New 1.3 million-year climate record from East Africa, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


Project Prospectus - 2015-2017

Stratigraphic Evolution of the East African Rift


Current research projects are focused on the paleoclimates of tropical Africa, the basin evolution of large rift valley lakes of East Africa, and on the Quaternary evolution of lakes in the northeastern U.S. Field campaigns over the past several years have included scientific drilling expeditions on Lakes Malawi and Bosumtwi in Africa, and seismic acquisition programs on Lakes Tanganyika, Edward, Malawi, Albert and Victoria in the East African Rift Valley, Lake Baikal in Siberia, Lake Bosumtwi, in Ghana, and many of the Finger Lakes of central New York.

Ongoing projects include:



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