Jackson School of Geosciences
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Research relevant to future global change as well as the analysis of past climate over time scales from years to millions of years.

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Polar and Planetary

Airborne, land-based, and marine geophysical methods applied everywhere from Greenland to Europa.

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Leading efforts to explore marine reserves of oil, natural gas, gas hydrates, and minerals.

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Marine Geosciences, Seismology and Tectonics

Investigating tectonic processes with a special focus on marine geophysics and subduction zones around the globe.