Kaori Tsukui-Shockey


Postdoctoral Associate
Ph.D, Columbia University 2016
M.Sc, University of New Hampshire 2009

Email: ktsukui@mit.edu
Office phone: 617.258.5757
Office location: 54-1118

Research interests: Application of high-precision U-Pb geochronology to stratigraphic record and vertebrate evolution.

Recent publications:

  • Castro, M.C., Goin, F.J., Ortiz-Jaureguizar, E., Vieytes, E.C., Tsukui, K., Ramezani, J., Batezelli, A., Marsola, J.C.A., and Langer, M.C. (2018) A Late Cretaceous mammal from Brazil and the first radioisotopic age for the Bauru Group. Royal Society Open Science5, doi: 10.1098/rsos.180482.
  • Machlus M.L., Ramezani J., Bowring S.A., Hemming S.R., Tsukui K., and Clyde W.C. (2015) A strategy for cross-calibrating U-Pb chronology and astrochronology of sedimentary sequences; an example from the Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 413, 70-78.
  • Tsukui K., and Clyde W.C. (2012) Fine-tuning the calibration of the early to middle Eocene geomagnetic polarity time scale; paleomagnetism of radioisotopically dated tuffs from Laramide foreland basins. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 124(5-6), 870-885.