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Dan Francis

(Robert D. Francis)
Professor

  • Ph.D., Earth Science, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1980
  • B.A., Physics, UC San Diego, 1974

Courses Taught

  • GEOL 428 - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
  • GEOL 471 - Petroleum Geology
  • GEOL 364/364L - Geological Oceanography
  • GEOL 102 - Introductory Geology
  • GEOL 106 - Earth Science for Teachers

Research Interests

  • Marine Geology
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Petrology
  • Organic Geochemistry

Research Projects

  • Mapping the Palos Verdes fault and other structures in the California Continental Borderland using marine high resolution seismic reflection
  • Field mapping of detachment surfaces in the White Pine and Horse Ranges, east central Nevada