• Florentin Maurasse is a Professor in the Department of Earth and Environment, specializing in Sedimentology and Statigraphy.

    PhD Columbia University, 1973
    Diplome d'Etudes Supérieures (Stratigraphy-Paleontology), Marseilles, 1967
    Licence des Sciences, Marseilles, 1966

research interests

  • Stratigraphy, paleoceanography, and paleogeography of the Caribbean. Radiolarian and smaller foraminiferal biostratigraphy. Litho- and biostratigraphy of deep sea sequences in the Caribbean Sea and exposed deep sea sequences on land. Climate changes as recorded in pelagic sequences. The Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary in southern Haiti and other Caribbean sites.

    Other interests include carbonate facies development and distribution in the Plio-Pleistocene carbonates of South Florida and their relation to the region's hydrogeology.

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full name

  • Florentin Maurasse


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