Study Geophysics and Lake Records

A field learning experience with professors and students gathered around a lake core

Students conducting research at LLO can earn M.S. and Ph.D. degrees through the University of Minnesota geology departments on the Duluth (M.S.) and Twin Cities (Ph.D.) campuses. Check out course lists, degree requirements, and application deadlines for the M.S. program and Ph.D. program.

Potential advisors at LLO include:

Past projects have spanned climate studies, paleoclimatology, sedimentary processes, geophysics, and geophysical imaging.

Projects have included:

  • Reconstruction of the Pleistocene Environment and Climate of the Olorgesailie Basin
  • A 7000 year oxygen isotope record of climate change in southwestern British Columbia, Canada