Earth

Sedimentary Processes

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

Academics

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Vashan Wright
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

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.

Earth News

Probing Antarctica by Land, Sea, Air, and from Earth Orbit

Scripps Oceanography research agenda ranges from microscopic organisms...

Scientists Propose New Theory for How Continents Form

Rocks dredged from seafloor tell story of a dynamic Earth process