The School of Earth Sciences William I. Ausich William I. Ausich
Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences and Director of Orton Geological Museum

Degrees: A.M. and Ph.D., Indiana University (1976, 1978); B.S. University of Illinois (1974)

Areas of research: Paleontology and Paleoecology of Paleozoic Crinoids; Evolutionary Paleoecology

School of Earth Sciences (SES)
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Ausich Research Group


OSU Orton Geological Museum

Crinoid Tree of Life

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OSU Orton Memorial Library of Geology

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Last updated February 2, 2015