Alvarez Research Profile

Walter
Alvarez
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ARF Affiliated
Professor
Research
Academic research projects

Stratigraphy and Earth history, focusing on comet and asteroid impacts and their role in causing mass extinctions and influencing the course of evolution of life; tectonics of the Mediterranean region; global tectonics; geology of the Quaternary Roman Volcanic Province and its implication for dating glacial cycles and for understanding Roman archeology; stratigraphy of pelagic limestones.