Jay L Banner


Jay L Banner
F. M. Bullard Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences
Director, Environmental Science Institute, College of Natural Sciences

Phone: +1 512 471 5016, +1 512 471 6854
Email: banner@jsg.utexas.edu
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Monica Kortsha
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Banner's research and teaching interests center on Earth surface processes with the goal of understanding the interactions that occur between the atmosphere-land-ocean systems, and how these interactions are preserved in the geologic record. Avenues of investigation include the origin and evolution of carbonate rocks, groundwater, surface water, and the oceans. These subjects are explored using a range of approaches that include field studies, petrography, isotope and trace element geochemistry, geochronology, and modeling. Examples of research projects using these approaches are studies of cave deposits as records of the links between climate change and hydrology, studies of carbonate rocks as records of the chemistry of ancient oceans, and studies of modern aquifers in urbanizing environments.

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Anton Caputo (primary)
512-232-9623
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Monica Kortsha
512-471-2241
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