Entries by

SedGeo: Eocene carbonate accumulation in the north-central Pacific Ocean: new insights from Ocean Drilling Program Site 1209, Shatsky Rise

Joyeeta Bhattacharya and Gerald R. Dickens Major climate transitions and perturbations in global carbon cycle are known to have occurred during the Eocene, between 56 and 34 million years ago (Ma). A series of carbon isotope excursions (CIEs) mark variations in the global carbon cycle and changes in climate through early Eocene. Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum(PETM) […]

AAPG-RICE CANADIAN ROCKIES FIELD TRIP 2016

The AAPG Canada Region welcomed Rice AAPG Student Chapter for a four day guided transect through the Canadian Rockies. This trip was supported in part by funds provided by SHELL. Trip Leaders: Dr. Clinton Tippett (Geoscience Leader), Dr. Kevin Root (Geoscience Leader) and Dr. Malcolm Ross (SHELL – Rice University) Assistant trip leaders: Lacey Pyle […]