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Mark Borucki

Lecturer
Geosciences - General
 Lapham Hall 281

Advisor: Dr. John Isbell

The focus of my research is the definition of the glacial history represented by the late Pleistocene stratigraphy exposed in the lakefront bluffs and those encountered in the subsurface during a drilling program at beach level at Cudahy, Wisconsin.  Research goals include: 1) defining the significance of a 50,000-year-old, 1-meter thick encountered 4 meters beneath beach elevation, 2) determination and dating of glacial events represented by the bluff and sub-bluff stratigraphy, and 3) interpreting paleoenvironmental/paleoclimatic conditions through the assessment of the basal contacts of the till bodies in the bluffs.