Earth & Planetary Sciences Faculty

Hilde L Schwartz
  • Title
    • Senior Lecturer
  • Division Physical & Biological Sciences
  • Department
    • Earth & Planetary Sciences Department
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location Earth and Marine Sciences A347
  • Mail Stop Earth and Planetary Sciences

Summary of Expertise

Vertebrate Paleontology, Environmental Geology, Paleoecology

Research Interests

General vertebrate paleontology and taphonomy, fossil preservation, and sedimentary geology. Specific ongoing projects involve taphonomic and sedimentologic history of the Manyara Basin, Tanzania; taphonomy of dinosaur gastroliths; geochemistry and mineralogy of bone preservation.

Biography, Education and Training

B.A. Geology, UC Santa Barbara, 1978
Ph.D. Earth Sciences, UC Santa Cruz, 1983