Douglas Burbank
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Rachel's First Step... Aboard R/V Thomas G. Thompson at start of GalAPAGoS
2005-06 Expedition



  B.A. 1976 Geology, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Ph.D. 1982 Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA


Current Academic Position


Full Professor, Department of Earth Science, University of California, Santa Barbara


Academic Honors

  Co-recipient of AAAS-Newcomb-Cleveland Award, best paper in Science magazine, 1980
  Hans Pettersson Bronze Medal, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1999

Fellow of Geological Society of America, 2005


Teaching Awards

  UCSB, Residence Halls Outstanding Faculty Member Award, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2006

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