R. Mark Leckie

Research Interests 

  • Earth system history and paleoceanography, with a particular emphasis on biosphere response to changes in the ocean-climate system
  • Planktic and benthic foraminifera of Cretaceous and Cenozoic age
  • Mid-Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Events and plankton community evolution
  • Late Cretaceous paleoceanography and sequence stratigraphy of the Western Interior Sea
  • Campanian-Maastrichtian paleoceanography of the tropical Pacific
  • Miocene paleoceanography and sea level of the western tropical-subtropical Pacific
  • Oligocene and Miocene planktic foram taxonomy

Contact Information

University of Massachusetts
Department of Geosciences
611 N. Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003