Earth Sciences, Paleobiology
University of California, Riverside
Field and specimen based approaches to questions of evolutionary mechanism in the early Phanerozoic. Trilobite paleobiology. Lower Paleozoic paleogeography and tectonics (particularly the early Paleozoic history of India and the peri-Gondwanan region).
Paleozoic paleogeography of the Himalayan region. Development of trilobite bodyplan.
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