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Current Projects


Distinguishing Tectonic versus Eustatic Controls in Turonian Strata of the Western Interior Seaway (In Preparation for GSA Bulletin)

  • Randazzo N., Wu T., Bhattacharya J.P., Walecki M., Fries K., Nelson R., Kim S- T., Jicha B.R. and Singer B.S.


The Nature of Prodeltaic Laminated Sediment Deposition and its Relation to Organic Carbon Preservation in the Mancos Shale (In Preparation for Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology,


  • Randazzo N., Gabriel J., Lourenço R.B., Reinhardt E.G., Bhattacharya J.P, Kim S- T, and Genovese C.   


Environmental Reconstruction of the Turonian Paleoclimate using Organic Carbon and Carbonate Stable Isotope Records from the Mancos Shale (In Preparation for GSA Bulletin)

  • Randazzo N., Kim S- T., Bhattacharya J.P., and Walecki M.


Effect of Martian- like Radiation Conditions on Carbon and Oxygen Isotope Compositions of

Carbonates (In Preparation for Journal of Geophysical Research- Planets)

  • Randazzo N., Kim S- T., Stalport F., Rheinstäder M.C., Cottin H, and Coll P.


The Influence of Carbonic Anhydrase on the Carbon and Oxygen Isotope Effects in

Synthesized Carbonates at 25oC (In Preparation for Chemical Geology)

  • Randazzo N., Kim S- T., and El- Shenawy M.      


Geochemical Fingerprinting of Late Cretaceous Bentonites from the Mancos Shale, Utah and New Mexico, USA (In preparation for Clays and Clay Minerals)

  • Randazzo N., Gabriel J., Reinhardt E.G., Bhattacharya J.P., Walecki M., and Kim S-T.,


Preparing for Analysis of Returned Mars Samples Through Collaborative Analysis of High-Fidelity Analogs (In progress).

  • Randazzo N., Simon J.I., Tuite M., Flannery D., Herd C.D.K., Fornaro T., Benaroya S., Froese D.G., Eckley S., Harvey J., McCubbin F.M., Pumple J., O’Neal E.W., Regberg A.B., and Zeigler RA.A.


High-Resolution Biostratigraphy and Chronostratigraphy of the Juana Lopez Member of the

Mancos Shale and the Gallup Sandstone Formation, Northwestern New Mexico. (In progress) 

  • Nelson R., Fries K., Bhattacharya J.P, and Randazzo N.

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