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Renee Love

Renee Love

Clinical Assistant Professor


McClure 303A



Mailing Address

Department of Geological Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3022
Moscow, ID 83844-3022

  • Ph.D.,Geological Sciences, 2011 - University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
  • B.S., Geology, 2005 - Washington State University, Pullman, WA

  • Commisioner—Idaho State Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
  • Professional Licensed Geologist—State of Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses
  • Senior Petroleum Geologist—Idaho Geological Survey
  • Senior Geoscientist—ExxonMobil Exploration Co.
  • PhD, Geological Sciences, 2011—University of Idaho
  • BS, Geology, 2005—Washington State University

  • Using palynomorphs to decipher correlations amongst fossil assemblages in the Payette Basin, Idaho with applications to subsurface petroleum mapping
  • Determining paleofloral assemblage diversity and paleoclimatic analysis of Paleocene-Eocene Western Washington and southern British Columbia
  • Palynomorph and macrofossil paleoclimatic signatures of the Lagerstaaten deposits of the Miocene Clarkia Fossil Beds, Idaho
  • Petroleum geology exploration using Petrel E & P Platform including geophysical analysis of well logs and seismic data; seismic facies analysis; petroleum play analysis; prospect maturation; oil and gas law
  • Surficial geological mapping with applications to basin reconstruction and development, hydrocarbon generation and entrapment, and subsurface prospect assessment
  • Mammoth studies: identification and taphonomy of remains from Soda Springs, Idaho


Department of Earth and Spatial Sciences

Physical Address:
McClure 201

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3021
Moscow ID, 83843-3021

Geography: 208-885-6216
Geology: 208-885-6192