Finding the Right Advisor

Climate Science Climate Observations Sarah Feakins
Lowell Stott
Climate Modeling Julien Emile-Geay
Lowell Stott
Environmental Magnetism and Chronostratigraphy Steve Lund
Ellen Platzman
Carbon Cycle William Berelson
Katrina Edwards
Douglas Hammond
Sergio Sanudo-Wilhelmy
Joshua West
Deep Time David Bottjer
Frank Corsetti
Joshua West
Geobiology Microbe/Mineral Interactions Jan Amend
Kenneth Nealson
Deep Biosphere Jan Amend
Katrina Edwards
Biogeochemical Cycles (past and present) Jan Amend
William Berelson
Douglas Hammond
Sergio Sanudo-Wilhelmy
Biogeochemistry Jan Amend
Sarah Feakins
Jim Moffett
Sergio Sanudo-Wilhelmy
Biosedimentology David Bottjer
Frank Corsetti
Paleobiology David Bottjer
Frank Corsetti
Biosignatures/Astrobiology Jan Amend
William Berelson
David Bottjer
Frank Corsetti
Katrina Edwards
Steve Lund
Kenneth Nealson
Geochemistry Marine Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Biogeochemistry
Petrology  
Climate Science
Geophysics Tectonophysics
Fault Systems
Structural Seismology
Field-based Seismology Yehuda Ben-Zion
James Dolan

Meghan Miller
Rock Mechanics
Earthquake Mechanics
Deep Earth Dynamics Thorsten Becker
Thomas Jordan
Steve Lund
Meghan Miller
Numerical Modeling of Solid Earth Systems
Tectonics Crustal and Lithospheric Dynamics

Thorsten Becker
Yehuda Ben-Zion
James Dolan
Steve Lund
Meghan Miller
Scott Paterson
John Platt

Magmatic Systems Thorsten Becker
James Dolan
Steve Lund
Meghan Miller
Scott Paterson
John Platt
Active Tectonics Thorsten Becker
Yehuda Ben-Zion
James Dolan
Steve Lund
Meghan Miller
Scott Paterson
John Platt


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