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Nai-Chang Yeh
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Keith Schwab
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Nathan S. Lewis
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image Joseph L. Kirschvink
Nico and Marilyn Van Wingen Professor of Geobiology

B.S., M.S., Caltech, 1975; M.A., Princeton University, 1978; Ph.D., 1979.

phone: 626.395.6136
location: 049 Arms
mail code: 170-25

Research Group |

Recent research includes:

  • Late Cretaceous Magnetostratigraphy of South Dakota
  • Magnetofossils, from Mars to Earth?
  • Genetics of Magnetotactic Bacteria
  • Extraterrestrial Magnetism
  • SQUID Microscopy
  • Testing the Inertial Interchange True Polar Wander Hypothesis in the Grand Canyon
  • True Polar Wander and the Cambrian Evolutionary Explosion: First Results
  • Geomagnetic Field Behavior in the Central Pacific for the past 400 kyrs
  • High-Resolution Records of Geomagnetic Polarity Reversals from Death Valley

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