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Stanley R. Hart


Isotope Geochemist
Senior Scientist Emeritus
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

office at work: (508) 289-2837
office at home: (508) 548-1656
FAX: 508-457-2175; E-mail:



Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B. S., 1956
California Institute of Technology, M. S., 1957
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph. D., 1960


Carnegie Fellow, 1960-1961.
Staff Member, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1961-1975.
Visiting Associate Professor, University of California, San Diego, 1966-1967.
Professor, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts
   Institute of Technology, 1975-1989;
   Visiting Professor, 1989 - 1992.
Senior Scientist, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole
   Oceanographic Institution, 1989 – 2007.
Senior Scientist Emeritus, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole
    Oceanographic Institution, 2007-


Associate Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research, 1966-1968.
Associate Editor, Reviews of Geophysics, 1970-1972.
Associate Editor, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 1970-1976.
Advisory Editor, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 1975-1992.
Advisory Editor, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 1978-1987.
Advisory Editor, Chemical Geology, 1985-2003.
Editorial Advisory Board, G3, 1999–
National Science Foundation Earth Science Advisory Panel, 1970-1973.
National Science Foundation Advisory Comm. for Earth Sciences, 1985-1988.
National Science Foundation Ocean Science Decadal Planning Group, 1998–2000.
National Research Council Associateship Program Review Panel, 1995-1997.
JOIDES Igneous and Metamorphic Petrography Panel, 1970-1975.
U. S. National Committee for Geochemistry, 1973-1976 (Vice-Chairman, 1974;
   Chairman, 1975; Subcommittee on "Orientations for Geochemistry", 1972-1973).
U. S. National Committee for the International Geological Correlations Program,
Co-chief scientist, Leg 34, Deep Sea Drilling Project, 1973/1974.
IUGS Subcommittee on Petrology of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks of Oceanic
   Regions, 1971
Director, M. I. T. Alumni Summer College, (July 1977).
Co-convenor, Carnegie Institution Conference on "Plate Tectonics and Evolution of
   Continents" March 1972.
Organizing Committee, summer school on "Chemistry and Physics of Planetary
   Interiors", Corsica, August 1973.
Organizing Committee, "International Conference on the Geology and Chemistry of
   the Oldest Precambrian Rocks", September 1974.
Ocean Crust Panel, International Phase of Ocean Drilling (IPOD), 1974-1976.
Organizing Committee, "Second International Kimberlite Conference", 1977.
Basaltic Volcanism Study Project, Team 7, Lunar Science Institute, 1976-1979.
Vice-Chairman, University of Paris VI Visiting Committee, 1979.
Member, Brown University Visiting Committee, 1977; Yale University Visiting
    Committee, 1985; Carnegie Institution of Washington Visiting Committee, 1986-
   1989; 1994; Max-Planck Institut für Chemie, Mainz, 1993–2003; Mass. Inst. of
   Technology Visiting Committee, 1999-2003.
Geochemical Society; program committee, 1971-1972; nominating committee, 1975;
   Clarke Medal Committee, 1979-1982; Council, 1980-1983; Vice President, 1983-
   1985, President, 1985-1987; Fellows Committee Chair, 1995-1996; Goldschmidt
   Medal Committee, 2000-2003.
Performance Evaluation Committee III, Ocean Drilling Program, 1991.
Co-Convenor, Plume 2 Conference, Rottach-Egern, Germany, 1995.
Co-Convenor, Plume 3 Conference; Kona, Hawaii, 2000.
Advisory Board, Society for Amateur Scientists, 1995 –
Chief Scientist, AVON 3 cruise, March 1999.
Co-Chief Scientist, Deep Freeze 2000 Cruise, March 2000.
Co-Chief Scientist, Deep Freeze 2001 Cruise, March 2001.
Ocean Studies Board, National Academies/National Research Council, 2003-2005.
Co-Principal Investigator, Ka’imikai-o-Kanaloa/Pisces V Cruises, March 2005; July
Co-Chief Scientist, ALIA Cruise KM 05-06, April 2005.
Co-Organizer, Cooperative Institute for Deep Earth Research (CIDER), Summer
   Program, 2004, 2006, 2008.


Fellow: Geological Society of America; American Geophysical Union; Geochemical
   Society; European Association of Geochemistry.
Honorary Fellow, European Union of Geosciences.
National Academy of Sciences, 1983 -
President, Geochemical Society, 1985-1987.
Goldschmidt Medal, Geochemical Society, 1992.
Lester W. Strock and Family Honorarium, Geochemical Society, 1992.
Columbus O'Donnell Iselin chair for excellence in Oceanography, W. H. O. I., 1994 -1999.
1995 Daly Lecture, American Geophysical Union.
H. H. Hess Medal, American Geophysical Union, 1997.
The International Who's Who, listed 2000 -
Fourth Annual Alfred O. Nier Lecture, University of Minnesota, 2003.
Fellow, Deep Ocean Exploration Institute, W. H. O. I., 2004 - 2006.
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2005 -
Doctor Honoris Causa, Institut de Physique du Globe, University of Paris, 2005.
Arthur L. Day Prize and Lectureship, National Academy of Science, 2008.


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