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Carmala Garzione

Associate Professor
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Earth And Environmental Science

Areas of expertise: Sedimentology, tectonics

Press contact:
Peter Iglinski
585.273.4726

Related Links:
SIREAL: Stable Isotope Ratios in the Environment, Analytical Laboratory


In the News

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New York Geologist Advances New History of Andes
July 02, 2008

MSNBC
Mountains could have growth spurts
June 06, 2008

Reuters
Mountains could have growth spurts: researchers
June 05, 2008

Democrat and Chronicle
UR Professor Wins Award
July 26, 2006

News Releases

Mountain Ranges Rise Much More Rapidly than Geologists Expected
May 28, 2008

Geologist Wins Geological Society of America's Young Scientist Award
September 18, 2007

Mountain Ranges Rise Dramatically Faster Than Expected
January 26, 2006



Biography
Professor Garzione studies the interactions between tectonics and climate in sedimentary basins associated with large mountain belts, such as the Andean plateau and Tibetan plateau. She uses field based sedimentology, geochemical and petrologic provenance studies of clastic sedimentary rocks, and stable isotopes to reconstruct paleoenvironments and sedimentary basin evolution.