• October 1, 2015 - Jessica M Warren

    The Mantle Processes Group has moved!

    The Mantle Processes Group has moved to the Department of Geological Sciences in the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment at the University of Delaware. Positions are available for students and postdocs. Contact Jessica Warren (warrenj at udel dot edu) for more information.

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  • July 2, 2015 - Jessica M Warren

    Fieldwork in the Josephine Peridotite

    We returned to the Josephine Peridotite for more sampling of mantle shear zones. In addition to graduate students Nik Deems and Katie Kumamoto, Stanford undergraduate EKela Autry joined us to get data for her summer project. We were also joined by Eric Mittelstaedt and Kate Kaminski from the University of Idaho for Kate’s project on helium in the […]

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  • June 11, 2015 - Jessica M Warren

    Congratulations Arjun!

    Arjun Kohli successfully defended his thesis, “Micromechanical Controls on Brittle to Plastic Fault Zone Deformation”. Congratulations Dr. Kohli!

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  • October 10, 2014 - Jessica M Warren

    Congratulations Josie!

    Josie Nevitt successfully defended her PhD thesis, “Fault-Related Deformation Within the Brittle-Ductile Transition: Field Observations, Microsctructural Analysis and Mechanical Modeling”. Congratulations Dr. Nevitt!  

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  • September 14, 2014 - Jessica M Warren

    Field class in the Trinity Ophiolite

    This September we returned to the Trinity Ophiolite in Northern California for a Stanford field class (GES 190: Advanced Field Methods). Read the student blog for the class here. We were joined by lab descendent Philomena Gan from Oxford University, who is a student with former lab member Lars Hansen.  

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  • June 26, 2014 - Jessica M Warren

    Too foggy for the Harzburgite Highway

    Three days of sampling in the Josephine Peridotite were not to be this June.      

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  • June 4, 2014 - Jessica M Warren

    Lab outing to the exploratorium

    To see out the academic year, we took a lab trip to the Exploratorium in SF. While simulated fog didn’t hold much appeal, shadow images, kaleidoscopes, geysers, heat sensors and cow eyeballs provided wholesome scientific diversion from pressing questions about mantle processes.

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  • December 20, 2013 - Jessica M Warren

    Congrats Suzanne!

    Suzanne Birner’s AGU presentation received an AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award and a honorable mention in the GeoPRISMS Student Presentation Competition. Congrats Suzanne! Birner, S., J.M. Warren, E. Cottrell, O.G. Lopez, F.A. Davis and T. Falloon, 2013. Variations in Oxygen Fugacity among Forearc Peridotites from the Tonga Trench, AGU Fall Meeting, V13I-02.

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  • December 17, 2013 - Jessica M Warren

    Xenoliths!

    Megan and Nik joined Jason Harvey from Leeds University for xenolith sampling in Arizona and New Mexico.

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  • November 18, 2013 - Jessica M Warren

    Lab Outing

    On the night before Halloween, we took a trip to the USS Hornet for Nerd Nite at Sea – part of the Bay Area Science Festival. Highlight of the evening: Drones!

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