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John B. Anderson

Former Maurice Ewing Professor of Oceanography


Room Number: KWGL 208
(713) 348-4884
johna@rice.edu
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Keywords:

sedimentology, marine geology, cryosphere studies


Research Summary:

John, a sedimentologist, splits his time between studying fluvial and coastal processes in the Gulf of Mexico and the geological record of ice sheet movements in Antarctica, all in the context of Global Climate Change.

André W. Droxler

Emeritus Professor


Room Number: K. Wiess Geol. Lab. 205
(713) 240-6518 or (713) 348-4885
andre@rice.edu
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Keywords:

carbonate sedimentology, reef and carbonate evolution through time, climate and sea level change.


Research Summary:

André is a carbonate sedimentologist, marine geologist, and paleo-oceanographer with interests in past ocean, and sea-level changes. He is an expert on reefs and carbonate platforms from the Cambrian to the Holocene .

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.

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