Evan K. Franseen

Professor
Primary office:
785-864-2723
300 Lindley


Research

Dr. Franseen's research primarily involves sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, and diagenesis of carbonate and siliciclastic strata. His research approach is integrative and projects to date have utilized Ioutcrop and subsurface data, high-resolution and conventional seismic methods, ground- penetrating radar, paleomagnetic methods, biostratigraphy, petrography, geochemical techniques, and computer modeling to better discern variables such as global, regional and local sea-level fluctuations, paleoceanographic conditions, climate, paleotopography, and autogenic processes that control carbonate depositional systems. 

Dr. Franseen is a Principal Investigator for the Kansas Interdisciplinary Carbonates Consortium (KICC), which is sponsored by petroleum industry companies.  The KICC homepage is here: KICC Homepage. The research overview button on the upper panel at this site illustrates some of the types of current and proposed research projects on carbonate systems.  




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