Marine Geology

marine geology

Studying rocks dredged from the seafloor, or cored from beneath the seafloor to provide valuable information about the development of sedimentary basins, continental blocks, oceanic crustal rocks, and the plate tectonic forces that have deformed them.

  • Petrology
  • Rock and mineral chemistry
  • Isotope analysis
  • Sedimentology
  • Paleontology
  • Paleoclimate
  • Environmental modelling