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Charles T. McCord Professor of Petroleum Geology,

Department of Geology and Geophysics,

E235 Howe-Russell-Kniffen Geoscience Complex

Louisiana State University,

Baton Rouge, LA 70803,


Tel: +1 225-578-2153

Fax: +1 225-578-2302

Email: pclift@lsu.edu

Research Affiliate

Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Hongguo Fellowship Professor

Nanjing Normal University


People’s republic of China

Visiting Professor

Chinese Academy of Sciences,

Key Laboratory of the Marginal Sea Geology

South China Sea Institute of Oceanology


People's Republic of China


Principal Research Interests

Marine Geology, Tectonics and Petroleum Systems of South and Eastern Asia

Climatic and anthropogenic impacts on environment in monsoonal Asia - Geoarchaeology

Solid Earth-Climate Interactions in Asia

Geology of the Asian Monsoon

Sedimentation and tectonics in active margins

Origin and maintenance of the continental crust

Last edited on September 27, 2015

Industrial Consultant

Basin analysis, subsidence analysis, Cenozoic basins of Asia, Geology of Alaska. Email me for availability and rates.