Montana State University

Department of Earth Sciences

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173480
Bozeman, MT 59717-3480

Tel: (406) 994-3331
Fax: (406) 994-6923
Location: 226 Traphagen Hall

Department Chair

Dr. David Mogk

Michael H. Gardner

Associate Professor of Geology

Contact Information:

Office:   Traphagen Hall #200
Phone:   (406) 994-6658


B.S., University of Colorado, Geology, 1986
Ph.D., Colorado School of Mines, Geology, 1993

Slope and Base Consortium


(Turbidite Outcrop Analog Database and Learning Tool)

Research Interests:

  • High-resolution sequence stratigraphy
  • Clastic sedimentology
  • Subsurface Geology
  • Ancient Ocean Systems

Current Graduate Students:

Nicholas Atwood
Nathan Corbin
Ryan Hillier
Rosalba Queirolo

Selected Publications: