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Lauren Shumaker

  • Geology and Geological Engineering
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401


  • Ph.D., 2016, Stanford University - "Sedimentology, seismic geomorphology, and provenance investigations of deep-water deposits: Taranaki Basin, New Zealand"
  • B.A., 2009, University of California at Santa Cruz


  • Deep-water sediment transport and depositional systems, sedimentary basin analysis, sediment provenance, seismic geomorphology


  • Shumaker et al., 2016, Evolution of submarine gullies on a prograding slope: Insights from 3D seismic reflection data: Marine Geology, in press.
  • Sharman, G.R., Graham, S.A., Masalimova, L., Shumaker, L.E., and King, P.R., 2015, Spatial patterns of deformation and paleoslope estimation within the marginal and central portions of a basin-floor mass-transport deposit, Taranaki Basin, New Zealand: Geosphere, v. 11, no. 2, pgs 1-41.