David Jones, Amherst College – February 9, 2016 at 11 am – Beach Hall 233


1107766David Jones, Amherst College

“Death on the playa: geochemistry and geobiology of dolomite formation at Deep Springs Lake, CA”

David Jones is an Assistant Professor of Geology at Amherst College with broad interests in Earth History.  He uses stratigraphy and geochemistry to address questions about the co-evolution of life and Earth’s surface environments in deep time.  His most recent research focuses on sedimentary rocks in the Great Basin (Nevada and Utah) and modern playa lake deposits in California (Deep Springs Lake).

Read more about Dr Jones’ research here: https://www.amherst.edu/people/facstaff/djones