Faculty

Jess F. Adkins

Jess F. Adkins

Smits Family Professor of Geochemistry and Global Environmental Science

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Haverford College, 1990; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2000-06; Associate Professor, 2006-10; Professor, 2010-16; Smits Professor, 2017-.

Email: jessgps.caltech.edu

122 Linde+Robinson Laboratory

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Research Overview

Professor Adkins focuses on geochemical investigations of past climates using corals, sediments and their interstitial waters; Rate of deep ocean circulation and its relation to mechanisms of rapid climate changes; Metals as tracers of environmental processes; Radiocarbon and U-series chronology. Chemical oceanography.

List of Research Areas

geochemical investigations of past climates using corals, sediments and their interstitial waters, rate of deep ocean circulation and its relation to mechanisms of rapid climate changes, metals as tracers of environmental processes, radiocarbon and U-series chronology, chemical oceanography