Julie Fosdick

Julie Fosdick

Ph.D., Stanford University (2012)

Office: 235 Beach Hall

Office phone: 860-486-1395


thermochron.uconn.edu [research website]

Research Interests:

Tectonics, Mountain-building, and Paleoclimate



UConn Geography Research Cluster:

Earth System Science


GEOG 2310/GSCI 2310: National Parks Unearthed: Geology and Landscapes through Time

GSCI 3010: Earth History and Global Change

Selected Publications

Fosdick, J.C., Carrapa, B., Reat, E.J., Ortiz, G., and Alvarado, P., 2017, Retroarc basin reorganization and aridification during Paleogene uplift of the southern central Andes: Tectonics, v. 36, doi:10.1002/2016TC004400.

Val, P., Hoke, G.D., Fosdick, J.C., and Wittmann, H, 2016, Dynamics of erosion in a compressional mountain range revealed by 10Be paleoerosion rates, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 15, p. 173-185.

Fosdick, J.C., Carrapa, B., and Ortiz, G., 2015, Faulting and erosion in the Argentine Precordillera during changes in subduction regime: reconciling bedrock cooling and detrital records: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 432, p. 73-83, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.09.041.

Funded Research Projects

Global eustasy or tectonic subsidence? Investigating controls on basin evolution during Cenozoic plate reorganization, Magallanes Basin, Patagonia. National Science Foundation Earth Sciences (EAR) Tectonics Program (PI, $231,613 2016-2019, Award #1649585)