Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Cerling, Thure E.
Location University of Utah
Primary Field Geology
Secondary Field Environmental Sciences and Ecology
 Election Citation
Cerling is a leading authority on the geochemistry of processes occurring at or near the surface of the Earth. He has applied novel geochemical methods to study the geological record of ecological change, the evolution of modern mammals and other terrestrial life, the evolution of landscapes, and the chemical composition of the atmosphere.
 Research Interests
Isotope forensics, wildlife ecology of African mammals, forensics applied to the illegal wildlife trade, environments of hominin evolution in Africa, cosmogenic dating of geomorphic surfaces in the Quaternary, high resolution paleoclimate of Holocene and late Quaternary, environmental geochemistry, Sr-isotopes in terrestrial environments.

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