Dr. Wehmiller has been actively advising on the set-up of PRI''s amino acid racemization (AAR) laboratory and training students and staff in its use for the past two years. After 39 years on the faculty at the University of Delaware, John retired in 2013. Upon retiring, Dr. Wehmiller helped facilitate the relocation of his lab equipment and much of his research collection to PRI. He is a world-renowned expert in AAR geochronology, having published over 100 scientific papers and trained over 30 graduate students during his long, productive career. Dr. Wehmiller’s research focuses on using AAR geochronology to gain insight into stratigraphy and coastal geological processes, including investigations of the aminostratigraphy of Quaternary deposits in the southeastern United States, neotectonic uplift along the Pacific coast of the United States, and using beach shell accumulations to investigate offshore geology in the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic region of the United States.

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