Germán Mora

Jane and Robert Meyerhoff Associate Professor, Environmental Studies

Hoffberger Science Building 183


B. Sc. (Geology), National University of Colombia, 1992
M.Sc. (Geology), Indiana University, 1997
Ph.D. (Geology with a minor in Environmental Sciences), Indiana University, 2000

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Biogeochemistry, Climate Change, Water/Soil Quality

Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Mora, G., “Peer instruction and lecture tutorials equally improve student learning in introductory geology classes,” Journal of Geoscience Education, in print.

Carvajal, H., Mora, G., and Jaramillo, C., “Chronostratigraphic value of the carbon isotope composition of terrestrial organic matter to correlate Paleocene-Eocene marine and terrestrial sequences,” Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 277, 173-183, 2009.

Mora, G., “Stable isotopes in paleoclimate research,” In: V. Gornitz (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments, Springer, 1049, 2009.

Asbjornsen, H., Shepherd, G., Mora, G., and Helmers, M., “Seasonal patterns in depth of water uptake under contrasting annual and perennial systems in the Corn Belt Region of the Midwestern U.S.” Plant and Soil, 308, 69-92, 2008.

Mora, G., and Raich, J.W., “Carbon-isotopic composition of soil-respired carbon dioxide in static closed chambers at equilibrium,” Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 21, 1866-1870, 2007.