Dr. Edward Petuch

Edward Petuch, Ph.D.


Email epetuch@fau.edu
Phone (561) 297-2398
Office SE 453


Ph.D. in Geology (University of Miami)
MA in Geology (University of Wisconsin)
BA in Geology (University of Wisconsin)

Research Interests

The geology, biostratigraphy, and invertebrate paleontology of the Floridian Peninsula and the Atlantic Coastal Plain

Research of the systematics, ecology, and biogeography of the western Atlantic mollusks (both fossil and Recent)

Additional interests include biotic catastrophe and extinction theory, paleoceanography, and paleoclimatology


GEA 2010 Evolutiom of the Earth

List of Theses Supervised

Recent Publications

2004, Cenozoic Seas: The View From Eastern North America CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, New York and London 308pp.

2004, Geology and Paleontology of The Fort Drum Crystal Mine,Okeechobee County, Florida. Edwin Rucks, Jr. and Taylor Creek Printing Publishers, Okeechobee, Florida, 57 pp.

2002, New Deep Water Gastropods from the Bimini Shelf, Bimini Chain, Bahamas. Ruthenica 12(1): 59-72.

2001, New Gastropods named for Frederick M. Bayer, in Recognition of his Contributions to Tropical Western Atlantic Malacology. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington. 10:334-343

2000, A Review of the Conid Subgenus Purpuriconus da Motta,1991, with the Description of Two New Bahamian Species. Ruthenica 10 (2): 81-87