Vashan Wright
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Assistant Researcher
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Joris Gieskes
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A physical library of geological samples from the seafloor and subseafloor of the world’s oceans.

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.

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