Brittany Weeks Trent

Instructor of Geology

 

EDUCATION

B.S. 2008 Mississippi State University
M.S. 2010 Mississippi State University

 

TEACHING INTERESTS

  • GLY 101 Physical Geology
  • GLY 103 Historical Geology
  • Various titles on Planetary Geology

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Planetary Geology, Geomicrobiology, Early Earth History, Carbonate Sedimentology, and Scanning Electron Microscopy

 

I am genuinely interested in all aspects of Earth Science, by my primary interests lie within the relationships between organic matter and carbonate sedimentation, and its applications in finding life on other celestial bodies that possess carbonate rocks (like Mars).  As an avid fan of the Apollo era, I am also very interested in lunar geology.