Micropaleontology
Professor
Geography-Geology Building, Room 315a
706-542-2397

Current Research Interests

Research focuses on modern benthic foraminifera.  Projects include foraminiferal life cycles and reproductive strategies; dispersal; test morphogenesis, especially among foraminiferal basal clades; the ecology, taphonomy, and paleoecology of salt marsh foraminifera, including applications of salt marsh foraminifera to studies on Holocene sea level change.  Current research focuses on dispersal mechanisms and recruitment in benthic foraminifera, understanding foraminiferal biodiversity, and the effects of selected pollutants on foraminfera.

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