Terrestrial Paleoclimate and Tectonics members


Katie in the field Katie Snell
Assistant Professor

Postdoc, Caltech 2011-2014
PhD, UC Santa Cruz 2011
BA, Colorado College 2002

Katie is interested in terrestrial paleoenvironmental reconstruction, paleoaltimetry, diagenesis and modern depositional processes. She uses a range of sedimentology and stable isotope geochemistry tools to address these questions.

Brett Brett Davidheiser-Kroll
Research Associate and CUBES-SIL Lab Manager

PhD, University of Glasgow 2014
MS, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 2011
BS, UC Berkeley 2006

Brett's research interests include stable isotopes in mineral exploration, and technological innovations in stable isotope analysis. He is currently putting those skills to use designing a new automated CO2 cleaning system for clumped isotope analyses.

Vikki Vikki Crystal
PhD student

BA, Colorado College

Vikki started digging in her backyard looking for rocks and fossils when she was a small child and still hasn’t stopped. Now, her current research interests include climatic, environmental and faunal changes associated with the Cretaceous- Paleogene Boundary.