• November 16, 2019 - Jessica M Warren

    Departure from San Diego

    We set sail at 1600 on Nov 16th from San Diego!

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  • A new phase of seismic experiments on Gofar Transform Fault begins this week as we set sail on the R/V Atlantis to deploy seismometers and dredge for rocks. This project builds on the successful 2007-2008 Gofar-Discovery-Quebrada experiment (McGuire et al., 2012; Roland et al. 2012). Lead PI for this NSF-funded project is Margaret Boettcher, with […]

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  • UD Undergraduate Raphael Affinito spent part of last summer looking at deformation fabrics in melt-bearing peridotites from the Josephine Peridotite in Oregon. He is presenting the results of his summer research in the AGU Virtual Poster Showcase this fall. You can view it here or download the poster here.

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  • June 14, 2019 - Jessica M Warren

    Profile of volcanologist Kendra J. Lynn

    The College of Earth, Ocean, & Environment at the University of Delaware has just published a profile of group member Kendra J. Lynn!

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  • June 1, 2019 - Jessica M Warren

    Sierra Patterson graduates!

    UD undergraduate and Mantle Processes group member Sierra Patterson was awarded her BS in Geological Sciences today! Congratulations Sierra!! Sierra will complete her work on Gakkel peridotites this summer, then move to the University of South Carolina to start her Master’s degree with Michael Bizimis.

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  • February 1, 2019 - Jessica M Warren

    Article on trace elements in sulfides published

    An article by Megan D’Errico, Matt Coble, and Jessica Warren has been published in American Mineralogist as part of a special collection on Planetary Processes as Revealed by Sulfides and Chalcophile Elements. The article presents in situ trace element data for sulfides from abyssal peridotites and uses modeling of lead contents to show that sulfides […]

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  • December 14, 2018 - Jessica M Warren

    The Mantle Processes Group at the AGU Fall Meeting

    Jessica Warren, Kendra Lynn, and Sierra Patterson presented research at the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting in Washington DC.  

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  • October 7, 2018 - Jessica M Warren

    Ocean Rocks! at UD Coast Day

    The Mantle Processes Group presented an exhibit, “Ocean Rocks!” at UD Coast Day. This exhibit displayed samples collected from the seafloor and styrofoam objects shrunken by sending them down to the seafloor! The exhibit was adapted from an event held at the National Museum of Natural History in June. More information is in this UDaily […]

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  • The Mantle Processes Group spent 10 days in southwest Oregon and northern California for fieldwork in the Josephine Peridotite and Trinity Ophiolite. Colleagues from Brown University, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, University of Auckland, and University of Oregon joined us for parts of the trip. It was good to be back in the mantle!

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  • October 1, 2018 - Jessica M Warren

    Dr. Kumamoto starts her NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship

    Katie Kumamoto has joined Lars Hansen’s group at Oxford University as an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow. She will be working on the contributions of composition and length-scale to the peak strength of the lithosphere.

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