Research

Dawn Y. Sumner
Department of Geology
University of California, Davis

Project Summaries

Very Active:

Microbial Motility and Morphology
Archean Microbial Communities (funded by NASA Astrobiology: Exobiology and Evolutionary Biology)
Chemical depth gradients in Neoarchean oceans (funded by NASA Astrobiology: Exobiology and Evolutionary Biology and the Agouron Institute)
Middle Permian Delaware Basin and the effects of regional oceanographic changes on geochemical signatures, a project defined by Ph.D. student James Bishop.
Sediments on Mars and cameras for the 2009 Mars Science Laboratory rover (funded by NASA MSL program)
Keck Center for Active Visualization in the Earth Sciences, a new facility for 3-D, interactive visualization and scientific computation. (funded by the W. M. Keck Foundation)

Older Projects:

The Group
Publications

My group takes advantage of the great isotope lab run by Howie Spero.

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Dawn Y. Sumner
Department of Geology
University of California
Davis, CA 95616
dysumner@ucdavis.edu