Faculty


  • Limnogeology and Limnology
  • - Fossil and modern lakes
  • - Lake paleogeography
  • - Lake basin sedimentology
  • Courses Taught
  • - Geology of National Parks (1300)
  • - Physical Limnology (5330)
  • - Limnogeology (5550)

  • Geophysics
  • - Seismicity
  • - Ohio seismicity
  • - Martian mantle and core dynamics
  • - Behaviours of particulate-laden fluids
  • Courses Taught
  • - Environmental Geology (2150)
  • - Geodynamics: The Earth's Interior (4/5660)
  • - Introduction to Applied Geophysics (4/5850)
  • - Applied Seismology (4/5860)
  • - Field Geology (4/5910)

  • Igneous Petrology and Tectonics
  • - Diversification of magmas
  • - Extensional tectonics and low-angle normal faults
  • - Alleghanian magmatism
  • - Applications of accessory mineral geochemistry
  • Courses Taught
  • - Earth Materials (3/5120)
  • - Petrology (3200)
  • - Economic Geology (4/6910)

  • Ichnology
  • - Continental ichnofossils
  • - Paleosols
  • - Pre-Quaternary soil ecosystems
  • - Neoichnology
  • Courses Taught
  • - Introduction to Geology (1010)
  • - Historical Geology (2550)
  • - Ichnology (4/5440)
  • - Paleopedology (4/5560)

  • Earth System History and Sedimentary Geology
  • - Evolution of silica cycle
  • - Chert diagenesis
  • - Phosphogenesis
  • - Pre-Cenozoic paleoclimates
  • - Biochemical linkages between marine and terrestrial realms
  • Courses Taught
  • - Metal, Stone, Energy, and Society (1700)
  • - Intro to Oceanography (2110)
  • - Historical Geology (2550)
  • - Diagenesis (4/5410)
  • - Depositional Environments (4/5420)

  • Eung Seok Lee, PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Undergraduate Program Chair
  • leee1@ohio.edu
  • Web site
  • 307 Clippinger Laboratories
  • 740-597-3320
  • Hydrogeology
  • - Contaminant hydrogeology
  • - Environmental isotope hydrology
  • - Carbonate-rock hydrogeology
  • Courses Taught
  • - Water and Pollution (2310)
  • - Principles of Hydrogeology (4/5800)
  • - Groundwater Flow Modeling (4/5810)

  • Geochemistry
  • - Environmental geochemistry
  • - Geochemistry of hydrothermal systems
  • - Fluid flow and heat transfer
  • - Volcanic soil degassing
  • - Acid mine drainage (AMD)
  • Courses Taught
  • - Water and Pollution (2310)
  • - Modeling and Computer Methods in Geology (4/5050)
  • - Water Geochemistry (4/5270)
  • - Physical Geochemistry (4/5280)
  • - Contaminant Geochemistry (4/5290)
  • - Advanced Environmental Geology (4/5710)
  • - Transport Processes in Groundwater (4/5820)

  • Planetary Geology
  • - Geology of Mars
  • - Impact Cratering
  • - Remote Sensing
  • Courses Taught
  • - Geology of the Solar System (2080)
  • - Mineralogy (3150)
  • - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (3201)
  • - Geology of Mars (4/5090)
  • - Field Geology (4/5910)
  • - Planetary Geology (4/6080)

  • Fluvial Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy
  • - Fluvial transitions
  • - Nonmarine sequence stratigraphy
  • - Dinosaur track
  • - Distal sequence stratigraphy of Appalachian Basin
  • Courses Taught
  • - Strat. and Sedimentology (3/5500)
  • - Petroleum Geology (4/5570)
  • - Fluvial Sedimentology (4/5580)
  • - Field Geology (4/5910)
  • - Subsurface Methods (4/5760)

  • R. Damian Nance, PhD
  • Distinguished Professor
  • Alumni Liaison
  • nance@ohio.edu
  • Web site
  • 308 Clippinger Laboratories
  • 740-593-1107
  • Structural Geology and Tectonics
  • - Evolution of the Rheic Ocean
  • - Geology of the Acatlan Complex, Mexico
  • - peri-Gondwanan terrane tectonics
  • - Precambrian continental reconstructions
  • - Supercontinent cycle
  • Courses Taught
  • - The Mobile Earth (1200)
  • - International Field School (4/5020)
  • - Structural Geology (3/5600)
  • - Adv. Structural Geology (4/5610)
  • - Geodynamics (4/5660)
  • - Basin Tectonics and Hydrocarbon Exploration (4/5480)

  • Fluvial and Karst Geomorphology
  • - Paleoclimate
  • - Geoarchaeology
  • - Paleoflood hydrology
  • - Geomorphic response to climate change
  • - Bedrock rivers and erosion
  • Courses Taught
  • - Introduction to Geology (1010)
  • - Natural Disasters (1350)
  • - Geology for Engineers (2830)
  • - Intro to Geomorphology (3/5300)
  • - Fluvial Geomorphology (4/5390)

  • Paleontology
  • - Macroevolution, speciation, and invasive species
  • - Quantitative paleobiogeography
  • - Phylogenetic systematics of brachiopods and crustaceans
  • - Late Devonian Biodiversity Crisis
  • - Late Ordovician Richmondian Invasion
  • - Jurassic lakes of Gondwana
  • Courses Taught
  • - Introduction to Geology (1010)
  • - Principles of Paleontology (3400)
  • - Paleobiogeography (4/5430)
  • - Paleoecology (3/5480)
  • - Carbonate Depositional Systems (4/5540)


Staff


  • Cheri Sheets
  • Administrative Associate
  • sheetsc@ohio.edu
  • 316 Clippinger Laboratories
  • phone: 740-593-1101
  • fax: 740-593-0486
  • Key Responsibilities
  • - Accounts
  • - Contracts
  • - Purchasing
  • - Specialized administrative and budgetary software
  • - Classroom scheduling
  • - Non-academic inquiries

  • Key Responsibilities
  • - All things digital
  • - A few things analog
  • - Hardware and software installations