Dynamic and Geochemical Evolution of the Lithospheric Mantle Beneath the Western Ross Sea, Antarctica

Lead PI: Dr. Cornelia Class

Unit Affiliation: Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

December 2010 - November 2015
Southern Ocean ; Antarctica
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will constrain the geochemical evolution of the subconinental lithospheric mantle of the West Antarctic Rift System via a full chemical Sr-Nd-Os-He isotopic mapping of samples.

OUTCOMES: Thickness and age of the SCLM largely mapped.