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Earth's Evolution

Our planet and its atmosphere gave rise to life, which has subsequently shaped Earth's development over geologic time. ERI researchers are investigating and interpreting the geologic records of our planet’s past as a means of better understanding what changes may lie ahead.


Douglas Burbank

Emeritus Professor

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Leila M. V. Carvalho


Ellison Hall, 6808

Austin Chadwick

Postdoctoral Scholar

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Susannah Porter

Professor, Earth Science

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Alexander Simms

Interim Director
Professor, Earth Science

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Marion Wittmann

Executive Director

Bldg 520 (MSRB) Room 4003C

Andy Wyss

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