Stephen Hasiotis

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Geology
Professor
Primary office:
785-864-4941
Lindley Hall
Room 116
University of Kansas
1475 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


Dr. Hasiotis's research program focuses on integrating continental and marine ichnology with sedimentology, stratigraphy, and paleontology in siliciclastic, carbonate, and mixed sedimentary systems.

Education

PhD, Geological Science, University of Colorado

MS, Geology, University of Buffalo

BS, Geology, University of Buffalo

Research

I study organism-media interactions and their implications for paleontology, sedimentology, stratigraphy, paleoenvironments, paleoecology, paleopedology, paleohydrology, and paleoclimate. My main research focuses on interactions in the continental realm, where organism activity relates to the history of the soil formation and the record of paleobiodiversity not recorded by body fossils in deposits where they are lacking. My interests include the distribution of trace fossils in the continental realm, evolution of organism behavior, evolution of continental ecosystems, the interpretation of past climates from paleosols, and effects of extinctions on soil biota and their recovery.


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