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The Rice Sedimentology & Stratigraphy Group is headed by Dr. Jeffrey Nittrouer, Assistant Professor of Earth Science at Rice University. The scientific research of the group includes geomorphology, hydrology, morphodynamics, and stratigraphy of modern and ancient sedimentary systems on planetary surfaces. The broad aims of the research group are to evaluate sediment transport properties to assess sediment accumulation patterns, and to infer linkages between modern sedimentary systems and the stratigraphic record.

The Selenga River delta, Lake Baikal,

The Selenga River delta, Lake Baikal, is a 30 million year old fan delta located in an active rift basin margin in Siberia. Here we explore the interactions between modern deltaic sedimentation and tectonics that affect basin stratigraphy.

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