Ph.D. Research

Magmatic history of the paleo-Pacific margin of Gondwana

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Northern Victoria Land © http://www.elizabeth-erickson.com

Northern Victoria Land

  • Linking the magmatic record between the Transantarctic Mountains and Australia
  • Evidence for a magmatic “flare-up” in the Carboniferous

 

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Miller Range © http://www.elizabeth-erickson.com

Miller Range/central Transantarctic Mountains

  • Revealing the pre-Ross magmatic and metamorphic history of the East Antarctic Craton

 

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Queen Maud Mountains © http://www.elizabeth-erickson.com

Queen Maud Mountains

  • Quantifying the mantle contribution to Ross Orogen magmatism

 

Undergraduate Mentoring

  • Nicole Aikin – UCSB Senior Honors Thesis (2018-19)
  • Charu Garapaty – CSEP and CNSI EUREKA! intern (summer 2018)
    • Early Undergraduate Research and Knowledge Acquisition
  • CJ Lemler – UCSB Senior Honors Thesis (2017-18)
    • U-Pb geochronology and whole-rock geochemistry of orthogneisses in the Miller Range, Antarctica

  • Josh Hoeflich- UCSB undergraduate research
  • Kayla Leal- UCSB undergraduate research
  • Gin Li- UCSB undergraduate research
  • Bettie Coy- UCSB undergraduate research
  • Matt Mazzoni – UCSB undergraduate research