Research

  • Jennifer Robert's lab researches microbes and their interactions in geologic systems 
  • David Fowle’s lab researches on microbial biogeochemical cycling of elements in the environment
  • Alison Olcott’s lab uses organic geochemistry to explore the preservation and distribution of life in Earth’s past and present. 
  • Craig Marshall’s lab applies geospectroscopy to astrobiological and geobiological questions about the state and preservation of carbon.

A big "Rock Chalk!" (and thank you) goes out to KU alumnus William “Brad” Bradley Jr. #BestofKU https://t.co/u0CbkeOsQb


Internationally recognized programs
Millions in grants and contracts for research
Generous financial support for students
Research projects that stretch to Antarctica, Greenland, and numerous points in between
Birthplace and home of Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology
A thriving field program that sends undergraduate and graduate students throughout the world
Industry recruiters who visit annually to hire KU Geology's graduating students
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