Alison Olcott-Marshall

Assistant Professor
Primary office:
305 Lindley Hall

Alison’'s research combines organic geochemical techniques with paleontological and geological techniques, to characterize the evolution and preservation of the biosphere through time, especially in intervals of Earth’'s history where the traditional fossil record is sparse.

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Research projects that stretch to Antarctica, Greenland, and numerous points in between
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