Dr. Glenn A. Jones

Dr. Glenn A. Jones
Department of Marine Sciences
1001 Texas Clipper Rd
Bld# 3029, Office 356
Galveston, TX, 77554 USA

E-mail: jonesg@tamug.edu
Phone: (409) 741-4360
Fax: (409) 740-4429


  • Ph.D., Columbia University, 1983
  • M.S., Columbia University, 1979
  • B.A., University of Rhode Island, 1977

Research Interests:

Paleoceanography, Arctic Ocean, climate change, Black Sea, and accelerator mass spectrometry and radiocarbon dating.

Course Offerings:

  • MARS 430: Geological Oceanography: Plate Tectonics
  • MARS 430: Geological Oceanography: Earth's Climate
  • MARS 432: Peak Oil, Global Warming and Resource Scarcity (POG WARS)

Selected Publications:

Marchitto Jr., T.M., Jones, G.A., Foodfriend, G.A., Weidman, C.R., 2000. Precise temporal correlation of Holocene mollusk shells using sclerochronology. Quaternary Research 53 (2), 236-246.

Darby, D.A., Bischof, J.F., Jones, G.A., 1997. Radiocarbon chronology of depositional regiemes in the western Arctic Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 44 (8), 1745-1757.

Weidman, C.R. and Jones, G.A. 1995. A century-long record of bottom temperatures from Nantucket Shoals derived from stable oxygen isotopic analysis of Arctica islandica shells. ICES/GLOBEC Cod and Climate Workshop Summary Report, Bedford Institute of Oceanography.

Keigwin, L.D., Jones, G.A., 1994. Western North Atlantic Evidence for millenial-scale changes in ocean circulation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 99 (12), 397-410.

Jones, G.A., McNichol, A.P., von Reden, K.F. and Schneider, R.J., 1993. The National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility. WOCE Notes, V5, 5 pp.

Jones, G.A., 1993. Tales of Black Sea sedimentation, exploration, and colonization: AMS Pulse Newsletter, V2, 3 pp.

Hodell, D.A., Curtis, J.H., Jones, G.A., Higuera-Gundy, A., Brenner, M., Binford, M.W., Dorsey, K.T., 1991, Reconstruction of Caribbean climate change over the past 10,500 years. Nature 352, 790-793.

Jones, G.A., Keigwin, L.D., Evidence from Fram Strait (78° N) for early deglaciation, Nature 336, 56-59.


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