Diane Kamola

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Geology
Faculty/Associate Scientist
Primary office:
785-864-2724
Lindley Hall
Room 316B
University of Kansas
1475 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


Education

B.S., Geology, Allegheny College

M.S., Geology, University of Georgia

Ph.D., University of Georgia

Teaching

Teaches courses in sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, basin analysis, field seminars in coastal systems and deep water clastics; field camp

Teaching Interests

  • Sedimentology
  • Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Basin Analysis

Research

Dr. Kamola's work in clastics includes a wide variety of depositional environments, but focuses mainly on facies analysis of shallow marine shorelines and associated marginal marine environments, including tidal and barrier island settings. She has also worked in eolian, lacustrine and volcaniclastic deposits, relating the depositional record of these environments to paleogeographic reconstruction.

Research Interests

  • Sedimentology
  • Sequence stratigraphy
  • Sedimentary Basin Analysis
  • Controls on stratal patterns in sedimentary basins
  • High frequency sequence stratigraphy of shallow marine strata

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