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Who We Are

Carl Frisby, Ph.D.

CEMS Laboratory Manager
Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences
Interests: trouble-free laboratory operations, serpentinization, trace element exchange during hydrothermal reactions,  new method development for laser-ablation systems and chromatographic separations

David L. Barbeau Jr.

Associate Professor
Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences
Interests: clastic sedimentology, tectonics and sedimentation, basin analysis, thermochronology, sediment provenance, and tectonics of the southern Andes and Antarctica
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Michael Bizimis, CEMS Laboratory Director

Associate Professor
Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences
Interests: isotope geochemistry, igneous petrology, combined Hf-Nd-Sr-Pb-Os isotope analyses and major/ trace element compositions of mantle xenoliths, recycling of oceanic lithosphere, scales of mantle heterogeneity and mixing in the earths mantle
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Howie Scher

Associate Professor
Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences and Marine Science Program
Interests: Cenozoic ocean history, abrupt climate events, seawater chemistry, evolution of the Southern Ocean and Antarctic cryosphere, spatial and temporal variations in the distribution of seawater trace elements and isotopes, proxies for paleoceanography.
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Robert C. Thunell

Professor
Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences and Marine Science Program
Interests:
reconstructing paleoceanographic and paleoclimatic conditions using deep-sea sediments; measuring the production and flux of sediments in the ocean; calibration of paleoclimate proxies.
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Gene M. Yogodzinski

Associate Professor
Department of Earth & Ocean Sciences
Interests: petrology, geochemistry, volcanology, genesis and evolution of subduction-related magmas, relationships between magmatism and tectonics, crust-mantle evolution, field geology - especially in areas of active volcanism.
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