Marlene McCauley

Departments and Positions:
Geology, Chair, Professor of Geology and Earth Sciences
Environmental Studies, Co-Chair, 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