Owen Davis

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Owen Davis

Professor, Palynology





Palynology is the branch of science dealing with microscopic, decay-resistant remains of certain plants and animals. My research focuses on Palynology and plant fossil analysis of lakes, marshes, caves, coprolites, and packrat middens in western North America.

Research Projects



I teach the following classes:

  • Geos 462/562 Introduction to Quaternary Ecology
  • Geos 481/581 Quaternary Palynology and Macrofossils
  • Nats 104 Life on Earth


Recent CV

Office: Gould-Simpson Bldg. 344
Phone: 520-621-7953
Fax: 520-621-2672
Email: odavis@email.arizona.edu