Morgan Schaller

Associate Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences


Ph.D. Geochemistry, Rutgers University

Research Focus
  • Stable Isotope Geochemistry
  • Paleoclimates
Select Works
  • Schaller, M. F., Turrin, B. D., Fung, M. K.GP, Katz, M. E., & Swisher, C. C. (2019). Initial 40Ar‐39Ar Ages of the Paleocene‐Eocene Boundary Impact Spherules. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 9091– 9102.
  • Schaller, M.F., Fung, M.K., Wright, J.D., Katz, M., Kent, D.V. (2016) Impact Ejecta at the Paleocene Eocene Boundary. Science.Vol. 354, Issue 6309, pp. 225-229, DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf5466
  • Fung, M.K. G,P, Schaller, M.F., Katz, M.E., Hoff, C.M., Wright, J.D., (2019) Widespread wildfires at the Paleocene Eocene boundary: Evidence from abundant charcoal preserved in the thick Marlboro Clay. Geochemical Perspective Letters, v. 10, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.7185/geochemlet.1906
  • Schaller, M. F., and Fung, M. K.,GP (2018) The extraterrestrial impact evidence at the Palaeocene–Eocene boundary and sequence of environmental change on the continental shelf: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, v. 376, no. 2130. (invited)
  • Knobbe T. K., and Schaller, M.F. (2018) Tight coupling between atmospheric pCO2 and temperature during the Late Triassic. Geology. doi: 10.1130/G39405.1
  • Schaller, M.F., Wright, J. D., Kent, D. V., (2011), Atmospheric pCO2 perturbations associated with the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province, Science, v. 331, 1404.
  • Whiteside, J.H., Lindström, S., Irmis, R, Glasspool, I., Schaller, M.F., Dunlavey M., Nesbitt, S., Smith, N., Turner, A., (2015) Ecosystem instability during the Late Triassic rise of dinosaurs, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 10.1073/pnas.1505252112
  • Schaller, M. F., (2015) Corrosive Circulation, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/ngeo2446