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Sarah Feakins

Associate Professor of Earth Sciences

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-7168
Office: ZHS 223F

Curriculum Vitae
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Ph.D. Geology, Columbia University, 2006
B.A. Geography, University of Oxford, 2001

Postdoctoral Training

NOAA Global and Climate Change Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology, 07/2006-08/2008  

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

I use biogeochemical analytical approaches to answer intriguing questions about climatic and ecological change. Organic geochemical and compound-specific isotopic approaches provide new tools for high resolution studies. Current projects include compound-specific carbon isotopic reconstruction of paleovegetation and development and application of hydrogen isotopic proxies for paleohydrology.

Research Specialties

Compound-specific hydrogen and carbon isotopic analysis; Paleoclimate, Paleoenvironment, Paleoecology; Isotope Biogeochemistry; Organic Geochemistry.
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