Research

I study the rocks and minerals of Earth's crust and mantle.  Using geochemistry, petrology, field studies, and modeling, I investigate the physical and chemical processes of planetary evolution. 

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From top left to right:
Peridotite xenolith from the Sierra Nevada, California
Clinopyroxene megacryst from Tanzania
Deformed quartzite from the Sierra Nevada, California
Cratonic garnet harzburgite xenolith from South Africa