Marlene McCauley

Departments and Positions:
Geology, Chair, Professor of Geology and Earth Sciences
Environmental Studies, Professor of Geology and Earth Sciences
School Extension 316.2236
University of California at San Diego, BA, '79
University of California at Los Angeles, PHD, '86

Courses Taught

  • Optical Mineralogy
  • Introductory Petrology
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology and the Environment (Physical Geology)
  • Gems and Minerals
  • Terroir: the Science of Wine
  • Field Seminars in Puerto Rico, North Carolina, Georgia, Rocky Mountain States, the Colorado Plateau, Kenya and Tanzania, Italy, and the Galapagos
  • Interdisciplinary First-Year Seminars (FYE), Interdisciplinary senior seminars (IDS 400): Barrier Islands: Ecology and Development; Nothin’ But Disasters

Notable Works