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Glenn A Gaetani

Glenn A Gaetani

Associate Scientist w/ Tenure

Geology & Geophysics

Office Phone: +1 508 289 3724


WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 08

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.S. University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1985, Geology
M.S. State University of New York at Albany, 1990, Geology
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996, Geology

Research Interests

Experimental phase equilibrium and kinetic studies of geologic materials; effects of volatiles on magmatic processes; connectivity and mobility of melts and fluids in mantle rock; structure and thermodynamic properties of silicate melts; thermodynamic and crystal-chemical controls on trace element partitioning; petrology and geochemistry of the upper mantle; early evolution of terrestrial planets.