dmcgee

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David
McGee
Adjunct Associate Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Geochemistry
Comer
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US

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Fields of interest: 
Dryland paleohydrology, eolian dust deposition and transport in past climates, constant flux proxies in ocean sediments

My research applies the tools of isotope geochemistry to questions of paleoclimate, paleoceanography and hydrology.  My current projects include:

-Using cave deposits to understand past changes in dryland hydrology

-Reconstructing past dust deposition rates and provenance in marine sediments

-Improving our understanding of constant-flux proxies used in paleoceanographic studies (230Th, 3He)

 

Education
List of degrees from highest to lowest:
Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Science
Columbia University
2009
M.S. in Earth and Environmental Science
Tulane University
2006
B.A. in Geology
Carleton College
1997
M.A. in Teaching
Chatham College
2003
Honors & Awards: 
NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowship 2009
DEES Best Teaching Assistant Award 2009
NSF GK-12 Teaching Fellowship 2008
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 2005
Phi Beta Kappa 1996
Selected Publications: