Tectonics and Sedimentation Laboratory
david l. barbeau, jr.
tectonics & sedimentation laboratory
department of earth & ocean sciences
university of south carolina
My students and I study the sedimentary record, which we use to better understand the evolution of tectonic plates, mountain belts, ocean circulation, climate and biogeography. We use sediment provenance, magnetostratigraphy, basin analysis, geochronology & thermochronology to meet these challenges.