Evolution of the Galapagos Mantle Plume

Lead PI:

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

August 2011 - August 2014
Inactive
South America ; Panama ; Costa Rica
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Class will be responsible for collecting samples; testing them for noble gases; helium isotope analyses; dissolution and separation chemistry; and analyze them for Hf isotopic compositions.

SPONSOR:

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

National Science Foundation

RESEARCH TEAM:

Dr. Cornelia Class

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

KEYWORDS

geochemistry sample collection noble gases isotopes hafnium petrological modeling