Geobiology Faculty

David Fowle
Dean's Professor, Director, Environmental Studies Program
785-864-1955
Lindley Hall, Room 302

Dr. Fowle's research focus is geomicrobiology, aqueous geochemistry and limnology.

Associate Professor
785-864-3071
Ritchie Hall, Room 154 C

Dr. Marshall's research interest is Raman spectroscopy, mineral characterization, and molecular-level carbon investigation.

Alison Olcott
Associate Professor
785-864-1917
Slawson Hall, room 270C

Dr. Olcott'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.

Chair of Geology, Professor
785-864-1960
Ritchie Hall, room 170C

Dr. Roberts specializes in hydrochemistry and microbial geochemistry, bridging basic and applied science and focusing on the role of microorganisms on mineral chemistry and weathering as it applies to carbon sequestration, petroleum reservoir diagenesis, paleoclimate, and water quality from the nano- to landscape scales.

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