Department of Geology and Geophysics
(address mail to: MS # 22)
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Telephone: (508) 289-2634
Application of U-series disequilibria, radiogenic isotope geochemistry, major- and trace- element geochemistry and the principles of physics and chemistry to a variety of fundamental problems in Earth and planetary sciences, including: accretionary and core-formation history and processes in planets; the origin and evolution of the Earth’s mantle and continental crust; the generation and transport of basaltic magma; the development and evolution of volcanic systems; magma degassing; volcanic hazard assessment; radiometric methods for dating igneous and sedimentary rocks; geo-archeology; and, isotope hydrology
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Links to Popular Science Articles and Books?Lava Scientists: Careers on the Edge of Volcanoes.? Enslow Publishers Inc., 2009 (author Sara Latta)
Oceanus, Fall, 2006, ?Into the 'Mouth of Hell': A journey into the crater of an active volcano.?
The Volcano Explorer
National Geographic Magazine, October, 2004, ?Sniffing for Clues to the Dinosaurs Demise.?