John P. Grotzinger
Fletcher Jones Professor of Geology; Ted and Ginger Jenkins Leadership Chair, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
B.S., Hobart College, 1979; M.S., University of Montana, 1981; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985. Visiting Associate Professor, Caltech, 1996; Moore Distinguished Scholar, 2004; Fletcher Jones Professor, 2005-; Division Chair, 2014-; Jenkins Leadership Chair, 2016-.
Research InterestsSedimentology; stratigraphy; geobiology; ancient surface processes on Earth and Mars. Field-based investigations of depositional systems are the starting point for analysis of past processes, interactions between life and environment, and tectonic and climatic regimes.
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