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Albert W. Bally

Emeritus Professor


713-348-6063
albert.w.bally@gmail.com
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Keywords:

geology, exploration geophysics


Research Summary:

Bert, former head of research at Shell and past chair of the department, is a geologist who brings together geophysics and field relations to investigate the origin and evolution of mountain belts and sedimentary basins

Dieter Heymann

Emeritus Professor


dieter@rice.edu

Keywords:

cosmochemistry


Research Summary:

Conditions in the early solar system, origin of elements, causes of elemental and isotopic inhomogeneities in the solar nebula

William Leeman

Emeritus Professor


leeman@rice.edu
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Keywords:

petrology, geochemistry, volcanology, boron


Research Summary:

Bill is a petrologist/geochemist who works on the origin of subduction zone and intraplate magmas.

Manik Talwani

Emeritus Professor


manik@rice.edu
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Keywords:

geophysics, tectonophysics


Research Summary:

Manik is a geophysicist, who uses seismology and gravity, to better understand plate tectonics, the evolution of ocean basins and petroleum exploration.

Peter Vail

Professor emeritus


vail@rice.edu
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Keywords:

sequence stratigraphy, seismic stratigraphy, geology, exploration geophysics


Research Summary:

Peter Vail revolutionized the interpretation of seismic data in oil exploration by showing that seismic reflections correlate with global sea level changes.