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Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, Paleoceanography and Paleontology

The Department has a vibrant program to understand past climates, ecosystems, environments and the history of the oceans.

The vertebrate paleontology program at UW is outstanding, with faculty holding joint appointments in the Department of Geology and Geophysics and the Department of Zoology and Physiology. Recent studies have included exploration of amber deposits in the nearby Hannah Basin, and the integration of paleontological data with stratigraphy and structural geology.

Fields of interest:

Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, Paleoceanography Invertebrate Paleontology, Micropaleontology, and Vertebrate Paleontology.

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