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Elements Executive Committee

Matthew I. Leybourne
Queens University
Bruce Wing/Miller Hall
36 Union Street
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, CANADA
E-mail: ml164@queensu.ca

Research Interests
Geochemistry of fluids associated with ore deposits (groundwater, marine water and hydrothermal systems), geochemical exploration, and the petrogenesis of igneous rocks. Also develops new analytical methods especially related to laser ablation ICP-MS

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Katerina M. Dontsova
University of Arizona
Biosphere 2
Marshall Building Room 526
845 N Park Avenue
Tucson AZ 85721-0158 United States
E-mail: dontsova@email.arizona.edu

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Research Interests
Soil chemistry and mineralogy, inorganic and organic carbon sequestration in the soils during biological weathering, fate and transport of organic contaminants in soils.

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Klaus Mezger
University of Bern
Institute of Geological Sciences
Baltzerstrasse 1 +3, CH-3012 Bern Switzerland
E-mail: klaus.mezger@geo.unibe.ch

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Research Interests
Geochemistry and cosmochemistry with a focus on planet formation and the genesis and evolution of Earth’s continental crust, including its metamorphic transformation.

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Daniel J. Frost, Chair of Executive Committee
Bayerisches Geoinstitut
University of Bayreuth
DE-95447 Bayreuth, Germany
E-mail: dan.frost@uni-bayreuth.de

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Research Interests

The physical and chemical state of the Earth’s interior. The accretion and differentiation of the Earth and the composition of the core.

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Sasha (Alexandra) Turchyn
University of Cambridge
Department of Earth Sciences
Downing Street
Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, UK
E-mail: avt25@cam.ac.uk

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Research Interests

The use of light stable isotopes to elucidate pathways and processes in the sedimentary biosphere and to understand the role of sedimentary diagenesis in the global carbon cycle.

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Michael Wiedenbeck
SIMS Laboratory Manager
GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Telegrafenberg C161
DE-14473 Potsdam Germany
E-mail: michawi@gfz-potsdam.de

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Research Interests
Interested in geochemical microanalysis, in particular SIMS, including better calibration methods, developing better laboratory instrumentation and improving access to top-end analytical hardware. He has been head of the Potsdam SIMS facility since 1998, which was upgraded to a large geometry instrument in 2013.

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Thomas D. Bullen
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Rd, MS420
Menlo Park CA 94025 United States
E-mail: tdbullen@usgs.gov

Research Interests
Isotope (bio)geochemistry, focusing on the application of radiogenic and stable metal isotope tracers to understand near-surface terrestrial processes in pristine to contaminated systems

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Akira Tsuchiyama
Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Graduate School of Science
Kyoto University Kitashirakawaoiwake-cho
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8502, Japan
E-mail: atsuchi@kueps.kyoto-u.ac.jp

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Research Interests
Mineralogical science of extraterrestrial materials (primitive meteorites, cosmic dust, and returned samples). Multi-scale, multi-dimensional imaging and reproduction experiments to the early Solar System.

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Catherine (Cari) Corrigan
Smithsonian Institution
National Museum of Natural History
Dept. of Mineral Sciences; MRC-119
10th St. and Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560, USA
E-mail: corriganc@si.edu

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Research Interests
Geochemistry of Martian meteorites and impact melts in ordinary chondrites.  She has also worked on the Opportunity Rover PanCam team and on iron meteorites, lunar meteorites and terrestrial impact rocks.

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Heather Jamieson
Queen’s University
Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering
Kingston, ON Canada K7L 3N6
E-mail: jamieson@queensu.ca

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Research Interests
Environmental geochemistry and mineralogy with a focus on mine wastes.

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Barb Dutrow
Louisiana State University
Department of Geology & Geophysics
E235 Howe-Russell Bldg
Baton Rouge LA 70803-4101 United States
E-mail: dutrow@lsu.edu

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Research Interests

Metamorphic petrology and mineralogy in regards to the development of metamorphic terranes. Her research combines geologic field mapping, geochemical and mineral chemical data, theoretical analyses and experimental work.

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Mark E. Hodson
Environment Department
University of York
York YO10 5DD United Kingdom
E-mail: mark.hodson@york.ac.uk

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Research Interests
Low-temperature biogeochemistry with specific foci on mineral dissolution, soil contamination and remediation and earthworm ecology and ecotoxicology

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Marek Michalik
Jagiellonian University
Institute of Geological Sciences
ul. Oleandry 2a
PL-30-063 Krakow Poland
E-mail: marek.michalik@uj.edu.pl

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Research Interests

Mineralogy and geochemistry of low-temperature processes; aerosols (origin and sources); biomass and coal combustion products; utilization of slags and ashes; igneous petrology

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Juan Jiménez Millán
Universidad de Jaen
Campus Las Lagunillas s/n
Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales y de la Salud
Edf. B3 3a planta
23071 Jaen Spain
E-mail: Jmillan@ujean.es

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Valérie Bosse
Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans
Campus Universitaire des Cézeaux
6 Avenue Blaise Pascal
TSA 60026 - CS 60026
FR-63178 AUBIERE Cedex France
E-mail: V.Bosse@opgc.univ-bpclermont.fr

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Research Interests
Th-U-Pb in situ geochronology by LA-ICPMS in métamorphic and magmatic rocks. Monazite as a petrological and geochronological tracer- zircon and other geochronometers. Micro-petrology of the REE-phases in metamorphic rocks. Geochronological constraints in orogenic processes: Alps, Rhodope, Rif belt (Marocco), Hercynian belt, Pyrenean belt...

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Costanza Bonadiman
Dept. Physics and Earth Sciences
University of Ferrara
Via Saragat, 1
44100 Ferrara, Italy
E-mail: costanza.bonadiman@unife.it

Research Interests
Petrology and geochemistry of mantle xenoliths to understand the composition and evolution in time and space of the Earth’s mantle.

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Bernard Grobéty
Sciences de la Terre, Université de Fribourg
Chemin du Musée 6, Pérolles
CH-1700 Fribourg Switzerland
E-mail: bernard.grobety@unifr.ch

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Research Interests

Material science: structure and properties of ceramic materials; synthesis of synthetic/natural nanotube materials. Health aspects of minerals and rocks, specifically asbestos fibers, mineral dust particles. Structure and evolution of serpentine minerals and serpentinites.

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