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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

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In the News

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May 07, 2014

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April 23, 2014
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April 18, 2014

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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

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.