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Peter Kelemen

Peter Kelemen

Adjunct Scientist

Geology & Geophysics

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2227

Fax: +1 508 457 2183



B.A. Dartmouth College, 1980, Earth Sciences
M.Sc. University of Washington, 1985, Geology
Ph.D. University of Washington, 1987, Geological Sciences

Research Interests

Field and laboratory investigation of melting, melt migration, and melt/rock reaction in the upper mantle; magmatic accretion of the oceanic and continental crust: geodynamics of melting and melt extraction from the mantle at spreading ridges, rifting continental margins, and in subduction-related magmatic arcs; field and laboratory investigation of crustal melting processes in the oceans and continents, specifically in the Himalayas; precious metal deposits in layered mafic intrusions.